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Allison Dellinger, 2020 M.F.A. Candidate (Stage Managment)
Allison is from Raleigh, NC. She discovered her love of theatre during her time at Barton College, where she received her B.A. in Theatre. After exploring the various facets of theatre production in undergrad, she found her passion for stage management and worked in Raleigh, NC. A few of her favorite shows at Virginia Tech have been Fun HomeAngels in AmericaPart One: Millennium Approaches, and As You Like It. She is ecstatic to be finishing her third year!

Kate Handzlik, 2020 M.F.A Candidate (Stage Mangement)
Kate Handzlik is from Chalfont, Pennsylvania and holds a B.A. in both Psychology and Photography from Milligan College. After a brief period working as a social worker in Southwest Virginia, she attained a B.A. in Theatre from East Tennessee State University. Kate worked as a stage management apprentice at Serenbe Playhouse in Atlanta, Georgia which specializes in outdoor, site-specific theatre. She has spent her last two summers at Interlochen Center for the Arts serving as their production stage manager and is currently working with Higher Ground (a community- based theatre group located in Harlan County, Kentucky) on their most recent original play named Perfect Buckets about food, labor, and community. 

Quinn Sipes, 2023 M.F.A. Candidate (Stage Management)
Quinn was born and lived part of his life in San Diego, California, before moving to Virginia Beach with his family for better opportunity. Quinn received his B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College where he majored in Ancient Greek and minored in theatre. It was at Hampden-Sydney that Quinn found his passion for theatre. As a freshman he volunteered to stage manage the fall semester mainstage The Mystery of Irma Vep and through that one play he fell in love with theatre and more specifically, stage management. Throughout his undergraduate studies, he stage managed for every mainstage performance. He studied performance in Tokyo, Japan, and Athens, Greece. After graduating from Hampden-Sydney, Quinn worked at Virginia Stage Company in Norfolk, Virginia as an electrician. It was at this job that he fully realized that his true passion is in stage management. Quinn is super excited to be a part of the Virginia Tech team!