SOB (Son of a Bot) Story Creative

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Maria Sanchez
Maria has called DeRidder home most of her life. After graduatinf from McNeese State University, she began her teaching career and married Randy. She taught at DeRidder Junior High for 33 years. After she and Randy, raised five children, she began her theatrical career at Wooten Theater as Beryl in "The Marquis Crossing Ladies Society's First Attempt at Murder." After acting in several productions, she tried her hand at directing. "SOB (Son of a Bot) Story" is the seventh production she has directed. Aside from the theater, Maria also enjoys traveling, watching sunsets at the lake, crochet and several other crafts.
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Assistant Director
Annda Purdue
Annda was born and raised in DeRidder. She moved to Indiana in 2000, and came home to her roots in 2010. She is married to Jay, and together they have two daughters. Annda has performed on stage with the Impromptu Players in seven shows since 2014, taking a short hiatus. SOB (Son of a Bot) Story will be her second time as assistant director, which is a position she thoroughly enjoys. Annda also serves on the Impromptu Players Board of Directors. In her free time, Annda enjoys traveling, playing board games, reading, and embracing her empty nest.
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Set Design/Construction
Guy Bordelon
Guy is a native of Louisiana who grew up as a musician, playing until e enlisted in the US Army in 1984. In an attempt to recover his artistic roots, he began volunteering with the Williamsburg Players Community theater in Williamsburg, VA in 2012. His theater credits there included building sets, designing and building props, and playin as a pit musician for shows including Cats, Into the Woods, Annie, Peter Pan, Run For Your Wife, Chicago, and The Producers. Since returning to Louisiana in 2015, he continues his community theater involvement with the Impromptu Players where he has worked as a set designer/builder for shows including Bloom, The Nutcracker, and the current production of SOB (Son of a Bot) Story.

Original Creative Team

Director - Maria Sanchez

Assistant Director - Annda Purdue

Set Designer - Guy Bordelon