About Our Staff

In addition to the instructors and professional staff listed below, Stage Right! employs a number of professional actors throughout the year that students have the chance to work with and be mentored by during productions. THIS is what makes us unique. There is NO Equal to the benefits of working with professional working artists! Don't be fooled, real professional performers make the best teachers! 


Christopher McAllister

Executive Director


Lisa Bebin

Administrative Coordinator


Kerri Hertzog

Controller/Human Resources Coordinator


Rebecca Gruss

Production Manager/Marketing Coordinator


Performing Arts Education

Brett Mack, 

Kim McLeod,

Anna Stewart

Jonathan Rohlf

Acting Instructors

Julia Smolka

Dance Instructors

Anastasia Robinson,

Christopher McAllister

Julia Smolka

Voice Instructors

Anna Stewart

Acro Instructor

Christopher McAllister

Piano Lesson Instructors

Candice Wansor

Elizabeth Polinsky

Music Together Instructors

Myah Davis,

Emily Feyock

Carmen LoPresti

Propel Charter School Instructors

Anna Stewart

Becky Zeigler-Koch

Substitute Instructors

Board of Directors

Meghan Scalise, President


Manager, Operations

UPMC Magee Womens Hospital

Ryann Heverly, Secretary

Accounting Controller, MBA

AccOps North America

Philips, Inc.

James Bendel, Vice President

Heather Lincoln, Treasurer

Kevin Bean,