Slaveya Starkov received a BA with honors from Fordham University with an Individualized Major in Comparative World Theatre & Art. She has studied under Actress/choreographer Dawn Saito, director and master mask teacher Per Brahe, director Elizabeth Margid, choreographer and director I Wayan Dibia, and performed in dance theatre pieces both domestically and internationally. “I think of colors, textures, forms, materials, concepts, images, stories, and music as tools to create an open and fun environment in which children (and adults) can feel the freedom and support to make strong choices. My intent is to create an expressive experience and allow for discoveries.”