Dakota Lee Bryant
President | Board Member
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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Secretary | Founder
Marketing Committee Chair
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.
Vice-President | Founder
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.
Treasurer | Board Member
Financial Committee Chair
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 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.
Board Member | Founder
Events Committee Chair
With a Bachelor in Fine Arts Education, Theatre/Communication Education from the University of Central Oklahoma, she has been a certified Theatre and Competitive Speech teacher for six years. Allyson served on the Jewel Box Theatre board of Advisers and was Co-Chair of the board in 2018 - 2019. As a mother and a performer, Allyson is most excited about 3rd Act Theatre becoming a part of the community through partnerships with local businesses and schools which will allow 3rd Act to provide education through shared experience.
Board Member | Founder
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!