Mimi is a certified elementary school teacher, and she enjoys sharing her love of theatre performance with children and young adults. As a student teacher at St. Joseph’s Elementary in 2008, she created and directed an after school drama program for grades K-6. Mimi also had the opportunity to teach acting classes three years in a row for the summer Holomua program at Kamehameha schools, 2013-2015. She has continued to teach drama to her own fifth graders at Hilo Union and Kea’au Elementary Schools since 2010.
Mimi Tincher is a Portland, Oregon native who has lived in Hilo, Hawaii since 2003. She started dancing at the age of 3, and acting in community theatre at age 12. A 2007 performing arts graduate of UH Hilo, Mimi was a member of the UH Hilo Chamber Singers. Her performances in Big Island theatre shows include UH Hilo productions such as: “Oklahoma”, “Aesop’s Fables”, “I Hate Hamlet”, and “Jane Eyre”, and more recently in April 2016, “I Love You, You’re Perfect Now Change”, and “Evita”. She has also done a few Hilo Community Players shows such as: “Boardwalk Melody Hour Murders”, “Doubt”, “Romeo and Juliet”, and “Twelfth Night”, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. She directed the 2017 Kids Shakes production of, “Mmmbeth”.