Katia Milazzo is thrilled to be a teaching artist at The Coterie Theatre! She is currently studying at the University of Missouri - Kansas City for a BA in English with a Minor in Theatre, directs at the City Theater of Independence for the Playwrights Festival and also directs musicals at Nativity of Mary Theater such as; The Little Mermaid, The Wizard of Oz, Aladdin, and Seussical! She has a passion for theatre and music and an even deeper love for teaching it.
Hannah L'Abri Miller is a director and educator. She has worked with numerous companies throughout the Kansas City area, in many capacities, including: Starlight, KC Rep, & Unicorn Theatre, Stage Right Performing Arts, MAPA, and CYT in addition to producing and directing her own work, most recently at the 2017 Kansas City Fringe Festival, with a "Best of Fringe" pick, Here Lies Joyland.
Robert Moore has worked at The Coterie in The Wiz and the Dramatic Health Education Project tour. Additional stage credits include Is He Dead at Germantown Community Theatre, Ragtime at Playhouse on the Square, and Battledrum at Metro Theatre Company. Robert is a native of Memphis, TN, and a singer/songwriter working on his latest album.
Tosin Morohunfola has been a Coterie Resident Artist as well as director of The Coterie's tour of The Presidents! He was also in The Coterie’s productions of The Wiz; Bud, Not Buddy; Shrek the Musical; The Wrestling Season; The Outsiders; Seussical; Maul of the Dead; and Lucky Duck at the New Victory Theatre Off-Broadway in New York.
Lexi Morris first hit The Coterie stage in Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. A native of Liberty, Missouri, her past credits include Shrek and Godspell at The Crown Uptown and South Pacific at Musical Theatre Heritage.
Marcus Mull makes his Coterie premiere in Geek Mythology: I Was a Teenage Immortal. Other recent credits include Hershel and the Hannukah Goblins with Paul Mesner Puppets, Whistle Stop Homicide with Mystery Train Theatre, and Almost Heaven with Great Plains Theatre. Marcus has his BA in Theatre from Sterling College and currently resides in Kansas City.
Elijah E. Murray made his Coterie mainstage debut in Bud, Not Buddy but has also been involved with The Coterie’s Dramatic Health Education Project. Other recent credits include The Kentucky Cycle at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, Buddy Holly and Affluenza at the American Heartland Theatre, and The Syringa Tree, A Raisin in the Sun, and Carter’s Way at Kansas City Repertory Theatre. Elijah is a theatre graduate of UMKC.
Lauren Mylin is a teaching artist, director, dancer teacher, and choreographer. She is very excited to be back home in Overland Park after graduating from Oklahoma City University this year with a BFA in Theatre and a minor in Children’s Theatre and directing. Lauren is especially elated to begin her next chapter teaching with The Coterie Theatre! She has had the pleasure of performing at Disney World’s Epcot with the Miller Marley Entertainers and for the Plaza lighting ceremony; her greatest passion is to work with kids in a creative and friendly environment. She’s worked with the The Atlanta CHildren’s Theatre as a teaching artist and the Oklahoma Children’s Theatre as a stage manager and teaching artist, Princess Belle for parties and fundraisers, and performing as the Fish in Dr. Suess’ classic, “The Cat in the Hat”. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family and two weenie dogs (Godiva and Nougat), read plenty of books, and to go on adventures and explore places with friends.
JT Nagle is an actor and teaching artist in Kansas City and Chicago. A graduate from University of Missouri – Kansas City with his MFA in Acting, JT has performed with The Coterie in Brainstorm, as well as productions with Kansas City Actor’s Theatre, Unicorn, E.A.R.Th. and others. JT Spent two years with The Rev (formerly Merry-Go-Round Playhouse) Youth Theatre, performing in productions and teaching workshops for students all over upstate New York. JT is also an active comedian and improvisor.
Nancy Nail has been an actress for about 30 years! Recently appearing in Showboat at Musical Theater Heritage, Nancy has recently started substituting as a teacher with Kelly Services in North Kansas City and Liberty school districts. Having had a successful career as a vocal coach and acting teacher with Heart of American Dance Centre, Nancy is thrilled to be back and with the young actors at The Coterie. She has had numerous appearances as guest soloist with the Heartland Men’s Chorus and made her Broadway debut in Portraits of Healing in New York at Lincoln Center. Nancy is happy to be teaching the young actors of Kansas City!!