The Wildcat Theatre Guild is a booster club organization run by parent volunteers. Its mission is to support the programs and endeavors of the Woodmont High School theatre department in order to promote and enhance the educational theatre experience of our students and to ensure high-quality, affordable live theatre productions for the school community.
Harry Culpepper, Jr. is originally from Belton, South Carolina and graduated from Belton Honea Path High School. He went on to graduate from Shenandoah University with a BFA in Music Theatre. He spent more than a year with Playhouse on the Square in Memphis, performing on the main stage, touring with its Youth Theatre, teaching playwriting, serving as a resident teaching artist in the public schools, and directing/producing two original cabarets. Harry spent 6 years as the Theatre Teacher at the Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts, which earned the 2009-10 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts National Schools of Distinction in Arts Education Award. He taught for 2 years at Hilton Head Island High School rebuilding their theatre program expanding production from one annual production to a full season of main stage plays and musicals and one acts.
Harry has appeared on stages across the southeast including Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre, Playhouse on the Square, Huntington Outdoor Theatre, The Warehouse Theatre, South Carolina Children's Theatre, Spartanburg Repertory Company, Spartanburg Little Theatre, Main Street Youth Theatre and South Carolina Repertory Company. He has directed productions for the Spartanburg Youth Theatre, Spartanburg Repertory Company, Greer Children's Theatre, Main Street Youth Theatre, and the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina.
He is the President of the South Carolina Theatre Association and is currently pursuing a Masters of Arts in Arts Administration from Winthrop University. He is honored and thrilled to join the staff of Woodmont High School and for the opportunity to help lead the Wildcat Players as they continue to grow their program.
Erin Gill grew up in Lexington, South Carolina, where she attended Lexington High School. After high school, Erin attended Winthrop University, where she received her BA in Theatre and performed in and directed many productions, including Antigone, The Shape of Things,The Yellow Boat, and many more. She spent her first 2 years of teaching at Ashley Ridge High School in Summerville, South Carolina, where she acted as the inaugural theatre teacher, and started what is now a flourishing theatre program. She produced and directed numerous plays and musicals at Ashley Ridge, including The Important of Being Earnest, The Sound of Music, Anything Goes, and many more. Erin also worked as a theatre teacher at Woodmont Middle School from 2013-2018, where she was named teacher of the year for the 2015-2016 school year. She directed many productions at Woodmont Middle, and also worked as the director of Mill Town's first Summer Youth Intensive. Erin continues to be a part of Mill Town Theatre productions. She has two beautiful boys and an amazing husband who support and love theatre as well.