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Theater Instructors

Anne Brummel

Theater Director 


Anne has spent the last 7 years on and off playing Elphaba on Broadway in the hit show Wicked, as well as the National Tour. Other National Tours include Evita, The Scarlet Pimpernel, and Funny Girl. Anne has worked at numerous regional theatres, and is currently working on several new Broadway shows that are in development.


Neal Tracy

Competition Instructor 

Neal has a BM, MM, DM, Indiana University; with a doctorate in vocal pedagogy with doctoral minors in speech pathology and music history. Voice studios in New York City, Rider University, and Bucks County. Current students are active as lead and ensemble roles in Broadway productions (Allison Case, Miss Honey in Matilda), national and international tours (Beth Glover as Madame in Cinderella), and regional theater nationwide. Students include a wide range of professionals (comedians and NYC theatre director/producers), vocalists (Kacie Sheik); opera singers (Zach Borichevsky, 

Metropolitan Opera debut in Manon Lescaut) to Cirque du Soleil soloists to pop/rock recording artists and cabaret circuit performers. Neal has been a regional opera and musical theater performer and director. Metropolitan Opera Awards national finalist. Member of NATS, MTEA and NYSTA. Neal also had the privilege of teaching a couple of well-known Ann(i)e's that you might know.



Kelly Belarmino

 Piano, Voice, Violin, Musical Theatre


Kelly Belarmino is a New Jersey native and musician, vocalist, and actor in the Hoboken/NYC area. A recent graduate of Elon University, Kelly obtained her BFA in Music Theatre while also achieving a minor in Spanish. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and is a proud member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society. She has trained in vocal pedagogy technique, contemporary vocal styles, music theory, piano, and violin. In her performing career, she has worked with regional companies such as The Lexington Theatre Company and Forestburgh Playhouse. Her favorite credits include Liesl in The Sound of Music at The Lex and being in the ensemble of Something Rotten at Forestburgh. Kelly is proudly represented by A3 Artists Agency in their theatrical and voice over departments. Kelly has conducted award-winning research entitled Always Room in the Circle: A Re-Imagining of Space for BIPOC Actors. After a series of interviews with Broadway veterans and newcomers, Kelly used the transcriptions of these interviews as inspiration to write and direct a new work of theatre. Using devised theatre and verbatim theatre techniques, she was able to create an immersive piece of performance art that explored inclusivity in the field. Because of this, Kelly strives to achieve truly safe spaces for learning and creative environments. She believes that a safe space enables artists to grow to their fullest potential.


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Finn Douglas

Music Director

Finn began music as a child prodigy and has trained exclusively at Garden Street School of the Performing Arts.  Finn has worked very closely with famed Music Director Deborah Abramson (Matilda Broadway) on his solo musical, Off Broadway where he is known for being the only child to ever do a one man show Off Broadway.  He's also worked with composer, music director John McDaniel from the Rosie Show, on his original works and in productions in NYC.  Finn has learned extensively from Seussical and Anastasia composer, Stephen Flaherty while Finn worked on the original Ahrens/Flaherty Musical, Knoxville.  Finn was invited to be included in many of the orchestral rehearsals for Knoxville, and the 25th Anniversary Concert of Ragtime at the Minskoff Broadway Theatre.  Finn has learned from NYC greats like Caleb Hoyer, Thomas Murray, and Bruce Coughlin. Finn has worked with Broadway professionals since age 8, and brings to each rehearsal all of the knowledge and experience he's absorbed with learning from such brilliant musical geniuses. 

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