Meet The Teachers!

Moses Norton


Moses Norton is an award-winning actor and director earning HFF Pick of The Fringe, Encore Award winner, Hollywood Short and Sweet People Choice and Judges Choice. He is also a theater faculty member at the Idyllwild Arts Academy, a veteran teaching Artist for the BRIDGE Theater Project, and director for the bilingual community-based theater company Tayer. Moses is proud to be represented by the Alvarado Rey Talent Agency and work behind the scenes with Lodger Films Inc.

He graduated with an MFA in Ensemble-Based Physical Theatre from Dell’Arte International; practiced Lecoq-based mime at Estudis Berty Tovias in Barcelona Spain, and received his BA in Environmental Studies at UC Santa Cruz. 

Moses has worked professionally with the LA Opera, Not Man Apart Physical Theatre, Up Lift Physical Theater, The Dell’Arte CompanyTayer, Sacramento City College, Fiasco Physical Theatre, The B.R.I.D.G.E. Theatre Project, and Lodger Films.

Sharon Freedman


Sharon Freedman is an actor, producer, and International Arts Educator.

She is a teaching artist with TheaterWorkers Project in the Arts in Corrections program. She was a resident teaching artist with B.R.I.D.G.E. Theatre Project for 7 years and The Unusual Suspects for 2 years before that. She’s taught internationally in Rwanda with B.R.I.D.G.E. in collaboration with Mashirika Performing Arts and Media Company and in the Democratic Republic of Congo with Heal Africa. She trained with and was a drama therapy facilitator’s assistant with C.A.N.Y. through Mount Sinai Hospital. 

She is the Executive Producer of Tisch Represents an organization dedicated to creating opportunities for under-represented voices in the television industry.

She was the Co-Creator and Company Manager of the new play development organization The 24Seven Lab in NYC where she developed work by writers including: Pulitzer winner Annie Baker, Tony nominee Lucas Hnath, and Macarthur genius grant winner Sam Hunter.

Acting credits include: Just Beyond (Disney+), Chicago Med (NBC), Henry Danger (Nickelodeon), and Legacies (The CW). She has performed at Ensemble Studio Theater (NY & LA), The Kirk at Theater Row, The Shakespeare Theater of NJ, The Victory Theater, The Hangar Theatre, and Sacred Fools.

She is a member of the Obie Award winning Partial Comfort Productions (NY), EST/LA and and an Associate member of Sacred Fools.

She is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Playwrights Horizons Theatre School.

Meagan Stogner

Megan Stogner is a theater enthusiast who earned a B.A. in Theater Performance from San Diego State University where she specialized in the development, production, and touring of original theatrical productions for young audiences. Since moving to Los Angeles she has created and directed new works for the stage and screen, and continues to appear in educational entertainment for young audiences, including her most recent appearance in As Boo Like It, a family-fun adaptation of Shakespeare’s beloved comedy As You Like It, and her directorial debut Puppets For All, a holiday puppet film for all ages. Megan has delighted in teaching improv and acting to kids and teens, and continues to be an eager student of the craft herself. Grown up theater-goers can currently see Megan in Ubu The King, directed by Tim Robbins at The Actors’ Gang theater, and should keep an eye out for her heartbreaking performance in the festival short A Wedding Day, written and directed by Brendan Beachman.