Meet The Team
Mrs. Kimberly Miller is an actress, writer, producer, and inspirational speaker. She is a proud graduate of NC A&T State University with a BA in Psychology and received her Certificate of Ordination through the Rowan Association. She has taken part in the Black Arts Theatre Festival in Winston Salem, NC, and has played several roles in projects produced through the Royal Curtain Drama Guild. Mrs. Miller is the CEO of Kimberly Miller Productions and is the author of “The Big Decision,” which has been translated into a stage play that has transformed lives across the United States. Kimberly believes that everyone is created with purpose and greatness on the inside that needs to be awakened. Consequently, her passion led her to the inception of Drama TherOpy. As Founder and Executive Director, Mrs. Miller works diligently to help people recover from life's challenges and discover purpose.
Mr. Andre Minkins an Associate Professor of Theatre, TV, Film, and Speech, and a coordinator of Drama at Winston Salem State University. Since receiving his Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of NC at Greensboro, he has performed in, written, directed, and produced numerous plays across the U.S. Andre has worked with national touring groups performing theatre and poetry and is the founder of 7AM, Productions, a theatrical touring company. Mr. Minkins has taught at other institutions including Livingstone University, Shaw University, Tennessee State University, and the University of Arkansas. Andre has facilitated workshops and camps across the country, reaching out to share the gift of theatre with all ages. He is considered one of the foremost authorities on Black Theatre and Theatre Festivals in the country, having been mentored by the late Larry Leon Hamlin, founder of the oldest continuous black company in the Southeast, The NC Black Repertory Company, and creator of the largest gathering of African Americans in theatre in the world, the National Black Theatre Festival. Mr. Minkins has served as a consultant, including the Tampa Bay Theatre Festival, Festival Stage Winston Salem, the DC Black Theatre Festival, the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival, and the International Black Film Festival of Nashville. Lastly, he is a mentor to former students, actors, and organizations that are involved in film, television, and theatre.
Ms. Sheryl Funderburk shares an appreciation for Performing Arts. She obtained two undergraduate degrees from Winston Salem State University in Business Administration with a minor in Economics and Information Technology with a minor in Accounting. From an early age, Sherly frequented concerts performed by the Symphony Orchestra and the Opera and has since been an advocate of the arts.
Mrs. Mable McKellar is a retired childcare professional who has consistently worked in her community to assist individuals in various stages of life. For over twenty years, Mrs. McKellar owned and operated McKellar’s Christian Daycare where she worked with parents and guardians to enhance the physical, emotional, and academic growth of the children in her facility's care. Retirement has allowed Mable to expand her passion for community outreach by assisting adults and children alike in finding resources to enhance their quality of life.
Mrs. Jaquana Alston is a North Carolina real estate professional. She is a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina of Greensboro with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in Business Studies. In addition to real estate, Jaquana also works within the county of Guildford to help facilitate funds for the local reentry council that provides justice-involved individuals with housing, food, and clothing. Her work also helps Guilford residents with substance abuse and mental health counseling.
Mr. Brian Miller is a thriving entrepreneur as the owner of Pet Haven, Inc. With over two decades of business experience Mr. Miller has successfully managed and owned several restaurants. Beyond business operations, Brian has a passion for helping men young and old find their true identity and overcome life challenges while living a life of purpose. He served as the leader of the Men’s Ministry at Beulah Baptist Church for several years and has continued his community work through Kimberly Miller Production and various theatrical mediums.
Mr. James McKellar is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps and retired from the transportation field after thirty years of dedicated work. Mr. McKellar currently serves as an Associate Pastor at Beulah Baptist Church. His pastoral care includes caring for the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of people in the community.
Cassandra Wright is an amazing singer and performer. In addition to her love of music and community service, she is currently pursuing her Bachelor's Degree at Strayer University. Ms. Wright has served as a lead vocalist throughout the NC Triad area, including Mr. Bill’s Productions - Annual Veterans Outreach, Christmas for the City, Twin City Maximized Living, the Spirit of Life Community Choir, and Musical Treasures Records. Her gifts are used to inspire and bring hope to those who feel overwhelmed and are in despair. Ms. Wright works consistently to be a light in her community and help individuals on the path to healing through the arts.
Jace Miller Is a professional Gamer and Youtuber. Jace attends Jefferson Middle School and has received several citizenship awards highlighting his passion for helping others. Jace is a growing leader in his community and works diligently to ensure the well-being of others as a member of the safety patrol. Jace serves as a Junior Consultant for Drama TherOpy, by providing candid advise concerning the challenges and issues that affect his peers and their families.