TDS RESIDENT COMPANY
Harrison Coffman is excited to be a member of The Drama Studio. Harrison holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Full Sail University and spends the day as the Group Sales Manager for the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Harrison’s past TDS credits include: Spamalot (Lancelot), Legally Blonde, The Musical (Callahan), Proof (Hal), Sweeney Todd (Judge Turpin), Kiss Me Kate (Paul) and The Fantasticks (El Gallo).
Chelsea Endris holds a BFA Dance, Ballet Concentration from Point Park University and is an apprentice with the Montgomery Ballet. Chelsea has served many roles with TDS and some of her favorite TDS show credits include: Legally Blonde, The Musical (Elle), The Glass Slipper (Cinderella), Godspell (Ensemble) and The Fantasticks (Louisa).
Jae Endris holds a BFA in Acting from Ball State University and is currently working on her MFA from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, England. Jae TDS show credits include: Spamalot, Kiss Me Kate, Godspell, Amadeus and Sweeney Todd . Jae has also worked as a Stage Manager, Company Manager, Costumer and House Manager for TDS.
Grace Robertson has a BA in Music from The University of Louisville and is the vocal instructor at Southern Indiana School for the Arts. She has TDS credits of The Fantasticks (Henry), Spamalot (The Lady of the Lake), Legally Blonde, The Musical (Paulette), Amadeus (Count Orsini-Rosenberg & Others), Proof (Katherine), Sweeney Todd (Pirelli) and Godspell (Ensemble).
Jason Effinger is a graduate student at the University of Louisville and holds a master’s degree in Physics. Although a scientist, Jason has an extensive theatre background and multiple show credits with TDS. They include: The Fantasticks (Hucklebee), Spamalot (Sir Gallahad), Legally Blonde, The Musical (Emmett), Amadeus (Emporer Joseph & Others), Frankenstein (Henry), Kiss Me Kate (Bill) and Sweeney Todd (Beatle).
Debra Rice Endris • Executive Director/Artistic Director began her arts career as a classical ballet dancer with the Butler Ballet. She went on to pursue choreography and directing at several local and regional theatres and has many show credits including: Proof, A Tuna Christmas, Art, A Chorus Line, Barefoot in the Park, Nunsense, I Never Sang for My Father, Sweet Charity, Cinderella, Mame, Stepping Out, On Golden Pond, I Am My Own Wife, The Heidi Chronicles, The Gin Game, Deathtrap, Sweeney Todd, Kiss Me Kate and Godspell. She is an accomplished playwright with more than 25 original Ballets and Plays as well as a freelance writer. Debbie is also the acting and founding artistic director of The Southern Indiana School for the Arts. She has served as a member of the CLT board of directors and in 2006, Debbie received National recognition when she was invited into Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals and again in 2007 with the Cambridge Who’s Who. She has been awarded numerous grants for arts education outreach programs and a featured guest on arts radio.
Dan Endris • Technical Director is co executive director of SISA where he is the technical director for all shows. He is a graduate of Indiana University and has an MBA from Webster University. Dan has been a featured soloist and cantor of many professional, school and community events and has served on many community boards including the board of directors for Clarksville Little Theatre. He has an extensive background in set design and producing. His excellent wood crafting talents can be viewed in our beautiful St. Genesius Theatre for which he helped design and hand- craft. Dan most recently appeared as a cast member in The Drama Studio’s production of Side By Side By Sondheim and I Never Sang For My Father.