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Michael Blevins
Teaching Resume

MICHAEL BLEVINS: Teaching Resume


Teaching Experience

13 West 100th Street, Studio #2C Phone/Fax #: (212) 663-5680

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Centenary Young Performers Workshop: Artistic Director and Principal Instructor, from 1992-present for noted Musical Theatre Program, produced by the Centenary Stage Company, a resident Equity theatre at Centenary College, Hackettstown, New Jersey {"A state treasure . . . the most professional kids troupe around" – Peter Felicia, The Star Ledger}

New York University Tisch School of the Arts: Musical Theatre Works Conservatory, New York City, Musical Theatre Program – Resident Instructor in Theatre Dance and Jazz, 2 years

Folkuniversitete Balettakademien: Gothenborg, Sweden, under direction of Lia Schubert, Guest Artist Instructor in Musical Theatre Arts, 4 week workshop

New Jersey Performing Arts Center Theatre Academy – State-wide theatre program under direction of Executive Director, Phillip Thomas; residency at Park School, Orange, NJ and Newark, NJ Public School System, 1 year – 2 semesters

Musical Theatre Works Academy: Served as Academy Director, created and develped young performers curriculum with Gwen Verdon, Program Supervisor: Principal Instructor in Acting, Dance and Musical Theatre Performance, NYC

Danny Daniels: {Tony Award Winning Choreographer} Commissioned by Mr. Daniels to train and teach Savion Glover and Alfonso Ribeiro for title role in Broadway production of "The Tap Dance Kid"

New Jersey Performing Arts Center: Commissioned by Phillip Thomas Executive Director of Theatre Academy to create, direct and choreograph full-scale musical theatre production "American Sampler: 100 Years of Broadway Dance" for state-wide educational program – presented and produced by NJPAC, Newark NJ

Bob Fosse Foundation for the Performing Arts: Commissioned by Nicole Fosse to direct, choreograph and create musical theatre production and program at the Pomfret School, Woodstock, Vermont Public School System. Lynn McMorris, principal

East Tennessee State University: Guest Artist for Undergraduate Theatre Program, conducting classes and seminars in Acting Technique and Intro to Musical Theatre, Dick Major ETSU Faculty Supervisor, Johnson City, Tennessee

Georgia State University: Guest Artist conducting one week workshop for Undergraduate Department of Dance, workshop emphasis on style and function of Dance in Musical Theatre – Atlanta, Georgia

Broadway Dance Center: Substitute/cover teacher in Tap for Danny Daniels and Germaine Salsberg and in Jazz for Sue Samuels, all levels beginner – advanced professional, New York City, New York

Opryland, U.S.A: Conducted workshops and classes for park performers in Musical Theatre performance, Dance and Gymnastics for 2 consecutive years, Nashville, Tennessee


TADA! : Principal Instructor in Acting and Dance for after-school program featuring professional and non-professional inner-city youths - one semester, NYC, New York

New Jersey State Council for the Arts: Teen Arts Program, conducted seminars as Guest Artist in Acting and Theatre Dance for three consecutive years – Dennis Austin, Program Director, Warren County, New Jersey

The Big and Loud Theatre: Program Director and Resident Guest Artist Instructor in Acting, Dance and Gymnastics, 2 seasons. Theatre Founder, Patricia Morabitto, Rochester, New York

Nebraska Dance Teacher’s Association: Guest Artist for State-wide Convention of Teachers instructing Musical Theatre Dance, Lincoln, NE

Tennessee Association of Dance: State-wide Festival sponsored by the Tennessee Arts Commission – Guest Artist in Musical Theatre Dance and Tap, Chattanooga, TN

Centenary College: Adjunct Faculty member conducting classes in Tap for new Undergraduate Theatre Department. Department Head, Carl Wallnau, Hackettstown, NJ

Great Neck North High School: Great Neck Public School System – Choreographed four full-scale musicals for English Department, grades 9 - 12; Neil Saggerson Faculty Supervisor, Great Neck, NY

Children’s Theatre Project: Director of 3-month Musical Theatre Program, created curriculum in Acting, Theatre Dance, Tap and Gymnastics for inner-city youths – Union City, NJ

Summerfest Ballet Conservatory: Guest Artist conducting Master Classes in Theatre Dance and Tap for 2 consecutive years, Rob Estner, Executive Director, Grand Rapids, MI

French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts: Resident Instructor in Acting, and Dance for 9-week summer Musical Theatre Camp for 3 seasons, Hancock, NY

The Center Stage Dance Company: Guest Artist conducting workshops in Theatre Dance, and Tap. Three 1 week workshops, Victoria Dunn, Producing Director - Chattanooga, TN

Inner-City Ballet Company: Guest Choreographer and Instructor in Theatre Dance and Tap – one year; Susan Pace Foster, Artistic Director; Kingsport, TN

Hatchery Hill School: New Jersey Public School System, Guest Artist Instructor conducting 2-Day Theatre Workshops for elementary students - 3 consecutive years; Hackettstown, NJ

Warren County Arts Commission: Teen Arts Program under direction of Dennis Austin – provided professional critique for career-minded students performing monologues and scenes, 1997 – present; Warren County, NJ