7eventytwo is a space for art exhibitions, performance, film screenings and provides an opportunity for teens to meet / work with professional artists, filmmakers, and fellow musicians. A new direction in music and arts programming, 7eventytwo is a teen-only space. 


7eventytwo is the brain child of The Church Street School for Music and Art, a downtown family institution for the past 30 years.

Staff Bios

Natalie Casagran Lopez

Natalie is an artist and writer originally from Southern California. She graduated with a BFA from the Calarts’ School of Art in 2017 and has worked as a teaching artist for art institutions and nonprofits including the Church Street School for Music and Art, the Broad Museum, Girls Leadership, and the Independent Publishing Research Center, among others. She has toured across the country as a member of the performance trio, wetwinkie, and has appeared in numerous publications.

Ruby McCollister

Ruby is an actress and comedian in New York City. She graduated from Bennington College with a focus in performance and film. She has performed her work at MoMA, PS1 and the New Museum, as well as a plethora of comedy venues across the city. In addition to her performance career she has developed a fashion collection called Sofia Paris, which she personally constructs and designs. Sofia Paris has been featured in Dazed and Confused magazine, Vogue Italia and American Vogue. 

Leah Hennessey

Leah a writer, performer and musician from the Upper West Side. Leah is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, and more memorably, Bard High School Early College.

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