Larry Whitesell is a retired high school theater teacher, director, speech coach and Fine Arts Coordinator. After several years of working as a consultant with the City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Larry became the manager of the Higley Center for the Performing Arts from which he retired in June, 2014. In addition, he retired in August, 2015, as an adjunct faculty at Southern Utah University after 30 years of teaching acting to high school and college students and adults at the Utah Shakespeare Festival.