ABOUT US

At BMA, we offer comprehensive 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 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
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J. Scott Handley

Co-Founder | Executive Director
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Connor Deane

Co-Founder | Executive Director
BIO

J. Scott Handley

Co-Founder | Executive Director
BIO

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Mark A. Neidig – President
  • Kathie Donahue – Secretary
  • Connor Deane
  • Helen Prial Snyder
  • Frank G. DeMayo
  • Chip Campbell – Vice President
  • J. Scott Handley
  • Cheryl Littlefield
  • Mark A. Neidig – President
  • Kathie Donahue – Secretary
  • Helen Prial Snyder
  • Connor Deane
  • Kathie Donahue
  • Frank G. DeMayo
  • Chip Campbell – Vice President
  • Cheryl Littlefield
  • J. Scott Handley
 

OUR LOCATION

Our state of the art facility is located in the heart of historic Downtown Fairfield, just steps from the Metro North Train-Line. Each of our studios are equipped with beautiful Yamaha pianos, providing quality accompaniment for all our students. The 1,500 square foot building is designed to feel like a NYC boutique studio making our home aesthetically appealing but artistically practical.

 

Our state of the art facility is located in the heart of historic Downtown Fairfield, just steps from the Metro North Train-Line. Each of our studios are equipped with beautiful Yamaha pianos, providing quality accompaniment for all our students. The 1,500 square foot building is designed to feel like a NYC boutique studio making our home aesthetically appealing but artistically practical.

 

“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

Our mission is to provide the essential tools for young artists to integrate acting, singing, and dancing. BMA helps to build audiences for tomorrow, to educate audiences of today, to enrich the community, and to enrich the lives of children.

Our mission is to provide the essential tools for young artists to integrate acting, singing, and dancing. BMA helps to build audiences for tomorrow, to educate audiences of today, to enrich the community, and to enrich the lives of children.