Sharon first became involved in OCTA when Duncan Little Theatre hosted the 1995 state theatre festival, OCTAfest, in Duncan. She has been actively involved in the arts since age 5 when she was a tree in the class play. She holds a Theatre Arts degree from Texas Tech, a masters from Cameron U, and a Governor's Arts Award in 2010. She retired from teaching middle school in 2011 and now teaches with Hodgson Studio of Music and Drama and serves as a theatre consultant. As actor, director, producer, board member, volunteer for Duncan Little Theatre, she directed the OCTAfest 2012 advancing show “The Dixie Swim Club”.