★ Richard Morrison

Richard holds a BFA in theater from Webster Conservatory, and has been a professional musician and stage manager since he was in high school. He is overjoyed to return to his native San Diego after spending the last several years working in New York City and around the country. Richard loves sharing his experience and enthusiasm with the next generation of artists.

★ Rayme Sciaroni

Rayme is an accomplished composer/lyricist for musical theatre projects and recently presented his writing abilities in the World Premier of “The Daddy Machine” at the Diversionary Theatre, then picked up and performed on the Rosie O’Donnell Family Cruise Ship.  He’s also performed with “Corporate Circus” at the Lyceum Theatre.

Rayme has several directing/musical directing credits throughout San Diego and beyond, including  “Guys & Dolls,”  “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” “High School Musicals 1 & 2,”  “Aladdin,” “The Fantastiks,” “I Do! I Do!,” “Once Upon A Mattress” and more. 

He also wrote the theme song for his co-hosted internet radio show, “The Diva Craft Lounge” (Have Yourself A Diva Day) as well as specialized materials for various singers and cabaret shows.  Rayme also boasts two piano solo CDs and has co-authored a craft book, “Designing with the Divas,” now available in JoAnn’s Craft stores throughout the country.

Visit Rayme’s music website:  http://www.raymemusic.com and Rayme’s “crafty” site:  http://www.raymecards.com

★ Siobhan Sullivan

Originally from Chicago, Siobhan is the Founder of BlueRose Theatre Project, a new youth theatre company based in Escondido.  She has 20 years experience working as a professional actor, director and choreographer. 

While in Chicago, she served as Director of Drama for Cantilever Network, Artistic Associate for Porchlight Music Theatre, and mentor for the acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre’s Crosstown Exchange.  She is a former casting associate for O’Brien/Louer Casting where she worked on projects for NBC, Disney, Miramax and Broadway. 

Since moving to San Diego, Siobhan has directed for Arts Off Broadway, BTAA and ACT, among others.  In conjunction with Mo’olelo Performing Arts Company, the International Rescue Committee and the San Diego Public Library, Siobhan developed the My Home project in which she worked with a group of high school refugee students from around the world, helping them create a theatre piece telling their personal stories.  Siobhan also served as Artistic Director of Broadway Theatre Arts Academy and Performing Arts Manager/Artistic Director for the Joan B. Kroc School of the Arts, Kroc Kids and Verge Theatre Company. 

Siobhan is a private acting and vocal coach whose background is in expressive arts therapy.  Her emphasis is on developing programs for youth to encourage their sense of self and give them the tools they need to communicate effectively throughout their lives.

Please refer to http://bluerosetheatreproject.com for more information on Siobhan and her youth theatre company, BlueRose Theatre Project.

★ Bettina (“Pixie”) Warren

Bettina (”Pixie”) Warren has been entertaining people for over 25 years, and holds membership in SAG, AEA and AFTRA.  Her roots are in musical theatre, appearing  in lead roles in more than 20 major productions.  From roles such as Eva Peron in Evita, Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun, and Nellie Forbush in South Pacific, Bettina’s soaring voice and dynamic stage presence have always drawn rave reviews and thrilled audiences on both the East and West Coasts.

Bettina has also worked extensively as a voice-over actress on the East Coast and appeared in several television commercials. But San Diego is where Bettina calls home. Her “Manhattan Transfer”- style group (“Sentimental Journey”) was a favorite in San Diego for years.

During the past few years, Bettina has established herself as one of the premiere cabaret vocalists in San Diego.  She has a BA in Drama from San Diego State University and also has extensive training in musical theater, voiceover, and film.