Shamica Care DeNully aka SC

Owner/Artistic Director 

Affectionately known as SC the Queen of urban love stories is a Bronx native now residing in her charming home in New Haven, CT. She did her Undergraduate Studies in Radio/TV/Film at Clark Atlanta University in the beautiful state of Georgia. She is a happy Mama Bear to her 5 precious homeschooled children.  Her quote: "This life is worth living well."

Makeda Murray

Youth Coordinator/

Executive Assistant

Makeda Murray is a high school junior with a passion for the arts. Born in Georgia, and raised across the east coast, she's a djembe drummer with over 3 years of experience. Makeda plans to study psychology in college, and develop holistic support solutions for at-risk youth. She also is a student journalist for New Haven's Arts Paper. 


Nat Lopez

Advisor and Consultant

Nat Lopez Website

Nat Lopez is an Afro-Latina Dominican multi-hyphenated artist from the Bronx, NY. She currently resides in Branford, CT as she works on her MFA in Acting at the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale, FKA Yale School of Drama. She is passionate about creating film projects that break social norms and that also give light to underrepresented folks and communities. As a Sweet 2 the Soul Advisor and Consultant, she offers her industry expertise and knowledge to continue to build up an amazing center for the arts!

Sydney Afriyie

Acting Coach/Consultant  

Sydney Afriyie was born in Ghana and raised in Europe. Making the states his home, he has been a part of the arts scene for over a decade. Sydney has appeared on TV, in Film, and in Theatre. His studies include The Neighborhood Playhouse and The Acting Studio. Sydney is excited about guiding others in their pursuit of the mastery of acting.