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Project Change, Executive Director

Robyn (Executive Director) has served as ED of Project Change since 2006. Her graduate studies were in Educational Psychology. She is the adult advisor for Project Change’s You Have The Power! Bullying Prevention Peer Education Project, and served on the MCPS Bullying Policy  Read More

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Program Director

Debra (Grant Writer, past TOS Program Director, Founder) has been a dancer, choreographer, teacher and entrepreneur at Miami Dade College, Montgomery College, and the Musical Theater Center.  Debra  pursued graduate work in dance at New York University, and holds an MA in Arts  Read More



Katherine Karaus

Camp Manager

Katherine is an actor, director and administrator new to the D.C. Metro Area. She graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in theatre arts, and has worked with Annex Theatre, Live Girls!, and Stage Struck Musical Theatre Camp in Seattle, WA.



Theatre Co-Director

Kelly Durkin (Co-Director) is excited to return for her 6th year with Team of Stars! Previously she directed #BornBeautiful,Flip the Script, and Fame Jr. and stage managed the productions during the camp’s first two years. After teaching high school English for five years  Read More


Olivia Brann

Theatre Co-Director

Olivia Brann is a Baltimore City native and graduate of the Baltimore School for the Arts and the University of Maryland where she received degrees in both Theater and Chinese. She has traveled to China to become the first foreign student of Han Zaifen and the Zaifen Huangmei  Read More



Music Director

Josh (Music Director 2012-2016) is a singer, pianist, composer, director, and graduate of Towson University’s School of Music. He has worked with the Director’s of the Harlem Boys Choir,  Sweet Honey and the Rock, WPAS’s Children of the Gospel, and is the director  Read More


Weilong Li

Stage Manager

Weilong is a recent graduate of the University of Maryland, holding a BA in Theatre and a BS in Cell Biology. He is also a playwright, currently writing his second full length play. In September, he will be enrolling at Northwestern University’s graduate school, where he  Read More

Thomas Carter

Stagecraft Instructor

Thomas F. Carter II is a native Washingtonian and a graduate of Howard University with a B.F.A. in Technical Theatre, with a concentration in Scenic Design.  He is a proud alumni of The Duke Ellington School of the Arts and is currently the Technical Director at the Duke Ellington  Read More

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Sarah Lomke

Dance Instructor

Sarah Lomke is a graduate of the University of Maryland Collage Park with a B.A. in Theatre Performance.  This past year she was a paraeducator with middle schoolers as well as part of a support staff for adults with special needs.  Sarah is also a freelance actress and will  Read More


Barbra Green

Project Change Instructor

Barbra is passionate about youth development.  She serves as a Community Mediator with the Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County and has facilitated at recent Youth/Police Summits. Barbra is trained in the Mindful Schools Curriculum and Peacekeeping Circles. She believes  Read More

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Karen Smith

Restorative Practices Instructor

Karen Bell Smith  is new to the Team of Stars staff.  She is presently the Facilitator for the Restorative Practices Dialogue Circles.  Currently, Karen resides in Gaithersburg Maryland.  She has two children; Rebecca who’s an 18 year old Sophomore Global Marketing and  Read More