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Connie M Sponheim

Shoreline, WA, USA

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  • 29 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish
  • 55, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Teacher, Director, Actress, Singer, ...
  • 7 Universities...B.A. & M.A. in Thea...
  • From CA
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About Me


~Amusez-vous bien...vie est dire... ~Think for yourself,... help others & make the world a better place with your presence!~


~I am a friend, sister, mom, Teacher (ESL, drama, speech), Director, actress/singer, world traveler, activist; politically, economically and legally savvy..well-read conversationalist, kid-wrangler, animal lover, outdoor activities, adventurer (see my mature adventure ladies club on CS), anthropologically curious, and just love having a good time in our precious, amazing world! Let's protect the gifts we have on this planet..and be very wise with whom we put in office to represent us!


Life is a Banquet! Be brave, adventurous, trusting, as well as cautious...and above all, use your intuition!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I can teach English, speech and drama...and several other subjects to children and adults.
I can cook delicious gourmet, organic food
I can help in the garden
I can help with animals
I am also available to HOUSE-SIT, and have references!!


About 30 families now?...so lots of experience! This is the best idea I have seen ever!


Theatre Arts (Acting/Directing, Improv) Singing, Travel, outdoor activities, hang gliding (have only done this once), cross-country skiing, boating, reading, researching information, working with children as teacher and director, arts & crafts..and much more.

Music, Movies & Books

Too many to name...
Love World Music, Blues, R&B, Jazz, country, classical, zydeco, Steve Halpern, Iasos, Celtic...and on and on...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Meeting such generous people through CS, directing 50 plays/musicals.. Was "Alice in Wonderland" at Disneyland long ago...way long ago..ha!...Have traveled to Fiji, New Zealand, Italy, Greece, Ireland, Norway...and many other beautiful places. Won "Best Director" award...Won "Irene Ryan Acting Award"Have seen several of the most beautiful places in the world .....i.e.,Autiutaki in the Cook Islands.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach (credentialed, experienced teacher here), I can learn (never stop I say), and I can share what I know. I am very, very curious..
"The only cure for boredom is curiosity, and there is NO cure for curiosity"..Dorothy Parker

What I Can Share With Hosts

I have many skills...including nanny skills, personal assistant skills,
cooking (gourmet, organic), teaching ESL, teaching to Homeschooled
children (yes, I have a curriculum), entertaining children with
games, and many supplies that I carry in the trunk of my car that I
have used as a 'Teacher on Set" for commercials and feature films..

Countries I've Visited

Canada, Costa Rica, England, Fiji, Finland, Greece, Italy, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, United States

Countries I've Lived In


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