Estee Dechtman is a current senior at Denver School of the Arts. Estee has been an arts advocate on a local, state, and national level throughout her life. Through the Educational Theatre Association, she serves as an International Thespian Officer where she travels the country advocating for the arts and teaching leadership workshops. She will be advocating on the Hill this March for Arts Advocacy Day, and continues to teach high school theatre students around the country how to advocate for theatre in their schools. After completing her term as an ITO, Estee plans to study theatre and political science to unite her passions of the arts and social change.
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