Producer, university administrator, and student. Her work is driven by a social justice framework to achieve equity in school experiences for all students. She is the co-creator of How We GLOW, an interview theatre piece which focuses on the themes & Intersections of lgbtq+ identity, youth, schools, and communities. Assistant Director of Alumni Relations at NYU School of Law, where she manages the communications for an alumni base of 40,000. A Fulbright Scholar, a former intern in the Obama Administration, and is currently a PhD candidate in Educational Leadership at New York University.
Emily Schorr Lesnick
An educator and theater maker living in Harlem passionate about social justice, equity, storytelling and comedy. Teaches at Riverdale Country School in the Bronx and is the co-creator of How We GLOW, a piece of interview theatre that explores lgbtq+ youth identity, which has performed at schools and community spaces around the world. She has produced and performed in comedy shows that center and celebrate identity throughout New York City. Masters in Educational Theatre at NYU Steinhardt and currently serves on GLSEN's Educator Advisory Committee.
Published, award-winning New York playwright. Twenty full-length and over 50 one-act plays produced from Off-Broadway to Mongolia, South Africa to South Korea, London to Seattle. Member: Articulate Theatre Company, Dramatists Guild, League of Professional Theatre Women, International Centre for Women Playwrights. www.RobinRicePlaywright.com
Has directed numerous works by William Shakespeare, Caryl Churchill, and Don Nigro. His film work includes directing Words & Actions, a short film by Allan Staples; and co-writing the story for Alexis and Bodine Boling's feature film Movement + Location, winner of Best Screenplay at the 2014 Brooklyn Film Festival. He works as a Production Coordinator for The Duke on 42nd Street and The New Victory Theater, and recently founded Torn Out Theater. www.pitrstrait.com
Brooklyn based actress, choreographer, and teaching artist. She has choreographed over a dozen Jr. and full-length productions with Saratoga Children’s Theatre, taught theatre at the Ascension School on the Upper West Side, and directed with the Shenendehowa Summer Adventure theater program. A resident performer with The Galli Theater NY, Once Upon A Time Inc., The Murder Mystery Company, and was the March 2016 featured theatre artist at the International Women’s Art Salon at Dixon Place. She has performed with the Juliana Project in residency at the Duplex, The Chicago Fringe Festival, and most recently in “How We GLOW,” an interview theatre piece exploring the sexual and gender identities of LGBTQ+ identified teenagers in New York City. She is also the Artistic Director of the Rebel Playhouse! www.sarahsutliff.com