Finding Show Choir Canada’s Champion is an important task and should only be entrusted to the people who have proven themselves time and again in the arts industry.
Carter Musselman is an experienced but young face in the industry. Originally from Kitchener, he grew up training in all styles hip hop, jazz, contemporary, tap, and ballet at Bojangles Dance Arts. Over the years Carter has been able to train or work with some of the best choreographers in the business. Such as Ian Eastwood, Draico, Marty Kudelka, Amy Wright, etc.
At the age of 12 Carter had his first professional opportunity. Dancing rhythm nation along side Janet Jackson during her 2015 unbreakable tour. Since then he’s worked very steadily. Appearing on seasons 6, 7, and 8 of The Next Step as Heathcliffe. Carter has worked on countless other productions, such as Zombies 3, IT as the headless boy, Bring It On, Locke and Key and so many more.
Carter now resides in Toronto where he continues to train as a dancer but has also made the switch to acting.
Tracey is one of Canada’s most respected directors/choreographers with credits that span over 200 productions and is the recipient of numerous awards including the Marquée Award of Excellence, an Elizabeth Sterling Hayes Award for Outstanding Choreography and a Dora Award for Outstanding Production.
Her selected credits include: a 12-year association with the legendary rock band QUEEN and its production of We Will Rock You (Toronto, South Africa, Asia, US. National/Broadway Tour), Next to Normal (Musical Stage Co), Ring Of Fire (Theatre Aquarius/Citadel Theatre), ONCE (The Grand Theatre/RMTC), Million Dollar Quartet (Charlottetown Festival), Cabaret (RMTC), West Side Story, Evita (Vancouver Opera), The Penelopiad, The 39 Steps, Jane Eyre (RMTC), Venus in Fur, Buyer & Cellar (ATP) and Hairspray (Rainbow Stage/Mayfield). Choreography and staging credits include: Kiss Me Kate, Evita, West Side Story (Stratford Festival), Billy Elliot (RMTC), The Drowsy Chaperone (TC/RMTC) and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Boys in the Photograph (Mirvish). She was Resident Director for the National Theatre’s Warhorse and ONCE for Mirvish Productions and is proud of her 21-year association with Ross Petty Productions and the annual Ross Petty Family Musical for which she developed, directed and choreographed a new and original musical each holiday season.
Tracey remains committed to new work development and as an educator, to the mentorship and development of young-in-craft artists, having taught at Sheridan College, Randolph School for the Performing Arts, Toronto Metropolitan University, George Brown, Grant MacEwan University and held an Assistant Professorship at the University of Alberta in the BFA Program. Tracey is a founding member of the Canadian Guild of Stage Directors and Choreographers.
Robert Longo enjoys a diversified career as Singer/Actor and Teacher. He has adjudicated for many festivals including Kiwanas and Arcadia Music. He is currently the Music Resource Teacher/Arts Consultant for the Toronto Catholic District School Board and teaches Singing for the Randolph College for the Performing Arts. He has also taught Vocal and Instrumental Music for TCDSB. In New York, Bob taught at NYU (CAP21) and was Adjunct Professor of Voice at William Patterson University.
On stage, he played Javert in the North American Tour of Les Misérables and was the standby for the Beast in the Mirvish/Disney production of Beauty and the Beast. He has been a regular guest artist at the Westben Arts Festival and has played on Concert, Opera and Theater stages all across North America. His film credits include Saving Hope, Comfort and Joy, and Murdoch Mysteries.
Stacey Tiller is the Artistic Director of the Regional Arts Program at Cawthra Park S.S and has taught Drama and Musical Theatre for the last 22 years in this program and abroad. Since having graduated from the UTM/Sheridan Theatre Performance Program, Stacey has directed over 40 musicals and plays throughout her career. Stacey is the Technical Co-ordinator and Director at large for Drury Lane Theatrical Productions where she hosts the Young Artist Competition (musical theatre) each year and runs workshops in Lighting, Props, Stage Management and Audition Masterclasses. As a singer, actor and musical theatre performer, Stacey has enjoyed a long career in the performing arts both onstage and as part of the production team.