Voice, Acting, Beginning Piano & Alexander Technique Instructor
Chorus and Musical Theater Director
SuperStarz After-School Enrichment Director
Jeanette Airen is an exceptional teacher of vocal technique and performance skills. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with an emphasis in Musical Theater from California Lutheran University and an Associate of Arts Degree in Music from Los Angeles Pierce College. In addition to her degrees, she has also completed a summer vocal program at Musician’s Institute in Hollywood, CA and several acting courses at Beverly Hills Studios.
is currently employed with the Oak Park Unified School District as the Music Specialist at Red Oak Elementary School and with the Conejo Valley Unified School District as the Music Specialist at Westlake Hills Elementary School where she teaches students from Pre-Kindergarten to 5th grade. She also teaches after-school chorus programs where she directs the Kinder Chorus, Junior Chorus and Senior Chorus, as well as directs the Spring Musical.
As a singer/songwriter she has performed as a featured artist at renowned venues such as the Anaheim Convention Center, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, as well as, The House of Blues, King King and Club Spice in Hollywood. She has also shared the stage with well-known performers such as Dick Van Dyke, H-Town and Grammy Award winner, Hila Plitmann. She has even appeared on VH1's Save the Music concert. Jeanette's songwriting craft has been nurtured by producers Todd Cochran and Bill Brendle. As a result, her song “Better Man” reached Top 5 status on Live365's OnExclusive Live internet radio station.
Her versatility, talent, knowledge, and experience has helped her become an excellent teacher. She teaches all styles of
music and she introduces her students to musicianship, music theory,
performance techniques, vocal technique, developing a unique style and making
each song their own. She also teaches beginning piano, her own acting techniques for "truthful acting" and Alexander technique.
Mini-Melodies & Musical Theater Teacher
SuperStarz After School Enrichment Assistant
Tianna started performing at the age of 10 with a Ventura local non-profit children’s theatre, Performance Theatre for Young Artist. It was here where she fell in love with the theatre and learned the impact it could have on young minds. She first knew she wanted to work with children when she created an after-school theatre program for her community while still in high school. She trained at Ballet Academy Ventura and went on to receive a Bachelors of Arts in Theatre with an emphasis in Musical Theatre from California State University, Northridge. She worked as Dance Director (My Gym Northridge) for children 2-10 years old for several years. Currently, She works as a repertory performer at the Santa Monica Playhouse where her credits include; Alice and the Wonderful Tea Party, Cinderella, Absolutely Halloween and the New Years Musical Revue. In addition to her work at the playhouse, she has been featured in numerous productions such as Sweeney Todd (Johanna), Parade (Mary Phagan) and is currently working on Carrie: The Horror Musical (Carrie White). Tianna is thrilled to be joining Jeanette Airen Performing Arts Studio!
Chorus and SuperStarz After School Enrichment Assistant
Melissa had always had a love for the arts and she is very excited to share it with the students at Jeanette Airen Performing Arts Studio. She sang in choir in middle school and high school and went on to perform with bands when she was older. She has performed in many of the Jeanette Airen Performing Arts Studios' showcases and now she is happy to help create performances and guide the kids to perform with confidence.
Conner Stevens is so excited to assist for Miss Jeanette’s after-school musical theater program. He recently discovered a passion for the stage after working as a film actor for 12 years and he wants to inspire kids to have fun working on something as collaborative and creative as theatre. His theater credits include Diesel/Riff understudy (ARTs production of West Side Story), Scorpius Malfoy (19 Years Later), and Will Parker (ARTS production of Oklahoma!).
SuperStarz Summer Camp Assistant