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Kinesthetic Intelligence Plus, Inc. is a 501c3 organization.  We gratefully acknowledge support from the following funders:
 
East End Arts Council
 
Huntington Arts Council
 
JPMorgan Chase  
 
 New York State Council on the Arts
 
New York State Assembly Andrew P. Raia
 
Partners for Arts Education
 
Target Foundation
 
True Insight Marketing
 
Board of Directors 
 
Patricia Moss Vernam, President-Treasurer 
 
Dafna Soltes Stein, Secretary-Arts Advocacy Chair
 
Leslie Shampaine, Technology Chair
 
Vernon Brown, Arts and Child Welfare Chair
 
Daniel Lewis Stein, Grants Chair
 
Cheryl Chitayat Psy.D, Child Psychology/Education Chair
  
   
Advisory Board 
 
Jocelyn Azzandossezi, Vice Principal, Special Education District 57 NYC
 
Terryl Donovan, Director of Arts Education, North Shore Central School District 
 
Rebecca Garte Phd,  Educational Psychology
 
Edina Hochman, Elementary Childhood Education
 
Michal Lifschitz, Early Childhood Education
 
Carol Ribner, Education Director K-12
 
Sara Robbins M.A., Theatre Education K-12
 
Zeva Shapiro, Early Childhood Education
 
 

Teaching Artists:
Kinesthetic Intelligence Plus' roster of professional teaching artists are experienced performers and trained teaching artists who are hired as independent contractors on a per project basis.
 
Master Teaching Aritist in Drama, Storytelling and Dance Dafna Soltes Stein serves as our Education Director. She designs residencies and is the lead teacher in most projects.  She is the author/playwright of two one woman shows The Story of Hannah Senesh and Irina: The Story of a Soviet Refusenik, both written and performed by her throughout the USA, Canada, Israel and the former Soviet Union. She is a co-creator and author with Dr. Cheryl Chitayat of Pass-Around Storytelling:The Shared Storytelling Game for home, family and classroom use. Dafna has been a teaching artist for over 30 years designing dance, drama and storytelling curricula for public schools, after school programs, Jewish Day schools and summer camps in the New York Metropolitan Area and Long Island. She has performed her two one woman shows and well as contemporary Modern Dance repertoire in schools, colleges, universities and theatres in the USA, Mexico, Canada, Israel, Greece, and the former Soviet Union.  Dafna holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Drama and Dance from Bard College 1974, and a LabanBartenieff Certification in Movement Analysis 1981 from the LabanBartenieff Institute of Movement Studies. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

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