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Our Team

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As Executive Director, Cynthia values social equity, creative placemaking, youth development, restorative practices, and parent and community engagement. 

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Since 2007, Danny has brought his expertise in drama, comedy, improv, and puppetry to the youth of Jersey City as a teaching artist.


When he's not with the Team leading music, Bob is a tenured professor at NJCU teaching classes in the history and social impact of media.


Founder of the Team, Carmine has been leading theater and education projects with young people since 1970.


Roxy brings a specialty in dance and movement to our program, along with insight to character development and motivation.


Affectionately known as Miss Mary, she has been working with children for over 50 years and is one of the original members of the Team.


For over 15 years Dani has led drama, writing, & movement workshops as a teaching artist. She is also an award winning 

performance artist and published writer.


Dina has been a teaching artist for over 18 years in both New York and New Jersey. She also works as an actress in the theatre with an emphasis on improv performance.


Dom specialized as an adjunct instructor in theater at NJCU for over 25 years. He joined the Team in the 1980s and continues to work as a drama workshop leader.


Samantha is the Grants and Program Administrator and brings a social work perspective to the organization by advocating for change on a macro level to build a stronger community.

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