Kidz Kabaret

Where kids can be kidz

ABOUT THE STAFF:

Travis Guillory
Artistic Director / Director & Choreographer

Originally from New Iberia, Louisiana, Travis currently lives in Tulsa, OK and is a news anchor. He perviously worked at KATC-TV 3 in Lafayette but comes back every summer to direct youth productions. Being involved with community theater throughout Acadiana since the age of 9, he has functioned as an actor, technician, set designer, producer, choreographer, and director separately for over 70 shows. Travis has directed more than two dozen productions - half of which were youth musicals. He has attended the Broadway Teachers Workshop in NYC and has been taught by Broadway directors, choreographers, writers, technicians, and performers. Travis has also written, composed, and produced two musicals in Lafayette, Louisiana. 
 

Madelyn Kelly Guillory
Associate Artistic Director / Assistant Show Director

Madelyn is a former pre-school teacher at Montessori Children's House in Broussard. She has been involved in numerous musical and dance productions in Acadiana and New Orleans. Madelyn was the Magic Moods choreographer for Comeaux High School and has choreographed several performances and showcases for area schools. She has been seen in Alice in Wonderland: A Contemporary Ballet, In His Grace, The Undertaker & His Wife, Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey), The Drowsy Chaperone (Kitty), The Addams Family, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Jambalaya the musical.

 

Abby Boudreaux
Vocal Director

Abby studied Vocal Music Education at UL Lafayette and is now teaching music at Prairie Elementary School. Abby recently performed the roles of Laurey in Oklahoma!, Cathy in The Last 5 Years, Olive Ostrovsky in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Wednesday in The Addams Family.  When not on stage, she enjoys attending shows, vocal directing, and costume designing.


 

Natalie Bodkin
Production Camp Assistant

Natalie Bodkin currently holds a bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance and a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance/Pedagogy from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She was most recently seen on stage in the New York Lyric Opera Theatre’s Die Zauberflöte as Pamina and in many leading roles at UL. Natalie has performed in fabled venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center, and the National Opera Center. She has been the featured artist in several publications and has placed 3rd in the 2014, 2015, and 2017 Tri-State National Association of Teachers of Singing competition. In the past, Natalie has been the Children’s Music Teacher for Community Baptist Church’s summer camp and currently teaches Class Voice I and II at UL with more than 15 private students at The Music Box in Lafayette.