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.