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Michele Shuster | Director & Choreographer
Michele couldn’t be more excited to be back with Mainstage working on Newsies after an awesome experience choreographing Sweet Charity and Anything Goes. Past credits include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Director/ The LOT), Little Shop of Horrors, Junie B Jones, Anything Goes, Avenue Q, Fancy Nancy, Spamalot, Rent, and The Sound of Music (Choreographer/ The LOT), Marvelous Wonderettes (Director/ Stephenville Theatre Festival), Urinetown, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Blue Champagne, and Tales of Ti-Jean (Choreographer/ Stephenville Theatre Festival), and Back In ’59 (Asst. Choreo/ Showboat Theatre.) Now really is the time to Seize The Day. Xo
Shari Porter | Musical Director
For Mainstage: Sweeney Todd, Legally Blonde, Hairspray, Footloose, Rent, Anything Goes, The Addams Family and Sweet Charity. Other credits include Crazy for You and A New Brain (Queen’s Musical Theatre), Beauty and the Beast (Fallen Rock Productions), and The 25th Annual ... Spelling Bee (Lock and Keynote Productions), One Song Glory (Musical Stage Company). As orchestral arranger: The Wonderful Music of Disney, The Beatles Spectacular, and Star Taxi (Gros Morne Summer Music, Corner Brook, NL).
Shari is the musical director and a founding member of Open Corps, a collaborative theatre ensemble. Her original cabaret musical, “WAKE”, written and performed with Chris Jackman, premiered with Gros Morne Summer Music in summer ’14 and toured Northern Ontario with the LaSalle Theatre. She is the founder of Lock and Keynote Productions, a company dedicated to producing musical theatre camps in Northern Ontario and Western Newfoundland. She has been a teacher with Randolph Academy Kids Program, and currently teaches with Lock and Keynote Music Studio, her private studio in the Upper Beaches.