Teaching Artist – Drama
Jonny Perl is thrilled to join the Greenway Team. As Managing Director of Shinbone Theatre Company, Jonny has produced and directed new musicals (Shel, Lorelei: I’m Coming Out), Cabarets (Macabaret, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), and immersive content (What Went Wrong, Welcome Back Woodchucks). As an arts educator, Jonny works regularly with the Young Storytellers Foundation, Five Star Theatricals, and LAUSD. As an actor, he was most recently seen in Los Angeles productions of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (Cheswick), Tick, Tick…BOOM! (Jon), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Jimmy). As a production coordinator for Cinemation/Little Bean Productions, he assists with the development of new Broadway musicals and animated films. He is a graduate of UCLA.
Shihan Van Clief,
Teaching Artist – Spoken Word Poetry
The first and only poet to have a poem chosen as an iTunes’ ‘Download of the Week’, this National Poetry Slam Champion and 4-time National Poetry Slam Finalist has been featured on a variety of media outlets and several national commercial spots. Shihan signed an exclusive sponsorship deal with sports giant Adidas and is the current voice for The Sprite Street Mix, a radio program broadcasted in over 13 countries in Africa.