William A. Virchis is a nationally recognized theater director who has mentored numerous actors, musicians, and artists. Mr. Virchis served as the Visual and Performing Arts Director for the Sweetwater School District, one of the largest secondary-only districts in California, directing the integration of the district’s media arts programs with other traditional arts.
Dennis Mauricio has been on the forefront of teaching music technology and digital arts for many years. As a music technology education consultant and clinician for Berklee College of Music, Roland Corporation, the Rocky Mountain Music Technology Workshop at the University of Northern Colorado, KETS, and various conferences and workshops nationwide, Dennis is known for creative and motivating sessions for educators.
Gingerlily Lowe is an expert in integrating art and media technologies into a broad range of K-12 curriculum for charter schools. She is a performer and writer, and Education Director for the Asian Story Theater’s live and multimedia productions.
Kent Brisby produced two comedy pilots (SHAVE ICE and Kinderzoo), and contributed to development and script editing for shorts and independent features, as well as multiple corporate videos as co-founder of EyeLike Video. Mr. Brisby served five years as the Digital Media Specialist for Sweetwater Schools Visual and Performing Arts, as well as a guest speaker and workshop leader for San Diego, El Cajon, and Chula Vista schools. As a writer he has contributed material seen on KFMB (CBS) and XETV (CW), and won several awards for interactive media design. On stage, he has had more than 30 plays produced, including five musicals.