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KAMI KHORNAK started her dance training at the age of two in Corpus Christi, Tex. Upon moving to Albuquerque in 1996, trained with Patricia Dickinson Wells at Dance Theatre of the Southwest, later performing with the New Mexico Ballet Company and Festival Ballet Albuquerque as a soloist. She also trained at Alwin’s School of with the Joffrey Ballet in Texas, Georgia, and California. She is currently the office administrator for Festival Ballet and Dance Theatre of the Southwest, where she also teaches.
KARAH WILLIAMS previously was cast in Man of La Mancha and Fiddler on the Roof and is excited to be working with Landmark Musicals again in The Sound of Music. The cast and crew are wonderful, and it’s been a great experience. A graduate of the University of Northern Colorado with music and German degrees, she is thrilled to be involved in community musicals.Thank you to all family and friends for the constant love and support!
KARI REESE was last seen as Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd at MTS. She is excited to be working with her talented and inspiring daughter Zoey, her amazing friend and voice teacher Laurie, her favorite directing/choreography team Hal and Wendy and so many of her wonderful Growing Stage students. Says she: “I dedicate this show to my mom Nancy, who always supports my artistic endeavors. Thank you for introducing me to dance and for encouraging me to audition for the High School for Performing and Visual Arts so many years ago–doing so changed my life in countless positive ways. I love you.
KATE MCCONAUGHY was last seen in PLA Conservatory’s Shrek the Musical in the summer of 2013. Kate attends Cottonwood Classical Prepara- tory School and is in the 10th grade. She has been studying voice for six years and has been studying Irish step dance for five years. She is thrilled to be working with such a wonderful and talented cast. Fiddler is her first Landmark production.
KATE SARFF was born and raised in Seattle, moved to Hawaii for college, and received her degree in marine biology. She sang with a touring choir and traveled the world singing with the Hawaii Opera Theatre. She moved to Albuquerque in 2009 for a job at the aquarium. Since then she has performed with Opera Southwest and was seen as Laurie in Oklahoma! (MTS) and most recently as Petra in A Little Night Music and Hope Harcourt in Anything Goes for Landmark. She also performed in 1776 with Landmark.
KATHRYN MORRISON has performed as Pennywise in Urinetown, Ms. Strict in Zombie Prom, Iris in The Language of Birds, stepmother in Into the Woods and Christine in The Phantom of the Opera. She was trained by the wonderful Marilyn Barnes and Joey Chavez in her home town of Santa Fe. She works with individuals with autism, doing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy as a Registered Behavior Technician. She is thrilled to back on stage after seven incomplete years. She just couldn’t shake that theatre bug.
KATHY LOVELL is a retired travel agent and has been on and off the stage for most of her life. She has sung from California to Washington D.C, and overseas in Germany and Norway. She studied classical voice with Dorothy Renzi, Gertrude Ribla, and Michael Rhodes. Kathy has worked with the Sacramento Music Circus, the Fresno Music Circus, and the Fresno Opera. Locally, since 1987, she has been seen in about 50 productions with ACLOA/MTS ALT, and the Adobe.
KATHY MILLE WIMMER received her BFA in ‘Theater from UNM. Recently seen as Mabel in MTS’s The Pajama Game, favorite roles include Ouisa in Six Degrees of Separation, at The Vortex. Lorraine in 4 Lie of the Mind with FUSION, and Mag in The Beauty Queen of Leenane with Mother Road Theatre. When not working at KNME/New Mexico PBS or playing folk harp, she loves spending time with her soulmate and husband of thirty years, Ken.
KATIE MARSHALL is the artistic director of Marshall Performing Arts Conservatory. During the spring she travels across the country on the staff of Cathy Roe’s Ultimate Dance Competition and is the director and choreographer for Cathy’s national finals. Her performance experience includes classical ballets, competitive dance, and musical theatre. Her other interests are competitive figure skating and Karate.
KAY GRANT offers as credits a dismal performance in a grade-school play and a long-standing recurring role in many Albuquerque productions as Loyal Audience Member. Thanks to Myra for offering this unexpected and delightful experience, to Laurie for her warmth and guidance, and to everyone for making me welcome. Unrecognizable with wigs, make-up and with one line to deliver, all she has to do is try not to bump into the scenery.
KAYTI ROBINSON is delighted to be performing with Landmark. A theatre major at UNM, Kayti has been seen previously in A Medieval Murder at the Foul Play Cafe, A Crack in the Wall at the Adobe, Shrek the Musical at Musical Theatre Southwest, and Anne of Green Gables and Tom Sawyer at Albuquerque Little Theatre. Kayti would like to thank God for her talents and abilities, her family for their constant support, and her grandmother for paying for those first acting lessons that started this whole crazy ride.
KELLI DAHLKE-FUENTES has performed many roles with the UNM Opera Theater, including Miss Todd in Old Maid and the Thief, and Olga in Eugene Onegin. Since then, she has performed as a soloist and choral singer in many ensembles in New Mexico, including Chatter Albuquerque and New Mexico Bach Chorale. In 2014 she was a member of the Santa Fe Opera chorus for the performances of Beethoven’s Fidelio. She currently teaches voices at the New Mexico School of Music.
KELLY O’KEEFE is excited to be a part of Landmark Musicals. A graduate of UNM (summa cum laude, 2003), he has been seen at Ishmael in Moby Dick (Mother Road), Wiliam Barfee in .…. Spelling Bee (MTS), himself in The Complete History of America (Abridged) (Vortex), Bilbo Boggins in The Hobbit (ALT), both Dromios in The Comedy of Errors (ALT), and many others. He thanks his family and his lovely new wife, Kelsey Ann.
KELLY QUISENBERRY did her first musical, Gypsy, at age 11, and has been in numerous shows since. She has won many awards for both acting and singing, including Inland Empire young actress award for her role as Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof. She recently moved from Riverside, Calif., and is working with the Established Music Producers, pursuing her love of music.
KELSEY MARTIN has been performing since she was five, and is so grateful to work with Landmark Musicals for the first time. She would like to thank her family, and dear friends for being so supportive of her passion.
KENDRA WILLIAMS began her training at Dance Theatre Southwest, where she is now on the faculty. Under the direction of Patricia Dickinson, she has participated in several productions for Festival Ballet Albuquerque, including The Nutcracker, Coppelia, Billy the Kid, Dracula, and several showcases. Kendra is currently a student at the University of New Mexico, where she continues her dance training.
KENNETH WEST is happy to be in his second Landmark production. He had the good fortune to portray Reverend John Witherspoon in last summer’s amazing 1776. His other Albuquerque theater experiences have been Sundown, Cat Hatpin, and Sullivan and Gilbert, all at the Adobe Theater. He would like to thank Landmark Musicals for this tremendous opportunity to be in another outstanding production.
KERRY DIXON is a master nail technician by trade and a mom at heart. She hasn’t stepped on stage in 30 years but is excited to share this Landmark Musicals experience with her children. Her love for dance and the arts has come full circle with the opportunity Landmark Musicals so generously offered her.
KEVIN GALLACHER started tap dancing at the age of 16. At 17 he began to further his education with ballet training at Park Avenue Dance Works in Colorado, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, and is currently under the special guidance of Moving People Dance Theatre. Kevin has taken master classes with Gail Gilbert, Sam Watson, Kevin lega Jeff, Michael Vernon, Valeria Madonia, Layla Amis and Arturo Fernandez.
KEVIN THORNBURG is a recent graduate from UNM with a BFA in Design and Technology for Performance. He has done design work for The Vortex, ALT, and Landmark. Kevin has performed in a number of shows around town including Guys and Dolls with Landmark, West Side Story with ALT, and The Little Mermaid with MTS. Kevin Is excited to share his talents with this great cast.
KIERSTEN JOHNSON loves musical theater and wants to pursue it as a career. She was last seen in the PLAY Conservatory’s production of Godspell. She has also danced in ALT’s White Christmas. Every day she thanks God for the wonderful opportunities he blesses her with. She is thrilled to be a part of Landmark Musicals.
KIMBERLY RICHARDSON is a graduate of New Mexico State University with a minor in dance. She competed two years with DanceSport. Landmark’s Ragtime was Kimberly’s theatrical debut. She has training in tap and Jazz styles since the age of 5. Kimberly works at HUB International. Her hobbies include scuba diving, Zumba and spending time with family and friends.
KIR KIPNESS has been in the world of theater since age 5. With a degree in theater education, she is a passionate performing arts teacher for the amazing Growing Stage Children’s Theater and Cottonwood Montessori School. She was last seen as Carla in Nine (MTS). Other favorite roles: Bubu in Dracula the Musical (Growing Stage), Kathy in The Last Five Years (Auxdog), Elaine in The Graduate (Auxdog), director/choreographer of The Wind In The Willows (Auxdog), Dainty June in Gypsy (Landmark), Wendla in Spring Awakening (ALT), Witch/Cinderella in Into The Woods (SFPA/SFHS).
KIT TURPEN is grateful for a lifetime of blessings from singing and performing in theatre from a choral role in the Santa Fe Opera to a dancing plate in Beauty and the Beast and every role in between. He is proud to perform once again with his daughter, Emily. By day, Kit is vice president of insurance sales for HUB International. His performances are dedicated to his mom, Vicki, for always encouraging his love of the arts.
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