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MADELEYNE AFANADOR (Maria Delgado) is delighted to make her debut at Art Factory in NINE to FIVE. Born in Venezuela to a Colombian family, Madeleyne moved to Houston at age five and has been here ever since. She studied at University of Houston Downtown and works as a project accountant. When not at her day job, she loves on her fur babies, karaokes the night away, tortures herself with long bike rides, and binges fantasy books with strong heroines. She is extremely grateful to the Art Factory creative team and artists for allowing her to reintroduce music and creativity into her life.  


KARELIA BEAULIEU (Missy Hart / Featured Ensemble/ Intermission Music) is a professional actress and musician from Houston. She has performed and studied throughout the United States; her repertoire consists of opera, solo / collaborative piano, plays, musicals, musical cabarets as well as short films and was featured in a commercial. Aside from performing onstage, she also does background / intermission music for the productions she's in. Two of her favorite roles were in THE CAROL BURNETT TRIBUTE SHOW (Alice Portnoy) and CINDERELLA GOES DISCO (Cinderella). She would love to personally thank Kelsey Paul-Griswold, her mother, Joshua Harris, and Art Factory Houston. This is her debut with the company, and she is grateful to share her love of performing with them. 

COLTON BERRY (Franklin Hart, Jr.) is an East Coast native, but has called Houston home for over a decade. He has been working professionally in theater since childhood and has since performed in hundreds of plays and musicals. As a vocalist, Colton appeared in SHOWTIME! AT THE APOLLO, toured France with the FRENCH-AMERICAN GOSPEL MUSIC WORKSHOP EXCHANGE, sang alongside Thelma Houston and The Temptations, and was a Top 24 Finalist in the Seventh Season of AMERICAN IDOL. In Houston, he has been seen on many stages including performances with TUTS and The Music Box Theatre. In addition to performing, Colton is an accomplished producer and director and is the Founding Artistic Director of Art Factory Houston. Art Factory credits include METAMORPHOSES (Midas and others), PIPPIN (Pippin), BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Beast), XANADU (Sonny Malone), IT'S BRITNEY, B*TCH! (Britney), SWEENEY TODD (Anthony), CABARET (Emcee), COMPANY (Robert), MONSTER (Lady Gaga), GATSBY (Nick), PIPPIN (Pippin), [TITLE OF SHOW] (Hunter), URINETOWN (Bobby Strong), THE LAST FIVE YEARS (Jamie), WIZARD OF OZ (Lion), THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (Frank’N’Furter), GREASE (Doody/Teen Angel), TUCK EVERLASTING (Miles Tuck), HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (Hedwig), MURDER BALLAD (Tom), FUNNY GIRL (Nick Arnstein), HEATHERS (J.D.), THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE (William Barfeé), THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (Quasimodo), A NEW BRAIN (Gordon), BROOKLYN (Taylor), JEKYLL & HYDE (Jekyll/Hyde), SWEET CHARITY (Oscar), REEFER MADNESS (Ralph/Jesus), LITTLE SHOW OF HORRORS (Seymour), and SPRING AWAKENING (Moritz). Other favorite credits include JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Judas), TRIASSIC PARQ (Mime-o-saurus), THE WEDDING SINGER (Robbie), CHICAGO (Mary Sunshine), THE WILD PARTY (Burrs), AIDA (Radames), BIG RIVER (Huckleberry Finn), and BAT BOY (Bat Boy). @colberry

OLIVIA CLAYTON (Roz Keith) is excited to be back at ArtFactory in this amazing production! She's been a Houston local since 1999, minus a brief stint in Michigan to get her BFA in Music Theatre. Some of her favorite roles were in BASH : LATTER DAY PLAYS (Woman) at Central Michigan University, THE ADDAMS FAMILY (Alice Beineke) with HITS Theatre, Mistress Quickly with Shakespeare in the Shade, and the regional premiere of HEAD OVER HEELS (Pamela) at Art Factory Houston. Olivia sends her love and thanks to Mom, Dad, & Dr. Amanda Pabyan for their continued love and support. She can be found on Twitter and Instagram @olivebranched and on YouTube under Olivia Clayton.


CARYN FULDA (Kathy / Roz Understudy) is thrilled to be making her ArtFactory debut. NINE TO FIVE marks her return to her first love, musical theater, after a hiatus to focus on music composition, comedy writing and producing;  previous roles include INTO THE WOODS (Witch), 42ND STREET (Maggie), BRIGADOON (Fiona) and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Mary). She regularly performs locally in sketch comedy, musical improv, cabaret and at open mic nights, and tours Texas comedy festivals with her troupe, The 80s Kids. She has also performed in over 50 international  virtual Shakespeare productions, dozens of audio plays, and the animated series Neon Lights. She would like to thank her partner David and spoiled Rottie Liberty Biberty for their love, patience and support as she pursues her passions. 



TIMOTHY GANT ( Dick / Doctor/ Featured Ensemble) has been performing since spring of 2013. Since then, he has performed in a variety of plays from comedies to dramas to musicals. Likewise, he has also performed in a variety of roles from

lead to ensemble; his biggest role in AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP (Christopher Wren). This is his first show at The Art Factory, and looks forward to performing with them in the future.


LUKE J. HAMILTON (Joe) is the Founding Executive Director of Art Factory. Behind the scenes, he also is the Director for many productions at Art Factory, as well as the Resident Choreographer. Luke has appeared across many Houston stages at the Alley Theatre, TUTS, Houston Grand Opera, Masquerade Theatre, The House of Blues, The Landing Theatre Company, Stages Repertory Theatre, and several other local theaters. Recent Art Factory selected credits include METAMORPHOSES (Vertumnus and others), PIPPIN (Lewis / Director/ Choreographer) BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Gaston), XANADU (Terpsichore and others), HEAD OVER HEELS (Musidorous), A NEW BRAIN (Roger), SWEENEY TODD (Beadle Bamford), CABARET (Cliff Bradshaw), COMPANY (Peter), MONSTER, GATSBY (Gatsby), PIPPIN (Director / Choreographer), [title of show] (Jeff), URINETOWN (Hot Blades Harry), THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (Rocky), GREASE (Eugene / Director), JASPER IN DEADLAND (Loki), TUCK EVERLASTING (Hugo), I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT NOW CHANGE, MURDER BALLAD, HEATHERS (Kurt Kelly), THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE (Leaf Coneybear), THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (Clopin), JEKYLL AND HYDE (Simon Stride), REEFER MADNESS (Jimmy Harper), and SPRING AWAKENING (Hanschen). Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) credits include ALL SHOOK UP (Featured Soloist / Dancer), OLIVER (Assistant Choreographer / Featured Dancer), A CHRISTMAS STORY, and THE MUSIC MAN. Alley Theatre Credits include four years of their annual production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Apparition / The Ghost of Christmas Future), HUCK FINN (Tom Sawyer), and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. Other favorite credits include TRIASSIC PARQ (Velociraptor of Innocence), NEXT FALL (Luke), OKLAHOMA (Will Parker), THE FANTASTICKS (Matt), GUYS AND DOLLS (Sky Masterson), TARZAN (Tarzan), DOGFIGHT (Boland), METAMORPHOSES, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Simon Zealotes), LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Dentist), and THE WILD PARTY (Jackie). Luke attended the BFA Musical Theatre program at Texas State University. He received extensive musical theatre and dance training at the Houston International Ballet Academy, the Tribble School, the Royal Academy for Performing Arts, the Humphrey’s School of Musical Theatre, and he trained privately in dance, voice, and acting for over twelve years. Luke is thrilled to see Art Factory entering its 7th Season, and could not be more proud of the growth this company has made and all of the wonderful, talented, and passionate people involved. Follow him on IG: @lukejhamilton


EMILY HICKEY (Intern / Featured Ensemble) is thrilled for her theater debut in Art Factory’s production of NINE TO FIVE. Born and raised in Houston, Emily sought her degree in her full time profession in IT from University of Texas at Austin. Emily danced ballet from the age of 5 and has starred in a Houston Ballet’s spring performance. She enjoys dancing, going to concerts, and hanging out with her cat, Tinkerbell. She thanks the Art Factory team for the opportunity to return to the stage and pursue her passion for singing.


LAURA HASTINGS RENFROE (Violet Newstead) is thrilled to be back on the Art Factory stage helping to launch their upcoming season! Originally from Jackson, MS, Laura has been a proud Houstonian for almost a decade! She has been singing since the age of two, when she also recorded her first album of children’s songs, but it was a limited release for family only. She made her stage debut at age 3 and has been performing for audiences ever since!  Laura is a vocal performance/theater graduate of Millsaps College and was a member of New Stage Theatre’s Professional Actor Training Program. She has proudly worked with many theatre companies across the southeast including New Stage Theatre, Carey Dinner Theatre, Mill Mountain Theatre, Orlando Repertory Theatre, and Stageworks Theatre here in Houston.  Laura made her Art Factory debut in the world premiere of GATSBY (Mrs. Michaelis). Other Art Factory credits include COMPANY (Joanne), CABARET (Fritzie/Fraulein Kost), SWEENEY TODD (Ensemble), HEAD OVER HEELS (Gynecia), and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Madame). Other favorite credits include THE DROWSY CHAPERONE (Drowsy), BEEHIVE (Laura), NUNSENSE (Sr. Amnesia), SPELLING BEE (Rona Lisa Peretti), 1776 (Martha Jefferson), ROCKY HORROR (Janet), FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS (Georgeanne), NOISES OFF (Poppy), DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER (Suzette), and ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE… (Mother). When not on stage, Laura works as Brand Coordinator for This Saves Lives (, a delicious snack food company that gives back to help end child hunger. Special thanks to Gill, J & L, her family, and her amazing friends for all their love and support. IG: @ladylalabeth


SAM LANK (New Employee / Featured Ensemble / Judy Bernly Understudy) is thrilled to be taking part in NINE TO FIVE with Art Factory. Lank has previously appeared in Art Factory’s productions of  METAMORPHOSES (Eurydice and Others), BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Monsieur D'Arque) HOLD ME CLOSER (Featured Soloist), XANADU (Euterpe) , IT'S BRITNEY, B*TCH (Featured Soloist) and HEAD OVER HEELS (Vocal Ensemble) and THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (Vocal Ensemble). Other credits include ANNIE (Lily St. Regis/Grace understudy), GYPSY (Agnes/Tessie Tura understudy), WHITE CHRISTMAS (Betty Haynes), and premiering choral pieces by Dan Forrest at Carnegie Hall. They are a current member of the Houston Symphony Chorus. They would like to thank their partner Ethan for always supporting them whole-heartedly as well as their friends and family for their encouragement and love. 


JULIA NOBLE (Margret) is a proud Savannah, GA native and a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC. She is so honored and excited to be celebrating Art Factory in its 7th year and can’t wait to share what’s in store for 2023! Most recently seen in METAMORPHOSES (Myrah and others), PIPPIN (CATHERINE), BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Babette), favorite AF credits include GATSBY The World Premiere Musical (Daisy Buchanan), URINETOWN (Little Sally), NINE (Necrophorus / Claudia), GREASE (Patty Simcox), THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE (Olive), DISENCHANTED! (Rapunzel), MURDER BALLAD (Sara U/S), and the EaDo Playhouse productions of LIZZIE (Alice Russel) and REEFER MADNESS (Mary Lane). Other Art Factory credits include: XANADU (Erato), HEAD OVER HEELS (Ensemble), A NEW BRAIN [2018] (Waitress / Nancy D.) [2022] (Rhoda), CABARET (Helga), COMPANY (Susan), MISS FIGGY PUDDING’S HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA (Carol), PIPPIN (Ens.), WIZARD OF OZ (Aunt Em / Glinda), ROCKY HORROR SHOW (Eddie / Dr. Scott), JASPER IN DEADLAND (Hel), TUCK EVERLASTING (Betsy Foster), HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (Puppenkiste), I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE (Woman 1), FUNNY GIRL (Mrs. Strakosh), HEATHERS (Coach Ripper / Ens.), THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (Ens.), and the EaDo Playhouse productions of BROOKLYN (Female Narrator), JEKYLL AND HYDE (Nellie / General Glossop), and SWEET CHARITY (Rosie) - as well as over 15 AF concerts! Select previous credits include THE FANTASTICKS (Luisa), SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL (Gertrude McFuzz), INTO THE WOODS (Little Red), THE OUTSIDERS (Cherry Valence), THE DIARY OF ADAM AND EVE (Eve), LES MISERABLES (Factory Girl), A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD (Mother Frog), WEST SIDE STORY (Clarice), THE SOUND OF MUSIC, CHILDREN OF EDEN, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, and THE GRAPES OF WRATH. Julia would like to sincerely thank the AF Company, Crew and Creative Team for their dedication to presenting some of the most stunning theatre in the city and for continually re-imagining and re-defining what that looks like! She would also like to thank her English Bulldog, Hattie Pearl, for being the best friend a girl could ever ask for. Follow her on IG: @jewelpop to see her biennial posts.


ALLAN MCFARLANE (Tinsworthy/ Detective / Featured Ensemble) is thrilled to be a part of Art Factory’s production of NINE TO FIVE. The current resident of Houston Texas, hails from San Diego, CA. Allan's previous Art Factory credits include METAMORPHOSES (Zeus and others), PIPPIN (Charlemagne), BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Cogsworth), XANADU (Danny Maguire), HEAD OVER HEELS (Dametas), SWEENEY TODD (Policeman),  COMPANY (Larry), and GATSBY (Tom Buchanan). Other credits include RENT (Collins), TARZAN (Kerchak), SISTER ACT (Sweaty Eddie), Shakespeare’s MACBETH (Macbeth), Shakespeare’s TAMING OF THE SHREW (Petruchio), and Shakespeare’s MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Don the John). When not performing, Allan spends his time as a dedicated family man, teacher, and a Personal Trainer/Nutritionist. Allan would like to thank his son Axal for his support; as well as the Directors, cast, and crew for an enjoyable experience.


ALEXANDER MOMPOINT (Bob Enright) is proud to be a part of his second Art Factory production! A natural musician, he began playing violin at 9 years old. Since then, he has been a member of 7 orchestras dating from 8th grade to his collegiate career at Lone Star College where he graduated in May 2022 with his associates in music. His most recent violin performance was on the Art Factory stage in November for HOLD ME CLOSER BY CANDLELIGHT. His musical knowledge was expanded when he joined the Atascocita High School Choir in 2014. His experience with this group made him a master sight reader of both bass and treble clef. After High School graduation, he performed in THE MUSICIANS OF BREMEN (Donkey) with Opera Leggera. Alexander is excited to be a part of this production and looking forward to continuing to perform with Art Factory.


ELIZABETH CHRISMAN SHURTZ (Candy Striper / Featured Ensemble) is thrilled to be performing in her first production at The Art Factory. Favorite musical theater and opera credits include SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS (Millie), OLIVER! (Bet), and DIDO AND AENEAS (The Sorceress). She has performed in the US and internationally as a choral artist and soloist with the Houston Symphony Chorus and Houston Symphony. In addition to performing, Elizabeth works as a choir director and vocal director at Houston Christian High School. She graduated from Lone Star College-Montgomery with an Associate of Arts in music, University of Houston with a Bachelor of Music in choral music education, and University of North Texas with a Master of Music Education in choral music education. She would like to thank her husband for his constant support of her passions and ambitions.


SARAH BETH SIMS (Judy Bernly) is making her Art Factory debut as Judy Bernly in 9 to 5. A native Houstonian, she attended the American Music and Dramatic Academy in New York City and Los Angeles, where she received a Professional Conservatory Certificate in Integrated Theatre and a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre. Some of her favorite roles were in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Audrey), Liesl in THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Liesl), and RADIUM GIRLS (Grace Fryer). She’s currently working on a Masters in education so that she can share her love for performing with students of all ages. 

ETHAN VOWEL (Dwayne and Featured Ensemble) is happy to be a part of 9 to 5! He loves watching shows at Art Factory and is privileged to be among the talented cast. 

PARI ZANGARA (Doralee Rhodes) is delighted to be in Art Factory’s 9 TO 5! Originally from Portales, New Mexico, she has called Houston home for the last two and a half years. Pari’s favorite role thus far has been Kira in XANADU. Other previous roles include PIPPIN! (Company Player), HEAD OVER HEELS (Philoclea), NEW BRAIN (Waitress/Nancy D.), SISTER ACT (Sister Mary Robert), NEWSIES (Specs/Katherine Cover), COMPANY (Vocal Minority/Wedding Singer), GATSBY (Ensemble), TARZAN (Mother/Dance Ensemble), FOOTLOOSE (Urleen), THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON- MARIGOLDS (Tillie Hunsdorfer), THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD (Rosa Bud/Deirdre Peregrine), and ALMOST, MAINE (Hope). Pari would like to thank her friends and family for their continued support, both in person and in heart, thanks to Sara and Spark Talent Agency, and special thanks to her husband, Joshua.

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