School of Rock - July 28 - August 04, 2018

Up and Coming Theatre

 Production Staff 

  • Lindsey Weiss


    Lindsey is excited to be producing a show that melts her love of theatre and her day job!  Previously, Lindsey has produced numerous UAC shows, including the BroadwayWorld Chicago Non-Equity Award winning shows of Heathers and American Idiot.  Lindsey proudly serves as the President of Up and Coming Theatre Company.   She woudl like to thank her friends and family for their constant support!

  • Jason Harrington


    Jason is thrilled to spend another summer with his theater family at UAC, where he serves as a proud board member.  UAC directing credits include: Sweet Charity, Spelling Bee, Lippa's The Wild Party, Hair, Footloose, and Heathers: the Musical (BroadwayWorld Chicago Award, best direction of a musical, non-equity).  Other credits include: The Children’s Hour (assistant director),Tesla’s Letters (dramaturg) at TimeLine Theatre Company; Hug It Out?, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to America (director) at The Second City; The Music Man (director) at Glenview Theatre Guild; and The Fantasticks (director) at The Library Theatre at Feltre.  Jason is the Education Outreach Manager at Chicago Shakespeare Theater and works around the city providing audio description for theater patrons who are blind or have low vision. Love to Erica and Lydia for all their love and support.

  • Kelsey Krigas


    Kelsey Krigas is more than happy to be back with Up and Coming, after performing in UAC's production of Hairspray in 2010. Kelsey is going to be a Junior Musical Theatre major at Ball State University this year, where she has been seen in Shrek the Musical, Damn Yankees, and A Chorus Line (Sheila). She has choreographed for the Cary-Grove High School Swing Choir for the past 5 years, as well as the BSU Freshman Showcase, H. M. S. Pinafore, and will assistant-choreograph American Idiot this fall. Thank you to the production team, to her family, and most of all to every single one of these kick-ass, hard working, crazy talented kids in this show. You all ROCK!

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