Meet the Faculty
Meet the juried visual artists, published playwrights, professional performance artists, and maestros that lead the arts at Agnes Irwin.
Chair, Visual & Performing Arts
A graduate of Lehigh University and an expert on the tech side of theater, Mr. Solderitsch has provided technical design and direction expertise for The Eagle Theatre, Gaslight Theatre Company, The Pig Iron Theatre, and King's College.
Studio Art & Media Art
A graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art, Ms. Miller has been a guest teaching artist for the Delaware Art Museum, participated in the Peace Paper Workshop and Room for Change.
A graduate of the Eastman School of Music & The Juilliard School, Ms. Weigle has been a soprano soloist with Opera Boston and Chautauqua Opera. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, 在伦敦和巴黎, and calls Agnes Irwin's West-Wike Theater home.
Lower School Art
Ms. Siembora inspires the inner Picasso in our young artists! A current member of the Cape May Arts League, she has also been an instructor at the University of the Arts' Continuing Education and Fibers programs.
Ms. Farrow encourages our Middle and Upper School students to look for creative inspiration everywhere. She holds a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MA from the University of San Francisco, and is also an executive producer of the Fun2Know podcast, a series of kitchen table interviews about artists, musicians, and writers.
Studio & Media Art
With a BFA from Moore College of Art and a MFA from the University of the Arts, Ms. Saulin is a working artist, and a member of the Tiger Strikes Asteroid Gallery. She participates in Philly Stewards, InLiquid Art, and Clay Studio National and has had her work displayed in solo exhibitions.
Clare VonHertzenberg holds a BFA in Acting from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and an MFA in Theatre Arts from Columbia University. Ms. Mahoney has performed professionally both regionally and in New York, and she continues to act during the summer months. She trained as a Teaching Artist at the Atlantic Theatre Company’s Theatre Education program and hopes to instill a love of theatre and performing in all her middle school students!
A graduate of DeSales University and the British American Dramatic Academy, Ms. DeNight has worked professionally, touring the country with Theatreworks USA, as well acting in productions for regional theatres in New York and Philadelphia. She has also worked behind the table as a stage manager, choreographer, and director in arts education programs. As an educator, Sarah hopes to help students find the bravery, confidence, and joy that theatre has helped her cultivate within herself.
As our resident maestro, Mr. Savar leads our Lower School music program and Upper School choral ensembles. An expert in the Kodály method, he has performed and taught internationally, spreading his love of music — wherever he roams.