"And all the men and women merely players."
—As You Like It

Acting Company

This section will be updated when the latest casting news becomes available. Actors and roles are subject to change at any time. Please check back often for the latest information.

Fred C. Adams
Adam in As You Like It

J. Todd Adams*
Oberon/Theseus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Black Dog/Israel Hands/Drunk/Ben Gunn in Treasure Island; Wile Ed Coats in The Tavern

Devin H. Anderson
Ensemble in Romeo and Juliet; Courtier/Forest Lord/Musician in As You Like It; Monk in The Greenshow

Aaron Arroyo
Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet; Nol/Ensemble in Shakespeare in Love; Hot Box M. C./Ensemble in Guys and Dolls

Tessa Auberjonois
Jodie in How to Fight Loneliness

Michael Bahr
Stevens in The Tavern

Cassandra Bissell*
Rosalind in As You Like It; Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Rosalind in The Tavern

Leslie Brott*
Nurse in Romeo and Juliet; Nurse in Shakespeare in Love; General Matilda B. Cartwright/Ensemble in Guys and Dolls

Brandon Burk
Paris in Romeo and Juliet; Adam in Shakespeare in Love; Rusty Charlie in Guys and Dolls; Buck in The Tavern

Jeb Burris*
Orlando in As You Like It; Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet; Ned Alleyn in Shakespeare in Love

Richie Call
Montague/Ensemble in Romeo and Juliet; Ralph/Ensemble in Shakespeare in Love; Lt. Brannigan/Ensemble in Guys and Dolls

Latoya Cameron*
Mistress Quickly/Molly/Ensemble in Shakespeare in Love; Audrey/Ensemble in As You Like It; Mrs Hawkins/George Merry in Treasure Island

Connor Cook
Ensemble in Guys and Dolls; The Oracle in The Greenshow

Dana Cullinane
Hot Box Girl/Mimi/Ensemble in Guys and Dolls; The Gypsy in The Greenshow

Trent Dahlin
Grey/Mariner in Treasure Island; Dennis/Courtier/Musician in As You Like It

Jonathan Gillard Daly*
Friar Lawrence/Ensemble in Romeo and Juliet; Fennyman/Ensemble in Shakespeare in Love; Arvide Abernathy/Ensemble in Guys and Dolls

Josh Durfey
Peter in Shakespeare in Love; Sampson in Romeo and Juliet; Benny Southstreet in Guys and Dolls

Michael Elich*
Long John Silver in Treasure Island; Jaques in As You Like It; Burbage in Shakespeare in Love

Max Falls
Abraham in Romeo and Juliet; Hot Box Waiter/Ensemble in Guys and Dolls

Susanna Florence   
Celia in As You Like It; Queen Elizabeth in Shakespeare in Love; Lady Montague in Romeo and Juliet

Fred Geyer
Zach in The Tavern

Justin Goei
Calvin/Ensemble in Guys and Dolls; The Young Man in The Greenshow

Melissa Graves
Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet; Jane Snout/Moth in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Mrs. Shotwell in The Tavern

Michael A. Harding
Chorus/Apothecary/Friar John/Ensemble in Romeo and Juliet; Ensemble in Guys and Dolls; Selwyn Shotwell in The Tavern

John Harrell
Constable Dance/Dick/O’Brien in Treasure Island; Frees/Wabash/Ensemble in Shakespeare in Love; Le Beau/Amiens/Ensemble in As You Like It

Taylor Harris
Snug/Cobweb/Ensemble in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Escalus/Ensemble in Romeo and Juliet; Charles/Sir Oliver Martext/Hymen in As You Like It; Deputy Earl in The Tavern

Jonathan Haugen*
Doctor Livesey in Treasure Island; Tilney/Sir Robert De Lesseps in Shakespeare in Love; Touchstone in As You Like It

Sceri Sioux Ivers
Jim Hawkins in Treasure Island; John Webster in Shakespeare in Love

Keaton Delmar Johns
The Clown in The Greenshow; Ensemble in Guys and Dolls

Corey Jones
Tate in How to Fight Loneliness

Caroline Kane
Hot Box Girl/Ensemble in Guys and Dolls; The Empress in The Greenshow

Kaitlyn Katter
The Maiden in The Greenshow; Agatha/Ensemble in Guys and Dolls

Geoffrey Kent*
Oliver in As You Like It; Wessex in Shakespeare in Love; Billy Bones/Redruth/Johnny in Treasure Island

Shane Kenyon*
Romeo in Romeo and Juliet; Kit Marlowe in Shakespeare in Love; Jacque DeBoys/Ensemble in As You Like It

Madison Kisst
Hot Box Girl/Ensemble in Guys and Dolls; Starveling/Fairy in A Midsummer Night's Dream; Blaze in The Tavern

Jack Lafferty
Corin/Courtier in As You Like It; Gregory in Romeo and Juliet; Robin/Ensemble in Shakespeare in Love

Michael Manocchio
Sam/Ensemble in Shakespeare in Love; Balthasar/Ensemble in Romeo and Juliet; William/Ensemble in As You Like It

Cameron Martin
Ensemble in Romeo and Juliet; Ensemble in Shakespeare in Love; Monk in The Greenshow

Quinn Mattfeld*
Will in Shakespeare in Love; Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls; Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet

Andrew May*
Peter Quince/Mustardseed in A Midsummer Night's Dream; Squire Trelawney in Treasure Island; The Vagabond in The Tavern

Kaitlin Margaret Mills
Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream; Belle/Ensemble in The Tavern; Monk in The Greenshow

Betsy Mugavero*
Juliet in Romeo and Juliet; Viola de Lesseps in Shakespeare in Love

Abigail Rose Nakken
Ensemble in Romeo and Juliet; Ensemble in Shakespeare in Love; Monk in The Greenshow

James Newcomb*
Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Big Jule in Guys and Dolls; Zachariah Freeman in The Tavern

Redge Palmer*
Peter in Romeo and Juliet; Lambert/Boatman in Shakespeare in Love; Nicely-Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls

Melinda Parrett*
Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls; Hippolyta/Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; The Woman in The Tavern

John G. Preston*
Duke Frederick/Duke Senior/Ensemble in As You Like It; Lord Capulet/Ensemble in Romeo and Juliet; Henslowe/Ensemble in Shakespeare in Love

Blake Price
Harry the Horse/Ensemble in Guys and Dolls; Pew/Tom/Morgan in Treasure Island

Kelly Rogers
Puck/Philostrate in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Phebe in As You Like It; Sally-Mae in The Tavern

Carly Ann Salway
Ensemble in Romeo and Juliet; Martha/Ensemble in Guys and Dolls; Monk in The Greenshow

Paul Michael Sandberg
Captain Smollet in Treasure Island; Sheriff in The Tavern; Egeus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Eric Schabla
Silvius in As You Like It; Flute/Peaseblossom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Tom Allen in The Tavern

Riley Shanahan
Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Riley in William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged)

Luke Striffler
Luke in William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridged)

Dylan Campbell Troost
Ensemble in Guys and Dolls; Monk in The Greenshow

Brian Vaughn*
Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls; Brad in How to Fight Loneliness

Marco Antonio Vega
Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Marco in William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged)

Jennifer Vosters
Musician/Ensemble in As You Like It, Treasure Island; Studio Musician in A Midsummer Night's Dream

J. T. Wood
Ensemble in Guys and Dolls; Mr. Greene in The Greenshow

Morgan Anita Wood
La Femme Mystérieuse in The Greenshow; Hot Box Girl/Ensemble in Guys and Dolls

Alexandra Zorn*
Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls; Kate in Shakespeare in Love


*Member of Actor's Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States

At the Festival courtesy of the Southern Utah University Fellowship Program

See a complete, searchable list of all our actors from 1962 to now.


Artistic Company

This section will be updated as artists are hired. Please check back often for the latest information.

K. L. Alberts
Costume Designer—Guys and Dolls

Terence Orleans Alexander
Stage Manager—A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged)

Bill Black
Costume Designer—Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare in Love

Kirk Bookman
Lighting Designer—Guys and Dolls, Treasure Island, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tavern

Kirsten Brandt
Director—A Midsummer Night's Dream

Linda Buchanan
Scenic Designer—The Tavern

Abe Burrows
Playwright—Guys and Dolls

Gregg Coffin
Music Director—Guys and Dolls; Composer/Arranger—Treasure Island

George M. Cohan
Playwright—The Tavern

Lezlie C. Cross
Dramaturg—A Midsummer Night's Dream, Treasure Island, Guys and Dolls

Gale Childs Daly
Voice and Speech Coach—Shakespeare in Love, Guys and Dolls, Treasure Island, The Tavern

Scott Davis
Scenic Designer—As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare in Love

Ashley Dickey
Stage Manager—The Greenshow, Words Cubed

Christopher V. Edwards
Director—William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridged)

Amy Freed
Playwright—Shrew (Words Cubed production)

Barry G. Funderburg
Sound Designer—Guys and Dolls, Treasure Island, William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged); Music Score and Sound Designer—A Midsummer Night’s Dream, How to Fight Loneliness, The Tavern

Sean Graney
Director—Treasure Island

Brandon Scott Grayson
Music Director—As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare in Love

Michael Gribbin
Music Director—The Greenshow; Conductor—Guys and Dolls

Lee Hall
Playwright—Shakespeare in Love

Joseph Hanreddy
Director—The Tavern

Benjamin Hohman
Properties Director

David Ivers
Director—How To Fight Loneliness

Alex Jaeger
Costume Designer—William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridged), How To Fight Loneliness

Kayla Beth Jensen
Stage Management Administrative Assistant

Mindy Johnson
Stage Manager—The Tavern

Christine Kellogg
Choreographer—As You Like It, Shakespeare in Love, Romeo and Juliet, The Greenshow

Geoffrey Kent
Fight and Movement Director—Treasure Island; Fight Director—As You Like It, Shakespeare in Love

William C. Kirkham
Lighting Designer—William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged), How to Fight Loneliness

Kärin Simonson Kopischke
Costume Designer—The Tavern

Jamie J. Kranz
Stage Manager—Treasure Island, As You Like It

Jason Lajka
Scenic Designer—Guys and Dolls, Treasure Island, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Neil LaBute
Playwright—How to Fight Loneliness

Jeffrey Lieder
Costume Director

Frank Loesser
Playwright—Guys and Dolls

Art Manke
Playwright—Pearl’s in the House (Words Cubed production)

Reed Martin
Playwright—William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridged)

Kate McPherson
Literary Seminar Director

Michael A. Megliola
Co-Lighting Designer—The Tavern

Becky Merold
Production Manager

Kathryn M. Moncrief
Literary Seminar Director

Marc Norman
Playwright—Shakespeare in Love

Scott Palfreyman
Electrics Director

Michael Pasquini
Lighting Designer—As You Like It

Ace Pilkington
Literary Seminar Director

Lauren Roark
Costume Designer—As You Like It

Dana Rochester
Hair and Makeup Director

Robynn Rodriguez
Director—As You Like It

Peter Rothstein
Director—Guys and Dolls

Christine Rowan
Choreographer—Guys and Dolls

 

 

Donna Monson Ruzika
Lighting Designer—Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare in Love

Tanya J. Searle
Festival Stage Manager; Stage Manager—Guys and Dolls, How to Fight Loneliness

William Shakespeare
Playwright—As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Isabel Smith-Bernstein
Dramaturg—Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare in Love, As You Like It

Bryan Sommer
Stage Manager—Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare in Love

Jeremy Sortore
Voice and Speech Coach—The Greenshow; Assistant Voice and Speech Coach—2017 season

Robert Louis Stevenson
Novelist—Treasure Island

Tom Stoppard
Novelist—Treasure Island

J. R. Sullivan
Director—Romeo and Juliet

Brian Swanson
Scenery Director; Technical Director—Engelstad Theatre

Jo Swerling
Playwright—Guys and Dolls

Philip Thompson
Head of Voice and Text/Voice and Text Coach—As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Matthew Tibbs
Sound Designer—As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare in Love

Austin Tichenor
Playwright—William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridged)

Paula E. Trimpey
Costume/Scenic Designer—The Greenshow

Christopher Utley
Director/Playwright—The Greenshow

Brenda Van Der Wiel
Costume Designer—Treasure Island, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Brian Vaughn
Director—Shakespeare in Love

Robert Westley
Movement/Fight Choreographer—Romeo and Juliet, Guys and Dolls, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tavern, The Greenshow

Jo Winiarski
Scenic Designer—William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridged), How to Fight Loneliness

Mary Zimmerman
Playwright—Treasure Island


*Member of Actor's Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States

†Member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, Inc., an independent national labor union. 

‡Member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829 of the IATSE

See a complete, searchable list of all our directors and designers from 1962 to now.


Top photo: Luigi Sottile (left) as D'Artagnan and Ben Livingston as D'Artagnan's Father in The Three Musketeers, 2016.