Teaching Artists

Graham Northrup

Graham Northrup, M.F.A.

Director of Education and Outreach; Director - Summer Conservatory, Mary Poppins

As Director of Education and Outreach for Theatre Aspen, Graham heads up Theatre Aspen School and also serves as a teacher and stage director. This Summer he directs the Summer Conservatory production of Mary Poppins.

graham@theatreaspen.org

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Britney Kuehm

Britney Kuehm

Education Associate; Stage Manager - Summer Conservatory, Mary Poppins

As Education Associate for Theatre Aspen, Britney serves as teacher, stage manager and production manager throughout the year for the various Theatre Aspen School classes and productions.  She is excited to return to Theatre Aspen and work with the talented young actors in the Roaring Fork Valley.  Britney holds a B.A from Indiana University, Bloomington and recently completed a M.A from Claremont Graduate School's Drucker School of Management.

britney@theatreaspen.org

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Terry Lee

Terry Lee

Musical Director- School of Rock, Starmites

Terry is an accomplished pianist and music director, most recently music directing Theatre Aspen School's summer productions of Spamalot and Alice in Wonderland. She joins us again for our Winter Conservatory of School of Rock. Click through to read more about Terry.

tlee@rof.net

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Sonya Meyer

Sonya Meyer

Director- Spring Conservatory, Together We Rise; Teaching Artist- Improv

Sonya is thrilled to be a part of the Theatre Aspen community! A Washington state native and recent transplant from NYC; Sonya holds a Bachelor’s of Music in Music Theatre Oklahoma City University with an emphasis in Vocal Performance and Acting. She has directed multiple summer program and is graduate of Upright Citizen's Brigade professional improv program and currently performs with Thunder River Theatre's Consensual Improv.

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Amy Honey

Amy Honey

Teaching Artist

Amy Honey has joined TAS for the '17-18 school year teaching elementary and middle school acting classes in Basalt. Click through for more information on Amy!

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Ben McMurray

Ben McMurray

Musical Director- Together We Rise, Spring 2018 Conservatory

 Ben McMurray joins the creative team of Together We Rise as a new Teaching Artist for TAS. Ben moved to the valley in August 2017 to take part in ArtistYear, a national service program provided to schools in the valley through a partnership with Americorps and the Aspen Music Festival and School. This year he has been primarily working with the Basalt Middle and High School choir program as well as Maroon Bel Canto, AMFS's after school children's choir.

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Jordyn Prince

Jordyn Prince

Lead Teacher

Jordyn Prince is ecstatic to be back at Theatre Aspen after her position as the Education Apprenctice last summer! Having just moved to New York City from Chicago, she is a director, educator, filmmaker and collaborator focused on children’s theatre, new work and devised theatre. She graduated from The Theatre School at DePaul University with a B.F.A in Theatre Arts (concentrations in Directing and Theatre for Young Audiences) and a minor in Media & Cultural Studies. Jordyn is a resident ensemble member of the Birch House Artist Residence and a team member at The Foxhole Chicago. Previously, she has worked with Blue Pearl Theatrics, Redtwist Theatre, Fury Theatre, Birch House Immersive, Otherworld Theatre, The Foxhole Chicago, Theatre Unspeakable, Victory Gardens Theatre, Chicago Fringe Festival, DePaul University Educational Theatre Company, Paonessa Talent Agency and various Girl Scout Troops in the Chicago-area. Feel free to check out her work (and more) at www.jordynprince.net.

tas@theatreaspen.org

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Abaigeal O’Donnell

Abaigeal O'Donnell

Education Apprentice

Abaigeal O'Donnell is thrilled to be spending the Summer at Theatre Aspen! She is a Chicago native and graduate of The Theatre School at DePaul University with a BFA in Theatre Arts and a concentration in Theatre for Young Audiences. Abaigeal is a teaching artist at Infinity Arts Academy and just completed a Publicity Internship at Goodman Theatre. This Fall she will be the Education Apprentice at Roundabout Theatre. Previously she was a teaching Artist at Improv Playhouse and an Education Intern at Free Street Theatre.

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Elise Kinnon

Elise Kinnon

Teaching Artist

Elise is thrilled to return to Theatre Aspen for her fifth season. Past TA shows include, The Full
Monty, Cabaret, Peter and The Starcatcher, Mamma Mia and Hairspray. Favorite Credits
include Les Miserables (Factory Girl, Dance Captain, Fight Captain, Assoc Dir/Assoc Choreo -
Maltz Jupiter), The Great American Mousical directed by Dame Julie Andrews (Goodspeed
Opera House), Legally Blonde (Brooke Wyndham - The Cape Playhouse), White Christmas (Rita -
Ogunquit Playhouse and TUTS), Hello Dolly (Choreographer - VMT), Grease (Co-Choreographer -
Maine State Music Theatre), 24 Hour Musicals with Bebe Neuwirth (Associate Choreographer,
NYC). Upcoming - Mamma Mia (Assoc Director/Co-Choreographer - Maltz Jupiter Theatre). Love
and thanks to Mark Martino, Theatre Aspen and Jed Bernstein, Agents at TKO, Justin & Bundy,
Mum and Kinnon-Millen Family. Dedicated to Lisa for her love and support.
www.elisekinnon.com. Insta: @elisekinnon

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Karlie Kohler

Karlie Kohler

Education Apprentice

Karlie Kohler (Education Apprentice) Karlie is absolutely thrilled to be spending her summer at Theatre Aspen and is immensely grateful for the opportunity to do what she loves in such a beautiful place. She currently studies BFA Acting at Montclair State University. Last summer, she spent two months as an Au Pair for a family in northern Italy, where she tutored two children in English and French. The experience influenced her to follow her dream of combining her immense love for theatre and her desire to teach and educate children. In addition to her love for education, she has performed in various productions throughout New Jersey and New York, her most recent role being Lilly Cahill in Punk Rock. She sends her love to her incredible family and friends all the way back on the East Coast!

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