PRIVATE LESSONS

Individualized coaching for ages 5-22 out of our Elmsford studios.

Private Voice Lesson Rates
$40/30 mins
$60/45 mins
$80/60 mins

Private Piano Lessons
$40/30 mins
$60/45 mins
$80/60 mins

Private Acting Lesson Rates
$30/30 mins
$45/45 mins
$60/60 mins

Semi-Private Acting Lessons
Group of 2-3
$20 ea/30 mins
$25 ea/45 mins






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VOICE

Natalie Gray heads the RFKT Voice Department as one of the Resident Voice Teachers.  She is also one of the Program Directors and Studio Manager.


Natalie received a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, and a degree in Music Therapy from The University of Georgia. Most notable musical theater credits include the Tony-award winning Broadway-produced Avenue Q at The Wynn Theater in Las Vegas as “Christmas Eve”, Sondheim’s Pacific Overtures (The Alliance Theatre & North Shore Music Theatre), A Funny Thing Happened on The Way to the Forum as “Tintinabula”, Ruthless: The Musical as “Ms. Thorn/Ms. Block”, and Theater In The Square’s Much Ado About Nothing as “Hero.” Natalie’s selected opera credits include Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel (Gretel) with Opera Manhattan, Verdi’s La Traviata (Annina), Mozart’s Don Giovanni (Zerlina), and Romberg’s The Student Prince. Ms. Gray has also performed with the U.S Department of Defense Overseas Entertainment Tour traveling to Korea, Japan, Okinawa, and Johnston Atoll.

Trained and coached by some of the most prominent composers, orchestrators, and directors in both opera and musical theater such as Jason Moore (Pitch Perfect, Shrek, Avenue Q), Sherry Overholt, Steven Crawford (Metropolitan Opera), Stephen Oremus (The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q, Wicked), Kent Gash, Rob Meffe, Norma Newton, and Joan Kreuger, Natalie utilizes all of her education and experience and applies them to her teaching. With nearly 20 years of providing private voice instruction, Natalie continues to emphasize a healthy technique for all ages, skill levels, and musical styles, as well as coaching students for performances and auditions. She has also music directed for several high school productions of In The Heights, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Godspell, The Wiz, The Sound of Music, Into The Woods, Guys and Dolls, and Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.


Natalie has also trained as a competitive ballroom dancer, versed in International Style, especially the Latin dances such as Cha-Cha, Rhumba, Jive, and Samba. As a choreographer for regional theaters and high schools, Natalie works in integrating the styles of jazz, ballet, contemporary, tap, and ballroom in her productions such as Oklahoma, The Music Man, Pippin, Seussical, and Hello Dolly!.


Natalie currently resides in Westchester County with her husband, Kevin, and daughter, Bridget. She is a proud member of Actors Equity Association and the National Teachers of Singing organization.

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Danielle Roth has been a resident voice teacher at RFKT since Oct 2010 and has both directed and assistant directed Jellybeans and Workshop Shows this past Winter and Spring. She is so excited to be a part of RFKT and looks forward to starting new group voice classes and taking on more directorial responsibilities this year.

When Danielle decided to pursue the arts, she was accepted into Manhattan School of Music’s Preparatory Division where she studied classical voice for 2 years. She also participated in NYU’s CAP-21 Preparatory Division as well where she studied Meisner and Strasberg acting techniques. She was signed with Shirley Grant Management for several years where she worked primarily in voice-over work most notably in radio commercials and singing on educational CD’s for children.

She has worked as the Personal Assistant for Broadway Composer, Neil Berg, on several industry readings as well as his touring production of "100 Years of Broadway" where she worked with such names as Liz Calloway, Danny Zolli, and Rita Harvey. She still continues to take classes as well as voice lessons from several teachers to continue to expand her own teaching abilities.The performing arts have held a special place in Danielle’s heart for her entire life and she hopes to bring this passion to her work as a voice teacher and director here at Random Farms. She believes in the power of music and art and has seen firsthand how it can truly change lives. She hopes to nurture each child’s unique talents and teach them to embrace their own individuality.

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PaulKatherine Robinson (Voice / Piano) is overjoyed to be joining the RFKT family as the newest Resident Voice Teacher. A NYC based teacher and performer, she brings with her over 15 years of experience teaching in both private and group settings and specializes in working with growing young artists. Although primarily a voice instructor, she also teaches acting and beginning to intermediate piano, as well as bringing along a history of directing. Her educational work began at the age of 12 with the founding of the Maple Street Theater Group, a summer camp and training ground she started for young performers, in MA. Through this group, she taught workshops, directed full length shows, and even developed new plays with her students. After 10 years with the MSTG, her journey went on to include work as a Voice and Piano Instructor for Music Reach, in PA, several summers as the Assoc. Artistic Producer and Asst. Music Theater Instructor for Performance PLUS in NH, and work as the Director and Theater Instructor for the Burn Brae Daycamp, in PA. She is currently a private voice and piano teacher to students in NYC and PA. Katherine holds a BA in Music Theater Performance from Plymouth State University, in NH, and currently studies with the internationally acclaimed operatic soprano Candace Goetz to continue to further her knowledge and skill base, both as teacher and performer.
 
Katherine's work in the Voice studio is grounded in a strong, dual focus on developing healthy technique and coaching performance. Her broad knowledge of musical theater repetoire also makes her a wonderful resource for help with appropriate song selection. Fun, warm, kind, and enthusiastic, Katherine connects easily with students across the spectrum, intuitively keying in to their needs and goals and adapting her teaching style to best serve each of them. Above all, she is dedicated to helping all who want to sing to find, hone, and truly value their own unique voices.

A working performer, as well as instructor, Katherine has been blessed to tour the country and world performing with Disney Cruise Line, where she appeared onstage as Snow White, Sesame Street Live!, where she originated the roles of Kay and Oscar in Super Grover: Ready for Action, and American Family Theater, where she was seen as the title roles in both Cinderella and The Little Mermaid. Regional credits include work with the Walnut Street Theater, in PA, Reagle Players, in MA, Saxtons River Playhouse, in VT, New Candlelight Theater, in DE, Stage One Productions, in NH, the Philadelphia Gilbert & Sullivan Union,in PA (international competition), and the Rockaway Theater Company, in NYC. Favorite roles include Lucy/You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Ado Annie/Oklahoma!, Julie Jordan/Carousel, Little Red Riding Hood/Into the Woods, the title role in Sylvia, and Louise/The Underpants. Katherine can next be seen performing this fall in NYC as the Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
 

Chip Colvin (Voice / Piano) is thrilled to be joining RFKT as a Voice Teacher, Vocal Coach, and Piano Teacher as well as the resident Music Director for Mainstage and Edge shows.

Chip received a Bachelor's degree in Piano Performance with minors in Vocal Performance and Choral Conducting. He received his Master's degree from The University of Southern California in Keyboard Collaborative Arts, a subspecialty of piano performance specializing in the coaching of singers and instrumentalists.

Chip's introduction to music as a youth was through his choral experience and he has subsequently maintained a passion for singing throughout his life. His experience, both as a performer and teacher, with musical theater, operatic, solo, and choral repertoire gives him a broad knowledge of vocal technique and interpretation. Additionally, his work as an accompanist at USC and as a working professional has allowed him to observe and learn from some of the best teachers of singing in the world.

As a vocalist, Chip has performed in numerous choral settings including three international choir tours and a performance of Handel's Messiah at Carnegie Hall under the baton of John Rutter. On stage, Chip has sung the roles of Napthali in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Senor Deluso inSenor Deluso, Sam in Trouble in Tahiti, Bartolo in Le Nozze de Figaro, and Betto in Gianni Schicchi.

As Musical Director and Pianist, Chip has been involved with a wide and eclectic variety of shows including The Music Man (RFKT), Parade, Candide, Rent, Once on this Island, High School Musical, Bat Boy, Into the Woods, Fiddler on the Roof, Oklahoma, Honk!, The Last Five Years, Urinetown the Musical, Assassins, Bye Bye Birdie, The Cradle Will Rock, City of Angels, The Secret Garden, and Hello, Dolly!
Most recently Chip had the privilege of conducting the Broadway sanctioned production of Chicago the Musical aboard the Allure of the Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world.

With his breadth of education and professional experience, Chip is able to bring his students a blend of technique, repertoire knowledge, and artistic interpretation that is specifically tailored to meet their needs and goals.

Chip is a recent New York transplant and is ecstatic to be able to live in and explore this wonderful city.

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ACTING

Julie Schwartz Webb has been an RFKT Director and Senior Director for both the Workshop and Jellybeans programs since January 2010. She is looking forward to expanding her role at RFKT by offering acting coaching and other new programs.


Julie received her B.A. in Musical Theatre Performance from Wagner College, graduating suma cum laude. She then went on to work as a director and actor for Missoula Children's Theatre, touring domestically and internationally to work with thousands of children around the globe to put on musical theatre performances within their own communities.

Julie performed at American Girl Place Theatre for over a year in Circle of Friends as Aunt Cornelia and other female adult characters from the American Girl series, as well as Bitty Kitty in Bitty Bear's Matinee. Other favorite roles include Rapunzel in Into the Woods (The Theatre Company at DeBaun Auditorium), Isabel in Scrooge the Musical, and Young Heidi in Follies (both at Snug Harbor Cultural Center).

Through New York Cares, Julie created and ran an after-school acting club in a small school in Washington Heights that would not otherwise have a theatre program. Along with other volunteers, Julie has given the group a solid foundation in theatre, with behind-the-scenes workshops, scene studies, field trips to see live performances, and several school play performances.

Julie is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association.

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VACATION WORKSHOP

DEC 28 or DEC 29
Spend your winter school break with Frozen!

HEADSHOT DAY

SATURDAY NOV 15
@ 10am-6pm

with Yolanda Perez


 


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