Middle School Principal Will Addis has held many roles at Westtown, among them Chair of the Arts Department and was Clerk of the Upper School Faculty. Dedicated to the central tenets of Quaker education, Will is active with Friends Council on Education, as co-clerk of FCE’s Performing Arts Program Steering Committee and a participant in the 2019-2021 cohort of the Institute for Engaging Leaders in Friends Schools. Before coming to Westtown, Will taught at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and Bronx Community College of CUNY. At Worcester Academy, Will was Director of Theater Arts, taught and directed, served as a dorm head, academic advisor, and advisor to the Gay-Straight Alliance; and at Bakerloo Theater Project, he was Producing Artistic Director. Since 2015, Will has also directed theater productions and taught a variety of theater classes to middle and high school-aged students at McCarter Theater Center. Will received a B.A. from Drew University and went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts in Directing from The City University of New York, Brooklyn College. Will’s track record in visionary change management is outstanding, and he brings a collegial, supportive style in implementing bold strategic initiatives to this new role at Westtown.