KARISHMA BHAGANI is an actor, director and historian, double majoring in Drama and History at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Born and bred in Mombasa, Kenya, Karishma has always had a keen interest in expanding performance opportunities and the arts sector within East Africa. Her research interests include, the intersections between rasa and traditional forms of oral storytelling in East Africa, and understanding the mythological, religious and spirituals seeds of performance tradition in and around the continent. Karishma’s most recent works include the Tisch STUDENTWorks production of The Gods Are Not to Blame (Producer and Director) and Tisch STAGEWorks mainstage production of One Flea Spare (Assistant Director). Karishma is also a Resident Assistant (Paraprofessional) at Broome St. Residence Hall and serves as an Admissions Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at New York University. In her free time, you can find her re-watching classic Bollywood films, cooking and reading.
LI KENNEDY is a Scottish NYC-based producer and theatre-marketer. Recent producing projects include Beloved/Departed (Linked Dance Theatre), Spaceman (Wild Project), Fuck Marry Kill (The New Ohio), KareHouse (Joe’s Pub), Sad Indie Love Song (Fridge Festival), Revel’s End: A Tempest Dance Party (Studio 501), and The Dudley’s! (HERE). Li is also a producing Resident at Musical Theatre Factory, Associate Producer of the Loading Dock Theatre’s Forklift reading Series, and served as Director of Marketing at the New York Musical Festival.
DAVID IMANI: Day and night, David Imani finds ways to connect people with each other and the world. By day, he does that at the Ad Council running PR & social media campaigns with the nations largest non-profits. By night, he does that by constantly exploring the city and by helping arts organizations optimize their digital presence. He used to run social media accounts for Broadway shows and graduated from Boston University.
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SIERRA MOLEEMAN TURCOTTE is originally from Mississauga, Canada but currently resides in Valencia, California. She is currently studying Drama under the Playwrights Horizons studio at New York University. She has experience in set design, costume design, and makeup design.
Sierra Moleeman Turcotte
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