The LAB! Executive Board develops and implements our productions, special events, and behind-the-scenes activities. Below, each Board member describes why he or she loves LAB!.
The Administrative Staff
Erika Edwards, Producing DirectorI am in love with the daring creativity that has become the backbone of the LAB! Theatre--every moment, every project, is an innovation of our collective artistic experience!
Zachary Meicher-Buzzi, Producing DirectorMy favorite LAB! moment -- Holding a real middle school science fair in the Kenan Theatre tied into our production of “The Milford Project” [2010-2011 Season].
Melissa Parker, Producing DirectorMy favorite LAB! moment -- Using Foley sound to recreate a thunderstorm.
Patrick Robinson, Producing DirectorLAB! is the best place on campus for students to work with others to make their imaginative visions and unique messages come to life for an audience of fellow students and the greater community.
Kate St. John, Producing DirectorLAB! provides young artists with opportunities to explore different areas of theater and theater management.
David Navalinsky, Director of Undergraduate Productions
Ramsey Scofield, Managing DirectorI love LAB! because of all the wonderful people I'll be working with on the Exec board!
Andrew Crabtree, Literary ManagerFor "Rimers of Eldritch" publicity, I dressed up as the Pit Preacher and improvised a sermon outside of Wilson for 45 minutes, which was the best 18th birthday present I could have possibly received.
Jackson Bloom, Student RepresentativeI love the opportunity LAB offers to students--the opportunity to make bold choices, to try unconventional tactics, and to fail. Process matters.
Katie Chelena, Student RepresentativeLab Theatre is an invitation to be bold, to be adventurous, to take an empty stage and fill the space to bursting point.
Kristen Brews, WebmasterLAB! is an excellent creative outlet whether you're studying drama or not. Labbies are so welcoming, and all forms of quirkiness are readily accepted (and encouraged!).
Jerry Zuraw, Technical DirectorI love Lab because of late nights eating chicken and writing brilliant plays about Paul Walker.
Kevin Spellman, Sound EngineerMy favorite part of LAB! was my lunch meeting with Stan.
Chris McMahon, PRC LiaisonI love Lab! for the opportunities to create art in a mistake friendly environment and the camaraderie between our fellow actors.
Eve von Bleyle, Scenic ArtistI love LAB! because it shows me how talented all my peers are and I'm so proud to be a part of it!
Front of House Staff
Lauren Hovis, House Manager ExtraordinareI love Lab! because it brings together so many different kinds of people with amazing talents! And we're the bombshiggidy, of course!
Ben French, Assistant House ManagerLAB! is a tossed salad of the absurd, the quirky, the enlightening, and the moving, all with an exclamation point. It's a really good salad. You should try it.
Berger Hou, Publicity DirectorLab! the life; live the Lab!
Amanda Baldiga, Community Outreach DirectorI love LAB!, not only because it gives undergraduates a chance to participate in quality works of theatre, but because it gives Labbies a sense of community that is hard to find elsewhere. Plus, we have fun.
Ali Evarts, Assistant Community Outreach Director (Spring)I love LAB! because everyone is so passionate about their work and the company--it's such a pleasure to be with people who are as excited about theatre as I am.
Kristi Stout, Events DirectorI love LAB! because I never get bored; it's a constant forward movement of ideas, projects, people.
Madison Scott, Assistant Events DirectorMy love for LAB! stems from my life long, torrid affair with the elusive Stan.