The Board

Dakota Lee Bryant

President | Board Member

Events Committee Chair

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An NW Oklahoma Native, Dakota Lee Bryant is a theatre artist & podcaster who holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing from Rockford University and an Associates of Arts in Theatre from McLennan Community College. Dakota currently serves as the Treasurer and Chairs the Financials & Events Committees.
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Michele Fields

Vice-President | Founder
Grant Committee Chair

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Michele Fields has been entertaining from a young age and graduated from Rose State College with an Associate’s Degree in Speech and Theater. She served on the board for OKCTC, as well as serving one term as President. Michele has enjoyed honing her craft. She has also worked with several local artistic groups, including Adele Wolf’s Burlesque and Variety Show and The City Cabaret. 

Christine Jolly

Secretary | Founder
Marketing Committee Chair

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Christine Jolly has been onstage and backstage at many Oklahoma City community theatres. She was Managing Director for Oklahoma City Theatre Company, and has also filled several positions on their Board, most recently as Vice President and Interim President. Christine is inspired by the vision of 3rd Act Theatre Company to be an inclusive space meant to entertain, enlighten, and enhance the lives of our community through live theatre, and also by the passion and dedication of her co-founders.

Deanna Brouillette

Treasurer | Board Member
Financial Committee Chair

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Deanna Brouillette is a board member at 3rd Act Theatre Company. She has a B.S. in Business from the University of Idaho and a M.L.I.S. from the University of Texas at Austin. She previously served on the board of Reduxion Theatre Company.

Christine Lanning

Board Member

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Christine Lanning is a board member and serves on the events committee. Before moving to Oklahoma she worked on the Barney and Friends television show for over a decade. Having been involved with theater since elementary school, Christine has had the opportunity to work in every aspect of a theater but her passion is on stage. She has worked with over 20 theater companies in multiple states. You may also catch her on screen in commercials, independent films, tv and feature films.

Christine Lanning is a board member and serves on the events committee. Before moving to Oklahoma she worked on the Barney and Friends television show for over a decade. Having been involved with theater since elementary school, Christine has had the opportunity to work in every aspect of a theater but her passion is on stage. She has worked with over 20 theater companies in multiple states. You may also catch her on screen in commercials, independent films, tv and feature films.

Christine Lanning is a board member and serves on the events committee. Before moving to Oklahoma she worked on the Barney and Friends television show for over a decade. Having been involved with theater since elementary school, Christine has had the opportunity to work in every aspect of a theater but her passion is on stage. She has worked with over 20 theater companies in multiple states. You may also catch her on screen in commercials, independent films, tv and feature films.

Allison Draheim

Board Member

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Allison Draheim entered the theatre when she was 2 weeks old, born to an actress and a lighting designer. Allison was raised in many theatres across the country. Working backstage, acting, dancing, singing, and directing her way through life. Being a member of 3rd Act Theatre Company's Board of Directors is like being home once more. She also received her Bachelor of Arts in History and Women and Gender Studies at the University of Oklahoma. Most recently, Allison is a Co-Owner and Founder of Upon A Star Events and works as a grant writer for several non-profits.  

Don Taylor

Board Member | Founder

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Don Taylor began entertaining the public as a radio DJ in 1978 at the age of 17. After more than 15 years in radio he ventured onto the stage in 1995; it instantly felt like home and ever since, theatre people have been his chosen family.  Don anticipates many more gratifying theatre experiences with the artists and technicians of Oklahoma, making 3rd Act Theatre Company an inclusive and visionary platform for the performing arts!

Adrienne Proctor

Ad Hoc Board Member

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Adrienne Proctor is an Oklahoma City based writer, theatre-goer, and mom. An avid supporter of the arts, Adrienne has written reviews for theatre since 2017. Her work has been featured on Broadway World, the Guthrie News Leader, and the Oklahoma Gazette. In 2020, her review of BRIGHT STAR went viral, reaching over 10,000 readers and earning a spot on the Broadway World global front page. When she’s not at the theatre, she’s looking for the best coffee shop in town! Adrienne loves the performing arts and is excited to be an active member on the 3rd Act Board of Directors, with plans to continue contributing to this beautiful art form that is live theatre! 

Dani Miller

Ad Hoc Board Member

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Dani Becker joined the theatre scene 2 years ago with 3rd Act Theatre Company and has now had several positions as an actor, crew member, or stage manager.  Dani's professional background includes over 10 years of banking and compliance experience. She has also acted in leadership roles for 2 other non-profit charity organizations. She plans to utilize her financial and leadership skills to help continue building 3rd Act Theatre's financial stability and fundraising capability. Dani is honored to be serving as a board member for such a wonderful company geared toward the enrichment of the industry as well as the community through collaboration, inclusivity, and a dedication to provide a safe space for all to practice theatre arts.