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OUR ARTISTS

Our artists are representative of our mission. We are a sum of our parts. The incredible creators and storytellers which make up our collective are motivated by the progress we work towards with every project we take on. It is our artist’s value that brings strength to our network and creates the creative safe space that allows our work to thrive. 

  • Olivia is a bi-racial actress and executive producer located in Los Angeles with companies based out of New York City. Olivia grew up in an artistic family, daughter to Kingmond Young, known San Francsico photographer. She attended professional art school, training in theatre starting at the age of 16. Using her love for the arts and her business skills, Olivia co-founded The Aurelians along with her two partners Emma Davidov and Natalie Vander Rose. Olivia has also appeared in various works of media, notably, Boomslang 2 which was accepted to Cannes. You can check out her work by visiting oliviahaleyyoung.com

OLIVIA HALEY YOUNG

  • Emma Davidov is a multi-hyphenate artist and performer based in New York. She wears many hats as an actress, writer, musician, and producer. Emma is dedicated to her work as co-executive director of The Aurelians and CEO of The Pearl Agency, a boutique creative agency. She is known as an actress for her role as Molly in The Bold and The Beautiful. Emma is an alumni of Fordham University and the Juilliard School where she trained in music and voice, earning a bachelor's degree in music. She holds a deep affinity for Taylor Swift. emmadavidov.com, amy@gatewaymanagement.net

EMMA DAVIDOV

  • Justice! is a musician and performer from the lower east side (Loisaida) of Manhattan. Her most practiced expressions of music involve orchestral composition in varying genres; scores for plays and musicals; theatre involving live music, dance and storytelling; and cabaret style singing Justice! deeply values music education and hopes to become more involved with the artistic youth of her community through educational & religious programs happening in Loisaida, and is particularly interested in exploring languages through the lens of music. Justice!’s biggest dream is to combine her passion for activism and community values with her love for live theatre and music.  

JUSTICE! SOMMERVILLE

  • Natalie is a producer, writer, pitch deck builder, and development consultant, primarily in TV and Theater. She has written and produced multiple award-winning off-Broadway and indie shows and had television pilots in early development prior to the WGA strike. She has worked on pitches for A-list celebrities, writers, directors, producers, and production companies. She is also an Agent Trainee at Buchwald. Contact her at natalie.lifson@gmail.com for any pitch development or deck building needs, collaboration requests, advice, or just to introduce yourself!

NATALIE LIFSON

LESLIE BURN

ALLISON HANNAH

JANET HU

  • Janet is a writer and jewelry-maker in West Los Angeles. She has a BA in screenwriting from the University of Michigan. Though her day job is in product operations, she works on screenwriting projects and writes short stories on the side. She’s recently launched a handcrafted bead jewelry brand on Etsy called Kitten Jewel (@kittenjewelryLA). Her aesthetic pairs angelic feminism with grunge. She’s fascinated by the madonna-whore complex.

ISABELLE GOODMAN

  • Isabelle Goodman began training at School of American ballet as a young dancer, and training as a competitive gymnast with region six for many years. She received a scholarship to the white mountain dance festival in 2018 and performed repertoire by Laura Glen Hershey and Ted Hershey. In 2021 she temporarily relocated to Israel with dance with the Kibbutz Dance Company International Journey. She is currently signed with Lucille DiCampli Artist Representation, and is performing all over NYC, and remains a teaching artist around New York City as well.

  • Allison Hanna is an artist and Jack of all trades born and raised in Los Angeles. She recently directed multiple plays at Suffolk University in Boston where she received her BA in theatre and communications. She has also worked extensively for Commonwealth Shakespeare Company in production management. Allison is a current tour guide at Warner Brothers while she is developing screenplays under the theme of gothic romance. She hopes to write and direct plays and films that explore women’s truth while actively preventing abuse from occurring in creative spaces by becoming an intimacy coordinator.

  • Leslie is a performing artist originally from Fort Worth, Texas where she studied with Texas Ballet Theater School and Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts. After graduating highschool she moved to New York City to study at Joffrey Ballet School. She then performed with Earl Mosley's Diversity of Dance, Elisa Monte Dance, & other projects for the stage. She can also be seen in music videos for artists HalfAlive, Janelle Kroll, & Yify Zhang. She has a passion for educating the next generation of performers. She is the Modern/Contemporary teacher for Ballet California. Leslie is currently based in Los Angeles, CA.

CAM DASHER

  • Cam Dasher is 23 year old Producer, Vocalist, Sound Designer, Composer, and Engineer based in Brooklyn, New York. Cam has worked on many projects such as executive production and mixing  on “variations in green” by Mars Storm Rucker (2021), Audio Lead on Late Stage Live (ongoing), as well as personal projects such as their debut album “ОНИ - M0RPH” (2022). Cam has audio engineered Off-Broadway as well as for television and film productions. They are deeply interested in exploring the intersection between the experimental and the accessible and meshing the history of electronic music with its present and future. 

ROSS MILSTEAD

ABBEY CLOONAN

RACHEL ROSE KELLER

NATASHA DIAZ

  • Ross Milstead is a dramaturg, playwright, and poet from Atlanta. Ross is a graduate of The Theatre School at DePaul, where he received a BFA in dramaturgy, workshopped his play Cassandra at Cumae, and served as a production dramaturg. In his writing Ross tells stories about connection, alienation, trauma, and healing, using myth, history, and humor to examine the world through a critical and compassionate lens. As a production dramaturg Ross enjoys conducting thorough historical and artistic research to nurture his collaborators’ impulses and acting as a resource, advocate, facilitator, and bridge. He is currently a literary intern at Urban Stages Theater and is thrilled to be a part of The Aurelians Collective.

  • Natasha Diaz fell in love with acting at the age of 16 after working at a summer camp for the arts. Growing up her family called her “D.Q” which stood for “Drama Queen” because of her extrovert and eccentric personality. In high school she majored in dance and took a few acting classes. She studied theater at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City for college. There she learned that acting wasn’t just her gift, but her one and only passion. Currently, I am a member of "The Complete Theatre".

  • A graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts and recipient of the Chair's Award in Dramatic Writing, BFA, Rachel Rose Keller writes film and television scripts in addition to satire and humor for publications including Reductress and McSweeney's Internet Tendency. rachelrosekeller.com

  • Abbey is thrilled to be making make her directorial debut at The Aurelians’ summer salon! As an accomplished screenwriter and independent film maker, Abbey has a keen eye for the unusual and strives to bring a unique perspective to her art. Most recently, she worked as a production assistant at Netflix and NBCUniversal. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Abbey graduated from Fordham University and lives in Brooklyn with her cat, AJ. She would like to thank Emma Davidov for this opportunity and her friends and family for all their support.

ALEIGHA BEAVAN-SZABO

MAYA LAKE

GERONIMO ANGEL

JEFFREY SCHMELKIN

  • Jeffrey Schmelkin is a musical theatre writer, composer, and music director based in New York City. His work has been presented all around New York including 54 Below, The Midtown International Theatre Festival, and Off-Broadway's Triad Theater. Jeffrey earned his Bachelor of Science in Music Composition from Hofstra University, receiving the Peggy Deutsch Endowed Memorial Scholarship for Music Composition. By day, after earning his Master's in Performing Arts Administration at New York University, Jeffrey works to create a more inclusive performing arts industry for all. @jeffreyschmelkin

  • From Medellin, Colombia, Geronimo Angel is a current senior at NYU/Tisch School of the Arts Department of Drama's New Studio on Broadway. He is a singer-songwriter, dancer, actor and creative. He was a participant on "The Voice Colombia" as well as a finalist at The Music Center's Spotlight Non-Classical Voice division. For more follow his IG: @geroangel

  • Hailing from San Diego, Maya Lake is a fashion designer, writer, actress, mixed media artist, philosopher, aspiring Internet personality, and most importantly - tinkerer.  After graduating from St. John’s College, Annapolis in 2022 she applied to Parsons a week before the deadline and uprooted her life to be planted in NYC.  Currently she is developing her final collection at Parsons which draws from the ideas put forth in classical aristocratic virtues and education - harmony, aesthetic, and reverence.  You can find her on TikTok and Instagram @psucros

  • Aleigha Beavan-Szabo is an artist living in Los Angeles. For as long as she can  remember she’s been a storyteller, whether it be through acting, singing, dancing,  visual art, or writing. At 12 years old she took up her pen, and started writing her broad colorful ideas of a fantasy/science fiction trilogy on paper and fell in  love with the process of creating something wholly new and fully her own. Aleigha is working on two different fantasy novel series, and a collection of short stories  and poetry. 

RUBY LEE

KEVIN BROWN, JR.

MARISSA MILAM

SUKHMANI PANNU

  • Sukhmani Pannu is an aspiring poet, dermatologist, and research scientist. She excels at science and creation, and expresses through her words. Her poetic verses are composed in three languages- English, Punjabi and Hindi. Her work is portrayed on her Instagram page. Her epodes are women centric, demonstrating love, strength, self realization, self worth and accomplishments. She is a Harvard alumnus and has an MD from her home country, India. Through her persona and poetry, she wishes to bring relevance from eastern cultures and blend it with western philosophies to foster a progressive harmonious future, for posterity. 

  • Marissa hails from the sunshine state and moved to New York as a teenager looking to find her place in this world. Her youth in Florida was spent at an opera conservatory training, and doing productions like Sweeney Todd. While attending AMDA to earn her BFA, she found her ground working with actors from all the local schools and establishing an empathetic, hungry network of friends. During her time at AMDA she performed in several industry showcases and tours, including a Shakespeare tour. Marissa believes community is the base where all great stories thrive, reflecting the collective aches and joys of life. ​

  • Kevin Brown, Jr. is an actor, singer and rapper from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Known for his quick wit, comedic timing, and impressive hops he performs with infectious energy. There is nothing Kevin loves more than bringing a smile to people’s faces. Kevin studied at the University Of Miami, graduating with a BFA in musical theatre. He was a contestant on American Idol (Season 13) and Netflix’s Squid Game: The Challenge. When not performing, you can find Kevin in the recording studio making music, playing basketball with his pals, or watching "Holes" starring Shia LaBeouf.

  • Ruby is a professional photographer specializing in fashion and portrait photography. She earned her degree in film and television from Fordham University. Throughout her academic journey, she interned at renowned organizations, including NBCUniversal. While discovering her passion for media law, Ruby now serves as a legal assistant at a prestigious New York City law firm, driven by the motivation to assist creatives like herself. Concurrently, she actively pursues freelance photography, showcasing her work on her website, rubyleephotography.com and on Instagram: @ruby.c.lee. Ruby enjoys reading fiction books and exploring art museums in her free time.

MATTEO HOLLIS

REGAN LAVIN

MAURICE KING

TALEYAH MOND

  • Rising singer-songwriter Taleyah is quickly making a name for herself in the L.A. music scene. Her passion for music began when she was just four years old, and she’s worked towards it ever since. She’s won several awards for her singing and songwriting and recently graduated from Indiana University, majoring in Media and Creative Advertising with a minor in Music Industry Management. Taleyah’s voice is mesmerizing, showing strong roots in soul and R&B. With its velvety tone, incredible range, and killer flexibility, her sound invites you in with a heartbreaking warmth that you cannot help but adore.

  • Maurice King is a NYC-based artist whose main focus in the arts is to memorialize. Through digital storytelling, museum curation, and journalism, he finds joy in capturing the human experience. The manifestation of his work is designed in surrealist fragments. Little by little, he pieces together the whole and finds new ways of seeing. Maurice has a love for found items (like glass, shells, and magazine clippings) and incorporates them into his digital work and fashion.  Words have always left a strong impression on Maurice and you will likely find him reading or writing. Maurice finds the time we are living in to be impassioned by extremes. If anything, his work’s intent is to find more common ground amidst a backdrop of competing ideas and agendas

  • Regan (she/they), a bicoastal actor, writer, and director, recently graduated from Stanford University where they studied culture, theatre, and film. through her absurdist, intimate, witty work, she explores young women’s processes of finding themselves, particularly through experiences with artistry, forms of love, gendered expression of emotion, and questioning societal norms. read more about her work on their website reganlavin.com or check our her Instagram and Tiktok (@regan.lavin)

  • Mattéo is a visual artist and musician based in Brooklyn. Growing up in New York, they learned to appreciate raw and authentic moments and began to practice capturing those occasions in their photography and art. Mattéo is currently interested in exploring the complexities of self portraits with the use of mirrors. They're passionate about visualizing the interior of their artistic mind through mediums such as pen acrylic and watercolor. Mattéo first learned to use music as an escape at a young age and eventually it benefited them as a form of self expression. From writing songs to learning to play instruments, they’ve branched out into adopting the skill of music production and have begun performing at venues all around NYC. 

LAVANYA AGGARWAL

GRACE MASINGALE

BRIANNE BUISHAS

MOLLY FARREL SAVAGE

  • Molly is a young and accomplished costume designer/wardrobe stylist whose work can be seen in film, television, commercials, live entertainment, and fashion. As a creative, Molly always strives to communicate a perspective that is vivid and insightful, as well as aesthetically pleasing. She values education, sustainability (both environmental and personal), and human connection. A strong believer in the power of community, Molly is a proud member of United Scenic Artists Local 829, Theatrical Wardrobe Union 764, and The Aurelians. 

  • Brianne is an actress and model based in Los Angeles, originally from Chicago.She specializes in children’s voiceover work, most recently heard in the new Mattel Enchantimals series as Feana Fox, as well as the Little Tikes Piano. And her newest feature film, Thanksgiving Mascarade, will be in film festivals soon. In her free time, she loves to travel, do yoga, and is obsessed with dessert.

  • Grace Masingale is a 22 year old stylist, model, photographer, and social media manager in the fashion/beauty/lifestyle spaces. She currently manages social media for vintage luxury brand What Goes Around Comes Around.

  • Lavanya Aggarwal is a NYC-based musician and actress. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Lavanya continues to hone her skills through studying with Max Lawrence of the famed Lawrence vocal technique and taking scene study classes at Kimball Studios. You’ll be able to get a glimpse of her in the final season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel as well as in various short films scattered across hard drives in the city. When writing her own songs and scripts, Lavanya likes to focus on the exploration of socioeconomic class, emotional well-being, and of course, classic relationship mishaps!

NATALIE VAN DER ROSE

ADINA KISH

CIARA CHANEL

BEN BEARDON

  • Ciara Chanel is a BFA Actress & Dancer/ Artist based in East Orange, NJ. Her most recent theatre credits include; A role she helped develop in Chautauqua Theatre Conservatory's New Play Production of "Black Like Me" by Monty Cole & Pia Wilson’s World Premiere of “Eternal City”. Up Next, Catch her as Jillie in Stephen Kaplan’s “Tracy Jones”. Film/TV: Evil Lives Here, Playboy Murders, Aussie, Amazon Prime: College Tour Tv Show. Now, you can find her as a Touring Artist for "Nettie, Nana, and Friends", educating children and teaching Dance & Acting Classes in her hometown. @ImCiaraChanel

  • Ben Beardon is a designer and writer, creating worlds in various forms. He has been trained in visual arts, performance, theatrical design, and arts management. He draws inspiration from history and its projections into our future. He hopes viewers can feel a sense of familiarity and inspiration in the art he creates.

  • Natalie Van Der Rose is a multi-hyphenate artist, intent on making waves in the entertainment industry as a screenwriter, actress, singer, and songwriter. With a passion for creativity and a drive to tell stories, Natalie has studied her craft around the world. As a founding member of the Aurelians Collective, she has been able to bring her unique vision to life, collaborating with other artists to create works of art that are thought-provoking and impactful.

  • Adina Kish is an actress and musician, specializing in singing, songwriting, and acting for the stage and screen. Adina’s career began on the Romanian scene where she was a regular performer on live television known for her voice and dancing. Adina is passionate about her original music, which she released in the Romanian market throughout her youth. After immigrating to the United States, Adina received her training at Idyllwild Arts Academy, The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and The New School, graduating with a BFA in musical theatre. Adina continues to write and create based out of New York.  

JUSTICE! SOMERVILLE-ADAIR

EMMA DAVIDOV

OLIVIA HALEY YOUNG

  • Justice!(she/her) is a musician from Loisaida. Raised by a family of performers and world explorers, she practices orchestral composition and storytelling through song. Attending public schools all over New England, Justice! learned to deeply value music education in America through the lens of Blackness, and hopes to become more involved with the BIPOC and disabled youth of NYC. She currently spends her free time volunteering on organic farms in the tri-state area, with a focus on researching native languages and the uses of plants at different stages in their lives. She dreams most about writing a symphony and owning a farm one day.

NATALIE LIFSON

  • Natalie is a producer, writer, pitch deck builder, and development consultant, primarily in TV and Theater. She has written and produced multiple award-winning off-Broadway and indie shows and had television pilots in early development prior to the WGA strike. She has worked on pitches for A-list celebrities, writers, directors, producers, and production companies. She is also an Agent Trainee at Buchwald. Contact her at natalie.lifson@gmail.com for any pitch development or deck building needs, collaboration requests, advice, or just to introduce yourself!

  • Emma Davidov is a multi-hyphenate artist and performer based in New York. She wears many hats as an actress, writer, musician, and producer. Emma is dedicated to her work as co-executive director of The Aurelians and CEO of The Pearl Agency, a boutique creative agency. She is known as an actress for her role as Molly in The Bold and The Beautiful. Emma is an alumni of Fordham University and the Juilliard School where she trained in music and voice, earning a bachelor's degree in music. She holds a deep affinity for Taylor Swift. emmadavidov.com, amy@gatewaymanagement.net

  • Olivia is a bi-racial actress and executive producer located in Los Angeles with companies based out of New York City. Olivia grew up in an artistic family, daughter to Kingmond Young, known San Francsico photographer. She attended professional art school, training in theatre starting at the age of 16. Using her love for the arts and her business skills, Olivia co-founded The Aurelians along with her two partners Emma Davidov and Natalie Vander Rose. Olivia has also appeared in various works of media, notably, Boomslang 2 which was accepted to Cannes. You can check out her work by visiting oliviahaleyyoung.com

LESLIE BURN

ALLISON HANNAH

JANET HU

  • Janet is a writer and jewelry-maker in West Los Angeles. She has a BA in screenwriting from the University of Michigan. Though her day job is in product operations, she works on screenwriting projects and writes short stories on the side. She’s recently launched a handcrafted bead jewelry brand on Etsy called Kitten Jewel (@kittenjewelryLA). Her aesthetic pairs angelic feminism with grunge. She’s fascinated by the madonna-whore complex.

ISABELLE GOODMAN

  • Isabelle Goodman began training at School of American ballet as a young dancer, and training as a competitive gymnast with region six for many years. She received a scholarship to the white mountain dance festival in 2018 and performed repertoire by Laura Glen Hershey and Ted Hershey. In 2021 she temporarily relocated to Israel with dance with the Kibbutz Dance Company International Journey. She is currently signed with Lucille DiCampli Artist Representation, and is performing all over NYC, and remains a teaching artist around New York City as well.

  • Allison Hanna is an artist and Jack of all trades born and raised in Los Angeles. She recently directed multiple plays at Suffolk University in Boston where she received her BA in theatre and communications. She has also worked extensively for Commonwealth Shakespeare Company in production management. Allison is a current tour guide at Warner Brothers while she is developing screenplays under the theme of gothic romance. She hopes to write and direct plays and films that explore women’s truth while actively preventing abuse from occurring in creative spaces by becoming an intimacy coordinator.

  • Leslie is a performing artist originally from Fort Worth, Texas where she studied with Texas Ballet Theater School and Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts. After graduating highschool she moved to New York City to study at Joffrey Ballet School. She then performed with Earl Mosley's Diversity of Dance, Elisa Monte Dance, & other projects for the stage. She can also be seen in music videos for artists HalfAlive, Janelle Kroll, & Yify Zhang. She has a passion for educating the next generation of performers. She is the Modern/Contemporary teacher for Ballet California. Leslie is currently based in Los Angeles, CA.

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