Bob grew up in Havre, Montana and majored in Technical Theatre at the University of Montana, Elementary Education at Northern Montana College and Eastern Montana College and Scenic Design at Humboldt State University in Northern California. As a Teaching Artist and Mask Maker, he has taught drama classes at the Evergreen School, Allegro Performing Arts Academy, Spectrum Dance Theater, Youth Theatre Northwest, Debut Family Theatre and Lynnwood Parks and Rec. Along with producing original musical adaptations for Variety Plus, he has written and directed Alice in Wonderland, Babes in Toyland, Alladin, Egyptian Cinderella, Chinese Beauty & the Beast, African Folktales, The Frog Prince, Nightingale and Native American Tales for Spectrum Dance Theater's summer camp programs and annual Holiday Showcase. Bob currently serves as Registrar and Director of Summer Drama/Dance Camps at Spectrum Dance Theater.
Angela received her dance training at Cornish College and is currently a Faculty Teaching Artist at Seattle Children's Theatre and Resident Music Director and Choreographer for Bellevue High School and Chinook Middle School Spring Musical Productions. She has performed with BHS students at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland in 2013, 2017 and will be returning in the summer of 2023. She is a corps member of Events on the Edge, performing Interactive Murder Mysteries, Meet the Biscottis! A Mafia Musical and Caffeine, An Addictive Musical, both of which she composed the original music. www.eventsontheedge.com. Angela has composed over 250 songs for theater and dance productions and serves as Principal Accompanist at Spectrum Dance Theater and Dance Musician at Pacific Northwest Ballet and Cornish College Dance Department. As a proud member of the Musicians Association Local-76 she is also promoting her Ballet Class and Meditation Music available on Itunes, Spotify and Apple Music.
Variety Plus Theater provides young people and adults an opportunity to perform in a theatrical production with a diverse, multi generational cast, creating a positive experience and a confidence building ensemble based on mutual respect.
Angela & Bob Gribas