Shane Elks, RBT/CST


Shane Elks is a licensed instructor for NCCAP.  He has worked for eight years as the Creative Arts Director/Registered Behavior Technician at the Cyzner Institute of Charlotte and is a Certified Sound Therapist. He is the founder and Executive Director of Black Star Theater Company. He is a member of the International Alliance of Holistic Therapists and travels to National Health Care Conferences as a key note speaker and serves as a consultant in the Therapeutic Arts.


Shane is a graduate of The American Music and Dramatics Academy and The British Center of Excellence. Shane has also studied with Vocal Masters from The Julliard School of Music Advancement Program and The Metropolitan Opera Guild.

Shane has worked in Creative and Expressive Arts Therapy for over a decade. He has worked with clients in assisted living, rehabilitation, memory care, early childhood, primary, and advanced grades. Shane is passionate about using the arts to educate, engage, and entertain the community.

Interested in taking the Activity Professional Certified Course?

My course will be delivered zoom

Class 1: 

Coming Soon

Cost:  $700.00

(price includes certification)

Activity Professional Certified Course

APC is the entry level Certification that ensures an individual has the knowledge and skills to work in an Activities Department. APC Certification validates the competencies to deliver person-centered care that enhances quality of life, physical and cognitive function, and psychosocial well-being.