Senior Acting & Choreography Teacher
Trey is a New York City based Writer, Director/Choreographer, Clown, and Teacher. A Virginia native, he graduated from North Carolina School of the Arts before receiving his BFA in Musical Theatre from Shenandoah University. As an educator, he served as a guest artist at Troy University, teaching and setting pieces for their Dance and Theatre Departments. For four years, Trey was the Master Musical Theatre Instructor and Acting for Dancers Teacher at the Joffrey Ballet School's Summer South Dance Intensive. Currently, Trey is a company member and teaching artist for Treehouse Shakers Dance and Theatre Company, and under their leadership teaches classes and residencies for pre-school to college age students. His performance career began on the road portraying Frank Lippencott in the National Tour of "Wonderful Town" and as The Cat in The Hat in "Seussical." Regionally, he was seen as L.A. in "Gypsy" at North Shore Music Theatre (starring Vicki Lewis) and as Posner in the regional premiere of "The History Boys" at Northern Stage Company. Director/Choreographer credits: Sam's Room at The Cell Theatre, Product Test at 7 Stages Theatre, and "SW7P" for SIDEWAYS Contemporary Dance Company in Atlanta, GA. As a Choreographer Trey’s credits include: The Pirates of Penzance, Hairspray, and Mamma Mia at Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre, Wonderful Town at The Gallery Players, Harold Pinter's "The Lover" at Gamut Theatre, Goodnight Moon, and Nine at Hollins University. Associate Choreographer credits include: A Little Night Music at The Gallery Players (NYIT Nominee for Outstanding Production of a Musical), Rent, Dreamgirls, and Evita (The Gallery Players). Additional choreographer credits include: Oklahoma! (Burton Center for the Performing Arts), Into The Woods, Beauty and the Beast, Annie Get Your Gun (Byrd Players), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (The Jefferson Center). Recently he premiered two new pieces for SIDEWAYS, a contemporary dance/theatre company based in Atlanta and did interactive workshops with the Foster Schmidt Dance Academy for Down Syndrome. Trey is one of the creators of the new musical Sam’s Room. Sam’s Room was part of the National Alliance of Musical Theatre’s (NAMT) 2017 Festival of New Musicals, was the inaugural recipient of New York Theatre Barn's IMPACT Award, proudly participated in Red Mountain Theatre Company’s first Human Rights New Works Festival, and played an extended sold out developmental production at The Cell Theatre, presented with New York Theatre Barn. Trey is a proud member of Actors Equity Association, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, and The Dramatists Guild of America.