ROSINA REYNOLDS – Artistic Director
Rosina is the founder of Chequamegon Children’s Theater, Ltd. She & her husband, Mike, live in San Diego, where she has worked as an actor and director for over 40 years. They now will also enjoy their summers in Cable. Back in 1987, when Rosie agreed to direct a children’s play in Cable, little did she know her involvement that summer would span a new century. She is still inspired by the kids & feels the same joy and excitement for each production. Rosina was trained at the New College of Speech and Drama, London, England. Some of her thoughts on CCT “I am still thrilled each year, and constantly amazed by the talent and dedication.” Year with CCT: Thirty-Second
RICHARD ERICKSON – Director
Richard graduated with honors from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York and has acted in & produced plays on and off Broadway for 18 years. Since returning to Minneapolis, he has been involved in children’s theater. He and his family enjoy spending time at their lake home in Cable. Richard says he is fortunate to have worked with some of the best talent ever assembled on any stage – 356 children and counting. Richard is the co-owner of The Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant in Minneapolis. Year with CCT: Twenty-Ninth.
JERI OVERMAN – Managing Director/Costume Designer
In 1988 when I agreed to “make a few costumes” for Cinderella, little did I know then that CCT would become so much of who I am. I have been very fortunate that my clients understand that I close the door at my business, Evergreen Upholstering, during the three weeks of rehearsals each summer. Year with CCT: Thirty-First.
TAMMY ROBERTS – Administrative Assistant
Tammy is the daughter of Jeri, our Managing Director, & Jim, our Set Designer. Tammy said she loves everything about CCT, the chaos it brings & the anticipation before each performance. She has been with CCT since its second year, first as an actor, now helping with publicity & programs & helping anywhere she is needed. Year with CCT: Thirty-First.
JIM OVERMAN – Set Designer/Props
Jim officially became our set designer years ago, but his involvement with CCT began during its second year. He lives in Drummond with his wife Jeri, our Managing Director, & helps with her upholstery business. He enjoys the challenge each new play brings. Year with CCT: Thirty-First.
KATIE REYNOLDS – Lighting Design/Lighting Technician
Katie was a fixture on stage in the early CCT years appearing in 12 productions. Her compelling role as A Ham in East of the Sun, West of the Moon captivated audiences. Her on stage career with CCT culminated with Little Shop of Horrors in 2001. Since then she has served as our lighting designer & technician. She has a BA in Theatre from Yale University. Kate just arrived from her annual trip to Upstate New York to perform with the Bristol Valley Theater near Rochester for her 10th season as a member of their Summer-stock company. Year with CCT: Twenty-Eighth.
SIDNEY REYNOLDS – Musical Director/Conductor
A Graduate of both Drummond High School and The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts in Manhattan, Sidney began her career with CCT at the age of 5 appearing as a Munchkin in The Wizard of Oz. Her final appearance as an actor was as Belle in Beauty and the Beast in 2011. She took on the role of Musical Director the following year and had continued in that role for the past 8 years. “I am always amazed at the talent and dedication of these actors. They are my inspiration!” Year with CCT: Twentieth.
CHRISTINE NEFF – Choreography/Sound Technician
Christine lives in Barnes with her husband, Eric and her sons, Stephen and Matthew. Christine’s training includes high school at the National Academy of Dance in Champaign, IL, and summers at the Banff Center School of Fine Arts in Banff, Canada. She went on to graduate from Gustavus Adolphus College with a degree in Theatre and Dance. Christine danced professionally with several ballet companies & worked in the entertainment department for Busch Gardens in Florida as a performer, supervisor & dance captain. Year with CCT: Twelfth.
KATHARINE WALLIN – Stage Manager
Katharine told us she loves how much can be accomplished in 3 short weeks! And seeing so many talented kids break out of their shell and have fun. A Graduate of Drummond High School, Katharine has been both on the stage and behind the scenes in over 32 Productions! We have been lucky to have her behind the scenes helping make the magic happen! Year with CCT: Twelfth.
PATTY VAN LANDSCHOOT – Rehearsal Pianist
Patty, a graduate of UW-Superior has taught vocal music in public schools, directed church choirs & hand bell choirs for the past 50 years. She has also been active in teaching conversational English through music with WIESCO, an international program of cultural exchanges with former Soviet Bloc countries. Year with CCT: Eleventh
STEPHEN NEFF – Assistant Director
Stephen said he is excited about getting to be a part of this musical experience. He spent many years as a performer with CCT and Drummond High School, and has continued to assist with productions for the past 8 years. He graduated with a Theater Major and Music Minor from UW-Superior. Year with CCT: Tenth
KATHRYN EBERT- Assistant Choreographer
Kate graduated from UW-Green Bay in the spring with a degree in mathematics. Never straying far from her passions, she minored in theatre and participated on the dance team during college. While looking forward to sharing her experiences with her high school students, she especially enjoys working with young actors on the CCT stage. After all, these are her favorite three weeks of each year! Year with CCT: Ninth.
KENNEDY FLEMING- Assistant Musical Director & Social Media
Kennedy is living in Los Angeles and pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Musical Theater through the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. She is thrilled to be helping kids discover the magic of theater with CCT. Year with CCT: Seventh.