Sylvie Billings

Artistic Director, STA

Phone: (305) 284-4474
E-mail: s.billings2@umiami.edu

Sylvie graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, English Literature and a minor in Education. In addition to STA (where she has been a counselor, Head Counselor, teacher, and Artistic Director) she has worked with local children's theatre programs such as Area Stage and Miami Children's Theatre. During the school year, Sylvie teaches varied theatre courses at South Miami Senior High School. She has also taught at St. Brendan High School and started the Musical Theatre program at Bridgeprep Academy of Arts and Minds, and hopes to one day initiate a drama-therapy program to help improve the lives of others through her passion for improving the human experience through storytelling and the theatre arts.


Pablo Souki

Managing Director, STA

Senior Lecturer and Production Manager, UM Department of Theatre Arts

Phone: (305) 284-4474
E-mail: psouki@miami.edu

Pablo grew up in Caracas, Venezuela, where he was a founding member of the KST Project Theater Company. Pablo's theatre work concentrates on the backstage aspects of performance, specifically Production Management and construction of scenery. While in Venezuela, Pablo was the Technical Director for Enescena Theater Group and Términus, two theater companies for high school students. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Technical Production at the University of Miami's Department of Theatre Arts, and he is the Production Manager at the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre. Pablo has a degree in Electronics Engineering from Simón Bolívar University in Caracas, and an MFA in Technical Design and Production from the Yale School of Drama. He counts STA students hitting him with plates full of shaving cream each summer as one of the highlights of his job.