2017 Judges

Our expert judges for Redlands Star Search know talent when they see it.

Bev-NoerrBev Noerr, Executive Director, Redlands Community Music Association

Noerr has been the Executive Director of the Redlands Community Music Association since 2001. She strives to take the RCMA’s limited resources and stretch them to make quality performing arts available to as many people as possible at the Redlands Bowl. Noerr is also a member of the Associates of the Redlands Bowl, helping to raise funds for Bowl programs and scholarships.



Wayne-Scott-26-200x300Wayne Scott, Founder & President, LifeHouse Productions

Wayne R. Scott is the President and Founder of LifeHouse Productions, Inc. and LifeHouse Theater of Redlands, CA.  He is a writer, composer, producer and director who has authored 30 original musicals and numerous other widely produced works.  He has also produced and directed eight musicals at the internationally known Redlands Bowl, including “Disney’s Mary Poppins,” “Annie,” “The Sound of Music,” and “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”.



Gail DeZon, Dancer, Choreographer and Teacher

Gail has taught dance in New Jersey, Boston, New York, Ohio, Southern California and Tianjin, China.  She cofounded a dance studio in Brooklyn and was a choreographer for the televised Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Tap Event that set the Guinness Book of World Records for the most Tap Dancers ever assembled.    While living in Redlands, she was involved in community service activities with the Redlands Bowl, University of Redlands, Bonnes Meres and Y Alliance.  She was a singer and Board member for Redlands Inland Master Chorale.  She continues teaching Ballet in Beaumont and Palm Desert and performs with the California Desert Chorale.  



Trevor Norton, Production Manager and Designer

Trevor is the Director of production, teacher of design and stage management at the University of Redlands.  Credits include lighting designs with Old Globe Theatre, San Jose Rep, San Diego Rep, Shakespeare Festival LA, Pasadena Playhouse, La Jolla Playhouse, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, A Noise Within, Lobero Theater, Bottom’s dream, Wheeler Opera House, Mark Taper New Works Festival, and more.   Patte Awardee for All My Sons and Garland Award for The Illusion in San Diego.  Trevor has designed for several world premier productions.  Other projects include industrial and architectural lighting designs, production management, and building “green” houses.  He owns Cleverco Designs, is a pilot and enjoys a wonderful family with wife Jennifer, kids Lillian and Reid.