Our Staff

Betsy Wolf Regn

Artistic Director (she/her)

Betsy Wolf Regn graduated Magna Cum Laude from Muhlenberg College with a B.A. in English Education and has since received her Master's in Education. When Wolf PAC began in 2005, Betsy joined the newly founded organization as a Teaching Artist, Choreographer and Camp Director while also teaching English and Drama full-time in Abington School District. After teaching for 11 years, she retired from public school education to join Wolf PAC as a full-time staff member in 2011. Betsy has been our Camp Director for many years, began Wolf PAC's Visiting Artist Program, presently directs and choreographs the oldest performers and oversees all of Wolf PAC's mainstage productions.  Her love of education and passion for theater are beautifully entwined in her role as Artistic Director at Wolf PAC. She lives in Havertown with her husband and two budding performers of her own: a daughter in 4th grade and a son in 3rd grade.

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Sarah Wittwer

Managing Director (she/her)

Sarah attended Franklin and Marshall College where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude with her BA in Theatre.  After graduation, Sarah worked as a professional actor and stage manager in the Philadelphia area as well as began her tenure at Wolf Performing Arts Center, focusing in education and programs, later migrating to operations and business and receiving her certificate in nonprofit leadership from LaSalle University in 2018.  Sarah is a strong advocate for the arts and culture as an agent for change in our community and believes strongly that theatre has the power to help build confidence, character, and creativity in young performers while giving them tools for countless aspects of their lives.  Sarah first met Bobbi Wolf, Wolf PAC's founder, as her drama student at Bala Cynwyd Middle School, soon returning as one of the inaugural Wolf PAC students in 2005.  Sarah is thrilled to be at Wolf PAC to further education and growth through the incredible power of theatre.

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Jamie Amen

Marketing Director (she/her)

Jamie has participated in theatre and the performing arts her entire life and is honored to be a part of this creative and talented team as Marketing Director! Jamie has worked as a Graphic Designer, Creative Director and Marketing Director for over 25 years in the Philadelphia area after graduating with a Graphic Design and Illustration degree. Since 2009, she has been part of the Wolf PAC family, working on various creative projects and watching her now college-aged daughters perform in summer camp, main stage performances, private lessons and workshops. Jamie is thrilled to be working with such amazing and talented artists in such an energized and creative environment!

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Laura Barron

Programs Director (she/her)

Laura graduated Summa Cum Laude from Seton Hill University with a BA in Music Theatre. After graduation, Laura spent time in NYC at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting, moved to Philly for a short stint, and then spent four years touring the country and overseas with Missoula Children’s Theatre. Villanova University brought her back to the Philadelphia area, and she graduated from VU with an MA in Theatre. Laura also loves to sew and perform, but finds the most joy in bringing theatre education to students of all ages and is thrilled to be part of the full-time staff at Wolf PAC.

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Will Connell

Camp Director (he/him)

Will Connell graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Theatre Arts after four years of performing and interning at many of the theaters in the Philadelphia area. Since then, he has performed extensively throughout the area at theaters such as the Walnut Street Theatre, Fulton Theatre, Bristol Riverside Theatre, and more. He also appears with the Summer Club, a seventeen piece big band specializing in the classics of Frank Sinatra and the rest of the Rat Pack. Here at Wolf PAC, he has done several stints in the director's chair, including The Lion King, Charlotte's Web, and Much Ado About Nothing: TV or Not TV. Will is honored to have found such a fantastic community with whom to share such wonderful theatrical adventures!

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Janine Merolla

Associate Artistic Director (she/her)

Janine Merolla graduated with an MA in Theatre Education from Emerson College in Boston, MA and went to undergrad at Bucknell University for Theatre and English Lit.. Before coming to Wolf PAC, Janine was a Philadelphia-based teaching artist with many theatre arts institutions, including: Philadelphia Young Playwrights, Theatre Horizon, Walnut St Theatre and First Person Arts. Janine joined Wolf PAC as a freelance director in 2014 and became full time in August of 2016. As Education Director with Wolf PAC, she held fast to the notion that theatre education be at the forefront of everything Wolf PAC creates. Now, in her new role of Associate Artistic Director, she is excited to build on our artistic programming and keep working with the multitude of talented young people in the Wolf PAC community! 

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Bobbi Wolf

Founder (she/her)

Bobbi was an educator in Lower Merion School District for 20 years, taught Gifted and Talented students, and created an after-school theatre program which changed the impact of theatre in middle schools. Her productions at Bala Cynwyd Middle School were widely acclaimed, and she received several "Best Director" awards at theatre competitions. Bobbi has been the recipient of numerous awards for her dedication to educational theatre and community service. She received the President's Award from Montgomery County Association for Retarded Citizens, the Award of Appreciation from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Friend of Education Award from the Lower Merion Education Association, and a Senatorial Commendation from the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts. The need for a place where educational theatre is the focus, and her belief that "children who create do not destroy" led her to open Wolf Performing Arts Center in 2005.

Rose Azrael

Set Designer (she/her)

Rose Azrael has been involved in the performing arts since she started taking dance classes at age 5 and never looked back. She’s had the great fortune to work in many different capacities within the world of theater: as a performer, crew, director, choreographer, and behind the scenes creators (costumes, set painting & design). She has a degree in Visual Media Arts from Emerson College and has utilized those skills both theatrically and personally. She is delighted to collaborate with Wolf PAC in bringing her eye for design and scenic painting to the stage.

Julianna Babb

Assistant Camp Director/Teaching Artist/Stage Manager (she/her)

Julianna Babb is a Philadelphia based theatre artist and educator. Originally from New Hampshire, she graduated with a BFA in Theatre Arts from University of the Arts and has been a proud Philadelphian ever since. As an educational Director and Choreographer, Julianna has worked with students at the Ogunquit Playhouse, Sharon Playhouse, Palace Theatre, St. Joseph's University, University of the Arts, and Cheltenham High School. Julianna has been a Teaching Artist with the Walnut Street Theatre, Kimmel Center, Music Theatre Philly, and Arden Theatre. She also has an extensive regional performance resume, with local credits including Media Theatre, Bristol Riverside Theatre, Candlelight Theatre, and the Prince Theatre. She looks forward to creating with the students of Wolf PAC!

Sarah Baumgarten

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Sarah Baumgarten is an operatic and musical theatre performer, music director and teacher. Earning her M.M. in Voice Performance and Pedagogy from the Peabody Institute, and B.M. in Voice Performance from Penn State University, she now freelances and maintains a private voice and piano studio in the Philadelphia area.  Sarah has performed at The Kimmel Center, Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Opera America, the Library of Congress, The Jewish Museum of Maryland and World Café Live. She has been featured with CoOPERAtive, On Site Opera, Annapolis Opera, OperaWorks, Minas, Garden State Opera and Delaware Valley Opera Company. Favorite roles include Musetta (La Bohéme); Monica (The Medium); Lucy (The Telephone); and Annunziata (La Giara). As a concert performer Sarah has produced and performed her solo and collaborative concerts: No One is Alone: The Jewish Tradition on Broadway, Jews to my Ears, and Finding Home to many appreciative audiences. She is thrilled to be joining the Wolf Performing Arts Center team as a music director and teaching artist this summer! www.SarahBaumgarten.com

Rachel Beiswenger

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Rachel is delighted to be joining the staff of Wolf PAC this summer! She holds a B.F.A. in Dance Performance from Towson University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Upon graduation, Rachel began teaching at local studios in the Philadelphia suburbs and performing at theatres such as Walnut Street, Bristol Riverside, and Media Theatre. Most recently, Rachel has been acting as the interim Director of Dance at Westtown School. She has also kept busy choreographing musicals for middle and high schools locally. Rachel is eager to share her love of dance and theatre with the students of Wolf PAC. 

Jake Blouch

Teaching Artist (he/him)

Jake holds a BFA in Acting from the University of the Arts.  A Philly based Actor and Musician, he has performed in theatres across the region, including Lantern Theatre Co, Arden Theatre Co, Delaware Theatre Co, The Wilma Theater, and many others.  Jake has taught theatre classes to students of all ages. for The Wilma Theater, Arden Theatre Co, Act II playhouse, and the Walnut Street Theatre.  As a musician and songwriter, Jake co-created Mythic Thunderlute, an episodic Dungeons and Dragons musical presented by Broadway Podcast network.

Courtney Boches

Costume Shop Manager/Costume Designer (she/her)
Courtney graduated with an M.A. in Theatre from Villanova University and a B.S. in Television-Radio and Screenwriting from Ithaca College.  As a costume designer, she has worked with Azuka Theatre, Simpatico Theatre Project, Act II Playhouse, Villanova Theatre, New York Musical Festival, Firebird Theatre, and many college and high school programs. She also had an incredible internship with Tony-winner William Ivey Long in NYC and works as an assistant designer in Philadelphia.  As a teaching artist, she works with students age seven through college and has directed over 25 musicals and plays with this age group.  Onstage, favorite credits include Annie Get Your Gun (Annie Oakley), Gypsy (Mazeppa), The Children's Hour (Karen), The Music Man (Ethel Toffelmier), and Dorian Gray (Amelia Vane, Off-Broadway, New York Musical Festival).

Amy Brower

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Amy is so excited to be part of the Wolf PAC family!  She has been teaching at Wolf PAC as a Vocal Director, Music Director and teacher since 2008.  Amy earned a BA in Music at Franklin and Marshall College, and certification in Music Education from West Chester University.  She performed regionally and nationally with the Prather Family of Theaters and Rainbow Dinner Theatre, and taught piano and voice lessons with the Meridee Winters School of Music.  Amy is thrilled to make outstanding theater with these wonderful young people!

Jael Brown

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Jael Brown is an actor, writer, and teaching artist born and raised in Philadelphia. Growing up in the city of brotherly love, Jael garnared an immediate and passionate love for theatre and performance, which prompted her to pursue acting professionally and at a scholarly level. Throughout her endeavors, she has been blessed enough to train at the University of the Arts, Ithaca College, and is now pursing her BFA in Acting (for the Screen & Stage) from the Savannah College of Art & Design. Jael's heart beats for acting, which she believes can change and heal the world. Her love for theatre and performance have led her to work with children, serving as a camp counselor for a number of years before being introduced to Wolf PAC, where she is ecstatic to join the team and help to create beautiful performances, hoping inspire the children that she works with to discover the spark of creativity, drive, and talent within themselves.

Max Cadillac

Teaching Artist (he/him)

Max Cadillac has been working with dancers of all ages nationwide, and loves sharing his passion for the language of dance. He has choreographed in both New York and Long Island School Districts for many productions and classes, as well as numerous San Diego schools and studios. Having worked at San Diego Junior Theatre for many years, other educational institutions including Canyon Crest, Coronado High School, La Jolla High School, Westview High school, Bayview schools, College Campus Superstar, Artiflex in Motion, Culture Shock, and Dance&Co. After acquiring his BFA in Musical Theatre at the American Musical Dramatic Academy, he has also been seen in many musicals, television shows, and a few feature films.  Max always enjoys working with many students on their upcoming performances, auditions, and college prep coaching.

Dorothy Cardella

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Dorothy Cardella is a singer/actor who has performed extensively in Opera, Operetta and Musical Theatre throughout the United States and abroad.  Companies she has performed with include Lake George Opera, Berkshire Opera, Sarasota Opera, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Opera Theatre, Four Corners Opera, Opera Delaware, Rome Festival Opera, Concert Operetta, Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, Bristol Riverside Theatre and Media Theatre.  Having been a member of the Philadelphia Singers’ Chorale, Dorothy is a soloist at two churches in the Philadelphia area, and performs regularly in concert venues, having made solo debuts at Carnegie Hall and with The Philadelphia Orchestra at the Mann Music Center.  She is Co-Founder of Touch of Classics! Vocal Entertainment. In addition to teaching voice, Dorothy teaches piano and has stage directed and choreographed numerous Philadelphia area musical productions.  She is delighted to be part of the creative team at Wolf Performing Arts Center!  BACK TO PRIVATE LESSONS PAGE

Aubrey Carey

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Aubrey is a Philadelphia-based film and theatre actor. She has a B.F.A. in Performing Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design where she had the opportunity to act in the feature film “Board Games,” which is set to be released in 2022. She has worked with the Philadelphia Fringe Festival and Theatre Horizon, and studied Shakespeare’s works with the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England. Her most recent performance was in “And Then They Were Dead” with Without A Cue Productions. She is thrilled to be a part of Wolf PAC, and is ready to make some magic!

Maria Carroll

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Maria Carroll is excited to be a new member of Wolf PAC team! She recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from West Chester University with a BA in Theater and Minor in Dance. Through her academic career she was lucky to be part of multiple productions at WCUPA, focusing on different facets of theatre including performance, management, education, design, and direction. In the past few years she’s worked with theaters and programs such as Pennsylvania Theatre Institute, White Box Theatre, Muhlenberg Summer Stage and the Walnut Street Theater. As Maria grows in her artistic career she wants to empower young students to make big choices and explore their imagination. She believes that every child deserves a safe and supportive learning environment in which to thrive!

Erin Coffman

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Erin is a second-year theatre graduate student at Villanova University and a recipient of the Thomas and Tracey Gravina Scholarship. She is interested in acting, directing, and costume design. She earned her B.A. from Washington College in 2017, graduating with departmental honors, and received thesis honors for her direction of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. She is also a recipient of Washington College’s Stewart Theatre Award and two Mary Martin Grants. Erin is an alumna of the American Theatre Wing’s SpringboardNYC Class of 2017, where she spent two weeks learning from the likes of David Henry Hwang, Katherine Burton, Lucy Liu, and others, and as a member of the Wing served as a seat filler for the 2017 and 2019 Tony Awards. She loves spending time at her childhood home on a barrier island near Atlantic City, NJ, and spends her free time painting, learning new instruments, and taking care of her plants.

Hank Curry

Teaching Artist (he/him)

Hank Curry is an actor, writer, director, and clown. He is a graduate of Temple University with a B.A. in Theatre and Communications. His work has been commissioned by The Manayunk Theatre Company, Fairmount Park Conservancy in Philadelphia, and New City Stage Company. Hank has self-produced six original works, including “The Fortress”, an official selection of the Buster Keaton Centennial Celebration in 2017. In 2020 he released “A Christmas Carol: An Audioplay For Artist Relief” across audio streaming platforms, including Spotify and Google Podcasts. He has performed at the Fringearts and SoLow Festivals in Philadelphia and the Hollywood Fringe in Los Angeles. He has previously taught theatre for grades 4-6 as part of the Philadelphia Arts Education Partnership, and was an artist in residence for the Philadelphia School for Circus Arts in 2016. In 2021 he published his first novel, "Body of the Crime: A Tiffany St. Clair Mystery".

Jack Denman

Teaching Artist (he/him)

Jack Denman is a local Philadelphia theatre artist, music director, pianist, and educator. Jack received his bachelor's degree in music education from Temple University in May of 2021. He currently works as a music director and vocal director in the Philadelphia area. Jack has worked locally at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, the Media Theatre, and Haverford High School. Jack is very excited to join the Wolf PAC team in creating a love and appreciation for theatre and the arts in today's youth. 

Toto Dobbs

Teaching Artist (they/them)

Toto is a theatre and teaching artist originally from North Carolina. They received their MFA in Theatre Arts from the University of Louisville in 2019 and moved to Philadelphia to pursue theatre focused on community enrichment at the start of 2021. Toto's background is in physical and movement based teachings such as Suzuki, Viewpoints, Laban Movement Analysis, and the Alexander Technique. Toto's philosophy in theatre and teaching is always to "joy seek". Toto encourages all their students to find the joy in what they do and works to empower them to make confident choices on and off stage. Toto also teaches theater classes and directs at the Allens Lane Art Center.

Damien Figueras

Production Manager/Teaching Artist (he/him)

Damien Figueras is a Cuban-American composer, music director, and sound designer based in Philadelphia. He is a two-time Barrymore Award nominee (for his work on Moth at Azuka Theatre and for Antihero at Tribe of Fools). He made his Off-Broadway design debut in 2018 with the play Party Face produced at NY City Center. Other credits include companies such as Walnut Street Theatre, Lantern Theatre Company, 11th Hour Theatre Company, Resident Theatre Company, Curio Theatre, and more. He is a Founding Resident Member of Apartment 20 Theatre and is a proud member of the Theatrical Sound Designer and Composer Association (TSDCA). DFigueras.com

Kate Fischer

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Kate is thrilled to join Wolf PAC and make art with the most creative students around! She trained in musical theater performance and worked as an assistant teacher/stage manager for Singing OnStage Studios in Stars College, PA for 10 years. She holds a BA in Theater and minor in History from Penn State University, where she focused her studies on theater history, acting, and movement. Favorite roles include: The Baker’s Wife (Into the Woods), Charity Barnum (Barnum), Dunyazade (Arabian Nights), Lucina (Metamorphoses), Witch (Macbeth), Paulina (The Winter’s Tale), and Berdine (Psycho Beach Party).

Celine Fleenor

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Celine Fleenor is an actor, director, and teaching artist, based in Southern New Jersey. She most recently appeared in the Philadelphia premiere of 4/20/99: A Story of Columbine (Susan Dewitt) and as the director of Stockton University’s production of Almost, Maine, which earned her The Kennedy Center Certificate of Merit for Direction. Celine received her BA in Theatre Performance from Stockton University in 2020 and went on to receive her MS in Teaching, Theatre Education from Rowan University in 2021. She is currently a Professor of Theatre at Atlantic Cape Community College. Celine is so excited to be joining the Wolf PAC team!

Sophie Gore

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Sophie Gore is a theatre artist and educator currently living in Philadelphia, PA. She grew up in Los Angeles, CA, and moved to Boston in 2014. She received her BFA in Acting from Boston University in 2018, and she quickly realized that her heart truly lives in theatre education. For the past five years, Sophie has worked as a teaching artist and youth theatre director at various schools, theatre companies, and organizations in Boston and New York, and Philadelphia. Sophie is currently working with the Verbatim Performance Lab (VPL) at New York University, where she uses found media artifacts and interview transcripts to study a person's vocal and gestural patterns. She is passionate about using verbatim performance as a tool to spark dialogue and challenge biases, and she looks forward to bringing this form to her future students.

Sandra Hartman

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Sandra Hartman studied music at the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts.  She lived in Berlin, Germany for seven years where she was engaged at Theater des Westens, performing extensively in Musicals and Operetta.  In the U.S., she toured nationally with Man of La Mancha (Aldonza) and Carousel (Mrs. Mullin), and appeared in the Off Broadway musical Mamaleh. Sandra has also performed in many regional theaters.  Favorite roles include: Desiree in A Little Night Music, Nettie in Carousel, and Marguerite in The Scarlet Pimpernel. Recent roles include: Lynn Fontanne in Ten Chimneys, Violet in Suddenly Last Summer, and Amelia in The Children’s Hour. She has also directed over forty operas for The Delaware Valley Opera Company, Center City Opera, Boheme Opera New Jersey, and the New York Metro Vocal Arts Ensemble.   BACK TO PRIVATE LESSONS PAGE

Lydia Hassell

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Lydia Hassell is an actor, singer, and educator from Harrisburg, PA. She has a degree in Musical Theatre from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Cook Honors College, and has been touring and travelling since she graduated. She just finished her third tour with Missoula Children’s Theater, and also recently spent 8 months performing shows written by children at Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota, Florida. She is the co-founder of the HCPAC Players in her hometown, where kids put together a show in just two weeks over the summer. Lydia is a recent transplant to the city of brotherly love and is excited to continue her work with Wolf PAC!

Jordan Hayes

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Jordan Hayes (she/her) recently graduated from Temple University with a BFA in Musical Theatre. She is a local Philadelphia actor, dancer, singer, choreographer, and teaching artist. She has previously worked as a dance and drama activity leader for the George School Summer Camp, and in the entertainment department as a dancer at Sesame Place Theme Park. Choreography credits include many productions at Neshaminy High School, as well as assistant choreographer for Temple University’s 2022 production of Head Over Heels. Upcoming credits include Sweet Charity at the Candlelight Theater, as well as teaching modern dance and ballet at a Bucks County dance studio in fall 2022. Aside from completing her education, Jordan has spent the past two years as a nanny. She cannot wait to continue her work in the arts and with children this summer at Wolf PAC’s Summer Theatre Camp!

Madi Juleskusky

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Madi Juleskusky  (she/her) is a music director, vocal coach, teaching artist, and actor. She has worked all across the Greater Philadelphia and New York City/New Jersey area, notably at The Walnut Street Theatre, Arden Theatre Company, Theatre Horizon, Music Theatre Philly, Surflight Theatre Company, Broadway Theatre of Pitman, University of Pennsylvania, Players Club of Swarthmore, Bristol Borough High School, Cheltenham High School, Lyceum Theatre, and many elementary and middle schools. In addition to her extensive performance resume, Madi is extremely passionate about singing and vocal pedagogy and teaches voice where she prepares students for professional and college auditions. She has also had the unique opportunity of collaborating in the composition of new work, conducting pit orchestras, and playing piano for many performances. Additionally, Madi just competed her tenure as the music and literacy teacher at Chester County Family Academy in partnership with Darlington Arts Center. She loves the art of theatre education and deeply values her opportunity to engage with students to deepen their story telling skills, further their vocal technique, and spark their creativity— nothing makes her happier than seeing her students shine! Some of her favorite credits include Seussical (Walnut Street Theatre), Shrek (Broadway Theatre of Pitman), Beauty and the Beast (various), and Urinetown (UPenn). She graduated Cum Laude with her BA in Acting from Temple University and has recently extended her love for vocal anatomy and kinesiology into pursuing her Doctorate at Arcadia University where she is a first year DPT student. She looks forward to singing and creating with the students at Wolf PAC!

Ronnie Keller

Teaching Artist (he/him)

Ronnie has been working in the Philadelphia theater community as a performer since beginning his studies at Temple University, notably at The Walnut Street Theatre, Media Theatre, Eagle Theatre, Surflight Theatre, and Candlelight Theatre. He holds a B.A. in Musical Theatre and an education in music, having studied piano, guitar, and voice since 2002. He has instructed theatre, music, and dance classes around Philadelphia at Music Training Center, Walnut Street Theatre, Upper Darby Summer Stage, and Media Theatre. He looks forward to making magic at Wolf PAC!

Elliot Konstant

Lighting Designer (he/him)

Elliot Konstant (he/him) is happy to be joining the Wolf-PAC team! As a Philadelphia native, his lighting design credits include Theatre Horizon's The Agitators (2020), Theatre by the Sea's Aladdin, Jr. (2019) and Willy Wonka, Jr. (2018), and several dance productions at Performance Garage in 2022. He also has had the pleasure of working as a lighting programmer at Bristol Riverside Theatre, lighting supervisor with Pig Iron Theatre Company, and electrician with several other Philly theatre companies.

Liat Kovnator

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Liat is a performer, producer, and arts educator whose passion lies in cultivating spaces that support creative and philanthropic endeavors. Originally from Southern California, she ventured to the east coast where she graduated with a BFA in Musical Theatre from The University of the Arts. Since then, she has performed in various productions throughout the tri-state area. When she isn’t performing, she loves teaching voice and theatre to kids, and producing music-based events for her theatre company Chickadee Theatre, with her friends. She is so excited to join the Wolf PAC team, and believes that every kid deserves a safe, supportive, and playful learning environment to create in!

Lauren Krigel

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Lauren Krigel is very excited to join the Wolf PAC family! She is a musical actress, vocalist, piano & voice teacher and music director in Philadelphia. Lauren graduated cum laude from Boston University with a degree in Vocal Performance, and ranked highly in the National Association of Teachers of Singing competition. Upon graduating, she furthered her voice and piano studies at the Manhattan School of Music in New York.  Since moving back to Philadelphia, Lauren has performed at the Walnut Street Theatre, Bucks County Playhouse, and the Eagle Theatre.  Lauren offers singing lessons, vocal coachings and piano lessons to all ages and skill levels as well as music directs in the area at local high schools.  BACK TO PRIVATE LESSONS PAGE

Sammi Kuhl

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Sammi is an actor, singer, dancer, cooking show and podcast host, improviser, director and choreographer from the Philly area. Graduating Magna Cum Laude from Point Park University with a BFA in Musical Theatre and a minor in Jazz dance, she spent several years pursuing her acting career in regional theatre. Sammi has performed with The Muny, Bristol Riverside Theatre, The Media Theatre, Greater Ocean City Theatre Company, Theatre Horizon and Broadway Theatre of Pitman. After moving to New York in 2012, she switched careers making her way into hospitality at the Michelin level, serving and bartending in some of the best restaurants in the country. Sammi kept theatre in her life writing and performing in cabarets and several original one woman shows. Sammi is thrilled to be back home and back in the theatre giving back to a community that gave her so much.

Meredith Leon

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Meredith is thrilled to join the Wolf PAC team this summer! She graduated from Wagner College with a BA in Theater Performance and Speech. Since then, she attended Hunter College and earned her Masters of Social Work. She is a 1st Grade teacher in West Philadelphia. At her school, she leads the theater and dance programs where she has directed and  choreographed shows such as Annie, The Wiz, and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. She can't wait to learn, grow, connect, and collaborate with the Wolf PAC staff and student stars!

Michael Macri

Teaching Artist (he/him)

Michael Macri recently graduated from Temple University with a BA in Theater with an Acting Concentration. In the past view years, he’s worked with Delaware Theatre Company with their “Summer on Stage” camp, made his professional debut with 1812 Productions (in Broken Biscuits), and produced and directed a full-length musical with the help of some friends. He just returned from Florida where he performed with some of his favorite characters at Walt Disney World. Michael is very excited to start working with Wolf PAC and so many amazing kids.

Kennedy McAlister

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Kennedy McAlister, soprano and conductor, graduated with her M.M. from New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA. Originally from Oklahoma, Kennedy graduated an Honors Fellow with B.A. degrees in both Vocal Performance and English in 2014. She has spent the vast majority of her life devoted to musical excellence, whether performing or teaching, and has loved the community she's met and created along the way. Her teaching philosophy holds that musical theater teaches several important foundational life lessons and helps young people grow into the well-rounded and life-giving leaders of tomorrow. She's looking forward to making music with you!   BACK TO PRIVATE LESSONS PAGE

Katheryn McCaulla

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Katheryn McCaulla (Katty Mac) graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Acting and a Screenwriting minor. Katty has recently been teaching English as a Second Language internationally and narrating audiobooks for Amazon. While at the University, she was onstage in various performances such as “Cucumbers”, “Dog Sees God”, “In the Boom Boom Room”, and was involved with film and stage directing. After graduation, she was onstage at the Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati in “When We Were Young and Unafraid” and worked as a professional acting apprentice. Post her acting apprenticeship, she performed and interned in New York City at the Actor’s Movement studio and a small repertoire theatre.  She also has acting credits at theatres and universities such as—Southeast Missouri State, Springfield Little Theatre, and Tommy O’s Playhouse. She has been involved with the education department, teaching and directing, at several theatres, alongside performing. She is very grateful for the team at Wolf Performing Arts Center for inviting her to this incredible opportunity— to share her enthusiasm for building confidence, while encouraging individual expression, experimentation, discovery and fun— through theatre arts. Later this year, she will be onstage at Ozark Actors Theatre in “The Great Gatsby.” 

Elizabeth Meisenzahl

Stage Manager/Teaching Artist (she/her)

Elizabeth Meisenzahl is super excited to join Wolf Performing Arts Center. Elizabeth is a Philadelphia area Actor and Stage Manager. Recent Stage Management credits include Juniper Production’s ROI Plays, EgoPo’s production of A Human Being Died that Night, Philadelphia Artists Collective’s production of Maria Marten or Murder in the Red Barn, Revolution Shakespeare’s production of Cymbeline, and Villanova Theatre’s production of Marisol. As an actor, Elizabeth has been seen on stage at Manaynk Theatre Company and Villanova Theatre Department. Elizabeth has previously been a member of the award-winning Rockland Shakespeare Company out of Suffern, NY for eleven seasons as both actor and Stage Manager. Elizabeth is also an accomplished stage combatant, ranked as an Advanced Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors, having passed her Skills Proficiency Tests in all eight weapon sets. Elizabeth received her MA from Villanova University’s Theatre Department in 2018.

Jim Miccolis

Technical Consultant (he/him)

Jim Miccolis graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and from Drexel University with a M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has worked as a volunteer for Wolf PAC since 2009 in set construction, sound design, and other roles both on and off stage, and as a board member since 2015. After retirement from a career in railroad signal design, he became Technical Consultant for Wolf PAC in 2021.

Carolina Millard

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Carolina Millard, also known as "Lina," graduated from Muhlenberg College with a double major in Theatre and Dance. She complimented her degree by studying at The Pig Iron School (Philadelphia, PA), Goldsmith's College (London, UK), and Accademia Del Arte’s international CrisisArt Festival (Arezzo, Italy). Since 2011, she directed and performed in the Philadelphia sketch comedy scene, choreographed countless musicals at the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, and was Delaware Theatre Company’s Marketing and Patron Experience Manager. Currently, Lina is studying at Drexel University’s College of Nursing & Health Professions to pursue a Graduate Degree in Dance/Movement Therapy.

Amanda Miller

Assistant Camp Counselor (she/her)

Amanda Miller began her Wolf PAC career in 2012 as a 10 year old orphan in Annie and has since participated as an actor in seventeen Wolf PAC productions. She pioneered the T.A.P program, working on ten productions with nineteen separate casts of actors, as well as gaining experience as a student teacher in four Wolf PAC classes. Amanda was a C.I.T at Wolf PAC’s summer camp for 3 years, and also led the drama department at Camp Kweebec, putting on three full productions in Summer 2021. While she graduated from High School at The Baldwin School in 2020, Amanda is determined to continue her acting career through college and beyond. Currently, Amanda is a rising junior at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, studying Theatre Education and Performance. Outside of her theatre courses, Amanda performs as the sports news correspondent on Emerson’s student run media channel, EIV’s, Evening News show, and additionally participates in a multitude of student film projects as both actor and director. As Social and Formal Chair of her sorority, Xi Gamma Nu, Amanda has lots of experience working collaboratively and socially, which she intends to utilize in her work as a theatre educator. She is eager to learn from the talented Wolf PAC team and participate in the magic that is children’s theatre!

Taylor Molt

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Taylor Molt is a theatre grad student at Villanova University. She is a recipient of the Brian G. Morgan ’67 ’70 and Mary Anne Carlson ’70 Morgan Endowed Scholarship and is a graduate assistant for Scenic Painting and Props. She earned a BA in Musical Theatre with a minor in Music from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas where she graduated summa cum laude in 2021. Taylor has worked with KC Friends of Alvin Ailey and participated as a finalist in the 2021 region five KCACTF Musical Theatre Masterclass. She is stoked to be a part of the Wolf PAC team!

Fiona Moser

Assistant Camp Counselor (she/her)

Fiona is currently pursuing a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre and a B.A. in Classics with a Concentration in Classical Languages and Literature at Temple University. She is passionate about theatre, and has been performing from a young age - she was a student at Wolf PAC herself for nine years. She’s also helped behind the scenes at Wolf PAC in positions such as lighting operator, assistant choreographer, and production assistant, and spent several summers during high school as a Counselor-in-Training. She is thrilled to be back at WolfPAC this summer as an assistant camp counselor!

Sydney Norris

Lighting Designer (she/her)

Sydney Norris is a freelance lighting designer and electrician that is thrilled to be a part of the Wolf PAC family! A transplant from the south, she grew up in Florida and graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Women’s Studies. She has traveled across the country from New Mexico to North Carolina, creating theatre with a myriad of unique performers, designers, and technicians. Her recent works in the Philadelphia area include Pericles, Prince of Tyre (Shakespeare in Clark Park), our ouija board (On The Rocks), Red Lodge, Montana (The Antidote), and 12 Chairs (Juniper Productions). She loves being able to share the joy and innovation of technical theatre with students and is excited to be making theatre magic with the next generation of artists!

Francine Odri

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Francine Odri is a director, choreographer, theatre educator, and screenwriter. She has a passion for creating innovative and immersive performances, utilizing improvisation, movement and dance, and devised work. She holds a BA in Theatre and Dance from Drew University and a minor in Dance and Choreography. When directing and teaching, she focuses on collaboration and teamwork with all members of her cast and team. Francine strongly believes in the power of theatre to enact social change and to help students become the best versions of themselves–more confident, joyful, and empathetic humans.

Chad O'Toole

Set Designer (he/him)

Chad O’Toole is newer to the world of theatrical set design, however, he is no stranger to construction and engineering. His theatrical career technically began in the orchestra of his high school’s musical as a mallet percussionist; he is happy to now continue creating behind the scenes. He looks forward to bringing his unique skills as a mechanical engineer to Wolf PAC’s sets and scenery.

Cindy Paul

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Originally from Wynnewood, PA, Cindy Paul (she/her/hers) is a passionate mover, creator, and teacher based in the Philadelphia area and surrounding region. She is a graduate of Temple University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Program (May 2018, summa cum laude), and is the recipient of awards including the Teresa Benzwie Excellence in Dance Education Award.

Throughout her college and professional career, Cindy has had the opportunity to train, present research and choreography, teach, and perform in various cities across the US and internationally. As a teaching artist, she has facilitated classes, workshops, and summer camps for students of all ages. 

Cindy is very excited to join the Wolf PAC team of teachers and students who share her passion for the performing arts!

Lizzy Pecora

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Lizzy has been an educator and theatre artist for over ten years. She has taught in a variety of disciplines – acting, dance, music, playwriting, and devised work – to students of all ages. She is passionate about empowering young people to explore creativity, community, and compassion through theatrical processes. She has worked with numerous theatres including: City Theatre, InterAct Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Simpatico Theatre, and Wilma Theater. When she's not working with the incredible young artists of Wolf PAC, Lizzy spends her time as a project manager at Penn's Graduate School of Education and as a freelance theatre artist. Lizzy holds a B.A. in Theatre from Allegheny College and an M.A. in Theatre from Villanova University.

Ahren Potratz

Teaching Artist/Sound Designer (he/him)

Ahren is a performer, movement artist, and teacher who has worked in the Philadelphia area for the past fifteen years. He holds a BFA in acting from the University of The Arts and a Masters from Villanova University. Ahren has performed at many regional theatres including People’s Light & Theatre Co., The Lantern Theatre, Simpatico Theatre Project, and The McCarter and is a long time member of the Enchantment Theatre Co where he spent ten years creating and performing in symphonic mask and puppetry shows across the country. He currently teaches Movement for the Stage at Rutgers University and is delighted to be a part of the Wolf PAC team!

Vincent Raspa

Set Designer (he/him)

Vincent Raspa is thrilled to be a part of Wolf PAC. He is an alumnus of Villanova University where he gained experience as a set designer, director, and choreographer. He holds a B.A. in Marketing and works as an account executive at Brian Communications in Conshohocken. In recent years, Vincent has been seen in community productions at Players Club of Swarthmore and Footlighters Theatre.

Mallory Rieger

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Mallory is a director, choreographer, and teaching artist with 15 years of experience working on various creative teams for shows, competitions, and recitals. She grew up in central Florida participating in many theater camps, conventions, and classes. After attending school at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy for theater with an emphasis on dance, she worked at many theaters across the east coast. Mallory has had the honor of being a part of the creative and directing teams on over 15 musicals, in addition to multiple showcases, recitals, and camps. She has choreographed shows such as Newsies, Mary Poppins, Hairspray, The Music Man, and Footloose, to name a few. Along with her experience as a teaching artist, Mallory spends her days working with children as an early childhood educator. She is thrilled to join the team and share her love for the performing arts with the students here at Wolf PAC. 

Joshua Schnetzer

Teaching Artist (he/him)

Joshua Schnetzer is a director, choreographer and educator working throughout Philadelphia, New York City, and New Jersey.  He directed and choreographed the world premiere productions of The Kite and Bashirah and the Great Bean Pie at the Please Touch Museum and Flash, Float, Fall at the New Jersey Fringe Festival. Off-Broadway, Joshua served as the Creative Director of Audible’s Path to Pride (starring Lance Bass) at the Minnetta Lane Theater. He choreographed and taught dance for Paper Mill Playhouse’s pre-professional Summer Conservatory and award-winning Broadway Show Choir. At McCarter Theatre Center, Joshua manages the Community Ensemble for their annual production of A Christmas Carol. He graduated summa cum laude from Kean University holding a B.A. in Theatre with a minor in Dance.

Lexi Schreiber

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Lexi Schreiber has a Master of Art in Theatre from Villanova University (2017). She completed her undergrad at University of the Arts to receive a Bachelor of Music with a Minor in Musical Theatre (2014). She has been teaching voice lessons in the greater Philadelphia area since 2014. She uses a classical vocal technique foundation to work with her students on all genres on music. Lexi’s experience studying theatre puts performance and presence of the song is at the forefront. She challenges students to be singers and actors as one! Lexi has been seen in productions in the greater Philadelphia area in such roles as “Mama Morton” (Chicago), “Case Study 11” (Siren Songs), and “Marmee” (Little Women). Lexi is a music director as well and has worked on a multitude of musicals. Her favorites include: Cinderella, High School Musical, Jr, Tuck Everkasting, and You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Lexi is a ballet, tap, and jazz trained dancer who began dancing at the age of 2! Lexi loves wearing these many hats. You may just have to ask - or remind- her which hat she’s wearing any given day! 

Caroline Shackelford

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Caroline is thrilled to return to Wolf PAC.  Having been in productions as a kid with Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre and Arkansas Repertory Theatre, she continues working in the performing arts.  Currently, she teaches dance lessons independently and at Miss Autumn's Dance Class. Caroline recently moved to northwest Philadelphia with her husband and English cream golden retriever, Monty Python.

Madeline Shuron

Teaching Artist (she/they)

Madeline Shuron is an artist and educator working and living outside of Philadelphia. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 2020 with a B.A. in Theatre (Performance and Theory). She was in residency at the Headlong Performance Institute in the fall of 2018, where she studied Lecoq clowning with Emanuelle Delpeche. Her work straddles the line between theatre and dance, using a solo- and ensemble-devised method of creation and incorporating a dramaturgical foundation of multimedia research. Madeline is passionate about teaching students from early childhood to high school, and shares her fundamentals of physical control and creative thinking with all she interacts with. After working as a choreographer at a K-12 children's theatre in upstate New York, she's thrilled to join the team at Wolf PAC!

Kristi Smith

Teaching Artist (she/her)

Kristi originally hails from Allentown, PA but has been a NYC-based dancer and actress for the past 15 years. She is a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts Dance Department and studied at the Laban Conservatoire in Greenwich, England. She grew up dancing at Steps in Time Studio for Dance along with the Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Guild. She teaches at MJ Dance Center in Bethlehem, PA and is a guest teacher and choreographer for studios in the New York/NJ/Philadelphia area. Kristi also teaches ballet and dance privates for singers for Motivated Movers in NYC. During competition season, she works for VIP Dance competition as a judge and MC.

As a performer, Kristi is represented by LDC Artist Representation and is a proud member of AEA. Her most recent theatre credits include: Mamma Mia! (Riverside/Walnut Street Theatre), On the Town(Waxler Productions), The Music Man(Theatre by the Sea), Beauty and the Beast(Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Billy Elliot(The Media Theatre), Catch Me If You Can(Woodminster Amphitheater), and Mame(Bucks County Playhouse/Media Theatre). She has worked with many NYC choreographers such as Al Blackstone, Billy Griffin, Richard Stafford, Josh Walden, and Chip Abbott, as well as performed at Madison Square Garden as a dancer with PHISH. She was a member of the contemporary ballet company Ballet Noir and an apprentice to TAKE Dance Company. She has also had the pleasure of supporting BC/EFA in the Saks Window Holiday Reveal and Gypsy of the Year. 

Nick Taddeo

Lighting Designer (he/him)

Nick Taddeo graduated from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida with a degree in Show Production. Since graduating, Nick has worked as an audio, lighting, and video technician for various theaters and concerts in Florida and Pennsylvania. He worked as a lighting director and audio tech at SeaWorld Orlando for two years and most recently worked as a video producer for Upper Darby Summer Stage. Nick is thrilled to be joining the Wolf PAC team!

Shelsy Tity

Costume Designer (she/her)

Shelsy Tity is a Philadelphia native and new member of the Wolf PAC family. She graduated from Philadelphia University – now known as Jefferson – with a B.S. in Fashion Design. Shelsy has always been drawn to the arts and found ways to incorporate that love for the creative fields at a very young age. She quickly became involved in her community by joining her local church’s choir, followed by a becoming an Arts Major at Merion Mercy Academy. While in high school, Shelsy continued her journey in performing arts by being part of various theatre productions as well as joining multiple singing and instrumental clubs. During her time as an undergrad at PhilaU, Shelsy further her loved for performing arts and joined 2 on-campus dance companies, while also holding leadership positions such as a Model Coach & Recruiter for the on-campus modeling club. Post-graduation she launched her own couture Evening Wear line called Jéan T.t., which is inspired by her Haitian roots. Today you can find Shelsy heavily involved in the art industry. She is a designer, actress, dancer, and model, and is always finding new ways to give by back to the community. With her House of T.T creative brand, she works to host events throughout the year to highlight local tri-state artists, designers and performers who may otherwise go unnoticed. Shelsy is super excited to join the Wolf PAC team and continue to share her gifts with young minds!

Danny Walsh

Teaching Artist (he/they)

Danny Walsh (He/They) is a recent graduate of Long Island University (Post Campus) with a BFA in Theatre Arts with a concentration in Musical Theatre. During their time at LIU, they were fortunate enough to perform, choreograph, direct, and serve as a Teaching Assistant for various dance classes. Outside of LIU, Danny has worked as a teaching artist and choreographer with Wolf PAC, Upper Darby Summer Stage, and Appoquinimink High School. Various Directorial/Choreographic Credits Include: Lizzie, Alter/Ego: A Bowie Project, ...The World Goes Round (Post Theatre Company), Seussical Jr. (Upper Darby Summer Stage), Cinderella, and Oliver (Appoquinimink High School). Danny is looking forward to another summer of fun with Wolf PAC! dannywalsh.org