Liz Helfer

Liz Helfer pursued sculpture and received her BFA from Alfred University in 2010. She currently creates cast metal and mixed media sculpture at Liz Helfer Studios outside of Boston. In addition to creating commissioned work, she is the Coordinator of Hatch Makerspace run by the Watertown Free Public Library. What’s your earliest memory of theContinue reading “Liz Helfer”

Hatch Makerspace

This spotlight is the first to feature an organization, Hatch Makerspace, which has been a partner with MCA (along with other individuals and organizations) to plan and promote the community YardArt project. Hatch Makerspace is free to use and open to everyone. Hatch Makerspace, affectionately called Hatch, is a workshop space stocked with tools, materials,Continue reading “Hatch Makerspace”

Cassie Chapados

Raised in Wisconsin, Cassie is a director, designer, production manager, and educator who semi-permanently resides in Cambridge. She graduated from Boston College in 2017 and has since been working as a full-time theater artist. In addition to being a freelance director and designer, she is the full-time production manager at Central Square Theater and theContinue reading “Cassie Chapados”

Bella Berg

Bella Berg has been involved with Watertown Children’s Theatre since 2009. She’s done musicals, plays, summer camps, workshops, and more over the last decade at WCT. Recently, she’s been getting involved in stage management and technical theater too. She’s also a school-year and summer teaching intern! Currently, Bella is in King Lear with WCT. She’sContinue reading “Bella Berg”

Arlene Velleman

Arlene Velleman is the American Sign Language and a Special Education teacher at Waltham High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech/Hearing Therapy and a Master’s Degree in Special Education from Northeastern University. After graduation, Arlene worked at Perkins School for the Blind’s Deaf/Blind Program as a teacher. She then came to theContinue reading “Arlene Velleman”