Dillon Lorden is a Sophomore Theatre Design and Technologies Major from Chichester, NH. During his first year at Plymouth State University, Dillon did Scenic Carpentry for Into the Woods and Midnite, and Scenic Painting for Urinetown and Silent Sky, as well as being Assistant Scenic Designer for The War of The Worlds. Dillon is very excited to continue his second year as the Scenic Charge for Secret in the Wings and wants to thank his family and friends for their continued support! Break a leg!
Sam is a third year Theatre major with a concentration in Technology & Design. Sam is from California where he performed roles like Justice Wargrave (And Then There Were None), they have also acted in the Silver Center as Peter Shaw (Silent Sky). They currently work as an electrician for the Silver Center. Sam is immensely grateful to be lighting such an exquisite group of people and hopes you enjoy War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast.
Lillian Graham is a Sophomore Musical Theatre major minoring in Drawing from Pembroke, NH. Having previously appeared as Tipsy Trixie in Urinetown last spring, and working as a mic tech during the falls Into the Woods, Lilly is thrilled to be working on her third show as PSU as Mr. Wilmuth, a jingle singer, field observer, daughter, and an intern who wears many other hats, and she hopes you enjoy the show!
Colton Stergue is a Performing arts major and is a Junior at Plymouth State. This is his second production at this school with his first production being Midnight where he played as the dastardly Whisper. For this production, Colton is playing Harry Haywood, Joah Houseman, Captain Lansing, and many more smaller parts. He can’t wait to show his friends and family what he has been working so hard on.
Megan is a Senior studying Psychology and Theatre Arts. She could not be more excited about working with such an amazing cast and crew in her first production at PSU! She would like to thank her Director, Jessie Chapman, and her friends for encouraging her to audition, as well as her family for their love and support of her passion in the arts.
Sorchae is a Senior Theatre Arts major from Manchester, NH. She is also a dedicated artist, and thanks her wonderful family for supporting her passions throughout her life. They played Nicole/ the Death Donkey in PSU’s production of Midnite and the rebel Ricky Pee-Pee in last Spring’s production of Urinetown. She is simply wild about playing Lana Sherwood, Ora Nichols, The 22nd Field Artillery Officer, The Wife, and Sylvia Holmes in this production of War of The Worlds! Enjoy the show, darlings!
Lucas is a 3rd year theatre tech and design major here at PSU, and is very excited to be assistant stage manager for such a wonderful production. Previously, Lucas has worked on PSU’s productions of “Little Women” (costume construction), “Into the Woods” (set painting & costume construction) and “Urinetown” (Assistant costume design, costume construction, set building, & set painting). He hopes you enjoy the show and can’t wait to see this show done before a live audience!
Daniel Sleeper is a Sophomore Theatre Contract major at Plymouth State University. Some of his most recent and favorite roles include Prince Ferdinand in The Tempest and Bobby Strong in Urinetown. He would like to thank his family, including friends, for all of the love and support they’ve given throughout his life. Daniel is extremely excited to bring you The War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast – he hopes you enjoy the show!
Ian is a Junior Biology major with a minor in Music. Previous appearances at PSU include Into The Woods (Jack) and Urinetown (Robbie the Stockfish). He is thrilled to be making his third appearance here as the Studio Announcer (and others) in War of the Worlds. 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!
Calle (she/they) is a Senior with a major in Theatre Performance – Acting and Theatrical Design, with a minor in Film Studies. They are excited to embody Mr. Welles in their third performance at Plymouth State University! Her past roles include ensemble work in both The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime and Eurydice, Midnite (Quillian Spenser), and Twelfth Night (Viola). They would like to thank their friends and family for the love and support of their art over the years!
Michael has been performing in shows since elementary school, and has played a variety of roles of different kinds from military men to lawyers to delinquents to hermits, a range which he will reprise in this show. As both a writer and actor, he is excited to serve not only as actor but dramaturg and composer of a short musical piece for this unique version of one of his new favorite classic novels, The War of the Worlds. He gives thanks to his family and friends for providing the support that he needs to perform.
Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Cicely is a Junior, majoring in Theater Performance. She’s absolutely ecstatic to be involved in her third performance here at Plymouth State University! You may have seen her as an ensemble member in the student written show of Entangled, or as the queen Tiara in the spooky premier of Midnite! Cicely would like to extend a special thanks to her friends and family for always supporting her love for the stage. With all that being said, thank you for coming, and enjoy the show!
Kaitlyn Hill is a Junior studying Criminal justice and Theatre Arts. She is thrilled to be apart of her third production at Plymouth State, and to be working with an out of this world cast and crew to bring this story to life. Previous roles include Henrietta Leavitt in Silent Sky (PSU), Marmee in Little Women (WNEU), Somerset in War of the Roses (ATTP), and Dionysus in The Frogs (SCR). Kaitlyn would like to thank her parents for all the support they have given her throughout the years. She hopes you enjoy the show!
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 Prague Quadrennial, 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. His projection media and virtual education tools for theatre are used by institutions around the world. 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.