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!

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.

Ashley PedigoAshley Pedigo: Ashley Pedigo has been performing in Lubbock and the surrounding areas since she was 5 years old, and still remembers the choreography from her first production. Since then, she has worked in almost every area in the theater from lighting and backstage managing, to singing, acting, and dancing, to writing. She has been teaching theater and dance for five years. This will be her third summer teaching dance with the Moonlight Musical Arts Academy.

THEATRE LOCATION

SUMMER SERIES:
Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre
413 East Broadway
Lubbock, TX

 

ARTS ACADEMY

SUMMER CAMPS:
Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre
413 East Broadway
Lubbock, TX