Crew Conversations

Crew Conversations: Scott Russell, Fred Margison & Amanda Lane

Fred Margison (Crew) started doing theatre in 1987 back in Valparaiso, IN. He has been involved in both the performance and technical sides of theatre. Fred was involved in  summer stock in Syracuse, IN and Terre Haute, IN. He also enjoyed technical directing in Chicago. Fred has been involved in a couple of independent  films, and does background extra work as a

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Crew Conversations: Kelsie Coughlin, Stage Manager

Kelsie Coughlin (Stage Manager) is a native of Indianapolis.  She has been the Assistant Stage Manager for Heartland Actors’ Repertory Theatre’s “The Merchant of Venice”, “Two Gentlemen of Verona”, “Much Ado About Nothing”, and “The Taming of the Shrew”.  She also operated light/sound for “Zanna, Don’t!” at Theatre on the Square and stage managed AUP’s

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Crew Conversations: Beth Williams

Beth Williams (Assistant to the Director/Marketing) is the co-owner and Business Director/Director of Media for AUP.  She previously stage managed “AUP’s Wishes & Dreams:  A Disney-Inspired Cabaret”, sang in “An Evening of Sondheim Cabaret” and portrayed Mrs. Gibbs in “Our Town”. A native and current resident of Richmond, Indiana, her theatre experience includes Katie in

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Crew Conversations: Maria Matters, Assistant Director

Maria Matters (Assistant Director) has assistant directed for Brian Noffke on numerous occasions at Footlite Musicals and also was assistant director for AUP’s Our Town last season.  She is a member of Footlite Musicals, Player’s Club, the Indianapolis Bar Players (a group of singing lawyers) and was President of the former Beckmann Theatre. Maria served on

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