2022 Artistic Team
Laura Little recently produced All Is Calm off-Broadway and is Executive Producer of the PBS Special. She is co-producer of the Award winning Come From Away on Broadway, Toronto, London, Australia, and on national tour. Her other Broadway credits include: co-producer of the five time Tony Award winning Peter and the Starcatcher and First Date starring Zachary Levi. This is her 10th year producing Traditions of Christmas in Coeur d'Alene. Laura’s other local productions include the reading of The Giver featuring Patty Duke, and various concerts and cabarets. Laura is the past Executive Director of Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre and Executive/Artistic Director of CYT Spokane and founder of LLL Talent Agency (now MAM). Civic: She is a proud member of Rotary Club of Charlotte and past president of Coeur d'Alene Sunrise Rotary. She is an advisory board member for Charlotte PBS and executive board member and past president of Friends of Idaho Public. Laura has served on many theatre boards as well as the Kroc Center’s Advisory Board. She is a graduate of the Commercial Theatre Institute Producers Program, and a graduate of Coeur d’Alene and Post Falls leadership programs. She has three grown children and two beautiful grandsons.
2022 marks a new role for Beth as Co-Producer. Although no stranger to theater or the stage, playing and singing in various productions in the area, she is looking forward to the opportunity to being involved behind the scenes. She loves working with her husband as well as Laura Little.
Rick and his wife, Beth, have been involved with Traditions of Christmas since 2014. In 2022 they co-producers with Laura Little to continue bringing this fabulous show to life. Rick and Beth have founded a new LLC called TOCNW Productions. They are excited to have the opportunity to continue Traditions of Christmas Northwest in a higher creative and behind the scenes capacity.
Brianna White has trained, danced, and taught at Expressions School of Performing Arts for a total of sixteen years. She is currently a Physics and Chemistry teacher at Coeur d’ Alene High School. After taking some time off to start her school career, Brianna rediscovered her passion for performing through her involvement with Traditions of Christmas as Kickline dancer. She is honored and excited to work with the Creative Team as Kickline Choreographer!
Adeline is ecstatic to return to Traditions of Christmas as the Holiday Headliner choreographer! She began her involvement with the show as a child in its inaugural year and grew up enjoying Christmastime in the show as an Elf, Toy Soldier, Kickline Dancer, and a Holiday Headliner herself. Her recent choreographing projects include The Wizard of Oz (Spokane Civic Theatre), Newsies (Northwest Christian High School), Into The Woods (TAC at the Lake), and 13 The Musical (Spokane Civic Theatre). Adeline would like to thank her wonderful husband, Jared, for his love and support, her family for the encouragement, the artistic team for this opportunity, and God for being her rock and redeemer.
Carrie York is a first time Stage Manager for Traditions of Christmas, but is no stranger to all things theater related. She enjoys working both backstage and onstage - from creating props to being a Gypsy in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Aspire Community Theatre), working on the crew for CdA Summer Theatre, or singing in the Chorus for Traditions of Christmas for six seasons. She is always excited and thankful to have the opportunities to be a part of Traditions of Christmas this year. All Glory and Thanks go to God!