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Brandon Hudson

Brandon Hudson is an LA-based Dancer and Creative Director, whose career spans many facets of the entertainment industry. Hudson graduated with a bachelor’s in Dance from Lindenwood University. Hudson has been in both Hamilton and Head Over Heels, as well as the national tour of Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat. Hudson can be seen on …

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Bryan Perri

Bryan Perri is well known for being the director for Jagged Little Pill. He also served as Music Director for the Broadway-bound production of Almost Famous at San Diego’s Old Globe Theater where he was the recipient of the Craig Noel Award for Outstanding Music Direction. Other credits as Music Director include the Broadway productions …

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Sasha Hutchings

Sasha Hutchings is a dancer, singer, and actress known for being an ensemble member of the Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton and has been with the cast since the Off-Broadway Production at The Public. Hutchings attended Oklahoma City University, majoring in dance performance. Hutchings started performing in regional theater, she took part in productions like …

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Betsy Struxness

Betsy Struxness is a multi-faceted artist, dancer, actor, writer, singer, photographer, and content creator. Struxness is known for her work on Hamilton. Struxness received a BFA in dance from Juilliard School and started her career in New York City. Struxness got a gig dancing in the Chicago production of Wicked, she then moved to the …

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Geoff Packard

Geoff Packard is an actor, singer, and assistant professor of acting/directing at the University of Michigan. As an actor, Packard has been seen on Broadway in Bandstand, Matilda, Rock of Ages, and Phantom of The Opera, as well as the first national tour of Wicked, and theatres such as The Old Globe (San Diego) Papermill …

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Mark Schneider

Mark Schneider is an accomplished director based in Los Angeles with over 25 years of experience in for-profit and non-profit theatrical arenas. Schneider graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a BA in history. Schneider has worked as an associate, assistant, and resident director on Broadway and tours. Schneider has been a part …

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Ian Weinberger

Ian Weinberger is a musician, music director, and conductor. Weinberger attended Northwestern as a Drums Major, and after playing some gigs in college decided he wanted to perform in theater. He moved to NYC to pursue a career in musical theater and landed jobs with Kinky Boots, Book of Mormon, and then Hamilton. While working …

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Skylar Fox

Skylar Fox is a director/playwright/multi-disciplinary theatre maker based in Brooklyn. He is the co-artistic director of Nightdrive, for which he has directed and co-written Providence, RI (The Tank), Thank You Sorry (Ars Nova), and Apathy Boy (The Brick, 2015 O’Neill Finalist), and directed and co-created The Annotated History of the American Muskrat by John Kuntz …

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Danny Sharron

Danny Sharron is a Brooklyn-based Middle Eastern-American theater director with a focus on developing new plays and musicals. He is committed to creating work about the LGBTQ+ and MENA communities, and providing a platform from which those voices can be heard. Danny is the Senior Associate Director for the Tony Award-winning Dear Evan Hansen. He …

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Sky Lakota-Lynch

Sky Lakota-Lynch is an actor and singer. Lynch is a Pennsylvania native, who moved to New York City and graduated from Neighborhood Playhouse School Of Theatre. Lakota-Lynch has worked primarily in television, acting in shows and films like “Plain Fiction”, “How They Got Over”, “Half-Life”, “Good Morning America”, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”, and …

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Patrick O’Neill

Patrick O’Neill is a director, choreographer, and educator. O’Neill has worked on many different productions all over the world. He’s acted as the Director for On the Edge in London, worked as a choreographer for Guys and Dolls at the MUNY, and been the associate choreographer for School of Rock in Australia, Korea, and on …

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Jenn Colella

Jenn Colella is a Tony Award-nominated American comedian, actress, and singer. Colella has always had a love of theater, even working to pay for her own theater classes. Colella attended Columbia College, graduating with a dual degree in speech and drama. Next, Colella studied fine arts at UC Irvine and earned a Master of Fine …

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Ben Cohn

Ben Cohn has worked as a composer, pianist, vocal coach, and musical director in New York City. Cohn got his Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College, studying piano and voice. Cohn went on to study musical theater writing at NYU and graduated with a Masters in Musical Theatre Writing. Cohn has worked as the conductor, …

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David Guzman

David Guzman is currently the Dance Captain, swing, and understudy of John Laurens/Philip Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway. He grew up dancing at The Gold School in MA under the direction of Rennie Gold. David was a principal Lost Boy in NBC’s “Peter Pan Live”. He also played Graffiti Pete in In The Heights at …

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Daniel Mertzlufft

Daniel Mertzlufft is a classically trained composer, arranger, music director, songwriter, and TikTok influencer based in New York City. He is most known for his viral sensation The Thanksgiving Musical on The Late Late Show with James Corden featuring Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone, Josh Gad, Josh Groban, and Kristin Chenoweth, as well as his arrangement …

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Rashidra Scott

Rashidra Scott is an actress and singer, well known for her role as Susan in the recent revival of Company. Scott graduated from Berklee College of Music, with a Bachelor’s degree in Music. She started working at Disney as a featured vocalist on their cruise lines. After working on Disney Cruise Line and at Animal …

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Chelsea Packard

Chelsea Packard is a singer, actress, and assistant professor at the University of Michigan. Packard is a graduate of Michigan, earning a BFA in musical theater. Packard has worked on Broadway and tours for many years. Her credits include Wicked, Beautiful, Hands on a Hardbody (Original Broadway Cast), Promises, Promises, the national tour Wicked, and …

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Adrianna Hicks

Adrianna Hicks is a Texas native with a B.F.A degree in Musical Theatre from The University of Oklahoma’s Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre. Throughout her career, Adrianna has had the honor of working with so many talented and inspiring artists such as Jerry Mitchell, Michael Bublé, and Heather Headley. During her college years, she performed …

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Christy Altomare

Christy Altomare is an actress and songwriter, well known for originating the role of Anya in the Broadway production of Anastasia which opened at the Broadhurst Theater on April 24, 2017. Altomare attended the University of Cincinnati’s Conservatory of Music. After graduating, Altomare joined the first national tour of Spring Awakening, in the leading role, …

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Ashley Park

Ashley Park is a Korean-American actress, dancer, and singer who starred as Gretchen Wieners in the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical, Mean Girls. Park grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan and earned a BFA in musical theater. Park made her Broadway debut as a member of the ensemble in Mamma …

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