Actors/Actresses/Performers

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Stephen Bell

Actor

BIO:  Stephen has always had a knack and enjoyment for acting. From young age, he always found a way to be in the spotlight. He has performed in “The Tragedy and the Triumph”, “Dracula in Dixie”, “Blithe Spirit”, and “Suessical the Musical”. Stephen has recently returned to acting, having been prevented from it due to working odd shifts. His future goals are to attend acting classes to gain more knowledge and skills in the acting field.

    

Gloria Bolte

Actress/Performer

BIO: Gloria has always been a performer.  Many know her from her Patsy Cline musical tribute but she has enjoyed a variety of adventures.  She has enjoyed multiple personalities with the Clown Ministry at her church in Merced, CA.  She performed in several musical productions with the Red Rock Choral in Sedona, AZ and is delighted to be active in performing arts, music & theater here in SC.  Gloria is delighted and honored to be asked to be part of the Anderson Senior Follies TO-GO! 

Carrie Larkin Boyce

  Actress

BIO:  Carrie is thrilled to end her summer vacation being a part of the production of “The Last of the Red Hot Lovers”.  She was last seen in the Electric City Playhouse’s summer productions “Funeral for a Gangster” and “The Boys Next Door”.  It was a year ago this August that Carrie got bit by the acting bug, when she debuted as Elaine in “Arsenic and Old Lace”.  Carrie is originally from Woodstock, Illinois, and has been living in Anderson, SC.  She teaches special education in Anderson District 5. 

COME SEE MY NEXT PRODUCTION:

“THE TRAIL OF THE BIG BAD WOLF & THE TRAIL OF GOLDILOCKS” at Electric City Playhouse-Aug. 10-19  RESERVE TICKETS NOW

Paul Coppola

 Actor

BIO and Theater Resume:

Clemson Little Theater:  Elwood Dowd in “Harvey” ,Pop Bailey in “It’s A Wonderful Life”, Otto Frank in “The Diary Of Anne Frank”

 Oconee Little Theater: Felix in “The Odd Couple”, Eugene Wright in “If A Man Answers”, Harmony  in “Daddy’s Dyin’, Who’s Got The Will?”,  Titus Harrigan in “If It’s Christmas , This Must Be Monday”,  Tom LaMont in “A Bad Year For Tomatoes”,  Phillip in “The Lion In Winter”, as well as an assortment of other roles.

Also experience with sound and lighting., as well as singing, and musical performance

Kelly Crittendon

Actress & Stage Manager

BIO: Kelly Crittendon has been involved in Anderson theater, on and off stage, her whole life. Some of her favorite and notable roles have been Ariel in The Little Mermaid (PCP), Ariel Moore in Footloose (PCP), and Cinna in Julius Caesar (The Market). She has also worked as a stage manager for 9 TO 5 at The Market and Our Town at PCP, as well as for other productions in the area. Her most recent roles were as Natalie in Next to Normal at The Market Theatre Company and as Gabriella in the 2017 24hr Musical.  She is currently a junior at Westside High School here in Anderson. Theatre is her passion!

Dave DiGeronimo

Actor-BIO:  

DAVE DIGERONIMO:

Vocal: Lyric Baritone- Range, Great Ab – G

Height: 5’11”

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Blue

Build: Large

Phone: M (770)490-5510 – H (864)332-6030

email: rpmdave@earthlink.net

Actor & Director

Dave has been performing at theatres throughout Upstate SC, since 2008. Some of his favorite roles include; The Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz; Captain E.J. Smith in Titanic The Musical; Daddy Warbucks in Annie; Professor Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady; Portia, one of the Ugly Stepsisters in Cinderella The Musical; Franklin Hart Jr. in The Musical 9 to 5 and Horace Vandergelder in Hello, Dolly! Next season in May of 2019 he will make his Directorial debut Directing “Rated P For Parenthood” at The Clemson Little Theatre. Dave and his wife Vinia have been married for over 25 years. Dave also serves at The Carpenter’s Church as an Elder and Trustee. He is the owner of Revenue Performance Methods a locally based company that provides marketing and training services for Automobile Dealerships.

COME SEE MY UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS:

Patricia DeVroomen

Actress

BIO: Patricia is not your average actress. With an exceptional history in theatre, she also has vast experience in general performing arts. As well as radio & television, she also has experience in dance (ballroom, swing, and belly dancing),  and has operated as a basic acting and dialect coach.

 

Kayla Ellenberger

   Actress

BIO: Kayla is a little woman with a huge presence both on and offstage. She has been involved in theatre for many years, and is currently a board member at the Hart County Community Theatre. While being on stage is certainly Kayla’s favorite aspect of theatre, she has also enjoyed being Stage Manager\crew for several productions.

Ted Gosnell

Actor

BIO: Ted has appeared in many shows at Oconee Community Theatre, Clemson Little Theatre, and the Walhalla Civic Auditorium.  Some of his favorites are The Foreigner, Harvey, The Odd Couple, and It’s a Wonderful Life.  When not on stage, he works at Koyo Bearings in Walhalla and likes playing golf with his buddies.  

John Hewy

 Actor

BIO:  John has chosen to return to the ECP stage, after an extended absence. This is his second time around with Murder by Natural Causes, having previously enjoyed the role of George Brubaker. His other roles at ECP include, mobster Mike Francisco in Breaking Legs and Captain Isaac Whitaker in A Few Good Men. While his experience at ECP has been limited, John has performed in many comedies and musicals at Oconee Community Theater, beginning with his first performance as Tevya in Fiddler on the Roof. John resides in Seneca and works as an Environmental and Safety Manager.

Jonathan Houston

Director/Producer/Actor

BIO: Jonathan Houston is very active at several theatres and continues to be in numerous productions, not only at ECP but also at OCT, CLT and Foothills theater. Acting, directing, set construction and design are all his forte!

 

COME SEE MY NEXT PRODUCTION:

“THE TRAIL OF THE BIG BAD WOLF & THE TRAIL OF GOLDILOCKS” at Electric City Playhouse-Aug. 10-19  RESERVE TICKETS NOW

Phillip Hiott

Actor

BIO: Phil serves on the Board of Directors at the Hart County Community Theatre, and has been involved in several of their productions since 2015. Phil works for the Northern Judicial Circuit Probation Office in Elberton, GA. His hobbies include acting, writing, video games, playing various types of board games He also dedicates much of his time to evolving public school lunchroom etiquette by pushing for balance in the usage of traditional western eating utensils for students, to having the option of using chopsticks instead.

Bill Ingram

Performer/Singer

BIO:  Bill loves doing shows and performing in the Upstate area.  He has been part of the “Anderson Senior Follies” for the last 4 years and assists on both the Marketing and Sponsorship Committees.   He also enjoys participating in the “Anderson County Outreach Entertainment”, a traveling entertainment group.  Bill welcomes the opportunity to be a singer in some of the local Upstate theaters.  Many of you know he’s quite the performer and can easily sing artists like George Strait, George Jones, Ronnie Milsap, Charley Pride and many others.  In addition to county music, Bill enjoys Gospel and some soul music too!

    

Drew Kenyon

 Actor/Stage Manager

BIO:  Drew Kenyon has been involved in Anderson and Upstate theatre, on and off stage, for about five years thus far. As a Grayson, GA native, he found his passion for acting and singing as a high schooler. He also has cultivated a large passion for directing, stage managing, Shakespeare, and theatre history, but dabbles in every corner of the theatre! His most recent roles have been as Daddy in Junie B. Jones The Musical (TMTC), Set Construction for Little Shop of Horrors (PCP), and as the Stage Manager for It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play (TMTC). He has studied acting at Anderson University, as well as learning from whoever will teach him in the theatre community! Some of his favorite and notable roles have been Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (ATF), Tiresias in Oedipus Rex (SCSotA), Henry in Next To Normal (TMTC), Ali Hakim in Oklahoma! (MTP), and LeFou in Beauty and The Beast (SCCT). He has most recently worked off stage as the Intern Production Assistant and Stage Manager for The Market Theatre Company 2016/17 season, as well as set construction and propping at Project Challenge Playhouse and directing for the 2016/17 summer stock seasons of the Anderson Theatre Repertory.

DON’T MISS MY UPCOMING PRODUCTION:

  

Jim Leone

  Actor

BIO: Jim is a Past President of the SC Registered Cosmetology Association as well as a Past President of the National Cosmetology Association. He served an appointment on the Advisory Council for the SC State Board of Cosmetology and served as a commissioner for the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences in Washington, DC.  It was his distinct pleasure to be Official Hairdresser to fourteen Miss South Carolina’s, accompanying them through SC and Atlantic City.  Acting has been a favorite pastime and passion of his and recalls fond memories and experiences at ACT, ECP, OCT, CLT, CentreStage, and most recently last year’s Shakespeare in Wren Park.  As of late, Jim has had shoe leather wore out as he ventured from audition to audition. When he was just about to hang it up, Jim made acquaintance with The Flying Pig (The Market Theater’s mascot), who invited him on a wonderful flight. To quote Jim, “It’s been a real TRIP!” With rekindled fire and wind beneath his wings… next stop…this year’s Shakespeare in Wren Park in June.

     

Thomas Pounds

Actor

BIO:  Thomas Pounds is retired and lives in Anderson, SC.  Since his retirement in 2013, he has been involved in 21 different plays, worked with 11 different directors, in five different theaters throughout the upstate area.

Robin Parent

Advocate/Promoter/Performer

BIO: I have loved theater since I was a child…and have performed in more ways than just on stage!  I previously enjoyed 2 years at Electric City Playhouse as Office Manager and am now the owner/operator of ShowMeTheDrama.com a website connecting everyone to the performing arts!

Jim Rasheed

Actor

BIO: James Rasheed (Producer) holds an MFA in Playwriting from Brandeis University. At ECP, he has previously directed Professional Skepticism, A Southern Exposure, Mama Mamie’s Departure, Boeing Boeing, August Flight and That’s So Shannon. His playwriting career began as a student at Clemson University. In 199, August Flight received a full production at the university and was their entry the following year in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. James is currently Playwright-In-Residence at ECP. Jim was President at ECP for 2 years (2016&2016) and still continues to assist as needed.

Dona Shiflette

Actress

BIO:  Dona lives in Anderson, has two daughters and five grandchildren.  She has been involved for many years with various aspects of live theatre, both onstage and off.  She is owner of Shiflette & Company, LLC, an accounting firm in Anderson.  Favorite roles include:  Mattie Rigsby in Walking Across Egypt Isobel Lomax in Kitchen Witches, Stella in Dividing The Estate, Florence in Leading Ladies,   Grace in Grace & Glorie, Truvy in  Steel Magnolias,  Viola in Veranda II,  Lucille and Rynelle in Dearly Departed, Dotsey Mae in Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Big Mamma in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Elma Blue in Divorce Southern Style, Mavis in Hallajah Girls, Hattie Belle Hurt in  A Southern Exposure and Ethel Thayer in On Golden Pond.

Height- 5’8”    Weight- 135lbs  Blonde hair  Blue Eyes…Not a spring chicken (more your winter chicken)

Experienced in:  Costuming,  Hair & makeup,  Set dressing.

 

Susan Slayton

Actress

BIO:  Susan is beyond excited to grace the stage for the first time in Murder by Natural Causes.  She has had a passion for the performing arts since childhood.  Born and raised in Anderson, she shares her love of the area with her family, which includes her young son.

COME SEE MY NEXT PRODUCTION:

“THE TRAIL OF THE BIG BAD WOLF & THE TRAIL OF GOLDILOCKS” at Electric City Playhouse-Aug. 10-19  RESERVE TICKETS NOW

Kurt Stutler

Actor

BIO: Kurt has been involved in community theater for over 30 years.  His favorite roles include Frankie in Forever Plaid and the Reverend BJ Hooker in Dearly Departed.  Kurt says his community theater experiences, many of them at ECP, have not only been a way for him to grow as a vocalist and amateur actor but also given him many enduring friendships.  Kurt is the pastor and director at South Main Chapel & Mercy Center in Anderson.  Most recently he was seen in The Gift of the Magi and Lunch at the Piccadilly here at Electric City Playhouse.

Dawn Walker

Actress

BIO: Dawn Walker has been involved with community theater for 53 yrs (45 of those in South Florida) and, since retiring to upper west South Carolina, she has continued with her great love for performing.

2017 was a busy year which started in February at Easley Foothills Playhouse, Dawn performed as Rev. Mother Mary Regina in the musical production of ‘Nunsense.’  She was stage manager for Electric City Playhouse’s ‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’ in August, was Celia Carmichael in Clemson Little Theatre’s ‘Til Beth Do Us Part’ in September, and finished off the year in a beautiful and heartwarming musical – ‘The Christmas Memory’ at Electric City Playhouse.  

COME SEE MY NEXT PRODUCTION:

“THE TRAIL OF THE BIG BAD WOLF & THE TRAIL OF GOLDILOCKS” at Electric City Playhouse-Aug. 10-19  RESERVE TICKETS NOW

THIS COULD BE YOU!

Actor/Actress

BIO:

Come See me in:

ELECTRIC CITY PLAYHOUSE

AUGUST 10-19

See the SMTD cast members to the right, or see the on the MEMBER PRODUCTIONS page

Don’t miss DAVE DIGERONIMO in his upcoming show at the ABBEVILLE OPERA HOUSE

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