Sofia Raquel Sanchez (Director) They/Them, is a New York and Seattle based actor, playwright, and director with a BFA from Cornish College of the Arts. They believe in developing and fostering work that raises up multigenerational voices from diverse communities. Their work includes: Copious Love’s I Think I Love You- (playwright/ producer,) Finding Trails Short Play Festival’s Mi Cielo (playwright,) Village KIDSTAGE’s Out of Bounds (playwriting mentor,) Washington Ensemble Theater’s Dance Nation (Amina,) Copious Love’s Querida Familia: A Fundraiser for El Paso (producer,) Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Romeo and Juliet (Romeo,) Seattle Children’s Theater’s Ghosted (Kayla,) and Strawberry Theater Workshops’ Lydia (Ceci.)
Andrew Pang (Music Director/Music & Composing Mentor) graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s Degree of Music in Viola Performance and from Seattle Pacific University with a Master’s Degree in Viola. He currently teaches at Village KIDSTAGE as an Educational Music Teacher and Director, and is the Music Director for MyFloss Productions. Andrew enjoys transcribing and arranging music, as well as performing at weddings with a string quartet. He lives in Seattle with his cat.
B.J. Tindall (Writing Mentor) is a Black queer playwright, teaching artist, and sour candy enthusiast. They recently moved back to their hometown of Philadelphia after completing their MFA in Writing for the Screen and Stage at Northwestern University. Since moving back to the city, BJ has been working with a number of organizations devoted to arts-Education, including Philly Young Playwrights and After-School Activities Partnerships as well as creating their own workshops designed to encourage writing-confidence for elementary school students. BJ’s play Goodnight, Tyler received its world premiere in February 2019 at the Alliance Theater and has been published by Samuel French/Concord Theatricals in Fall 2020. Their other play, What We Look Like, had its inaugural production at Oberlin College’s new Irene and Alan Wurtzel Theater also in February 2019. BJ is excited to be working with Village Theatre this season.
Robin Logerstedt (Stage Manager) is very excited to be working with Village KIDSTAGE for this Winter Cabaret. As a KIDSTAGE kid themself, it’s very exciting to see theatre continuing for everyone. The holidays will be very different this year but seeing and hearing joyful songs will make it feel special. They can’t wait to help these young artists show their skills in a new and unconventional way. Their previous KIDSTAGE credits include: High School Musical (2019) and Sister Act (2018).