Jacob Tilton (Ensemble) is a Junior Music Theatre Performance major and is excited to be in his second production this semester. Past performances include The Trial (Various Roles) and Cowboys! (Alfred). Jacob has spent most of his high school years performing in various shows in the Palace Theatre in Manchester, NH. He would like to thank his friends and family for the support that they have given him throughout his career now and in the future.
PAIGE MACDONALD (Ensemble, U/S Beth) is a Junior Theatre Arts major with an option in Music Theatre Performance. This is her four MTD production. Past performances have included Beauty and the Beast (Chip), Carrie the musical (Ensemble), and Fiddler on the Roof (Olga). Paige is delighted to be a part of this talented and hardworking Merrily We Roll Along company. Thank you to Beth, Amanda, and Andrew for sharing your inspiring gifts with us in order to create this beautiful show. Thank you to the friends and family that bring energy, encouragement, and endless love.
SHARLEIGH THOMSON (Ensemble, U/S Gussie) is a Junior Theatre Arts major with options in Music Theatre Performance and Dramatic Writing. Past performances include 9 to 5 (Margaret), Peter Pan (Wendy), The Addams Family (U/S Grandma), A Man of No Importance (Mrs. Grace), Ragtime (Emma Goldman), and Oedipus The King (Tiresias). This summer she was the production stage manager for Interlakes Summer Theatre (South Pacific, CATS, Gypsy). Her one act play, When The Tide Comes In, was a top 3 Finalist for Prescott Park’s 30-in-30 last fall. Sharleigh is thrilled to be back on stage with this beautiful show and company. Special thanks to Beth, Andrew, and Amanda for their guidance. And also to Meganne, Fran, Emily, Olivia, Anna, and Shaun for their endless love and support.
Jerome Torres-Bove is a second year Music Theatre Major who is thrilled to be taking part in this production of Merrily We Roll Along. Recently, Jerome was seen in PSU’s production of The Trial, as well as last year’s production of Oedipus The King. Over the summer, he performed in Mary Poppins at Prescott Park (Ensemble, U/S Burt). When he’s not at school, Jerome trains and coaches at his family’s gymnastics facility. He would like to thank his family and friends for their never ending support throughout his college journey.
Matt Kizer has been the resident designer for Plymouth State since 1996. He has presented workshops on projections for performance nationally and internationally, including the National Opera Association in New York, and The Cyprus Theatre Organization in Nicosia. His work has been presented at the Kennedy Center in D.C., and with A-Fortiorni dance company in Germany. He designed for two years with Operafestival Di Roma in Italy with the Orchestra Sinfonica dell’ International Chamber Ensemble at Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza in central Rome. He has a B.A. from Purdue University, and an M.F.A. from The Ohio State University.