Leadership making a difference.

RYAN BOWIE, Executive Director

Ryan Bowie, Executive Director at the Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville, TNA graduate of Frostburg State University, Ryan Bowie 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 JrA graduate of The College of Southern Maryland and Frostburg State University, Kenneth L. Waters, Jr. (or as his friends call him, Kenny) 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 GrahamA Clarksville native, David Graham 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

A Clarksville native, Katie Kennedy has provided administrative support to the Roxy Regional Theatre since 2007. A longtime supporter of the arts, Katie also works part-time as an administrative assistant with the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council, serving as registrar of the Clarksville Writers Conference since 2008. She holds a B.S. in computer science with a minor in studio art from Austin Peay State University.


Joint Appointment
Stacy Turner, Chair

City of Clarksville Appointment
Kurt Kowalski, Vice Chair
Nancy Ladd, Treasurer
Stephanie Stafford, Secretary
Charlie Foust
Andrea Herrera
Anthony Johnson
Gary Norris
Amanda Pitt
Melissa Schaffner
Jerica Swiger

Roxy Regional Theatre Appointment
Sara Anderson
Nancye Britton
Joseph Britton
Stuart Fillmore
Jody Isaacs
Kris Lee
Darren Michael
Jennifer Scribner
Linda Shephard
Kimberly Wiggins

Ex-Officio / Roxy Ambassadors
Representative Jason Hodges
Laurie Matta
Mayor Joe Pitts
Senator Bill Powers
Randy Whetsell

Board Committees
About the Board

Monthly meetings of the Roxy Regional Theatre Board of Directors are typically held at 6:00pm on the second Monday of the month at Edward’s Steakhouse at 107 Franklin Street.