Directors & Designers
Director: Brandon Bill
Brandon considers himself fortunate to make the performing arts his career. As a director, music director, designer, and performer, Mr. Bill’s work can be seen all over the Denver area including the Arvada Center, Aurora Fox, and PACE Center to name a few. Brandon holds a performing arts degree from the University of Northern Colorado, and as a former professional educator, Brandon adores bringing the arts to people. Including working for the Walt Disney Company, other productions include: “Shrek the Musical” (Shrek), “Nevermore” (Music Director, regional premiere), “The Producers” (Max), “A Christmas Carol” (Director), “Steel Magnolias” (Director), “The Fantasticks” (Music Director), “Spamalot” (Sir Lancelot), “Mary Poppins” (George Banks), “A Year with Frog and Toad” (Frog), “The Wizard of Oz” (Lion), and others. Brandon would like to thank his wife, Sara, and their two amazing little boys, Jackson and Barrett. “Without you, I would be nothing.”
Choreography: Heather Westenskow
Heather Westenskow (choreographer) is delighted to be a part of Sisyphus the Musical debut. She has been doing choreography in the Denver area for 8 years and has loved it! Credits include Spamalot (Pace Center), Putnam County Spelling Bee (Mainstreet Theater) The Scarlet Pimpernel (Chaparral HS), Les Miserables (Bobby G nominee), and Shrek (Bobby G Award Winner for Best Choreography). She'd like to thank her husband, her boyfriend, and her inspiration...who happen to be the same man.
Music Director: Drew Bradley
Drew graduated from the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music. He performs around the Denver area with several bands and as a solo performer . He has been writing music for years and feels comfortable with styles ranging anywhere from folk to electronica. He has acted on stage and film, which has lead him to discover his passion for film score composition. As co-owner of the growing Avanti Music Academy he enjoys teaching both children and adults to appreciate and love music as much as he does.
Costume Design: Elijah Meader
Elijah has designed costumes for shows like Heathers, American Idiot, La Cage aux Folles, and Nevermore (Ignite Theatre), Frozen, The Little Mermaid, and Guys & Dolls (Colorado Children'sTheatre) and is the wardrobe assistant manager at Colorado Ballet. Some favorite shows he's worked on are Giselle, Dracula, ALICE (in wonderland), Cinderella, and Swan Lake. He is also an original company member with Colorado’s only tap dance company, Rocky Mountain Rhythm.
Set Design: Ben Schoenberger
Ben is a graduate of Shenandoah University and Conservatory with a BFA in Theater for Youth. After college, he started a theater program at Wakefield School in The Plains. He wrote curriculum for the theater program and directed and designed 6 shows a year with the school. Ben moved to CO last January and has been teaching and directing throughout the Denver area. Last summer, he was the technical director and scenic designer for Inspire Creative’s production of Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Stage Manager: Anne Jenness
Anne is thrilled to take a seat behind the table as Stage Manager for Sisyphus. Anne is a graduate of Stephens College with a BFA in Theater with a minor in music and recently returned from living in NYC. Previous roles include Jane in Tarzan, Lily in The Secret Garden, Eliza in My Fair Lady, Cinderella in Into the Woods, Yelena in Uncle Vanya, Amalia in She Loves Me, Luisa in The Fantasticks, Grandma Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, the Mistress in Evita, and Tuptim in The King and I, which earned her the Denver Post Ovation Award for Best Young Actress.