The Advising Team

Anne Lewis
Anne Lewis is an Associate Professor of Acting and Voice and a director in the Theatre Department at DeSales University. She created and directs the DeSales Actor’s Showcase in NY. As a member of SAG-AFTRA and Equity she has enjoyed working on both stage and screen. Two of her most recognizable film credits include Girl Interrupted and Tenure; most recent TV: Do No Harm. On stage, she has played leading roles at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. And she has directed at various professional venues.

Kyle Luker
Kyle Luker is a Talent Manager at Industry Entertainment a bi-coastal firm. Kyle manages talent that works in all legit areas of TV/Film and Theatre. Industry represents an incredible list of actors, as well as a vast list of directors and writers. Kyle produced the film festival darling film Find Love with Christian Camargo and Alexie Gilmore, which screened at more than 20 competitions, including SLAMDANCE, and won at the Sarasota film festival. He also cast the Spirit Award nominated Sweet Land with Alan Cumming and Elizabeth Reaser. Kyle also recently produced a documentary about Girl's Show, a cheering and dance competition that takes place in his hometown of Little Falls N.J. Kyle holds a BA in Theatre from DeSales University.

Kate Lumpkin
is a NY based casting professional, PR & Marketing specialist, and producer. She is currently the NY/LA/Toronto Casting Associate for Celebrity Cruises. Previously, she has been associated with FOX East Coast Casting, Michael Cassara Casting and Jessica Daniels Casting. Collectively, as a casting professional, she has worked on over 40 TV/Film productions and 50 theatrical productions across the country including shows at the Denver Theatre Center, NAMT, NYMF, The York Theatre, The Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Engeman Theatre, the National Asian Artists Project, The Astoria Performing Arts Center and many others. In addition to teaching master classes at numerous Colleges and Universities, she also works privately with clients on branding, image styling, and career mapping. She received her theatrical education at Indiana University, Ithaca College, and The William Esper Studios. For more information visit

Patrick Mulcahy
As an actor, Patrick Mulcahy’s work includes numerous productions at the New York Shakespeare Festival, roles at many leading off-Broadway and Regional Theatres, and television and commercial credits. As a Fight Director he has worked on and off Broadway, on television, and in regional and university theatre. Mr. Mulcahy oversees the actor training and teaches all levels of Acting and Voice/Speech.

Dennis Razze
Dennis Razze is the Chair of the Theatre Department at DeSales University and is also the Associate Artistic Director of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Mr. Razze has been directing musicals for over thirty years and has directed all of the musicals produced by PSF. In his spare time he is also a composer.

Lauren Sytsma
Lauren Sytsma is a graduate of Boston College (’09). After graduation, she began her professional career in the arts as the assistant to Broadway music director, Mary-Mitchell Campbell. She then spent several years in casting, where she worked with esteemed Casting Directors Jay Binder (The Lion KingIn Transit, Encores!) and Judy Henderson (Homeland, The New Group). She is currently a team member at the prestigious boutique agency Nicolosi Company where she represents actors, directors, choreographers.