Artistic Director / Founder
Tiffany Schleigh created Cabaret for a Cause in 2010. Other producing credits include Spotlight on St. Jude, Songs for Story Shifters, Kef Kids Cabaret, Bobby Cronin and Friends at 54 Below, and Bobby Cronin's INSPIRED Benefit Series. AGM credits include Broadway's Soul Doctor, Bronx Bombers, and Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. Tiffany has been featured in The Huffington Post, NYPress, Magnificent Magazine, and more for her work with Cabaret for a Cause. She is also a social media manager and consultant for many performers, products, and companies. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @TiffanySchleigh
Michael Harren is a Brooklyn based-composer and performer who combines elements of classical composition with experimental electronics and storytelling to create his hypnotic and boldly intimate work. Michael Harren tours as pianist with Sandra Bernhard, is a regular member of The Secret City band ,and has performed at Dixon Place, (le) poisson rouge, Joe's Pub, Judson Memorial Church, Manhattan Theater Source, The Duplex, Don't Tell Mama, The Laurie Beechman Theater as well as numerous venues around the country.
Kristen Brooks Sandler began training as a dancer at a very young age in all styles of movement. She graduated in May of 2013 with aBachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance Performance and Choreography from Elon University. She recently returned to New York City after touring the USA in the national tour of ELF the Musical, where she was the female dance captain. Kristen has been involved in may projects, such as assistant choreographing Nightbeats with Karma Camp, and acting as dance captain of the RWS Inaugural cast aboard Holland America’s Eurodam. Working under the direction of Lainie Sakakura, Alex Sanchez and Darren Lee, Kristen helped in the creation of six original shows that will be performed on a multitude of Holland America ships over the next few years. She has assisted such professionals as Tyrick Wiltez Jones, Jeff Shade, Bob Cline, Heather Parcells, and Lisa Gajda among many others. Kristen has also been a dance instructor for the past six years, teaching and choreographing in New York, New Jersey, North Carolina and Virginia. Kristen builds her class on a foundation of strength and technique, with an emphasis upon the exploration of intentiontion and movement motivation. Creator of KB Media.
Jessica Fallon Gordon is a self-taught photographer who began taking pictures with disposable cameras at a very young age. By 13 years old, her friends had nicknamed her "The Paparazzi." Jessica's love for photography never changed, but her equipment did. Now shooting with two DSLR cameras, Jessica is ready to take your photo at special events, performances, or even just to capture the perfect facebook profile picture! Currently also a photographer for Broadwayworld.com. JFG Photography has also done work for The Drama League, Group Theatre Too, Camp Broadway, and Broadway Spotted.
Tali Natter is currently a sophomore drama major at LaGuardia High School. An aspiring theatre director, Tali has assistant directed one acts at French Woods Festival for the Performing Arts, production managed her freshman drama studio, and assists theatre programs at A Class Act NY. Tali has performed onstage in many musicals and benefits. Also an avid photographer, Tali's photos and videos can be seen on Broadway.com and BroadwayWorld.com. Tali is thrilled to help with Cabaret for a Cause; to give back and spread positivity through the magic of theatre. She strongly believes that passion, smiles, love and music can change the world.
John O'Connor is 15 years old and goes to school at Fordham Prep in the Bronx. John has done many shows with his theatre company, Riverdale Childrens Theatre. Previous credits include: Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid Jr., Rooster in Annie, Ryan Evans in High School Musical, Melman in Madagascar and a featured dancer in Thoroughly Modern Millie! He was also a featured dancer in In the Heights and most recently Abel in the pilot production of Children of Eden Jr., in which Stephen Schwartz attended! He is honored to be part of Cabaret for a Cause and would like to thank Tiffany for this wonderful opportunity.