Meet the Company


Bri Lindsey (Producing Artistic Director)

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Bri Lindsey is excited to return as Shawnee's Producing Artistic Director.  A White River Valley Graduate, Bri earned her Bachelor's of Science in Theatre at Indiana State University in 2005, and her Master's of Fine Arts (MFA) in Acting from Regent University in 2016. Lindsey was last seen last summer as Rosemary in Outside Mullingar. She has acted in theatre, TV and film, and choreographed before returning to Indiana. In the off season she teaches theatre at Bishop Chatard High School.

Bretteney Beverly (Associate Artistic Director)

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Bretteney Beverly hails from the great state of Texas. She received B.A. degrees in Music and Psychology from Tougaloo College in 2012 and her Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Acting from Regent University in 2016. Favorite theatre credits include A Streetcar Named Desire, 'Night Mother, Grease, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Crowns, An Octoroon, Pride & Prejudice, Flyin' West, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Bus Stop, Big River, Macbeth, South Pacific and She Stoops to Conquer. Favorite directing credits include For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf, R & J, Crimes of the Heart, and Always… Patsy Cline. In her off time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends and her adorable pit bull, Boss Lady. Thanks for coming to Shawnee & enjoy the show!

Danielle O’Connor (Company Manager)

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Danielle is thrilled to be back at The Shawnee for her third summer as a company member.

Originally from Indianapolis, Danielle has recently moved to Knox County with her fiancée

Tiffany and their beautiful yellow lab Gabbee Mae and fluffy grey kitten Kiki. Danielle is an alum of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and is the former Theatre Director at SMWC. She is currently working to obtain her MA in Theatre from Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. Danielle is looking forward to an incredible 60th  season filled with wonderful shows and incredible talent! Danielle wants to thank the Artistic Directors Bri and Brett for their unyielding support, their infectious passion, and their inspirational leadership, her mom for her encouragement and love, and to also thank YOU for your support of live theatre. Here’s to another 60 seasons: Happy Anniversary, Shawnee!

Meet the company