Stage Right Ministry's
2020 season directors
Stage Right is a student-lead organization, but our directors are crucial to our success. They lead us through.
Founder and Director of Stage Right Ministry
Director of Godspell & Shrek 2020
Taryn was the founder of Stage Right Ministry and our ministry leader today. This is her 13th show to direct. more bio, blah blah blah
Director of Godspell & Shrek 2020
KEVIN IS BACK AND EXCITED!! He has recently been seen making his professional acting debut in Dallas Theater Centers In The Heights as the Piragua Guy. Kevin has acted around Dallas in many shows but has truly found a home and family here at SRM co-directing and creating such amazing fun art...oh and the students are pretty cool too!
Music Director of Shrek 2020
Dr. Arturo Ortega has garnered accolades on the world’s most venerable stages. His early training was with the Laredo Philharmonic and the San Antonio Symphony, the University of North Texas College of Music, and the Pierre Monteaux School for Conductors. Since earning master and doctoral degrees in conducting from UNT, he has enjoyed collaborations with the world’s leading orchestras and choruses, and has conducted world premieres throughout New York and Europe. He is Music Director of the Robson Ranch and Voices of Flower Mound choirs, and has been Music Director of acclaimed productions of Les Miserables, West Side Story, and others. He is a frequent clinician and conductor of all-region and state orchestras throughout the US and coaches emerging musicians in audition and concert preparation, and is a frequent audition panelist. Dr. Ortega has served on Executive and Trustee Boards throughout the US and currently serves on the Board of AIM Music & Arts in Colorado.
Choreographer of Shrek 2020
Sydney is so excited to be apart of this musical! She has been dancing since she was very young and her passion for teaching and choreographing dance has only grown. She is currently finishing up her BA in Dance Education at UNT and is currently a North Texas Dancer. She had the honor of graduating from Kilgore college where she was a Kilgore College Rangerette. She has worked choreographing for many musicals/ dance routines from Studio B, Trietsch, high schools, dance studios and more. She currently works with Danceline productions and is an instructor at Footlights dance studio. She loves to share her passion for dance and could not be more excited to be apart of 'Shrek the Musical.'
Director of Stage Right Ministry
Director of Seussical Jr. 2020
Briee is one of our Stage Right Directors and has done many shows with our ministry. This will be her second show to direct with SRM. She’s been in numerous productions growing up, and even attended AMTC’s SHINE convention, where she participated in numerous of workshops by broadway stars, directors, agents, etc. around the world! She hopes to continue to help serve the ministry that has already done so much for her.
Assistant Director of Seussical 2020
Lauren is a Freshman at The University of Oklahoma and is currently studying to get a BFA in Dramaturgy and Directing and is super excited to start her journey into Seussical! She has been in other shows with Stage Right such as, The Little Mermaid, Cotton Patch Gospel, and is currently in Godspell! Last summer she directed R&H’s Cinderella for the junior show and had such a blast! Lastly, Lauren would like to thank her friends and family for being so supportive of her! (Psalms 46:5)
Music Director of Godspell & Seussical 2020
Ethan Rodriguez-Mullins is back for his second time music directing with Stage Right Ministry. Fresh off his first national tour, Ethan is an EMC actor, singer, and music director performing all throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Ethan is so excited to be continuing to make art with Stage Right and is endlessly grateful for trusting him with their shows. When not drowning himself in music and theatre, Ethan can be found loving on his six dogs.
Choreographer of Seussical 2020
Liv Hendrick has been dancing for 14 years and 10 years competitively. Over those years she has competed and trained in jazz, tap, musical theatre, ballet, acrobatics, modern, pointe and contemporary. She dances at Footlights Dance Studio on the Elite dance team. She is currently a junior at Marcus High School, where she is the manager for the Marquette Drill Team. She loves spending time working on choreography and loves to watch her creations come to life on stage. She is so so excited for this summer and can’t wait to meet everyone!!