VTC Education Director
Originally from Massachusetts, Kelly is the Educational Director at Vegas Theatre Company. She graduated with a BA in theatre from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Kelly is an actor, director, acting coach, and playwright. Kelly has toured nationally with Missoula Children’s Theatre in The Secret Garden and as the Genie in Aladdin. She has performed in Las Vegas with the LABlv, Nevada Conservatory Theatre, and won Broadway World’s 2018 best supporting actress for her role as Jessie in Sweat at Vegas Theatre Company.
Ashley Rapuano is an actor and comedian based in Los Angeles. With compassion and charisma, she transforms people's perspectives by taking them on an adventure within themselves, others, and the world. She recently moved back from New York City, where she wrote and produced her one woman show "Lessons With Lola" about her Filipino grandmother with Dementia, studied and performed comedy at The People's Improv Theater and Upright Citizens Brigade, studied at HB Studio, and starred in several short films currently in festival submission.Most recently, you can catch her on "Homicide City" and "In Pursuit with John Walsh" on the Investigation Discovery channel. Currently she is working on more comedy training and continuing to self produce comedy and films.If not on screen or doing comedy, Ashley can be found practicing Muay Thai, yoga, meditation, painting, sewing, or planning her next hiking or Disneyland adventure. She frequently visits her hometown, Las Vegas, to be with her family and friends. Ashley identifies as Mestiza, with her mother being from Cebu City, Philippines and her father being Mediterranean. She speaks conversational Spanish and is learning Tagalog.Ashley believes in equality and human rights, sustainability, Dementia awareness, animal rights, healthy living and is proudly vegan & cruelty free. Social justice is very important to her and she strongly believes in using art to amplify voices. She has a bachelor's degree in Stage and Screen Acting from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Nichole Killion is the Resident Stage Manager for Vegas Theatre Company. She has a BA in Stage Management, from Colorado State University. She has worked professionally as a stage manager in many fields of the performing arts including theatre, rock concerts, dance, fashion shows, and festivals. Her Las Vegas credits include “The Father”, “Every Brilliant Thing”, “Sweat”, and “Satango”(Cockroach Theatre) and “The Odd Couple Female Version” (LVLT).
Andy Killion is a freelance lighting and digital media designer. He just received his Masters in Lighting Design from UNLV, but has worked extensively over the last ten years in the fields of theatre, opera, and dance. Previous credits here in Las Vegas include “Satango” (Cockroach) “Into the
Woods” (SST), “African Company Presents Richard III” (NCT), “The
Father” (Cockroach) “She Loves Me” (SST), “Pippin” (NCT). Past awards include 2nd Place National KCACTF Barbizon Excellence in Lighting Award (“Evil Dead the Musical”), The Edgy Award for best lighting design in a season (“Bengal Tiger in the Baghdad Zoo”).
Shambrion Treadwell is an artist and educator originally from Cleveland, Ohio. She has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts Degree in theatre performance from Ohio University and also has a Masters in Education from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She was last seen in Dance Nation as Zuzu, a web series called A Stand up Dad as Tasha, Wolves as #00, The Birds as Julia, and a film called Rest in Resistance as Spirit. When she’s not acting professionally she uses her expertise in theatre arts to teach elementary and high school students theatre and dance. Shambrion is also the owner of a Do & Be Theatre Arts Company that provides programming for elementary students.
Candice Wynants has worked in the costume industry as a designer, Assistant designer, and Dresser with various shows and companies in Las Vegas. Her most recent Costume Design credits include: Falsettos(LVLT) Assassins (LVLT), and The Thanksgiving Play (Vegas Theater Company) Most recently she was the Assistant Costume Designer for Goodspeed Musicals in Connecticut and a Dresser on multiple shows in New York such as Cyrano(TheNewGroup) designed byTom Brocker of SaturdayNight Live.