MACBETH Crew & Leadership
DirectorMrs. Kayla Diaz
Mrs. Diaz has taught theatre at Ponderosa for 3 years, teaching for 8 overall. She loves this theatre community and feels so lucky to spend her days with creative, caring, and hardworking theatre students. After a long wait, enjoy the Scottish play!
Dramaturg / Asst. DirectorMr. Bret Weller
Mr. Bret Weller has been teaching English for 24 years, 16 of them at Ponderosa high school. He loves all things literature and is extremely excited for this performance of Shakespeare.
Technical DirectorMr. Ben Shoenberger
Stage ManagerRylie Wood
This is Rylie's 14th show at Ponderosa. She is so excited to have the opportunity to come back and join her ponderosa theatre family again. She has really enjoyed this process and watching this show come together an entire year later. She wants to thank everyone involved for welcoming her back with such open arms and reminding her what a loving and dedicated theatre company Ponderosa has. She hopes everyone enjoys the show!
Assistant Stage ManagerAdele Angus
This is Adele’s last show with the Ponderosa Theatre Company and she has truly enjoyed every minute she has been able to spend with the company. She is so excited for everyone to FINALLY see this show! The company has put so much work and effort into making this show the best it can be and they are so excited it will be hitting the stage. Enjoy!!
Assistant Stage ManagerBelle Shand
This is Belle's 7th show. She is also working her way up to be Stage manager! She is very swag. We love her.
Assistant Technical DirectorEdwin McArthur
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Assistant Tech DirectorEric Shand
Sheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeereeesh. This is Eric’s last show at ponderosa high school. He’s loved every show he’s been a part of at ponderosa. He’s gonna miss his home at Ponderosa!
Producer / Set CrewLauren Elbert
This is Lauren's seventh show at Pondo, and one of her favorites. There is no better way to spend a summer break than in school, right? She has had a wonderful time meeting newcomers and catching up with alumni. Don't forget, after the show is over, you can't say Macbeth in the theatre!
Assistant Director / Fight ChoreographerKaeleigh Grizzle
Kaeleigh is lowering the curtain with Ponderosa Theatre Company after four years, twelve productions, and a multitude of experiences she will never forget. Kaeleigh would like to thank her family for supporting her. She's hoping she can make them proud with her final high school bow. She would also like to thank the Ponderosa Theatre Company and everyone in it for the support, motivation, and opportunities they have given Kaeleigh. She has grown so much with the help of PTC and cannot be more excited to have one more show with her second family. She hopes everyone enjoys the show!
Set Crew HeadRachel Zwerenz
This is Rachel’s eleventh show at Ponderosa and her second time being a set crew head. She’s so glad that she was finally able to put this show together after over a year of planning, and that it there’s a live audience to watch it. She hopes you enjoy!
Set Crew HeadChris Benson
Lights Crew HeadMarley Albright
Lights Crew HeadMari Iannone
Lights Crew MentorOlivia Angus
Lights Crew LeadLuke Henderson
Sound Crew HeadTallulah Blender
Sound Crew HeadVictor Gonzalez
Sound Crew MentorConnor Knapp
Costumes Crew HeadJada Sherrill
Costumes Crew HeadPayton Long
Hair and Makeup HeadGaby Gonzalez
Props Crew HeadAmethyst Kellogg
"If you don't now where you are going, any road can take you" - Lewis Carroll Amethyst didn't know where they were going, but the road to theatre took thejm and it was the best road that they could've taken. Theatre not only became a hobby and their future, it became their home and my family. They are so incredibly thankful and grateful to be able to come back and finish this production and have real closure to high school!
Set CrewOlivia Butler
This is Olivia’s 6th show at Ponderosa, each of then spent on set crew. She would like to thank her incredible crew and the entire Macbeth team. Enjoy the show!
Set CrewLauren Elbert
Set CrewAnna Hopkins
Set CrewEthan Mortenson
Set CrewBrett Walker
Brett is very glad to be on set crew and helping bring this magnificent show to life. This bio is sponsored by Chili’s, be sure to eat there every day for the rest of your life! Brett recommends the loaded mashed potatoes.
Props CrewRebecca Mabe
Props CrewEmily Downing
Props CrewDeclan Scrivner
Lights CrewLily Shields
Lights CrewCassie Konley
Sound CrewBen Rychlik
Sound CrewGrace Ebert
Costumes CrewSofia Aristizabal
Costumes CrewCaroline Elbert
Costumes CrewKiersten Braley
Costumes CrewEmma Chavez
This is Emma’s 4th production with PTC. Emma enjoyed this new experience. She would like to thank everyone who supports her unconditionally.