Yvonne Roen is an actress, director, and songwriter living and working in the tri-state area. She enjoys creating and performing classical as well as avant-garde works. Yvonne has been using music and theater to create interactive learning experiences for children since 2006 and has an M.A. in Applied Theater from CUNY School of Professional Studies. She has seen first hand how high-quality arts programming provides some of the best life-skills training available to young people. While she is new to the development staff, Yvonne has been a part of the New York City Children’s Theater teaching artist staff since 2014.