Donita Willis is an experienced educator who has directed more than 12 plays for the community and has taken numerous students to over 10 One Act Play competitions. She enjoys helping students become characters and telling a story through acting. She has been selected to be Teacher Honor Crew for the state competition.
She also spent 19 years at a Christian school teaching various classes including drama and directing the Choraliers, a show choir. The choir went to many competitions and even took first place in the UIL state competition. The choir and drama class performed many musicals together, among them, “Singing in the Rain,” “Music Man,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Annie,” “Twentieth Century Celebration,” and many more. One of the most memorable moments was taking the Choraliers to dance and sing with “America Sings” in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in 2001.
As a teacher and tour director, she enjoyed traveling with students and her travels have included; Spain, Mexico, Greece and Italy, Puerto Rico, New York City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, and 10+ trips to Washington.
Donita holds a Bachelors in Music Education and has a double major in all-level music and Spanish. She attended Mid-America Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas. Her love for traveling began with her travel courses in college. She spent the month of January studying the History of Hawaii in Hawaii, Conversational Spanish in Mexico and was part of the 50 voice Acapella Choir, the Heritage Singers, who took a 7 country choir tour in Europe singing in 15 concerts. The highlight of this trip was being the first Evangelical group to sing in the Notre Dame Cathedral.
Donita has been married for 37 years, has 4 daughters, 1 bonus daughter and is now raising her grandchildren. She has 9 grandchildren and loves being a wife, mom, and grandmother. Her passion is her family and being involved with their activities.
Donita is so excited to plan the perfect trip for any ensemble, language group, or just a group interested in traveling.