Who’s Who

Who’s who in Conservation Theater

ConsBrickenSparacino_0119RTervation Theater was created by Bricken Sparacino. She is the Assistant Manager of Education at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Central Park Zoo. She is also an award-winning performer. Sparacino has worked with the WCS for over 10 years helping to build the Wildlife Theater program and co-creating the “Central Park Zoo Quests” program. She is currently working on her Masters in conservation science education. She is working to find more ways theater can be used to teach science and inspire people to make the world a better place.


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The Conservation Theater and Make The Switch logos were created by Moira Birch Swiatkowski. We at Conservation Theater highly recommend her work as an illustrator and designer.Click here to view Moira’s work.



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Wildlife Theater is the outreach branch of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) education department. Wildlife Theater tours out of the Central Park Zoo in New York City and travels around the city, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut. Wildlife Theater teaches children and families about wildlife and wild places using theater as the teaching tool. This program has been an inspiration for Conservation Theater. Click here to bring Wildlife Theater to your school or event

IMG_9682Adapt or Die Drama is the first group to come out of the new Conservation Theater movement. This group of theater and education professionals came together to work on the first adult Conservation Theater lesson plan. They created plays about evolution that were performed at STEM Fest 2016 in NYC and will be performed at Planet Connections Theater Festivity. Adapt or Die Drama are: Ethan Angelica, Andrew Asaki, Michael Birch, Carla Cantrelle, Andy Evan Cohen, Robin Rice, Bricken Sparacino, Maureen Van Trease and Annie Wenger-Schulman. Click here to find out about Adapt or Die Drama performances