Teaching Artists

The quality and success of our programming is directly related to the high caliber of expertise offered by our Teaching Artists. Our Teaching Artists roster features some of the finest visual, literary and performing artists from Boston and beyond. In addition to employing experienced Teaching Artists, we also mentor and train up-and-coming artists in the field of arts education.

Current Teaching Artists 

Adriana Ray, Dance Specialty Teaching Artist  

Anaika Alegria, Workshop Development Junior Assistant

Anjali Rodrigues, Guest Poetry/Spoken Word Teaching Artist

Aysha Upchurch, Guest Dance Teaching Artist

Azeb Frietas, Advocacy Teaching Artist Assistant

Courtney Elliott, Workshop Development Teaching Artist Assistant

Eleanor Davis, Workshop Development Junior Assistant

Emily White, Acting Teaching Artist Assistant

Guendy Valencia, Acting Junior Assistant

Guyclaude Lacossade, Junior Assistant

Jaheem Alleyne, Flash Mob Teaching Artist

Jasmine Garcia, Music Teaching Artist Assistant

John Fifi, Operations Lead Junior Assistant

Kimetra Thompson, Lead Junior Assistant

Marina Huenchunir, Dance Junior Assistant

Pascale Florestal, Acting Teaching Artist

Tessa Bry Taylor, School Programs Manager/Workshop Development Teaching Artist

Will Jones, Music Teaching Artist

If you are interested in becoming a Teaching Artist for one of our programs, please email education@bochcenter.org with a cover letter and résumé.

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