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Meet the Staff

At Broadway Bound, we are committed to supplying a fulfilling and educational experience for every child that walks through our doors. Meet our passionate staff members who are happy to answer any questions you may have! 

Terry DeMille

Director


Terry DeMille received his Associates in Fine Arts, Bachelors in Recreation Management, and Masters in Business. He began his post-college career as an officer in the Air Force. He said it was a pleasure serving his country. He currently works for the Department of Veterans Affairs. He began his acting career at age 4 and immediately fell in love with theatre. He has been involved in over 100 productions and even some Hollywood movies. He has experience in every aspect of theatre, onstage and off. He has done acting, music, directing, choreography, lights, stage crew, makeup, costumes, sound, and anything else you can think of. When he was young he gained experience in tumbling, tap, hip hop, contemporary, ballet, clogging, ballroom dance, break dancing, high step, and jazz - performing throughout the states of Utah, Nevada, and California. He also performed on his college dance team. Terry is thrilled to be taking Broadway Bound to the next level!

Delanie DeMille

Choreographer, Preschool Teacher, Instructor

Delanie began choreographing for CMT 9 years ago! She realized she loved working with children at age 12 when she was an aid at Smarty Pants Preschool here in St. George. In her early teen years, she also taught summer camps at Trio Dance Academy. She took vocal, acting and dance classes whenever she could and even had the opportunity to study with Eden Espinosa, Orfeh, Frank Wildhorn, Noah Galvin, and Idina Menzel. She recently went on tour to New York City where she worked with Manhattan Concert Productions on Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Delanie has been in over 50 musicals! Some of her favorite roles include: Mrs Wormwood (Matilda), Ursula (The Little Mermaid), Baker’s Wife (Into The Woods) and Alice (Alice In Wonderland). With years of experience under her belt, she is excited to help the new generation become stars!

Sarah Hamilton

Executive Director, Sound, & Publicity Director

Sarah is a huge Disney junkie and cat lover whose heart is in the performing arts! She has workshopped with Broadway stars Sierra Boggess, Audra Mcdonald, Kara Lindsey, and Jackie Burns. She has studied singing for 9+ years with various professionals including Dr. Ken Peterson and has also trained in the Utah Valley University vocal performance program. Sarah has found a new passion in the performing arts: teaching, directing, and administration. She believes theatre and music are crucial to a child's life as they teach valuable skills the child will always benefit from and cherish. Sarah aspires to teach healthy performing techniques while still having a fun time learning and performing! She hopes others may find a love for the performing arts as she has and is so excited to be a part of the Broadway Bound family!

Brittney Nelson

Volunteer Coordinator

Brittney Nelson grew up in the entertainment capital of the world. She participated in show choir throughout her entire school career. The show Glee was based off of her high school's show choir. Brittney really enjoyed her time as the student director during her senior year, where she led her choir through an undefeated season. She attended Dixie State College where she studied Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education and Music. She received her Master's in Educational Leadership from Western Governors University. She has taught Kindergarten and Preschool and has been the Preschool Coordinator for Washington County School District for almost a decade. Brittney enjoys time with her husband and two children. Blake is 7 and loves being on stage and channeling all of his abundant energy into singing, dancing and acting. Callie is 3 and enjoys attending Tiny Tunes Preschool and can't wait for her stage debut. Brittney looks forward to supporting all of the children and staff at Broadway Bound!

Costume Designer

Tawny Betts

Bio coming soon! Spoiler alert: She's awesome.

Amanda Spendlove

Director of Concessions

Bio coming soon! Spoiler alert: She's awesome.

Administration

Elizabeth Riddell

Tap, Musical Theatre, Assistant Choreographer, & Social Media

Elizabeth Riddell is over the moon excited to be teaching at Broadway bound! She is a graduate of Tuacahn High school for the arts and an alumni of Tuacahn Utah COPA. She has been dancing since she was 3 and started doing musical theater in 5th grade. Since then she has been in multiple community theater performances, has performed at the David Geffen Hall at the Lincoln Center in New York twice with Tony awards nominees/winners, and has had opportunities to do workshops with Broadway stars and Disney. She is excited to see your kids grow, learn, and be on stage!

Instructors

Tonya Christensen

Stagecraft, Scenic Design

Tonya studied Theatre Education at BYU before taking a break to raise her family. Her children's interest in theatre brought her back and she has been involved in about 70 productions over the past 10 years - definitely happy to be back doing what she loves best.

Celeste Dixon

Vocal, Musical Theatre

Celeste Teal Dixon is an American soprano and voice teacher active in both music and theater. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Music with an emphasis in Vocal Performance from Dixie State University in 2016 and earned her Master of Music in Vocal Performance at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Music in 2018.

While there, she participated in outreach productions of Don Giovanni (Donna Elvira) and Die Fledermaus (Orlofsky), performing in schools in the Las Vegas area. She has also appeared as Hippolyta in Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She participated as a soloist in several concert and recital performances including her Masters Recital titled Life and Love. Celeste appeared in the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival two seasons in a row. Performances there include Meg (Cover) and Quartet of Women’s Voices (Soprano 2) in Mark Adamo’s Little Women. As well as Mistress of the Novices and Alto soloist in a double bill production of Suor Angelica and Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater. Celeste also has a passion for teaching voice and currently is an adjunct voice instructor at her alma mater, Dixie State University. She also maintains a private voice studio. She loves watching her student’s confidence grow as they uncover the talent they always had within themselves. Celeste loves being back in the Southern Utah theatre community and truly believes it to be a second family! She has been seen in Man of La Mancha (Antonia), A Christmas Carol: A Modern Musical Retelling, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Gymnasia), and Jesus Christ Superstar. She also organizes local concerts titled, Southern Utah Concert Series as a way to create opportunities for local students, alumni, and community members.


Elizabeth Prescott

Vocal Masterclass

A seasoned member of AFTRA-SAG and Actor's Equity Association, Ms. Prescott teaches vocal technique, audition technique, acting, movement, musicianship and optimal breathing. As a professional singer/actor/dancer, she accumulated dozens of onstage credits with prestigious Equity houses including Long Beach Civic Light Opera, San Francisco Light Opera, and with New York City Opera casts of such shows as South Pacific and The Desert Song. As an alum of Grammy-winning L.A. Jazz Choir, and with extensive film and television credits as an Olympic-level sight-reader and session singer, she has long understood that healthy vocal production is important for all styles and genres of singing and speaking. 

In 2014, hundreds of hours of specialized training culminated in Lausanne, Switzerland as she became fourth in the world and first in the U.S. to be certified in MDH Breathing Coordination. In 2016, she was invited to present at UCI and UCLA Medical Center patient conferences. In 2017, collaborating with colleague Robin De Haas, Elizabeth completed the translation to English of their highly acclaimed book now titled "The Path of the Voice: A Functional Approach to the Human Instrument" published by Editions Favré in Switzerland

In 2001, she co-produced "Music from the Heart" at Royce Hall raising $225,000 for UCLA Neuro-Oncology Research. Concerts for the American Heart Association and Breast Cancer Research Foundation followed. Her favorite John Wooden quote is, "How hard you work at correcting your faults reveals your character".



Lily Poulsen

Preschool & Musical Theatre

Lily has three main loves, which include lemonade, watching disney movies, and the performing arts! She basically grew up on stage, whether it was singing, dancing, acting, or playing a musical instrument. Her love for theater began when she was cast as a member of the Cratchit family in “A Christmas Carol” when she was nine years old. Since then some of her favorite roles include Ursula Merkle in “Bye Bye Birdie”, Pocahontas in “Game of Tiaras”, Lucinda in “Into the Woods” and Charlotte in Roger and Hammerstein's Cinderella here at Broadway Bound! She is now pursuing a degree in Elementary Education at Dixie State University, and hopes to pass on her passion for performing to the next generation of children. Lily is super excited to teach your kids here at Broadway bound and have fun with them as they grow and learn how wonderful it is to be on a stage!

Musical Theatre & Acting

Ivie Forsyth

Ivie Noelle Forsyth is a local actress, singer, director and dancer. Ivie first found her passion for performing when she stepped onstage at just 3 years old and she has performed in over 25 productions since then. Ivie has recently found her passion for teaching and directing youth. Ivie is excited to help the youth in the community ignite a passion and love for the performing arts. She hopes that she can inspire the youth and teach them the valuable life skills that are gained onstage. Ivie aims to foster confidence, self love and trust within the youth through the classes she teaches.


Director of Fundraising/Sponsorships

Hillary Osness

Bio coming soon! Spoiler alert: She's awesome.