Clark Ausloos is currently a Masters candidate in Counseling at the University of Toledo, focusing on both school counseling and clinical mental health. In 2004, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre and Dance from The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. After graduating, he performed across the country in such shows as Forever Plaid, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, 42nd Street, Hello Dolly and in the National Tour of Seussical! He has consulted on, directed and choreographed shows including Hairspray; Crazy For You; Footloose; West Side Story, A Chorus Line and Legally Blonde. Clark has taught acting, music, dance and leadership across the country in addition to serving as the Artist in Residence at Utah State University in 2012.
In 2010, Clark opened Next Stage Studios, a private performing arts company in Perrysburg Ohio, Next Stage Studios provided group classes and private lessons in music, acting, dance, improvisation and auditions. Clark also served on the Board and directed for the Perrysburg Musical Theatre Company, and is a nationally certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Clark is also an Artistic Associate and choreographer for the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre as well as a member of Actor’s Equity Association.
Clark is the current Vice-President of Chi Sigma Iota Alpha Omega, a University Counseling Honors Society. Clark is also a 2015 UT College of Business & Innovation Advanced Leadership Academy Nominee, a 2015 Governor’s Award for Arts Education in Ohio Nominee and a 2012 nominee for Toledo’s 20 Under 40 Leadership Recognition Program.
Clark is passionate about education, music, improvisational strategies and working with youth and increasing support and advocacy for mental health services in both schools and community settings.