THE STAFF

Meet the artists that brings EMIR Productions LLC to life.

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Claire Aziza

Virtual Teaching Artist:

EMIR Kids and Teens

Claire Aziza earned her Bachelor of Music degree in music theatre from James Madison University, and is very excited to be doing her first play (not a musical!) She has studied acting at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in NYC, and has big plans to be on Broadway one day! (Go away, COVID!). Her favorite roles she’s appeared in include Ermengarde, in Hello, Dolly! with the Mittelsächsisches Theatre in Freiberg, Germany, and as a featured dancer in many productions during her time at JMU, including Candide and HMS Pinafore. Big thanks to her family and biggest supporters. www.claireaziza.com.

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Macy Lanceta

Virtual Teaching Artist:

EMIR Kids and Teens

Macy Lanceta is a Filipina-American actor and creator. She grew up a Military Brat and found her love of theatre through joining different community theatre groups all over the country! What started as an after-school activity to meet new friends grew into a passion for the craft and a career. Macy received a BFA in Acting from Florida State University and moved to NYC shortly after graduating. Since moving to NYC, she has worked with The Tank, NyLon Fusion Theatre, Upright Citizen's Brigade, and became a member of The Bats: The Flea Theater's resident artist company. With The Flea, she performed as an original cast member in the world premiere of Mac Wellman's Invention of Tragedy. When she is not acting, Macy loves teaching and working with young artists. She has experience teaching preschool through high school-aged students. You can follow her at www.macylanceta.com.

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Paige Cummings

EMIR Ohio

Dance Instructor 

Paige Cummings(she/her)is a recent graduate from Baldwin Wallace University where she received her BFA in Acting. She has been dancing and doing theatre since she was 5 in the small town of Jamestown, NY. She has worked professionally all over the Cleveland area, with The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival and The Western Reserve Playhouse. She looks forward to venturing out to LA sometime in the next year to pursue a career in film and television.

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Courtney Gormley

EMIR Ohio

Maestros of Music

Courtney Gormley is a violinist, pianist and singer who was born and raised in the Philippines. She graduated there from the University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music in Manila in 2020, as a Bachelor of Music in Music Education in Voice. During her stay at the conservatory, she became a violinist in the University of Santo Tomas Symphony Orchestra and a scholar and alto of Coro Tomasino, the conservatory’s official choir. She was president of Coro Tomasino from 2017- 2018, and joined the choir in its tours in Nanjing and Shanghai in China, as well as Osaka, Hiroshima, and Kaurizawa in Japan. Courtney has performed as a chorus member in various operas staged at the Main Theatre of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, including Rigoletto, Tosca, L’elisir d’Amore, and Noli Me Tangere. She is excited to begin her musical career in the United States since migrating here in January of 2021.

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Mia Soriano

EMIR Ohio

Maestros of Music/Dance Instructor

Mia Soriano is a current Baldwin Wallace music theatre major, with a marketing minor. She is passionate about the arts and is excited to teach young students to find love in the arts too! They love to experiment in the kitchen with Pinoy recipes. She looks forward to dancing and singing with everyone this summer. 

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Dylan Berkshire

EMIR Ohio

Maestros of Music

Dylan is thrilled to be a part of the EMIR  “You and Me Harmony” Family this Summer! Originally from Smithfield, PA, Dylan recently graduated this past May with a BFA in Musical Theatre from Kent State. In his free time Dylan can be found roaming around with his camera or at the local record shop. In addition to “You and Me Harmony”, Dylan will be apart of the Porthouse 2021 Summer Season! This fall, Dylan plans to move to NYC to pursue his dreams in Musical Theatre! He is truly blessed to be working in his passion and is thankful for the endless support he receives from his family & friends! Huge thanks to Rantea for allowing him to spread the love of music to the youth!

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Mark Doyle

EMIR Ohio

Maestros of Music/Dance Instructor

Mark is so excited to be joining EMIR Productions! He attends Baldwin Wallace University and is currently working towards his BM in Music Theatre. Mark has a passion for performing on the stage, and hopes to pursue a career in acting after graduating from BW. Mark is happy to be helping to cultivate the next generation of performers and artists!

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Demica Zelee

EMIR FIT Ohio

Fitness Instructor

I am Demica Zelee! I am a mother, and GFI (Group Fitness Instructor) born and raised in Akron, OH. I am on more than a fitness journey. My journey is one of mental and physical purification because I need the best version of me to be revealed. Boot camp style and HIIT(High Intensity Interval Training) are my go-to training styles. I preferably enjoy working out in a group, at a park or at home. Encouragement, support, community and team building matter significantly to my journey because it's what I believe I needed when I began. I am here to be a beacon of health and cleanliness. Health is wealth, and who doesn’t want to be either.
Let’s do this!!