Director Notes

I’ve always tried to listen to my students when they ask for something. It’s important to me to do shows that they feel passionate about- even if it wasn’t yet at the top of my list. PIPPIN was brought to me by a handful of students I love and trust, and so here we are. ...

When choosing a season I work incredibly hard to make sure that we are offering something for everyone. Beyond that, I work hard to make sure that the shows we pick hold a greater meaning, offering something our world needs more of or needs to hear. When I saw that MARY POPPINS Jr. had been released for licensing, I snatched it up immediately. ...

This past spring we had a wild experience with tragic, intense events in our community which coincided with an aggressive schedule of spring shows, which overlapped the birth of my daughter Caroline. It was a lot. After we navigated all of that and came out on top, I knew that what we needed this summer was something bright, fun, happy, and moving....

Many people have asked me why I chose to produce and direct SPRING AWAKENING. Each time I have been asked, I have given a different reason. Each reason as prominent as the one before....

Many people have asked me the question, why FAME for one of our very first productions? While there are many answers to that question that involve a more technical side of theatre, production and casting, the biggest reason for me was that the story told in FAME, is one that we can all benefit from being reminded of....