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Class Act Community Playhouse is a year round, innovative theatre program, providing students of all ages with a creative foundation in music, theatre, and acting. 


Class Act’s mission is to positively impact the lives of its students and families, by encouraging personal growth through creative expression and theatre.


Our programs offer the fundamental backbone to excel on a personal and professional level. We cater to the needs of every student who enters our door. 


Excel Creatively, Work as a Team, Impact the Community, 

Always Have Fun


Jessica Alexander

Artistic Director

Jessica (MFA in Acting from New School University and BFA in Theatre from Doane University) has been involved in dance and theatre since the age of 5. She began working at Class Act Musical Theatre three years ago and is so happy to have the opportunity to continue bringing her love and passion for performing and the arts to her students and the community.

Michael Cochnar

Managing Director/Producer

Michael (BFA in Theatre from Doane University) has been involved with theatre and entertainment since middle school. Mike enjoys running Class Act with his wife, Jessica, and bringing new and exciting opportunities through theatre to the kids in our community. Mike is also a writer/director in the film industry. 

Ally Muholland

Program Director and Lead Director

Ally (Graduate from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy) has many years of experience in musical theater for kids. She is a working actress with a large musical theater background as well as on camera and voice over work. She brings her many talents to Class Act as a director, choreographer, and Program Director. 

Jaya Ely

Production Administrator

Jaya brings a wide range of experience to children's theatre and has been on the creative end of Class Act shows for more than 16 productions. Jaya has worked as a director, producer, and choreographer for multiple Class Act productions and also serves as our Lead Camp Director for our Summer Camp.

Alyssa Dvorak

Assistant Director/Assistant Choreography

Alyssa Dvorak (Graduate of New York University) has an extensive history of working in youth theater. She served as a director, choreographer, stage manager, producer, performer, board member, and administrator during her twenty years at the Verona Area Community Theater in Wisconsin before moving to California in 2021. She is excited to join the Class Act Team and help kids find their passion for Musical Theatre. 

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Carl Windom

Assistant Director/Assistant Choreography

Carl Carlito J. Windom is a SAG-AFTRA triple threat performer from Georgia by way of New York City. As a performer Carlito has appeared & worked in “The Trust” movie with Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage and actor Elijah Wood, Superbowl 53 Halftime show with Maroon 5/Big Boi/Travis Scott, Soul Train Awards, Latin Grammys, among others. Carlito has performed & choreographed in over 20+ plays/musicals including Evil Dead the Musical on the Las Vegas Strip, Michael Jackson Residency in Seattle & most recently, Matilda & Emma the Pop Musical with a theater company in Colorado. 


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