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Academy Staff

Meet Your Academy Staff

 

 

All of our teaching artists are adult professional theatre artists who hold current finger print clearance cards. All of our Academy Staff receive in depth trainings in Saftey, EDI (Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion), and Classroom Management. Click below to learn more about each of our Teaching Artists.

 

 

 

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Brianna Fallon

Brianna Fallon (also known as Ms. Bri) is an actor, director, playwright, teaching artist, singer, and musician. She received...

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Thomas J. Underdal

Thomas J. Underdal is an interdisciplinary theatre maker and educator who has worked with Childsplay as a teaching artist since...

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Alexis Nomorosa

Alexis Nomorosa is thrilled to be a Teaching Artist at Childsplay Theatre Academy this summer! Previous technical...

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Colter Paden

Colter Paden is thrilled to teach and work with the next generation of actors and performers at Childsplay. Colter has...

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Calli Rasmussen

Calli Rasmussen is THRILLED to join the Childsplay ensemble as a teaching artist in the musical theatre Conservatory...

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Cam Oakes (Private Coach)

Cam Oakes has been a part of the Childsplay teaching artist community since 2016 and is always excited to continue ...

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Carol Webb (Private Coach)

Carol Webb is thrilled to be joining the Childsplay Theatre Academy education team! Carol has been a general music, group and private voice teacher for ...

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Chris Valenzuela (Private Coach)

Chris Valenzuela is an American who was raised in Mexico for most of his childhood. This is his first year working...

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Emily Burritt (Private Coach)

Emily Burritt is a Phoenix based teaching artist, actor, director and dramaturg. She is excited to begin her third year...

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Ericca Rose (Private Coach)

Ericca Rose has been with Childsplay since 2019. Her passion for theater started at a young age by performing for local...

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Garrett Hicks

Garrett WR Hicks has been a part of theatre his whole life. Recently, he taught Acting Enrichment courses for the ...

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Jason White

Jason White is an Arizona based director and teacher. Jason is originally from Freeport NY and moved to Arizona with his family when he...

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Kate Haas (Private Coach)

Kate Haas has been a member of the Childsplay ensemble since 2007. She has taught after-school programs and...

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Kendra Kahl

Kendra Kahl joined the Childsplay teaching team after moving to Tempe to begin her M.F.A. in Theatre For Youth at Arizona...

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Sarah Chanis

Sarah Chanis is the former resident stage manager at Childsplay where she stage managed nineteen shows over five seasons...

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Rachel McCabe

Rachel McCabe joined Childsplay in the summer of 2017 as a Teaching Artist. She has been a professional Singer/Actress for...