Teacher Information

Phone: 281-327-5966


Degrees and Certifications:

Master of Arts in Theatre Education Bachelor of Science in Theatre Arts SBEC Standard Certification Theatre EC-12

Mrs. Joi L. Hughes, M.A.

Joi L. Hughes, M.A., received a B.S. in Theatre from Indiana State University and an M.A. in Theatre Education from the University of Houston. Mrs. Hughes’s acting experience includes film, television, national commercials, and theatre.  After many years of performing, directing, and adjudicating productions across the United States, Mrs. Hughes became the Director of Theatre Arts at a Fine Arts Magnet in HISD (PreK-8th grade), was an award-winning Director in FBISD at Missouri City Middle School since 2015, and now has the pleasure of joining the Ridgemont Early Literacy Center as a Theatre Arts Integration Educator for Prek-1st grade scholars. 

Mrs. Hughes desires to foster a love of Theatre in every scholar she encounters. The goals of every scholar in the Theatre enrichment classes  include but are not limited to:

  • Learn empathy, originality, flexibility, and imagination to think and act creatively by solving problems individually or collaboratively. 
  • Develop the acting skills necessary for creative performance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the elements of Theatre production.
  • Demonstrate understanding of Theatre Arts concerning history and culture.
  • Develop critical skills to evaluate their work and the work of others.
  • Demonstrate awareness of and responsibility for using materials, methods, and technologies safely and ethically.
  • Make connections between Theatre Arts and other fields of knowledge.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply aesthetic criteria for making artistic choices.

Mrs. Hughes looks forward to allowing her scholars opportunities to demonstrate their prowess in Theatre Arts throughout the year.  Theatre Arts at Ridgemont ELC is guaranteed to be a magical ride that scholars, parents, and the community will enjoy.  

  • Conference/Planning/Lunch 11-12 daily.