Our Board of Directors

Daniel Morgan - President

  • Real Estate Agent with Childress and Associates Realty
  • Investment Property advisor and portfolio manager 
  • Retired High School English teacher (2006-2015)
  • Father to two beautiful little girls (Whos in stageGR's 2016 production of Seussical)
  • Producer/Director for the first three stageGR productions (Into the Woods, Aladdin, & Fame).  

Robb Bajema, Ph.D. - Vice President

  • Associate Professor of Biology at Aquinas College
  • Father of a Grand Rapids City High alumni active in the Morgans' theatre program
  • Active behind-the-scenes worker at stageGR productions on scenery, props, catering and just about everything else
Robb is famously known to stageGR cast members as "The Pizza Guy."

Vicki Larson - Secretary

  • (bio pending)

Joan Schrum - Treasurer

  • Graduate of Grand Rapids Creston High School and Davenport University
  • Co-owner and QC/Editing at RoJo Digital Media Productions
  • Production wardrobe and prop master for stageGR productions
  • other of one Grand Rapids City High/Middle senior who has performed in 15 school and community theatre pit orchestras.

Bob Schrum – Technology Director

  • Application Architect with Meijer
  • Audio/Video production at RoJo Digital Media Productions
  • Northview High School graduate
  • Synthesizer programming and systems for stageGR

Eugene Griffith

  • Technical direction and sound engineering for stageGR productions and events.

The eldest member of the team.  Eugene started sound engineering as an "expensive hobby" in 1970. In 1999 he had his first experience volunteering with local theater and was hooked, in a good way, not the Vaudeville shepherd hook "get off the stage!" way.  Working behind the scenes you may notice him at the shows with his iPad.  "I'm not playing Angry Birds, honest!"

Melanie Strobel

  • Mother of five
  • Founder of Begin With One where we seek to equip and empower vulnerable children and families in Ethiopia and beyond
  • Blogger, photographer and traveler
  • Encourager of all kids getting involved in Musical Theater

Michelene (Missi) Pattee

  • (bio pending)

Gaelle Thibault

  • Graduate of a French International Business School (EPSCI, Groupe ESSEC) and the University of Plymouth (UK)
  • Mother of two City High Middle School students and one Knapp Charter Academy students who have all been involved in various StageGR musicals
  • Substitute Teacher at Stepping Stones Montessori School and Freelance translator

Stephenie Young

  • (bio pending)

 

Our Production Team

Ella Morgan

Founding and Executive Director
Producer
Stage Director
Music Director
Choreographer