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Department of Theatre

Spring 2019


Directed by Ryan Welsh


Meg Murry - Anna Ryzenga

Reader 1 - Maeyson Menzel

Reader 2 - Eloy F. Gomez Orfila

Reader 3 -  Darah Donaher

Reader 4 -  Kyle Parsley

Reader 5 -  Claire Wilcher

Reader 6 - Peter James Florian

Reader 7 - Oliver Lyman

Reader 8 -  Cameron Michael Chase

Reader 9 -  Molly Bennett

Reader 10 - Brandon Drap

Reader 11 -  Chris Heeder

Reader 12: Heather Mahoney

Reader 13 - Alex P Klenk

Reader 14 - Carly Wilson

Reader 15 (U/S For Reader 9) - Sara Mckinley

Reader 16 - Sarah Davis  



Directed by Brad Willcuts
Choreographed by Alisa Hauser
Musical Direction by Dave Wendelberger


Laurey - Isa Rodriguez

Curley - Chase Cain

Jud - Ryan Adolph

Gertie - Castille Nieri

Will - Kevin Mazur

Aunt Eller - Sharon Combs

Andie Carnes - Zaria Aikens

Ali - Kevin Craig

Ado Annie - Anna Birmingham



Ike - Dylan Greene

Jess - Justin Harmon

Mike - Alex Cousins

Joe - Bryce Stevens

Cord - Chaz Pryszmont

Slim - Vaughn Haynes

Fred - Quentin Nottage

Tom - Marshall Ross

Kate - Chloe Brandt

Virginia - Maddy Moylan

Vivian - Jacqueline Lee

Emma - Jamie Lien

Armina - Abigail Byrne

Ellen - Jillian Schupbach


Understudy for Aunt Eller: Isabella Stenz

Understudy for Ali Hakim: Matthew Kowalczyk 


Dream Ballet:

Dream Laurey – Cami Ernst

Dream Curly – Christopher Kaifesh

Dream Jud – Jake Price

Postcard Girls – Olivia Walters, Nadia Tyson, Elspeth Muzzin

Friends – Kathryne Rojeck, Katie Heise, Lydia Williams, Kaitlyn Kelley (flower girl)

Cowboys –Naomi Blansit, Leah Sugarman, Ginny Lindberg, Meghan Parkinson



Directed by David Furumoto


Agave - Abbie Cathcart

Cadmus - Raied Jawhari

Dionysus - Jay Gooden

Tiresias/Messenger - Eric Balamucki

Pentheus - Tino Gilmore

Soldier/Messenger - DJ Shafer     



Leah Bauer

Sam Carter

Jala Jackson

Hongwen Lu

Jenny Popovich

SteFannie Savoy

Marko Stanojevic (U/S Tiresias)

Camille Thomas   (U/S Agave) 



Directed by Ann Folino White and Rob Roznowski


Jason Dernay

Beth Hendrickson

Evan Houdek

Taylor McPhail

Taylor Mueller

Courtney Way



Directed by Dionne O'Dell 

Eloy Gomez

DJ Shafer

Emily Herman 


Deric McNish, Program Director for BFA in Acting, would also like to highlight other upcoming opportunities:

SIX more actors will be cast in Pulp Véritéa new play by Crystal Skillman, directed by Alexis Black and Deric McNish. These actors will have the opportunity to work closely with the playwright for nearly two weeks in February, developing the script and performing two public showing. Actors will be contacted before the end of the semester.

Shark! – The Musical! Auditions are November 26. 

Earn EMC points at Williamston Theatre

Opportunities to pursue your own projects with Second Stage

Opportunity to do student films or work on your own filmed material.

Audition for local theatres such as Peppermint Creek and Riverwalk Theatre.