Kasia Klimiuk is a New York-based arts educator and performer. She received her MA in Applied Theatre from the City University of New York as well as her NY State Certification in Theatre K-12 at the City College of New York. Kasia has been performing in various mediums for over 20 years as an improviser, actor, dancer, and singer. Over the last ten years, she has been working as a director and producer with her own theatre company, Our Fabulous Variety Show (OFVS), which she co-founded with Anita Boyer in October 2010. The company has produced over 26 theatrical productions and small showcases throughout the eastern end of Long Island since its inception, with both Kasia’s choreography and direction, and provides inclusive and accessible arts programming to the youth of eastern Long Island. She is the Teeny Awards Coordinator for East End Arts, a program for Long Island high school theatre students that mimics the Tony Awards. She also works at Gordon Brothers as an inventory appraiser and as a teaching artist with OFVS, New York City Children’s Theater, IlluminArt Productions, Marquis Studios, Bay Street, Shine, and the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. She has a great deal of experience devising original work and facilitating theater and dance programs for young people aged pre-k to 12 as well as with adults. She believes theatre has the power to transform and transcend into all aspects of our lives.