Jamila Humphrie

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. 

Robin Rice

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.

Pitr Strait

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.


Clara Kundin

Clara Kundin is an actor, singer, and teaching artist based in NYC. She received her B.A. in theater from St. Olaf College and continued her studies in physical theater at the École Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Clara was a founding member and served as the first executive director of Rebel Playhouse. She previously served as the associate education director and company member for The Ume Group and was a company member with the Galli Theater. As an actor, she has performed with Creative Time, Torn Out Theater, the GYM at Judson, the Guthrie Theater, and more. As a teaching artist she has worked with Mainstages, Woodlawn Conservancy, and Sanctuary for Families.


Jessica Stahmer

Jessica has a background in directing and theater finance. She currently works as Royalties Manager for the Araca Group. Directing credits include artistic director of The Panini Players Comedia dell’arte Troupe and co-creator/director of Sampo, a theatrical adaptation of Finnish mythology. In short - lots of slapstick and magic.