Seth Daniel/Shelby Have (Artistic Director/Show Director/Co-Founder) attended UL Lafayette in 2014-2018 studying Mass Communications, Performing Arts, and Secondary Speech Education. He has worked under companies including The Tea Sippers’ Theatre Co., LRE Theatre Co., Espirit de Coeur, Travis Guillory, Cite Des Arts, Christy Leichty, Iberia Performing Arts League, The Diamond Devil Revue, and Mia Moore Presents. He is an avid performer in the community and performs at times as his drag alter ego, Shelby Have. Seth has produced, co-directed, and starred in the 2017 production of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” at Cite Des Arts and the 2018 production of “The Rocky Horror Show” at BOLT Bar & Patio.
Gina Baronne (Wardrobe Director/Show Director/Co-Founder) is a native of Baton Rouge, and graduated with a BFA from the UL with a concentration in Design & Technical Theater. She was the manager of the UL Costume Shop for her years of attendance. Gina then was the House Manager for Cite des Arts from 2003-2005. She has provided design and technical work, stage managing, & directing on many productions throughout south Louisiana over the last 20 years, including productions with Cite des Arts, Baton Rouge Little Theater, Abbey Players, SAS Productions, Ovation Theatre, Acadiana Reperto ry Theater (ART), Evangeline Players, AUI/AURA, The Compound, The Tea-Sippers, The Riveters & Lauren-Reilly Eliot Co. (LRE). She also works with theater productions & classes in schools around Acadiana, including Wonderland Performing Arts, Tuerlings High, UL Opera Department & ESA. Gina has worked for years with touring shows throughout Louisiana, including shows at the Heymann Center, Cajun Dome, surrounding Casinos & performing arts centers. She also spends her time & talent working with benefit fundraiser productions, such as, Big Brothers, Big Sisters & The Council on Aging. She also stage managed and provided tech at The Riant Theater Strawberry One-Act Festival in New York City. Recently she has been involved in LRE’s A Streetcar Named Desire,Fences, The Real Thing & Our Town. She was a part of the ACA’s Art Spark Grant with Sue Schleifer’s Take Down the Letters, as a stage manager & costume designer, performed locally & in November at NOLA Infringe Fest. In 2017, she directed Shelby Have Productions (formally known as Vau de Ville Acadienne) first production, Hedwig & the Angry Inch & co-directed the recent production of Rocky Horror Show.
Miguel Ochoa (Vocal/Music Director) graduated with his BM in Vocal Performance at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Miguel worked with Brian Banion at Bay View Music Festival in Michigan Summer 2017 and performed the role of Alidoro in Rossini’s comic opera La Cenerentola (Cinderella). He is a former student of Shawn Roy and has performed Frank (Die Fledermaus), Pooh-Bah (The Mikado), Vittorio (Death Takes a Holiday), and many other featured roles with UL Lafayette. In addition to his stages roles, Miguel co-directed Sweeney Todd with UL Lafayette and Music Directed Rocky Horror with Shelby Have Productions last fall. In 2013, he participated in American Singers' Opera Project's production of Don Giovanni as Leporello, and returned in the summer of 2014 to perform Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte. "Classical Voice North Carolina" reviewed him as having “the mostevenly polished voice as Sarastro." Miguel is a vocal coach at the Acadiana Conservatory of Music where he also serves as Personnel Manager and Music Librarian. He enjoys discovering new music and looks forward to developing his character one stage at a time.
Megan Conner Tran (Choreographer) is a performance artist from Lafayette, LA. She was trained at the Lafayette Ballet Theater and studied at ABT and CPYB. In addition to ballet, she's performed several character roles such as the Wicked Stepmother in LBT's Cinderella, a singing/ dancing fairy in Midsummer Night's Dream, and Maleficent in LBT's Sleeping Beauty. For over five years, Megan was a choreographer and director for a local burlesque troupe. In addition to producing shows in Lafayette, she toured as a soloist in shows across the country. Megan recently was the choreographer and a performer in Shelby Have's production of the Rocky Horror Picture show. In addition to dance experience, Megan is a talented costume designer and seamstress. Her work includes Bella Blue's solo dress for her 2018 performance in the Burlesque Hall of Fame and the Queen's gowns for Rio and Triton throu gh Mardi Gras Musketeers. She works full time in Product Development and Design at Stuller inc. and part time at Painting with a Twist.
Taylor Verrett (Graphic/Media Artist) recently graduated from ULL with a BFA concentrated in Computer Art and animation. She has been an active member of Lafayette's theatre community since 2013. Taylor has performed in many shows with the Tea Sippers' Theatre co and served as a board member. Some of her credits include Cinderella in Into the Woods, Wendla in Spring Awakening, and Janet in Rocky Horror. Alongside of performing, Taylor also contributes to the theatre community by designing posters and advertisements for productions. She is currently in the process of applying to the University of Maryland to pursue a Masters in Theatre Projection Design.
Brooklyn Woods (Assistant to the Director) attended UL Lafayette in 1997-2001 studying Musical Theatre. She was one of the first four students of Shawn Roy. She has been performing in Lafayette and Acadiana since then only taking a break to raise her five kids. While on break Brooklyn realized that our community was in need of one place to go to find out about local performing arts, so she created Acadiana Artiste. Acadiana Artiste is a Website, App, Facebook Page and Group that promotes all of local performing arts. It contains a calendar as well as the posters from the shows when available. Brooklyn is also the admin to the Facebook group Audition Notices! for our community to find out about local auditions. Brooklyn, her husband and their children are all performers within Lafayette. They have performed with Shelby Have Productions, LRE, The Tea Sippers, Esprit de Coeur, Diamond Devil Revue, TheRiveters, Acting Unlimited, Travis Guillory, Kidz Kabaret, Wonderland Performing Arts, Acting Up, Shakespeare’s Summer Youth Program, Esprit de Coeur Murder Mysteries, Christy Leichty, Lafayette Parish Schools Talented Arts Program, UL Lafayette Opera Theatre, The Big Brothers Big Sisters Murder Mystery Fund Raisers and Andrew Lee Vincent.