Bring It On Creative
Jon has been performing, directing and writing shows for most of his life. Outside of Fishers High School, he is the artistic director of Red Curb Comedy in Avon, a performer/referee at ComedySportz, one half of the musical improv duo, Dudesical and the husband to the best wife in the world. His first role was in a church play that his mom wrote when he was a child. He is very excited about his upcoming role as "Dad" which has an anticipated start date in mid-December.
Assistant Musical DirectorTESS TAZIOLI
Tess is a Choir Director, Show Choir Director, and Assistant Musical Director at Fishers High School (FHS). She currently teaches Beginning Women’s Chorus (Voce), Beginning Men’s Chorus (Statesmen), Intermediate Women’s Chorus (Cantus), Intermediate Mixed Chorus (Cantabile), Advanced Women’s Chorus (Sound), Advanced Mixed Chorus (Electrum), Dance Performance and Beginning Piano. Ms. Tazioli graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education from DePauw University in May 2017. She has had experience with productions such as Legally Blonde: The Musical, Chicago: The Musical, Evita, Spamalot, Sideshow, Once Upon a Mattress and The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later.
Music & Vocal DirectorDEBI PRATHER
Debi has had a lifelong career as a choral educator and musician. She held the position of choral director at Brownsburg High School for 26 years. During that time the program grew from 100 to 400+ students, 4 to 9 choirs and she added music technology, theory and AP theory classes to the curriculum. Her choirs have been ranked in the top 8 ensembles by ISSMA for the last 16 years of her career. Her groups have performed at Carnegie Hall, Canterbury Cathedral and York Minister in the UK and St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Her ensembles have also recorded multiple holiday CD’s on the Delta label. Deborah has taught all levels of classroom music from kindergarten through college methods classes. She has been an adjunct professor at DePauw University for the last 8 years. She is a Grammy nominated teacher and has appeared in Who’s Who multiple times. She frequently adjudicates and provides clinics and workshops for area high schools and ensembles.
Technical DirectorANDY SMITH
Mr. Smith has been teaching technical theatre, building sets for plays, musicals and choir productions at Fishers High School (FHS) for 13 years and now proudly serves as the department chair for the performing arts. Bring It On: The Musical has been one of the more challenging shows he’s had the pleasure of working on—but also believes it will be one of the best. Mr. Smith would like to thank everyone involved from student actors, parents, the administration and all of the staff involved for making every day at Fishers High School a day to remember.
Conductor, Bring It On BandCHARLES KUNZ
Charles is a band director at Fishers High School (FHS). The TIGER Band program has grown from 120 to over 400 students since the doors opened in 2006. A native of Columbus, Ohio, Mr. Kunz graduated from Whetstone High School and received his Bachelor of Music from the University of North Texas in Denton and his Master of Music from the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Mr. Kunz has taught all levels of instrumental music in Texas, Kentucky and Indiana for the past 27 years. Before coming to FHS, he spent nine years at North Central High School and Eastwood Middle School teaching band and music theory. He is a member of The National Association for Music Education, National Band Association, Indiana Music Educators Association, Indiana Bandmasters Association, Indiana Jazz Educators Association, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and an honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi band fraternity. He oversees many band activities including concert bands, orchestra, jazz band and pit orchestra.
Costume DesignSTEPHANIE GUTTING
Bring It On is Señora's first show here at Fishers High School (FHS). Here at school, she coaches cheerleading, helps with Spanish Club, Pinterest Club, and Cub Club and is a junior class sponsor. In high school, she was in musicals and show choir and was on the dance team. She continued dancing in college and was a Golduster at Purdue for four years. She loved helping with wardrobe for this show and is already looking forward to the next show!
Annie is a Fishers High School (FHS) alumni and is currently a freshman at Ball State University, studying musical theatre. Annie has always had an interest in choreographing and was able to start that journey this summer. She shadows Eric Hayes with show choirs around the Indianapolis area. She has loved getting to choreograph this amazing musical that she has always wanted to be involved in. Returning to FHS and working with some of her favorite people has been the highlight of the whole process! While at FHS, Annie was involved in show choir along with theatre. She was cast in several shows, including Anything Goes, Catch Me If You Can, White Christmas and Seussical. She would like to thank her sister for sharing her car and Jon Colby for giving her this opportunity to take on such a big production.
Stage ManagementIZZY ALEXANDER
Izzy is a sophomore at Fishers High School and is extremely excited to return to the world of technical theater for her second year! She was part of the backstage crew for last year’s Seussical production and has previously acted in Annie Jr. (Tessie, Eleanor Roosevelt) and It’s Christmastime, Charlie Brown (Sally Brown). In her free time, Izzy enjoys writing music, participating in one of the many clubs she’s involved in, art, playing rugby and reading. You can find her pushing things onstage with other tech grips during performances, or around the halls in school.
Stage ManagementDEREK BOST
Stage ManagementALLISON BUFKIN
Allison is junior and Fishers High School. This is Allison’s third year on crew. Her favorite production has been Fishers Night Live. She is excited to be a part of Bring It On: The Musical!
Property DesignFIONA BURCH
Performance AnnouncerJOEY CERONE
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Light DesignROSS DELONG
Marketing and PublicityKAYLEE DEMLOW
Kaylee has been involved with nearly every musical and play in her four years at Fishers High School (FHS). She has performed onstage as an actress for Catch Me if you Can, White Christmas and A Midsummer Night's Dream, as a crew member for The Man Who Came to Dinner and Fishers Night Live, and with the creative team for this production of Bring it on. Outside of FHS, Kaylee acts in productions with Asante Children's Theatre and is working towards pursuing a career as an actress on stage and screen.
Light DesignVIVI DURNELL
Stage Right ManagerSOPHIE FOLEY
Sophie is a senior at Fishers High School and part of the production crew for Bring It On: The Musical. She was Stage Manager last year for Seussical and Fishers Night Live and a grip for White Christmas and A Midsummers Night’s Dream as a sophomore. She was also Stage Manager for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Xanadu and Beverly Hillbillies at Riverside Junior High. She loves all of crew, especially her grips, and is excited for Bring It On: The Musical and her last year of productions.
Property DesignSOPHIE FORROW
Sophie is a senior at Fishers High School and started doing tech her junior year assisting with wardrobe. For this production she’s helping with props and loves it!
Stage ManagementCINDER FOULKE
Student DirectorAVA FRANK
Ava is a sophomore at Fishers High School. Bring It On: The Musical is her second FHS production. Last year she enjoyed working on Seussical and is excited for what lies ahead. Ava is involved in Student Government, Science Olympiad and many other activities. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Student DirectorREAGAN FRANK
Bring It On! is Reagan’s second opportunity to direct a production at Fishers High School. If she is not busy with rehearsals, one can find her at a speech meet, a math competition or the library. She would like to thank her family for their love and support.
Sophia is a sophomore at Fishers High school. This will be her third production with the technical crew and she is very excited to work on wardrobe and costuming for Bring It On: The Musical!
Stage ManagementMEGAN GIBSON
Megan is a sophomore at Fishers High School (FHS). This is her second year being part of an FHS production. She has been part of the production crew for both Fishers Night Live and Seussical the Musical. Megan has participated in technical crew activities since 6th grade. She cannot wait to be part of Bring It On: The Musical and the many FHS productions to come!
Head Sound DesignerLIAM GREEN
Liam is a senior at Fishers High School (FHS). He has been doing sound work for the FHS Theatre Department for two years but has had a love for music and sound for as long as he can remember. Experience in FHS marching band, jazz band and concert band have honed his ears to catch the imperfections and make the acoustics of the production nothing less than perfect. He is active in many after-school programs such as the academic team, key club, Dungeons and Dragons club and AARC. Liam plans to go to college for biology and environmental studies to use his curious mind in aiding the protection and conservation of nature in the years to come.
Stage ManagementARAVIND HARBER
This is Aravind’s first year on stage crew and he’s super excited! He joined stage crew because he loves to work with his hands and it also allows him to spend time with his cousin who will be graduating from Fishers High School this year. Aravind definitely plans to continue with stage crew next year.
Property DesignSADIE JONES
Sadie is a senior at Fishers High School and started doing technical theatre crew her sophomore year. She first started helping with wardrobe and costumes and is now the lead Property Designer. She loves everyone involved in the shows and is super excited for Bring It On: The Musical!
Malak is a senior at Fishers High School (FHS). This is Malak’s third year participating in FHS Performing Arts productions. Her first show with the FHS technical crew was White Christmas.
Stage ManagementMAYA KAKOUR
Property DesignTORI KALMAN
Head of Wardrobe, Hair/MakeupMAGGIE KIRKWOOD
Maggie is a senior at Fishers High School (FHS) and is the student director of costumes, hair and makeup for musicals and plays. She was on the creative team for White Christmas, A Midsummer's Night Dream, Fishers Night Live, Seussical, and now Bring It On: The Musical! She is so excited for people to see all of the effort everyone has put into this production. Maggie can’t wait to see what happens in the future for FHS theatre after she graduates.
Sound DesignTHOMAS LISTER
Light DesignJULIA MCDOUGALL
Property DesignCASSIE MEYER
Cassie is a sophomore at Fishers High School (FHS). This is Cassie’s third FHS production she’s been part of the stage crew. She managed props for Fishers Night Live, Seussical and now Bring It On: The Musical! Cassie has also been in productions with The Artist Studio when she was young and performed in the middle school productions of Annie, Broadway Bound, Fame and Get Smart. Cassie is so excited to share Bring It On: The Musical with everyone and wishes all of the cast and crew the best of luck!
Light DesignSAM MOMPER
Sam is a sophomore at Fishers High School (FHS). Sam joined crew last year and assisted with props. This year he's helping with lighting for the musical and enjoying it!
Sound DesignETHAN O’SULLIVAN
Ethan is a senior at Fishers High School (FHS). With the Sound Design Team, he helps to monitor microphone volume, researched sound effects and learned how to work the sound board. Ethan has participated in the FHS theatre department throughout high school. He began as an actor in the 2016 Winter One Acts, with the subsequent acting roles of Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2017), multiple roles in Fishers Night Live (2017) and Vlad Vladikoff in Seussical (2018). This year he wants to focus on school and college applications during the first half of his senior year, so he decided not to audition for a stage role in Bring It On: The Musical. Outside of theatre, Ethan also participates in newspaper, Mock Trial and Speech Team.
Head of FlyMACGWYRE OWEN
Stage ManagementWHITNEY ROBERTS
Property DesignADRIANA ROSEBROUGH
Adriana is a sophomore at Fishers High School (FHS). This is her first year working with the FHS stage crew. She’s always had a passion for music and has been playing piano for over six years. In her free time, she loves to listen to musicals such as Rent, Heathers and Dear Evan Hansen.
Property DesignNATALIE RUND
Stage Left ManagerJONAH SANCHEZ
Jonah is a senior at Fishers High School and has been on the production crew since he was a freshman. His favorite production so far was White Christmas. He’s excited to be stage managing crew for Bring It On: The Musical.
Sound DesignSAM SANCHEZ
Isabella is excited to be on the wardrobe crew. This is her first time being on the stage crew for a theatre production. Isabella has experience using sewing machines and stitching up torn clothing and hopes to use her skills to help the musical be the best it can be. Ms. Schott is also an excellent organizer which helps the cast focus on their performance and not on looking for their costumes.
Head Lighting DesignerHALEY SHARPLEY
Haley is a senior at Fishers High School (FHS). Haley has been on six productions here at FHS since her freshman year. Bring It On! The Musical will be her seventh show. Her favorite theatrical production is Dear Evan Hansen due to the huge impact it has made on her life. She would like to thank Mr. Smith for always believing in her, and her parents for letting her continue with this program. For Haley, tech crew has changed her entire life and she is forever grateful for these opportunities.
Light DesignSKYLAR SMITH
Skylar programs lights for the auditorium at Grace Church in Fishers about once a month. In intermediate school, Skylar was on the technology team for a school production of The Sound of Music. He has watched many other performances and has also performed in various band concerts.
Stage ManagementMORGAN STRAHAN
Morgan is a freshman at Fishers High School (FHS). This is her first year on the technical crew at high school. She has worked backstage on many other productions. The most recent was Pirates of Penzance, where she was in charge of props for the performance. Morgan adores reading, running, participating in the speech team and she plays rugby for the FHS girls team. She can't wait to help out with tech crew this year!
Property DesignMADISON TARVER
Madison is a junior at Fishers High School (FHS). This is her first year with the FHS stage crew and loves it!
Sound DesignDANE TRAINOR
Stage ManagementCOLE TROUT
Light DesignJANIE VANOVERWALLE
Janie is a sophomore at Fishers High School. This is her second year on the Technical Theatre team. Her brother introduced her to tech last year when he was a senior. She’s made so many new friends through tech and enjoys working with them.