Rachelle Amparo performed throughout high school and college while pursuing her career in teaching theatre. She grew up in Hawaii and attended UH Manoa, where she earned her Bachelor of Education degree in 1996 and Master of Arts Youth Theatre Degree in 2000. She is a Hawaii state certified and licensed Drama and Theatre teacher and has been teaching in the DOE school system since 1997. She created and developed the theatre program at Kapolei High School as well as co-created PACK since 2005. Since then has directed and co-directed over 30 musicals, Shakespeare plays, competitions and traveling shows.
Born and Raised in Hawaii on the island of Oahu, Elika is the owner of LES Studios, where for 10 years he has taught vocal performance to students of all ages. Elika also volunteers his time to PACKids as their vocal director and instructor, and he is PACK's in-house vocal director for all PACK shows. A talented soloist and entertainer in his own right, Elika can be found aboard the Holland America Cruise lines, where he performs his solo shows around the world.
Ms Leslea White owns Xpress LLC, offering dance classes from Keiki to professional. At Kapolei High School she currently teaches Creative Dance and Choreographs for Musical Theater. Teaching and Choreographing for PACK provides her further opportunity to raise a standard of excellence on the west side through integrity, expression, and a variety of performance dance styles.
Move and Be Moved!.
Patrick Block worked as an actor in New York City and the surrounding area for 13 years. He studied theatre/improv at Principia College, the Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting in NYC, and the Upright Citizen's Brigade. He currently teaches improv acting for PACKids, runs the "Yes! And..." summer improv workshop for teens, and is the director for PACK's Educational Theatre Program.
Meagan Olson has currently retired from PACK and the daily business. She now lives in Oklahoma City. However, she still has her hand in some of the business at PACK, as she designed table centerpieces, costumes for shows.
Colleen Fujioka - President
Shanel Nishimura - Vice President
Michelle Wells-Nagamine - Treasurer
Dari Jao - Secretary
Shamayn Bolosan-Ogawa - Board Member and Intake Coordinator
Gloria Aquino - Board Member and PACKids Keiki Coordinator
Rachelle Amparo - Board Member and PACK Artistic Director
Rose Marie Tadeo - Board Member
Board members believe in PACK's mission and are willing to be active not only in the governance roles, but in PACK's day-to-day operations. Board members are individuals whose experience and involvement in the community are an asset to the organization.
PACK Board of Directors