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.

EMILY ROURKE, Resident Choreographer / Education and Technical Manager

Emily RourkeEMILY ROURKE, a graduate of Auburn University with a BFA in Musical Theatre, joined the Roxy Regional Theatre in July 2013. Emily made her Roxy Regional Theatre debut in South Pacific and has since performed in productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Musical (Hermia), Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show (Columbia), Steel Magnolias (Annelle), Seussical the Musical (Bird Girl), The Diary of Anne Frank (Miep), The Awesome ’80s Prom (Whitley Whitaker, The Head Cheerleader), The Taming of the Shrew (Bianca), On the Town (Ivy Smith), Grease (Jan), The Cat in the Hat (Sally), Les Miserables, Little Shop of Horrors and Green Day’s American Idiot, along with many others. Choreography credits include The Wizard of Oz, The Rocky Horror Show, The Pirates of Penzance Jr., Seussical the Musical and Harry Connick Jr.’s The Happy Elf, among others. www.emilyrourke.com

MOLLY BURCH, Production Stage Manager

Molly BurchMOLLY BURCH, a graduate of Columbus State University, joined the Roxy Regional Theatre this January. Prior to joining the Roxy, Molly was the Stage Manager for Cedar Point’s Luminosity and Peanuts Perfect Day; The Columbus Ballet’s 2015 – 2017 seasons, stage managing ballets like The Nutcracker, Coppelia, Peter and the Wolf and others; The Monomoy Theatre’s productions of The Fantasticks, The Drowsy Chaperone, Arms and the Man and Broadway Bound; as well as various Columbus State University productions, including Fiddler on the Roof, The Rocky Horror Show, Mr. Burns: A Post Electric Play and the touring production School House Rock Live. She has previously been the intern stage manager for Cirque du Soleil’s , Stages St. Louis’ South Pacific and various works with the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center’s 2015 season. www.mollyburch.com

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.

KATIE KENNEDY, Office Manager

STACY TURNER, President

KURT KOWALSKI, Vice President

NANCY LADD, Treasurer

NANCYE BRITTON, Secretary

KATHRINE BAILEY, Board Member

JOSEPH BRITTON, Board Member

JASON HODGES, Board Member

DARREN MICHAEL, Board Member

NICOLE O’CONNOR, Board Member

BILL POWERS, Board Member

TARA QUIRION, Board Member

LINDA SHEPHARD, Board Member

STEPHANIE STAFFORD, Board Member

KIMBERLY WIGGINS, Board Member