Directors

Terry Gabbard

Terry Gabbard has been  a public school theatre teacher since 2003 and has worked at both middle and high schools levels in Florida and North Carolina. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Education from the University of Florida and a Master of Arts in School Leadership from Queens University of Charlotte. He is an award-winning director and playwright and has been awarded the Excellence in Directing award three times through the North Carolina Theatre Conference.  Mr. Gabbard's first play Our Place was published in 2015 and was subsequently named the second most produced short play among high schools in the United States.  His second play, Push and Pull, was published in 2018. Terry lives in Charlotte with his wife Erika and two children, Kiera and Ryan.

Lexie Rohlf

Fresh from NYC, Miss Rohlf is thrilled to be joining the amazing theater family here at Ardrey Kell High School. Miss Rohlf grew up in and around Pittsburgh, PA with a very theatrical family. Upon graduating from high school, she attended Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts, graduating with her BFA in Musical Theatre in 2017. Immediately following graduation, she moved out to New York City to try her hand at auditioning and ended up falling in love with Theatre Education. She attended New York University from 2018-2020 and just graduated  with her MA in Educational Theatre and English. Some favorite local and regional roles include: Sophie in Mamma Mia!, Roxie Hart in Chicago, Dainty June in Gypsy, among many, many others. In addition to performing, Miss Rohlf has enjoyed directing and choreographing such productions as Shrek the MusicalSeussical, and most recently, a totally online, socially distanced production of The Little Mermaid. In her spare time, Miss Rohlf enjoys snuggling with her chihuahua puppy, Brutus, playing video games, crocheting, building puzzles, and pretending to cook.

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