Maria Vee, MA
Maria has written, directed and choreographed shows for the Downtown Cabaret Theater Children’s Company (where she has also been an actress for 15 years!). She teaches acting at Educational Center for the Arts Magnet School in New Haven, as well as for the New Haven Words, Action, Theater! Program. She also teaches a variety of long-running after-school drama programs in Fairfield schools, and directs and choreographs full-length musicals at both the elementary and high school level in Fairfield. She is the founder and director of Summer Stars Theater Program, and has directed shows at a variety of camps in the tri-state area. As an actress, Maria has performed in theaters around the country, Off-Broadway, and has toured nationally and internationally. She holds a BA from Duke University and a Masters from Columbia University. She has also taken master classes at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
Krissy is a professional actress belonging to all three professional unions: SAG, AFTRA, and AEA. Krissy holds a BFA in acting from UConn. She has performed in productions throughout the region. Krissy has numerous credits in film, TV and stage. She teaches private and group acting classes for teens and kids throughout Fairfield County. Krissy has also run acting summer acting camp throughout Connecticut for 10 years. She is the co-founder of Stories Unplugged, a traditional storytelling company. Her background also includes fine arts as well. She is shown in some local galleries and some of her murals can be found around town. Krissy also works as costume designer and is the resident costume designer for LPAC.