Wise Fool People



Alishiya Kapoor

Co-executive Director

Productions & Admin Director

Youth Outreach Coordinator


Oriana Lee

Co-Executive Director

Education, Outreach & Employee Relations Director

Afterschool Coordinator


Kristen Woods

Co-Executive Director

Studio, Fundraising and Marketing Director

Youth Camp and Teen Programs Coordinator


Barbara Tullman-Malisow


Artists and Coaches

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Amy Christian

Artistic Director Emeritus & Master Coach

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Ilana Blankman

Master Coach


Carey Cramer

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Amy Bertucci Nieto

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Fantina Becker

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Colleen McKeown

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David Nieto

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Dawn Furlong

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Lisa Bartley


Nikesha Breeze

Circus Luminous at the Lensic Theater Open Dress Rehearsal

Alessandra Ogren


Lisa Smith

photo by Kate Russell

Ousmane Sylla

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Sarah-Jane Moody

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Alexandra Diaz

Heather Muntean - Heather Fans

Heather Muntean

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Elise Southwick

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Jasmine Quinsier

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Zeke Farrell

Freyr Art

Freyr A. Marie

Board of Directors

Ceyhan Haksal

A graduate of Santa Fe High School and St. John's College Santa Fe, Ceyhan went on to produce the (Off the Plaza) Jazz and Blues series in 2013 and 2014, is currently the production manager of the Music on The Hill series, and teaches Special Education Mathematics at Capital High School in Santa Fe. Ceyhan hopes to work towards strengthening the bonds between arts, culture, education, and community in Santa Fe, in New Mexico, nationally, and internationally.