Alex S. Freeman (DIRECTOR) is thrilled to be back at The Firehouse after previously directing Big Fish and Monty Python’s Spamalot in past seasons. As a director, he’s worked across the country, on original pieces, big musicals, and various plays by William Shakespeare. Favorite directing credits include, King Lear (at Ozark Actors Theatre), The Tempest, As You Like It (both Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheater), and Romeo and Juliet (Theatre Ensemble of Nashville). As a voiceover artist, his voice has been heard by millions across more than 150 audiobooks, countless YouTube videos, and a national commercial. You can also hear him every week as the host of the Upflip podcast. You can learn more about Alex at his website, asfreeman.net. A lifelong Detroit Lions fan, he’d like to say that Taylor Decker reported as eligible. Love to his wife, Hollyn, for her endless support. Philippians 4:6
Kelsey Jordan Ward (CHOREOGRAPHER) is so excited to be back at The Firehouse! Her past Firehouse shows include Monty Python’s Spamalot, Catch Me If You Can, and Big Fish. When she is not working behind the scenes, Kelsey also works as an actor in the DFW area. Recent credits include Christmas at the Southern Palace (Six Flags Over Texas), Beauty and the Beast Jr. (Casa Mañana), Cinderella (Lyric Stage), and Head Over Heels (Uptown Players). She would like to thank Alex, Jason, Pam, and Hannah for being the best team to come back to, as well as Owen, David, and the rest of the Firehouse team for their continued trust and support. She also would like to thank her family as she wouldn’t be where she is today without them. Thank you and enjoy the show! @kelseyjoward
Jason Philip Solís (MUSIC DIRECTOR)
Pamela Anglero (ASSISTANT DIRECTOR) was born and raised in Lakeland, Fl. where she studied arts, focusing on Musical Theatre from a very young age. Pamela worked in Central Orlando for over 10+ years, performing in live shows and with the characters at Disney World, Universal Studios, Seaworld, Legoland and most recently, Disney Cruise Line. As a recent Dallas Resident, Pam has had the pleasure of performing as Pickles in Great American Trailer Park at Lyric, Karen the Computer at The Firehouse Theatre (FHT) and Nina In the Heights/ Veronica Sawyer at NTPA REP. She has also had the pleasure of being Director/Assistant Director with The Firehouse Theatre and NTPA REP. Her work includes “Hello Dolly” (FHT), “Legally Blonde” and Evita (NTPA REP). Her upcoming project(s) include: Directing Aladdin: Dual Language Edition with The Firehouse Theatre opening this Summer, “Little Women” at Family Music Theatre (FMT) where she will be portraying Amy March. Finally, Co- Directing Peter Pan with FMT in the Fall!
Hannah Tolle (STAGE MANAGER) is excited to be back at The Firehouse for Something Rotten! Hannah has previously stage managed The Firehouse Theatre’s productions of The Addams Family, Newsies, Saturday Night Fever, Spamalot, Beauty and the Beast, The Spongebob Musical, Catch Me If You Can, Big Fish, Bright Star: Concert Version, Elf The Musical, and A Year With Frog and Toad. Hannah is a Farmers Branch native and graduate of RL Turner High School where she also stage managed many productions. A huge thank you to the best team ever- Pam, Kelsey, Jason, and Alex “The Lizard King” Freeman.
Dayna Dutton (COSTUME DESIGNER) has worked with The Firehouse Theater as the Resident Costume Designer extraordinaire since fall 2021. In her two years at The Firehouse Theatre, she designed Miracle on 34th Street, The Addams Family, Newsies, Saturday Night Fever, Spamalot, Beauty and the Beast, Catch Me If You Can, and Legally Blonde. To name a few of her favorites. Also, she has designed for Arise Acting Studio; this summer, she did Willy Wonka and Anastasia, which had a cast of 51 amazing kids. Dayna is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Fine Arts emphasis in costume design. Dayna is grateful for the continued love and support of her husband and three incredible and fantastic children. She is thankful to God, and all friends that have helped her grow in her passion!
Hank Baldree (LIGHTING DESIGNER) is a proud graduate of Tarleton State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre with honors, graduating Cum Laude. His passion for the arts has led him to contribute his talents to various theaters across the DFW metroplex. Notable venues in his repertoire include Granbury Theatre Company, Garland Summer Musicals, Dallas Young Artist Summer Theatre Camp, Pantagleize Theatre, The Firehouse Theatre, Mainstage Irving-LosColinas, Garland Civic Theatre, and Theatre Off The Square. Within these theaters, Hank has donned multiple hats, showcasing his versatility and expertise. He has excelled as a stage manager, lighting designer, scene shop foreman, tech crew member, actor, and director. Hank’s dedication to the craft has garnered him recognition, including prestigious honors such as The 2015 Dr. Mary Jane Mingus Award for Theatre Excellence and the GSM 2015 Award for Technical Excellence. Currently serving as the Technical Director for the Granville Performing Arts Center in Garland, TX, Hank continues to bring his passion and proficiency to the forefront, contributing significantly to the thriving arts community. Hank is ecstatic to be back working with the Firehouse Family!
Dylan Hearn (SOUND DESIGNER) is a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design with a B.F.A. in Sound Design. He loves working on sound in multiple different mediums like theatre, film, and animation. He has worked all over the metroplex with T3’s Next to Normal, and Junior Players Be More Chill. Dylan has experience as a Re-Recording Mixer, Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Designer, and Audio Engineer. He currently works as the Production Manager of T3. His love of both theatre and film pushes him to be a sound designer that blends the two realms of media and creates something new.