Igniting the fire 

New York City's finest performers and teachers, right here in Jersey City! All of our faculty are working actors, singers, directors, and educators, and if your teacher books a major film or Broadway tour, don't worry, we have an entire team for you to work with! Our teachers specialize in young performers and fostering growing talent. We are equally committed to building technique and confidence while having fun.

 

We guarantee you're going to LOVE the dream team!

Creator of Singing with Molly, Head of Voice

Molly Dunn

Opera singer, Molly Dunn was most recently seem as Suor Angelica at the Kammeroper in Vienna, Austria. Her favorite musical theatre credits include SHE LOVES ME, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, PHANTOM, and SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. She is a Lotte Lenya Competition Finalist and Special Award Winner. Molly holds a Masters in Music from NYU and is also on faculty at CAP21/Molloy College. She has been teaching young performers for over a decade.

“Sing like everyone is watching!”

Head of Acting, Film, Improv

Tia Dionne Hodge-Jones

Actor, writer, director/producer Tia Dionne Hodge has coached and directed young actors and filmmakers for nearly 25 years. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA, AEA, NYWIFT, and Dramatist Guild.

"Prepare. Pretend. Be true. Repeat."

Musical Theatre, Studio Manager

Suzanne Fiore

Suzanne is a NYC native, currently residing in Jersey City. She is a proud graduate of LaGuardia H.S. of Music and Art and the Performing Arts and the Boston Conservatory. She also studied voice and performed in Italy at the Spoleto Vocal Arts Festival. She has performed as a soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra, and as a soloist at the Rose Theatre in Jazz at Lincoln Center & Carnegie Hall. She toured the country with the national tour of Ragtime and Cameron Machintosh's Oliver! She has been nominated for a MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) Award for Best Female Cabaret Debut and continues to produce solo shows. Most recently, at The Laurie Beechman Theatre, she premiered her CABARET PHOTO GALLERY project. Suzanne has taught early music education classes for over a decade and she also owns a NYC/JC based Photography Business. She is ecstatic to be part of Molly's team of teachers!

"Express yourself. Nobody else can."

Voice Teacher, Musical Theatre

Lynda DeFuria

Lynda DeFuria is a New Jersey born, Las Vegas raised artist and teacher currently residing in Harlem. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Songwriting and Vocal Performance from Berklee College of Music. Lynda was most recently seen as the Female Swing on the KINKY BOOTS National Tour. As a songwriter, Lynda has released two albums of her original piano-driven pop/rock music (“Alive” & “Ticking Clocks”). She is a Co-Founder and the Social Media & Marketing Manager for the feminist philanthropic theatre company, The Shrill Collective. Lynda has been teaching for 10 years and is super excited to be part of the Singing With Molly family!

“Everything’s in until it’s out.”

Musical Theatre, Film, Acting

Cat Rubenis- Stevens

Catriona Rubenis-Stevens moved to New York from England a decade ago, and has worked as a director, choreographer, producer and teaching artist. Her films have screened around the world, and have garnered numerous awards at festivals including: The New York International Film Festival, The Amsterdam Film Festival, BBC, ALBA in Glasgow and the Berlin International Film Awards, and have been in consideration by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the Oscars. Her latest film, "e.ro.sion, noun", is currently in the festival circuit. She attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and holds BA at New Jersey City University.

"If you risk nothing, you risk everything."

Voice Teacher, Musical Theatre

Dan Corica

Dan Corica is a NYC-based actor, musician, singer, and voice teacher. He has performed nationally with TheaterworksUSA and in New York with brooklyn theatre club, FringeNYCJr, and at NYU Steinhardt. He currently teaches private voice at CAP21/Molloy College and has served as music director and accompanist for a number of children's musical theater programs.

"There's no business like show business!"

Voice Teacher, Musical Theatre

Lori Lusted

Active in both music theater and opera, Lori most recently played Vi Petty on the national tour of BUDDY, THE MUSICAL. Favorite credits include SWINGTIME CANTEEN, THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, LES MISERABLES, ANNIE, HAIR, CHICAGO, and YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN. She holds her M.M in Music Theater from Oklahoma City University, and a B.M. in Vocal Music Education and a B.A. in German from Centenary College of Louisiana. She has been teaching for over 10 years and is thrilled to join the Singing with Molly studio!

"Always find the fun!"

Voice Teacher, Musical Theatre

Nick Nesbitt

Tenor, Nicholas Nesbitt most recently performed Tonio in Donizetti's LA FILLE DU REGIMENT. Favorite musical theater credits include THE SECRET GARDEN, PIPPIN, and GODSPELL. He recently completed his Doctoral coursework at Indiana University where he also received a certificate in Vocology. He has won major awards from the Bel Canto Foundation, the National Society of Arts and Letters, and NATS state and regional competitions. Nick is thrilled to be teaching with Molly!

"Let your freak flag fly!"

Voice Teacher, Musical Theatre

Megan Magden Postle

Megan Magden Postle has worked with vocalists for over 18 years as a voice technician and coach. Megan has served as director, music director and choreographer as well as a professional performer for countless musicals and plays. Some of her favorites include; Into the Woods, Ragtime, West Side Story, The Music Man and assisting with the pilot program for Frozen, Jr. She holds a Masters of Arts from Teachers College, Columbia University, with a focus in vocal pedagogy and the young voice.

"Your voice lives between your head and heart." -Chandler Thompson

Acting, Film

Michael Glavan

Michael is an actor, director, and writer who has worked professionally in a number of NYC Off-Broadway theatres and regional houses across the country. From Shakespeare to Musical Theatre, Michael has been involved in a wide variety of theatrical forms from both sides of the table. Favorite credits include directing a Viewpoint and Michael Chekhov movement-devised production of Macbeth produced in NYC with Name of Bird Theatre Co., choreographing and associate directing the slapstick comedy of Richard III with Milwaukee’s Mad Rogues, and most recently developing a fully staged production of the new musical comedy Joey and Ron as co-book editor, choreographer, and associate director. Michael is a graduate of Kent State University and a member of AEA.

Singing with Molly

135 Erie Street

Jersey City, NJ 07302

646-653-5223

singingwithmolly@gmail.com

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