Aurie Ceylon is a New York City-based actor, writer, teacher, and the creator of Monster Classroom! After graduating from Howard University with a BFA in Fine Arts, Aurie performed internationally in productions of American Idiot, HAIR, and The Lightning Thief. After returning to NYC, Aurie dove back into her first love – writing! After kicking off her blog, Aurie Says, she went on to create Monster Classroom – a virtual & in-person arts and enrichment program for kiddos ages 2-10. Aurie is always writing, teaching, and creating! She is madly in love with the arts and is over the moon to dive in as an official member of the NYCCT team!