Staff

PortraitsSean Newman (Artistic Director)

Sean Newman has been working in the performing arts for over fourteen years and has been lucky enough to work in many varying aspects of the business. Among the groups he has worked with over the years are the Holly Theatre, the Cumming Playhouse, Black Bear Dinner Theatre, Dawson County Arts Council, and Theatre of the Stars. His work in this industry ranges from performer to director and everything in between. Sean has been seen in shows such as To Kill a Mockingbird (Jem Finch), Big River (Huck Finn), A Christmas Story (Ralphie), Peter Pan (Michael Darling), amongst countless others. He’s also been blessed to work on the production teams of shows such as Godspell (Director), High School Musical JR (Assistant Choreographer), Alice in Wonderland (Assistant Director, Lighting Designer), Steel Magnolias (Stage Manager), Annie JR (Lighting Designer), Guys & Dolls JR (Scenic Designer), Once on This Island JR (Co-Director, Choreographer), and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Assistant Director). As a student performer, he was an active participant at the Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta, GA. This eventually led to him being awarded one of the Outstanding Male Performer awards of the 2012 festival, following which he was invited to New York City to workshop the musical Our House with iTheatrics. He looks forward to his work with Ghostlight Performing Arts Company.

 

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 Brenda Newman (Business Manager)Mom Photo Small

Brenda has been involved with community theatre for over 10 years. She is the former theatre program co-ordinator for the Dawson County Arts Council. She owns Ghostlight Performing Arts  Company along with her son, Sean.

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