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BECKY (Gulsvig onstage:) FISHER is the creator of Little Apple Arts. She did her first musical in 4th grade  (Annie in ANNIE:) and was officially bitten by the theatre bug! She has spent the last 20 years as a professional actress in New York City and has starred on Broadway (HAIRSPRAY, LEGALLY BLONDE, SCHOOL OF ROCK, COME FROM AWAY), on National Tours (PETER PAN, LEGALLY BLONDE, BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, COME FROM AWAY), and has made numerous appearances on TV, Off-Broadway, and in many regional theatres across the countryBecky loves kids and has taught children of all ages in dance, music and acting. She lives in Maplewood with her husband, 11 year old daughter and two dogs!

Becky Fisher

Owner/Director/Teaching Artist

PAIGE FAURE is, most importantly, a mom to Hank, who is eight and OBSESSED with “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” She is also an accomplished Broadway performer and Yoga teacher based in West Orange, NJ. You may have seen her on Broadway in “Miss Saigon”, “How to Succeed...”, “Bullets Over Broadway”, or playing the title role in “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” (which was also her first musical in the 8th grade!) She has performed in numerous national tours, created dozens of roles in workshops and regional productions all over the country, and recently began “Namaste OnStage” - a theatrical wellness coaching curriculum for current and future Broadway creators. Visit her website ( and follow her inspiration and adventures on Instagram @paigefaure !


Choreographer/Teaching Artist
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The first performance that Elizabeth can remember herself doing was at her 4th grade school talent show where she and her best friend rewrote and performed lyrics to their favorite “New Kids on the Block” song. Elizabeth’s friend went on to become a journalist and Elizabeth went on to earn her BFA in Musical Theater at The Boston Conservatory! Credits Include: Hello, Dolly! National Tour (u/s for Irene and Ernestina), Mary Poppins National Tour (Mrs. Banks, u/s Mary Poppins, u/s Miss Andrew), and the 30th Anniversary Tour of Annie (Grace), which also played Madison Square Garden and released a cast recording.  Elizabeth lives in West Orange, NJ with her husband Shaun, who is a theater technician on Broadway, and their spunky daughter Evelyn.

Elizabeth Broadhurst

Teaching Artist
Choreographer/Teaching Artist

Lisa’s earliest performances took place in her bedroom while listening to Broadway cast recordings. All that “performing” paid off when she moved to NYC to earn her BFA in Drama from NYU. As a performer, Lisa has been in the Broadway/Touring companies of Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, Hairspray, Beauty and the Beast, Seussical, Cats, and Show Boat, as well as numerous regional productions. As a choreographer, Lisa has worked at the Shanghai Theatre Academy in China, choreographed industrials for Mercedes Benz, and Nintendo, as well as serving as an Associate choreographer for National touring productions. Lisa is a theatre and dance educator, and also holds a business degree in Corporate Communication. As a mother, Lisa is the proud parent of two boys, Jasper and Calder.

Lisa Kassay Boag

Teaching Artist
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Ashley is an actor/singer/songwriter from Hoboken, NJ. Performing onstage since the young age of 4, it wasn’t until 3rd grade that she was officially hooked on the magic of theater when she was cast in her first musical OLIVER. Ashley works extensively around the country, has been seen off-Broadway, made numerous tv appearances, and recorded and released multiple original music albums. Favorite theater credits include: Natalie in Next to Normal, Alice Murphy in Bright Star, and Patsy Cline in Always… Patsy Cline to name a few. Ashley graduated from Montclair State University with a BFA in Musical Theater, and teaches voice to kids (and adults) at her private online studio. Please visit to learn more about her artistic journey!


Teaching Artist
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Happy McPartlin was inspired at the age of four by the Original Annie Broadway Cast album and officially joined the ranks of being an actor in 4th grade as Tessie in Community Theater production of ANNIE! Happy moved to NY at 17 to attend New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and graduated with BFA in Drama (special commendation from The Classical Studio where she worked with her most favorite teacher.  She has worked as an actress everywhere from WAY off Broadway to Regional Theaters all over the U.S. & from National Tours to Broadway itself.  She most recently spent the last 5 years as a standby for the Broadway company of COME FROM AWAY. She made her Broadway debut with HANDS ON A HARDBODY, and toured with MEMPHIS, HAIRSPRAY, and THE FULL MONTY. Some favorite other roles include Diana in NEXT TO NORMAL (Houston regional premiere), The Witch in INTO THE WOODS, Jessica Cranshaw in CURTAINS at Papermill Playhouse and attaining a lifelong dream performing in LES MISERABLES (her favorite show since the age of 12!).  Happy is most proud of being mommy to a wonderful 1st grader, a wife and being tenacious enough to keep at it in the crazy business of show! 

Happy McPartlin

Teaching Artist

Lindsay’s love for theatre began in 7th grade, when she was cast as Kim McAfee in Bye Bye Birdie! She has been seen Off-Broadway and in various regional productions around the country. Favorite credits include: Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray, Helena in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Kate in Pirates of Penzance, and being the Female Swing in Kinky Boots. She is a proud graduate of the American Musical & Dramatic Academy and received her BFA in Musical Theatre from The New School in NYC. Lindsay resides in Dunellen, NJ with her husband and sweet kitty Mara. 


Teaching Artist

After years of singing into hairbrush microphones in her bedroom, Emily made her stage debut in middle school, as the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz and she knew she was hooked for life! Since then, she has performed in musicals all around the country! She has appeared in plays, cabarets, comedy shows, and sung in hundreds of gigs with various rock bands. Some fun credits include: A Musical About Star Wars, NEWSical The Musical, The Awesome 80’s Prom (also co-wrote), Around The World In 80 Days, Gettin' The Band Back Together (also co-wrote), Little Shop Of Horrors, Fiddler On The Roof, Dreamgirls, Godspell, Smokey Joe's Cafe, and more. When she's not performing, Emily is usually at home in Montclair, NJ with her husband David and her five-year old daughter Lucy.


Teaching Artist
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Music Director

A native of Upstate NY, Daniel started piano lessons at the age of 6…and hasn’t stopped playing since! He spent the formative years of his career in Colorado as a teacher, conductor, and collaborative pianist. Daniel moved back East in 2017 and works with various theatre groups and ensembles throughout North Jersey and New York City, balancing an active performing and teaching schedule with single (dog) parenthood. Daniel currently resides in NJ and is the music director at Packanack Community Church in Wayne. His first stage role was John the Baptist/Judas in a high school production of Godspell, and his end goal is to win a Tony award for the musical he hasn’t started writing yet. ♫


Camp Music Director
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GARRETT TAYLOR had his first role at the age of 8 as Leroy Herdman in “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”. Now he is lucky to play the role of uncle for three amazing kids and can’t get enough of the Thomas the Tank Engine theme song. Garrett has been lucky to serve as a music director, conductor, and pianist for multiple Broadway shows (Wicked, Annie) many national tours (Grease, White Christmas) and a host of regional theaters like The Cape Playhouse where he was the resident music director for the past four summer seasons. He can now be found playing in the orchestra pit at Wicked!


Camp Music Director

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