About Us

ABOUT US

At BMA, we offer comprehensive, award winning training in acting, singing, and dancing. We offer a variety of classes, private coaching sessions, and performance opportunities, bringing in some of Broadway’s top talents to work with our students.

BMA serves as the Resident Conservatory of the prestigious Westport Country Playhouse.


At BMA, we offer comprehensive, award winning training in acting, singing, and dancing. We offer a variety of classes, private coaching sessions, and performance opportunities, bringing in some of Broadway’s top talents to work with our students.


LEADERSHIP

Connor Deane

Co-Founder | Executive Director

J. Scott Handley

Co-Founder | Executive Director

Connor Deane

Co-Founder | Executive Director
BIO

J. Scott Handley

Co-Founder | Executive Director
BIO


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Helen Snyder – President
  • Missy Papageorge
  • Michael Bartlett
  • Kathy Champion
  • Joshua DeBarba
  • Connor Deane
  • Kathie Donahue
  • J. Scott Handley
  • Eric Santagata
  • Carla Sullivan
  • Mark A. Neidig – President
  • Chip Campbell – Vice President
  • Kathie Donahue – Secretary
  • Helen Prial Snyder
  • Carla Sullivan
  • J. Scott Handley
  • Connor Deane
  • Cheryl Littlefield
  • Eric Santagata
  • Joshua DeBarba
 

OUR LOCATION

Our state of the art facility is located on Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield. With a 130 seat black-box theater, our 5,200 square foot building is designed to feel like a NYC boutique studio making our home aesthetically appealing but artistically practical. Each of our rooms are equipped with beautiful Yamaha pianos, providing quality accompaniment for all our students.

 

Our state of the art facility is located on Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield. With a 130 seat black-box theater, our 5,200 square foot building is designed to feel like a NYC boutique studio making our home aesthetically appealing but artistically practical. Each of our rooms are equipped with beautiful Yamaha pianos, providing quality accompaniment for all our students.

 

“I could feel the energy and hungry curiosity of these students the moment I walked into the classroom – and it was thrilling. I learned just as much from the students as I (hope) they did from me. BMA is the gold standard for preparing students for that next step – with tools that you will be hard pressed to find anywhere else.”

-Christine Cornish Smith | Cats – Broadway

“I could feel the energy and hungry curiosity of these students the moment I walked into the classroom – and it was thrilling. I learned just as much from the students as I (hope) they did from me. BMA is the gold standard for preparing students for that next step – with tools that you will be hard pressed to find anywhere else.”

-Christine Cornish Smith | Cats – Broadway

OUR MISSION

BMA provides training for emerging artists by connecting them with Broadway professionals to fuel the future of the arts.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

At Broadway Method Academy a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all students, employees and volunteers, whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education or disability, feels valued and respected. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunity for employment and advancement in all of our classrooms, productions and other places of work. We respect and value diverse life experiences and heritages and ensure that all voices are valued and heard.

We’re committed to modeling diversity and inclusion for the entire arts industry of the nonprofit sector, and to maintaining an inclusive environment with equitable treatment for all.

BMA provides training for emerging artists by connecting them with Broadway professionals to fuel the future of the arts.