Rozz is a musician, a choreographer, and has been a teaching artist in New York City public and private schools for over 18 years. She is the Artistic Director and creator of the Caras Dance Ensemble--a youth contemporary dance company as well as the Brooklyn Performing Arts Institute--an afterschool arts academy for young artists. She has directed and choreographed musicals and dance performances for Columbia University's Varsity Show, Marymount High School Theatre and their summer drama camp, El Puente Leadership Program, Way Off Broadway Acting School, and The Possibility Project--a national youth development organization. Rozz has facilitated music, theatre and dance residencies for arts organizations such as Creative Music Programs and Learning through an Expanded Arts Program in over 50 schools in NYC for the last 15 years. Not only a founding partner of CAMP, Rozz also co-directs The Brooklyn Performing Arts Intensive--a summer arts institute for youth ages 13- 21. She is also the Co-founder and Co-director of WERISE, a women artists' entrepreneurial organization. She is an internationally touring artist and currently performs with her music project COULON, and her children's music project The Rozz & Val Show. Oh, and she has two kick ass baby twinlettes named Charli and Codi who rock her world!
CAMP co-owner and music teaching artist, Seth Ginsberg, has 20 years of experience as a teaching artist, arts curriculum designer, and professional musician in the New York City area. He is Executive Director of Creative Music Programs which he founded in 2008 to further develop his philosophy and practice of working personally and closely with schools and organizations to build music and arts programs which are best suited to the children and the culture of specific school communities. Seth is an active performer and teaching artist focusing on American folk and roots music and history, percussion, and Jewish music. Along with his work at CAMP and CMP’s work as an NYCDOE arts vendor, Seth is a music consultant and workshop designer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and co-founder of The Brooklyn Shakespeare Company. He lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with his wife and two sons who proudly attend NYC public schools.
Villi Vilhjalmsson is a visual artist who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Textiles and Industrial Design from the Icelandic Academy of Arts, and a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Prior to that, Villi studied literature and philosophy and worked as a reporter and a cultural attaché in his native Iceland. Along with working as an artist, Villi has worked for many years as a teaching artist for organizations such as Brooklyn Arts Council, Creative Music Programs, LEAP, and Hunter College Elementary. Villi is co-founder of The Brooklyn Shakespeare Company. He specializes in creating unique lesson plans that integrate the arts with various subjects. Villi lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.