Director, Production DesignerRebekah Robeson
Mrs. Robeson has served as the Upper School Theatre, Music, and Spanish teacher at Wardlaw since 2020. She holds a BA in Theatre from Augusta University. She has performed with many local theatre companies including The Augusta Players, Aiken Community Theatre, Riverfront Theatre Company, and the Edgefield County Theatre Company. Favorite roles include Belle in "Beauty and the Beast," Elmire in "Tartuffe," Alice Beineke in "The Addams Family Musical," and Truly Scrumptious in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang." She has been directing community and children’s theatre for thirteen years. She and her husband John are very involved in their church and community in Edgefield. Their three dogs and one cat complete their family.
Costume MistressCarla Dorn
Carla is a nurse at the Edgefield County Health Department. She has helped with previous Wardlaw productions, providing costume and prop pieces. She is a highly skilled seamstress, and has provided the vast majority of the costumes for this production from her collection of Colonial and Civil War reenactment replications. She is also the proud grandmother of cast member Nathalie Dorn.
Lighting DesignerTyler McKinney
Tyler is a theatre veteran both on and offstage. He has a degree in Technical Theatre Design from the University of South Carolina, is currently employed at Strom Thurmond High School as a Computer Technician and Lighting Designer for the theatre program. He has been the primary and Co- Lighting Designer for many shows in the area, including several at the Aiken Community Theatre, Strom Thurmond High School, and at Wardlaw Academy.
"Gunpowder" Puppet ConstructionKathryn Tripp
Mrs. Tripp has been the Art teacher here at Wardlaw for grades K3 through 12 for the past four years. She also teaches fifth grade science. Her business "Red Letter Timbers" is well known in the community for its high-quality door hangers and porch decor. She is very active in her home church Edgefield First Baptist as a pastor's wife, children's choir leader, and Bible study leader. She has two children with her husband Aaron, and their family dog Marlee.
Stage ManagerAvon Webb
Avon Webb is a freshman. He is originally from Colorado and moved to Edgefield, SC in May of 2021. He plays Football and Basketball. Some of his hobbies include hunting and fishing. He lives with his Mom, Dad, Brother, and three dogs.