The Understudy

by Theresa Rebeck
directed by David Kennedy
December 29, 2010January 30, 2011

Meet the Artists


Brad Coolidge • Jake
Jenn Harris • Roxanne
Cody Nickell • Harry

Production Team

Theresa Rebeck • Playwright
David Kennedy • Director
Andrew Boyce • Set Designer
Maiko Matsushima • Costume Designer
Sarah Sidman • Lighting Designer
Christopher Colucci • Sound Designer
Jaye Allison • Choreographer
Jaye Allison

Jaye Allison (Choreographer) is Founding Director/choreographer of New LEJA Dances, Philly TAP Challenge “ON FIRE!”, and JADA Tap Ensemble. Jaye is project director/performer of Philadelphia Civic Ballet Company and member of the 2nd Generation Silver Belles. Jaye also danced professionally with TapTeam II & Co., Dancefusion, and Power 99 FM. Educated through: Philadelphia H.S. for the Creative and Performing Arts, UArts, Community College of Philadelphia, received an Arts Management Certificate from University of MA Amherst, and gained her BFA/MFA from Ashwood U. She appeared in films Beloved, Rocky III, and featured in several music videos. Jaye currently trains students in Modern, Tap, and Modern Jazz and mentors young women for professional dance careers plus maintaining a praise dance ministry. Jaye also judges Faces of the Future Dance Competition. Jaye is thrilled to debut choreography for The Understudy.