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Meet our Directors

Dan Rodriguez

Fall Musical Director

Dan Rodriguez is a native of Hammond, Indiana but now calls Terre Haute, Indiana home. Dan attended Indiana State University where he studied music education. Dan was an elementary school music teacher for two years in Brazil, Indiana. Currently, Dan works at Maple Avenue United Methodist Church in Terre Haute as the full time Music and Program Director and has been employed there for over 20 years.  Dan teaches private voice lessons to students of all performance levels.  One of Dan's true passions is conducting.  Dan started conducting early in his musical career and has enjoyed every minute of it since.  Dan has traveled all over the Midwest as a clinician, performer, and conductor.Performance credits have been filled with various professional and non-professional groups.  Dan has performed with the Indianapolis Opera, was the baritone soloist for "Mass of the Children" at Lincoln Trail College in Illinois, and was a finalist in the vocal competition titled Hoosier Star with the LaPorte Symphony Orchestra in LaPorte, Indiana.  Dan created and runs the Maple Avenue Summer Dinner Theatre Program in Terre Haute which has recently completed its 18th season. Dan has been selected 5 times throughout the state of Indiana as guest conductor/clinician for Circle the State with Song. Dan is so happy to be working with the Terre Haute Children’s Theatre and would like to thank the board for giving him this opportunity.

Laura Reed

Spring Play Director

Laura Reed has been involved in live theatre since she was a little girl. She was in her first show when she was nine years old. children’s theater of Terre Haute produced Charlotte's Web.

She definitely got bit by the theatre bug.

Laura enjoys all aspects of theatre and is happy to share her passion with the amazing youth of the community.

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