Matt holds an MA in Theatre from Villanova University and an MFA in Directing from Florida State University. Prior to serving as the Artistic Director of the company, he served as the director of past hit musicals Million Dollar Quartet (2017) and Hank Williams: Lost Highway (2016). Matt also serves as the artistic director for Playhouse Productions where he directs the national touring companies of WaistWatchers The Musical, Old Jews Telling Jokes, The Calamari Sisters, You Say Tomato & I Say Shut Up, Respect: A Musical Journey of Women, among others.
Chris Bailey is a native of Lynchburg, Virginia. A previous performer with Endstation, he has a BA in theatre from James Madison University. Previously he has worked as the Managing Director for the Virginia Theatre Association and most recently with "technoformance" artist Natasha Tsakos. Chris shares a deep passion for Lynchburg and the stories held within.
Scenic Designer & Production Manager
Krista Franco is a founding member of Endstation Theatre Company and serves as the Resident Scenic Designer and Production Manager. An Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts at Stetson University in Deland, FL, Krista holds an MFA in Scenic Design from Florida State University and a BA in Architectural Design from Clemson University. Krista has worked as a scenic artist at Utah Shakespearean Theatre Festival, Goodspeed Musicals, and Yale Repertory Theatre.
Resident Lighting & Sound Designer
John Kiselica is the Lighting & Sound Director for Florida Repertory Theatre in Fort Myers, FL. A graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in lighting and sound design. He has worked on a national tour, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, as the master electrician after a contract with Royal Caribbean International as a stage technician. Commercial theatrical work includes installing Prodigy Hoists, an automated rigging system from Electronic Theatre Controls. John continues to freelance design and provide consultation at professional theatres throughout the country in addition to his seasonal positions. Recent selected design work includes, Little Shop of Horrors, Million Dollar Quartet, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Whipping Man, Outside Mullingar, Sylvia. www.johnkiselica.com