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Administrative Staff

Jen Kulik

Founder & CEO

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For the past 25 years Jen has designed and facilitated intergenerational arts, arts for youth, and arts for older adults programs for retirement communities, schools, theatre companies, and social service organizations.  Jen holds a Ph.D. in Theatre for Young Audiences from Arizona State University and an M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Washington.  In 2012, she was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching fellowship to travel to Singapore.  She received the Joseph F. Wall Service Award from Grinnell College in 2018.  Jen presents at conferences worldwide.


Operations Manager

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As a working performer, director, stage manager, and teaching artist, Rachel Rene believes in the power of the arts to move, educate, and heal. She comes to SilverKite with a BA in theatre arts from Western Washington University, 25 years of administrative experience, and over 35 years in the theatre industry. In addition to being SilverKite’s new Operations Manager, Rachel Rene teaches several SilverKite workshops and has performed in three of its Intergenerational Theatre productions. Additionally, her work with Living Voices can be seen in schools and museums around the country. 

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Partnership Builder

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Mckenzie Wilson is an artist from North Carolina who focuses on innovative, inspiring, interesting projects that connect hearts and embrace fun. She enjoys exploring and uplifting local communities, cultures, and creativities through storytelling and performance. Every art project is an adventure and every collaboration is an opportunity to build community -- and it is always magical. Mckenzie received a BA in Dramatic Art and Communications from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2018. 


Arts Programs Manager

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Mollia has been a teaching artist for over 30 years. With roots in the theatre and wings in dance and writing, her path has engaged in leading programming with several arts, educational, and community organizations as well as her own offering from the heart, Dance Like You, which holds classes and a collaborative series called dance company. She has a BA from Bennington College, a PCE in Memoir from the University of Washington, and is pursuing an MFA in Nonfiction from Pacific University. Mollia loves sharing sparkly moments of alchemy with others whether it is in a creative coaching session, on the page, swirling in watercolors, or on the dance floor.


Website & Social Media Manager

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Claire Kiersky has been working with SilverKite Community Arts for nine years, starting at the age of 15 when she was a member of their first ever Intergenerational Theatre Troupe. Since then, Claire's involvement with SilverKite includes acting in two additional productions, assistant directing another production, acting as Arts Coordinator, then Social Media Manager, and eventually becoming  Community Relations Manager and a Teaching Artist. As of March 2023, Claire has stepped into acting as the remote website manager for SilverKite, and she is overjoyed to be staying connected with the company after moving to Los Angeles. Claire is a graduate of San Diego State University with a BA in Theatre Performance and a minor in Digital Media Marketing. 

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