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Shelly is an arts administration consultant. She works with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to program their non-classical concerts and travels the globe as a road/company manager for various musical artists. Her husband, Art, is an elementary music teacher and together they direct and perform with an LGBTQ community Latin Band. With a Bachelor's Degree in Music (trombone) and a business minor from Cal State Fullerton, Shelly has built a career with many twists, turns, and transitions utilizing her creative passion and business skills.
Amy holds a B.F.A. from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) in Musical Theatre Performance, and an M.F.A. from Virginia Tech in Stage Management where she was awarded the Keefe Award for her ‘Outstanding Contributions to the School of Performing Arts’. While at VT Amy also obtained a Minor Field in Graduate Voice and performed her graduate recital "December Songs", a song cycle by Maury Yeston. Prior to grad school Amy lived in NYC for over fifteen years where she performed and became a member of Actor’s Equity Association. As a day job, Amy began working for a boutique entertainment law firm, first as an assistant and then was promoted over the years. She has worked remotely for the firm for the past 15+ year as their Operations and Contracts Manager. A few years into her time at the firm, Amy decided to ‘marry’ her love of theater with her love of organization, which is when she pursued her master’s degree. She was accepted into Virginia Tech’s five person cognate, a highly competitive and fully funded program. Amy loved her years at VT, and returned for a few summers after graduation as the production stage manager for the Blacksburg Summer Arts Festival. This spring, Amy team-taught an MT performance course at CCM. Amy performs, stage manages and handles high profile clients at the firm. Next summer, 2021, she will be the PSM for the newly conceived "Pelleas et Melisande" at The Moss Arts Center in Virginia. Amy is a proud member of AEA.
Business Management, College Prep
Christine is a New York City based dancer, singer and actor. She was most recently seen in the Original Broadway Cast revival of Kiss Me, Kate!, where she was a featured dancer in the ensemble and covered Lois Lane/Bianca. Christine is most well known for her portrayal of Bombalurina in the OBC revival of CATS, and was also seen in the OBC of My Fair Lady at the Lincoln Center Theater. For her work in CATS, she was nominated for "Best Female Performance in a Broadway Musical" for the 2017 Chita Rivera Awards. A cum laude graduate of the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (BFA musical theater), she is a former principal dancer with the Dallas Metropolitan Ballet. Other credits include: the original work of Agnes DeMille in Oklahoma! at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, original revival tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat helmed by director/choreographer, Andy Blankenbuehler, Laurey Williams in Susan Stroman’s Oklahoma! at the MUNY, Sheila Bryant in A Chorus Line at the Riverside Theater, and Goodspeed Opera House. She has also performed as a principal vocalist with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, the Phoenix Symphony, and the Niagra Symphony Orchestra, as well as was a finalist in the prestigious Kurt Weill’s Lotte Lenya Vocal Competition in 2014. Christine is a teacher for CLI studios, Institute of American Musical Theater, Broadway Workshop, Broadway Classroom, among many other programs. She appeared in the 25th Anniversary Concert performance of Crazy For You at Lincoln Center, directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman and has also appeared on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver, “Good Morning, America”, “The Today Show”, “The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade”, and “The Tony Awards". She has been featured on Playbill.com, Broadway.com, Inside Dance Magazine, and BroadwayBox as one of the "Incredible Debuts" of the 2016 Broadway season.
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