ABOUT US

Here at Countryside High Theatre, we take pride in our study of various acting methods and technical skills. Our classes have the freedom to explore different areas of expertise within the theater, and learn by getting hands-on with acting exercises and the technical equipment at our disposal. Want to take it a step further? Consider joining our fantastic Theatre Club! As a member, you'll be updated with news on upcoming events within our area, invited to our club's activities and special events, and also have the opportunity to audition for real on-stage productions and delve deeper into the world of theatre. Whether you're an energized actor, an aspiring director, or a valuable crew member, Countryside High Theatre is a place for everyone.
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GABE SAIENNI

Mr. Gabe Saienni is so excited to be the theatre director at Countryside High! He is a graduate of The University of Tampa where he obtained a degree in Musical Theatre. He began his career teaching theatre in Charlotte, NC before moving back to FL in 2018. Before teaching he performed at numerous professional theater venues including CPCC Summer Theatre, Busch Gardens Tampa, The Florida Aquarium, and StageWorks. He is so proud of the work his students have done over the past two years and looks forward to sharing his experiences to help foster and grow CHS theatre for many years to come!
2010 - present
2010 - present

ITS/ THEATRE CLUB BOARD

Veronica O'Reilly

President

Hi! My name's Veronica and I've been
elected as President of Troupe 900!
I'm so excited to work with the
incredibly talented people of our
troupe and test the limits of high
school theater :D

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Gracelyn Ranson

Vice President

Hello, my name is Gracelyn and I am one of the Vice Presidents. I am so excited for the line of events and opportunities we have coming into the 2022-2023 year. When I was new to Troupe 900, I was welcomed with so much love. My senior year, I want to reciprocate that love to everyone - new and returning members. I can’t wait, I already know this year is going to be a blast! See you soon!!!

Sarah Venable

Vice President

Hiya! I’m Sarah and I’m proud to be the Vice President of Troupe 900 for the 2022-2023 school year. Performing is my passion and I hope to be able to bring joy to people through theatre like it does for me :)

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Serenity
Irvin-Churchward

Secretary

Hi I'm Serenity and I'm the secretary for troupe 900.I look forward to doing more acting and meeting all of our new members! I want to encourage new people to do theater, and help all troupe members, new and current, feel welcomed.

Ayden Stencil-Raddatz

Bootcamp

Hello! My name is Ayden, and I’m this years boot camp. I am so excited to invite new members into our troupe, as well as work with our previously inducted for the betterment of the troupe 900 experience!

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Jade Thomas

Booster Liaison

¡Holá! My name is Jt, I’m the booster liaison for 2022-2023 school year!! I’ll be in contact with the parents of troupe 900 for what is need with volunteers and other behind the scenes work. Can’t wait to meet all the new talented new comers and just this school year to start!

Allison Skinner

Webmaster

Hi, I’m Allison, I’m a senior, and I’m thrilled to be the webmaster for Troupe 900. It's my job to maintain the website for Countryside High Theatre, and make sure everyone receives accurate and up-to-date information. I cant wait to meet the incoming members of the troupe, and I look forward to helping my fellow board members make this year amazing for everyone!

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Zay Martin

Publicist

Ello! my name is Zay and I’m this years publicist! I'm also a junior and I've been doing theatre here at countryside since my freshman year. I’m really excited to get to work on some of the ideas I have and I can’t wait to work with all of you! and if anyone has any questions feel free to contact me at fastghostgovroom on instagram!

Sebastian (Jesus) Lucid

Publicist

Hey, my name is Sebastian but the folks in theatre call me Jesus. I’m a future Marine recruit and the unofficial mechanic of Troupe 900. It is my duty as publicist to draw attention to our troupe, our events, and to our members, and to hopefully elevate our image to an even higher standard, and to a much wider audience. This year I hope to work more closely with the school administration and local businesses to help us get the Countryside Theatre name out there to the public.

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Sebastian Ragosta

New/ Future Members Coordinator

My name is Sebastian Ragosta, I’ll be this years New Members Coordinator. I’m excited to be apart of the board and help us expand our theater family to even more people at Countryside.