CAST AND STAFF
OLNEY THEATRE INSTITUTE
CURRENT TOUR MEMBERS
CURRENT TOUR MEMBERS
THE 60TH ANNUAL TOUR:
As You Like It
(Celia, Gladys) graduated with a BFA
in Acting from the School of Theatre at Boston University and has completed a
semester of training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA).
Regional credits include Angus/Fleance/Young MacDuff/Young Siward in Macbeth
with Actors’ Shakespeare Project. Morse in One Flea Spare, Philomele in
The Love of the Nightingale, Viola in The Shakespeare Project,
Liesle in Playing for Time, and Marie in The Stranger at Boston
University. Belinda in The Man of Mode and Enobarbus in Antony and
Cleopatra at LAMDA.
Allison Leigh Corke
(Audrey, Julia) hails from Acton, MA and is thrilled to expand
her horizons with National Players. Most recently she performed as
Sketchbook in Scenes from an Execution with Potomac Theatre
Project at the Atlantic Stage and Dotty in Jumpers at Middlebury
College. Other Middlebury credits include Mary in The Lifeblood,
Fanny in On the Verge, Trina in Falsettos, and the Witch
in Into the Woods. Allison graduated from Middlebury College in
2008 with a BA in Theatre and Psychology.
Alexander Beatty Gauvin
DeBoys, O’Brien) is happy to join the 60th tour of National
Players. His credits include Chris Keller in All My Sons and Samuel
Gardner in Mrs. Warren’s Profession at The College of Wooster, and
Earl in Nocturne at The Kennedy Center. Alex received his BA in
Theatre from The College of Wooster.
Beau Guedry (Charles/Sir Oliver Martext/William) is a
recent graduate of Northwestern State University where he concentrated on
electrician work and lighting design. He has also been seen as The Doctor
in In the Blood and Male Greek Chorus in How
I Learned to Drive.
Kevin Hasser (Duke Senior/Frederick, Winston) is thrilled
to perform in National Players’ 60th Tour. Recently Kevin played
the Duke in The Two Gentlemen of Verona with National Players’ Summer
Shakespeare tour. Previous roles include: The Complete Works of William
Shakespeare…[abridged] at the Maryland Shakespeare Festival, Muliteer in
Man of La Mancha with the Washington Savoyards; and Hamlet in
Hamlet, Peter Evans in Bug, Creon in Oedipus, Burrs in
Lachiusa’s The Wild Party, Roy Cohn in Angels in America, and
other roles at James Madison University. Kevin is a graduate of JMU with a
dual BA in Theatre and English.
Waiter) is a recent graduate of Middlebury College. Previous work
at Middlebury includes Ralph in Frozen, Koryphaos of Men in
Lysistrata, Peter in The Heidi Chronicles, Louis in Angels in
America, and Almirante in the American premiere of The Bewitched.
Rishabh also appeared with the Potomac Theatre Project as Grigor in No
End of Blame at Olney Theatre Center and “B” in Sarah Kane’s Crave
at the Atlantic Stage 2. Rishabh is a proud alum of Fiorello H. LaGuardia
High School of the Arts in New York City, where previous roles include Don
John in Much Ado About Nothing and Hal in Proof.
(Oliver, Guard 2) is a graduate of George
Washington University, ’08 Theatre. Daniel spent a semester abroad in
London studying with the British American Drama Academy, playing the
title role in Faustus. Always looking for a passion project, Daniel
recently directed Sarah Kane’s Crave for Generic Theatre in
Washington, DC. GWU credits include Eerie Smith in Hughie, Clown
in The Winter’s Tale, Valere in Tartuffe, Cyex, Orpheus in
Metamorphoses, and Willum in The Nerd.
Drew Kopas (Orlando, Guard 1) is overjoyed to be working
with the National Players! His favorite performances include Aumerle in
Richard II, and Sebastian in Twelfth Night for Bard in the Barn,
the Unrehearsed Shakespeare project; Nick Moretti in Fire Lily, and
independent film shot in Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Owen Musser in The
Foreigner and Simon Stimson in Our Town for the Shawnee Theatre
of Greene County where he also directed Cinderella Waltz; Cliff in
The Woolgatherer, Marcus Andronicus in Titus Andronicus, Rev.
Manders in Ghosts, Richard in Moon Over Buffalo, and Teacher
in The Visit at Western Illinois University where he also earned his
MFA in Acting.
Jon Pernisek (Silvius, Syme) is proud to continue his work with National
Players after appearing as Speed in Two Gentlemen of Verona this
past summer. Additional professional credits include Sweet Suspense!
at New Edge Cliff Theatre, She Loves Me at Commonwealth Theatre,
High School Musical with Jersey Productions, The 1940’s
at Commonwealth/Rising Phoenix Theatre, and The Gospel According to
Tammy Faye at the 2006 Cincinnati Fringe Festival.
Educational credits include Miss Julie, Guys and Dolls,
and The Government Inspector. Jon is a graduate of Northern
Kentucky University where he earned a BFA in acting.
(Touchstone, Messenger) is very excited to be on tour with National
Players. Most recently, he performed the role of Toad in A Year With Frog
and Toad with Charleston Stage Company in Charleston, SC. Other
favorite credits include LeFou in Beauty and the Beast at Charleston
Stage and Max in Lend Me a Tenor at Concordia College. Charlie is a
graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead with a BA in Theatre Art.
hails from Saint Louis, Missouri. Her credits include Athena
in The Odyssey and Myrrha in Metamorphoses at St. Louis
Shakespeare (Kevin Kline Award nomination). Lauren recently graduated from
Illinois Wesleyan University with a BFA in Acting. College roles include
Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie, Phil's Girl in
bobrauschenbergamerica, Jessica Goldman in This Is Our Youth, and
Lavinia in Titus Andronicus.
Jessica Shearer Wilson
(Rosalind, Landlady) is excited to be touring with National Players.
Some of her favorite roles include, Lucy in Dracula at Texas
Repertory, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth and Kate in Taming of the
Shrew at The Warehouse Theatre, Suzanne in Picasso at the
Lapin Agile at Wortham Theatre, Rose in The Woolgatherer at Jose
Quintero Lab Theatre, Brandy in Triptych with GTG Productions, and
Sally Bowles in Cabaret at Harper Center. She recently earned her MFA
from the University of Houston.
Now On Tour!