Camp Program Visionary

Debra 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 Management from George Mason University and a BA in  Read More



Project Change, Executive Director

Robyn 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 Workgroup, which drafted  Read More


Steven Barker

Program Director

Steven Barker has been a theatre-maker and educator for the last 18 years. He holds an MFA in Theatre for Youth from Arizona State University (ASU) and a BFA in Theatre Education and a BS in Chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Mr. Barker recently made the move  Read More

Abby Cyprien

Assistant to the Program Director

Abby Cyprien is excited to join the Team of Stars Camp family! She has experience of working in theatres shows as a director and actor in high school. Abby is entering her senior year at Towson University, majoring in Health Care Management. She hopes to work in the aging services  Read More

Kashi-Tara Barrett

Co-Director of Production

Kashi-Tara is the CEO of Kashi-Tara Ent, the Artistic Director/writer/choreographer/co-founder of The Finest! Performance Foundation Inc (, co-founder of Kashi-Tara’s Better Body Kare Organic Skin care line ( and President of WIAW  Read More

Jake Young

Co-Director of Production

Jake is a stage director and teaching artist from Frederick, MD. He has directed for Cultural DC’s Source Festival, Wildwood Summer Theatre, and Infinity Stage’s 10x10x10 Play Festival. He is also a teaching artist for the Olney Theatre Company’s Art Integration program.  Read More

Sarah Lomke


Sarah Lomke is thrilled to be spending her fourth of five summers with Team of Stars! As an alumnus of the University of Maryland College Park, Sarah utilizes her degree in Theatre Performance to help others access their authentic selves through the arts. She currently lives  Read More

Melody Monroe

Music Director

Melody Monroe is a veteran music teacher with Montgomery County Public Schools and holds National Board Certification in early to middle childhood music. She is also a newly published author of her first children’s book, “Pete Cluckington and the Others,” that  Read More

Kyre Henry

Stagecraft Technician

Kyre Jamal Henry is excited to be sharing his second summer with Team of Stars. When Kyre is not spending his summer with Team of Stars, he is a full-time student at Coppin State University where he is pursuing his BS in Urban Arts with a concentration in Theatre. Kyre is also  Read More

Angela Shuford

Facilitator of the Project Change Rotation

Angela Shuford has taught in Public Charter Schools in Washington, DC for 14 years. She has served as a special education math teacher, a special education life skills counselor and an academic dean in DC Public Charter Schools. During her 14 years as an educator, she has worked  Read More

Thoko Shumba

Facilitator of the Restorative Justice Rotation and Dialogue Circles

Thoko Shumba is a Shepherd University Alumni who holds a degree in social work. She has experience in facilitating psycho-educational groups and providing an array of mental health services. As a Team of Stars staff member, Thoko facilitates dialogue circles.