The College Audition

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.”

“The College Audition” is available on 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 Honours in Music from the University of Strathclyde. After a few years of performing in Scotland she moved to NYC to further her eduction 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 honoured to perform in Abingdon Theatre Company’s production of Closer Than Ever, honouring 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’s to critical acclaim. She is also the co-host of the The Visceral Voice Podcast, where she promotes vocal, body, and mental health. 

Kimberly earned her MFA in Musical Theatre from San Diego State University, and her BFA in Musical Theatre from Ithaca College. She is also trained in piano and music theory and teaches private voice, acting, and musical theatre audition preparation. Kimberly’s clients have booked and worked on Broadway, National Tours, leading Regional Theatres around the country, international concerts, Disney, Cruise ships, Theme parks, and the like. Kimberly is a member of Actors Equity, NATS, MTEA, and NYSTA.

Kylan Ross (He/Him)

Assistant 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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