MEET OUR VERY TALENTED ASSISTANTS!

Emmanuelle has performed in various professional productions throughout New Jersey over the

years. Most recently, she was was seen as Anne in The Diary of Anne Frank at the

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. Some of her other favorite credits include Tar Beach at

Luna Stage, Mother Hicks at the Growing Stage, NJPAC's The Magic Tree House: A Night in

New Orleans, To Kill a Mockingbird at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, and Young

Sylvia Plath in Columbia Stage’s More Than One Good Way To Drown. She also appeared in

HBO’s “The Night Of”. Emmanuelle graduated from Westfield High School in 2017, and is now

actively auditioning and working in NJ and NYC.

Khailah Johnson: 2017 Paper Mill Raising Star Award Winner for Best lead actress in a musical

A former student of Paul's, Khailah was the recipient of the 2017 Paper Mill Rising Star Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical. Now a sophomore in Carnegie Mellon University's prestigious BFA musical theater program. She was most has appeared in several productions at Cross Roads Theater She is so excited to be a part of The Actor's Camp.

Angie Cocuzza: :A member of The Ocean City Theater Company.

A former student of Paul's, Angie's TV credits include Blue Bloods and Law and Order. She is currently a senior at Wagner College working towards her bachelor of the arts in theater & speech with a concentration in theater performance.She finds true love in comedy, and was lucky enough to exercise her comedic abilities as both a Tribe member in Hair and Grandma Rosie in The Wedding Singer. She loves performing professionally with Ocean City Theatre Company in the Theatre For Young Audiences' shows. This is Angie's 5th year at The Actor's Camp,

Jillian Mauro has been directing and teaching acting, musical theatre, and dance to children for eight years, and is thrilled to be back at The Actor’s Camp! She is a proud graduate of Muhlenberg College, where she double majored in Theatre and Arts Administration. Jillian also studied commedia dell’arte and physical theatre at the Accademia dell’Arte in Arezzo, Italy. In her time as an arts educator, she taught classes and directed dozens of theatrical productions for thousands of children all over the United States. When not teaching, Jillian is a professional performer; favorite performance credits include Annie Get Your Gun (Annie Oakley), Seussical the Musical (Gertrude McFuzz), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie Dillmount), Into the Woods (Witch), and two national tours with Missoula Children’s Theatre. Find out more about her at www.jillianmauro.net.  

Jack McManus: is currently studying directing & play writing at Pace University.

A former student of Paul's, Jack is very excited to be returning to The Actor’s Camp for the third time. Jack is a New Jersey-raised, New York City-based theatre maker,This past spring, Jack made his directorial debut, directing The Untold Yippie Project by Becca Schlossberg. Other production credits : Dead Man’s Cell Phone (AD), High School Musical Jr. and Grease : School Edition (Co-Musical Director). As a playwright, Jack’s works have been produced by high schools and colleges around the tri-state area.

As an actor, Jack gave up in high school

Jack Levinson is a composer and pianist based in central NJ but primarily active in both NJ and NYC. Initially beginning piano lessons at the age of 4, he became more interested in more serious composition and performance in 2012 at the age of 13. During high school, he played keyboards for marching band and performed in the pit orchestra of several local musical productions. He took up alto saxophone at the end of 2015 which sparked interest in playing for large ensembles and exploring other instruments. Jack is currently studying at Mason Gross School of the Arts as a undergraduate Music Education major.
 

Sean Cheney:The Underground Improv Project, and Fun With Science (sketch comedy) A former student of Paul's, Sean is a currently a junior majoring in theater at Muhlenberg College. He is a member of two comedy groups at his school, The Underground Improv Project, and Fun With Science (sketch comedy). In the fall he will be going to the Academia dell'Arte in Arezzo, Italy, to study physical theater. This summer he was also the assistant director for Tal: Beyond Imagination by the Atlas Circus Company during Muhlenberg's summer music theater season." This is Sean's 8th year at The Actor's Camp!

"Nicholas Cheney has been a counselor at The Actors Camp since 2015, and a camper since 2011. He is in his second year at Raritan Valley Community College as an Engineering Science Major, and teaches a local improv class for kids 13-18"