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Montclair Resident Cast in Papermill Playhouse Choir


MILLBURN, NJ - Miles Wright of Montclair has been cast in The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir.

The choir consists of 80 singer/dancers between the ages of 15 and 22. The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is sponsored by Overlook Medical Center/Atlantic Healthcare and is a tuition-free, audition-based, exhibition show choir that stems from Paper Mill Playhouse’s extensive Arts Education and Outreach programs.  

The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir act as ambassadors for Paper Mill Playhouse with an array of performance opportunities throughout the community and beyond.  Over the last four seasons, the Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir has performed for more than 350,000 people at prestigious venues including: Lincoln Center, Sun Arena in Trenton, Mayo Center in Morristown, Bergen PAC in Englewood, Paper Mill Playhouse, Kean University in Union and SOPAC in South Orange.  The choir was featured on tour with New Jersey Ballet’s, Ballet on Broadway program and in Vocal Ovation: A Show Choir Extravaganza.  

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Students selected to be part of this talented group will have the opportunity to fine tune their craft with FREE, intensive instruction. 

The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir runs from October to June and rehearses on Sunday evenings at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Downtown Millburn. The show choir is currently accepting bookings for April, May and June.

Please contact Shayne Austin Miller at 973-315-1639 or to book the choir.

“This talented touring troupe allows Paper Mill Playhouse to bring art to the people, while its participants receive professional training by industry professionals,” stated Mark S. Hoebee, Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director.  “The award-winning Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is a wonderful opportunity for students to perform at impressive venues and share their talents with thousands of New Jersey residents.”

The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is led by a professional staff of artists including: Shayne Austin Miller (Director), Matt Lowy (Music Director), Charles Santoro (Associate Music Director), Anthony Fania (Dance Director) and  Peter Newes (Company Manager). Broadway and industry professionals are brought in to choreograph selections each season. For additional information, please visit In addition to the show choir, select cast members participate in Voices of Paper Mill, an ensemble specializing in a cappella arrangements.


Paper Mill Playhouse cast of the 2016 – 2017 Broadway Show Choir is as follows:



Victoria Gasper


Joshua Dunn


Carl Sayson

Rachel Aquino


Katrina Michalewski


Nicolette Kelly


Lindsey Kazar


Kate Glennon

Giulia Russo

Will Taylor

Cedar Knolls

Emma Wilcox


Liam Driscoll


Ryan Campbell


Laura Salway

Olivia Orlando

Faith Ricca


Justine Murray

Zach Torkos


Nawal Boto


Georglana Balisage

Jason Wells


Madelin Morales


Leah Killmer

Green Pond

Sydney Hammer


Amelia Firestone

Robert Falco

Jersey City

José Fernando González-Vidal


Jordan Hurfado


Vanessa Sierra

David Marques

Brian Corona


Hunter Kovacs


Jacqueline Hennessy


Natalie Aris

Larry Toyter

Erin Hernon

Monmouth Beach

Alexandra Witek

Elizabeth Witek


Miles Wright


Jeff Gallup

Morris Plains

Mia Maccarella


Matthew Fralley

New York

Victoria Franco

Emma Park-Hazel


Alexander McCully

North Arlington

Michael Antonelli

North Caldwell

Paige Wasserman


Matthew Rodriguez

David Villa


Michael Magielnicki


Liam Arnold


Avelyn Simons


Mia Lowy

Samuel Vana

Sean Zuckerman


Helena Chaves

Short Hills

Simran Sawhney

Steph Stone

Johnathan Charette


Ricky Francese

South Orange

Josephus Gordon


Olivia Dan


Noelle Cappuzzo

Maginnis Buckley


Samantha Kelleher

Brooke Nagel


Ashley Phillips


Crystal Wright

Alyssa Carbonell

Brianna Rivera

Lisette Serrano

Amanda Wingo

Christopher Erdman

Jason Yanto

West Caldwell

Hunter Halliwell

West Orange

Isaiah Beals


Lizzy Allen

PJ Allen

Matt Siroty

Whitehouse Station

Valencio Lazarczyk

Camillo Lazarczyk


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