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Phyllis Hawkins (Founder and CEO)

Affectionately known as Ms. Phyllis or Ms. Hawkins...

 Proud daughter of the late Luke and Joyce Hawkins and her special friend Ruby Lee Williams, to whom she dedicates all of her productions along with her five children and now eight grandchildren and great grandson, who are the joy of her life and much of her jovial personality is evident in them. As a graduate  and alumnus of Pleasantville High School, Ms. Phyllis has always given back to the community she came from as this is where she grew up. She has dedicated much of her time to many community organizations, such as the Miss Pleasantville Pageant, the Pleasantville Municipal Alliance, the Annual Youth and Family Conference, the Pleasantville Jokers’ Organizations just to name a few, now after retiring from the Pleasantville Public School District she sits on an array of committees as an advocate for children to which " Just Right Productions" will always filter the first 10 % of proceeds to Scholarship's that will benefit children who age out of the Foster Care System and cannot afford second dairy education.......

 No stranger to the stage, Ms. Hawkins got her start in theater by working behind the scenes in lighting, sound and special effects. In her first production she was cast as the “Matriarch of the Family” in A Raisin in the Sun,  then her portrayal as “Eveilene” in The Wiz and Not surprising, she has also done standup comedy! Currently Ms. Phyllis is a graduate of the “Last Day Remnant Bible Institute class of 2011. She’s a member of “Bethany Baptist Church ” under the tutelage of Bishop David G. Evans. In between all these activities, Ms. Phyllis enjoys traveling, music, reading, writing as well as the theater, and don’t forget every now and then, cutting a step or two! Her Moto is............ 

                         "Failure Is Not An Option"

“I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me.”

 Philippians 4:13

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Arthur Taylor (Director/Choreographer)

Arthur Leo Taylor... is a native of Washington, DC where he graduated from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Theater.  He then moved on to attend and graduate from Philadelphia’s University of the Arts with a BFA in Theater Arts having studied tap from the legendary Master tap teacher LaVaughn Robinson. Arthur is a founding member of Philadelphia’s only Tap dance company TAP TEAM TWO& Company where he and his partner Robert F. Burden Jr. went on to perform for over14 chapters of Young Audiences of America and were honored as Artists of the Year for YA in 2000.  Arthur and Robert were also members of the Fly Squad of the smash hit RIVERDANCE where they performed in Rotterdam, Holland, the Netherlands and Berlin, Germany. Arthur has also served as Associate Artistic Director at the Point Breeze Performing Arts Center where he toured extensively with the company he founded Positively to the Point Dance Theater to Galveston, Texas; Anguilla, BWI and Melbourne, Australia.Mr. Taylor was honored to create choreography and dance for a video for Hidden Beach Records artist Jeff Bradshaw’s SLIDE which featured the directorial premier of Grammy award winning Neo-Soul artist Jill Scott who also appeared in the video as seen on MTV, VH1, BET and BET on JAZZ. Arthur currently serves as Chairperson for the NAACP ACT-SO program in Camden County. He is former teacher of the year for 2013  with the Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy, and he is a highly qualified tenured, certified, full-time New Jersey State dance teacher at Pleasantville High School. Mr. Taylor just recently choreographed the Road Company/ Grand Theater of Williamstown, New Jersey’s production of THE COLOR PURPLE for their 2014 season and won the NJACT Perry Award for Best Choreography.  He also choreographed the Ritz Theater of Oaklyn's production of MEMPHIS and the Grand Theater of Williamstown's Spring 2017 production SISTER ACT.  He is also a proud board member of the International Association of Blacks in Danceas founded by Dr. Joan Myers Brown (Executive Director of PHILADANCO).  Arthur is also a founder and Executive/ Co-Artistic Director of IMAGINE…DANCE THEATER with his wife Shawnta Smith-Taylor and three daughters and is proud to minister in” The Taylor Family Dance Ministry” at St. John Baptist Church in Camden, NJ.  

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Christopher McGriff (Director)

Chris McGriff has directed over 75 musicals, concerts and plays including, Ragtime, Fiddler on the Roof, Annie, Oliver, Bye Bye Birdie, Cinderella, Mari Christine, Children of Eden, Play On, Sweeny Todd, Footloose and many many more. He holds a BFA in Theater Arts Directing from Howard University. His first job out of college was as the Assistant Director for the world premiere of The Color Purple on Broadway. He has also worked with the Broadway Productions of Wicked, La Cage Aux Folles (Broadway Revival) and Man of LaMancha (Starring Brian Stokes Mitchell). Off Broadway Credits Include The Wiz at City Center Encores Staring Ashanti, Thichina Arnold, Orlando Jones and Lachange (Assistant Director) and Rooms a Rock Romance (Assistant Director). National tour credits include: Les Misserables, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and Rent. He served as the Artistic Director for New Horizons Theater in Alexandria VA, making him one of the youngest artistic directors of a commercial theater in the country. Industrial credits include his production of “Black Diamond” which was picked up for a national tour with the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC, “Faces of a King” a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. for the US Army and “The Healing a Tribute to 9/11” for the Black Women United For Action performed at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater. His playwright credits include “History’s High Notes” , “The Five O clock Spit” and “Seasons of August a Tribute to August Wilson” for the Roxie Rocker Repertory Touring Company of Howard University; as well as “Prodigal the Musical” (a musical loosely based on the Prodigal Son), “The Samson Musical”, “Jonah Live on Stage” “The Christmas Gift” and “The Lao Project”, (a touring production which speaks a message of love and hope to youth). He has directed concerts and tours for Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, Nas, Miguel, Mindless Behavior, Diggy Simmons, Jacob Lattimore and the Plain White Tee’s(to name a few). He also Serves as the Director of Performing Arts Ministries for Dr. Creflo Dollar at World Changers Church International in Atlanta GA. He gives all thanks and honor to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for being able to pursue his dreams and use his gifts to be a blessing

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Ty Lewis (Director)

 

Tyrell J. Lewis was raised proudly in the city of Pleasantville, NJ. He is a multitalented individual who strives for excellence and promotes innovative, radical change in his community.

 Lewis is a graduate of Atlantic Cape Community college. He earned his degree in Studio Art in 2017. He has also studied at Wiest- Barron-Ryan Acting Agency in Atlantic City, as well as the famous and iconic Negro Ensemble Company in New York. He is currently a member of T.A.P NYC ensemble of NYC. Lewis joined the Atlantic City Theater Guild in early 2007 after his run in the well-known production "A Raisin in the Sun".  He then became Assistant Director of P.A.W. Prints later that year. This free performing Arts workshop taught the basics of dance, drama, and voice. Continuing his work as drama and dance instructor for P.A.W Prints, he later became Performing Arts Director at the Pleasantville Recreation Center in 2009. There, he founded the "All Star Drama Club" for youth 8-18 years old. The All Star Drama Club was featured in the Annual Christmas celebration in Pleasantville that same year. The program was under Project Vision, of which he was coordinator for one year. During his time as coordinator, he helped launched the "Mural Arts Project" in an attempt to bring new life to the Recreation Center through art. Through his diligence, he has created and directed several successful shows and a film, for the Recreation Center. His efforts did not go unnoticed. In 2011, Lewis was awarded Pleasantville Municipal Alliance Leadership Award.

 He has won the City of Pleasantville over by allowing the youth's voices to be heard through his abstract and intense style of writing and directing. Through his writing Lewis has touched on the prevention of violence and use of drugs and alcohol. However, he is most adamant about having community leaders and parents to take a more affective role in the lives of our youth. Lewis made this evident with his original poem "Where Have All the Voices Gone". He befittingly recited this poem for the first time at an outside anti-violence rally in Atlantic City, NJ. Lewis was also noticed by Silent Noise Publishing and was asked to be a featured Author in the anthology A Literary Assault on the American Mind published worldwide in 2015. In 2017, he debuted as a playwright with his first original production “Jazz From The Tares.” Lewis was asked to represent Black History Month with two performances. The first performance was at the KROC Center in Camden, NJ and the second at his alma mater, Atlantic Cape Community College. This production has been widely celebrated and is currently touring. This year, Lewis’s own anthology Kiss It Up to God  was self- published and released on Amazon.com.

 Lewis's most prominent endeavor yet is the start of TyXtreme Productions; a theater production company. While producing affective art is an obvious goal for the company, quite naturally, his community is set to benefit from his production efforts. He is currently working on several projects including an original film, his second anthology, and stage play; all of which promise to be motivating and of great substance. Lewis acknowledges his faith, parents, mentors and other leaders as the reason for his role in the community. He hopes to inspire this generation to follow in his footsteps. He looks forward to continuing to use his talents as an actor, writer and director to encourage and up lift his community.

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Michael A. Bailey (Vocal Director)

A Minister of Music at The Union Baptist Temple in Atlantic City, N.J. he directs the Voices of Hope Mass Choir including but not limited to the Sounds of Youth and the Templeaires Mens Choir. Mike founded The Atlantic City Guild in 1988 and produced and directed such productions as.....""Another Chance"

 "A Year Without Christmas" "Baby That Ain't Love" "Things Aren't Always What The Appear" RazzMaTazzz" and the stage play turned movie "Mom Wake Up" receiving 2nd place honors in the viewer choice at the Garden State Film Festival in 2014........Mike has also not only directed but has also performed in his projects along with "The Wiz" "Scrooge" "Cinderella " The Music Man" "Hello Dolly" "A Rasin In The Sun" and The Atlantic City High School's 2012 Version of "Grease".....Under the tutelage of Douglas Mundock, Nancy Fox and Betty Lane, Mr. Bailey honored his skills as an accomplished vocalist within his own right on the TV Show "Sondra and Friends Gospel Hour and under Dr. Beverly Vaughn as a soloist for Stockton Oratorical Society.

Mr. Bailey's motto is......"If I can help somebody along , then my living shall not be in vain"

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Isaiah Young (Choreographer)

Isaiah Young is a native from Atlantic City, NJ. He has earned his BFA in Dance from Montclair State University. He has had the privilege of studying dance since the age of 12 at The Philadelphia School of Dance Arts and Encore Productions Inc. Throughout his College career he had the honor of being cast as ensemble in Chicago at The Boston Conservatory and Rapunzel’s Prince in Into the Woods at Howard University, just to name a few. He’s also had the opportunity of being an ensemble member in Oprah Winfrey’s movie Beloved and a band member for the tv show The Electric Co. feat. Sean Kingston. He’s choreographed multiple productions for High Schools & Community Theatres in the South Jersey area. His dance credits include Prometheus Dance, Dissonance Dance Theatre, DiMauro Dance, The Well Project & Celebrity Cruises. He wants to thank God, his family, church family & friends for their support. He knows that “The Best Is Yet to Come!!”

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Daryl Robinson (Musical Director)

A graduate of Newark's Arts High School. Daryl showed an early interest in music began taking flute and piano lessons at the age of 12 and studied for three years at the Newark Community School of the Arts.

After earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in music education from Winston-Salem State University in 1982.His teaching career began in East Orange NJ, during his tenure they received numerous awards. Mr. Robinson went on to teach at the Cicely Tyson School of Performing and Fine Arts. Having under his belt as Musical Director such performances as "Purlie" "Ain't Misbehaving" "The Wiz"  "The Amen Corner" " Little Shop Of Horrors"  "South Pacific" "Annie" "The Color Purple" and "Dream Girls".......

Before his retirement from Atlantic City High School as band director, Mr. Robinson also was musical director at the Theatre of Universal Images and the African Globe Theatre In Newark, NJ....He's always ecstatic to perform with "Just Right Productions"

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Kenneth B. Moore (Musical Director)

 

Kenneth B. Moore was born in New Orleans, LA and attended the public schools of the city. He earned a B.S. Degree in Music Education from Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA, and an M.A. in Music from The College of New Jersey. He is a Vietnam Veteran, achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, and retired from military service December 31, 1994.

Mr. Moore performed with several bands and noted artists to include Wayne Newton, Roy Ayers, Ralph Peterson, and Dexter Wensel. He also performed for many years with the Eddie Morgan Jazz Ensemble, where he played keyboards and saxophone.

Mr. Moore has also served as musical director/conductor for several amateur theater companies. Included are, The Player’s Company -Trenton, NJ, Third World Productions-Princeton, NJ, The Kevin Cheatum Players-Atlantic City, NJ, The Pleasantville High School Drama Club, Pleasantville, NJ and  Just Right Productions-Mays Landing, NJ.  He was also a member of the pit band for several productions to include “The Wiz”, “Raza-Ma-Tazz” (Atlantic City Theater Guild), “Dreamgirls”, “The Color Purple” and “Yes God Is Real.”  

Mr. Moore has released two CD’s, "God Has Smiled on Me.”, and “Precious Lord”. He also produced a CD single titled, “Jesus is Mine”, featuring the “Sons of Thunder” Male Chorus, of  St. Paul AME Church, Pleasantville, NJ.

About Us

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Devin Smith

33 from Somers Point , New Jersey. Devin is a United States Postal Worker and as a child he always had the passion for acting, in 2001 he took method and commercial acting training at West Barron and Ryan Acting Work Shop's in Atlantic City, New Jersey since then he has appeared in an episode of the Hit TV Series  "Sex In The City" as well as the 2010 movie "The Warrior. Devin was featured in his first stage play in 2004 "Mom Wake Up" his film debut in 2010 "The Jersey Devil ". Appearing in the web series comedy "The Art of Theatrical Ushery.

Devin has been singing and performing for some ten years now he includes the task of a martial arts artist and holds a 'Green Belt" He would like to thank Yeshua/Jesus for all his many gifts and talents along with his lovely wife Arlee his family and friends for all their support...Devin acknowledges 

"Just Right Productions" for opening more doors of opportunity.

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Crystal Thompson

Whose name means Shining Star"....

Raised by a single mother impaired with blindness along with her two siblings. Crystal is a native of Southern New Jersey and prides herself on being Sierra Leonean American. A graduate of Rutgers with a BA of Arts Degree in Theater Arts and a Minor in Musical Theater. She then ventured on to earn her MFA in Acting from the prestigious Actors Studios Drama School at Pace University. She performed in the Audelco award winning play "Julius Caesar Set in Africa" as Portia, she also placed 4th Runner Up in The Miss Black USA Pageant.

In 2014 Crystal launched a national campaign entitled "Journey" to the fight the stigma associated with mental illness. Her artist abilities have opened doors for her to minister on the international gospel television show "TBN" 

Her commitment to excellence and her faith in God are blazing trails in Bothe the inner-city community and the entertainment industry as well and hold a great appreciation for the work of "Just Right Productions" community give back.

Crystal's motto is "Never make a permanent decision based on a temporary circumstance!!

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Mia DeBose-McKenzie

Native of Philadelphia Mia has encased passion for song and performance. She takes each opportunity to perform with professionalism, zeal and excitement due to her unparalleled drive, devotion and experience. A graduate of Stockton University with a BA degree in Communications, Television and Radio. Her theater performances are as ensemble-dancer in "Jekyll and Hyde" at the Grand Theatre. Her performances at the Walter Edge Theatre include the lead role of Nettie in "The Color Purple" directed by Christopher McGriff, including lead role as Mrs. Darling doubling as Tiger-Lilly in "NeverLand" aka "Peter Pan" all the production of "Just Right Productions". Mia also had the role of "Mary Magdalene in "Jesus Christ Superstar", she also attained and performed  in the ensemble and understudied the role of Lisa in "Crack House at The Atlantic City Theater Guild.

While timelessly pursuing and perfecting her roles with theater, Mia has many accomplishments with other performances appearances and recordings. She was the featured vocalist in the Celebrity Theater Lounge at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City. Currently Mia is the lead actress in " The Dinner Detectives" at the Gallerie Isada in Philadelphia. Mia loves to give back to the community and was a motivational speaker at Rowan University in Glassboro NJ, and guest vocalist with Grammy Award Winner Bobby McFerrin at the Stockton University Scholarship Gala in Pomona NJ.  Again Mia also was the featured vocalist for the Music Arts Festival Division of Tourism in Antigua and Barbuda.

Mia also created her own production in 2000 "Follow Your Dreams Concert" at the Walter Edge Theater in which she produced, starred and directed. She place second in the Employee Talent Show at the Xanadu Theater at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, NJ...

Also she has two original recordings which she wrote, "Missing You" and Can You Dry All These Tears".....

To add to her list of achievements Mia has made appearances on television, her television appearances include being a contestant on MTV"s " Say What Karaoke" in New York City she won the segment in which feature she was also contestant on Show Time at the Apollo"at the infamous Apollo Theater in Harlem New York!!!!

Mia is extremely excited and honored to debut as the Stage Manage for the acclaimed theatrical production of "Dreamgirls" directed by Chris McGriff and produced by "Just Right Productions"...... I am prepared to implement my talents to assist with  this production of Dreamgirls with enthusiasm and professionalism.

It is a rewarding and valuable experience in the performance industry. Mia's passion to preserve and her commitment to excellence have opened valuable opportunities that she is very thankful for in the performing art's industry, She was excited to be calling her first show. Her motto is to....

"Never Give Up On Your Dreams"


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Elder Antonio Gandy

 

Pastor Antonio Gandy was born and raised in Pleasantville, NJ.  At the age of 17, he became the Minister of Music at Price Memorial A.M.E Zion Church in Atlantic City, NJ.  Shortly after, he became the Youth Director of Music for Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Pleasantville, NJ.  Antonio has had the opportunity to play for many recording artist and churches around South Jersey.

In 2001, Pastor Gandy started his singing ministry called “Antonio Gandy and Fulfilled Prophecy,” and released two albums “For God I’ll Live, For God I’ll Die” (2005), and “Can’t Sit Down on God” (2006).

In 2007, he was licensed as a minister of the Gospel and was ordained and installed as the Pastor and Founder of ‘Center of Deliverance and Empowerment’ in 2009.

In 2015, Pastor Gandy became the Pastor of Trinity Church in Atlantic City. An effective communicator of God’s Word, Pastor Gandy is known for his practical and dynamic preaching and teaching style which helps individuals apply truths of Scripture to their everyday lives to help them grow and reach their destiny.

In addition, Pastor Gandy serves as a member and Champlain of the Fellowship of churches organization in Atlantic City and is actively pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Christian Studies at Grand Canyon University. 

A family man above all, he is happily married to Sinetra Gandy and together they share the joy of raising their two daughters, Janaia and Jianna Gandy.

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Jodi Harris

Jodi Harris, is delighted to be making her debut with Just Right Productions. Jodi’s ministry of song was birthed at the tender age of five while attending the Faith Baptist Church in Pleasantville, NJ. She was discovered by the very talented and inspiring Director/Playwright James Brown of Atlantic City, N.J. She has several successful recordings with recording artist Bubby Fann and Praise Beyond. In addition, Jodi was background vocalist for various artists such as Natalie Cole, Mariah Carey, and Frank Sinatra Jr. She has also toured throughout Europe for many years with the "Harlem Gospel Singers of New York City". Jodi was recently featured in the stage play “When the Child Cries” directed by Playwright Lee Harris also adding to her credit's she had the role as Shug Avery in "The Color Purple" under the direction of Chris McGriff...

 Jodi loves the Lord and loves serving his people through the ministry of song and acting. Her motto is "If I can help somebody as I travel along than my living shall not be in vain."

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Gabe Morris

If one word were used to describe Gabriel "Gabe" Morris that word would be fanatical!! His unprecedented energy, passion and skill causes each song he sings to become his own. Gabe has been singing and acting ever since grade school. While attending LaGuardia Community College where he was involved in two major college musicals "The Me Nobody Knows" and "Pippin" with the lead role the was made famous by Ben Vereen. This role challenged Gabe the most to grow as an artist.

His credits include "All My Struggles"- The Wedding Plan" which ran at the Apollo Theater ( Monique Reilly/Dream Achievers Production), " A Gamble of Faith" under the director/writer Mark Abbott, "The Point of it All', including "From the Slave House to The White House".....Gabe's musical inspirations came from watching such artists as Marvin Gaye, the Temptations, Donny Hathaway, Darryl Coley including but not limited to James Brown, just like these men little did he know that one day he would be entertaining audiences that very stage. With his latest role as "Mister" in the musical of "The Color Purple" he's appreciative to "Just Right Productions" and praises God for the strength to endure.

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Darchele Lynn Todd-Scott

Darchele Lynn Todd- Scott (born November 5, 1971) is a singer, entertainer and elementary school teacher. Born and raised in Pleasantville, New Jersey, her singing ambitions began at the ripe age of four where she sang her first solo in her hometown church, Community Baptist Church in Atlantic City, NJ. In 1996 she relocated to Newark, NJ and worked in Brooklyn, NY as a computer programmer and technical business analyst. Shortly after 9-11 she began her career in the music industry as a backing vocalist for the likes of Natalie Wilson & SOP Chorale, Kirk Franklin, Leela James, Bilal, BeBe Winans, Natalie Cole and numerous wedding bands in the New York area. Darchele has toured nationally and internationally singing background for various artists. Darchele’s television performances include Soul Train, VH1 Unplugged, The Gospel Stellar Awards, Gospel Superfest 5, 1st Annual BET Celebration of Gospel, and Bobby Jones Gospel on BET In 2010, Darchele formed her own band Ascension Music Co., a cover band that provides live entertainment throughout New Jersey and New York. Darchele is presently an elementary school teacher for the Atlantic City Board of Education where she directs the school choir. She is very active in her community. Darchele is married to Renard Scott and they have a son Jailen who is 5 years old. Darchele has enjoyed along with her son performing under the direction of "Just Right Productions"

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Dione Renee

Dione joins "Just Right Productions" new to musical theater and is enthralled by it's charms, she studied philosophy along with writing within her college career. Dione has had initial acting tutelage under "Pam Hendricks" and "PJ Harvey"....Creatively she expresses it by co-hosting and organizing live story slams within the Atlantic County area along with her colleagues in "The Sex Brigade, among her credits are "God Sleeps in Rwanda(Delphine) at Stockton University, " The Vagina Monologues directed by Travis Love and "The Color Purple" ( Squeak) both produced by "Just Right Productions"

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Donna King

Donna C. King is the President/CEO of JDS Management Services Inc., (A Minority & Women Owned Emerging Small Business), located in Linwood, NJ. Her company provides Engineering Support, Technical Support & Project Management Services to the Federal Government. The company & officers have supported the Federal Government for the past 20 years. Donna has worked with the City of Pleasantville’s Weed and Seed & Project Excellence Community Organization providing math tutoring, mentoring and life skills training, since 2001. Donna has also worked with the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Committee, serving as a judge for the Annual Talent Show and has been one of the director’s for the Community Youth Choir of Pleasantville and vicinity for approximately 20 years. Additionally, Donna C. King-Sims has been a member of the Mount Pleasantville Baptist Church for the past 50 years. During that time she has served in numerous capacities, Director for all of the choirs, Church Auditor, Mentor, Youth Advisor, member of the Board of Christian Education, Yoga & Zumba Instructor, just to name a few. For approximately the past 20 years she also served as the Minister of Music. Donna has been singing since the age of 5, where she sung in a Tom Thumb Wedding. She has shared her gift with so many over the course of her life. She had a small singing part in local theatrical production several years ago, a play written by Michelle Wilson. Donna isn’t s stranger to “Just Right Productions”, she was a part of the pit choir in the productions of “The Wiz”. She has most recently been cast in The Color Purple as one of the “Gossips”. Donna is the daughter of Frances H. King and the late Jerry L. King Sr., the mother of one beautiful daughter – Sherrise Hoskins and is the grandmother to five handsome grandsons – Devon Hill, Dante’ Shakir-King, Marquise, Douglas Jr. & Keyon Hoskins and has one brother Jerry L. King Jr. In addition to singing Donna loves to cook and will do so for her family and friends at the drop of a hat. But more importantly, she is a child of God and Loves the Lord. Her mantra is “If I Can Help Somebody As I Pass Along Then My Living Will Not Be In Vain”.

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Gail "Nikki" Taylor

Although Gail is new to this level of artistry, she is not new to the stage. "Nikki" as she is known has been using her voice since about the tender age of 4 sharing love and hope through song. In 2007, Gail completed her first solo project, independently and plans to pursue that avenue again sometime in the near future. She is grateful for her family, her husband Jerome, children Rachel, Jerail and Jerome ll. With each  performance she will dedicate to her "Mother" Rachel L. Lewis, who fostered her love of music and performing.

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Evangelist Lonniyell

Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey into a loving caring family, at an early age she was drawn to the church and it didn't take her long t develop a passion for worship. Lonniyell was licensed to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ over twenty years ago. She is loved and adored by Gregory McKellar and together they have a awesome experience of parenting two beautiful daughters, Kayla Simone and Trintee Skyy. Evangelist Lonniyell had had great opportunities singing with or has open for such people as "Bishop Charles Lyles, The New John Howard Caravans, Pastor Jennifer Brown (London England), Bishop Wesley Wiley ( Brooklyn New York), Karen Clark Sheard, Dorinda Clark Cole, Minister John Howard and The End Time Levites, Rev. Bubby Fan, Pastor Hezekiah Walker, Pastor Marvin Sapp, Bishop Joel Adams, Dr. Diana Lyles, James Hall, Leandra Johnson, Alexis Spight and so many more. 

She is respectful of the artist growth God has given her through "Just Right Productions" 

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Divinia Davis

Divinia!! Whose name means the "Divine One" is no stranger to the stage or studio. From Willingboro N.J.  Divinia has written and recorded original songs with musical director for Justin Timberlake, Janet Jackson, Rihanna and many more. Singer and Songwriter and actress a graduate of Syracuse University, School of Visual and Performing Arts.

She's performed in "Dancing In The Streets" "A Motown Review" where she performed as Tammi Terrell, Martha Reeves  and "Effie in Just Right Production of "Dream Girls" along with appearances at the famed Apollo Theater, the Case Awards and Winslow's Idol. Divinia has opened for such artist as "Ne-yo", "Jadakiss" and "Nephew Tommy" of The Steve Harvey Morning Show. Divinia encourages everyone to follow their "Dreams".....

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Marissa Phifer

The love and passion for music and the arts stems from her parents"s love of music, in particular gospel music. Roselle N,J, natives Rev. & Mrs. James E. Moore Sr. would take Marissa along with her four other siblings singing at local churches throughout the tri-state area. As a child she loved mimicking TV characters as her mother would do while telling her stories.

Marissa studied  drama at Union County College of New Jersey and continued on to The Richard Stockton University graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theater Performance. Her performances include singing in Japan on two separate occasions, she portrayed  "Deena Jones" in Just Right Productions production of "Dream Girls" and shared the stage with her loving husband "Stephen Phifer" who portrayed "Jimmy Early".....

She thanks the Lord Jesus Christ for the many gifts and talents she's been blessed with.

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Eric Phillips

 Eric Phillips is currently attending Kean University studying Criminal Justice. He is also pursuing his acting career full throttle traveling back and forth to New York working on shows such as Marvels Luke Cage and Madam Secretary on CBS. 

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Antonelly Reyes

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Dominic Roberts

 My name is Dominic Roberts, I am fourteen years old and I am a Freshman at Atlantic County Institute of Technology for the Performing Arts Academy.  I started dancing at the age of twelve, but I’ve always loved performing in front of people.  I loved putting people in shock with the passion that I  have for dance, as well as putting on a show making them smile. Dance has a been very important to me, whenever I dance I don't think about anything else going on in the world and this is why it plays such a big part in my life it makes me happy. But other then dance, there’s other things I like doing in this field of the Arts. Such as Modeling, and Acting. I will continue striving in this field, and one day I hope I can Break through. What's something exciting your business offers? Say it here

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An'yah Bishop

 


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Angelica Coleman

 Angelica Coleman, better know as Jelli, is a 17 year old  senior in high school at Egg Harbor Township High School maintaining a 4.0 GPA, with a passion for dance. She began very young following her mother worshipping before the Lord in dance, then continued this art with formal dance classes at Encore Performing Arts Center. Now at the same studio she is a member of their competition team where she travels and competes and in doing this she has been given many opportunities in dance and has received numerous awards and scholarships. As a senior in high school she plans on getting a degree in Physical Therapy and minoring in dance to hopefully pursue a career in both and eventually being a physical therapist for dancers. 

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Michael J. Wright Jr.

 Michael Jesse Wright, Jr is a 15 year old 10th Grade student at the Atlantic County Institute of Technology in the Performing Arts Academy. He is an aspiring model and musical engineer. Michael loves music, dance, art, and basketball. It is his future aspiration to become a great basketball player and music producer. Michael is an active member of New Shiloh Baptist Church under the leadership of Bishop Dr. James Washington, where he helps in the Audio/Visual Room every Sunday. He is apart of many community clubs such as Youth Exposure, Friday Is Tie Day, Choices and Brother 2 Brother Mentoring Group.  

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Jeremiah Wright

 

Jeremiah Wright is a 10 year old 5th grader at Brigantine North Middle School.He is an aspiring model, business man and student athlete.

Jeremiah loves God, music, dance, art, writing, football,

baseball, and basketball. It is his future aspiration to become

an NFL player and own his own business. Jeremiah is an

active member of New Shiloh Baptist Church under the

leadership of Bishop Dr James Washington, where he sings in

the choir, ushers, and apart of the children’s ministry.

He is apart of many community clubs such as Brigantine

Rams Football, Future Legends Academy, Friday Is Tie Day,

Choices Program of St. James AME and Brother 2 Brother

Mentoring Group.Jeremiah was just recently awarded the 2018 Altruistic Award from Lighthouse Community Church.

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Essence Williams

 

Essence Kaniya Williams was born July, 31st 2010 @ 10:26 pm. Being beautiful and amazing , her parents Ceasare Williams (daddy’s girl at heart) and Kavonna Smith knew she was special before she was even born. Essence is a very smart,( she received rewards for  A’s & B’s as well as being in the National Reading Program) talented and all around star child who loves to show off her talents in many ways. At the age of 6, she performed with Blaze Dance group in front of Coach Diana, Kayla, Camryn & Crystianna (from the tv show Bring It!) @ the Claridge Casino  and they won 1st place.  At age 2, she won the beauty pageant at the Shore Mall. Also she won a trophy, the most improved dancer from Blaze Dance Group. Everywhere she goes she’s always very observant and learns pretty fast. We always sing in the car together and she even likes old school music from the 80’s & 90s, The Temptations (her favorite song is Aint Too Proud to Beg!) are one of her favorite groups as well as Michael Jackson .Essence leaves a lasting impression on everyone everywhere she goes, I always tell her when we’re watching Nickelodeon, Americas Got Talent , So you think you Can Dance, The  RapGame,  Bring It etc.. no matter what you will be on T.V. one day because you got it. Essence loves to record herself on her phone or tablet dancing or singing, her personality stretches as far as the universe and by all means we will see that she goes beyond.  She’s such a big blessing to her family and we want nothing but the best for her. Essence will always be daddy’s and mommy’s angel from heaven!! Good Luck on your 1st big production babygirl we love you!

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Yasmira Dugan

Yasmira is a junior in the Performing Arts Academy studying dance at Atlantic County Institute of Technology. She was struck with the passion for dance since the age of five when she would sing and dance around the house night and day. Yasmira is also involved in Blaze Dance Academy a non-profit hip-hop competition team, Uptown Dance Company, and A.C.I.T.’s Dance Ensemble. With only one year left of highschool, Yasmira wishes to attend Stockton University or Rowan University for Early Childhood Development and Dance. Yasmira also dreams to build her own dance company and open up her very own hip-hop dance studio. With the Nubian Nutcracker being her first major performance, Yasmira is excited to see what the Performing Arts industry has instore for her.

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Journey Bea Owens

 

Is no stranger to the stage nor Just Right Productions--she had the honor of playing the role as "Magic" Effie's daughter in DreamGirls, creatively directed & produced by Just Right Productions here in her hometown, Atlantic City in 2016 at the Claridge Hotel.

At her ripe age of 8 years old it is evident that Journey has a gift of dance and theater arts. She has been taking formal dance lessons since the age of 3 years old, which includes tap, ballet & jazz & aerial arts with Encore Dance Studio of EHT and now she can also add to this list her new experiences with various genres of dance, which include East & West African, Jamaican, Brazilian, HIP HOP and other classic dance techniques under the impressive choreography & tutelage of the some of the areas finest choreographers.

She's no stranger to her community & community service as she's been raised in a culture of "giving back to her community" through being directly connected to Princess, Inc. as the heir of this popular mentoring & community service organization here in Atlantic City.

Although still very young Journey has her own plans to travel the world, go to college somewhere in Paris and live her best life!!!!