Skylar Astin is most well known for his role as Jesse Swanson in Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2, as well as having originated the role of Georg in Spring Awakening on Broadway. He starred as Bobby Moyer in TBS’s Ground Floor and most recently starred opposite James Earl Jones in God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater at Encores!. A former Applause student himself, Skylar returned in the summer of 2016 to share his professional experience with our Foundation Youth Artists.
Applause alumni Erich Bergen co-stars on CBS’s Madam Secretary opposite Tea Leoni. He previously starred as Bob Gaudio in the Clint Eastwood-directed feature film Jersey Boys. Bergen played that role on stage for more than 1,000 performances in the Grammy- and Tony-winning Best Musical of the same name. He also performed with the 2012 Roundabout Theatre Company National Tour’s production of Anything Goes as Billy Crocker.
Sas goldberg is a new york based actor, comedian and writer who began her performing arts career as a child at Applause. Sas starred in The Stunning at Lincoln Center before writing, starring in and producing the feature film “You Must be Joking.” Sas can be seen in Odd Mom Out on Bravo and Search Party on TBS. She most recently sold her autobiographical pilot “Us and Him” to Sony and will be starring on Broadway in the highly anticipated Roundabout production of Significant Other.