Tristan J. Shuler – Born and raised in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, Tristan J. brings over a decade of experience in musical theatre, acting for stage & screen, directing, playwrighting & performance into the classroom. Having coached actors and performers ages 5-65, Tristan has taught with Acting Out!, Koin & Co Dancers, Improbable Stage, TaDa! Youth Theatre, The PlayGroup Theatre, Sing for America, The Lehigh Valley Charter Arts, The State Theatre Center for the Arts, alongside private coaching and many others. Off Broadway Acting Credits Include: Spamilton: An American Parody, Cruel Intentions: the 90’s Musical, & Urinetown, the Musical! Off-Broadway Directing Credits: The Big Bang Theory: A Pop-Rock Musical Parody, Oh My God…Broadway!! Touring & International: Frozen, Spamilton, Odd Squad LIVE! Regional: The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Avalon. Tristan J’s most iconic praise comes from 2-time Emmy winner Sally Struthers, who’s claimed Tristan as “the renaissance of the theatre.” Excited to be working with young artists again after such a year of grief & turmoil. Inspiration from theatre compares to nothing else!