All of our instructors hold degrees in their chosen fields, are industry professionals or have trained intensely in the arts.
Our instructors are all young, energetic professoinals who are here for your child's success and growth in the performing arts.
Meet Our Staff:
Michael Kadin Craig
Michael is currently the Artistic Director of Perrysburg Musical Theatre. He made his Off-Broadway debut in Altar Boyz, as Matthew, playing the role for 2 years and was part of the closing cast. His NYC credits include High School Musical 2 and High School Musical Yearbook with Disney Theatricals, Only Children at Lincoln Center and Things To Ruin: The Songs Of Joe Iconis. Regional credits include Hairspray (Link Larken) at Pittsburgh CLO, Edges at Music Theatre of Connecticut, High School Musical 1 & 2 (Troy) at Casa Manana and Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, The Sixties Project at Goodspeed and Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar. In 2002, Michael was seen on American Idol 2 as a Hollywood Finalist. He Graduated from NYU Steinhardt with a degree in Vocal Performance and is a member of Actors Equiy Association.
Bachelors of Music
Actor's Equity Association
Clark received his BFA in Musical Theatre and Dance from The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. He has performed across the country in such roles as Sparky in Forever Plaid, Linus in You're A Good Man, Andy Lee in 42nd Street, and Barnaby Tucker in Hello Dolly. He recently performed in the TheatreworksUSA National Tour of Seussical! He has choreographed and held the role of Dance Captain for shows including Hairspray; Crazy For You; Footloose; Aida; and Big, the Musical. He has worked at camps across the country, teaching acting, singing, piano, dance and leadership. Last year, he worked at Inside Broadway, teaching song and dance to ESL students in Brooklyn as well as Annies Playhouse, a private Performing Arts School in New Jersey. Clark is a proud member of Actors Equity Association. Clark was also recently certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Personal Trainer.
BFA Musical Theatre,
NASM Certified Personal Trainer,
Actor's Equity Association
Soprano Amy Trautwein is an instructor of voice. She holds a Master of Arts in vocal performance from Middle Tennessee State University and a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance from Morehead State University. In addition to her formal education Amy has performed in several vocal master classes, including sessions with renown pedagogue Dr. Clifton Ware. She has also completed a study abroad music program in Salzburg, Austria.
Amy has stage experience in opera, art song, choral music and musical theater. Her work includes the role of Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, Adina in The Elixir of Love, Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance, Lucy in The Telephone, Adele in Die Fledermaus and Gretel in Hansel and Gretel.
Amy is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society and has helped established student chapters of the National Association of Teachers of Singing at Morehead State University and Middle Tennessee State University.
Amy is currently performing with Toledo Opera Chorus.
Emily Holshoe currently attends Bowling Green State University and anticipates graduating in 2014 with a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and Voice.
Emily is currently a member with the Ohio Collegiate Music Educator's Association, American Choral Directors' Association and Sigma Alpha Iota, a women's music fraternity. Emily teaches piano and voice.
A Studio for the Performing Arts