Meet the Artists

OP is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion of all within the performing arts sector. Each month, Meet The Artist will continue to appear in our monthly newsletter featuring an artist in a short video. 

Please take a moment to learn about all of the amazing and talented artists!


Screenshot of Kate Kamo McHugh, sitting on a white couch during a video interview.

 Kate Kamo McHugh - Dance Artist




Stacy-Ann Vassell, Artistic Director of Elite Dance and Company

Stacy-Ann Vassell - Dance Artist




 Norma Araiza and Olga Barrios, Co-Artistic Directors of Vanguardia Dance ProjectsNorma Araiza and Olga Barrios - Dance and Theatres Artists




Meet Mayumi Lashbrook, participant in Gathering Knowledge, Sharing Voices: Touring in the New Normal programMayumi Lashbrook - Dance Artist 




Meet the Artist, February 2022: Kevin Matthew Wong Headshot Kevin Matthew Wong - Theatre Artist




Augusto Bitter Headshot by Mark BinksAugusto Bitter- Theatre Artist




Jesse Ryan HeadshotJesse Ryan- Jazz Musician




Ian Kamau HeadshotIan Kamau- Spoken Word Artist & Muscian




Meryem Alaoui HeadshotMeryem Alaoui- Dance Artist




Ariana HeadshotAriana Pirela Sánchez- Dance Artist




Mafa Thomas Dance Artist Mafa Makhubalo- Dance Artist