McLean Fletcher is an artist, actor, writer, and teacher. She loves creating, and sharing her knowledge of art, theatre, and literature with her students. McLean has her MFA from George Washington University and has performed with The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Folger Shakespeare, Studio Theatre, Synetic Theater, Theater J, and Constellation Theatre. She is a founding company member at TheatreLAB in Richmond VA, is a writer of plays and poetry, and is a children’s book illustrator. McLean’s paintings are represented in Laguna Beach and New York City, and her murals can be found in Asheville NC, Richmond VA, and Washington DC. She loves music, dancing, storytelling, nature, and spending time with her nieces and nephew! She has been with Amore since we launched in 2016.
Aryn is a Washington area native who currently teaches Kindergarten at Murch Elementary! She graduated from Trinity Washington University with a BA in Human Relations and Elementary Education. Having also worked locally at Le Petite Academy and Bright Horizons, Aryn has joined us in several roles during her time with us!
Anna DiGiovanni is a classically trained actor born and raised in Oakland California. She has an MFA in Classical Acting from George Washington University and The Shakespeare Theatre Company. Anna is passionate about sharing her love of acting and finding different ways we can tell stories. She is also a yoga teacher and will never turn down the opportunity to gab about Shakespeare. She is a welcome addition to the Amore team and plans to share all of her passions with our students!
Morgan McKenzie is a filmmaker and educator. with a passion for spreading a joy of learning to kids! She graduated from Hampton University in 2010 with a Bachelors in Broadcast Journalism and received her M.F.A. in film from Howard University in 2016. She has since been focused on her screenwriting projects, building a production company, and educating the young minds of tomorrow with Amore!
Laufey and Junia Lin
Nope, you're not seeing double! Identical twins Laufey and Junia are former students of Chloe's and are so excited to return full circle as interns at Amore! Laufey is currently a student at Berklee College of Music in Boston and Junia attends St. Andrews University in Scotland. In their free time, you can find them together playing music, sipping coffee, taking pictures, and storying their favorite moments on Instagram!
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Sydney Gart, a student at American University, is from Denver, Colorado, and is currently a sophomore at American University. She is majoring in Political Science with a minor in Gender and Women's Studies. She is active on campus through involvement with her sorority, Alpha Chi Omega, Chabad, and the AU AIPAC board. In addition, she helped start a March For Our Lives chapter at AU because she cares deeply about keeping schools safe. She is passionate about education policy and teaching kids to love learning.
Emily Dye is an art historian and an educator and has been using her passion for art to inspire children since 2015. Emily has been focused on teaching the humanities to all ages after moving to Washington D.C from Savannah. When you can’t find her in an Amore class, the next best place to find her will be in one of the many museums throughout the city!