Summer 2019 Workshops
Melanie Brook is a native Oceansider who is currently a working professional actor/singer in NYC. She recently filmed a new series on HBO that will be out this fall. She is starring in an upcoming film, Summertime Dropouts, that will be released this summer. She has been seen in musicals Off-Broadway and on national tours. She has several national commercials and voiceovers currently running on TV/ Radio. Melanie graduated from Wagner College with a BFA in Musical Theatre Performance in 2013. Website: https://www.melaniebrook.com
Dean Klebonas currently studies Musical Theatre and Popular Music Performance at Rider University. He was awarded 2017 Best Musical Theatre Actor at the NYC Roger Rees Awards, which led him to perform and participate in the prestigious, Jimmy Awards, hosted by Tony Award Winner, Ben Platt. He is a published musician on Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon Music, etc. With his 3P entitled "Rulebook". Dean performed Off-Broadway in NYC as the Beast in Beauty and the Beast. Dean has also been a part of 5 Mainstage productions at Rider thus far, and starred in all of the musicals at Oceanside High School and Mainstage at To The Stage. He has had years of training from Broadway professionals in the areas of voice, acting, dance, and pop performance.