Ghost - June 02 - June 18, 2023

Highlands Lakeside Theatre

 Crew Who's Who 

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    Rhonda Wilson


    Rhonda has been involved with HLT for 17 years and has worn many hats. She has helped when and where needed. As a Director she directed The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She portrayed Delightful in Dearly Departed. She is a master at creating special projects for sets, i.e, the chair in Addams Family, the kitchen in Mary Poppins, and the 7 foot wide/6 foot tall Audrey in the Little Shop of Horrors. She has won 12 Zenons over the years and two Director’s Awards. For over four years she was Chair  and managed Anthony’s Lounge. HLT is a second home for Rhonda and she is grateful for the good times and the many friendships she has made over the years. 

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    Nelly Ford

    Director & Music Director

    Nelly enjoys being a part of the HLT family where she has served as a volunteer since 1991. This is Nelly’s first credit as a Director and she’s incredibly thankful to the HLT board, the Play Selection Committee, and Co-Director Rhonda for their encouragement and trust. She'd like to thank her husband and children for their love and support. 

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    Elise Chaisson Short

    Assistant Director

    is coming back to HLT after going to school for her BFA in Musical Theatre at Florida Atlantic University. Elise has participated in many productions here at HLT since 2008 and is happy to be making her way back to her roots. Her recent credits as a director are Assistant Director for Richard III at FAU, Directing Counselor for Xanadu Jr. at HLT,  and Acting Director for Savannah Sipping Society this June at HLT. She recently won an "Outstanding Acting" Award for being in the one act Head of the Family written by Laura Wade, which also won best play at the Florida Theatre Conference. Elise is grateful to her friends and family for their love and support, always.

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