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Summer Academy Teaching Teams

Get to know your teachers for 2023 Summer Academy!

Movement/Voice & Speech

Trevor Whittow, Movement Lead

Samantha Pinchard, Voice & Speech Lead, Weeks 1-4

Summer Kleppek, Voice & Speech Lead, Weeks 5-8

Contemporary Acting Theory

Dimonte Henning, Lead

Dyamond Jackson, Teaching Assistant, weeks 1-4

Aidan Black, Teaching Assistant, weeks 5-8

Jonathon Gideon, Lead

Trevor Schmitt-Ernst, Teaching Assistant, weeks 1-4

Liam Jeninga, Teaching Assistant, weeks 5-8

Musical Theater, Grades 5-12

Paula Tillen, Lead

Makenna Lemke, Lead, weeks 1-4

Emily Lange, Lead, weeks 5-8


Hannah Kubiak, Lead

Lexi Slagle, Teaching Assistant, weeks 1-4

Jonathan Neustifter, weeks 5-8


Nevin Langhus, Lead

Jackson Vining, Teaching Assistant


Marion Frank, Lead

Kayla Salter, Lead

Jessica Baker, Teaching Assisant

Musical Company Class

Kiss Me, Kate

Michelle LoRicco, Director

Tim Rebers, Music Director

Choreographer, Amber Weissert

Jessica Baker, Lighting Designer

Classical Company Class


Joshua "JP" Pohja, Director

Jake Badovski, Assistant Director

Jessica Baker, Lighting Designer

Contemporary Company Class

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Ken Miller, Director

Aryk Mathias, Assistant Director

Jessica Baker, Lighting Designer

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