​​​​​​​Woodside High School 

Theatre Arts

Director:  Barry Woodruff


After graduating from Woodside High School, Mr. Woodruff earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of California Los Angeles where he began a successful career in the entertainment industry. Before moving back to the bay area, Mr. Woodruff performed on stage and screen with acclaimed artists such as: Bernadette Peters, Mitzi Gaynor, Susanne Summers, Mickey Rooney, Ann Miller, Juliette Prowse, Bette Midler, Rita Moreno, Carol Lawrence, and Donald O’Connor. His television credits include: The Lucille Ball Special, The Tim Conway Special, Charlie’s Angels and Merv Griffin.
He has directed, choreographed, and taught dance throughout the bay area where he still teaches and is delighted to be heading up the Theatre Arts program in the very place where his love of Theatre began. Mr. Woodruff received his teaching credential from Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont Ca.

After Graduating from UCLA, Mr. Woodruff played 4 yrs. of professional Baseball before moving into the Entertainment Industry.

Technical Director:  Don Coluzzi

Don Coluzzi serves as a technical volunteer in the drama department, and has done so since his two children attended Woodside High School in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. He has over 40 years of production credits with many community theatres on the Peninsula, along with Menlo-Atherton and Menlo High Schools.  
His current ‘job list’ at Woodside encompasses set and lighting design, scene shop foreman, master carpenter, master electrician, and stage management. He has been a principal part of every drama production in the ‘new’ Performing Arts Center since it opened, and he is thrilled to be on the artistic teams assembled by Barry Woodruff.  He enjoys seeing and helping the countless number of students as they perform, and he is grateful to all of the parents (and alumni) for their tireless work on those productions.
Don currently is a clinical professor of dentistry at UCSF, following his retirement from a private practice in Redwood City.
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Choreographer:  Kim Harvath


Kim Harvath- Kim began her dance training at the age of 8 and has been teaching and choreographing in the Bay Area for the last 13 years.  Kim's favorite choreography credits include Footloose, Suessical, Curtains, Aida, Legally Blonde, and Beauty and the Beast with Woodside High School and Suessical Jr. with PVTC.  Her professional dance experience includes industrials for Hitachi, Google, Ingenix, Genentech, Sislex, The American Cancer Society, and Bastille Day at the Hotel Sofitel.  In 2013, Kim turned her passion for dance into a full time job when she opened Melodic Remedy Dance Studio in San Carlos with her sister.

Conductor:  Bill Tolles

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