Meet our executive board

Our team brings a wealth of experiences and backgrounds to stage.

Vidisha Agarwalla

interim president


Shaves her undercut. Wears baggy hoodies and little round glasses. Deplores bigots. Drinks chai. Protests regularly. Supports NGOs. Eats fire. Soaks daal. Dances. Squats. Is concerned. Refuses to be stereotyped.

Ivy Kee


Ivy is a second-year Theatre major with Psychology and Linguistics minors. Previous credits include Hilde in Lysistrata with Acting Out, and Hanzo in Joker’s Wild with New Renaissance. She is a member of Acting Out and NU Barkada. She is currently on co-op at New Repertory Theatre Company in their artistic and education departments.

Daisha Suggs


Daisha is a first-year Health Science major (conditionally). Former credits include Almost, Maine (Sandrine), Squirrel Girl Goes to College (Squirrel #1/Chorus), and What Rough Beast (Michelle). When not acting as New Renaissance’s treasurer, she is also the Secretary/Treasurer of Northeastern’s FGLISU, or First Generation Low Income Student Union. 

Ames N

Artistic associate & Co-Founder

Ames is a fourth-year political science major and theatre major. Their previous credits include Fellowship in Everyman, Hud in HAIR, and directing New Renaissance Theatre Company’s fall production, What Rough Beast. They are also the co-founder of New Renaissance Theatre Company

Jasmine Ramirez

Digital Media Coordinator


Jasmine is a first year pharmacy major with a minor in Spanish. This is her second semester on the e-board. While she hasn’t been in any Northeastern plays, she played Marianne in her high school performance of Constellations by Nick Payne. She hopes that in the future she will have the opportunity to act for New Renaissance.

Tarik Jones

Artistic Director & Founder

Tarik Jones is a senior theatre and interaction design major with a minor in psychology. He started this organization to address the need of diversity in the arts. His last co-op was at the Huntington Theatre Company where he assisted in marketing, video, design, and publicity. His Northeastern acting credits include HAIR, Everyman, and The Three Sisters. Tarik is currently taking a hiatus from Boston life to study at the National Theatre Institute. tarikjones.co.

Jack Whitten

Publicist and Website Manager


Jack is a first year Computer Science major with an intended minor in East Asian studies. He has been involved in theatre since middle school, including playing the role of Tommy in New Renaissance’s What Rough Beast.