Zachary David Terrazas Composer, Lyricist, Writer, and Music Director
Born and raised in Hanover, Zachary has always shown a love for music. As a child Zachary would compose a lot of silly melodies that he would sing around the house. At the age of 12 he composed his first songs on paper. Then by the age of 15 he started composing A Requiem which he is still working on currently.
He has been an actor in such productions of Peter Pan, Titanic the Musical, Willy Wonka the Musical, The Music Man, Once Upon a Mattress, Disney’s High School Musical, Children of Eden, Grease, Aladdin Jr., Sweeney Todd, and Little Shop of Horrors.
Zachary sang in Carnegie Hall with the York County Senior Honors Choir’s Concorde Vocal Ensemble under the direction of Robert Spano and Norman MacKenzie. The following year he sang with Concorde at the American Choral Director’s Association Eastern Division Conference in Providence, Rhode Island. He has been a participant in the York County Senior Honors Choir and Concorde Vocal Ensemble under the direction of Randy Yoder for two years. Zachary was accepted into the American Boy Choir School in Princeton, New Jersey after being in the Gettysburg College Children’s Choir under the direction of Dr. Sharon Gratto.
Zachary has also has written the music, lyrics, and book to The Victim. He also directed The Victim since its conception. The Victim was sold out for its opening weekend and was a media hit, being shown on Susquehanna Valley News 8 and NPR. He hopes to be involved in its direction and development in future productions. Since the August productions of The Victim, Zachary has won multiple awards/scholarships that include the Brandon Bitner Memorial Award and the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Programs. He has also been seen speaking at different anti-bullying groups in the south central Pennsylvania area. Zachary also wrote a children's musical called The Winter Wonderland Adventures of Frosty the Snowman.
His biggest musical influences would be Jason Robert Brown, Frédéric François Chopin, Stephen Sondheim, and Leonard Bernstein. He has a very jazz like approach to his songs but also like to compose in a classical style. He also privately studies composition and voice, these are things that he has done for several years.
Hunter Selby Lighting Designer
Hunter Selby has designed lighting for over 30 theatrical productions over a 5-year career. He is the Lighting Designer for Bermudian Springs High School where he designed the 2013 Musical Production of Godspell which quickly became the most complicated and intricate lighting design ever to accompany a BSHS Production.
He has also designed over 25 productions for the Gettysburg Community Theater including Disney's The Little Mermaid, Godspell, The Wonderful World of Walt Disney, and Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn which was nominated for the 2012 Central Pennsylvania Broadway World Award for Best Lighting Design and received the Performance Excellence Award from Gettysburg Community Theatre.
He was very honored to have designed the lighting for the World Premiere Production of The Victim: A New Musical and has since designed the production at Hanover High School, and will serve as Lighting Designer for planned future productions.
He has served on Light Crews for Bermudian Springs High School in York Springs, PA, DreamWrights Youth & Family Theatre in York, PA, Elower-Sicilia Productions of Music & Dance in Thurmont, MD, Vibe Performing Arts in Gettysburg, PA, and Christian Life Assembly in Camp Hill, PA.
He is currently a Senior at Bermudian Springs High School where he is the President of the Light Crew and the Student Manager for the Varisty & JV Football Teams, Varsity & JV Boys Basketball Teams, and Varsity Track & Field Team. He is also a member of the Concert Choir and Eagle Singers. He plans on attending college in the Fall of 2014 to study Lighting Design.