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The Team

Who We Are

Mason Chase

Founder & President

Mason, founder of Share the Stage, Inc. is a rising Sophomore at Out-the-Door Highschool and is Co-Director/Director of Mentoring for our Summer 2023 Theater Camp. He has been in various plays, musicals, and performances since he was 6, which helped him realize the importance of performing arts.  In founding Share the Stage he strives to  make arts available to all. He is beyond thrilled to be working with exceptional young artists and helping each student improve their skills, while fostering meaningful relationships.


Thayer Greenberg

Program Director

Thayer Greenberg is an educator and arts administrator with an extensive background in theater education and arts programming. Thayer holds a degree in Educational Arts Administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and is currently pursuing a Masters in Organizational Leadership. 


Throughout her career, Thayer has worked in a variety of diverse educational settings, and has found passion working with all students, and is the founding theater teacher for the Neighborhood Charter School Of Harlem, a school serving the Harlem Community in NYC, and providing an inclusive educational setting for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. During her time with NCSH Thayer found passion for creating spaces where all students can enjoy the arts while actively  learning critical life skills. 


Thayer is very excited to begin this wonderful Journey with Share The Stage to bring accessible and inclusive theater to the Sarasota Community.  

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Melissa Wawrzyniak

Director of Artist Engagement

Melissa is a pediatric occupational therapist with 5 years of experience. She has always dreamed of combining her theater experience with her OT skills and is excited to use her perspective to help all children participate in the joy of theater. She loves how theater brings people together and allows for the space to step into someone else’s shoes. In her free time, Melissa enjoys traveling, visiting new coffee shops, and spending time with her husband, 2-year-old son, and dog.


Melissa received her B.S. in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh where she also minored in theater and Spanish.  She received her Masters in Occupational Therapy from Chatham University


Alexandria Ingram

Curriculum and Program Advisor and Head of Mentor Training

Alexandria Ingram is a graduate of Antioch University New England where she received her MA in Dance/Movement Therapy and Couples and Family Therapy. Previously, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from Ball State University while also earning a minor in Autism Spectrum Disorders. While in her undergraduate and graduate programs, Alexandria did extensive work with children on the autism spectrum and their families and still maintains a passion for this population, specifically working on the production staff for her local Penguin Project and maintaining a strong therapeutic practice that focuses on children with exceptionalities and family work. Alexandria also directs and choreographs for a school program, as well as other local and national organizations and schools, and she is thrilled to be a small part of Share the Stage! She subscribes to the idea that everyone has value and has a light inside of them that just needs a little support to shine!

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