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Jill Stapleton Bergeron
Jill Stapleton Bergeron (Director): Jill has recently retired from teaching Communication Studies at the University of Tennessee and looks forward to more time for pursuing her interests in theatre, writing, and music. She has enjoyed a diverse career in theatre, having taught, directed and acted in community, academic, professional, and liturgical theatre and currently serves as the Artistic Director for Free Spirit Theatre, a group she and her husband started in 2017. When not in a theatre, Jill enjoys writing, singing, and jewelry design. She and Gary live in Powell with four rescued animals. Check out her website at
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Lisa Silverman
Lisa Silverman (Stage Manager): A native New Jerseyan, Lisa can usually be seen performing on stage. However, for this show she is excited to be getting a different perspective and trying out this new role as stage manager. You may recognize Lisa from when she appeared on the TKD stage in All in the Timing or from one of her recent local performances with Flying Anvil Theatre, Tennessee Stage Company, Morristown Theatre Guild, Free Spirit Theatre, Tellico Community Players, Wordplayers, Moving Theatre, or Tiger Lily. When not pursuing her passion for acting and theater, she works at Knoxville Head Start, enjoys hiking, and travels to adventurous places such as Antarctica. Enjoy the show!

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