THE COMPANY

THE COMPANY

 

David Friday


Company Member  |  Managing Director
Massachusetts


Full time company member and Managing Director, David has had a blast as Mr. Sipos in Parfumerie, Vince Fontaine in Grease, Porthos in The Three Musketeers and It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. A graduate of Point Park University in Pittsburgh, David has been rather nomadic, living and performing on stage, television, radio and film, in NYC, Indiana, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, but is happy to settle down in Carver with his wonderful wife, Erin and 2 beautiful girls, Karly and Lexi. Most recently he served as Technical Director for The Company Of Pittsburgh and appeared in productions of Oklahoma!, Man Of LaMancha, and can be seen in the film Love The Coopers. “Autism awareness rocks!”

 

Erin Friday

Company Member  |  Director of Education
Massachusetts

is thrilled to serve on Americana Theatre Company’s production team as the Director of Education.  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.  Favorite roles include Berthe (Boeing Boeing), Housekeeper (Man of La Mancha), Ilona Pierce (The Parfumerie, City Her (Gifts of the Magi, Miss Lynch (Grease), Mary/Violet (It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play), Baker’s Wife (Into the Woods), Urleen (Footloose).

 

Jesse M. Sullivan

Company Member  |  Artistic Director
Massachusetts

Americana: Parfumerie (Geroge Horvath), It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play (George Bailey), The Three

Musketeers (Athos), Moonlight and Magnolias (Selznick), The Cottage

(Richard/William), Redeeming Love (Michael Hosea), An Inspector Calls (Inspector). 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/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.

 

Derek Martin

Company Member  |  Founder
California

Derek 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. ATC Credits include Vinnie Di Ruzzio (Lucky Stiff), Aramis (The Three Musketeers), Victor Fleming (Moonlight and Magnolias), Clown 2 (The 39 Steps), Elyot Chase (Private Lives), and Director for ATC’s inaugural production of And Sarah Laughed and choreographer for last season’s Grease. Derek is the department head for William Jessup University’s B.A. Theatre program 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.