Second Stage Student Theater

Second Stage Student Theatre is dedicated to empowering young theatre artists and
crafting the next generation of socially and culturally challenging works of theatre
by creating avenues to explore theatrical production, direction, and design.

About Us

Lauren Yawn

Lauren Yawn (left) is a senior Musical Theatre major at Lipscomb University. She had the honor of performing with Second Stage this past year and is so very excited to be taking on this new role! She looks forward to providing new and rare opportunities for young artists both onstage and off where they can be challenged and push themselves to new levels! She can’t wait for you to see what we have in store!

Maya Denning

Maya Denning (center) is a senior Theatre Directing major and Dance minor at Lipscomb University. She served as stage manager for 2SST’s Hedda Gabler last season and can’t wait to help the company reach new heights. She is excited to make art that challenges viewers and brings forth new perspectives.

Brooke Bethel

Brooke Bethel (right) is a senior acting/directing major at Lipscomb University. She has had the privilege of working with 2SST in the past both as a stage manager and as a performer. Brooke is especially excited about 2SST’s mission to create art by young people for young people and is thrilled to be joining the producer team. She can’t wait to make art and share art with you!