Theatre Staff

Magic Circle Repertory Theatre Staff
Youth Musical Theatre Workshop Staff
Board of Directors


Magic Circle Repertory Theatre Staff

Robert C. Gerould (Executive Producer)

In Bob's long career in show business he has sung with a band, appeared as a featured dancer in variety shows and musicals, done stand up comedy, directed and performed in a live radio series for children called Lets Go Down Storybook Lane, worked on two series on public television, appeared in three movies, managed two theatre companies and appeared in over 100 plays. In the local area he has appeared with the Davis Art Center, the Davis Civic Theatre, Garbeau's Dinner Theatre, Roseville Concerts and Davis Musical Theatre Company before opening the Magic Circle Rep. in 1987. Bob has appeared in sixteen of his own main stage productions including Tribute, Arsenic & Old Laceand Guys & Dollslast season. He has also been a regular performer in the theatre's Children's Repertory Theatre Company for four years playing such diverse characters as an ogre, a friendly bear, Cinderella's footman, a wacky quack duck doctor and the emperor with no clothes. In addition to his acting and producing duties, Bob has written several of the theatre's children's plays and each year writes, produces, choreographs, directs and stars in the theatre's holiday show. Bob studied acting with Clarabell Baird at the University of Michigan where he received his AB degree. He also holds a Masters Degree from California Western University and two California teaching certificates.

Rosemarie Gerould (Artistic Director)

Rosemarie, the Magic Circle Rep.'s Artistic Director, began her theatrical career at CSUS in 1970 and continued her education in directing at Kearney State in Nebraska. She has served as Artistic Director of the Bacchus Theatre in Old Sacramento and as Assistant Director for several productions at Garbeau's Dinner Theatre. Rosemarie was also the Assistant Director of Nutsat the Chautauqua Playhouse and Technical Director of Children Of A Lesser Godfor the Process Theatre. Since it's inception in 1987, Rosemarie has directed nearly all of the main stage, children's theatre and children's workshop productions of the Magic Circle Repertory Theatre. In addition to her directing work, Rosemarie has considerable acting experience with performances in A Thousand Clowns, The Odd Couple, California Suite, Charley's Aunt, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, The Housekeeper, Squabbles, A Bad Year For Tomatoes, The Second Ladyand others. Rosemarie is also an accomplished writer, having written the majority of the plays presented by our children's repertory theatre company.

Rick Daniels (Technical Director)

Rick's association with the Magic Circle Rep. began as the host of our Cabaret Dinner Theatre when he was the proprietor of the Vernon Street Grill. In his spare time, he began helping out with our sets, including installing a working refrigertor and sink with running water for Wait Until Dark. Since the colsing of the Vernon Street Grill, we have been able to take advantage of his considerable construction knowledge and skills by appointing him our Technical Director. Rick also serves as the President of the Downtown Roseville Merchants organization.
Childrens Repertory Company Music Director Pam Coles
Marketing Director Kris Cox
Scenic Artist Karen Couey
Costumers Judy Bouchard
Mary Ann Pujals
Box Office Teri Heitman


Workshop Staff

Acting Instructors Kris Hunt
Musical Director Jennifer Vaughn
Choreographer - Youth and Little Ones Samantha Ellinwood
Choreographer - Master Stephen Hatcher
Workshop Coordinator Teri Heitman


Board of Directors

President Brian Lewis
Vice President Stuart Schroeder
Treasurer Ted Parker
Immediate Past President Dave Wooldridge
Directors Charles Barr
Joel Ellinwood
Claudia Gamar
Fred Jackson
Nancy L. Kelley
Paul March
Steve Nash
Ed Tiedemann
Kathy Wilens