2018 Conservatory

2018 Conservatory


Alex Brightwell CTC2018Alex Brightwell | CTC: First Season

Regional: Death of a Salesman (Yellow Tree Theatre); Gross Indecency (Walking Shadow Theatre); Photograph 51, The History of Invulnerability, New Jerusalem (Minnesota Jewish Theatre); As You Like It, Macbeth (Public Theater of Minnesota); Golden Age (Guthrie Theater); Fifth of July (Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House). MFA Candidate: Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House. BFA: University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater.


Hannah Rose CTC2018Hannah Rose Caton | CTC: First Season

Regional: Twelfth Night (Sadler’s Wells Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Arts Depot). Film & TV: The Falling, Last Knights, Wizards vs Aliens Season 2, Episode One. Educational: Top Girls, Queens Boulevard, Richard II, Dancing at Lughnasa, Pericles, Our Lady of 121st Street, Hamlet, Once in a Lifetime (Juilliard); Three Sisters, Pornography (BRIT School for Performing Arts); Henry VI Part 2 (RSC The Dell Theatre). BFA: Juilliard.


Octavia Chavez Richmond CTC2018Octavia Chavez-Richmond | CTC: First Season

Regional: Neva, This Wide Night, An Acorn, Othello, Fuente Ovejuna, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, The Winter’s Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Children’s Hour, There is No One Between You and Me. Film: Who We Are Now, From Nowhere. Artistic Associate & Playwright in Residence with Houselight Theatre Company.



Fabre Ricardy CTC2018Ricardy Fabre | CTC: First Season

NY: The Weekend Cottage, The System (The Flea). Regional: A Raisin in the Sun (Seattle Repertory Theatre); Our Town, Ain't Misbehavin', Othello (Portland Center Stage); I and You (People's Light & Theatre Company); Skeleton Crew (Trinity Repertory Company); The Convert (Central Square Theatre); Cymbeline (Portland Actors Ensemble); Belleville (Third Rail Rep); Jitney (Portland Playhouse); Black Odyssey (Trinity Rep). Educational: Last Days Of Judas Iscariot, Julius Caesar (Brown/Trinity).


Janet Fiki CTC2018Janet Fiki | CTC: First Season

Regional: The Rec (NiteStar Theater Company). Film: Porn Without Sex. Educational: A Raisin in the Sun, (w)holeness, What of the Night, Mothers, Taming of the Shrew(d), Angels in America: Perestroika (UC San Diego); Michael Howard Summer Conservatory; The Barrow Group; Peoples Improv Theater.



Jennifer Holcombe CTC2018Jennifer Holcombe | CTC: First Season

NYC: Purgatory (Judson Memorial Church); I's Twinkle (Pipeline Theatre Co); Freedom Summer (Brecht Forum). Regional: Much Ado About Nothing (Theatreworks); Sense & Sensibility (PCPA); The Iliad: Menin (Counter-Balance Theater); Seven Brides... (Flat Rock Playhouse); A Murder Is Announced (Cortland Repertory Theatre); Chicago (Cortland Repertory Theatre); Damn Yankees (3-D Theatricals); Love's Labour's Lost (Shakespeare In Aldrich Park). MFA: UC Irvine.


Jerrie Johnson headshotJerrie Johnson | CTC: First Season

Regional: Twelfth Night, The Bacchae, The Changeling, Bull In A China Shop (ACT). MFA Candidate: ACT.





Elijah Jones CTC2018Elijah Jones | CTC: First Season

Regional: The Many Deaths of Nathan Stubblefield (Humana Festival), Macbeth, A Christmas Carol (Actors Theatre of Louisville). Educational: The Winter's Tale, Pipeline, The Green Bird (Juilliard). MFA Candidate: Juilliard. BA: Pennsylvania State University.




Jenny Latimer CTC2018Jenny Latimer | CTC: First Season

National Tours: Les Miserables 25th Anniversary tour. Regional: Into the Woods (Baltimore Center Stage); Into the Woods (Westport Country Playhouse); Les Miserables (PaperMill); Twelfth Night, May Queen, The Cake, Midsummer Night's Dream (Playmakers Rep); Cinderella, My Fair Lady, Beauty and the Beast (Tuacahn Center for the Arts). Film & TV: 85th Academy Awards, America's Got Talent. Awards: Irene Ryan Finalist.


Jake Ryan Lozano CTC2018Jake Ryan Lozano | CTC: First Season

Regional: Song For A Future Generation, Zastrozzi: The Master of Discipline, Dogman’s Last Job (Williamstown Theatre Festival); Macbeth, Henry V (Great River Shakespeare Festival). Educational: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Sweat, In the Palm of a Giant, Titus Andronicus, As You Like It, Blood Wedding, Othello, Our Lady of 121st Street, Lear, The Meal (Yale); Elliott, A Soldiers Fugue; How We Got On; The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (University of Oklahoma). MFA: Yale School of Drama.


Johnique Mitchell CTC2018Johnique Mitchell | CTC: First Season

Regional: Marie and Rosetta (Detroit Public Theatre); Brother Rabbit (The Lark Playwrights Lab). Film & TV: Penn State campaign We Are Not The Same (Pennsylvania), Hello There (Los Angeles). Educational: Argonautica, Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine, Barbeque, Twelfth Night (Penn State Centre Stage). MFA: Penn State.



Keshav Moodliar CTC2018 1Keshav Moodliar | CTC: First Season

Regional: Once Upon A Time in The Berkshires, Fifth Planet (Williamstown Theatre). Film: Sink Sank Sunk. MFA: Juilliard.





David Rosenberg CTC2018David Rosenberg | CTC: First Season

Off-Broadway: Lies My Father Told Me, The Awesome 80’s Prom, The Gold. Regional: Mad Forest, June Moon, The Dixon Family Album, Odile’s Ordeal, Song for a Future Generation (Williamstown); Bad Jews (GableStage); Blithe Spirit (Panther Creek). Film: People People. Educational: Richard II, Golden Boy, Hamlet, Three Sisters, Once in a Lifetime, Queens Boulevard, Our Lady of 121 Street, Pericles (Juilliard). MFA Candidate: Juilliard. BFA: NYU.


James Smart CTC2018James Smart | CTC: First Season

Regional: A Midsummer Night's Dream (First Folio Theatre); Haymarket: The Anarchists Songbook (Underscore Theatre Co.); Code Name: Cynthia (SKM Creative); Future Tense (Dark Matter Productions). MFA candidate: Columbia University. BFA: Chicago College of Performing Arts.



Design and Directing Fellows

Mextly Almeda CTC2018Mextly Almeda | Lighting Fellow | CTC: First Season

Regional: Malashock at 30 (Lyceum Theatre), Igor Stravinsky's "L'Histoire du Soldat” (San Diego Symphony), Peter Pan and Wendy (Burning Coal Theatre), Into the Woods (PLNU). Educational: Scenes from an Execution, Rocks in her Pocket, War of the Worlds (UC San Diego). Selected Assistant Credits: Black Odyssey, The Glass Menagerie (California Shakespeare Theatre); Beauty and The Beast, The Odyssey, Unison, Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles, Shakespeare in Love, Julius Caesar (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Tiger Style! (La Jolla Playhouse).

Stori Ayers CTC2018Stori Ayers | Directing Fellow | CTC: Second Season

Directing: Regional: Blood at the Root (University of Michigan); Single Black Female (Penn State School of Theatre); Hip Hoperella, Here I Go, Boys. Wish Me Luc, Fires In the Mirror (Fletcher Collins Theatre); You Can't Take It With You (Waynesboro High School). Acting: CTC: Detroit '67. Regional: A Raisin in the Sun (Indiana Repertory Theatre & Syracuse Stage); Foster Mom (Premiere Stages); Barbecue (Pennsylvania Centre Stage); Jitney (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park); Yellowman (Anacostia Playhouse); Blood at the Root (National Black Theatre, Pennsylvania Centre Stage, Grahamstown Fringe Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival); Father Comes Home From the Wars Parts 1, 2 and 3 (Round House Theatre); Doubt, Love's Labours Lost, In the Red and Brown Water (Pennsylvania ​Centre Stage); An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein; Voodoo, Sex, & Magic (Horizon Theatre).

Jennifer Clark CTC2018Jennifer Clark | Costume Design Fellow | CTC: First Season

First Season. Assistant Costume Designer: Off Broadway: A Moon for the Misbegotten (The Pearl Theatre Company). Costume Designer: Regional: Lucky Stiff, Once On This Island, Little Shop of Horrors, The Butler Did It ...Singing, I Love You Because, Honk!, Our American Cousin, Titanic: The Musical, I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change (City of Kirksville's Theatre); Shrek The Musical (Carousel Theatre). Educational: American Idiot (UC Irvine).


Sam Keamy Minor CTC2018Samuel Keamy-Minor | Scenic Design Fellow | CTC: First Season

Educational: SERE, winterWORKS (UC San Diego); The House of Bernarda Alba, Waiting for Godot, BobRauschenbergAmerica (Production Workshop).





Jeff Sherwood CTC2018Jeff Sherwood | Sound Design Fellow | CTC: First Season

Regional: The Foreigner, The Mousetrap, Talley’s Folly, Art, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Cabaret, The Music Man (Cape Playhouse); Take The Car, Zastrozzi The Master of Discipline (Williamstown Theatre Festival); Godspell, Steel Magnolias (Totem Pole Playhouse); Much Ado About Nothing (Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre); The Mystery of Irma Vep (Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma). Film: White Noise, Troilus & Cressida, We Are ROM3 (Short). TV: Expats 101 (Pilot). Awards: KCACTF National Finalist 2012, 2014. Educational: By the Way Meet Vera Stark, The Beaux’ Stratagem (Purdue Theatre); MFA Candidate: Purdue University. BFA: Oklahoma City University. www.sherwoodsound.com.