Matilda - October 10 - October 27, 2019

Young Actors' Theatre


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    Chrissy Burns


    Chrissy Burns is a multi-award-winning Director, Producer, and Choreographer. This marks her sixth show here at YAT having previously directed: Snoopy, Into The Woods, Smile, Songs For A New World & Disenchanted (which will return in November for a one week Encore). She has directed at many local theatres including Coronado Playhouse, Diversionary, Lamplighters and more. She has also served as an Associate Director at the Old Globe. Chrissy has worked as an actor in dozens of theatrical productions throughout San Diego and beyond. She can be seen as Donna in Mamma Mia at Coronado Playhouse this November. Chrissy is a private Vocal Coach preparing her many students for a successful career in the performing arts. She recently completed the Prestigious Directors Lab West Program. Chrissy is excited to be directing Freaky Friday here at YAT this Winter!

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    Matt Ignacio

    Music Director

    Matt is a cantor and director of the Youth Choir at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, where he recently starred as Joseph in the SJC Drama Ministry's production of Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He is always thrilled to musically direct in YAT productions. He loves being able to work with such talented students.

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    Jenn Harris


    Jenn Harris is a choreographer, performer and teaching artist.  She began her training in San Diego, California and has traveled throughout the US pursuing an education in performing arts.  Her stage experience includes dance, theatre, fashion and trade shows.  She is an Aubrey Award winning choreographer and has been highly recognized for her choreographic work in the San Diego and Los Angeles area.  In 2008 she opened the doors of Infinity Dance Arts.  Jenn has been teaching full time for the past 18 years and takes much pride in sharing her knowledge and love of performing with others.  She has attended Dance Masters of America Teacher Training School in Buffalo, NY, where she has received her teaching certification in Tap and Jazz and has a Module I and Module II certification through Acrobatic Arts, a professional curriculum for Acrobatic Dance.

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