Founding Artistic Director

Lucie Tiberghien (she/her)

A Franco-American Brooklynite, Lucie was raised in France and Switzerland and moved to New York in 1995. Specializing in the development of new plays, Lucie has since directed world premieres at Second Stage, MCC, The Cherry Lane Theater, Hartford Stage, La Jolla Playhouse, Contemporary American Theater Festival, Rattlestick Theater Company, MaYi Theater Company, The Humana Festival, Labyrinth Theater Company, Pan Asian Rep, New York Theater Workshop Next Door, and Arena Stage. She has developed new plays at Playpenn, Sundance, Ojai, The O'Neill, MTC, The Roundabout, Primary Stages, among others. It is through her work as associate to acclaimed French director Jacques Lassalle that Lucie developed her passion for Molière’s plays and her belief in his work’s ability to speak to who we are today.

Co-Founding Executive Producer

Garth Belcon (he/him)

An independent feature film Writer and Producer, and a theater Producer and Production Manager, Garth was raised in the Bronx but has called Brooklyn home for more than 15 years. His films, which include Whiteboys and Jails Hospitals & Hip-Hop, have been distributed by media companies such as 20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight, Studio Canal Plus, Samuel Goldwyn Classics, STARZ Entertainment, and HBO. His theater works have been presented in houses like the Kennedy Center, Sydney Opera House and International Theater Festival of Havana. Garth is excited and honored to be a part of bringing Molière and the funny, biting, brilliant social commentary of his work, to Brooklyn and all of NYC annually.

Artistic Associate for Design & Production

Kris Stone (she/her)

NYC: Playwrights Horizon, Second Stage, Lincoln Centre Theatre 3, Rattlestick, New Victory (Drama Desk Nomination Brundibar), Ars Nova (Lortel Nomination Outstanding Musical The Wildness), Joyce, Cherry Lane, La Mama, Women’s Project. Regionally: Hartford Stage, Huntington, Yale Rep, Old Globe, Long Wharf, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Lyric Opera Baltimore, People’s Light, Florentine/Nashville/Tulsa Opera, Contemporary American Festival, Opera Memphis/Cleveland, and Chicago Opera Theatre. Internationally: Abbey Theatre, Project Theatre Dublin, Riverside - London, Wiesbaden Festival - Germany, Dublin and Edinburgh Theatre Festivals, Royal Theatre -Tasmania, and Mermaid Arts Center - Bray, Ireland.

Marketing & Development Associate

Celine Ariniello (she/her)

Celine is a digital marketer, writer, and aspiring drag/burlesque performer. She is a member of The Denizens Theatre Company. At Santa Clara University, she developed two plays, Instinct and Have I Got a Deal For You and a devised work for Charisma 2018; designed costumes for Claire Calalo's dance piece Trozo Trosco y Torcido; and performed as Ellard Simms in The Foreigner, directed by Aldo Billingslea. She also plays the "modern" version of Molière at all of MIP's shows. She received her bachelor's degrees in Marketing and Theatre at Santa Clara University.

Production Associate

Cy Goris (they/them and she/her)

Cy is a native New Yorker whose involvement in theatre stretches back 13 years. Their first theatrical exposure began in grade school and community theatre production. Since then, Cy has dabbled in a little bit of everything from designing, acting, being a stagehand, and constructing sets. Cy studied theatre and music during their first years of undergrad and was inspired to take a gap year, to return to their hometown in NYC, to find real-world theatre experience. During this time, Cy began their involvement with Moliere in the Park assisting, Producer Garth Belcon. 
When Cy decided to finish their undergraduate degree, they decided to pursue a B.S degree in Environmental Studies at the New School. Cy continues to work with Moliere in the Park as a production associate and feels strongly both about the arts and sustainable and equitable practices in environmental design and policy.

Marketing Intern

Katelin Hamilton (she/her)

Katelin is a Digital Technology and Emerging Media major and Marketing minor completing her Bachelor’s degree at Fordham University. She has previously interned at Newhouse PR in New York City. After writing and developing an adapted production at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2017, her love of theater has led her to explore in college the marketing and development side of live performance. She is grateful to have been a part of MIP’s first two virtual performances and is excited to see what’s next!

Board of

Directors

Jérome Barth

Garth Belcon

Lisa Gorlitsky

Maria Ryan

Muriel Soenens

Lucie Tiberghien

Samira Wiley

Advisory

Board

Stephen Belber

Gabriel Jason Dean

Leigh Fondakowski

Rachel Goldstein

Ilana Levine

Mimi O'Donnell

J. T. Rogers

Stew

Institutional

Partners

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LeFrak Center Lakeside

Major

Supporters

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deGroot Foundation

Samira Wiley

Elizabeth and Jonathan Weiswasser

Caroline and Paul Cronson

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