Diana Daniels (Teaching Artist)- studied Art History at CCNY. She was a facilitator for a Training Workshop at Wagner college for performance Theatre, a collaboration between Wagner College and Syracuse University. She has taught song and dance at Markham Gardens housing in Staten Island, NY for a performance at the Markham Day Celebration. Diana was an assistant director with the Sounds of Port Richmond Theatre Company and created a unique and moving piece “Every Time You See Me,” she also performed in the piece to a sold-out audience at the Staten Island Cultural Lounge in the St. George Ferry Terminal. Diana started painting after retiring. Painting is something she always had the desire to do. Abstract and Mixed Media is what Diana drawn to but she has a great appreciation for all the creative arts. She has participated in three Art shows and one competition. She won 2nd place in the art competition sponsored by Wagner College. Diana has also acted and helped create numerous original plays, several with Moonlight Productions. Diana is a Teaching Artist with Moonlight Productions and a board member of Moonlight Productions NYC. She is also part of Moonlight Productions NYC’s Senior Acting Troupe
and just performed in their original play “The Star Catchers.”
VictoriaRose Amodeo has always exhibited a passion for the arts. Growing up in a musical family, Victoria has shown signs of being musically inclined since primary school. She began playing the piano at the age of four, performing at Steinway Hall in Manhattan. In 2011 until 2016, Victoria became part of the CYO Players Theater Group. Her performances included vocal solos, dance ensembles and acting. In elementary school, she began playing the flute in the school band and continued throughout her middle and high school years. In high school, Victoria landed lead roles in school plays as well as becoming a vital member of the Tottenville Marching Band. In 2018, she won the “Section Leader Award” for flutes, being classically trained for a total of 13 years. During this time, Victoria began vocal training with Jody Joseph Bonjovi in Tinton Falls, NJ. Besides playing the flute and piano, she also acquired the guitar and oboe. Victoria has written original pieces from country to pop. She has performed at Stone Pony, The Bitter End and the historic Carnegie Hall. She is continuing her classical training in opera at the College of Staten Island and will be performing a solo recital in her final semester of college in May 2023. In the future, Victoria hopes to inspire young artists as a vocal teacher.
Alyssa Martino is a passionate 3D artist, and graduate of Computer Animation, based in the New York City area looking to pave her way through the entertainment industry. Using her creative mind and talent, she is working her way up to one day directing her own films and producing an original comic series, with the goal in mind to inspire other young artists that you don’t always need a big team or a million dollars in equipment to make a project happen, sometimes all you need is yourself, an idea, and a passion to make it happen no matter what. Alyssa has a vast interest in all things comics, ranging from the weirdest storylines by Marvel and DC respectively to masterpieces produced by independent webcomic artists.