Past Master Classes

One of our company’s greatest achievements is the ability to connect our students with Broadway professionals. We bring the magic of NYC theatre to the Hudson Valley with master classes that rival the best programs that New York has to offer.


Neil Haskell - Hamilton Master Class

Neil Haskell
Neil taught original choreography from hit musical Hamilton. Our students travelled to NYC to work with this Broadway cast member and So You Think Can Dance alumni.

Jonalyn Saxer - Mean Girls Master Class

Jonalyn Saxer
Jonalyn taught original choreography from hit musical Mean Girls. Our students got to work with Jonalyn at our new location, Riverside Theatre Arts Academy. The students learned so much from this Broadway super-swing!



Olivia Puckett -
Dear Evan Hansen Master Class

Olivia Puckett
Olivia is another super-swing from the original company of Dear Evan Hansen. She taught our students music and choreography from “You Will Be Found”. Our students travelled all the way to NYC to work with this amazing artist.

Analise Scarpaci -
Matilda Master Class

Analise Scarpaci
Analise was a child actor who performed in multiple Broadway musicals before the age of 18, including Matilda and A Christmas Story. She taught two numbers from Matilda when she came up to the Hudson Valley to teach for Riverside.



Marissa Perry - Hairspray
Master Class

Marissa Perry
Marissa played Tracey on the first national tour of Hairspray. Our students learned the original choreography from “You Can’t Stop the Beat” with this bubbly Broadway star.

Amy Griffin - Once Upon a Mattress Master Class

Amy Griffin
Amy invited our students to come take a master class based on the Transport Group’s production of Once Upon a Mattress. They learned the “Spanish Panic” and performed in on a real off-Broadway stage!