Something Rotten! – Creative Team
Rachel is currently the Associate Artistic Director, Programming of the Arts Club Theatre. From 2017-2020 she was the Associate Artistic Director of the Citadel Theatre. Select Previous Credits Include: The Garneau Block (Citadel Theatre), A Christmas Carol (Gateway Theatre), Trout Stanley (Persephone Theatre), The Snow Queen (Globe Theatre), Green Lake, After Jerusalem (Solo Collective), The Marriage of Figaro (Edmonton & Vancouver Opera), Stickboy (Vancouver Opera), Miss Caledonia (Western Canada Theatre), Angels in America (Studio 58). Rachel is a three-time recipient of the Jessie Richardson Award for Direction and is a graduate of the UofA and Studio 58
Nicol Spinola is a Vancouver-based Choreographer whose recent select credits include: Mary Poppins and Cinderella (Theatre Under the Stars) both winning Ovation Awards for Outstanding Choreography, Mamma Mia (Chemainus Theatre Festival), Annie, Legally Blonde and Shrek (Align Entertainment), 9 to 5 (Capilano University) & Rock of Ages (Renegade Productions).
Nicol is also the Co-Managing Artistic Director & Resident Choreographer for Raincity Theatre Company, where she produced and choreographed sold-out productions of Sweeney Todd and Company, winning a total of 5 Jessie awards & 3 Ovation awards.
Brent is excited to be back at TUTS after music directing Cinderella in 2018. Brent was honoured to be the founding music director for Align Entertainment. He will be conducting his fifth show with the company in January 2023 (Seussical) and has received two Ovation nominations with the company. Brent has been teaching music in the Coquitlam school district for the past 31 years and is currently head of the Fine Arts department at Dr. Charles Best Secondary. Brent is responsible for all the instrumental and choral ensembles at the school as well as music directing and co-directing the school’s musicals.