Brianna has a degree in Communication Arts – Theatre from Troy University. A native of Dothan, Brianna is working towards her dream of running her own faith-based theatre company that gives others the opportunity to experience the world she has fallen so much in love with. Brianna is currently directing Descendants, and specializes in character development, working closely with SEACT's 22/23 theatre competition students.
Madalyn Dillard has grown up through SEACT and Alabama Dance Works (formerly as Patti Rutland Jazz). Dancing competitively, Madalyn has won multiple awards. She has competed in the genres of musical theater, hip hop, contemporary, and modern. Madalyn is currently studying to become a physical therapist at the University of Mobile while she leads a recreational dance group. In addition to dancing, Madalyn also has experience in making costumes for the stage and screen. Since she was little, Madalyn has learned how to sew and mend from her grandmother, and she is excited to teach others how to bring life and personality to the stage through performance and costuming.
Tyreece has a degree in Theatre from Troy University. He has performed, written, directed, and built scenic designs for multiple productions, and is an English Teacher at Dothan Preparatory Academy. He serves as the technical director for the Dothan Performing Arts Company, enjoys writing and bringing visions to reality. His motto: “You have to mentally see it, spiritually believe it, then you will physically achieve it.”
Billy is SEACT's Program Manager, providing leadership and oversight of youth and education classes for the organization. A theatre actor, director, and educator, he has acted on professional stages including Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Trinity Repertory Company, The Theatre At Monmouth, and Island City Stage. Billy holds a BFA in Drama from New York University, an MFA in Acting from Brown University, and an MSEd in Secondary English Education from Troy University. He also teaches Theatre and Speech courses at Troy University’s Dothan campus.
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Sandra has been involved with theater for most of her life and studied acting at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and in New York City with Uta Hagen at Herbert Berghoff Studios. She has extensive experience working with youth and children’s drama teams, and directing dramatic productions in church ministry. She recently directed Matilda Jr. and The Little Mermaid Jr. at Houston Academy, and directed Frozen, Jr. for SEACT in 2022 with her husband, Sean.