WRYT Staff



Artistic Director Production Manager Choreographer Music Director
       
Eric Langmeyer is excited to join WRYT and meet all of you! He has 20 years of theatre education experience teaching in places like Danvers, Beverly, Washington DC, Baltimore, Chicago, and Connecticut. He has directed over 30 musicals for middle and high school students. He has tons of experience, passion, and excitement. We are thrilled to have him and we can’t wait for you to meet him! Your new Production Manager is Elaine! Elaine comes to WRYT as the current drama club coach at Pickering Middle School in Lynn where she has directed Alice, Our Town, and Oliver Twist. Elaine takes on the very difficult role of program coordination, communication, and administration. Ready to meet your new choreographer? Noa Barankin is an award-winning dancer and choreographer. She’s incredibly talented and creative. Noa is very excited to join WYRT this summer as Choreographer, and is eager to meet everyone and get it moving! (Haha! Get it?) Your new Music Director, Hannah, is very excited to be with WRYT this summer. She is a graduate of Umass Dartmouth with a Bachelor’s in Music Education. While there she directed two musicals and played in the pit orchestra of five others. She recently attended the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA, to study the classical upright bass. Currently, she teaches music at Leahy Elementary in Lawrence, MA.

 

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Theo is thrilled to return to WRYT…this time as Assistant Artistic Director for Alice in Wonderland. Theo has spent the last five summers at WRYT, four as a student, and one as part of WRYT’s internship program. He is also involved in the arts at Wakefield Memorial High School, and has served two years on the WMHS Theater Arts Leadership as the representative of the class of 2020. He looks forward to working with everyone this summer, and can’t wait to be a part of this new chapter in WRYT’s history! Annabelle, another former WRYT student, is happy to return to WRYT, this time in the role of Assistant Production Manager. She also enjoys art and dancing, especially ballet and pointe. Annabelle graduated this year and will be attending UMASS Amherst in the fall. Casey is a former WRYT participant with many wonderful memories of that time. Casey has been dancing since the age of 2 and performing onstage regularly since age 4.  She is a rising Senior at Walnut Hill School for the Arts in the Theater Department.  She has training in many acting techniques like Spolin, Chekoff and Miesner as well as experience in design, production and Choreography.  Casey hopes to pursue a BFA in Acting after high school.  She looks forward to being a part of the Choreography team this summer. Tim is currently a student of Music Education at the University of South Carolina, where he plays first chair in the University Band, and marches in the Carolina Band.  A graduate of Melrose High, Tim served as the drum major, played in all school music ensembles, as well as the MMEA Senior District Festival.

 

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Chelsea is a Senior at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts where she is studying Theatre and Arts Management. There she has Stage Managed Into The Woods and Assistant Stage Managed Tartuffe. She has also worked on other shows while at Mystic Valley Regional Charter School including Fiddler on the Roof, Annie, The Legend of Sleepy Hallow, and Arsenic and Old Lace. We are pleased to introduce you to your new Assistant Stage Manager, Evan Poe! Evan is excited to be on crew for WRYT Alice in Wonderland. He has been involved in theatre since he was 9 and has been involved in many community and school productions. He is currently studying stage combat, musical performance, and computer science in New York. Announcement coming soon! Announcement coming soon!

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