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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.

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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.

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Patrick Ganon is our Accounting and Human Resources Administrator who manages the Team's payroll, expense reporting, and handles our accounting and other processes.

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

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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.

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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.

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Abigail Weathers is the Team's Community Outreach and Communications Administrator. She has been with EdArts since 2019

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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.

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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.

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