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The Mandatory Team

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Tamera is proud to be the Executive Director of the Mandatory Theater Company and a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. Tamera made her professional debut at The Mountain Playhouse in the 1985 production of Annie.  Memorable roles include Amy in Little Women, Josie Pye in Anne of Green Gables, Chiffon in Little Shop of Horrors, Poppy in Noises Off, Rita in Lucky Stiff, Mrs. Edmonds in 5/31/1889 - The Flood, and Bella in Lost in Yonkers. She has been seen in numerous film and television spots including Strangers With Candy, The Conan O’Brien Show, Manna from Heaven, All My Children, and her favorite and most local role: Missy Kreitzer, in the internet comedy series Greg and Donny, which won the IFC Out of the Box award at the New York Television Festival. Tamera continues to perform professionally and was most recently seen as Sister Mary Hubert in The Mountain Playhouse’s production of Nunsense. Tamera has been directing for 10 years with directing credits including Zombie Prom, Hello, Dolly!, Oliver!, Crazy for You, Oklahoma!, The Descendants, and The Sound of Music. She is currently the director for the North Star High School Musical and the Mandatory Theater Company.

REBEKAH HURLEY- Director of Operations
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Rebekah is the director of operations for the Mandatory Theater Company. She holds a bachelors degree in English and Secondary Education and a masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Rebekah brings over 20 years of educational instruction experience and 9 years of experience managing and directing youth programs. Rebekah has enjoyed singing and performing in school musicals since she was very young, making her stage debut in kindergarten. Over the years, she has participated in countless musicals, musical competitions, was a member of her collegiate choir, and performed in a traveling female ensemble. Rebekah plays the piano, guitar, and is an expert handbell plunker. Rebekah is involved in local theater in several capacities. She is currently the music director for the North Star High School Musical with music directing credits that include The Descendants, Oliver!, Sound of Music, Crazy for You, Talent  Survivor, Godspell, and Oklahoma! 

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