Our Team

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Maegan Woodin


Maegan Moved To NYC When She Was 18 Years Old To Pursue A Career In Ballet, Landing A Touring Contract With Both Ballet For Young Audiences And Naganuma Dance. She Has Had The Opportunity To Perform With Such Esteemed Choreographers Such As Julie Bour, David Fernandez, Nicole Fosse, Darcy Naganuma, And Pamela Pribisco. She Has Taught At Various Schools In NYC Such As: Ballet Academy East, Steps On Broadway, Joffrey Ballet School, Caedmon School And Dalton. She Currently Performs With Shirdance And Works As A Shoe Model For Blowfish Shoes. After Completing A Degree At Fordham University In 2013, She Started The Floral Design Company, Three Stems. Currently, Maegan Teaches Private Ballet Classes Throughout The City And Loves Teaching Juliette And Ella’s Playdate With Her Good Friend Sarah.

Sarah Brummer


Sarah Studied Voice At Indiana University And Graduated With A Degree In Musical Theatre. She Has Performed With Several Theatre Companies And Touring Companies Across The Country, Toured As A Backup Singer For The Legendary LaLa Brooks, Recorded An Album In 2011 That Was Produced By Ted Mason Of Modern English (I’ll Stop The World And Melt With You”) And In 2014 Began Writing And Recording Her Second Album With Co-Writer And Swedish Guitarist, Jona Carson. In 2015 Sarah’s Daughter, Juliette, Was Born And She Found Her New Passion- A Passion For Children! She And Maegan Met When Their Daughters Were 5 Months Old And Began Having Frequent Playdates With Their Girls. These Magical Playdates Inspired Maegan And Sarah To Create A Class And Now Almost 2 Years Later They Are Teaching Over 400 Students Each Week And Loving Every Minute Of It!


Sophy Castro


Sophy was born in Guatemala…singing. She moved to NY to make “it” happen in 2017.  At only 22

years old, she received the Award for Artists of the Year 2018 in her home country in the Pop singer category. She Was Also Winner of 9 medals in the World Championship of Performing Arts in Los Angeles, and The Apollo Theater Amateur’s night first place.

Her songs are featured in iTunes and Spotify and her videos are in Vevo. Her song "Away" was number one in sales on iTunes on the day of the launch.

Sophy has given several concerts for fund raising being nationally broadcast. She has also been in numerous presentations featuring Disney songs, musicals such as Annie and Mamma Mia in Guatemala and recently Urine Town, Two Thousand Miles, Ramona and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change in NYC.

She is currently living and working in New York, where she just graduated from Circle in the Square Theater School, Musical Theater Program. 

Maggie Poole


Maggie received her bachelors in dramatic art from the University of North Carolina in her hometown of Chapel Hill. She loves that she gets to combine her two passions of singing and working with kids at Juliette and Ella’s playdate! Maggie has performed in over a dozen children’s shows at theme parks, playing roles such as a Christmas elf, a princess, and a furry purple dragon. When she’s not teaching or at auditions, you can find her watching reruns of The Office or eating sweet potato fries.

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Rytis Valiunas


Originally From Lithuania, Rytis Is A Classically Trained Actor. In 2015 He Earned His Bachelor Of Fine Arts Degree In Acting From The Lithuanian Academy Of Music And Theatre And The Same Year Made The Move To New York City. In 2017 He Graduated From The American Academy Of Dramatic Arts And Has Been A Working Actor And Director Ever Since. Rytis Has Also Been Working As An Entertainer And Host For Years Now And Once He Joined The Juliette And Ella’s Playdate Family In 2018 He Is Now Able To Add A Teacher’s Title To His Name Too. He Feels Absolutely Thrilled To Be Working Alongside Amazing Educators And To Share His Time With All Of His Newly Made Friends/Students.

Youko Martinez


Youko started her artistic career in Guatemala City with her coach and Juilliard alumni, Angelica Rosa with who Youko developed her acting and musical technique. After two years of training, she competed in the World Championships of Performing Arts in 2015 against contestants from 68 countries, where she was one of three acting finalists. Shortly after, Youko packed her bags and moved to New York City to pursue her artistic dreams. In May 2018, she graduated from the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts earning an associates degree in film and television performance.

 As of today, Youko has been the lead role of multiple critically acclaimed productions and has received international recognition for her work.