Instructor Bios

Jill Bradshaw, B.A. Music Education/ Vocal Music

Jill is an elementary music teacher in West Deptford. She also is the spring musical director for Audubon High School and music director for Teen Arts Guild and West Deptford Center Stage Players.

Jill has performed on the Levoy Stage as Maureen in RENT, Sherrie in Rock of Ages, and Sally Simpson on Tommy. She is excited to bring some of her original stories to the Levoy Stage!

Carmen Bryant, B.A. Theatre

Carmen Delia Bryant has been a teacher of Theatre at Buena Regional School District since 2005. She began her teaching career directing productions for their after school program and continues to produce annual shows for both the high school and middle school drama departments. Carmen’s love for theatre led her to become an active member in Cumberland County’s theatre community. She has performed in multiple productions with Cumberland County College (RCSJ), Cumberland Players and The Off Broad Street Players. Carmen has also been on the teaching staff for the Levoy’s Summer Theatre Camp, and she’s excited to return

for their newly established education division for 2022. When she is not teaching, performing or directing, Carmen enjoys spending quality time with her husband, Taman, and four children: Kyra, Kendal, Kaden and Kaleb. 

Dominic Ciarrocchi

Dominic has been studying, choreographing, and performing stage combat for nearly 20 years. Areas of specific focus are unarmed, knife, single sword, Smallsword, quarterstaff, sword and shield, longsword, rapier and dagger, and theatrical firearms.

He has served as fight choreographer for several theaters in South Jersey including The Ritz Theater Co (Romeo & Juliet, Peter and the Starcatcher), OBSP (The Who’s Tommy), Cumberland Players (Extremities, The Curious Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Sweeney Todd), and For The Whim Productions (Twelfth Night, MacBeth).

His certifications include: SAFD Intermediate Actor Combatant, SAFD Theatrical Firearms Safety Certification, SAFD Basic pass in

Sword and Shield, Rapier & Dagger, Singlesword, Knife, Broadsword. SAFD Recommended pass in Unarmed, Quarterstaff, and Smallsword.

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

Natalie Donisi, B.A. Psychology & Theatre: Musical Theatre

Natalie has worked with theatre students ages 3-18 in various roles such as a the choreographer and assistant director for the Grand Theatre’s summer camp, a children’s enrichment teacher for Acting Bugs, the musical choreographer at Williamstown High School.

On the stage, you may have seen her in shows across South Jersey such as Mamma Mia (Road Company), Elf (Levoy Theatre), and Heathers (Rowan University). Natalie Looks forward to working with new students this fall and fostering an environment for creativity and learning!

Nick Flagg, B.A. Theatre, B.A. Advertising

Nick Flagg is a SJ based teaching artist/director/actor, and is excited to be back teaching at the Levoy this fall! He has experience teaching ages 3-18, and has taught with other theatre companies across the South Jersey area. He’s excited to dive into the world of acting with the future of the stage!

Upcoming Projects: Directing Seussical KIDS at Broadway Theatre of Pitman (Aug. 27 & 28) “Jimmy Ray” in Bright Star at Broadway Theatre of Pitman (Sept. 5th-Oct. 5) Student Teaching with the ACIT Performing Arts Academy in the 2022-23 school year

Caitlin Geisser, B.F.A Musical Theater

Caitlin is the current Artistic Director for Triple Threat Workshop, and has spent her entire life onstage, and the last nine directing and teaching.  Caitlin currently serves as a guest artist for the Drama Department at GCIT, and is Wildwood Catholic Academy’s newest theatre director for Grades 4-12. She is also the Artistic  Director of Education at The Levoy, and will be directing Disney’s The Little Mermaid here at The Levoy this spring! Some of her favorite directorial projects include Almost, Maine (The Gabriel Project with Cumberland Players), The Drowsy Chaperone (The Jubilee Directing Lab), 13: A New Musical, Spring Awakening, Bright Star, A Chorus Line, Ragtime, Little Women (all TTW)

and Disney’s Frozen Jr (Levoy Theatre). Professionally she has directed The Spitfire Grill, and assistant directed Dogfight, Ragtime, Little Women and The Last 5 Years at the Eagle Theatre in Hammonton. Some of her favorite onstage credits include: Lucy (Bright Star), Ali (Mamma Mia), Logainne Schwartzy (Spelling Bee), Charity (Sweet Charity), and Kitty (The Drowsy Chaperone).

Walter Webster

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 FALL! 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 September 26 through November 19.




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