About Ms. Ecker

About Ms. Ecker:

Ms. Amity Ecker has been the Theatre Arts teacher and director at Grossmont High School since 2002. With the help of her fantastic students, the Foothiller Players have successfully closed over 20 marvelous shows and is excited to put up at least 20 more! Ms. Ecker feels fortunate that she is able to share her passion for theatre with so many wonderful young people everyday.

Ms. Ecker is the proud recipient of the coveted Golden Apple award and was named San Diego County’s Rookie of the Year by the San Diego Educational Theatre Association. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Theatre from the University of San Diego and her Masters Degree in Theatre Arts from San Diego State University.

When not teaching,  she enjoys spending time with her two children, Ava who is 7 and Lucy, age 5. She also loves traveling extensively around the world to exotic locales like Turkey, Greece, Tahiti, Belize, Honduras, and many more. Ms. Ecker is also an avid yoga practitioner and aerialist as well as a commercial and voice over actress.