Andrea Rabold has been active using theatre as a catalyst to create awareness and identify solutions to social issues for over 8 years. She joined Mirror Image Arts in 2009 as an actress, continued to grow with the organization and accepted the role of Executive Director in 2014. Under her leadership, the mission and vision of the organization was elevated and led to the development of Mirror Image Arts’ latest programming. Andrea most recently came from Starbucks Corporation where she served 13.5 years in a variety of roles in retail sales, organization and program development, people management, operational leadership, project management and event planning. Andrea graduated with a B.F.A. in Theatre from Sam Houston State University. Andrea also works as an actress in commercial, film and theatre.
Maya Osterman-Van Grack
Maya Osterman is thrilled to have joined the Mirror Image Arts team! As an applied theatre practitioner for the past 7 years, Maya is honored to collaborate on such critical work. She loves exploring how the power of Theatre and Education can facilitate transformation on all levels. Upon receiving her BFA in Theatre Performance from the University of Colorado, Maya began to work as the Managing Director for Affinity Arts Consulting based in Boulder, CO. She then created the ACTivism Theatre Ensemble, a company of high school and college students performing educational outreach/prevention scenes for The SAVA (Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy) Center. Her latest endeavor is working with the Colorado Division of Youth Corrections where she will be mounting the pilot program A.C.T (Activate. Create. Transform) Youth Ensemble in several facilities throughout the state.
Adamo Vaccarella (Lady Strongman) is an actor, singer, writer, cyclist, and volunteer. Originally from Pennsylvania, he received his BA from Muhlenberg College. From 2008-2011, he attended Arizona State University, where he received his MFA in Performance with an emphasis on new works and devised collaborations. In his final year at ASU, Lady was awarded the Grace LeVine Award from the Princess Grace Foundation. Lady sings with the Denver Gay Men’s Chorus, volunteers as a tester and prevention counselor for HeyDenver, and recently finished his third ride with AIDS/LifeCycle, a 545-mile ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money and awareness for people living with HIV/AIDS. He is proud to be a member of Mirror Image Arts.
Allie has been studying and working in the theatre for over a decade. She received her BA in Theatre Arts from Illinois Wesleyan with emphases on directing, performance, and sociology and has travelled both nationally and internationally throughout her career. She has explored and worked the spectrum of theatre, which revealed her passion to engage with her audience and create a shared experience that promotes play and empowerment. Allie is also a dedicated practitioner and teacher of yoga and meditation, and she believes that creativity and health go hand in hand for true holistic well-being. To that end, Allie runs her own business, WideSpread Wellness, in which she works with private and corporate clients to inspire living authentic, confident, and joyful lives. Website: widespreadwellness.net
Meghan Frank is a theatre maker and educator who has worked globally (Afghanistan, India, Canada, Egypt, Cuba, Azerbaijan and the Balkans). Meghan grew up in Denver. She specializes in devising original theatre, physical comedy, mask, and community-based arts initiatives. From 2012-14, Meghan was a faculty member at Dell’Arte International School for Physical Theatre, the only graduate program of its kind in the United States. In 2015, she was one of fifty world-wide winners of the National Arts Strategies Creative Community Fellowship. She holds an MFA in Ensemble Based Physical Theatre from Dell’Arte (2012) and a BA in Theatre for Social Change from UMASS Amherst (2003).Find out more about Meghan on her website: www.meghanfrank.com
Mitch Marquez was born and raised here in Denver. He was exposed to the entertainment industry at a young age by family members, and has been studying acting for over a decade. He has been acting in film and on stage in the Denver area, and is dedicated to the craft of storytelling.
Playwright in Residence
Larry is the Playwright in Residence for Mirror Image Arts. Larry also teaches and writes curriculum for Executive Arts/Play On! here in Denver and has taught/devised/directed for the City of Aurora and MIzel/JCC. He also taught and worked on shows for several years at the Lawrence Arts Center in Kansas and is a cohort with Card Table Productions there. As a freelance writer, his work has appeared locally in Westword and on the web via Did You Know. He also writes/devises work on spec/demand with/for various other companies, schools, entities, and people. He was the resident playwright for STP/Theatre En Bloc in Austin, TX from 2010-2014. Larry holds an MFA in Playwriting from the University of Arkansas and a BFA in Theatre from Emporia State University. His unpublished but produced plays have cool titles like: American Bear, Seller Door, New Adventures in Love and the Space Time Continuum, The Complete History Of Kansas in 60 Minutes (Give or Take), The Man Without A Country, The Patchwork Girl of Oz, The Tin Woodsman, Flying Ninjas, Finding Stars, and Still the Knight. Sometimes, he acts.