BECOME AN RSM COMMUNITY PARTNER
Rowlett Summer Musicals is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to providing the highest standard in musical theater training. We rely on the generous support of our local community to fund our productions. You can become a community partner with us and help us fulfill our mission. All contributions are tax deductible.
How to get involved:
BECOME A SEASON SPONSOR TODAY!
Community Supporter: $25.00
Meet The RSM Team
We guarantee your students will learn and grow exponentially during the short time they are with us. They will be pushed to their creative limits and experience the excitement and hard work that goes into putting together a production in only a few weeks!!!
Jenell Sheppard - Managing Director
Jenell Sheppard is the theatre director at Dallas Christian School and an educational consultant for the GISD Visual & Performing Arts Department. She has co-authored theatre curriculum at the middle school & high school level. Her artistic background includes experience as a singer, songwriter, actor, dancer, instrumentalist, director, choreographer, and script writer. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Music from Southwestern Assemblies of God University and a Master's Degree in Education from Texas A&M University. She has a passion for excellence and a heart for mentoring young people.
LaQuita Gumm - Managing Director
LaQuita Gumm is a wife and mother of five and has been residing in Rowlett for 16 years. Her experience in the arts include singing, acting, songwriting, teaching and directing. After receiving her Bachelors degree from Trinity Bible College in elementary education, LaQuita taught second grade, high school drama and coached junior high volleyball. In her local church she served as children's church director for two years and children's musical director for four years. Most recently, she has served as a fine arts coach in drama and ASL. LaQuita is excited for the opportunity to serve the children of Rowlett in helping them to realize their potential and make their dreams come true.
Kimber Rodriguez - Musical Director
Kimber Rodriguez has spent the past 19 years as a successful music educator. During that time she has co-directed countless musicals. She also sings with the Dallas Symphony Chorus at the Meyerson in downtown Dallas & many area churches as well. She is currently the head choral director at John Horn High School in Mesquite. She is a devoted mom to her 3 loving sons.
Rachel Smith - Choreographer
Rachel has been a performing since the age of 3. She is currently pursuing a degree in theatre. She has choreographed multiple shows for schools as well as other theatre organizations. She worked as a dance specialist for JPAS Dallas for 3 years. She is passionate about helping young artists grow into talented performers.
meet our support staff
Rowlett Summer Musicals is proud to have an amazing support staff. These people work hard behind the scenes to make the magic happen.
Sophia Lang- Communications/Stage Manager
Sophia Lang is a stage manager and theatre technician who has worked as a sound designer, stage manager, and audio mixer in several theatre settings. She is currently studying to get her BFA in Theatre Technology and Design from Baylor University and has been with RSM for 3 years. Sophia currently serves as RSM’s stage manager and head of communications. She is grateful for the opportunity to work with so many young, talented theatre artists.
Troylene Moyer- Community Ambassador
Troylene is an entrepreneur and financial advisor for Primerica. She is also a full-time musical theatre mom to 5 wonderful children. She has served as a board member & the community ambassador for RSM since it first started. Her other responsibilities include personal relations representative, head of fundraising, and season sponsor liaison.
Tracey Allred- Community Partner for Promotions & Printing
Tracey is the proud local business owner of Flat Rate Printing & Promotions . She has been deemed the RSM Prop Lady. In addition to helping with props and costumes, she also designs and prints the programs, posters, tickets and t-shirts. She is mostly proud of raising her own triple threat.