JENNA PASTUSZEK

Founding Artist

NYC based voice teacher and actor.

 

Jenna received her Masters in Teaching from The University of Virginia and her Masters of Vocal Performance in Musical Theatre and an Advanced Certificate of Vocal Pedagogy from NYU Steinhardt.

She is currently on staff at Musical Theatre College Auditions (MTCA). Most recently, Jenna was part of the Musical Theatre voice department at The University of the Arts. Previous teaching positions include NYU, TruVoice Studio, The Stage School, and Young People's Theatre Workshop. She is one of Sheri Sanders' Rock the Audition teaching artists. She is a member of NATS, TVF, Opera America, MTEA, and NYSTA.

Outside of the studio, Jenna is actively pursing a performance career. Select recent credits include Diner (Delaware Theatre Company), The Last Five Years (The Eagle Theatre), Because of Winn Dixie (Delaware Theatre Company), Side Show (The Media Theatre), Sister Act (Lake Dillon Theatre Co.), Bad Jews (Walnut Street Theatre), and Smile! (Musicals Tonight!). She frequently performs with The Summer Club, a 17-piece big band, and is one half of Double Treble, a female cabaret duo. 

Proud Member of Actors Equity Association. Estill Voice EFP. 

To hear more about Jenna, please listen to her interview on The Dreaded Question podcast or her episode on The Dreaded Question: BASE

www. JennaP.com

TIM RUSSELL

Founding Artist

Voice teacher, actor and musician in New York City.

 

Tim holds a Master’s Degree in Music for Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy (NYU Steinhardt). He also received a Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering from UConn -- but later bailed on his aerospace job to pursue the arts in the Big Apple!

Tim is currently on the voice faculty at the Professional Conservatory of Musical Theater (PCMT) at the New York Film Academy. He also is a vocal tech coach at MTCA. Other guest and adjunct teaching credits include American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York University, Applause Performing Arts School and Wickham Vocal Studios (NYC). 

Tim sings all over the country and abroad with The Flyboys, a four part harmony group, specializing in contemporary big band swing. They performed multiple concerts with the iconic Glenn Miller Orchestra and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. Select regional credits include: Rent (Ivoryton Playhouse), Life Could Be a Dream (Mountain Playhouse), The Producers (Woodstock Playhouse), South Pacific (Engeman Theatre), My Way (Riverside Center Theatre). Int'l: Scooby-Doo Live!, Disney Cruise Line.

Proud Member of Actors Equity Association. Estill Voice EFP. 

 

Tim is also the lead singer in the funk/rock band The Ninth, whose EP The Answer is available on Spotify. 

www.TJRussell.org

Maggie McNeil

Studio Assistant

Performer, web designer, and online presence coach in NYC.

Maggie holds a BA in Theatre from Boston College.

As a performer, she has appeared at various regional theatres as well as performances at David Geffen Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Boston Symphony Hall, and others.  She frequently lends her voice to raise funds for the incredible Hole In the Wall Gang Camp and SeriousFun Children's Network.

She also owns her own business designing websites and helping artists take control of their online presence, conquer their inbox fears, and manage their own business operations.

Maggie is passionate about contagious kindness, equality, and French Bulldogs. 

www.MaggieMcNeil.com

www.M-PowerStudio.com

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