Kathy, the wife of Brian and mother of seven, has homeschooled their children of which now are four college graduates, two college students, and one homeschooled teen. Kathy taught high school math and computer science in the public schools for seven years before retiring to be a stay-at-home mom. Besides being involved in theater, Kathy is a Sunday school teacher and huge sports enthusiast of homeschool teams. As the producer and administrator for Take 3 Christian Theater, she is thrilled and humbled to have had the opportunity to work with such great cast members and their servant parents. Through teaching at the Pillar, Kathy is also thankful to be able to be “give back” to The Pillar Foundation and their wonderful volunteer teachers who had sacrificially taught her own children since 2003.
Current 2022-23 Production Team
Kathy Side, Producer
Eliana Steele, Director
Eliana is thrilled to be a part of the Take 3 team again! A recent graduate of Missouri Baptist University, she has a degree in Theatre with minors in Accounting and Business Administration. Onstage, she enjoyed a variety of roles at MBU, including Lady Macbeth (Macbeth), Reno Sweeney (Anything Goes), and Baker’s Wife (Into the Woods). Offstage, some of her favorite tech positions have been as lighting designer and stage manager. Eliana helped as assistant director for Take 3’s 2017 production of Joseph and the…Dreamcoat and 2019 production of Narnia, for which she also designed props. Currently, she works at MBU in the Accounts Payable office and enjoys teaching kiddos at Dayspring Performing Arts. Eliana loves the Take 3 community and cannot wait to see all the amazing things God will do in and through Take 3 this year!
Past Production Teams:
Rebekah Side: Senior Director 2013-2019
Kathy Side: Producer, Student development 2013-Present
Eliana Steele: Assistant Director: 2017-19
Rachel Yarbourgh: Assistant Director: 2018-19
Katie Ericson: Senior Director - Phantom Tollbooth, 2018, March
Savana Rodgers – Director - Charlie Brown Christmas, 2019 December
Caleb Garrett – Student Director - Charlie Brown Christmas, 2019 December
Will Clawson – Student Director - Acts, A City Rising 2020 March
Brooke Stephens - Assistant Director, 2021
Jill Fletcher - Music and Assistant Director 2020-22