UNCG's Children's Theater performs Pinocchio at General Greene Elementary on April 2, 2015 (photo by Artisan Image)
Rachel Briley Rachel Briley
Artistic Director
Rachel Briley is an Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG).  She is head of the M.F.A. program in Theatre for Youth and Artistic Director of the North Carolina Theatre for Young People (NCTYP). Full bio.
Chad Parsons Chad Parsons
MFA in Drama for the Theatre for Young People
Chad is a theatre artist from Philadelphia, PA where he attended West Chester University and received a BA in Theatre with a concentration in Musical Theatre. After graduation, Chad pursued his career as an actor and has performed at/with Norwegian Cruise Lines, Walnut Street Theatre, Fulton Opera House, Media Theatre and OCTC to name a few. He is also a two time Barrymore Award Nominee for his work in “Fiddler” and “Joseph”. Chad has turned to education and directing in the past few years and has directed over 25 productions including the US Premiere of Aunty Ben and the PA Regional Premiere of Polkadots. (chadsparsons.weebly.com)
Deepmala Tiwari Deepmala Tiwari
MFA in Drama for the Theatre for Young People
Deepmala has a specialisation in Theatre Education from the National School of Drama, India. She is a recipient of Young Artist Award from the MINISTRY OF CULTURE, CCRT( Centre for Cultural Resources and Training ). She is a director, and teacher, with an experience of over 8 years. Deepmala’s interest in theatre allowed her to engage with children suffering from cancer at AIIMS(New Delhi) and in reaching out to them through hospital clown shows. She is a founder of “The Color Bakery Theatre Organisation” which is an active member of ASSITEJ India, based in New Delhi and actively working in a field of Theatre for young audiences.