STAFF

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Artistic Director

JASON BURGESS

Jason is a transplant from Springfield, OH who moved to Cincinnati to work professionally as an actor. After five great years of working for theatre companies in the area, Jason surprisingly found himself as the theatre director and teacher for Highlands HS. Jason is in his 13th year teaching at Highlands and his 12th being in charge of the  theatre program. 

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Executive Director/Choreographer

AMY BURGESS

Amy graduated from Miami University with a BFA in Theatre Performance. For the last 16 years, she has choreographed hundreds of productions for high schools, junior highs, community theaters, and semi-pro companies. She is also on staff with promotions for the Cincinnati Reds.

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Music Director

JOSEPH RIVERS

Joe is Director of Choral Activities at Mount St. Joseph University conducting multiple groups and teaching music education courses. As a performer, Joe sings with Collegium Cincinnati, Coro Volante, and Vocal Arts Ensemble.  This is Joe's sixth year as music director for CAST. 

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Technical Direction

EVAN DITULLIO

Evan has been technical directing students for ten years.  A graduate of Northern Kentucky University and a Master's in Education from Mount St. Joseph, he now serves as Technical Director at Cincinnati Country Day. When not working on productions, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son. 

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Costumer Designer

LAURA MARTIN

A graduate of Northern Kentucky University with a BFA in Design Technology Emphasis on Costume Design, Laura has been freelance designing for nearly 15 years. She has worked with CAST for the last 6 years. Her work has also been featured at CCHS, Kings HS, Highlands HS,  & Ryle. Past professional credits include Kincaid, Stage Right, and NKU.

*Photography acknowledgements on site to Dan Ledbetter Photography

and Mikki Schaffner Photograpahy*

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