Director, Choreographer, Instructor

Jessica has taught ages 3 - Adult for the past 11 years throughout Northern New Jersey.  She brings years of performance experience to the classroom with professional credits that include Graziella in the European Tour of West Side Story, Anytime Annie in 42nd Street, Mitzi and Dance Captain in Crazy for You, and Texas in Cabaret. Other favorites include:  La Cage Aux Folles, Damn Yankees, Grease, and Little Women. Off Broadway, Jessica appeared in Marcus is Walking, Cotton Girls, The Brothers Menaechmus, Lives of the Great Waitresses, Spooktacular 2000, and The Great Debate.  She also danced the original choreography for PBS’s special of A Chorus Line with the Naples Philharmonic.  She choreographed and directed a mainstage production of Chicago for Otterbein College as well as dance sequences for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs for Cleveland Signstage.  Jessica recently worked with the Summit Playhouse, Directing and Choreographing Frozen Jr., and Choreographing Elf Jr. and Violet. She received her B.F.A. in Acting from Otterbein College.


Musical Director, Writer, Instructor

Courtney Hirschey has served as Musical Director for Frozen Jr. and Elf Jr. (Summit Playhouse), as well as The Little Mermaid Jr., Honk Jr., Mary Poppins, Little Shop of Horrors, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Annie, and The Wizard of Oz (NP Rec Dept).  She also worked as Musical Director for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (AWR Theatre Week).  Most recently, she has collaborated Writing/Co-Directing/Musical Directing The Wiz-Zoom of Oz, for Performing Arts With J&C.  She has also enjoyed teaching private piano lessons within Union County, NJ.


Performing Arts 5678

Studio Location:  15 Locust Ave, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

(Upstairs of B.H. VFW) - use back entrance

Mailing Address: 337 Diamond Hill Rd., Berkeley Heights, NJ 07911


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