Our Founder & Executive Director has been part of Denver's creative community for over two decades as a pioneering Hip Hop and spoken word artist. In 2015, he was named one of Westword's 100 Colorado Creatives. He is also the writer of Who Killed Jigaboo Jones?, A One Man Mockumentary on the Hip Hop Industrial Complex, and Honorable Disorder, the story of an Iraq war veteran's journey reintegrating into civilian life after deployment.
Our Artistic Director is a performance maker and community builder who works at the intersection of arts and social justice. She is a writer, deviser, and performer who has worked in Denver's performance scene for more than 20 years. She currently works with Curious Theatre Company and Theatre Artibus, as well as many other local groups, and is involved in social justice activism particularly immigrant rights, racial justice, and women's issues. She is also the founder of the Creative Action Collective (Denver's USDAC outpost) and Creating Justness (a vehicle for amplifying the work of artists of color). She was a company member of the LIDA project meta-media collective for many years.
Laura Chavez Slack
Our Education Director is a professional artist in the Denver community working as an actor, facilitator, director, and storyteller. She has worked with The Source Theatre Company, El Centro Su Teatro, Buntport Theater Company, Firehouse Theatre Company, Curious Theatre Company, Theatre Off Broadway, MaDcap Improv Theatre, and the Denver Art Museum. She has also worked as a professional teaching artist with Kaiser Permanente and numerous other organizations for nearly 20 years.