SARAH CASE (New London Barn Playhouse Boot Camp Manager) is an arts educator, choreographer, and arts manager. She is a graduate of Columbia University (BA) and Harvard University (M.Ed. in Arts in Education). She trained with the School of American Ballet, Boston Ballet, and Ballet Theater of Boston and performed in musical theater productions around the country. Sarah has taught with the National Dance Institute, the School at Columbia University, and Boston Ballet. She was awarded the Institute of Arts Management Fellowship at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Dance USA Leadership Institute Fellowship, and served as Managing Director of Liz Lerman’s Dance Exchange in Washington, DC. Sarah has most recently worked in the Department of Theater at Dartmouth College and as a choreographer with Northern Stage in the BridgeUP: Musical Theater in the Schools Program. She is thrilled to be bringing the Boot Camp Program to the Barn and supporting the lives and careers of professional and preprofessional students in the arts.
ALEXANDRA CROSBY (Junior Intern Music Director) is a Florida-grown pianist, now local to New York. She studied liberal arts at New York University for two years, and then spent a year away working as an accompanist, music director, and teacher. She is thrilled to be spending the summer with the Junior Intern Company before returning to her studies. Favorite music directing credits include Little Shop of Horrors (NYU), Urinetown: The Musical (NYU), Science Fair (Theatre Row), PITS! The Unauthorized Holes Musical (The PIT). When in New York, Alex also leads worship at Communitas Church NYC. Heartfelt thanks to Alyssa, Mrs. E, Rush, Tara, and her family for their support, encouragement, and love.
KELLEY HO (Junior Intern Assistant Stage Manager & Assistant Director) has lived in California all her life and she is delighted to spend her summer on the east coast as an Assistant Director and Assistant Stage Manager with the Junior Intern Company. Most of her creative experience lies in stage management, direction, and marching band. She will be graduating soon with a BA in Drama and a minor in Art History at University of California, Irvine. She would like to thank Josh and the Barn for the exciting opportunity and her family, friends, and Michael for their undying support!
KAYLA MAY (Director of Camps) is native to Pensacola, Florida, and is delighted to be returning to the Barn for her 3rd season as Camps Director. Kayla holds a BA in Acting from the University of West Florida and currently teaches theatre at the high school level. She is a member of EdTA (Educational Theatre Association) and FATE (Florida Association for Theatre Education) and dreams of starting her own theatre company. Aside from theatre, Kayla enjoys practicing yoga, spending time with family, going to baseball games, Disney World, and being outdoors. Love to Nick and the rest of the Barn family.
ANDREW MILLER (Education Programs Manager) has enjoyed many Barn summers since his first one as an Acting Intern in 2011. Previous direction for the Children’s Theater Series: How to Eat Like a Child, The Taming of the Shrew, and Romeo and Juliet. He also assisted with last year’s Bookworms! and Seussical the Musical. Favorite roles on the Main Stage: Hysterium in Forum, Marcellus in The Music Man, and Milt Fields in Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Andrew’s performance career also includes time with Great Lakes Theater, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Ithaca Shakespeare Festival, Cleveland Playhouse, and TheatreWorks USA. He is a proud graduate of Ithaca College, an AEA member, and a born-and-bred Ohio native.
GRACE TARABORRELI (Junior Intern Stage Manager) just recently graduated from Point Park University with a BFA in Theater Production, with a focus in Stage Management. This is Grace’s first season with the Barn. She is thrilled to be here working with such a talented company and production team. Her Point Park University credits include Gift of the Magi (Stage Manager), International Summer Dance (Assistant Production Manager/Stage Manager), Point Park University Conservatory of Dance at the Byham Theater (Stage Manager) and The WHO’s Tommy (Assistant Stage Manager). Some of her other outside credits include the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival: Julius Caesar and Love’s Labour’s Lost (Stage Management Intern), Quantum Theater: Red Hills (Production Intern), and Upper Darby Summer Stage from 2012-2015.