Ryan DeLaCroix, Director of Tartan Theatre

Ryan DeLaCroix is in his 6th year of heading up the theatre program at Tartan High School. He hails from Frankfort, Indiana and attended Purdue University where he studied Theatre Education. When he is not goofing around on the stage, he is working at Tartan overseeing the Media Center. Mr. D resides in St. Paul.

Tracie Hanson, Vocal & Music Director

Tracie Hanson has been teaching at Tartan High School since 1998. She received her undergraduate degree in music education from Gustavus Adolphus College. Ms. Hanson is married and has a son named Graham who is in the 5th grade. They live nearby in White Bear Lake.

Hannah Braasch, Accompanist/Music Director

Hannah Braasch serves as the Tartan Choir Accompanist and serves as the Musical Director for the Tartan Theatre Summer Intensive productions. Mrs. Braasch lives in Fridley with her husband, Dave and their horde of animal children

Melanie Meyer, Assistant Director

Melanie Meyer is not new to the Tartan Theatre family, but is jumping to the production staff side of things in 2013. Melanie has been a Math teacher at North High School in North St. Paul for the last 10 years. Melanie grew up on the stage as a dancer and enjoys performing and working behind the scenes. She has been seen in the ISD#622 summer productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Annie, where she was Ms. Hannigan. She was also the Stage Manager for Children of Eden with ISD#622.

Kecia Rehkamp, Costumer

Kecia Rehkamp is originally from St. Cloud, MN. She attended the University of Minneasota Duluth where she recieved her BFA in Musical Theatre. She has been lucky and blessed to have been working in the cities for the past few years. Kecia has worked with several theatre companies in the Twin Cities area including Chameleon Theatre Circle, Nimbus, Theatre Unbound, and many others. This is Kecia's first year with Tartan Theatre.

Alex Nelson, Costumer

Darren Hensel, Technical Director

Darren Hensel is returning to us as the Technical Director and Master Carpenter. When Darren isn't rockin' the stage with his band, he enjoys pursuing other musically driven projects including; designing and building sets for various theatre companies and schools and even taking the stage as an actor with some of the Twin Cities' popular theatre groups.

Becky Bechel, Lighting Designer

Becky Bechel is the resident Lighting Designer at Tartan Theatre. She works for Norcostco, a theatre supply company in the Twin Cities.  She resides in Maplewood with her husband, Andy and her adorable son, Austin

Jodi Frovold, Assistant Director/Costumer

Jodi Frovold is a 4th Grade teacher at Red Rock Elementary in Woodbury and serves on the production staff for Tartan Theatre. She has been the Assistant Director for the last three seasons and also been the costumer designer for several shows. Jodi lives in North St. Paul with her mother, Phylis and her mini pooch, Piper. She has two children, Bailey and Austin.