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Mission Statement

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 titles.

Location

Red Branch Theatre Company is currently in residence at Drama Learning Center on Red Branch Road in Columbia, Maryland.

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Staff

Tiffany Underwood Holmes

Tiffany Underwood Holmes
Managing Director

Tiffany Underwood 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

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 and Directing.

Jenny Male

Jenny Male
Resident 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).

Partnerships

Howard Community College
Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center
Greenstar Studio

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