Featured Guests

Discover more about our Featured Guests. And be sure to check out the TEACHING ARTISTS page for the rest of our amazing team!


Monica Horan, ZAK-PAC Ambassador

Monica Horan (appearing: OPENING, MASTERS’ Q&A; teaching: IMPROVISATION) is best known for her role as “Amy” on Everybody Loves Raymond, and has appeared on Hot In Cleveland and HBO’s Enlightened. Monica and her husband, Philip Rosenthal, are the founders of The Flourish Foundation (www.theflourishfoundation.org) which provides grants, scholarships and mentoring in arts and education programs for underrepresented middle... View the Rest

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Michelle Kittrell

NY Agent, Michelle Kittrell (teaching: BUSINESS OF THEATRE; COMPETITION JUROR) works as a talent manager in NYC, works as a talent manager representing clients you can currently see on Broadway in Kinky Boots and You Can’t Take It With You; the feature film, Annabelle; on television on The Newsroom, Nurse Jackie, Power and Episodes as well as upcoming in... View the Rest

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Kiira Schmidt

Kiira Schmidt (teaching: BROADWAY SHOW AUDITION) has been a professional dancer in New York City for over 10 years. Kiira’s Broadway credits include the Grammy and Tony-nominated revivals of Follies and Anything Goes, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, and the critically-acclaimed Broadway revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood. She has performed regionally and globally with... View the Rest

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