Team

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NEW YORK

TRICIA MANCUSO PARKS
Founder Creative Women, Director, Actor & Creative Professional
Tricia works as an actor/theatre director/producer/choreographer and is a member of SAG-AFTRA & AEA. 
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Tricia is also the owner and senior art rep of BurritoBoards Creative  
LEE  DOUGLASS
Co-Founder Creative Women, Writer, Director, Theatre, Film
Lee Douglass is a NYC-based writer/director, filmmaker and theater artist. Her films include The Life You Save May Be Your Own, Use Me and the award-winning Birdboy. Lee has penned numerous screenplays including  Kingdom by the Sea, currently in development with Axial Pictures in Los Angeles. Her eclectic theater work includes directing productions of Cowboy Mouth, Happy Days, Hello, My Name Is… and her own plays, Short Pants and a work in progress production of the original Japanese dance drama, JYOU EN. Lee earned her BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and was a Directing Fellow in the MFA program at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. 
MADELINE AUSTIN
Creative Development Director, Educational Programming
Madeline Austin has over 20 years’ experience in commercial producing, theater administration, nonprofit management, fundraising, education and performance.  For two years, she led The Shakespeare Society as Executive Director overseeing large-scale events and educational programming.  Her producing credits include:  the Off-Broadway run of Maybe Baby, It’s You directed by Jeremy Dobrish; The Invested directed by Ron Canada; Stealing Sweets and Punching People directed by Michael Sexton; and Spin Off written by Bernard Pomerance and directed by Ron Canada. Madeline also worked with the legendary Jerry Schoenfeld at The Shubert Organization for over a decade, and as a production assistant for Tony Award winning producer Jane Harmon.  Ms. Austin served on the Artistic Advisory Council for Naked Angels in NY, the Board of Directors for KEEN NY, and is a member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. 
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RON CANADA
CAROLYN KAY CARSON
CAYENNE DOUGLASS
ANDREW GOLDBERG
TOSHINORI HAMADA
FRANCES MIDDENDORF
CATHERINE MONNET
AL RAMOS
DIANE SPECIOSO
CHRIS WHITE 
PHOTO CREDITS: Chase Gilbertson, Teddy Jefferson, Ed Parada, Corey Rogers, Katrin Talbot