Rebecca Bellingham, Co-founding, Artistic Director
Rebecca is a mom of twins, an actress, and a member of the Literacy Specialist Faculty at Columbia Teacher’s College. As an educator, Rebecca taught 4th grade at Berkeley Carroll School in Park Slope, Brooklyn, worked as a literacy consultant for private and public schools throughout New York City, and was a teaching artist with Dreamyard in several South Bronx public schools. As an actress, Rebecca has worked in numerous off-broadway and regional theaters including the Irish Repertory Theater, New York Musical Theater Festival, Westport Country Playhouse, New Jersey Shakespeare Theater, the Prince Theater in Philadelphia (where she won a Barrymore award for best supporting actress in a musical) The Cape Playhouse, and Trinity Rep. Rebecca has a master’s degree from the Shady Hill School’s Teacher Training Course in partnership with Lesley University in elementary education, a master’s degree in Literacy Specialization from Columbia University Teachers College, and a BA from Brown University. She lives with her family in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.
Katharine Powell Roman, Co-founding, Artistic Director
Katharine has worked professionally as an actor in theater, film, and television. She is currently finishing her Master’s in Social Service from Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work where she has specialized in working with children and families. As an actor, Katharine has spent a decade working on Broadway, off-Broadway, and at regional theaters throughout the country. Theater highlights include The Farnsworth Invention by Aaron Sorkin on Broadway, After The Revolution by Amy Herzog at Playwrights Horizons and Williamstown Theater Festival, Warrior Class by Kenneth Lin and The Water’s Edge by Theresa Rebeck both at Second Stage Theater, David Mamet’s The Voysey Inheritance at Atlantic Theater, and Brooke Berman’s Smashing at Play Company. Regional theater credits include Arden Theater Company, Yale Repertory Theater, American Repertory Theater, American Conservatory Theater, The O’Neill Playwrights Conference, and New York Stage and Film. Katharine is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Acting Program and Brown University. She lives with her husband and two sons.