Corey Hirsch

MUSICAL DIRECTOR / Corey is an LA Drama Critics Circle award winner and LA Weekly Award nominee for GPTCo’s A Man of No Importance. A sought-after musical director and pianist in Southern California, this is Corey’s 16th musical production collaboration with Janet Miller. A graduate of The Juilliard School (BM Composition) and the University of Southern California (Adv. Cert. Scoring for Film and TV), Corey is a commissioned composer/arranger, assistant conductor for the Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach, Adjunct Professor of Voice for the Theater and Dance program at CSUF, and...

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Emma Hatton

PROPS & PRODUCTION ASSISTANT / Emma has grown up in the theatre and appeared in over a dozen plays as a child including The Sound of Music, Working and Fiddler on the Roof. Currently a sophomore in high school, her focus is on science and music (she plays clarinet, bass clarinet and tenor saxophone). In her spare time Emma loves to sew, create jewelry and make props for Cosplay costumes. Share...

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Katherine Barrett

STAGE MANAGER + LIGHTING DESIGNER / Has stage managed on 3 continents and performed all manner of stagecraft wizardry across the United States. Educated at Northwestern University and California State University, Fullerton, she currently resides in Southern California where she has served as stage manager for many local theater companies. Kate tours internationally as stage manager with Wiesenthal. She is the Production Manager for the Whittier Center Theatre. Her favorite lighting designs include A Man of No Importance, The Fantasticks, Seussical- the Musical, Man of La Mancha, The Tempest,...

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Zorro J. Susel

MAKE UP DESIGN & SCENIC ARTIST / From the UK, Zorro’s interest in creating began as soon as he could pick up crayons and scribble his ideas onto a blank piece of canvas, whether it was a piece of paper or a wall. He has been selling commissioned artwork, model making, sculptures, and FX make-up for over twenty years world-wide and has a BA in Fine arts. Please visit his website to view more samples of his work. www.zorrojsusel.com. Or follow him on Facebook at Zorro J Susel. Zorro J Susel.com Share...

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Mary Reilly

COSTUME DESIGN / Mary has been a costume designer for many years. She teaches costume design and making at two colleges in the Los Angeles area. Prior to teaching she was the department head of design and wardrobe services at Knott’s Berry Farm. Her theater, film and television experience has taken her to theater around the country and the world…and now, to the wonderful world of Good People theater! Share...

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Rebecca Schroeder

ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER / Becca—a recent graduate from California State University, Long Beach—is an elementary school teacher by day, theater technician by night, working with Good People from the start on Closer Than Ever (Hollywood Piano), The Fantasticks (Hollywood Fringe 2014), A Man of No Importance (Hollywood Fringe 2013), as well as Barrymore (Greenway Court and El Portal). Becca is a fan of choreographing and performing. Recent projects: Anything Goes, The Pajama Game, Fame. Thanks to her mom, Kate Barrett, for teaching her to manage a stage; her dad, Bob Schroeder, for teaching her...

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Logan Allison

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / A recent graduate from Cal. State Northridge, Logan’s recent credits include regional theater work in Hairspray (Brad) and The Stinky Cheeseman (Jack). Other credits include Godspell, Bat Boy, and The Drowsy Chaperone. Share...

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Michael P. Wallot

CASTING DIRECTOR / Michael is the former Artistic Director of Broadway Bound Orange County, the Star Theatre Company in Oceanside, The Camino Real Playhouse in San Juan Capistrano, and Carbondale Repertoire Theatre in Pennsylvania. He has directed and cast well over 100 productions nationwide from NYC to SoCal. As a performer he appeared in 7 Broadway/National Tours including The Phantom of the Opera and Joseph. As the casting director for GPTCo, Michael cast our inaugural production of A Man of No Importance, which won the StageSceneLA Award for Best Ensemble. Michael now resides in...

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Kimberly Fox

MARKETING / Ms. Fox started her marketing career in the arts, first working at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa before its opening season in 1986, and later serving as Director for a summer music festival in San Diego County. When the arts hit hard times economically in the late 1980s, Ms. Fox migrated her marketing skills to Silicon Valley, eventually founding a technology marketing firm which she and her three partners grew to 90-person consultancy. She sold her stake in that business and, after a few left turns, ended up back in arts marketing. She has a BA in Music from...

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Kevin Gardner

PROGRAM DESIGNER & EDITOR / Mr. Gardner is a wonderful actor and supports Good People on the creative team as well. Film: Minutes, The Heist, Bellman Chronicles, Ginger Living, Confessions of Sorority Girls. TV: Roseanne, Cybill, Tracey Takes On… Movies, Saved by the Bell: The New Class (3 seasons). Theatre: Water by the Spoonful (Fountainhead), The Outgoing Tide (Jack), One Slight Hitch (Harper), Dracula (Van Helsing), Uncle Vanya (Vanya), 33 Variations (w/Bob Stillman), A Tuna Christmas (Thurston et al), Driving Miss Daisy (Boolie), Chicago (Amos), Mame (Mr. Babcock), Disney’s Beauty...

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Oliver Lan

GRAPHIC DESIGN / Based in Los Angeles, Oliver works across a range of disciplines from print to web to architectural spaces. His projects include work for UCLA, United Way and Whole Foods Market. Oliver has been recognized by AIGA, Type Directors Club, the One Show, and Communication Arts. www.oliverlan.com Share...

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Robert Schroeder

SOUND / Bob has been involved somewhere in theater for the last 40 years. He has run lights (starting on an old auto transformer board), sound (an Altec Lansing 6 channel tube job), carpentry and rigging. He has worked at the La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts for about that long, has been a Technical Director for several production companies including Golden State Children’s Theater, and has taken shows “on the road” as part of Jr Programs in southland communities in the late eighties. Bob has a degree in Education from BIOLA University and his “day job”...

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Janet Miller

PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR for Good People Theater Company PRODUCER, DIRECTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER for The Toxic Avenger Musical Ms. Miller is the 2016 recipient of the LADCC Joel Hirschhorn Award for Career Achievement in Musical Theater. Her original choreography was showcased Off-Broadway in The Marvelous Wonderettes, for which she received a Lucille Lortel Award nomination. TMW has garnered Janet numerous accolades, and she was fortunate to choreograph the European Premiere of Wonderettes in Milan, Italy. GPTCo is celebrating their four-year anniversary at HFF! Under Janet’s...

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