Below is our Resident Faculty, as well as returning Guest Artists:
Jennifer Randall M.M.
Executive Director / Founder / Owner / Vocal Instructor
Ms. Randall is a Dramatic Mezzo-Soprano who earned her Masters in Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Houston in Houston, Texas. She earned her Bachelor's in Music Performance from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. Her singing has allowed her to travel the world. She has performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, as well as for the late John Paul II under the baton of the Grammy award-winning conductor Robert Shafer in Italy. She has been heard in the many operas in the Washington, DC area, including H.M.S. Pinafore with Loudoun Lyric Opera, The Mikado with The Washington Savoyards, and Don Carlo with The Repertory Opera Theater of Washington.
"The finest voice of the evening was that of contralto Jennifer Randall. As Katisha, she lit up the stage, commanding attention in all of her scenes. Ms. Randall is one of the finest Katishas I have ever seen. She would be ideal in any number of the G&S contralto roles." - The Classical Music Network
Ms. Randall has also been in The Medium as Baba, Albert Herring as Florence, A Midsummers Night Dream as Hippolyta, Hansel and Gretel as The Witch, A Love for Three Oranges as Smereldina, Miss Havisham’s Fire as Sarah Pocket, and Jack and the Beanstalk as The Giant’s Wife. She has had lead roles in dramatic plays, such as Naked By the River, and in several music theater productions, including Children of Eden, South Pacific, Once on This Island, and Baby. Ms. Randall has been the recipient of many scholarships and grants, and was a Metropolitan Opera Council Regional Finalist at the young age of 21. She was a finalist in the Palm Beach Atlantic Opera Competition, and a winner of two NATS competitions, the Shenandoah Concerto Competition, and the Bay View Concerto Competition. She was also an apprentice artist at the Bay View Summer Music Festival, the Mid-Atlantic Summer Music Program, and the Des Moines Metro Opera Apprentice Program. The Houston Chronicle deemed her “a musically interesting and well-sustained singer.”
In addition to Ms. Randall’s singing career, she has also shined as a stage director for both musical theatre and opera productions. Some of her directing credits include, Seussical the Musical, Dear Edwina, Schoolhouse Rock, and L’elisir d’amore by Donizetti.
She currently resides in the Washington, DC area, working as a professional soloist, vocal teacher at TVAI, and recording studio coach.
Resident Dance Instructor / TVAI Assistant / Marketing Intern
Ms. Lucy Spring graduated magna cum laude from George Mason University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance. Dancing since age three, Lucy has many years of training and performance experience in musical theatre, tap, ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, lyrical, hip-hop, pointe, and acrobatics.
She has performed the works of Charlotte d'Amboise, Christopher d’Amboise, Robert Battle, Ulysses Dove, Mary Ann Lamb, Terrence Mann, Mark Morris, Soon-ho Park, Nick Pupillo, Karen Reedy, and Susan Shields. Lucy was an apprentice company member of the NYC contemporary dance company, marInspired; the storytellers. Upon college graduation, Lucy performed with the American Pops Orchestra in You Spin Me ‘Round: an 80’s Dance Party at the GW University Lisner Auditorium, hosted by Olympic diver, Greg Louganis, and directed by Kelly d’Amboise. Recently, she was the long-term dance substitute at the Flint Hill School in Oakton, VA. Lucy has set original choreography for Ethno World Orchestra, Inc., George Mason University Dance Company, Evita production played at the Olney Theatre, and CureFest for Childhood Cancer. She is the recipient of the Bette Carter Award in Dance, GMU Emerging Freshman Artist Award, NYCDA Foundation College Scholarship, and Triple Arts Broadway Series Scholarship.
Currently, Lucy teaches and choreographs at East Coast Edge Performing Arts Center, South Riding Dance Academy, and Flint Hill Dance Academy, visits local public and private schools with Message In Motion to teach children dance and share the word of God, studies voice with Ms. Jennifer Randall M.M., is the marketing assistant and backstage manager of Bella Mossa Dance Competition, and does the marketing and scheduling for TVAI. She directed the filming of two of her choreographic works, titled Run To You and Piece by Piece, and most recently Piece by Piece was nominated for its category in the 2018 Industry Dance Awards.
Resident Dance Instructor
Ms. Cami Spring holds a BFA in dance from George Mason University, and has taught and choreographed for the past ten years for both children and adults. Her choreography credits include the 2015 GMU College of Visual and Performing Arts Convocation Ceremony, Arts by George Spring Event, George Mason’s Dance Company Concerts, Cure Fest for Childhood Cancer, Loudoun Lyric Opera’s production of Pirates of Penzance, and numerous dance and theater performances for children. Cami has a passion for musical theater, and was an ensemble member and swing in Signature Theatre’s production of West Side Story. She has also performed in local productions of Anything Goes and Cinderella. Most recently, she completed a nine-month dance contract aboard Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas. Cami has 21 years of dance performance experience, and is trained in jazz, lyrical, tap, musical theater, hip-hop, ballet, contemporary, modern, improvisation, tango, and pointe. She has studied voice with Jennifer Randall M.M. and classical guitar with Jan Edmondson. Cami enjoys teaching, choreographing, and performing, and is excited to be able to share her passion with others.