Eriq has been an actor, writer, teacher, improvisor, and theater maker in the Twin Cities for nearly 20 years. Past theater experience includes Hey City Theater, Interact Center, Theatre Latte Da, Brave New Workshop, The Guthrie, Actor's Theatre of MN, The Redundancy Department, and many others. In his spare time he enjoys watching sports, cooking, and spending time with his daughter, Delilah.
Seth (aka Mr. Wizard) is one of the tech guys. When he's not in the control booth, he shoots and edits the videos you see on channel 13, as well as videos for staff at Children's. Outside his job, he enjoys spending time with his two boys and playing guitar.
Scott is our videographer. He works with the team to create new video content for our channel and helps run tech for shows! When Scott isn’t at the studio, he enjoys being outside, playing Pickleball with Mr. Wizard, playing frisbee with his dog Molly. Or spending the day at the park with his wife Kendra, three kids Samuel, Hannah and Jane.
Taylor (otherwise known as T.Mills) is our full time producer. She helps with live shows, pre-recorded segments, and all the other fun things a producer gets to do. She graduated from the University of Winnipeg (graduation photo above), loves animals, including her late pug Frank (on the left), and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Derrick is our Star Studio graphic and web designer. He designs all of the creative work such as flyers, posters and website for the St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses. Outside his job, he loves creating and illustrating pixel art, collecting and playing retro video games such as Sonic the Hedgehog, traveling, watching professional wrestling and going on hikes during the spring and summer time.
Sarah Agnew is a producer at Star Studio where she helps run live shows as well as coming up with ideas for new programming. She went to clown school in Switzerland and is passionate about the game of ping-pong. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, two sons, an albino newt, two fish, two snails, and her dog, Polly.
Joseph La Mere is the Broadcast Engineer for Star Studio. He manages and maintains the broadcasting equipment to ensure Star Studio stays on the air. Outside his job, he works at Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church and enjoys tinkering with various tech projects.
"Thank you so much for telling us about these shows. He's already bored of everything. The iPad, the movies, there's nothing he wants to watch on TV. The first time he's had something to look forward to since getting here.
"She's going to be so excited! Thank you so much. This was so inclusive. She loved being able to participate and feel like she was a part of the show! We really appreciate you stopping by and including us."
"This is the best hospital we've been to! It's so fun!"
"We've been here going on 17 days, and you guys have made our stay so much easier. he's been asking about once an hour every day if it's time for BINGO yet. And I'll tell him, not until this day, but he's so excited every time. Thank you for everything you guys do. You really do make a difference for families here.