Cameron BarkleyCameron Barkley (Singer) is excited to be working with Mr. Brooks again on Artisan's Second Stage, having recently appeared in RED, WHITE AND TRUE BLUE. Next door, on the Main Stage, he just completed his role singing the Blues (and roller skating!) as Poppa in STARLIGHT EXPRESS. Other roles include Harvey Johnson in BYE BYE BIRDIE, Dickon in SECRET GARDEN, Billy Fisher in TOM SAWYER, and Harry Locke in THE MUSIC MAN. As a cast member with Artisan Children’s Theater, he has been in over a dozen productions. He is currently portraying Maurice, Belle’s slightly eccentric father, in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. When he’s not singing, dancing and acting at Artisan, Cameron is an 11th-grade homeschooler and working to earn his Eagle rank in Boy Scouts.
Cosette CookCosette Cook (Singer) is excited to be back on the stage at Artisan after being seen in THE SECRET GARDEN and JOSEPH..., as well as THE LITTLE MERMAID, SLEEPING BEAUTY, and THE JUNGLE BOOK. She was also a scene stealer as Gretl in Casa Mañana’s THE SOUND OF MUSIC. She is also thrilled to be sharing the stage with her amazingly talented and good-looking parents, David and Shoshana Cook. Thanks again to her Dad for writing this bio. Love you!
David CookDavid Cook (Singer) is making his debut on Artisan’s second stage, but is no stranger to the Artisan family. His first main stage role was in 2005 as Motel in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. The next 10 plus years he would perform in 4 other Artisan shows, the last as recently as 2014. He of course is most excited about performing in this show with his favorite people on the planet, wife, Shoshana, and daughter, Cosette.
Shoshana CookShoshana Cook (Singer) was last seen on the Artisan stage performing one of her favorite roles; Lily in THE SECRET GARDEN. You may also remember her from JOSEPH...DREAMCOAT, NUNSENSE, SCARLET PIMPERNEL, and HEAVEN CAN WAIT. Her other favorite roles include the title role in GYPSY, Mary in GRAND OLD FLAG, where she met her wonderful husband, David, her role of mother to her beautiful daughter, Cosette, who is sharing the stage with her, and her new role as the wife of the Judge of Tarrant County Criminal Court #1!
Piper DanielPiper Daniel (Dancer) feels super blessed to be invited to dance in SONGS FROM SHOWS... Piper’s God-given talent has had her dancing since she could walk. It was only after coming to the Artisan that she has gotten to expand herself with training by the amazing choreographers here. She’s been delighted to share the stage with this amazing cast and hopes to again in other shows in the near future. You guys are awesome!
Abby FrittsAbby Fritts (Dancer) is super-excited to be a part of SONGS FROM SHOWS YOU’LL NEVER SEE AT ARTISAN. Abby has been involved in theater for 3 years and loves all aspects of it. She has been stage manager for 5 shows, tech crew for 1, and acted in 12. Her favorite shows include SHREK THE MUSICAL, GUYS AND DOLLS, and YOU CAN’T STOP THE BEAT. Abby would like to thank her friends and family for supporting her and most importantly her Heavenly Father who makes all of this possible.
Connie GeorgeConnie George (Singer) is excited to be in her second performance at Artisan Theater. In 2015, she played Sylvia in ALL SHOOK UP. She is glad to be back at it and grateful to her husband, Seth, and 4 kiddos, Cammillia, Caylee, Carlee, and Carmen, for the opportunity to perform, but most importantly Jesus who lights her way and guides her path and puts a glow in her heart. All glory be to Him!!!
Tamara HayesTamara Hayes (Singer) is very excited to be making her Artisan Theater debut. Singing has always been her passion, and she is so thankful for this opportunity. She is very grateful  for her husband,  Scott, and her daughter, Darina, and for her amazing voice teacher, Darlene Marks, for inspiring and believing in her. Enjoy the show!
Brandon JacksonBrandon Jackson (Singer) is back at Artisan after a 4-year hiatus. Leaving the comforts of a 3rd-shift career at BNSF, Brandon has returned to his one true passion in life…writing irrelevant acting bios and performing in the roles that accompany them. We keep asking ourselves why he is in this show, but as long as he continues to work for free, it really is hard to pass up an unconscionable contract when one falls into your lap.
Matthew JohnMatthew Gil (Singer) is excited to perform in SONGS FROM SHOWS YOU’LL NEVER SEE AT ARTISAN. His previous show credits include, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Artisan), WEDDING SINGER (TCC), CHICAGO (TCC), OZ (TCC), LION KING (Artisan), and THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE (Artisan). Matthew would like to thank Bill Brooks for the opportunity to showcase his talents, and all his friends that support him!
Catherine LangleyCatherine Langley (Dancer) is very excited to be part of this unique show! She is especially happy to be reunited with and dancing alongside many of her RED, WHITE AND TRUE BLUE Two-stepper friends! You might have recently seen her as Flounder in THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. or Thing 1 in CAT IN THE HAT on the Artisan Children’s Theater stage. She would like to thank her parents for driving her to the theater, and Ms. Amy Jones for this great opportunity.
Sherry MarshallSherry Marshall (Singer) is thrilled to be singing in Artisan's production, SONGS FROM SHOWS YOU’LL NEVER SEE AT ARTISAN. In addition to reprising her singing performance from Artisan's TUMBLEWEED ROUND-UP earlier this year, you might also remember seeing her most recently portray the Baroness in CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, as well as Mrs. Mae Peterson in BYE BYE BIRDIE. She has been performing since she was a child in school and church productions and various community theaters, including Casa Manana in Fort Worth. She even met her husband of 12 years in their church drama group, where they have performed together ever since. She would like to thank her husband, Steve, and their three children for their love and support, and especially God for all of the blessings and talents He has given to her.
Darrell McCallumDarrell McCallum (Singer) feels privileged to once again share the stage with special Artisan Center Theater friends. Previous shows: RED WHITE AND TRUE BLUE, THE TUMBLEWEED ROUNDUP, THE MUSIC MAN, MY FAIR LADY, OKLAHOMA, SOUTH PACIFIC, MAME, DOWN IN THE VALLEY, GUEST IN THE HOUSE, and THE MIKADO. Other roles include: Traveling Businessman in the TV series, ‘Prison Break.’ Darrel has a musical revue, BROADWAY WAY DOWN, and has toured Mississippi, Tennessee, and over 30 cities in Texas. Deep gratitude to Bill Brooks for inviting him back to the Second Stage for this musical revue.
Jesse RamosJesse Ramos (Singer) is back again to entertain you with her beautiful voice, after starring in TUMBLEWEED ROUND UP and RED WHITE AND TRUE BLUE. She has been in many shows at Artisan, as well as other theaters. Some of her favorite roles include:  the Witch in INTO THE WOODS, Ethel Tofflemier in THE MUSIC MAN, and Biney in THE MIRACLE WORKER. She would like to thank Bill for his direction and guidance, as well as her former cast mates, for their incredible performances. "Some days there won't be a song in your heart, but sing anyway."
Mark ScottMark Scott (Singer) “What?! You thought I was just a country guy singing old school country? I've been singing Broadway songs since the early 70s. I know you're supposed to write these bio things in 3rd person, but that's just boring. Y'all have fun tonight. That's what it's all about.”
Lauren SpharLauren Sphar (Singer/Dancer) is honored to be a part of this production. She enjoys performing on Artisan's Main Stage, Children's, and Second Stage theaters. Her favorite show has been BIG FISH. Lauren would like to thank Hope, Nicole, Kinna, Delaney, Collin, and all of her other amazing friends that keep her smiling every day. Enjoy the show!
Heather SturdevantHeather Sturdevant (Singer) is thrilled to be in SONGS FROM SHOWS YOU'LL NEVER SEE AT ARTISAN. You may have seen her in other Artisan productions as Elaine Harper in ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, Rose Lennox in THE SECRET GARDEN, Sandra/Ensemble in ALL SHOOK UP, Shirley/Mary Lou Sokolov in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, Tracy Lord in PHILADELPHIA STORY, and THE CIVIL WAR. Other credits include Dinosaur/Muse/Ivy in SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Stage West, Ensemble in THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD at Denton Community Theatre, Marie in SEARCH AND DESTROY for L.I.P. Service, and Florinda in INTO THE WOODS at Music Theatre of Denton. “Never a dull moment!” She would also like to thank Bill Brooks, for giving her that opportunity, and Jacob Taylor, because of his amazing cats.
Nicole WicksNicole Wicks (Dancer) is excited to be in the dancing troupe for another musical revue with Mr. Bill Brooks on Artisan’s Second Stage. She has performed in many Children’s shows, as well as on the Second Stage and Main Stage, here at Artisan. She attends Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy as a middle school student. She praises God for her talent and thanks her parents for their love and support. She is blessed for this opportunity to work with Amy Jones again and her awesome, cool friends.
Cami WillisCami Willis (Singer) is so excited to be performing at Artisan once again. She did shows at Artisan in high school such as LES MISERABLES, CAMELOT, and PHANTOM. She is a recent graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, with a BFA in Musical Theatre and BA in production. Some of her favorite roles include Fiona in SHREK THE MUSICAL, Eponine in LES MISERABLES, and a Narrator in JOSEPH.
Bill BrooksBill Brooks (Director) is excited to direct this amazing music revue. Bill is a veteran performer, producer and mentor. Dozens of young people who have become ‘stars' in Gospel, Country, and Pop music were influenced in various ways through Bill's mentorship. As a young man, Bill himself became acquainted with Johnnie High in 1980. The impact Mr. High had on Bill's life is unmeasurable. During the 1980's Bill, along with his brother, Randy, and their Almost Famous Band, were voted Entertainer of the Year for 6 years in a row by the Country Music Review Association. Bill currently serves as President of the Board at Artisan Center Theater.
Cindy BarkleyCindy Barkley (Stage Manager) has been a fan of musicals her entire life, so it’s a huge thrill to be a part of this very special production. She previously served as Assistant Stage Manager for RED, WHITE AND TRUE BLUE, but more importantly, as a dedicated ‘Artie’s Mom’ to Cameron and all the youth performers here at Artisan. Thanks to Mr. Brooks for the opportunity to work with this cast of some of the best performers in North Texas, who’ve given the best of their time and talents to bring this unique review to life.

Amy JonesAmy Elizabeth Jones (Choreographer) is delighted to be a part of SONGS FROM SHOWS YOU'LL NEVER SEE AT ARTISAN! Amy has been in several Artisan productions including NUPTIALS, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, SEVEN BRIDES, and BIG FISH. She most recently created, choreographed, and appeared in the special event, YOU CAN'T STOP THE BEAT. Amy also enjoys hosting music specials on KERA 13 PBS. Amy thanks her family for their love and support.

Alex Eddins (Costume Designer) is thrilled to be working on another show here at Artisan! Alex holds a BFA in Musical Theatre Performance from Abilene Christian University and has received a Betty Lynn Buckley Award for excellence in costume design. Some of her favorite shows she's designed include ARSENIC AND OLD LACE at Artisan, NEXT TO NORMAL at Abilene Christian University, and ANYTHING GOES at Birdville High School. Love and thanks to her family!