Hello to all! Shani’s in her 4th year and will be graduating a semester early in December 2018. She’s a Communications major with a minor in theatre. She has done a variety of jobs in the theatre world, she’s an actor and a tech crew member with experience in costumes, lightning and set design. At only 6 years old she became an actor and then a crew member at 14. Shani now has the pleasure of being the stage manager for Dracula’s Decadent Dinner Party. She’s doesn’t know what her next move will be post-college life, but says it will be magically rewarding!
Alicia is a Senior at Plymouth State University with an Interdisciplinary Contract titled Performing Arts Production. She has been working in various parts of the theatre for many years and dancing for even longer. Some of her recent theatrical highlights include Cats, Evita, Showboat, and Hairspray. She has been dancing for 18 years and has been seen in CDE several times through her time at PSU. She is also a choreographer and has been choreographing children’s theatre in 2 Manchester Schools and Interlakes Summer Program for 5 years. Alicia hopes to continue working in the theatre wherever she can.
Grace Fay Brooks (Sherlock Holmes) is a 20 year old junior double majoring in Psychology and Theatre Arts with an option in Acting, and a minor in Dance. She was recently seen in Sweet Charity (Baseball Player & Angry Elevator Woman), and Much Ado About Nothing (Sister Francis & Messenger). She is excited to be participating in her first improv/murder mystery experience and would like to thank her friends and her loved ones for coming to see her and always supporting her passion!
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.