The interaction between
music and theatre is the company’s foundation and inspiration. Red
Branch Theatre Company is dedicated to fostering a love of theatre
in its audiences that is life-long through professional performances
and a passionate acting company. The company strives to bring together
artists and audiences in the Baltimore/Washington community and
beyond by providing theatrical work that is exciting, affordable,
powerful and thought-provoking. Red Branch Theatre Company produces
4-5 shows each season including a mix of contemporary and family-friendly
Red Branch Theatre Company is currently in residence at Drama Learning
Center on Red Branch Road in Columbia, Maryland.
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Tiffany Underwood Holmes
Holmes originally hails from Clarksville, Maryland. She has music
directed prolifically throughout the Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan
area at colleges, high schools, community and regional theatres
since 2006 after completing studies in music with a concentration
in voice at Towson University. Recent selected music direction credits
include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Altar Boyz,
The Full Monty, RENT, A Chorus Line, Smoky Joe's Café, and many
others. Equally as comfortable onstage, Ms. Holmes made her Meyerhoff
Symphony Hall debut alongside the Towson University Chorale, Baltimore
Symphony Orchestra, Robert Goulet and Shirley Jones in 2004. She
also proudly serves as the resident music director at Drama Learning
Center, where she music directs Teaching Young Actors (DLC's teen
professional company) and maintains an active private voice studio.
Ms. Holmes continues to serve on fundraising and event-planning
committees for various community arts and non-profit organizations
and resides with her husband in Baltimore.
Stephanie Lynn Williams
Co-Founder, Executive Producer, Director
Prior to becoming
the owner of Drama Learning Center in December 2006, Stephanie performed
and directed in the DC/MD/VA area. Favorite past directing credits
include Hecuba, Cradle Will Rock, and The Emergence of
Gus (selected as a participating production in the Kennedy Center's
American College Theatre Festival) as well as DLC's productions
of Seussical, Once on This Island, Godspell, and 13.
In 2008 she founded Red Branch Theatre Company with Aaron Broderick
and has performed in RBTC's productions of Puff the Magic Dragon
(Auntie), Urinetown (Fipp and occasionally Hope), and
Seussical (Gertrude McFuzz), and directed Pippi Longstocking
and Bridge to Terabithia. Stephanie is proud to be the director
of Teaching Young Actors—DLC's teen professional company. She is
a graduate of Goucher College with a degree in Theatre Performance
Dance & Fight Choreographer
Jenny Male is Asst.
Professor of Theatre and Coordinator of Musical Theatre at Howard
Community College in Columbia, MD. She teaches stage combat, voice &
movement, Shakespeare performance, musical theatre dance, and dialects.
Jenny is a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight
Directors. She has choreographed fights for many area theatres including
the Baltimore Shakespeare Festival, Rep Stage, Maryland Ensemble
Theatre, and the Iron Crow Theatre Company. Jenny also serves as
the fight director and dance choreographer for the outdoor drama
Tecumseh! in Chillicothe, Ohio. Favorite dance choreography
credits include A Chorus Line, A Funny Thing Happened on the
Way to the Forum, Anything Goes, Oklahoma! and Company.
She often directs musicals for the Red Branch Theatre Company (Into
the Woods, The Secret Garden, Urinetown, ...Spelling Bee) and
has choreographed for the Drama Learning Center TYA program (Beauty
and the Beast, 13, Sweeney Todd).