Meet the Staff at Musical Mayhem Productions

Our staff is committed to creating an enviornment where everyone can be seen, heard, valued, appreciated, uplifted, supported and safe. 

We are lucky to have some of the best teachers in the region who are committed to the education of young performers.  

Anne-Marie

Pringle

Co-Founder

Artistic Director

Costumer 

Director for Workshops

Vocal Director for Workshops

Freddie G Fellow

Anne-Marie has been performing since she was in Elementary School.  She has performed onstage in community and professional productions throughout the region.   Anne-Marie grew up in Elk Grove and knows the importance of having a strong theatre program in the area.  She strives to make each cast member feel loved and supported.  She has helped MMP grow from the intial goal of 4 shows a year with 40 cast members in each show to MMP's current season that mounts 20-25 musicals with over 1300 performers and tens of thousands of audience members.  She hopes that one day the arts in Elk Grove are as valued as Soccer.  She is a proud recipient of the Freddie G Fellowship - Broadway Junior Spirit Award presented annually by Music Theatre International (MTI)

Her greatest accomplishment is her two daughters - Kylee and Madison - who are killing the "Adulting" thing. 

Bryce

McDill

Co-Founder

Office Manager

Director of Workshops

Prop Master

Set Designer 

Coming Soon

Jessica Schorr

Master Academy Instructor

Musical Theatre Jazz

Homeschool Program Director

Choreographer for Workshops

Coming Soon

Jennifer-Mae

Jastillana

Master Academy Instructor

Musical Theatre Hip Hop

Choreographer for Workshops

Jen-Jen Jastillana has been performing in the Sacramento area for years. Some of her credits include In The Heights (Graffiti Pete), Shrek the Musical (Baby Bear, Three Blind Mice, Rat Tapper, Duloc Dancer, dance captain), and My Fair Lady (ensemble, angry woman, busker, dance captain). She has worked for Capitol City Dance Academy where she was a choreographer for two of their showcases. She is currently the resident Hip Hop dance teacher at Musical Mayhem Productions where she was the choreographer for Madagascar Jr, Dear Edwina, and Willy Wonka and The Chocolate factory. She was also the assistant director of RENT: High School Edition.

Melissa Bramham

Master Academy Instructor

Ballet for Musical Theatre

Melissa Bramham Has been teaching dance at Laguna Creek High School since 1999. She is also a teacher leader for The California Arts Project where she enjoys working with other dance teachers throughout the state bring dance to all. This speaks to her belief that all children deserve acess to the arts. Melissa enjoys looking at dance through the artistry lens and is so excited to be a part of MMP this season.

Kelly

Cullity

Master Academy Instructor

Vocal Teacher

Vocal Director for Workshops

Coming Soon

Jacob

Gutierrez-Montoya

Master Academy Instructor

Musical Theatre Jazz

Jacob Gutiérrez-Montoya is a teacher, artistic director and internationally awarded choreographer trained in ballet, modern, tap and jazz. Based in Sacramento, Jacob received his education in dance at the University of Nevada Las Vegas where he was certified in the Erick Hawkins Technique and later received Lester Horton training while dancing with the Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theatre. He has also danced professionally throughout the world at numerous festivals, competitions and shows. Currently, he is the Artistic Director for the Hawkins Contemporary Jazz Company in Folsom, California, and is the Founding Artistic Director for the Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theatre.

In 2013 Jacob was awarded the Dance Educator of the Year by Co. Dance. In 2015, 2017, and 2019 he was awarded the Grand Prize at the Palm Desert International Choreographers Festival. Jacob has won the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Award for his choreography in In the Heights (2015) and Nevermore (2017). In 2017 his work was recognized by the New York Musical Festival for his choreography in Generation Me. In 2018, Jacob’s work was featured on the Italian Television show, Sanremo Young, under the direction of Daniel Ezralow. In 2018, he choreographed the International Event, Dîner en Blanc. Currently, he is Artist in Residency at UC Davis and builds composition work with composers and dancers.

Jacob is passionate about furthering his own training to provide the best instruction to his students. Most recently he has received his Progressing Ballet Technique and Giordano Jazz Technique Certifications. He has been on staff at The Sacramento Ballet, Northern California Dance Conservatory, Sacramento Theatre Company and is currently adjunct Faculty of Danceworks Movement Design and choreographer at B Street Theatre at The Sofia. His students have been accepted into such prestigious programs as the American Ballet Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre to expand their dance training. Through the Sacramento Teachers Symposium, Jacob teaches teachers how to integrate art into their Common Core Curriculum.


In just over 5 years, Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theatre has partnered with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Granite Wellness Center, NorCal Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, I Got Your Back, The Kings, Listos California and Agape International- an organization that helps fight human trafficking. SCDT is the featured entertainment for St. John’s Party for Change, in an effort to help women escape living in crisis. In partnership with the Hawkins School of Performing Arts, SCDT hosts the Choreographer’s Initiative, providing over $2000 in dance scholarships annually. Currently, with current shelter in place orders, SCDT has launched Moves for Meals providing free/donation based classes to help bring awareness and provide donations to those who are in need of food and resources. Jacob is excited to join the team at Musical Mayhem Productions!

Vivian B.

McLaughlin

Master Academy Instructor

Vocal Teacher

Vocal Director for Workshops

Vivian has a BFA in Musical Theater from New York University. She performed on Broadway and starred in the television show Out of the Box currently streaming on Disney+. She has performed in Russia and Argentina, recorded several children’s audiobooks, and can be heard on Volume I and II of the Playhouse Disney CD Series. Vivian has filmed industrials and commercials for companies such as Western Union, Sun Microsystems, MSN, and Visa. She is a proud member of SAG/AFTRA and AEA. Vivian was the head of the theater department at Justin-Siena High School where she taught acting and choral classes, and directed their musicals and plays. After leaving the position, she returned to the school to music direct and conduct the orchestra for their yearly spring musicals. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Solano Community College where she music directed for Solano Youth Theatre and was the acting Artistic Director for the Teen Touring Company. In addition to Musical Mayhem Productions, Vivian currently works with Cafeteria Kids Theater and Starbound Theatre, and offers private voice/piano lessons. While some of her students can now be heard singing on Broadway, Vivian hopes to impart an appreciation for musical theatre and the art of singing, regardless of whether or not her students choose to pursue the arts as a career. She feels extremely lucky to be part of the MMP family and to have landed the roles of “wife” to Bret and “Mommy” to daughter Julien.

Ryan Kevin-Patrick Allen

Director for Workshops

Ryan Kevin-Patrick Allen is a new director to the Sacramento region. Starting as a performer onstage his credits include Dr. Frank-N-Furter (The Rocky Horror Show); Benny (In the Heights) and Donkey (Shrek the Musical). His work with the Sacramento City School District has allowed him to integrate his passion for people and the arts. Ryan loves working with Musical Mayhem Productions where he was nominated for two Elly Awards for his direction of Once On This Island and Rent: School Edition. He has also assisted in directing pieces for students involved in the Junior Theatre Festival.

Cheryl

Watson

Master Academy Instructor

Acting Teacher

With a career spanning over forty years Cheryl Watson has acted and directed in hundreds of productions with area theatres and colleges. Ms. Watson recently retired from the classroom after teaching and directing for both St. Francis High School and American River College. Cheryl has been nominated for over twenty “Elly” awards and received the award eleven times for direction and script adaptation. In 2017, she was honored with the Elly Lifetime Achievement Award. Ms Watson was part of the first Globe Education Academy and studied Shakespeare in London.   Cheryl has directed and acted in area theatres including: Sacramento Music Circus, Garbeau’s Dinner Theatre, Chautauqua Playhouse, Fair Oaks Theatre Festival, Sacramento Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare On the Vine, Davis Musical Theatre Company, UC Davis Theatre, Sac State University Theatre, Theatre of Light and the LA Connection Improv Group in Los Angeles.. Two major career highlights include musical  performances at  The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. She is thrilled to be part of the instructional staff of Musical Mayhem Productions.

Kathleen

Flint

Master Academy Instructor

Acting Teacher

Kathleen has been teaching with MMP for 5 years. She has been a Community Theater Actor since 1998, as well as a community volunteer with SARTA as an Elly Judge. She judged High School musicals and plays and loved seeing the talent that Sacramento area schools have produced. She has produced, directed and acted in community shows for children, broadway musicals and plays over the years. She began with MMP, and continues to be, a supporter and patron as well as an Instructor with their Level 1 and 2 Master Academy. As a retired teacher, her love of teaching knows no bounds. Teaching acting to young children is her greatest joy and brings her acting career full circle, as she is now able to give back the wonderful skills she learned to all her kids at MMP.

 Interested in joining our team?

Email your resume and availability to info@mmpkids.

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9755 Kent Street Suite 120

Elk Grove, CA 95624

916-525-2995

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