Stephanie Wells is a music director, educator, pianist and vocal coach. She has been teaching and music directing for over 20 years. She received her BA in Musical Theater Performance from Columbia College Chicago. In Chicago, she began music directing, playing with bands and started teaching at Old Town School of Folk Music. After moving to NYC, she met Elizabeth Swados and collaborated with her at New School and Tisch/NYU where she had the pleasure of working on many devised musical theater productions that were produced and performed in NYC, Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. She served as adjunct faculty at Kingsborough College where she taught Musical Theater and Music Appreciation and served as the resident Music Director for the Theater Department. She has worked with several different organizations in NYC as a teaching artist such as TADA! Youth Theater, Brooklyn Acting Lab, Brooklyn Children’s Theater, The Leadership Program and The Performing Arts Project.
Over the past 3 years, she’s had the pleasure of exploring the rest of the country and has worked with UC Boulder, The Arts Hub, and Rocky Mountain Children’s Theater in Colorado, served as the Associate Music Director for the BFA Musical Theater Program at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas and worked as a teaching artist with VIBE of Portland in Oregon. She’s really excited to join the team at EzraGuitar!
Joshua Breslauer is an NYC based Drummer and Percussionist. Originally from the Hudson Valley, Joshua began studying percussion with the jazz vibraphonist Victor Catanzaro, drum set with Joe Carozza, and timpani with Sgt. Dave Smith of the West Point Band. In 2012 he graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia with a Bachelor of Music studying with the renowned drummer/percussionist Dr. Karolyn Stonefelt, and in 2016 he received his Master of Music in Orchestral Percussion from the Hochschule für Musik FRANZ LISZT in Weimar, Germany studying with Prof. Markus Leoson. Joshua has performed extensively throughout Germany and the United States as both a drum set player and classical percussionist. In 2016 he moved to NYC and quickly established himself as a percussionist comfortable playing styles ranging from Gospel to Classical to Cabaret. Today he can be seen as a regular fixture at Lighthouse Tabernacle SDA Church and at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on 42nd St.
Ethan Fox is a New York City based musician and educator. Ethan is an active performer of Indian Classical music and a faculty member of the Chhandayan Center for Indian Studies in Manhattan. He regularly performs with ensembles of various musical styles including Central Asian, Jazz, Western Classical, Afro Cuban and Ghanaian musics. Ethan is actively involved in music educational efforts around New York City. He is a music teacher for the NYC public schools and runs his own private studio. He is currently studying tabla in the Guru-Shishya parampara with Pandit Samir Chatterjee. Ethan received his master’s degree in percussion performance from Northern Illinois University and his bachelor’s degree in percussion performance from SUNY Fredonia.
Julia is a movement based actress, clown and performer from Argentina. Her specialization is in Physical and Poetical Theater. She has worked with a variety of international theater companies and has performed on an equal range of stages around the world, including recently performing in PARSIFAL and ELEKTRA at the Met Opera. Julia is one of the founders of Lampazo Theater Company, a physical theater company. She completed the EMERGENYC Residency (the Hemispheric New York Emerging Performers Program) at NYU.
Tamara Sevunts is a multilingual actress who hails from Montreal, Canada, and is now based in NYC. Off-Broadway credits include: The Good Girl (E59E Theatres), Loose Canon(SoHo Playhouse). Regional credits include: World Premiere of Douglas Carter Beane’s Fairycakes (Moth), Twelfth Night (Feste), Measure for Measure (Angelo) with the Scranton Shakespeare Festival. Film credits: The Real American (NYTVF, Atlanta Film Festival, Listapad International Film Festival), Larchmont, Cigarette Pact, You Can’t Go Home Again, Tale of the Anguished Gardener. Tamara is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and a member of the ’14 Academy Company.More at www.tamarasevunts.com.
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