faculty & guest artists

Catherine CoxCatherine Cox
Artistic Director / Faculty

"A gifted and seasoned actress who commits herself unconditionally to material that is as difficult technically as it is emotionally."
- Ben Brantley, NY Times, August 2010

Catherine Cox is a Tony-Award nominated Broadway veteran who most recently received glowing reviews for her performance as The Mother in the world premiere of The Memory Show. She teaches at the esteemed American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York City, Stagedoor Manor and Queens College.  Her Broadway credits include leading roles in Footloose, Oh Coward! (Tony Nomination), Baby (Drama Desk Award), Rumors, Music Is, Whoopee!, Barnum and One Night Stand. Off-Broadway, she has appeared in William Finn's In Trousers, Rap Master Ronnie, By Strouse, It's Better With A Band, and The Waves. She played Oolie in the LA production of City of Angels and has appeared extensively in regional theater. Catherine's television appearances include guest starring roles on The Cosby Show, Law and Order and The Guiding Light. Directing credits: Baby, Quilters, Once on This Island, Seussical, Bye Bye Birdie and A, My Name is Alice.

David EvansDavid Evans
Associate Artistic Director / Music Supervisor

David Evans is currently Associate Conductor of Wicked on Broadway. Other conducting credits include Broadway: Flower Drum Song and Bells are Ringing, Lincoln Center: Marie Christine and Hello Again, and off-Broadway: Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah and As Thousands Cheer. He has conducted many productions at Sacramento Music Circus and Goodspeed Opera House. As a composer, David received a Drama Desk nomination for his score for Birds of Paradise (written with Winnie Holzman, who wrote the book for Wicked) and directed by Arthur Laurents (Writer/Director of West Side Story and Gypsy). His musical, Children's Letters to God, (written with Doug Cohen and Stuart Hample) enjoyed a successful run off-Broadway and is currently being performed around the country. David holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard and three master's degrees: Brandeis (composition), New England Conservatory (piano) and NYU (musical theater writing).



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