Sophe Friedman

Sophe Friedman arts instructor at North Seattle College

Originally, from Vail, Colorado, Sophe’s love for the performing arts began at the age of five. After spending her youth acting and dancing, she enrolled at Chapman University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies with a minor in English in 2015.

After graduation, she volunteered to teach in Villa Allende, Argentina a rural, low-income community. Observing how her 6th grade students had limited resources and would often walk an hour or more to get to get to school, she felt called to make a positive impact on the world around her. Upon returning to the states, she joined Teach for America, and taught high school English and Theatre in an urban, low-income community.

In May 2018, Sophe graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a Master of Arts in Urban Education and a Literacy Concentration. She also holds a California State Secondary English Preliminary Teaching Credential. Currently and is the lead Teaching Artist at We.APP (We Act. Present. Perform.), an organization that brings public speaking classes to Seattle Public Schools. Additionally, Sophe is a teaching artist at Stone Soup Theatre. She is passionate about being an advocate for social change and using theatre as a medium for educating others.