2019-2020 Student staff

 

Jamaia Chase (12) - Company Manager

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Senior Jamaia Chase has been involved with the Poplar Pike Playhouse since her freshman year. She began as a box office worker and usher for Urinetown,The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Is he Dead?. She was a part of the set building crew for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and she also served as House Manager. She played the role of “Rac Pac Officer 2,” in Chicken Little’s Eggcellent Adventure, “The Cook” in Clue,and “Sister Mary Theresa” in Sister Act. Jamaia is the President of Thespian Troupe #912, and is a member the PPP publicity crew and Modern Film Club.


Randy Truong (12) - Lighting Director / Master Carpenter

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Senior Randy Truong is the lighting director for the Poplar Pike Playhouse, and a Master Carpenter. He has worked backstage for The Mystery of Edwin Drood, worked on the lighting for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, CLUE:On Stage, and Sister Act, as well as built the set for Is He Dead?, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, CLUE:On Stage, and Sister Act. He was also a part of the ensemble in the spring musical Sister Act. Randy is a member of Thespian Troupe #912.


Kendall LeSure (12) - Publicity Director / Costume Co-Chairman

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Senior Kendall Lesure has been involved with the PPP for two years . As Director of Publicity she manages a team responsible for the PPP’s social media. She began as an usher for Urinetown, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Is He Dead and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. She was on the costume crews for Clue: On Stage and Sister Act. She help write and assistant directed the children’s play, Three Little Heroes To The Rescue. Kendall is a member of Thespian Troupe #912.



Taylor Smith (12) - Company Manager/Advertisement Chairman

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Senior Taylor Smith is the Box Office manager for the Poplar Pike Playhouse. She ushered for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, worked as the house manager for Sister Act, and has been a member of Thespian Troupe #912 since her junior year.


Alexander Drown (12) - Master Carpenter/Stage Manager

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Senior Alexander Drown has been involved with the department since his freshman year. He worked as a set builder for Urinetown and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. He was the stage manager for Is He Dead?, Clue: On Stage, and Little Shop of Horrors. He also was the assistant stage manager for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Alexander has worked as a master carpenter for the last two years, and has been on lighting crew and typesetting crew.


Cailey Clark (12) - Costumes Co-Chairman

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Senior Cailey Clark has been an asset to the Poplar Pike Playhouse since her freshman year. She was a part of the costume crew for Urinetown, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Is He Dead?, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, CLUE:On Stage, and Sister Act. She also sewed the costumes for the children’s plays Chicken Little’s Eggcellent Adventure and Three Little Heroes to the Rescue. She also helped build the sets for Is He Dead? and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Cailey is a member of Thespian Troupe #912.


Gilana Moody (12) - Makeup Chairman

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Senior Gilana Moody has worked behind the scenes at the Poplar Pike Playhouse since her freshman year. She worked on the costume crew for Urinetown, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. She was also on the makeup crew for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Chicken Little’s Eggcellent Adventure. Gilana has performed in Clue: On Stage and Three Little Heroes To The Rescue on the PPP stage.