Team Members

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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. 

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Chirs Carr

Teaching Artist

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

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Jon Soto

Co-Founder

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."

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Michael-Anthony Souza

Teaching Artist

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

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Lebene Ayivor

Teaching Artist

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

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Krystal Renée

Teaching Artist

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

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Kea Trevett

Teaching Artist

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

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Rich Guerzon

Design Director

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

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Pedro Ramirez

Teaching Artist

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

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Regina Gibson

Teaching Artist

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

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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. 

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Elizabeth Robbins

Teaching Artist

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

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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. 

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Jamie Parganos

Executive Director

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

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Jiyoung Park

Co-Founder

Jiyoung is a seasoned nonprofit leader and educator. 

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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.