TTC Council 22-23
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Faculty Sponsor: Jesse Ploog-Bacik
(she/her/hers) Mrs. Bacik has been teaching at Desert Vista since the 2018-2019 school year. She has a BFA in Technical Theatre Design & Production (Scenic Design/Painting) from the University of Arizona and her MEd in Secondary Education from Arizona State University. Between her Undergraduate and Masters programs, she worked in the Northern California Bay Area as a professional Scenic Designer, Scenic Painter, Stage Manager, and Production Manger.
Outside of the theatre, Mrs. Bacik spends her time with her wonderful husband, her son, Finn, and her pup, Meg (pictured).
Mrs. Bacik runs all of the theatre programs and classes here at DV and loves getting to work with all of our amazing students!
Secretary/Historian: Jasmine Horvat
(she/her) Jasmine Horvat is a junior and has been participating in TTC since the beginning of her freshmen year. She has been very involved in many shows in TTC including Mamma Mia, Footloose, Alice in Wonderland, and Romeo and Juliet. She participates in all different aspects of theatre. She is really looking forward to this year in TTC, serving as secretary/historian, and all the amazing opportunities and future memories this year holds.
Publicity: Jordan Cole
Co-Improv Captain: Amanda Gellman
(she/her) Amanda is a senior in her 4th year of TTC. She has performed in various shows with TTC including Mamma Mia, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, and Footloose. She has also participated in costume crew and has been part of the amazing costume team shows including Alice in Wonderland, Footloose, and Romeo and Juliet. She loves all things colorful, dressing up and tapping into her creative side on and off stage!
Co-Improv Captain: Ella Havard
Co-Tech Coordinator: Ella Simmon
(she/her) Ella is one of the co-technical directors in TTC council. She's a junior and has been in TTC since her freshman year. She's also a mystery novel fanatic who can read a good rom-com from time to time. She has loved getting to spend most of her time in TTC with her set crew besties and can't wait to be your co-tech director for the 23-24 school year!