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.
Dorene is thrilled to be Music Directing Traditions of Christmas again! She music directed TOC in 2013 & 2014, then spent six years in Ohio and moved back to North Idaho in the fall of 2021. Dorene has been very involved in theater in the Northwest, music directing and playing for CYT North Idaho, Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, Spokane Civic, musical productions in Ohio as well as accompanying and playing the piano as much as possible. Dorene is thankful to Rick and Beth for giving her the opportunity to be involved again, and to God every day for her family and friends and music in North Idaho.