About Us

The New World School of the Arts Alumni Foundation is the official alumni organization for the New World School of the Arts. We are a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to supporting the artistic, business and personal endeavors of all alumni; connecting alumni across the years and around the world; and supporting the school itself.

About New World School of the Arts

New World School of the Arts was created by the Florida Legislature in 1984 as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts. It is an educational partnership of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami Dade College, and the University of Florida. To learn more about NWSA, please visit nwsa.mdc.edu.

Tobin Dorn

Tobin Dorn

Director

High School / Visual Art / 1990

Randall Emmett

Randall Emmett

Vice President

High School / Theater / 1989

Elizabeth Gainer

Elizabeth Gainer

Director

High School / Theater / 1990

Gentry George

Gentry George

Director

High School / Dance / 2008

Erin Berg Hager

Erin Berg Hager

Director

High School / Theater / 1990

Alexandra Kotis

Alexandra Kotis

Director

High School / Music / 2010
Alex Lacamoire

Alex Lacamoire

Director

High School / Music / 1990

Amy Langer

Amy Langer

Foundation Director

High School / Theater / 1989

Joshua Levine

Joshua Levine

Director

High School / Visual Art / 1991

Steven Levine

Steven Levine

Director

High School / Theater / 2002

Martha Miranda

Martha Miranda

Faculty Liaison

HIgh School / Faculty

Patrick O'Connell

Patrick O'Connell

President

College / Theater / 1992

Todd Rosen

Todd Rosen

Director

High School / Theater / 1988

 

Paula Scheer

Paula Scheer

Director

High School / Music / 2001

David Schwartz

David Schwartz

Treasurer

High School / Theater / 1989
Sylvan Seidenman

Sylvan Seidenman

Foundation Administrator

High School / Faculty

Maria Ines Serritella

Maria Ines Serritella

Director

High School / Dance / 1992

Grant Stern

Grant Stern

Secretary

High School / Music / 1995

Jonathan Tavss

Jonathan Tavss

Director

High School / Theater / 1988

Keith Tralins

Keith Tralins

Director

High School / Theater / 1989

Merzili Villanueva

Merzili Villanueva

Director

High School / Dance / 1999

Shoshana Zisk

Shoshana Zisk

Director

High School / Music / 1989

Karen Zur

Karen Zur

Director

High School / Dance / 1990


Donors

We are grateful to the following individuals and organizations for their generous support.

$10,000 +
Randall Emmett

$5,000 – $9,999
The Disney Foundation
George Furla
Alex Lacamoire
Amy and David Schwartz

$3,000 – $4,999
Patrick O’Connell
Dr. Karen Zur

$1,000 – $1,999
Augusto Barranco
Blaine Dunham Birchby
Shannon Mulcahy DiNota
Tobin Dorn
Elizabeth and Max Gainer
Zabryna Guevara
Steven Levine
Scott Shelfer

$500 -$999
Margaret Blaustein
Todd Rosen
Paula and Stephen Scheer
Jonathan Tavss

$250 – $499
Paula Barrera
Geannina Burgos
Jamie Deklin
Erin Berg Hager
Joshua Levine

Up to $250
Shari Azar
Jeremy Bieger
Yasenny Camejo
Katie Christie
Monica Cronin
Steven Falkowitz
Eileen Faxas
Laurelle Hennessy
Michelle Horan
Nedra Kalish
Brett Kelly
Scott Kirsner
Shira Kirsner
Maria Lacamoire
Claudia Lewis
Humberto Lopez
Kevin Manning
Jeffrey Muller
Lara Murphy
Kim Osterberger
Marc Ostrick
Arlene Prieto
Deborah Weiner Raviv
Jason Rayman
Lauren Roth
Christopher Rudd
Gustavo Sardina
Aileen Seoane
Maria Serritella
Timothy Sullivan
Keith Tralins
Amy Yoffe
Shoshana Samole Zisk