Chapman University (Theater and Dance)
After working as a performer for 10 years, Molly couldn't be happier to have made the choice to move to Cali, raise a family, and share her love for the stage with her amazing students! She has been teaching in Orange County for 3 years now, and is blown away by the success and growth she has seen in her students. She will help you to be your best! Work technique and performance skills, and learn how to make auditions more fun than scary. She firmly believes that Luck favors the Prepared, and she will help you be a Prepared Performer.
Molly has a very full teaching schedule, so all lessons will be taught out of her home in Orange or online.
Molly, a proud member of the Actors Equity Association, earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre and Dance Performance from Chapman University. She has spent the past 10 years performing in regional theaters across the country, NYC jazz clubs, aboard cruise ships and in Las Vegas at The Rio Hotel and Casino. She has a full length CD of original music entitled "Get What You're After." And, you can also spot her in the swing dancing in the dance marathon episode of the Gilmore Girls "They Shoot Gilmores, Don't They," which was directed by Kenny Ortega. Recently, she performed with the National Tour of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", got married to her favorite bass player, and brought a new little man into the world named Frank.
While working as a professional performer, Molly has been lucky enough to study with legends Henry Le Tang, Frankie Manning, and Fayard Nicholas of the Nicholas Brothers and her favorite tap gurus Ray Hesselink and Brandee Lara. She has studied voice with Andrew Byrne, and Joann Zajac, acting with John Ruocco and Joan Rosenfels, and Alexander Technique with Chloe Wing.
After working consistently as a performer out of NYC for several years, Molly is happy to have relocated back to the West Coast. She is currently teaching and directing shows at a performing arts school, a dance academy, and from home. Molly believes learning to dance, act and sing as a child has enriched her life in ways she could have never imagined, and loves sharing her enthusiasm with her students. After working as a performer for 10 years, Molly couldn't be happier to have made the choice to move to Cali, raise a family, and share her love for the stage with her amazing students! She has been teaching in Orange County for 3 years now, and is blown away by the success and growth she has seen in her students. She will help you to be your
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