THE PURPLE BOX THEATER


CATHY HOLBROOK
Founding Artistic Director & Owner of The Purple Box Theater
Cathy's career as a Professional Director & Producer spans over 35 years.  She has recently returned to Texas from California where for the past 12 years she has produced  & directed  professional and novice actors in numerous original and published stage plays  in North Hollywood  Theaters.   She has received several accolades and favorable reviews from the Hollywood  community.   She has also worked on Hollywood's Christian Film  Project 168 and studied acting techniques based on  the Meisner and Stanislasky Methods.  While in California Cathy also developed many drama ministry  programs for local churches in the Southern Los Angeles area.  Cathy is also the founder and producer of First Light Players, a non profit Christian Community Theater organization dedicated to create new works that explore inspirational live stage productions that make audiences think, feel, laugh and cry leaving them with an experience that awakens them. 
In 1985 Cathy created the Young Theater and Performing Stars of Texas- a youth stage and performing arts school in the Friendswood-Pearland area-where she produced and directed numerous stage plays and musicals annually including "Annie", "Grease", "Oliver", Bye Bye Birdie", "Oklahoma", "South Pacific","Cinderella","Snow White & the 7 Dwarfs", "Little Shop of Horrors","Back to the Beach", "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown", "Little Women" & "Wizard of Oz" , along with monthly performances at various festivals, conventions, and Houston area community events, such as The Houston Freedom Festival, the 1992 Republican National Convention , The State of Maine Republican Delegates Dinner, NASA Employees Annual Family Picnic, Houston International Festival, Friendswood's 4th of July program, Friendswood's Christmas parade and tree lighting, Dickens on the Strand in Galveston, Pasadena's Strawberry Festival, Pasadena's Rodeo, the Bluebonnet Festival in Brenham, Old Town Spring Musical and Heritage Festivals, Rockets half time shows, and annual appearances at major theme parks across the U.S. including Disneyworld Florida, Seaworld, Texas & Florida, Nashville's Opryland, Splashtown USA, Astroworld, and on Premier's Big Red Boat Cruise Ship to the Bahamas.
Recently her Broadway Kids have performed at DISNEYWORLD (2013, 2015, 2018), DISNEYLAND (2014, 2016), UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD (2014), UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ORLANDO (2018)The NEW AMSTERDAM THEATER, NYC (2015), KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER, NYC (2016), SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS (2014,2015,2016, 2017, 2018)
Many of Cathy's students have worked professionally in Stage, Television, Film, Music and Commercials as kids and as adults.


MEAGAN ALLEN
DIRECTOR FOR LITTLE MUSICAL THEATER STARS. AGES 6-8
DIRECTOR FOR THURS MUSICAL THEATER   AGES 8-10

Meagan has taught children, ages 4-5, at a top private preschool for eight years. In that time she implemented music and theatrical lessons and activities through out the curriculum, including an annual Christmas play that she wrote, directs and produces. She has been active in the community theater circuit, having many leading roles such as Winifred in Once Upon a Mattress, Lucy in You're a good man Charlie Brown, Lucy in Dracula, Josefa in A Shot in the Dark. As well as many chorus/villager/towns person/brunette female #2 roles.  Her specialties are musical theater, comedic acting and improvisational games, with children.


T'MAR BUNCH
DIRECTOR FOR TWEENS MUSICAL THEATER CLASS
DIRECTOR FOR TEENS ONSTAGE & FSB
DIRECTOR FOR BROADWAY TWEENS PERFORMING GROUP
DIRECTOR FOR FUTURE STARS OF BROADWAY TEENS
PRIVATE VOICE COACH FOR PBT

T'Mar has been involved with musical theater since the 6th grade.  She is a student at the University of Houston where she is studying musical theate, music and majoring in education.  She is also a member of their Acapella Choir.
She has taken dance classes in NYC at the Broadway Dance Center and usical Theater Workshops with Broadway Bound and Class Act Ny in NYC.



SYDNEY MOORE
DIRECTOR FOR  TUES & THURSDAY BROADWAY KIDS PERFORMING GROUP
DIRECTOR FOR LITTLE BROADWAY KIDS PERFORMING GROUP
CHOREOGRAPHER FOR TUESDAY MUSICAL THEATER  AGES 8-10
CHOREOGRAPHER FOR TEENS MUSICAL THEATER
CHOREOGRAPHER FOR TEENS FUTURE STARS OF BROADWAY


Sydney graduated from Alvin High School where she was a proud member of the Alvin Jacketeers, serving as Social Chairman in her Senior year.  Sydney started her performing arts career at the age of 9 when she joined Purple Box Theater.  She has been in numerous youth, Teen and Adult shows & Musicals.  She has performed at Disney World, DisneyLand, Universal Studios and in New York City at the New Amsterdam Theater on Broadway and the Kauffman Performing ARts Center.
Sydney has studied at the Broadway Dance Center in NYC and taken numerous professional master classes and workshops with Disney in FLorida and California and Broadway Bound and Class Act Ny in NYC
Sydney attends San Jacinto College 


JEANNA CRUMP
DANCE DIRECTOR
CHOREOGRAPHER FOR TWEENS BROADWAY KIDS
CHOREOGRAPHER FOR  TWEEN MUSICAL THEATER
DIRECTOR FOR TUESDAY MUSICAL THEATER CLASS. AGES 8-10
enna has danced her entire life, trained with the SE Texas Ballet Company and the infamous Debbie Allen; has extensive experience in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, lyrical, hip hop and Broadway style dances. In addition to dance she has been involved in numerous theater plays and musicals. She has taught dance for many years and is experienced in Martial Arts. She has adorable little girls that I'm sure we will start seeing around the theater. Most of all she has an infectious smile and loads of positive energy!


LORIE ALCAZAR
DIRECTOR FOR THEATER PRODUCTION CLASS
DANCE TEACHER
​Lorie has a Bachelor of Art Theater Degree from the University of Houston. She has taught Dance and theater  for several years in the Galveston area.  She is also a substitute teacher for CCISD.


ALEC WHITE
IMPROV DIRECTOR

​Alec has experience in Stage Acting, Musical Theater, Film Acting, Improv, Stand up Comedy, Film directing, Stage directing, working with kids of all ages, working with kids with disabilities, film editing and script writing. He has his own Improv troupe that performs in Houston. Alec is a student at University of Houston working towards a B.A. in Media Production. He has also been seen in a couple of Purple Box Players productions.


ASHLYNN MOORE
ASST FOR LITTLE THEATER STARS MONDAY
ASST DIRECTOR FOR STAGE STARS THEATER CLASS

Ashlynn has been a member of PBT since the beginning.
She has been in numerous musical theater productions and performed with the Broadway Kids in Disney and NYC.
Ashlynn has participated in workshops and master classes in dance and theater in Nyc and with Disney is Florida and California
Ashlynn was also an officer with her high school dance team


RHONDA BAILES
STAGE MANAGER FOR PURPLE BOX PLAYERS
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FOR PBT





STUDENT  TEACHERS

MYLANA VALDINA
ASST DIRECTOR FOR  TWEENS MONDAY MUSICAL THEATER
MUSIC DIRECTOR FOR TUESDAY MUSICAL THEATER CLASS   AGES 8-10
MUSIC DIRECTOR FOR THURSDAY MUSICAL THEATER CLASS.  AGES 8-10
MUSIC DIRECTOR FOR TUES & THURS BROADWAY KIDS   AGES 8-10


Mylana attends College of The Mainland.  She was the recipient of the Theater Production Award at FJH , is an active member of the Future Stars of Broadway and Teens Onstage.  She has performed at DISNEY WORLD-2013, 2 015, DISNEYLAND-2014,2016 UNIVERSAL STUDIOS-2014, NYC The New Amsterdam Theater, The Merkin Concert Hall and Six Flags Over Texas, Junior Theater Festival Atlanta Team and many festivals and events in Friendswood with the Broadway Kids and Future Stars of Broadway.  She has been in many plays and musicals with the Young Theater Stars, Teens Onstage
Mylana has studied dance at the Broadway Dance Center & Steps in NYC and participated in many master classes and workshops with Disney and Broadway Bound and Class Act Ny in NYC.  




BRIANNA RANKIN
STUDENT TEACHER FOR TWEEN MUSICAL THEATER




TORIA ROSE HARRIS
STUDENT  TEACHER  FOR LITTLE BROADWAY KIDS



GISELLE ALCALA
STUDENT TEACHER  FOR LITTLE BROADWAY KIDS



JULIETTE MOLINA
STUDENT INTERN WITH THE MONDAY LITTLE THEATER CLASS


SAVANNAH MAYFIELD
STUDENT INTERN WITH THE THURS MUSICAL THEATER CLASS