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In 2019, three guys met for the first time on stage at The Theatre Company’s production of My Fair Lady. They played the roles of the three dads in TTC’s production of Mamma Mia! Now they are great friends with a love for theatre. Teaming up with their beloved director, they created a webseries for local theatre buffs.

In 2019, three guys met for the first time on stage at The Theatre Company’s production of My Fair Lady. They played the roles of the three dads in TTC’s production of Mamma Mia! Now they are great friends with a love for theatre. Teaming up with their beloved director, they created a webseries for local theatre buffs.


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In 2019, three guys met for the first time on stage at The Theatre Company’s production of My Fair Lady. They played the roles of the three dads in TTC’s production of Mamma Mia! Now they are great friends with a love for theatre. Teaming up with their beloved director, they created a webseries for local theatre buffs.






TTCDivaDads - Ep 47 Weed and Shaw

All the divas in one room? Where could this possibly go? Will we have mic chaos? Absolutely. Will there be amazing special guests to the show? Of course. Is this episode a little on the short side? Well, whaddya know, it is. Enjoy.


TTCDivaDads - Ep 48 Alanna, Aaron, Nicole, and Dalton

Part 2 of our marathon recording session. We pull in Alanna and Aaron again for a quick chat and we get to talk to Nicole Gordon Hanks and Dalton Jones. Once again visiting with several cast and crew of The Wizard of Oz. Tons of fun and we must do it again soon.


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 46: Dads are BACK!!!

The Diva Dads are on tonight! We aren't sure what is on the docket, but it is going to be great fun!! See you tonight!!!!!!!! LINKS:


TTCDivaDads Episode 45: Willy Wonka - Aaron Wunneberger

The Diva Dads, well, at least half of the cast, interview TTC's very own Willy Wonka!


DivaDadRodney ItShouldaBeenYou

Rodney is off doing his own thing...


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 14: It's Cold - Live Stream

To celebrate surviving the Texas Snowpocolypse, Dobson and the Dads (and Cynthia!) decided to celebrate by inviting their 7 listeners to join the episode! We welcomed Jennifer Reiley, Keri Kempf, Cody Arn, Linda Bendiksen, Cousin Angelique, and Parker Greer to catch up and discuss how they spent their week of winter. THIS STUFF ALSO HAPPENS: We had a When Adrienne and Terri Cried and talked a bit about In the Heights, and we got a science lesson from Senora Bendiksen about why robins were...


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 13: William Shirley - Live Stream

William Shirley, 10 out of 10 on the Armineh Davis Kindness Scale, left us a year ago in a pandemic to pursue his dreams in the very cold state of Michigan. Having been entirely isolated in his apartment for the year, William could not wait to catch up with his TTC family. This stuff also happens: Some of the TTC Teens made their #TTCDivaDads return to breakdown Spacegirl the Musical, coming soon. Rodney and Dana recorded TOGETHER, which meant Dana was lucky enough to try Rod’s newest...


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 12: David Moreno - Live Stream

On Episode 34, we welcome David Moreno, veteran of both the TTC stage AND TTC’s renowned orchestra. David talks all about the perks of both and tells some great stories from his on and offstage moments. We discuss the triggering effect of the song, “Mack the Knife,” and David explains the logistics of being “vegan-ish.” And finally… the Diva Dads got to officially meet his lovely fiance, Shea! This stuff also happens: Roger Pine breaks down Threepenny Opera, which David still doesn’t...


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 11: Hannah Shihdanian - Live Stream

We had a fantastic show with Hanna Shihdanian! We learned about many theatre experiences which she has made an impact on TTC since her arrival in 2018. Originally from Boston, Hannah moved to BCS in June, 2018, just in time to see Rock of Ages with TTC! Immediately wanting to get involved, Hannah applied to choreograph Joseph and the Amazing..., and appeared on stage as Reno Sweeney in TTC's Anything Goes. She also performed in the trio in Little Shop of Horrors in 2020. Hannah is an Equity...


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 10: Maddie Saculla

This week the Diva Dads and Dobson welcome Maddie Saculla. You may recognize Maddie from her TTC roles in Rock of Ages, Mamma Mia, Rocky Horror, or Little Shop of Horrors. Maddie has lent her powerhouse vocals to Texas A&M’s Hardchord Dynamix and is the reigning champion of The Voice BCS. What does the future hold for this talented singer, tune in to find out that and much more. This stuff also happens: Roger Pine FINALLY breaks down Starlight Express, Kate cries about Little Shop of...


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 9: Paul Early - Live Stream

Support TTC by going to ibelieveinTTC.comFor A Theatre Company Carol, be sure you’re subscribed to TTC’s Youtube channel, Dobson and Diva Dads had a great time chatting with Paul Early, a Rice University graduate who grew up in Oregon who found his way to Texas. He has participated in over 50 productions from local community theatres, high school, college as well as professional. He is currently a board member at TTC and has helped...


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 8: Erskine & Creel - Live Stream

IT’S ANOTHER DOUBLE EPISODE! Tonight we have the pleasure of having not one, but two amazing theatre people on the pod. Stacy Erskine and Beth Creel currently work together in the theatre department at College Station High School. But they ALSO are working together to direct our very own Adrienne Dobson in WHO’S HOLIDAY at TTC! Stacy has graced the Randy Wilson Stage countless times, including as the Lady of the Lake in SPAMALOT and the very boozy chaperone herself in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE....


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 7: Dadsgiving - Live Stream

Celebrate the Holiday with the Diva Dads this Friday with Dadsgiving! Rodney's Cocktail 4 egg whites 1 tbls granulated sugar 4 egg yolks 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup heavy cream 2 cups milk 1/2 cup of Jameson Cold Brew Whiskey 1 tsp ground nutmeg Beat egg whites w/ tbls of sugar until stiff peaks form. Set aside. Beat egg yolks w/ remaining sugar until combined and let lightens in color reduce blending speed and add remaining ingredients until combined. Fold in egg whites. Serves 4-6.


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 6: Keith Owen - Live Stream

We are BACK and being joined by a very handsome devil. It’s @lilkekefromdablock Keith Owen! Born and raised in Bryan, TX, Keith auditioned for his first show back in 2005 at The Theatre Company and was a member of the ensemble in “Beauty and the Beast.” Some of Keith’s favorite roles at TTC include Rapunzel’s Prince in “Into the Woods”, Mordred in “Camelot” and Flotsam (not Jetsam) in “The Little Mermaid.” Keith now works as a Shift Manager at MAD taco and Barista at The Village in Downtown...


TTC Diva Dads Episode 27: Hannah Lee - Live Stream

HAPPY FRIDAY! We have a good feeling about today. Keeping in the spirit of the season of #RockyHorror, we’ve got our Usherette from Rocky I, HANNAH LEE! Hannah Lee, now Farris, started theatre at The Theatre Company at age 13. She had the privilege to work with Randy Wilson in multiple shows, including his original work of Taking Liberty, and our very first Rocky Horror Show as the Usherette. She attended Ball State, pursuing a BFA in musical theatre. She then attended nursing school,...


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 4: Monty Maisano - Live Stream

Monty Maisano spent 4 amazing years at Texas A&M studying for his BBA in Accounting and MS in finance. He was active in the Century Singers on campus, and a frequent participant of TTC shows. His performances included: Jekyll & Hyde (Utterson?), Chicago (Mary Sunshine), Big River (the Duke), Producers (Carmen), Light in the Piazza (Giuseppe), Chess (the Russian), and of course Rocky Horror #1 (Riff Raff). Monty also participated in Brazos Valley Players productions of Hairspray (Mr....


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 3: Corey Barron - Live Stream

HAPPY FRIDAY! It’s time to cancel your Friday night plans, because you’re about to spend the evening with us. We get to hang out with Corey Barron! Tell us what you want to know about King Arthur himself and what he’s been up to since he left the BCS area. Tune in tonight at 8pm live on YouTube! Corey Barron is absolutely thrilled to be a guest on Diva Dads! Some of Corey’s favorite shows include Assassins, Camelot, and She Loves Me. In his free time Corey enjoys doing his best to cook,...


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 2: Kelsie Kullman (REDUX) - Live Stream

Kelsie Kullman is a long time veteran at The Theatre Company, having been in over 18 productions (and 2 more to come). She was first cast in the 2005 production of The Music Man, starring the brilliant Mark Bendiksen. After that she was hooked and did several more productions throughout high school. She took a break to go off to college at The University of North Texas, where she received a B.A. in Theatre with an emphasis in performance. Her studies at UNT included Realism, Musical Theatre,...


TTCDivaDads S2 Ep 1: Riley McMahon - Live Stream

Riley grew up in Castle Rock, CO and has always had a love for the arts and music. Putting on Britney Spears concerts in her living was a favorite past time for her. In elementary school, after seeing the local high school’s production of Beauty and the Beast, her passion for musical theatre was born. She went on to be cast in Annie, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Once Upon a Mattress, Aida, and Once on this Island throughout high school. After starting at Texas A&M, Riley took a break to focus...


TTCDivaDads Episode 21: The Dads - Live Stream

We're turning 21! Please join us tonight in celebrating the last 20 episodes as we relive some of the magical moments and decompress from the week.