He's cool, and really understands the student life. An amazing teacher of the art of speaking, but also reveals only enough criticism that a person can handle.
Mr. Raia is an undoubtedly strong influence on so many students' lives. He is not simply a teacher, but a mentor, who goes beyond the "call of duty" time and time again.
Seriously the best director I've ever worked with in a theatrical production. Picnic was amazing.
The best teacher I've ever had. He's made TTS my favorite class ever, too. Really dedicated, contemplative, and understanding.
This man is amazing. Had him for TTS and I loved the class I thought I would dread. Try to get in his class but don't blow it off.