Marjuan is an award winning artist, entrepreneur and educator. A native Washingtonian with Caribbean roots, Marjuan is the CEO and Author of the children’s media brand, “Callaloo”. Her work has been seen at The Kennedy Center, The Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, The Smithsonian, The Reel Sisters Diaspora Film Festival. She is a graduate of Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Fordham University (B.A. Theater / African Studies) & NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts (M.A. Arts Politics).
Dwight James III is a senior double majoring in creative writing and theatre at Florida State University. He is a poet, writer, performer, and educator from Jacksonville, FL. He enjoys traveling, photography, writing, filmmaking, and mentoring in his free time. After graduating, he plans to get an MFA in poetry and a PhD in theatre arts and performance studies.
Tiffany N. Spearman is an arts administrator and consultant originally from upstate New York. She has over ten years of dance performance, teaching artist and choreography experience, working with notable companies such as Sydnie L. Mosley Dances, Inclined Dance Project and INSPIRIT Dance Company. She is also a contributor for Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global publication. She is a graduate of Boston Conservatory.
Sophie is a sophomore double-majoring in International Affairs and Psychology. Last summer, she worked as an intern at the Centre for Refugees, handling casework and communications material for the organization. She also serves as an associate editor for The Globe, the Elliott School’s undergraduate international affairs journal, and as the director of programming for George Washington University's Strategic Crisis Simulations.
Kinaya is a California native and former dancer. She is a certified Zumba instructor and recent graduate of Howard University.
Natalie is an educator and arts administrator with over fifteen years of experience. She is currently a special education teacher at IDEAL Prep Academy in Washington, DC. She has worked over 8 years in NYC Public and Charter Schools. She holds her B.A. in Technical Theatre from The University of the Arts and her M.A. in Arts Education from NYU and is a graduate of The Duke Ellington School of the Arts.