Twinkle Burke is a writer, actor, and educator among other things. She has taught students in various communities all over New York City and beyond, with populations ranging from Kindergarten to Senior Citizens. She is passionate about using a variety of techniques and disciplines to help students find their unique voice and to find out more about themselves and the world. She believes that through teaching everyone involved learns and grows, and develops trust and respect for diversity. She writes fiction, non- fiction, plays, and screenplays. She continues to work as an actor in TV, Film and in Theatre. She also works with the 29th Street Playwright’s Collective. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and resides in Beacon, New York with her family.