Into the Silver Mouth [of time] | Mowdy Plain (Performer) | October 2021
Performed in the staged reading at the Irish Hunger Memorial, directed by Britt Berke, written by Honor Molloy. Production supported by the City Arts Corps grant.
Nasty Little Play No. 1 | Man (Performer) | October 2021
Performed in The New Works Festival at the Brick Theater, directed by William Sydney.
Antigonick | Choreographer | August 2021
Choreographer for the Torn Out Theater Production at The Center at West Park, directed by Britt Berke.
Where Are You? | Assistant Director and Choreographer | October 2020
Assistant Directing and Choreographing the upcoming piece at Mabou Mines Suite/Space, directed by Sim Yan Ying.
In the Penal Colony | Performer | Fall 2020
Performed in the radio play adapted and directed by William Sydney.
wanna dance? | Performer, Choreographer, Editor | Spring 2020
Choreographed, edited, and performed in the virtual piece directed by Ryan Dobrin.
Pancake Day | Choreographer | Winter 2019
Choreographed the US premiere of the piece by Miriam Battye, directed by Britt Berke.
Dutchman | Ensemble | Winter 2019
Performed in Amiri Baraka's iconic piece at Access Theater, directed by Ryan Dobrin.
Monster House | Car (Performer) | Summer 2019
Performed in the 24 Hour Plays Nationals in a piece written by Rachel Calnek-Sugin and directed by Maggie Monahan.
Malvolios | Performer | Spring 2019
Performed at Rattlestick TheaterJam in the staged reading for Gracie Gardner's developing piece, Directed by Bernadette Bridges.
She's a Witch! | Performer/Choreographer | Spring 2019
Cast member, choreographer, and creator of the devised piece directed by Ryan Dobrin. Performed at The Tank in association with Those Guilty Creatures.
Faust 2.0 | Flower Girl (Performer) | Spring 2019
Cast member for the production at Mabou Mines, directed by Sharon Ann Fogarty.
The Ryan Case | Sally Watkins/ Midwife | Ongoing
Cast member for Live In Theater's Murder Mystery experience.
Paradiso France Tour | Revelations (Performer) | Fall 2018
Performed in the touring production in Paris (Theatre Nanterre Amandiers), Bordeaux (Fab Festival), Toulouse (Theatre Garonne) . A New York Times Critic’s Pick at Greene Naftali Gallery
Eleanor Descending a Staircase | Eleanor (Performer) | Summer 2018
Performed in the short play at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.
A Respectable Wedding | Choreographer | Spring 2018 Barnard College's production of the Brecht play Directed by Britt Berke.
Into the Woods | Choreographer | Spring 2018
Columbia Musical Theatre Society's production of the musical by Steven Sondheim.
Type B | Evan (Performer) | Spring 2018
Performed in the original play written by Andy Jo, directed by Natasja Naarendorp.
Latenite | Performer, Choreographer | 2017-2018
Performed and choreographed for Columbia University's experimental theatre troupe.
Paradiso | Revelations (Performer) | Winter 2018
Performed in the New York City Player's production directed by Richard Maxwell. A New York Times Critic’s Pick at Greene Naftali Gallery
Mary Stuart | Burleigh (Performer/ Acting Thesis) | Fall 2017
Barnard College’s production of the Schiller text directed by Gisela Cardenas.
Urinetown | Choreographer | Fall 2017
Choreographed Columbia Musical Theatre Society's production of the musical.
Pygmalion | Mrs. Eynsford Hill (Performer) | Spring 2017
BADA’s production of the George Bernard Shaw play directed by Laura Keefe.
Some Hero | First Sidney/ Madeleine Albright (Performer/ Choreographer) | Fall 2016
Barnard Theatre Department’s devised piece based on the life and works of political poet, dissident, and playwright Vaclav Havel directed by Shannon Sindelar.
It Takes a Village | Chava (Performer) | Summer 2016
The GMT Summer Festival’s production of the original piece.
Chokher Bali | Washerwoman (Performer) | Spring 2016
Barnard Theatre Department’s production of the Tagore novel, directed by internationally renowned director and playwright Mahesh Dattani.
Rocky Horror Picture Show | Performer/ Dance Captain | Fall 2014-2018
Columbia’s shadow cast production.
-Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Musical Theatre Training and Choreography Experience
-Aerial Silks and Lyra Training
-Proficient in Final Cut Pro, Prezi, Google Drive and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Project Rousseau | Broadening Horizons Associate | September 2020-Present
Leading and mentoring students through arts focused projects for the Broadening Horizons division of the nonprofit.
Responsibilities include: teaching critical and writing thinking sessions at A. Philip Randolph High School and James Baldwin
School, developing and executing arts based talks, screenings, field trips, and conducting arts centered research.
Playdate Theatre | Educational Director | July 2020-Present
Educational Director for the first ever online theatre company.
Responsibilities include: creating, organizing, and leading the virtual Playdate Emerging Playwrights Summit and Drama Club for high school
students, contacting and coordinating with Guest Artists, outreach to high schools across the country, weekly check ins with students.
RightsViews | Staff Writer | Fall 2021-Present
Staff Writer for the Human Rights publication.
The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine | Teaching Artist/ Co-Director| January 2019-June 2021
Co-directing the 8th grade musical. Co-directed the 7th grade Shakespeare performance.
Responsibilities include: improving student’s understanding of character, running rehearsals, and coordinating logistics.
ASTEP | Volunteer Teaching Artist | Summer 2019-Present
Volunteer Teaching Artist for the arts non profit whose goals are to awaken imaginations of their students, foster critical thinking, and help their students break the cycle of poverty.
Teaches dance and visual arts workshops for ASTEP! Onstage.
The 52nd Street Project | Intern and Volunteer | January 2019-2021
Assisted in all departments at the nonprofit arts organization in Hell’s Kitchen.
Responsibilities included: prop construction/painting, homework help, office maintenance, and teaching assistant for the Dancemaking class.
Volunteer for the PlayMaking program and DanceMaking program.
A Class Act NY | Teaching Artist, New York | Winter 2019-Winter 2020
Teaching Artist for the award winning theater company’s production of Shrek Jr. and Frozen Jr. with 7-12 year old performers.
Responsibilities included: rehearsal room set up and breakdown, teaching and reviewing choreography and blocking, social media
management, and assisting the performers.
Dramatists Guild Foundation | Stage Manager, New York, NY | November 2018, June 2019, December 2019
Stage managed the Dramatists Guild Foundation's New Voices showcase. New Voices is a program that brings professional Teaching Artists to fourth grade classrooms where they lead the students in the collaborative creation of their own original plays.
Responsibilities included organizing, tracking, and gathering props, costumes, and set pieces. Assigning and assisting with transitions, spiking set pieces, creating sound cue documents, reading stage directions, and setting up backstage.
ZeroSpace | Production Assistant | Spring-Summer 2019
Assisted with all Department Heads for the new immersive production.
Responsibilities included: schedule upkeep and documentation with Asana, creation of casting documents, research, office maintenance.
Refugee Youth Summer Academy | Peer Mentor | Summer 2019
Peer Mentor for the IRC’s summer program to help newly arrived refugee, asylees, and other immigrant youth succeed in the NYC Public school system.
Responsibilities include: mentoring students and modeling positive behavior, assisting teachers and students, classroom setup.
Williamstown Theatre Festival | Acting Apprentice, MA | Summer 2018
Performed and assisted in all departments as an Acting Apprentice for the Massachusetts based festival.
Responsibilities included Wardrobe Crew for The Closet starring Matthew Broderick , Deck Crew for Lempicka directed by Rachel Chavkin, set building, general costume maintenance and construction, lighting assistance, front of house, and prop construction.
Performed in a short play (Eleanor Descending a Staircase).
New York City Players | Performer/Intern, New York, NY | May 2017- Present
Assisted with production and general management for the Brooklyn based experimental theater group, founded by acclaimed director and playwright Richard Maxwell.
Cast member in the New York Times Critic’s pick Paradiso directed and written by Richard Maxwell at Greene Naftali Gallery.
Production Intern for The Second Wedding of Yasmin Blessing to Jeff Jackman Jr. as part of the company’s Education Project with immigrant New Yorkers and NYCP Summer School, a week long intensive workshop for artists across all mediums.
Responsibilities included: grant organization, contract documentation, production advertisement, and product distribution.
Groove With Me | Dance Teacher/ Volunteer, New York, NY | September 2017- Present
Jazz Dance Volunteer Teacher for 5-6 year old girls at the dance studio that offers free classes to girls in Harlem to express themselves and discover their capacities in a stable environment.
Provides a safe and supportive space for the dancers while teaching basic jazz dance technique.
Vaclav Havel Library Foundation | Intern, New York, NY | September 2017- November 2017
Intern for the nonprofit organization that honors and builds upon the legacy of playwright, dissident, and former President of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, Vaclav Havel.
Helped organize and execute the Rehearsal for Truth Festival, a theater festival with artists from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia to highlight Havel’s legacy as a playwright.
Responsibilities included: Corresponding with embassy representatives, organizing panel discussions, assisting talent, space management.
Paul Taylor American Modern Dance Company | Intern, New York, NY | June 2017- August 2017
Office/ Production intern for the renowned American modern dance company.
Responsibilities included: assisting with auditions for new members of the company, sorting and organizing marketing materials, documenting donors for the development department, filing tour dates and information, ushering and ticket collection for community based events.
Urban Stages | Literary Committee, New York, NY | June 2017- August 2017
Served as a literary committee member for the not-for-profit, Off Broadway theater company.
Read three plays a week and wrote reviews and feedback, recommending plays that supported the theater’s mission of inclusivity and accessibility.
Cherry Lane Theatre | Intern, New York, NY | September 2016 – December 2016
Assisted with general management at the longest running Off Broadway theater in New York City.
Contributed to the planning and gathering of materials for the theater’s annual Mentor Project Announcement night.
Responsibilities included: company outreach, finding and booking rehearsal space, gathering donor information, ushering, guest relations, general office organization.
Variety Worldwide | Intern, New York, NY | January 2016 – August 2016
Part of the team developing an immersive magic show (Director Neil Patrick Harris) working on casting, investor outreach, and production.
Created a detailed manual for the execution of Queen of the Night in Shanghai, China including story, marketing, costumes, and casting.
Queen of the Night | Intern, New York, NY | September 2015 – December 2015
Assisted in all departments within the Drama Desk Award winning immersive show including: production, marketing, event management and planning, stage management, guest services, box office sales, wardrobe, lighting and sound.
Responsibilities included: social media/ Eblasts, costume maintenance and preparation, administrative duties, and VIP services.
Documented/ organized Excel spreadsheets to record finances, compile print ads, and catalog fire performance permits.
Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Carina is currently receiving her MA in Human Rights Studies.
Columbia University School of Professional Studies
Carina received a Certificate of Professional Achievement in Human Rights for her summer studies.
Barnard College of Columbia University
2014 - 2018
Carina received a B.A. in Theatre with an Acting Concentration. While at Barnard, Carina performed in shows for the Barnard Theatre Department and choreographed productions for student theatre. She was on the Dean's List for academic excellency during her time at Barnard.
British American Drama Academy
Carina studied abroad in London at the acting conservatory during the spring semester of her junior year. While at BADA, Carina trained in classic acting techniques, attended workshops with industry professionals such as Fiona Shaw, and performed in a production of Pygmalion.
Carina Graduated Cum Laude in 2014 and received English Honors and Theatre & Dance Honors Awards. While she was at friends, Carina performed, choreographed, and dance captained the school's productions, while also serving as a Writing Fellow.