CTC alums are busy working in theaters, on TV and film sets across the country. What follows is a partial list of what we know about. If you are anywhere nearby, go check them out and say, “I saw you at Chautauqua!” And if you know of any news to report, be sure to write us at alumni@ctcompany.org


Alumni News Update
View each season for film, TV, and theater appearances from our Conservatory Alumni. Check back for more updates.

Winter 2015

On Broadway

  • Bryce Pinkham (’07) stars as serial killer Monty Navarro in Broadway’s newest hit, A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER.

  • Gabriel Ebert (’07) continues in his Tony Award winning performance in MATILDA.

  • Brian Smith (’05) has received rave reviews as the Gentleman Caller in the critically acclaimed revival of THE GLASS MENAGERIE.

  • Shuler Hensley (’91) is now starring in the double bill of WAITING FOR GODOT and NO MAN’S LAND opposite Ian McKellan and Patrick Stewart.

  • Production Stage Manager Jenn Rae Moore and Stage Manager B. Bales Karlin are working on BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY set to open in February.

Off Broadway

  • Zach Appleman (‘08 & ‘09) plays Demetrius in Julie Taymor’s production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS’ DREAM at Theater for a New Audience.

  • Marin Hinkle (’87) will be starring in the revival of DINNER WITH FRIENDS at the Roundabout this winter.

  • Amelia Pedlow (‘07 & 08), Dave Quay (‘11 & ‘12) and Claire Karpen (‘11) make up fully half the cast of David Ives’ THE HEIR APPARENT, opening in March at Classical Stage Company.

  • Ryan Garbayo (‘08 & ‘09) and Rebecca Brooksher (‘01) appear in LOOT with the Red Bull Theatre.

  • Lisa Kron (’83) had a banner year at the prestigious Public Theater where she starred in one play-- THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN (alongside Clifton Duncan (‘07)-- and wrote another: the hugely successful new musical FUN HOME.

  • Susannah Flood (‘05 &’0 6) and Irene Sophia Lucio (‘10) will be in the American premiere of Caryl Churchill’s LOVE AND INFORMATION (‘10).

  • Dave Quay (’11 & ’12) conceived, wrote and starred in UNTIL NEXT TIME a piece that was part of the 2013 New York Clown Theater Festival. It was lit by Cecilia Durban (‘11) and featured Molly Bernard (‘12) and Josh Tobin (‘11&’12).

  • Shauna Miles (’10) appeared in this year’s Radio City Spectacular. Jimmy Kieffer (’10) and Nicole Lowrance (’99) starred in the New York Company of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER.

Around the Country

  • Two CTC alums took on the lead role of Wanda in the much produced hit VENUS IN FUR: Vanessa Wache (’04) at the Cleveland Playhouse and Andrea Syglowski (’11) at the Huntington Theater in Boston.

  • Helen Cespedes (’11) will be in TRIBES at the Studio Theater in Washington DC. Vince Nappo (’05) is appearing in the Broadway National Tour of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET.

  • Amelia Pedlow (’08) will play Ophelia at the Denver Center in HAMLET. Julie Jesneck (’01) appeared at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre as Roxanne in CYRANO DE BERGERAC.

  • Blake Segal (’09 & ’10) was seen in NERDS with the Philadelphia Theater Company and heads up to Maine’s Public Theater for GOOD PEOPLE.

  • Robert Eli Thompson, Kate MacCluggage (’06) and Mahira Kakkar (‘02) all appeared in MACBETH at Hartford Stage.

  • Artistic director Vivienne Benesch will direct LOVE ALONE, a new play premiering at PlayMaker’s Rep in North Carolina this March.

  • Her creative team includes lighting designer Cecilia Durbin (’11) set designer Lee Savage (8 yrs of CTC design), and composer Peter Mark Kendall (‘11 & ‘13).

Film & TV 

  • Frankie Alvarez (’08) just wrapped up a season on the new HBO series LOOKING. Brett Dalton (’10) stars in the NBC series “AGENTS OF SHIELD” in which David Conrad (’89) also has a recurring role.

  • Aya Cash (’03) appears in the Scorsese film WOLF OF WALL STREET. She was also seen on the series THE NEWSROOM and WE ARE MEN. Bhavesh Patel (’05) has a recurring role on THE GOOD WIFE.

  • Molly Bernard (’12) appears as a series regular in the new Amazon series ALPHA HOUSE with John Goodman.

  • Anthony Mackie (’98) has finished filming SHELTER and CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER, both scheduled to release in 2014.

  • Elizabeth Reaser (’96) can be seen on the new television series BONNIE & CLYDE as recurring character, PJ Lane. Bill Heck (’00) will appear in the TV series TAXI BROOKLYN SOUTH and the film HAPPY BABY.

  • Jessica Chastain (‘01) remains incredibly busy shooting films. She graced the cover of Vogue Magazine’s December issue.

2015

2015 Productions

Our Town (July 3-12)

  • By Thornton Wilder
  • Directed by Paul Mullins
  • Scenic Design by Lee Savage
  • Costume Design by Andrea Hood
  • Lighting Design by Seth Reiser
  • Sound Design by Brandon Reed

Intimate Apparel (July 24-August 2)

  • By Lynn Nottage
  • Directed by Vivienne Benesch
  • Scenic Design by Alexis Distler
  • Costume Design by Anne Kennedy
  • Lighting Design by Scott Bolman
  • Sound Design by Justin Ellington

Henry V (August 14-21)

  • By William Shakespeare
  • Directed by Evan Cabnet
  • Scenic Design by Lee Savage
  • Costume Design by Tracy Christensen
  • Lighting Design by Justin Townsend
  • Sound Design by Matt Tierney

The New Play Workshop:

  • Costume Design by Dominique Hill
  • Lighting Design by Megan Turnquist
  • Sound Design by Brandon Reed
  • The Engine of Our Ruin (July 17-18), By Jason Wells | Directed by Ethan McSweeny | Scenic Design by Charlie Jicha
  • Afterlove (August 5-7), By David West Read | Directed by Andrew Borba | Scenic Design by Charlie Jicha

Special Events:

  • CTC After Hours
  • Church (July 28), By Young Jean Lee | Directed by James Palmer
  • Chau-talk-One (August 18)
  • SING SING, Written and performed by Megan Ketch | Directed by Rachel Mewbron

Conservatory Members 1983-2016

2016

Allison Altman
Reza Behjat (Lighting Fellow)
Brittany Bradford
Juliana Canfield
Alexis Chaney (Costume Fellow)
Edmond Donovan
Leland Fowler
Joshua Grosso
Bruno-Pierre House (Scenic Fellow)
Kathryn Metzger
Adrianna Mitchell
Margaret Odette
Alex Baby
Andrew Richardson
David Samuel
Joshua Samuels (Sound Fellow)
Caroline Siewert
Ashley Teague (Directing Fellow)
Anna Tullis

 

2015 
Matthew Baldiga 
John Bambery 
Jack Berenholtz 
Myles Bullock 
Audrey Corsa 
Ricardo Davila 
Kate Eastman 
Dominique Hill (Costume Fellow) 
Charlie Jicha (Scenic Fellow) 
Jessica Ko 
Keren Lugo 
Jonathan Majors 
James Dean Palmer (Directing Fellow) 
Brandon Reed (Sound Fellow) 
Kevin Shewey 
Kyle Vincent Terry 
Megan Turnquist (Lighting Fellow) 
Whitney White

 

2014
Kate Abbruzzese 
Oge Agulue
Susana Batres
Elliot Davoren (Sound Design Fellow)
Christian DeMarais
Emma Duncan
Kate Eastman
Greg Fallick
Heidi Handelsman (Directing Fellow)
Chasten Harmon
Izmir Ickbal (Scenic Fellow)
Jonathan Majors
Kristin Neu (Lighting Fellow)
Toby Onwumere
Hannah Prochaska (Costume Fellow)
Marianne Rendon
Tramell Tillman
Chelsea Williams

 

2013

Jacob Dresch
Ryan Williams French
Anthony Goes
Arielle Goldman
Peter Mark Kendall
Marlee Koenigsberg (Directing Fellow)
Tangela Large
Jess Milewicz
Lauren Mills (Scenic Fellow)
Janet O’Neill (Costume Fellow)
Mallory Portnoy
Matthew Raich
Justin Schmitz (Sound Fellow)
Stephen Spencer
Sarah Tundermann (Lighting Fellow)
Mary Wiseman
Landon Woodson
Carly Zien

 

2012

Leah Anderson
Molly Bernard
Sash Bischoff
Yi-Chung Chen
Carolyn Holding
Elisheba Ittoop
Leicester Landon
Stephen Spencer
Sepideh Moafi
Dave Quay
Max Roll
Jessica Savage
Sathya Sridharan
Reid Thompson
Josh Tobin
York Walker
Max Woertendyke
Sabrina Zain

 

2011

Marinda Anderson
Josiah Bania
Helen Cespedes
Lucas Dixon
Cecilia Durbin (lighting fellow)
Biko Eisen-Martin
Laura Gragtmans
Charlotte Graham
Peter Mark Kendall
Benjamin Mehl
Christopher Murillo (scenic fellow)
Dave Quay
Andrea Syglowski
Charlie Thurston
Tyee Tilghman
Josh Tobin
Patrick Walsh (directing fellow)
Erin White (costume fellow)

 

2010

Waymon Arnette
Brett Dalton
Megan Ketch
Jimmy Kieffer
Damon Krometis (directing fellow)
Irene Sofia Lucio
Rachel Mewborn
Shauna Miles
Mark Nagle (costume fellow)
Fisher Neal
Julia Ogilvie
Ellie Rabinowitz (lighting fellow)
Blage Segal
Michael James Shaw
Lincoln Thompson
Charlie Thurston
Brendan Titley
John Zuiker (scenic fellow)

 

2009

Zach Appelman
Matt Citron
Kevin Alan Daniels
Craig Wesley Divino
Drew Foster (directing fellow)
Ryan Garbayo
Crystal Gomes (costume fellow)
Caite Hevner Kemp (set design fellow)
Caroline Hewitt
Andy Nagraj
Amelia Pedlow
Michael Schantz
Blake Segal
Rachel Spencer Hewitt
Lincoln Thompson
Auden Thornton
Annie Wiegand (lighting fellow)
Liz Wisan

 

2008

Frankie Alvarez
Zach Appelman
James Bounds (directing fellow)
Ben Buckley
Patrick David Cullen
Lee Dolson
Clifton Duncan
Ryan Garbayo
Kate Hurster
Elizabeth Larson [Lizzie King Hall]
Amanda Clegg Lyon (lighting fellow)
Shauna Miles
Leigh Miller
Sarah Patterson Nelson (costume fellow)
Brooke Parks
Amelia Pedlow
Josh Sauerman
Ada Smith (set design fellow)

 

2007

Matt Carlson
Nicholas Carriere
Caitlin Clouthier
Kimiye Corwin
Blake DeLong
Gabriel Ebert
Meg Fee
Andrew Hovelson
Kate Hurster
Lena Hurt
Corey Jones
Katherine McGerr (Directing Fellow)
Melissa Mizell (Lighting Design Fellow)
Alex Morf
Charlie Murphy
Bryce Pinkham
Jason Simms (Set Design Fellow)
Nicole Wee (Costume Design Fellow)

 

2006

Hale Appleman
Brittany Burch
James Chen
Jennafer Collins (fellow)
Meg Fee
Susannah Flood
Lily Fossner (fellow)
Aaron Ganz
Ben Graney
Larry Herron
Evans Jarnefeldt
Mark Junek
Kate MacCluggage
Katie McGerr
Alex Morf
Kina Park (fellow)
Danielle Sheehan (fellow)
Sean Tarrant
Robert Eli Thompson

 

2005

Katy Downing
Amy Ellenberger
Kevin Emrick
Nicholas Few
Susannah Flood
Marc Halsey
Liam Joynt
Sari Kamin
Sarah Miller
Vince Nappo
Seth Numrich
Bhavesh Patel
Eric Ramey
Charles Semine
Brian J. Smith
Patrick Young

 

2004

David Carl
Audrey Kelley
Brett Mack
Sarah Miller
Seamus Mulcahy
Geoffrey Murphy
Kelsey Nash
Ryan Shaver
Daniel Morgan Shelley
William Sturdivant
Anna Van Valin
Leah Walsh
Vanessa Caye Wasche
William Blakeslee
Whyte Justine Williams

 

2003

Matt Amendt
Aya Cash
Troy Deutsch
Santino Fontana
Sarah Fox [Deceased]
Chad Goodridge
Tiffany Howard
Cortney Keim
Kelly McCreary
David Schroeder
Tim Scott
Caroline Lorraine Sharman
Amanda Steen
Paco Tolson
Yaegel Welch
W. Blake Whyte

 

2002

Leah Curney
Matthew Dellapina
Santino Fontana
Abby Gerdts
Chad Goodridge
Marsha Howell (ASM)
Mark Johnson (ASM)
Mahira Kakkar
Charlotte MacInnis
Aric Martin
Amelia McClain
Nicholas Mills
Jhenai Mootz
Lloyd Mulvey
Beethovan Oden
Summer Shirey
Michael Simpson
Christi Vadovic (PSM)
Trevor Vaughn
Daniel Wisler

 

2001

Rebecca Brooksher
David Carl
Jessica Chastain
Benjamin Davis
Kristin Friedlander
Dawn-Lyen Gardner
Jennifer Gawlik
Chad Hoeppner
Julie Jesneck
Sarah Jones
Markus Kirschner
Christopher Landis
Kevin O’Donnell
Stephen Plunkett
Markus Potter
Francis Reyes-Silva
Jeremy Rische

 

2000

Jeffrey Barry, Jr.
William Beinbrink
Kelly Brady
Tien Doman
Marissa Duricko
Steven Gilpin
William Heck
Paddy Heusinger
Addie Johnson
Marya Kaminski
Aziza Omar
Jeremy Rishe
Dustin Ross
Daniel Talbott
Jud Williford
Marnye Young

 

1999

Daniel Beecher
Thomas Cook
Kristin Fiorella
Michael Goldstrom
Addie Johnson
Greg Keller
Jennifer Kidwell
Katie Kreisler
Nicole Lowrance
David Luna
Jesse Peery
John Rolle
Adam Saunders
Jamie St. Peter
Daniel Talbott
Bijan Zaimi

 

1998

Elizabeth Bartley
Brad Breckenridge
Natasha Bunnell
Matthew Davis
William Davis Jr.
Brandon Demery
Erica Highberg
Roderick Hill
Jennifer Ikeda
Anthony Mackie
Sean McNall
Cortney Morse
Mozhan Navabi
Evan Robertson
Charles Smith
Tracie Thoms
Greg Zola

 

1997

Gretchen Bates
Joshua Briggs
Helen Piper Coxe
Corrie Danieley
William Davis
David Fitzgerald
Christopher Johnson
Leslie King
Thomas Sadoski
Kerry Sullivan
Jenni White
Inga Wilson
Greg Wooddell

 

1996

Sarah Bakker
Edwin Castillo
Helen Coxe
Thomas Cook
Timberlee Hill
Leslie King
Murray McKay
Courtney Morse
Dante Polichetti
Elizabeth Reaser
Lisa Rothe
Andre Vawdrey

 

1995

Erika Baily
Emma Bowers
Justin Campbell
Edwin Castillo
Simon DeGeorges
Michael Goldstrom
Heather King
Dylan McCullough
Mozhar Navabi
Jenlene Nowak
Orlando Pabotoy
Todd Parmley
Amie Quigley
Amy Roeder

 

1994

Erika Bailey
Nick Boyle
Scott Comin
Jason Fisher
Michael Goldstrom
Vanessa Morosco-Gursky
Cheryl Jones
Rob King
David Lamb
Robert Marki
Murray McKay
Todd Parmley
Amie Quigley
Kelli Simpkins
Melissa Thompson
Anne Louise Zachry

 

1993

Joseph Beyer
Kendra Blair
W.Ellingron Felton
Andrea Gauderer
Michael Goldstrom
Karl Hamilton
Jessica Hawley
Patrick Kelley
Rob King
Jessica Littlefield
Robert Marko
Carl Martin
Tim Mendes
Tangi Miller
Zach Mizroch
Ellen Orenstein
Kenneth Packard
Maya Parish
Mark Phelan
Anna Lorraine
Rivers Rebecca Ruff
Kerry Salary
Jeremy Silver
Kelli Simpkins
Andrea Sondreal
Kristina Stoll
Christine Suhr
Heather Traber
Anne Zachry

 

1992

Katherine Puma
Matt McCormick [Matt Greer]
Sarah Clossey
David Vegh
Morgan Birtwell
Lori Gibbs
Roberta Kastelic
Bryony Renner
Robert Berry
Welborn Ferrere
Christopher Gerson
Eric Lee
David Pease
Jonathan Sklaroff
Denis Sweeney
Meredith Lane
Roberta Kastelic

 

1991

Opal Alladin
Ellen Anthony
Mitzi Baron
Stephen Beckford
Dmetrius Conley
Kelly DeMartino
Beth Ender
Rob Flynn
Kathleen Hawley
Shuler Hensley
Rima Marcel
Michael Martin
Jennifer Mays
Shane Meek
Christopher Moore
Erica Mott
Jill Penman
Kim Poppe
Brent Puglisi
Katherine Puma
Fiona Stoner
Julina Tatlock
Michael Twist
Ivy Vahanian
Mark Anthony Vanasse
David Vegh
Elizabeth Webster
Michael David Weis
Stephen Wrobleski
Eran Zacks

 

1990

Gail Atkinson
Stephen Beckford
Frank Collerius
Nikki Crawford
Scott Comin
Thomas Delling
Peter Demarte
Steve Girasuolo
Julie Gold
Kathryn Hahn
Taylor Hendrick
Dustin Huber
Brian Jones
Shawn Lucas
Elizabeth Musser
Sarah Peters
Benjamin Robbins
Thomas Roddy
George Rodriguez
Lisa Marie Rothe
Jason Schuler
Dana Sidney
Leslie Ann Silva
Michael Silver
Sheetal Singh
John Sloan
Maria Striar
Nya Watkins
Cory Washburn
Paul Whitthorne
Daniel Willner
Michael R. Wilson

 

1989

John Beeker
Emma Carlson
David Conrad
Blondale Funderbunk
Vivienne Goldschmidt
Valerie Guilfoyle
Catherine Hampton
Joanna Hershon
Inga Hyatt
Kristen Ingram
Carrie Jelaso
Derrik Jones
Tanya Larkin
Lee Ann Lyons
Douglas MacLean
Winter Mead
Silas Weir Mitchell
Hope Nye
Christopher Osander
Stacy Rosen
Ted Shonka
Neda Spears
Marlo Tinkham
Maya Townsend
Karen Tuomi
Karen Volpe
Keith Weirich

 

1988

Charles Campbell
Megan Gleeson
Amy Goddard
Cheryl Graeff
David Hamovit
Matthew Hoverman
Michael Jayce
Deborah Jones
Sara Lahey
Andrew McCoy
Paul Ramirez
Faith Ryan
Julina Tatlock
John Zinman

 

1987

Elizabeth Beirne
Jams Brennan
Amy Cohn
Harris Fishman
Amanda Gardiner
Melora Griffis
Joseph Hillyer
Marin Hinkle
Kerry Jantzi
Jonathan Nye
Robert Schray
Barbara Svoboda
Diego Taborda
Adam Ward

 

1986

Phillip Ezekiel Bell
Christine R. Benner
Andrew T. Brandman
Lani Brockman
Yvonne Lanae Brown
Kathleen Christal
Anne Durall
Ilena Tahjin Elevitch
Toni Fromson
Britt Gilder
Bradley Glenn
Kent Hadfield
Sarah Knowlton
Carson Kreitzer
Adam Lebowitz
Chazz Leon
Deborah Lewin
Timothy Lord
Jason MacDonald
Louis Millione
Troy Morgan
James F. Murphy, Jr.
Meg Peltier
Kathleen Powers
Noah Reibel
Leah Robling
Jenni Roehrl
Leonard Scott
Jessica Sugar
Amy Wheeler
Mather Zickel

 

1985

Anne Altieri
Ann Beck
Christy Ann Brown
Paula Cole
Jeffrey Crockett
Kirsten Ervin
Mathew Gerber
Youssif Kamal
Daniel Klotz
Lisa Kuehn
Robert LaBelle
Brian Latt
Christian LaVancher
Jim MacDonald
Anne Martin
Rachel Murdy
Stephen Meyer
Michael Richman
Andrew Ross
Robert Sacher
Dana Sidney
Cheryl Thomas
Scott Thun
Laura Tietjen
Juuet Warner
John Weigand
Susan Welby
Peter Wyse

 

1984

Carol Bates
Doug Broe
Monica Buckley
Patricia Daniels
Ashley Davey
Denise Mandell
Robert Matthews
Timo McGillicuddy
Ashley Pave
Mark Piatelli
Judy Rothberg
Marietta Simpson
Marc Walkou
Jessica Weglein

 

1983

Roxanna Aucesen
Kathleen Beck
Barbara Bloom
Dale C. Brown
Demitri Corbin
Thomas Cound
Reneta Cuff
Molly Flanegan
Sheila Flavin
Daryl Johnson
Lisa Kron
Gregory Leach
Bruce Longworth
Joel Miller
Suzanne Mills
Tim Monsion
John Moser
Paul Nelson
Christine Niebauer
Scott Richard
Mark Roger
Kira Tirimacco

 

A support organization dedicated to ensuring that the theater remains a powerful pillar of the arts community at CHQ. Since 1994, the Friends of Chautauqua Theater Company have played an important role in encouraging Chautauqua Institution's commitment to theater as a vital part of the performing arts during the season. Your membership in Friends of the Theater makes it possible for the Friends to provide an annual scholarship to an actor, meals for the Company on technical rehearsal days and set change nights, as well as meeting Company needs throughout the season. 

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Friends of Chautauqua Theater is a support organization dedicated to ensuring that the theater remains a powerful pillar of the arts community at CHQ.

  • Support a climate of growing community involvement since 1994; underscoring the Chautauqua Institution’s commitment to theater as a vital part of the performing arts.
  • Provide funds toward supporting innovative and dynamic initiatives that bring professional quality theater to CHQ.
  • Enjoy spending time with other Friends, building relationships with the Company as they inspire, entertain, and teach the entire CHQ community about the magic of theater.
  • Participate in play discussions, tech rehearsal observations, combined Friend/Company events, and additional off-season activities.

Your membership helps

  • Prepare meals for technical days, set change nights, and occasional luncheons for tech and office staff.
  • Meet Chautauqua Theater Company needs throughout the season, as they occur, in strange ways (just ask).
  • Host a cast party and an annual Benefit.
  • Support new theater initiatives.
  • Provide an annual scholarship for a Conservatory artist.

Friends are also involved in the life of Chautauqua Theater in other ways

  • Some Friends become “Buddies” to company members to provide “CHQ” experiences throughout the summer.
  • Some Friends attend additional membership only CTC programs and Bratton Theater tours to enhance their understanding of the theater and the plays.
  • All Friends are invited to the annual “Meet the Company” opening event and other activities throughout the season.
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2017 Conservatory

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Actors

Addison Lavour copyLavour Addison | CTC: First Season
Lavour Addison graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a double major in Psychology and Theatre. He also holds a certificate from the Stella Adler Acting Conservatory in NYC. CWRU/CPH MFA Acting Program credits include: Clybourne Park, Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses, and a cameo in The Two Gentlemen of Verona. At Cleveland Play House he has performed in The CPH Centennial Plays, the world premier of Quiara Alegria Hudes' The Good Peaches in collaboration with the Cleveland Orchestra, and the world premiere reading of FEED by Eric Coble. Other credits include serving as the Acting Captain of the Hawaii Pirate Ship Adventures and working as a full time member of the Professional Acting Company with the Honolulu Theatre for Youth. He recently played Macbeth with Oberlin Summer Theatre Festival. Favorite credits include The Wild Party, The Genteel Sabai, and Bug.

 

Apple Jennifer copyJennifer Apple | CTC: First Season
NY: The Calico Buffalo (NYMF – Best of Festival), Something Funny’s Going On (Martin Charnin/54 Below), Factory Girls (MTF). Regional: Good Woman of Setzuan, Cardenio, Merchant of Venice, Love & A Bottle, Suddenly Last Summer, Lungs, Romeo & Juliet (American Conservatory Theater); The Theory of Relativity (Goodspeed); Monty Python’s Spamalot (LMST); Fiddler on the Roof (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Cape Fear Regional). Select Readings/Workshops: The Wolves, A Thousand Splendid Suns, Clickshare, Malicious Animal Magnetism, Scarcity. Jennifer will be entering her final year in the American Conservatory Theater’s MFA Acting Program. www.JenniferApple.net

 

Daly Emily copyEmily Daly | CTC: First Season
After receiving her B.S. in Theatre and Creative Writing at the University of Evansville (Evansville, IN), Emily headed to the University of California, Irvine to earn her MFA in Acting. When she's not focused on acting, she enjoys writing and collaborating with other artists, and watching stand-up comedy and drinking copious amounts of coffee. Her past professional experiences include The Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, The Great River Shakespeare Festival, and PCPA Theatrefest. Emily graduates from UCI in May 2018 and can't wait to dive into the professional world alongside her many talented classmates.

 

Foley Patrick copyPatrick Foley | CTC: First Season
He is entering his third year as an MFA candidate at Yale School of Drama. At Yale his credits include: Titus Andronicus, Everything That Never Happened, The Winter's Tale, ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore, The Three Sisters, and Our Lady of 121st Street. Other credits include: Lake Kelsey, This American Wife (Yale Cabaret); Alice In Wonderland, and Antarctica, which is to say Nowhere (Yale Summer Cabaret); Change in a Void Moon (Incubator Arts Project); Lake Victory (Judson Memorial Church); All’s Well That Ends Well (Shakespeare on the Sound); Edward II (The Tank); Wallenstein, Coriolanus (Shakespeare Theatre Company); and Shakespeare’s R&J (Signature Theatre). BFA in Drama: NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

 

Gebeyehu Yonatan copyYonatan Gebeyehu | CTC: First Season
Yonatan just finished his 2nd year at UCSD's MFA acting program. UCSD Credits: Strange Men, Streamers, Native Son, How to Use a Knife, The Venetian Twins. Past credits: Stan, Bobrauchsenburgamerica!, The Lady From the Sea (The Brewing Department); Kassandra and the Wolf, Balm in Gilead (The Juilliard School); Taming of the Shrew (Columbia University). He has a bachelor’s degree in English from Columbia University.

 

  

 

Harrison Will copyWill Harrison | CTC: First Season
Will Harrison joins us from Pittsburgh, where he is training at the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. Early on, he discovered a love for Shakespeare, playing parts such as Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night, Ferdinand in The Tempest, and Macbeth in The Scottish Play. His recent film credits include three short films: It’s Perfect Here, Venefica, and In Arms. Will also writes and performs folk and rock music, both as a solo artist as well as with his band, Fake News. He looks forward to returning to CMU where he will be playing Ambrose in The Matchmaker, and Scott in a new feature film from director Grace McCarthy, Teaching Yourself How to Die Fast.

 

Ingram Monique copyMoses Ingram | CTC: First Season
Moses left school at Morgan State University for a place at the Yale School of Drama. She is a rising second year and falling more and more in love with New Haven ice cream every day. Her past professional experience includes In the Red and Brown Water at the Yale Cabaret, Ruined (Everyman Theatre); and Playwrights Arena at Arena Stage.

 

 

 

Jenison Kelsey copyKelsey Jenison | CTC: First Season
Kelsey recently completed her MFA in Acting from University of California, Irvine and previously, her BFA from University of Evansville. Regional: As You Like It, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet (New Swan Shakespeare Festival); Parade, Love's Labor's Lost, These Shining Lives, The Taming of the Shrew (University of California Irvine); Odyssey, Longitude (Counterbalance Theatre); Mr. Wheeler's, Wild Blue (The New Harmony Project).

 

 

Latimer Jules copyJules Latimer | CTC: First Season
Jules is currently a second year drama student at the Juilliard School. Her recent credits at Juilliard include: Antony and Cleopatra; A Raisin in the Sun; and Animal Farm. This summer she participated in an outreach program in El Salvador before coming to Chautauqua.

 

 

 

Mason Maggie copyMaggie Mason | CTC: First Season
Maggie was born in London, England but moved to California after she was accepted to Stanford. She then attended the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA program in acting, and has just graduated this year. Past professional credits include: Berkeley Rep, Magic Theatre, SF Playhouse, Aurora Theatre, Center Rep, and San Jose Stage.

 

 

 

Mitchell Adrianna copyAdrianna Mitchell | CTC: Second Season
Adrianna is thrilled to return to Chautauqua for a second season. Last summer she played the trickster Tranio in CTC's gender-swapped Taming of the Shrew. Regional: Las Meninas, Topdog/Underdog, Every 28 Hours One-Min. Play Festival, Romeo & Juliet, Love and a Bottle, Black Orpheus, Merchant of Venice, Lungs (American Conservatory Theater); Measure for Measure (Actors' Shakespeare Project); Our Town (Central Square Theater). New York: Day of the Feast (J&S Young Artists Project). Adrianna will be entering her third year at the American Conservatory Theater and can be seen on A.C.T.'s Geary stage in Hamlet played by John Douglas Thompson this fall! Spelman College Alumna, 2013.

 

Pask Isabel copyIsabel Pask | CTC: First Season
Isabel Pask is a recent graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama where she graduated with a major in Acting and a minor in Creative Writing. Her favorite CMU role was Celestina del Sol in Jose Rivera's Cloud Tectonics, and she has spent the last two summers working professionally at Santa Cruz Shakespeare and Quantum Theatre. After CTC she plans to move to NYC to help tell stories worth telling.

 

 

 

Peoples Micah copyMicah Peoples | CTC: First Season
Micah received his B.A in English at Arizona State University in Phoenix. This fall he will be entering his second year as a MFA candidate at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Some of his past productions include 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog (A Public Fit Theater); Suddenly Last Summer by Tennessee Williams and Las Meninas by Lynn Nottage (A.C.T. - MFA).

 

 

 

Saunderson Saddiq copySiddiq Saunderson | CTC: First Season
Siddiq recently received his BFA in Acting from Carnegie Mellon University. The Brooklyn native refers to himself as an "artist," and enjoys filmmaking, choreography, and photography along with performance. Past credits include: D'Artagnan in Three Musketeers (Carnegie Mellon), the title role in Peribañez (Quantum Theatre), and The Royale (City Theatre).

 

 

Design and Directing Fellows

Bransky Amelia copyAmelia Bransky | Scenic Fellow | CTC: First Season
Amelia will be going into her third year of Southern Methodist University’s MFA in Stage Design program this fall. Selected designs at SMU include Mary Stuart (scenic design), Light Shining in Buckinghamshire (scenic and costume design), Grand Concourse (scenic and costume design), and St. Joan of the Stockyards (scenic design). She is looking forward to designing costumes for Iphigenia at SMU this fall, and in the winter will be scenic designing Frankenstein at Tony Award-winning Dallas Theatre Center. www.ameliabransky.com

 

 

Miller Long Alexandra copyAlex Miller-Long | Lighting Fellow | CTC: First Season
Alex recently completed her MFA in Design from the University of California at San Diego. She holds a BA in Theatre from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. In recent years, Alex has worked in both design and production for various companies, including La Jolla Playhouse, Williamstown Theatre Festival, La Jolla Symphony, and Malashock Dance. Her work can be seen at: www.alexmillerlong.com

 

 

 

Tani Jordan copyJordan Tani | Sound Fellow | CTC: First Season
Jordan received his B.A. in Music Literature and Technology from the University of California, San Diego before pursuing an M.F.A in Sound Design at the University of California, Irvine. Previous experiences include South Coast Repertory and The Geffen Playhouse. He is expected to graduate in 2018 and hopes to someday work in sound for animation studios such as Pixar, Dreamworks, or Laika while still being able to work in the world of theatre.

 

 

 

Taylor Mari copyMari Taylor | Costume Fellow | CTC: First Season
Recent Costume Designs include: Associate Costume Designer for Shakespeare Dallas' Quixote, L’elisir D’Amore (SMU Meadows Opera), The Hot L Baltimore (Southern Methodist University), The Taming of The Shrew (Junior Players), School of Rock (Dallas Academy of Performing Arts). Recent Assistant Costume Designs include: The Tempest (Dallas Public Works); Gloria, Deferred Action (Dallas Theater Center). Mari's work has also been seen at Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, Opera Saratoga, and Actors' Theatre of Columbus. MFA in Stage Design: SMU, BA Theatre: Miami University. MariTaylorDesigns@gmail.com

 

Walker Adin copyAdin Walker | Directing Fellow | CTC: First Season
Adin graduated from Princeton University with degrees in English, Theater, and Gender & Sexuality Studies. Recent projects as director/choreographer include Pin* and the Blue Fairy (Drama League Artist-in-Residence, Dixon Place); Gruesome Playground Injuries (TheaterLab NYC); Jacqmin Family in the Petrified Forest (Source Festival); Rent, Singin' in the Rain (Princeton/McCarter). As choreographer and movement director, Adin choreographed the NYC premiere of Normativity (dir. Mia Walker) and has collaborated with directors Alexandru Mihail, Ethan Heard, Tracy Bersley, and Whitney Mosery. Adin has assisted directors Shana Cooper, Christopher Liam Moore, Joel Sass, Dustin Wills, and Yehuda Hyman. www.adinwalker.com