Derek Martin


Derek Martin – Artistic Director, Company Member

Derek Martin originally hails from Carver, Massachusetts and has been making a living acting, choreographing and directing professionally around the country for the last 15 years. He has performed with notable companies such as Connecticut Repertory Theatre, The York Theatre Company, Musical Theatre of Connecticut, Virginia Musical Theatre, Virginia Stage, The Palace Theatre in Manchester NH, The Broward Stage Door Theatre, The Round Barn Theatre and many others. Last summer, Derek played Clown 2 in ATC’s production of The 39 Steps. In ATC’s inaugural season, Derek directed ATC’s production of And Sarah Laughed and played Elyot Chase in Private Lives. Derek is the director for William Jessup University’s B.A. in Creative Arts in Rocklin, CA and is passionate about telling transformative stories and empowering the next generation of artists. He would like to thank his mother and father for everything and especially his wife Jennifer for all her love, support, and talent.


Derek Martin

Derek Martin
Derek Martin
Artistic Director, Company Member

Derek Martin originally hails from Carver, Massachusetts and has been making a living acting, choreographing and directing professionally around the country for the last 15 years. He has performed with notable companies such as Connecticut Repertory Theatre, The York Theatre Company, Musical Theatre of Connecticut, Virginia Musical Theatre, Virginia Stage, The Palace Theatre in Manchester NH, The Broward Stage Door Theatre, The Round Barn Theatre and many others. Last summer, Derek played Clown 2 in ATC’s production of The 39 Steps. In ATC’s inaugural season, Derek directed ATC’s production of And Sarah Laughed and played Elyot Chase in Private Lives. Derek is the director for William Jessup University’s B.A. in Creative Arts in Rocklin, CA and is passionate about telling transformative stories and empowering the next generation of artists. He would like to thank his mother and father for everything and especially his wife Jennifer for all her love, support, and talent.

Jennifer Martin


Jennifer Martin

Jennifer Martin – Producing Director, Company Member

A west coast girl, Jennifer Martin journeyed from Southern California and Northern Nevada to Regent University where she received her MFA in Acting. She has enjoyed working from east to west with theatres such as Virginia Repertory Theatre, Virginia Musical Theatre, Richmond Shakespeare, The Round Barn Theatre, and Sacramento Theatre Company. Selected regional credits include: Tablereads for 26 episodes as Joy for the hit animated series Superbook!, Cinderella (Into the Woods), Corrie Bratter (Barefoot in the Park), Jill Tanner (Butterflies Are Free), Julie Jordan (Carousel), Poppy (Noises Off), Raina (Arms and the Man), Solveig (Peer Gynt), and the swashbuckling Pirate Queen (Pirate Adventure). ATC credits include Amanda Prynne in Private Lives, Sara in And Sarah Laughed, Women in The 39 Steps and Angel in Redeeming Love. Jennifer free-lances as professional performer, producer and teaching artist on stage and on screen. Love to her wonderful husband, family, and the South Shore!


Jennifer Martin
Jennifer Martin
Producing Director, Company Member

A west coast girl, Jennifer Martin journeyed from Southern California and Northern Nevada to Regent University where she received her MFA in Acting. She has enjoyed working from east to west with theatres such as Virginia Repertory Theatre, Virginia Musical Theatre, Richmond Shakespeare, The Round Barn Theatre, and Sacramento Theatre Company. Selected regional credits include: Tablereads for 26 episodes as Joy for the hit animated series Superbook!, Cinderella (Into the Woods), Corrie Bratter (Barefoot in the Park), Jill Tanner (Butterflies Are Free), Julie Jordan (Carousel), Poppy (Noises Off), Raina (Arms and the Man), Solveig (Peer Gynt), and the swashbuckling Pirate Queen (Pirate Adventure). ATC credits include Amanda Prynne in Private Lives, Sara in And Sarah Laughed, Women in The 39 Steps and Angel in Redeeming Love. Jennifer free-lances as professional performer, producer and teaching artist on stage and on screen. Love to her wonderful husband, family, and the South Shore!

 Jesse Sullivan


Jesse Sullivan – Associate Artistic Director, Company Member

Jesse is thrilled to be returning to his hometown to perform. National Tours: Miss Saigon and The Scarlet Pimpernel (Coupeau/Fight Captain). NY credits include Scandalous People, NY Fridge (Clarence), Battleship Potemkin with the York Theatre Co. (Gregory), Moonlight and Magnolias (Ben Hecht), and Map to Buddha with Remote Theatre Co. ( Jeff ). Regional credits: The Spitfire Grill (Sheriff Joe Sutter),Cyrano de Bergerac (Cadet ), The Game (World Premier, Fight Captain), Annie Get Your Gun (u/s). Jesus Christ Superstar (Apostle), Damn Yankees (Joe Hardy), Carnival! (Marco), Into the Woods (Cinderella’s Prince), Little Shop of Horrors (Orin). Training: BFA in Musical Theatre from University of Hartford, The Hartt School.


Jesse Sullivan

Jesse Sullivan
Jesse Sullivan
Associate Artistic Director, Company Member

Jesse is thrilled to be returning to his hometown to perform. National Tours: Miss Saigon and The Scarlet Pimpernel (Coupeau/Fight Captain). NY credits include Scandalous People, NY Fridge (Clarence), Battleship Potemkin with the York Theatre Co. (Gregory), Moonlight and Magnolias (Ben Hecht), and Map to Buddha with Remote Theatre Co. ( Jeff ). Regional credits: The Spitfire Grill (Sheriff Joe Sutter),Cyrano de Bergerac (Cadet ), The Game (World Premier, Fight Captain), Annie Get Your Gun (u/s). Jesus Christ Superstar (Apostle), Damn Yankees (Joe Hardy), Carnival! (Marco), Into the Woods (Cinderella’s Prince), Little Shop of Horrors (Orin). Training: BFA in Musical Theatre from University of Hartford, The Hartt School.

 Brittney Reimert


Jennifer Martin

Brittney Reimert – Production Stage Manager, Company Member

Broadway: Wicked (SM intern). Off-Broadway: King Lear at the Public Theater. NY Regional Theatre: As You Like It, Machinal, There are Crimes and Crimes, Three Sisters. Americana Theatre Company: The 39 Steps, Private Lives, And Sarah Laughed, Redeeming Love, An Inspector Calls. Edinburgh Fringe: Language of Angels, The Kentucky Cycle Part 2. Other credits include: The Disorientation of Butterflies, Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, The Magic Flute, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Bartered Bride, Waiting for Godot, A Flea in her Ear, The Seagull. Stage Management MFA from Columbia University.


Brittney Reimert
Brittney Reimert
Production Stage Manager, Company Member

Broadway: Wicked (SM intern). Off-Broadway: King Lear at the Public Theater, Black Milk. NY Theatre: BOB: Blessed be the Dysfunction that Binds, As You Like It, Machinal, There are Crimes and Crimes, Three Sisters. Americana Theatre Company: An Inspector Calls, Redeeming Love, The 39 Steps, Private Lives, And Sarah Laughed Edinburgh Fringe: Language of Angels, The Kentucky Cycle Part 2. Other credits include: The Disorientation of Butterflies, Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, The Magic Flute, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Bartered Bride, Waiting for Godot, A Flea in her Ear, The Seagull. Stage Management MFA from Columbia University.

 Michael Kirkland


Michael Kirkland – Returning Director

Michael Hill-Kirkland hails from Los Angeles, CA where he began his professional career playing Deputy Bobby Tate in the hit musical Sagebrush at Milt Larsen’s Variety Arts Theatre. He then moved on to such respected venues as The Kennedy Center, The Mule Barn Theatre, The Park City Shakespeare Festival, New Stage, East Carolina Summer Music Theatre, The Alternative Theatre Company, Berks Festival Theatre, and Virginia Musical Theatre.  Michael earned his Ph.D. in Theatre from the University of Utah, an MFA in Acting and Directing from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a B.A. in Acting from Cal. State Fullerton. He also did post-graduate study in directing at the University of Michigan under the guidance of Walter Eysselinck and Richard Burgwin, where he also worked as resident stage manager for the Michigan Ensemble Theatre, the professional theatre in residence at UM. He is a professor in the Department of Theatre Arts at Regent University where he specializes in teaching the Meisner Approach to acting, directing, and stage combat. He is a member of Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and is a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD). Michael has worked professionally as an actor, director, and fight director all over the U.S. He has also team/guest-taught abroad at such prestigious institutions as London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and the Birmingham School of Acting in the U.K. He also serves as the on-site coordinator for the Virginia Beach BASH, an annual SAFD stage combat workshop that regularly draws from among the best fight direction talent in the industry. Last fall Michael directed a critically acclaimed production of Ken Ludwig’s The Three Musketeers at Regent University.  Michael currently resides in Chesapeake, VA with his wife, actress CJ Hill, daughter Bronwyn, a precocious (and lovable) little mutt named Toby and the newest addition to the family, Gemma, a silky terrier. Michael directed ATC’s inaugural production of Private Lives and returned in 2012 to direct the acclaimed production of The 39 Steps.


Michael Kirkland

Michael Kirkland
Michael Kirkland
Returning Director

Michael Hill-Kirkland hails from Los Angeles, CA where he began his professional career playing Deputy Bobby Tate in the hit musical Sagebrush at Milt Larsen’s Variety Arts Theatre. He then moved on to such respected venues as The Kennedy Center, The Mule Barn Theatre, The Park City Shakespeare Festival, New Stage, East Carolina Summer Music Theatre, The Alternative Theatre Company, Berks Festival Theatre, and Virginia Musical Theatre.  Michael earned his Ph.D. in Theatre from the University of Utah, an MFA in Acting and Directing from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a B.A. in Acting from Cal. State Fullerton. He also did post-graduate study in directing at the University of Michigan under the guidance of Walter Eysselinck and Richard Burgwin, where he also worked as resident stage manager for the Michigan Ensemble Theatre, the professional theatre in residence at UM. He is a professor in the Department of Theatre Arts at Regent University where he specializes in teaching the Meisner Approach to acting, directing, and stage combat. He is a member of Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and is a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD). Michael has worked professionally as an actor, director, and fight director all over the U.S. He has also team/guest-taught abroad at such prestigious institutions as London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and the Birmingham School of Acting in the U.K. He also serves as the on-site coordinator for the Virginia Beach BASH, an annual SAFD stage combat workshop that regularly draws from among the best fight direction talent in the industry. Last fall Michael directed a critically acclaimed production of Ken Ludwig’s The Three Musketeers at Regent University.  Michael currently resides in Chesapeake, VA with his wife, actress CJ Hill, daughter Bronwyn, a precocious (and lovable) little mutt named Toby and the newest addition to the family, Gemma, a silky terrier. Michael directed ATC’s inaugural production of Private Lives and returned in 2012 to direct the acclaimed production of The 39 Steps.

 Marianne Savell


Marianne Savell

Marianne Savell – Returning Director

Marianne Savell (Director, Moonlight and Magnolias) Professional directing credits include: The critically acclaimed Jeff nominated Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (Victory Gardens, Chicago). In Los Angeles: the world premiere and LA Weekly award winner Gulf View Drive, LA Weekly award winner Wit, King Lear, Angel Street, Translations, the critically acclaimed and multi-award nominated As It Is In Heaven, It’s A Wonder Life: A Live Radio Play, The Crucilbe, Hamlet, and Molly Sweeney. A Christmas Carol at New Stage Theatre and at Americana Theatre Company An Inspector Calls. Marianne is a professor at Regent University where she directed Dancing at Lughnasa, Our Town, and Beau Jest. Marianne is an associate artist at Taproot Theatre Company in Seattle, the former Producing Director of Actors Co-op in Hollywood and served on the advisory board of Provision Theater Company in Chicago.


Marianne Savell
Marianne Savell
Returning Director

Marianne Savell (Director, Moonlight and Magnolias) Professional directing credits include: The critically acclaimed Jeff nominated Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (Victory Gardens, Chicago). In Los Angeles: the world premiere and LA Weekly award winner Gulf View Drive, LA Weekly award winner Wit, King Lear, Angel Street, Translations, the critically acclaimed and multi-award nominated As It Is In Heaven, It’s A Wonder Life: A Live Radio Play, The Crucilbe, Hamlet, and Molly Sweeney. A Christmas Carol at New Stage Theatre and at Americana Theatre Company An Inspector Calls. Marianne is a professor at Regent University where she directed Dancing at Lughnasa, Our Town, and Beau Jest. Marianne is an associate artist at Taproot Theatre Company in Seattle, the former Producing Director of Actors Co-op in Hollywood and served on the advisory board of Provision Theater Company in Chicago.

 Joshua Nicholson


Joshua Nicholson – Company Member

Joshua Nicholson is happy to be coming back to Plymouth for another great Americana summer! Along with performing in the shows, Joshua has had great fun composing and performing music for various productions with the company, including what you’ll hear during The Three Musketeers. He is based in NYC, where he’s had the opportunity to perform in some special Off-Broadway productions as well as work on various TV shows, films, and series for the internet and work as a commercial voice-over actor. Be sure to check out his own web series at 30SecondSketches.com. Here are some past credits – AMERICANA SHOWS: The 39 Steps (Clown 1), Redeeming Love (various), An Inspector Calls (Eric Birling) – REGIONAL THEATRE: Run for Your Wife (John Smith), Much Ado about Nothing (Benedick), The Drowsy Chaperone (Underling) – TOURS: Gilligan’s Island: The Musical (Mr. Howell), Calculus: The Musical (Isaac Newton). JoshuaNicholson.com


Geir Thomassen

Joshua Nicholson
Joshua Nicholson
Company Member

Joshua Nicholson is happy to be coming back to Plymouth for another great Americana summer! Along with performing in the shows, Joshua has had great fun composing and performing music for various productions with the company, including what you’ll hear during The Three Musketeers. He is based in NYC, where he’s had the opportunity to perform in some special Off-Broadway productions as well as work on various TV shows, films, and series for the internet and work as a commercial voice-over actor. Be sure to check out his own web series at 30SecondSketches.com. Here are some past credits – AMERICANA SHOWS: The 39 Steps (Clown 1), Redeeming Love (various), An Inspector Calls (Eric Birling) – REGIONAL THEATRE: Run for Your Wife (John Smith), Much Ado about Nothing (Benedick), The Drowsy Chaperone (Underling) – TOURS: Gilligan’s Island: The Musical (Mr. Howell), Calculus: The Musical (Isaac Newton). JoshuaNicholson.com

 Amelia Dobbs


Amelia Dobbs

Amelia Dobbs – Producer’s Assistant

Amelia Dobbs is a senior in the Governor’s School for the Arts and an intern at Virginia Musical Theater.  Regional theatre credits include: A Kind of ConscienceNext to NormalJekyll and HydeMary PoppinsLegally BlondeHoliday MelodyOliver!, and Children of Eden. Television credits: FBI Criminal Pursuit. Amelia would like to pursue a career in theater and thanks the Martins, the GSA faculty, and her family for their support.


Amelia Dobbs
Amelia Dobbs
Producer’s Assistant

Amelia Dobbs is a senior in the Governor’s School for the Arts and an intern at Virginia Musical Theater.  Regional theatre credits include: A Kind of ConscienceNext to NormalJekyll and HydeMary PoppinsLegally BlondeHoliday MelodyOliver!, and Children of Eden. Television credits: FBI Criminal Pursuit. Amelia would like to pursue a career in theater and thanks the Martins, the GSA faculty, and her family for their support.

 Beth Litwak


Beth Litwak – Company Member

A New York based actor, Beth is delighted to be returning to Plymouth for her second summer with the Americana Theater Company. Select regional credits include Julius Caesar with Virginia Shakespeare Festival (Portia), The Disorientation of Butterflies, NY Fringe (Ariel), Everywoman (World Premier, Eve), The Drowsy Chaperone (Tottendale), Steel Magnolias (Clairee), Arcadia (Lady Croom), The Tempest (Alonsa), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and The Music Man. Americana credits include: An Inspector Calls (Sybil Birling) and Redeeming Love (Duchess, Mae, Priscilla). Beth Received her MFA from Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. Thanks to her Sustainer and Redeemer and to her family for their un-ending love and support.


Beth Litwak

Beth Litwak
Beth Litwak
Company Member

A New York based actor, Beth is delighted to be returning to Plymouth for her second summer with the Americana Theater Company. Select regional credits include Julius Caesar with Virginia Shakespeare Festival (Portia), The Disorientation of Butterflies, NY Fringe (Ariel), Everywoman (World Premier, Eve), The Drowsy Chaperone (Tottendale), Steel Magnolias (Clairee), Arcadia (Lady Croom), The Tempest (Alonsa), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and The Music Man. Americana credits include: An Inspector Calls (Sybil Birling) and Redeeming Love (Duchess, Mae, Priscilla). Beth Received her MFA from Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. Thanks to her Sustainer and Redeemer and to her family for their un-ending love and support.

 David Friday


David-Friday

David Friday – Company Member

Happy to be back in Massachusetts, David is making his debut with Americana and looking forward to a fruitful relationship with the company. A graduate of Point Park University, David has been rather nomadic since, living and performing on stage, television, radio and film, in NYC, Indiana, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. Most recently he served as Technical Director for The Company Of Pittsburgh and appeared in productions of Oklahoma!, Man Of LaMancha, and will be seen in the upcoming film Let It Snow premiering in November. Autism awareness rocks!


David Friday
David Friday
Company Member

Happy to be back in Massachusetts, David is making his debut with Americana and looking forward to a fruitful relationship with the company. A graduate of Point Park University, David has been rather nomadic since, living and performing on stage, television, radio and film, in NYC, Indiana, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. Most recently he served as Technical Director for The Company Of Pittsburgh and appeared in productions of Oklahoma!, Man Of LaMancha, and will be seen in the upcoming film Let It Snow premiering in November. Autism awareness rocks!

 Terrance J. Ganser


Terrance J. Ganser – Company Member

A family of performers has surrounded Terrance J. Ganser since birth. However, it was not until middle and high school that T.J. began to cultivate his passion for acting and singing. He left home to persue a BFA in Music at Miami University of Ohio. As a student he cultivated a strong work ethic in the Music Department and as a Miami University Rugby Player. Mr. Ganser had the pleasure of making his professional acting debut in An Inspector Calls (Dir. Marianne Savell) and Redeeming Love (Dir. Derek Martin) with the Americana Theatre Company in the summer of 2013. Regional credits include Les Miserables, Sleeping Beauty, and Blogging Behind Bars. T.J. expresses his humble gratitude to Jen, Derek, Marianne, and the rest of the ATC Family for giving him the opportunity to return this season. He would like to thank his mother, father, and three little sisters for their unending love and support!


Terrance J. Ganser

Terrance J .Ganser
Terrance J. Ganser
Company Member

A family of performers has surrounded Terrance J. Ganser since birth. However, it was not until middle and high school that T.J. began to cultivate his passion for acting and singing. He left home to persue a BFA in Music at Miami University of Ohio. As a student he cultivated a strong work ethic in the Music Department and as a Miami University Rugby Player. Mr. Ganser had the pleasure of making his professional acting debut in An Inspector Calls (Dir. Marianne Savell) and Redeeming Love (Dir. Derek Martin) with the Americana Theatre Company in the summer of 2013. Regional credits include Les Miserables, Sleeping Beauty, and Blogging Behind Bars. T.J. expresses his humble gratitude to Jen, Derek, Marianne, and the rest of the ATC Family for giving him the opportunity to return this season. He would like to thank his mother, father, and three little sisters for their unending love and support!

 Erin Friday


Erin Friday

Erin Friday – Company Member

Erin Friday is thrilled to be relocating back to Carver, Massachusetts from Pittsburgh, PA to join Americana Theatre Company’s production team.  In 2002, Erin acquired a degree in Elementary Education with a  focus on Fine and Theatre Arts from Stonehill College. She has performed with companies such as The Round Barn Theatre, The Comtra Theatre, McKeesport Little Theatre, Gemini Children’s Theater and others. Erin has been a  board member of ATC since 2011.  Erin has directed many productions including Carver High School’s production of Peter Pan in 1997, Stonehill College’s cabaret of Rent in 2001, and many performances for the children’s musical theatre ministry at Church of the Vine in Carver, including the production of  Bethlehem in 2010. Erin’s favorite roles include Baker’s Wife from Into the Woods, Urleen from Footloose, Gertrude/Bird Girl in Seussical, The Queen of Hearts form Alice in Wonderland, and can’t wait to add more roles to list!


Erin Friday
Erin Friday
Company Member

Erin Friday is thrilled to be relocating back to Carver, Massachusetts from Pittsburgh, PA to join Americana Theatre Company’s production team.  In 2002, Erin acquired a degree in Elementary Education with a  focus on Fine and Theatre Arts from Stonehill College. She has performed with companies such as The Round Barn Theatre, The Comtra Theatre, McKeesport Little Theatre, Gemini Children’s Theater and others. Erin has been a  board member of ATC since 2011.  Erin has directed many productions including Carver High School’s production of Peter Pan in 1997, Stonehill College’s cabaret of Rent in 2001, and many performances for the children’s musical theatre ministry at Church of the Vine in Carver, including the production of  Bethlehem in 2010. Erin’s favorite roles include Baker’s Wife from Into the Woods, Urleen from Footloose, Gertrude/Bird Girl in Seussical, The Queen of Hearts form Alice in Wonderland, and can’t wait to add more roles to list!

 Wade Dunham


Wade Dunham – Guest Artist

Wade is thrilled to be back working with Americana Theatre Company this summer. Favorite New York credits:  Tape (Vince), Burn This (Pale), The Maiden’s Prayer (Taylor), Othello (Cassio), The Zoo Story (Jerry), The Bad and The Better (Bobby), The Cheaters Club (Pat). ATC credits: The Cottage (Clark) and Moonlight and Magnolias (Ben Hecht).  Wade is a member of The Amoralists Theatre company in New York.


Wade Dunham

Wade Dunham
Wade Dunham
Guest Artist

Wade is thrilled to be back working with Americana Theatre Company this summer. Favorite New York credits:  Tape (Vince), Burn This (Pale), The Maiden’s Prayer (Taylor), Othello (Cassio), The Zoo Story (Jerry), The Bad and The Better (Bobby), The Cheaters Club (Pat). ATC credits: The Cottage (Clark) and Moonlight and Magnolias (Ben Hecht).  Wade is a member of The Amoralists Theatre company in New York.

 CJ Hill


CJ Hill

CJ Hill – Costumer

Candi “CJ” Hill is originally from the Los Angeles area. A Renaissance artist of the theatre, CJ is an active actress, singer, choreographer, and costume designer. Her most recent appearances onstage include Mrs. Bradder in BAREFOOT IN THE PARK (Tidewater Stage) and Mrs. Lovett in SWEENEY TODD (Theatrix Productions). Select choreographic credits include GUYS AND DOLLS, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, GODSPELL, and THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. Costume design credits include LES MIZ for Theatrix Productions, THE ADDAMS FAMILY MUSICAL for MGA Academy in Edinburgh, Scotland; THE COTTAGE, MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS, and THE THREE MUSKETEERS for Americana Theatre Company; and I DO, I DO and THE NERD for Tidewater Stage, in Virginia Beach, VA. CJ lives in Chesapeake, VA with her husband, Michael, who serves as Chair of Regent University’s Department of Theatre Arts, and their two loveable and photogenic pups Toby and Gemma.


CJ Hill
CJ Hill
Costumer

Candi “CJ” Hill is originally from the Los Angeles area. A Renaissance artist of the theatre, CJ is an active actress, singer, choreographer, and costume designer. Her most recent appearances onstage include Mrs. Bradder in BAREFOOT IN THE PARK (Tidewater Stage) and Mrs. Lovett in SWEENEY TODD (Theatrix Productions). Select choreographic credits include GUYS AND DOLLS, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, GODSPELL, and THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. Costume design credits include LES MIZ for Theatrix Productions, THE ADDAMS FAMILY MUSICAL for MGA Academy in Edinburgh, Scotland; THE COTTAGE, MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS, and THE THREE MUSKETEERS for Americana Theatre Company; and I DO, I DO and THE NERD for Tidewater Stage, in Virginia Beach, VA. CJ lives in Chesapeake, VA with her husband, Michael, who serves as Chair of Regent University’s Department of Theatre Arts, and their two loveable and photogenic pups Toby and Gemma.

 Kelly Ann Dunn


Kelly Ann Dunn – Intern

Kelly is a recent graduate of the Theatre Department at William Jessup University and has been a part of numerous musical theatre productions in Sacramento, CA. Favorite credits include Amy (Little Women), Millie (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Cinderella (Into the Woods), and Rita (White Christmas). She is thrilled to be a part of her first production at Americana Theatre and hopes you enjoy the show!


Kelly Ann Dunn

Kelly Ann Dunn
Kelly Ann Dunn
Intern

Kelly is a recent graduate of the Theatre Department at William Jessup University and has been a part of numerous musical theatre productions in Sacramento, CA. Favorite credits include Amy (Little Women), Millie (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Cinderella (Into the Woods), and Rita (White Christmas). She is thrilled to be a part of her first production at Americana Theatre and hopes you enjoy the show!

 Allison Harrington


Allison Harrington

Allison Harrington – Intern

Born and raised in California, Allison is making her Americana Theatre debut! She is currently earning a B.A. in Creative Arts at William Jessup University with an emphasis in Theatre Arts. Her Credits at WJU include Rhoda (White Christmas) and Beth (Little Women: The Musical). Other credits in the Sacramento area include Crystal (Little Shop of Horrors), herself (The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged), and Alta (The Language Archive) for which she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress by the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance. Trained in improvisation by ComedySportz Sacramento for four years, Allison also currently works as an improv teacher. She couldn’t be more excited to perform here at Americana alongside such wonderful cast and crew!


Allison Harrington
Allison Harrington
Intern

Born and raised in California, Allison is making her Americana Theatre debut! She is currently earning a B.A. in Creative Arts at William Jessup University with an emphasis in Theatre Arts. Her Credits at WJU include Rhoda (White Christmas) and Beth (Little Women: The Musical). Other credits in the Sacramento area include Crystal (Little Shop of Horrors), herself (The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged), and Alta (The Language Archive) for which she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress by the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance. Trained in improvisation by ComedySportz Sacramento for four years, Allison also currently works as an improv teacher. She couldn’t be more excited to perform here at Americana alongside such wonderful cast and crew!

 Berkley Skillicorn


Berkley Skillicorn – Intern

Berkley Skillicorn developed a passion for theatre and the arts while attending high school in Northern California. She is currently studying Creative Art’s Management at William Jessup University, in Rocklin, California, and ultimately will pursue a career as a professional stage manager.  This summer is Berkley’s first year working with Americana and is excited at the opportunity to help the company as a Stage Management Intern. Her PSM credits include: Little Women the Musical and White Christmas the Musical. Thank you to her friends and family for supporting her in her journey to pursue her dreams in the theater.


Berkley Skillicorn

Berkley Skillicorn
Berkley Skillicorn
Intern

Berkley Skillicorn developed a passion for theatre and the arts while attending high school in Northern California. She is currently studying Creative Art’s Management at William Jessup University, in Rocklin, California, and ultimately will pursue a career as a professional stage manager.  This summer is Berkley’s first year working with Americana and is excited at the opportunity to help the company as a Stage Management Intern. Her PSM credits include: Little Women the Musical and White Christmas the Musical. Thank you to her friends and family for supporting her in her journey to pursue her dreams in the theater.

 Rebekah Ayala


Rebekah Ayala

Rebekah Ayala – Intern

Rebekah Ayala, 20 years old, first fell in love with acting in high school. Now a junior in college, her love of storytelling through the stage, film, painting and novel writing is stronger than ever. She looks forward to honing her skills and working with others who share her joy.


Rebekah Ayala
Rebekah Ayala
Intern

Rebekah Ayala, 20 years old, first fell in love with acting in high school. Now a junior in college, her love of storytelling through the stage, film, painting and novel writing is stronger than ever. She looks forward to honing her skills and working with others who share her joy.

 Emma Farrell


Emma Farrell – Intern

Emma is thrilled to be joining the Americana Theatre Company this summer!  She is driven by a love for creativity and creative people and has a background in costuming, management, and swing and American vernacular jazz dance.  She has had the honor of spending the last eight years managing her family’s business, The Tin Thimble, a fiber arts and creative sewing shop in Loomis, CA. Her costuming credits include youth productions of: Seussical the Musical, Little Shop of Horrors, and Urinetown as well as university productions of: Little Women and White Christmas.She is currently attending William Jessup University in Rocklin, CA to finish her Bachelor of Arts in Creative Arts with a concentration in Management.


Emma Farrell

Emma Farrell
Emma Farrell
Intern

Emma is thrilled to be joining the Americana Theatre Company this summer!  She is driven by a love for creativity and creative people and has a background in costuming, management, and swing and American vernacular jazz dance.  She has had the honor of spending the last eight years managing her family’s business, The Tin Thimble, a fiber arts and creative sewing shop in Loomis, CA. Her costuming credits include youth productions of: Seussical the Musical, Little Shop of Horrors, and Urinetown as well as university productions of: Little Women and White Christmas.She is currently attending William Jessup University in Rocklin, CA to finish her Bachelor of Arts in Creative Arts with a concentration in Management.

 Morgan Lewis


Morgan Lewis

Morgan Lewis – Intern

Morgan Lewis, a recent graduate from William Jessup University with a degree in Creative Arts, is looking forward to using her knowledge of graphic design and photography as an intern at Americana this Summer. She is grateful for the experience to work in a professional setting along with other artists to continue to learn. She hopes to return home to California this Fall to pursue a career as a creative art director.


Morgan Lewis
Morgan Lewis
Intern

Morgan Lewis, a recent graduate from William Jessup University with a degree in Creative Arts, is looking forward to using her knowledge of graphic design and photography as an intern at Americana this Summer. She is grateful for the experience to work in a professional setting along with other artists to continue to learn. She hopes to return home to California this Fall to pursue a career as a creative art director.

 Payton Gobeille


Payton Gobeille – Wardrobe Supervisor / Intern

Currently a senior earning her B.A. in Theatre at Regent University, Payton feels blessed to be spending her first summer with the wonderful artists of Americana Theatre Company! With a passion for theater, she has been involved in numerous capacities both on and backstage, working management, costuming, design, etc, and is excited for this opportunity to learn and grow.


Payton Gobeille

Payton Gobeille
Payton Gobeille
Wardrobe Supervisor / Intern

Currently a senior earning her B.A. in Theatre at Regent University, Payton feels blessed to be spending her first summer with the wonderful artists of Americana Theatre Company! With a passion for theater, she has been involved in numerous capacities both on and backstage, working management, costuming, design, etc, and is excited for this opportunity to learn and grow.

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