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Here are some of the Actors, Directors, Technicians, and other wonderful people who make Carpenter Square Theatre's productions possible.

Biographical information has been drawn from show programs from 1997 to the present - please e-mail us with any corrections.


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Ables, Mel
Mel made his CST debut in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES after being a CST supporter and season ticket holder for several years. By day, he's an assistant site manager for Cushman and Wakefield.

Adkins, Nicole
Nicole made her CST debut in THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, and followed the next season with PACK OF LIES. Other roles include Brigitta in THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Audrey in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Lizzie in THE RAINMAKER, and Moth in LOVE'S LABOURS LOST.

Adkisson, Jennifer
Jennifer made her CST debut in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. Her acting training includes two years at the University of Southern California School of Theatre. Favorite roles include Shelby in STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Cordelia in KING LEAR, Tansy in THE NERD, and various roles in USC student films.

Allen, Brad
Brad made his CST debut in AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN. He began his community theatre binge in 1995 when he worked on several productions at Oklahoma Children's Theatre as a technician and performer. In late 1996, he happily ran afoul of the Sizzlin' Brains and Duty Free theater companies and subsequently played parts in several independent productions: Phil in BOY'S LIFE, Aaronow in GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, Comet in THE EIGHT, Seton in STALAG 17, Ray in ANADARKO and several roles in TOO HOT FOR TV. Under the aegis of ACTS and Magna Talent, he's also worked in audio and video production with over one hundred sessions to his credit.

Allie, Betsy Perry
Betsy has worked in theatre for 35 years and has been active in Oklahoma City theatre since 1978. For CST, she has directed REHEARSAL FOR MURDER, BLEACHER BUMS, and numerous Water Stage shows. She also performed with CST in INSPECTING CAROL.

Altshuler, Vanessa
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) is Vanessa's debut performance at Carpenter Square. Previously she has performed in RAZZLE DAZZLE: A FOSSE REVUE as Rose Alvarez in BYE, BYE BIRDIE, Annie in ANNIE and as Annabel Glick in LUCKY STIFF at Jewel Box Theatre. Vanessa has also recently completed a Public Service Announcement commercial in Amarillo, Texas and has also appeared in an independent film still in the works.

Anderson, Erin
Erin made her CST debut as Laura in THE GLASS MENAGERIE. She holds a BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Central Oklahoma. She's worked extensively with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park in such shows as MACBETH, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, PERICLES, and HENRY V. She also performed in THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA for Oklahoma Children's Theatre.

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Backes, Nick
Nick has appeared in many CST shows over the years including RUMORS (I and II), WIT, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, PRIVATE EYES, ACCOMPLICE, THE BOYS NEXT DOOR, THE FLOATING LIGHTBULB, PERSONALS, BREAKING LEGS, THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, LUCKY STIFF, THE ILLUSION, LAUGHING WILD, and 18 characters in A PERFECT GANESH. He's also directed COMMUNICATING DOORS and PACK OF LIES. He has also designed over 40 stage sets locally -- 30 for Carpenter Square alone. Nick is a freelance artist who recently illustrated "Harry Potter" for Warner Brothers.

Baker, Chad
Chad made his CST debut in the seventh season production of AND MISS REARDON DRINKS A LITTLE. He relocated to Los Angeles to study with Robert Carnegie and Jeff Goldblum at Playhouse West and to expand his film and television opportunities. He returned to OKC to finish his studies and won the role of Jonathan Harker in DRACULA at Jewel Box and "the Visitor" in PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at CST.

Banks, Lisa
Lisa made her CST debut in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER. She also appeared as the wife in THE METAPHOR at Actor's Casting Theatre.

Behrens, Anne
Anne's CST appearances include THE MEMORY OF WATER, LUCKY STIFF, and the 1996 production of SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH. At Jewel Box, Anne starred as Eliza in MY FAIR LADY and Florence in THE ODD COUPLE: FEMALE VERSION, and directed LUCKY STIFF and OKLAHOMA!

Bell, Marc
Marc made his CST debut in WHY HANNA'S SKIRT WON'T STAY DOWN and also appeared in RUMORS. Marc is an elementary school teacher and has performed standup comedy daily for 8 years in front of his third graders. He enjoys teaching comedy improvisation to children and has been a member of the improv troupe "Comedy Sportz" in Houston since 1994.

Blaylock, Gwen
Gwen made her CST and theatrical debut in OUT OF ORDER.

Bliley, J. David
Mr. Bliley's made his CST debut in LOST IN YONKERS, but his first Oklahoma stage appearance was in BORN YESTERDAY for Synchonicity Theatre Company. Previous credits include WAIT UNTIL DARK, I HATE HAMLET, COME BLOW YOUR HORN, and NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS for the Sherman Community Players in Sherman, TX., THE ODD COUPLE and OUR TOWN for Sumter Little Theatre in South Carolina and TEA HOUSE OF THE AUGUST MOON for the Port City Players in Germany. Film shorts include SINGLE AND DEALING WITH IT and WITH A BODY LIKE THAT. He is a video editor and was an on-air radio personality.

Brawner, Allen
Allen has appeared in numerous productions in area theatres, served as talent in radio, television, and film projects, and is a founding member of the improvisational comedy troupe Everybody and Their Dog. Allen holds a BA in Theatre Arts and an MA in Creative Studies from OCU. CST roles include Algernon in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and Billy Bibbitt in ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST. Favorite roles include: Prior Walter in ANGELS IN AMERICA, PARTS I & II, Betty/Edward in CLOUD 9, and Dr. Einstein in ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, with Carol Cook and Betty Garrett.

Brewster, Jamie
Jamie's CST appearances include PRIDE'S CROSSING, DEATHTRAP, THE COVER OF LIFE, OUT OF ORDER, and SYLVIA. At Jewel Box Theatre, she has performed in THE WOMEN and won their Best Actress Award for LOST IN YONKERS. She also performed at Omniplex Theatre's premier of WILEY POST - A TRIBUTE, where she took the phrase "break-a-leg" literally! She is a drama teacher at Summit Middle School.

Brown, Doug
Doug's CST debut was in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Doug has chiefly been featured in productions for Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park and Stone Soup Theatre, including: Toby Belch in TWELFTH NIGHT, Estragon in WAITING FOR GODOT, Scapin in SCAPIN, Marc Antony in JULIUS CAESAR, and Frederick Treves in THE ELEPHANT MAN.

Bruss, Angi
Angi is a theater major at Rose State College and made her CST debut in SCOTLAND ROAD. She toured with a professional acting company called Act One for a year and a half, and currently serves as the Drama Director for Life Covenant Church. Other productions include JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, INTO THE WOODS, and THE SOUND OF MUSIC.

Burke, Ace
Ace made his CST debut in FUDDY MEERS, but he's been in many plays in high school and college, including GUYS & DOLLS, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, and YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN.

Burkhart, Amanda
Amanda made her CST debut in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Other roles include Woman in THE DRINKING GAME at Actor's Studio Warehouse. For her day job, Amanda works as a drama teacher at a junior high school. She will gladly accept gift certificates to any local lingerie shop as her own underclothes have been mysteriously stretched out?!? (See below.)

Burkhart, Jason
Jason was last seen at CST as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Also at Carpenter Square Theatre: CORPSE, THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE and THE SHADOW BOX. Jason has been seen at OSP as Cassius in JULIUS CAESAR, Ferdinand in THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, Prince Hal in HENRY IV, PART 1. He has also been featured as Stosh in STALAG 17 and Mr. Mephostoplillus in THE DRINKING GAME both at A.C.T.S. studio warehouse. 

Burns, Greg
Made his CST debut in HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE - appearing onstage for the first time since high school. Though it had been twenty years, the desire to perform never left. His other interests include playing tennis, carpentry, and playing the guitar.

Bryant, Chris
Chris made his CST debut in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER. He's a graduate of Cameron in Lawton, Oklahoma and performed as Duke Fredrick in AS YOU LIKE IT, the misfit in A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND, and as Boo Radley in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at the University and at Lawton Community Theatre. Chris is a baseball expert and World War II history buff. He is also an excellent backgammon player.

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Camfield, Michael "Sky"
Sky made his CST debut in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). He holds a BA in Speech/Theatre from Oklahoma City University, where he appeared in such diverse roles as Macduff in the Scottish tragedy and Baba Yaga in THE HAUNTED MAPLES. While at OCU, he wrote and directed SING A SILENT SONG. He staged the premier of THE HOSPICE at Will Rogers Theatre and served as a performer/director/originator for SPIRIT FLIGHT and DAMN EVERYTHING BUT THE CIRCUS, two works presented at Individual Artists of Oklahoma. He currently plays bass and sings with Cosmic Seed.

Cannedy, Robyn
Robyn has appeared at CST in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER and IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY. You may have also seen Robyn as Adel in UCO's production of SELF TORTURE AND STRENUOUS EXERCISE. Robyn holds a BS in Biology from UCO and is proud to be alive and functional!

Carey, Shawn
Shawn returns to CST in SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (2000) having made her CST debut in the 1989 cast. Other CST appearances include LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. When she's not onstage, she's performing on the radio every morning on Rock 100.5 the KATT as part of the Rick & Brad show.

Carlton, Philip
Phil's last onstage appearance was as a Transylvanian in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Philip has stage managed or held technical positions on many CST shows including WIT, CHANGIN' LANES, I HATE HAMLET, RUTHLESS!, three productions of SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (III, IV, & V), ACCOMPLICE, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, and PACK OF LIES. He has also been involved with productions at other local theatres including THE SONG OF SINGAPORE at Jewel Box Theatre, and STEEL MAGNOLIAS in Yukon. He has also been known to appear onstage wearing big costumes, such as the Chicken and the Snowman in EATING RAOUL, and Mr. Potato Head in PERSONALS. He's also one of the CARPENTERSQUARE.COM webmasters.

Charnay, Aaron
Aaron attends Edmond Santa Fe High School where he is involved with competitive drama and show choir. He made his CST debut in LOST IN YONKERS. He appeared in OLIVER! at Jewel Box Theatre. He studies at Dance Unlimited where her performed the roles of The Wizard and Uncle Henry in THE WIZARD OF OZ. Aaron is also a student of music. Besides studying piano, he enjoys playing the bass guitar, electric guitar, and drums. Also, he loves writing music and playing with his band. Aaron is the son of Richard and Ruth Charnay.

Charney, Suzanne
Suzanne's credits include major roles in drama, comedy, and musicals at all of the Oklahoma City theatres. At CST, she's been around since the very first season and has appeared in LOST IN YONKERS, FUDDY MEERS, THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, SCOTLAND ROAD, A PERFECT GANESH, LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, CABARET, THE UNEXPECTED GUEST, ON GOLDEN POND and many others. She has appeared in print ads, commercials, radio and TV voice-overs, and has also appeared on national television on RESCUE 911, TRUE DETECTIVE, and the award-winning OKLAHOMA PASSAGE. She serves on the CST Board of Directors.

Cherry, Tiffany
Tiffany made her CST debut in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Tiffany has also been seen with various theatres in productions of OKLAHOMA!, OUR TOWN, THE CURIOUS SAVAGE and SORRY, WRONG NUMBER. Tiffany has a background in modern, tap and jazz dance.

Christie, Katy
Katy's first community theatre role, as well as her debut at CST was in HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE and she later appeared in AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN. She's a senior education major at Southwestern State University in Weatherford. While there, she has played Phyllis in SYLVIA, Abigale Williams in THE CRUCIBLE, and Kate Miller in THE COVER OF LIFE.

Clark, Rhonda
Rhonda is the Artistic Director at Carpenter Square Theatre and has directed and acted in many productions, including two productions of SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (IV & V), THE BIBLE: THE COMPLETE WORD OF GOD (ABRIDGED), THE LION IN WINTER, LONDON SUITE, NOISES OFF, THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN, LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, PROPOSALS, COMMUNICATING DOORS, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, SCOTLAND ROAD, RUMORS, SYLVIA, A PERFECT GANESH, and THREE VIEWINGS.

Clinton, Katy
Katy made her CST debut in RUMORS. She's also performed at Jewel Box in BYE BYE BIRDIE, and PIRATES OF PENZANCE with Cimarron Circuit Opera Company.

Coldwell, Linda
Linda made her CST debut as Li'l Bit in HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE. She has appeared in several shows with Norman's Stone Soup Theatre, including STEEL MAGNOLIAS as Shelby and as Beth in A LIE OF THE MIND. Earlier work includes Arlie in GETTING OUT and Laura in THE GLASS MENAGERIE, both at OU. Linda works as publications and promotions specialist at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.

Coon, Jennifer
Jennifer made her CST onstage debut in WIT, although she has worked backstage on numerous shows including DAS BARBECU and THE BIBLE: THE COMPLETE WORD OF GOD (ABRIDGED). She holds a BA in Theatre from Ottawa University in Kansas. There, she acted in her favorite plays to date, as Heidi Holland in THE HEIDI CHRONICLES and Maggie in THE SHADOW BOX.

Cormack Olive, Heather
Heather is the co-owner of Stagestruck Studio and recently appeared in I HATE HAMLET. She has produced, directed, and choreographed several children's shows for a variety of venues. Theatre credits include GODSPELL, Wendy in PETER PAN, and Ermangarde in HELLO DOLLY! all at Lyric Theatre. At Jewel Box Theatre, she has played Sister Robert Anne in NUNSENSE, Annie Oakley in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, and Maria in WEST SIDE STORY. Film and television credits include UNSOLVED MYSTERIES, THE DENNIS BYRD STORY, and PRETENDER as well as several local and regional commercials.

Crane, Alison
Alison made her CST debut as the spunky dog in SYLVIA. She's performed with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park in AS YOU LIKE IT, THE WINTER'S TALE, WILD OATS, and MACBETH, among others. She appeared as the Angel in ANGELS IN AMERICA and Ophelia in HAMLET at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Crane, Chris
Chris got his start onstage at the age of 12 at the Mummers theatre school on Main Street. He is a familiar face on the CST stage with roles in MURDER IN GREEN MEADOWS, FUDDY MEERS, OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, REHEARSAL FOR MURDER, DADDY'S DYIN (WHO'S GOT THE WILL?), BREAKING LEGS, and FIFTH OF JULY. Other favorites include Old Gobo and Prince of Aragon in OSP's MERCHANT OF VENICE.

Cross, Bob
Bob has appeared in numerous CST productions including DEATHTRAP, PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FATHER, THE SISTERS ROSENSWIEG, TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS, and THE BOYS NEXT DOOR. He's also served as Stage Manager for many other productions.

Cullinan, Elnora
Elnora is a former public school speech pathologist who began acting following her retirement in 1990. She made her CST debut in the award-winning production of OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, then performed the following season in WIT. She has performed in THE WOMEN at the Jewel Box Theatre's THE WOMEN. She's performed in the Stage Center Presents series with Oklahoma Children's Theatre, Stage Door in Yukon, and Jewel Box Under The Stars, including Aunt Eller in OKLAHOMA!

Cunningham-Sloane, Erin
Erin made her CST debut in COMMUNICATING DOORS. She's also appeared in several productions with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, including MACBETH, HAMLET, RICHARD III, and KING LEAR. She also won a Jewel Box Gem Award for Best Actress for her role as Tracy Lord in THE PHILADELPHIA STORY. Erin holds a BA in History from the University of Oklahoma.

Curry, Robert
Robert appeared in PRIDE'S CROSSING, NEVER THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION and has appeared with many other local college and community theaters. He was in OSP's KING LEAR. Favorites include THE METAPHOR, THE LION IN WINTER, LONE STAR, NOISES OFF, BEDROOM FARCE, CHAPTER TWO, and CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FATHER.

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Danskin, Amanda
Amanda made her CST debut in PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE, then appeared as Columbia in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). She's a Music Theatre major at UCO, where she's performed the lead role of Isabelle in RING AROUND THE MOON, Micah in the opera SAMSON, Susan in COMPANY and Joy in THE HALOS. She's also performed at Jewel Box in WEST SIDE STORY and GREASE.

Davis, Debra
Debra is a social studies teacher at NW Classen High School where she is also co-sponsor of the Urban League and the Black History Club. She made her CST debut as Clemma Diggins in PROPOSALS. Previous roles include Calpurnia in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and Mrs. Noah in GREENER PASTURES. Debra says "I enjoy the theatre, and I'm having the time of my life."

Davis, Kim
A native Oklahoman, Kim began acting at age 15. In 1979, she became the only full-time female gunfighter at Frontier City's Col. Colt's Company. Enjoying the physical action, stunts, costuming, and ad lib acting, she remained connected to Col. Colt's Co. until 1990. Kim made her CST debut in FUDDY MEERS, then appeared the next season in LOST IN YONKERS. Past shows include FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, PAWNEE BILL'S WILD WEST SHOWS, LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS, and DRACULA. She stays active by assisting Putnam City Schools and the medieval group Lionheart with makeup, costuming, and fight choreography.

de Dumé, Charles
Charles made his CST debut in the first production of THE COMPLEAT WORKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED). He was so well received that he was asked to reprise his role in the second production. Charles has impressed audiences throughout the area with his magnificent physique and understated acting style, playing in shows for Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, Oklahoma Children's Theatre, and Everybody and their Dog. His hobbies include wrestling and the double entendre.

Delihant, Robert
Rob has appeared on the CST stage in PROPOSALS and REHEARSAL FOR MURDER. While in Chicago, Robert performed in TAKE HER SHE'S MINE and THE VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE.

Dial-Meek, Lysandra
Lysandra made her directorial debut at CST when she co-directed the wildly successful production of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Favorite acting roles include Poopay in COMMUNICATING DOORS, Tood in THE COVER OF LIFE, Annelle in STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Mary MacGregor in THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, Cory in BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, Audrey in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Francis Flute in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Prudence in PRUDENCE AND THE DRAGON, and Lyse in CYRANO DE BERGERAC. She also appeared in CST's SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (V), EATING RAOUL and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE. Lysandra also served as the CST Box Office Manager for several years.

Dickerson, Charlie
Charlie came to Edmond over 25 years ago, after 20 years with 2 other University of North Texans in a comedy/vocal trio/club act known as "The Chuck-a-Lucks". He has had starring roles in SLEUTH and PIRATES OF PENZANCE for Canterbury Choral Society; THE ODD COUPLE, THE SUNSHINE BOYS, MACK & MABEL at Jewel Box; and productions of ON GOLDEN POND at Jewel Box and CST. Other CST productions include OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940, CABARET, and THE CEMETARY CLUB. He's also performed for Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, Lyric Theatre, The Pollard, and ACTS Warehouse Theatre.

Dodson, Shane
Shane intro to CST was receiving a lot of bumps and bruises as the dimwitted "dead" detective in OUT OF ORDER. Other credits include a dimwitted Marine in A FEW GOOD MEN and the dimwitted Porter in THE ELEPHANT MAN, a dimwitted husband in THE GOOD DOCTOR, and a dimwitted restauranteur in FLAMING IDIOTS. He also appeared as the slightly less dimwitted Kenny in PROPOSALS.

Duke, Angie
Angie made her CST debut in KINDERTRANSPORT. Her next CST appearance was as Vivian Bearing in WIT. She also appeared at Stage Center as Marmee in Oklahoma Children's Theatre's LITTLE WOMEN. She has performed with Stone Soup Theatre as Mrs. Kendel in THE ELEPHANT MAN, Mistress Page in OSP's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, and Joy Gresham in SHADOWLANDS at Shawnee Little Theatre. Angie holds an MPA in Theatre from OCU.

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Elms, Enoch
Enoch starred as Sylvia St. Croix in RUTHLESS! where he added a new skill to his resume...walking in high heels! Other CST shows include OIL CITY SYMPHONY and 3 GUYS NAKED FROM THE WAIST DOWN. Other shows include FLAMING IDIOTS, DAMES AT SEA, and BYE BYE BIRDIE. Enoch was typecast as the piano player in Lyric's GEORGE M! where he was also the rehearsal pianist for the summer. Enoch left way too soon when he passed away in January 2004.

Erwin, Robert K.
Robert made his CST debut in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) but previously, he'd worked backstage for CST's I HATE HAMLET, CHANGIN' LANES, and SIX WOMEN (V). He used to write theatre criticism, but now realizes you can't fight human nature. Since 1985, he has used local talent for his independent film and video productions. He is a proud member of the OKC singing group The BackRow, and by day, is the Director of University Relations at Oklahoma City University. Robert passed away in July 2005.

Etherton, Emily
Emily has performed at CST in MURDER IN GREEN MEADOWS, LONDON SUITE, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV), SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (V), PROPOSALS, PACK OF LIES and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE. She played Nurse Ratched in the Bignose production of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, and has appeared in several OKCCC productions. At Jewel Box Theatre, she's appeared in THE PHILADELPHIA STORY and won a Gem Award for her performance as Tansy in THE NERD.

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Fields, Lane
Lane has appeared at CST in DEATHTRAP, CHANGIN' LANES and PERSONALS. Formerly the Operations Manager at the Pollard Theatre, he now works for the Sonic Corporation and looks forward to more involvement here at Stage Center. Favorite shows include NOISES OFF, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS..., THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO, DAS BARBECÜ, THE HEIRESS, DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER, and a one night fling as one of Robert Matson's DRAMA QUEENS. At CST, he's directed THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) and TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT. For the Pollard, he directed AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', WAIT UNTIL DARK, and THE KING AND I.

Flores, Michael
Michael made his acting and CST debut in THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE. Having grown up in a military family, he has attended 14 different schools and lived in 3 different countries (US, England, and Turkey) and six different states! Michael has always wanted to try his hand at acting and this was evident to his teachers as he was always the class clown in school.

Fogel, Norman
Norman is a retired chemistry professor from Oklahoma University. He has acted at Norman Community Playhouse, Jewel Box, CST, and many other groups. His CST appearances include PRIVATE EYES, INSPECTING CAROL, BEAU JEST, and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE.

Ford, Doug
Doug made his CST debut in the Stage Center Presents production of THE LION IN WINTER, then a few months later appeared in FUDDY MEERS. He is currently completing his BFA degree in drama at the University of Oklahoma. While at OU, he participated in three world premieres, A CHRISTMAS CAROUSEL with Phyllis Frelich and Mark Medoff, JACK with John Cullum, and THE GREAT UNKNOWN. Some of his favorite roles include Kenny in THREE GUYS NAKED FROM THE WAIST DOWN and Mary Sunshine in CHICAGO.

Freeh, Mary
Mary has appeared in many CST shows including RUTHLESS!, EATING RAOUL, LAUGHING WILD, both productions of CHANGIN' LANES, SING LIKE ANGELS, THE WONDER YEARS, 4 productions of SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (I, III, IV, V), and 2 productions of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (III, IV). She also appeared in NUNSENSE at Jewel Box. Mary is also a busy seamstress who makes many costumes for CST and other theatres. She also sings with The BackRow.

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Gallavan, Deanna
Deanna made her CST debut in NEVER THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY. In addition to film, commerical and radio credits, she has preformed on various stages across Oklahoma, including Juliet in ROMEO AND JULIET, Bianca in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Antigone in ANTIGONE, Shelby in STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Nadine in APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH and Lee in MARVIN'S ROOM.

Gallavan, Rob
Rob made his CST debut in NEVER THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY and appeared the following season in THE GLASS MENAGERIE. His numerous roles for OK Shakespeare in the Park include MacDuff in MACBETH, Romeo in ROMEO AND JULIET, Edgar in KING LEAR, Marc Anthony in JULIUS CAESAR, Orsino in TWELFTH NIGHT, Lucentio in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, and Abraham Slender in THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. Rob has also performed for Stone Soup Theatre in Norman. He has a BA from UCO.

Garrett, R. Lance
Lance has acted in numerous shows including Once Upon A Mattress, Bring Back Birdie, Anything Goes, Romeo & Juliet and Eris. Lance served as the Box Office Manager for CST, and has directed DIVA, BECAUSEHECAN, A HOTEL ON MARVIN GARDENS and ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN for the theater. As a stage manager for CST, Lance has worked on PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE, DEATHTRAP, OVER THE RIVER & THROUGH THE WOODS and PRIDE'S CROSSING. He is also a member-at-large of Orlando Theatre Project, and is the executive director of the Ghostlight Theatre Club in the Paseo District.

Gerst, Stephanie
Stephanie made her CST debut in PRIDE'S CROSSING. In San Antonio, she appeared in LES MISERABLES, OLIVER, ST. JOAN, MUSIC MAN, and OKLAHOMA!, among others.

Gibson, Tom
Tom has worked backstage on numerous shows for CST (along with his wife Genger) and occasionally makes small onstage appearances, including THE LION IN WINTER, LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES and AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN. By day, he's a program analyst at FAA.

Gilbert, Stephanie
Stephanie made her CST debut in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. She's a student at Casady High School where her roles have included Laurie in BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS and Grace in ANNIE, as well as Abby in ARSENIC AND OLD LACE. Stephanie has been a member of The Young Company for Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park for two years. She attended Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan as a drama major, where she played Mama in NUMBER THE STARS and Emily Dickinson in BRITTLE HEAVEN.

Gillmore, Steven
Steven made his CST debut in PRIDE'S CROSSING, but he has designed the lights for numerous other shows. He has his AA from St. Gregory's College and his BA from UCO. Favorite roles include Tartuffe in TARTUFFE and Sebastian in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, an adaptation by Terry Veal.

Goldberg, Louise
Louise  was the Musical Director for CHANGIN' LANES and SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (V). She was born and raised in New York City, studied music at Boston University, and earned a Master of Music Degree at Oklahoma City University. Since 1976, Oklahoma has been her home where she has taught middle school music, theatre, and science for 18 years. She can be seen performing professionally in a wide variety of musical styles from classical to jazz to reggae to folk to music from the planet of her origin.

Gray, David
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) marked David's return to Carpenter Square, having appeared in the third production of ROCKY HORROR SHOW. He works as a stand-up comedian and is a member of the comedy troupe Baloney Rodeo.

Greathouse, Jim
Jim made his CST debut in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER. He holds a BA in English from Rhodes College and his previous theatre experience includes the role of Alan in COME BLOW YOUR HORN.

Greene, Michael
Michael has worked on and off-stage around the OKC area for many local theatres. His favorite role was Guy in Robert Matson's original play DRAMA QUEENS. For CST, he appeared in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) and stage managed TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT. He has also been seen in THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, THE KING AND I, SOMETHING'S AFOOT and MACBETH. Michael also house managed Lyric Theatre's 2000 season.

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Hall, Debi
Debi has appeared in PRIVATE EYES and PRELUDE TO A KISS at CST. Other favorite roles include Mildred in SUNDAY SUNDAY, Mimi in TALE OF TWO BEDROOMS and the infamous Lady MacBeth.

Hamilton, Wyatt
Wyatt is a native of Little Rock, AR and recently received his BFA in Theatre from OU where he played Doug in COSI FAN TUTTI, Nick in THE WOODS, and Peachy Weil in THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO. While in Little Rock, he worked as an actor, painter, and punching bag for THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL OF ARKANSAS. He made his CST debut in WIT.

Hankins, Marcellus
Marcellus is a music teacher at Soldier Creek Elementary and has appeared in many CST shows over the years, including THE BIBLE: THE COMPLETE WORD OF GOD (ABRIDGED), PROPOSALS, INSPECTING CAROL, THE BOYS NEXT DOOR, IT'S ONLY A PLAY, A CHORUS LINE, and STORY THEATRE. He also directed EATING RAOUL for CST. Other appearances include ANGELS IN AMERICA and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD.

Hardgrove, Kathleen
Kathleen has worked professionally in the theatre for 15 years as an actor, director, instructor, and designer. After graduating from LSU with her MFA in Acting, she worked in such theatres as the Repertory Theatre of America, Hartford Stage Company, Idaho Theatre for Youth, and Off-Broadway at One Dream Theatre. Locally, she has performed at OK Summer Stage and Stone Soup Theatre. She made her CST debut as Angie in BREAKING LEGS, and followed that up with PACK OF LIES.

Hargis, Dave
Dave was the Staff Accompanist for the Music Theatre Division of the UCO Music Department. He music directed and played Beulah Boiler in BACK TO THE 40's WITH THE BOILER SISTERS at UCO. He's also music directed and played for numerous other musicals for area theatres, including RUTHLESS! at CST. He's also played for Candice Earley, formerly with the ABC-TV soap, ALL MY CHILDREN. Sadly, he passed away in July 2004 during the run of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW.

Hart, Wendy
Wendy made her CST debut as Betty Hapshatt/Transylvanian in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Wendy is a company member with the Pollard Theatre Company where she has served as master electrician and performed as Sr. Mary Leo in NUNSENSE, Vera in 10 LITTLE INDIANS, Corinna in THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES and Catherine in THE FOREIGNER.

Hartgrove, Lin
Lin made her CST debut in KINDERTRANSPORT, and later appeared in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Other roles include Cybele in THE UNDERGROUNDER and the ensemble cast of TALES FROM THE CLOSET.

Henson, Lana
Lana is a longtime performer at CST, including Mark Houston's production of SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (III), and two productions of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (III and IV). She also acts regularly at Oklahoma Children's Theatre.

Hicks, Elizabeth
Elizabeth appeared recently in OUT OF ORDER. Seven years earlier, she was in THE CHILDREN'S HOUR. She's also appeared in THE WOMEN, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and FLAMING IDIOTS at Jewel Box Theatre.

Howell, Jayme
Jayme made her CST debut in THREE VIEWINGS, and has also appeared in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. She is a Montessori teacher at Casady School.

Howell, Sumrall
Sumrall made her CST debut in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. She has performed in many productions at Casady School and at Spotlight Youth Theatre, including MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, THE APPLE TREE, and NUNSENSE. Sumrall will be studying theatre at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

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Irick, Joshua Jamison
Joshua made his CST debut in AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN then soon after, appeared in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES and NEVER THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV), and PRIDE'S CROSSING. Born in Norman and raised in OKC, Joshua graduated from Trinity Valley Community College with degrees in Science and Speech. His performances at TVCC included: Dolf in THE FATHER, Tranio in TAMING OF THE SHREW, Jason in MEDEA and Chief Bromden in ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST. He also performs stand-up comedy at Joker's Comedy Club.

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Jaworsky, Laurel
Laurel's roles at At CST include THE GLASS MENAGERIE, A PERFECT GANESH and HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES. Other shows include STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Jewel Box, and The GLASS MENAGERIE at Norman Community Playhouse.

Jefferson, Shawn
Shawn made his CST debut in the title role of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). He appeared as Patrick the gambler in Synchronicity Theatre's Improv production of A CHRISTMAS ON THE RADIO. He has also performed with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park in KING LEAR and JULIUS CAESAR, and various productions with the Theatre Arts Dept. at UCO.

Jensen, Eric
Eric made his CST debut in COMMUNICATING DOORS then later the same season played the Ratcatcher in KINDERTRANSPORT. He has a bachelor degree in Hispanic Literature and has done post-graduate work in the subject. Some favorite roles include Thingamajig #1 in CANNIBAL CHEERLEADERS ON CRACK in Washington D.C. and The Player in ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD in Columbia, Missouri.

Jernigan, Heather
After moving to OKC from Atlanta, Heather made her CST debut in PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE, then the following season appeared in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES and NOISES OFF. She holds a B.A. in Theatre from Florida State University, studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, and is preparing to start her Masters in Theatre for Young Audiences at Oklahoma City University. Some of her favorite roles include Trish in REGRETS ONLY, Amelia in THE HOUSE ON BERNARDA ALBA, Nance in FEMALE TRANSPORT, and Carol in LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR with Onstage Atlanta.

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Kaiser, Alan
Alan made his CST debut in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. He is a dance instructor at Dance Makers of OKC, and is also a local folk musician.

Katt, William
It was a pleasure to work with Mr Katt in 1999's I HATE HAMLET. Well known to theatre audiences on both coasts, his leading roles have run the gamut from PIPPIN on Broadway to the world stage premier of THE DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES, and the premier of Marsha Norman's SARAH AND ABRAHAM. Other commitments have included leading roles at the Phoenix Repertory Theatre in NY, The Cleveland Playhouse, and three seasons with South Coast Repertory, besides several national tours, among them THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE and THE ZOO STORY. Television hits include MODELS, INC., THE NEW PERRY MASON MOVIES for NBC, and THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO. Earlier successes have included the films CARRIE, FIRST LOVE, BIG WEDNESDAY, BUTCH AND SUNDANCE THE EARLY YEARS, and HOUSE.

Kelpine, Bob
Bob has appeared at CST in PRIVATE EYES, FIFTH OF JULY, and BEDSIDE MANNERS. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where he appeared in such shows as BROADWAY and WALLY'S CAFE. Back home in Oklahoma he has appeared with OSP, Stage Door, Stone Soup Theatre, and Actor's Casting production of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS.

Kershen, Julianna
Julianna made her CST debut in HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE. Other appearances include LAUNDRY AND BOURBON at ACTS Warehouse, GUYS AND DOLLS, NAKED THEATRE 2, BOY'S LIFE, and many shows at OU and UCO. By day, Julianna plays drama teacher at Southeast High School.

Kilburn, Shaun
Shaun's work at CST includes playing Valmont in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, and appearing in both productions of THE COMPLEAT WORKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED). He's performed in many productions at Shakespeare in the Park, including KING LEAR at Stage Center. He also performs in NEWS, WEATHER AND CORPSE with Madlust Productions' WhoDunnit Dinner Theatre. He currently teaches English at Boulevard Academy in Edmond and has written, produced, directed, and performed in his own show, THE GRASSHOPPER HAS MORE THAN HE CAN CHEW.

Klages, Carol
Carol made her CST debut in DEATHTRAP. She's also appeared in UCO's productions of GRANDMA SYLVIA'S FUNERAL as Helga Helsenrott, RING AROUND THE MOON as Mme. DesMortes, and in OSP's THE TEMPEST as Iris. A member of the Durango Repertory Theatre Company in Durango, Colorado she has appeared in numerous productions including HAMLET, KING LEAR, THE MISANTHROPE, ARCADIA, and CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL. A singer as well as an actress, she has been a soloist with the Music in the Mountains Festival and performed with her husband, trumpeter James L. Klages and Mei Duo at the Scripps College Concert series in Claremont, CA.

Knight, Christi
Christi has appeared in RUTHLESS! and as Blanche in BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS at CST.  Other favorite roles include Cha Li in SONG OF SINGAPORE, Corrie Bratter in BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, and Emily Webb in OUR TOWN.

Koch, Kym
One of Kym's favorite roles was Suzanne in CST's TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS. She also appeared CST's I HATE HAMLET. Other favorite roles include Mary in THE WOMEN, Bonnie in ANYTHING GOES, Mavis in STEPPING OUT, Cherie in BUS STOP, and Brooke in NOISES OFF. Kym is the Public Information Officer for the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations.

Koehn, Joshua
Joshua appeared in both CST productions of THE COMPLEAT WORKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED). He was also the lovable mute in THE ILLUSION. Other roles include Polonius in HAMLET, Touchstone in AS YOU LIKE IT, and Don Armado in LOVE'S LABORS LOST for Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park.

Kohlman, Hal
Hal's first affiliation with CST was directing PRIVATE EYES. His onstage debut was in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. The following season, he directed KINDERTRANSPORT. Hal has acted and directed extensively in Texas and California. He earned an M.F.A. in directing for the stage from UT Austin in 1987 and advanced to Ph.D. candidacy at UC Santa Barbara. Previous directing highlights include MEMOIR, BITS AND PIECES, and THE BALCONY. After moving to Oklahoma City, he appeared in three shows during Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's 1998 summer season, and also appeared in their production of KING LEAR for Stage Center Presents.

Kniffin, Vincent J.
Vince has a long history with CST, but has upgraded from his usual spotlight to on-stage work in PROPOSALS when he was told "They have a role in the next show for a loud, obnoxious Italian guy with a thick New York accent...you'd be perfect!"

Krapff, Reneé
Reneé is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma where she played Harper in ANGELS IN AMERICA, Sister Terry in TONY & TINA'S WEDDING, Poppy in NOISES OFF, and Agnes in THE SHADOW BOX. She has also performed in AS YOU LIKE IT, SCAPIN, and HENRY IV PART ONE at Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park. Her CST productions include roles in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, PACK OF LIES, EATING RAOUL and THE COVER OF LIFE.

Kunze, Bob
WHY HANNA'S SKIRT WON'T STAY DOWN was Bob's CST debut. He's performed in Texas and Oklahoma for 30 years including numerous roles for Shawnee Little Theatre. Other shows include EVERYBODY LOVES OPAL, ARSENIC & OLD LACE, CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN, LITTLE MARY SUNSHINE, and INTO THE WOODS.

Kurth, Galen
Galen has appeared in CST's productions of REHEARSAL FOR MURDER and MORE STORY THEATRE. He appeared in many area productions during the '80s and is happy to be getting back into theatre. Galen stays busy in the summer now by photographing auto racing in Texas and Oklahoma.

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Langdon, Scott
Scott appeared in both productions of THE COMPLEAT WORKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED). He also played Cliff in Lyric Theatre's production of CABARET at Stage Center. He appeared in the world premiere production of AUSCHWITZ LULLABY with the Alliance Theatre Company and completed work on the film MELVIN shot right here in Oklahoma. Favorite roles in OKC include Arthur in CAMELOT, John Adams in 1776, Cassius in JULIUS CAESAR, and Vernon in THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG.

Lansdown, Angela
Angela is from Edmond and made her CST debut as Tina Denmark in RUTHLESS!. She's been a featured performer at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri. She's appeared in THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Lyric Theatre, as well as local television commercials and videos.

Lawrence, Mark
Mark made his CST debut in MURDER IN GREEN MEADOWS. Other roles include Saul in TRUE WEST for OKC Theatre Company, Mr. Michaels in FAME at Actors Warehouse Studio, and Oliver in AS YOU LIKE IT.

Lee, Michael
Michael is a Theatre Performance major at Oklahoma City University. You may have seen him in OCU productions such as Tony Kushner's THE ILLUSION and Dr. David Pasto's adaptation of THE WALLS HAVE EARS. He also appeared in CST's productions of EATING RAOUL and THE COVER OF LIFE.

Lewis, Monty
Monty was born and educated in Oklahoma and received professional training at American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and the Film Actor's Workshop at Warner Brothers Studios. After apprenticing at the San Diego Shakespeare Festival, he next appeared at the Mark Taper Forum Production of THE IDOL MAKER in the title role. Guest starring episodic television roles include: STARSKY & HUTCH, THE WALTONS, CHARLIE'S ANGELS and PARIS. Television movies include RAGE, ENOLA GAY, and FOR LADIES ONLY. Feature films include AIRPLANE and GREASE. Locally, he had lead roles in OSP's JULIUS CAESAR, CST's THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV), NEVER THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY, AMADEUS, THE ELEPHANT MAN, EQUUS, THE SHADOW BOX and A CHORUS LINE. He also appeared in Bullshed Theatre's FOOL FOR LOVE and ARTIFICIAL LIGHT.

Long, Joe
Joe is an Artist-in-Residence for the Oklahoma Arts Council, and conducts classes in mime and movement in schools statewide. He is also an adjunct movement instructor for the theatre department at UCO. He tours with ZAP! The Zany Arts Players and the Prime Mime Time Players. He also played the elephant-headed Ganesha in A PERFECT GANESH.

Lower, Anne
Anne's work at CST includes RUMORS, WHY HANNA'S SKIRT WON'T STAY DOWN, THE CHILDREN'S HOUR, THE SHADOW BOX, and SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (II). She's also appeared in Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's productions of KING LEAR, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. Locally, she has appeared with Street Players, Jewel Box, Oklahoma Children's Theatre, and Alliance Theatre Co. In Los Angeles, she performed in Hollywood Repertory and appeared in television and films.

Lucardeaux, Merrisue
Originally from OKC, Merrisue made her first CST appearance in KINDERTRANSPORT, then starred several seasons later in MURDER IN GREEN MEADOWS. She is a member of the Oklahoma Community Theatre Association (OCTA) Board of Directors. Merrisue is represented locally and in Dallas, having appeared in regional commercials and national publication print work. Other stage appearances include HAMLET 2000, DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, INSPECTING CAROL, LOST IN YONKERS, I HATE HAMLET, APOCALYPTIC BUTTERFLIES, and A TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL for which she received acting awards at OCTAFest and the American Association of Communty Theatres' Southwest Regional Festival.

Lusk, Don
Don has been performing and directing at local theatres since 1985. He has a special love for Carpenter Square Theatre. Most recently, he played Eddie in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV), Sam in CHANGIN' LANES. He understudied William Katt in I HATE HAMLET and played the role of Paul Bland in EATING RAOUL. Other favorite CST productions include THE SHADOW BOX, TRUE WEST, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, PACK OF LIES, and THE UNEXPECTED GUEST. Don has directed several shows for various theatres, including STEEL MAGNOLIAS and YOU KNOW I CAN'T HEAR YOU WHEN THE WATER'S RUNNING. Don has done voiceovers for numerous productions and holds the distinction of being the only man to ever appear onstage in SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH. He also sings with The BackRow, a local singing group and is one of the CARPENTERSQUARE.COM webmasters.

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Mace, Kirk
Kirk made his CST debut in TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT then appeared as Einstein in PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE later that season. Kirk has a degree in Drama from The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. He's played many roles such as Puck in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, David Gold in TWILIGHT OF THE GOLD, Eddie McCuen in THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS of 1940 and Sancho Panza in MAN OF LA MANCHA. Kirk has also had the opportunity to direct Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA and Tennessee William's THE GLASS MENAGERIE.

Magirowsky, Karen
Karen made her CST debut in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER. A favorite role is Kirsten in DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES. Karen holds a degree in Sign Language Interpreting and can't miss a single episode of "Days of Our Lives". She loves chocolate, dancing, singing, and is a huge fan of Olivia Newton-John.

Manley, Jennifer
Jennifer holds a B.A. in Theatre from OSU and made her CST debut in PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE.  For Oklahoma Children's Theatre, she's stage managed THE MISCHIEF MAKERS and THE WIZARD OF OZ and performed in CINDERELLA, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and ROBIN HOOD.

Manley, Sasha
Sasha made her CST debut in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. She attends Classen School of Advanced Studies and has performed in Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's HAMLET, Oklahoma Children's Theatre's CHARLOTTE'S WEB, and Jewel Box's MY FAIR LADY.

Martin, Clyde
Clyde has performed in NOISES OFF, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, OUT OF ORDER and FUNNY MONEY at CST. Clyde knows all about CST's home at Stage Center because he was one of the founding members of the Mummers Theatre in 1949 even before they were housed in the Stage Center building. He is a graduate of the Pasadena Playhouse College of Theatre Arts and is a retired librarian from the Metropolitan Library System after 37 years.

Martin, Corey
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) was Corey's CST on-stage debut. Corey has costumed several shows at CST, including LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, DEATHTRAP (II), PRIDE'S CROSSING, AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN and PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE for Carpenter Square. Corey has appeared in productions at USAO, OCU, UCO, Gaslight Theatre, Jewel Box, and the Tin Roof Theatre.

Martin, Ron
During his career, Ron served as the Director of Stage Center as well as the Executive Director of Carpenter Square Theatre. He's also directed many CST productions including both productions of CHANGIN' LANES, SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, ACCOMPLICE, LIPS TOGETHER TEETH APART, PERSONALS, THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, THE FLOATING LIGHTBULB, and many more. For Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, he's directed ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, and THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. Ron passed away in December 2003.

Martin, Sheryl
RUMORS marked Sheryl's debut at CST. More recently, she appeared in THE MEMORY OF WATER and WIT. She's worked with other theatres including Streetplayers, Stone Soup, OSP, and OK Children's Theatre. Sheryl is an associate producer of "2x4 Productions", a Norman-based touring company, and performs with the improv company EVERYBODY AND THEIR DOG. She also makes a mean jambalaya!

May, Rob
TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT marked Rob's first appearance at Stage Center since 1975 when he was a member of the Phoenix Players in high school. Past CST productions include THE MEMORY OF WATER, DEATHTRAP, LUCKY STIFF, THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, BREAKING LEGS, and THE WONDER YEARS. Other shows include SOMETHING'S AFOOT, ON GOLDEN POND, and FORUM at Jewel Box, and A WINTER'S TALE and MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR at Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park. You may also occasionally see or hear Rob in TV and radio commercials. In "real life", he's an auctioneer and appraiser.

McClure, Shane
For CST, Shane has directed both productions of THE COMPLEAT WORKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED) and WHY HANNA'S SKIRT WON'T STAY DOWN. He's also helped CST with fight choreography in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES and DEATHTRAP. He grew up in Lawton, OK and received a BFA in acting and directing from OU circa 1978. He spent two apprentice seasons at Houston's Alley Theatre, and was part of a weekly comedy/improv show at the Comedy Workshop. He has worked with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park since 1986, acting in and directing well over twenty productions. He's also worked as a company member with the Nebraska Shakespeare Festival.

McDoulett, Patty
"Miss Patty" is the supervisor of the Will Rogers Senior Center. Her CST debut was in CHANGIN' LANES. Her other acting credits include THE THREE MILLION DOLLAR LUNCH, DAUGHTERS OF THE GROOM, A ROSE WITHOUT A THORN, SQUABBLES, THE COLORED MUSEUM, and THE OCTETTE BRIDGE CLUB. She's directed RIGHT ON TIME and has recorded the first two songs of her upcoming album.

McDowell, Shauna
Shauna is a performance major at the University of Oklahoma and made her CST debut in THE COVER OF LIFE. Her credits include Belle in ROCKET TO THE MOON at OU's Lab Theatre and the Narrator in CHARLOTTE'S WEB. She has also played Celia in THE NERD and Truvy in STEEL MAGNOLIAS at U.S. Grant High School.

McGovern, Maureen
Maureen was the special guest artist in the CST production of THE LION IN WINTER. Maureen made her Broadway debut as Mabel in the Joseph Papp production of THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE. She played the role of Luisa Contini in the Tony Award winning production of NINE with Raul Julia, and also starred opposite Sting as "Polly" in THE 3 PENNY OPERA. Other roles include Eleanor in LETTERS FROM NAM at the Kennedy Center and The North Shore Music Theatre. She starred as Madame Emery in THE UMBRELLAS of CHERBOURG at the Sundance Theatre and as Anna in the National Tour of THE KING AND I. Her children's musical, THE BENGAL TIGER'S BALL had its East Coast premiere in 1999; Maureen wrote the music, co-created, and starred. Films include, AIRPLANE, AIRPLANE II-THE SEQUEL, THE TOWERING INFERNO. Television credits include ONE LIFE TO LIVE, THE TRACEY ULLMAN SHOW, and PACIFIC BLUE. Maureen's recording career began with the Academy Award-winning hit "The Morning After" from THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE. Other recording hits include "Different Worlds" from the ABC television series ANGIE and "Can You Read My Mind" from SUPERMAN.

McPheeters, Hayley
Hayley should be known as "Miss UCO" because of all the shows that she's done there, not to mention that she actually was named Miss UCO in 1998 on her way to the Miss Oklahoma Pageant. Her favorite shows include ANGELS IN AMERICA, and FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS. Her CST debut was in PROPOSALS. She wants to thank her family and fiancee or they'll kill her.

Meek, Scott
At CST, Scott has assistant directed PRIVATE EYES, and appeared in THE GLASS MENAGERIE, NEVER THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY, TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT and SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. For Stage Center Presents, he's appeared in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, OUR TOWN, and LITTLE WOMEN. Scott has worked extensively in Norman with Stone Soup Theatre, appearing in THE GRAPES OF WRATH, THE KENTUCKY CYCLE, and THE GREY ZONE. He also appeared in Robert Matson's DRAMA QUEENS at the IAO, REST IN PEACE (with Baayork Lee)  and numerous productions at Oklahoma Children's Theatre.

Menu-Ra, Khnemu
Khnemu made his CST debut in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. He's a graduate of Classen School of Advanced Studies, where he performed in such productions as THE BOYFRIEND, OLIVER!, and THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE. He performed at the Jewel Box in BYE, BYE, BIRDIE and GUYS AND DOLLS, and at the Pollard in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. He will be attending college "somewhere in state", majoring in musical theatre.

Meriwether, Lee
Lee was the special guest artist in the CST production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Her varied career has included winning the Miss America pageant, television work in BARNABY JONES, ALL MY CHILDREN, and numerous other series', film roles, including her favorite: Catwoman in the original BATMAN movie. Live theatre, however, continues to be Lee's first love. Attesting to that fact is her long association with Theatre West, a professional actor's workshop in Hollywood; where she has played lead roles in national productions of MAME, HELLO DOLLY!, FOLLIES, and THE KING AND I. Lee and her husband, Marshall Borden, have appeared together in 11 productions. Some of those include LOVE LETTERS, I DO I DO, SOCIAL SECURITY, ANGEL STREET (where they met), THE LION IN WINTER, and three national tours of PLAZA SUITE (which Marshall also directed). Obviously working with her family is Lee's true joy, for she also loves working with her daughters. Kyle appeared with her mother in THE GINGERBREAD LADY, and Lesley stunt doubled for her in the TV show IT'S A WONDERFUL WORLD. Both girls were swinging high over the center ring with their mom in TV's CIRCUS OF THE STARS, and all have done commercials together. 

Mills, Alley
Alley Mills starred in the CST production of LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. She graduated magna cum laude in the first class of women at Yale, then went on to receive her M.A. at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Her acting debut was at the age of seven on the "Patti Paige Christmas Special" where she sang "Mama" as Miss Paige's doll. Alley spent four seasons at the Williamstown Theatre Festival from the age of 15, with fellow actors Sigourney Weaver and Christopher Reeve. She spent a year playing Juliet on a national tour of ROMEO AND JULIET, then a season at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. In New York, Alley appeared in several Off-Broadway productions, then found herself in Los Angeles after a cross-country camping trip and performed in the play VOICES opposite Sally Kirkland for a year. She then landed her first television series, THE ASSOCIATES, starring opposite Martin Short. She continued to star in eight more series and three pilots, finally ending in the seven year run of THE WONDER YEARS on ABC. She has starred in numerous TV movies and films while always continuing to do as much theatre as possible. In 2000, Alley starred in THE BEACH BOYS miniseries for ABC, NYPD BLUE, and has a recurring role on the WB series POPULAR. She is also shooting an independent film by a native Oklahoman, director David Michael Latte. Most importantly, Alley finds time to be devoted to the love of her life, fellow actor and husband, Orson Bean.

Monnot, Charlie
Some of Charlie's favorite roles are Harry Witherspoon in LUCKY STIFF and Billy Bibbit in ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST. Other roles include playing Harold Hill in Jewel Box's production of THE MUSIC MAN. Most recently, Charlie was featured in CST's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, EATING RAOUL and in Robert Matson's DRAMA QUEENS.

Monroe, Melissa
Melissa made her CST debut in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER. Other shows include THE WOMEN at Jewel Box and CHICKS AND CHUCKLES and LAFF OFF at Joker's Comedy Club.

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O'Meara, Kate
Kate made her CST debut in KINDERTRANSPORT. She received her B-TEC in Performing Arts from Melton Mowbray College, England. While attending MMC, Kate appeared as various characters in both OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR and THE LIFE AND TIMES OF COLE PORTER, as well as playing Lolita in DAZZLE and a player in HAPPENINGS. She performed in productions of THE KING and SPRING AWAKENING at the Phoenix Theatre, Leicester, England. Kate has also studied with The Wrestling School Company and the dance companies V-Tol and Scrannidge Deputy Head.

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Pace, Marissa
Marissa made her CST debut in WIT. She has a BA in Theatre from Southeastern OK State University. She's new to CST, but not the building, as when it was the Oklahoma Theatre Center, she had a marvelous time acting in A CHRISTMAS CAROL. She's also acted for the Pollard Theatre and Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park.

Parrish, Linda
Linda has over 30 years of experience as an actress, including educational theatre at OU and professional theatre in New York City, where she served as stand-by for the lead and Swing Girl for the Broadway musical, CELEBRATION. Linda has appeared at Lyric Theatre as Eliza Doolittle in MY FAIR LADY and as Sally Bowles in CABARET. At CST, she's appeared in THE MEMORY OF WATER, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, PACK OF LIES, CHANGIN' LANES (I), LIPS TOGETHER TEETH APART, SING LIKE ANGELS, and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE. Directing credits include WIT, VERONICA'S ROOM and BREAKING LEGS at CST and SQUABBLES at Jewel Box.

Peddy, Rebekah
Rebekah made her CST debut in NOISES OFF and quickly followed that with THE LION IN WINTER. She returned to the OKC theatre circle after 2 1/2 years touring nationally and internationally. While on the road, she played leading roles in 4 world premieres debuting in NYC, Chicago, LA, Seattle, and as many as 46 states. Rebekah is a company member of Synchronicity Theatre Company, has performed there in THREE SISTERS, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and CHRISTMAS ON THE RADIO, and served as production stage manager for MACBETH AND MOLLY SWEENEY there.

Perryman, Jo
Jo made her CST debut as Annie in PROPOSALS, and directed the popular comedy PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE. Since then, she's also directed DEATHTRAP and PRIDE'S CROSSING and appeared in LONDON SUITE and NOISES OFF. Jo is a wife, mother of four, and teaches high school in Chickasha. She holds a BS degree in Speech/Theatre Education from OSU and an MFA from OU. Some of her favorite roles are Linda in DEATH OF A SALESMAN and Ouiser in STEEL MAGNOLIAS, both at OU, and Anne in THE 1940's RADIO HOUR at USAO.

Phoenix, Sara
Sara has a BFA in drama from OU where some of her favorite roles included Helena in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, the Countess in PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE, and Olympe in A FLEA IN HER EAR. She has also directed OUR TOWN and OUR MISS BROOKS or Sapulpa Community Theatre and 27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON at OU. Other favorite roles include Sarah Brown in GUYS AND DOLLS and Cinderella in INTO THE WOODS. A native Tulsan, Sara made her OKC and CST debut in OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS.

Potter, Doobie
Doobie has been acting for several local theatres since moving to Oklahoma City from Wisconsin with her husband Joe Long, where they were both members of the Wisconsin Mime Company. She currently tours with the Prime Mime Time Players and Zap! The Zany Arts Players. Her touring with various theatre companies has taken her all over Oklahoma, the United States, and Mexico. Doobie has played characters ranging from Billy Dawn in BORN YESTERDAY to Truvy in STEEL MAGNOLIAS. For CST, Doobie has directed OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, OUT OF ORDER, THE CEMETERY CLUB, and INSPECTING CAROL. She has been an Artist in Residence for the Oklahoma Arts Council since 1980. Other CST's appearances include LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, and I HATE HAMLET. She was also in SAME TIME NEXT YEAR, the last show produced at Stage Center before it closed in 1983.

Preftakes, Renee
Renee is a long-time supporter of CST and has appeared in a number of shows including RUMORS and four productions of SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (II, III, IV, and V) where you will remember her bashing cans with an attitude! Renee has a Master's Degree in theatre from OCU and is a member of the CST Board of Directors.

Pryor, Misti
Misti made her CST debut in AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN then appeared later the same season in PRIDE'S CROSSING and the following season in LOST IN YONKERS. She received her B.A. in Theatre from USAO in Chickasha, where she performed in AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND and THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES. Misti has worked professionally with various touring children's theatres in the Midwest, and also works with the Cody Stage Theatre in Wyoming. Favorite roles include: Dorothea in ELEEMOSYNARY, Phyllis in TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS, Beatrice in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, and Fannie in ON THE VERGE.

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Ragan, Marilyn
At CST, Marilyn has appeared in AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN, PS YOUR CAT IS DEAD, STEPPING OUT, RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, and PRELUDE TO A KISS. She holds an MFA in Drama/Costume Design from OU and has won national awards for her costume designs. She's also appeared in a Department of Human Services commercial and training videos. Her other passions are painting and writing. She is currently working on a series of greeting cards and is publishing a children's story.

Rauch, Craig
Craig is no stranger to CST. He's appeared in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER and PRIVATE EYES. Other roles include Sky Masterson in GUYS AND DOLLS and several roles in Kaiserslautern, Germany's Kaiserslautern German/American Theatre. Craig is a graduate of OCU with an Oral Communications degree and stays busy reading and enjoying time with his three teenagers. He thanks everyone who supports live theatre in OKC.

Rayfield, Richie
At CST, Richie has appeared in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV), OUT OF ORDER, PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE and SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. He's performed in RICHARD III for OSP, and in CYRANO DE BERGERAC for Stone Soup. His favorite roles include Axel in THE NERD, Edwin in THE HOME TEAM, Renfield in DRACULA, Applegate in DAMN YANKEES, and Herb in WORKING. Other stage appearances include THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, THE PHILADELPHIA STORY and LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Richie made his television debut on RESURRECTION BLVD. for Showtime.

Redmon, Abby
Abby is a Music Theatre major attending the University of Central Oklahoma. Her CST debut was playing Kay Lee in CHANGIN' LANES, then appeared the following season in PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE. She's also appeared as the neurotic Amy in COMPANY, Sweeffern in THE PARADISE OF CHILDREN AND THE GREMLINS WHO STOLE IT, Ms Malloy in HELLO DOLLY, Attorney Stephens in THE NIGHT OF JANUARY 16th, and Lilly St. Regis in ANNIE.

Reiman, Sue Ellen
Sue Ellen has been doing theatre in the OKC are for over 30 years and finally made her CST debut in THE COVER OF LIFE. She is the Managing Director of Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, and actor with the Pollard Theatre, Oklahoma Children's Theatre, Stone Soup Theatre, and a member of the 2x4 Touring Company. Other roles include Claire in FUDDY MEERS, Maureen Folan in THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, Rose in DANCING AT LUGHNASA, Paulina in THE WINTER'S TALE, Betty and Annie in ALL IN THE TIMING, half the characters in THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, Kelly in PLAYGROUND, and Kate in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. She also holds a BFA & MA from the University of Oklahoma and is a founding member of Everybody and Their Dog improv company.

Riha, Kelley
Kelley's history in theatre spans decades. From children's theatre to improvisation, Kelley participates with all age groups to conduct classes and lead workshops. Currently, she works with the State Arts Council Artist In Residence program, Norman Arts and Humanities Council, and Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation. She tours with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, Everybody and Their Dog improv, Lucky Penny Players, and 2x4 Productions as well as working independently as a storyteller. Her work at CST includes: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Roberts, Ron
Ron has performed in Seattle, Washington where he was featured in the Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society's production of IOLANTHE and as Lady Bracknell in the Hockum Hall 100th anniversary celebration production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. CST audiences will remember him from COMMUNICATING DOORS, PERSONALS, OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, and THE LADY IN QUESTION. Ron has appeared on most OKC stages in roles as diverse as Fagin in OLIVER!, Sir Percy Blackney in THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, and Elwood P. Dowd in HARVEY. Sadly, Ron passed away in October 2009.

Rodgers, Chris
Chris appeared in CST's I HATE HAMLET with William Katt. He also appeared as Tim in NOISES OFF, Picasso in PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE, THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED) and played the roles of Tom, Phyllis, and Leslie in SYLVIA. His work for other theatres includes George in OF MICE AND MEN, Stanley in A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Bottom in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Septimus in ARCADIA, and Happy in DEATH OF A SALESMAN.

Rogers, Wil
Wil has appeared at CST in THE LION IN WINTER, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV), PROPOSALS and SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. After spending four years as an actor for Whodunnit Dinner Theatre, and compiling a long list of credits in commercials and radio voice-overs, he lived in New York where he was a singing waiter. Other theatre credits include THE COMPLEAT WORKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED), MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, HAMLET, and INTO THE WOODS, THE NERD, and THE PHILADELPHIA STORY.

Romanelli, Linda
Linda recently appeared in CST's THE COVER OF LIFE and OUT OF ORDER. Previously, she was involved in the old Contemporary Arts Foundation or CAF where she had many varied experiences as well as the University of Central Oklahoma. During the daytime she teaches at Taft Middle School where she's worked for several years.

Roper, Ron
SCOTLAND ROAD marks Ron's CST debut. Ron is originally from California and started in theatre at the ripe old age of fourteen as "The Groovy Prince" in the disco version of FOXY CINDERELLA. Ron's first role in Oklahoma was Lucky in WAITING FOR GODOT in Tulsa, where he has also worked as a producer/director. He is currently a touring stand-up comic who can be seen occasionally at Jokers in Bricktown.

Rouse, Janna
Janna made her CST debut in EATING RAOUL, and quickly followed that with RUTHLESS!. She's appeared in CABARET, GYPSY, and HELP! HELP! THE GLOBOLINKS at the University of Central Oklahoma. Other roles include Millie in GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY, Debra Sue in BYE BYE BIRDIE, Lucille in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, and ensemble for two seasons at Discoveryland's production of OKLAHOMA! where she also performed the role of Ado Annie.

Ryan, Thomas
Thomas' first show at CST was I HATE HAMLET, and marked his second appearance in a play by Paul Rudnick. He's also played Darius in Rudnick's JEFFREY at the University of Oklahoma, where he's a Senior Letters Major. Other roles include Henry Higgins in PYGMALION, Fagin in OLIVER TWIST, Merlin in CAMELOT, and Jack in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST.

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Sandefer, April
Making her CST debut in SCOTLAND ROAD, April comes to Oklahoma City from Reno, Nevada, where she performed in local productions including ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST. In Reno, she was editor of the daily newspaper's weekly entertainment magazine. In OKC, she has worked for KOCO-TV as associate producer of the evening newscasts, and also for The Daily Oklahoman, and currently she works in marketing. She has appeared in local bank commercials and the ABC-TV movie THE DENNIS BYRD STORY. In 1998, she began studying stand-up comedy and has performed in several productions at Jokers Comedy Club, including the all-female review CHICKS 'N' CHUCKLES.

Schnetzler, Shane
Shane is a theatre major at Classen School of Advanced Studies. For Oklahoma Children's Theatre he appeared in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and their Stage Center Presents...series production of OUR TOWN. He has been seen in OSP's THE TEMPEST, HENRY V, as well as Classen's GUYS AND DOLLS, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, FINAL DRESS REHEARSAL, and ONCE UPON A MATTRESS. His CST debut was in THE LION IN WINTER, although he's been very active behind the scenes with set construction and on production crews.

Seitsinger, Merrisue
See entry for Merrisue Lucardeaux

Sell, Cindy
Cindy's CST debut was in WHY HANNA'S SKIRT WON'T STAY DOWN. Other roles include Lena in THE KENTUCKY CYCLE at Stone Soup, Gooch in MAME and Mrs. Paroo in THE MUSIC MAN at Jewel Box. Cindy holds a BFA in theatre from OU.

Sells, Erik
Eric first performed as an ensemble member in Jewel Box Theatre's production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. His second show was EATING RAOUL at CST. He's taken acting classes with directors Kate Leader and Linda Parrish and has become greatly enthusiastic about performing. Erik works as a computer programmer with the Federal Aviation Administration and is currently pursuing a master's degree in Computer Science at Oklahoma City University.

Simer, Vikki
Vikki is a familar face to CST audiences having worked with the theatre since its opening season. Favorites shows over the years include COME BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME, JIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN, THE CHILDREN'S HOUR, THE FIFTH OF JULY, PARK YOUR CAR IN HARVARD YARD, EXTREMITIES, ACCOMPLICE, THE ILLUSION, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, RUMORS (I and II), RUTHLESS!, and THREE VIEWINGS. Locally, she's also appeared at The Pollard Theatre, Lyric Theatre, Jewel Box, and Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park. She has also appeared with other theatres throughout the United States and a national touring company. She also understudied Allie Mills in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES and Maureen McGovern in THE LION IN WINTER.

Simpson, Matt
Matt made his CST onstage debut as Brad in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). He also created the original costume designs for the show. Matt also worked as a dresser for SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (V).

Smith, Nathan A.
Nathan made his CST debut in LONDON SUITE. He's a native of Indiana and holds  a BFA in Graphic Design from Ball State University.  In his free time, he enjoys weightlifting, fishing, painting, comics, and collecting superhero memorabilia.

Smith, Paul
Paul has appeared in OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, COMMUNICATING DOORS, OUT OF ORDER and CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FATHER. Some of his other favorite productions have been MISTER ROBERTS, BUS STOP, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, HARVEY, WEST SIDE STORY and THE BAD SEED; just to name a few.

Solomon, Elisa
Elisa made her CST debut in KINDERTRANSPORT. She's a student at Hefner Middle School and is involved in their Drama Department. Other performances include THE KING AND I and Gloria in WAIT UNTIL DARK.

Starling, Emma Kate
Emma holds a BFA in musical theatre from OU. Her favorite roles there include Sylvia in SYLVIA, Shen Teh/Shui Tah in THE GOOD PERSON OF SETZUAN, and a cute little chorus girl in THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES. Her CST debut was as Mabel Tidings Bigelow in PRIDE'S CROSSING.

Stockton, Brian
Brian has a Music Theatre degree from the University of Central Oklahoma. He made his CST debut in EATING RAOUL. Brian has worked as a stunt fighter at Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colorado. Locally, he has performed with Oklahoma Children's Theatre, Preservation Playhouse, and Jewel Box Theatre.

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Taylor, Don G.
Don made his CST debut in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER, but he's appeared at other theatres in FLAMING IDIOTS, OLIVER, DRACULA, THE ODD COUPLE, and THE HIDING PLACE. Don has a BA in Journalism from OU, plays acoustic guitar, loves a good book, and loves to write. Other CST roles include TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT and FUDDY MEERS. Don made his directorial debut with GOD'S FAVORITE at Jewel Box Theatre.

Thompson, Adrian
Adrian has been a familiar face around CST for many years, often assisting backstage, styling hair, applying makeup, and running spotlight for many CST shows including CHANGIN' LANES, SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH, I HATE HAMLET, EATING RAOUL, and THE COVER OF LIFE. He stage managed THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) and has appeared in WIT after making his CST stage debut (quite scantily clad) in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. Other appearances include OUR TOWN for Oklahoma Children's Theatre, and THE GLASS MENAGERIE at the Gaslight Theatre in Enid where he served on the theatre board of directors.

Thompson, Lauren Lane
Lauren made her semi-nude musical debut at CST as Janet in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Lauren has also performed as Rizzo (with clothes) in GREASE and as Lettie (showing a little) in SOMETHING'S AFOOT.

Thrash, Billie
Billie's directorial career began at CST with the production of PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES starring the British pop singing duo Chad Stuart and Jeremy Clyde. She has directed and/or choreographed over 40 musicals and plays here in the Oklahoma City area and for theatres in the Midwest and Southeast including such shows as THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES, ON GOLDEN POND, CABARET, A CHORUS LINE, SONG OF SINGAPORE, COMPANY, FOREVER PLAID, ASSASSINS, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, INTO THE WOODS, CLOSER THAN EVER, GUYS AND DOLLS, DROOD, RUTHLESS!, and I HATE HAMLET among many others. In 1998, she returned to the stage as a performer in the acclaimed Paper Mill Playhouse revival of Sondheim's FOLLIES.

Trombley, Joni
Joni has worked backstage for CST's SIX WOMEN 2000 and Oklahoma Children's Theatre's OUR TOWN for Stage Center Presents, then appeared onstage as a Transylvanian in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). She is a member of the fabulous Sisters of Swing and The BackRow.

Trout Harwood, J. Diane
Diane made her CST debut in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES and teaches as an adjunct professor in the humanities at area colleges. Just beginning in performing, Diane was Juror #9 in TWELVE ANGRY WOMEN at OCCC and sings with the OKC Metro Women's Chorus.

Turner, Jennifer
Jennifer made her CST debut as Poppy in NOISES OFF. She's has a BA in Theatre Arts from UCO where she performed in REMOTE CONTROL, SUMMER & SMOKE as Rose, ANGELS IN AMERICA PARTS 1 & 2 as Ethel Rosenberg, SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, and others. Roles at Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park include Ariel in THE TEMPEST, Puck in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, PERICLES, and MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING.

Tyra, James
James has appeared in many CST shows, including THE MEMORY OF WATER, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, EATING RAOUL, SYLVIA, PACK OF LIES, and THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG. He's acted in the Oklahoma premiere of ANGELS IN AMERICA and directed the Oklahoma premier of THE COLORED MUSEUM. He's also appeared in numerous shows at Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park. James also has a deep passion for chocolate.

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Van Horn, Laurel
(see Jaworsky, Laurel)

Vann, Steve
Steve was active in local theatre for many years. Productions at CST include LOST IN YONKERS, THE LION IN WINTER, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, THE DRAWER BOY, FUNNY MONEY, CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FATHER, LIPS TOGETHER-TEETH APART, LOVE LETTERS, and many more. Steve passed away unexpectedly in December 2006.

Veal, Terry
Terry has perfomed in and directed shows at CST since our beginning; including THE BIBLE: THE COMPLETE WORD OF GOD (ABRIDGED), THE GLASS MENAGERIE, LONDON SUITE, NOISES OFF, NEVER THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY, AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN, THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED), RUMORS (I and II), THE ILLUSION, THREE VIEWINGS, OUT OF ORDER, IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY, THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS, and many more. He's also directed THE COVER OF LIFE, THE CHILDREN'S HOUR, MURDER BY MISADVENTURE, RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, and IT'S ONLY A PLAY. Terry is a founding member of the improv comedy troupe EVERYBODY AND THEIR DOG and he teaches Drama and Speech at Choctaw High School.

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Walker, Carol
Carol made her CST and theatrical debut in OUT OF ORDER.

Watson, Kyle
Kyle spent 3 seasons as a set and lighting technician (and resident monkey boy) before making his CST debut as a Transylvanian in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). Some of his favorite roles include Peter Quince in MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Uncle Arvide in GUYS AND DOLLS, and Audrey II in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. He got his degree from OSU in Leisure Management (Yes, that's a real major) with an emphasis in Outdoor Recreation. 

Waugh, Mike
Mike appeared in THE BIBLE: THE COMPLETE WORD OF GOD (ABRIDGED), THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, and THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED) after a long absence from CST. Other roles include Tom Ewell in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Bottom in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at OSP, Vladimir in WAITING FOR GODOT at Stone Soup Theatre, and Williamson in GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS at A.C.T.S. Warehouse. After graduating from the OCU School of Drama, Mike ventured to Los Angeles and Phoenix performing in community and Equity theaters before returning home to OKC. He's also a founding member of the "Baloney Rodeo" improv group.

Weatherford, Riley
Riley made his CST debut in LOST IN YONKERS, but he's been involved with other theaters, such as Oklahoma Children's Theatre, Edmond Fine Arts Institute, On Broadway's production of FOOTLOOSE, and Lyric Theatre's GYPSY at Civic Center Music Hall. He loves swimming, playing piano, and is inspired by the versatility of Tom Hanks and Jim Carey. Riley is the son of Chris and Bill Weatherford.

Weaver, Tina
Tina made her CST debut in EATING RAOUL, and is a liberal studies graduate from Rose State College where she performed in WORKING, BEST OF FRIENDS, and THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE. She is now as student at the University of Oklahoma pursuing her BLS/ALC.

Webster, Ellen
Ellen's CST credits include both productions of CHANGIN' LANES, two productions of SIX WOMEN WITH BRAIN DEATH (III and V), three productions of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (II, III and IV) and PERSONALS. Other credits include THE MEMORY OF WATER, Desiree in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Lyric Theatre, and Betty Blake in THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Jewel Box Theatre. Ellen is the Artistic Director for Oklahoma Children's Theatre.

Webster, Russell
Russell is the only semi-live cast member that has lived through all four productions of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW. He was there to help open Carpenter Square with ROCKY I in 1984 and has played Dr. Scott ever since. Russ was an original company member of the Pollard Theatre and has appeared in over 100 shows at various theatres. 

West, Nacy
Nacy is a familiar face to Carpenter Square Theatre. She has been seen as Bella Lamb in REHEARSAL FOR MURDER, Jean in FUNNY MONEY, and Mona in COME BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME JIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN. She's also directed THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED), and DADDY'S DYIN' (WHO'S GOT THE WILL?) for CST. She has directed many shows for other area theatres including GODSPELL in Edmond and GREATER TUNA and RUMORS in El Reno.

Whaley, Corey
Corey has worked with Carpenter Square Theatre in THE LION IN WINTER as Richard, NOISES OFF as Gary/Roger, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV) and PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE.  Other credits include TITANIC, OUR TOWN, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, SHE LOVES ME, THE SECRET GARDEN, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, AS YOU LIKE IT, THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, OTHELLO, PERICLES, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, three productions of JULIUS CAESAR, and two productions of FOREVER PLAID.  Corey holds a BS in Biology and is employed with Seagate Technology.

Wilson, Bree
Bree made her CST debut in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (IV). She has appeared in shows at Lawton Community Theatre such as GODSPELL, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, ANNIE and at Cameron University in PIRATES OF PENZANCE, CINDERELLA, SWEENEY TODD, and THE RELUCTANT DRAGON.

Womastek, Jon
John made his CST debut in ACCOMPLICE, and since then has appeared in numerous shows, including LONDON SUITE, NOISES OFF, NEVER THE SINNER: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY, RUMORS, OUT OF ORDER, PACK OF LIES, FUNNY MONEY, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, LUCKY STIFF, THE ILLUSION, and JAKE'S WOMEN. Other area shows include ANGELS in AMERICA, SLEUTH, and THE FEVER. His company, Courtroom Video provides Jon's daytime amusement.

Woods, Tyler
Tyler made his CST debut in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. He's played Tybalt, Cornwall, Demetrius, and a few others for Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park. He graduated from OCU with a degree in theatre, where he played John Buchanan, Jr. in SUMMER AND SMOKE and Samuel/Sammy in the Irish play TEA IN A CHINA CUP. He also holds a BA in English literature from OU.

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Young, Brett
Brett made his "indoor" CST debut in PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE (he previously appeared in the CST Theatre at Twilight production of THE GOOD STONE) and worked on the crew of THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED). He performed at Jewel Box in FLAMING IDIOTS and THE NERD. Brett holds a B.A. in Speech and Theatre Education and for the City Arts Center and Oklahoma Children's Theatre - where he's performed in OUR TOWN, THE WIZARD OF OZ, CINDERELLA, CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, ROBIN HOOD and directed UNDER THE CHRISTMAS TREE, STUART LITTLE, and THE JUNGLE BOOK. 

Updated: December 11, 2009

 


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