The Thrill of Live Theater…In Your Classroom

VirtualArtsTV Education Team


Kathryn Jones
Kathryn Jones
CEO, VirtualArtsTV

Kathryn was a professional actor for 15 years before founding VirtualArtsTV. An innovator on the live-streaming platforms, Kathryn has conceived of and produced the first live-streamed web series, the first live-streamed interactive play, the first live-streamed performing arts festival, the first live-streamed webathon and the first professional play live-streamed to select New York City schools. Her live events have been covered in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, ABC.com, Mashable, CNN Turkey, ParisMatch, BroadwayWorld, TheaterMania, Dance Enthusiast, Streaming Media and more, and individual events have been viewed by tens of thousands of unique viewers.

Previously, Kathryn served as Vice-President of Branded and Sponsored Entertainment at online video start-up For Your Imagination where her clients included Panasonic, Warner Brothers and Dice.com.

Kathryn has been an online marketing and web development consultant and has spoken about online video, live-streaming and social media at conferences and panels across the United States. Kathryn has a BS in Theater from Northwestern University and was an apprentice at Actors Theater of Louisville.


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AnneMarie Vignola
Marketing and Business Development, VirtualArtsTV

Anne-Marie has successfully worked with early stage companies and projects since business school. After building a solid career at some of the most prestigious companies in entertainment including Creative Artists Agency, Mandalay Entertainment Group, Sony and NBC including a storied role as an NBC Page, Anne-Marie took a more entrepreneurial path in order to work with companies that excited and motivated her. This included finding paying clients in social media, brand strategy and hustling to develop and execute projects often with high names attached and reputable brands and venues involved. Some of her first projects include conceiving and executing a marketing strategy for the Sundance film The Lifeguard starring Kristen Bell and customer acquisition for an early stage app company. Anne-Marie has worked with over 20 clients in film, tv, web, mobile since graduating from NYU Stern School of Business under the umbrella of Vignola Ventures LLC and received her B.A. from Duke University.

 


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Stacey Linnartz
Producer, Actor

Stacey is a NYC-based professional actor, producer and teacher of acting. Executive Producer of Third Wing Media which produces film, online content and theatre in NYC and a Producer and Content Creator with Virtual Arts TV which streams live Off Broadway theatre. As a founder and Artistic Director of Kids Creative Collective, a non-profit arts organization which makes theatre with children and teens in NYC public schools, Stacey works with kids and teens in schools which historically have no access to arts education. Select Professional Acting Credits – Off Broadway: GOD OF VENGEANCE (The Barrow Group), MODOTTI (The Acorn/Theatre Row), AMENDMENT 13 (Clubbed Thumb), GHOSTING, LOST IN LIGHT (The Public Theatre), HEAVEN CAN WAIT (Actors Studio), DOWN THE ROAD (ATA). Regional: SHIPWRECKED! (Capital Rep), A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, UNCLE VANYA (New Harmony), ECLECTIC SOCIETY (Walnut Street), ROMEO AND JULIET, AS YOU LIKE IT (Smoky Mountain Shakespeare). London: OLD TIMES, SIROCCO (Royal Court). Film: THE LAST 48, THE WEEKEND, SWINGING IN BETWEEN, SHALLOW POINT, THE FIRST BORN, GODZILLA. Web: FIRST WORLD problem, 12 MONTHS OF JUNE.

Television: GOSSIP GIRL, AS THE WORLD TURNS, ED, RESCUE ME, THIRD WATCH. MFA, NYU Graduate Acting Program. www.kidscreativecollective.org



Lynn Silver
Resident Teaching Artist

Lynn has a BS in Education from Penn State and and MFA in Theater from NYU. A licensed New York City theater and social studies teacher, Lynn has taught high school for 26 years. As a professional actor, Lynn has  appeared on LAW AND ORDER numerous times, had three recurring roles on L.A LAWGUIDING LIGHT and WORKING IT OUT as well as numerous theatrical productions. Lynn has also penned six plays; two of which are currently being considered for production.

Matthew Matossian
Matthew Matossian
Head of Production, Infused Media

Bio coming soon!