Maya Gold is a new Summer Administrative Intern at ITA. She is currently a senior at the University of Kansas majoring in Dance as a BA and minoring in Psychology. At KU, she is involved in the University Dance Company where she performs faculty and student choreography in semester shows. She is also a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority in which she completes philanthropic projects as well as performs in their student produced variety show called Rock Chalk Revue. With her passion of dance and love of helping others, she is looking forward to learning more about how the integration of dance can be used to express emotions in the therapeutic sense. Maya is so excited to join ITA’s Internship Program and gain more insight on the creative arts therapies.
Rebecka is a rising senior at Macalester College majoring in Art History and Psychology. She currently serves as the Administrative Intern at Public Art Saint Paul and as a research assistant studying ethnic socialization in white and mixed-race families. During her free time, Rebecka loves to dance, pray, and get into nature. She is looking forward to integrating her interests in art and psychology while furthering her nonprofit experience through ITA’s Administrative Internship.
Anna Kruger is a rising junior at Ball State University studying Musical Theatre and Theatre Education. Having been involved in theatre from an early age, Anna is eager to witness first-hand how the arts can be used as a holistic approach to healing. In her role as an Administrative Intern, she is also excited to learn about how a non-profit organization functions. In her free time, Anna loves to cook, knit, and go on walks around her neighborhood.
Zoe Zhang is a rising junior at Northwestern University, where she is double majoring in Neuroscience and Psychology. Zoe has a passionate for music and healthcare, and finds that creative arts therapy is an intersection between her two interests. Growing up playing the piano and cello, she enjoys sharing her love for music and the creative arts as a whole. At Northwestern, she teaches piano to students with special education as well as doing research at a Neurosurgery lab at Feinberg. Zoe is excited to gain experiences at ITA that will help her better understand and experience what creative arts therapy truly entails while seeing how art therapy can nurture and support creativity and strengths!