Meet Your Virtual Hosts:

Bailey Reynolds


Bailey (she/her) is originally from Delaware and is now a New York-based actor and stage manager. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Drama from Hofstra University, where she was also a member of Alpha Psi Omega, the nation's largest theatre honors fraternity. Aside from theatre, Bailey enjoys spending time with loved ones, studying Spanish, and playing the ukulele (poorly).

Bob Tarushka


As Director of Performances, Bob has personally visited hundreds of camps where he writes, produces, and performs original shows and workshops. Bob received a double major in English Literature and Theater at The University of New Hampshire and has previous experience on staff at Second Stage Theatre, Dixon Place, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, Shrunken Shakespeare Company, Underling Productions, and more.

Clara Kundin


Clara Kundin is an actor, singer, and teaching artist based in NYC. She received her B.A. in theater from St. Olaf College and continued her studies in physical theater at the École Jacques Lecoq in Paris. She has toured nationally with mainstages in addition to performing and teaching in NYC.

Eva Casey


Holding a degree in theater, Eva has naturally worked in just about every field - from being a barista to one of those people standing on the street trying to sell you green energy. But that makes her "adaptable and skilled in many areas of life" (at least that's what her Linkedin bio says). She thanks mainstages for giving her the chance to utilize the skills of her chosen profession since 2018.

Jas Spencer


Jas grew up in Vermont and moved to NYC to pursue his passion for performing. Jas has toured the U.S. and visited overseas as an Actor/Director for Missoula Children's Theatre. In his spare time, Jas can be found writing trivia questions or a JavaScript application.

Jessica Pomeroy


Jessica is a Creative Producer, Director, and Teaching Artist based in New York City. She holds a BFA in Dramatic Arts from The New School of Drama. She believes that theatre is an important educational tool for people of all ages, and in her teaching looks to help children build life skills through theatre and performance while having a ton of fun!

Jordan Cohen


Jordan is a LA based comedian, writer, and performer thrilled to get to combine her love for theater and her love for kiddos! Jordan has 10+ years of childcare experience and could have been seen producing, directing and performing her way across Chicago since 2014. Now you'll catch Jordan out west, begging the sun to spare her pale, pale skin. She is honored to be bringing the art of CELEBRATION back with mainstages!

Julia McCarthy


Meet Jules, a vivacious performer-educator based in NYC. Sure to bring your celebrations to life with a friendly smile and "can do" attitude.

Jules is a performer and theatre educator originally from Westchester, New York. She received her B.A. in theatre from Smith College in 2015 and has been working in education and performing in various film projects and regional theatre productions ever since. Her dream is to combine her love of theatre and working with kids to create a life of creativity, community, and exploration.

Noelle Mercer


Noelle is an actor, singer, and songwriter, currently pursuing a degree in Theater and Performance Studies at Yale University. She has taught at Friends' Central Trailblazers' Summer Camp, Yale's Virtual Acting Workshop, and served as Outreach Coordinator for the Yale Dramatic Association. When she's not teaching, you can find Noelle cozied up to a good book or working on her debut EP, IN FULL BLOOM.

Sarah Spangenberg


Sarah is an actor, singer, teaching artist, and Jewish educator. She is thrilled to have worked with mainstages for 6 years as a teacher and performer. Sarah has performed with mainstages for thousands of children nation wide. Some of her favorites are 92Y, National Yiddish Theatre, JCC Manhattan, and Y of Washington Heights. When she's not working at mainstages, Sarah works at B'nai Jeshurun and Temple Israel NYC as a Hebrew school teacher. She enjoys creating programing that combines her love of Judaism and Theatre. She is also a voice over artist! Learn more at


Taylor Ann

As program manager, Taylor Ann oversees and staffs all recurring school, camp, and virtual programs. Since graduating college with a BFA in theater and creative writing, she has directed children's theater nation-wide with Missoula Children's Theater and taught locally through NYC organizations such as Broadway Bound Kids, New York City Children's Theater, and mainstages.

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