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.
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 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 (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 (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 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 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!
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-(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 (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 Read More
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 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 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.