Caroline Brown is a Teaching Artist with over ten years of experience developing and facilitating community-based theatre programs in the U.S. and abroad. In 2006, she received her M.A. in Theater and Media for Development from the University of Winchester, UK. Highlights of Caroline’s partnerships have included collaborations with self-defined AIDS widows in rural Kenya, incarcerated individuals and those in reentry in the U.S. criminal justice system, military veterans and their family members, and BABES Network – YWCA, a sisterhood of women living with HIV. Most recently, Caroline has worked with Seattle-based Path with Art, Recovery Cafe, Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG), Freehold Engaged Theater Program at the Washington Corrections Center for Women, and Organization for Prostitution Survivors (OPS). In addition to her work with SRT’s Student Matinee Program, Caroline is also the Lead Teaching Artist at Mary’s Place in partnership with our Public Works Seattle Program. Caroline is currently a faculty member at Cornish College of the Arts and The Art Institute of Seattle.
Ana Maria Campoy graduated from California State University Fullerton with a B.A. in Theatre Arts and a B.A. in English in 2010. She moved to Seattle in fall 2010 to participate in Seattle Repertory Theatre’s Professional Arts Training Program as the Education Intern. She was part of TAT Lab’s inaugural graduating class in 2011-2012. She has returned various times to Seattle Repertory Theatre as part-time Education Staff and continued being a Teaching Artist since 2011. She also worked for over four years as the Education Programs Assistant at the Pacific Northwest Ballet, where she provided administrative support, communication, and advocacy for and among students, teaching artists, and classroom teachers, as well as teaching workshops in classrooms throughout Seattle and Bellevue Public Schools. She has been fortunate to work on various bilingual productions and teaching artist residencies, allowing her to perform and teach in her first language, Spanish. She is a passionate and proud advocate of the performing arts, believing that performance provides communities a voice and individuals self-exploration. As a teaching artist, she has worked with Story Garden/UW Graduate Teaching Program, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle Public Theater, and Arts Impact.
Marquicia Dominguez is a Director, Actor, and Teaching Artist in the Seattle area. She has taught with multiple companies, including Book-It Repertory Theatre, Greenstage, and Stone Soup Theater. She is a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts and is pursuing her M.Ed this fall. Outside of teaching, she is an ABA therapist where she uses theatre and imagination to teach life skills to individuals with autism. Her desire to teach and learn among the best artists in the city has brought her to the Seattle Rep, and she looks forward to shaping young minds this season.
Jéhan Òsanyìn is an actor, teaching artist, spoken word artist, and environmental educator who lives and plays in the Pacific Northwest. She has worked as an actor in several cities throughout the United States and abroad. She is the Founding Executive Director of Earthseed, a youth development organization that uses theatre in wild spaces to decolonize those spaces and the bodies that pass through them. Jéhan works with Seattle Repertory Theatre as a Teaching Artist for their Public Works Seattle program. She also works with Arts Corps' Creative Schools Initiative, where she uses theatre curriculum to teach writing to 5th and 6th grade students.
Naho Shioya, M.F.A. is an actor and performance artist who has worked internationally in Asia, Canada, Europe, and the U.S. Locally, she has appeared at Seattle Children’s Theatre, A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle Public Theater, and On the Boards, among others. As a director and teaching artist, she has worked with various organizations and schools in the greater Puget Sound area including Seattle Repertory Theatre, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Youth Theatre Northwest, Studio East, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Seattle Public Schools, Highline School District, Federal Way School District, and City of Seattle. She is experienced in creation and implementation of arts integrated curriculums/lesson plans, and facilitation of professional development training in the arts for teachers. She is a member of the experimental, multi-disciplinary arts group Aono Jikken Ensemble (AJE) for which she is a performer, vocalist, and benshi (silent film narrator). She received her Masters in Fine Arts from University of Washington School of Drama.
Lashon Watson is enjoying his journey in life as an Actor, Writer, Teaching Artist, and Licensed Mental Health Therapist. Lashon’s training and education began at Seattle Central College's Little Theatre and Seattle University, earning his B.A., majoring in Fine Arts, Drama Emphasis with a minor in Psychology. Lashon attended Antioch University Seattle, completing his Master’s Degree in Counseling and Drama Therapy. Finishing his graduate degree, Lashon enrolled in a certificate program at the University of Washington to learn more about writing for film and production. It was at the UW where Lashon submitted his idea of a short film titled, Imperfect Pastor Mike that he wrote, co-produced, and performed. Lashon has completed writing three short, science-fiction/psychological films. As of late, you can find Lashon busy working throughout Seattle and King County, working as a Counselor/Therapist, Teaching Artist, and in his private practice.
Maurianna Zingarelli has been living, breathing, and believing in the power of theatre since the age of five. With eight years of teaching experience under her belt, Maurianna loves sharing her passion for the arts with others, especially young people. Presently she holds the position of Interim Education Programs Manager for Village Theatre KIDSTAGE. Along with teaching for Seattle Repertory Theatre and KIDSTAGE, Maurianna is a facilitator for Young Women Empowered. She holds a B.A. in Peace & Reconciliation Studies and a B.F.A in Documentary Filmmaking from Chapman University.