Rachel Kleinman is the artistic director and has been on all sides of the arts both as producer,director,performer and educator. Mrs Kleinman has her degree in musical theatre as well as classical voice from University of Florida’s New World School of the Arts.
Mrs Kleinman has been working with elementary school children all the way up to college students for 18 years now as a private voice instructor and has been running performing arts camps for 15 years. Mrs Kleinman has also directed over 25 full musical productions managing approximately 60 kids per show. Mrs Kleinman’s students have been accepted into the top arts colleges and have gone on to have very successful careers in the arts.
musical theater teacher
Rome Saladino was born and raised in Miami, Florida, but his career as both a Singer and Dancer has taken him all over the globe. As a Singer, he was ALL MIAMI-DADE SOLO TENOR, in the University Choir at the University of Florida, and starred in several Broadway musicals regionally and internationally. His musical highlights were Pippin, Oklahoma, On the Town, Brigadoon, West Side Story, and A Chorus Line…, as well as several major cruise ships.
As a Dancer, he performed with American Ballet Theatre, Icelandic Dance Company (Islenskí Dansflokkurinn), Sacramento Ballet, and several more companies throughout the US. He has had the amazing privilege to work with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jürgen Schneider, Jon Engstrom, Ann Reinking, Alonso King, Robert Battle, David Parsons, Sonja Haney, Bruce Marks, Bruce Wells, to name a few.
He has more recently, become an Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami Department of Theatre Arts, where he proudly boasts that the program has become 12th in the country. His former recent students: Sarah Amanguel, played Maria in West Side Story on Broadway; Trent Saunders, currently in Aladdin on Broadway; Kevin Jones, starred in Spider-man Turn Off the Dark on Broadway, as well as several others. Not to mention his private students whom he taught at Boca Ballet Theatre, Aaron Simon Gross and Pop Star, Ariana Grande, whom both made 13 the Musical in the Workshops in Connecticut and the Broadway run, which launched Ariana’s career!
Most recently, Rome opened a production company, Saladino Productions, Inc. He has now created 3 productions which have all toured at the state and regional level, Singin’ and Dancin’ in the Rain, GOTTA DANCE, and Feelin’ Good – A Tribute to Michael Bublé.
Corey B Colfer
dancer/teacher/choreographer & hair stylist
is a dancer, teacher, choreographer and hair colorist/stylist. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the State University of New York, College at Purchase. Corey received additional training at The Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance and the David Howard Dance Center. He was a Principal Dancer and Associate Artistic Director of The David Taylor Dance Theater, a Soloist with The Cleveland Ballet, Les Ballet Jazz de Montreal, Nikolais & Louis (NYC), and The Martha Graham Ensemble. Mr. Colfer was a member of the Musical Theater faculty, teaching ballet and jazz in both high school and college programs, at New World School of the Arts in Miami, Florida.
Corey joined the dance faculty at The Academy of Arts and Minds Charter High School as a resident guest artist, where he taught Ballet and Modern Technique and choreographed for the A & M Dance Ensemble.
Corey is currently enjoying a second career as a Master Colorist/Master Stylist at Source Salon, an Aveda Lifestyle Salon, in Wilton Manors, Florida. Both his passions combined while working for Aveda as a choreographer on the Shows & Production team, working on events across the USA, Canada and Europe.
Corey B Colfer
Expert of Acting,Vocal performance & Dance.
Viktoria Chiappa comes from New York City. She studied acting, vocal performance and dance at Elon University and continues to thrive in the industry as a performer, educator and student of all it has to offer. In addition to her onstage performance, Viktoria is a three time Hungarian National Competitor and skated internationally for the Hungarian world team. Viktoria has appeared in many regional theaters on the east coast and skated with Disney on Ice. Her passion lies in choreography and Fosse and Graham movement theory, which were the bulk of her undergraduate research.