GET TO KNOW THE NY THESPIANS BOARD
Luke Weidner serves as Co-Chapter Director.
Lindsay Shields serves as Co-Chapter Director and teaches drama at Flushing High School, Troupe #7892, in Queens. She serves on both the New York and NorthEast Thespian Boards. She studied theater at Brevard College in North Carolina and received her Master's in Educational Theater from New York University and a Master's of Theater Studies in Production and Design from Southern Oregon University. She is involved in several off-Broadway productions as Technical Director and Stage Manager. Contact Lindsay at: 917-952-4559, firstname.lastname@example.org, the FHS drama website, or on Twitter and Instagram, @ActingPolitical.
Mark Drum, Mark Drum is the STO Coordinator and is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in Theatre Arts. While at UNC, Mark was featured in the University marketing ranging from their commercial, website and print ads. He has been a loyal Thespian and active volunteer for the Educational Theatre Association, helping out at several junior festivals, state conferences as well as the International Thespian Festival. In 2006, he was selected to be an International Thespian Officer as the Publications Editor/Secretary/Webmaster. Mark is a resident actor at The Flea Theatre in Tribeca and was a Quadling in Disney’s Oz the Great & Powerful. You can reach Mark via email at email@example.com or find him on facebook/twitter: @whoismarkdrum.
Shara Ashley Zeigar: is a working actor and teaching artist in addition to sitting on the NY State Board. She's worked Off-Broadway, National Tours and in various smaller theaters in NY and across the country. On-camera Shara's worked with MTV, VH1, ABC, National Geographic, on-line with CollegeHumor and in the hit web series Famous Farrah. Shara runs her own voiceover studio and recently narrated the audio book Lil Mz. Understood available soon at Audible. She produces through The Platform Group, and recently directed Showstoppers, a musical theater camp at Queens Theater in the Park. She is an alum of Ithaca College, The National Theater Institute, and UCB. Contact Shara at: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.SharaAshleyZeiger.com, 215-833-4914 or on Twitter, @SharaAshleyZ.
Melissa Bouganim: is an educator and the founder and executive director of Left2Write; a literacy nonprofit in New York. She has been fortunate enough to work with musical theatre writers like Miller & Tysen, Kerrigan & Lowedermilk, and Damon Intrabartolo. For more information visit www.left2write.org
Erin Moughon is a the Junior Thespians Coordinator.