Dylan McGill (Director)
Dylan comes to the Museum of Science and History from Chicago, IL. There, he worked as an actor and director at another museum. Performing since grade school and directing for nearly ten years, Dylan is thrilled to begin the Museum’s Company here in Corpus Christi. He is a published author, a national award winning director, can be heard on original cast recordings and been a member of world premiere productions. He holds a B.F.A. from the Boston Conservatory and has performed in cities around the country including Cincinnati, Chicago and New York City.
Monica Flores (Assistant Stage Manager)
Monica Flores is a Corpus Christi native and has been singing, acting, and dancing ever since she could talk. A 2006 graduate from W.B. Ray High School, Monica was extremely active in theatre and choir. She has been a volunteer performer at the Harbor Playhouse for more than 8 years and has been blessed with roles such as “Eliza Doolittle” (My Fair Lady), “Ado Annie” (Oklahoma!), “Mimi Marquez” (Rent), “Maria” (West Side Story), “Amy” (Company), “Doralee Rhodes” (9 to 5 the Musical), and, most recently, “Snoopy” (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown), among other shows. She is absolutely thrilled to be putting her creative ideas into play (literally) and hopes to contribute just a little bit more to the arts and entertainment community in Corpus Christi. She also loves her two kitties, chips, and randomly breaking out into tap dancing.
John Valadez (Tour Guide)
John was born in Corpus Christi and became interested in acting and film making at a young age. After High School he studied acting at Del Mar College and The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. He’s had notable roles in the plays Marat/Sade, Dancing at Lughnasa, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and as Charles Condomine in Blithe Spirit. He can sometimes be found in local short films, eating ice cream with cats and showing off astrolabes on the Columbus Ships – where he also eats ice cream. He loves ice cream.
Sandra Lynn Prince (Tour Guide)
Sandra is a retired teacher and coach of 34 years. Born and raised in Victoria, TX she was a 1971 graduate from Stroman High School, graduated from Abilene Christian University with a teaching degree in all levels of Physical Education, English and History in 1975. Sandra went on to complete a Masters in Communication and also holds a Bachelor of Secondary ED. Sandra taught middle school and coached for 30 years and at the high school level for an additional 4 years during which she served on the advisory board at ACU. Additionally, Sandra was an All-American and Professional Basketball Player. Sandra is a twin to her brother Andrew who played professional basketball in Europe. Both Sandra and Andrew speak Spanish, French and German.
Dawn Robertson (Tour Guide)
Dawn originally hails from Chicago, Illinois where she studied improvisation and comedy at The Second City Conservatory, Players Workshop of the Second City, and ComedySportz Chicago. She moved to Houston in 2001 where she promptly formed The Young Urban Comedians’ Club and began running an improv show called “Improaoke! Karaoke for Comedians!” During her stay in Houston, she performed in Neil Simon’s “Fools” and “Dinner Party,” The Reduced Shakespeare Company’s “The Complete History of America (Abridged),” and Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” as well as other productions. In 2012 she moved to Corpus Christi with her family and can most often be seen performing various feats of Improv for her two beautiful children.
Jackie Ayers (Tour Guide/Actor)
Jackie was born in Arkansas City, Ks then moved to Portland, Tx at the age of 4. She started performing in school productions and ballet recitals once she moved. One of her most notable roles was Eponine in Harbor Playhouse’s production of Les Miserables. She was in the ensemble of Jekyll & Hyde and Wizard of Oz as well. When she is at home she is busy teaching her daughter everything she knows about performing.