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Infinity Visual and Performing Arts
Infinity Visual and Performing Arts welcomes two new instructors to their Team!
Teal Weatherley, Vocal Coach
Teal, a Jamestown native, started taking vocal lessons at the age of 13 where she began honing her skills as a singer through classical training, as well as touching on opera, and contemporary music styles. She began performing in 2005 when she made her debut in the JCC Uncommoners production of Aida, and has continued to be present in the theater community ever since. Not only has Teal performed in many theatrical productions, but she has also been a contestant in local talent competitions. She was a finalist in Chautauqua Lake Idol in 2004, and won Chautauqua’s Got Talent in 2013. Throughout the last 16 years, Teal has also been a part of several successful band projects in the local music scene, including the most recent, We Speak Canadian.
Teal was previously an instructor at Infinity from 2017-2019, and is looking forward to continuing to nurture students’ love of performing as well as passing along all that she has learned through her collected experiences on a variety of stages.
Zach Stahlsmith, Sound Technology
Zach is a graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Religion and History, and a Master’s of Divinity Degree, and has combined his educational training with his vocation as an Audio/Video technician to produce a wide variety of events all around Chautauqua County. Zach has a passion for creating spaces that, through technology, allow for people to gather and for creativity to flourish.
Zach got his start in production running sound for high school talent shows when he was a student at Chautauqua Lake Central School, as well as performing in the school musicals: Cinderella, Footloose, and Happy Days. Zach is a member of the IATSE Stagehands Union (Local 266) and works with shows at local venues such as the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. Zach operates his own Audio/Video Production business: “Zach of all Trades”, which serves Chautauqua County and the surrounding area.
In his downtime, Zach enjoys reading, going on walks, boating, building with Legos, playing music, and watching Marvel movies. Zach is thrilled to be a part of the Infinity family!
For more information about Infinity, or to register for lessons with any of the instructor mentors at Infinity, please visit www.infinityperformingarts.org/register.
Infinity is a music and arts education and performing arts center that offers private lessons, group classes, and an array of arts experiences and performance opportunities within five pillars of the arts: music, art, dance, theater, and performance. Infinity offers something for all ages and experience levels. Join us, and Explore, Experience, and Excel in the arts! For more information, call 716-664-0991 or visit www.infinityperformingarts.org