2017 teachers included
ALYSHA UMPHRESS is a Broadway veteran and one of the most talented vocalists currently working in New York. She recently completed filming the Amazon pilot The Climb. Alysha starred as Hildy in Broadway's On The Town. Other Broadway credits include Green Day's American Idiot, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever and Bring It On :The Musical. Get to know her personally by following her on Instagram and Twitter @cristalzheat
CODY WILLIAMS is a triple threat, who is currently in Charlie and The Chocolate Factory on Broadway. Other Broadway credits include On the Town, Cinderella and Memphis. He was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award for his portrayal of Will Parker in Oklahoma! at Arena Stage. Other credits include Yank! with Roundabout and Old Globe, Guys and Dolls at Carnegie Hall and Singing in the Rain, Atlanta Ballet, PCLO. Get to know him by following him on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @odyilliams.
VAN HUGHES' Broadway credits include the original cast of Hairspray, the original cast of 9 to 5, the original cast of American Idiot and most recently, the Spring Awakening Revival. Van is the composer of Burn All Night, which recently premiered at A.R.T. Boston.
Jeremy Benton's credits include 42 street, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Anything Goes and Cagney. Get to know him personally by following him on Instagram @jeremywbenton
Adam Wachter is a composer, lyricist, music director, and pianist. His Broadway credits include the Broadway productions of War Paint, Allegiance, Finding Neverland, and The Addams Family.
JEANNA DE WAAL's credits include Broadway's American Idiot and Kinky Boots, the national tour of Wicked and A.R.T.'s Finding Neverland and Waitress. A short film she co- wrote and produced won The Audience Choice Award at The New Filmmakers Festival in NY. Get to know her personally by following her on Instagram and Twitter @thebigdewaal.
ISAAC ALTER is a recent graduate of Harvard University, with a degree magna cum laude in Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology and Music. His recent credits include The Great Comet of 1812 and Waitress on Broadway and at the American Repertory Theater, as well as the upcoming production of Frozen. Get to know him personally by following him on Instagram @isaaclala.
DANI DE WAAL'S credits include Mamma Mia! on the West End, London. The national tour of Once, the Public's production of Plenty and the Broadway production of Picnic. Get to know her personally by following her on Twitter @thelittledewaal.
Thayne Jasperson is an original cast member of the Broadway productions of Hamilton, Matilda and Newsies. He was a finalist in the fourth season of So You Think You Can Dance. Get to know him personally by following him on Instagram @thaynejasperson