Director Andrew Crusse discusses his upcoming production of MARY POPPINS at the Ocala Civic Theatre. For more information visit OcalaCivicTheatre.com Mr. Crusse is an Adjunct Professor of Theatre at the College of Central Florida who recently made his Ocala Civic Theatre directorial debut with The Amorous Ambassador and will be directingBlood Brothers later this season. Past directing credits include Godspell; All My Sons; Torch Song Trilogy; Hedwig and the Angry Inch; Goodnight Moon; Side Show; Death and the Maiden; I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change; Glass Mendacity; Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean; and Something Cloudy, Something Clear. Andrew has a BFA from the University of the Arts and an MFA from the University of Alabama, both in directing. In addition to theatre, Andrew was a part of the casting department of New Line Cinema and other independent casting firms. Film and TV credits include American History X, Dark City, The Legend of 1900, Red Violin, CSI: Miami(Season 6), and Little Boy Blue. At the College of Central Florida, his set designs includeDracula, Beyond Therapy, Mother Hicks, Godspell, All My Sons, and Once Upon a Mattress.
The musical Mary Poppins is live on stage to open the 2015-2016 season at Ocala Civic Theatre from September 3 – October 4, 2015.