Teaching & Supporting Artists

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Supporting Artists

  • Tea Alagic
  • Joan Bruemmer is an educator, actress, choreographer and dancer living in Boulder, Colorado. Focusing on creating new works and experimental physical based theater she has performed in, created and directed original work worldwide. A long time practitioner and master teacher of Viewpoints and Suzuki she has also trained in Roy Hart voice work, Grotowski-based physical acting, Action Theater, Red Nose Clown, Comedy improvisation, Moment Work and Developmental Movement. Joan has worked with many American Theater innovators including Barbara Dilley, Mary Overlie, Wendell Beavers, Meredith Monk, Moises Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski and Steve Wangh. She received her MFA in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University and her BFA in Theater from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Experimental Theater Wing.
  • Edouard Duval Carrie is a Haitian-American painter and sculptor. He attended the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and currently lives and works in Miami, Florida. His work is in the collections of the Figge Art Museum; Miami Art Museum, Musée des Art Africains et Oceaniens; Musée du Panthéon National Haitien; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey; The Detroit Institute of Arts; Boca Raton Museum of Art & El Museo del Barrio. He has exhibited internationally at major museums and galleries and has been featured in dozens of publications world-wide.
  • Nani Chacon
  • Karsten Creightney
  • Ann Cusack
  • William Cusack
  • Colman Domingo
  • Micha Espinosa, assistant professor, voice & acting in the School of Theatre and Film at Arizona State University, has taught voice, speech and movement workshops nationally and internationally. She is a member of AFTRA and SAG and has performed in film, television, commercials and regional theater. She is an associate teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework and a trainer for the Fitzmaurice Voicework Teacher Certification Program. She has served as an officer in Voice and Speech Trainers Association (since 2000), an associate editor for the International Dialects of English Archive (since 2000), and has published in the Voice and Speech Review, the Journal for Intergroup Relations, and was a contributing author for The Politics of Actor Training published by Routledge.
  • Janelle Iglesias, her work has appeared in national and international exhibits at Larissa Goldston, Y Gallery, Camel Art Space, St. Cecilia¹s Convent, and WaveHill in New York City; Miami Art Project; Firehouse Gallery in Burlington, Vermont; Galeria Isabel Hurley in Malaga, Spain and in El Museo del Barrio and the Queens Museum of Art, both in New York City. She was an artist-in-residence at St. Cecilia¹s Convent, Vermont Studio Center, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art in Omaha and the Fine Arts Work Center Fellow in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Janelle is the recipient of grants from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, Jerome Foundation, Harpo Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts.
  • Eric Garcia
  • Michael Lopez
  • Paul Lopez
  • Robert Madrid is an actor, director, producer and member of the Society of American Fight Directors who has received the International Action Film Forum 2012 Action Star/Filmmaker Award. Most recently, he appeared with Will Ferrell in Casa De Mi Padre and spent last summer in Miami where he produced and assistant directed Work of Genius, a reality series based on fine art competition. His television credits include Air America, Angel, Brooklyn South, City of Angels, Colombo, Days of Our Lives, Hunter, Pacific Blue and Walker, Texas Ranger.
  • Adria Malcolm
  • Rebecca Mayorga
  • Luis Mayorga
  • Jesus Mayorga
  • Rebecca Massey is a commercial and Fine Art Photographer and Pro Retoucher. Born and raised in Mexico. Rebecca holds a BS in Film Production from the University of Texas at Austin. She has developed a particular style in which she blends elements of her film background into her images, which makes them cinematic and intriguing.
  • Charo Oquet
  • Lisa Ramirez
  • Kameelah Rasheed
  • Alex Ross-Reed
  • Yolanda Sanchez
  • Raymundo Sesma
  • Vicki Shaghoian is a hailed master teacher of voice and acting. Her work as music director/vocal coach credits include: YRT world premieres of We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Adam Bock, Todd Almond), The Black Monk (David Rabe); Iphigeneia at Aulis and Serious Money; Athol Fugard’s Coming Home and Have You Seen Us? (Long Wharf Theatre); Metamorphoses (Broadway). She has debuted over dozen libretti with the celebrated Donald Pippin, West Coast American Composers/Writers’ Workshops, B.M.I. Musical Theatre Writers’ Workshops, NOA Conference-“Crossover Singing” (Marni Nixon, Sheldon Harnick, William Bolcom and Jack Beeson), and Program Chairman and Program Director for SFNATS. Among her many affiliations as performer/music director/coach are The Public Theater-New Playwrights, The Drama League-New Directors/New Works Program, New York Musical Theater Festival, All Stages New Playwright Series, New York International Fringe Festival, New York Instant Shakespeare Company, Miscreant Theater Co., Medicine Show Theater, The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, SF American Conservatory Theater, The Old Globe, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center-NTI, The Actors Center, Working Classroom (2010 Otto René Castillo Award), American Singer Seminar-Breckenridge, CO, and founding member Artistic Advisory Council for JTVA. She is a recipient of the Rotary International Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award where she studied at the Royal College of Music (ARCM), and the Alexander Institute in London.
  • Vicente Telles
  • Lisandra Tena is a Working Classroom (WC) alumna who graduated magna cum laude with a BFA in acting from the Theatre School at DePaul University. Her WC credits include Yemaya’s Belly at the South Broadway Cultural Center and A Light In My Soul and Andarse por las ramas, both at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. In Chicago, she performed Guera, a self-scripted one act for the Yo Solo Theater Festival for Latino Shows and appeared in Crime Scene: A Chicago Anthology and Augusta and Noble at Adventure Stage.
  • Billy Tubb
  • Wanxin Zhang
  • Patrick Nagatani

Supporting Arts Organizations

  • Albuquerque Theater Guild
  • Binary Artists
  • National Museum of Mexican Art
  • Tectonic Theater Project
  • Casa Barelas
  • Sanitary Tortilla Factory