Into the Woods (2018)

Music Director
Dr. Angela Batey
Dr. Angela L. Batey (Music Director) is Associate Dean in the University of Tennessee College of Arts and Sciences. She is Director of Graduate Studies of the School of Music, as well as Director of Choral Activities. Dr. Batey is recognized as a prominent conductor, clinician, adjudicator and teacher whose wide variety of experience encompasses professional, university, high school, community and church choruses. She conducts the UT Chamber Singers, and teaches conducting courses at the graduate level. Additionally, she is Director of Music at Farragut Presbyterian Church. In June of 2007, she made her conducting debut at Carnegie Hall to a rare standing ovation. In July 2012 and again in 2018 she led the UT Chamber Singers on an invited Cathedral Choral Residency to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, and in 2015 did the same in London and Canterbury, England. In May, 2017 the Chamber Singers sang an invited Choral Evensong at Washington National Cathedral. Dr. Batey holds two degrees from Birmingham-Southern College in music education and musical theatre; a master's degree from The Florida State University in music education and the doctor of musical arts degree in choral conducting from the University of South Carolina.
Producer
Edmund Bolt
Edmund Bolt (Stage Director) is directing his twenty-sixth musical for Tennessee Valley Players with Mamma Mia!. Mr. Bolt has been directing musicals for TVP since 2002. He is delighted to be working with Dr. Angela Batey, musical director and newcomer to the TVP artistic family, Jeremy Hall, choreographer. The musical, based on the popular songs of ABBA, is a joyful song and dance experience. The talented cast of forty-eight is performing without amplification or pre-recorded vocals making this Mamma Mia a truly unique experience! Bolt has appeared in Clarence Brown Theatre and other area productions since 1972. He is proud to be one of the founders of TVP in 1980, where he has produced shows, built sets, coordinated props and costumes as well as performed and directed. He considers himself extraordinarily fortunate to be able to share his love of theatre with his wife, Susan, and several generations of his family.
Director
Kate Laciak
After attending Marymount Manhattan College and the Actors and Singers Academy at Carnegie Hall, Kate combined extensive training with her passion for the performing arts and began a career embracing every element of the stage. Credits include Swing!, Lucky Stiff, Tuxedo Junction, Damn Yankees, Smokey Joe's Cafe', Cabaret, Anything Goes, Funny Girl, The Fantasticks, Bye Bye Birdie, The Who's Tommy, Crazy For You, Chicago, West Side Story, The Pirates of Penzance, Sweet Charity, Follies, Mame, Hello Dolly, Evita, and Jesus Christ Superstar. Children's Theatre credits include The Frog Prince, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, Heidi and Schoolhouse Rock Live. Kate appears in national commercials, independent films, major motion pictures, music videos, TV shows and numerous Broadway revues. Direction/Choreography credits include Swingtime, Romeo & Juliet Redefined, Nunsense, Bugsy Malone, Jr., She Loves Me, Schoolhouse Rock Live, Rock Around the Block, Little Shop of Horrors, Oliver!, Judy & Liza Together Again, Sleeping Beauty, The Villains' Voice, Flashback to the 50's and other theatrical productions. Kate has had the pleasure of working with Dolly Parton, Tommy Tune, Mia Michaels, Jack Lee and Paul Phillips.
Primary Accompanist
Tami Newsom
Tami Newsom (Primary Accompanist) is an accomplished musician and choral director and is proficient on a variety of instruments including the piano, organ, flute, and mountain dulcimer. She is a Past-Dean of the Knoxville Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. She first began her musical career at the age of 6, learning to play piano. At age 13, under the guidance and tutelage of her music instructors, Robbie Roseberry and Peter Picerno, she began playing the organ at First Cumberland Presbyterian in Memphis, where she remained for 25 years. As an accomplished singer, Ms. Newsom was a member of a Memphis-based auditioned ensemble, The Wolf River Singers. Simultaneously, she was part of their elite Ensemble Singer program. She has sat in as a juried member in the euphonium section of many music students' final exams. She is the accompanist for the University of Tennessee Chamber Singers as well as collaborative artist for conducting classes at UT. She is Associate Director of Music at Farragut Presbyterian Church and pursuing her second career as a double major in sacred music and religious studies at the University of Tennessee.
Producer
Kevin Smathers
Kevin Smathers (Sam) is the Senior Naval Science (Navy Junior ROTC) Teacher at Farragut High School and a retired Navy Commander. Mr. Smathers was last seen by Tennessee Valley Players audiences as the adorable Lord Evelyn Oakleigh in Anything Goes. He has appeared locally with Tennessee Stage Company (New Play Festival), Oak Ridge Playhouse, Pellissippi State Community College and Foothills Community Players. Roles at which he would like a second chance: Sky Masterson (Guys and Dolls), Frederik Egerman (A Little Night Music) and Lieutenant Frank Cioffe (Curtains) - now that one was fun! Mr. Smathers has been a member of the TVP Board of Directors since 2007.

CAST MEMBERS

Snow White
Kirstine Andersen
Kirstine Andersen (Ensemble) is excited to perform in her third show with Tennessee Valley Players! She previously participated in Anything Goes and Into the Woods with TVP, and Marley's Ghost and Smile, in her hometown of Ocala, FL. Kirstine is a rising senior at the University of Tennessee, where she studies vocal music education and is a proud member of Chamber Singers and reVOLution. Ms. Andersen would like to thank her family and friends for their support.
Witch
Chevy Anz
Chevy Anz (Donna) is marking her fourth show with the Tennessee Valley Players. Previously she played the Witch in Into the Woods, Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes and Rizzo in Grease. She was most recently seen at Southern Railway Station in Tennessee Stage Company's The Senator's Wife. She has been in both 'Trailer Park Musicals' at Flying Anvil Theatre. Area audiences have seen her at Oak Ridge Playhouse, Theatre Knoxville Downtown, Knoxville Opera Company, Clarence Brown Company, Encore Theatrical, and Dixie Stampede. She has performed at Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Connecticut Rep, The Hippodrome (Florida), The Gateway (Long Island), Media Theatre (Philly) and was Mrs. Peacock in the original cast of Clue, the Musical.
Cinderella's Mother/Giantess
Susan Bolt
Susan Bolt has performed in the Knoxville area for many years and is happy to say she has loved and enjoyed every moment of it. Favorite performances over the years are ZoZo in The Merry Widow with Mary Costa, Domina (multiple times) in Forum, Mona Kent in Dames at Sea, Madame Arcati in Blithe Spirit, Lady Thiang in The King and I, Mrs. Meers in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Miss Hannigan in Annie, Widow Corney (several times) in Oliver, Bloody Mary in South Pacific, Carmen in Curtains, Evangeline Harcourt in Anything Goes, Ruth in Pirates of Penzance and of course, the wicked Madame Thenardier in Les Miserables! She still enjoys the joys of performance. Much love always to Dr. Angela Batey and Tami Newsom-thanks for all you do! She is also deeply grateful for her family who so kindly put up with her-much love and thanks to Bayless, Brandon, Alex, Taylor, Patrick, Michelle, William, Laura, and Edmund!
Narrator
William Bolt
William Bolt is pleased to perform in his umpteenth Tennessee Valley Players show and help his parents again with various behind the scenes tasks. He last appeared on stage in TVP's 2016 production of Pirates of Penzance, but you may recognize him as well. from simply taking your tickets for the past five years.
Mysterious Man
William Bolt
William Bolt is pleased to perform in his umpteenth Tennessee Valley Players show and help his parents again with various behind the scenes tasks. He last appeared on stage in TVP's 2016 production of Pirates of Penzance, but you may recognize him as well. from simply taking your tickets for the past five years.
Baker's Wife
Hannah Brown
Hannah Brown is thrilled to be returning for her fourth Tennessee Valley Players production. Her previous TVP roles include Hope Harcourt in Anything Goes, Mabel in Pirates of Penzance, and Cosette in Les Miserables. Hannah is a soon-to-be graduate of the University of Tennessee pursuing majors in both music education and vocal performance, studying under Marjorie Bennett Stephens. She has competed and placed in various local and regional vocal competitions, including regional and national rounds of the National Association of Teachers of Singing competition. During her time at UT, she has participated in VolOpera and the University of Tennessee Opera Theatre program, performing both on the stage and off through stage management. Hannah is also a proud member of the University of Tennessee Chamber Singers and the Sequoyah Hills Chancel Choir. Additionally, Hannah spent three years as a School of Music student ambassador, assisting potential students as they transition into college. After student teaching this fall, she plans to attend graduate school to obtain her master's degree. Hannah would like to thank her friends and family for their unending support, as well as the directors for this opportunity.
Lucinda
Laura Buckner
Laura Buckner (Ensemble) is ecstatic to be returning for her third consecutive season with Tennessee Valley Players. Her previous TVP credits include Lucinda (Into the Woods), and Passenger (Anything Goes). Laura, a senior at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, is majoring in vocal music education. This year, she performed the role of Marcellina in VolOpera's production of Le Nozze di Figaro and is a member C-NAfME, NSCS, and the University of Tennessee Chamber Singers. Laura would like to thank her friends and family for their support, and Dr. Batey, Mr. Bolt, and Mr. Hall for the opportunity to be involved in this production.
Little Red Ridinghood
Roxanne Cabrera
Roxanne Cabrera (Rosie/Assistant Music Director) is once again thrilled to be a part of another Tennessee Valley Players production. A graduate of UT's music education and graduate choral conducting programs, and where she was a graduate teaching assistant, Ms. Cabrera is the Director of Choral Activities at Whittle Springs Middle School and at Luminary United Methodist Church. Previous credits include Little Red Ridinghood in Into the Woods, Erma in Anything Goes, Edith in Pirates of Penzance, eponine in Les Miserables, Anita in West Side Story, and Nurse Janet in South Pacific. Thank you to all my family and friends for your support and love!
Jack's Mother
Ryan Colbert
Ryan Colbert has been praised for 'rendering text with a touching tenderness' (Berkshire Fine Arts) and making 'a feast of quirky dramatic contrasts...while smoothing it with a velvety vocal line' (ArtsKnoxville). Last summer, she made her New York City debut with OperaRox Productions at the historic Stonewall Inn as Mrs. Webster in Griffin Candey's Sweets by Kate; a role she also performed with Marble City Opera and in the world premiere at the Midwest Institute of Opera. Other credits include Lady with a Cake Box (Postcard from Morocco) with Marble City Opera; Alcina (Alcina) with the Classics at Cokesbury Festival; Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) with the Oak Ridge Philharmonia; Sarah Good (The Crucible), Fortuna (Ulysses), and Erste Dame (Die Zauberflote) with the University of Tennessee Opera Theatre. She recently graduated with her bachelors degree in vocal performance at the University of Tennessee, where she was a proud member of the UT Chamber Singers. In the fall, Ryan will attend the University of Delaware to pursue a masters degree in vocal performance and will serve as the graduate assistant for opera theatre.
Bird Master
Paul Davis
Paul Davis III is excited to perform in his third Tennessee Valley Players production. Previous credits include Captain's Purser in Anything Goes and as a bumbling policeman in TVP's 2016 production of Pirates of Penzance. Paul is a junior at the University of Tennessee pursuing a degree in vocal music education. He is a proud member of the UT Chamber Singers and UT Singers. Paul would like to thank his family and friends for always being there and helping him achieve his goals.
Jack
Jack Francis
Jack Francis is excited to perform in his fourth Tennessee Valley Players production. Jack is a senior at the University of Tennessee and is pursuing a degree in vocal music education. He has been a member of the University of Tennessee Chamber Singers, and performed in TVP's production of West Side Story as a Jet, Pirates of Penzance as Frederic and Moonface Martin in Anything Goes. He has also performed in several University of Tennessee Opera Theater productions including Don Giovanni, Medea, and The Magic Flute, as well as Ezekiel Cheever in UTOT's production of The Crucible. Jack would like to thank his friends, family, and colleagues for all of their support.
Rapunzel's Prince
Michael Hines
Michael Hines is ecstatic to be in his sixth production with Tennessee Valley Players. Some of his previous credits with TVP include South Pacific (Yeoman Herbert Quale), West Side Story (Action), Les Miserables (Joly), Pirates of Penzance (Pirate). and the illustrious Sailor #1 of the Sailor Quartet in Anything Goes. Michael is a rising-senior at the University of Tennessee in Nuclear Engineering, and a member of the University of Tennessee Chamber Singers. He would like to thank Claire for her constant support (and patience!) through the many hours of rehearsal. Michael would also like to thank Dr. Batey and Director Kate for all of the hard work they do to make such an amazing show possible.
Cinderella
Hilary Hohl
Hilary Hohl is thrilled to be a part of her second TVP production! Past musical and operatic credits include Le Nozze di Figaro, L'Elisir d'Amore, The Crucible, TVP's Anything Goes, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Once Upon a Mattress, and others. Hilary is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with degrees in music education and vocal performance. She is an elementary music teacher in Knox County. Hilary also performs as various princess characters with Princess Events of Knoxville. She would like to thank her husband, family, and friends for their love and support.
Wolf
Brett Hopper
Brett Hopper (Sky) is excited to be a part of his fourth Tennessee Valley Players production! Mr. Hopper is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he earned his bachelor's degree in music education and his master's degree in choral conducting. During his matriculation, he was a proud member of the UT Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Men's Chorale, and director of VOLume. He is the music teacher at Shannondale Elementary School. Mr. Hopper would like to thank his family, friends, and mentors for always supporting him and pushing him to be a better musician!
Cinderella's Prince
Brett Hopper
Brett Hopper (Sky) is excited to be a part of his fourth Tennessee Valley Players production! Mr. Hopper is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he earned his bachelor's degree in music education and his master's degree in choral conducting. During his matriculation, he was a proud member of the UT Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Men's Chorale, and director of VOLume. He is the music teacher at Shannondale Elementary School. Mr. Hopper would like to thank his family, friends, and mentors for always supporting him and pushing him to be a better musician!
Cinderella's Stepmother
Julie Howard
Julie Howard is happy to be back on stage with the Tennessee Valley Players in this fabulous show. She has appeared in numerous TVP productions over the years - Cole, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Curtains, Jerry's Girls, Les Mis to name a few. She has especially enjoyed her many performances in various Nunsense productions, appearing as Sister Leo and more recently as Sister Amnesia. Retired from life as a trial attorney, Julie finds her days full of many different adventures, none of them occurring in the woods! Thanks to Angie, Kate and this wonderful cast for making this time together so fun. Special thanks to the Royal Wanna-Be Family members - Wade, Rachel and Laura!
Steward
Collin Kasefang
Collin Kasefang (Ensemble) is ecstatic about performing his fourth show with Tennessee Valley players. Mr. Kasefang is a junior at the University of Tennessee studying vocal music education and a proud member of UT Chamber Singers. Previous credits include West Side Story as a Jet, Rev. Henry T. Dobson in Anything Goes and as the Steward in Into the Woods. He would like to thank everyone who put in the hard work to make this show a possibility. It is a fun show, with a great crew, and an unbelievable cast. Thanks for making this ride an enjoyable one. Alright, Mamma Mia, here we go again!
Rapunzel
Zoee Lyle
Zoee Lyle (Ensemble) is from Knoxville and currently studying music at Pellissippi State Community College under the direction of Jami Anderson. Most recently, Zoee starred as Wednesday Addams in Creative Theater's production of The Addams Family and previously played Rapunzel in Tennessee Valley Player's production of Into the Woods. You can also hear her as the female vocalist and playing ukulele and kazoo in the band Night Sabers. Ms. Lyle would like to thank her family, friends, teachers, and everyone who has been a part of her musical journey.
Cinderella's Father
Wade McGarity
Wade McGarity is excited to perform in his second show with Tennessee Valley Players. Last year's show, Anything Goes, was his first. He is a graduate of Halls High School, where he was member of the Madrigal Ensemble, and at the University of Tennessee was as a member of the Pride of the Southland Band. Wade would like to thank his family & friends for their support.
Florinda
Rachel Metzger
Rachel Metzger (Ensemble) is in her fifth season with the Tennessee Valley Players and is very excited to be a part of Mamma Mia! Her most recent appearance was in Into the Woods as Florinda. Other credits include Peggy (Godspell), Evil Stepmother (Into the Woods), Ensemble (Anything Goes), Policewoman (The Pirates of Penzance), and Ensemble (Les Miserables). Rachel studies voice under the direction of Deanna Surber. She would like to thank her friends and family for their continuing love and support.
Baker
Tyler Padgett
Tyler Padgett is feeling very humbled and nostalgic as he begins his 9th production with Tennessee Valley Players. Tyler is a recent graduate of the University of Tennessee's School of Music and is beginning a master's of vocal performance program at the University of Colorado Boulder this fall. Tyler has had the pleasure of performing in TVP's past productions of Curtains (Bobby Pepper - 2010), Girl Crazy (Ensemble - 2011), Of Thee I Sing (French Ambassador - 2012), South Pacific (Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey - 2013), West Side Story (Bernardo - 2014), Les Miserables (Javert - 2015), Pirates of Penzance (Pirate King - 2016), and Anything Goes (Billy - 2017). Tyler has also had the privilege of performing with the University of Tennessee Opera Theater. His credits with UTOT include The Consul (Mr. Kofner), Don Giovanni (Masetto), Le Nozze di Figaro (Bartolo) and The Crucible (John Proctor). With Tyler's imminent departure from Knoxville, he would like to thank his friends, colleagues, and teachers who have enriched his life and influenced his development as a performer so much over the years. Tyler would like to give special thanks to Dr. Batey, Andrew Skoog, and Judith Bible. Their dedication to being incredible educators will always be a blessing. Tyler would also like to thank his parents for being his first, and always best, teachers and supporters.
Sleeping Beauty
Ellen Sudarshan
Ellen Sudarshan (Ensemble) is thrilled to be in her third Tennessee Valley Players production! A recent graduate with a bachelor's degree in vocal performance (with a minor in Italian) from UT, studying with professor Andrew Wentzel and as a proud member of Chamber Singers, Sudarshan performed with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra as Gretel from Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel. She has also performed in four operas with Knoxville Opera and four with the University of Tennessee Opera Theatre, including covering the role of Frasquita in Bizet's Carmen. Later this summer, she will be attending Spotlight on Opera, a vocal program in Shreveport, Louisiana. This fall, she is looking forward to auditioning for her master's degree in vocal performance.
Grandmother
Logan Williams
Logan Williams (Ensemble) is happy to be in her second show with the Tennessee Valley Players. She played the Grandmother in last year's Into the Woods, and was a stage manager for the show as well. She was also a chorus member in the UT Opera Theater's production of Carmen this past Spring. She graduated from Central High School in 2017, and is attending the University of Tennessee as a vocal performance major and a proud member of Chamber Singers. She would like to thank her wonderful friends, family, and faith for helping her continue to pursue music throughout the years.

PRODUCTION SUPPORT

Assistant Music Director
Roxanne Cabrera
Roxanne Cabrera (Rosie/Assistant Music Director) is once again thrilled to be a part of another Tennessee Valley Players production. A graduate of UT's music education and graduate choral conducting programs, and where she was a graduate teaching assistant, Ms. Cabrera is the Director of Choral Activities at Whittle Springs Middle School and at Luminary United Methodist Church. Previous credits include Little Red Ridinghood in Into the Woods, Erma in Anything Goes, Edith in Pirates of Penzance, eponine in Les Miserables, Anita in West Side Story, and Nurse Janet in South Pacific. Thank you to all my family and friends for your support and love!
Lighting/Sound Designer
Matt Cogburn
Matthew Cogburn (Lighting/Sound Designer) is enjoying his 16th season with the Tennessee Valley Players. Previous work includes Into the Woods, Pirates of Penzance, Les Miserables, West Side Story, South Pacific, Of Thee I Sing, Girl Crazy, Curtains, Anything Goes, and many more wonderful shows done by the talented group that Tennessee Valley Players always attracts. He is thrilled his family Jill, Lilly (7) and James (4) get to experience the excitement of the theater through TVP. Like a firefly, Mr. Cogburn only lights during the summer months and works the rest of the year as a Payments Engineer at Pilot Flying J dealing with all electronic forms of payment.
Stage Manager
Amanda Cunningham
Amanda Cunningham (Stage Manager) joined the Tennessee Valley Players Board in 2018. She has lived in the Knoxville area for the past sixteen years with her husband and three boys. Ms. Cunningham enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, volunteering in various organizations in the Knoxville community and contributing to this great organization. She is very much looking forward to Mamma Mia!
Stage Manager
Susan Davis
Susan Davis (Ensemble) is a retired Knox County School principal. She has performed many years with the Tennessee Valley Players. Her favorite roles have included both Sister Leo and Sister Hubert in the hilarious Nunsense musicals, as well as Georgia in Curtains. She thoroughly enjoys the musical reviews, as well. Currently, her favorite role is 'Mimi' to Anna Kate and Sheridan. 'Thank you for the music', TVP!performed many years with the Tennessee Valley Players. Her favorite roles have included both Sister Leo and Sister Hubert in the hilarious
Percussionist
Hunter Deacon
Hunter Deacon is a drummer/percussionist who has been playing in the Knoxville area since 2007. Originally from Memphis, he earned a bachelor's degree the University of Tennessee in 2012 with a focus in studio music and jazz. Since then, Hunter has performed all over the US, and as far away as Hangzhou, China. He currently tours with The Jon Stickley Trio, based out of Asheville, NC. Into the Woods will be Hunter's eleventh summer performance with TVP.
Keyboard
Andrea Markowitz
Andrea Markowitz (Keyboard) is a former recipient of the Grace Moore scholarship from the University of Tennessee, graduating magna cum laude and Outstanding Senior in 2015. Since graduating, Ms. Markowitz has worked across East Tennessee as a piano accompanist, assistant choral director, and performer. In 2017 she was offered the graduate assistantship for music education at UT and graduated in May with her master's degree in music. Ms. Markowitz is thrilled to be a part of this TVP production and is blessed to have the opportunity to make music with her friends, colleagues, and community.
Stage Manager
Nancy Pevey
Nancy Pevey (Stage Manager) is pleased to add her talent to this production of Mamma Mia!, having previously appeared on stage for the Tennessee Valley Players productions of No, No, Nanette, Of Thee I Sing and South Pacific. Pevey played horn in the orchestras of Thoroughly Modern Millie, Anything Goes, Kiss Me, Kate and Curtains. She is the former Dean of Mathematics at Pellissippi State Community College and QEP Director for the college. Pevey is President of the TVP Board of Directors.
Bassist
Daniel Shifflett
Daniel Shifflett (Bass) graduated from the University of Tennessee in String Bass performance and Studio Music and Jazz studying under master bassist, Rusty Holloway. This is Mr. Shifflett's ninth consecutive season with the Tennessee Valley Players. He has toured nationally, with Broken Bow Records artist, Jackie Lee, along with touring internationally to countries including India and Canada, with rock band, Gone in April. Mr. Shifflett has also performed with country music star, Easton Corbin. He is an active clinician and teacher of the electric bass and string bass. Mr. Shifflett serves as the Technical Director for Concord United Methodist Church. This past season he performed with the Chattanooga Symphony and Brevard Philharmonic, along with serving as principal bassist for Symphony of the Mountains and Marble City Opera. You can also catch Mr. Shifflett performing frequently in Knoxville, Maryville, Nashville, Chattanooga, Johnson City, and Kingsport.
Set Construction
Ron Pevey
Ron Pevey (Father Alexandrios) is a retired from the Nuclear Engineering Department of UT. He got into theatrical performances after moving to Knoxville at the age of 40 and appearing with the Farragut Performing Arts Theater (FPAT, under Victoria Bolen) since he had to be at the rehearsals anyway with his daughters. He met the Bolts while performing with Susan in FPAT's 42nd Street, and was coerced to be in the chorus of Lady Be Good, and the rest is history.
Set Design and Construction
Edmund Bolt
Edmund Bolt (Stage Director) is directing his twenty-sixth musical for Tennessee Valley Players with Mamma Mia!. Mr. Bolt has been directing musicals for TVP since 2002. He is delighted to be working with Dr. Angela Batey, musical director and newcomer to the TVP artistic family, Jeremy Hall, choreographer. The musical, based on the popular songs of ABBA, is a joyful song and dance experience. The talented cast of forty-eight is performing without amplification or pre-recorded vocals making this Mamma Mia a truly unique experience! Bolt has appeared in Clarence Brown Theatre and other area productions since 1972. He is proud to be one of the founders of TVP in 1980, where he has produced shows, built sets, coordinated props and costumes as well as performed and directed. He considers himself extraordinarily fortunate to be able to share his love of theatre with his wife, Susan, and several generations of his family.
Set Design and Construction
William Bolt
William Bolt is pleased to perform in his umpteenth Tennessee Valley Players show and help his parents again with various behind the scenes tasks. He last appeared on stage in TVP's 2016 production of Pirates of Penzance, but you may recognize him as well. from simply taking your tickets for the past five years.