Scott is the founder and Artistic Director of The Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts, and is chairperson for our Educational Development Committee. He earned his B.A. in Theatre Education from Western Washington University, served as Adjunct Professor of Theatre at Trinity Lutheran College, and taught classes throughout Snohomish and Los Angeles counties. In addition, he has directed dozens of plays, including The Fantasticks, Nunsense, On Golden Pond, Slipping, Last of the Boys, and The Sunshine Boys, along with recent productions of A Streetcar Named Desire and Noises Off!
Sherry Penoyer has been a driving force in Snohomish County theatre for several decades as an actor, director, playwright, company manager and much more, and she now serves as Red Curtain's Youth Theatre Director. Sherry developed the curriculum for RCF's first outreach program, guiding the young Drama Club at Marysville's Marshall Elementary in 2018. She has worked with, and learned from, icons of the area's theatre history, including Bob Henry and Arden Flom, and brings years of knowledge and passion to her current work with young actors.
Kelly founded Marysville Theatre for Young Actors in 2002, and has taught after-school theater classes in Marysville and Everett School Districts, the Marysville YMCA, and Pilchuck Dance & Performing Arts Center. She has also taught drama and public speaking classes at Legacy School of Arts and Classics in Marysville. Kelly studied drama at Eastern Washington University and holds a degree in Speech Communications from Western Washington University. Kelly believes that children first learn about their world through make-believe play. When this creative outlet is focused into acting, children can become more confident, compassionate, and cooperative individuals.
Liam has been involved in theatre for over 50 years, working as Director, Producer, Actor, Stage Manager, Designer and Dramaturg. Over the years, he has served as Managing/Artistic Director for several fringe theatre companies, as well as serving on the Steering Team of several ongoing theatre festivals. As an actor, he has worked on everything from musicals to Shakespeare to original works. He has been a guest lecturer at several colleges in both Oregon and Washington.
Alexis is a dancer, singer, and actor whose most recent work includes choreography for Angry Housewives here at RCF and Pippin at Snohomish High School. She currently teaches dance at Camano Dance Academy and was the assistant choreographer for Seussical Jr. at Heatherwood Middle School. She has been seen on the RCF stage in Spider’s Web and My Three Angels and was stage manager for It’s a Wonderful Life. Alexis has trained with several professionals from the Seattle area in dance and theatre.
Born in Spokane, Lyn attended the University of Michigan, then moved to Everett where she attended Everett Community College. In 1969, she enrolled in San Jose University and taught school in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since then, Lyn has taught art classes in public schools from New York to Alaska, and wound up her career at the Shoreline School District. Now retired, Lyn loves to enjoy her free time, and to paint what she loves.