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.

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 – Assistant Stage Manager

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!!!

Charis Sellick – Performer

Charis Sellick is a Panama City local, She was raised in New England where she was first introduced to theatre at a young age. She is currently a theatre student at Gulf Coast State College and has recently been seen as Beatrice in Much ado About Nothing and  Spelling Bee as Marcy Park. She is excited to be coming back to The Rep for this fun and energetic show! She appeared in their main stage show Shipwrecked a few years ago while being a Company member that season and is excited to have the opportunity to work with friends once more! She would like to thank Jason, Hank and Sam for being positive pushing factors in her life.