Angie Loney - Ensemble Director (
​Angie teaches music at Crossroads Elementary School and has been involved with WH Drama for over seven years, directing ensemble casts (including writing scripts for the tenth anniversary) and assisting with music. She has two children at Western Hills and one at Stilwell.
Gabrielle Eaton - Project Manager ( 

Gabrielle has one daughter at Western Hills Elementary. Participating in theater was her favorite part of school and she is happy to help bring that same enthusiasm to the Western Hills students.

Shannon Frohardt - Costumes (
Kera Costello and Arvetta Browning - Producers


Elissa Johnson - Costumes (
Kara and Kelly Tench - Backstage Manager and Stage Ninja Coordinators ( 

Kara and Kelly both work at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. They both have a passion for volunteering at Western Hills.  They started working with the play as parent volunteers, helping with wrangling and backstage. This is their 4th year helping with the play. They have two children, one at Western Hills ,and one at Stilwell.

Gary Scherer - Director ( Gary is an actuary with Nationwide Insurance, and in his free time volunteers and serves on the board at the Des Moines Community Playhouse. He has been involved with Western Hills Drama for the past ten years in a variety of roles ranging from set designer to assistant director. He has two children. 
Jenny Burton - Assistant Director
​Jenny.... She has two children at Western Hills.
Western Hills Drama is an all-volunteer organization, staffed by parents and teachers who generously share their time and experience with the student participants. Meet some of this year’s team: