Cast and Creative Team

Grease Cast

Erik Poger Abrahamsen (Roger) is a part of the 2016-2017 Apprentice Company at Serenbe Playhouse, and so excited to end his apprenticeship with Grease! Favorite productions include: Miss Saigon, Of Mice and Men, American Idiot, Charlottes Web, and All Shook Up. Much love to TTSO, The Muppets, and Serenbe Playhouse for making dreams happen. www.erikpoger.com

 

 

 

Bretteney Beverly (Ensemble, u/s Jan/Miss Lynch) recently graduated from Regent University with an MFA in Acting and is currently a part of the 2016-2017 Apprentice Company at Serenbe Playhouse. Credits: Charlotte’s Web, Of Mice and Men (Serenbe Playhouse); A Streetcar Named Desire, ‘Night, Mother, Flyin’ West, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Bus Stop, Big River, Macbeth, South Pacific and She Stoops to Conquer. She would like to thank her parents for their endless love and ongoing support. She’s thankful to God for his grace and mercy.

 

 

Brooke Bradley (Patty Simcox, u/s Sandy/Rizzo) is very excited to be a part of her first musical at Serenbe Playhouse! Brooke is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she received a BFA in Acting. She is currently a member of Serenbe Playhouse’s 2016-2017 Apprentice Company, where she has performed in The Snow Queen (Gerda), Sleepy Hollow (Katrina, u/s), and Charlotte’s Web (Fern/Goose). Other credits include The Member of the Wedding (Triad Stage), Oklahoma! (Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre), The Importance of Being Earnest (Theatre! Statesville) Charlotte’s Web (Tour, NC Theatre for Young People), Cabaret, The Bungler, Spamalot, and Man and Superman (UNCG).

 

Lala Cochran (Miss Lynch) is always happy to return to heaven on Earth, Serenbe, where you may have seen her last Spring in Carousel and before that in Oklahoma! Other recent credits include Women in Jeopardy at Aurora and Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike at Aurora/Horizon. LaLa received a Suzi Bass award for best lead actress in a play in 2008 for The Little Dog Laughed at Theatre in the Square and a best featured actress Suzi for her work in Best of Enemies at Theatrical Outfit. Thanks so much for braving the elements and supporting the work here at Serenbe Playhouse!

 

Montgomery Davis (Ensemble, u/s Marty/Frenchy/Patty, Fight Choreographer) is a graduate of East Carolina University with a B.F.A. in Theatre Performance. She is currently a part of the 2016-2017 Apprentice Company at Serenbe Playhouse. Credits: The Snow Queen (Kaja/Ingeborg), Charlotte’s Web (Aunt Edith/ Avery/ The Old Sheep), Graceland (Rootie Mallort), The Jungle Book (Baloo the Bear), and motion capture work for the new video game by Epic Games Paragon. Montgomery is also a certified Actor Combatant with the SAFD with training in all eight weapons and theatrical firearms. She would like to thank Serenbe Playhouse for the amazing opportunity, as well as her family and friends for continual support of her dreams in this field of work. montgomerydavis.com

 

Shelli Delgado (Frenchy) is thrilled to be back at Serenbe! Past Serenbe Playhouse credit: Miss Saigon. Other recent Atlanta credits: The Crucible, RENT (Actor’s Express), A Christmas Carol, Tiger Style!, Little Raindrop Songs (Alliance Theatre), Into the Woods, Don’t Dress for Dinner, 4000 Miles, Mary Poppins, Les Misérables (Aurora Theatre), Ghost the Musical, STEAM Team, And Then They Came for Me (Georgia Ensemble Theatre). TV: “The Vampire Diaries”. Shelli is also a co-producer for the Weird Sisters Theatre Project and Quarter Life* the web series. Love to Mom, Papa and Travy. 

 

Hao Feng (Ensemble, u/s Sonny/Doody/Roger/Eugene) is ecstatic to conclude his yearlong journey as a part of the 2016-2017 Serenbe Playhouse Apprentice with the legendary Grease! After double majoring in Piano Performance and Neuroscience at Emory University, Hao completed an M.Phil. in Music and Science at the University of Cambridge, where, outside of his studies, he found a new home in theatre. Serenbe credits: Miss Saigon, The Snow Queen, Charlotte’s Web, The Sleepy Hollow Experience, and Of Mice and Men. A gargantuan thank you to Brian Clowdus and the rest of Serenbe for this invaluable opportunity and unforgettable experience.

 

Abigail Gabor (Cha Cha Digregorio) is delighted and incredibly fortunate to begin her journey with the Atlanta theatre community at Serenbe Playhouse. Abigail returned to her native Atlanta last fall after finishing Rock of Ages in Orlando with TheatreWorks Florida. She is a proud graduate of the School of Theatre at Oklahoma City University and also holds her Masters in Public Administration and Policy from The University of Georgia. Abigail has worked in entertainment for both The Walt Disney Company and Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Her favorite credits include West Side Story, ENRON, and The Odyssey. Many thanks to the team!

 

Randi Garza* (Sandy Dumbrowski) is overjoyed about returning to the Serenbe Playhouse stage. Credits:  Evita, Man of La Mancha (Serenbe Playhouse); Big Fish, The Light in the Piazza (Theatrical Outfit ); Shrek (Atlanta Lyric Theatre); Bull Durham, A Christmas Carol (Alliance Theatre); Hands on a Hardbody, Christmas Canteen (Aurora Theatre); The Rocky Horror Show (Actor’s Express); Godspell (Stage Door Players). Named by Creative Loafing as Atlanta’s Best Female Actor (2015). She is also the co-creator and star of “Gerty and Friends,” an upcoming Atlanta-based web series. Check out www.facebook.com/gertyandfriends for more info. Love to Andrew, Ashley, my family and my perfect dog.

 

Jeremiah Parker Hobbs (Keneckie) is so excited to be back at Serenbe after playing Woof in Hair a few years ago. This year, he has directed Into the Woods Jr at the Legacy Theatre, and is also currently performing in Cinderella and Fella at the Alliance Theatre in the mornings! For Julissa, the real-life Pink Lady to my Greaser.

 

 

 

Brian Jordan (Johnny Casino) is currently an Atlanta-based actor and has appeared in several productions since moving here in May. Favorite credits include: West Side Story, Carousel, and the 2016 Suzi Bass Award winning best musical production of Miss Saigon at Serenbe Playhouse. Recent Georgia credits include The Little Mermaid (Jestam), Of Mice and Men (Whit), and A Chorus Line (Greg).

 

 

 

Shannon McCarren (Marty) is beyond ecstatic to be returning to the magical and transformative Serenbe Playhouse. As a member of the 2015-2016 Serenbe Playhouse Apprentice Company, she is especially excited to be working alongside some familiar faces as she adds her own “cherry twist” to the iconic Marty Maraschino. Shannon’s favorite role to date is that of Shelby in Steel Magnolias at Theatre Raleigh, a performance in which she was nominated for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards as Best Actress in a Play. She is incredibly grateful to her family for traveling from Pittsburgh to see the show, and to the Playhouse for making her a part of this one-of-a-kind production of Grease! www.shannonmccarren.com

 

Jacob McKee (Eugene Florczyk) is so excited to be joining Serenbe for the first time in Grease! Jacob is a proud graduate of the 2015-2016 Aurora Theatre Acting Apprentice Company. Atlanta: Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare Tavern); Anne Boleyn, Mr. Popper’s Penguins (Synchronicity); Tim Tesla and the Terrific Time Machine (Aurora). Regional: Illyria, Julius Caesar (Virginia Shakespeare). Love to Dad. Dedicated to Mom. 

 

 

Paul Milliken (Vince Fontaine) is an Emmy-winning television journalist who can be seen every morning as feature reporter for FOX 5’s Good Day Atlanta, covering the unique people and places of North Georgia (including several previous stops to Serenbe Playhouse!). He’s also active in local community theatre, having recently been seen as Mr. Blore in And Then There Were None (Act3 Productions), Ed in You Can’t Take It With You (Lionheart Theatre Company), and in The Lakeside Plays at Onion Man Productions. Big thanks to Brian Clowdus for inviting him to spend some time at Rydell High…although he’s still not quite sure how to do the hand jive. (Twitter & IG: @PaulFromFox5)

 

Brian Moote (Teen Angel – Select Performances) is a stand up comedian, actor and radio host based out of Atlanta. As a comedian, he has made appearances on MTV, FX, Comedy Central and FOX. He was also a cast member on the MTV prank show “Money From Strangers” for two seasons. Currently, he can be heard every morning on the nationally syndicated morning radio show, The Bert Show on Q100 in Atlanta.

 

 

 

JD Myers (Ensemble, u/s Danny/Kenickie/Vince/Johnny) is proud to be joining this wonderful company of storytellers. He is a member of the Serenbe Playhouse 2016-2017 Apprentice Company. Recent Playhouse credits include The Snow Queen, The Sleepy Hollow Experience, and Charlotte’s Web. He is a graduate of The Samford University Musical Theatre program. Stories change lives. To God be the Glory.

 

 

 

Hayley Platt (Ensemble, Dance Captain) is so excited to be returning to the Serenbe Stage! Previous Serenbe Credits: Carousel (Ensemble). Atlanta credits: Edward Foote (Alliance Theatre, World Premiere), The Tall Girls (Alliance Theatre, World Premiere), Spamalot, Shrek, and West Side Story (Atlanta Lyric Theatre). Shakespeare Tavern Credits: Romeo & Juliet (Juliet), Winter’s Tale (Perdita), Pericles (Marina), Christmas Carol, King Leer (Cordelia), Macbeth, and Midsummers (Puck); International Credits: Feld Entertainment’s Disney Live! Stage Shows in Europe, Asia, and South America. Love to Mommy, Daddy, and Colin!

 

Julissa Sabino* (Betty Rizzo) is so thankful for the opportunity to work at Serenbe Playhouse! Previous Atlanta credits: In The Heights (Aurora/Theatrical Outfit), Rent, The Rocky Horror Show (Actor’s Express), James and the Giant Peach, The Lizard and El Sol (Alliance Theatre), The Toxic Avenger (Horizon Theatre Company), Big Fish (Theatrical Outift), Rocket Boys (Legacy Theatre). TV/Film: Tyler Perry’s If Loving You Is Wrong (Gina). Julissa previously studied at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association. She would like to thank you the patrons, her family, and Jeremiah, always.

 

Terrence Smith (Sonny Latierri) is a recent graduate of The University of West Georgia, holding a BA in Theatre. Credits: Miss Saigon, Charlotte’s Web, Carousel, The Secret Garden, Evita, Snow Queen, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Sleepy Hollow Experience (u/s), and 2015-2016 Apprentice Company (Serenbe Playhouse). Educational: Cabaret, Eurydice, Avenue Q, Broke-ology, and Pericles. He is very grateful to Donald and Beverly Smith for their consistent awesomeness and his older brother, Torran for being his backbone. Special thanks to the many Atlanta professionals met for their advice and support, and the folks at Serenbe for this great opportunity.

 

Michael Stiggers Jr.* (Danny Zuko) is THRILLED to be making his Serenbe Playhouse debut in Grease. Atlanta theatre credits include A Christmas Carol, Born For This (Alliance Theatre); RENT (Actor’s Express); Les Miserables (Aurora Theatre); Pippin (Legacy Theatre) and The Toxic Avenger (Horizon Theatre). Michael has also recently performed with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. He is a Theatre Education graduate of Columbus State University. To God be the Glory! Thanks Family, Maggie, DDO Artist Agency and Serenbe. www.michaelstiggers.com 

 

 

Leo Thomasian (Doody) has been performing as an actor and a musician since he was about sixteen years old. With an associate’s degree in Performing Arts from Collin College, Leo has been seen on stage throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. He was most recently seen as Rudolph in Wishing Star Productions’ national tour of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. Other past credits include: Laurie in Little Women (Contemporary Theatre of Dallas); Brad Majors in The Rocky Horror Show (Lakeside Community Theatre); Sonny in In The Heights and Robert Martin in The Drowsy Chaperone (Collin Theatre Center). In addition to Leo’s stage credits, he has also starred in various short films. Leo is also a musician and songwriter, and is currently working on his band’s debut album. He would like to extend his gratitude to his friends and family for all of their endless love and support, and to Brian Clowdus for warmly welcoming him into the Atlanta theatre community.

 

India Tyree (Jan) is a new resident of Atlanta. Since last year’s move from Virginia, she has been seen in Aurora’s productions of Grace for President (Grace), Into The Woods (Florinda), Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike (Nina), and co-productions with Theatrical Outfit, In the Heights (Carla) and Memphis the Musical (Ensemble, Felicia U/S). Aside from acting, India also enjoys song-writing and teaching theater. India thanks her loving family, and the Aurora Theater Apprenticeship, for helping her achieve her theatrical goals.

 

 

Austin Windolph (Ensemble) Past credits include The Sleepy Hollow Experience (Brian Clowdus Experiences), Thoroughly Modern Millie, Mary Poppins, To Kill a Mockingbird, On Golden Pond, Pippin, Fame, and The Little Mermaid. Austin, an Atlanta native, is thrilled to be making his Serenbe debut.

 

 

 

*The Actor appears through the courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.


Grease Creative Team

Brian Clowdus (Director) is an actor, educator, director, and producer. Brian received his BA in Theatre & Dance from Amherst College graduating Magna Cum Laude, with highest distinction for his Thesis Work and holds an MFA in Acting from The University of South Carolina. Brian is also the CEO & Creative Director of Brian Clowdus Experiences which is taking his environmental work all across the country. He has performed/directed in Tokyo, London, Canada, Central and South America, The Caribbean, NYC, LA and in almost every other major city in the United States. He has had the fortune of working with many major theatres and entertainment companies including: The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Surflight Theatre, Shawnee Playhouse, Park Avenue Theatricals, New Bedford Festival Theatre, The British American Drama Academy, Holland America Cruise Lines, Tokyo Disney, The Debaun Performing Arts Center, New London Barn Playhouse, The LAB Theatre, Theatre South Carolina, Aurora Theatre, Fabrefaction Theatre Company, Stagedoor Players and of course Serenbe Playhouse. Brian was named the Top Artistic Director in Atlanta and one of the Top 20 Atlantans to Watch by South Carolina, Aurora Theatre, Fabrefaction Theatre Company, Stagedoor Players and of course Serenbe Playhouse. Brian was named the Top Artistic Director in Atlanta and one of the Top 20 Atlantans to Watch by Creative Loafing as well as Top 15 under 40 by Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles Magazine. Brian won the 2016 Suzi Bass Award for Best Director of a Musical for Miss Saigon, which was awarded 5 other awards including Best Musical, making it most awarded show of 2016. www.BrianClowdus.com 

 

Chris Brent Davis (Musical Supervisor) is so glad to be back at Serenbe Playhouse after music directing Miss Saigon (Suzi Bass Award, Outstanding Musical Direction), Evita, Charlotte’s Web (Suzi Bass Nom.), and Carousel. Favorite Credits Include:Greenwood: the Musical (Orig. Cast – New York Musical Theatre Festival), Children’s Letters to God (Suzi Bass Nom. – The Legacy Theatre), End of the Rainbow (Highlands Playhouse, Actor’s Express), and Les Miserables (The Springer Opera House). Currently, Chris Brent is pursuing is Bachelor’s of Music in Musical Direction for Musical Theatre at Webster University in St. Louis! Thanks to the cast, crew and creative team for making this one such an incredible journey! Enjoy!

 

Bubba Carr (Choreographer) began his career touring with MGM star Mitzi Gaynor then was a regular on the television show “FAME” and a “Starsearch” win in 1987 with the all male group “Boys Club,” Music Videos: Cher; Prince. National Commercials: Sprite; Coors; The Gap; Levi’s 501. TV: “Drop Dead Diva;” “The Nanny;” “Friends;” “Scrubs;” “Oprah;” “Tonight Show with Jay Leno;” “The Academy Awards;” “The Grammy Awards;” “American Music Awards; “MTV Music Awards;” “So You Think You Can Dance” (US & Canada). Film: Rock of Ages, Footloose, Austin Powers: Goldmember, Batman & Robin, Wild Wild West, Out to Sea, Anchorman 2. Tours: Jane’s Addiction, Porno for Pyros, Dirty Dancing Live. He’s also toured with legendary entertainer Cher in her “Heart of Stone” 89’, “Love Hurts” 91’, “Believe” 99’, “Living Proof” 02’ world tours, including “Cher at Caesars Palace” 07’. Choreographed: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Internship, Bolden, Goosebumps, Bolden, Passengers, andThe Monkey King. Serenbe Playhouse: Hair, Oklahoma!, The Snow Queen, Evita, Carousel, and Miss Saigon. Bubba is currently working with Zack Brown’s new music project Sir Rosevelt.

 

Ryan Oliveti (Assistant Director) is a graduate of Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. He completed an internship at Actors’ Express in 2013 and has been working as an Director/Assistant Director in Atlanta since that time.  Directing credits include:ART, Charlotte’s Web, The Secret Garden (Serenbe Playhouse).  Restaging Directing credits include:The Snow Queen, The Sleepy Hollow Experience (Serenbe Playhouse).  Select AD credits include: Miss Saigon, Carousel, Evita, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Oklahoma! (Serenbe Playhouse); Detroit (Horizon Theatre); Godspell (Stage Door Players); Dividing the Estate (Theatrical Outfit); Warrior Class (Alliance Theatre); Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Equus, Seminar (Actor’s Express).  Ryan sends his thanks to his family, friends, mentors and the Serenbe Playhouse team.  Twitter: @RyanOliveti.  Instagram: @ryanoliveti.

 

Devin Porter (Conductor) Devin Porter is so excited to be back under the stars at Serenbe Playhouse. He served as Assistant Music Director for last summer’s Miss Saigon and played Keys II for Carousel last spring. Originally from Pikeville, KY, Devin is a graduate of Emory University and holds degrees in Music and Theater Studies. He would like to thank Brian and Chris for this amazing opportunity to play the first show he ever fell in love with (and probably the first CD he ever wore out). Devin has played in orchestras around town for Actor’s Express, Aurora Theater, and The Legacy Theatre. Devin’s favorite onstage credits include Shrek (Jenny Wiley Theatre), Sideshow (Act3 Productions), and Avenue Q (Ad Hoc Productions). Immense love and thanks to his family and D.J. for their constant faith and support. A wop bop-a-lu-bop a wop bam boom!

 

Joel Coady (Production Manager) is an actor, producer, designer, and director. When not at Serenbe he is the Technical Director at The Atlanta Jewish Academy. He moved to Atlanta in 2012. Since then he has designed shows at The Alliance, Serenbe Playhouse, Catalyst, 7 Stages, Aurora Theatre, The Goat Farm, The Atlanta Jewish Academy, Pace Academy, Georgia Perimeter College, and The Weird Sister’s Theatre Project. Joel recently designed the Suzi nominated show Trestle at Pope Lick Creek with Catalyst. 

 

Lee Maples (Scenic Designer) has a BFA in technical theatre from Auburn University and an MFA in Scenic Design from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (SIUC).  He has instructed on the undergraduate and graduate level for more than a decade.  Currently, he resides in Decatur, GA and works as a freelance designer.   He received a SUZI Award for Outstanding Scenic Design in 2012 and has designed a number of shows this past year, including:I and You, Big Fish, Love and Information, Nickel and Dimed, Theatre Devised, Stop Kiss, and Hot Pink and Ready to Blow.  Between his two degrees, he spent a year working in mainland China in product development, working in factories primarily along coastal China and setting showrooms in Hong Kong and Taiwan.  A new endeavor for Lee is The Fox Creek Candle Company, coming soon!

 

Bradley Bergeron (Lighting & Video Production Designer) has been an Atlanta based designer and performer since 2005. He works as a User Experience Designer and Strategist at Thrive, an Atlanta-based creative consultancy. Bradley is completing his thesis work in the field of Industrial Design at Georgia Institute of Technology and is a proud member of IATSE Local 479. He serves as Technical Director and Production Designer for the Broadway Dreams Foundation. Bradley was awarded the Ovation Award for Technical Direction awarded by the Cobb County Arts Board in 2011. Some of his previous Lighting Designs include A Chorus Line, Anything Goes, Legally Blonde, Ain’t Misbehavin, and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Atlanta Lyric Theatre); Clyde & Bonnie: A Folktale (Aurora Theatre); On Golden Pond (Theatre in the Square). Bradley is thrilled to be working with the Serenbe again. He thanks his wife and daughter for their endless love and support.

 

Hollie Chan (Video Production Assistant)

 

Adam Howarth (Sound Designer) is pleased to be returning to Serenbe for his seventh show having provided previous bouts of design and fits of production and technical direction. Adam’s passion is collecting awards including a Motif award for Hedwig and the Angry Inch at Trinity Rep in Providence and an Ovation award in Los Angeles for Macbeth, a Modern Ecstasy at Redcat. His designs have been featured at Cannes, Moon Dance, and L.A. Shorts film festivals. He served as the product manager for Eastern Acoustic Works, has designed systems for Disney and Universal Studios theme parks, and served as faculty at Emerson College prior to relocating to GA for family. He just loves the uniqueness of Serenbe’s productions.

 

Rob Brooksher (Sound Designer & Engineer) is thrilled to return to Serenbe after sound engineering last year’s Miss Saigon.  Recent Atlanta theatre: Le Petit Prince (Theatre du Reve); Constellations, Nobody Loves You (Horizon Theatre Company); Big Fish (Theatrical Outfit); On the Verge (Georgia Ensemble Theatre). Recent Music Production: Chance the Rapper, Ne-Yo, Collective Soul.  As always, grateful to be working in a community filled with art.  All my love to Christina.

 

Brandon R. McWilliams (Costume Designer) holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Theatre Studies from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Fine Arts in Costume Design from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.  He has designed regionally for the past fifteen years and is the recipient of the Zelma H. Weisfeld USITT Costume Design Award and two-time recipient of the Elizabeth Shrader Kimberly Award in Costume Design.  His work has been on display at the Prague Quadrennial ’07, as well as at the Carnegie Mellon University campus in Qatar.  He has taught at Carnegie Mellon University, Salisbury University, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Louisiana State University and currently heads the costume design program at Texas State University. www.brmcwilliams.com 

 

Mariana Wegener (Costume Coordinator)

 

Bret Brammer (Technical Director) is a working technical director in the Atlanta area. Aside from freelance technical position, he teaches stagecraft at Pace Academy as the assistant technical director. He is also prolific in the Atlanta improv community as a performer, primarily at Highwire Comedy Co.

 

Shelby Mays (Stage Manager) is so excited to be returning to Serenbe Playhouse! In 2014 she was the stage management intern at Serenbe and is so grateful to be returning the Atlanta theatre scene.  Shelby has recently graduated from the University of Montevallo with a bachelor of arts degree in theatre and a minor in arts administration. She has recently worked at the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company in Vermont as the company manager of the 2016 season. She has also stage managed Brian Clowdus Experiences production of The Sleepy Hollow Experience in Sturbridge Massachusetts. She would like to thank her family and Ryan for their continued love and support. 

 

Kate Handzlik (Assistant Stage Manager) graduated from Milligan College with Bachelor of Arts degrees in photography and psychology, and earned a Bachelors of Arts in Theatre from East Tennessee State University.  She is currently a member of Serenbe Playhouse’s 2016-2017 Apprentice Company. Credits: Charlotte’s Web, Of Mice and Men, Miss Saigon, The Sleepy Hollow Experience, and The Snow Queen (Serenbe Playhouse); The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, Godspell, The Odyssey, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Kate would like to thank the Serenbe Staff for this incredible opportunity, as well as her family and friends for their continued support. 

 

Amanda Akins (Master Electrician) is very excited to be joining the crew this season. Having graduated with a degree in Theater & English from Stetson University in 2002, she has since studied as a commercial electrician and enjoyed a career in both theater and television as a Master Electrician, Grip and Gaffer. A recent transplant to the Atlanta area, Amanda is so grateful to have found such an amazing community.

 

Joe Meadows (Master Carpenter) is a theatrical technician based out of the Atlanta area specializing in carpentry, rigging, welding, and electrics. He has employed his talents in many theatres including The Fox, The Classic Center, Horizon Theatre, The Aurora Theatre, The Alliance Theatre, Gypsy Theatre Company, Buford Community Theatre, and Theatrical Outfit. He is excited to work with Serenbe Playhouse for this production of Grease!

 

Kelsey Mardis (Properties Designer) is a technical theatre practitioner from Choudrant, Louisiana. She studied at Louisiana Tech University where she earned a degree in 2013. She’s danced with the exalted spirits of the Atlanta theatrical arts since fall of 2014 and since has shared her love of creating and teamwork with such establishments like The Center for Puppetry Arts, 7 Stages, The Alliance, Actors Express and Serenbe Playhouse. She treads the razor’s edge of many different technically theatrical facets including but not limited to lighting, sound, props, paint, carpentry and costumes. She’s very stoked to be working with Serenbe theatre and hopes you thoroughly enjoy this show. She also thanks her parents, sister and roommates for all of their undying love and support.

 

Lindsey Ewing (Wig Design) graduated from the North Carolina School of the Arts of Winston-Salem, NC, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts (concentration in wig and makeup design) in 2008. She is Wigmaster at The Alliance Theater in Atlanta, GA, and does professional freelance work in theatre, print, and special events and occasions. Included in Lindsey’s list of work are such companies as The Spoleto Festival USA, Troika Entertainment, Sarasota Opera Company, Opera Carolina, Piedmont Opera, Utah Shakespearean Festival, UNC Chapel Hill’s Playmaker’s Rep, The University of Maryland, Aurora Theatre, and Kennesaw State University.