Musical Theatre

This course will focus on the development of good Broadway style performance skills in voice, acting and dance. Students auditioning for this class will need to demonstrate ability in all three areas.


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Kerrianne Spellman

Vocal Music-Broadway

A professional actress, writer, director and teacher with over 30 years in the business. She was in three companies of Les Miserables, including Broadway, The First National and Canadian Tours where she played the role of Fantine over 100 times. She starred in the OBIE award winning "The Cover of Life" at the American Place Theatre directed by Oscar Nominee Pete Masterson and has played featured roles on Law and Order, Sex and the City, Another World, Guiding Light, As the World Turns and most recently, the CBS Hit, God Friended Me. Kerrianne starred in the staged readings of "Welcome to Camelot" and "A Brooklyn Christmas" at the Garden State Film festival, featuring many A list actors from "The Sopranos" and many others. This past November, her Successful Acapella Class from The Music and Art Academy in Matawan was selected to perform at Radio City during the Christmas Spectacular. Kerrianne continues to do commercials and voiceovers in NYC and has been teaching acting and singing for the last 20 years.

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Vocal Music / Musical Theatre

Experienced piano soloist, accompanist, and vocal coach who enjoys music directing community and school theater productions.  Joyce entertains with a cabaret duo that performs standards and musical theater repertoire.  Joyce is a certified Music Together teacher in Princeton, offering music class experiences for families and their very young children.  She also teaches music in many pre-schools in Trenton, helping teachers learn the value of using music in their classrooms.  Joyce holds BM degree from the Univ. of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in Music Theory and Piano Performance.