The Prism Team

Jeff Colangelo

Artistic Director

Jeffrey is a writer, director, actor, fight director, co-founder of Prism Movement Theater. He has been working in the DFW area for the last eight years for theatre companies like Cara Mía Theatre Co., Undermain Theatre, Trinity Shakespeare, Water Tower, Dallas Shakespeare, and the Dallas Theater Center. He has taught with a number of excellent Dallas school programs like Junior Players, Dallas Theater Center, and School of Yes. Jeffrey graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2013 with a degree in Theater Studies.

Zoë Kerr

Director of New Works Development

Zoe Kerr is a veteran of the Dallas stage, having performed in twenty-seven productions over the past ten years with companies like Dallas Theater Center and Kitchen Dog Theater. Behind the scenes, Zoe has written for Kitchen Dog’s One-Minute Play Festival, and is currently studying under Dallas Theater Center’s acclaimed Playwright-in-Residence, Jonathan Norton. When she isn’t working as an editor and consultant for other writers and directors in the area, she is pursuing her BFA in Theatre Studies with a focus in Directing at Southern Methodist University.

Jonah Gutierrez

Technical Director – Artistic Ensemble

Jonah has been working in Dallas for the past 8 years as a director, performer, lighting designer, scenic designer, and production manager. He’s worked all over the DFW area for companies like Cara Mia Theater, Dallas Fest, Prism Movement Theater, Teatro Dallas, Shakespeare Dallas, and Plano Courtyard Theater. His work as a designer has been critically acclaimed, and he’s even received awards from the Dallas Critics Forum for his set and lighting designs on Prism Movement Theater’s Animal vs Machine and Bruises. 

Erica Herrera

Grant Writer/ Program Manager

Kalandra Scott

HR Manager

Kalandra Scott is a personable Human Resources Professional with 11 years of experience working in the Human Resources Department of nonprofit organizations. Kalandra holds a Human Resources Generalist certificate and is trained in recruiting, improving employee relations, carrying out staff inductions, and organizing employee training. Kalandra uses her positive attitude and tireless energy to aspire individuals to be their best self. Kalandra is inspired by her family and her drive to constantly set and reach new goals.

Michael Childs

Casting Director

Michael D’Andre Childs is an accomplished Director, Music Director, Composer, Playwright,

Choreographer, Producer, and Actor who is excited to work with all the talented artists in DFW.

He received his training from Dallas theater giants Mark Mullino, Michael Serrecchia and Paula

Morelan, graduating in 2015 with a degree in Musical Theater.

Samantha Cobb

Marketing Director

Our Board

Maryam Baig

Treasurer

Maryam Baig was born and raised in Pakistan, she received a B.A in English Literature and Political Science from the University of Punjab, and a B.A in Art & Performance/MFA in Art & Technology at UT Dallas. Baig continues to follow her passion for storytelling as a playwright and actor, also serves on artistic advisory boards for Theatre Three Inc. and Deep Vellum Publishing and teaches theatre at UT Dallas.

Gina Weber

Secretary

Gina Weber is currently pursuing a PhD in Arts Management at Southern Methodist University. She freelances to improve the administration of art organizations, serves on the Board of Cara Mia and Prism Movement Theater, and volunteers at Teatro Dallas, Artstillery, Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, and for Human Rights Initiative of North Texas. Gina early retired from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency where she developed, coordinated, and managed all aspects of the multi-media program, and effective allocation of a multi-million-dollar budget utilized to address environmental and public health issues along the U.S. – Mexico border.