Staff Bios
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Zach Love (Summer Staff - Starlight Co-Director) Bio coming soon.
Chris Grimm (Summer Staff - Stage Craft Program Director) Bio coming soon.
Marisa Garrity (Summer Staff - Starlight Co-Director) Bio coming soon.
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Pineda Conservatory of the Performing Arts  
428 Jerusalem Road   •   Scotch Plains, NJ 07076   •    (908) 731-1377   •
Dylan Shelofsky (Voice & Musical Theatre Instructor) Dylan, originally from Colorado, graduated with a BFA in Musical Theatre from Stephens College in Columbia, MO before moving to NYC. In college she performed in an array of musicals and straight plays including Little Women, The Marvelous WonderettesLegally BlondeCrimes of the HeartThe Young and Fair,The Goodbye Girl, and She Loves Me, as well as the workshop productions of Disenchanted! and Color Blind. She also sang with Stephens College’s premiere vocal jazz a cappella ensemble, The Velvetones - performing all over the country including Kansas City, Okoboji, IA, and at the Jazz Standard in New York City. During college Dylan started Sprouts Plays for Living, the first university affiliate of Plays for Living, Inc - an organization that encourages social change, using theatre as its medium. Since moving to New York City, Dylan has continued to study voice with Mike Ruckles and has been an active member of Jen Waldman Studio. 
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Board of Directors

Joel Glasser-Baker

Audrey Lewis
Vice President

Valerie Pineda
Executive Director

Juan Pineda
Artistic Director

Andria Kiel

Becky Randazzo

Sue Dilzell
Anne Riegel

Ex Officio
Patricia P. Pineda
Fausto Pineda
Voice Instructors
Valerie Pineda
Juan Pineda
Patricia Pineda
Dylan Shelofsky

Summer Staff
Valerie Pineda
Juan Pineda
Patricia Pineda
Fausto Pineda
Melissa Garrity
Chris Grimm
Ra-Sean Holloway
Christopher Johnson
Zach Love
Christopher Johnson (Choreographer | Dance & Musical Theatre Instructor) a Colorado native, Christopher has spent over 15 years in New York as a performer and teacher. He has toured nationally and internationally with GreaseChicago and West Side Story.  He has performed at the country’s top regional theaters and has toured the World as a performer for veterans and active duty military with the USO.  Christopher’s favorite job was performing for 11 seasons in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the World Famous Rockettes. He is a director and instructor of Music Theater at The Durango Performing Arts Camp, Colorado Academy of the Arts, Greely Central High school, the Open Jar institute of Manhattan and The Pineda Summer Conservatory.  Currently he is the Business Manager for The American Guild of Variety Artists; one of the 4A’s performing unions representing artists and performers in the variety field.