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Private Instruction 

For more information or to schedule a private lesson, please feel free to contact our wonderful JCompany private instructors directly. 

All teachers below are employed and background checked by the JCC.  

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Rates for all private lessons:
$145 for 90 minutes
$100 for 60 minutes
$80 for 45 minutes
$65 for 30 minutes


Morgan Carberry, private voice, piano, acting, and audition prep

Morgan Carberry works as a professional actor, music director, and vocal coach for students throughout San Diego County. She has played roles at most regional theatres in San Diego including Moonlight, Cygnet, San Diego Musical Theatre, and more. She aspires to help her students achieve their goals as young artists at JCompany and beyond. Morgan's students have performed at many professional theatres in San Diego including Moonlight, the Old Globe, CCAE, Cygnet, and of course in many JCompany productions!

Morgan began her dramatic career at the age of five while training as an actor, singer and classical musician on piano, flute, violin, and organ. She continued her education at Wellesley College in Boston and holds three master's degrees from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the Drama Centre London, and Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh. After spending 10 years living and working in the United Kingdom, she returned to her native San Diego where she has grown a flourishing vocal studio alongside her own performance career. 

Morgan loves teaching in the supportive and creative environment at JCompany, where she enjoys helping her students to learn valuable performance skills, gain confidence and build lifelong friendships through the performing arts. She schedules on a flexible basis and aims to allow maximum versatility so that each student has a comfortable and fun environment in which to learn and grow.

All JCompany private instructors schedule their own lessons. For availability and to schedule your lesson, contact Morgan at: or (760)828-7834. 


Cameron Chang, private voice, acting, and audition prep

Cameron Chang was born and raised here in sunny San Diego, California where he began performing and singing at the age of 7 at this very theater! He feels incredibly honored to teach voice and acting at the place where his passion for performing began. During his childhood, he performed in many musicals, trained in voice with esteemed San Diego vocal coaches, and participated in his high school’s conservatory program. Cameron is a recent graduate of Otterbein University where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre. He has studied under acclaimed Broadway actors including longtime Lion King performer Thom Christopher Warren and Shakespeare veteran Mark Mineart, and attended masterclasses taught by Andrew Lippa, Randy Skinner, Dee Hoty, Corey Michael Smith, and Kate Baldwin. Cameron also had the distinct joy of being a member of his college improv comedy team, Mainstage Improv (the highlight of his time there), and directing his own productions including readings of new works and staged versions of film sequences. Cameron’s professional theatre credits include Oklahoma (Carnes) and Snoopy! (Snoopy) at Otterbein Summer Theatre, The Wizard of Oz (Scarecrow) at Sierra Repertory Theatre, King Leo’s New Clothes (King Leo) at Legoland California Resort and the National Tour of Dogman: The Musical (Petey) with TheatreWorks USA, where the cast had the honor of performing for Lin Manuel Miranda and his son.

Cameron is passionate about sharing his love of performance and art with young artists, and helping them find their true, authentic voice as a singer and an actor. Cameron’s teaching approach emphasizes clarity, action, technique, humor, and confidence. He also specializes in “pop rock” style singing, as well as classic rock and R&B. In his free time, Cameron  is an avid film buff and enjoys writing reviews and analyses on movies. You can also find him cheering on his favorite NBA team, the Lakers.

All JCompany private instructors schedule their own lessons. For availability and to schedule your lesson, contact Cameron at: or (858)353-3693


Lindsey Grant, private voice, acting, and audition prep

Lindsey Grant, born and raised in San Diego, received her BFA at NYU Tisch and is currently a master’s candidate in SDSU’s MFA Musical Theatre program .While at NYU, Lindsey had the privilege of studying and collaborating with Tony Nominee Michael McElroy, Wicked’s Eden Espinosa, and Les Misérables’ Randy Graff. Lindsey performed in many off-Broadway productions while in NYC including Drowsy Chaperone in The Drowsy Chaperone, Miss Hannigan in Annie, and just recently finished performing for Netflix in the Stranger Things Experience. Lindsey has also enjoyed teaching acting and voice lessons to youth theatre around San Diego County.

All JCompany private instructors schedule their own lessons. For availability and to schedule your lesson, contact Lindsey at: or (858)362-1155.


Lorea Herald, private voice, piano, and audition prep

Lorea Herald is a San Diego native, graduating from San Diego State University with a BA in Secondary Choral Education. She has served San Diego as an accompanist, vocalist, vocal/audition coach, and choral director since 1960. In 1993 “Miss Lorea” embarked on a new career, working with some of San Diego’s most successful children’s musical theatre production companies.  She has served as instructor for Voice and Theatre Classes, as well as Musical Director for San Diego Junior Theatre, JCompany Youth Theatre, Rising Stars San Diego, Star Theatre’s Coast Kids, and more. In 2001, Lorea served as Music Director for the newly renovated Star Theatre in Oceanside, opening its doors with their adult production of “Fiddler on the Roof”. Along with the many productions she has musically directed, Lorea composed a new musical score for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which premiered in 1995, by JCompany.

“Miss Lorea’s” passion and musical emphasis are in teaching and in the awakening of the artistic and creative expression in each of her students, regardless of their age. She teaches in several locations in San Diego, working as a vocal and audition coach and has been blessed with many opportunities to encourage and support her younger students as they grow into strong and confident performers. Seeing her student’s self-confidence rise and the success in their artistic endeavors is her greatest reward.

All JCompany private instructors schedule their own lessons. For availability and to schedule your lesson, contact Loreal at: or (858)729-3489.


Mary Janus, private voice, piano, acting, and audition prep

Mary spent her youth performing in pre-professional and regional theatre in Boston and New York City. She was one of few company members accepted into the North Shore Music Theatre’s Youth Academy, trained in voice by The New England Conservatory and Walnut Hill School of Performing Arts. She was accepted into Broadway Artist‘s Alliance Pre-Collegiate Training and Performance program. She later went on to train at The Hartt School of Music, Dance, and Theatre for musical theatre, Chicago College of Performing Art, and then recently completed her education at the University of San Diego. She has been fortunate to be the recipient and nominated for several awards throughout the years for her work, including an Ernie nomination for Best Actress, two Spotlight Award nominations for Best Actress, and most recently a KCACTF nomination for Best Actress, among other honors.  She has been featured on for her performance in Who I’ll Be which featured Glee and Once On This Island’s Alex Newell.  Her international tour credits include Trunk Tunes (Artworks Abroad). Some of her recent regional performance credits include Proof (Mass Little Theatre), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (North Shore Music Theatre), among others. She has been involved in many workshops and premiers over the years and this is her favorite kind of work to be involved in. In addition to performing, Mary has directed and music-directed several youth, high school, and collegiate productions. Mary also teaches piano and provides voice and acting coaching. 

All JCompany private instructors schedule their own lessons. For availability and to schedule your lesson, contact Mary at: or  (781)249-9218


Michael Mizerany, private dance

Michael Mizerany moved to San Diego to perform with Malashock Dance and has choreographed extensively, including two critically acclaimed works for Diversionary Theater, FAR FROM EDEN and LET ME INTO YOUR SKIN, as well as for the musical theater productions of ALTAR BOYZ, (Noah Longton Productions); DOOLEY, DIVINE SISTER, MISS KITTY'S WILD WEST REVUE, SCROOGE IN ROUGE and THRILL ME, (Diversionary Theatre); CHICAGO: A SPEAKEASY CABARET, GREY GARDENS and ASS, OR A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S FEVER (Ion Theatre); CARNVIAL!, SUDS and ROMEO & JULIET (The Coronado Playhouse); as well as SPRING AWAKENING (Cygnet Theatre).

All JCompany private instructors schedule their own lessons. For availability and to schedule your lesson, contact Michael at: or (619)518-8207.