Mimi Baker

Mimi Vassilev-Baker, C.A., M.O.M., Dipl. Ac., is a certified acupuncturist licensed by the NJ Board of Medical Examiners, she is also certified as a Diplomat in Acupuncture by the National Board. She has been appointed by the Governor of NJ to be one of nine members of the state Acupuncture Examining Board. She is also the owner of The Princeton Day spa, a full service spa located in Princeton NJ. For eight years, Mimi dedicated her education to the Health Sciences. As an undergraduate at the University of Delaware she received her bachelor degree in Biology and Nutrition. After experiencing the positive results of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, she enrolled as a graduate student at the National College of Oriental Medicine, where she earned her Master of Oriental Medicine degree, and a second Bachelor degree in Professional Health Studies. Traveling to China, where she interned at the Shandong University of Integrative Medicine, Mimi witnessed the awesome benefits of combining Traditional Chinese Medicine with 21st century health care. Mimi treats a wide variety of ailments, and is especially dedicated to treating women’s health disorders, including infertility, painful periods, pms related migraines and menopausal symptoms. Mimi works closely with many patients from various IVF centers throughout NJ. She is currently getting ready to release her statistics from the past 2 years of work with various IVF and ART patients. The results have been astounding.

Gerald Sievers

Gerry Sievers is a NYC based DP, Editor and Producer with a knack for crafting stories that brands are proud to align themselves with. He is currently producing journalistic, comedic and docu-reality content for multiple platforms. Current clients include Showtime, New York Times, Conde Naste Entertainment, Rodale, NutriSystems, GQ, and Wired magazine.

Nate Pommer

Nate Pommer is a Brooklyn-based director whose work spans multiple genres. He graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a concentration in experimental and avant-garde film. In addition to establishing himself as an freelance editor for clients such as HBO, MTV, and Sundance Channel, he directed videos for Gogol Bordello, James Kochalka Superstar, and Galactic. In 2009, he began a partnership with Estudio C3 to shoot and direct documentaries in Cuba, Bolivia, Perú, Dominican Republic, and Senegal. In 2013 he produced a short film "Une Danse Des Bouffons", directed by contemporary artist Marcel Dzama, featured at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2014 he produced and directed as series of live concert films for the Trey Anastasio Band and is currently filming a feature-length experimental documentary with Gogol Bordello.

Julia Crockett

Julia Crockett is a Brooklyn based performing artist, choreographer, actor, and movement specialist. She is a graduate of New York University and trained as an actor in the Meisner Technique under Maggie Flanigan. Crockett has experience in Contact Improvisation, Michael Chekhov work, and Viewpoints. She now teaches movement and physical technique at Tisch School of the Arts, NYU and the Maggie Flanigan Studio.


In 2011, Crockett established Julia Crockett & Group, a company for movement-inclined artists of all backgrounds. The group is process driven and much of the work is devised by the ensemble. By founding the company, Crockett aimed to create a creative home for any type of artist wishing to explore physical performance, regardless of previous training. Julia Crockett & Group has performeed at venues throughout New York City and Brooklyn, as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles. Crockett was the recipient of the 2013-2014 Leimay Black Studio Fellowship.


In the fall of 2014, Crockett began filming as a series regular for Cinemax’s new pilot, Outcast. In Spring 2014, she played the title role in Aquila Theater Company’s A Female Philoctetes at BAM. Other acting credits include: Law & Order, Criminal Intent (NBC), Patience (WEB), and The Madness of the Day(Independent).


In her academic and artistic work, Crockett explores the relationship between the body and a performer’s emotional life, specifically the connection between physical freedom and psycho-emotional release. Packed with emotional variance, humor, extremity, and pop-culture nods, her performances investigate imitation, emotional gesture, and the cultivation of identity.

Nathan Flower

Nathan teaches movement and physical technique. He has taught at the Professional Actor Training Program at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts; Actors Movement Studio (NYC); Marymount School (NYC); Columbia University; New York University, Tisch School of the Arts; Maggie Flanigan Studio (NYC); and across the country with the Aquila Theater Company. He is currently on undergraduate faculty at Tisch's Department of Drama, where he teaches acting and movement, and also directs for the Meisner Studio and for the Open Arts Studio. He has coached actors privately for many years. The content of his own training comes from collaboration with such influences as June Kemp, Loyd Williamson, Lenard Petit, Sir Henry Marshall, and Vincent O'Neil. His decade-long association with Mr. Williamson has proved invaluable both as a teacher and as an actor--Mr. Williamson's influence occupies the great majority of Nathan’s teaching. He has worked as an actor Off-Broadway, regionally, and internationally, most recently touring with the Aquila Theatre Co. in Greece and Germany. In the spring of 2009, Nathan was seen at the Lucille Lortel Theater with Aquila's production of Iliad: Book One. Nathan holds an MFA in Acting from Rutgers University. Nathan lives with his family in Ossining, NY.

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Aizzah Fatima

Aizzah Fatima is an actress and producer, known for Yaatra (2012), Doff Thy Name (2010) and Stuff (2013).

Cesa Pledger

Born in Douala, Cameroon, Cesa moved to the states when she was a young girl. She was raised by her mother, Delfina, in Manchester, New Hampshire. She has two older sisters, Nicola and Alexandra. Cesa attended the University of Florida and has a bachelor degree in Building Construction and a Masters in Business. She is passionate about football and an avid fan of the Florida Gators and New England Patriots. She worked as a project manager on The New York Times Building and the WTC Memorial projects in New York City. She left her construction career to pursue an acting career full-time in 2009. She participated in and completed the ING NYC Marathon in 2009.


Cesa attended the Maggie Flanigan Studio to learn a solid true craft in acting and graduated in 2012. The MFS program was an intense full-time 2 year program that included Movement, Voice, and Shakespeare work. Some alumni of Maggie Flanigan include Sam Rockwell, Andrea Anders, Leslie Bibb, Emory Cohen, Kristin Davis, Calista Flockhart, and Piper Perabo.

Michael Scott Taylor

Michael Scott Taylor is an actor and writer, known for Bob, Carol & Dick (2017) and I Love You (2011).

Ratnesh Duby

Ratnesh Dubey is a rising actor and stand up comedian in New York. He has worked in numerous plays, indie films, commercials, television shows and web pilots. Ratnesh recently worked on a Super Bowl commercial - Superbowl Rally. He is best known for his Web Video film for British Airways “A Ticket to Visit Mum”. Ratnesh has trained at HB Studios and is fluent in Hindi, Urdu and many other Indian languages. He performs Stand Up Comedy in clubs and colleges all over the country. Ratnesh is originally from Mumbai, India and currently resides in NYC.