Nancy Marcy has been seen at The Coterie for many years, performing in Tuck EverlastingPooh!, Great Expectations, The B.F.G., The Witch of Blackbird Pond, and After Juliet, as well as serving as The Coterie’s first Education Director. Other recent credits include Justice in Embers at The Living Room, Inspecting Carol at Unicorn Theatre, and On the Verge for Forge Repertory Theatre at the Black Box. She also spent the summer of 2019 in summer stock with Maples Repertory Theatre in Macon, MO. Nancy received her BA and MA in Music Education at University of Kansas and her MFA in Theatre at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Born and raised in western Kansas, Nancy now lives in north Kansas City and enjoys taking walks, gardening, and reading in her free time.

Sarah Mattie has been involved with theatre since she was three years old, when her mom decided her "dramatic personality" needed a place to go!  She has an undergraduate degree in Stage Management from K-State and worked professionally for a bit before deciding she missed the passon and excitement of youth theatre.  She returned to school at Emerson College in Boston, and completed a Master's in Theatre Education.  Sarah has taught theatre in both public and private schools and, since 2015, has been a middle school teacher in Olathe, where she works with students on their onstage and backstage skills, with the additional privilege of directing their productions.

D'Andre McKenzie made his Coterie debut in Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. Previous credits include No Sex Please, We’re British with Olathe Civic Theatre Association and Parade at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre. D’Andre is a graduate of University of Missouri-Columbia with a B.S. in Communications and English and a minor in Theatre.

Sarah Meade is a recent Kansas City transplant. Originally from Roanoke, Virginia, she earned her degree in Theatre at Radford University in 2014 and has been teaching kiddos ever since! From summer camp to Shakespeare, Sarah firmly believes that any kid can benefit from the magic of the theatre.

Delano Mendoza is a professional theatre artist in Kansas City, working as an actor, singer, music director, and private voice/acting coach. For as long as he can remember, Delano has loved theatre and music with every bit of his being! He loves having the opportunity to work with aspiring actors and singers, young and younger, guiding them in their craft and teaching them new skills along the way. When Delano is away from the theater, he loves to bake, play with his dogs, and explore the outdoors. His favorite mantra is "to infinity and beyond"!

Charmaine J. Merriweather graduated from Arkansas State University with a degree in Public Relations and Theater. Some of her favorite roles she's played include Elmire in Tartuffe and Extraordinary Girl in American Idiot. Aside from acting, Charmaine is an award-winning writer and spoken word artist. She moved to the Kansas City area in summer 2018. 

Austin Meyer received his M.A. in actor training and coaching from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and his B.A. in drama from the University of Michigan. He has taught and coached actors at the University of Michigan (Flint, Ann Arbor), Arts Educational School of Acting (London), Rose Bruford College (London), Acting Coach Scotland (Glasgow), and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His passion is in teaching and learning from actors of all ages, and helping to facilitate them to achieve their dreams.

Ron Meyer is a Theatre Educator who spent thirty years in the classroom. He directed 75 all school productions and taught Acting, Theatre History, Theatre Literature, and Technical Theatre. He has a B.A. in Speech and Drama from Marymount College and an M.A. in Theatre from The University of Central Missouri. He is the third recipient of “The Ed See Outstanding Theatre Alumnus” Award. He performed the role of Pulitzer in The Coterie and The White Theatre’s co-production of Newsies, and way back in 1987, Ron performed the role of Flavio in The Coterie’s production of Slapstick! He enjoys reading and spending time with friends.

Katia Milazzo is thrilled to be a teaching artist at The Coterie Theatre! She is currently studying at the University of Missouri - Kansas City for a BA in English with a Minor in Theatre, directs at the City Theater of Independence for the Playwrights Festival and also directs musicals at Nativity of Mary Theater such as; The Little Mermaid, The Wizard of Oz, Aladdin, and Seussical! She has a passion for theatre and music and an even deeper love for teaching it.

Hannah L'Abri Miller is a director and educator. She has worked with numerous companies throughout the Kansas City area, in many capacities, including: Starlight, KC Rep, & Unicorn Theatre, Stage Right Performing Arts, MAPA, and CYT in addition to producing and directing her own work, most recently at the 2017 Kansas City Fringe Festival, with a "Best of Fringe" pick, Here Lies Joyland.

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