Jordan has been active directing in communities throughout Utah Valley for the last number of years. He currently is the head of the Fine Arts Department and Theatre teacher/director at Liahona Preparatory Academy in Pleasant Grove where he has helped guide his students to multiple state and National titles. Jordan also teaches a youth musical theatre class in Cedar Hills each semester. Jordan is a graduate of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Jordan is married to the love of his life, Aubrey and they are the proud parents of 2 beautiful children. Recent directing credits include: Pirates of Penzance (Bluffdale Arts), Catholic School Girls (Highland City) Barnum Pre-Show (Timpanogos Arts).
Jeannine has been involved in theatre for a number of years. She has worked as Props Master for multiple organizations and just recently entered the field of Stage Management. Jeanine has worked as a stage manager for multiple theatre companies including Highland City Arts Council, Murray Arts in the Park and now the Creekside Theatre Fest.
This is Giselle's second season with the Creekside Theatre Fest. Giselle Gremmert graduated from Brigham Young University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Education. She is currently the Technical Theatre teacher at Hillcrest High School in Midvale, Utah. She also balances the second full-time job of motherhood. Her new baby boy spends most of his time playing in the back of the theater with her inconceivably supportive husband, Jake. Giselle has recently designed sets for shows including In the Heights, Big River, Theophilus North, Carousel, Act One, Once in a Lifetime—normally juggling the building of one set during the design phase of the next.
Director - The Tempest Gabriel Spencer
Resident Stage Manager- Jeanine Neider
Artistic Director Jordan Long
This is Gabe's second year with the Creekside Theatre Fest. Gabe graduated from Brigham Young University with a BFA in Acting. Regional acting credits include productions at Hale West Valley, Lagoon Entertainment, and the Sandy Amphitheatre. Broadcasting and Film credits include Art Department on The Cokeville Miracle, Production Assistant for KUTV Channel 2 News, and DJ for KRCL 90.9 FM. Directing credits include Liahona Shakespeare Team (2009-Present), Honk! at Cedar Hills Community Theatre, The Diary of Anne Frank at Highland Community Theatre, and Technical Director for BYUTV including Devotionals 2012-2015 and Studio C Season 2-3. Gabe has taught theatre at Liahona Preparatory Academy and is currently the head of the theatre department at Lincoln Academy in Pleasant Grove and was recently named Theatre Department Chair at Pioneer High-School for the Performing Arts in American Fork.
Director- Oz Brooke Hess Grant
This is Brooke's first year with the festival. Brooke has spent the better part of the last 10 years working with students as a teacher, acting coach and director. She has directed productions for Lone Peak High School and Hillcrest High School, and has led the Lone Peak Shakespeare team through several successful years of competition at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. She recently moved back to Utah after living in England for two years. While in England, she directed a production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in Stratford-Upon-Avon by invitation of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Brooke recently took over as a Theatre Arts Chair at Pioneer High-School for the Performing Arts.
Set Designer Giselle Gremmert