Company

stetler-brook-headshot-bw-480x640Brook Stetler – Executive Director and Camp Instructor

Brook grew up in Kansas, graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a BFA in acting and directing, and worked at a number of regional theatres throughout the Midwest, including The Know Theatre of Cincinnati, The Old Creamery Theatre, The New Stage Collective, and The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. He has called this part of Florida home for the past six years. Some of Brook’s favorite projects with The REP include The Turn of the Screw, Every Christmas Story Ever Told, The 39 Steps, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Around the World in 80 Days, Matt & Ben, The Tempest, The Stinky Cheese Man, Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged, The Santaland Diaries, and The Homecoming.

headshots-rosenberg-john-bw-1John Rosenberg – Production Manager

John is enjoying his 13th season with The REP. His hobbies include live music, archival, special events production, continual maintenance of his VW camper, and his latest, vertical gardening. He is a student of mountain culture, and takes frequent trips for field study. He hopes you enjoy tonight’s production.

Aubrey Ainsworth – Director of Artistic Operations & Member Services

Although originally from Colorado, the Emerald Coast has served as Aubrey’s home base for the majority of her life, while spending time in Texas, Louisiana, and North Carolina. She graduated from the theatre program at Gulf Coast State College and received her B.A in Theatre Arts from Texas Tech University. For four years, she served as Assistant Director for the Imagination Children’s Theatre. In 2013, she worked with Gulf Coast State College as Stage Manager for Les Misérables, an experience that will always be near and dear to her heart. With the The REP, Aubrey serves as Artistic Associate, Company Stage Manager, and Costume Designer. Some of her stage management and costume design credits at The REP include Every Christmas Story Ever Told, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, Commedia Robin Hood, and Sleeping Beauty. This season she continues as Costume Designer and Stage Manager for Commedia Rapunzel and The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales.

Erinn Stranko – Director of Marketing & Sponsorship

Erinn grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma and graduated with her B.A. in Liberal Arts from Langston University, and her Masters in Public Administration from Wayland Baptist University. She dedicated her graduate studies to community arts and their link to both social and economic prosperity. Erinn’s love of theatre began in her high school stagecraft courses where she was led by instructor and mentor, Ricky Newkirk, who taught her the joy of bringing life to the stage through hammer and nail. She was the 2013 Walton Area Chamber’s Best Volunteer at their renowned Celebrity Waiter Dinner Fundraiser for her over the top performance of “White Rabbit” and sat as the Vice Chair on the Visit South Walton Tourist Development Council Arts & Culture Committee from 2013-2014. Erinn has been a volunteer with The REP since 2009, and has dedicated endless hours to the success of The REP for the love of the show. Some of her favorite REP productions include The Santaland Diaries, The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged, Around the World in 80 Days, and Den of Thieves. In her free time she enjoys photographing strangers, petting every single dog, and meandering through state parks.

Kyle Walter – Performer & Production Assistant

Kyle is a recent graduate of the M.F.A Acting program at West Virginia University. He is excited to return to The REP, where previous credits include The 39 Steps, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Shipwrecked. Kyle also holds his Bachelor’s degree in Theatre from East Tennessee State University and has worked in theatres across the region including Unto These Hills, Blue Moon Dinner Theatre, and Trail of the Lonesome Pine. Some favorite shows have been Seminar, Killer Joe, Oedipus Rex, and The Liar. He enjoys bowling, fishing and playing guitar.

Katie Gulak – Performer

Katie is beyond elated to return to The REP! Katie appeared at The REP in its 2015 summer show, Sleeping Beauty and 2018’s Escape to Create Goody Playwright Fellowship showcase  JOLEY. She is a recent graduate of SUNY Empire State College with a Masters in Adult Learning. She also holds her Bachelors in Theatre Education from Manhattanville College. Katie dabbled in more Theatre for Young Audiences shows with the Emerald Coast Theatre Company with credits including, Cinderella and The Velveteen Rabbit. When not on the stage Katie spends her time volunteering for the Cultural Arts Alliance and spreading positive vibes. Here’s to a fabulous season!!!

Casey Trejo – Performer

Casey Trejo has appeared at The REP in Radio Ridiculous, Pinocchio, The Tales of King ArthurRapunzel, Stinky Cheese Man, Dream of a Deer at Dusk, James and the Giant Peach, Mother Trucker, JOLEY and Charlotte’s Web. Along with her existing wholesale jewelry company, SoWal Leather and Pearls, Casey recently launched White Hart, a socially responsible online jewelry and accessory retailer. An avid fundraiser, Casey recently traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo to run 7 marathons in 7 days for women empowerment projects in the region. Casey recently gave birth to her second child and is ecstatic to be back at The Seaside REP!