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Mrs. Venus Strong-Smith - Music/Drama Teacher

Thank you for joining the CBA community for the 2021-22 school year!


  Music and Drama is different this school year.

I will travel to classrooms as well as utilize our school’s Ampitheatre. We will still be able to sing, create and perform.

About Me

This is my 6th year teaching Music and Drama CBA.  I hold a BFA in Theatre Design and Production from the University of Michigan. I also hold a MA in Applied Drama and Theatre for the Young from Eastern Michigan University. My husband and I celebrated 17 years of marriage this year.  Our sons both attended Chesterbrook Academy North Raleigh.





Music Class Focus:

  • Exploring Music Creatively Through Singing and Listening Activities
  • Historical/Cultural Context
  • Percussion Instruments


Drama Class Focus:

  • Imagination
  • Movement
  • Character Exploration
  • Literary Text

Please feel free to contact me via email: venus.smith@chesterbrookacademy.com

Updated Thursday 10-7-2021 05:18pm