Meet Our Staff:

Patricia Idell (President/Director) studied Theatre and English at Rutgers University. She holds a Masters in Teaching from Fairleigh Dickinson University. A sixth grade language arts teacher, Ms. Idell has directed nearly 30 musical theatre productions. She participates regularly in training sessions with Broadway Teachers Workshop, most recently in BTW’s 30-hour summer 2018 course.

Sara Brady (Executive Producer) has a Ph.D. in Performance Studies from New York University. She has worked as a professional actress, community artist, and college professor at Montclair State University, Trinity College in Dublin, and City University of New York.

Jessica Idell (Producer/Choreographer) graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in Theater Arts and English. In addition to designing and constructing sets, she has choreographed several school and summer camp productions in the Somerset County area.  An extremely versatile instructor, Miss Jess also teaches dance, voice, and instrumental lessons.

Morgan Hope (Assistant Choreographer) currently studies Theatre Arts at Raritan Valley Community College. Her most recent production at RVCC was The Three Penny Opera. She also appeared in their productions of Somewhere in Between, Circle Mirror Transformation, and Seminar. Other credits include How to Succeed in Business. Morgan studied jazz and hip-hop at for fifteen years. She will be joining Kean University’s acting program this spring.