Artistic Staff

Shane Smuin
Born into a family of performers, Shane’s been on stage and backstage, one way or another, since he was six months old when his father carried him onto the Kennedy Center Main Stage for a performance of the ballet “Petrushka.” In 2006, he came back home to the Bay Area to pursue his true calling in life… teaching. For the last ten years, Shane has taught and directed theatre at Aragon High School. His past Aragon musical productions include: “9 to 5”, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”,“Seussical”, ”Into The Woods”, “Chicago”, “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying”, “Batboy”, “Curtains”, and ”The Producers.” Shane has his B.A. in Theatre Arts from Notre Dame de Namur University, and an M.F.A. from The Actor’s Studio.



Fred Eiras
Set Designer
Fred returned to the Bay Area in 2016 after living in Kentucky for 13 years. Fred has been involved on and off stage for 40+ years. After growing up around theater, Fred wanted to be involved with young artists to support their efforts and the arts. Fred is currently the Technical Director of Performing Arts at Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton and a designer and teaching artist freelancing around the Bay Area. Fred’s motto is “All the world’s a stage but someone has got it build it first…”



Rick Reynolds
Music and Vocal Director