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Hannah Rhodes

Hannah Rhodes

Hannah Rhodes Beacon of Light & Optimism “AKA” Production Assistant Hannah holds a B.A. in Leadership Studies and Theatre Arts from the University of Richmond, where she was a recipient of the National Merit Scholarship and graduated summa cum laude in 2013. She...
Susan Wermus

Susan Wermus

Susan Wermus The Glue “AKA” Director of Operations Susan provides support to SPARC’s administrative office, facilities, and the Board of Directors as well as acting as Ryan Ripperton’s right hand. She has been a member of the SPARC family since February of...
Ginnie Willard

Ginnie Willard

Ginnie Willard Maker of Magic “AKA” Director of Production As one of the newest members of the SPARC team, Ginnie is responsible for coordinating the technical and production planning for all SPARC programs, productions, and events. These programs include...

Tess Zepp

Tess Zepp Forensic Investigator “AKA” Bookkeeper Tess has over 30 years accounting experience, with a brief stint as a computer programmer. She has three grown sons and spends her days working as an accountant for Zepp Construction and bookkeeper for SPARC. Tess is a...
Brendan Kennedy

Brendan Kennedy

Brendan Kennedy Captain of Curiosity “AKA” Resident Faculty Brendan Kennedy is a Richmond native and Shenandoah Conservatory graduate. He was lucky enough to find his way back home after spending nearly a decade in New York City performing, taking class, and learning...