Vanessa Lock was the Theatre Arts Director at Oakton High School for 14 years before retiring in 2022. During that time she directed and produced a multitude of plays, one acts and musicals. Vanessa has a BFA in Theatre from Ithaca College. She has lived in LA where she performed improvisation and worked in TV and Film. She now lives in the DC area where she works and "plays." She has a very patient husband and son who are a huge support system.