Theatre  
     
Into The Woods Cinderella Cypress College Theatre
dir. Jim Hormel, ch. Christopher Albrecht
Carrie Sue Snell UC Irvine
dir. Myrona DeLaney
Singin' In the Rain Lina Lamont UC Irvine
dir. Myrona DeLaney
Fiddler On The Roof Chava Encore Dinner Theatre
dir. / ch. Michael Lopez
Big River Mary Jane Wilkes Cypress College Theatre
dir. / ch. Arthur Ross, M.D. Bradley Hampton
Hairspray Amber Von Tussle Musical Theatre Orange County
dir. Stephen Reifenstein
We Tell Their Story Fantine/Eva Peron Musical Theatre West
dir. Shauna Markey, M.D. Luis  Avila
She Loves Me Dance Captain Chance Theater
dir. Sarah Figoten Wilson, M.D. Taylor Stephenson
Oklahoma! Dance Ensemble Torrance Theatre Company
dir. / ch. K.C. Gussler, M.D. Rick Heckman
Mary Poppins Ensemble Norris Theater
dir. / ch. Tony Mansker
Seussical Mayzie La Bird Tri-School Theatre
asst. dir. Matthew Ballestero
Little Shop of Horrors Audrey Tri-School Theatre
dir. Hillary Pearson
Kiss Me, Kate! Lois Lane/Bianca Tri-School Theatre
dir. Hillary Pearson
Anyone But Gio
reading
Erica Royal Family Theater
dir. Brian Blythe
Higher Education
reading
Ensemble/Joan of Arc Royal Family Theater
dir. Tim Kashani
     
Training   
   
Education:
BFA Music Theatre, UC Irvine
  AA-T Theatre Arts, Cypress College
   
Dance: Andrew Palermo
  Peggy Hickey
  Leslie Stevens
   
Voice: Dr. D Gary Busby
  Robin Buck
  Darcie Roberts-Magino
  Erin McNally Thielke
  Shalee Schmidt
  Ron Hoshi
   
Acting: Andrew Borba
  Daniel Blinkoff
  Mary Anna Dennard
  Jim Hormel
  Sarah Shippobotham
   
Musical Theatre: Dennis Castellano             
  Myrona DeLaney
  Jim Hormel
  Steven Lutvak 
   
Master Classes:

Cameron Adams

  Alicia Albright
  Stephen Buntrock
  Jenn Colella
  Erin Dilly
  Jeny Foote
  Kyle Gonyea
  Danny Gurwin
  Ray Hesselink
  Michael Holmes
  Larry Keigwin
  Michael Kubala
  Emily Rozek
  Sheri Sanders
  Randy Skinner
  Pavan Thimmaiah
  Kat Wildish
 
Special Skills
   
  Ballroom/partner work (lifts)
  physical stunts (falling)
  reads music
   
Voice Characterizations: Ethel Merman
  Bernadette Peters
  Dolphin
  Lisp
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Erica Schaeffer, Mata Barr, Luzma Ortiz and Amy Tilson-Lumetta

 

Erica Schaeffer, Mata Barr, Ethan Thomas Bell, Jacob Ben-Shmuel, Luzma Ortiz and Amy Tilson-Lumetta

 

Jacob Ben-Shmuel and Erica Schaeffer

 


Erica Schaeffer as Cinderella in Into the Woods


Erica Schaeffer as Basket Girl (2nd row, far right) in Oklahoma!


Erica Schaeffer as Lois Lane/Bianca in Kiss Me, Kate!


Erica Schaeffer as Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors


Erica Schaeffer as Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray

 



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