Roslyn Theater Company Co-Founder, Jill Studley is the heart and soul of the school. Jill's "everyone's a star" philosophy ensures a happy, supportive learning environment. Jill graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where she had the opportunity to work with many theater greats such as Marcel Marceau, Wendy Wasserstein and David Mamet. She also studied at Actors and Directors Lab. Jill performed in several musicals in Community Theater productions. Additionally, Jill taught acting and staged children's theater productions at the Sid Jacobson JCC and in the Roslyn School District.
Steve Belfer has been musical director of numerous projects at Roslyn Theater Company and elsewhere, including High School Musical, Bye Bye Birdie, Annie and West Side Story. He has accompanied many fine vocalists including Engelbert Humperdinck (5 performances in 2005), and he has performed internationally in Japan and the Netherlands. Locally, Steve has played at nearly 2,000 weddings and other functions in the NY metro area. Steve enjoys nurturing the talents of performers of all ages. He is currently the musical director at the Pierce Country Day School/Camp in Roslyn. Steve is also a composer/lyricist and plans to debut his original music in the near future.
Morgan Misk got her BFA in Acting from Adelphi University and started to perform at eight years old at Roslyn Theatre Company. Since then, she has participated in community theatre, short films, and performances at the Long Island High School for the Arts, where she participated in the half day musical theatre program in her senior year. She was also a competitive singer at age 15, and won 2 national competitions earning her the honor of singing 2 solos at Carnegie Hall. She loves to share her passion with kids of all ages.
RTC resident photographer Dean Powell has a full-service photo studio near Union Square in NYC. In addition to headshots and production stills, Dean shoots high-quality, creatve still life photography. http://www.deanpowell.com
Roslyn Theater Company is now affiliated with Actors Technique NY
Actors Technique NY (ATNY) was established in 2003 as a way to help all actors in the progression of their careers. We work with New York’s most prestigious agents, managers and casting directors daily and boast the highest number of young actor TV/Film bookings and representation in New York City. Our focus is On-Camera Acting and Audition Technique and we’ve expanded to Musical Theatre and Adult Classes.