Student Advisory Council

Student Council

The Student Advisory Council is an important part of Culture Shock Miami! Members are involved in all aspects of decision making and serve as ambassadors for the arts throughout Miami-Dade County.


As a Council member you get to:

  • Attend shows!
  • Promote CSM through social media 
  • Staff the info table for events throughout the season
  • Serve on committees that assist with planning and/or promoting events     
  • Share information about Culture Shock Miami with your community
  • Learn about the administrative side of the arts  
  • Receive volunteer credit for your school (as applicable)

We meet during the school year (September - May) on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 3:30pm in the Cultural Affairs office in downtown Miami. (FREE food provided!) Please note: Miami-Dade County officials continue to work with local, state, and federal agencies in monitoring COVID-19, part of the coronavirus family. As part of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, Culture Shock Miami is asking all residents and patrons to monitor updates from We will make sure to keep you informed of any necessary changes to the council meetings as a result.

Applications for the 2020-2021 Council are now open! Please click here to complete the application. You must be within the program's age range (13-22) to apply. Applications will close on July 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST. You will be contacted by the end of August regarding the status of your application. If you would like more information, feel free to contact us at


Student Council Members 2019-20


Addonis Parker
Aisha El-Gazzar
Alicia Rosa Gonzalez
Amanda Hayes
Amanda Leslie
Angeline Esperance
Angilyne Vazquez
Belle Kinney Winick
Breanna Suarez
Caroline Glasser
Drew Scholl
Elisabeth Keime
Fabiana Gonzalez
Fednie Charles
Is Perlman
Janiia Williams
Joseph Luis
Juan Flechas
Kami Bumpers
Kate Hernandez
Kayley Chance
Keyaan Alladina
Klara Davidson-Schmich
Leonardo Cruz
Matthew MacNamara
McCall Horton
Megan Mosquera
Melanie Rodriguez
Michelle Guan
Naomi Smith
Natasha Benzadon
Paola Perez
Paris Interian
Samantha Simon
Sophia Rojas
Tobias Reyes
Valeria Flechas
Victoria Sara
Zoe Felfle