Meet the Director

Virginia Cunningham is the Theatre Arts Director and Eagle Morning News Producer at Thoreau Middle School. She has been a Theatre Arts teacher with FCPS for the past seven years. She holds a BA in Pre-K-12 Theatre Arts Education from George Mason University.


Ms. Cunningham specializes in teaching Ensemble Work, Greek Theatre, and Technical Theatre. She has directed a number of theatrical productions, as well as several competition pieces for the Virginia Theatre Association (VTA). Ms. Cunningham strives to bring cultural enrichment and arts education to the forefront of the Vienna community through collaboration and critical thinking.


When she is not teaching or directing productions throughout the school year, Ms. Cunningham loves spending time with her husband, and two dogs, watching documentaries and exploring Escape Rooms. 

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