WHS Theatre has produced over 100 shows and events for the WWS community under the direction of teachers, students, and our community. We continue our mission and purpose of providing theatrical experiences for all students. We appreciate your support in keeping the ARTS alive in our schools.
Meet the Staff
Director, Curricular Theatre Teacher, Thespian Troupe 1002 Sponsor
Lance Grubb has directed 3 musicals and 3 plays including his favorites at WHS: Wizard of Oz, Little Shop of Horrors, and Tartuffe. In his spare time, he teaches French at WHS. He has 2 young daughters who he hopes share his musical and French language enthusiasm.
Eric Zabonick is enjoying his second year as an Assistant Director. By day, he is a School Counselor at WHS and loves his career. In his spare time, he is either cooking, eating, or hiking.
Technical & Auditorium Director
Jon Majors has been with the Westfield Theatre Department since 2017. He loves watching these students take charge and become independent problem-solvers. When not in the auditorium, you’ll find him teaching biology, listening to woodworking and true crime podcasts, and at home playing with his dog Lilly.
Music is at the heart of Alison Wessel. She’s been the WHS choir director since 2004, and vocal director for 18 musicals with her favorites being Into the Woods and Les Miserables. She and her husband Scott have two adult children who graduated from WHS and sang in Westfield Choirs.
Sydnie Blair is excited to be a part of the Theatre and Choir team! She works at Civic Theatre in Carmel as an educator, stage manager, and sometimes actor. Recently she was presented with the “Yes, Let’s” Award for Excellence in Theatre Education.
Show Choir Director
Graham Sutton is one of our fresh faces in the performing arts department. This is his first year as the WHS Show Choir and Choir Director. He has been in various musicals in his performing tenure with his favorite being West Side Story, along with 8 years of show choir experience. His goal is to “cultivate growth in his students not only as musicians but as people.”
Lily Wessel has a BFA in Musical Theatre from Ball State University and is a Westfield High School graduate. Lily has choreographed WHS musicals since 2020, including Shrek, Wizard of Oz, and Little Shop of Horrors. She teaches at Indy Dance Academy. Lily loves sharing her love of dance with WHS Theatre.