INSTRUCTORS

Music Department

  mariann-davidson Mariann Davidson: New to Lubbock, Mariann Davidson comes from a musical family. She began public performing at age 3 with family and as a soloist and has now been doing that for 39 years in most every genre and at most any event. She is a musical theater lover and has participated in lead and supporting roles in , “ Pirates of Penzance”,Man of La Mancha”, “South Pacific”, “Annie Get Your Gun” “ It’s My Life”, Anything Goes” and debuted in her first Lubbock Moonlight Musical, “Carousel” in 2016, followed by the role of Aunt Polly in their 2017 production of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer“.

She taught Elementary music to K-2nd grade in the schools for 5 years in Idaho. All of these amazing things have been a great foundation for Mariann as she has taught private voice for 17 years and enjoyed helping others pursue their passion for music. She also teaches piano lessons and loves playing the organ in her church congregation. She taught the 2016 and 2017 Moonlight Musicals Summer camp music/voice section. She is happy to a part of this Academy and is excited to help children grow in their love of music!

Theatre Department

frank-rendonFrank Rendon:  Francisco Rendon, performer and educator graduated from Texas Tech University in 2011 with his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance. Mr. Rendon has taught K-12 Music for over 6 years primarily in the Dallas and Lubbock areas. He taught private voice and group musical instruction in the Garland Independent School District at Garland, Naaman Forrest, and Sachse High Schools.

Upon moving to Lubbock, Francisco has worked with surrounding middle school and High Schools such as Lubbock HS and Hutchison Middle School. In 2012, Francisco music directed the off broadway musical Next to Normal with Hub Theatre Group. Mr. Rendon worked as the Music Director and Voice Instructor for HUB Performing Arts school for six years and has music directed many of the MTI Jr. Theatre line of musicals which include, Little Mermaid Jr., Dear Edwina, and Seussical Jr. In the summer of 2016, Francisco made his theatrical directing debut with Lubbock Moonlight Musicals in their summer production of Seussical the Musical, followed by directing their 2017 production of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer!

Travis Burge: A veteran to the stage, Travis is excited to share his love of performing with the Moonlight Arts Academy students!  Most recently, Travis has performed as Eddie Souther in Lubbock Moonlight Musicals’ production of Sister Act.  Additional roles include Enjolras in Les Miserables, Cogsworth in Beauty and the Beast, Phantom Understudy in The Phantom of the Opera, the title character in Shrek, the Musical, Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and many others.

For over 5 years, Travis has co-directed the Lubbock Moonlight Musicals teen performance ensemble, Moonlight Directions, which teaches acting, dance, singing, and many other aspects of performing.  Travis has also stage directed productions of Shrek JR, Into the Woods JR, and Beauty and the Beast JR.  As Co-Director of Education for Lubbock Moonlight Musicals, Travis is very happy to be spreading the joy and skills of performing with the Lubbock community!

Dance Department

maddie-bryanMaddie Bryan: Maddie Bryan is a sophmore at Texas Tech University where she studies Musical Theatre. She has performed in multiple shows with Lubbock Moonlight Musicals including Les Miserables, The Little Mermaid, Titanic: The Musical,and Seussical The Musical.  Most recently, Maddie had the pleasure of choreographing the Lubbock Moonlight Musicals production of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the Moonlight Children’s Theatre production of Shrek JR.

Maddie has been dancing since she was three years old and has received numerous local, state, and national dance awards. She served as Miss Lubbock’s Outstanding Teen where she performed her award winning tap dance at the state level, the Miss Texas’ Outstanding Teen Pageant, and finished in the Top 10. She hopes to finish her degree at Texas Tech University and take her skills to the Broadway stage, or wherever else she can do what she loves.

THEATRE LOCATION

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET:
Civic Center Theatre
1500 Mac Davis Lane
Lubbock, TX

 

ARTS ACADEMY

Musical Arts Center
2806 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX

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Moonlight Directions Auditions

September 23, 2017, 1:30pm - September 30, 2017, 4:30pm

Audition Info: -Arrive for your audition at 1:30pm for one of the audition dates. -We have two audition dates available. Saturday September 23rd and 30th. -Prepare a song of your choice. It can be mus...

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"Miracle on 34th Street" - Cast List

Principals:
Doris Walker - Rose Duncan
Susan Walker - Abi Mills
Fred Gaily - Daniel Patrick Hogan
Kris Kringle - Mike Morgan
Marvin Shellhammer - Travis Ty Burge
R. H. Macy - Mitchell Britton

Supporting Roles:
Judge Martin Group - Mark Martin
Tammany O’Halloran - Jess Peterson
Mr. Sawyer - Andrew Campbell
Thomas Mara - Mark Bass
Tommy Mara - Camden Reese
Harry Finfer - Micah Pappas
Mrs. Finfer - Amanda Cornelson-Martinez
Miss Crookshank - Mariel Morgan
Clara - Kelsie May
Miss Sims - Katrina Wilson
Mr. Gimble - Andrew K. Parsley
A Drunk Santa - Andrew Campbell

Ensemble:
Florencio Aranda
Betsy Bass
Mallory Flores
Aubree Giselle
David Goforth
Cailyn Hoes
Jake Medina
Sarah-Clementine Mire
Josiah Morales
Olivia Needham
Annie Burge
Natalya Pappas
Kathryn Parsley
Kelsey Peck
Kensly Peck
Jess Peterson
Kate Phillips
David Lee Staggers
Nathalie van Gilder
Breana Young
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