Who's Who of Bat Boy: The Musical
Director - Tim Maynes
Tim is extremely excited to be directing this show and to be working with such an amazingly talented team. He is from South Burlington and will be graduating in May from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York with a BA in Drama (with concentrations in directing and teaching) and a minor in Speech Communication. All four years of college, Tim has served on the Board of Directors of IC's Triple Threat Theatre and will be directing their spring production of Once on this Island. He has served as the Artistic Director of the LyricKids Summer Camps (most recently directing Suessical the Musical), Director of Champlain Arts Theater Company's Youth Musical Theater Camp, Assistant Director of the South Burlington Recreation Department's Summer Youth Theater Camp (since 2001), and Assistant Teacher of numerous FlynnArts classes and camps. Tim has also been seen onstage with many local theater companies, including Lyric Theater Company (Dickon in The Secret Garden), Lamoille County Players (The Beast in Beauty and the Beast), and Stowe Theater Guild (Armand in The Scarlet Pimpernel). Bat Boy will mark his directing debut with STG and he is excited to bring his enthusiasm, passion, and artistic viewpoint to the production team!
Music Director - Nate Venet
Nate is thrilled to be working on his second show with Stowe Theatre Guild as music director (his first being last fall's production of Little Shop of Horrors. Nate lives and works in Burlington, splitting his time between web design and musical theatre. Aside from working with many community theatre groups including Lyric Theatre (most recently in Guys and Dolls), Stowe Theatre Guild, and Lamoille County Players, Nate has worked at a number of local schools as music director for their drama programs, most recently at South Burlington HS (Seussical the Musical), CVU HS(The Hot Mikado), and Mount Mansfield HS (Once On This Island). This is Nate's second time working on Bat Boy: The Musical, and he can't wait to return to this bizarre and funny show, with this bizarre and funny team!
Choreographer - Alexandra Kilgore
Alexandra Kilgore is marking her eighth Stowe Theatre Guild production with Bat Boy. Having been onstage for Anything Goes, Cinderella, Chicago, and Victor/Victoria; Assistant Choreographer for The Scarlet Pimpernel and Titanic; and most recently was assistant director, assistant choreographer and co-producer of last season's Urinetown. She has also performed with Lyric Theatre, Harwood Union H.S., and The Common's Group in Waitsfield. She studies voice with Bill Reed and Meredith Mills of the Indiana University Music School and has studied dance with T.D. Bach, Vermont Conservatory of Ballet, The Dance Academy, Spotlight on Dance, Broadway Dance Center in New York City and I.U.'s contemporary dance program. Two summers ago, she attended Circle in the Square's summer musical theatre program. Alexandra is finishing up her senior year studying theatre and dance at Indiana University, where she has performed in the musicals Nine, The Who's Tommy, and Godspell, and has also performed premiers of student and faculty dance pieces.
Assistant Choreographer - Alex Feinson
Alex Feinson just completed her freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to her studies, Alex is a part of a tap dance company, a curling team, the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program, and Penn Singers Light Opera Company, for which she is Dance Captain, Assistant Choreographer, Assistant Costume Chair, and part of the company. This past year she participated in Ragtime and Iolanthe. Other shows include Lyric's Gypsy and Fiddler on the Roof, and MMU's Chicago, Monty Python, Once Upon a Mattress, and Once on This Island. Before leaving for school, Alex studied dance from the age of 4 at Spotlight on Dance and took voice lessons with Bill Reed. She works in the summer as a counselor/production assistant/choreographer for both Kidshow and LyricKids musical theater camps. Alex is excited about her great team and can't wait for the show to get underway!
Producer - Erin Evarts
Erin Evarts is thrilled to be producing with Stowe Theatre Guild this summer. Having previously worked as a Stage Manager for STG's production's of Little Shop of Horrors, A Chorus Line, Chicago, and My Fair Lady. She is a 2007 graduate of Emerson College in Boston, MA where she obtained a BFA in Production/Stage Management. Erin has been working in theatre for the last 10 years and has behind the scenes credits with Lyric Theatre (Beauty and The Beast), Stowe Theatre Guild, Emerson Stage, The Boston Ballet, New England Conservatory, GAK Productions, NJoy Events, and CVU Theatre. Erin is also the Co-founder and Producing Director of Big Red Barn Players (Sugar & Spice and This Changes Everything). She is thrilled to be working with such a talented group of friends and artists, and looking forward to casting, and getting into the rehearsal process.
Stage Manager - Samantha Setayesh
Samantha Setayesh is extremely excited to work on her first show with Stowe Theatre Guild. She has been the stage manager for three productions at Champlain Valley Union High School. These shows include: Leader of the Pack, The Red House Mystery and Hot Mikado. She is currently a senior at Champlain Valley Union High School and is eagerly awaiting her graduation in June. Samantha is excited to get to work with everyone at Stowe Theatre and looks forward to a great show!
Accompanist - Anya Cutler
Anya Cutler is honored to be working on her second show as a pianist for Stowe Theater Guild. She performed with last fall's Little Shop of Horrors as the second keyboardist. Anya is finishing her senior year at Mount Mansfield Union High School, and will be starting her freshmen year at Skidmore College this fall. Her free time is focused around playing music, primarily drums and piano. She has played both piano and drums for the play productions of the local high school and middle school as well as for other various ensembles. Anya can't wait to get back to Stowe Theater to work with such a talented group of actors and musicians!