Leadership making a difference.

RYAN BOWIE, Executive Director

Ryan Bowie, Executive Director at the Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville, TNRYAN BOWIE, a graduate of Frostburg State University, joined the Roxy Regional Theatre as Director of Fundraising and Development in January 2011, later taking the reins as Executive Director in July 2016. Ryan made his Roxy Regional Theatre acting debut as Jinx in Forever Plaid and has since appeared as The Baker in Into the Woods, Jonathan Harker in Frank Wildhorn’s Dracula: The Musical, Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol, Max in The Sound of Music, Ernst/Reinhold in Spring Awakening, Sir Robin in Monty Python’s Spamalot, Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show, among many others. He has also served as director and/or choreographer at the Roxy for The Giver, Ain’t Misbehavin’ and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Other professional performance credits include Jesus in Godspell (New York), Hamilton in the NYC premier of Dotty Dot: A New Children’s Musical, Freddy in My Fair Lady (Midwest), Jonas in The Giver (Chicago), Ryan in High School Musical (Midwest), Jack Chesney in Charlie’s Aunt (Midwest), Dick in Dames at Sea (Maryland), J. Pierpont Finch in How to Succeed… (New York), and Matt in The Fantasticks (New York — tour). Ryan can be reached at ryan@roxyregionaltheatre.org.

MATTHEW COMBS, Technical Director and Props Master

Matthew CombsMATTHEW COMBS made his Roxy Regional Theatre debut in 2017 as Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz and has since appeared in countless productions, including The Rocky Horror Show (Rocky), Assassins (Lee Harvey Oswald), Lysistrata (Kinesias), Hairspray (Link Larkin), Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! (Will Parker) and James and the Giant Peach (Grasshopper), among others. Other past credits include Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Green Day’s American Idiot, Church & State (JCC CenterStage) and Emily (Bluff City Theatre). Matthew can be reached at matthew@roxyregionaltheatre.org.

 

KENNETH L. WATERS, JR., Production Stage Manager

Kenneth L Waters JrKENNETH L. WATERS, JR. (or as his friends call him, Kenny), a graduate of The College of Southern Maryland and Frostburg State University, has been busy performing shows around Maryland, D.C. and Virginia. Some of his roles include Private Anthony Smalls in A Solider’s Play (Maryland), Booker T in U-Street, the musical (Virginia), Greta in BENT (Maryland), Mitch Mahoney in 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Maryland), Curtis Jackson in Sister Act (Maryland), The Voice of Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors (Maryland) and various choral ensemble work across D.C. Offstage, he stage managed several productions and sound designed countless others. For more information, visit www.KennethLWatersJr.com. Kenny can be reached at productionsm@roxyregionaltheatre.org.

NOEL RENNERFELDT, Lighting Designer

Noel RennerfeldtNOEL RENNERFELDT is an Associate Professor of Scenic/Lighting Design at Austin Peay State University and serves as Technical Director for the Department of Theatre and Dance. This is his third year as resident lighting designer for the Roxy Regional Theatre. Noel holds degrees from Wayne State College, Miami University and Northern Illinois University. His professional design credits include Playhouse on the Square in Memphis, Nettle Creek Players and Richmond Civic Theatre in Indiana, Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre in Virginia, Little Theatre on the Square in Illinois, and Broadway Palm West Dinner Theatre in Mesa, Arizona.

DAVID GRAHAM, Videographer and Company Member

David GrahamDAVID GRAHAM, a Clarksville native, has performed over 400 roles for audiences from Sing Sing Correctional Facility to Syrian refugees in Swedish classrooms—touring with Covenant Players Theatre for almost fifteen years. After returning home to Tennessee, David made his professional hometown debut in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! and has since appeared in countless productions including How I Became a Pirate (Captain Braid Beard), To Kill a Mockingbird (Bob Ewell) and A Christmas Carol (Jacob Marley), among others. This season, David has worked towards expanding his skills in the tech side of theatre such as lighting, sound and video editing. He would like to thank the women in his family—Allison, Ellen, Sarah and Theresa—for a lifetime of love and support.

KATIE KENNEDY, Office Manager

STACY TURNER, Chair

KURT KOWALSKI, Vice Chair

NANCY LADD, Treasurer

STEPHANIE STAFFORD, Secretary

SARA ANDERSON, Board Member

JOSEPH BRITTON, Board Member

NANCYE BRITTON, Board Member

STUART FILLMORE, Board Member

CHARLIE FOUST, Board Member

ANDREA HERRERA, Board Member

VALERIE HUNTER-KELLY, Board Member

JODY ISAACS, Board Member

ANTHONY JOHNSON, Board Member

KRIS LEE, Board Member

DARREN MICHAEL, Board Member

AMANDA PITT, Board Member

MELISSA SCHAFFNER, Board Member

JENNIFER SCRIBNER, Board Member

JERICA SWIGER, Board Member

RANDY WHETSELL, Board Member

KIMBERLY WIGGINS, Board Member

REPRESENTATIVE JASON HODGES, Roxy Ambassador

COUNCILMAN GARY NORRIS, Roxy Ambassador

MAYOR JOE PITTS, Roxy Ambassador

SENATOR BILL POWERS, Roxy Ambassador

LINDA SHEPHARD, Roxy Ambassador