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New York Library: About Us

Homepage of the AMDA New York campus Performing Arts Library.

Who We Are

Our Company

Director:

Name: Sara White

Role: Director of NY Library Services

Alma Mater(s): Michigan State University, Wayne State University

Area(s) of Study: Music Performance, Library Science

Favorite Musical: Phantom of the Opera

Favorite Play: Rumors by Neil Simon, Slow Food by Wendy MacLeod

Hobbies: traveling, hiking, playing the bassoon

 

 

Production Manager:

Name: Catherine Hammer

Role: Librarian

Alma Mater(s): Friends University, Simmons College

Areas of Study: Musical Theatre, Ballet, Library Science

Favorite Musical: Come From Away

Hobbies: playing piano, singing, and doing jigsaw puzzles

 

 

 

 

   

   

  

   

 

Actors (Library Information Assistants):

 

 

Keara Benton

Role: Library Information Assistant

Alma Mater(s): New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

Area(s) of Study: Drama (Acting, Playwriting, Directing, Design) & History

Favorite Musical: Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Favorite Play: Fat Ham by James Ijames, The Humans by Stephen Karam, The Flick by Annie Baker

Hobbies: reading, baking, embroidery, going to the movies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Jeffers

Role: Library Information Assistant

Alma Mater(s): University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Arizona State University

Area(s) of Study: Voice, Opera, Musical Theatre, Theatre

Favorite Musical: Legally Blonde, Sweeney Todd

Favorite Play: A Doll's House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath, The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh, Amadeus by Peter Schaffer

Hobbies: comedy, drawing, cooking, reading, exploring the city

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Understudies (Student Employees):