Idalmis Garcia is a Cuban-born Drama Therapist and artist living in New York City. She recently graduated with a Masters in Drama Therapy at NYU. Ida recently worked at Cooke Summer Academy with kids with special needs and she is excited to continue working as a Drama Therapist at Cooke School and Academy. She worked with Girl Be Heard over the Summer of 2020 as a Drama Therapy intern and she also joined the organization as a Teaching Artist for the Sundays Workshop. Ida is a former member of the Big Apple Playback theatre company and has an extensive career working in theatre, TV, and cinema, both in Havana and New York. Within the Drama Therapy Community she was a cast member of the show Turbulence, directed by Britton Williams, at NYU Theatre and Health Lab. Her recent artistic endeavors were being the assistant director for the first cycle of Collideoscope Repertory Theatre Company (CRTC) at NYU and she is beyond excited to continue her creative journey with CRTC as a guest director for Slave Play, opening this March. She starred and wrote Angela, a short film that tells her experience as an immigrant in New York City (available to watch on Amazon Prime).