Irving Truitt, is a native of Durham, North Carolina. He is currently employed as an Adjunct Theater Instructor, at North Carolina Central University and a Theater Arts Teacher at Northern High School. Previously, he was employed as a Theatre Arts Teacher at PS. 21, a local public school in Brooklyn New York. He is the Founder of TRUE DREAMS PRODUCTION, a performance arts company which provides classes in theater, dance, and vocal music in the summer, spring and fall. TRUE DREAMS PRODCTIONS is dedicated to providing quality theatre at a low cost for all audiences. TRUE DREAMS PRODUCTIONS also gives young performers an opportunity to share their talents along side professionals in all aspects of entertainment. For more information about TRUE DREAMS PRODUCTIONS go to our website, www.TRUEDREAMS.us In addition to managing TRUE DREAMS PRODUCTIONS, Irving has written, produced, directed and choreographed several plays and musicals which include GoingHomeless, Rave, Cinderiah, Most recently he has directed High School Musical Two, Dreamgirls, Little shop of Horrors, and Aint Misbehavin’ Irving has also written three screenplays,Advercity, BCDC, and Click. His children’s books include Go to bed Imhotep, Sally Can See, There’s a Dip Pa De Dat On My New Red Hat,Grandma Takes A Stands By Sitting Down, and Go Dad Go. Irving Truitt holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Education from North Carolina Central University and a Master of Education from Cambridge College. Irving Truitt also has a teaching license for the state of North Carolina and the state of New York. In addition to his teaching licenses he holds a North Carolina Education Administration License.
GREGORY WADE - VP & Technical Director
Gregory Wade is a native of Bermuda. He has been involved in theatre most of his life. He has a B.A. in Theatre Education and a M.A., in Education Administration from North Carolina Central University. If you have been to any of Hillside High School productions in the last 28 years, you have seen his scenery. He has designed and build scenery in many States. He has worked putting on summer camp productions in the Durham area for the last 10 years.
PAULA NUNN - Musical Director
Paula Nunn is a native of Kinston, North Carolina and was the Choral Director of Hillside High School's Choral Department. Ms. Nunn received her B.S. degree in music from Fayetteville State University. She worked for the Durham Public School system as a music teacher for 20 years. Ms. Nunn has served the community as a choral director and pianist for various choirs and organizations. As a performer, she has been seen in such musical productions as "Dreamgirls", "Ain't Misbehavin", "Purlie", and "Tambourines to Glory". She was also a co-producer of the Wendell Tabb and Throne Life Media's 2007 production of the "Black Nativity". Currently, Paula can be seen throughout the state performing her comedy act as "Annie Bell Clock" . Annie Bell Clock has also performed at the Liam's Comedy Club in Colton Ca., the J. Anthony Brown's "The J Spot" in Los Angeles Ca., and the Uptown Comedy Corner in Atlanta Ga.