Meet the Directors

Betty King, Director & Choreographer

Betty is a San Diego native who started her theater training at San Diego Junior Theatre under the auspices of Don and Bonnie Ward. Summers were spent performing and working at Starlight prior to going to USC with a Fine Arts Major and Dance Minor. She graduated with a BS in Education from USC in 1981 and MA in Education from SDSU in 1990. Betty has been a part of C-MENT since its inception in 1993 and has been Director and Choreographer since 2002. She has also been an AD and choreographer at BBYT (Broadway Bound Youth Theatre) and ART (American Rose Theatre) as well as a choreographer at Westview High School (2003-2011). Betty loves to dance as well as direct and feels strongly about the importance of teaching children to sing and dance while helping them on their Christian walk. A mother of three daughters, Betty keeps incredibly busy balancing motherhood and showbiz as well as working full-time.

Adele Buffington, Music Director

Adele is the Director of Creative Arts at PLC. She has directed music for C-MENT productions since joining the PLC staff in November 2000. Adele knew from her earliest memories that she wanted to be a musician. Her upbringing as a “PK” (pastor’s kid) paved the way to her involvement in church music from that time on as a choir member, organist and accompanist. She holds a B.A. in Music from Luther College and an M.B.A. in Management from Golden Gate University. Adele feels that God called her to PLC and it has been a great joy to have the opportunity to use her abilities and be able to encourage children and adults to use their musical gifts for God’s glory.