Our Amazing Summer Staff
We are excited to bring you an amazing group of people this summer that will take our campers' skills to the next level!
Keely Umstot- Assistant Director of Camps
Keely started at Hub at 8 years old with it's very first camp! Her first leading role at Hub was Annie in 2007- doublecast with another alum- Desiree Soto. Keely is is in her final year at Texas Tech University studying to be certified in Music and Theatre Education. She has loved teaching at Hub full time for the past 4 years! As an award winning choreographer, she has enjoyed choreographing and music directing for countless Hub shows. Her favorite memory with Hub will always be Once on this Island with Senior Team Spring of 2019. She is so proud to be a Hubster!
Edward Funderburke is from Austin TX and is a soon graduating senior from Wayland Baptist University majoring in Musical Theater. Edward started his musical theater career since freshman year of high school from his first show Grease . Ever since then he kept on this path and honing his skills and acting, singing, and dancing. Dancing has played a huge factor in his life since he started dancing when he was little starting with hip-hop and then going to high school and learning jazz, contemporary, and musical theatre. Because of his training in Wayland, he has been able to participate in many summer stock shows including Texas the outdoor Musical for three years, as a chorus member and later becoming a dancer and Summer Stock Austin.
Emily Swenskie is a 2nd year, MFA Performance and Pedagogy candidate at Texas Tech University. In her free time, Emily loves watching baseball, Kayaking and playing with her dog Daisy with her husband. This is Emily’s first year being at HUB Performing Arts Summer Camp and she is so excited to share her love of theatre.