Matt Levinstein

Matt Levinstein (Associate Music Director) is a New York/Boston based MD, Conductor, Multi-Instrumentalist, Orchestrator, Keyboard Programmer, Copyist, and Educator. He is a recent Berklee College of Music Alumni (FA 23′) as a Piano Principal. He graduated with a BM in Professional Music, with concentrations in Musical Theatre Conducting, Arranging, and Music Education. Favorite show credits include Music Director for Berklee’s Broadway Band and Curtain Up (Berklee), Falsettos and You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown (Emerson College), CUT! (Green Room 42), Matilda the Musical (Open Fields Theatre), and Associate Music Director for Beautiful and RENT (Theatre Aspen). He is thrilled to be making his Mac-Haydn Theatre debut this summer as the Associate Music Director! Read more at mattlevinstein.com, and follow @mattlevinstein on instagram for updates!

Creative Roles this Season

Associate Music Director - West Side Story
Music Director - Sister Act
Associate Music Director - Rent
Music Director - All Shook Up
Associate Music Director - Something Rotten
Clay Cates

Clay Cates is a theatre artist and props maker originally from New Hampshire, now located in NYC. He is thrilled to join Mac Haydn for this wonderful summer of theatre! Previous credits include Properties Design for Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Weathervane Theater, and Seacoast Repertory Theatre. Outside of props, favorite projects include: puppet construction for Avenue Q (SRT) and Little Shop of Horrors (Weathervane), wardrobe supervision for A Christmas Carol (National Tour), work as a camp counselor and on original TYA shows with Upside Arts, and as the stage manager of Senior Rep; a repertory theatre company comprised of senior members of the Seacoast, NH community. When not in the prop shop, you can find Clay enjoying the outdoors, jamming to the Grateful Dead, or practicing yoga. Love to Sarah, Daisy, and Willow.

Creative Roles this Season

Props Designer - 2024 Season
Tania Barrenechea

Tania is a scenic designer and artisan for the theatre. She received her B. Arch in architecture from Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru in 2015. Before beginning her MFA, she worked as an architect for 5 years in the architecture studio Vicca Verde in Lima, Peru.

She received her MFA in Scenic Design from the Pennsylvania State University. Production credits include A Little Night Music directed by Phillip Fazio and To kill a Mockingbird directed by Susan Schulman at The Pennsylvania State University. She has assisted Milagros Ponce de Leon in the Production of Miss you Like Hell at the Olney Theatre Center in Maryland and Life is a dream at the Gala Theatre in DC.

She is the Head of Design at the University of Central Arkansas and an Assistant Professor of design at the Film, Theatre and Creative Writing Department.

Creative Roles this Season

Set Designer - Godspell
Alivia Cross

Alivia Cross is MFA in scenic design candidate at Penn State University. She holds a B.A in Technical Theatre and Psychology from Wheaton College, Norton Massachusetts. Alivia is an experienced scenic artist, having worked at various companies including Gulfshore Playhouse and Penobscot Theatre Company. Her recent scenic design credits include Urinetown and Falsettos at Penn State Centre Stage, Jersey Boys and The Sound of Music at the MacHaydn Theatre, and assistant design for Laugh, Cry, Pee, Repeat at The Naples Players in Florida. She is excited to be returning to the Mac-Haydn Theatre as the scenic designer for West Side Story, Rent, and All Shook Up. Alivia is excited to be back in the shop and thanks the entire Mac-Haydn company for continually telling powerful stories.

Creative Roles this Season

Set Designer - West Side Story, Rent, All Shook Up
Hannah Sadler

Hannah Sadler is a junior BFA Costume Design student at Marymount Manhattan. Past Mac Haydn credits include stitcher for the 2023 summer season. Other credits include, Equity Through Design Mentorship, Mentor Tobin Ost 2022-2024. Costume shop intern at Marymount Manhattan. Marymount Manhattan College Productions Credits include: Uncle Vanya, Assistant Costume Designer, R&H Cinderella Hair and makeup Designer, Carrie the Musical, Wardrobe Supervisor, Stitcher for Head over Heels, SpongeBob the Musical, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Loves Labour Lost. West Side Story is Hannah’s debut professional design and they are so excited to return to the Mac for the summer! Hannah would like to thank her costume professor Vanessa Leuck for her endless support and advice. She would also like to thank her wonderful friends and family for their love and laughs.

Creative Roles this Season

Costume Designer - West Side Story
Adriana Ayala

Adriana Ayala received her BFA in Theatre Design/Technology (props focus) from the University of the West Florida in May of 2022. During college, she was able to design props for three mainstage shows, her favorite being The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Immediately after graduating, she went on to complete a year long props/paint internship at Florida Studio Theatre where she had the opportunity to design props for the children’s theatre season as well as make props throughout the summer and winter seasons. Her favorite thing about props is finding interesting ways to make props and finding items that help enhance the show. She is excited to help enhance the theatre experience here at Mac-Haydn!

Creative Roles this Season

Props Designer - 2023 Season
Mandy Modic Copy

Mandy is excited to join the Mac-Haydn team! Having performed with the National Tour of 42nd Street, she has been looking forward to revisiting the show as a choreographer! Some favorite choreographer credits: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Sound of Music, White Christmas, Drowsy Chaperone, Newsies, Head Over Heels, Church Basement Ladies. As a performer, she has worked at various theaters including Marriott Theater, Drury Lane Theater, Chicago Shakespeare, Paramount theater, The Wick, Mill Mountain Theater. Mandy enjoys educational theater and has helped build musical theater programs abroad in Shanghai, China and Lima, Peru. She also works as a photographer. Up next, she is choreographing State Fair! Thanks to John, and everyone at the theater for this opportunity! @mandyinmotion www.mandymodic.com

Creative Roles this Season

Choreographer - 42nd Street
Bryan Knowlton

Mr. Knowlton’s extensive career has spanned from Broadway to appearing in multiple National Tours, Film and TV. He is an award winning director/choreographer with credits that include: CABARET & CHICAGO (NH Theatre Award “Best Choreographer”, ONSTAGE Theatre Award Nomination “Best Choreography”), MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD (Kennedy Center American College Theatre Award “Outstanding Choreography”) BEEHIVE! (Berkshire Theatre Award nomination “Best Choreographer”) SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER/MAMMA MIA (SALT Award nomination “Best Choreographer”) among many others. At present, he is attached as Director/Choreographer to “In My Own Little Corner” starring Chryssie Whitehead, as well as choreographer for two new musicals, “The Only Way Out” written by David Thatcher Maglione in London, UK as well as Trish LaRose’s one woman show “Come On-A My House. He’s currently on faculty at Broadway Dance Center, STEPS on Broadway in New York City as well as THE HUB and House of Jazz in London. For more information visit bryanknowlton.org.

Creative Roles this Season

Director/Choreographer - West Side Story
Sean McGinley

Sean is excited to be returning for another summer at The Mac-Haydn. Some of his favorite designs he has put on stage here are Godspell, Xanadu, 42nd Street, and Jersey Boys(which won an award for best sound design). He enjoys spending his summers here in Chatham and working with the creative teams to build incredible shows in such a short period. Sean has a degree in Music Industry and Recording Technology from York College of Pennsylvania. His designs have been seen and heard at The Naples Players, Gulfshore Playhouse, Gable Stage, Timberlake Playhouse, Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, The Penobscot Theatre, and Suncoast Broadway Dinner Theatre. As always Sean would like to thank Alivia and his family for their continued support of his dream. For more information on Sean please visit seanmcginleysounddesign.com or follow him at seansounds101.

Creative Roles this Season

Sound Designer - Full Season
Emily Croome

A Brooklyn based band leader, pianist, conductor, and music director, Emily has been seen conducting in theaters all over the country on such National Tours as Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Color Purple, and Ragtime, and can be found regularly accompanying and music directing around the New York City area. In her spare time she studies the electric bass in order to groove even harder than ever before. Much love to Rick B. Off-Broadway: Bastard Jones, The Never Ending Line, Regional: Next to Normal (Westport Country Playhouse,) Other World (Delaware Theatre Company,) A Christmas Carol (The Arvada Center,) Always, Patsy Cline (Weston Playhouse,) Next to Normal (Westport County Theatre,) In the Heights (John W Engeman Theater)

Caitlin Maxwell

Caitlin Maxwell is thrilled to be returning to MHT as the Hair Designer a decade after she was running shows as the Hair Supervisor for MHT 2007- 2010. Since working at the MacHaydn, Caitlin has toured nationally and internationally as a Hair, Wig and Make-up Supervisor on Wizard of Oz, Young Frankenstein, Shrek and Beauty and the Beast. After touring for 5 years, she moved to the city where she got her cosmetology license while swinging on the Broadway shows Phantom of the Opera and Gentlemen’s Guide. After graduating cosmo school, Caitlin supervised and assistant supervised the Hair Department on Broadway’s King & I, Finding Neverland, Cherry Orchard, War Paint, Travesties and Moulin Rouge. This year, she joined the hair department at SNL., and has had the pleasure of working on many other films and tv shows and builds wigs for many designers.

Creative Roles this Season

Wig Designer - Urinetown
Wig Designer - Kiss Me, Kate
Wig Designer - The Full Monty
Wig Designer - Xanadu
James Barry

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

James Barry is thrilled to make his Mac-Haydn debut with this stellar team! Recent directing credits include Working: A Musical (BroadwayWorld Best Director of a Musical Berkshire Region, 2019) and Million Dollar Quartet (Berkshire Theatre Critics Award Outstanding Direction of a Musical, 2017) for Berkshire Theatre Group, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Working: A Musical at Wagner College Theatre. As an actor, credits include Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Public/Broadway), Million Dollar Quartet (1st nat’l tour), These Paper Bullets (Yale Rep, The Geffen, The Atlantic), and extensive local work with both Chester Theatre Company (Pass Over, Title & Deed, The Aliens) and BTG (Tommy, The Caretaker, A Thousand Clowns). James is a recent graduate of Smith College’s MFA Playwriting program and releases original rock music as a solo artist and with the band Secret Pint.

Creative Roles this Season

Director - Forever Plaid
Trey Compton

Trey Compton (Director, Godspell) is thrilled to return to The Mac having directed Urinetown last summer. A New York City based director, regional directing credits include: The Fulton, Riverside, Engeman, Millbrook, Lincoln Park, and Cortland Repertory (SALT Award- 2019.) As an assistant or associate director, Off-Broadway credits include Yank! (The York) and White’s Lies (New World Stages.) Also, multiple credits regionally at Seattle 5th Avenue, Goodspeed, and The Ogunquit Playhouse. He has directed at various Universities and Colleges including Penn, Georgetown, Stephens, Nazareth, and his alma mater, Pace University. Most recently, he was the associate director on Austen’s Pride in concert at Carnegie Hall. Upcoming: Productions of Misery at Fort Peck Theatre and The Fulton. treycompton.com

Creative Roles this Season

Director - Godspell
Eric Shorey

Eric is thrilled to return to MHT for his 3rd season. He is delighted for audiences to experience the incredible talents of the entire company. His music direction at MHT include Urinetown, Next To Normal, Footloose, Godspell, and last season’s smash hit Jersey Boys. He also proudly music directed the Berkshire Theatre Award Winning A Call To Places starring Gabe Belyeu. Elsewhere, Eric has music directed productions of My Way, Scrooge, A Man of No Importance, and numerous concerts and cabarets. As an actor, Eric has been seen across the country and internationally in productions of Cats, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Disney On Classic in Japan, to name a few. Eric would like to thank John, James, and the entire MHT family for their constant support. For Eric and Henry.

Creative Roles this Season

Music Supervisor
Music Director - West Side Story
Music Supervisor - Sister Act
Music Director - Rent
Music Supervisor - All Shook Up
Music Director - Something Rotten
Music Director - The Fantasticks
Eddie Gutiérrez

Mac-Haydn Theatre Debut

EDDIE GUTIERREZ is a NYC based performer, director, and choreographer, working in both NYC and Los Angeles, on-stage and on-camera. After extensive work performing in productions of A Chorus Line including the 2016 Hollywood Bowl and 2018 NY City Center productions, Eddie was trained by Baayork Lee and the Michael Bennett estate in all of Bennett’s original direction and choreography for A Chorus Line, and now directs productions around the country. He has also studied with Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theater Project at NYU’s Experimental Theatre Wing, using their signature theater creation technique: “Moment Work” to generate new work for the university. Other directing and choreography credits include Loveology (Ars Nova), The Desert Rose (NYC Fringe Festival), Twilight: the Musical, MarInspired the Storytellers contemporary dance company, numerous commercials, and occasional guest teacher at NYU’s New Studio on Broadway.

Creative Roles this Season

Director - A Chorus Line
Robin Campbell

Robin Campbell is thrilled to be returning to the MacHaydn Theatre after directing and choreographing The World Goes Round last season! Broadway credits include Big Fish and Hugh Jackman Back on Broadway; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Girl Crazy, and Stairway to Paradise at City Center Encores!, My Fair Lady with the NY Philharmonic, Broadway to Oz with Hugh Jackman. TV/ Film: Super Bowl Commercial with The Late Show host Stephen Colbert, Blue Bloods, Ugly Betty, Onion Sports Dome, The Consultants, Below the Beltway. Directing/Choreography: The World Goes Round, Legally Blonde, A Chorus Line, Annie, Shrek, The Drowsy Chaperone, Carousel, Sound of Music, Dear Edwina Jr., A Year With Frog and Toad. Teaching credits: NYU Steinhardt, Kidz Theater, Broadway Arts Collective, Broadway Kids Auditions, Madison Theatre at Molloy College, Sacred Heart, Joanne Langione Dance Center. Robin graduated with honors from Columbia University and holds a Masters Degree in Educational Theatre from NYU Steinhardt.

Creative Roles this Season

Director - Xanadu
Todd L. Underwood

Todd L. Underwood is excited to be back at Mac-Hadyn Theater. He was last here as the director/choreographer for Man of La Mancha. He is the Associate Artistic Director at Ivoryton Playhouse in CT. Regional credits: A Chorus Line, Grease, The Color Purple, Man of La Mancha, West Side Story, Saturday Night Fever (Connecticut Critics Circle Award nomination), Rent, Chicago, La Cage aux Folles, Dreamgirls, Chicago, AIDA, The Princess and the Black-Eyed Pea (NAACP Theater Award nomination), independent film, Were the World Mine (Astaire Award nomination), Memphis (Bay Area Circle Critics Award and Connecticut Critics Circle Award nominations), Ain’t We Got Fun (London Concert). His work is featured in the movie musical Hello Again starring Audra McDonald, Cheyenne Jackson and Martha Plimpton, also receiving a Chita Rivera Award nomination for Best Choreography in Film.

Creative Roles this Season

Director - The Full Monty
Katie Johannigman

Katie Johannigman (Choreographer) is so excited to be back at the Mac-Haydn with her longtime buddy, John. Director/Choreographer credits include: BERNSTEIN’S MASS (Cincinnati Ballet, May Festival, Symphony), SHREK (Connecticut Repertory Theater), LIZZIE (The Human Race Theater), MAME (The Human Race Theater), JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Clinton Showboat), SANTA CLAUS (Cincinnati Children’s Theater), THEY WERE YOU, SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, CANDIDE, THE THEORY OF RELATIVITY, GODSPELL, and HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (CCM). She is on faculty at CCM in the Musical Theater Department, where she earned her BFA. Katie is a member of Actor’s Equity Association.

Creative Roles this Season

Choreographer - Oklahoma!
Lauren Monteleone

Lauren Monteleone is beyond excited and honored to return to the Mac this summer! Previously Associate Choreographer for MAMMA MIA, Lauren is returning as the Choreographer for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. NYC based Actor/Choreographer/Teaching Artist, recently seen: Int'l/ National Tours (LEGALLY BLONDE, CINDERELLA). Much love to John, Monica and the entire MacHaydn team. Website: www.laurenmonteleone.com. Insta: @laurenmonteee.

Creative Roles this Season

Choreographer - Little Shop of Horrors
Theresa Alexander

Creative Roles this Season

Choreographer - Curtains
Courtney Laine Self

Courtney is thrilled to be making her Mac-Haydn debut! She recently directed/choreographed the regional theatre premiere of Fun Home at Millbrook Playhouse, directed/choreographed All Shook Up at The Hartt School, and directed the world premiere of new play Sheila and Moby in DC. Earlier this summer she assistant directed Proof of Love Off-Broadway co-produced by Audible Theatre and New York Theatre Workshop and last summer she associate directed Oliver! at Goodspeed Opera House. This summer in addition to Mac-Haydn, she’s directing/choreographing for Jean’s Playhouse, Millbrook Playhouse, New Paradigm Theatre Company, and Arizona Broadway Theatre. Previously, she was the Head of Dance for the BFA in Music Theatre and a professor of theatre and movement at Southern Illinois University. MFA: Directing, Southern Illinois University, BFA: Music Theatre, The Hartt School.

Creative Roles this Season

Director - Curtains
Matthew Oliver

Creative Roles this Season

Hair and Makeup Designer - Season
Elizabeth McGuire

Elizabeth McGuire is a dancer, choreographer, and arts advocate living in NYC. In 2011, Elizabeth Co-Founded ToUch Performance Art, a dance-theater company that specializes in immersive and multi-disciplinary performances, and has produced over 50 shows as Co-Artistic Director and Resident Choreographer. She has choreographed at the Signature Theater, the Connelly Theater, AMDA, and the Manhattan School of Music. Elizabeth serves as Executive Director for Broadway Bound Kids, a non-profit dedicated to providing access to arts education in NYC. At the Mac, she has choreographed Camelot, Pippin, Urinetown, Full Monty, the Sound of Music and Godspell. She is thrilled to be back for her FIFTH(!) summer at MHT and is infinitely grateful to John and the community for having her! www.mcguiremoves.com

Creative Roles this Season

Associate Director/Choreographer - West Side Story
Choreographer - Rent
Bethany Marx

Bethany Marx is an Associate Professor of Theatre specializing in Costume Design at SUNY Oneonta in Upstate New York. She has been designing costumes for select Mac-Haydn productions since 2017, including Hello, Dolly!, Oklahoma, Mamma Mia, The Wedding Singer, She Loves Me, Urinetown, Next to Normal, 42nd Street and Footloose. Bethany has also designed for Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, the Virginia Shakespeare Festival, the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre, and others. She also owns and performs with a children’s party entertainment company serving central New York. She enjoys spending time with her husband and step-daughter, and their four cats. She holds a BFA from the University of Evansville in Evansville, IN and an MFA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Creative Roles this Season

Costume Designer - Rent
Costume Designer - Something Rotten
Emma Cummings

Emma Cummings is a Pittsburgh based Scenic Artist and Scenic Designer. She has worked with MacHaydn Theatre for five seasons designing the set for Pippin, Little Shop of Horrors and The Wedding Singer, as well as serving as a painter and carpenter for dozens of other productions. She has designed the sets for a variety of productions such as Tenderly; The Rosemary Clooney Musical (Playhouse on Park, CT) and Romeo and Juliet (Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center, PA). She has painted the sets all over the Northeast in New York, Pittsburgh, Connecticut, and Vermont. She is currently the Scene Shop Foreman at City Theatre Company in Pittsburgh. She spends her free time painting, illustrating, and collecting children’s books. She earned her Bachelors degree in Theatre Design and Technology from Slippery Rock University. www.emmacummingsdesign.com

Creative Roles this Season

Set Designer - Next to Normal
Jillian Zack

Jillian Zack is a New York City based pianist, vocal coach, and music director. She made her Broadway debut performing as the MD and onstage organ player (sub) for To Kill a Mockingbird. She currently serves as a Key2 player sub and rehearsal pianist for Funny Girl on Broadway. She has performed at various venues throughout New York City, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, and at The Juilliard School. She has also performed recitals throughout the United States, the UK, and New Zealand. Off-Broadway: Theatre Row. Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse, The Mac-Haydn Theater, Cape Fear Regional Theater, Theatre Workshop of Nantucket. As a coach, she maintains a full studio, both in partnership with the Magaziner Vocal Studio as well as privately. She specializes in both musical theater and classical repertoire, and has experience with all ages. BM Manhattan School of Music. MM The Juilliard School.

Creative Roles this Season

Pianist & Music Director - Sondheim Tribute Revue
Sebastiani Romagnolo

Sebastiani is full of gratitude to the Mac-Hadyn for having him back for their 50th season. He has been a part of many shows at the Mac-Hadyn both on and off the stage. Last season his choreography for Hello, Dolly! won Outstanding Choreography at the Berkshire Theatre Awards. Other Mac-Hadyn credits include Spamalot, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Addams Family, and The Producers. Some of his other credits Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party (Yale), Spring Awakening (Sarah Lawrence), Kiss of the Spider Woman (NYU), Walk the Night (Blue Barn Theater), and as a collaborator on the New York Times Critic’s pick The Grand Paradise. He works as an assistant to and collaborator with Chris Gattelli (Broadway: Newsies, War Paint, Spongebob Squarepants Musical). He is also a performer and has performed at Lincoln Center, Merry Go Round Playhouse, Sleep No More(NYC), Seeing You (NYC), and The Grand Paradise (NYC). Sebastiani has a BFA in Drama from NYU: Tisch. Thank you for supporting live theater!
www.sebastiani-Romagnolo.com

Creative Roles this Season

Director / Choreo.. - Grease
Choreographer - Ragtime
Angela Carstensen

Angela Carstensen is thrilled to be back at The Mac for a sixth year! Broadway credits include Funny Girl. TV credits include The Food That Built America, History Channel. Regional Theatre costume design credits include, The Legend of Georgia McBride (Ivoryton Playhouse), Footloose (Theatre Workshop Nantucket). Previous Mac-Haydn costume design credits include: Xanadu & The Full Monty (2022), Pippin (2021), Cabaret (2018), Saturday Night Fever & Spamalot (2017) and South Pacific (2016). In addition to working in costume shops, Angela spent three years on the road with national tours: Waitress, The Spongebob Musical, and The Sound of Music. You might recall Angela briefly being on stage last year when her now fiancé, Anthony proposed during the run of Kiss Me Kate.
angelacarstensen.com

Creative Roles this Season

Costume Designer- The Sound of Music
Costume Designer - Godspell
Mandy Modic

Mandy is excited to join the Mac-Haydn team! Having performed with the National Tour of 42nd Street, she has been looking forward to revisiting the show as a choreographer! Some favorite choreographer credits: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Sound of Music, White Christmas, Drowsy Chaperone, Newsies, Head Over Heels, Church Basement Ladies. As a performer, she has worked at various theaters including Marriott Theater, Drury Lane Theater, Chicago Shakespeare, Paramount theater, The Wick, Mill Mountain Theater. Mandy enjoys educational theater and has helped build musical theater programs abroad in Shanghai, China and Lima, Peru. She also works as a photographer. Up next, she is choreographing State Fair! Thanks to John, and everyone at the theater for this opportunity! @mandyinmotion www.mandymodic.com

Creative Roles this Season

Choreographer - 42nd Street
Andrew Gmoser

Andrew Gmoser is thrilled that the Mac-Haydn is back, that he is part of it, and that you are here. In his 28 seasons at the Mac-Haydn he has designed the lighting for over 170 of our shows, and created the sets for some of our most spectacular productions, including Beauty and The Beast, Jekyll & Hyde, Les Miserables, Spamalot, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Ragtime, and Man of La Mancha. Andrew owns and operates Silent G Productions, providing design, equipment, and consultation for live theatre, dance, and concerts throughout Westchester, NY and beyond. Andrew’s best and most important production is with his lovely wife, Catherine: their twins, Thomas and Elizabeth!

Creative Roles this Season

Lighting Designer - 2024 Season
Ashley DeLane Burger

Ashley DeLane Burger (Director/Choreographer) is returning for her 5th Season! She has been enjoying trying on as many different “hats” in the industry as possible over the last decade. Beyond a choreographer & performer Ashley DeLane is a proud teaching artist, at studio, high school and collegiate levels, judges dance competitions around the country, and last winter she joined the CoComelon Live National Tour as their Company Manager. She is elated to add Director to that list this season with The Marvelous Wonderettes! www.ashleydelane.com
Mac Magic includes – Choreo: Forever Plaid (2022 BWW Best Choreography), A Chorus Line (Assoc & Standby), She Loves Me, Sunset Boulevard, South Pacific. Stage: The Full Monty, Pippin (2021 BWW Best Supporting Performer), Man of La Mancha, Major Arcana, Beehive, My Fair Lady, Chicago, Nice Work If You Can Get It.
BA Theatre Performance: Wagner College. MS Kinesiology: ATSU. CMA: Laban Institute of Movement Studies.

Creative Roles this Season

Choreographer - Jersey Boys
Director - The Marvelous Wonderettes
Erin Spears Ledford

Erin Spears Ledford is honored to return to The Mac- Haydn Theatre for her 9th Season where she has worked in both performance and creative roles. Erin’s past Mac- Haydn directing credits include: Kiss Me Kate, Little Shop of Horrors, The Wedding Singer and Asst. Director on Man Of La Mancha. In 2021 Erin received a Berkshire Theatre Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Ilona in Mac- Haydn’s production of She Loves Me. Other memorable Mac roles include: The World Goes Round, Rosie in Mamma Mia, Sister Mary Patrick in Sister Act and Alice in Addams Family. Favorite regional credits include: Mrs. Sowerberry/ Nancy US in Oliver! (National Tour) and Anita in West Side Story (Circa 21.) When she is not treading the boards at The Mac, Erin works as a Teaching Artist with Inside Broadway in NYC. Thanks to JL, MDKR, JS.

Creative Roles this Season

Director - Footloose
Jimm Halliday

Beginning with Annie in 1984, Jimm has been a fixture here at The Mac for 33 seasons, having designed over 185 MainStage musicals. With the NETworks Touring Group, Jimm has been the Costume Director for over 25 National Tours since 1999, including Victor/Victoria with Toni Tennille, Annie at Madison Square Garden with Katie Lee Gifford, Bully with John Davidson, and Sweet Charity with Molly Ringwold. Jimm was the US Costume Associate for the last National Tour of Les Misérables and the Costume Director for the Toronto production of the show, which then transferred to Broadway. He also was Costume Director for the Kennedy Center production of Ragtime, winning the Helen Hayes Award for Best Costume Design. This fall Jimm will be working on the National Tours of The Sound of Music and The Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Special thanks to the amazing collection of cutters, stitchers, wardrobe and wig designers that have made these productions come to life, and to Lynne, John and Monica for always being there.

Creative Roles this Season

Costume Designer - Curtains : Sunset Boulevard : Ragtime
John Saunders

John Saunders is honored to be working alongside this fantastic cast, crew, box office team, ushers, coffeehouse gang, and the amazing volunteers. As an actor here: 1776 ( Adams), MY FAIR LADY (Higgins), CAROUSEL (Jigger), THE SECRET GARDEN (Archie), and HAIRSPRAY (Edna). As a director here: THE BAKER’S WIFE, THE PRODUCERS, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, THE FULL MONTY, LES MISERABLES, CHICAGO, OLIVER! and many others. Elsewhere: National Tours: MY FAIR LADY, OLIVER!, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. Regionally: The Papermill Playhouse and  Northshore Music Theatre. Tremendous gratitude to his fellow directors, designers, and choreographers for the incredibly dynamic and brilliant work they present here. Enjoy the show!

Creative Roles this Season

Director - The Sound of Music
Director - Jersey Boys