Producing Artistic Director & Founder, Kristin Huffman
Kristin Huffman appeared in the Tony award winning Broadway musical by Stephen Sondheim-“Company”. It also won a Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards for Best Revival of a Musical in which she played the leading role of “Sarah” as well as flute, sax and piccolo. The production was filmed and aired on PBS’s Great Performances.
She is the Producing Artistic director of The New Paradigm Theatre, a professional nonprofit (501 c 3) theatre company, www.nptheatre.org, and she has a career that has spanned over 20 years professionally performing with operas, theatres, symphonies around the US/Europe.
As a former Miss Ohio/Runner-up Miss America she continues hosting and producing charity events. She and her team created The Powerful Image Events to help non-profits raise awareness and funds and she is on the marketing committee for the United Way.
As a professor at the University of Hartford she trains singer/actors for a life “on the wicked stage”. She writes for the Sondheim Review and her own theatre blog: www.theatreringleader.blogspot.com. She is a member of Actors Equity Association (AEA), Screen Actors Guild (SAG/AFTRA), National Association of Teachers (NATS) and she frequently judges international choir competitions in the US and Canada.
By forging a community partnership with The Klein Auditorium, Kristin was invited to assist in the development of the After School at the Klein (ASK) program – a tuition-free, leadership-building program that benefits inner city students in Bridgeport, CT. She continues to work closely with The Klein to support and enhance ASK classes with Film-TV-Commercial-Broadway professional teaching artists.
She graduated Summa Cum Laude from both Capital University Conservatory of Music BM (Music ed: flute and voice concentration) and Northwestern University (Masters of Music- Opera) Visit www.kristinhuffman.com.
Contact Kristin via firstname.lastname@example.org today!
New Paradigm Theatre's Communication Team
Web Manager, Kate Billard
As an acting Media Services Specialist, Kate oversees the web needs of NPT’s unique approach to theatre external communications.
Web Design, Venboric Design
Founded by siblings Oscar and Josephine Pettersson, Venboric is a web design & development agency out of Kungsbacka, Sweden.
New Paradigm Theatre's Broadway-Film-TV Performers & Master-Class Teaching Artists
Musical Production ♦ Symphony Tours
Aida, Spider-Man, Tarzan, Bombay Dreams, Sunset Boulevard,
Aspects of Love, Chess, Starlight Express, Chicago, Across the Universe, Dreamgirls
Company, Enter Laughing, The Musical of Musicals
Company, Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd
Broadway ♦ Film ♦ TV
Phantom of the Opera, Pirate Queen, Lincoln Center Concerts, Symphony Tours, 7th Heaven Law and Order
Les Miz, Pajama Game, Sweet Smell of Success, Radio City Music Hall Christmas, Mary Poppins
Phantom of the Opera, Cabaret, Company, Cirano, Porgy and Bess
Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Jekyll and Hyde, Urban Cowboy, I Can Get It For You, Sex and the City, Guiding Light, All My Children
As the World Turns, Sex and the City, Murphy Brown, ER, Law and Order, Reba, 30 Rock
Light in the Piazza, Dirty Dancing
Radio City Music Hall (Mrs. Claus), Nunsense, Hair
Raissa Katona Bennett
Phantom of the Opera, Chess, Cats, Parade
NYC Cabaret: Feinstein’s Metropolitan Room, Iridium
Phantom of the Opera, Showboat, Children and Art, Meet Me in St. Louis
Company, The Tempest, Winter’s Tale, The Black Night,
Heights, The War Within, Law and Order, Dollhouse, The Event, Damages
Company, This Sphinx Winks, Boardwalk Empire, Law and Order
White Christmas, Passion, Company, The Gift of the Magi
Little Shop of Horrors, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Phantom of the Opera, Company,
The Beauty Price, Showboat, Law and Order, Commercials: Subway
Phantom of the Opera, Company, Showboat, Mademoiselle Colombe
Company, Cry Baby, Merrily We Go Along, One Life to Live, Downtown Abbey, On the Town
Beauty and the Beast, The Haves and the Have Nots, Wicked
Les Miz (original Fantine), Fiddler on the Roof, A Class Act, High Society,
Moon over Buffalo, City of Angels, Keystone, My Name is Alice, Grease, Pins and Needle
Sweeney Todd, Light in the Piazza