Brian Nash, Guest Artist
Brian J. Nash, Musical Theatre Performer & Cabaret Artist, has been music directing and orchestrating for the theatre since the age of 16. Recent projects include Crossing Brooklyn (Transport Group), Writing Arthur and Something's Wrong With Amandine at TheatreWorks New Works Festival in Palo Alto, CA, Writing Arthur at NAMT, The $trip, Phenomenon at HERE, The Unauthorized Musicology of Ben Folds I and II, Undercover Showtunes, and But I'm A Cheerleader for the New York Musical Theatre Festival, and A Broadway Diva Christmas, starring Ellen Greene and Kathy Brier. Other NYC and regional credits include Songs for a New World, Kate Pazakis' The Sexless Years, Red, Room to Grow, Lend Me a Tenor, Jesus Christ Superstar, and The Rocky Horror Show. Brian has produced albums for singer/songwriters Justin Tranter, Shanna Sharp, and Stacy Allyn Baker, recently performed at Town Hall, The Kennedy Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and Birdland with Natalie Douglas, and is in extensive demand as a pianist and singer throughout NYC; he has also been a featured performer on Rosie and Kelli O'Donnell's family vacations cruises. His first songs were written for two recent editions of The A Train Plays, and were featured on NPR's All Things Considered. Brian holds a Bachelor's of Music degree from Boston Conservatory and studied record production at Berklee College of Music. Brian is an alumnus of Interlochen Arts Academy.
Meet the OTP's Education Director, Mychelle Hopkins. Mychelle holds her Master’s Degree from the prestigious Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon, where she studied as a Fulbright Scholar. She has received critical acclaim as a Director and Actress both regionally and internationally.