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March 31, 2020


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Miami Light Project would like to share resources with our community of artists.

Hello Friends of MLP
We hope that you are doing well and finding meaningful ways of connecting with others and being creative in these most unusual times.
Here at Miami Light Project (virtually speaking), we are doing what we do best – pursuing creative ideas and supporting artists.
Our team is meeting twice a week and working together to lift each other’s spirits, and to support our community.Speaking of our team, here we are:
MLP Staff

In the coming days, we will be sharing some in-depth artist profiles with you, written by Jordan Levin – a creative writer and journalist who has been chronicling Miami’s performance scene for over 20 years.
These profiles offer an in-depth look at how some of Miami’s creative gems keep on shining. We hope that you enjoy reading them and learning more about their behind the scenes process.

Peace and Love,
MLP Team


With the help of, we put together a list of some of the organizations that are providing emergency resources for artists and arts organizations across the country for your reference.

For Freelance Artists:

COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources (previously a crowdsourced Google doc shared here)

The Foundation for Contemporary Arts is disbursing $1,000 grants to experimental artists who have had performances or exhibitions canceled or postponed because of the COVID-19 virus for as long as its board of directors deems necessary.
3Arts in Chicago is compiling a list of emergency funding for artists
Emergency Funds-All Art Forms,” from WomenArts
New Music Solidarity Fund for freelance musicians

Panel: Artists In a Time of Global Pandemic (ASL & Captioned), For US-Based Freelance Artists and Cultural Workers in all Disciplines

Artist Relief Tree crowdsourced relief fund for artists affected by cancellations due to COVID-19
CERF+ Craft Emergency Relief Fund for established artists working in a craft discipline
Relief + Resources from Arts Organizations,” information from CERF+ on emergency financial relief, emergency residencies, and other emergency resources for artists
Creative Sonoma list of emergency funds and resources, for both West Coast and national artists

For Teaching Artists:

Teaching Artists Guild, “COVID-19 Resources for Teaching Artists

Teaching Theatre Online: A Shift in Pedagogy Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak,” originally created by Dr. Daphnie Sicre

For Arts Organizations:

The emergency preparedness service ArtsReady has assembled resources related to Coronavirus specific to arts organizations and continues to update them here
Open document “COVID-19 Resources for the Artist Organization Field” from Common Field
Statement and emergency fund for artists and arts administrators of color from Arts Administrators of Color Network
Alliance of Artists Communities, “COVID-19 Preparedness for Residencies
Racism is a Virus Too rapid response fund from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation to support community-based organizations that provide services for Asian American communities.
Association of Performing Arts Professionals’ list of resources, including an updated list of webinars
Ways of Gathering in the Age of COVID-19: A Guide to Livestreaming on HowlRound TV”
Springboard for the Arts, “Principles for Ethical Cancellation

For Arts Supporters:

Things to Do (to support the arts right now)” from Crosscut

Quantifying Economic Impact:
National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) field survey for independent cultural workers and arts organizations
Americans for the Arts 5-minute survey for arts organizations: The Economic Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Arts and Cultural Sector
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Kristina Villaverde

Special Projects Manager

A native of Miami, Kristina Villaverde became Miami Light Project’s Technical Director in 2014. Kristina is also the director of Miami Light Project’s Technical Fellowship, a program designed to train emerging theater technicians and prepares them for professional work. A long time staple in the South Florida theater community, Kristina has worked as the Head Electrician at Byron Carlyle Theater, The Colony Theater and the Olympia Theater. Additionally, she has built her theater skills as Light Designer and Stage Manager for numerous productions, and worked for local arts organizations as Young Arts and Miami Lyric Opera. Kristina has been a member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 500 and had the opportunity to work as a stagehand for a variety of productions from Broadway, Comedy Central, CBS, Telemundo to Live Nation at a great number of venues in South Florida.
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Terrence Brunn

Marketing & Communications Manager

A native of St. Thomas, US Virgin Island, Terrence Brunn is an arts administrator and designer with a B.A. in Business Management from the University of Miami. Terrence Brunn joined MLP in 2012 as part of the Miami Light Project’s Technical Fellowship Program inaugural class where he explored all aspects of stagecraft. Now Terrence is the communications manager for Miami Light Project and the program coordinator for Miami Theater Center. Terrence currently resides in Miami and enjoys traveling when not working.
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Regina Moore

Director of Planning & Development

Regina Moore joined Miami Light Project in October 2012. Previously, Regina worked as an independent consultant and grant writer for nonprofits in South Florida. Since 2003, Regina has worked with cultural & arts and community services organizations on projects that have generated more than $4 million in grants. She has 18 years of experience in grant proposal development, strategic planning, building collaborations and program evaluation for small/mid-size nonprofits. Regina holds a master degree in business administration from the University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) and bachelor’s degree in business from Pontificia Universidade Católica (Sao Paulo, Brazil). A native of Brazil, Regina currently resides in Boca Raton with her husband, John, and two children, Thomas and Emilie.
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Eventz Paul

Technical Director & Facilities Manager

Eventz Paul is currently the Technical Director and Productions Manager at Miami Light Project. He has been a part of this organization since 2011. He participated in Miami Light Project’s first class of the Technical Fellowship Program held at The Light Box. He joined this program hoping to improve his existing theater skills. He received training from experts in the industry that mentored and further his theater technical skills. Now, he has successfully used his professional knowledge and has had the opportunity to work with various arts organizations and venues throughout Miami including Miami Theater Center, National Young Arts Foundation, the Colony Theatre and many more. He has become an instructor and conducts audiovisual classes to incoming technical fellows.

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Elizabeth Boone

Artistic & Executive Director

Beth Boone has been the Artistic & Executive Director of Miami Light Project since 1998, developing critically acclaimed artistic programs that have asserted the organization as one of the leading cultural institutions in South Florida. These programs include: the establishment of Here & Now, South Florida’s most respected commission and presenting program for community-based artists; premiere presentations of internationally acclaimed; pioneering historic international cultural exchange with Cuba; and the creation of The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, a multi-use performance and visual art space in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District. She previously served as Associate Director of Development for Florida Grand Opera, Deputy Director for the Department of Cultural Affairs at Miami Dade Community College, Wolfson Campus, co-founded an Off Broadway theater company (New York Rep), and served for six years as a Program Associate in the Arts & Culture Program of the AT&T Foundation. She received a B.A. in Fine Arts from the College of Charleston in South Carolina, and a MFA in Theater Arts from Brandeis University in Boston, MA.