Ezra Brain

Ezra Brain, Teaching Artist

Ezra Brain is a director, writer, and teaching artist based in NYC. Ezra was born in Kansas City and grew up in North Carolina. With mainstages, Ezra is excited to help spread the love of theatre!

Jules McCarthy

Jules McCarthy, Performer

Jules is a performer and theatre educator originally from Westchester, New York. She received her B.A. in theatre from Smith College in 2015 and has been working in education and performing in various film projects and regional theatre productions ever since. Her dream is to combine her love of theatre and working with kids to create a life of creativity, community, and exploration.

Julia Feinberg

Julia Feinberg, Teaching Artist & Performer

Julia Feinberg is a recent graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts where she holds a BFA in Acting. She grew up in Western MA where she taught acting to kids all over MA and CT during her summers off from school. As an actor, singer and comedian, you can find her performing all over NY in cabarets, musicals and in her very own web show!

Ryan Johnson

Ryan Johnson, Performer

Ryan is Detroit Native, a master artist and passionate educator. He graduated with a BFA in acting from Southern Methodist University and MA in Educational Theatre from NYU. Ryan enriches the lives of students by providing opportunities for arts engagement on artistic/educational platforms.

Olivia Montaudouin

Olivia Montaudouin, Director of Foreign Language Programming

Olivia has over 15 years experience in foreign language administration and teaching. She grew up in France, studying linguistics at the Sorbonne. She oversees the dual language Detective Lingo performance series, where she uses her expertise to develop age-appropriate vocabulary and innovative program ideas.You can reach Olivia at

Rebecca Pomeranz

Rebecca Pomeranz, Teaching Artist

Rebecca graduated from NYU where she studied theatre and child and adolescent mental studies. She has performed in over 10 off broadway musicals. She loves sharing her passion for the stage with others and hopes to inspire aspiring artists to follow their dreams.

Sarah Spangenberg

Sarah Spangenberg, Teaching Artist & Performer

Sarah has spent the last few years as a teaching artist and performer in Philadelphia in NYC. She has taught Pre- K, Musical Theatre, and is involved heavily in Jewish education including work with mainstages as the Theater Director for Camp Twelve Trails, a director, and a performer. Sarah graduated with a BFA in Theatre Arts from The University of the Arts.

Jas Spencer

Jas Spencer, Teaching Artist & Performer

Jas grew up in Vermont and moved to New York City to pursue his love of acting. He is a graduate of CAP21 Conservatory and recently completed touring with Missoula Children's Theater for 15 months, including overseas. Special skills include bad jokes, and knowing WAY too much about Star Wars.