Olivia Cruz, B.F.A Dance
Olivia is excited to be back teaching for the Levoy Theater and Education Center! Cruz has had the pleasure of teaching and choreographing multiple styles of dance throughout the east coast. Her works on the Levoy stage include OBSP’s Productions of The Spongebob Musical and Elf the Musical.
Previous endeavors include performing in Playhouse Stage Company’s “Head Over Heels”, for Walt Disney World Entertainment, and as a dance double for Steven Spielberg’s recent film adaptation of West Side Story. Cruz studied Dance at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she obtained her BFA. She looks forward to continuing to share the art of dance and choreography with multiple audiences to come! @olivia_antoinette
Olivia is teaching Step in Time: Tap Dance.
Rachel Maselek is an NJ based actor and teaching artist, who graduated in 2022 from Fairleigh Dickinson University earning degrees in both Musical Theater and Public Relations. She has recently been seen onstage at the Broadway Theater of Pitman in Into the Woods (Narrator), Something Rotten, Bright Star (Florence), and Beauty and the Beast (Silly Girl). Other favorite acting credits: The Children’s Hour (Martha), First Date (Lauren/Grandma Ida) and A Little Night Music (Petra).
In addition to performing, Rachel trained as a teaching assistant for Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Acting at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and has taught comedic acting and improvisation at the studio at Mainstage Center for the Arts. While spending her time auditioning and working on her skills, Rachel is very excited to share her love of acting with the students at the Levoy!
Rachel is teaching Places, Please!, Disney Magic!, and Project Disney!
Lauren Fazenbaker is a South Jersey native who has been performing within the community for nearly two decades. Lauren has privately taught voice and piano for the past two years and has served as the music director for VAMP for the past 3 years.
Lauren is teaching Disney Broadway Bootcamp
Donna Terry is a passionate and accomplished music educator with a diverse background in both music therapy and music education, holding a Bachelors of Music Education and Music Therapy from Immaculata University and a Master of Arts in Instructional Technology from Stockton University. She has designed music therapy programs for diverse age groups with a wide range of disabilities and has taught band, choir, piano, music theory, music appreciation from preschool through high school. Having recently retired from public school education, Donna dedicates her time as a part-time Education and Outreach Associate for the Levoy Theatre, passionately continuing her mission of arts education and fostering inclusivity through outreach programs.
Donna is teaching Tiny Tunes: A Musical Journey and Drums Alive and is available for private music lessons (voice, and most instruments).
Walter is currently the vocal music and drama director for the Commercial Township School District. During his 21 years at Commercial, he received Teacher of the Year during both the 2003-2004 and 2016-2017 school year. His productions and students have received awards and recognition at the Bucks County Playhouse Theatre Festival, the New Jersey local and state Teen Arts Festival and the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star awards. During his 30 plus years in education, Walter is very proud to have had the privilege to teach students who are now published playwrights, artistic directors, choreographers, actors, and teachers of Theatre Arts.
A graduate of Rowan University, he also studied at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey where he was a member of the Westminster Symphonic Choir who performed with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Walter is a passionate advocate for Arts Education for both children and adults. He currently serves as the Artistic Director of The Off Broad Street Players which is the resident theatre company of the Levoy Theatre. Walter recently received the NJACT Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution to New Jersey Community Theatre.
JOIN US THIS WINTER! We have an amazing new lineup of classes for students of ALL AGES to enjoy.
Each class is offered once a week for an 8-week session from January 29, 2024 through March 23, 2024.