Staff

Coaches

Cari Tellis

Cari Tellis

Director and Voice Coach

Cari M. Tellis, Ph.D., is a director and performer with specialization in voice and acting. Coach Cari is a certified speech-language pathologist and an associate professor in the Speech-Language Pathology Department at Misericordia University in…

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Lauren Timek

Lauren Timek

Dance Coach

Lauren Timek has a well rounded 20+ years of experience in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, character, hip hop, pantomime, musical theater, & voice performance. She has trained and performed with Major Performing Arts,…

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Lonnie Barone

Orlando R. Barone

Acting Coach

Orlando R. Barone is the acting coach at PATA. He is an Executive Leadership, Presentation, and Performance Coach and management instructor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He teaches courses in business…

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Dance Staff

Kelly Maroshik

Kelly Maroshick

Dance Staff

Kelly Maroshick is new to PATA this year. She has been dancing for 21 years, the last five professionally. Her dance training consists of jazz, tap, ballet, modern, with a concentration in hip hop. She…

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Kari Korman

Kari Korman

Dance Staff

Kari Korman is new to PATA this year. Kari has been dancing for over 20 years. She has been teaching dance since the age of 18 at East Stroudsburg University, as well at other local…

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Guest Trainers

Erik Raj

Erik X. Raj, Ph.D.

Guest Trainer

Erik X. Raj, Ph.D., is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist who works daily with school-age children to help increase their communication abilities. He is currently an assistant professor in the Speech-Language Pathology program at Monmouth…

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Interns

Chantal

Chantal Whiteduck

Intern

Chantal Whiteduck performed with PATA in the Winter Workshop this past year. She is new to the summer PATA program this year. Chantal is a student in the physical therapy department at Misericordia University studying…

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Noah

Noah Sunday-Lefkowitz

Composer, Intern

Noah Sunday-Lefkowitz is returning to PATA this year as both a composer and intern. He is an upcoming junior at Muhlenberg College, where he studies music and theatre. Throughout his performance career he has played…

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Tech Team

Kelly Jeff

Jeff Kelly

Theater Manager

Jeff Kelly is the theater manager for PATA. He has been involved in the arts for over half of his life both on an off the stage. He currently serves as the Manager of Cultural and Special Events and Theater Director of…

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Training Staff

Harrison

Harrison Ingemarson

Composer

Harrison Ingemarson is a composer, arranger, pianist, choral singer, and conductor. He first started playing piano and composing original compositions at the age of ten and has since pursued a higher education in music and…

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Tia

Tia Spagnuolo

Team Leader

Tia Spagnuolo plays many roles at PATA. She is a team leader, trainer, program designer and assistant to the coaching staff. Tia is a graduate student in the Speech-Language Pathology Department at Misericordia University. She…

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