Emma Andersen 
Class of 2023


Emma is entering her sixth year as a member of the Drama Club and her fifth year as an acting officer. Andersen is honored to serve as President during her last year at Parker. Throughout the year, Emma will strive to lead both the Francis Paker Drama Club and Mentor program with enthusiasm and passion.  Her role entails planning all Drama Club and Officer meetings, meeting with the Francis Parker administration to discuss the role of the D.C. in the community, as well as overseeing the many exciting projects and activities of the club. Emma’s final goal is to strengthen the Parker Drama Club community and cement it as a force felt both on and off campus. She’s looking forward to an incredible year and cannot wait to see everyone on campus. 

Austen Temple  
Vice President 
Class of 2025


IMG_6969This is Austen’s second year at Francis Parker and as a member of the Drama Club. This is his first year as an officer, and he is very excited to be the Vice President! He is thrilled to have three mentees and help run the Mentor Program, plan meetings, play games, prepare for his role as President next year, and help run the club. Austen plans to pursue stage management in college, though his love for performance will not go unforgotten. He is hoping for a happy and healthy year for everyone.


Rishika Kulkarni 
Class of 2024


This is Rishika’s fourth year in the Drama Club and first year as an officer. She is so excited to join this amazing team and is looking forward to furthering her interest in theatre. As the Drama Club’s Secretary, her job will be to document details of meetings, maintain the physical and virtual library, and manage inductions. Rishika’s main goal this year is to encourage access to multiple resources in the Drama Club. To do this, she hopes to promote both libraries that are a part of the Drama Club. With the virtual library being a new addition to the club, she hopes to expand it and encourage more members to utilize it. Rishika hopes that this will allow members to acquire a variety of resources they need to prepare for an audition or to just enjoy learning more about theatre. In the future, Rishika would like to pursue a career in medicine and hopes that the skills she learns in the Drama Club will remain with her even when she goes to college!


Michele Rosales    
Junior Vice President  
Class of 2026


This is going to be Michele’s third year at Parker and third year in the Drama Club. Michele is very excited for this year as a Drama Club officer. This is her second year as an officer and some of Michele’s jobs include helping run the mentor program and help organize performance and fundraising opportunities . Michele’s goal this year is inclusivity. Now that everything is getting better she believes that the Parker community should come together and Drama Club is doing that for the students. Michele’s view of her future includes becoming a mathematician and working for NASA. But who knows where life will take her?! 


Maggie Weller   
Secretary & Historian  
Class of 2022

Maggie Weller Officer Headshot

This year is Maggie’s 6th year as a Drama Club Member, and she is so excited to be an officer! Maggie has always been very passionate about theatre, and this opportunity has let her take the next step in her theatre career! As the Drama Club’s Secretary and Historian, Maggie is in charge of documenting anything and everything that happens in the club, from taking notes at meetings to snapping pictures during Drama Club events. Maggie’s biggest goal for the Drama Club this year is to create a more accessible environment for everyone! Incorporating her duties as an officer, she hopes to keep everyone involved and connected, whether they are in the club or just want to know more! In the future, Maggie would like to pursue performance professionally, both in Musical Theatre and Film Acting! She is so excited about what the future holds and cannot wait to keep extending her joy and love of life to those around her! Love to all! ❤


Sydney Kroonen    
Marketing & Publicity  
Class of 2024

Sydney Kroonen Officer Headshot

This is Sydney’s 2nd year at Parker and in the Drama Club. She is honored and thrilled to be joining this incredible team of officers to lead Upper School Marketing and Publicity! She is particularly excited to share this experience with her brother, Graham, who is also serving his first year on the board. As the Upper School Publicist, Sydney’s main job is to get Drama Club information out to students in both the Middle and Upper School by creating flyers about all things Drama Club, writing the monthly newsletter, and more. During her first year on the board, Sydney’s goal is to increase student attendance at Drama Club performances so that the members get their well deserved recognition for all of their hard work. In the future, Sydney is interested in pursuing theatre or journalism, but mostly strives to keep an open mind and positive attitude in everything she does! 


Isabella Devitt      
Marketing & Publicity 
Class of 2026

Isabella Devitt Officer HeadshotThis is Isabella Devitt’s 8th year at Parker and 3rd year in the Drama Club. This is her second year as a DC officer and she is excited for what is to come in her Drama Club career. A few of Isabella’s jobs in marketing/publicity are to make the monthly newsletter and create flyers for upcoming shows and events. Isabella’s goals for the club this year are to have all the members excited for events and shows in the Drama Club. She hopes to see everyone without a mask soon and spread happiness and joy through the Drama Club!


Graham Kroonen      
MS Representative  
Class of 2027

Graham Kroonen Officer Headshot

This is Graham’s second year in Drama Club and first year as an officer. As MS Representative, it is Graham’s job to work with other officers to help plan events, create flyers and board designs, and to promote the club around campus. His goals for this year are to increase Drama Club participation in club events. He believes this will improve the club community, especially after the pandemic. Graham hopes to help improve the club and make it even more fun for everyone!


Olivia Manning       
MS Representative  
Class of 2027

Olivia Manning Officer Headshot

Olivia has gone to Parker since kindergarten. This will be Olivia’s second year in the DC, but her first year as an officer. The MS Representative job is to assist other officers in meetings, help plan and promote events, promote the DC itself, and keep the play shelves neat. Her main goal for this year is to be a leader and friend to all the members. She knows that as a younger officer, it’s important for the more senior members to know she has their backs. She hopes to be a trusted leader and friend for anyone who needs help. She wants them to know she is there for them in confidence. Olivia wants to enrich the DC’s community, even though the pandemic has kept most of us apart. She hopes to be an asset to the members, but the officers as well, and hopes this year will be great!