Roger Ainslie

Roger has been a professional actor and teacher for over 25 years.  He is a member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors’ Equity, and has appeared on a number of television shows, including iCarly, House MD, and House of Cards, acting opposite Emmy and Oscar winners.  A graduate of Second City Conservatory, he has extensive experience in
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Malinda Powers

Malinda Powers, hailing from Chipley Florida, is a proud graduate of University of Mobile, where she earned both a Master of Arts in musical theatre and a Bachelor of Music in musical theatre. During her undergraduate studies, she traveled with Voices of Mobile from 2017 to 2019. She has taught classes, camps, and directed children’s
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Shadoe Valentin

A Southwest Florida native, Shadoe Valentin has been involved in music and theatre for over 20 years with blended credits in both Opera and Musical Theatre. Shadoe serves as the Coordinator of the Roger Breland Center for Performing Arts, which houses ASOTA’s ensembles and productions where he is able to display his giftings for administration.
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Sloan Valencino

Over 40 years of dance experience acquired by combined study, teaching, choreography and performance under various dance studios, colleges, and community theaters across the southeast. Certification in Tap via Southern Association of Dance Masters, 1995. Began teaching tap dance thirty years ago.
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Barbara G. Haines

As an internationally experienced ballerina and ballet master, I have earned valuable interdisciplinary theatre based experience over the past 30 years. I have had the opportunity to perform in classical, neo-classical, and contemporary productions as a principle and chorus dancer produced by prominent choreographers such as Maurice Bejàrt. The invaluable experience gained through my professional
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Andy Wood

Dr. James A. (Andy) Wood is the managing partner of the LifeVesting Group in Mobile, Alabama, providing executive leadership coaching, consulting, counseling and communication services to clients worldwide. As a university professor, he has taught nearly 500 sections over 17 years at every level in various institutions. He also has 32 years of church ministry
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Alison Wilks

Originally from North Alabama, Alison Wilks, graduated in 2009 from the University of Mobile with two bachelor’s degrees and immediately began teaching. With a B.A. in Theatre and B.A. in Psychology, Alison taught both theatre and journalism as the Theatre Department Chair for a high school in Northwest Florida. Her pursuit to further her education
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