Christopher Moll is a Las Vegas native who started dancing at the age of 10. He has a B.F.A. in acting from the University of Montana and has performed in dozens of musicals around the country including several seasons of leading roles at Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre and an eleven week tour with Missoula Children’s Theater. He has performed in numerous dance shows and was an original member of the dance troupe MoTrans at U of M. As a choreographer, Christopher has staged dances for Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, Stumptown Stages in Portland, Oregon, and the City University of New York. Christopher has been an active member of the film and television community in Los Angeles, including performing with distinction in the Wayne Dvorak Screen Acting Showcase, and appearing as a principal performer in the NBC daytime drama, Passions. In New York City, Christopher has pursued his performing career through giving successful solo performances at the acclaimed cabaret venue “Don’t Tell Mama,” and by releasing a solo album of his original compositions entitled Fragile Strength. Christopher has worked with children all of his life, teaching dance classes, teaching in children’s theatre tours and summer camps, and volunteering at local children’s day care centers.
David Chacon Perez is an internationally award-winning creative professional servicing the global entertainment business in television, themed events, theatre, and live entertainment.He has a diverse executive background in a variety of mediums such as creator, production designer, producer, and director; executing multi-platform projects for large-scale theatre and world renowned TV networks. He has demonstrated success as an Artistic Director and Original Production Designer for Nickelodeon, MTV, Viacom Network, CBS, NBC Universal, PBS, Telemundo and Univision Network, the largest Hispanic TV station in the US.In the theatre universe, he has been lead producer and director for Miami Globo Theatre, collaborated production with Nunsense, and a plethora of global theatre companies. His theatrical experience has garnered significant recognition from media and civic leaders. He received a proclamation by the Miami Dade Commissioner and Mayor, the Miami Life Award as the Best Theater Director, and the Award: Leaders, Legends, and Lovelies.
Steven Dahlke is a highly trained music educator and director. He received his Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music and his Doctor of Musical Arts with highest honors from University of Southern California. He is a member of the Honor Societies Pi Kappa Lambda and Phi Kappa Phi, and his article on the effects on learning of positive classroom environments recently appeared in ChorTeach, a journal of the American Choral Directors Association. Dr. Dahlke has been a music educator since 1991, and has served with distinction on the faculties of Lewis and Clark College and Linfield College in Oregon, and Orange County School of the Arts and Fullerton College in Southern California. Since 2010, Assistant Professor of Music at Queensborough Community College (City University of New York), where his current research includes studying the effects of movement-based empathic teaching methods on learning, and a large National Endowment for the Humanities-funded project on interdisciplinary artistic expression and the Holocaust. As a baritone soloist, Steven has appeared with Oregon Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony Pops, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Portland Baroque Orchestra, and the Aspen Music Festival. He has been an active musical theatre performer in Portland, Oregon and at Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, and has music directed dozens of productions to high acclaim at Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre and in Oregon, Southern California, and the New York area.
Morgan Misk is a BFA acting student at Adelphi University who started to perform at eight years old. She has participated in plays since middle school, as well as 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.
Fernando Mercado is a BFA Acting major at Adelphi University. He began acting in his hometown Miami, FL and has been working in theatre since he was eleven years old. Along with numerous appearances in plays, short films, and immersive theatre works, he is also a director and playwright. He had one of his plays produced, A Rose Meant to Wither, while he was attending New World School of the Arts. His goal is to make art that is truthful, to himself and to the artists he works with. He is excited to share his experience with kids of all ages.
Hannah Boecklin has been a dancer for sixteen years and a dance teacher for three. Hannah has trained in ballet, tap, jazz, hiphop, lyrical, and acrobatics and competed in such for many years. She has trained with Joffery Ballet School in hiphop and has performed in many very well known venues such as The Gramercy Theater, Madison Square Garden, and Lincoln Center. Hannah loves to teach and is very excited to be teaching Dance for Actors.