Meet the Cast

Cathy Butler-Weathersby

Cathy Butler-Weathersby is pleased to be cast in her second show with Theatreworks. Cathy has worked professionally for 6 1/2 years as a performer, assistant director, music director, and Company Manager with a children’s theatre touring company. She has also appeared in many community theatre roles around town. Some of her favorite roles have been Amalia in She Loves Me, Marvalyn, Rhonda, Marci, and Sandrine in Almost, Maine; Susan in [title of show]; Ado Annie in Oklahoma!; and Young Eva in And Then They Came for Me. She has also enjoyed being various fuzzy animals in children’s shows. Cathy has also been the music director for Stage One Family Theatre musical theatre camps, and teaches privately. Cathy would like to dedicate this show to the best and sweetest Mama and friend in the world, Betty Butler, who passed away a few months ago. Betty was a quilter who made beautiful quilts with her group called S.O.U.L, and gave them away to people who were in need, or were grieving, or celebrating an important life event. Betty had dementia, but even in her latter days she tried to “sew” with a needle and thread only she could see. 

Stevie Ann Griffin

Stevie Griffin lives in Greenville, Indiana with her family and is a senior at Floyd Central High School. You may have seen her in several productions at Floyd Central such as her role as Splasher in Newsies, Izzy in Rabbit Hole and Trish in Bonnie and Clyde. She recently won Best Actress for the Broadway World Award for her role as Ariel in Footloose at the New Albany Riverstage. Stevie also got to perform and show her passion on the Miss Indiana stage. Stevie plans to purse a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Musical Theatre.

Emily Grimany

Emily Grimany is excited to be returning to TheatreWorks. Some of her recent credits include Mrs. Curtin in A Man of No Importance, Ashley in Backstage Secrets, Betsy in Sweet Charity, Rhoda in White Christmas, and Kathy in Company. When not on stage, Emily works as a braille transcriber, and enjoys dancing with her husband and daughter. She would like to thank her husband for always encouraging and supporting her.

Kate Henderson
​(Assistant Director)

It's easy to say that Quilters: The Musical is one of Kate's favorite musicals since this will be her sixth time of being part of its cast. The list begins as a daughter with two productions at the Spring Mill Summerstock Theatre. She first took on the role of Mama as the guest artist for both of the Floyd Central High School Theatre's productions. She then moved into directing, as well as being Mama, at Little Theatre of Bedford. She now holds the role of not only Mama, but also is working as Asstistant Director at TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana with one of her favorite directors, Chris Bundy.

Kate started her community theatre history with Orange County Players in the 1976 production of The Sound of Music.  She is still active with OCP as an actress, director, and board member. Kate has also been involved with Washington County Actors Community Theatre, French Lick Springs Entertainment at the French Lick Resort and just recently began working with TheatreWorks of So In in her role as Esther in their production of Two By Two.  Some of her favorite roles include Annie Oakley in Annie, Get Your Gun, Agnes in I Do, I Do, Salome in The Robber Bridegroom, Goldie in Fiddler on the Roof and Mrs. Hannigan in Annie.  During the day, Kate works as a General Cashier at the French Lick Resort/West Baden Hotel. She and her husband, Johnny live in Paoli.  They met during an OCP production of "The Music Man", and this year they celebrated their 40th year of marriage!

Colleen McGuirk

Colleen is thrilled to play a daughter in “Quilters.” She was most recently in “A Man of No Importance.” She also played the role of “Goldie” in “Two by Two” and the roles of Kate McGowan and Madeleine Astor in “Titanic” at Theatreworks. Some of her favorite past roles are Marian Paroo in "The Music Man" and Yum Yum in "The Mikado." She is a graduate of Indiana University where she was a four year member of the “Singing Hoosiers” and toured with them internationally in Australia. She studies voice at Derby City Voice Studio. Colleen teaches at Mount Tabor Elementary. She would like to thank her family, friends and boyfriend for their support. 

Natalie Minton

This is Natalie’s first production with TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana, and she couldn’t be more thrilled! After completing a degree in Vocal Music from the University of Kentucky in 2015 and moving back to Louisville, Natalie says that she counts herself very lucky to have stumbled upon such a special theater filled with so much talent and respect for everyone involved. She was most recently seen as Lucy in the Schmidt Opera Outreach Program’s production of The Billy Goats Gruff, and other recent appearances include Les Miserables, Don Giovanni, Grand Night, Phantom of the Opera, and Falstaff with the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre. Natalie would like to thank her family and friends for being the most beautiful support system she could imagine and for being so enthusiastic in helping her get back into the world of performing!

Reagan Hilger-Mueller

Reagan DeLaVega is a 16 year old homeschooler who has been performing in theatre productions from the age of 11. Some of her favorite roles include Babette in Beauty and the Beast, Dance Ensemble in Mary Poppins, and Purity (an angel) in Anything Goes. She has also performed in Annie, The King and I, Anne of Green Gables, Pride and Prejudice, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Bye Bye Birdie and more. She is thankful to be working along side such a talented cast and crew in this production!   

Jessica Kayrouz Ray

Jessica is grateful to be part of another production at TheatreWorks. She started singing on stage at ten and fell in love with sharing the joy of theatre instantly. She is proud to call herself one of Chris’ “kids” from the Floyd Central Theatre Program. Jessica also enjoys singing in studio, at her church and ending the evenings with a lullaby to her amazing kids Emma and Olivia.  She would like to thank her husband and family for their encouragement and support. 

Cathy Ryan
(Music Director, Accompanist)

Cathy Ryan has decades of work in the Kentuckiana Theater community. She is a retired school administrator and is currently employed with JCPS at Southern High School. Cathy has served as a Music Director, Director, Costumer, and actor in over 75 productions. Her most recent productions at Theatreworks of Southern Indiana include performing as Mrs. Widner in Titanic and as the pianist for Two by Two.  Cathy lives in Sellersburg, Indiana with her husband, Richard Ryan. Cathy would like to thank her family, Jenna Ryan, Jon Ryan and Briner Ellis for their support and Chris Bundy for allowing her to participate in this production. This is indeed a far cry from Spring Mill Summer Stock where she last worked with Chris over 40 years ago!!!!!

Troy Smith
(Bass Player)

Troy's debut with TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana marks his third production playing bass for Quilters.  He has performed in pit bands for Washington County ACT, Spring Mill Theatre, French Lick Springs Resort Entertainment, and other productions in the area. Troy teaches at East Washington Middle School where he also sponsors the guitar club.  One of his favorite activities is playing bluegrass and other acoustic music with his wife Melanie and son Cameron, who recently joined him onstage as the instrumentalists for a production of Smoke On The Mountain.
   

Bette Weber Block
(Movement Director)

Bette Weber Flock and Bill Lee Weber founded the Weber School of Dance in 1948.  Bette’s involvement in Dance and Theatre spans more than seventy years in the community.  She was a charter member of The Louisville Ballet.  Bette was a soloist with the Company for many years.  She performed with such notable Prima Ballerinas as Alexandra Danilava and Mia Slavenska.  She choreographed musicals for the Wandering Minstrels in the early sixties.  Her choreography credits many decades of Broadway Musicals. From 1969 to 1994 she choreographed  and taught workshops for Providence High School under the direction of Ray Day and later Rebecca Reisert.  In 1985 she began choreographing musicals for Floyd Central High School under the direction of the late Glenn Edwards and followed by Chris Bundy and New Albany High School directed by David Longest.  She has choreographed for Actors Theatre of Louisville.  Many of those shows brought acclaim by being showcased on Mainstage at the International Theatre Festivals.  Once On This Island, choreographed by Bette, was presented  at the Scotland Fringe Festival in Edinburgh Scotland.  She received the Gold Seal Award from the National Association of Dance and  Affiliated Artists in 1952.  The Arts de Medici was awarded her in1968.  In 2004  Bette received the Lifetime Arts Achievement Award for her work with the youth of the community by the Arts Council of Southern Indiana.  She received the Indiana Dollars for Scholars Hoosier Award in 2009 and inducted into New Albany High School Hall of Fame in 2009.  Most recently, Bette received a City of New Albany Proclamation Day as “The Bette Weber Flock Day” presented by Mayor Jeff Gahan in June 1st. 2018.

Steven Belcher
(Production Assistant)

Steven is excited to have found a home here at TheatreWorks, having volunteered with the company since the beginning of the current season, served as a Production Assistant for Proof, and Stage Manager for Moon Over Buffalo​. He would like to thank the cast and crew of each production for their willingness to share their knowledge and expertise, and an even bigger thanks to each and every audience member – without you, we can't do what we love!

Kota Earnhardt
(Technical Director)

Kota is a graduate of Floyd Central High School where he was involved in all aspects of the technical theatre program.  He was part of the F.C. tech team that presented the feature mainstage production of the Drowsy Chaperone at the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska.  He also contributed with set and sound design for Les Mis at F.C. as well as being involved with numerous other productions.  Kota attended the University of Louisville, majoring in Fine Arts and Graphic Design.  Kota is honored to be the technical director for TheatreWorks of Southern Indiana.

Chris Bundy
(Director)

Having worked in theatre for almost five decades, Chris has directed, designed or acted in four hundred plus productions during his career. He holds degrees in theatre from Indiana University and Northwood Institute, Performing Arts Division. His involvement in educational theatre spanned 39 years beginning with his teaching career at West Washington H.S., followed by Silver Creek H.S. and retiring from many years as Director of Theatre Arts at Floyd Central H.S. He was founder and artistic director of the popular Spring Mill Theatre for the Indiana State Parks System for a fourteen year run and has directed productions for a variety of community theatres as well as directing several shows featured at The International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska and four shows representing Indiana at The Edinburgh, Scotland Fringe Festival. He is proud to have former students working in all areas of the performing arts from Broadway to L.A. and throughout the world. Awards include The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award; The Founder’s Award and Educational Theatre Association Hall of Fame Honors; Arts Council of Southern Indiana Arts Advocate Award; WHAS ExCel Award, and I.U. Armstrong Teacher Educator Honors, among others.