Gene Forman (Program Director, Scene Study/TV/Film) has a vast background in both Theatre and TV/Film. Past theatrical roles in new and revived works include: Che in Evita, George Bailey in Wonderful Life, Omar in John Patrick Shanley's The Big Funk, Tom Used in Ninth Circle, Danny Zuko in Grease, and Del Demonico in the LI Premiere of Breaking Up is Hard to Do, among others. He has appeared in over 50 commercials both regionally and nationally. Gene also appears regularly on All My Children and Saturday Night Live. He has worked as a Stand-In/Warm-Up Act on the Tony Danza Show, The Apprentice, and for years on the Survivor Finale New York as host Jeff Probst's Stand-In. Gene's agent workshops have helped many young actors gain representation, appear on Broadway, TV Shows, Commercials, and Soap Operas. Gene holds a BA from Stony Brook University in Political Science and Theater.
has choreographed and directed several musicals and concerts for young
performers ranging from 6-18 years old all over Long Island. Nicolina
is extremely well-known for having high expectations and for inspiring
young performers to become triple threats, as is evident by the amount
of prestigious accolades her shows have received over the years. This,
along with her drive and determination to create greatness through
theater and dance, has made her beloved by the colleagues and students
she has worked with.
Small town Hays, Kansas native Sarah Glassman has certainly found her way over the rainbow in NYC. Sarah began her musical journey as a pianist at age 3 and was taking lessons at the collegiate level by age 9. Her keyboard skills are stellar, with a sight reading ability next to none. After moving to NYC 10 years ago, she began studying under celebrity voice coach Professor William Riley. Sarah has performed in, music directed, and accompanied for productions all over the Tri-State area. She most recently music directed a production of Jekyll and Hyde at the Player's Theater in May, and also with the Clifford Theater in Suffern, NY this past July. She also music directed for cabaret productions at Don't Tell Mama's, one of New York City's finest cabaret clubs. Sarah also loves to share her knowledge and passion with others as a vocal and piano coach. You can find Sarah performing every Monday and Thursday night at Uncle Charlie's Piano Bar in midtown Manhattan. Uncle Charlie's was voted New York City's best piano bar in 2016 by Get Out Magazine.