JOSHUA M. FEDER
Director of Education & Artistic Associate
Josh is honored to be calling the Barn his home for his 12th summer. In addition to directing, choreographing, and overseeing the Junior Intern Company since 2008, he directed Over the Pub, Sylvia, and three Straw Hat Revues; choreographed The Student Prince and Side by Side by Sondheim, and has taught several acting classes. Locally, he directed Cymbeline (Hanover High); choreographed South Pacific (Opera North), The Liar (Dartmouth College), and Anything Goes (NCCT Teens); and assistant directed Trick or Treat and Mamma Mia! (Northern Stage). Other favorite productions include: The Drowsy Chaperone, Legally Blonde, The Heidi Chronicles, The Learned Ladies, Sweeney Todd, The Comedy of Errors, Arms and the Man, How I Learned to Drive, Time Stands Still, and The Last 5 Years. Assistant Director: 1776 (PaperMill), Pirates! (Huntington), Dramatis Personae (Cherry Lane), and The Sisters Rosensweig (South Coast Rep). He has worked with Roundabout Theatre Company, New York Theatre Workshop, and Goodspeed Musicals. He spent three years as the Director of Theater at the Kingswood Oxford School and has taught at Terpsichore Dance and Theatre Company. Josh received his BA from Dartmouth College and is currently pursuing his MFA in Directing at UC Irvine. Love and thanks to friends, family, and Philip.
Director of Camps
Kayla is native to Pensacola, Florida, and delighted to be in her 4th season as Camps Director for the Barn. She holds a BA in Acting from the University of West Florida, and has worked professionally as an actor, director, and educator along the Gulf Coast for nearly 10 years. Currently, she serves on the Board of Directors for Arrant Knavery, a Pensacola-based theatre company that brings classical and underproduced works to life. Aside from theatre, Kayla enjoys spending time with family, practicing yoga, going to baseball games, Disney World, and being outdoors. Kayla and her husband, Nick, are excited to welcome a baby girl to their family this September!
Education Programs Manager
Andrew is pleased to be returning for his seventh summer with the Barn. Previously for the Children's Theater Series: How to Eat Like A Child, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, and Love's Labour's Lost. Andrew's performance career includes tenures with Great Lakes Theater, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Ithaca Shakespeare Festival, and the Barn! He is just wrapping up his Artistic Fellowship with Story Pirates in NYC, where he has spent time as an Associate Producer of the Story Pirates Podcast, Associate of Development, and Assistant Director with a selection of Story Pirates shows.
JI Assistant Director/Assistant Stage Manager
Daniel is thrilled to return to the New London Barn Playhouse this summer! Previously at the Barn, Daniel was a member of the Junior Intern company for four years (2012-2015) and he performed in mainstage productions of Over the Pub and Gypsy. He is currently a rising junior at Oberlin College, where he is majoring in Theater with minors in Politics and French. Recent acting credits include Louis in Angels in America: Part 2 (Oberlin Mainstage) and The Elf in The Santaland Diaries (Oberlin Student Theater Association). Recent directing credits include Finders Keepers (Oberlin One-Act Festival) and Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom (Hanover High School). Daniel is also co-captain of Kid Business, an Oberlin-based improv comedy troupe. Daniel would like to thank Josh for nurturing his love of theater and for giving him this opportunity, and he would also like to thank his family for always pushing him to pursue his dreams!
ALEX "GOLDIE" GOLDEN
JI Music Director
Goldie is delighted to be spending her first summer at New London Barn Playhouse. Recent credits: Williamstown Theatre Festival Late-Night Cabaret Series (Associate MD), Ghost (Conductor/Keys 1), Next to Normal (MD) (Recipient of the Kennedy Center ACTF Certificate of Merit for Excellence in Music Direction). Additional credits: Music Theatre International (Music Intern), Story Pirates (Pianist).
BRITTANY SUE HINES
Brittany is thrilled to be back at The Barn for her third summer! Brittany is an actress, teaching artist, and director/choreographer based out of Chicago, IL. Brittany graduated from The Hartt School in 2016 with a BFA in Musical. Performance credits include We Foxes (Goodspeed), Bright Star (BoHo Theatre), Oliver! (Main Stage Musicals), Sister Act, Saturday Night Fever, Hairspray (Palace Theatre), and South Pacific (Ivoryton Playhouse). Brittany has directed/choreographed youth productions (Stuart Little, Les Miserables: School Edition, Curtains, Puss in Boots), and instructed camps at The Palace Theatre and here at The New London Barn Playhouse in New Hampshire. She also recently directed and choreographed the TYA production of The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley at Playhouse on Park in Hartford, CT. Brittany is a teaching artist for Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop, Emerald City Theatre, and a teaching artist apprentice for Northlight Theatre back home in Chicago. Thanks to Josh, Andrew, and Keith for everything.
JI Stage Manager
After four years as an Entertainment Production/Stage Manager in the cruise ship industry, Dana is thrilled to be back for her second summer at the Barn. Working on shows such as: Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Rock of Ages, Cirque Dreams, and Burn the Floor were fantastic, but she has missed working with such a genuine and talented group of people. She is always happy to work with the Junior Interns and cannot wait to help create more magic this summer!
JI Costume Designer
Jessica is from central Connecticut and recently graduated from George Washington University with a BA in Communication and American Studies. Her costume design credits include The Nutcracker, A Chorus Line, Spring Awakening, Bonnie and Clyde and Heathers. She also loves making clothes out of books, when she’s not reading them that is. She is thrilled to be spending her first summer at the Barn!
JI Scenic/Props Designer and TD
Desiree is excited to back at the Barn for her second season as the Junior Intern Scenic Designer! She recently graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in Drama. Her favorite design credits include Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Love’s Labour’s Lost with the Junior Interns, and How I Learned to Drive and Is there Life After Birth at UC Irvine. Desiree’s play Sunshine also received a staged reading at the 2019 Student New Play Festival at UC Irvine. A big thank you to Josh for this amazing opportunity, and the family for all their unending support.