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Stageworkz Educators
Vicki Smith, Choreographer/Director/Producer 
Vicki is a professional choreographer, director, producer, teacher, and performer. Her performing travels have taken her throughout the US, Europe, and South America. She has appeared in an HBO Special, on TV series, in Las Vegas, at Atlantic City, and her Theatre performing credits include, How to Succeed, Guys & Dolls, Carousel, Cabaret, Sweet Charity, Music Man, King & I, Fiddler on the Roof, Mame, and more. Her credits include: Special Events-Choreography, Directing, and Production - USA Gymnastics Trials for Barcelona; Six Flags Corp; Towson University - Pendragon's Lords of Illusion; Cunard Cruise Ships; Recording Artists - Industrials, McDonald's, DuPont, Anheuser Busch, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, American Lung Association, Cystic Fibrosis, The Annapolis Chorale. Choreography - Her choreography has won two Ruby Griffith Awards for outstanding achievement in a Musical for Mame and Guys and Dolls. She has received numerous Platinum and Gold Awards at dance competitions. Direction, Choreography and Production credits include: The Pajama Game, The Wiz, Peter Pan, Cinderella, Oklahoma, Guys & Dolls, 42nd Street, Music Man, Camp Hawayah!, Hooray for Hollywood, Me and My Girl, Annie, Holiday Magic, Once Upon a Mattress, Kiss Me Kate, Lil Abner, Singin' in the Rain, Crazy for You to name a few. Locally her work has been seen on TMC, Merely Players, and the Annapolis Summer Garden Theater (ASGT).  She has been active in the Anne Arundel County Public School system where she has choreographed & directed musicals for Crofton Middle School, Ridgeway Elementary, Severna Park Middle, & South River High School's Dance team.
Bobby Smith, Rhythm Tap Instructor substitute

Bobby has received 9 Helen Hayes nominations for excellence in Washington, DC area theater. He has been teaching for over 15 years and and had directed and choreographed for colleges and regional theatre across the nation.

His credits include: Broadway in Crazy for You. Off Broadway: Forever Plaid (original cast), Kander and Ebb’s The World Goes ‘Round, and the revival of George Gershwin’s Of Thee I Sing. National tours include Brigadoon and The World Goes ‘Round.  In the DC-Metro area: The Studio Theatre: A Class Act (with a Helen Hayes Award     nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical)The Long Christmas Ride Home, Caroline or Change, Grey Gardens; Studio 2ndStage:Reefer Madness, (and a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical), Jerry Springer: The Opera; Ford’s Theatre: Elmer Gantry, Liberty Smith1776; Round House Theatre: A Year with Frog and Toad (and a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical); MetroStage: Girl in a Goldfish Bowl, Musical of Musicals (and a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical), Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris; The Kennedy Center: The Happy Prince, The Flea and the Professor; Signature Theatre: See What I Wanna See, ShowboatCompany Olney Theatre Center: Cinderella (Director), The Sound of Music (Max Detweiler, with a Helen Hayes Award Nomination for Outstanding supporting Actor), Grease (Director), Annie (Rooster Hannigan with a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical), Forever Plaid (Director). 

He also has performed with The National Symphony Orchestra; The Richmond Symphony, under the direction of George Manahan, The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with Conductor Jack Everly and can be heard on recordings of Ben Bagley’s Rodgers and Hart Revisited and Resnais’ Gershwin. 

Amy Sonntag, Broadway Tap

Amy is excited to be back to where she learned it all! Since leaving StageWorkz many moons ago, Amy has received her BM in Musical Theatre from the Catholic University, performed at Disney World, and performed all over the world with Feld Entertainment's Disney Live. After three years of performing with Disney Live, Amy went on to become a Performance Director for the cmpany. Tourin is great, but Amy missed having a 'normal life' and is thrilled to be back in the area. Since returning she has performed with Toby's Dinner Theatre, taught with Columbia Center for her Masters. She loves sharing her love of dance and muscial theatre with kids - especially at Talent Machine and StageWorkz where she learned everything she knows! Catch the Energy

Vadim Bogomolov, Ballet and Boys' conditioning classes

Vadim Bogomolov graduated in 1984 from the Vaganova Choreographic Institute of St. Petersburg, Russia, where he studied under Professor Yuri Omrikin.  As a professional dancer with the National Ballet of Kazakhstan and the New Classical Ballet of Moscow, Vadim toured Europe and Asia dancing in ballets such as Paquita, Don Quixote, and The Nutcracker

After traveling the U.S. on "The Great Russian Nutcracker" tour, Vadim accepted positions as a principal dancer with Classical Ballet of California and Manassas Dance Theatre. In 2012 Vadim completed the program in ballet pedagogy (teaching) at the Moscow State Choreographic Institute and was granted the title of "Ballet Master." He lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia where he is co-director of Classical Ballet of Fredericksburg.
Morgan Gingerich, Jazz, Lyrical

Morgan started her dance career at SBe Dance Studio in Crofton, MD in the 2nd grade, before becoming a student at Stageworkz itself. Performing with the Talent Machine Company in 2007, she has been in countless productions since then, the most recent being Bring It On! (Danielle) in 2015. During the holiday season in 2015 Morgan co-directed TMC's "Holiday Magic", and in summer of 2016 she choreographed TMC's production of "Annie Get Your Gun". She is very grateful to be a part of the Talent Machine family in any and all ways. She has been studying dance and theater for 11 years now, and within the past few years has ventured more into choreography. In high school, she was the captain of the South River Dance Company and a member of the National Honor Society for the Dance Arts. After graduating in 2015, she started classes at Anne Arundel Community College, and is currently working towards her Associate's Fine Arts degree in Dance. Morgan has recently become a member of AACC's dance company, and in Spring 2016 took a trip to Wyoming for the Northwest conference of the American College Dance Association. 

Karen Katrinic - Tap
Karen received her early training in Baltimore from Janette Brown and continued her training in NYC for 15 years studying with major jazz & tap teachers. Karen has performed in various equity musicals and revues. Her choreographic credits include PBS, off Broadway, and regional theater productions. She has served on the faculties of New York University, The High School of Performing Arts, NYC, The Julliard School, The Dance Theatre of Harlem School, North Carolina School of the Arts as well as numerous regional and national conventions for Dance Masters and Dance Educators Of America. She helped to develop and direct the teen program at Steps Studio in NYC and has been a guest artist 5 times at the Fairbanks Alaska Summer Arts festival. In Addition Karen jas been a guest teacher at East Carolina University, a guest chreographer for Alaska Dance Theatre in Anchorage and a guest artist for the Choreographic School in Almaty, Kazakhstan. She recently finished teaching jazz at the University of Maryland of Baltimore County after 24 years. She is currently teaching at Anne Arundel Community College. She is very excited to join Stageworkz Theatre Arts Project as part of our musical education staff.