HANNAH DENNISON, Director and Founder, Participating Artist
LIDA WINFIELD, President, Participating Artist
SELENE COLBURN, Vice President, Participating Artist
During her time growing up in England, and living and working in France, California and now Vermont, theater and dance have been part of Emily’s life. After a fifteen year career in hi-tech she moved with her family to Vermont in 2004 to work for The Nature Conservancy, where she is today the Acting State Director of the Vermont Chapter. An amateur practitioner of dance and theatre, Emily was nominated for an Elly award by the Sacramento Area Regional Theater Alliance following a bilingual performance as Magdelon in Molières, Les Précieuses Ridicules. Today Emily primarily supports the arts through volunteer activities, and is the Treasurer of Cradle to Grave Arts.
ELLEN SMITH AHERN, Secretary, Participating Artist
Dance, visual art and group dynamics have always been major themes in my life. With a Bachelor’s Degree in dance and PE, I am a former dancer, choreographer, teacher and performer. I have worked in arts administration in Vermont state and with local organizations for 25 years. I am currently retired from formal work and am making and selling quilts to pay for my fabric obsession.