Andrea Phox

Andrea is an artist , Master Photographer and Craftsman at the Jersey Shore. She opened her photography studio in 2005 after 20 plus years working as an IATSE Local 600 Union Camera Assistant in NYC’S Motion Picture Industry. Today she has a thriving business specializing in portraits, commercial and she leads travel photography workshops in…

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Eddie Stockton

Dance Eddie Stockton (LaG 1991) was a 15 year instructor at The (Alvin) Ailey School where he taught Jazz and House. He is a regular guest artist in Germany (Tanzprojekt), Italy (La Luna Dance Center) and Spain Luthier/Isabel Porcar). Formerly a member of (NJ) Center Dance Collective, Philadanco, Nai-ni Chen Dance Co. and others, Eddie…

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Terry Geerdts

Art of Photography Terry has been a professional photographer for over 20 years specializing in portrait and event photography. She has a portrait studio in Metuchen. A current member of the Professional Photographers of America and past member of Professional Photographers of NJ. She was a regional speaker for NY and NJ photographers and a…

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William Mackanic

Filmmaking William Mackanic, owner of Mackanic Media, began his career in motion pictures in the sixth grade. After being voted “Most Artistic” in high school, he continued his education studying Film and Television Production at The American University in Washington, D.C. He later graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Seton Hall University. After…

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Lauren Rosenblum

Visual Arts Introduced to the arts at a tender age, I listened to my mother play classical piano, while my father was leisurely painting or sculpting. Instinctively, I was enamored with drawing and painting. Knowing I would choose art as my vocation, I journeyed by bus and train from Brooklyn to Manhattan to study life…

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Luke Ferrell

THEATER ARTS-SHOW STOPPERS Luke Ferrell is a New Jersey-based stage director and teaching artist. He is the Artistic Director of Cabaret Theatre and Ferrell Studios. Aside from his work teaching theater, some of his recent production credits include Into the Woods (Music Director), 9 to 5 (Technical Director), Ideation (Director), Spring Awakening (Music Director),Heroes of…

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Faith Bates

Creative Writing Faith Bates is a creative writer and English professor. She holds a BA in English from TESU and an MA in Creative Writing from Monmouth University. Faith teaches writing and composition at Monmouth University and has extensive experience tutoring students in English studies, essay-writing, and test prep. She is most passionate about nurturing…

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Audrey Griffin

VISUAL ARTS ANIME/MANGA Audrey is a lifelong anime lover, with their first dip into the genre being Robo Tech and Kiki’s Delivery service to their most recent feat; finally starting One Piece. Audrey has been an artist their entire life, but they have been doing it professionally for the past few years, writing comics to…

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Dennis Connors

THEATER ARTS Dennis Connors is thrilled to return to his roots at Teen Arts NJ, where his acting journey began during his time at Arts Middle School. Since then, Dennis has become a distinguished professional in voice-over, on-camera, and musical theatre. He earned his membership in the Actors’ Equity Association after notable performances at the…

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Noelle LiVolsi

VISUAL ARTS Noelle LiVolsi is an illustrator, muralist, and graphic designer based on the Jersey Shore. After a childhood of drawing backyard bugs with boxes of markers, she honed her skills as an illustrator at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She has been a professional freelance artist for the past five years, continuing to experiment…

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