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C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Meet The Staff
Eileen Rogosin Roy Rogosin Shahna Rogosin, MD Joshua Rogosin Alisa Claire Grace Denoncourt Juan Pablo Felix Celeste Colella Bryan R. Knowlton Stephen Purdy John McNeil Ted White Patrick Dorow Parag Mallick Hunter Noble Lyons Carter Letsky Anastas Verinos
C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Eileen RogosinDirectors & Founders: Roy & Eileen Rogosin

Eileen Rogosin was one of the original Walt Disney Mouseketeers and a dancer with the New York City Ballet under George Balanchine. Her many film credits include Babes in Toyland, The Music Man, and Harum Scarum with Elvis Presley. Past Hollywood talent agent and casting director.

Roy Rogosin was previously the personal conductor for Johnny Mathis and Michel Legrand. He has directed and written for television and motion pictures, including National Lampoon’s Vacation. From 1999-2005 he was the producer of the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine. Roy has conducted throughout the world including London, Broadway, the Kennedy Center, Goodspeed Opera House, and the White House.

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Shahna Rogosin, MDShahna Rogosin, MD

Shahna is board certified in General and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She is currently is the Division Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in Fremont, California. She served as the Medical Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Service at the University of California, San Diego from 2005-2007. Shahna completed her fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital in Boston and her General Psychiatry residency at the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt.

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Joshua RogosinJoshua Rogosin
Photographer, Sound Engineer

Josh grew up performing at his parents' regional theatre in Portsmouth, NH, where he caught the bug for everything arts and culture. He went on to work as Senior Broadcast Engineer for the New York Public Radio show, Studio 360, the Technical Director at Marketplace Money in Los Angeles, the Sound Board Operator for The Shakespeare Theatre In Washington D.C., and worked on several National Public Radio news magazines, and the Radio Expedition series. Josh is currently back at NPR working on the exciting new show, Ask Me Another!

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Alisa ClaireAlisa Claire
Dance Captain
Alisa Claire is a choreographer and the Artistic Director of Elan Dance Theater and also The LMProject. Both are dance companies based in New York City. The LMProject specializes in working with and teaching children and teens the art of dance in many forms and styles.

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Grace DenoncourtGrace Denoncourt
Acting For The Camera, Instructor

Grace graduated from the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute NYC in 2007. She is a jazz vocalist, film, television, and theater actress, currently based out of Bogotá, Colombia. With over 17 years of experience as a working actor, she credits C-A-M-P with having given her the tools to succeed in her profession. She teaches Filmmaking at
C-A-M-P with an emphasis in acting for the camera.

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Juan Pablo FelixJuan Pablo Felix
Film Instructor

Born in Bogotá, Colombia, Pablo graduated from the School of Television and Cinema in 1994, a prestigious program of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. After attending university, he specialized in Script and Scene work at the Northern Territory University of Darwin in Australia and in Acting and Direction at the HFF Konrad Wolf of Potsdam, Germany. Since then, Félix has become one the foremost casting directors in Latin America and New York. His casting credits include María Full of Grace (Oscar nominations for Best Actress, Best Foreign Film), and Wind Journeys (Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival).

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Bryan R. KnowltonBryan R. Knowlton
Guest Artist

Bryan has had the wonderful opportunity to perform with artists ranging from Merril Streep, Sally Struthers, Cynthia Nixon, to dancing alongside Savion Glover on Broadway at New York's famous City Center. He also was an original cast member in Cameron Mackintosh's first national tour of "Oliver!" direct from London, where he later performed the role of Noah Claypole for the second national. Bryan has a long history with Michael Bennett's "A Chorus Line" he just completed staring on Broadway as Paul."

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Stephen PurdyStephen Purdy
Guest Artist, Vocal Coaching

Stephen Purdy founded and is principal coach at the New York Vocal Coaching Studio, a vocal and music services studio for Broadway performers, and his clients have been cast in the Broadway and touring companies of virtually every major Broadway musical of the last decade including WICKED, MAMMA MIA, BILLY ELLIOT, HAIRSPRAY, LEGALLY BLONDE, THE LION KING, PHANTOM and many others. His clients are also performing in regional theatres and on concert stages across the globe. As a musical director and conductor for the musical theatre stage, Stephen's Broadway, off-Broadway and National touring credits include TARZAN, SPELLING BEE, PETER PAN (Cathy Rigby-both in New York and on tour), THE FULL MONTY, THE FANTASTICKS, FRANKENSTEIN (Original cast recording) ME AND MY GIRL, THE KING AND I and SWEET CHARITY. Stephen spent nearly five years touring throughout Europe with GREASE (Paris and European tours), A CHORUS LINE and 42ndSTREET, and MY FAIR LADY in Hong Kong (cast recording). Major regional theatre credits include Atlanta Alliance, Washington Arena, Joseph Papp Public Theatre and the York. Television includes work for A and E, PBS and the BRAVO channel. Stephen studied voice and piano at U of M, conducting at the Juilliard school, and currently Vocal pedagogy and coaching at Westminster. His first book entitled “Does this song make me look fat?” a song preparation and audition guide for performers is due in bookstores late next year. Stephen lives in New York City.

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - John McNeilJohn McNeil
Film Instructor

John is a recent graduate from Boston University's Center for Digital Imaging Arts and has his certificate in Professional Filmmaking. John currently studies Communication Arts and Film Production at Framingham State University and works on student films year round. He has worked on the crew of several "LifeTime Channel" movies such as "Last Hours in Suburbia" and "Off Season", both filmed in the New England area.

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Ted WhiteTed White
Guest Artist

This will be Ted's 18th summer with the Rogosins at C-A-M-P. Ted graduated from St. Olaf College in 2005 with a BA in Theater. He pursued a career as a professional actor for 3 years, doing a variety of children's theater productions and staged readings. In 2004, he was seen on Broadway in This is Murphy's Law the smash hit of the NYC Fringe Festival. He now lives in New York City, where he studies sketch comedy and improv at Upright Citizens Brigade.

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Patrick DorowPatrick Dorow
Guest Artist

Patrick is an Actor, Singer, Dancer, Songwriter, Director and Pianist. He has taught at Portsmouth High School and Middle School, Seacoast Repertory Theatre, Prescott Park Arts Festival, Palace Theatre, and served as the Youth Director for the Ogunquit Playhouse directing such shows as Cinderella, Beauty & the Beast, and High School Musical. Patrick studied Musical Theatre at Chicago College of Performing Arts. He is the founder of Patrick Dorow Productions, a community-focused, quality-driven production company specializing in Music, Theater, Education, and Design in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Parag MallickParag Mallick
Guest Artist

Parag first studied circus arts at The San Francisco School of Circus Arts. Soon after he studied improv and theatre at UCLA. He now teaches and trains with Cirque School LA. Previously a member of Gravity Flux and The Royal Puppets, he has also been a featured artist with Cirque Berzerk and The Mutaytor. Parag works internationally as a producer, director and performer both on his own and with The Mums. He has been featured in music videos, commercials, and on television in shows such as 'Live at the Ford' and the Discovery Channel series 'How Stuff Works.' In addition, he is a member of the Academy of Magical Arts and performs regularly at The Magic Castle in Hollywood. Beyond his life in the circus, he is a professor of Biomedical Engineering at Stanford University and the University of Southern California.

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Ted WhiteHunter Noble Lyons
Music Theory / A Cappela

Hunter is ecstatic to be returning to C.A.M.P for his 10th summer. Studying Classical music and Saxophone performance at McGill University's internationally renowned Schulich School of Music in Montreal, Quebec, Hunter studies under Abe Kestenberg and performs across Montreal with his University based Saxophone Quartet, Wind Symphony, and various other University ensembles. He sings in McGill's oldest and notably finest A Cappella group: Tonal Ecstasy A Cappella, which tours throughout both the United States and Canada. Hunter has performed and in Jazz Ensembles across New England including the top Maine All State Jazz Combo in 2013. He is thrilled to be able to direct A Cappella and teach his own Music theory elective at C.A.M.P.

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Ted WhiteCarter Letsky
Assistant Music Director

Carter is a student at the University of Rochester where he studies Audio Music Engineering and Music Cognition. As a music director, accompanist and musician, his recent credits include "Songs for a New World" and "West Side Story." Carter has been part of the C-A-M-P family for 7 years!

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Ted WhiteAnastas Verinos
Stage Performance Director

Anastas is a Musical Theatre major at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. As a performer, Anastas has performed at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, NY and the Palace Theatre in Manchester, NH. As a teacher, Anastas draws from his experience as a working actor, and the guidance he has received from some of the top performing instructors in the country. Anastas credits C-A-M-P with giving him the passion and skills necessary to pursue a life in the arts, and is humbled to be able to relay that enthusiasm to campers.

C-A-M-P Creative Arts, Music and Performance :: Staff - Celeste ColellaCeleste Colella
Recruitment / Wearable Arts

Celeste is a graduate from Framingham State and has a degree in Fashion Merchandising. Celeste has taught stage make up and beginning sewing to kids ages 7-15 at C-A-M-P Celeste also teaches stage make up at local middle schools.

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