Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult is a New York Times bestselling author with over 40 million books in print. She cofounded the Trumbull Hall Troupe as a means of providing her own children with a meaningful musical theater experience, which would also allow them to make a difference in the lives of children in need. She has collaborated on seven musicals with composer Ellen Wilber, all of which were debuted by the Trumbull Hall Troupe, and two of which have been licensed and subsequently performed by teen theater groups around the world.  She is also the co-librettist, with Timothy Allen McDonald, of the new musicals BREATHE (inducted into the Library of Congress Performing Arts COVID-19 Collection), BETWEEN THE LINES (debuted off-Broadway 2022], THE BOOK THIEF (UK pre-West End run October 2023] and the upcoming AUSTENLAND.

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Ellen Wilber

Ellen Wilber

Ellen Wilber received her Bachelor of Music degree from Ithaca College and has retired from...

Allyson Weiner-Sawyer

Allyson Weiner-Sawyer

Ally Weiner-Sawyer grew up in the Upper Valley dancing and performing from an early age. Her...

Kyle van Leer

Kyle van Leer

Kyle van Leer developed a love of theater as a founding member of the Trumbull Hall Troupe when he...