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December 2019: Stephanie is thrilled to announce that she will be performing in the first mounted production of Frank Wildhorn’s Wonderland since its Broadway and West End runs, directed by Broadway’s Gabriel Barre, choreography by Jennifer Lee Paulson, and musical direction by Ana Flavia Zuim. Stephanie will be playing Alice in the production. Performances open in February 2020.

November 2019: Stephanie is back on stage and currently in rehearsals for City of Angels, directed by David Alpert (If/Then, The Trip to Bountiful, Guys & Dolls) and musical direction by Ana Flavia Zuim (Hamilton, Billy Elliot). Stephanie will be playing the role of Gabby in this production, which will take place at the Skirball Center in Greenwich Village later this month.

July 2019: Stephanie is currently in rehearsals as producer and resident vocal coach for Spotlight Arts’ mainstage production of Legally Blonde with performances opening later this month. Ticket information can be found at http://www.spotlightartsinc.com.

June 2019: Name change! Stephanie celebrated her marriage to Marc Scuderi this month and has officially changed her name to Stephanie Scuderi.

May 2019: Stephanie has just wrapped up her first year of teaching private voice lessons as an adjunct instructor at New York University. Stephanie will be continuing her voice studio in Manhattan throughout the summer and is accepting new clients.

April 2019: Stephanie is thrilled to perform in concert at the Frederick Loewe Theater in NYC with Broadway artists Lindsay Mendez, and Capathia Jenkins in a Broadway Orchestra concert conducted and led by Broadway’s Ted Sperling and hosted by NYU Steinhardt.

March 2018: Spotlight Arts’ summer season has been announced and registration is open! Join Stephanie this summer as she directs some of our exciting programs that we offer to ages 6-18.

February 2019: Congratulations to Stephanie and Spotlight Arts who were awarded “Best Acting Program” in Northern Westchester for the second year in a row by Hulafrog of Westchester!

January 2019: Happy New Year! Stephanie will be guest directing workshops at the annual New York State Theater Education Association Conference in Calicoon, NY this month. Stephanie is also producing Spotlight Arts’ production of Little Shop of Horrors: Performances are on January 18th, 19th & 20th and tickets can be purchased online at http://www.spotlightartsinc.com. Looking forward to a wonderful year ahead.

December 2018: Wishing everyone a happy and healthy holiday season!

November 2018: Stephanie is happy to be working behind the scenes in this season’s lineup of shows at Spotlight Arts Inc. as she fulfills a busy schedule of teaching students in her voice studio and pedagogy research at New York University. Spotlight Arts presents Willy Wonka Jr. on November 30th and December 1st, and Little Shop of Horrors on January 18th, 19th & 20th.

September 2018: Stephanie is thrilled to be teaching voice lessons to undergraduate students at New York University as an adjunct instructor this fall. Stephanie begins her Master in Music in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy post-mater’s certificate dual degree journey this fall.

August 2018: Congratulations to Stephanie and her Spotlight Arts students on their incredible wins and nominations for their mainstage productions of Hairspray and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the National Youth Arts Awards 2018!

July 2018: Stephanie’s youth theater company Spotlight Arts presents Seussical July 20th and 21st. Stephanie acts as producer and vocal director on this project. Purchase your tickets at http://www.spotlightartsinc.com!

June 2018: Stephanie is thrilled to host her annual Spring Voice Recital, showcasing her talented private students on June 2nd, 2019 at Saint Lawrence O’Toole Parish Hall. It’s been another incredible year of vocals in Stephanie’s voice studio.

April 2018: Stephanie is thrilled to begin her Masters in Music journey at New York University Steinhardt, earning a dual degree in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy with her concentration in Music Theatre. NYU Steinhardt’s graduate musical theatre program is ranked the #1 graduate program in the country. Stephanie is grateful to begin this journey in September. Stephanie will be vocal directing Spotlight Arts’ summer mainstage production of Seussical this summer – auditions for ages 8-18 take place this month.

March 2018: Performances for Stephanie’s production of The Music Man take place March 22, 23 & 24. Get your tickets at brewsterschools.org.

February 2018: Stephanie is currently preparing many of her private voice students for NYSSMA Solo Festival 2018 in musical theatre and classical genres of all levels. If you are interested in booking more NYSSMA solo festival practice sessions, please email asap – remaining available time slots are booking up fast.

February 2018: Stephanie is in rehearsals directing Brewster High School’s spring musical production of The Music Man. Many thanks to Pittsburgh CLO for partnering with us and renting us their beautiful sets for this production!

January 2018: Stephanie is in rehearsals vocal directing Spotlight Arts’ winter mainstage production of 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Performances take place later this month!

December 2017: Auditions for Stephanie’s next directorial project, Brewster High School’s spring musical production of The Music Man take place on December 5 & 6. Thank you to all of Stephanie’s students & colleagues for another fantastic year of musical theatre.

November 2017: Congratulations to Stephanie and the incredibly talented cast & crew of Brighton Beach Memoirs on their phenomenal performances.

October 2017: Congratulations to Stephanie and Spotlight Arts students on yet another wonderful annual Fall Cabaret! Voice lesson time slots are still available for the 2017-2018 school year.

September 2017: Stephanie is thrilled to direct Brighton Beach Memoirs at Brewster High School this fall. Auditions take place on September 11 & 12. Book your voice lesson time slot for the 2017-2018 school year before spaces run out!

August 2017: Congratulations to Stephanie and her Spotlight Arts students on their incredible wins (including Outstanding Lead Actor & Outstanding Lead Actress) and 12 nominations for their mainstage productions of Grease and Guys & Dolls at the National Youth Arts Awards 2017!

July 2017: Stephanie is preparing her cast for their performances of HAIRSPRAY on July 21, 22 & 23. Buy your tickets online at sparts.booktix.com! Spotlight Arts summer season of camps and musical theatre workshops have also begun! Check out http://www.spotlightartsinc.com for more information.

June 2017: Congratulations to Stephanie and the production staff, cast & crew of Mary Poppins who received 3 wins among 9 amazing nominations at the Metropolitan High School Theater Awards 2017.

May 2017: Need to book more lessons to prep for NYSSMA Solo Festival 2017 or the Spring Voice Recital? Stephanie has limited availability left in May.

April 2017: Auditions for Spotlight Arts’ summer mainstage HAIRSPRAY take place later this month. Stephanie will be vocal directing alongside director/choreographer Eric Leiggi. Sign up for your audition appointment at http://www.spotlightartsinc.com.

March 2017: Congratulations to Stephanie’s cast & crew of Mary Poppins on 5 incredible performances. It was practically perfect in every way!

February 2017: Congratulations to Stephanie’s cast of Guys & Dolls on their fabulous performances. Next up: Stephanie is directing Mary Poppins at Brewster High School. Performances take place March 23, 24, 25 & 26.

January 2017: Happy New Year! Wishing all current & former students and colleagues a fantastic year filled with good health, happiness and musical theatre 🙂

December 2016: Stephanie will be directing ELF Jr. this December in Spotlight Arts’ holiday break musical theatre intensive workshop. Deadline to register is approaching.

October 2016: Congrats to all of Stephanie’s students in the annual Fall Cabaret on a fantastic performance! Auditions for Spotlight Arts’ winter mainstage production of Guys & Dolls, which Stephanie will be vocal directing, take place this month. Visit http://www.spotlightartsinc.com for more info on how to audition!

September 2016: Stephanie will be directing Almost, Maine at Brewster High School this fall. Auditions take place on September 8th & 9th. Stephanie will also be directing Spotlight Arts’ Fall Cabaret which takes place on October 1st. The registration deadline for the Fall Cabaret is September 16th. Register at http://www.SpotlightArtsInc.com.

August 2016: Congratulations to Stephanie on her National Youth Arts Awards nomination for her direction of URINETOWN the Musical in Spotlight Arts’ summer 2015 season! Stephanie is proud to announce that three of her students received National Youth Arts Awards for their performances in URINETOWN as well! Voice lesson time slots are filling up for the school year! Email Stephanie to book your time slot while spaces are still available.

July 2016: Stephanie would like to deeply thank her staff, students and colleagues for all of their support during a very difficult time after her mother’s passing. Stephanie is currently in rehearsals for Spotlight Arts’ summer mainstage production of GREASE! Performances are on July 21, 22 & 23.

June 2016: Stephanie was so pleased to have 18 of her private students perform in a spring voice recital on June 5th. Stephanie will also be attending the Metropolitan High School Theater Awards this month for her Brewster HS production of Hello, Dolly! which received 8 nominations!

May 2016: Stephanie is beyond proud of her private voice students who all attended NYSSMA Solo Festival last week. Each of her private students received a score of 90% or higher – congratulations to all who participated! Casting has been announced for GREASE and rehearsals begin on May 31st! Visit http://www.spotlightartsinc.com for more info.

April 2016: Stephanie’s Hello Dolly! had a successful run last weekend. Check out this great article on the production by the Journal News: http://www.lohud.com/story/entertainment/2016/04/06/brewsters-dolly-says-hello-led-new-york/82694404/ . Auditions for Stephanie’s summer MainStage GREASE are available to ages 8-22 and take place on April 15 & 16. Sign up for an audition time slot on the Spotlight Arts website.

March 2016: Stephanie will be directing a workshop production of Peter Pan later this month. Space is running out – Visit http://www.spotlightartsinc.com to register!

February 2016: Stephanie is currently preparing her private voice students for NYSSMA Solo Festival 2016. Stephanie is sending over 20 of her private students to NYSSMA Solo Festival this year. Want additional preparation? Availability is limited so send an email right away.

January 2016: Stephanie is in rehearsals directing Brewster High School’s production of Hello Dolly! The cast consists of 55 high school students and performances take place in April. Stephanie is also teaching Spotlight Arts’ weekly musical theatre classes on Tuesday evenings. Visit www.spotlightartsinc.com to register!

December 2015: Join Stephanie with Spotlight Arts’ Winter Wonderland Cabaret on December 12th! Stephanie will also be directing an intensive workshop of Beauty and the Beast later this month. Visit www.spotlightartsinc.com for more information on the cabaret and the workshop.

November 2015: Performances for Stephanie’s OKLAHOMA! with Wells Middle School take place on November 20th & 21st. Purchase tickets online at www.brewsterschools.org.

October 2015: Stephanie is thrilled to announce her theatre company’s first cabaret on October 2nd. She hopes this will be the first of many – all students of Spotlight Arts, new & old, are welcome to perform!

September 2015: Back to School: book your fall voice lesson time slot – spaces for this year’s schedule are filling up fast! Stephanie now teaches weekly acting classes this fall on Tuesday evenings – visit www.spotlightartsinc.com to register. Stephanie will also be directing OKLAHOMA! at Wells Middle School in Brewster, NY this fall. Performances take place in November.

August 2015: Rounding out the summer season, Stephanie directed an intensive workshop of Aladdin earlier this month & plans to take a much needed vacation for the remainder of August!

July 2015: Stephanie’s URINETOWN runs for one weekend only: July 23rd & 24th at the Bluestone Farm Living & Arts Center: 118 Federal Hill Rd, Brewster, NY. Get your tickets online at www.spotlightartsinc.com! Stephanie will also be directing two intensive workshops of the Little Mermaid and Thoroughly Modern Millie.

June 2015: Stephanie was honored and thrilled to sing at Sabrina Lipton’s recital this past month in Cross River, NY. Rehearsals for Stephanie’s next directorial project and her new theatre company’s first “mainstage” URINETOWN, begin this month!

May 2015: The Private Students of Stephanie Rubino present a Spring Voice Recital, “Songs of Love & Experience” on May 31st at the Congregational Church of New Fairfield, CT.

April 2015: Stephanie’s Shrek the Musical at BHS was a huge hit! Onto her next workshop production of Fiddler on The Roof with Spotlight Arts! Stephanie is proud to send over 20 of her private voice students to NYSSMA Solo Festival this year.

March 2015: Stephanie is in rehearsals directing Shrek the Musical at BHS! Tickets are now on sale – don’t miss out on this phenomenal show! Visit www.brewsterschools.org and purchase your tickets right online. Stephanie will also be directing Spotlight Arts’ Spring Break Musical Theatre Intensive Workshop production of Fiddler on the Roof! The program runs 3/30-4/2 and spaces are still open – register online at www.spotlightartsinc.com!

February 2015: Preparing for NYSSMA Solo Festival this year and need some extra prep time? Contact Stephanie for voice lesson availability before appointments fill up!

January 2015: Happy New Year! Stephanie has begun rehearsals for her next directorial project, Shrek the Musical at Brewster High School. ANNOUNCING NEW THEATRE COMPANY: Acting classes for Stephanie’s new theatre company, Spotlight Arts, Inc. begin this month as well! Visit www.spotlightartsinc.com for more information.

December 2014: A look back on 2014: what a year! Guys & Dolls and all of the Musical Theatre Intensive Series workshops reached great successes… Stephanie is pleased to announce that she is transforming her acting program and workshop series into a brand new children’s theatre company, SPOTLIGHT ARTS, INC! Visit www.spotlightartsinc.com for more info!

November 2014: Tickets are now on sale for WMS production of Into the Woods, which Stephanie is directing/producing. Visit www.brewsterschools.org to purchase tickets. Registration for our Holiday Break Workshop: Guys & Dolls is now open: MT Holiday Break Sesssion Flyer 2014 v2. Space is LIMITED and spots are filling up fast! Email Stephanie to register.

September 2014: Stephanie’s fall lesson schedule is filling up fast! For voice lesson inquiries, email stephanierubino1@gmail.com. Rehearsals for Stephanie’s fall directorial production of Into the Woods have begun.

August 2014: Our Session 2 Summer Workshop is now completely filled. Only a few spots left for our advanced session (August 18th-21st). Email Stephanie to register!

July 2014: Lots of weddings and events happening this month! Need a vocalist for your event? Contact Stephanie for inquiries and more information.

June 2014: Session One of The Musical Theatre Intensive Series, Once on This Island was a success! Only a few spots left for our remaining summer Sessions Two and Three! Space is limited. Email Stephanie for more information.

May 2014: The private students of Stephanie Rubino present a Spring Voice Recital 2014: “A Night of Rodgers & Hammerstein.” Join us on Saturday, May 31st, 2014! See “For Students” section for more information. This month, Stephanie assisted Seven Star School of Performing Arts’ presentation of the Wizard of Oz, serving as vocal director for the production.

April 2014: Announcing our Summer Workshops: Register for the ultimate summer theatre experience! Click here to for more information: Musical Theatre Summer Workshops 2014

March 2014: Only a few spots left in our Spring Break Workshop! Workshop dates are 4/16-4/19. Stephanie is in the midst of rehearsals for Peter Pan and The Wizard of Oz. She takes the title of Vocal Director for both productions.

February 2014: Announcing our Spring Break Workshop! Click here for more info: Spring Break Workshop: Session 1. Stephanie now also teaches private voice at the fantastic performing arts studio, ADDIE-TUDE PRODUCTIONS, Inc. in Pleasantville, NY. Interested students residing in the Westchester area can contact Stephanie via email for more information.

January 2014: Happy New Year! Private voice students interested in participating in NYSSMA Solo Festival this year should contact Stephanie via email to set up lesson times and solo selections. Stephanie is currently in rehearsals for a production of Peter Pan, under the direction of Richard F. Grasso. The production is set to take the stage in early April.

December 2013: The Holiday Musical Theatre Intensive Workshop is now completely filled. Interested students can tune in this February and March for information on upcoming workshops. HOLIDAY SEASON SPECIAL: New clients can book two voice lessons and get the third lesson free of charge. This offer is available until January 6th. Contact Stephanie for more information.

November 2013: Holiday Musical Theatre Intensive Workshop announced! Register today for a three-day holiday workshop that concludes with a free workshop performance of Yes, Virginia, a heart-warming holiday story. Click here for more info: Musical Theatre Intensive Workshop Session 3

October 2013: Fall rehearsals are well underway! Interested in taking voice lessons? Visit the “For Students” section to learn how to schedule your voice lessons with Stephanie today!

September 2013: Stephanie is thrilled to make her directorial debut with The Brewster Theater Company this fall, directing Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Auditions take place September 3rd and 4th. Stephanie will also be directing Wells Middle School’s musical this fall, FAME the Musical! Check brewsterschools.org for updated information.

August 2013: The Musical Theatre Intensive Summer Workshop series productions of Cinderella and The Wizard of Oz have been a great success this summer. Check in this winter to register for our upcoming sessions during holiday and winter breaks!

July 2013: Registration is now available for Session 2 of the Musical Theatre Intensive Summer Workshop! Click her for more info: Musical Theatre Intensive Summer Workshop: Session 2. Stephanie is also currently working on a production of Shrek the Musical with RFKT this month.

June 2013: Session One of the Musical Theatre Intensive Summer Workshop was a hit! The workshop’s production of Cinderella was a fantastic experience for all involved. Need a vocalist for your event? Contact Stephanie to get a price quote on weddings, parties, etc. 

May 2013: The Spring Voice Recital 2013 was a huge success. The private students of Stephanie Rubino presented “An Evening of Musical Theatre” to a great number of supporters. Seven Star School of Performing Arts’ mainstage production of The Little Mermaid Jr. also found great successes in their run earlier this month. Looking forward to summer!

April 2013: Stephanie is pleased to announce that she will be directing a Summer Musical Theatre Workshop in Putnam County this summer for grades 5-10. Click here for more info!: Musical Theatre Summer Workshop

March 2013: Stephanie just finished co-directing a workshop production of Pinkalicious with Random Farms Kids’ Theater. She is also currently the vocal director of Seven Star School of Performing Arts’ mainstage production of The Little Mermaid Jr. Performances take place in May. She is additionally directing Random Farms’ spring production of the same name. Performances take place at the Tarrytown Music Hall in June.

February 2013: Stephanie just recently finished a fabulous production of Legally Blonde with Random Farms Kids’ Theater in Tarrytown, NY. She is currently vocal directing the production of How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying with Brewster High School in Brewster, NY. Performances take place in March.

December 2012: A recap of 2012: What a fantastic year of theatre! Stephanie had a blast working on the following regional productions: Oliver!, Anne of Green Gables, The Secret Garden, The Wizard of Oz, Seussical the Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Yes, Virginia. 

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