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Who's on the Team?

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Dionne Figgins

Director of Programming

Co-Founder

Dionne Figgins has over 24 years of experience as a multi-hyphenate artivist and educator. Her passion for service was born out of a desire to use her art to bring awareness to societal issues and develop a sense of community wherever she goes. Since 2012, she has coordinated many original programs for Broadway Serves including In the Heights Serves VillageCare, Motown Serves Mapplethorpe, Broadway Serves The Children's Aid Society Summer Theater Intensive, and Covenant House Open Mics. In 2021,  Ms. Figgins became the Artistic Director of Ballet Tech.

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Kimberly Marable

"To Go" Coordinator

Kids Serve Coordinator

Co-Founder

Actor and advocate Kimberly Marable has always sought to inspire her peers and the next generation of theater professionals to practice in uplifting humanity. She serves on the Board of Trustees for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, and as Eastern Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Entertainment Community Fund's Looking Ahead program, which supports the needs of child performers. For Broadway Serves, Kimberly has facilitated volunteer and service opportunities for a number of touring productions and NYC’s young performers. Kimberly has performed on Broadway, internationally, and on stages across the US.

A photo of Co-Founder Emeritus, Dana Marie Ingraham. She is smiling while seated with her elbows on her knees and hands clasped. She is wearing a black t-shirt with white doves, a silver bracelet, and a tan skirt. A bright yellow object in the background highlights Dana's afro hairstyle.

Dana Marie Ingraham

Co-Founder Emeritus

For Dana Marie Ingraham, service to others has been both a passion and a privilege. She has volunteered with AmeriCorps' City Year program, the Cerebral Palsy Center of St. Louis, the St. Patrick Center of St. Louis, and helped rebuild homes with the St. Bernard Project in New Orleans, Louisiana. Some of these wonderful opportunities to volunteer happened many times while on tour with various productions. A firm believer that "Art affects Life affects Art", it has been important to responsibly use her platform as a performing artist to help be of service to the world around her.  She has danced with the companies of Armitage Gone! Dance, and Philadanco, among others. Broadway credits include Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, Motown the Musical, and Hot Feet. She has also performed with the National Tours of The Lion King, Motown the Musical, and The Color Purple. In 1998, Dana was awarded a Presidential Scholar of the Arts Medal from President Bill Clinton.

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Carla Martinez

Program Manager

Carla Martinez (she/ella) is a New York based artist, activist, and union leader. A proud queer Afro-Latina, she is incredibly passionate about racial equity and social change within the performing arts and beyond. She serves as an Eastern Principal Councilor and the co-chair of the EEO committee for Actors’ Equity. Onstage, she’s performed off-Broadway and regionally across the country. Carla is also on the teaching roster for Ballet Hispanico’s Community Arts and Partnership Program– the largest Latiné/Hispanic cultural organization in the United States.

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