Brandon Stauffer

Position: Executive Director

Dream Role: Genie

Brandon is a theatre professional that has traveled the country working in all areas of theatre.  His true love is stage mgmt and design, but you might see him on stage every so often.

Cariel Goodwin

Position: Children's Theatre Music Director

Dream Role: Elsa from Frozen or Regina George from Mean Girls
One sentence job description 

As a teacher I am here to help the students learn the basics of theatre and what an amazing place it can be to come and be yourself.

Why you love theatre
I love theatre because it's a place to escape from life and a place to come together as a team and family to create a truly beautiful story. 

Tiffani Allen 
Position: Education Dir.

Dream Role: TBA

Tiffani graduated from SUU as the top graduate in Theatre with her degree in Theatre Arts Education. She has a passion for education and for directing and has been doing both as much as she can

Amanda Larsen

Position: Costume Manager

Dream Role: Ms. Hannigan

Amanda happened into the costume world a few years ago and has not looked back.  She is an imaginative creator and can make anything you ever dreamed of sparkle!

Daniele Bendinelli
Position: Development Dir.

​Dream Role: Spotlight Operator

A transplant from West Texas, Danielle has embraced Utah and grown to adore the state’s creative arts industry over the years. With a degree in Broadcast Journalism, she has been immersing herself in different aspects of media advertising, public relations, event organization and marketing for over 22 years, but is proud to spend her off time as a competitive volunteer.
She’s happy to take your money on behalf of OPPA!.

Kennedy Miller 

Position: Children's Theatre Director

Dream Role: Audrey 2 in Little Shop of Horrors
One sentence job description 

I love working with kids and doing technical theatre.

Why you love theatre
I love theatre because it is a place where you can escape the real world and become whatever you want to be!

Leslie Barrett

Position: Admin Coordinator

Dream Role: TBA

Leslie has found her way back into the arts after a few years off the stage.  She is a multitasker that can run circles around anyone else.  

Stacey Haslam


Children's Theatre AdminDream Role: TBA

More info coming soon.

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Laura Crossett

Position: Children's Theatre Technical Liason

Dream Role: The Witch
One sentence job description 

I love that theater allows us to step outside our comfort zone, try new things, and explore a story from another person’s perspective .

Why you love theatre

 It allows us to explore people, emotions, and experiences while we learn about ourselves and others in a safe, fun way!