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 thrilled to be working with The Coterie Theatre as a teaching artist! He was recently seen performing on both Princess Cruise Lines and P&O Australia, and locally in Padgett Production's Mamma Mia. Other local credits include Grease, Altar Boyz, Sunset Boulevard, and more. Along with performing, Delano has worked with several organizations in the greater Kansas City area teaching youth theatre and music camps. When offstage, Delano can also be found behind the scenes music directing, vocal coaching, or in the kitchen baking.
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.
Andi Meyer returns to The Coterie stage in Hana's Suitcase after having taught multiple acting classes, toured with Dramatic Health Education Project: STDs/HIV, and performed on stage in The Reluctant Dragon, Sacagawea, Everyday Heroes, The Search for Odysseus, and Island of the Blue Dolphins. Recently, Andi has been seen in The Oldest Boy at Unicorn Theatre and is also Education Director and a regular cast member with the Right Between The Ears sketch comedy show.
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.
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.
Robert Moore has worked at The Coterie in The Wiz and the Dramatic Health Education Project tour. Additional stage credits include Is He Dead at Germantown Community Theatre, Ragtime at Playhouse on the Square, and Battledrum at Metro Theatre Company. Robert is a native of Memphis, TN, and a singer/songwriter working on his latest album.
Tosin Morohunfola has been a Coterie Resident Artist as well as director of The Coterie's tour of The Presidents! He was also in The Coterie’s productions of The Wiz; Bud, Not Buddy; Shrek the Musical; The Wrestling Season; The Outsiders; Seussical; Maul of the Dead; and Lucky Duck at the New Victory Theatre Off-Broadway in New York.