Cinnamon Schultz is a proud member of Kansas City Actors Theatre Artistic and Community Board. She is also a local actor and director. She has had the pleasure of performing at several theatres in Kansas City; Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, The Unicorn Theatre, The Coterie Theatre, Theatre for Young America, the KC Rep., Kansas City Actors Theater and The New Theatre Restaurant. While performing on stage, Cinnamon has also been quite busy in radio, television and film as well. She appeared as Victoria in the film Winter’s Bone, which was awarded the Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and received four Oscar nominations in 2011 including Best Picture. Another position she thoroughly enjoys is being the head Acting professor for Kansas City Kansas Community College. Cinnamon lives in the KC area with her amazing children Scout and Leo.
Scenic and Lighting DesignerGary Mosby
Gary Mosby is Coordinator of Theatre here at Kansas City Kansas Community College, as well as, heading the Theatre Technology area of the department. Gary teaches the theatre technology classes, including 2 levels of stagecraft and 2 levels of lighting and stage management and also designs the scenery and lighting for the department productions. In addition to his work here with the students, Gary enjoys working as a scenic designer with several local professional companies, such as Unicorn Theatre, KCRep, and Kansas City Actors Theatre. Some recent college designs would be All In The Timing and Bus Stop and professionally, Sea Marks and Death and the Maiden “My favorite part of theatre and teaching is collaboration, sharing ideas and experiences”. You can see photos of more of Gary’s work at gmosby.com.
Costume DesignerNancy Robinson
Nancy Robinson has designed 3 shows for KCKCC and is thrilled to be returning to work with this amazing community. She spent the majority of last year working on a film with director Martin Scorcese (starring Robert DeNiro and Leonardo DiCaprio). Locally, she has had her work appear at Lyric Opera Kansas City, where she designed a project for life size puppets (a first!), as well as MTH and the Living Room theaters. Her film work includes CSA, Jayhawkers, The Only Good Indian, Destination Planet Negro (these 4 projects with Oscar winner Kevin Willmott as director), Gone Girl, Last Ounce of Courage, and All Creatures Here Below. She worked on HBO's True Detective (Season 3) for television. She has designed for scores of television commercials, including two that aired during Super Bowls. She has won an award for costume design for the web series Redbird. She owns and operates a costume rental house in Kansas City, MO.
Sound DesignerJon Robertson
Jon Robertson is a sound designer, audio engineer and composer based in Kansas City, MO. During the pandemic era, Jon has turned his attention to developing methods of improving audio sync and audio quality in live virtual performances. In 2021, in collaboration with White Snake Projects, Jon developed the audio tool, Tutti Remote, which allows for performers to easily send, receive and sync audio sources from anywhere in the world. Tutti Remote is currently in public beta, for more information visit www.tutti.show. Jon composes and designs for theatrical productions, radio plays, film and video, and his work has been featured at composition conferences and festivals such as SEAMUS, Electronic Music Midwest, Kansas City Fringe, UC Davis Summer Arts, and many others. Jon co-created the serialized radio drama Kansas City: 1924 with Forrest Attaway and Victor Raider-Wexler, which won the 2022 Hometown Media Award in the Entertainment and Arts Series category. Jon teaches electronic music and sound design, recently an adjunct at University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Kansas City Art Institute, and Missouri Western State University.
Props Designer and Scenic ArtistLaura Burkhart
With a career spanning over five decades, Laura has had the opportunity to ply her trade as a scenic, prop, and costume designer, scenic painter and stitcher across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Hailing originally from Texas she ultimately decided to settle in " The Paris of the Plains". Since that time, she has had the privilege to work with many fine theatrical companies including Lyric Opera of Kansas City, The Kansas City Rep, The Unicorn Theater and The Coterie Theatre, where she met her great friend Gary Mosby. She is honored to have the chance to work with him again.
Stage ManagerKailey Green
Kailey is very honored and excited to be stage managing “Mauritius!” While this is her first show stage managing, she’s been on the KCKCC stage in past productions such as “Sight Unseen” as “Patricia”, “Tartuffe” as “Mariane”, “The Most Massive Woman Wins” as “Rennie”, and “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” as Sally Brown. She’s very excited to be exploring a brand new side of theatre, and thankful for not only the opportunity, but also the hard work from everyone involved!