Skyler is a senior at Murray State double-majoring in Music Business and Accounting, and this is his 5th Campus Lights. He had previously served on tech crew (Hairspray), two years as sound coordinator (Sister Act and Into the Woods), and most recently served as assistant chairman (Mamma Mia). In addition to Campus Lights, he is involved with other organizations on campus, such as Racer Band, where he served as President this past year. Skyler is also a proud Brother of the Gamma Delta chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and was initiated with the Delta Phi probationary class of Spring 2016. He is very excited for this year’s production, All Shook Up, and hopes you enjoy the show!
Assistant ChairmanBen Hardesty
Ben’s major is Studio Art with an emphasis in graphic design and a minor in gender diversity studies. This is his third year with campus lights. He can’t wait to shake up this year’s show and make it the best yet.
House ManagerEmily Belanger
Emily is a senior Music Education major here at Murray State. This is her 3rd year participating in Campus Lights. Emily was a proud sister of Sigma Alpha Iota. She is super excited for the show, and hopes to see you on show nights!!
Hello! My name is Sabrina Wheatley and for the 83rd annual Campus Lights I will be serving as secretary. I am a senior music education major from Hancock County KY. This years production of “All Shook Up” is going to be great so come out and enjoy the show!
Abby is a junior Music Education major. This is her first year working with campus lights. In addition to Campus Lights, Abby is active in Sigma Alpha Iota, Racer Band (where she had previously marched saxophone and served as section leader, and now marches cymbals and is a BARC). She is also active in the Wind Ensemble and Orchestra where she plays oboe and English Horn. In her free time she enjoys playing in the Racer Pep Band (saxophone) and singing in Church Choir (alto).
Publicity CoordinatorBraden Sperry
Braden Sperry is an English Major at Murray State University. This is Braden's third Campus Lights. His previous experience with Campus Lights was as a member of the Props Crew (Into The Woods) and a backup vocalist (Mamma Mia!). Braden is a proud member of the Gamma Delta chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and was initiated with the Delta Psi Probationary Class. This year's Lights will be special to Braden because he will be able to share it with his wife and recently born son. He can't wait to get everyone excited for All Shook Up!
Program CoordinatorJacob Nasserizafar
Jacob is a senior Marketing Major at Murray State. This is the third Campus Lights he has been involved with, previously serving on tech crew for Into the Woods and assistant sound coordinator for Mamma Mia. In addition to Campus Lights, Jacob is also a saxophone player in the MSU Racer Band a Brother of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
DirectorR. Wayne Hogue, Jr.
R. Wayne Hogue, Jr, has been directing for three years now, but has been involved in theatre for 13 years. He is a junior Theatre Major with a Minor is Theatre Design/Tech. This is Wayne’s fourth Campus Lights production. Previous Campus Lights productions include, Titanic (Etches), Into the Woods (Baker), and Mamma Mia (Sam). Wayne would like to thank the committee for giving him a chance on this production, as well as his spouse, Kevin for giving unconditional love and support.
Stage Manager 1Makala Wright
Makala is a senior organizational communication major, and theatre minor. This is her third year participating in campus lights as the stage manager. She is a sister of Sigma Alpha Iota and she is also involved with recruitment and housing on campus.
Stage Manager 2Ali Ohnemus
Ali is a senior Theatre major and this is the third Campus Lights she has been involved with. She has served as stage manager and assistant stage manager for all of her Campus Lights shows, and has also served as stage manager for many shows within the theatre department.
Vocal DirectorEmma Whitt
Emma Whitt is a Senior Vocal Performance Major at Murray State, and she is looking forward to being on staff as Vocal Director for her fifth and final Campus Lights! During her time at MSU, Emma has been involved in a variety of productions with the Department of Theater, the MSU Opera Theatre Ensemble, Playhouse in the Park, and Campus Lights! Aside from acting, Emma has served as the assistant conductor for the MSU Women’s Chorus, Music Director for Sigma Alpha Iota, Vocal Coach for the Theater Department’s recent production of A Peter Rabbit Tale, and is currently serving as Music Director for First Presbyterian Church in Murray. After graduating in December, Emma plans to continue her education at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. Emma’s favorite Campus Lights memory was having the opportunity to play her dream role, the Witch, in Into the Woods!
Instrumental DirectorWade Griggs
Wade has been involved in many musical productions such as White Christmas, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Legally Blonde. Wade is so excited to be able to end his Campus Lights tenure conducting the pit orchestra as the Instrumental Director!
Tech DirectorJonathan Dauby
Jonathan is a senior Music Business Major at Murray State, and this is his third Campus Lights, previously serving on tech crew and as assistant tech director. Jonathan also serves as the Fraternity Education Officer for Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and previously played trumpet in the Racer Band.
Caitie is a Theatre Major at MSU. This is her first Campus Lights experience and she couldn’t be more excited to be a part of it all. She has been choreographer for three other shows, Much Ado About Nothing, The Addams Family, and Pirates of Penzance.
Sound CoordinatorSam Engle
Sam is a senior Music Business Major at Murray State and this is the third Campus Lights he has been involved with. This is his second year as sound coordinator and he served on tech crew his first year. Sam is also active in the Racer Band, where he plays trombone and serves as a uniform officer. He is also a Brother of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
Lighting CoordinatorPatrick Stenquist
Hello! My name is Patrick Stenquist, I am Psychology major with a Music Minor. I'm a Junior. This is my third year involved with Campus lights and second year as the Lighting Coordinator! I am so excited for this year and more excited to work with such amazing people!
Costume CoordinatorLucy Wilkinson
Lucy is a sophomore music education major from Russellville, KY. This is her first year involved in Campus Lights and she is super excited to start working with the staff and crew to create an amazing show!
Props CoordinatorLuis Servin
Luis is a 3rd year music education major with a focus in trumpet at Murray State University. He spends a lot of his free time with friends either talking, playing video games, or doing outside activities.
Paint CoordinatorMadison Garrett
Madi is a sophomore at Murray State University from Dawson Springs, Ky. She is majoring in business administration with a vocal music minor. She is a sister of Sigma Alpha Iota. This is her first year working with Campus Lights.
Original Creative Team
Inspired by and featuring the songs of ELVIS PRESLEY ®
Book by JOE DIPIETRO
Originally Produced on Broadway by Jonathan Pollard, Bernie Kukoff, Clear Channel Entertainment, Harbor Entertainment, Miramax Films, Bob & Harvey Weinstein, Stanley Buchthal, Eric Falkenstein, Nina Essman/Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Jean Cheever, Margaret Cotter, in association with Barney Rosenzweig, Meri Krassner, FGRW Investments, Karen Jason, Phil Ciasullo Conard. Originally produced for Goodspeed Musicals, Michael P. Price, Executive Producer, Sue Frost, Associate Producer.