KATHRYN LAYCOCK LITTLE (Acting Up Director / Music Director) In her role as actress, Kathryn has performed professionally in leading roles Off-Broadway as a charter member of the Manhattan Theater Ensemble, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, both the Capitol Theater and the Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City, Robert Redford’s Sundance Theater (back when Robert actually signed the checks!), both Hale Center Theaters, and at SCERA. She has been a guest artist with the Tabernacle Choir, Utah Valley Symphony, Utah Valley Choral, BYU’s Synthesis and Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as many other professional concert performances. You may have heard or seen her as the narrator and soloist for numerous television and radio commercials, films, recorded books (over 60 books for Covenant Communications), and musical recordings. Kathryn has directed and musically directed many shows throughout Utah Valley and the Salt Lake City area. For the past 30 years, she and her husband Howard have been the Resident Artistic Directors for the PG Players in Pleasant Grove. She was the instigator and director for the 200 member choir event Christmas in the Grove for 25 years, and has been a professional voice teacher for 45 years. In fear of getting bored, 12 years ago Kathryn took over as director for SCERA’s national award-winning high school company Acting Up! She gives full credit and thanks to her wonderful family, both in heaven and here on earth, as well as incredible friends and colleagues for their love, patience and support. “It takes a village to make pretty much anything worth doing happen!”