Gray Studios Broadway
Perform like everyone is watching-Gray Studios Broadway
Become a triple threat through a program that teaches you the extra edge you need to absolutely Ace your Musical Theater performance. Gray Studios is the only children’s Musical Theatre program in the Valley to have been nominated and WIN a Valley Theatre award for Best actor in a children’s musical, and nominated for best musical and best Director of a childrens musical. Kim Whalen is outstanding in her role directing and leading these children to success.
Our casts and creative team stay countless hours to make this program elite- whether you are just having fun or have a dream of a Tony award!!
Perform like everyone is watching-
Gray Studios Broadway.
For more info:
Wizard of Oz
September 14th-December 7th/8th weekend
Ongoing Musical Theatre Classes with Kim Whalen Coming September!! Stay Tuned!
Lead Musical Director
Award-winning songwriter Angela Parrish weaves radiant threads of American music. Millions of cinema devotees heard her buoyant vocals on “Another Day of Sun,” the song that opens the Academy Award-winning film musical La La Land. She has written and performed with the legendary Paul Williams, and she most recently sang backing vocals on the 2018 Florence + the Machine album High as Hope. Her newest EP release is titled Vehicle.
Artistic Director/ Director/ Lead Instructor
Kim is the artistic director for Gray Studios, Broadway. She has her BFA in Theatre Arts from the University of Texas at Arlington and starred as Luisa in the Fantasticks at the Snapple Theatre Center on Broadway. She is an actress of both stage and screen and trained classically in opera and has lent her talents to film and tv as well as theatre.Tv credits include Austin & Ally (Disney), S.W.A.T (CBS), Being Mary Jane (BET), Code Black (CBS), CSI: Cyber(CBS), It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX), Intelligence (CBS), Body of Proof (ABC), and Perception (TNT) and film include Dakota Summer (20th Century Fox), Terrance Malick’s, The Tree of Life (Fox Searchlight) and Jodi Arias (Lifetime) She loves teaching and directing and believes theatre should be a requirement in all schools, as it encourages listening, kindness, sympathy and focus. All of which are building blocks of an incredible human being and actor. Kim has been in many equity productions.
Megan Elizabeth Littler
Lead Choreographer & Director
At 17 Megan moved to LA and booked her first job as a pointe dancer with the Legion of Extraordinary Dancers. Since then,Megan has been consistently working in the industry as a dancer, choreographer, producer and actor and has appeared on countless shows including Disney Channel’s ‘Teen Beach Movie’, 90210, Switched at Birth, So You Think You Can Dance, and America’s Got Talent. Most recently Megan starred in her very own Hulu hopeful pilot, The Book of Lucy,and landed a role on the reprise of the iconic television series, Will and Grace. At 15 years old, Megan was touring the country as a master dance instructor and assistant choreographer. Megan now works as a personal dance coach to many professional actors in LA. Most frequently Disney Star, Dove Cameron.
Shanelle Gray is thrilled at the development of this program-a dream of hers since the on set of Gray Studios over 14 years ago. As a little girl she originated the role of Cosette in the Original Broadway production of “Les Miserables” in addition to many television and film productions-to see these children perform and to help guide them is something that she always wanted to do.