Joe has spent over two decades in managerial duties in the retail world. His desire to be close to family led him to the Youth Performing Arts Training Center. Joe has a vision that the YPATC is and always will be a place where people can learn and build their character. He believes every child should have the opportunity to find their passion. Whether it be in acting, dance, or music. He wants to help provide the opportunity to all of them so they can chose to do what makes them happiest and helps them to succeed. The YPATC isn’t just for learning, it is for bringing out the hidden talents our kids hold.
Phone: (386) 848-3232
Hannah Renee Crawford
Hannah is a graduate from Pensacola Christian College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Performance Studies. She has spent her time over the years volunteering in Juvenile Detention Centers, Community Theater’s, and doing international work in Siberia. Hannah has worked with multiple productions in fields from directing, lighting, audio, teaching, acting, stage management, and much more. Working in all variations of the theater has given her insight as to what it truly takes to put on a production as a whole. Hannah is passionate to teach students how things work, rather than just ordering actors around.
Phone: (352) 217-4406
Director of Music & Instructor
Ryan is a Stetson University Graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music and a Bachelor’s in Psychology. Ryan has worked in almost every aspect of music. From performing in multiple venues, experimenting with audio recording, and teaching a variety of music classes. Ryan’s true passion for music lies in extending the experience of music to others.
Phone: (386) 574-3021
Phone: (386) 589-9497
Carrie Mae Holliman has a degree in Theatre and studied Musical Theatre at the Florida School of the Arts. She has directed Multiple children’s shows. The most popular being Willy Wonka JR. and The Jungle Book JR. Carrie is a local performer and has been in numerous shows around Central Florida including Company as Jenny, 9-5 as Judy and most recently in Jekyll & Hyde at the Athens Theatre. We are pleased to have her expertise on board as one of our Show Director’s.
Alice Moskola is a lifelong resident of Central Florida with a passion for all forms of creative expression. From an early age, she was drawn to stage production which later translated into video production. A techie since age ten, Alice both stage managed and acted her way through adolescence. Today, she carries on that lifestyle studio directing local news broadcasts by day and jumping into her love of theatre by night. Improvised comedy is her favorite! Utilizing this style on and offstage; improv serves as an expressive platform and judgment free zone in Alice’s life. She believes that improvisational acting helps build a solid foundation and muscle memory for all levels of stage training. Alice attended the Nicholson School of Communication at The University of Central Florida. She is so excited to train students as they unleash their theatrical side and have a blast in the process.
Hannah studied Art Education at University of Central Florida and has been teaching art to children for over 18 years. She has the talent in bringing out the inspiration in each and every student by giving them the tools and knowledge necessary to explore the art world! Not only does Hannah teach art, but she also is a fabulous Children’s Entertainer for parties and company events for over 21 years throughout Central Florida.
She is excited to share her special talents with the YPAT
Joseph Hernandez is a Hip Hop dancer who specializes in the dance style of Animation. He performs locally and competes in battles throughout the southeast. Joseph has also performed in music videos for local artists while also teaching at various studios and schools. He is also one of the founders and current captain of Soul Stasis dance crew. He joins YPATC’s commitment in helping our students reach their highest potential.
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To impact the lives of youth by creating a platform for personal growth, helping to cultivate their talents and potential through the art and discipline of the Performing Arts.