OPHS Theatre Alumni
Liz davis, Class of 2016
Liz is about to enter her junior year at SUNY Cortland for a BA in Musical Theatre. Liz was involved in the theatre department at Osbourn Park for 2 years and played the roles of Nellie Forbush in South Pacific and Inga in Young Frankenstein. During her senior year, she co-wrote and stage managed an experimental one-act called Static. Liz is excited to say she will be heading to Michigan this summer for her first professional theatre experience with Tibbits Summer Theatre. Directly following this contract, she will attend the week-long Open Jar intensive in New York City under the direction of the Tony-winning Board of Directors.
Michaelynn Kopp, class of 2018
Michaelynn is in her Freshman Year at Pace University in New York City for a B.A. in Stage Management. She transferred to Osbourn Park during her Junior year and served in a variety of tech positions: run crew, set painter, director, and stage manager. She has completed three productions while at Pace and has three more scheduled for the Spring. Two upcoming shows are part of Pace New Musicals and one is pre-production for a film.
Taurie Mitchell, Class of 2016
Taurie is a choreographer, dancer, and dance instructor in Northern Virginia. Her passion for dance began when she was four years old with tap dancing. Even though ballet is her specialty, she did not start ballet until she was almost 10 years old. Taurie has been dancing at the Northern Virginia Dance Academy since she was seven and recently started teaching there four years ago.
In 2013,Taurie was accepted into the Asaph Dance Ensemble, a professional dance company located in Northern Virginia. Although ballet is her specialty she also enjoys tap, modern, contemporary, and jazz dancing. Taurie’s junior year of high school at Osbourn Park she was the assistant choreographer for the musical, South Pacific. There on Taurie has choreographed Young Frankenstein, Oklahoma!, and The Music Man at Osbourn Park.
Taurie is a full-time student at Northern Virginia Community College and plans to transfer to George Mason University in the Fall of 2018, earning her degree in Dance and a minor in Mathematics.