Statera Mentorship: North Carolina has been in operation since May of 2018. It was founded by Abbey Toot, who also serves as Regional Coordinator. The North Carolina chapter is currently preparing for Class II in the winter of 2020. Applications to become a mentee or mentor in the next class will open on January 1, 2020. To receive information about the next round of classes, please sign up for the Statera Newsletter. If you have any questions, please contact our National Co-Directors at

North Carolina Regional Coordinator

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Abbey Toot (she/her/hers) 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.