Today, we'd like to introduce our readers to Fredric Stone, a member of our acting company.  You can see Fredric this year in Twelve Angry Men, King John, and The Tempest.

Have you ever worked at the Festival before?

Yes, in the summer season of 2009

Where’s your home base?

Chicago

What’s your educational/training background?

University of Wisconsin--BA in theatre; The Academy of Dramatic Art, Rochester, MI--2 year graduate work in acting; T. Schreiber Studio, NYC

Where were you working in the last 9 months?

In and around Chicago--Next Theatre and Paramount Theatre most recently

How will you spend your time off while here?

Sightseeing and hiking

Describe what live theatre means to you.

An opportunity to share stories (fiction and non fiction) with an immediacy that helps focus on and illuminate the human experience both in an entertaining and meaningful way.

Describe what the Festival means to you.

A celebration of the art of great theatre combined with an educational atmosphere to challenge and illuminate the human experience through community.

 

Next, read about Denise Dietrich, in her first year with the Festival.

What is your title/role?

I am a costume stitcher

Where’s your home base?

I am originally from Michigan, but currently living in North Carolina Chapel Hill

What’s your educational/training background?

I am currently a student at UNC Chapel Hill, my undergrad was at Western Michigan University and I spent a year interning at the Cologne Opera in Germany.

Where were you working in the last 9 months?

I have been attending grad school this past year

How will you spend your time off while here?

In my free time I will be reading all of the books I have wanted to during the school year and hiking/ getting to know people

Describe what live theatre means to you.

Theatre is a great place to be; I love hearing stories and enjoy being a part of that process.

Thank you, Denise, for your involvement with us!