Statera Mentorship Program | New York Chapter

The New York Chapter of the Statera Mentorship Program was created in the fall of 2018. The program was founded by Meridith Grundei, who serves as one of the Regional Coordinators. The program is currently preparing for its first class, which will launch in July 2019. To sign up for the New York Chapter’s next class, please choose either MENTOR or MENTEE below. If you have any questions, please contact our National Co-Directors at

New York Regional Coordinator


Meridith C. Grundei is a New York newbie, actor, improviser, producer, and voice-over artist. She holds an M.F.A. in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University in Boulder, CO and is a member of Actors Equity and an Associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. Meridith’s recent directing credits include Bite-Size, an evening of micro-theatre with Off-Center at The Denver Center and MOVE, an evening of unique theater with the Naropa MFA in Boulder, Co. 

In 2017 Meridith received the True West Award with her husband, Gary Grundei and Henry nominated for her work as director on Beowulf, A Thousand Years of Baggage with the Boulder company, The Catamounts. In 2016 she was recognized in the Westword as one of Colorado's 100 Creatives. She is an Associate Artist of LOCAL Theatre Company in Boulder, CO and proud member of Statera Arts. For more about Meridith visit: