Claudio Mir

Claudio Mir—Community Voice Claudio Mir received a Professional Actor Degree from La Escuela Nacional de Arte Dramatico, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He studied theater direction at the International School of Latin American and Caribbean Theater (EITALC) in Bologna, Italy, and Havana, Cuba. Mir received his bachelor degree in Fine Arts from Mason …

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Omar Santiago Fuentes

Omar Santiago Fuentes—Community Voice Desde muy joven conoció muchas expresiones musicales que le generaron gran interés por lamúsica, la palabra y la tradición de la trova. Se inició temprano en los Concursos de Trovadoresen la isla de Puerto Rico donde logró con éxito obtener decenas de galardones a nivel nacional.Como improvisador de versos se especializa …

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Pedro Adorno

Pedro Adorno Irizarry—Community Connector Pedro Adorno Irizarry is founder and artistic director of Agua, Sol y Sereno (ASYS). He is a film and theater director, actor, plastic artist and cultural manager. He began his career in the eighties with the group Los Teatreros Ambulantes de Cayey, directed by the renowned theater artist Rosa Luisa Márquez …

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Dorimar Ferrer

Dorimar Ferrer—Community Voice Dorimar Ferrer is a Latinx actress and theatre administrator from Bayamón, Puerto Rico. She came to Memphis 14 years ago and holds a Bachelors in Professional Studies with a Concentration on Theater and Nonprofit Management from University of Memphis. She was selected as a 40 Under 40 class of 2021 leaders and …

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Emily Edenshaw

Emily Edenshaw—Community Connector With roots in Emmonak, Alaska, Keneggnarkayaaggaq Emily Edenshaw (Yup’ik/Iñupiaq) is the President and CEO of the Alaska Native Heritage Center (ANHC), a renowned, statewide living cultural center located in Anchorage, Alaska. In 2020, Emily was named Vice President of the Alaska Travel Industry Association (ATIA) Arts, Cultural and Heritage Statewide Chapter Board, …

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Corey Travis

Corey Travis—Community Connector Corey Travis is a regionally known community activist, business owner, educator, graphic designer, hospitality specialist, and professional musician with mixed performance ability in percussion, keyboards/piano, and vocals. Corey began his performing arts journey in the 1st grade taking piano lessons and soon learning other instruments which lead to playing marching percussion. He …

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