Faculty and Staff
Robbie Steiner, Director of Theatre Arts
Robbie Steiner is a graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington, where he received a bachelor's degree in Theatre and English as well as a certification in Theatre Education. A native of southern Indiana, Mr. Steiner began working in the professional theatre industry at age 10. He has performed locally with Music Theatre Louisville, Derby Dinner Playhouse, Stage One, The Kentucky Opera, and IUS Theatre as well as across the country with IU's acclaimed "Singing Hoosiers." Mr. Steiner has studied under Murray McGibbon, one of South Africa's premiere directors, and worked closely with former Director of Theatre Arts, Chris Bundy, for two years before assuming his current title upon Mr. Bundy's retirement. He currently serves on the Teacher Advisory Committee at Actors Theatre of Louisville. In addition to his love for the arts, Steiner is an outdoor enthusiast, having worked many summers at Camp Rancho Framasa in Brown County, Indiana as well as having completed a number of long-distance endurance races, including the Louisville Ironman. Steiner assumed the role of Director of Theatre Arts in 2012 and has enjoyed the opportunity to build on the foundation left behind by his exceptional predecessors.
Jared Willis, Technical Director
Jared Willis is a graduate of Indiana University Southeast, where he received his Bachelors in Secondary Education. Jared is an alumnus of Floyd Central Theatre Arts and is very proud to return home to this program serving as our Technical Director of Theatre Arts. Mr. Willis loves working alongside the students and staff every day. He is looking forward to the season and the many exciting things to come. He would like to thank his wife, Stephanie, for her daily love and support.
Angela Hampton, Musical Director
In her Twentieth year as the Director of Choral Music and Handbells, Angela Hampton directs four choirs and two handbell ensembles and teaches A.P. Music Theory. In addition, she is the music director for Floyd Central’s Theatre Department and serves as Department Chair for the Performing Arts Department. Angela holds degrees from the University of Louisville in Music Education and Choral Conducting. She is an active member of ACDA, NAfME, and Handbell Musicians of America. She currently serves on the ISSMA State Board representing Zone 8 and serves on the Board of Directors for the Central Division of the American Choral Directors Association as the R&S Chair for High School Music. Angela has been published in ACDA newsletters at the state (Indiana and Kentucky) and division (North Central and Northwest) levels as well as ACDA’s E-newsletter, ChorTeach. She has served as a clinician for ICDA, IMEA, AGEHR, the Louisville Suzuki Piano Institute and the Greater Louisville Music Teachers Association, and was a staff member for the Kentucky Ambassadors of Music in 2004, 2006 and 2008. She is active in her community as a church musician and as a free-lance pianist/accompanist.
Megan Bliss, Choreographer
Megan Bliss has choreographed and performed at several professional, community, and educational theaters locally and across the country. In 2005, she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Wright State University. She then moved to Orlando, Florida to perform at the "happiest place on Earth", Walt Disney World. She returned to Southern Indiana and began performing and choreographing for local theaters like Derby Dinner Playhouse, Stage One, Music Theater of Louisville, CenterStage, New Albany High School, and Floyd Central High School. She considers Floyd Central her home base and enjoys being involved in such a dynamic theatre arts program. Currently, she is also a dance instructor at Weber School of Dance and a reading interventionist at Slate Run Elementary School. She and her husband, Tyler, just welcomed their first child, Marina, into the world. She is very proud of FC Theatre and considers it an honor to work with such talented and professional young actors.
Vicki Hays, Wardrobe Manager
Jon Ledgerwood, Pit Conductor
Scott Bradley, Music Lab Musical Director
Derby Dinner Playhouse’s Resident Musical Director since 2008, Scott is happy to be Floyd Central’s musical theatre class pianist/accompanist! Scott has music directed/conducted [title of show], Pippin, and Big Fish at FC as well as various in-class projects since joining the team in 2014. Scott remains highly in demand regionally as a music director/pianist, director, composer & arranger. Scott served as Artistic Director of Jenny Wiley Theatre (KY) from 2000-’06, where he directed over twenty-five large scale professional theatre productions and produced seven repertory seasons. As a composer for JWT, Scott is responsible for full-scale musicals Peter Pan, Pinocchio!, and The Legend of Jenny Wiley. A frequent collaborator with Mickey Fisher, creator of CBS sci-fi hit EXTANT, he composed music for Fisher’s world premier plays Frankenstein and Dracula, as well as music for two of Fisher’s films Summernuts and Autumn Mixtape. Scott has composed several theatre-for-young-audiences productions at Derby Dinner Playhouse with writing partners Mat & Tina Jo Wallace including Jack Frost Saves Christmas, Rapunzel, A Velveteen Rabbit Christmas, A Fairytale Christmas, Penelope’s Purple Dragon (all of which have been enjoyed several regional productions), and 2016 world-premiere Once Upon a Snowflake. Scott composed music for Joe Landry’s world premiere of his radio play Vintage Hitchcock as well as Abilene (TX) Shakespeare Festival & Kentucky Shakespeare Festival productions of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Scott also served as Resident Music Director at Media Theatre in the Philadelphia area for two seasons. Scott attended Morehead State University where he pursued a BM in Vocal Performance, resides in Jeffersonville with his wife Michelle and their three orange tabby cats, and dedicates his work and his life to his wife and his children Smith and Kate.