Meet the Team
Shannon shay - via music and movement mentor
Shannon Shay is a singer/dancer born and raised in Las Vegas. Shannon has been involved in the performing arts community as long as she can remember as she started at a young age. Shannon has trained at Fern Adair Conservatory of the Arts, The Rock Center for Dance, Millennium Dance Complex, and more. Shannon graduated from Las Vegas Academy, where she majored in Choir.
Shannon is currently attending the College of Southern Nevada, majoring in Paramedic Medicine with a minor in Psychology. In her free time, Shannon enjoys helping other explore their own artistic abilities.
In 2017, Kristina obtained the Dance Mentor position for the Fine and Performing Arts program at Opportunity Village. While working at OV, Kristina trained and performed in local dance studios and venues such as The Rock Center for Dance, Las Vegas Dance Academy, The Space, The Smith Center, and more.
With Kristina’s Bachelors of Science in Rehabilitation Services Education and the experience of working with a variety of clients at OV, she is able to encompass her love for dance & performance into her role as well. She looks forward to continuing the fun and enjoyment of VIA with CCSD teachers and students.
Stanley Webb - Art Mentor
Stanley Webb is from Detroit, Michigan and moved to Las Vegas in 2005. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The University of Michigan, a Master of Fine Arts from Queens College, and is a candidate for a Masters Degree in Special Education at The University of Nevada Las Vegas.
He has extensive teaching experience and has taught classes at the College of Southern Nevada and the Clark County School District. Stanley has been working at Opportunity Village for 5 years as an Art Mentor and also enjoys teaching art classes for the VIA Program.
Kimm Schwert - Theater Mentor
Kimm Schwert came to Opportunity Village by way of Shakespeare! A Wisconsin native, Kimm moved to NYC after people told her she would never work in theatre/movies because of her disability.
Kimm worked in a children’s theatre group, went on tour with Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular featuring the world famous Rockettes, and worked in a few movies with some Hollywood favorites!
Daryll Borges - Fine & Performing Arts Supervisor
Daryll Borges has been with Opportunity Village since 2010, and was an original Music Mentor in the VIA program’s early years. In addition to teaching music at Opportunity Village, Daryll had the pleasure of serving CCSD students in the VIA program at such schools as Tarkanian Middle School, Palo Verde High School, Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation, Fong Elementary, and Desert Oasis High School, to name a few.
Daryll now serves as the Supervisor of the Fine and Performing Arts Department at Opportunity Village, and assists in oversight for the VIA program.