Stage Manager: Christy Carr Knope was born and raised in Knoxville, TN. She graduated in 1992 from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Christy married Jason Knope in 1998 and they have 2 sons, Jackson and Holden. Christy is currently a teacher at Legacy Christian School as well as serving as the Stage Manager and Minder Extraordinaire for LAS.
Amber Brooke Lopez was invited to facilitate the after school drama program at Murdock Elementary School in 2014. Little Actors' Studio was created as a result of that request and has taught little actors the art of theater every year since. Little Actors’ Studio continues to strive to build the confidence of all its participants by giving each student a moment in the spotlight of every performance.
Little Actors' Studio
Registration for Murdock Elementary is closed for Fall 2019
Artistic Director: Amber Brooke Lopez has been involved in musical theater since she was in elementary school herself (that's been a while ago). She has worked on cruise ships, in theme parks, and in professional theaters performing opera and musical theater. Amber has been teaching children music, dance, and theater since 1994 in several local companies, preschools, private schools, and churches.
She is the mother of 3 very theatrical children who have all been involved in various community and school drama performances, including LAS productions.