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Ambo Tazanu

Pronouns: she/her And so our nation’s capital has given us Ambo Tazanu, who brings her theatre and educational experience. Early Childhood Education and Theatre Arts were her fields of study at Howard University. She graduated with a B.A. in Theatre…

Ingrid Bork

Pronouns: she/her Ingrid Bork is an actor and teaching artist based in the DMV. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Theater Education and teaches at children’s theaters and schools across the DMV, including Imagination Stage, Wolf Trap, and the…

Kevin Alan Brown

Pronouns: he/him Kevin Alan Brown is an actor, director, and teaching artist based in Baltimore, Maryland. He holds an MFA from the Shakespeare Theatre Company Academy at the George Washington University. He is also the co-artistic director of Red Key…

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Sisi SoulShine

Pronouns: she/her/fae Sisi Reid aka Sisi SoulShine (she/fae) is an internationally accomplished multidisciplinary theatre artist from Norfolk, Virginia and Wheaton, Maryland who practices theatre as a tool for collective liberation, healing, and youth empowerment. Sisi’s art is grounded in the…

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Leslie Sapp

Pronouns: she/her Leslie Sapp is a Movement-based theatre artist, storyteller, visual artist, teaching artist, and English-through-drama specialist. Leslie has taught Creative Dramatics, Physical Theater, and Visual Arts to lower and middle schoolers, and Clown Theater, Storytelling, Physical Theater, and Contemporary…

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Krystle Seit

Pronouns: she/her/hers Krystle Seit is a creative, experienced arts educator, theatre artist, administrator, and program manager. A lifelong learner, she is passionate about arts integration, storytelling, all things theatre and making it, and the arts–accessible to children of all ages…

Natasha Mirny (“Happy Theater”)

Pronouns: she/her Natasha Mirny is a teaching artist, performer, stage director, and founder of Happy Theater. She is currently working as a teaching artist at several theaters and educational programs in the DC area—Inspired Child, Arts for Learning, and Wolf…

Katherine Lyons

Pronouns: she/her Katherine is a Master Teaching Artist for the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, conducting workshops and residencies for teachers and children in the Maryland/Virginia/DC area and across the US. Katherine has worked with children…