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Team Members


Libby Lee

Teaching Artist

Libby Lee (she/her) is a New York based actor, artist, and educator. .

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Olga Elliot

Teaching Artist

Olga Elliot (she/her) loves telling stories, re-watching The Office, re-reading Goosebumps and wearing Hawaiian shirts. 


Chirs Carr

Teaching Artist

Chris is a Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary conceptual artist, photographer, emcee, educator and instrumentalist. 

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Jon Soto


Jon has been a notable leader in youth development for over 12 years. 

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Stephen Rondel

Teaching Artist

Stephen is an actor, teacher, director, producer and all around “theater fanatic."


Michael-Anthony Souza

Teaching Artist

Michael-Anthony Souza is a performer, director and creator proudly residing in Harlem. 


Lebene Ayivor

Teaching Artist

Lebene Ayivor is a Brooklyn based actor, writer and teaching artist from Accra, Ghana. 


Krystal Renée

Teaching Artist

Krystal Renée is a multidisciplinary artist whose high-energy performances have been mesmerizing audiences for over a decade. 


Kea Trevett

Teaching Artist

KEA (she/her) is a Brooklyn-based theater artist and educator. 


Rich Guerzon

Design Director

Rich Guerzon is a seasoned design director who has been working in the digital design field for many years. 


Pedro Ramirez

Teaching Artist

Pedro Ramirez is an illustrator currently based in Brooklyn, NY.


Regina Gibson

Teaching Artist

Regina is a professional actor, writer, and teaching artist based in New York City.     


Mary Murphy

Teaching Artist

Mary is an actor/voice-over artist and theatre educator who is delighted to join the talented team of teaching artists at Creative Muse. 


Elizabeth Robbins

Teaching Artist

Elizabeth Robbins (she/her) is a Brooklyn-based actor, educator, writer, and stage manager. 


Prince Terrence

Teaching Artist

Prince Terrence is an NYC based DJ/ Musician. 

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Joel Weber Knopf

Teaching Artist

Joel Weber Knopf is a composer/lyricist whose music has been featured on NPR’s The Uncertain Hour podcast and the Emotion Motion podcast for kids. 


Jamie Parganos

Founder, Board President

Jamie began her foray into youth development after being requisitioned to write an original children's musical.


Jiyoung Park

Co-Founder, Board Member

Jiyoung is a seasoned nonprofit leader and educator. 


Philip Carroll

Teaching Artist

Philip is playwright, comedian and educator based in Brooklyn, NY. 

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Margaret Leisenheimer

Teaching Artist

Margaret Leisenheimer is an NYC based actor, singer, and teaching artist. 

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Becky Grace Kalman

Teaching Artist

Becky Grace Kalman is a NYC based actor, singer, dancer, teaching  artist, and director/choreographer. 

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