Meet the Faculty

Meet the juried visual artists, published playwrights, professional performance artists, and maestros that lead the arts at Agnes Irwin.

 

Daniel Solderitsch

Chair, Visual & Performing Arts

A graduate of Lehigh University and an expert on the tech side of theater, Mr. Solderitsch has provided technical design and direction expertise for The Eagle Theatre, Gaslight Theatre Company, The Pig Iron Theatre, and King's College.

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Sophie Miller

Studio Art & Media Art

A graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art, Ms. Miller has been a guest teaching artist for the Delaware Art Museum, participated in the Peace Paper Workshop and Room for Change. 

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Elizabeth Weigle

Middle School Music

A graduate of the Eastman School of Music & The Juilliard School, Ms. Weigle has been a soprano soloist with Opera Boston and Chautauqua Opera. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, in London and Paris, and calls Agnes Irwin's West-Wike Theater home.

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Trish Siembora

Lower School Art

Ms. Siembora inspires the inner Picasso in our young artists! A current member of the Cape May Arts League, she has also been an instructor at the University of the Arts' Continuing Education and Fibers programs.

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Keri Farrow

Studio Art

Ms. Farrow encourages our Middle and Upper School students to look for creative inspiration everywhere. She holds a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MA from the University of San Francisco, and is also an executive producer of the Fun2Know podcast, a series of kitchen table interviews about artists, musicians, and writers.

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Terri Saulin

Studio & Media Art

With a BFA from Moore College of Art and a MFA from the University of the Arts, Ms. Saulin is a working artist, and a member of the Tiger Strikes Asteroid Gallery. She participates in Philly Stewards, InLiquid Art, and Clay Studio National and has had her work displayed in solo exhibitions. 

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Clare VonHertzenberg

Theatre

Clare VonHertzenberg holds a BFA in Acting from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and an MFA in Theatre Arts from Columbia University. Ms. Mahoney has performed professionally both regionally and in New York, and she continues to act during the summer months. She trained as a Teaching Artist at the Atlantic Theatre Company’s Theatre Education program and hopes to instill a love of theatre and performing in all her middle school students!

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Sarah DeNight

Theatre

A graduate of DeSales University and the British American Dramatic Academy, Ms. DeNight has worked professionally, touring the country with Theatreworks USA, as well acting in productions for regional theatres in New York and Philadelphia. She has also worked behind the table as a stage manager, choreographer, and director in arts education programs. As an educator, Sarah hopes to help students find the bravery, confidence, and joy that theatre has helped her cultivate within herself.

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Bianca DeMeo

Music Teacher

Bianca DeMeo holds a Music Education K-12 Certification from Eastern University, and a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Music from Boyer College of Music & Dance.

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Paolo Morales

Photography

Paolo Morales grew up in New York City and holds an MFA in photography from Rhode Island School of Design. His publications include VICE Magazine, The Washington Post, and The New Yorker, and artist residencies include Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, and the Center for Photography at Woodstock.

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