Fall 2018 Faculty Bios
Heather Campagno is a graduate of Montclair State University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre and Speech. She is a co-founder of BCCT and has been directing, musically directing and choreographing productions for BCCT as well as for various other children and teen venues since 1992. In addition, she has also been teaching performing arts to children as the Director of Actors’ Playhouse for almost 15 years. Heather is the Director of Educational Programming at Stages.
Additional bios to come.
Professional Series Faculty Bios
JORDAN GRUBB was seen on Broadway in Groundhog Day (u/s Gus & Ralph) and most recently, Spongebob Squarepants (u/s Buster Bluetang/Electric Skates). Tour: Mary Poppins (Valentine/Robertson Ay). Off-Broadway: Me & My Girl (City Center). Jordan also doubles as a videographer/editor via his business, Jagwire Studios. Some of his latest video work has been featured in The New York Times as well as CNN. He’s helped many actors, singers, dancers, choreographers, and performers alike achieve their dreams of booking television, Broadway and beyond. www.JagwireStudios.com.
Lauralyn McClelland grew up in Idaho and started dancing when she was 2! She began voice and theatre at 15 and has been doing musicals ever since. She has toured the country and the world performing in shows. Broadway credits include: Grease, West Side Story, Rock of Ages, Matilda, Sunset Boulevard, Spongebob, and My Fair Lady. An Oklahoma City University alum and member of Actors’ Equity.
Bobby Conte Thornton made his Broadway debut playing Calogero in Chazz Palminteri’s A Bronx Tale: The Musical, directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks. He can currently be seen in Barry Jenkins’ new feature film If Beale Street Could Talk.
A graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, BCT starred as Danny Zuko in Grease at Paper Mill Playhouse and Enjolras in Les Misérables at the Muny while pursuing his BFA. He subsequently trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Upon graduation, his New York theater credits include My Fair Lady directed by Michael Arden and Starting Here, Starting Now directed by Richard Maltby, Jr. Select regional credits include Two River Theater's all-male A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's A Comedy of Tenors. His television appearances include “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”, “Madam Secretary”, and the upcoming CBS military legal drama “The Code”.
Additionally, BCT tours across the country with his solo cabaret, Blame It on My Youth, which premiered at the historic Venetian Room in the Fairmont San Francisco prior to a sold-out engagement at Feinstein's/54 Below. He made his symphonic debut headlining with the Carolina Philharmonic.
A native of San Francisco, California, BCT currently resides in New York City.
L’OGAN J’ONES made his BCCT debut at 5 years old in BIG, THE MUSICAL!. He performed in every BCCT show from that first show until his senior year in high school, 36 shows in all. L’ogan finished his BCCT career in 2012 with his last show, BIG, THE MUSICAL! playing Big Josh for which he won the NJACT Perry Award for Best Youth Actor in a Musical. Other favorite BCCT credits include Cat in the Hat (SEUSSICAL) for which he won his first Perry Award and The Scarecrow (WIZARD OF OZ). L’ogan has been back at BCCT to choreograph numbers in PETER PAN, LION KING JR. and A CHRISTMAS STORY and as an instructor for the Professional Series. He performed locally with Phoenix Productions in WEST SIDE STORY (Baby John), High School Musical (Scooter) and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and OKLAHOMA (Ensemble).
L’ogan graduated from the University of Michigan with a BFA in Musical Theatre and a minor in Ethnic Studies. His University credits include Bobby Child (CRAZY FOR YOU), Hans (CABARET), Babet (LES MISERABLES) and Male Ensemble (CHICAGO). L’ogan has appeared professionally in Regional theatres around the U.S. including the St Louis MUNY, Pittsburgh CLO and Theatre Under the Stars. He spent July of 2017 teaching in Venice, Italy at The Musical Theatre Performance Studio, a professional-level training program for college students.
L’ogan made his Broadway debut in SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS as an Electric Skate and Ensemble member in December of 2017 after it’s world premiere in Chicago! He has aslo appeared on the live capture of SPONGEBOB in Nickelodeon. L'ogan appeared Off-Broadway in CLUELESS THE MUSICAL as Max. He is represented by CGF Talent and is a proud member of Actors Equity Association.
Dani Goldstein iwas born and raised in Toms River NJ, Dani started dancing at the age of 3, added gymnastics at 6 and became a true competition kid by 8! (Thank you Miss Maria!) She was encouraged to sing by a wonderful fourth grade teacher, Ms. Moran, and has never looked back! While adding voice and musical theatre to her many lessons, Dani was blessed to work with Brick Children's Community Theatre for eight wonderful years and is in debt to Heather for all that she learned there.
After graduating from Monsignor Donovan High School where she performed in their musicals and was a member of their award winning Show Choir, she was thrilled to be accepted to her very first choice school, The Boston Conservatory! Dani relocated to Boston and spent four fabulous years there honing her craft.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre and a Concentration in Dance. In 2015, Dani was excited to become a proud member of Actors' Equity. Dani is currently on the Nation Tour of CATS as Jennyanydots! She performed in MAMMA MIA (Ali/Sophie understudy) all over Europe and the Caribbean with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.! She appeared at Lincoln Center in Candide.