S.T.A.T.E. Faculty and Guest Artists

Faculty for our S.T.A.T.E. program will be updated as we get closer to our Summer 2019 program, but will likely include both current faculty members in the School of Theatre at Penn State, as well as several graduate students in MFA programs in the School of Theatre. 

John Simpkins, Head of Musical Theatre at Penn State
Steve Snyder, Acting
Austin Eyer, Dance
Bev Patton, Music Director
Jared Trudeau, Voice - MFA Graduate in Vocal Pedagogy for Musical Theatre from Penn State
Past Guest Artists and Master Class Instructors Have Included:
Nathan Lucrezio - Penn State Musical Theatre Alumnus and Broadway performer
Natalie Weiss - Penn State Musical Theatre Alumna and star of YouTube hit series "Breaking Down the Riffs"
Jason Sparks - Penn State Musical Theatre Alumnus, Broadway Choreographer
Mary Saunders-Barton, Penn State Musical Theatre Voice Faculty (Retired)
Beth Burrier, Music Director
Adam Jepsen, Penn State Musical Theatre Alumnus - "Frozen", Broadway
Paul Jordan Jansen, Penn State Musical Theatre Alumnus
Sean McKnight- Dance Masterclass
Gwen Walker - Penn State Musical Theatre Voice Faculty
Michele Dunleavy - Penn State Musical Theatre Dance Facuty


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