Anastasia Barzee is a celebrated Theatre, Film and Television actor. She began her career in Television at the age of 6, doing commercials with her older brother and has been actively working in the industry and teaching for over forty years. Anastasia made her Broadway debut in Miss Saigon as the American wife, Ellen. She also starred on Broadway as Emma in Jekyll and Hyde, as Hope in Urinetown, and as Lorna in the musical, Golden Boy. At Lincoln Center, Anastasia co-starred as Lady Mortimer opposite Kevin Kline, Ethan Hawke and Audra McDonald in the Tony award winning production of Shakespeare’s Henry IV Parts One and Two. Anastasia started her career in television in Los Angeles guest starring and recurring on such shows as Designing Women, Herman’s Head, Murder She Wrote, General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, Get A Life, and more. Since having a family in New York she has built her career in episodics and film to include guest starring and major recurring roles Read More
Tony Award Nominee
Charl was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his role as “Smokey Robinson” in “Motown The Musical” he reprised this role opening London’s West End production in 2016. He is also featured on the Grammy Nominated Original Broadway Cast recording. Charl is slated to star as Brick in Tennessee William’s “Cat on A Hot Tin Roof” at Virginia Stage Company & Adrian in “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at the MUNY when the industry resumes. Credits include; Jersey Boys Broadway & Las Vegas (Hal Miller) Sister Act Broadway (Officer Eddie Souther, TJ, Pablo U/S, Ensemble) Hair (Hud) European Tour, “The Who’s Tommy” (Specialist) Kennedy Center & (Captain Walker) Denver Center, “Ever After” (Captain Laurent) Papermill Playhouse, Johnny Baseball (Tim Wyatt) ART, Dreamgirls(Curtis Taylor Jr.) Read More
Tony Award Winner
Anthony Crivello won a 1993 Tony Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical as the original Valentin in Hal Prince’s Kiss of the Spiderwoman at the Broadhurst Theater. During the show’s pre-Broadway run, Mr. Crivello also received the Canadian stage honor of a 1992 Dora Mavor Moore Nomination. He received a second Dora Mavor Moore Nomination in 1997 for the pre-Broadway production of Jane Eyre at the Royal Alexander Theater in Toronto. Mr. Crivello won the 1996 Joseph Jefferson Award as the Best Leading Actor in a Musical, for the pre-Broadway production of The House of Martin Guerre at the Tony Award winning Goodman Theater in Chicago directed by David Petrarca. Read More
Tony Award Winner
Cady’s most recent Broadway appearance was in
The Tony Award winning play THE NANCE opposite Nathan Lane, for which she received an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination. She is perhaps best known for her Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award winning performance as “Ulla” in The Producers on Broadway opposite Mr. Lane and Matthew Broderick. This led to her unforgettable recurring role on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm where she almost became Larry David’s 10th anniversary present. This success also brought her to the Food Network’s kitchen stadium where she judged for 10 consecutive seasons on Iron Chef America. Read More
Tony Award Nominee
Rebecca Luker, Three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker most recently appeared on Broadway as “Helen Bechdel” in FUN HOME, Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori’s critically acclaimed Best Musical of 2015. Prior to that, she was the Fairy Godmother in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA. Other Broadway musicals include Maury Yeston’s DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, MARY POPPINS, NINE, THE MUSIC MAN,THE SOUND OF MUSIC, SHOWBOAT ,THE SECRET GARDEN,THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA; X (THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X) and BRIGADOON with City Opera. She starred in the 2014 world premiere of Ahrens and Flaherty’s new musical “LITTLE DANCER” at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater, directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman. Read More
Tony Award Winner
Donna McKechnie, newly inducted into the American Hall Of Fame, received a Best Actress Tony Award for her performance in A CHORUS LINE. She is regarded internationally as one of Broadway’s foremost singing and dancing leading ladies, having starred in and also choreographed numerous musical theatrical productions in London's West End, Paris and Tokyo.
She recently opened a new cabaret show at 54 Below with Andrea McArdle…. A CELEBRATION OF SONDHEIM AND HAMLISCH, which has been touring the country for the past year. Their show was nominated for a MAC Award this year.
Her NYC performing credits include: Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Rockette/Swing), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, and the Thoroughly Modern Millie Reunion Concert, as well as the City Center Encores! productions of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Lady Be Good, and The New Yorkers. Kristyn has also served as Associate or Assistant Choreographer and/or Dance Captain at regional theatres including Goodspeed Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse, Riverside Theatre and Walnut Street Theatre for such choreographers as Kelli Barclay, Richard Stafford and Randy Skinner.
Kristyn has taught special group classes at Broadway Dance Center, led classes/mock auditions for the Rockette Experience, and has taught classes for The Growing Studio, Broadway Theatre Connection and Motivated Movers. Read More
TERI RALSTON, along with her extensive acting and directing career, has also been teaching most of her professional career. In college she got her BA and teaching credentials in Theatre and Music at San Francisco State University, but as she graduated, she was given the opportunity that took her to New York and lead to a very successful performing career. Through the years she has continued to couch voice, teach seminars, teach at performing arts high schools, and universities. She currently is teaching a AMDA (American Music and Dramatic Arts) in New York and part of the year at the Musical Theatre University in Palm Springs, CA.
The show that took Teri to New York was the rock musical, YOUR OWN THING. This was immediately followed by JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS. Read More
Richard Stafford was the choreographer on Broadway for In My Life (Music Box Theatre), the associate choreographer for Aspects Of Love (Broadhurst Theatre), and dance supervisor for CATS (Winter Garden Theatre).
Off-Broadway credits include choreography for A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (St. Clements)
nternationally he was director/choreographer for The Full Monty, Joseph…Dreamcoat (Mexico City), choreographer for Jesus Christ Superstar (Mexico City), Evita (Sydney), CATS (Mexico City, Buenos Aires) and director/choreographer for CATS (Copenhagen, Sao Paulo, Rio). National Tours include CATS (director/ choreographer), My Fair Lady (choreographer) Read More