Work and learn from our team of professional actors
With years of experience under our belts ranging from Broadway plays to live musical performances, our team members will be there every step of the way to coach and guide each student to elevate their performance skills and creative confidence.
Meet the Team
Harley Harrison Yanoff
Founder / Coach / Actor
Harley is a New York City based film, television, and theater actor/singer and founder of the award-winning "Spotlight Summer Theater Workshop," now in its 13th year. He can be seen alongside Oscar winner Casey Affleck as Smitty in Disney's The Finest Hours. Other film: 21, The Town, My Best Friend's Girl, Don McKay. TV: Fringe. Off-Broadway: Final Days (Dramatists Guild) and the world premiere of Perfectly Complicated (Triad). He is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA. BA in Theater Arts from Brandeis University. Harley has been a theater arts educator for 15 years and is beyond excited to bring “Broadway from Home” to young performers all over the world.
Co-Founder / Coach / Actor
Tess is an actor, singer, and acting coach based in New York City. Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof directed by Bartlett Sher. Off-Broadway: Einsteins Dreams at 59E59 (Prospect Theatre Company). Regionally, Tess originated the role of Mother in the world premier of Kooman & Dimond's new musical The Enlightenment of Percival Von Schmootz at the Adirondack Theatre Festival. She also starred as Emma Carew in Jekyll & Hyde at North Shore Music Theatre opposite Diana DeGarmo and Constantine Maroulis. BFA: Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama. For info about private coaching, visit // @tessprimack
Summer Camp Director / Coach / Actor
Monica is thrilled to be part of the "Broadway From Home" team! Her love of theater began in kindergarten when she played Mamma Pig in The Three Piggy Opera at her elementary school. She has been performing regionally ever since and graced the stage in shows ranging from Cabaret to Showboat. She is thrilled to be spreading her love of theater far and wide with the BFH team!
Improv Master / Coach / Actor
Perry was in the Tony Award Winning Best Musical Fun Home on Broadway. He has taught acting workshops at Circle in The Square, Columbia Univeristy and Two River Theater. National Tours: Next to Normal, Les Miserables, Spring Awakening. BFA training from Carnegie Mellon University.
Musical Director / Coach / Actor
Lindsay Spangenthal is an Equity Actor, Voice Teacher, and Musical Director based out of NYC. She has previously musical directed productions of Matilda, James and the Giant Peach, Cinderella, Once on this Island, and Spring Awakening. On stage she was seen across America in Dragons Love Tacos and Other Stories. Past credits: Miss Watson in Big River, Cinderella in Into the Woods, and The Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd. Lindsay is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s Musical Theater/Acting program. She is absolutely thrilled to join the "Broadway From Home" team!
Social Media Manager / Coach
Julia Chase is a student at Northeastern University, majoring in Theatre and Communications with a minor in Performing Arts Administration. Julia is the Artistic Director of the "Spotlight Summer Theater Workshop" in Weston, MA. Previous directing experience includes Little Shop of Horrors, The Addams Family, Once On This Island Jr, Beauty and the Beast Jr, The Lion King Jr, Shrek Jr, and Seussical Jr. As an actress, Regional: The Three Sisters (Anfisa), Grease (Rizzo), and Legally Blonde (Brooke Wyndham). She is absolutely thrilled to join the "Broadway from Home" team!
Jonah is a Boston born, New York City based Moving Light Programmer working on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Regional Theater, TV, and Cruise Ships. Recent work includes, True West & King Lear on Broadway, Cambodian Rock Band, Octet & Miss You like Hell Off-Broadway, The Band’s Visit 1st National Tour, What the Constitution Means to Me at The Kennedy Center, The Sound of Music at Asolo Rep, Thoughts of a Colored Man at Syracuse Stage & Baltimore Centerstage. Some of Jonah’s favorite projects include an interactive dance show for the first ship of the new Virgin Voyages cruise line, Summer Shakespeare in the Park in New York City and the 25 Years of Disney On Broadway Anniversary Concert.
Tiger Brown is a performer, choreographer, associate choreographer, and dance educator based in NYC. She has taught all over the US, and is a dance adjudicator for SDA. National Tours: Beauty and the Beast, Elf. Select regional credits: Grease (Stages STL), Matilda (Engeman), A Christmas Story (Gateway), Newsies, Shrek, and Mamma Mia (Tuacahn). Choreography/Associate: Iowa HS Musical Theater Awards (Jimmy’s), Elf ( Engeman, assoc.), Matilda (Regional premiere at Tuacahn, assoc).
Tiger is part of the SDCF Observership class of 2018/19, is a proud alum of NYU Tisch, and member of AEA. www.tigerbrownnyc.com // @stigerb
Alex Salsberg is a Boston-area animation director who has created award-winning indie films as well as work for Nickelodeon, WGBH, MTV, Señor Wooly, and most recently, the music video for Billy Ray Cyrus’ latest single. You can check out his work on pokegravy.com
Private Voice Teacher
Dan is a certified Voice Teacher and Vocal Coach, as well as an Equity Musical Theatre actor. He became a certified Voice Teacher in 2012 when he graduated with highest honors from the University of Delaware with his Bachelors in Vocal Music Education and continues to develop his pedagogy training with the world-renowned Institute for Vocal Advancement (IVA). Dan’s students range from Broadway and National Tour accredited actors, to contemporary recording artists, to beginner singers of all ages! // @Faberade
Advisor / Coach / Actor
Olivia is an actress and singer with over a decade of experience in theater, film, and television. Also a musician and producer, Olivia built an artist brand under the moniker Olivia Jane, launching an original blues-rock album and music video content and running her media entity, Capture 10 Productions. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at Columbia Business School, with expertise in marketing and content development within the media & entertainment industry. She is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA. Olivia was an instructor with Spotlight in its early days and is thrilled to return as part of the "Broadway From Home" team! // @oliviajanemusic
Previous Industry Guests
13 Reasons Why
Beetlejuice, School of Rock
Richard Jewell, BlacKkKlansman
Hamilton, Ain't Too Proud
Modern Family, Last Man Standing
Hamilton, Girl From the North Country
The Band's Visit, Fiddler on the Roof, RENT
Tony Nominee for Mean Girls
The Lion King
Dear Evan Hansen
Jagged Little Pill
In The Heights, The Cherry Orchard
Phantom of the Opera, Cats
Blue Bloods, Cloak and Dagger
Holiday Inn, Follies
The Walking Dead
The Phantom of the Opera
Wicked, The Addams Family
School of Rock
Les Mis, Fiddler on the Roof
The Lion King