Becky Cherlin Baird is the founding Artistic Director of the JCompany Youth Theater in La Jolla, California. She is known as a pioneer in Children’s Theater in San Diego and continues to direct and choreograph around the country. Ms. Baird most recently has directed productions of High School Musical, Singin’ in the Rain, Alice in Wonderland, and Mary Poppins. Becky’s love for working with kids on stage has taken her to theaters in New York City where she was the Children’s Director for The King and I, Fiddler and the Roof, and Matilda on Broadway. Becky’s patience for young kids helps her bring out the best in each unique individual. Currently Ms. Baird is on the Board of Directors for San Diego Musical Theater and the Carlsbad Playright’s Associaction. Becky is the proud mother of two kids who also love the arts!