Artistic Director

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Kevin Samuelson is an an award winning artist who has enjoyed a long and successful career as a singer, actor, director having performed nationally and internationally with a varied and exciting career spanning from off-Broadway productions to regional and touring theater productions all of which started as a role as Boy Soprano with Leonard Bernstein in his Production of "MASS" under the direction of Leonard Bernstein at Lincoln Center.  This resulted in a scholarship to UCLA school of Opera.  He has appeared in opera, live concert, musical theater and recordings as well as appearing with many well-known Grammy and dove award winning musicians..  As a session singer, he can be heard in many films (including "Hunt for Red October", "American Tale 2",  "The Abyss", "Mosquito Coast") and tv shows. He has served on faculties of many colleges and is in demand as a stage director, master class presenter and consultant. Kevin appears in stage productions as a member of Actors Equity.

Notable musical theater roles include:  
Lun Thas  (The King and I)
Barnaby Tucker (Hello Dolly!)
KO-KO ( Micado)

Einstein (Die Fledermaus)

Matthew (Jesus Christ Superstar)

Seymour (Little Shop of Horrors)

John the Baptist (Godspell)

Billy (Carousel)

Carractacus Potts (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)

Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly)

Benjamin Coffin (Rent)

Roy Cohen (Angels in America)

Scarewcrow (Wizard of Oz)

MC (Cabaret)

Smith (Three Penny Opera)

Emcee (Cabaret)

The musical collaboration with celebrated conductor Michael Palmer garnered much praise for his performance including a Chritics Choice Award for Best Lead Aactor in a Musical Performance. 

Vocal Coach

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Laurie Currier has been involved in the theater industry for many years appearing both on television and live theater.  She has performed with the Tulsa Opera in LaTraviata, LaBoheme, and Il Travatore to name a few but is equally at home in musical theater.   She is pursing an advanced degree in vocal music and when not appearing on the stage is considered one of the premier vocal coaches in the industry.  Her most favorite stage experiences include:

Doris Walker (Miracle on 34th Street)

Mrs Gobineau (The Medium)

Frenchy (Grease)

Sister Margheretta (The Sound of Music)

Anna Held (Sugar Sweeties)

Golde and Hodel (Fiddler on the Roof)

Poopsie (The Pajama Game)

Babe (Crimes of the Heart)

Laurie is currently available for vocal coaching and can be contacted through StageDoor43 Productions or through her agent.  FOr more information Click Here

Choreographer

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Caroline is pursing further studies in Musical Theater and Dance and is well known to the Kansas Theatrical Community.  She studied dance with the Kansas Dance Academy and Wichita State University and has a passion for choreography.  Caroline has choreographed for Music Theater for Yoiung People, Children Youth Theater, and Trinity Academy.  We are thrilled to have her talent associated with StageDoor43 Productions

Business Manager

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Julius Finley is the newest member of the StageDoor43 Production team.  He handles all the behind the scenes work, of which there is a lot!  Julius, handles bookings, travel, marketing and all things vendor related.  We are happy to have him as part of the StageDoor43 Production Team.