Founder & Managing Director
Imagination & Literacy Instructor
Susan is thrilled to begin Stage Stormers' second
season in conjunction with the OJR Summer Enrichment Program for the 15th summer season and looks forward to seeing all of this year's productions with new and returning young actors.
Susan is an accomplished singer and actress having performed
in such popular theatrical productions as Cabaret, South
Pacific, My Fair Lady, The Secret Garden, Joseph and the
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Into the Woods and "Do
Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?" Her professional experience includes performing
as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies Entertainment Troupe, vocal over artist for Bold Gold Media,
and walk-on parts in "Rocky V" and a small independent
film "The Life and Times of Charlie Putz."
biggest delight has been her recent experience these past
few years bringing her love of the arts to the children
Main Stage Director
Sarah has been involved with Stage Stormers since
2006 and has since worked her way up the ranks from actor, to intern, to assistant director and now is
excited to be taking on the role of Assistant Program Director
at her Alma Mater OJR.
Throughout high school she worked as an assistant director for the East Coventry Elementary Drama Club, Stage Stormers, and acted in both the fall and
plays at OJRHS. Her Theater background brought her
to pursue a career working behind the
scenes in the
Sarah just completed her junior at Columbia College Chicago and graduated from Owen J. Roberts in 2015.
Program Music Director
Cecily Ryan is a recent graduate of West Chester University with a Bachelors of Music in Education, with a main focus on voice. Although she has studied voice her whole life, Cecily also loves to play the piano, French Horn, and guitar! She sang in many different ensembles at her time at WCU: Cantari Donne, Mastersingers, and Concert Choir, where she was a soloist. She also participated in University Opera Theatre. She is also currently employed at the Cathedral Choir School of Delaware, a nonprofit after school program in Wilmington, DE which focuses on teaching music to students through rehearsal techniques. She has always loved musical theater and is so excited to be working
with the students at Stage Stormers!
Audition Prep & Nova Theater
Lisa has worked for many years in theater not only as an actor, but as a director, teaching artist, dramaturg, produced playwright, technical director, lighting designer, stage crew, reviewer and roustabout. Ms. Panzer holds an MLS from Drexel University and as an undergraduate studied film, journalism, theater arts, literature and music.
Her 5th House Theatre company is dedicated to inspiring imagination and creativity. Lisa has also dabbled in film as an actor, script supervisor, and also researcher via her company Continuity Research Service.
Her cats disapprove!
Main Stage Assistant
Director and Choreographer
Reagan Flewelling is so excited to be a part of the
Stage Stormers team! She first discovered a love for theatre as a child in Stage Stormers drama camp. Reagan went on to be trained in vocal performance, ten years of jazz and ballet, and has acted extensively in local community theatre. Reagan graduated Owen J. Roberts High School in the class of 2017 and considers performing in the musicals, plays, and choir
as some of the best times of high school. She especially enjoyed being a member of the 7-Ups show choir. Reagan now attends James Madison University, pursuing her B.S. in Intelligence Analysis and a minor in Russian. She is active in the Madison Honors Leadership Council,
and is an avid runner.
Theresa Rose Murphy
Head of Curriculum
Theresa Rose has been with Stage Stormers from day one. Beginning as an Assistant Teacher, moving to Head Teacher, Choreographer and Assistant Program Director. She exudes professionalism and kept things
going in Delaware County by taking on every task with excellence. We are lucky to have her as such an
integral part of our successes.
She has been performing since she was in grade school and continued throughout high school with leading roles in shows such as, "Bye Bye Birdie, "Anything Goes," "The Snow Queen," and "Charlie Brown." She graduated from West Chester University with a Bachelors in English Education, completed her Masters in Education with Reading Certificate through Cabrini College, and is currently pursuing a Masters in Online Teaching with Wilkes University. She currently teaches high school English with Brandywine Virtual Academy (BVA), an online learning provider with the Chester County Intermediate Unit. She is the English Department Chair for BVA, as well.