|Woodland Hills Community Theatre|
|The Artistic Director|
Berry as founder and Artistic Director of WHCT has
all but six of our productions. In the last four years he has
nominated as director three times by the Valley Theatre League for
Artistic Director Achievement Award and winning once in 1996 for
and again in 1998 for directing The Fantasticks. As an actor,
has worked on stage professionally in New York, Kentucky, New Mexico
Los Angeles. He originated the role of Eddie Hayhurst in Academy
Award winner Horton Foote’s critically acclaimed off-Broadway
of The Roads to Home. He also had a recurring role for
season on the Fox network series Mr. President starring George
Scott, and has appeared in episodes of Quantum Leap, Matlock,
Howser, M.D. among others. He has also done many commercials,
both nationally and locally. Jon has done extensive ADR work
for many television shows, most notably Murder She Wrote and The
Cosby Mystery Series. On our stage, he has had key roles in several
of our most popular productions. He is especially excited about the West
Valley Playhouse's inaugural production of Proposals.
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Manager) is new to the Woodland
Hills Community Theatre/West Vally Playhouse. She originally hails from
Maryland. She graduated from SSU with a degree in Communications. While
in college she worked on Sweeny Todd and The Fabulous Fable
She was prop manager for The Heidi Chronicles. Holly is
to be working in the theatre again and looks forward to many more
with WHCT/West Valley playhouse. I thank my mother for all her
and miss her very much. She also wiches to thank her Dad, Erika,
Jack, Alex and Drew for all their love and support.
Danny Truxaw (Assistant Stage Manager) came to us out of the blue with many amazing stagecraft talents. We couldn’t do this show without him. Thanks Danny.
Anne Bridge(Properties Manager) is once again joining us backstage. Anne has offered her energy and dedication for a few years now in such roles as Head Usher, Refreshments and as one of the Mystery Crew. We are thrilled that she has joined us.
Melissa Kemp(Assistant Props Manager) is working on her fourth production with us and we are glad that she's part of the group. We thank her for all of her hard work.
Don Nelson(Costume Design) has appeared in many WHCT productions, among them, Little Mary Sunshine, Brigadoon, Stage Door and most recently The Fantasticks. His work with Kiss Me Kate and Calamity Jane, and A Tale of Two Cities Parts 1&2 earned him three Valley Theatre League A.D.A. awards. In addition, Don has done costumes and props for several WHCT shows, including Guys and Dolls and The Andersonville Trial. Don has also designed costumes for area productions of Little Shop of Horrors, Twelfth Night, and The Cherry Orchard.
Designer) An award winning
Ms. Profitt has designed some fifty Los Angeles productions including Indiscretions,
The Swan (both at Pacific Resident Theatre), The
Dresser, Gigli Concert, Rhinoceros at the Odyssey
Ensemble, Waiting for Godot at the Matrix Theatre and last
our production of A Tale of Two Cities the Musical at the
Madrid Theatre. Awards and nominations include several Backstage
West Garlands and Drama-Logue Awards, two LA Weekly Awards, as well as
a double Ovation Nomination. In 1999 Victoria received a Los
Drama Critic Circle Award for her design of The Swan at PRT. She
was also honored by the LADCC with the Bob Z Award for Lifetime