Musical Theatre Educators' Alliance

Established in the United States in 1999, we're proud of our history in strengthening musical theatre training all around the world.

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About MTEA

Musical Theatre Educators’ Alliance was founded in 1999 as a means for teachers of young professional artists to come together and exchange ideas, methodologies, and solutions to common challenges in the academic settings of universities and conservatories. The organization has grown to include member institutions spanning the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Membership provides not only an online forum for discussions pertaining to musical theatre training and the exchange of ideas and resources, but also access to our annual conference, which alternates between US and international locations.

First in Class and Beyond

We're committed to promoting the highest standards in the education and training of musical theatre performers, teachers, coaches, and consultants for all performance media. We serve teachers and administrators who teach students in professional musical theater training programs.

Executive Team

Jacob Brent

VICE PRESIDENT FOR CONFERENCES

James Madison University
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Matty Miller 

VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP

Chico State University
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Stephen Brotebeck

TREASURER

San Diego State University
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Dale Cox

VICE PRESIDENT FOR INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES

University of Southern Queensland, Australia
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Amanda Wansa Morgan

SECRETARY

Kennesaw State University
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Timothy Espinosa

LEAD DIVERSITY OFFICER

Fullerton College
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Andrew Barratt Lewis

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

Weber State University
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Amelia Rollings Bigler

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, MTEA JOURNAL

Western Kentucky University
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Natalie Pitchford

MARKETING DIRECTOR

The Galloway School
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Molly Garner

Administrative Assistant

Ball State University
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Regional Directors

Tommy Iafrate

MID ATLANTIC DIRECTOR

Binghamton University
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Pennsylvania New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C.

David Coolidge 

GREAT LAKES DIRECTOR

Anderson University
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Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa

Tara Snyder

SOUTH ATLANTIC DIRECTOR

University of Central Florida
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North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, West Virginia, Virginia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Jessica Humphrey

SOUTH WEST DIRECTOR 

Texas Christian University
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Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona

Wilson Mendieta

WEST DIRECTOR 

Chapman University
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California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa

Nathan Balser 

MOUNTAIN PLAINS REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Brigham Young University
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Montana, Idaho, Utah, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Wyoming

Antonio Horne

SOUTH CENTRAL DIRECTOR

Hendrix College
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Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee

Thomas Gregg

NEW ENGLAND DIRECTOR

Boston Conservatory
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Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont

At-Large Members

Jeremiah Downes

AT-LARGE MEMBER

West Virginia University
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André Garner

AT-LARGE MEMBER 

Ball State University
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Scott Susong

AT-LARGE MEMBER

Illinois Wesleyan University
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