The Creative Team

Holly R
ose (Founder/Managing Artistic Director & The Addams Family Director): Holly is thrilled to be able to work with the amazingly talented theatre artists and volunteers here at Rosebud!  Some of Holly's credits include performing in A Narrow Bed (Wings Theatre, NYC), dancing alongside Smashmouth (Radio City Music Hall, NYC) and playing “Benten” in the World Premiere of The Kyogen Rope (O’Malley Theatre, Chicago). Some directing credits include I Hate Hamlet (Knutzen Family Theatre), If Spiders Made Honey (Burien Little Theatre), and A Very Lovely Dress (Stone Soup Theatre). Holly also enjoys being involved in the vibrant Northwest film community.  Some recent film credits include playing The Maid in Rock-A-Bye Dead Man, Gina Ricessi-Kincaid in Kanashimi, and Ambrosia Prufrock in Waiting for Exit to name a few. Find out more on IMDB. Holly has directed numerous workshops and children’s theatre productions throughout Minnesota, Chicago, and NYC and currently teaches with Rosebud CTC at the Federal Way Community Center and is the Drama teacher at Federal Way High School.  

Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre, Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University; Performance Certificate, American Musical & Dramatic Academy NYC; Masters in Business Administration with emphasis in Project Management, Keller Graduate School of Management.


Jackson Bores (The Addams Family Music Director & Pit Orchestra Conductor): Jackson is a bassist, conductor, and teacher from the East Bay Area, CA. He currently plays with the Washington Wind Symphony, and teaches band and orchestra at Renton High School. Often a pit musician, Jackson has played bass for shows such as Young Frankenstein, Annie, Footloose, and Into the Woods. The Addams Family with Rosebud CTC is his debut as music director for a musical theater production. 

Jackie Caldwell (IThe Addams Family & Murder at Crimson House  Choreographer): 
Jackie has danced ballet for almost ten years and enjoyed performing roles such as Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker and Swanhilda in Coppelia. She attended the Houston Ballet summer program and Alonzo King Lines Contemporary Ballet summer program. Starting in 2020, she began teaching virtual musical theater classes to young dancers and has loved spending her summers choreographing for Rosebud. She currently trains through the Space.TV program out of Brea, CA. She is also an assistant teacher for the “Kids Artistic Revue” national dance convention.

Ellie Rutt (The Addams Family Stage Manager): Ellie is excited to return to Rosebud as a part of the creative team! Most recently she stage managed Into the Woods, Little Women, and Legally Blonde for Rosebud CTC. She was last seen on the Rosebud stage as Charlie Davenport in Annie Get Your Gun. Ellie has worked in just about every facet of the theatre from performance to stage management, and has even tried her hand at writing.  Some of Ellie's favorite performance roles include Judith Bliss in Hay Fever (Decatur Theatre), The Wicked Witch of the West in Oz (Rosebud CTC), Syme in 1984 (Decatur Theatre), and Sara Jane Moore in Assassins (Decatur Theatre).

Ellie is a recent graduate of Decatur High School 


John Kelleher (Murder at Crimson House Director & Music Director): John is delighted to return to Rosebud Children’s Theatre Conservatory for this, his sixth summer as director of the pre-teen show.  Some of John’s recent performing credits include Fester in The Addams Family, A New Musical (Burien Actor’s Theatre), Alfred Doolittle in My Fair Lady (Lyric Light Opera), LM in Pump Boys and Dinettes (Renton Civic/Bellevue Civic), Jacob in Joseph…(Second Story Repertory), The Chairman in The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Redwood Theatre), Judge Thatcher in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and Mr. Mayor in Seussical (ManeStage Theatre),  Baron Bomburst in Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang, Thenardier in Les Miserables, Underling in The Drowsy Chaperone, and Old Deuteronomy in CATS (Tacoma Musical Playhouse).  John is no stranger to the production side of theatre having been music director for several Renton Summer Teen Musical theatre productions, and recently was music director for Peter Pan (Lyric Light Opera).  He was the founding director of Renton’s Youth Theatre Program that served students ages 7 – 12.  John’s day job is that of Music Specialist in the Lake Washington School District, and during his 25 years in that position, he has directed/music directed over 18 productions.  John co-founded the “Little Theatre Project” at his school to provide theatre performance experience for students Kindergarten – 2nd Grade.

Education: Bachelor of Music in Music Education, Elmhurst College, and Masters of Education in Technology in Education from Lesley University.

Lindsey Miller
 (The Addams Family ASM & Murder at Crimson House Stage Manager):
Lindsey Miller is 20 years old and a rising junior at Bennington College studying history and photography, and they are so excited to be returning for their second year working with Rosebud! Last year they assisted with Sleepy Hollow and Into the Woods, and this year Lindsey is also ASM on The Addams Family. Outside Rosebud, they have worked on Bennington drama and dance productions designing posters and programs, as well as photographing performances.

Michele Graves (Costumer):
This is Michele's 8th year providing costume design for Rosebud CTC.  She is currently the Resident Costume Designer at Tacoma Little Theatre and has worked with the
theater for almost 30 years.  "The quality of the shows, casts, and crews make it a pleasure to be a part of RCTC.  Whether doing a period production, a contemporary piece,or a whimsical play, I enjoy costuming the many actors and getting to know the characters they portray."


Alice Klein (Yoga Instructor): Alice is a 200hr CYT. She lives in north Seattle with her husband, dog and cat. She believes that yoga is for every body. Her classes are challenge by choice, meaning you can make yoga sessions as laid back or rigorous as you’d like. She is excited to be partnering with Rosebud for this online program and hopes classes will leave you full of creative energy.