Arts for All, Inc.

Meet Our Staff

Marcia Berger

Marcia Berger

Executive Director
Marcia Berger graduated from Boston-Bouvé College of Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science and a major in Physical Therapy.
She completed post-graduate workshops in Administrative and Volunteer Training, Theatre and Disability, Music, Wheelchair Dance and Movement Techniques, Contact Improvisation and Choreography, Trainer Workshops, Seating Systems, various Physical Therapy techniques, and equipment for disabled people.
Marcia is licensed by the Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners and holds certificates in Audio Description (1997), CPR, First Aid, Prevention & Support, and Article 9. She is also fluent in Spanish and American Sign Language.

Marcia founded physical therapy departments at the Florida Schools for the Deaf and the Blind and the Arizona Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. Active on stage as well as behind the scenes, Marcia has performed in wheelchair dance, modern dance, contact improvisation, sign language dance, and acting.

In 1985, Marcia founded Third St. Kids, an after-school program for children with and without disabilities that focused on the performing arts. Early on, Third St. Kids merged with Arts for All, Inc., with Marcia serving as the Executive Director. Marcia’s company has grown from a few kids in her living room to a nationally recognized nonprofit with a unique mission: to provide accessible arts education, training, and experience for children and adults, especially those with special needs.
Marcia has received the Spirit of Arizona Award from the Arizona State Senate (1988), the District Service to Mankind Award from Sertoma International (1989), the Jefferson Award from the American Institute for Public Service (1990), recognition from the Mayor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (1991), the JC Penney Golden Rule Award (1992), the Diane Lynn Anderson Award (1998), recognition from Arizona Center for Disability Law (2000), YWCA’s Women on the Move Award (2000), and the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona Civic Leadership Award (2019).
Frank Hernandez

Frank Hernandez

Assistant Director
Frank Hernandez is originally from Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico, and is an accomplished musician, composer, and teacher. He came to the United States for his primary and secondary education. After graduating from high school, Frank joined the international travel company Up with People. During his time with the company, he traveled across the United States and Europe, spreading a message of multicultural diversity, acceptance, and community service.
After this experience, Frank joined Arts for All, Inc. to assist with its development, and now he is the Assistant Director of the organization. Frank has composed the scores for productions of Where the Wild Things Are, Antigone, The Hobbit, Babe the Sheep-Pig, and Arts for All Inc.’s own Aladdin. He has been the Music Director and Vocal Coach for all of Arts for All, Inc.’s musical productions.
Frank has traveled extensively as a motivational speaker while sharing his music. Former Governor Janet Napolitano appointed him to the Board of Directors of Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind. He is the past President of the Children’s Music Network and the Music Director at Enchanted Hills Baptist Church.
Frank was chosen by the US Department of Health to present in Mexico City at a conference in 2002. In 1998, he served on the President’s Committee on Employment for People with Disabilities. In 1997, he received a President’s Citation for Volunteerism. In 1990, he was the Program Chair for the National Council on Disabilities’ Youth Leadership Program.
Frank Hernandez Giving Speech
Frank and a Woman
Two Men Smiling
Harriett Morton

Harriett Morton

Teaching Artist
For over 40 years, Harriett Morton has been an accomplished fine artist and sculptor. She has created and sold original paintings and art pieces to collectors worldwide. Commercial publications such as Spectrum Fantastic Art have showcased her visionary artwork. Before coming to Arts for All, Inc., she taught visual arts and ceramics to aspiring artists and used art as therapy for terminally ill patients at the Hospice of Sarasota, FL.
Harriett has a master’s certification in Reiki healing in four different fields. She is now the resident visual arts teacher at Arts for All, Inc., where she teaches art and ceramics and educates students in art theory and history. Overall, she has refined Laser Art Technique (LAT), created new headgear, and devised new approaches to enhance artist-teacher collaboration.
Harriett has a master’s certification in Reiki healing in four different fields. She is now the resident visual arts teacher at Arts for All, Inc., where she teaches art and ceramics and educates students in art theory and history. Overall, she has refined Laser Art Technique (LAT), created new headgear, and devised new approaches to enhance artist-teacher collaboration.