Join us for our newest masterclass series featuring Weathervane stars and professionals. Each masterclass will be linked to one of our 2021-2022 mainstage productions. 

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Mainstage Masterclass

Dance Masterclass with Marissa Leenaarts

December 11, 2021

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Ages 8-15


You could become a star with the dance masterclass! Learn choreography from Weathervane’s 2021 production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with director and choreographer, Marissa Leenaarts. Come ready to dance in clothing and shoes you are comfortable moving in! 


 Marissa Leenaarts grew up performing in the Akron/Cleveland area. She performed as an Equity singer/dancer at Walt Disney World for a number of years. At Disney, she was contracted in several shows including The Hoop Dee Doo Revue, Disney’s Voyage of the Little Mermaid, and My Disney Girl’s Perfectly Princess Tea Party.  Marissa recently had the honor of choreographing Weathervane’s Mamma Mia, choreographing Weathervane's School of Rock, directing and choreographing Weathervane’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame in October of 2018, directing and choreographing Weathervane’s Hairspray in 2017. Other choreography credits include Firestone High school’s productions of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins and Ghost the Musical, Akron Civic Theatre/All-City Musical’s Beauty and the Beast, Bye Bye Birdie and  Shrek the Musical, Weathervane Playhouse’s Bye Bye Birdie, Willy Wonka, A Christmas Carol, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat(2013,2014, 2015, 2016,  2019), Oklahoma! as well as Ohio University’s Mary Poppins. She lives happily in Akron with her husband Jason, her son Sebastian and their rotten boxer dog, Mr. Dempsey. Marissa is a member of Actors’ Equity Association.


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Questions? Contact Melissa Moyseenko at or 330-836-2626 x29