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"this will definitely affect me for a lifetime."


We believe performers learn best by doing.

Taking classes and voice lessons are essential for honing your craft, but putting those skills into practice is an experience that cannot be substituted.

We take your big dreams and we make them happen.

Specializing in one-of-a-kind, "living the dream" performances, On Stage Collective creates immersive theatrical experiences in exciting and memorable venues across the country.


With thriving private voice studios in Missouri and Tennessee, decades-long friends and former college roommates Heather McKenzie Patterson and Katherine Sandoval Taylor sought to create a performance opportunity for their students unlike anything they had ever experienced before.  Combining their finely-honed crafts of vocal instruction and stage direction, Heather and Katherine believed that their students’ stage needed to be bigger and the lights brighter.  On Stage Collective was born. 


On Stage Collective now brings these "living the dream" opportunities to talented teen and adult performers from all across the country, selected through nationwide auditions. Now in partnership with venues like 54 Below and the Disney Imagination Campus, and with acclaimed Broadway guest artists and an outstanding artistic staff, On Stage Collective is ready to make your dreams a reality.













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Katherine Sandoval Taylor

A renowned performer of all musical styles, Katherine Sandoval Taylor, described by the Boston Globe as “stunning,” has appeared in jazz, oratorio, concert, musical theater, and opera performances throughout the country.

A graduate of The New England Conservatory (MM) and Furman University (BM), favorite roles performed include Maria, (West Side Story), Clara (The Light in the Piazza), Cosette (Les Mis), Emma (Jekyll & Hyde), Eliza (My Fair Lady), Anne (A Little Night Music), Guinevere (Camelot), Tuptim (The King and I), & Katherina Cavaliere (Amadeus).


With nearly 20 years of teaching experience, Katherine maintains a private voice and piano studio, KST Performance Academy, of 100+ students in the Nashville area where she directs and produces unique, professional performance events every year.


Heather McKenzie Patterson

Heather McKenzie Patterson, owner of Patterson Performing Arts in Saint Louis, has been teaching voice for nearly 20 years. 


A graduate of Michigan State University (MM) and Furman University (BA), she made her solo performing debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2017.

Favorite operatic roles performed include Musetta (La Bohème), Frasquita (Carmen), Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier), Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare), Yum-Yum (The Mikado), Nella in (Gianni Schicchi), Emily (The Ballad of Baby Doe), and the title role in Manon. 

In addition to her private voice and piano studio, Heather has an accomplished teaching career at the university level, previously serving on voice faculties at Webster University, University of Missouri, Principia College, and Michigan State University.



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