Our Staff

Kristan Brown

Kristan Brown

Studio Manager

Kristan received her MFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, where she developed a passion for actor training and the Meisner Technique.  She has been an actor, stage manager, producer, bartender, events director, volleyball coach, P.E. teacher, and stitcher. She was the Co-Founder and Managing Director of FloodLight Productions, an immersive theatre company that produces work in both New York and San Francisco, and served as the Production Management Intern at Ars Nova.

kristan@terryknickerbockerstudio.com

Justin Cimino

Justin Cimino

Customer Service and Student Relations Representative

Justin Cimino received his BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, training at the Meisner Studio. He has trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. As an actor, he has performed Off-Broadway and in many other productions in NYC. He has workshopped solo work under Austin Pendleton at The Directors Company. He has been a teaching artist for 15 years. He is currently the Artistic Director for Zara Aina, a nonprofit organization that brings theater to at-risk communities in Madagascar and the United States.

justin@terryknickerbockerstudio.com

Heather Craig

Heather Craig

Assistant Studio Manager

Heather is an artist, actor, and comedian living in Brooklyn, NY.  She received her B.A in film and television production from Drexel University. Soon after she went on to produce documentaries about the craft and dedication of the independent artist. Most notably her film Being Alone, A Tour Documentary.

She worked in the camera department on major television networks until she took an improv class in 2015.

“Believe in yourself or no one else will.  You might be afraid, but that’s part of the thrill.” Barb A. Ross

heather@terryknickerbockerstudio.com

Emma Welch

Emma Welch

Social Media Manager

Emma is an actor, singer, violist and mover originally from the heart of the Midwest: Cincinnati, OH. She graduated from the Two Year Meisner program at TK last year, delivering her first ever speech as the peer-elected valedictorian! She has continued to study film & tv, solo show and more at TK in her pursuit to constantly learn and grow.

emma@terryknickerbockerstudio.com