BFA in MT, Ithaca College
Lysie is a founding member of the team, having coached her own college auditions with founder Ellen Lettrich and later becoming a song coach. She graduated Magna cum laude and with Distinction from Ithaca College where she earned a BFA in Musical Theatre. Elysia is currently touring the country with the First National Tour of the Tony Award Winning Revival of COMPANY. (She is covering all of the wives except for Joanne, and living her Stephen Sondheim dreams.) She also opened the First National Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock, understudying Principal Rosalie Mullins and on every night as Mrs. Hathaway. Elysia opened the First National Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock, understudying Principal Rosalie Mullins. Lysie has performed at 54 Below, Playwrights Horizons, Manhattan Theatre Club’s Creative Center, and in the Lincoln Center’s Songbook Series. Regional credits include The Ogunquit Playhouse, North Shore Music Theatre, Feinstein’s At the Nikko, and the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. She’s also enjoyed singing cherished scores with her hometown symphony, The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra. Lysie has loved teaching ever since she was a TA at Ithaca College, and has continued with this passion ever since. She is a faculty member at SOCAPA (the School of Cinema and Performing Arts), where she created the Musical Theatre Acting Curriculum. She has been a Song Rep and Performance Coach with MTCA for over a decade and cherishes the opportunity to mentor young artists, introduce them to the musical theatre she loves, and help them to shine their own unique light.