Vincent J. Raffaele is an actor and teaching artist based in the greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. His recent work includes performances at Allen Lane Art Center and Steel River Playhouse, as well as in several independent and student films. His work as a teaching artist, with a focus on laughter yoga and lifelong learning, has enlightened individuals at senior centers, retirement communities, and nursing homes. Vincent has a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts, with a concentration in Theatre, from Shippensburg University.


A lover of all things creative, Vincent brings years of experience to his work as a teaching artist. He has developed and led engaging, multigenerational programming for schools, summer camps, community organizations, and retirement homes in the greater Philadelphia area. He believes in the transformative power of positivity and is committed to spreading it through his teaching.

“Vince possesses qualities that are becoming harder and harder to find, but are refreshing and much appreciated by not only the residents, but especially by their families.”
— family member of senior citizen session participant