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Meet the Team

Co-Founder & Executive Director

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Shayna Ronen

Shayna is a native of Walnut Creek and discovered theater...

Director of Operations

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Emily Hurlbut

Emily fell in love with theatre after seeing her first show, Wicked...

Junior Program Director

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Micaela Groman

Micaela Groman has been an active teaching artist in the Bay Area...

Kids Program Director

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Nichole Riffenburgh

Nichole has been actively performing in musical theatre since age 8...

Community & Brand Ambassador

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Sunny Borromeo

Sunny has 30 years of experience as a Senior Graphic Designer...

Co-Founder & Artistic Director

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Jarusha Ariel

Jarusha received her BFA in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College...

Operations Manager

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Debra Zupo

While Debra had fun as a kid in the Belasco Theatre Company...

Junior Production Stage Manager

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Courtney Sutherland

Courtney Sutherland was born and raised doing theatre in the East Bay...

Operations Team Member

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Grace Henke

Grace was born and raised in China and pursued a Master Degree...

Finance Manager

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Donna Le Tourneau

A San Francisco native, Donna has loved musical theatre...

Meet our Instructors

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Caeden Schlosser

ICDT! Teacher

Caeden Schlosser has been a performer of many kinds from a very young age...

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Karen McMahon

ICDT! Teacher

Karen grew up loving the arts and knows the value of music, song and dance for all ages...

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Rosie Corr

ICDT! Summer Teacher

Rosie is a director-choreographer from the Bay Area who loves...

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Courtney Nattenberg

ICDT! Teacher

Courtney Nattenberg is an artist and teacher living in the Bay Area...

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Rāna Rines

ICDT! Teacher

Originally from the Bay Area, Rana began her creative career with The Belasco Theatre...

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Joan & Craig

Guest Instructors

Craig and Joan’s professional partnership spans over 25 years...

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Edwina Inocencio-DeCoud

ICDT! Teacher

Edwina is very excited to be a part of ICDT! Edwina began dancing...

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Joe Ayers

ICDT! Summer Teacher

Joe is an actor, choreographer, director, and teaching artist originally ...

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Joallyn Bohn

Guest Instructor

Joallyn began seriously studying ballroom dancing in 1995, although she had...

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Eric Fraisher Hayes

ICDT! Teacher

Eric Fraisher Hayes holds an MFA in Acting from the Theatre School at DePaul...

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Marcia Cope-Hart

ICDT! Summer Teacher

Marcia Cope-Hart has a vast professional performing career...

Our Board of Directors

Shayna Ronen, Executive Director
Rae Corr, Board Member
Jarusha Ariel, Artistic Director
Shanti Belasco,  Board Member
Jake Nicholson,  Board Member
Clay Rosenthal, Board Member

Shayna Ronen

Jarusha Ariel

Rae Corr

Clay Rosenthal

Shanti Belasco

Jake Nicholson

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