- Kayla Orthman September, 2022
Kayla is a junior English education major with a minor in theatre from Epping, NH. This is her first time being Assistant Stage Manager, and she is so excited! She is a member of PlymProv and found a love for college theatre after working on Little Women in Spring 2022. Into the Woods has been a favorite of hers for years and she hopes you enjoy the show!
- Emma Nigg September, 2022
Emma is a Junior Musical Theatre Major with a Minor in Standardized Patient Training. This will be her first musical here at Plymouth State University. Outside of shows and classes, Emma is an officer for PlymProv and a member of Chamber Singers. In her free time she enjoys cooking, writing, and playing table-top role-playing games.
- Sarah Munroe September, 2022
Sarah is a second year student here at PSU. This is her first production here. She was involved in multiple theatre productions ever since she started middle school. Some community theatre companies she has worked with include the Seacoast Repertory Theatre, The Palace Theatre, Portland Players, and TTS. Her favorite rolls include Elle Woods (Legally Blonde), Natalie Haller/Ed (All Shook Up), and Alice (You Can’t Take It With You). She’s so excited to be a part of this amazing production!
- Madeline Anna September, 2022
Madeline Anna is a theatre arts major with a concentration in musical theatre from Skaneateles, New York. She has previously performed in the Syracuse Area Music Awards, the Harriet Tubman Freedom Music Festival, the 2018 All-Eastern Honors Ensemble, Bronte at Northern Vermont University, and Little Women here at PSU this past spring. She is thrilled to join this fabulous cast in a dream show of hers, and she is honored to be performing for her last year at PSU.
- Grace Gilbert September, 2022
Grace Gilbert is a senior Music Theatre Performance major from Pawcatuck, CT. Some of her favorite past credits include Jo March in Little Women, Princess Fiona in Shrek, Sally Brown in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Natalie Haller in All Shook Up and Smitty in How to Succeed in Business. She was also the recipient of three CT HALO Awards and a CT Stephen Sondheim Award nominee for her role as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly! Grace is eternally grateful for the wonderful cast and crew of this beautiful show!
- Olivia Zottos September, 2022
Olivia is a sophomore Elementary Education major with a minor in Theatre. She is from Somersworth, NH and she is thrilled to be furthering her love for musical theater in her first performance at Plymouth State! Olivia has enjoyed performing throughout her life with numerous theaters on the Seacoast of NH including the Seacoast Repertory Theatre, Prescott Park Arts Festival, Hackmatack Playhouse, and the Rochester Opera House. She would like to thank the cast and crew of Into the Woods for the support and welcoming her in with open arms. Enjoy the show!
- Joey Goldberg September, 2022
Joey Goldberg is a junior Music Theatre Performance major and is incredibly excited to return to the Plymouth State stage in this production. Joey would like to thank her family, friends, and the entire cast crew of Into the Woods, as well as Jessie Chapman and Hannah Murray for supporting her throughout this production! Past credits include Tracy Turblad (Hairspray), Dragon (Shrek), Paulette (Legally Blonde).
- Kaitlyn Hill September, 2022
Kaitlyn Hill is a sophomore studying Criminal justice and Theatre Arts. She is thrilled to be making her Plymouth State debut with this production, and to work with this amazing cast and crew to bring this story to life. Her most recent roles include Marmee in Little Women (WNEU) and First Lord in All’s Well That Ends Well (ATTP). Kaitlyn would like to thank her parents for all the support they have given her throughout the years. She hopes you enjoy the show!
- Katie Tetu September, 2022
Katie is a senior Spanish and Theatre major with an emphasis in Acting.
Previous musical roles include Bye Bye Birdie (Kim MacAfee) and Godspell (Lindsey). She is currently employed as a carpenter for the scene shop and has had a blast helping to prepare the set for Into the Woods as well as being on stage. She’d like to thank her friends and family for their unwavering support.
- Ian Manning September, 2022
Ian is a sophomore Biology major with a minor in Music. Previous appearances include Newsies (Davey), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Joseph), and Big Fish (Will Bloom). He will be making his debut appearance at Plymouth State University as Jack in Into The Woods. He is incredibly excited and grateful to work alongside the wonderful cast and crew that have made this production possible, and he hopes you enjoy the show! And as Jack always says, “Squeeze pal!”
- Jackson Ploof September, 2022
Jackson is a junior Musical Theatre Performance Major and is thrilled to be taking part in this production of Into The Woods. Some of his previous performances include You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown as Schroder, Don Quixote in The Man of La Mancha, and Carl Hanrady in Catch Me If You Can. He is also the recipient of the TAMY award for best actor for his work in Man of La Mancha. He hopes you will enjoy the show!
- Cambria Wozmak September, 2022
Cambria Hobbs (21) is a senior Theatrical Tech and Design major with a focus in automated scenery and design. When not in rehearsal, Cambria can be found working in the scene shop or working down at the D&M makerspace tinkering with 3D printers and robotics. Cambria is very thankful for the amazing cast and crew, her family, friends and wonderful partner.
Previous roles behind the curtains at The Hannaway theatre include Assistant Stage Manager for Little Women and projections operator for A Curious Incident of a Dog in the Nighttime, and light board operation for Shakespeare’s War of Roses.
- Emma Molloy September, 2022
Emma Molloy is a senior Theatre Arts major with an option in Music Theatre Performance and a contract in stage management. In addition to classes and shows, she enjoys creating chaos at the Costume Shop in the Silver Center, laughing with friends, and petting every possible animal that she can find. Selected credits: Little Women (Marmie), You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Lucy) – (PSU). Carousel (Carrie Pipperidge) – (ETC). All’s Well That Ends Well (Diana) – (Advice to the Players)
- RJ Soboslai September, 2022
RJ is a 19-year-old, sophomore Social Studies Education Major from Franklin, New Hampshire. This is his first show here, and he is excited to do more in the future! RJ plans to become a social studies teacher back in his hometown. Some of his favorite shows he’s performed back home include playing Sweeney in Sweeney Todd, George Banks in Mary Poppins, and Race in Newsies. He would like to thank his girlfriend for her continuous support, as well as his family and friends both on and off campus.
- Kyle Andrew Sidders September, 2022
Kyle is a senior Theatre Arts Major here at Plymouth, with an option in Music Theatre Performance. Some of his favorite roles include Snoopy in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, William Barfee in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Riff in West Side Story. He is overjoyed to be working with both Jessie Chapman and Hannah Murray again. Kyle is also excited to be revisiting the role of the Baker again since playing the character in high school. He is thankful for such a kind and joyous cast and crew, and hopes you enjoy the show!
- Jessie Chapman February, 2022
Jessie Chapman (Director); is a Teaching Lecturer at Plymouth State University for the Theatre and General Education programs and Executive Director of Advice To The Players (ATTP) in Sandwich, NH. Jessie earned her MFA in Performing Arts Management from Brooklyn College in 2016 and her Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts from Plymouth State University in 2009. Jessie has been leading ATTP since 2016 and working with the company since 2007 as an actor, teacher, administrator, and behind the scenes. She has worked outside NH with Shakespeare & Company, Lincoln Center Theater, Theatre for a New Audience, and the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts–as a teaching artist, company manager, stage manager, and in programming and education administration offices. Jessie spends her time not at the theatre with her daughter Lenore. Find out more about Advice To The Players at http://www.advicetotheplayers.org
- Anna Skala February, 2022
Anna Skala is a senior Theatre Arts major with options in Music Theatre Performance, Theatrical Design/Tech, and Acting. She will be making her final Plymouth State performance as Mrs. Kirk and Mrs. Parrot. Previously, she’s been seen in Shakespeare’s War of the Roses: She-Wolves and Queens, Sister Act, and An Enemy of the People. Otherwise, she is actively involved behind the scenes and will continue to be so post-graduation. Anna thanks her family, associates, and consultants for their steadfast support in everything she strives to do.
- Grace Gilbert February, 2022
Grace Gilbert is a junior Music Theatre Performance major from Pawcatuck, CT. Some of her favorite past credits include Schwartzy in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Sally Brown in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Mary Lazarus in Sister Act, Portia in Something Rotten, Natalie Haller in All Shook Up and Smitty in How to Succeed in Business. She was also the recipient of three CT HALO Awards and a CT Stephen Sondheim Award nominee for her role as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly! Grace is eternally grateful for the wonderful cast and crew of this beautiful show!
- Aidan Lamont February, 2022
Aidan Lamont is very excited to be performing again with Plymouth State Theatre for Little Woman as Rodrigo! Aidan has previously worked in other productions here at Plymouth State, such as Sister Act in the fall of 2020. He has also worked back in his home state of Rhode Island on multiple productions, mainly in Woonsocket’s Stadium Theatre as Archie (13: The Musical), Twig (Bring It On: The Musical), and Schlomo (Fame: The Musical). Aidan, also a junior Music Education Major for ages K-12, is the proud Vice President of his NAfME Chapter.
- Hanna Street February, 2022
Hanna Street is a senior, musical theatre major at Plymouth State University. Born in Ann Arbor Michigan, Hanna fell in love with performing at a very young age. Some of Hanna’s previous credits include: Adella in The Little Mermaid, Mrs. Alexander in Curious Incident, Michelle/Nun in Sister Act, Clark in A Killer Party, and Star-To-Be in Annie. She is excited to see what professional performing opportunities are in store for her future. Hanna would like to thank her new fiancé, Michael Sickler for being so supportive of her theatre career and for convincing her to chase her life long dream.
- Harrison Christilles February, 2022
Harrison Christilles is a senior Music Theatre Performance major, and he’s very excited to be working with Jessie Chapman and Hannah Murray, as well as the wonderfully talented Justin McCarthy. Harrison is thrilled to be performing again with a live audience and can’t wait to share this larger than life show with everyone. Previous credits include Charlie Brown (You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown), John Brooke (Little Women), Javert (Les Misérables), and more. Harrison would also like to thank his friends and family for their endless support.
- Merlyne E. Desire November, 2021
Merlyne E. Desire is a senior who created her own major of Music Technology and Business, through the Interdisciplinary Studies Program. Growing up, she sang in school and church choirs. With music technology under her belt, she composes, produces, and is an artist of the songs she creates as well as film music. She has published songs “Lemonade”, and “Reflection” so far this year. She hopes to work in the music industry someday not just as an artist and performer, but as a producer, A&R, and musician too. She is looking forward to working as an audio engineer this school year.
- Joey Gold November, 2021
Joey Gold is a sophomore music theatre performance major, and is incredibly excited to make her Plymouth State debut with this production. Joey would like to thank her family, friends, and the entire cast crew of Charlie Brown, as well as Fran page and Hannah Murray for supporting her throughout this production! Past credits include Tracy Turblad (Hairspray), Dragon (shrek), Paulette (Legally Blonde).
- Thomas (Teddy) Wilkin November, 2021
Thomas (Teddy) Wilkin is a Sophomore Musical Theatre Performance major at Plymouth State University. He recently played Appa Ratchen in Silverstar Voyages, and Cameron Mitcheljohn in this past spring’s show A Killer Party. He would like to thank his friends and family for all the positivity they have given him through his journey, and he is very excited to be playing Linus in You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown. He hopes you enjoy the show!
- Fran Page (Director) November, 2021
Fran holds a BA in Theatre Arts (Acting) from Plymouth State University and a MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts (Applied Theatre) from Goddard College. He has performed, taught, and directed throughout New England, South Africa, Canada, and Eastern Europe. Fran is a Teaching Lecturer in the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance and also coordinates the Standardized Patient Program at PSU. PSU Theatre directing credits include: A Killer Party, Little Romance, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Deathtrap, Sweet Charity, A Man of No Importance, and Avenue Q. He spends his winters with The Educational Theatre Collaborative creating community through the arts while putting on large-scale Broadway-style musicals. Fran’s solo show BareFruit premiered at PortFringe with subsequent productions at The West End Studio Theatre (Portsmouth, NH) and Plymouth State University. Special thanks to LBP – “For happiness is anyone and anything at all, that’s loved by you.”
- Mackenzie Goodwin November, 2021
Mackenzie Goodwin is a Senior Theatre Arts major with a Theatrical Design/Tech Option. Past design credits include SilverStar Voyages (Assistant Costume Design), War of the Roses (Assistant Costume Design) and Steel Magnolias (Costume, Hair and Makeup Design). When not designing, Mackenzie loves to perform as well. Favorite roles include Natalie Goodman (Next To Normal) Wendla Bergmann (Spring Awakening) and Mary Lane (Reefer Madness). During the day, Mackenzie can often be found in the costume shop, where she works as a stitcher. She would like to thank her friends, Danee included, for being a source of endless support throughout the process.
- Grace Murray November, 2021
Grace Murray is in her senior year as a Music major with an option in Voice Performance and Pedagogy. This is her first time assistant music directing a show and she is incredibly grateful to the faculty and cast that made this experience so positive. Grace has also been performing on stage for many years. Some of her favorite roles include Penelope Pennywise in Urinetown and the Sour Kangaroo in Seussical. Grace is also a part of the Chamber Singers ensemble and is working as this school year’s Choral Fellow.
- Sierra Norko November, 2021
Sierra Norko is a 3rd-year student at PSU, majoring in Theatre Art with an option in Acting. Sierra considers herself to be both an actor and a technician. This semester Sierra will be taking on the role of hair and makeup designer for PSU’s You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown. Sierra is excited to work with everyone and to see her work come to life on stage! Recently, Sierra has appeared in PSU’s Rights and Riots, Shakespeare’s War of the Roses: She-Wolves and Queens, and served as costume assistant for The SilverStar Voyages.
- Sierra Norko November, 2021
Sierra Norko is a 3rd-year student at PSU, majoring in Theatre Art with an option in Acting. Sierra considers herself to be both an actor and a technician. In fact, this semester Sierra will be taking on the role of hair and makeup designer for PSU’s You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown. Sierra is very excited to work with everyone and to see her work come to life on stage! Recently, she has served as the costuming assistant for The SilverStar Voyages and appeared in Rights and Riots as well as Shakespeare’s War of the Roses: She-Wolves and Queens (2021).
- Justin McCarthy — Conductor/Pianist November, 2021
Justin McCarthy has been a member of the Piano Faculty at Plymouth State University since 2009. As conductor, his recent productions at PSU have included The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Wedding Singer, and Sister Act.
Justin has given recitals in New York, Boston, Houston, Dallas, Ireland, and the Czech Republic. Recently, Justin has appeared in recital with violinist Elliott Markow, clarinetist Stephanie Ratte Jenkins, and sopranos Hannah Murray & Emily Jaworski. Justin received his Bachelor & Master’s degrees from Rice University, and his Doctorate from Boston University.
In addition to maintaining an active teaching studio at the Manchester Community Music School, Justin is currently the music director and organist at St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in Bedford, NH. Justin also serves as pianist for the Nashua Choral Society.
- Hannah J. Murray November, 2021
Hannah Murray, lyric coloratura, received her B.A. in vocal performance from Connecticut College, and her M.M. in vocal pedagogy and performance from Westminster Choir College. Additional studies include the Royal Academy of Music in London, England, and Middlebury College’s Deutsch fur Sangerin program. A highly sought after voice teacher, Mrs. Murray’s students have gone on to sing at some of the nations leading Schools of Music, such as Boston Conservatory, Elon, the Tisch school at NYU and Yale, and have also sung on national musical theater tours, and off and on Broadway.
An accomplished singer in her own right, Mrs. Murray has performed throughout the Northeastern United States. She has been a soloist for the Nashua Symphony, The Paul Madore Chorale, The Opera circle,The Keiser Concert Series at St. Paul’s School, and the Musicians of Wall Street series at Concord Community Music School, amongst others.
A resident of Concord NH, Mrs. Murray is the Coordinator of Voice Performance Studies and a Teaching Lecturer in Music, Theater and Dance at Plymouth State University where she specializes in voice for musical theater. Formerly, she held the position of Voice and Choral Department Chair at Concord Community Music School, Adjunct Lecturer of Music at St. Anselm College, and spent three years as Music Director at South Congregational Church. She is the mother of two, Grace and Caroline, and is on the board as Director of SNATS for the Boston Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
- Emily Trubey October, 2021
Emily is a Senior Music Theatre major, and thrilled to be making her seventh appearence in a main stage production here at Plymouth State. Emily was most recently seen In PSU’s digital production of A Killer Party as Detective Justine Case. Past roles and works include The Addams Family as Grandma, Quilters as Jody, A concert version of West Side Story directed by Dr. Dan Perkins as Maria, and Carmen in Sweet Charity. Emily had the honor of making it to the National round this past spring in the NATS (National Music theatre) vocal competition, as well as recieved the first place title in the Seacoast Regional idol competition in 2018, and the First place winner of the Bedford Rotary Scholarship Idol competition in 2017. other favorite roles include Ella in Cinderella, Joanna in Sweeny Todd, Yonah in Children of Eden, Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls, and the Elephants Child in Just so, where she won a NH theatre award for best actress in a Youth production in 2012. She would like to thank her friends and family for their enormous love and support as well as her directing team, faculty at psu and of course her wonderful cast for working so hard to create meaningful and enjoyable performance opportuities during these difficult times. She hopes that the audience enjoys the sweet and joyous messages that Charlie Brown has to offer and througoughly thanks you for being here and in person and for your support for the arts which is as important as ever now. Enjoy the show!
- Grace Gilbert October, 2021
Grace Gilbert is a junior Music Theatre Performance major with a minor in Standardized Patient Training. Some of her favorite past roles include Sister Mary Lazarus in Sister Act, Portia in Something Rotten, Natalie Haller in All Shook Up and Dolly Levi in Hello Dolly. She is also a member of Mixed Emotions and Plymprov, and enjoys singing in the Chamber Singers ensemble.
- Kyle Sidders October, 2021
Kyle is a junior Theatre Arts Major here at Plymouth, with an option in Music Theatre Performance. Some of his favorite roles include William Barfee in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Baker in Into the Woods, and Riff in West Side Story. He is overjoyed to be working with both Fran Page and Hannah Murray again in a production, and thankful to the other seven members of this talented cast for their trust and kindness throughout this experience!
- Emily King October, 2021
Emily King is a senior studying Music Theatre Performance. A few credits to her name include Amy (Little Women), Sarah Brown (Guys and Dolls), Dragon (Shrek), and Ethel Toffelmeir (The Music Man). She is very grateful to share this wonderfully wacky story with an amazing cast and crew. Thank you for making this story be heard and shared. Enjoy the show!
- Aleksei (Lexi) Ellis October, 2021
Aleksei Ellis, a senior Acting major, is excited to be returning to the Hanaway Stage once again as a Voice inside Christopher’s head. She’s previously been in Shakespeare’ War of Roses: SheWolves and Queens; Rights & Riots; and a student written series, SilverStar Voyagers. Off the stage, Aleksei enjoys writing, reading, and works as a front end supervisor.
- October, 2021
Christian Simpson is a Senior Theatre Arts Major with options in Music Theatre Performance and Acting. Christian’s previous credits at Plymouth State include: Mal in The Addams Family, Captain Horster in An Enemy of the People, Curtis in Sister Act, Commander Mac in Silverstar Voyages, and Jeremy Jordan in A Killer Party. This will be Christian’s first performance in a straight play since the spring semester, 2019. This show is very unique, Christian is extraordinarily proud of the work that that he and his cast mates have put in and the discoveries they’ve made along the way. Enjoy the show!
- Dan Hopper September, 2021
Dan Hopper holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from Plymouth State University and an M.F.A. in Theatrical Lighting Design from the University of Florida. His theatrical design credits include Next To Normal, The Last Five Years, Sweeney Todd, Pippin, The Seagull, Little Shop of Horrors, The 25th Annual…Spelling Bee, and The Addams Family. Dan’s concert experience includes work for musical artists Snoop Dogg, Megan Thee Stallion, Russ, Lil Uzi Vert, Future, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky, Common, and Bishop Briggs. He has worked for companies such as The Asolo Repertory Theatre, Utah Festival Opera, and The Sharon Performing Arts Center.
- MADELINE ANNA September, 2021
Madeline Anna is a theatre arts major with a concentration in musical theatre from Skaneateles, New York. She has previously performed in the Syracuse Area Music Awards, the Harriet Tubman Freedom Music Festival, the 2018 All-Eastern Honors Ensemble, Bronte at Northern Vermont University, and several of Skaneateles High School’s musical productions. She is thrilled to debut in her first live PSU performance and she wishes her cast and crew the best of luck.
- Garrison Barron September, 2021
Garrison Barron (Voice Number 2) is a Senior Theater Arts Major with a emphasis of acting and writing. With recent roles being in War of Roses as (Gloucester, Clifford and Clarence), Silver Star Voyages as (Miami) and Sister Act as (Ensemble). This year Garrison is why continuing his work as a student he is also taking a step in the role as a assistant director while working with Advice to The Players to further push the arts out into the world for the upcoming generation.
- Ryan Konrad September, 2021
Ryan Konrad (Stage Manager) is a junior Theatre Arts major with a focus is in Tech and Design and a minor in photography. Other shows that he has worked on are War of The Roses: She Wolves and Queens (Sound Board Operator/ Sound Designer), Rights and Riots (Deck Manager), and SilverStar Voyages (Assistant Stage Manager). He also works in the scene shop as an electrician/carpenter. Ryan would like to thank everyone that has supported his passion in theatre tech and design and those who have helped to get him where he is now.
- Emma Molloy September, 2021
Emma Molloy is a junior Theatre Arts major with an option in Music Theatre Performance and a contract in stage management. Her recent acting credits include Lucy in You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (PSU) and Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel (ETC). In addition to classes and shows, she enjoys creating chaos at the Costume Shop in the Silver Center, laughing with friends, and petting every possible dog that she can find. She is so thrilled to be returning to the stage after COVID cut short so many opportunities.
- Jackson Ploof September, 2021
Jackson Ploof is a sophomore Theater Major with an emphasis on Musical Theater. He is excited to be making his PSU debut performance with this production.
Prevoius shows he has performed in include Man of La Mancha (Don Quote), Footloose (Willard), Catch Me If You Can (Carl Hanrady), The Drowsy Chaperone (Aldolpho), and Hello Dolly! (Horace Vandergelder). He would like to give thanks to his friends and family for always supporting him and giving a helping hand in his career as an actor.
- Emma Littig September, 2021
Emma Littig is a Senior studying Theatre. Emma’s a Background Actor based in New York City. Emma was recently wrapped as a Featured Core Background Actor on WeCrashed. This 8 part mini series is in post production but soon to be streaming on AppleTV+. PSU: War of the Roses (Joan la Pucelle, Prince Edward, others) The Addams Family (Newsie Ancestor) SilverStar (Menos Pavos) Yale Opera : A Midsummer Night’s Dream (fairy) , Cozí Fan Tutte (Supernumerary). She walked in the Mothers Ball fashion show wearing Vivian By Emilia George and Totally Fringe nursing bag by Laura Faye.
- Andrew Hotham September, 2021
Andrew is a graduate of Plymouth State University with a B. A. in Theatre Arts with an option in Musical Theatre Performance. Some of his most recent work includes King Henry VI in War of the Roses, Lucas in The Addams Family, and George Gibbs in Our Town. Right now, his aspirations include pursuing a Masters in Vocal Pedagogy and Performance, as well as continuing to perform professionally. He is very excited for the show and extremely proud of everyone in the cast and crew! Thank you all for supporting PSU Theatre and enjoy the show!
- Audrey Solinas September, 2021
Audrey Solinas is a senior pursuing a Theatre Arts degree with an option in Acting. Her performances at PSU include Judy in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Richmond/Salisbury/Exeter in Shakespeare’s War of the Roses: She-Wolves and Queens, and Nikkie in SilverStar Voyages. She also stage managed for Rights and Riots. She works as a stitcher and is currently in her first design role. Solinas is grateful for all the opportunities and experiences she has had at Plymouth State University and will miss the people she has met along the way.
- Lindsey Brunelle September, 2021
Lindsey Brunelle (Rapunzel/Choreographer) is a senior Theatre Arts major with options in Music Theatre Performance and Theatrical Dance with a minor in Standardized Patient Training. She was most recently seen in PSU’s Little Women (Beth), Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Siobhan), and ETC’s Carousel (Louise). Her recent work as a choreographer includes the Derryfield Repertory Theatre’s Little Mermaid Jr. and High School Musical Jr., as well as ETC’s original musical Choose Love. Lindsey would like to thank everyone at PSU for giving her the opportunity to perform, choreograph, and share the story of Into the Woods.
- Calle Marion Bisaillon September, 2021
CALLE MARION BISAILLON (Voice Three) is a Sophomore Theatre Arts Major with an option in Acting. She began acting in her hometown of Epping, New Hampshire, both at Epping Middle and High School and the Leddy Center. Acting has been her passion since she was in middle school, and she is also extremely interested in costume design and makeup. Past roles include Little Shop of Horrors (Doo-Wop Girl), Into the Woods (Jack’s mother), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Lysander), and Twelfth Night (Viola). She would like to thank her family and friends for the love and support over the years!
- Hanna Street September, 2021
Hanna Street-(Mrs. Alexander, Man With The Socks, London Police Officer, Station Guard, Voice Six), Is thrilled to be a part of The Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night Time. Hanna is a senior, Musical Theatre Performance major and has had a passion for the performing arts since she can remember. She is excited to graduate and to see what the professional theatre world will bring for her in the future. Some of her recent credits include, A Killer Party (Clarke Staples), Sister Act (Michelle/Nun), Annie (Star-To-Be), and Little Mermaid (Adella). Hanna would like to thank her boyfriend, Mike for being so supportive of her performing arts career, and for convincing her to chase her lifelong dream. “Enjoy the show, mate!”
- Timothy L’Ecuyer September, 2021
Timothy L’Ecuyer (Director) has BAs in theatre and English from Keene State College as well as an MA in theatre education and applied theatre from Emerson College (where is is currently finishing his MFA). In addition to being a teaching lecturer at PSU, he is the director of education at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse. He holds New Hampshire state teacher certifications in both English and theatre and taught high school in New Hampshire for ten years. He is a former president of the New Hampshire Educational Theatre Guild and an Equity stage manager. Previous directing credits at PSU: Our Town and An Enemy of the People. Representative directing credits elsewhere: The 39 Steps, Red, Grace and Glorie, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Rocky Horror Show, Mary’s Wedding, California Suite, Joseph and the ATD, Treasure Island, The 25th… Spelling Bee, Romeo and Juliet, Carrie the Musical, Godspell, Lord of the Flies, The Secret in the Wings, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Pippin, Electra, Fahrenheit 451, The Laramie Project, Spring Awakening (the play and the musical), Children of Eden, Jesus Christ Superstar, Jane Eyre, The Dining Room, I Am My Own Wife, Proof, Altar Boyz. He has worked with many New Hampshire and Boston area theatres including American Stage Festival, Barnstormers, theatre KAPOW, Peacock Players, StageCoach Productions, Greater Boston Stage Company, the Nora Theatre Company, and Underground Railway Theater. timothylecuyer.com
- Christian Simpson February, 2020
CHRISTIAN SIMPSON (Ed Boone) is a Senior Theatre Arts Major with double options in Music Theatre Performance and Acting. Christian’s previous credits at Plymouth State include Mal in The Addams Family, Captain Horster in An Enemy of the People, Curtis in Sister Act, Commander Mac in Silverstar Voyages, and Jeremy Jordan in A Killer Party. This is a very unique and eye opening show, and Christian has found the creative process to be his most engaged and challenging as an actor. Christian is very thankful for the talented and dedicated castmates and crew and hopes everyone enjoys this incredible show!
- Daneé R. Gosselin September, 2016
Daneé Gosselin has been a member of the PSU design team since 2007. Favorite past PSU costume designs include The Addams Family (2019), Dracula (2014), The Pleasure Men (2013), Orpheus in the Underworld (2013), and Marat/Sade (2010). Occasionally she spends her off-time designing costumes for The Winnipesaukee Playhouse, where she has done Jesus Christ Superstar, Table Manners, and Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Summer 2015), and Peter and the Starcatcher, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Living Together, and Cabaret (Summer 2016). Daneé also teaches classes relating to costume design, costume construction, and stage makeup.
- Matt Kizer August, 2016
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. In 2019, his work was included on behalf of the United States at the The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space both in exhibition and performance. He has a B.A. from Purdue University, and an M.F.A. from The Ohio State University.