Jenny Mitchell is in her fifth season at RLT as Associate Costume Designer. Her design credits at RLT include The Battle of Shallowford, The Trip to Bountiful, Radio Gals, ‘night Mother, Bunnicula, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Lend Me A Tenor, Charlotte’s Web, Scenes from American Life, Snoopy!!!, Veronica’s Room, The Hundred Dresses, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, Gooney Bird Greene and Her True Life Adventures, Merry Christmas Strega Nona, The Miss Firecracker Contest, The Adventures of Nate the Great, and Dear Edwina Jr.
Vicki Olson has been sewing for at least 40 years. She has designed costumes for RLT for 17 years. Vicki has an MFA in costume design from UNC-G and became RLT’s first professional costume designer in 1985. She has 2 children and 4 grandchildren and a very supportive theatre-loving husband.
Staci Sabarsky is a professional actress, director, and vocalist working with theatres throughout the Triangle. Although her first love is the stage and live performance, she has also worked on local television, film and industrial shoots. She has been on the faculty of RLT’s Youth Education Program for six years, where in addition to teaching classes, she has also directed numerous teen trouping shows and taught various summer conservatory courses for the Teens On Stage program. She currently teaches Performing Arts at Duke School in Durham. She earned her degree in Dramatic Arts from UNC Chapel Hill.
Dan Sipp began improvising in 1988 with Transactors Improv Company. He also spent eight years in Chicago studying, performing and directing at The iO Theater. He ran The Worx Training Center in Raleigh and has taught workshops for Duke University, UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and NASA
Nan Stephenson is an actor, director and teacher. She has taught students from five years old to adult. Nan has performed in many plays throughout the Triangle. Some of her favorite roles are Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, Polonius in Hamlet, Juno in Juno and the Paycock and Domina in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
Renee Wimberley has been involved on stage, back stage or in a classroom at RLT for nearly 30 years! She holds a BA in Theatre Education from UNC-Greensboro. A home school mom of three, her passion is theatre arts integration and training teachers, home educators and ministry leaders to use creative drama to enhance their learning environments.