Tim Evanicki (He/Him)

President, Lead College Audition Coach

Tim Evanicki is a celebrated Juilliard-educated voice teacher and singer, who has traveled extensively, singing on some of the world’s most prestigious stages.

As a celebrated voice teacher, Mr. Evanicki has prepared his students go on to follow in his footsteps, attending some of the nation’s leading music schools and musical theater programs. His students have been seen on the stages of Broadway, Regional Theatre, National Tours, London’s West End, and in Feature Films.

Tim has been preparing students for their college auditions for 18 years. As a sought-after master class clinician in the areas of voice and college audition preparation, Tim tours the country each year working with thousands of students.  He is author of the book “The College Audition: A Guide for High School Students Pursuing a Degree in Theatre” and the host of The College Audition Podcast, available on all major podcast networks.

“The College Audition” is available on Amazon.com in paperback and as an e-book on Kindle.

Emma McGlinchey (She/Her)


Emma is from Glasgow, Scotland where she grew up performing and eventually earned her BA Honors in Music from the University of Strathclyde. After a few years of performing in Scotland she moved to NYC to further her education and in 2015 graduated from the Musical Theatre Conservatory program at the New York Film Academy. Since graduating, Emma has toured the UK in productions of Aladdin and Dick Whittington, worked for both Disneyland Paris and Disney Cruise Line and she also spent time in China, music directing original musicals across several schools.

Her most notable roles to date include ‘Florence’ in Chess and , ‘Nettie’ in Carousel, both at the American Theatre of Actors. In 2018, she was honored to perform in Abingdon Theatre Company’s production of Closer Than Ever, honoring Donna Murphy and recently starred alongside West End and Broadway star, Kerry Ellis, in Movies to Musicals at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.


Adam Kaplan (He/Him)

Associate Coach

Adam currently stars as Simon Lovewell on the acclaimed Fox TV show The Big Leap. He was most recently seen on Broadway in A Bronx Tale opposite Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri. Other Broadway/National Tours: Kinky Boots (Charlie Price), Newsies (Jack Kelly u/s), Show Boat (NY Philharmonic and PBS). Other TV: Deception (ABC). Multiple shows at Goodspeed, Flat Rock Playhouse and Music Theatre Wichita. Numerous concerts and productions internationally and across the US, including a solo performance for the Obamas at the White House. He is set to star in the upcoming Broadway-aimed musical version of The Outsiders at The Goodman in Chicago.

Adam is a proud alumni of Elon University (BFA Music Theatre). In addition to performing, Adam teaches around the country serving as a mentor for young artists.​

Kimberly Doreen Burns (She/Her)

Associate Coach

Kimberly is a New York City based award-winning singer, actor, performer, and educator who recently originated the role of Maya in the New York City premiere of Sideways (based on the Academy Award Winning film). Top theatre critics have dubbed her a “golden-voiced vocalist,” “a luminous life-force with a crystalline soprano voice,” and “one of the best voices I’ve heard in musical theatre.” Outside of New York City, Kimberly has performed in National Tours, Internationally in Japan and Taiwan with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra and Evergreen Symphony Orchestra, worked for Disney as a lead singer, and has been fortunate enough to play some of the musical theatre’s most celebrated leading roles at the nation’s leading regional theatre to critical acclaim. She is also the co-host of the The Visceral Voice Podcast, where she promotes vocal, body, and mental health.


Todd VanSlambrouck (He/Him)

Associate Coach

Todd holds an MFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from The Ohio State University, where he had the privilege of performing in works by choreographers including Mark Morris, Bebe Miller, and Larry Keigwin. Over his career, he was a company member with Garth Fagan Dance, Columbus Dance Theatre and GroundWorks DanceTheatre. He performed in production shows at sea on Holland America and Norwegian Cruise Lines, as well as internationally at Tokyo Disney Resort. Currently he is on faculty at the Finger Lakes Ballet Academy and is excited to join the team at The College Audition.

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Kylan Ross (He/Him)

Associate Coordinator

Kylan is originally from Ireland where he began performing at a young age. He went to university in Manchester, England where he graduated with a BSc in Forensic Science and Biology. He then decided to make the switch to theatre and moved to New York, where he graduated from the New York Film Academy’s Musical Theatre and Film Conservatory in 2016. Since graduating, Kylan has toured the USA and Canada with Todrick Halls ‘Straight Outta Oz’ where he played the Wizard. Some of his other favorite credits include Pippin (Pippin), Ragtime (Younger Brother), Newsies (Davey/Race), Chess (Anatoly) and The World Goes Round (Man 1/Berkshire Theatre Award Nominee for Outstanding Lead Male in a Musical 2021).

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