Beauty & The Beast Production Team
As a founding member of the organization, Jewly loves seeing the youth grow and succeed in theater arts. This year is coming full circle in her directing. Her first show ever directing was Beauty and the Beast. Looking back, she has learned so much and is ready to reach new heights.
Wendy founded this group in 2008 with her family. She dedicates her time to making sure this program continues. She has been in musical theater her whole life – on stage and behind the scenes. She loves working with the children and volunteers and considers them her family.
As one of the founder member of the organization, Kevin has an ear for hearing great life of a production. He is great with comedic timing and has incorporated that into the shows he has helped create through the sound effects and sound design. Not only is Kevin talented behind the scenes, he has a great singing voice and speaking voice.
Melanie has spent her life as a music educator, teaching choral and general music at the elementary and middle-school levels. She did her master’s work in choral conducting and education administration, and has served as musical director on numerous theatrical productions. She loves teaching the kids the joy of musical theatre!
Assistant Music Director
Tamara knew immediately after seeing her first CCCMT production that she needed to be a part
of this organization. Tamara has acted in many
memorable roles in both Community and Regional theatre and local independent films.
Along with acting, Tamara has also music directed both community and Regional theatre and
loves that this is her role with CCCMT. “Helping a child develop confidence through music is the
most incredible feeling and it is something that they will have forever.” Tamara is a vocal coach
and is currently the lead singer of the 80’s cover band The 8eeZ.
Assistant Music Director
Lauren began with CCCMT as a makeup artist during Seussical, but has evolved to wherever help is needed. She is passionate about advocating for arts programs in our community and schools. Her teaching experience includes Music K-6 in an elementary school, musical theater in a dance studio, and art in a middle school. She currently teaches piano and voice lessons in the community, and is thrilled to be part of an organization that shares the joy of theater with so many children.
Natalie has had family in the organization for years. Seeing shows and hearing about what they have accomplished as made her homesick. Her talents were not able to be utilized for years because she was not living in the area. After knowing what she was missing, she moved back home. Her talented out of the box creativity brings expertise to the props and set dressing of the production.
I have been a part of CCCMT since its inception 13 years ago. I started out choreographing, doing concessions, helping backstage, and anything else that is needed to do. Since it has grown into what it is now, I am the concessions director and choreograph when I can.
Grandma DeMille, as she is affectionately called, has been involved with theatre for 60 years. She has performed in and directed school, community, and church productions, including acting, singing, selling treats, and performing nightly Punch and Judy puppet shows at the Utah Shakespearian Festival. She loves children and has worked with them her whole life, 33 years as a school teacher and directing over 100 shows in school and community productions and helping with countless others.
Lisa has been working with CCCMT 2014. She loves working with youth and is a nurse at a residential treatment center for teen girls. Lisa enjoys gardening, sewing, and especially designing costumes. Born and raised in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Lisa loves spending time outdoors with her husband and 4 children.
Rebecca is talented in many ways. She has known the family that start the organization for many years. She started with CCCMT as an ASL interpreter. When COVID hit, she stepped in to direct the mini musical season. Rebecca loves to help children reach high potentials. She is also a teacher with Iron County School District.
Kat Stat is what we call her. She has been with the organization from day one. Watching her kids in the show and helping where ever she can. She is always there to support or lend a hand. She has grown to love photography and helps create lasting memories for the actors and organization for years to come.
Jenny is a lifelong lover of dance, performing, and laughter. She is an accomplished choreographer and has been teaching dance for over 20 years. She loves seeing the CCCMT performers shine on stage! When she's not dancing, teaching, or trying to make an audience laugh, you can catch her giving psychological assessments on people. You know, for fun.
Andrea Johnson has been ballroom dancing for 30 years, and teaching for 22 years. She has directed ballroom dance programs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, at the University of Idaho, and at Southern Utah University where she teaches ballroom and Latin technique and creates choreography for individual competitors and for team formation dancing. Andrea spent her summers as a child performing in her community theater, and is excited to be a small part of helping CCCMT performers.