Frequently recognized for her many appearances on TV, Julie has appeared in over 50 regional TV commercials and shows including performing as host of a nationally broadcast children's show on Fox!
She models professionally for national product lines and has appeared in several movies including Ladder 49, Syriana, Better Living Through Chemistry and National Treasure Book of Secrets!
Of particular note, Julie is fluent in ASL, a classically trained dancer and certified in Pilates mat!
Recognized as an entertainment industry professional, Pete has worked actively in the industry for well over ten years. From acting in more than 25 nationally broadcast television shows and countless region commercials to producing short series seen in 40 countries and directing 20 plus mainstage productions, Pete has honed a dynamic skill set that he conveys to the upcoming generation of actors!
Pete has a Bachelor's degree in Shakespearian Theatre from St. Mary's College of Maryland, is a AACPS Director at Jones Elementary, the former Director of the U.S. Naval Academy Masqueraders theatre activity, Technical Director for the Naval Academy Glee Club and Director of the Maryland Shakespeare Festival.
Of particular note, Pete is a Commercial Pilot!
Ms. Liimatta brings her vocal expertise and innovative teaching style to every production! Her expertise includes audition preparation, ear training, music theory and performance.
Well known as a Music Instructor/Director with AACPS and Music & Arts, she also privately instructs over 35 voice and piano students. Many of whom have won prestigious awards in local and national competitions!
Ms. Liimatta enjoyed performing at Carnegie Hall, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Kennedy Center and with the BSO. She holds a Bachelor's in Music Voice from Towson University and a Master's from Gratz College of PA.
World-renowned performer, dance phenom and extreme aerialist, Robin Miller joins our team! With super-charged stage presence and graceful adagio artistry Robin has captivated audiences from New York to LA and England to Japan!
Throughout a stellar journey as principal dancer and aerialist, Robin has performed with numerous major entertainment groups such as Tokyo's Triumph Fashion, Artrageous in Nashville, Miami's Fountaine Bleu, Sandcastle Entertainment in Guam, DC's MGM Grand and aboard ships of NCL and Cunard! She honed excellence through collaboration with five-time Emmy Award winner Anita Mann and Paula Abdul’s choreographer Michael Darren!
Winner of Best of Baltimore for her aerial dancing, Robin has coached aspiring dancers and aerialists over the past 10-years. She happily brings teaching expertise of basic aerial flow to Stage & Screen Studios!
Of particular note: She performed with Michael Jackson’s dancer, Mic Thompson!
Tom Black, award winning musical genius and 20+ year Associate Director of The Historic Cocoa Beach Playhouse brings his mastery of musical theatre to the Stage & Screen Studios production team!
During his amazing 30-year career as Music Director and pianist, Tom has conducted pit orchestras in over 50 main stage productions!
Tom earned his Bachelor of Music (Summa Cum Laude) from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh and was immediately picked up as Music Director/Lead Pianist for Don Brockett Productions and Gargaro Productions.
Tom also leads private piano and voice lessons for students of all levels.
Of particular note: Tom is the Arranger, Orchestrator, Musical Director and Pianist for Tony Macaulay's "Build Me Up Buttercup, The Musical" world premiere!
Immediately recognizable as a preeminent actor in our region, Dean has headlined numerous well-known hit musicals for over 15-years! From Shrek to Grease and Little Shop of Horrors to Rent, Dean brings a myriad of theatrical experience, deep insights and comfortable humor to Stage & Screen Studios!
Dean's extensive theatrical background combined with his strong passion truly makes him a master in the performing arts. His is thrilled to share that magic among all our students.
Of particular note: Dean is a former Marine! Semper Fi!
A true American Hero, United States Marine Corps Veteran and 20-year Anne Arundel County Police Officer, Cpl. Chris Anderson lends his expertise to Stage & Screen Studios as resident Resource Officer!
A Professional SAG actor himself, Cpl. Anderson (who currently appears in HBO's "We Own This City") provides a unique awareness of industry standards and conflict resolution techniques to encourage and nurture kindness, communication and compassion among our talent.
Of particular note: Cpl. Anderson was working at the Pentagon on 9/11/01.
"Head full of dreams, heart full of wonder, & hands that will shape the world."
The dynamic and beautiful Allison Bailey with her sweeping soprano voice has been traveling the country by bubble as Glinda in the Broadway National Tour of WICKED! Her regional credits include: Les Misérables, The Music Man, Singin’ in the Rain (New London Barn Playhouse) and A Proper Place (Goodspeed Opera House). Allison, a proud Pensacola native, nurtured her passion for performing at Boston Conservatory where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre.
With her "Wicked" talent and "Glinda" kindness, Allison brings a graceful mastery of commanding energy in time and space onstage to the Studio and reveals the secret magic that creates her truly captivating nature!
Up and coming Hollywood phenom Sixx Orange joins our staff! This Maryland native took a shot at Tinseltown and scored big performing the lead role as Devon Burke in Amazon's "The Kicks!" Her meteoric rise in the industry caught the attention of leading casting directors and led to guest starring roles on CBS shows "Code Black" and "Tommy" as well as ABC's Speechless!
Now in her fifth year ascending the ranks of Hollywood, Six has developed a myriad of real-world professional on-camera, on-set experience. With dynamic energy and enthusiasm, she eagerly conveys her in-depth knowledge to help demystify the magic of Hollywood for her wide-eyed students and fans!
Of particular note: Sixx's Godfather is the "S" in *NSYNC (Chris Kirkpatrick!)
Extraordinarily gifted ballet dancer and social media influencer Nick Garvey is a principal member of the Stage & Screen Studios staff as co-producer! Over 7-years Nick has trained in classical ballet, contemporary and aerial techniques with several regional dance schools. He has performed in numerous productions including "The Nutcracker" and recently won awards at YAGP competition in classical and contemporary!
Nick has become an international sensation in the TikTok social media realm with over 100,000 followers and several millions viewers enjoying his informative mastery of dance!
Regional talent Hannah Hall is a skilled actor and musician from the greater Annapolis area. She has studied opera and musical theatre at Interlochen Center for the Fine Arts in Michigan and classical acting and singing at the Manhattan School of Music in New York.
She has enjoyed performing in numerous professional productions, Hannah was recently seen in Fiddler on the Roof at Compass Rose Theater and Gypsy at 2nd Star Productions. As a singer, Hannah has performed the National Anthem at multiple sporting events and fundraisers, most notably for the Naval Academy.