Theatre Conservatory Director
Office: 3rd floor, Main Building
Guinea Bennett Price is a proud graduate of The Booker T. Washington High School of the Performing and Visual Arts (Class of 1989) and holds a BFA in Theatre from Howard University in Washington D.C. She is a co-founder and Artistic director of Soul Rep Theatre Company where her acting and directing credits include The Freedmans, Her Stories, Spunk, In the Blood, Once on this Island and Dreamgirls.
Ms. Bennett Price has had the pleasure of directing Most Valuable Player and Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry at the Dallas Children’s Theater and the honor of portraying Calpurnia in To Kill a Mockingbird, Mrs. Slocum in Best Christmas Pageant Ever and the title role in Senora Tortuga. She works continuously as a teaching artist with various organizations including The Dallas Public Library, Dallas Theater Center, West Dallas Community Centers, Big Thought, Junior Players and the Bermuda Union of Teachers.
Her transition as a full-time educator at the Wilmer Hutchins Performing Arts High School in 2004 led to five successful years at Greiner Exploratory Arts Academy and four years of innovative arts integration at George Washington Carver Creative Arts Learning Center. She welcomes the opportunity to continue the standard of excellence in arts education by joining her esteemed Alma Mater as a staff member in the Theatre Department.