Ezzell Floranina is the founder and director of the Rainbow Players Improv Theater Troupe and Empowerment Through the Arts (ETTA) International. She is a professional stilt-dancer and performer, traveling with her troupe to festivals and social justice conferences in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Chicago, Omaha, and Massachusetts.
In 2011, she was given the “Contributor to the Arts” Award by Amherst Community Theater for her work in Western Massachusetts in the area of arts inclusion and education. She has just completed her Master’s in Education in Theater and Social Justice at Lesley University and was invited to attend the 2016-2017 Lincoln Center Directors Lab in Chicago and Toronto.
Ezzell joined Enchanted Circle as a teaching artist in January of 2017 and brings her varied arts and theater talents to the Enchanted toolbox, primarily in our Artist in Residence and Page to Stage programs.
Who We Are
“I’ve never worked so hard in my life. I felt like quitting lots of times, and I’ve never been so proud of myself as I was today after our performance.”
~ 7th grade student, Springfield