Holly Rose (Founder/Managing Artistic Dir./Annie Get Your Gun Dir.): As a professional actor/singer in film and on stage, 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). Most recently, Holly has completed a film noir rock opera entitled Rock-A-Bye Dead Man which premiered Oct 2012 and a short film entitled Kanashimi wrapped up February 2013. She has directed numerous workshops and children’s theatre productions throughout Minnesota, Chicago and NYC as well as at the Knutzen Family Theatre with seasonal classes and creating and directing the Summer Youth Musical Theatre Program. Holly feels very blessed to be able to run Rosebud CTC and is doing her best to ensure that children, teens and adults have the quality theatrical opportunities they deserve.
Education: Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, BFA Musical Theatre; American Musical & Dramatic Academy NYC, Performance Certificate. Keller Graduate School of Management, MBA with an emphasis in Project Management.
John Kelleher (Wonderland! Director): Some of John’s recent performing
credits include Alfred Doolittle in My
Fair Lady (Lyric Light Opera), LM in Pump
Boys and Dinettes (Renton/Bellevue Civic Theatre), Jacob in Joseph… (Second Story Repertory), The Chairman in The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Redwood Theatre), Underling in The Drowsy Chaperone, and Old
Deuteronomy in CATS (Tacoma Musical
Playhouse). Upcoming Projects include: Mr. Van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank and Marcus Lycus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Renton Civic
is no stranger to the production side of theatre having been music director for
several Renton Summer Teen Musical theatre productions. 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 23 years in
this 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: BM in Music Education,
Elmhurst College, and M.Ed. in Technology in Education from Lesley University.
Brian Soushek (Annie Get Your Gun Music Director):Brian is a local musician from Kent, WA. He is involved in a variety of programs and projects in the Federal Way area. Brian teaches private piano and saxophone lessons, is worship leader at Federal Way United Methodist Church, works with Laird Thornton at Thomas Jefferson High School in their musical theatre program, and is the Associate Director of Federal Way Chorale. Brian also composes original music in his spare time. Brian feels blessed to have worked with Holly Rose for the past nine years providing a much needed artistic outlet for young people in our community. Caly Hagedorn (Wonderland! Choreographer): Caly started dancing fifteen years ago, thirteen of which she studied with Burien Dance Theatre. She has been involved with choirs (Kids Sounds Northwest, Federal Way High School Jazz & Concert Choirs) and local theatre programs (Hi-Liners). Caly has choreographed small performances for her high school choir and has played the main role in the vacation bible school story for her church. In the fall, she plans to attend Western Washington University where she plans to major in psychology and minor in dance. Caly loves working with kids and will definitely love helping the kids create a fun and entertaining show. Eileen Sheats (Wonderland! Stage Manager): Eileen has been involved in performing since a very young age. Some productions include Bye Bye Birdie and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as well as some Vaudeville pieces. She is part of the Federal Way High School Jazz and Concert Choirs as a vocalist and accompanist. Eileen is also a pianist for the Tacoma City Ballet. She participated in Speech and Debate for 4 years while in high school and plans to attend the University of Puget Sound in the fall to pursue a Bachelor's of Arts in Business and Leadership and a Bachelor's of Music in Piano Performance. Madision Fornay (Theatre Technician): Madison is a local technician from Des Moines, WA. She has been employed by the Highline Community College Theatre Department as a Lighting Technician for the past 2 years and plans on attending Pepperdine University in the fall to pursue a degree in Theatre: Lighting Design. Some of Madison's past shows include Smash, Fortinbras, Live!, Fromthe Last Night of My Life, The Odyssey, and Highline Community College's recent production of The Laramie Project. Madison is excited to be a part of Rosebud and would like to thank her parents, friends and especially the high line Community College Theatre for their encouragement and support! Kaytee Brown (RCTC Studio Dance Instructor): Kaytee has been choreographing for theatre for seven years, the first show she ever did was Oklahoma at Camp TMP. She studied at Allegro Performing Arts Academy and Central Washington University and has taught musical theatre dance at Blue Dog Dance, Thomas Jefferson High School, and Auburn Dance Center. You can check out her work at http://www.youtube.com/tuttletuttletree