RON KELLUM (Director of Chicago) has worked extensively throughout the United States. Broadway and national touring credits as a performer include Aida, Beauty and the Beast, Chicago, Dreamgirls, Fame, Fosse, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Smokey Joe’s Café. Regionally he has directed productions of Dreamgirls, Five Guys Named Moe, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Once On This Island, RENT, and Smokey Joe’s Café. His film and television appearances include “Lacka Wanna Blues” (HBO), “Popular” (NBC), “Family Matters” (ABC) “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper” (ABC) and “Newsies” (Disney). In addition, Ron has been an Associate Producer for e2k Sports, a leading sports entertainment company, co-directing seven NFL Pro Bowl Half-time shows in Hawaii. A graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, Ron has anchored for the NBC affiliate in Northern Arizona, where he also produced and hosted his own show called Youthtime.