About the Directors

Director - Mike Arndt
Mr. Arndt has been working with the MMS Musicals since Beauty and the Beast.  He served as the Stage Manager for Beauty and the Beast and Annie.  He started as the Assistant Director for Seussical.  He is proudest of the spectacular shows that is a product of everyone in the cast, crew, and production staff coming together each year. He wants to thank everyone who supported him in his theatrical endeavors, including his wife and his parents.  Outside of theater, Mr. Arndt is the Director at the Christ Church Children's Center in Dryville, PA.  He is also the Christian Education and Youth Director at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church where he founded the playwrights, a youth drama program that has performed more than 30 musicals and plays since 1996. 

Music Director - Erika Watson
Mrs. Watson has been music directing for MMS since the 2013-2014 school year, beginning with Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr. She has been performing in musicals since she was seven years old and now enjoys seeing productions from a different angle. Mrs. Watson teaches 7th-9th grade vocal and general music at MMS. She also sings in her church's praise band, teaches piano and voice lessons, and is the Vice President of Berks County Chorus events. 

Technical Director - Jeff Bezler
Mr. Bezler has been directing musicals for MMS since the 2009-2010 school year, starting with Beauty and the Beast.  Since then, he has directed one musical per year with great success.  He is proudest of the growth of the shows from a cast of around 40 in BatB to a cast of around 70 in Seussical.  He wants to thank all of those who have supported him in his theatrical endeavors, especially his parents, his brother, Mark, and his lovely wife.  Outside of theater, Mr. Bezler also dabbles in guitar and vocal music, is the MS AV director, and teaches 9th grade English.

Choreographer - Alli Meck
(awaiting bio)

Set Construction and Design -  Matt Watson
(awaiting bio)