Neela Muñoz is a senior coach and facilitator with Ignite CSP. Her coaching practice has brought her to global firms and local nonprofits, and her warmth, curiosity, and commitment motivate and inform all of her work.
Neela’s unique theatre training, coupled with her passion for coaching and developing clients, allow her to creatively communicate the art of self-presentation. Through a rich career in theatre, Neela has acquired proven tactics and techniques that have enabled her to lead workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions in communication skills.
Neela has acted at theatres across the country, including many years as a resident company member at Flat Rock Playhouse, the State Theatre of North Carolina. She has also designed and implemented education programs for the Arts and Science Councils of the counties of Henderson, Buncombe and Mecklenburg in the state of North Carolina. Throughout her career, Neela has taught countless workshops, classes, and residencies, as well as coached students from kindergarten through adulthood in both theatre and communication skills.
Neela has completed the Presence-Based Coaching program and uses these techniques as well as the Positive Intelligence program in her coaching. She is a member of Actors’ Equity Association and holds a degree in music, as well as a BA in theatre with honors from the University of South Florida. Neela has served on the Advisory Committee of the Henderson County Arts Council.