carmel avegnon sanders

Carmel Avegnon Sanders, Artistic Director of Brave Young Voices: The Westerville Youth Theatre Project is a graduate of Otterbein University with a BFA in Musical Theatre and a founding member of The Treehouse Theatre Company in Chicago. Carmel has been fortunate to perform domestically and abroad in TV, Film, Radio and her first love Theatre. She is also a proud mother of three children, an arts administrator, a youth arts advocate, a teacher/coach and a performer with over 20 years experience in the world of youth arts and advocacy.

With her work at well-known and internationally recognized youth theatre companies, she was able to develop her artistic philosophy working with young people and hone her skills as a teaching artist. Above all, Carmel is committed to the idea that theatre has a transformative power to create opportunities for meaningful dialog that is vital to the healing of our society. Carmel is one of our founding Associate Artists. 

Westerville, OH

Brave Young Voices Ensemble

Brave Young Voices Ensemble