Brad Landers holds a BA in musical theater from Wagner College. He has spent the last three years of his life maintaining and performing in the North American touring version of CATS as the dance captain/swing. Favorite roles include, MC Cabaret, Baby John, West Side Story, and ensemble CHICAGO. Also a choreographer, Brad is currently showcasing his work in the new project GIG, which workshops at the end of January. For more info go to GIGtheshow.com Love and thanks to all that have taught and/or supported.
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Elizabeth began dancing at an early age, training in jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, acro, and hip hop. At age 18, she was asked to perform in the New York tour of the Off-Broadway show, Red Hot Broadway featuring greats, B.J. Crosby, Eugene Fleming, and Freda Payne. She continued training at the University of Michigan on scholarship, where she represented the UM at ACDFA, performed Paul Taylor's Le Sacre de Printemps (The Rehearsal), danced with Mise en Place Dance Co., choreographed/performed for the opening acts at Kid Cudi and Nas concerts. In May 2010, she graduated with a dual degree in Dance and Communications. She recently moved to the big apple and since has worked with Joyce King and Animal Mechanical Dance Companies and done a number of industrials including performance for and with Xbox Kinnect, Jim Linehan, and Todrick Hall's "Nice & Naughty" music video.
Katie Ostrowski left the sunsets and palm trees of Tampa Bay, Florida for the rehearsal studios and coffee houses of New York City. She's been blessed to find her niche amongst great artists and
After graduating with a musical theatre degree this spring she soon gained opportunities to dance in and outside of the city. Choreography credits include: Off-Bway: Blood Wedding (premier March 2011) Regional: Ain't Misbehavin' and Guys and Dolls. She enjoys the possibilities of the performing arts in the city and is excited to help bring this project to life.
Katie McConaghy, graduated from The New School for Drama with an M.F.A in acting and has recently been seen in 3! (P.S 122), I love you, I think (Working Man's Clothes), Office Hours (Phare Play Productions) and Woyzeck (Away from Oz productions). Other credits include Sick (Samuel French Festival), Space (The New School for Drama), Appetite (The New School for Drama). Kate has also performed at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.
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Blake has been dancing for over 10 years…started his training in classical ballet, tap, jazz and modern. Some of Blake’s favorite theatrical shows have been Cabaret (Palace Theater), Beauty and the Beast, Millie, Into the Woods, Aida and many more. Film and TV credits have included National Commercial for Wonderful Pistachios as the Featured Dancer, Vampire Myths NYU Student film and Gossip Girl. Blake has danced on the NCL Star with the Jean-Ann Ryan Co as well as working in Atlanta as the featured Dancer in the Opening Number at the Thespian Conference. Blake has also done print work for WIQ magazine. Blake wants to take this time to thank and friends and family for all there support and LOVE!
Jeremy Miranda, originally from Chamberlain, South Dakota, is a proud Summa Cum Laude graduate of the School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Florida. He has had the honor of performing with Neta Pulvermacher’s “The Orchid Show” and “5 Beds Children of a Dream” internationally. Recent regional credits include West Side Story, Rocky Horror Show, Oklahoma, Hairspray and The Music Man to name a few. He is currently apprenticing with Shen Wei Dance Arts and serves as head choreographer for the University of Florida Women’s Gymnastics Team. A notable gymnast in his own right, Jeremy was co-national champion on floor exercise at the Junior Olympic National Championships in 2005. Since moving to New York full-time, Jeremy has had the pleasure of attending the American Dance Festival as well as accepting a full scholarship to Broadway Dance Center’s Musical Theater Performance Project at the Ailey School. Mr. Miranda has been blessed with working/studying along side such luminaries as Neta Pulvermacher, Kelly Cawthon, Joan Frosch, John Jasperse, Shen Wei, Joshua Bergasse, Rachel Bress, Noah Racey, Marianne Wells, Bill Castinello and Andy Blankenbuehler.
New York City's youngest drag queen, Yuhua Hamasaki sings live, acts, lip syncs, and dances. Yuhua has also emceed for numerous contests, dance-offs and the like. This "fierce" queen's performances has been described as flirtatious, witty, funny, loud, wild, and "a rollicking good time". Always expanding her already sizable wardrobe, Yuhua is known for her various looks, ranging from 'real and simple' to over-the-top theatrical campy drag.
Despite her youth, Yuhua has already worked in establishments such as HK Lounge, Boots and Saddles, Lucky Cheng’s, Club Rush, Club Amnesia, Vlada Bar, Evolve Bar, and many more. Yuhua has also promoted and hosted various parties across the city including top venues like Vig 27, Marquee, Star Lounge, and Citrine.
Yuhua is the first runner up in the Gay Socialites Drag Queen of The Year 2009 Awards, and Miss Congeniality of Miss B&S 2010. Yuhua was seen internationally in "The Volta Show" in 2010. Her look was also featured in the Tribeca Citizen Paper, in collaboration with photographer, Chris Zedano. Yuhua has been invited to various schools including Rutgers, NYU, and New Paltz to introduce the art of drag to new audiences. Due to her expertise in drag costume, make-up and performance, The Gay Carribean Pageant invited Yuhua in 2010 to help train amateur drag queens. Yuhua currently resides in NYC and is recording original songs with the internationally-known music producer, Kazuhiko Gomi.
Singer, Actor and Professional Dancer, has training in classical ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap dance and musical Theatre. Member and assistent to the group "TeenBroadway" (Directed by: Maiza Tempesta), has participated 3 consecutive years (2004-2006) of Rede Globo TV Show "Criança Esperança", "The Wizard Of Oz" and "Pinocchio" - 2006 (Directed by: Billy Bond, Produced by: Black&Red Productions), "TraumNovela" in NYC - 2007 (Directed by: Cris Buchner) and "Sítio do PicaPau Amarelo - The Musical" (Produced by: Chaim Produções and Directed by Roberto Talma - Tom Thumb/Peter Pan), Broadway Musical "Hairspray" (Produced by: Chaim Produções and Directed by Miguel Falabella).
Joshua David Brown
Julie Petrusak involves herself in the New York City dance scene as a performer, administrator, and teacher. She began her studies with the Maryland Youth Ballet and earned her degree in the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. in dance program. She has performed works by Karen L. Arceneaux, Daniel Gwirtzman, Alvin Ailey, Ronald K. Brown, and Adam Barruch. Currently she is a member of Genesis Dance Company. When not dancing, Julie works as a licensed real estate agent with Manhattan Modern Management. She is thrilled to be a part of this film and to be working with a group of diversely talented artists.
As an actress, Stacy works and plays to inspire generous, sincere, &nuanced creative collaboration. She earned B.A. degrees in Theatre and English from UMD-College Park. UMD credits: The Lab (Patient), The Polish Joke (Nurse/Florist) and Observe the Sons of Ulster (Pyper). Now at home in Manhattan, she attended Michael Howard Studios conservatory and continues to study there with Polina Klimovitskaya. NY stage credits: Under the Yum Yum Tree (Robin); The Skin of our Teeth (Sabina); Santa vs Garden Gnomes (King Gnome). TV/Film: Gem St. (pilot), shorts for NYFA, and a spot for the ASPCA (not a tear-jerking one). Stacy is a certified Reiki practitioner, a singer/violinist, Artistic Researcher for Wire Theatre, and has a beautiful cat named Cloud.