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Getting to Know: Chelsea Walsh
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Getting to Know: Chelsea Walsh

Chelsea Walsh is the Company Manager at Gulfshore Playhouse. Q: What age did you discover you were interested in theatre? Was there a particular event or experience that revealed your interest? My mom jokes that it was in the womb – she saw Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables when she was pregnant with...

Getting to Know: Emilie Baartman
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Getting to Know: Emilie Baartman

Emilie Baartman is the Education Assistant at Gulfshore Playhouse. What age did you discover you were interested in theatre? Was there a particular event or experience that revealed your interest? When I was younger I was diagnosed with autism, and for me it was difficult to communicate with others and stay focused. It was also...

Getting to Know: Jeffrey Binder
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Getting to Know: Jeffrey Binder

Jeffrey Binder is the Associate Artistic Director at Gulfshore Playhouse. Q: What age did you discover you were interested in theatre? Was there a particular event or experience that revealed your interest? I’ve always been interested in telling stories with characters – I had an overactive imagination for as long as I can remember and...

Getting to Know: Emily Malmborg
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Getting to Know: Emily Malmborg

Emily Malmborg is the Production Manager at Gulfshore Playhouse. Q: What age did you discover you were interested in theatre? Was there a particular event or experience that revealed your interest? I was in a week long camp of Cinderella in middle school, but I really learned to love theatre in high school. My choir...

Getting to Know: Kristen Coury
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Getting to Know: Kristen Coury

Q: What age did you discover you were interested in theatre? Was there a particular event or experience that revealed your passion? Having founded a theatre company, you can imagine that I have been asked, and asked myself, this question many times.  The truth is, I don’t honestly know.  My parents both loved to sing,...

A New Mantra by Steven Calakos
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A New Mantra by Steven Calakos

Anyone who has ever performed in a musical, play, recital or even a talent show knows how much work goes in to producing art for the public to enjoy. Entertaining the masses doesn’t happen overnight. There is the pre-planning stage where the creative and production teams gather and decide what the show will look, sound,...

Getting to Know: Alyson McCoy
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Getting to Know: Alyson McCoy

Alyson McCoy is the Director of Finance at Gulfshore Playhouse. Q: What age did you discover you were interested in theatre? Was there a particular event or experience that revealed your interest? I am not sure I can pinpoint that down to a specific age or event.  I grew up close to Disney World and...

Getting to Know: Sarah Owen
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Getting to Know: Sarah Owen

Sarah Owen is the Donor Relations & Events Manager at Gulfshore Playhouse. Q: Were you interested in theatre prior to working at Gulfshore Playhouse? Well although I have never worked in the theatre, I have always loved theatre and the arts in general. Growing up we moved quite a bit, and my mother made sure...

Getting to Know: Ashley Brooks
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Getting to Know: Ashley Brooks

Ashley Brooks is the Artistic Liaison at Gulfshore Playhouse. Q: What age did you discover you were interested in theatre? Was there a particular event or experience that revealed your interest? I played sports my entire life, but in 9th grade, I decided it wasn’t something I wanted to pursue any further. I was in...

Getting to know: Kimberly Dye
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Getting to know: Kimberly Dye

Q: You’re the first staff member we’ve interviewed who wasn’t necessarily a “theatre person” before you came into this job. Can you talk a little about your upbringing and career up until you came to GP? I often say my only theatrical experience was playing “Dead Person Number 3” in Our Town in high school, though my...