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Board of Directors

Steve January
Chairman

Adrienne Noel
Marketing

Sheri D. Bradford
Consultant

Beverly A. Page
President & CEO
Orlando Community Arts, Inc.

Production Staff

Beverly Page
Producer: Clare and the Chocolate Nutcracker

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Beverly Page is the President & CEO of Orlando Community Arts, Inc., Executive Director of Universal Preschool Performing Arts and Producer/Writer of the community-based holiday production, Clare and the Chocolate Nutcracker, which has been issued a United States of America Patent and Trademark. She is a graduate of South Carolina State University with a Bachelor degree (B.A.) in Drama/ Speech Communication. She has a-graduate degree (M.A.) in Education and post-graduate credentials in Education Leadership/Supervision from Winthrop University and post graduate credentials from Furman University in Drama. Beverly's professional credits are in Production Management, Stage Management, Playwriting, Costume Management, and Fundraising. Beverly has traveled extensively around the world. Beverly is listed as an Outstanding Young Woman of American and has received numerous awards for her community contributions in the Arts.

Susan Kelleher
Lighting Director/Full Sail University

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For over 25 years, Susan has worked in just about every aspect of the live entertainment industry. Upon completing a BS in Biology at Siena College, she began her career as an electrician at Cap Rep and other Albany area theatres, before moving onto the Heights Players and the Village Theatre Company in New York City as a lighting designer and stage manager. Susan moved to Orlando after earning her MFA in Lighting Design and quickly became the house electrician at the Tupperware Theatre and Convention Center at Tupperware World Headquarters in Kissimmee. Upon joining Full Sail in 1998, she developed the Show Light Engineering class, and later the Introduction to Lighting Concepts class.

Cast

Dr.  Tricia Travis
Aunt Pearl

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Dr.  Tricia Travis is from Orlando, Florida and has lived in Miami, California and Athens, Greece. She held multiple leadership roles in high school as cheerleading captain, class president, and producer/director of a high school black history play. Dr. Travis has always been involved in the community since youth. Her volunteer services were provided on behalf of children as a cheerleading coach, Sunday school teacher, pageant directress, after school volunteer and much more while working and attending college. Became President of the African American Cultural Society Organization at Valencia Community College. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with an elementary school teaching degree, a master's degree in educational leadership and a doctorate of organizational leadership from Nova Southeastern University with a specialization in human resource development. She has held great roles in public school education such as classroom and resource teacher, administrative dean, Title I compliance monitor and OCPS Virtual Parent Academy Moderator. Dr. Travis still finds time today to support community events that raise funds for children while being married, raising children and working full time.