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Faculty

ACTING

Jule N.

Jule is an actor, director, and producer who spent many years in Los Angeles. She holds an MFA from Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting at George Washington University and a BFA in Theatre from Texas Christian University and is a member of the Society of American Fight Directors.

VOICE

Sarah P.

Sarah has 15+ years of experience as a private voice and musical theatre instructor. She holds an MM in Voice from New England Conservatory & a BA in Voice from UNC-Chapel Hill. Most recently, Sarah was certified to teach Meisner in Music™.

Dance

Isaiah H.

Certificate of Professional Development in Musical Theatre from the International College of Musical Theatre. Extensive professional musical theatre experience – Disney, Casa Mañana, Dallas Children’s Theatre, & Uptown Players.

Spotlight

Zak Reynolds

Zak studied Musical Theatre at Circle in the Square Theatre School. Credits include Shrek the Musical, Grease, Spamalot! and Beauty and the Beast (Casa Mañana).

Morgan H.

Morgan has been in many productions at Casa Mañana and teaches acting, audition techniques and voice lessons. She holds a Bachelor of Music in music theatre from Oklahoma City University.

Creative Studios

Katie B.

Katie Blanton is an arts administrator, educator, and performing artist. She is a recent graduate of Rider University with a double B.A. in Arts & Entertainment Industries Management and Musical Theatre. As an educator, she has taught and developed curriculum for the Tony-Award winning McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, NJ. Since starting her artistic career at Casa Mañana at the age of 9, she is thrilled to now be under the Dome as a teacher and administrator to inspire the next generation of artists.

Lindsay H.

Education Manager
Holds an M.A. from TWU, a B.F.A from TCU, a PDA from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

All Abilities

Tina F.

Tina has been a practicing music therapist for over 20 years. She has been the instructor for our Musical Theatre Production for All Abilities class since its inception nearly 20 years ago.

Jessica C.

Jessica’s passionate about serving those in the special needs community and promoting inclusivity in theatre. She still loves to perform here and there and holds an MFA from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Apprentice

Penny M.

Penny has worked as a professional actress, singer, and dancer in NYC for 20+ years. She teaches Musical Theatre Performance and Dance at TCU. She is a proud member of AEA, SAG/AFTRA and an Associate Member of SDC.

James M.

Director of Theatre for Youth
Mr. McQuillen has been a music director for more than 25 years. He holds an MA in Arts Management from American University.

Merrill W.

Merrill is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer as well as an adjunct faculty member at TCU. She had the pleasure of being on Radio City Rockettes for eight seasons. West holds a Bachelor of Music from NYU and is a member of the AEA.