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Spencer Williams - book/music/lyrics

Spencer is a composer, educator, music director and playwright. He co-wrote and produced a developmental reading of For Tonight at the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival; a hit that sold out and extended in a concert version at the same festival. It was also featured at the Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals Musicals in January 2015, and TheatreFest '15 on the Isle of Man, UK in October 2015. "One Step (Don't Forget Me)", was a Top 12 finalist in the 'Drewe & Stiles Best Song Award' and was performed in the West End, at the Garrick Theatre in May 2015. For Tonight was also a recent finalist in theNew Horizons Music Festival.

Spencer is the Director of Arts at the prestigious Fessenden School outside of Boston. Spencer recently directed and produced An Evening with Stuart Brayson (US Premiere), Shrek, the musical, Whisper House (high school premiere), Snoopy!!! and Les Miserables. Graduate of Boston University, MM: Music Education. Member of Dramatist Guild, ASCAP, National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT), Mercury Musicals Development (MMD) and Musical Theatre Network (MTN). 

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Shenelle SALCIDO - book/music/lyrics/orchestrations

Shenelle is a composer, lyricist, playwright, music director and music educator. Her most recent work For Tonight has been seen at the New York Musical Theatre Festival as a developmental reading in July 2014, the Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals Musicals in January 2015, and TheatreFest '15 on the Isle of Man, UK in October 2015. "One Step (Don't Forget Me)", was a Top 12 finalist in the 'Drewe & Stiles Best Song Award' and was performed in the West End, at the Garrick Theatre in May 2015. For Tonight was also a recent finalist in the New Horizons Music Festival. Other composing projects include the children’s educational app “Moose Math” and the play The Plummer Project.

As a music director and educator, Shenelle music directed and transcribed the high school premiere of Duncan Sheik's Whisper House. She has been teaching K-12 music for over 10 years and has taught everything from Mariachi to Music Theory. Graduate of The University of the Arts, MAT: Music Education. Member of The Dramatists Guild, and ASCAP.

 

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Whitney Rhodes - book

Whitney works as a theatre performer, educator and administrator in the Twin Cities area. She has been seen on the stages of Theater Latte Da, Minnetonka Theatre, Minnesota Fringe Festival and Park Square Theatre and is an artistic associate with The Catalysts Theatre Company. She is the creator and performer of a series of one-woman cabarets including "Where's My Parade", "The Could Be Project", and "Let Hope Win". Proud Drake University alum and homegrown Nebraskan.