KidzAct Meet Your Staff

KidzAct Staff

Craig Price

Education Director

(239) 434-7340 ext. 103

Craig Price trained and performed with Second City in Chicago, with the legendary Del Close at Improv Olympic, followed by five years on the road with ComedySportz. Most recently Craig opened the Center for Performing Arts in Bonita Springs, developing their Performing Arts and Theatre Program. Craig formed several area Improv groups including Bonita City Improv, teaching improv to adults and children, and served as Assistant Director for WGCU’s award winning Curious Kids TV show. Craig brings his wealth of experience back home to TNP as Education Director where he teaches acting and improv, directs KidzAct, and performs with Stage 2 Improv.

Misha Ritter

Education Assistant

(239) 434-7340 ext. 127

Misha is a graduate of The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts with a degree in Film and Television Performance. There she studied Meisner technique and excelled in her studies that included directing, stage management, and viewpoints. Starting in the KidzAct program at the age of ten, Misha has been performing with The Naples Players ever since then. Most recently you may have seen her as Alma Hix in The Music Man. With KidzAct, Misha started as a classroom assistant while in High School and after college came back to the program to stage manage productions, instruct classes, and eventually has led to an administrative position.

KidzAct Instructors

Mary Anne McKerrow


Dawn Lebrecht Fornara


Sharon True


Erica Sample

ThirdAct Choreographer

Lisa Federico

ThirdAct Music Director

Cole Butcher

Emerging Artists Movement

Katie Cross

Emerging Artists Acting

Cynthia Dallas

Emerging Artists Music

Jill Demchak

Emerging Artists Choreographer

Craig Price

Intro to Improv/Improv for ASD & SPD

Mike Santos

Advanced Improv for Performance

KidzAct Leadership Team

The Leadership Team are dedicated student artists who have gone through the KidzAct program. Leadership Team Members are eager to pass their love of theatre onto the next generation by assisting instructors and students in classes, technical theatre, and rehearsals.

Julia Cornwall

FirstAct Mondays

Jessica Daniels

Joseph/LTM Leader

Katie Pierce


Rylee Price


Lila Prince


Danaia Ivanov

Intro to Improv/FirstAct Saturday

Production Team

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Dawn Lebrecht Fornara


Charles Fornara

Music Director

Erica Sample

Assistant Director/Choreographer

Emmie Smith

Stage Manager