Artist Instructor, Partnerships
Children's Museum of the Arts
JT Baldassarre is a writer, filmmaker, and educator in Brooklyn. She graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in English with Honors in Creative Writing. JT won the James E. Michael Prize in Playwriting in 2020 and was published in CRAFT magazine as winner of its Creative Nonfiction Award in June 2022. JT writes everything from short horror stories, to young adult speculative fiction, to memoir essays about her experience working at a cockroach farm in Ohio. JT is passionate about resourcing and encouraging children’s creative expression, and creating quality television, movies, and books for kids to get inspired by.