The North Carolina Chapter of Statera Mentorship has been in operation since May of 2018. It was founded by Abbey Toot, who also serves as Regional Coordinator. The chapter is currently in its first cycle of pairings and sign-ups are now closed. To sign up for the North Carolina Chapter’s next class, stay tuned. We’ll re-open submissions soon. If you have any questions, please contact our National Co-Directors at

North Carolina Regional Coordinator

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Abbey Toot recently moved to the North Carolina from Chicago. She is an actor and teacher, and a proponent of mindfulness and meditation. She is an Associate Artist with Shattered Globe Theatre Company in Chicago, and a student and teacher of acting, voice, and speech. Abbey is the regional chapter head for the State Professional Mentorship Program for Women in the Arts. She has worked with Playmakers Repertory Company, has her Bachelors degree in Theatre Performance and her MFA in Acting from the University of California, Irvine. Abbey now lives in Carrboro with her husband, Dan, and their graceful and quirky greyhound, Twyla.