(Co-Choreographer) Originally from West Africa (Sierra Leone). Early dance training with Jacques d'Amboise and his National Dance Institute. Appeared at Madison Square Garden's Felt Forum, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center's Outdoor Festivals, American Ballet Theatre, New York State Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Balboa Park (San Diego), NDI's schools (Maine and New Hampshire), and the Rodotto and Fenice (Venice, Italy). As a member of Tap Kids USA, appeared with the Pointer Sisters, Polaroid's 50th Anniversary (Boston). Featured performer on 20/20 feature on NDI, promoting The Event of the Year on the TODAY SHOW. Danced in Michael Dinner's film OFF BEAT. Has performed with Mary Tyler Moore, Ann Reinking, Cloris Leachman, Charlotte d'Amboise, Christopher d'Amboise, Judy Collins, and Savion Glover. Additional training at Dance Theatre of Harlem with classes at Alvin Ailey and Broadway Dance Center. Student of Dance, Theatre/Drama Theory, Music/Music Theory, and the Fine Arts at the Jose Feliciano School for the Performing Arts. Attended Dana Hall Boarding School (Wellesley, MA). Training in dance and choreography College at Boston University. Set Street-Jazz, African, Afro-Modern, and Tap works for students at BU and the Black Theatre Company at Tufts University. Worked with NDI as personal assistant to Jacques d'Amboise. Supporting role in Stop and Watch Films' TALE OF WHITE BOY BROWN. Performed with Legros Cultural Arts, Inc/Danzare International Dance Company. Earned an A.S. in Theatre (SCCC) where she performed “Audition” and “French Fries” in Jane Martin's TALKING WITH, and Dorine in Moliere's TARTUFFE. 2013 KCATCF-National Irene Ryan Award Winner. In 2016, earned a BFA in Theater from LIU-Post where she is a Teaching Artist for the Tilles Performing Arts Center's Arts in Education Program (K-4), Teaching Artist for National Dance Institute, Former Dance Coordinator for GSB YMCA, Currently, acting coach/co-choreographer for Theatrics Performing Arts, dance instructor at Stage Door School of Dance, choreographer for the Bellport and Bay Shore Middle School Musicals, co-founder/director of Project MOVE. Eighth season with THEATRE THREE's Musical Theatre Factory.
ALEXA EICHINGER (Teaching Assistant) Debuted on
THREATRE THREE's main stage in A CHRISTMAS CAROL when she was 9 years
old. Favorite credits include SEUSSICAL, JR. (Cat in the Hat); SHREK, JR. (Fiona);
GREASE, JR. (Patty Simcox); and A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Belinda).
SARI FELDMAN (Director/Choreographer) Founding staff member of THEATRE THREE's Musical Theatre Factory (2004). Twenty-year history with THEATRE THREE involves performing in and choreographing dozens of productions including SWEENEY TODD, LES MISERABLES and RESPECT. Two seasons (2005-2007) member of THEATRE THREE's Acting Company with countless credits on Long Island and across the country. Credits include THE BOY FROM OZ (Liza), LEGALLY BLONDE (Paulette), THE DROWSY CHAPERONE (Kitty), WEST SIDE STORY (Anybodys), A CHORUS LINE (Morales), SWEET CHARITY (Nickie), THE WEDDING SINGER (Holly), etc. For Troika Entertainment, traveled North America performing in the longest running and most popular Broadway production in history CATS (Sillabub), directed by Broadway Dance Supervisor Richard Stafford, with original Tony-nominated choreography by Gillian Lynne. For NETworks Presentations, actor/dance captain and associate choreographer for national tour of ANNIE, directed by Tony, Emmy, and Grammy award winner Martin Charnin. Founder/director of Theatrics Performing Arts (www.theatricsperformingarts.com), a musical theatre program for ages four and up.
JEFFREY HOFFMAN Musical
JEFFREY SANZEL (Executive Artistic Director) BFA in Acting & Directing from Conservatory at SUNY Purchase. With THEATRE THREE since 1989. Appointed Artistic Director July 1993. Director of over two hundred productions including the 2015 Musical Theatre Factory II's production of GODSPELL, JR. As a playwright, his works have included WHERE THERE'$ A WILL; 1968: ROCK THE WORLD; FROM THE FIRES: VOICES OF THE HOLOCAUST; FAIR ENOUGH; and many children's theatre and educational productions. In addition to directing and playing Scrooge, he has provided THEATRE THREE's adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL for the past three decades. Currently, he is a Consulting Artist for New York City's 92Y Musical Theatre for Young Audiences program.