Poole is the producing artistic director for Mill Mountain Theatre. She has studied, taught, choreographed, and performed throughout the U.S., working with students who range in age from kindergarten through professionals. In addition to teaching courses such as Contemporary Scene Study and Applied Theatre Performance Techniques at Hollins. A proud member of Actor’s Equity, Poole and has worked in commercials, voice-overs, film, stage, and the classroom, and was profiled in the book, Firestarters as “the actor.” She holds her M.F.A. in acting performance from the University of Southern Mississippi.