Meet the Instructors

Meet Our Instructors

Larissa Kelloway

Larissa  has a diverse, creative and varied background that adds knowledge and expertise to the performing arts arena. She is university trained in both the medical sciences and the performing arts, is a certified Pilates Practitioner and educator, and a voice researcher. She is currently completing her Ph.D. researching “The Pilates Method and Posture/Vocal Quality in Singers”. She seamlessly blends together her knowledge in all these areas, providing artists with tools to enhance performance, vocal quality, body efficiency, injury prevention and maintenance, and instrument optimization. She is an accomplished musical theatre and cabaret performer and also educates in the voice and bodywork fields. With that combination, she brings an empathy to her teaching approach as she understands both aspects and their effect on performance.

Suraya Keating


Suraya  Keating is a Registered Yoga Teacher, actress, Registered Drama Therapist and Shakespeare for Social Justice Director for Marin Shakespeare Company.  For 20 years, she has facilitated mindfulness-based theater, movement and yoga practices with a variety of populations, including youth, adults, incarcerated individuals, and the elderly.  She has extensive experience writing and performing solo theater based on true life experiences and coaches others in creating solo shows that heal and inspire.

Matt Lehrman

From a 20+ year career in nonprofit management, Matt Lehrman founded Social Prosperity Partners, a practice devoted to uniting leaders in endeavors of great imagination and initiative. He has consulted and presented workshops on donor & stakeholder engagement, audience development, civic engagement, and loyalty & customer engagement throughout the US and UK.

Devon Chulick

Devon  Chulick is a San Francisco based Product Manager for Chubbies Shorts, owner of DSF Screen Printing, Co-Founder of Shoot Right Studios and professional Dungeon Master. He has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, Hoodline, San Francisco Chronicle, Bold Italic and Roll Over Easy. He enjoys reading, volleyball, pizza, and of course, Dungeons and Dragons.

Alex J Sinclair

With 20 years experience in experimental and commercial film and photography, British born Alex J. Sinclair uses his talents to enrich the lives of artists looking to take their work to the next level. Representing over 80 clients worldwide such as the Natural History Museum and National Geographic, as well as local arts groups in the Bay Area for all their content development, marketing, and distribution needs. Alex’s performing work has focused in the last 10 years in the world of Japanese performing arts of dance, music and specializing in mask work training in Japan while touring in multiple countries.

Terry Boero

Terry Amara Boero is a playwright, director, and actor who has worked in large and small theatres up and down Northern California. She’s drawn to plays about the current state of affairs in these United States and revels in the works of great writers old and new. Her directing credits include Mojada: A Medea In Los Angeles and the musical Color Your World which she co-wrote with Christian Cantrell. Other directing credits include new works by emerging playwrights such as Safiya Martinez’s solo piece, So You Can Hear MeBrave Battling Autism by Mario Caponi and all of Russ Horvath’s political comedies. She teaches theatre at San Francisco State University and received her MFA in Playwriting and MA in Drama from SFSU. Terry was honored as one of the 35 Faces of Theatre Bay Area for her support of the Lemonade Fund.