Mark Ledbetter

Mark Ledbetter

Mark is currently performing in the hit new Broadway musical A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder. He has also been seen on Broadway in the original company of A Christmas Story, Disney’s Mary Poppins where he understudied and frequently performed the role of Bert and in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award winning revival of Anything Goes where he understudied and performed the roles of Billy Crocker, Lord Evelyn Oakleigh, Moonface Martin and the Captain. Off-Broadway Mark appeared in The Tin Pan Alley Rag with the Roundabout Theatre Company, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and Of Thee I Sing with City Center Encores!, and Being Audrey and Our Town with Transport Group. Mark’s 1st national touring credits include Robert Martin in The Drowsy Chaperone and Jimmy in Thoroughly Modern Millie. He also originated the roles of Jimmy and Scooter in the world premier cast of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas and in subsequent years was seen in the Danny Kaye role, Phil Davis, in the San Francisco, Detroit and St. Paul companies. Mark can also be heard on the show’s cast album. His regional highlights include Leo opposite Patti LuPone in The Kennedy Center production of Marc Blitzstein’s opera, Regina; both Tony and Riff in West Side Story at The Human Race Theatre Company and the Pioneer Theatre Company, respectively; Cosmo Brown in Singin’ in the Rain at NSMT; and Romance, Romance at Paper Mill Playhouse. In addition to his stage work, Mark’s on camera credits include It Runs in the Family, The Producers Movie, South Pacific at Carnegie Hall and “The Job.” Mark graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Music in Opera and Acting. www.markledbetter.com @markleds


Jen Taylor

Jen Taylor

Jen most recently performed in the Broadway revival of ELF the Musical. Also on Broadway, she appeared in Disney’s Mary Poppins and the Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of The Apple Tree, starring Kristin Chenoweth. 1st national touring credits include Mary Poppins as Katie Nanna and understudy for several roles, and The Drowsy Chaperone, where she appeared in the roles of Janet and Kitty and served as Dance Captain. She has also staged productions of The Drowsy Chaperone for Networks Tours, Music Theatre of Wichita and Ogunquit Playhouse. Regionally she has appeared at Paper Mill Playhouse (Annie), Goodspeed Opera House (A Little Night Music, George M!, Brigadoon), and North Shore Music Theatre (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Nine, The Full Monty, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, A Christmas Carol, Fiddler on the Roof and My Fair Lady). In addition to performing, she is also a certified Pilates instructor, teaching group classes and private sessions throughout Manhattan. She graduated cum laude from NYU’s Steinhardt School with a Bachelor in Music (Music Theatre concentration). She has also appeared as a guest artist with the Omaha Symphony. www.pilatesbyjentaylor.com


Lisa Howard

Lisa Howard

Lisa is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music from which she has a BFA in Musical Theater. On Broadway, she was most recently appeared as Diva 1 in “Priscilla, Queen of the Dessert”. Lisa is most known for her starring role as Rona Lisa Peretti in William Finn’s Tony Award-winning musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” for which she received a Drama Desk Award (Best Ensemble). She also appeared as the Head Nurse in the Lincoln Center Theatre’s Tony Award-winning revival of “South Pacific” and as Missy Hart in “9 to 5 the Musical”. She has toured with the national company of “Les Miserables” where she played many performances as Madame Thenardier, and performed leading roles around the country at such prominent regional theaters as the St. Louis MUNY, Olney Theater Center, Barrington Stage, Kansas City Starlight, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera and Goodspeed Opera House. Lisa will be making her feature film debut as Siobhan in the upcoming “Twilight, Breaking Dawn”.

Lisa has sung with the Cincinnati Symphony and with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops. In NYC, she has appeared at Town Hall in the popular Broadway By The Year series, Broadway Winners, A Night at the Operetta, Broadway Unplugged and the Stephen Schwartz Tribute. She also performed with the Kaufman Center’s Broadway Close-up series in “More Infinite Joy” and “Even More Infinite Joy” (featuring the music of William Finn) and “Stephen Schwartz, Magic to Do”.

In addition to performing, Lisa has found a love of teaching and enjoys sharing her experience as a performer with her students. Lisa is a classically trained singer and emphasizes proper technique with her students while achieving a contemporary musical theater sound. She is the founder of Broadway Masterclass, an organization that brings Musical Theater workshops to students all over the country. She has been a guest speaker at Brigham Young University, The Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Philadelphia School of the Arts and Boston Conservatory. She has also taught master classes in NYC for such companies as NY Offstage, Camp Broadway and Broadway Classroom

For more info about Lisa, please visit www.lisahowardnyc.com


T. O. Sterrett

T. O. Sterrett

T.O. Sterrett has worked in the NY theatre scene for more than 20 years, including his recent work on Broadway as Pianist and Assistant Conductor for WICKED and as Associate Conductor for SHREK THE MUSICAL. He is a Conductor and Keyboardist whose other recent work on Broadway includes Matilda, The Book of Mormon, Mamma Mia, and The Phantom of the Opera, and as Pianist/Assistant Conductor of Cats.

He has worked as Conductor/Keyboardist for Kristin Chenoweth, Megan Hilty, Tommy Tune, Sutton Foster, Joel Grey, Idina Menzel, Brian d’Arcy James, Ben Vereen, Mos Def, Bobby Cannavale, and many more.

As a Composer, Orchestrator, and Music Producer, Mr. Sterrett has worked on several Emmy-nominated Film/TV projects, and also is the Composer/Lyricist for Animaloopidy, a critically acclaimed CD of music “for kids of any age” featuring Broadway/Film/TV star J.K. Simmons and other Broadway performers.


Karmine Alers

Karmine Alers

Karmine was Born and raised in NYC.

Best known for starring in the Broadway musical hit, RENT as Mimi. Her other credits include; Regional: Aida (Title Role).

Film: Glamour Reel Moments, Whirlwind. TV: “Rescue Me,” “One Life to Live,” “Six Degrees,” “The

Today Show,” “Regis and Kelly,” and “Tony Danza,” Karmine has since recorded a pop rock album

entitled “ForYou” available on iTunes and

www.Airgomusic.com.

She currently stars in the award winning film “Naked as we came” released fall of 2013.

For more info karminealersgreco.com


Kerry Conte

Kerry Conte

Kerry is fresh of the national tour of Mary Poppins where she played the title role as well as Winifred Banks. Broadway benefits include Camelot with Jeremy Irons (Lady Anne) and Brigadoon (Jane) at the Shubert Theatre. Kerry is also a proud company member of the Irish Repertory Theatre Off-Broadway where she has appeared in The Irish…and How They Got That Way, Meet Me In St. Louis, and Ernest in Love. She has also performed regionally at The St. Louis Muny, Kansas City Starlight, White Plains Performing Arts Center, The New York State Theatre Institute, Surflight Theatre, and others. She can be heard singing high notes on the original cast recording of Bock and Harnick’s The Body Beautiful.

 

 

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Mandy Butler

Mandy Butler

Mandy has been an active improviser in Nashville, Richmond, Atlanta, and Greenville. She leads the improv program at Newberry College, where she is an Assistant Professor of Speech & Theatre. She holds a BA in Theatre Performance from Georgia College & State University and an MFA in Theatre Pedagogy from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has taught master classes at many improv festivals and studios, as well as at the Southeastern Theatre Conference. Mandy earned her Meisner teacher certification through master teacher Larry Silverberg’s True Acting Institute at Willamette University.

 

 

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