Kristina Holley is a true lover of theatre. She graduated with a Theatre Education Bachelor’s degree from BYU and a Master’s Degree in Theatre Production from Central Washington University. She has taught theatre, technical theatre, costumes and makeup, and film at Spanish Fork Jr. High for the past 22 years. Besides singing and performing onstage, she is passionate about costuming. Favorite Acting Credits Include: Mrs. Potts-Beauty and the Beast (PCT); The Witch-Into the Woods (Villa Playhouse); Mrs. Pearce-My Fair Lady (Scera); Lily-The Secret Garden (Villa); Dame Fairfax-Jane Eyre (BYU). Favorite Directing Credits Include: The Secret Garden (SFCT); Shakespeare Competitions, Aida, Crazy for You, Cinderella, Frozen, Jr. (SFJHS) Favorite Costuming Credits Include: Joseph and the Technicolor Dream Coat (PCT); Cinderella (SFJHS); Shrek, the Musical (PCT); Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (SFJHS); Frozen, Jr. (SFJHS). Kristina is very involved in theatre both in school and out. She served on the board of the Utah Theatre Association for around 15 years. She’s grateful for the support of her colleagues, friends and family.
Tiffany’s acting bug bit early, increasing throughout high school receiving high
honors with the International Thespian Society in acting and leadership. After
starting a family, she transitioned to becoming a Drama Mama supporting family
and friends on and off the stage. TIffany has assisted in all aspects of theatrical
productions both front of the house as well as backstage. “What is easy is
seldom excellent” will continue to be her motto from her lifetime mentor, Lynn
Kelsey D Eastmond
Publicity / Marketing Committee
Kelsey has a passion for music and loves to perform. She has been involved with several shows in the community over the past few years. She currently teaches Music at Freedom Prep Academy in Vineyard and is studying at BYU to get her Master’s Degree in Music Education. Some of her hobbies include quilting, playing board games, doing puzzles, and spending time with family and friends.
Publicity / Marketing Committee
Has been interested in the arts since highschool and has helped with graphic design, web site maintenance, and many other techy challenges for PCT.
Hair / Makeup Committee
Julie has been in many PCT productions her favorite character she’s played so far has been grandma from the Addams family. She has helped with hair and makeup for many different productions. She is currently teaching as a drama technician at Parkview elementary and enjoys teaching kids drama.
Social Media Specialist / Choreographer
Stan is a lifetime resident of Payson. He graduated from Payson High School having
participated in many band, choir and theater programs there. He was on the Folk Dance team and Men’s Chorus at BYU. It was at BYU he met the love of his life Kristi and together they have 4 children. He plays trumpet in the Payson City Band and sings with the Payson Civic Chorale in addition to being a member of the Payson Community Theater board. He has been a soloist in the Messiah multiple times and was soloist for the oratorio Elijah. Some of his favorite lead roles for PCT are Frank Butler in “Annie Get Your Gun”, Smudge in “Forever Plaid”, Reverend Shaw in “Footloose”, and Sir Danvers Carew in “Jekyll and Hyde”. Other favorite roles have been James in “Shenandoah”, a bottle dancer in “Fiddler on the Roof”, and Reuben in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” and Bustopher Jones in “Cats”. He has appeared in a variety of other musicals throughout the years in the chorus as well as in the pit. His favorite part of theater is seeing his children get involved. Both of his sons Ryan and Devin have been in several musicals and his daughter Chantelle has developed into a much sought after choreographer for PCT, SCERA, Lehi Arts, and AFCT and Regalo Theater. His daughter Noelle has been a musical director for PCT and Lehi Arts and Regalo Theater.
In his spare time Stan teaches Spanish at Payson High School and coaches cross country and tennis. He has also coached soccer and girls basketball. He and Kristi have 7 grandchildren that they adore.
Executive Vice President
Historian / Photographer
Social Events Coordinator (parades, events, socials, etc)
James is newer to theatre, but since starting with it, he’s loved it. He has a deep respect and appreciation for the arts. He studied Cultural Anthropology and is currently working on a Communications degree. He has aspirations of grandeur and hopes to become a voice for many good and praiseworthy things. He is happily married to his wife, Kelsey, who got him interested in musical theatre.
Mayke Wood-van Gemert
Mayke’s love for theatre emerged many years ago while supporting both high school and community theatre. She loves to immerse herself in both front of the house management and backstage, and uses her artistic and organizational skills in creating the show programs and selling concessions. Born and raised in the Netherlands, she now calls Utah home and loves exploring with her husband and 3 kids!
Hair and Makeup Director / Social Media Specialist
Box Office & Treasurer
Katie grew up with theatre, Sat. Morning chores were done with Phantom and Les Miserables playing on the record player. She has performed as a principle dancer in the likes of Oklahoma, Music Man, Secret Garden and as Potiphers wife in PCT’s Joseph. She has spent the last 20+ years off and on directing Shakespeare competition pieces and has choreographed many musical productions including PCT’s Joseph, Xanadu, Peter Pan and recently directed PCT’s Summer Nights, Come What May. She has a passion for books, music, good theatre and ALL things outdoor adventures. She has four beautiful daughters and a husband she absolutely adores. She currently works as a Bookkeeper and an ECS inspector.
Tanya has been married 27 years and is mother of 6 children. She has been doing
theatre for over 35 years. She is currently teaching theatre at Payson Jr. High,
and as previously taught at Summit Academy in Mission San Jose, CA and North
Sanpete High School. Tanya has directed over 50 shows and was an assistant and
associate director for Manti Mormon Miracle Pageant.
Secretary and Stage Management
Shaelyn discovered technical theater in high school. Even when she was acting in
her drama class, she spent more time participating as a stage hand than an actor.
She has worked as a stage hand or stage manager for Upstage Theater for Youth,
Spanish Fork Community Theater, and Payson Community Theatre. PCT is a
second family to her and even where she met her husband.
Social Media Specialist / Choreographer
General Inquiries: PaysonCommunityTheatre@gmail.com
President * – Kris Holley
Executive Vice President – Miranda
Secretary – Shaelyn Hayward
Box Office/Treasurer * – Katie Wiscombe
Historian/Photographer – Mary Hansen
Business Manager – Dave Dahlquist
Set Coordinator * – Perry Ewel & Stan
Technical Director * – LeEarl
Marketing/Publicity Director * – Tiffany McLauchlin
Social Media Specialist * – Hannah and Emma Black
Social Events Coordinator (parades, events, socials, etc) * – James
Website Developer/Maintenance – Dave
Costumes * – Miranda (Emma Black)
Hair and Makeup Director – Hannah Anderson
House Management – Mayke Wood-van Gemert
Stage Management – Shaelyn
Props Manager * – Tanya Roundy