Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

Our faculty is made up of working professionals at the top of their field who are committed to educating the next generation of performing artists.

Administrative Staff

Jorge Cacheiro, MFA
Executive Director

 

Grant Kretchik, MFA
Associate Director

 

Brent Barkhaus
Costume Shop Supervisor

 

Josh Bradford
Production Manager

Jonathan Gabrielson
Business Manager

 

Chris Jensen
Technical Director

 

Lindsay Olson
Department Coordinator

 

Wayne Petro
Enrollment Manager

Larry Ruth
Academic Program Coordinator

 

Joel Waggoner
Music Director, Musical Theater Administrator

  Tedd Ricker
Assistant Costume Shop Supervisor
  Romo Hallahan
Master Electrician

Full and Part-Time Faculty

Joshua Dean Accord
Ballet and Aerial Arts
BFA Commercial Dance
  Marcy Arlin
Theater for Social Change
Performing Arts
  Brent Barkhaus
Makeup for Theater
BFA Production & Design
  Yuval Boim
TImprov & Peformance Ensemble
BFA Acting & BA Acting

Sara Bryans
Dance Styles
BFA Musical Theater

 

Keith Buhl
Lecturer

Vocal Production
BFA Acting

 

Christopher Burris
Directing
BFA Acting

 

Jorge Cacheiro
Acting for Film and Television
Performing Arts Chair

Katya Campbell
Acting
BFA Musical Theater
  Luke Cantarella
Scenic Design
BFA Production & Design
  Dee Caspary
Contemporay
BFA Commercial Dance
  Joseph Chapman
Drafting
BFA Production & Design
Michael Chin
Stage Combat
BFA Acting
  Cosmin Chivu
Acting
Head of BA International
Performance Ensemble
  Harriet Clark
Ballet
BFA Commercial Dance
  Bob Cline
Audition Technique
BFA Musical Theater

Coco Cohn
Acting for the Musical Stage
BFA Acting

 

Lani Corson
Aerial Arts
BFA Commercial Dance

 

Ginger Cox
Jazz & Anatomy for Dancers
BFA Commercial Dance

 

Richard Crawford
Movement
BFA Acting

Holly Evans
Ballet & Modern
BFA Commercial Dance & BFA Musical Theater

 

Lee Evans
Professor
Music Appreciation, Fundamentals of Music
Performing Arts General

 

Erica Fabri
Performing Poetry
Performing Arts

 

Jonathan Fielding
Acting
BFA Musical Theater

Stephanie Fjalstad
Somatic Practices, Core Strengthening, Body Awareness
BFA Commercial Dance

 

Reg Flowers
Theater of the Oppressed
Performing Arts

 

Jacki Ford
Ballet & Jazz
BFA Commercial Dance & BFA Musical Theater

 

Jon Froehlich
Movement
BA International Performance Ensemble

Lauren Gaul
Assistant Professor
Jazz, Ballet Pedagogy, Dance History
BFA Commercial Dance

 

Leslie Giammanco
Individual Voice
BFA Musical Theater

 

Michael Goldfried
Directing
BA Directing

 

Paul Guzzone
How the Entertainment Industry Works &
Rock & Contemp. Culture
Performing Arts General

Douglas Hall
Musical Theater Scene Study
BFA Commercial Dance

 

Ron Hartmann
Fundamenatals of Dance
BFA Musical Theater

 

Brian Hastert
Head of BFA Acting for Film and Television, Voiceovers & Commercials

Acting
BFA Acting for FTVC

 

Jessica Hendricks
CHoreography, Contemporary & Improv
BFA Commercial Dance

Valerie Ho
Hip Hop & Improv
BFA Commercial Dance

 

Suli Holum
Movement
BFA Acting

 

Lisa Hopkins
Tap & Theater Dance
BFA Commercial Dance &
BFA Musical Theater

 

Matthew Humphreys
TV Script Analysis
BFA Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs & Commericals

Morgan Jenness
Theater History
BFA Acting

 

Chris Jensen
Theater Props
BFA Production & Design

 

Scott Jovovich
Lecturer

Ballet, Theater Dance, Partnering
BFA Commercial Dance & BFA Musical Theater

 

Laurie Kanyok
Ballet & Partnering
BA Commercial Dance

Adrienne Kapstein
Acting & Performance Ensemble
BA International Performance Ensemble
  Marty Keiser
Acting for Shakespeare
BA Acting
  Thomas Keith
Advanced Play Structure & Style & World Theater
BA International Performance Ensemble
  Patrick Kerr
Acting for Film & TV
BFA Acting

Graham Kindred
Head of BFA Production & Design

Lighting Design
BFA Production & Design

 

Susan Knight
Script Analysis
BFA Acting

 

Grant Kretchik
Associate Director & Head of BFA Acting
Acting
BFA Acting

 

Wendy Kurtzman
Preparing the Actor for a Digital World
BFA Acting-Los Angeles Intensive

Mary Law
Individual Voice
BFA Musical Theater

 

Julie Fain Lawrence
Assistant Professor

Acting
BFA Acting

 

David Lawson
Lighting & Sound for Dance
BFA Production & Design

 

Nancy Lemenager
Theater Dance
Performing Arts

Caroline Liem
Preparing the Actor for a Digital World
BFA Acting-Los Angeles Intensive

 

Brandon Maier
Musical Theater History & Repertoire
BFA Musical Theater

 

Jamibeth Margolis
Senior Showcase
BFA Acting

 

Ashley Marinaccio
Travel Course
BA International Performance Ensemble

Lisa McBride
Ballet & Modern
BFA Commercial Dance

 

Sean McKnight
Theater Dance & Jazz
BFA Commerical Dance & BFA Musical Theater

 

JV Mercanti
Lecturer

Acting
BFA Musical Theater

 

Julian Mesri
Contemporary Spanish Theater
Interdisciplinary Theater

Rhonda Miller
Head of BFA Commercial Dance

Jazz and Senior Projects
BFA Commerical Dance

 

Mandy Moore
Dance & Choreography for the Camera
BFA Commerical Dance-LA Intensive

 

David Morris
Acting for Film & TV
BFA Acting

 

Peter Muscante
Performance Ensemble
BA International Performance Ensemble

Qui Nguyen
Playwriting
Performing Arts General

 

Carlyle Owens
Theater History
BA Acting

 

Geoffrey Owens
Freshman Seminar
BA Musical Theater

  Erik Pearson
Visual Storytelling
BFA Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs & Commericals

Wayne Petro
Acting
BFA Production & Design

 

Dillen Phelps
Physical Prep
Performing Arts

 

Tijuana Pirro-Ricks
Acting for Film & TV
BFA Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs & Commericals

 

Mary Ellen Polentz-Bernard
How the Entertainment Industry Works
Performing Arts General

Tristan Raines
Costume Design
BFA Production & Design

 

Casey Robinson
Vocal Production
BA International Performance Ensemble

 

Larry Ruth
Acting
Performing Arts

 

Dolores Sanchez
Tap Dance
BFA Commerical Dance

Dianna Schoenborn
Vocal Production
BFA Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs & Commericals
  Amy Schwartzreich
Head of BFA Musical Theater

Musical Theater Technique
BFA Musical Theater
  Lester Shane
Voice and Speech
BFA Acting
  Alexandra Silber
Acting
BFA Musical Theater

Sebastian Smeureanu
Lecturer

Movement & Acting
BA International Performance Ensemble

 

Aimee Steele
Individual Voice
BFA Musical Theater

 

Christopher Stephens
Vocal Music for Dancers
BFA Commercial Dance

 

Rebecca Stuard
Individual Voice
BFA Musical Theater

Robert Sussuma
Individual Voice
BFA Musical Theater

 

Fabio Tavares da Silva
Physical Prep
Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs & Commericals

 

Suzi Taylor
Jazz
BFA Commercial Dance

 

Stacy Seidel Tea
Acting for Film & TV
BFA Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs & Commericals

Joann Y. Tongret
The American Musical Theatre
BFA Commercial Dance

 

Rebecca Tuffey
Alexander Technique
BFA Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs & Commericals

 

Joel Waggoner
Fundamentals of Music & Dance Styles
BFA Musical Theater

 

Stacey Weingarten
Puppetry
Performing Arts

Angela Wendt
Costume Design
BFA Production & Design

 

Marishka Wierzbicki
Individual Voice
BFA Musical Theater

 

Kat Wildish
Ballet
BFA Commerical Dance & BFA Musical Theater

 

Dr. Doug Willen
Anatomy for Dancers
BFA Commerical Dance

Heather Wolensky
Scenic Design for Film & TV
BFA Production & Design

 

Dr. Ruis Woertendyke
Associate Professor

Intro to Theater, Acting, Theater History, Current Theater in New York
BA Acting, Performing Arts General& BFA Production & Design

 

Chris York
Individual Voice
BFA Musical Theater

 

Chris Zaccardi
Stage Management
BA Stage Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty Biographies

Joshua Dean  

Joshua Dean Acord
Joshua Dean is a dancer, choreographer, aerialist, and Ohio University graduate. He has danced for the legendary Twyla Tharp and several NYC dance companies. His work as a choreographer and a performer has been seen in several regional theaters including Goodspeed Opera House, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, & The Old Globe. He is also a teacher of aerial arts for the Trapeze School New York and has performed aerial circus around the globe.  Joshua is a member and co-founder of Suspended Cirque, NYC’s first aerial theater company.

   
    Brent Barkhaus
Costume Shop Manager
   
Christopher Burris  

Christopher Burris
Christopher Burris is a director residing in Brooklyn. He is a constant fixture on the New York theater scene, primarily collaborating on new works. He directed the world premiere of Geese by Samuel D. Hunter at Theatre Row, and again for The Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage. He was a director for the inaugural year of the Obie winning 48 Hours in Harlem (“Potato Salad” by Keith Josef Adkins), as well as the first four years of The Fire This Time Festival, culminating in their premiere production, Lords Resistance by Camille Darby. Christopher has directed readings and workshops for The New Group, Ensemble Studio Theatre Lab, National Black Theater, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Epic Theatre Ensemble, The New Black Fest, Liberation Theater Company, Hudson Valley Writers Center, The Cell, and Manhattan Theatre Source.
WINNER: 2014 Ken Davenport Short Play Contest (Brush Strokes by Nathan Yungerburg) and 2010 Samuel French OOB Festival (The Mud is Thicker in Mississippi by Dennis A. Allen II). FINALIST: 2013 Samuel French OOB Festival (Red Blood of War by Celeste Bedford Walker) and 2011 Harvest One Act Play Festival (A Shadow With No Form by Dennis A. Allen II). Christopher also maintains an acting career on stage (La Jolla Playhouse, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The Women's Project), film (Contamination, Tru Life Story, Indelible), television (The Guiding Light, As the World Turns, Damage Control), webseries (She's Out of Order, Babyprov), commercials (Dr. Scholl's, ESPN360, NY Post), and a host of voice-overs (Grand Theft Auto V, McDonald's, Burger King, AT&T). Christopher has taught for UC-San Diego, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, CUNY Creative Arts Team, The Leadership Program, Ars Nova, The McCarter, Sing for Hope, The Shakespeare Society, Harbor Conservatory of the Arts, and New York Film Academy. He is a 2014 Lincoln Center Directors Lab member.

   
Dee Caspary   Dee Caspary
Dee Caspary choreographed and was Director of Staging for Justin Timberlake’s World Tour - FutureSex/LoveShow. Dee has choreographed for Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance”, a Macy’s Stars of Dance performance on ABC’s hit show “Dancing with the Stars”, as well as the 2008 ESPY’s with Justin Timberlake on ESPN. Dee has worked with artists such as Demi Lovato, Paula Abdul, New Kids On The Block, and was featured as "Snitch" in the Movie Musical "Newsies". Dee’s National Commercial credits include Dayquil and Verizon Wireless. Dee has influenced dance all over the world in such places as Australia, Japan, Canada, Italy, Guam, New York and his hometown of Los Angeles. He has directed and choreographed live events for Billboard Live, Hard Rock Café, Oakley, Key Club, and The Stone Movement.Dance Magazine said, “Dee Caspary is the modern day Fosse of our generation.” Dee has choreographed for professional companies all over the world including NYC Ballet (NYC), Odyssey Dance Theatre (Utah), Evolution Dance Company (LA) and has had the opportunity to debut his work for four straight years at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood - premiering “A Time No More”, “The Glass Case”, “The Last Letter”, and “Inferno of Sin”. Dee has worked with greats such as Kenny Ortega, Wade Robson, Marty Kudelka, Peggy Holmes, Jerry Evans, Bonnie Story-Baker, and performed live in front of Tony Award winning choreographer Susan Stroman at the Elan Awards in New York. Dee currently teaches at PACE University in NYC, EDGE Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, Broadway Dance Center in NYC, and Peridance Capezio Center in NYC.
   
Michael G. Chin  

Michael G. Chin
www.SAFD.org
Michael G. Chin is a professional actor (AEA, AFTRA, SAG) as well as a sanctioned Master instructor and choreographer with the Society of American Fight Directors. He serves as fight director in residence for both The White Horse and Pan Asian Rep in NYC. He’s taught/choreographed/consulted in the New York area on Broadway as well as The Mint, Murder-To-Go, Theatreworks USA, La Mama ETC, National Asian American Thea Co, Ma-yi, The Public, Negro Ensemble Company, The Vineyard, NYU, Henry St Settlement, Baruch College, The Drama League, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Montclair State Univ, New York Renaissance Fest and The NY Fringe Thea Festival . Nationally he has worked at The Barter, Celebration Barn, Burt Reynolds Inst for Thea., Muhlenberg Summer Festival, Univ of Tulsa, The Crossroads, Brown Univ, Cape Cod Community College, BYU, The Hangar, Dickinson College, Louisiana Tech, NY State Theatre Inst. Tennessee Rep, Merrimack Theatre, Off The Square Thea in Wyoming, Gainesville Theatre Alliance, Univ of Northern Colorado, IUP  and Yale School of Drama.  He received his B.A. in Theatre from Pace University. Mr Chin currently teaches at United Stuntsmens Association during the summer, The Juilliard School, Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, Brooklyn College as well as Pace University and teaches privately for Fights4. He is a student of Northern Style, Shaolin Long Fist Kung Fu.

   
Bob Cline  

Bob Cline
Bob Cline is the founder of Bob Cline Casting in New York City. There, he was recently named as one of New York’s 10 Best, by Broadway World. Bob has cast film, TV, commercials, over 70 national tours, and hundreds of regional theatre productions across the country. Bob's casting credits include: The National Tours of Shrek, Elf, Young Frankenstein, Beauty and the Beast, Oliver, Annie, Bye, Bye Birdie, Hairspray, Rent, Drowsy Chaperone, Full Monty, Music Man, 39 Steps, Showboat, Victor/Victoria, and Oklahoma -to name a few. Regionally, Bob has had his hands in casting shows at over 30 LORT Theaters, including, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, St. Louis Repertory Theatre, The Pioneer Theatre Company, The Fulton Theatre, Maltz-Jupiter Theatre, The Olney, Theatre By The Sea, and many more. As a director, Bob had the pleasure of directing Betty Buckley, Tom Cavanaugh, Tuc Watkins, Christy Carlson Romano, Martha Plimpton, and Elaine Stritch in Ben Andron's White's Lies both at the Jerry Orbach Theatre and New World Stages in NYC.

All three shows he has directed for the Vital Theatre Company, in New York, Medusa; Bright, Apple, Crush; and Kiss and Tell have been nominated and/or won the Sam French Festival. Other recent favorites include: Once on this Island, In the Heights, Parade, Sweet Charity, Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy, Ragtime, A New Brain, Violet, Songs for a New World, Titanic, Rent, The Full Monty, Crimes of the Heart, Into the Woods, To Kill a Mockingbird and A Christmas Carol. Nights when he is not directing shows, he can be found directing students in one of the three audition classes he teaches weekly in NYC through the Actor’s Loft. Most Importantly, Bob is a proud faculty member in Pace University’s Theatre program in charge of the Senior BFA Musical Theatre majors, for almost 10 years.

   
Coco Cohn  

Coco Cohn
Coco Cohn just ended a nearly three-year run as "Rosie" in Mamma Mia! on Broadway. She is a 2011 Helen Hayes Award Nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical for her work in the world premiere of GLIMPSES OF THE MOON at MetroStage in DC. Prior to that she was seen playing the titular character in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Gateway Playhouse. After graduating NYU, Lauren migrated to Los Angeles, and spent a decade+ working in Film and Television. She is often recognized for her role as Ginger on DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES as well as roles in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, SECRETARY, LEGALLY BLONDE 2, HOUSE, MONK, ER, etc. But if you are 6ish-12ish years old, you likely know her as Yolanda Cohen on THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK & CODY. Lauren also proudly spent her time in LA as Head of Musical Development for the critically-acclaimed theatre company, Neurotic Young Urbanites (comprised of fellow NYU alumni). She and writing partner, Lauren Bowles, twice collaborated with songwriting team, Curtis Moore and Amanda Green, creating and starring in the multiple-award-winning musicals, UP THE WEEK WITHOUT A PADDLE and ONCE UPON A PRIMETIME. Lauren returned to New York in early 2008 and along with her theatrical pursuits, continues to work on the big and small screen with roles in MORNING GLORY and the upcoming GODS BEHAVING BADLY as well as appearances on DEADBEAT, ROYAL PAINS, and BORED TO DEATH. Additionally she works as a director, coach, and collaborator for festival shows on both coasts. She is thrilled to continue her association with Pace.

   
Lani Corson   Lani Corson
Lani Corson is a NYC-based aerialist and musical theatre performer. After receiving her BFA from Syracuse University, she traveled the world performing in such shows as 42nd Street (International Tour), Legally Blonde (North Shore Music Theatre), Les Miserables (Riverside Theatre), among others. In her travels she was introduced to aerial arts - an extension of dance with an element of excitement. What began as a hobby quickly spiraled into a new career path. A founding member of 2 Ring Circus, she has been able to merge her loves in this company known for their high-flying circus entertainment that combines Broadway-style song and dance with aerial and ground circus arts. Lani currently teaches at Aerial Arts NYC and has performed as an aerialist throughout NYC and the surrounding areas on such stages as Hartford Stage, Webster Hall, The Box, Dixon Place, Galapagos Art Space, Broadway Bares and aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.
   
Virginia M. Cox  

Ginger Cox
Ginger’s multifaceted career as a teacher, choreographer and dancer has taken her all over the world. She is on faculty at Broadway Dance Center, the Pulse Teacher’s Workshop, and has taught for the Joffrey Ballet Contemporary Jazz Program, the Alvin Ailey Arts/Education Program, Leon Dance Arts, the University of the Arts, and Master Classes in Luxembourg, Paris, Switzerland, Germany, Mexico and Japan. Featured in Dance Train Magazine for her commitment to dance education and dynamic teaching style, Ginger is described as both innovative and inspiring. She is the Artistic Director of LiNK! the movement dance company, and choreographed for NIKE SHOX, the NJ Nets Dancers, recording artist Lijie, Dancing Wheels, and was one of 10 chosen to present work in the Élan Awards, honoring Mr. Lar Lubavich, to name a few. Ginger has performed on Saturday Night Live with Molly Shannon and Jimmy Falon, with Lou Bega at Radio City Music Hall, and in many industrials. Ginger has contributed for articles in Dance Teacher Magazine, Dance Spirit, Jazz Pulsions, France’s dance magazine, and is on the Board of Advisors for the Young Choreographers Dance Festival. Ginger earned her BFA in Dance, from Temple University and is currently pursuing her Masters Degree in Movement Science. 

   
Richard Crawford  

Richard Crawford
Richard Crawford studied with Jacques Lecoq, and also at Rose Bruford College, London. He is a founding member of the internationally-acclaimed New York physical theater ensemble The Flying Machine and recently performed on Broadway in War Horse. He also played the lead in the off-Broadway hit show Slava's Snowshow from 2004-2006 and has directed clown work for Cirque du Soleil. He is an award-winning director whose projects have included a Commedia dell'Arte version of Petrushka at Carnegie Hall; The Bourgeois Gentlemen at the UMN/Guthrie and Comedy of Errors at TheatreWorks, Colorado Springs. He also performed in the 2002 OBIE Winning [Sic] at Soho Rep., NYC, and as the lead in La Jolla Playhouse's groundbreaking The Adding Machine in 2007. Richard has been teaching for the past twelve years in London, Paris, Santiago, Montreal and New York. In the U.S. he has taught Neutral Mask, Commedia dell'Arte and Lecoq Technique at NYU/Tisch, Yale School of Drama, Sarah Lawrence College, Bard College, The Actor's Center, Marymount Manhattan, Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute, Michael Howard Studios, The Stella Adler Studio, and the University of Minnesota. He is the founder and director of Movement Theater Studio, the first Lecoq based studio in NYC.

   
Holly Evans   Holly Evans
Holly Evans has enjoyed a multiple-faceted career in dance as a performer, choreographer, teacher, and administrator. As a performer, she danced for 10 years as a Radio City Rockette. During that time, she served as Assistant Choreographer to Linda Haberman, as well as a dance captain and swing, in addition to teaching and choreographing Radio City’s Rockette Experiences and Rockette Summer Intensives in various US cities. Holly also performed for several regional ballet, modern and musical theater companies as well as significant trade shows, award shows, and star-studded benefits.
As a teacher, Holly served on the dance faculty of Wagner College and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA). She was on the ballet faculty for the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts for many years and served as the Ballet Mistress for the esteemed St. Paul's School in New Hampshire. In addition, she has extensive experience in public and private school dance education and has been a master class teacher and choreographer at many universities, schools, and summer programs across the country. As an arts administrator, Holly served as the company manager for RIOULT, a modern dance company in NYC, responsible for all aspects of international and domestic touring. Holly holds a BA degree from Butler University in Dance Pedagogy and a Certificate in Arts Administration from New York University.
   
Erica Miriam Fabri  

Erica Miriam Fabri
www.ericafabri.com
Erica Miriam Fabri is a writer, performer and photographer, as well as a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She received her MFA in Poetry from The New School.
She is the author of Dialect of a Skirt, a collection of poetry published by Hanging Loose Press (2010) and The Creatively College Bound Reader, a textbook for the hip-hop, performance poetry and essay-writing curriculum she created (Urban Word NYC books, 2008). She recently wrote, directed and starred in the short film, The Baxter Street Blues (NYC Independent Film Festival). Her work has been published in numerous literary journals and magazines including New York Quarterly, Texas Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, Hanging Loose Magazine, Good Foot Magazine, Paper Street and more. She has also been included in numerous anthologies, most recently, CHORUS, by MTV books.
She has facilitated workshops and seminars at: Cooper Union School of the Arts, New York University, Columbia University, Rutgers University, Penn State University, The Brooklyn Public Library, Poet’s House, Urban Word NYC, The Fortune Society, The Robin Hood Foundation, and the PEN Prison Writing Program. She has worked on projects as a writer, editor and performance director for The New York Knicks, HBO and Nickelodeon Television. She has been awarded a writer’s residency at the Omega Institute and has been a featured poet and performer for numerous art festivals and numerous outreach programs including drug rehabilitation centers, prisons and hospitals.

   
Jonathan Fielding  

Jonathan Fielding
Jonathan is a theater artist living in New York City.
In 2012 he co-founded the Harbor Stage Company in Wellfleet, MA where he still works as an administrator and artist. He is also an Artistic Associate with Amphibian Stage Productions in Texas with whom he has worked with for over 10 years.
He has performed on Broadway in Pygmalion with Roundabout Theater Company and The Seagull at the Walter Kerr. Jonathan has also worked for many theaters across America including The Old Globe in San Diego, The Sundance Festival at BAM, Atlantic Theater Company, Ford’s Theater in DC, and The Public Theater of Maine. On television he has been seen on the PBS documentary Rickover, starring Tim Blake Nelson and NBC’s Odyssey.
Jonathan also teaches acting at New York University’s Steinhardt School, where he teaches the techniques he learned from earning his MFA at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts. fieldingonline.com

   
Stephanie Torbik Fjalestad   Stephanie Torbik Fjalestad
Stephanie Torbik Fjalestad earned her BS from Oklahoma City University in Dance Management. Upon moving to NY, she became the Assistant to John Carrafa for the NBA All-star Game Halftime show in 2000. Stephanie choreographed and performed at the Surflight Theater in NJ, the Weathervane Theater in NH, and has taught and choreographed at dance studios in New England, New York, New Jersey, Florida and Canada. In addition, Stephanie taught dance at the prestigious Belvoir Terrace Arts Camp in Lenox, MA for eleven years and for the last six years, she acted as the Dance Department Chairperson. Stephanie became a certified Pilates instructor under the tutelage of Romana Kryzanowska, Joseph Pilates' protégé, in 2002. Over the past decade, she has taught Pilates at several well-known studios in New York City and Sydney, Australia. Currently Stephanie is teaching both MELT (Myofaciascial Energetic Length Technique) and Pilates privately in Manhattan and is an adjunct faculty member for the Dance Department at Pace University.
   
Reg Flowers   Reg Flowers
Reg Flowers has been a theater professional and teaching artist since 1987. He’s done plays across the US, on and off-Broadway. He’s also made several guest starring television appearances. As a director he’s worked in NYC and at Freedom Theater in his hometown of Philadelphia. Reg is also a produced playwright, a producer in his own right and is the founder of Falconworks Artist Group a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) that uses popular theater techniques to build capacities for civic engagement and social change.
In 2005 He received the BAX10 Award for Arts Education. Since 2009 Reg has been a Theater of the Oppressed practitioner, working in collaboration with theater of the Oppressed Laboratory, Theater of the Oppressed New York, Julian Boal and other TO practitioners from around the world. Reg was a faculty member at Montclair State University in the Department of Theater and Dance and has been a guest teacher and lecturer at The School for International Training, The University of the Arts and Yale University among others.
   
Jacki Ford   Jacki Ford
Jacki attended the University of Utah on the Willam F. Christensen scholarship and graduated with a performance/teaching emphasis. She has worked with such companies as Ballet West, Utah Ballet, and as a principal dancer with Rocky Mountain Ballet. Jacki has appeared on stage in “Funny Girl”, “The Radio City Christmas Spectacular”, as a Rockette, “Mack And Mabel” with Jerry Herman, and “Sinatra, His Voice, His World, His Way” with John Pizzarelli. Industrial/Television work includes: IBM, Q-Lube, Polaris, Intel, Tupperware, Wal-Mart, “As The World Turns,” Telemucno Upfront”, the 2004 Tony Awards, “One Night Only” with Hugh Jackman, The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Today Show, and Good Morning America. Jacki has taught as a guest teacher in Tokyo at the Broadway Dance Center, Steps in New York City, and is currently on faculty at Pace University in the commercial dance program. Her versatility as a teacher and Choreographer keeps her in high demand around the country.
   
Jon Froehlich  

Jon Froehlich
Jon Froehlich is a professional actor, director, educator, and playwright. He has performed in Berlin, Arezzo, Essen, San Juan (Puerto Rico), and New York City, in such plays as Moliere's Scapin, Calderon's The Constant Prince, Gertrude Stein's Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights, Shakespeare's Comedy Of Errors, and multiple mountings of the homage to Jerzy Grotowski's Teatr Opole, Replikas (of Apocalypsis Cum Figuris).
Jon is a co founding member of the experimental physical theatre company, Cloud of Fools. With Cloud of Fools, Jon’s play, The Whistling Mortician (in which he also played the title role, and directed) received its world premiere in Theater I.A.T.I.’s 5th annual Performing Arts Marathon here in New York City. The company has since toured The Whistling Mortician to Concord, MA, and Baltimore, MD. To date Jon has performed in each of Cloud of Fools’ other productions: Europa (written and directed by Casey Robinson), and All That Dies And Rises (co-produced with M-34).
Jon is a frequent collaborator with Stolen Chair Theatre Company, acting in their three most recent productions: The Man Who Laughs (3 Drama Desk nominations); Potion; and Kill Me Like You Mean It.
Jon has also played roles in (selected): A Raisin in the Sun (The Arkansas Rep, dir. Rajendra Rahmoon Maharaj); Cho H Cho (Mabou Mines, dir. Daniel Irizarry); Paris Belongs to Us (Brick Theater, dir. Doris Mirescu); Toys In The Attic (Pearl Theatre Company, dir. Austin Pendleton); and Waiting for Godot (Chimera Theatre Company, dir. Deanna Downes).
Jon holds an MFA in Acting from Columbia University, where has also taught acting and movement.

   
Leslie Giammanco  

Leslie Giammanco
www.broadwayvoiceteacher.com

Leslie Giammanco is a voice teacher who specializes in musical theatre and classical techniques. Her Broadway, concert, operatic and cabaret credits include: Broadway/National Tours The Phantom of the Opera, Manhattan Philharmonic (Carnegie Hall) Minnesota Orchestra, Rochester Symphony, Duluth Symphony, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Bach Society, New Jersey State Opera, Minnesota Opera, Opera St. Paul, Steinway Hall, The Duplex, Judy’s Chelsea, Danny’s Skylight and nationally. Leslie’s been teaching voice at Pace’s Musical Theater program since 2007 and maintains private studios in NYC and Maine. Former teaching credits include NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, CAP21; The Hartt School, The University of Hartford; Adelphi University. Leslie received her BM from The University of Southern California and MM from Northwestern University. Opera awards include: The Metropolitan Opera, American Opera, Illinois Opera Guild, and San Francisco Opera Auditions. She is an active adjudicator and presenter of master-classes and clinics on musical theater and educational vocal programs throughout the United States. Member of NYSTA, NATS, AEA, and AGMA. Solo CD “Let My Song Fill Your Heart”. Owner of DivaGrams Entertainment in New York City.

   
Lauren Gaul  

Lauren Gaul
Lauren Gaul performed as a Radio City Rockette for 10 years appearing in the Christmas Spectacular, NBC Behind The Scenes Special, Monday Night Football, Columbus Day Parade, and numerous other shows and events.  She performed in shows such as Nothing Like a Dame, Dance Break, The Astaire Awards, The Élan Awards and numerous industrials.   She performed in industrials for Audi, Astra Zeneca, Warburg Pinkus and with companies such as Tap Team II & Co, Journey Dance Co., and as a guest artist with Riedel Dance Theater.  Lauren choreographed industrials for Lady Footlocker, IZOD, Capezio, Sesame Street, and Sesame Workshop featuring recording artist Brandy.   Most recently she choreographed Tennesse William’s The Mutilated starring Mink Stole and Penny Arcade (Off Broadway).  Her work has been presented at Jacobs Pillow, Jazz Dance World Congress, Broadway Dance Center, the Bridge for Dance and numerous other venues. She was assistant choreographer for Broadway Bares, the Élan Awards, Chicago (Regional), Torched (Off Broadway), and for cruise lines such as Princess and Celebrity.   She received her MFA from the SUNY Purchase Conservatory or Dance and is an ABT® Certified Teacher.  Lauren is currently an Assistant Professor of Dance at Pace University in the Commercial Dance Program. 

   
Paul Guzzone  

Paul Guzzone
For twenty-five years Paul has been an Adjunct Professor in the Performing Arts Department at Pace University, where he teaches courses on the history of rock music and the business of entertainment.
Paul Guzzone is a versatile musician, composer and producer whose work ranges from special events and commercials to performances and recordings. Paul has produced albums by the acoustic duo Aztec Two-Step and numerous independent artists. In the 80’s he produced and released his own album Dancin’ Room to critical raves and airplay on major East Coast rock stations. Also during that time he was a featured performer and assistant musical director in National Lampoon’s Class Of ’86 at The Village Gate in NYC. Additional production credits include: recording Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and other major stars for the New York Times bestselling book & platinum CD Philadelphia Chickens by author/illustrator Sandra Boynton.
His latest solo CD Chasing The Moon has been described as “instantly accessible to the ears, the head and the heart.” (see: www.paulguzzone.com)
He has been musical director for numerous theatrical productions and cabaret shows and was commissioned to write a rock-electronica score for a production of the Greek classic Phaedra. Working with cellist Stephanie Winters, Paul was part of Lincoln Center’s 2009-2010 “Meet the Artist School Series” which introduces students to the performing arts.

   
Jess Hendricks  

Jess Hendricks
Jess Hendricks graduated from the University of Colorado with a BFA in Dance. Her credits include commercials and industrials for Godiva, L’Oreal, Reebok, Toys R Us, Universal Studios, Volkswagen and Warner Brothers. Jess worked on the tour of HAIR as Dance Captain for years, performed for the opening premiers of Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby and can be seen in such movies as Living Out Loud and Between The Sheets. She has danced in or been the assistant choreographer to the Elan Awards, Bob Fosse Awards, Ms. America Pageant, Carnival, Dance Break and Broadway Bares.
Jess has choreographed the New York musicals “The Shaggs”, “The Book Of The Dun Cow” and “Dead City” as well as the movie musical “Free Fall”. She has choreographed the music video “Just A Dress” for the Berlin Film Festival, “Mia Agapi Fotia” for European artist Sofia Strati’s Eurovision and was one of the choreographer finalists for the ACE Awards in New York City in 2011.
Jess has taught at Universities and Festivals throughout Canada, Costa Rica, Cyprus, France, Italy, Japan, Korea, Norway and the United States. Jess has danced with “The Wes Veldink Movement” and co-created her own company “Two Peas & A Pod”. She recently created live work for the band “A Great Big World” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, set work to be performed at Carnegie Hall and assisted with choreography for the Alicia Keys tour. She is currently an adjunct professor at Pace University and on faculty with 24 Seven Dance Convention.

   
Suli Holum   Suli Holum
Suli Holum is an award-winning theatre maker based in Brooklyn, NY. She was a co-founder of Pig Iron Theatre Company, developing original work including SHUT EYE with legendary director Joseph Chaikin. Her text for GENTLEMEN VOLUNTEERS was recently published in Pig Iron: 3 Plays (53rd Street Press). She received a Barrymore for the choreography of PITC’s wordless CAFETERIA, a Drama Desk Award for her role in LEBENSRAUM off-Broadway and a Helen Hayes nomination for her turn as Billie Dawn in BORN YESTERDAY at Arena Stage. Holum was awarded a TCG/Fox Resident Actor Fellowship to develop of her solo show CHIMERA, created with Deborah Stein through a HARP residency at HERE. CHIMERA premiered at Under the Radar Festival, earned a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance, and was recently produced by The Gate in London. Holum continues to develop and tour original work as Co-Artistic Director of Stein | Holum Projects (www.steinholum.org)
   
Lisa Hopkins   Lisa Hopkins
Lisa has worked extensively as a choreographer, director, producer and master teacher. She is producing Artistic Director of New York Stage Originals, a theatrical production company dedicated to creating original musical theatre. She co-created the internationally acclaimed show “TAP KIDS” and the TK Summer Intensive, which attracts some of the finest young, tap talent in North America. Lisa directed and choreographed the musical “Scrooge” which played Off-Broadway in NYC at The Lambs Theater and at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theatre, and “Dream” which premiered at The Spencer Theater, NM. She assisted choreographer Kathleen Marshall on the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s “Follies” where she also acted as coach to leading man, Treat Williams. Other Director/Choreography credits include “Talkies” at the Century Center in NYC, “Murder They Danced “ at Toronto’s Premiere Dance, “1940’s Radio Hour” at The Emelin Theater in New York.
Lisa received a Scenie Award and a Los Angeles Theatre Ovation nomination for her choreography on “Dames at Sea” at The Colony Theatre in Burbank where she also choreographed the world premiere of Emmy Award winner Mark Saltzman’s new musical “Falling For Make Believe”. While in LA Lisa also created choreography for two films, “The Fantastic Clown Club” and “Temptation of Vanity”.
Lisa was a featured soloist with “Manhattan Tap” for 2 seasons and was on the faculty of the New York City Dance Alliance. Lisa recently returned to NYC from Los Angeles where she was dance and musical theatre faculty at AMDA Conservatory for the Performing Arts.
Lisa holds an Honors BFA in Dance from York University, in Toronto, Canada.
   
    Morgan Jenness
Morgan Jenness spent over a decade at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, with both Joseph Papp and George C. Wolfe, in various capacities ranging from literary manager to Director of Play Development to Associate Producer. She was also Associate Artistic Director at the New York Theater Workshop, and an Associate Director at the Los Angeles Theater Center in charge of new projects. She has worked as a dramaturg, workshop director, and/or artistic consultant at theaters and new play programs across the country, including the Young Playwrights Festival, the Mark Taper Forum, The Playwrights Center/Playlabs, The Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Double Image/New York Stage and Film, CSC, Victory Gardens, Hartford Stage, and Center Stage. She has participated as a visiting artist and adjunct in playwriting programs at the University of Iowa, Brown University, Breadloaf, Columbia and NYU and is currently on the adjunct faculty at Fordham University. She has served on peer panels for various funding institutions, including NYSCA and the NEA, with whom she served as a site evaluator for almost a decade. In 1998, Ms. Jenness joined Helen Merrill Ltd., an agency representing writers, directors, composers and designers, as Creative Director and subsequently held a position in the Literary Department at Abrams Artists Agency. She is currently Creative Director at This Distracted Globe Consultancy and a member of the board of the Network of Ensemble Theaters. In 2003, Ms. Jenness was presented with an Obie Award Special Citation for Longtime Support of Playwrights.
   
   

Chris Jensen
Chris has been with Pace University since 2008, now serving as the Performing Arts Department Technical Director and Props Designer for all main stage productions. He is also one of the Performing Arts resident Set Designers. He recently was the set designer for Pace’s production of The Syringa Tree, Cloud Nine, and The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. He is also the art department carpenter for The Martha Stewart Show where he received an Emmy for his work in set design, set dressing, prop design. His recent set/props credits for Television, Movies, and Theater include: Mad Hungry with Lucinda Wallace, Pet Keeping with Marc Marone, The Smurfs Movie, Men in Black 3, Emeril’s Table with Emeril Lagasse, Grilling It with Bobby Flay. Sally Hanson Summer and Fall line, Weddings Magazine, and numerous commercials.

   
Scott Jovovich  

Scott Jovovich
Mr. Jovovich was a Principal dancer with such companies as The Joffrey Ballet, The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, The Northern Ballet Theatre (England), The Universal Ballet (Korea), Ballet Arizona, and the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company. His repertoire includes leading roles in ballets by many of the world’s foremost choreographers. Mr. Jovovich was featured in the Broadway Musicals, Jerome Robbins Broadway and Fosse, Caroursel at Lincoln Center, and Once Upon A Mattress with Sarah Jessica Parker. He has appeared in numerous TV commercials and soaps, performed on the 1989, 1997, and 1999 Tony Awards Broadcasts, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, and was a guest on Monday Night Sports. He is the owner and Director of JovoDance Productions, an umbrella organization which includes JovoDance - a performing arts school in Bucks County, JovoDesigns – a costume company, and JovoSport – a dance and sportswear company. Jovovich has directed and choreographed for nightclubs, musical theater, ballet, commercials and industrials. As a teacher, Mr. Jovovich has been on the faculty of The Joffrey Ballet School, The Shirley Rock School, The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School, The Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts, The Brandywine Ballet Theatre School, The New York City Dance Alliance, and The University of the Arts in Phila.

   
Marty Keiser   Marty Keiser
Marty is a professional actor, writer, director and producer living in New York City. He has film, TV, commercial, multi-media and stage credits including ESPN, The David Letterman Show, Classic Stage Company, and National and International tours. As a company member of Performance Lab 115, Marty has collaboratively developed nine productions including the adaptation of Richard Wagner's epic opera The Ring Cycle into the world of WWE-style wrestling. He is a frequent performer at The Metropolitan Opera and is a three-time guest artist, most recently in Shostakovich's critically acclaimed, The Lady MacBeth of Mtsensk, and the upcoming Pagliacci as a member of the vaudevillian troupe. Marty has also performed as six Shakespearean clowns and hopes to one day have performed them all. He recently completed the third draft of a feature-length screenplay titled The Lonely Surfer, and appeared in two commercials and a web-series.
Marty graduated with a Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from Columbia University, received BAs in Theatre and Psychology from Tufts University, and studied at the London Academy of Theatre/GLOBE Theatre.
Marty has been teaching for almost 20 years (though not consecutively) including the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, the Play Group Theatre in White Plains, the Summer Theatre Institute at Columbia University, the Bubs Foundation’s Be the Music Program and originally as a Director and Swim Instructor at the JCC Camps in his hometown of Medford, NJ. He is proud to be working alongside the excellent faculty at Pace University.

   
Thomas Keith  

Thomas Keith
Thomas has taught acting and theater at Ohio University and The Lee Strasberg Institute, and currently at Pace University and the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School. He has been a guest speaker in theater at the University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana, University of Missouri at Columbia, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, and Wesleyan University in Connecticut.
Keith has worked as an actor at theaters including La Mama E.T.C, The Public Theater, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Great Lakes Theater Festival, INTAR, Champlain Shakespeare Festival, P.S. 122, and Naked Angels, with directors and playwrights including Tom O’Horgan, Edward Cornell, Terry Gilliam, Peter Hedges, John Vaccaro, Maria Irene Fornes, Jeff Weiss, Sharon Ott, Clifford Williams, Edward Stern, Brian Mertes, John Hadden, Kathryn Long, and Ellen Stewart, and played principal roles in over forty television commercials.
The Creative Producer for the Drama League-nominated Off-Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’ comedy The Mutilated, Keith has served as a dramaturg for The Sundance Institute Theater Lab, The Mabou Mines, and at LaMaMa E.T.C., as a judge for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, as a reader for The Yale Drama Prize, and he is as an advisor to Tennessee Williams Festivals in New Orleans and Provincetown.
Consulting Editor for New Directions Publishing, Keith has edited sixteen titles by Tennessee Williams, including three volumes of previously unpublished one-acts. Keith has written essays and articles for American Theater Magazine, Tenn at One Hundred, Studies in Scottish Literature, Fickle Man: Robert Burns in the 21st Century, and The Tennessee Williams Review among others.

   
Patrick Kerr   Patrick Kerr
Patrick Kerr is an actor who’s most recent stage credits include the Broadway revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU starring James Earl Jones and the New York premiere of Sarah Ruhl's STAGE KISS at Playwright's Horizons. On TV he recurred for 11 years as Noel on FRASIER. Other television comedy guest appearances include CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM (recurring), FRIENDS, SEINFELD, WILL AND GRACE, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, and many others. Some hour-long appearances include ELEMENTARY, C.S.I., E.R., CROSSING JORDAN, LAW AND ORDER, and STAR TREK: VOYAGER. Films include Tony Scott's DOMINO, STUART SAVES HIS FAMILY, ED, and the soon to be released FRIENDS AND ROMANS. Other NY stage credits include work at NEW YORK THEATER WORKSHOP, THE MINETTA LANE, BAM, and THEATER FOR A NEW AUDIENCE. Regionally he has performed at THE MARK TAPER FORUM, THE GEFFEN, SOUTH COAST REP, BERKELEY REP, YALE REP, THE GUTHRIE and many more. He is an ACTING COMPANY alum, and "Usual Suspect" at NEW YORK THEATER WORKSHOP and holds an BS in theater from Temple University and a MFA from Yale School of Drama
   
Susan Knight   Susan Knight
Susan Knight is an actress, director and Adjunct Professor of Acting and Play Script Analysis at Pace University. She received her MFA in Acting from the Yale School of Drama and her BFA from the University of Illinois. She has worked as an actress at many Off-Broadway theatres, including The Public Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights’ Horizons and Lincoln Center. Her many regional appearances include The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, South Coast Rep, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, Portland Stage, Cleveland Playhouse and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. For her work in Reckless at Hartford Stage she received the Best Actress Award by the CT Critics Circle. Susan worked at the O’Neill National Playwright’s Conference for 10 seasons. Film and television work includes: Not Fade Away, Law and Order, Law and Order-SVU, Fringe, The Onion, Ed, as well as numerous national commercials. As well as teaching at Pace, Susan also teaches at Montclair State University where she recently directed The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later.
   
Wendy Kurtzman  

Wendy Kurtzman
Los Angeles Intensive Faculty

Wendy Kurtzman is an Emmy-nominated casting director who has helped launch the careers of many well-known actors including such notables as Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon, Patrick Dempsey and Evan Rachel Wood. She has more than 25 years of experience in feature films, movies for television, mini-series and theater. Ms. Kurtzman has worked with many distinguished directors such as Paul Schrader, Diane Keaton, Sally Field and Roland Emmerich, for whom she cast the blockbuster “Independence Day,” starring Will Smith. Prior to starting her own casting business, she was a casting executive at Lifetime and NBC. She began her career as an actress in musical theater and graduated with a degree in theater from UCLA. Her experience as both a performer and a casting director afford her a unique perspective into what it takes to succeed as a performer. Her ability to call on a strong network of agents, managers, producers, casting directors, composers and musicians will provide young hopefuls unique access into the professional world.

   
Mary Law  

Mary Law
Broadway credits include the latest revival of Inherit the Wind (onstage Gospel Quartet and Hillsboro-ian) with Christopher Plummer and Brian Dennehy; Sister Berthe in the revival of The Sound of Music with Rebecca Luker and Richard Chamberlain; Schotzi in Starmites (including a performance on the Tony Awards); and ENCORES productions of the first Broadway Bash following 9/11 and Bloomer Girl. Regional: NMTC at the O’Neill; Harrisburg Opera; Florida Studio Theatre: Vineyard Playhouse; Virginia Opera: Santa Fe Opera & Tanglewood. Film & TV: Down to Earth; Silent Fall & Law and Order. Ms. Law graduated with a performance degree from Wichita State University and received her MM from Yale University School of Music where she studied with Phyllis Curtin. In NYC, Ms. Law studied with noted NYC voice teacher, Joan Caplan. Ms Law was formerly on faculty at Yale School of Drama and CAP 21 of NYU and is a member of AEA-AFTRA and SAG. She enjoys living in the Village with her husband, daughter and Benjamin the wonder pup.

   
David Margolin Lawson  

David Lawson
Sound Designer, Recording Engineer, and Electronic Musician, David’s works for theater include: the recent Off B’way productions of Bronte: A Portrait Of Charlotte (Ars Nova), The Sphinx Winx (Beckett), La Barberia (New World Stages), and The First Breeze Of Summer (Signature Theatre Co, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson). Also, several works with Abingdon Theatre Co. including War In Paramus, directed by Austin Pendleton, and several works with Michael Imperioli’s Studio Dante including Safe and Sisters, Such Devoted Sisters. As a Recording Engineer, David has recorded and produced several spots for Movado featuring the voices of Mikhail Baryshnikov, Judith Jameson, and Wynton Marsalis. David has also recorded for Macy’s, GM, Radio Shack, HBO Films, United Nations, and the BBC, among others.

   
Caroline Liem  

Caroline Liem
Los Angeles Intensive Faculty

Caroline Liem is a casting director, audition coach and international teacher based in Los Angeles. Her highly acclaimed audition and text analysis classes have been taught throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Russia, with Kultburo and AstraFilms in Moscow. Additionally, Caroline has enjoyed guest teaching at universities throughout the United States, including University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, DePaul University, Loyola-Chicago, Columbia College and Occidental College. Before there was Glee, there was Popular, the first show she worked on alongside Ryan Murphy. Many wonderful casting experiences followed working with prominent producers and directors, including Lauren Shuler Donner, David Goyer, Jon Turteltaub and Bryan Singer, as well as Disney Studios overseeing such projects as “Gone In Sixty Seconds”, “Pearl Harbor,” and “Gangs of New York.” She served as the Casting Executive for the award winning late night show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Her background as a musician and singer progressing to actor and casting director provided Ms. Liem with a firm foundation and distinct network of professionals. She graduated with an MFA from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a BA from UCLA, and is a member of the Casting Society of America and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

   
Jamibeth Margolis  

Jamibeth Margolis
Jamibeth Margolis is now entering her 15th year as a professional casting director in New York.  She was with Johnson-Liff Casting, Cameron Mackintosh, and Margolis-Seay Casting and is now out on her own as a freelance casting director. Previous credits include the Broadway and National Touring Companies of such hits as Les Miserables, The Phantom Of The Opera, Miss Saigon, Cats, and Jane Eyre as well as two dozen other shows on Broadway. She also currently casts for Off Broadway, National Touring Companies and shows for prominent regional theaters and all of the major theater festivals in NYC. Her casting office is dedicated to the development of new plays and musicals. Additional casting credits include multiple television pilots and on camera industrials for major US companies.
Jamibeth is also an accomplished stage director. Recent theatrical directing credits include Family Dinner at the Beckett Theatre on Theatre Row and Do I Hear a Waltz? and Jekyll and Hyde at the Arvada Center Theater in Denver. Jamibeth served as assistant director to Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks on the recent Broadway revival of The Caine Mutiny Court Martial and also on Jules Feiffer’s A Bad Friend at Lincoln Center Theatre. She has also helmed developmental productions and readings of the following new works: Naked In Encino, Owl Creek, Far From the Madding Crowd, Plane Crazy, Great Googley Moo, 1812, and Warsaw (which is currently on track for a Broadway production in the next two years).Currently Jamibeth serves as Artistic Director For Musicals at the Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF) where she fosters new writing talent and looks to bring a dozen new musicals to life each summer.
Jamibeth also teaches musical theater, acting, and audition technique in studios all around NYC. She is also the Executive Director of the New Paradigm Theatre in Stamford, CT slated to open during the 2012 season.Jamibeth is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Casting Society of America, and the Stage Directors And Choreographers Society. She served as a Tony Awards Voter for three Broadway seasons. She holds a BA from Ithaca College in Drama/Directing.

   
Ashley Marinaccio  

Ashley Marinaccio
Ashley creates theatre that challenges the status quo. In 2013 she received the League of Professional Theatre Women Lucille Lortel Women's Visionary Award for her artistic direction and vision for Girl Be Heard, a theatre company that brings global issues affecting girls center stage by empowering young women to tell their stories. She's been a featured TED speaker. Additionally, her directing work has been seen off-Broadway, The White House, United Nations and on tour across the United States. She has received critical acclaim for her theatre work from the NY Times, New Yorker, Huffington Post, Ms. Magazine, Ebony, NY Press, Time Out NY, Backstage, Show Business Weekly, NYTheater.com and has been featured in segments on NBC, MTV, VH1 and NY1.
Select New York City directing credits include: Riding in Cars with Hebollah (writer/director; Culture Project), Culture Project's Women Center Stage Festival, Girl's Liberation Front (2012), GirlPower: Survival of the Fittest(2010) and GirlPower: Voices of a Generation (2009) in the NY Int. Fringe Festival, 9mm America (2013 Outstanding Production), Trafficked (2012 Winner of Outstanding Direction) and Decadent Acts(playwright/director). She received Planet Activist Award's for her work surrounding the issues in each of the plays, My Name is Rachel Corrie (Kraine Theatre), Documentary: A Suicide Narrative (playwright/director -- Gene Frankel Theatre and Brecht Forum).
Performed roles include Lady Macbeth in Macbeth (Double Down Productions) Charlotte in Beyond Therapy (Porch Light Productions), Hecuba in The Trojan Women (Shimmel Center for the Arts), and Lulu in Cabaret (Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre). Select TV credits: Onion New Network, A Closer Look (Paranomal Hunting Pilot), The Debrief with David Ushery, MTV's Global Summer - Lebanon.
Ashley is the Founder/Artistic Director of Girl Be Heard a Co-Founder/Director of Co-Op Theatre East. She is alumna of the Hemispheric Institute for Performance and Politics - EMERGENCY and American Theatre Wing's - Springboard NYC programs and member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab and Old Vic/New Voices.
Ashley holds her MA in Performance Studies from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and BA in theatre directing and sociology/anthropology with minors in women/gender and Middle Eastern from Pace University. She is a member of SAG/AFTRA, League of Professional Theatre Women and American Anthropological Association.

   
Lisa McBride  

Lisa McBride
Lisa Iannacito McBride earned her BFA from the Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College after training at the School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet, Boston Ballet, and The Juilliard School.  Still actively performing, Ms. McBride is a member of and Ballet Mistress for Lydia Johnson Dance and is a member of and Associate Artistic Director for Riedel Dance Theater.  She frequently teaches workshops for both companies and has been on faculty at Peridance Capezio Center, New York State Summer School for the Arts, Ballet Academy East, The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center, Logrea Dance Academy, The Yard and The School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet teaching ballet, modern, jazz and Pilates.  She received her Pilates certification from the The Kane School of Core Integration and her yoga certification from mang’Oh Yoga where she also serves as Studio Manager.

   
David Morris   David Morris
David Morris is a casting director at Grande/Morris Casting. His work includes on camera commercials, industrials, voice-overs, PSAs, and film.
Originally from Rochester, NY, David was in a print ad for diabetes at the tender age of 3. It spurred a lifelong love of commercials and subsequent fear of high fructose corn syrup. His parents are both musicians, sister 1 a painter, sister 2 an English professor, so for him, the natural step was becoming a casting director.
Prior to forming his own company with Fay Shumsey Grande, he was a casting director at Telsey + Company for over four years where he worked primarily on commercials though collaborated in all mediums
(theater, film, tv).
David holds a BFA in Drama from NYU where he studied at the Atlantic Theater Company, Experimental Theater Wing, as well as the on-camera studio, Stonestreet. Prior to casting, David was an actor and prides himself on being able to merge the casting and performing perspectives for all of his students.
   
    Geoffrey Owens
Geoffrey Owens recently appeared on stage with Al Pacino in Salome. He has played numerous Shakespeare roles (including Othello, Richard III, Romeo, Mercutio, Orlando, Touchstone, and Puck) and has worked at theaters including The N.Y. Shakespeare Festival, The Long Wharf Theater and The Williamstown Theater Festival and Shakespeare Festival LA. His film credits include The Paper (directed by Ron Howard), Stonebrook (with Seth Green) and the recently released Play the Game (with Andy Griffith). On television, he has appeared on The Cosby Show, That’s So Raven, Law and Order, Law and Order S.V.U., The Guiding Light, The Wedding Bells, Las Vegas, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Boston Legal, Medium, Without a Trace, FlashForward and The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
   
Erik Pearson   Erik Pearson
Erik Pearson is a Brooklyn based director and projection designer. Recent projects include Spike Lee’s “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” on Broadway/HBO, Bill Irwin and David Shiner’s “Old Hats” at American Conservatory Theater, John Glover’s new opera “Lucy” for Milwaukee Opera Theatre, and "Othello" for Allentown Shakespeare In The Park. Other New York credits include Playwrights Realm/Cherry Lane Theater, SoHo Playhouse, Intar, HERE, TerraNOVA, New Dramatists, Lark and Studio NYC. International and regional credits include The Holland International Dance Festival, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Woolly Mammoth, Two River Theater, Carolina Ballet, El Paso Opera, Ballet Met, The Magic, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, BRAVA!, Marin Theater Company, The Playwrights Center, and Nantucket Theatre Workshop. Erik has served on faculty at the University of California at Santa Cruz, as a guest lecturer at Yale School of Drama, and as a guest artist at Rutgers University. He is a member of Wingspace Design Collective. Erik holds a BA from the University of California at Santa Cruz in Film and Digital Media and an MFA in directing from Yale School of Drama.
   
Tijuana Pirro-Ricks   Tijuana Pirro-Ricks
Tijuana Ricks is an actor currently living in Brooklyn, NY. She is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama where she was the recipient of the Rebecca West Memorial Scholarship while in school and at graduation was awarded the Herschel Williams Prize for Outstanding Ability in Acting. While at Yale, Ricks originated many roles in works by now well-known playwrights like Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Rolin Jones and Marcus Gardley, who were then classmates. She’s made appearances on multiple television shows such as Nurse Jackie, The Affair, The Blacklist, The Carrie Diaries, Deception, 666 Park Avenue, Blue Bloods, Law and Order, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, 30 Rock, Royal Pains, Law and Order: CI, Guiding Light, Conviction and Gossip Girl. Onstage, she made her Broadway debut in the A Time To Kill, the first John Grisham novel to be adapted for the stage. Regionally, she originated the role of Cora Lee in Tim Acito’s The Women of Brewster Place the Musical at Arena Stage and The Alliance Theatre. She also performed in THIS at Hartford TheaterWorks, Death of a Salesman and Breath, Boom! at the Yale Repertory Theatre, and Stick Fly and The Overwhelming at The Contemporary American Theatre Festival. In film, she has had the honor of performing alongside Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Laura Linney in The Savages, Viola Davis in The Architect and is featured in the upcoming Boychoir starring Dustin Hoffman. Tijuana is also an accomplished voice-over artist having recorded many radio and TV voice over ads and is the voice of the WE Network. She was nominated for a Grammy in 2013 in the Spoken Word Category for her work reading as Michelle Obama on the audiobook for The First Lady’s first book, American Grown.
   
Mary Ellen Bernard  

Mary Ellen Polentz-Bernard
www.maryellenbernard.com
www.triplezmusic.com
With diverse production, management and performing experience in theatre, music and the arts Mary Ellen Bernard has worked onstage, backstage and in the planning stage. She is an accomplished lyricist and musical performer with three highly-praised CD’s and she is the managerial partner at Triple Z Music which specializes in music for special events and corporations. She was a founding member of Stage Left, a non-profit theater company and was Executive Director of the organization for five years producing an average of three shows a year in the New York city area. She has consulted for new arts organizations helping them build organizational infrastructure and marketing efforts. She was also Costume Supervisor for IBM’s Global Golden Circle events in Dubai and Hawaii.
Mary Ellen’s performance experience includes theatre, cabaret, stand-up comedy and the occasional film and television appearance. She worked extensively on the acoustic music circuit and her CDs received reviewer praise and airplay on radio stations around the United States and in Europe. She has sung at clubs, theaters and festivals either as a featured act or opening for such artists as John Prine, Richie Havens, Tom Paxton and John Sebastian.
Mary Ellen was also a promotional writer in the publishing business for many years working at The Literary Guild Book Club, Doubleday Publishing, Simon & Schuster and the promotion and advertising agency Practical Marketing where she was Vice President and Creative Director.

   
Lester Thomas Shane  

Lester Thomas Shane
Lester Thomas Shane studied under Edith Skinner at Carnegie-Mellon University. While playing leading roles at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Lester also served as company Voice and Movement Master. In addition to Pace, Lester is on the faculty of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, The New York Film Academy, BTS School of Drama and the TADA! Ensemble. As a speech and dialect coach he has worked with T Schreiber Studios, Peccadillo Theatre, Boomerang Theatre Company, Mint Theatre, Sink or Swim Repertory Theatre, and Signature Theatre (Virginia). He delivered the keynote address at the 2001 National Teaching Training Institute sponsored by PBS.
His directing credits include over fifty productions ranging from the classics to premiere productions. National s include: Artistic Director, Shakespeare at the Met, Jacksonville, FL; Cleveland Public Theatre; Halle Theatre, Cleveland, OH; Charlottesville New Play Festival. In New York: T. Schreiber Studio; Manhattan Theatre Club; The Production Company; Vineyard ; 45th St Theatre; and The Basic Theatre where he served as Director in Residence. In addition he directed numerous readings and workshops and worked with the literary departments of Manhattan Theatre Club, Westbeth and Hartford Stage.
For A&E Biography series, Lester wrote James Brown, Tyrone Power, and Carmen Miranda. For AMC, 20th Century Fox: The First Fifty Years; and for Discovery, Nazis: The Occult Conspiracy. With Penelope Brackett he wrote Seven Keys to Success Without Struggle, now in its second edition.
His award-winning one-man show, Mortal Coil,was translated into Norwegian as Livets Lenker and Lester directed the European premiere. He continues to tour the English production nationwide.
Lester is a member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, SDC and VASTA.

   
Alexandra Silber   Alexandra Silber
Alexandra Silber is a graduate of Interlochen Center for the Arts (Young Artist Award), The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow (BFA Acting Student of the Year). made her professional debut in London's West End as Laura Fairlie in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Woman in White, followed by West End runs leading the companies of Fiddler on the Roof and Carousel (TMA Award for Best Performance in a Musical) both at the Savoy Theatre in London.
She made her Broadway debut as opposite Tyne Daly in Terrence McNally’s Master Class at both The Kennedy Center and at Manhattan Theatre Club. Alexandra has also played Sara Jane in the premiere of Arlington at The Vineyard Theatre (Outer Critics Circle Nomination), The Young Wife in the Transport Group’s Revival of Michael John LaChiusa’s Hello Again (Drama League Award). She debuted two of her solo cabarets entitled “London Still” and “Ex Libris,” at Feinstein’s and 54 Below, and was honored to be a part of Barbara Cook’s Spotlight Series at The Kennedy Center.
She has appeared on television all three Law and Orders, Kiss Me, Kate, The Mysteries of Laura, and in the film 1408.
Alexandra is also a concert soprano: singing at Carnegie Hall (Nina in Song of Norway / American Symphony Orchestra) Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts (Amalia Balash in She Loves Me / The Orchestra of St. Luke’s), Royal Albert Hall in London (Lilli Vanessi/Kate in Kiss Me, Kate / BBC Proms), with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (in the world premiere of David Del Tredici’s opera Dum Dee Tweedle) and most notably, singing the role of Maria in West Side Story with the San Francisco Symphony (for which she has recently been nominated for a GRAMMY Award).
   
Aimee Steele  

Aimee Steele
www.aimeesteele.com
Aimée Steele has been teaching in NYC since 2000. She received her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from The Eastman School of Music and a Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy from Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a graduate of the Maggie Flannigan Acting Studio where she studied the Meisner technique and has intensively studied the Joan Lader technique with Andrea Green. In addition to her position as Voice Instructor at Pace University, she is an Adjunct Voice Professor at NYU/Tisch, The New Studio on Broadway. Previously, she was an associate voice teacher with Liz Caplan Vocal Studios for three years. Aimée also teaches privately at "The Voice Studio" on the upper west side of Manhattan and is a member of Actors Equity Association (AEA), the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA), The New York Singing Teachers' Association (NYSTA), and the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). Aimée’s students are featured on Broadway (The Lion King, The Phantom of the Opera, The Addams Family, Bonnie and Clyde, Bye Bye Birdie, Fiddler on the Roof), Off-Broadway (Bare, Lady from Dubuque), National Tours (American Idiot, West Side Story) and regionally as well as in the recording industry, film, and TV. Aimée is especially known for producing her Master Classes at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater where students give interactive performances and are seen by industry professionals on the iconic stage.

   
Christopher Stephens   Christopher Stephens
Christopher Stephens is a voice teacher, pianist, and music director who has worked on Wicked (Broadway), Shout! the mod musical (off-Broadway; recording on Rhino Records), Captain Louie (off-Broadway), Day Dreaming: Channeling Doris Day (The Zipper Factory; LA's Blank Theater), Screams of Kitty Genovese (NY Musical Theatre Festival), Burly-Q (Amas), Equinoxious (Joe’s Pub), A Bridge Across Time (The Alley in Houston), Lucky Stiff (Sage Theater NYC). Served as pianist for Catherine Fitzmaurice, Phil George, Ricky Ian Gordon, Liz Kaplan, Tina Landau, Kathy Morath, Teri Ralston, Mark Redanty, Emily Skinner, Meri Sugarman (Tara Rubin), and Joseph Thalken. Teaching credits include Act & Art (Buenos Aires), AMDA, Auburn University, Broadway Triple Threat, HB Studios, NYU, Pace University, Wright State University, Judith Blazer's the Artist's Crossing (artistscrossing.org), Torggler Vocal Institute, Sing Smart Act Smart Youth, Uruguayan Musical Theater Congress, Utah Conservatory. An Upright Citizen's Brigade-trained improviser appearing on two web series: Dominatrix Breakroom and City of Dreams. A graduate of the University Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
   
Rebecca Stuard   Rebecca Stuard
Rebecca Stuard is an accomplished professional teaching artist. She has twenty-five years of experience performing in live and filmed theater. Her stage work mainly has been in musical theater and improvisation. One highlight is that she has worked with Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall in Cabaret in the role of Helga, a true mix of both musical theater AND improv.
She has 10 years of experience teaching performers and business professionals. She is motivated to inspire students to pursue academic and personal excellence. She helps students become well-rounded performers and individuals.
She can also be seen regularly on Saturday Night Live. Her union affiliations are AEA, SAG and AFTRA.
   
Robert Sussuma  

Robert Sussuma
Robert Sussuma, MMus, Voice Teacher, draws on his expertise in Voice Performance, Estill Voicecraft and The Feldenkrais Method to tailor voice lessons to the needs of each student. His lessons focus on physical alignment and ease, self-awareness and vocal versatility, health and stamina-- aiming to build flexible minds as well as flexible voices! The greatest obstacle between us and great(er) singing is a lack of awareness--we just do not know (in any accurate sense) what we are doing! When you know what you are doing you can do what you want!
Robert is a Certified Master Teacher and Course Instructor of Estill Voice Training and a Certified Teacher of Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement Lessons. He has performed as a Counter-tenor throughout the United States and Europe singing Early as well as Modern Classical Music.

   
Fabio A. Tavares da Silva   Fabio A. Tavares Da Silva
www.FabioNYC.com
Fabio A. Tavares da Silva began his career flying as an acrobat in his native Brazil after running away with the circus at age 15. Since moving to NYC in 1999, Fabio has been fortunate enough to have worked and performed with many amazing artists including Miguel Gutierrez, Chameckilerner, Yvonne Meier, Jeniffer Monson, Luis Lara Malvacias, Fischerspooner, Circus Amok, Tony Oursler , Laurie Anderson and Noemie Lafrance just to name a few. In addition to POP-ACTION and Acrobatics Fabio also teaches the Alexander Technique as well as Klein Technique. Mr. da Silva is also a certified Zero Balancing practitioner. Fabio is extremely grateful to be a part of STREB-EXTREME ACTION since 2003 where he is now the Associate Artistic Director. He helped co-develop the current POP-ACTION curriculum taught at S.L.A.M and he is currently an adjunct Professor at Pace University. Mr. da Silva maintains a busy private practice as a healer and movement specialist in NYC and abroad.
   
    Stacy Seidel Tea
Stacy Seidel Tea been casting for Radio and VO (and On camera) for over 20 years and has cast many award winning commercials.
After years of working as a top casting director for other companies, Stacy (along with her business partner, Lisa) founded their own casting company, “Broadcasters” in 2006. Since then, Broadcasters has grown to be the premier casting company for voiceovers in New York City.
Stacy brings a grounded approach to directing actors in the audition process. She is an expert at getting actors to break out of habits and tendencies and find their “best read” through physical movement, facial expression, and other unconventional techniques. Many of the top VO talent in the country will attest to her ability to bring out their best work, and some even credit her for the very existence of their career. Stacy has discovered unknown actors who have gone on to have tremendous success in television and film as well as voiceovers.
Stacy loves the actors she helps as much as they love her. She is an “actor’s director” who truly cares about helping actors reach their highest potential.
   
JoAnn Yeoman Tongret  

JoAnn Y. Tongret
JoAnn has performed and choreographed in theaters throughout the country including New York’s Lincoln Center, Playwrights’ Horizon, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Cincinnati Conservatory’s Hot Summer Nights, the Arizona Opera Company, the Arizona Ballet, and for the Royal Viking Cruise Ship Lines. She has worked with such personalities as Michael Bennett, Larry Fuller, Jamie Hammerstein, Shirley Jones, John O'Hurley, Judy Kaye, and Buddy Ebsen.
JoAnn is the current co-recipient of the George C. Wolfe Fellowship presented by the Society of Directors and Choreographers, and most recently appeared at the Laurie Beechman, Birdland, the Ellington Room, and the Puffin Arts Center. Her plays have been produced at both the Colorado and Arizona New Works festivals and her book, DREAM DEALER (StarCloud Press, 2007) chronicles the life of director/producer Stuart Walker. She is also a member of Actors Equity, the Dramatists Guild, and the Lambs, Inc. She is an Emerita of Arizona State University's Institute of the Arts where she taught musical theater and was resident choreographer for Lyric Opera Theater. JoAnn is married to author/playwright, Alan Tongret.

   
Joel Waggoner  

Joel Waggoner
www.joelwaggoner.com
Joel Waggoner holds an MFA from NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program and currently works as a composer, performer, vocal coach, musical director and violinist. He was most recently seen in Southern Comfort (CAP21, NAMT). Recent Musical Direction credits include: Children of Eden (CAP21), Matchmaker, Matchmaker, I'm Willing To Settle (American Repertory Theatre), Spring Awakening, Into the Woods. His bluegrass-folk/rock musical, Carolina Breeze received several concerts and a workshop in 2012. His works have been performed at Joe's Pub, Merkin Recital Hall, Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center, Barington Stages, Goodspeed Operahouse, NYTB, New Voices in Seattle, and Playwright’s Horizons. Joel is a private vocal coach for MTCA (Musical Theater College Auditions, LLC). 2012 Dramatist Guild Fellow. 2009 ASCAP Max Dreyfus Award Winner.

   
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Marishka Wierzbicki  

Marishka Wierzbicki
Marishka Wierzbicki received her BFA in Vocal Performance from Carnegie-Mellon University and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from The New England Conservatory of Music. Related certifications include Linklater, Alexander, and Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Therapy. She also has extensive dance training with The Robert Joffrey Ballet. She has been on the faculty of C.A.P. 21, The Conservatory of Performing Arts in Vienna, Austria, Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts Center, Manhattan School of Music Summer Voice Festival, Intermezzo Young Artist Program in Portland, and Elardo Young Artists Program in Brugge, Belgium. Last summer she was appointed artistic director of The Siena Music Festival, an annual opera/musical theatre intensive in Siena, Italy. A composition student of Virgil Thomson, she wrote the musical score for the play, “John Brown’s Body”. Presently, she is also on the faculty of The Hartt School, as well as being an associate teacher at Liz Caplan Studios in New York. She has performed 18 principle roles in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Marishka is proud to be a coal miner’s daughter from the green rolling hills of West Virginia.

   
    Chris Zaccardi
Chris Zaccardi has been working as a professional stage manager for the past fifteen years. (Broadway) All Shook Up, Lestat, Wicked, 9 to 5 the Musical, Hair – Summer of Love, One Man Two Guvonors & The Anarchist. Other Broadway credits: Movin Out, A Chorus Line (the revival), In The Heights & Vanya Sonya Masha & Spike. (Off-Broadway) Evil Dead the Musical, Recent Tragic Events, Addicted & Disenchanted! (National Tours) Theater Works, Movin Out, Rocket Power Live, Blues Clues Live, Blast 1st national, Pippin & Hair 1st national. (Regional Theater) A number of regional theaters around the country including Coconut Grove Playhouse - Miami, Broward Center for the Performing Arts – Fort Lauderdale, American Repatory Theater in Cambridge (Finding Neverland – pre-Broadway) & the Ahmanson Center in LA (9 to 5 – Pre-Broadway) . Also 12 productions for the Goodspeed Opera House, his home away from home. Double Trouble, They All Laughed (later named Nice Work if You Can Get It), A Little Night Music, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Dames At Sea, Mack and Mable, All Shock Up – Pre-Broadway, The 60’s Project, Pippin, Band Geeks – World Premiere, Radio Girl – World Premiere & Snapshots. Dozens and dozens of readings, workshops, benefits, concerts and events in and around New York City.