Whittier Alumna Actor Promotes Wellness

February 2, 2021

Betty Hard '90Actor and director Betty Hart ’90 is using her background in the arts to lead conversations about health and race as a senior community health specialist for Kaiser Permanente’s Colorado Arts Integrated Resource Team.

As part of her work, Hart organizes educational theatre and interactive exercises to help students learn about health and safety. Read more in FastCompany

Since earning her BA in theatre and English from Whittier College, Hart has made a name for herself in the world of professional theatre. 

Last fall she was elected president of the Colorado Theatre Guild board and she recently curated the video series Amplify: Black Artists Speak for the Arvada Center. The Amplify series features the voices of Black performers—“whose voices have not been heard loudly enough”—from across Colorado.