​​Following a career as a professional actress, Nina Felice founded The Performance Project School of the Arts to nurture young talent and encourage the pursuit of their creative dreams. With a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and a master’s degree in Child/Family Psychology, Nina incorporates the two disciplines into her teaching techniques to guide and motivate young performers. For almost two decades, she has directed and produced more than 15 shows each year. Besides her work with The Performance Project, Nina has choreographed and directed several high-caliber, professional productions at the Broward Center.

Nina Felice

Executive Director

Jill Lustig

Assistant Director

​Jill is an actress, writer, and teacher in
south Florida and has worked in arts
education for over 20 years. Jill holds a
degree in Musical Theater, and was also trained at the famed Second City Training Center. Having toured nationally and internationally as an actress, Jill now currently teaches drama at various schools throughout south Florida, and has been the lead teacher for the Performance Projects’ summer camp at the esteemed Broward Center for the performing arts for five years. Jill counts the hundreds of children she has taught and cultivated relationships with, throughout south Florida, to be among her greatest accomplishments! “I found my island, I’ve been on it this whole time..I’m home!”

The Performance Project Theater Company & School of the Arts

201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312



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School of the Arts, Children's Educational Theatre and Professional Theatre Company