"SPOTLIGHT ON" ACTRESS MELISSA RITZ

Who is Melissa Ritz?   I’m an Army brat. My father was in the military and although I was born in Fort Sill, OK, I’ve lived all over the United States and Europe.   I’ve always had an interest in the arts. When I was attending an American high school in Germany I learned of…

SPOTLIGHT on ACTRESS and PLAYWRIGHT RENATA HINRICHS

Who is Renata Hinrichs?   I am a Midwestern girl.   I was born in Dubuque, Iowa and moved five times before I was 12 years old, ending up in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I am the daughter of a Lutheran minister, and growing up in the church watching Dad preach every Sunday was like going to the…