In 2018 Out Of The Shadows Theater made the jump to a production of Celebrate Inc, a Non-Profit 501 (c)(3) organization. Board members were added to help accomplish the mission of this unique and growing theater company.
President Jamie Sciarrio
Vice President Janet Waterdown
Director --Jamie Sciarrio
Jamie is a seasoned actress and in-demand stage manager in Spokane. She joined us for our second production in 2017, returned in 2018 and 2019 and is back yet again. She admits she is addicted. Her son Paul has also joined in as a shadow actor.
Musical Director -- Emily James
Accompanist-- Jeff Barnes
Set Design & Lighting Design--Michael McGiveney
Michael was born in the theater, his father being a world-renowned quick change artist, a skill Michael also perfected. He has worked on stages in NYC and Los Angeles, Coeur d'Alene Summer Theater, and was with us for our first season. We are always thrilled to have him back.
Costume Designer--Mary Basta
Mary joined our second production as an assistant costumer and now is our designer. She also designs costumes for Coeur d'Alene Summer Theater. She can do amazing things with needles and thread. And safety pins. And staples. and tablecloths. Her son and daughter also participate as an actor and a shadow actor.
Stage Manager--Sheleena Braid
Production Assistant--Janet Waterdown
Janet has been involved from the inception of Out of the Shadows, being the sounding board for Wendy's wacky idea and offering support. She's our IT expert and is there to pick up the pieces and hold things together when they get crazy. They often do. She is also the mom of one of OTS's regular actresses.
Production Assistant--Suzanne Knutson
Suzanne jumped in as a Shadow in Music Man Jr. in 2019 and is excited to help get the word out about one of the best groups she has ever been part of. Her roles include fund-raising, marketing, and promotion, with the goal of filling every seat for every show. She will return in Bye Bye Birdie, as Kate's Shadow.
Wendy has been in the film and theater business for 40 years as a producer at Disney Studios, an actress on stages in the US and Canada, and as an adjunct faculty member of Scottsdale Community College Film & Television Dept. Her son Toby, who inspired her to create OTS has, of course, been in all the shows.
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