Marquis Studios is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing arts-in‐education services to 170 New York City public schools annually. We strive to develop a strong partnership between artists and teachers by providing arts programs to supplement traditional classroom teaching techniques. Each residency or workshop focuses on a specific visual or performing arts discipline selected by school staff and administration.
Marquis Studios employs 90 professional teaching artists whom specialize in a variety of disciplines. If you are interested in becoming a Teaching Artist visit our careers page.
Ana Cantorán is a theater artist and educator based in Brooklyn NY, she holds an MFA in Theater: Contemporary Performance from Naropa University and a BFA in Dramatic Arts from BUAP in Puebla Mexico. Her original work has been presented in many festivals in North and Central America, Europe and northern Africa. Obtaining awards for best play in Morocco and Saint Louis. She is the co-artistic Director of Nekyia Theatre and enjoys working the art Department for film production.
As an educator Ana has worked with diverse populations from pre-k to 12 in New York and Mexico public and private schools teaching theater, puppets, art and storytelling.