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STEPHANE DURET
Founding Director

Most recently seen in the Tony Award-winning musical KINKY BOOTS on Broadway, Stephane began his Musical Theatre training at the New World School of the Arts in Miami, Fl. He then moved to Chicago, Il. and holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from The Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. 

In 2009 he accepted the role of Scout, The Boy Scout in a production called RED KITE: ROUND UP! A multi-sensory show specifically designed for children on the autism spectrum, and was ever changed.

Stephane then moved to NYC in 2011 after performing both locally and abroad and was given another life-altering opportunity: To make a difference in a little boy’s life by joining the playroom of his parent-run Son Rise program. There were many games played, many concerts performed and many car washes built, and through experiencing acceptance, appreciation, affection and love from this child, Stephane was quickly inspired to spring into action and use the tools he’d earned from his years of performing to help the autism community at large.

With these experiences constantly in mind and by merging his two passions, Stephane is committed and honored to introduce KAISER’S ROOM to the world!


STAFF


Teaching Artists


Board of Trustees

Denise Dorn

Elizabeth Pagedas

Andrew Duff

Gary McCann, Treasurer

Michelle Veyvoda

Faith Clarke

Kellie Joseph

Heather Woodfield

Stephane Duret, Secretary