Elm Street Staff

Get to know us…

Meet our Elm Street Cultural Arts Village Staff for our 2018-19 Season!

staffphotos(4of6)Christopher Brazelton | Executive Director
Christopher Brazelton started in April of 2013 at Elm Street and has loved getting involved with the community. He holds a B.A in Theatre from Florida State University. Prior to coming to Woodstock, Christopher founded Leave Your Mark Productions in Tallahassee, FL, where he built a volunteer base of 400 people and produced over 25 productions with a vision that each ticket contributing to social justice issues globally. Now, Christopher has focused Elm Street programs to create vibrancy and engage the community with everything that the organization does. Being a somewhat serial entrepreneur, he is excited to see the next steps the organization takes and can’t wait for you to be a part of it. Christopher lives in Woodstock with his wife Morgan and dogs, Tally and Fischer.

 

Siobhan Brumbelow | Associate Artistic Directorstaff(2of2)
Siobhan Brumbelow holds a B.A. in Theatre from Brenau University and has toured northern U.S. and Canada with Missoula Children’s Theatre. She has been involved with the Elm Street Cultural Arts Village (TLAC) since 2002. She has had many responsibilities with this theatre organization including: directing, teaching, choreographing, and managing & performing with the iThink Improv and Elm Street’s Repertory Touring Troupe: RepTouR. She is also a resident playwright and has written many short scripts and plays for Elm Street including Rapunzel and A Christmas Carol.

 

 

Brian Gamel |Production Manager
Brian Gamel holds a B.A. in Theatre with a focus in production management from Florida State University. He has been with Elm Street for many years, and is excited to be working with the staff to create vibrancy in the area. Born and raised in Georgia, Brian has worked with other theatre companies on the east coast, but is excited to be back in Woodstock with Elm Street.

 

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Jillian Melko | Community Engagement Coordinator
Jillian Melko holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from The New School, NYC. She has been performing for most of her life and it has taken her touring all over the U.S., through Regional Theater’s and even Off-Broadway. Jillian has been with Elm Street Cultural Arts Village (TLAC)  since 2006, first appearing in numerous main stage shows and then progressing through iThink Improv, teaching classes and most recently since her return to Georgia, all of the above. Jillian is the resident photographer here at Elm Street and looking forward to the growth and future of this company.

 

 

Joe Lemmo |iThink Improv Director
Joe became the iThink Improv Director in October 2017. He is a professional educator and improv artist with over 18 years of experience in public education and 8 years of experience in improv comedy. Joe directs and performs with the iThink Improv Troupe twice a month. The troupe performs every third Thursday at Reformation Brewery and once a month on the City Center Stage. Joe also teaches adult and teen improv classes that each end in their very own graduation shows. He lives in Woodstock with his wife, son, and cat.

 

Meet our 2018 Summer Camp Counselors

Teundras Oaks | Senior Camp Leadstaffphotos(6of6)
Teundras holds a B.A. in Theatre from Georgia Southern University. Her best memories are teaching at Elm Street’s Summer Camp this last summer and teaching drama and film at a children’s school in South India.  She loves traveling, smoothies, acting, singing (off key) and being a little silly. She can’t wait to inspire and create with the kids!


 Kristina Welch | Senior Camp Lead
Kristina Welch is a junior at Kennesaw State University. She has been performing since 2002 and has been with Elm Street (TLAC) since 2007. Aside from teaching, she has Choreographed many shows with Off Broadway Children’s Theatre and Elm Street. Kristina had the time of her life teaching Elm Street’s Summer Camps last summer and she’s very excited to be teaching this year again! 

 

 

Travis Clark | Junior Camp Lead
Travis has just finished his freshman year at Faulkner University. He has been a part of elm street summer camps since 2015. He is very excited to return to camp and create a show in only five days.

 


Laura Brown | Camp Counselor
Laura Brown just completed her third year at Berry College and will graduate with a degree in Math Education in the spring of 2020. Laura started her theater journey with Elm Street (TLAC) in 2007 through the summer camp program and has since explored all aspects of theater, on and off stage, through Elm Street and other theater programs. She is thrilled to be teaching at Elm Street’s Summer Camp for a third year!

 

 Catherine Long | Camp Counselor
Catherine Long is from Acworth, GA and is a sophomore at the University of Mississippi. Catherine is pursuing a BFA in Acting for Stage and Screen while working in the scene shop and holding a PR position at school. She is excited to be back home and sharing her knowledge with all the kiddos coming to camp this summer!

 

Justin Spainhour-Roth | Camp Counselor
Justin Spainhour-Roth recently relocated to the Atlanta area after graduating from Bowling Green State University (Ohio) and is ecstatic to be joining the Elm Street Team this summer! He holds a BAC (Bachelor of Arts in Communication) with a Specialization in Musical Theatre and has performed professionally in Ohio and Michigan. Justin is most excited about helping foster and inspire the next generation of artists, patrons, and supporters of the arts! #createvibrancy

 

 Amanda Simmons | Camp Counselor
Amanda Simmons just graduated with the 2018 class at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and plans to pursue a career in stage/film acting and directing. She is ecstatic to be a part of Elm Street Summer Camp and is excited to be sharing this experience of exploring theatre with the campers!


 Isabelle Vinelli | Camp Counselor
Isabelle Vinelli has recently graduated from Cherokee High School. She has been with Elm Street for several years, and plans to continue being involved as the organization grows. She is so excited to be a part of camp and cannot wait to meet all the kiddos!

 

 

Olivia Adams | Counselor in Training

Olivia has been involved with elm street for the past 8 years and have thoroughly enjoyed every single one! She’s so excited to be apart of the Elm Street Summer camp staff this year!

 

Caleb Joyner | Counselor in Training

Caleb is entering his sophomore year at Etowah High School. He has been with Elm Street since 2015 when he did Rapunzel. This is his first year being involved and he is very excited to be a part of this experience. 

 

Max Vinelli | Support – Camp Tech
Max Vinelli is beginning his sophomore year at Cherokee High School. He has been with Elm Street since 2015. He is very excited to be involved with summer camp this year.