Emma Zabloski is a theatre creator, arts educator, and youth worker. She is the Artistic Director of Zopyra Theatre which specializes in playful, interactive, and site-specific performance. Emma's original performances have appeared at the Belfry Theatre, the SKAMpede Festival, UnoFest, and the Fringe Festival circuit. As Youth Programs Manager at the Fairfield Gonzales Community Association, she has been delivering a wide range of engaging and empowering programs for youth aged 9 - 18. She is also a theatre camp instructor at Kate Rubin Drama Studio. Emma's other passions include stilt-walking, flamenco dancing, and improvised quilting!
Michele Hibbins has been facilitating Outdoor Education for 25 years. As a certified BC teacher, park Naturalist, Camp Director and Nature Play Care Manager (www.bluenestchildcare.com <http://www.bluenestchildcare.com/>), she has shared her passion for outdoor exploration and play with children of all ages. As a storyteller and performance artist, she has presented with the SKAMpede Festival, Luminara Festival, and various community events. She studied with Second City Improv Theatre in Detroit, and loves to blend her passions for both performance and outdoor spaces. She is also a Roots of Empathy Mentor and Facilitator, and Kripalu Yoga Instructor. You might also find her reading in her tree house and planning a real life Ewok Village!