The Team

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 director 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.

Marketing & Development Associate (she/her)

Copywriter and digital marketer, Nicole has worked in the Broadway & entertainment advertising space for over 5 years. She's managed social campaigns, website and app developments for various corporations and non-profits. A New Jersey native, Nicole grew up with a deep love for theater acting and scriptwriting, and excited to be working and growing with MIP! 

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Social Media and Community Outreach Consultant (she/her)

Kaliswa is an Actress and Digital Producer. As an actress, she has appeared in Molière in the Park’s The Misanthrope, Tartuffe, and School for Wives. On television she has recurred on Showtime’s “Billions,’ ABC’s “Time After Time,” and Topic’s “Release.”  Her film credits include “Paterno: alongside Al Pacino, Paint, and The Bit Player. Kaliswa holds a BA from Whitman College, an MFA from American Conservatory Theater & trained at LAMDA in London. Kaliswa worked closely with Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis at Middle Collegiate Church where she has worked as a Digital Producer, producing antiracism workshops and online events. She is a co-producer on Jacqui’s new podcast, Love Period, produced in partnership with The Center for Action and Contemplation. Kaliswa also produces Black Voices Past and Present, a podcast highlighting black voices throughout history.

Board of


Jérome Barth

Garth Belcon

Lisa Gorlitsky

Maria Ryan

Muriel Soenens

Lucie Tiberghien

Samira Wiley



Stephen Belber

Gabriel Jason Dean

Leigh Fondakowski

Rachel Goldstein

Ilana Levine

Mimi O'Donnell

J. T. Rogers




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Samira Wiley

Sybilla and Alex Balkanski

Elizabeth and Jonathan Weiswasser

Caroline and Paul Cronson