Shelby Maticic (Director/Choreographer/Costume Designer) is is a Zoni-winning playwright (Return to Rosie’s Pub) and designer. She received her B.S. in Theatre Performance from NAU, and her MFA in Arts Entrepreneurship and Management from ASU. Shelby is proud to serve as the Vice President of the ariZoni Awards of Theatre Excellence. Select Brelby Acting Credits: Peter and the Starcatcher (Molly Aster) She Kills Monsters (Agnes), Twelfth Night (Viola), Playing Games (Mel), Fangirl (Sophia), Windfall (Olivia). Select Brelby Directing credits: Godspell, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Little Women: the musical, Little Shop of Horrors, Ghost the Musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Dogfight, Heathers the Musical. Extra love to Brian and Rory.
Helen Morris (Music Director) is a high school vocals teacher, musical theatre workshop instructor, and private piano, vocals, and music theory coach. Recent Brelby credits include Luna & Solis (Musician / Composer), Evil Dead the Musical (Music Director), Alice’s Canvas (Alice) and Jasper in Deadland (Music Director). She is also co-writer (music & lyrics) of the upcoming musical Echoes, which workshops March 27 & 28 and opens July 2020 – come check it out! Many thanks to Shelby, Sarah and Kevin, extra love to the strong ladies who constantly inspire her, and to the audience for keeping theatre alive! Thank you!
Sarah Bary (Stage Manager) last appeared on the Brelby stage as Louise in the world premiere of Marie’s Reverie, which she also choreographed. Other recent credits include Shelly in Evil Dead: the Musical and Sienna in Luna & Solis, for which she also co-designed the set. She would like to thank John, her family, and her friends for their love and support.
Kayleen Harshbarger (Assistant Stage Manager) recently made her Brelby stage debut in Marie’s Reverie (Caramel Countess). Other recent credits include Costume Design for Evil Dead the Musical at Brelby, Grand Canyon University’s productions of Godspell and Macbeth (Hair & Makeup Design), and Blk Box PHX’s S#!tfaced Shakespeare (Assistant Stage Manager). She would like to dedicate her work on this show to her late mother, Maria Harshbarger, who endlessly supported her love of theatre and dance. Lastly, she would like to thank the cast and crew for all of their hard work, her family, and her best friends for their endless support.
Brian Maticic (Scenic Designer) received his B.S. in Theatre Performance from NAU. Acting: Black Stache/Peter and the Starcatcher (ariZoni nomination), Robert/12 Days of Christmas, Bob/Revenge of the Space Pandas, Duke Orsino/Twelfth Night, Bill/Poseidon’s Regret. Directing: She Kills Monsters, Love’s Labours Lost, Be a Good Little Widow, Princess and the Pirate, Beyond Musketeers: Utopia Lost, missing grace, The Oz Chronicles, Evil Dead: the Musical, Luna & Solis. Playwright: Playing Games, Non-fat Soy Peppermint Mocha Latte … With Sprinkles, 12 Days of Christmas, Beyond Musketeers: Utopia Lost, Windfall, Depend on Me, Luna & Solis. Brian is the recipient of a 2019 ariZoni award for his fight choreography for TheatreWorks’ YouthWorks production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
John Noseworthy (Assistant Scenic Designer) has appeared onstage in Brelby’s productions of Alice’s Canvas (The Jabberwocky) and Wolves of Sherwood (Will). In his spare time, he enjoys cooking and playing video games.James Beneze (Lighting Designer) has done extensive work both on and off the Brelby stage. His acting credits include Return to Rosie’s Pub (Server #2) and Alice’s Canvas (White Rabbit). James was also the Assistant Director of last summer’s Jasper in Deadland and the Stage Manager for Wolves of Sherwood and Luna & Solis. He would like to thank his friends and family for supporting his passion for theatre, especially Jen for bringing light to his life.
Clayton Caufman (Sound Designer) is thrilled, as always, to be bringing this show sonically to life. Clayton is a director of Results May Vary and bassist for Bangarang Orangutan. Previous credits include Evil Dead: The Musical (Jake), Alice’s Canvas (Caterpillar), Wolves of Sherwood (Music Composition – ariZoni Award nominee), and Luna & Solis (Dez/Lighting Designer).
Lily Rochin (Costume Intern) hopes you enjoy the show!
Ian Rey Sausedo (Hair & Makeup Designer) has been happy to be a part of this amazing musical! Recent Brelby credits include Marie’s Reverie (Madame Mouserinks), Luna & Solis (Prop Designer), Evil Dead the Musical (Makeup), Alice’s Canvas (Mad Hatter), As You Like It (Touchstone), and Return to Rosie’s Pub (Sylvia Rivera). As one of the newest members of the Brelby Company, they would like to thank the company for being an amazing and supportive family to grow with.
Jen Gantwerker (Prop Designer) loves making things, and hopes you enjoy seeing the things she’s made. It’s been especially fulfilling working alongside this incredibly talented cast and this wildly creative team of designers, all to bring you this beautiful show that “once you see, you can’t unsee.”