Artists

Professional Teaching Artists

The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning employs over 100 professional teaching artists. Our roster of artists is carefully selected, with artists/ensembles chosen on the basis of artistic excellence, the ability to effectively communicate with students, teachers, and other artists, and the overall needs of the communities and schools we serve.

  • Ali Black

    Ali Black is a poet, educator, consultant and youth advocate.  She directs Sisterhood, a literacy based after-school and summer program for girls at West ...
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  • Andrea Belser McCormick

    Andrea Belser McCormick is a native of Cleveland, Ohio with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Studies with an emphasis in Dance and Vocal Music from Wright ...
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  • Angelica Pozo

    Angelica Pozo is a nationally recognized ceramic artist, educator and author. A New York City native, born of Cuban and Puerto Rican parents, has lived in ...
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  • Anna Weisend

    Anna Weisend is an award winning Pastry Chef and Sugar Artist. Her work has been published in the USA, the UK, and Russia. She was the creative force and ...
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  • Apollo’s Fire

    Named for the classical god of music, healing, and the sun, Apollo’s Fire is a GRAMMY award-winning ensemble.  Founded by  Artistic ...
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  • ArtSparks

    ArtSparks is an educational outreach program that reinforces core academic content through the art of dance. The mission of ArtSparks is to engage ...
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  • Augusto Bordelois

    About the artist: Augusto Bordelois graduated from the University of Havana in Cuba, having majored in English Language and Literature. He has studied ...
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  • Bianca Scarbrough

    Bianca Scarbrough is a Cleveland native that started her journey and love of dance at the age of 12. Her biggest inspiration being Michael Jackson she ...
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  • Bob Frank

    “I enjoy conveying my love of music and performing.”                                                              … […]
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  • Caitlin Reilly

    Caitlin Reilly is a theater artist working professionally in her trade for more than two decades. She is a member of Actor’s Equity Association and a ...
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  • Carolina Borja

    Carolina Borja is a Colombian musician and bilingual educator. She’s been a committed, loving, knowledgeable, creative, passionate artist and instructor ...
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  • Cheryl McConnell

    “The heart of my work is my interest in intersecting both old and new forms of digital media and adapting them to forever changing new technologies.” ...
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