of Woodminster Summer Musicals since 1967, Jim was responsible
for the recreation of over 150 musicals and plays without music on
the Woodminster stage.
Jim died on May 8, 2010, at the age of 96. He worked on casting and planning the season until shortly before his death.
See an obituary.
See a tribute photo gallery.
The Voice of Woodminster, Jim Schlader, is greatly missed. The shows go on.
choreograped almost all of the musicals produced at Woodminster
since 1967. She also contributes to the success and operation of
this series wearing too many hats to mention.
earlier life began as a dancer in the Radio City Music Hall Corps
de Ballet and continued in the June Taylor dancers and on Broadway
and national tour with The Most Happy Fella and The Music Man.
served as a panelist for the Oakland Cultural Arts Funding program
for five years and as a member of the Advisory Funding Committee
for five years. She also served on the Theatre Bay Area Advisory
Board for five years.
has taught dance for over 30 years and particularly enjoys teaching
a class for adult singers who need to learn to move in musicals.
proudest achievement: Jody, Kim, Todd and Joel.