SUMMER 2021

Natalie Ackerman

Multimedia & Video

(she/her) is a rising senior studying Film and Television at Boston University. If she’s not watching movies, she’s most likely doing theater with BU Stage Troupe. Her other hobbies include reading, making jewelry, and advocating for bees.

Charlie Berger

Artistic/Literary

(he/him) is a rising Sophomore Theater Arts Major at Boston University in the School of Theater. He has been involved in theater since he was five years old in various studios around Wellesley, Natick, and Boston. He plans to pursue a career in acting, directing, playwriting, and theater making. He thanks his friends and family for supporting him every step of the way.

Kennedy Campbell

Education, Teaching & Learning

(she/her) is a rising Junior at Syracuse University, studying Musical Theatre. Kennedy is the Founder and President of Arts for Anxiety Inc., a nonprofit organization designed to bring awareness and assistance to those who suffer from anxiety and other mental health issues by the relief that can be found through the Arts. She partners with the Anxiety and Depression Association of America to bring her message to youth. Her work through this organization gives her the opportunity to highlight this growing health crisis facing youth today. She is a children’s book author and singer songwriter with her work focused on addressing anxiety, depression and social justice issues. Her first book entitled Singing with Samantha will soon be recreated as a cartoon. Kennedy has been featured with NBC, CBS and other national media outlets concerning her work for anxiety. Kennedy is signed with the DW King Talent Agency and can be seen in advertisements for Hasbro, Optimum TV, Blue Cross Blue Shield and others nationwide. She made her regional theatre debut in Wheelock Theatre’s production of Ragtime for their 2018-2019 season. Since then she performed in the Wheelock production of Once on this Island and the Syracuse Stage production of Working. Her latest projects include the release of a national award winning Black Lives Matter original song and video entitled, I Am America. Kennedy is also featured regularly with the Easton Children’s Museum teaching children art. For more information on Kennedy, please visit her websites at www.artsforanxiety.com or www.KennedyCampbell.com

Caitlin Conrad

Education, Teaching & Learning

(she/her) is a rising Senior at Wagner College in New York dual majoring in Childhood Education and Theatre/Speech. At Wagner, she is involved with student-run theatre and has had the opportunity to work in public school classrooms for grade levels from kindergarten through middle school. She has a great passion for performing; some of her favorite productions she has been in include Newsies, Annie, The Wedding Singer, Godspell, and Anything Goes all in her hometown of Cohasset, Massachusetts.

Madelyn Guyet

Education, Community Outreach/Teaching & Learning Intern

(she/her)  is a rising junior at Boston University, pursuing a major in Theatre Arts and a minor in Special Education. She has been involved in theatre since she was 13, and is extremely excited to be sharing her experience and love for the arts with the Wheelock family. During quarantine, she took up ukulele, painting, and avidly obsessing over Tik Tok. She loves all genres of music, going on drives with her sisters in the summer, and lounging at the beach! This is the first theatre she will be working with since the pandemic, and she’s so excited to dive into the Wheelock experience!

JuJu Jaworski

Marketing, Social Media

(she/her) is a rising Sophomore Fordham University studying as a Directing major in their Theatre Program. She is also pursuing a double major in Digital Technology and Emerging JuJu is beyond honored to be joining the Wheelock team as a Marketing, Social Media Intern! Aside from her ventures in Fordham as a director and collaborator, JuJu is also the host of her own radio show on Campus (Verses Radio, Wavelengths at Fordham Lincoln Center), an author of her debut book Senior Year, and the creator of her zine The View From Here. Her latest creative endeavor is being the director and writer of her Zoom Cabaret “Yeah, I’m A Freshman Theatre Major (in a pandemic)”. Directing and arranging this cabaret has been a dream and she has been able to collaborate with her fellow Fordham Theatre ’24 classmates in a fun-filled outside project. JuJu has been involved in the theatre world since second grade and hopes to continue her career in theatre for years to come. So much love to the Wheelock team for welcoming her to their amazing company. Jujujaworski.com

Maisie Kramer

Audience Services, Access & Equity

(she/her) is a rising junior at Clark University majoring in sociology. Maisie grew up in the Boston area and took classes at Wheelock Family Theatre when she was younger, and is ecstatic to be back at WFT as an Audience Services, Access & Equity intern! In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, activism, doing one-woman reenactments of Hamilton, and going down random Wikipedia rabbit holes.

Alex Leondedis

Education, Teaching & Learning

(he/him/his) is a rising Senior studying Contemporary Theatre at Boston Conservatory (BoCo) at Berklee. Alex is an actor, director, deviser, voice-actor, and theatre artist originally from Overland Park, Kansas and was able to successfully make his way out of the cornfields and has now made a little home in the northeast and in Boston. Alex has worked as a deviser and theatre maker on such projects as CORRECT ME IF I’M WRONG, It Was Sad, and Ephemera with his Contemporary Theatre ensemble at BoCo. He has worked as a director and collaborator on the development of a new work, Resting Place: A Lullaby, and as an assistant director with How I Learned to Drive at Newground Theatre Company and BoCo respectively. Alex has worked as an actor on stage in Her Naked Skin (BoCo), Sanctuary (BoCo), ALBERT: The Musical (Boston Theatre Marathon), Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight (Samuel-Lancaster Productions),Twelfth Night (Courtyard Shakespeare), and Here Lies Joyland (Kansas City Fringe). Alex’s film acting experience includes Controlled Burns (Dir. Robson Trudgill) and Tell My Family I Love Them (Dir. Erik Harken). Alex is passionate about the development and creation of new work, creative collaboration and non-hierarchical rehearsal rooms, and making theatre more inclusive and accessible for all! Alex believes theatre needs to be accessible, anti-racist, and collaborative to truly be an artform that is both representing of and for a wide community of people. Alex is ecstatic to be working as an Education, Teaching and Learning Intern at Wheelock Family Theatre this summer! He hopes to be able to bring his skill set to aid in the creation of educational programming, help continue the wonderful work Wheelock does, and relearn a great deal about why art and teaching art is important in this moment (because he can forget sometimes). 

Find him on instagram @leondedis for more information, art, and fun times!!

Katie Mead

Artistic/Literary

(she/her) is a rising Senior at Boston College studying Neuroscience and Theatre. She loves being involved in all aspects of the theatre including acting, design, and playwriting. Some of her favorite credits include Sweat, These Shining Lives, and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Next year at BC, she is looking forward to serving as Vice President to Boston College Contemporary Theatre and having one of her original one acts produced by the department. She is excited to be working with WFT as Artistic/Literary Intern and getting to be a part of such a great organization!

Isabel Molettieri

Education, Teaching & Learning

(she/her/hers) is a rising Junior at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA pursuing a Bachelors of Arts in Theatre and Music. She is so excited to be interning at Wheelock Family Theatre! Originally from Reading, MA, Isabel’s love for the arts began at a young age. In fact, she has many fond memories of coming to see productions at Wheelock Family Theatre as a kid! Isabel is a musical theatre enthusiast who loves to sing, dance and play the piano. Favorite credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Pippin and Mamma Mia!. She is very passionate about arts education and has previously served as a theatre educator in youth theatre productions at Five Star Theater Company and Birch Meadow Elementary School. She looks forward to working with all of the teaching artists at Wheelock Family Theatre as well as the amazing young artists this summer!

Ansley Moore

Education, Community Outreach/Teaching & Learning Intern

(she/her) is a rising senior at Emerson College where she studies Theatre Education and Performance. She has a strong passion for fight and intimacy direction, with six certifications in stage combat through Dueling Arts International. When she’s not in class or a rehearsal, she loves baking cornbread, spending time outside, and watercolor painting. 

Liana SC

Education, Community Outreach/Teaching & Learning Intern

(she/her) is a Senior at NYU Tisch, pursuing a BFA in Dramatic Writing with minors in Producing and Environmental Biology. A writer, producer, and theatre administrator, Liana co-founded and currently serves as Managing Director for Scripps Onstage, a theatre education organization based in San Diego, CA. She is also a co-founding board member of NYU Playground Production Co-op, a Tisch club that facilitates interdepartmental collaboration and helps creators develop their works. She has previously worked and interned with theatrical organizations including the Broadway Green Alliance, Broadway Bound Theatre Festival, and La Jolla Playhouse.