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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Jonathan Flom

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Slippery Rock University
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Matty Miller 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RECRUITMENT

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 Lovett School
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Regional Directors

Tommy Iafrate

REGION 1 DIRECTOR

Binghamton University
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Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland

David Coolidge 

REGION 2 DIRECTOR

Anderson University
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Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Wisconsin, District of Columbia

Tara Snyder

REGION 3 DIRECTOR

University of Central Florida
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North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Jessica Humphrey

REGION 4 DIRECTOR 

Texas Christian University
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Arkansas, Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas

Wilson Mendieta

REGION 5 DIRECTOR 

Chapman College
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Montana, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, Norther Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa

At-Large Members

Nathan Balser 

AT-LARGE MEMBER 

Brigham Young University
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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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