Team Members

Libby Lee

Libby Lee

Associate Director of Programming

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

Olga Elliot

Olga Elliot

Creative Producer

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

Chris Carr

Chris Carr

Teaching Artist

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

Jon Soto

Jon Soto

Co-Founder

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

Stephen Rondel

Stephen Rondel

Teaching Artist

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

Michael-Anthony Souza

Michael-Anthony Souza

Teaching Artist

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

Lebene Ayivor

Lebene Ayivor

Teaching Artist

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

Krystal Renée

Krystal Renée

Chief Marketing Officer

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

Kea Trevett

Kea Trevett

Director of Programs

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

Richard Guerzon

Richard Guerzon

Design Director

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

Pedro Ramirez

Pedro Ramirez

Teaching Artist

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

Regina Gibson

Regina Gibson

Teaching Artist

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

Mary Murphy

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

Elizabeth Robbins

Teaching Artist

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

Prince Terrence

Prince Terrence

Teaching Artist

Prince Terrence is an NYC based DJ/ Musician.

Joel Weber Knopf

Joel Weber Knopf

Director of Creativity

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

Jamie Parganos

Executive Director

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

Jiyoung Park

Jiyoung Park

Founder

Jiyoung is a seasoned nonprofit leader and educator.

Philip Carroll

Philip Carroll

Teaching Artist

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

Margaret Leisenheimer

Margaret Leisenheimer

Teaching Artist

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