Composer / Singer / Producer David Nolan’s productions and songs have captured National News attention and have been featured in/on the Washington Post, Seattle Times, NBC, Salt Lake Tribune and in news outlets in Europe. David has been performing original compositions since the 4th grade and has written nearly 1,000 songs with over 1 million song streams / downloads / music video views (many of which can be found via his artist name "Jack Betty"). Having a true passion for live musical theater, David has written the music and lyrics for multiple musicals, including “The Good Shepherds” and “Happy Valley” (a musical focusing on depression and suicide awareness, set to debut late 2023). Proficiently playing several instruments, David has the rare ability to combine different instruments, genres & musical styles into immersive audio experiences. David’s most memorable live show was at The Van’s Warped Tour with his Pop-Rock band, where nearly 100,000 people attended that same concert. The only thing David loves more than music is spending time with his beautiful wife Alexis and their six amazing children.
Randy Wellbaum graduated from USU with a degree in Music and an emphasis in Choral Conducting. He is thrilled to be invited to Music Direct & perform in the debut of “The Good Shepherds.” Randy is the director of the historic “Imperial Glee Club Men’s Chorus.” He has served as the President of the Utah State University Chamber Singers and performs with the American Festival Chorus. He formerly sang with the Utah Festival Opera Company for four seasons, and with the Latter-Day Voices. Randy has performed with choirs in Carnegie Hall in New York City twice, performed in the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and has enjoyed performing in National and International Choral Festivals in the United States, Canada, England, Italy, and China. The Cache Valley Interfaith Chorus, under Randy’s direction, will tour Italy early June 2022 and sing at some of the world's most incredible venues, including St.Mark’s Basilica, St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. Randy is extremely passionate about choral music and finds great joy in his many conducting and performing opportunities.
Chris is thrilled to be a contributor to The Good Shepherds. He has a degree in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Musical theater and has been performing and writing for over twenty years. He has spent a lifetime researching and inhabiting characters. Some of his favorite roles include Gomez in the Addams Family, Plankton in SpongeBob, and Mr. Wormwood in Matilda. When he’s not performing he enjoys writing and directing as well as acting coaching. Directing credits include Legally Blonde, Noises Off, Frozen Jr., and many more. He has written several original plays but this is the the first time he’s had one produced professionally. He is so honored to have this opportunity to tell a story that he hopes you’ll find meaningful, transformative, and challenging.
Tanner has grown up in the theatre and has always loved performing. He has loved being on the backstage side of performances as well as on stage on rare occasions. Tanner has had a wide range of technical experiences, he has directed shows, including Behind the Wall and Opportunities for Advancement, which were part of the New Works Festival with On Pitch Performing Arts in Layton, Tanner is excited to be able to help with this brand new musical! His most recent role was Lieutenant Rooney in the Old Barns production of Arsenic and Old Lace. Tanner is excited to be able to help with this show and help the actors portray their characters!
Stacee Perry grew up in Southern California where she completed a four year dance program focused on modern, jazz, ballet, and African dance techniques. She has performed and attended dance conventions throughout the United States and choreographed for Student Works productions and various schools in California and Utah. She continued her dance training at Riverside College and transferred to Weber State University to major in dance education. Stacee is in her senior year and is currently a member of the WSU Dance Area’s community engaged Moving Company where she has performed in the Orchesis Dance productions. Stacee has been recognized for her Student Works choreography, received the Lamp of Knowledge award, Most Inspirational Award, and Directors Award. She has a passion for the creative process, choreography, and the arts.