Acting Company

Brown, Dakotah WEB

Dakotah Brown

Idaho Theater for Youth Actor-Teacher Dakotah is super excited to tour with Idaho Theater for Youth and play Buster in Maggie Lumière and the Ghost Train. He really loves getting to learn a new language and clown around, too! Previous roles include Romeo (Romeo and Juliet, ISF Shakespearience Tour) Don Pedro (Much Ado About Nothing, ISF Shakespearience Tour) Mr. Phileas ... Read More » Fogg (Around the World in 80 Days, BCT Children’s Reading Series.) In addition to acting, Dakotah loves writing plays and teaching theater classes for young actors. Dakotah has a BFA from UC Santa Barbara. Hide «
Canfield, Chris WEB

Chris Canfield

Idaho Theater for Youth Actor-Teacher This is Chris' first Idaho Theater for Youth tour and he couldn't be more excited. Chris is originally from Boise and graduated with a BA in Theater from Boise State University in 2013. Most recently, Chris appeared as Ted in Peter and the Starcatcher at The Company of Fools in Hailey, ID. Chris has taught in ... Read More » the Idaho Shakespeare Festival School of Theater and is thrilled to be able to help bring a show like Maggie Lumière to kids across Idaho. Hide «
Chapman, Lia WEB

Lia Chapman

Idaho Theater for Youth Actor-Teacher Lia is very excited to make her Idaho Shakespeare Festival debut in Maggie Lumiere and the Ghost Train, her first theater performance as a lead character which earns her rich experience in working with hearing casts. Her previous credits include a principle role in ABC Family's Switched at Birth, Stanley's Mother in The Hole and ... Read More » Amy in ASL Films' Beyond the Embers. Lia began her acting career in the fall of 2013. Hide «
Nebeker, Jaime WEB

Jaime Nebeker

Idaho Theater for Youth Actor-Teacher Jaime is in love with making theater. As an actor, choreographer, teaching artist, puppet maker, and puppeteer, she loves it all! A graduate from Boise State University’s Theater program, Jaime is the Managing Director for HomeGrown Theatre and has worked with many other Boise theater companies including Alley Repertory Theater, Boise Contemporary Theater, and of ... Read More » course, Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s touring companies Shakespearience and Idaho Theater for Youth. Jaime is stoked to get to clown around with her friends while telling such a beautiful story. Hide «
Adams, J. ToddWEB

J. Todd Adams*

Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Much Ado About Nothing (Benedick), Romeo and Juliet (Mercutio), As You Like It (Oliver), Richard III (Clarence/Catesby), The Imaginary Invalid (Bonnefoi), The Winter’s Tale (Cleomenes). Regional: four seasons at Great Lakes Theater; The Crucible (Reverend John Hale) at the Pioneer Theatre Company; Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure (Sherlock Holmes) at the Utah ... Read More » Shakespeare Festival; Romeo and Juliet (Mercutio) at the Denver Center Theatre Company; Henry IV Pt. 1 (Hotspur), The Three Musketeers (Aramis), Love’s Labor’s Lost (Costard), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Puck), Engaged (Belvawney) at Shakespeare Santa Cruz; The Importance of Being Earnest (Jack), The Real Thing (Billy) at PCPA; Drawer Boy, Lonesome West, Entertaining Mister Sloane, Cyrano de Bergerac (South Coast Repertory); Gross Indecency (Mark Taper Forum); King Lear (San Diego Repertory); I Pagliacci (Kennedy Center, directed by Franco Zeffirelli). Film/Television: Gilmore Girls, The West Wing, Flyboys, and Warriors of Virtue. Mr. Adams holds an MFA from the American Conservatory Theater. *Bob & Anne Hay Hide «
Bate, Pedar BensonWEB

Pedar Benson Bate*

Pedar is elated to be back at Idaho Shakespeare Festival for his second season. What a joy it is to return to such a stunning place with as equally wonderful people. ISF credits: Les Misérables (Marius) and The Merry Wives of Windsor (Slender). Other regional credits: Northern Stage, New London Barn Playhouse, Great Lakes Theater, ... Read More » Opera Columbus, and Finger Lakes Musical Theater Festival. Bachelor of Music from The Ohio State University. Member of Actors' Equity Association. Many, many thanks to Charlie, Vicky, Greg, Matt, and the beautiful cast, crew, and office staffs. All my love to Meredith, and to my loving and supportive friends and family. Last but not least, thanks to you, for supporting live theater. Hide «
Berg, Lynn Robert WEB

Lynn Robert Berg*

Lynn is proud to be returning to Idaho Shakespeare Festival for his lucky 13th season. Previously at ISF: The title role of Richard III, Frank Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Bishop in Les Misérables, Porter Milgrim in Deathtrap, Dr. Purgeon in The Imaginary Invalid, Polixenes in The Winter's Tale, Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet, Caliban in The ... Read More » Tempest, and Bill Walker in Major Barbara. Other credits: Dr. Parker in Bat Boy: The Musical, Sandy Tyrell in Hay Fever, Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew, and the Ghost of Jacob Marley in A Christmas Carol (Great Lakes Theater); Malvolio in Twelfth Night, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival); Friar Laurence/Montague in Short Shakespeare! Romeo and JulietMacbeth in Short Shakespeare! Macbeth (Chicago Shakespeare Theater) Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Writer’s Theater, Chicago) All the Great Books, Abridged (Delaware Theatre Company). Lynn earned his MFA at the University of Delaware PTTP, and is a proud member of Actors' Equity. SLL’M. Hide «
Bissell, Cassandra WEB

Cassandra Bissell

This is Cassandra’s second season at Idaho Shakespeare Festival, having appeared previously as Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing. Chicago credits: Chicago Shakespeare Theater (The TempestRichard II, King John, Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth), Court Theatre (ArcadiaHamlet), Northlight (Detroit ’67), Steppenwolf (The Berlin Circle), Victory Gardens (Memory House), Next Theatre (In The BloodMeasure for Measure), ... Read More » Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (Mary’s Wedding - Jeff nomination, Best Actress), Shakespeare on the Green (Othello.) Regional credits: Utah Shakespeare Festival (Sense and Sensibility, The Comedy of Errors), Milwaukee Repertory Theatre (My Name is Asher Lev, In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play), Actors’ Theatre of Louisville (Memory House, In the Next Room), Cleveland Play House (Pride and Prejudice, Noises Off), Company of Fools (Proof), Renaissance Theaterworks (Amelia, The Understudy, Crumbs from the Table of Joy), and six seasons at Peninsula Players in Door County, WI.  BA in gender studies, University of Chicago. Actors' Equity and SAG/AFTRA. Hide «
Bodily, WarrenWEB

Warren Bodily

Warren is thrilled to be working with Idaho Shakespeare Festival for the first time.  He is overjoyed to be playing the role of Colin in The Secret Garden, a story he has loved all his lifeWarren’s previous roles include Raven in Sleeping Beauty, Meridian CUE; David in Newsies, Meridian City; Narrator in Hairy Tale ... Read More » Rock, Meridian CUE; Charlie in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Meridian City; and Oliver in Oliver, Saratoga Springs.  Warren also performs with the Cantus Youth Choirs.  Warren is currently enrolled at the Idaho Fine Arts Academy where he studies vocal performance.  Love to Mom, Dad, Claire, Isabelle, Lydia and Henry! Hide «
Brookshire, NeilWEB

Neil Brookshire

Ten seasons with ISF, most recently Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing, Cliff/Cabaret, Valentine/The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Tranio/The Taming of the Shrew. Other regional work includes Boise Contemporary Theater, Company of Fools in Hailey, Cadence Theatre Co, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Idaho Dance Theatre, Opera Idaho, Seattle Novyi Theatre, Great Lakes Theater, and Peninsula Players. His films ... Read More » include The Pact, Stygian, and two short films he wrote and produced last fall, Upper Fields, a Postcard. He has a BA from Boise State and an MFA in acting from Northern Illinois University. *Jeff & Jo-Anne Smith Hide «
Brown, Gabriel WEB

Gabriel Brown

Gabriel Brown is thrilled to be performing at ISF/GLT for the first time! He was most recently seen in The Beck Center’s production of Dogfight (Stevens). Other credits include A Chorus Line (Zach), Carousel (Billy Bigelow) at Baldwin Wallace, Les Misérables (Enjolras), and Joseph…Dreamcoat (Joseph) at Timberlake Playhouse and Winsor! (Crooner) at the Beck Center. ... Read More » Gabriel is a rising senior in the musical theater department at Baldwin Wallace University. He would like to thank his family, Caroline, Czarnota, and MT ’16 for all of their support and love. Hide «
Brown, Stephen MitchellWEB

Stephen Mitchell Brown*

Second Season with ISF! ISF and Great Lakes Theater: Jean Valjean, Les Misérables (Cleveland Critics and Broadway World Cleveland Award - Best Actor); Bardolph, Merry Wives of Windsor; Topper, A Christmas Carol. Broadway: Jekyll & Hyde (revival). National Tours: Jekyll & Hyde; Chauvelin, The Scarlet Pimpernel; “Leadville” Johnny, The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Regional: Homer Hickam ... Read More » Sr., Rocket Boys (Legacy Theatre); Rochester, Jane Eyre (Legacy Theatre - Atlanta’s Suzi Bass Award - Best Actor); Oliver! (Paper Mill Playhouse); Manuel, Captain’s Courageous; Enoch Snow, Carousel; Prof. Bhaer, Little Women; Nicely-Nicely, Guys and Dolls (all at Cumberland County Playhouse); Beast, Beauty and the Beast (Fireside Theatre); Cinderella’s Prince/Wolf, Into the Woods; Thurston Wheelis, Greater Tuna (both at Jenny Wiley Theatre). BA in theater with music minor from Muhlenberg College.  Proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA. Special thanks to Charlie, Vicky and Greg; Eddie and Take 3 Talent; EMG; Mom, Dad, Ginger, Sadie, and my wife, Leah Jennings.  Much love. *John & Carroll Sims Hide «
Caster, JenniferWEB

Jennifer Caster*

Assistant Stage Manager First season with Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Assistant stage manager for Deathtrap, Les Misérables, and Steel Magnolias. Two seasons at Great Lakes Theater. Previously at Great Lakes Theater: performance stage manager for Deathtrap, assistant stage management for Sweeney Toddy and Guys and Dolls. Additional stage management credits include: Yentl (ASM, Cleveland Play House), Earth Plays, Water ... Read More » Ways, The Secret Social, Standing on Ceremony, Poor Little Lulu and At-TEN-tion Span (Cleveland Public Theatre); Antony and Cleopatra, Burt Dow, Much Ado About Nothing, Measure for Measure, Elizabeth Rex, Dying City, and Brilliant Traces (Stonington Opera House, ME); Red Light Winter, Fefu and Her Friends, Passion Play and How I Learned to Drive (Bard College Fisher Center, NY); Septimus and Clarissa (ASM, Ripe Time, NY); Futurity (HERE Arts Center, NY); PITCH (LaMaMa, Etc., NY); Waxing West (Dramalabbet, Stockholm). Jennifer is the production manager for Conni’s Avant Garde Restaurant and most recently the production manager for Station Hope, an inaugural Cleveland arts event. Hide «
Cohen, RobynWEB

Robyn Cohen*

Robyn is delighted to make her ISF debut after appearing in Dial “M” for Murder with Great Lakes Theater. Select Los Angeles credits include: The Exonerated opposite Jeff Goldblum, the West Coast premiere of Neil Labute's The Shape of Things/The Laguna Playhouse, No Way Around But Through/The Falcon Theatre (starring Melanie Griffith and Scott Caan), ... Read More » Proof /The Long Beach Playhouse, Rigoletto/The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, The Grand Tour/The Colony Theatre (under Jerry Herman). NY/Regional performances with: The Actors Theatre of Louisville (Tom Jones), Lincoln Center (NYC), The Ford's Theater (D.C.), Goodspeed Opera House, Paper Mill Playhouse, Sacramento Light Opera, Bucks County Playhouse, and The National Tour of Cabaret. Ms. Cohen starred in the television series Gravity for starz network and has made additional TV appearances in: Cristela, N.C.I.S., The Mentalist, The Defenders, Invasion, The Closer, Angel, The Strand, N.C.I.S. L.A., Starved, LAX, etc.! Select film credits: Wes Anderson's The Life Aquatic opposite Bill Murray, The Celestine Prophecy, ZZYZX, Beau Jest, Road Hard (with Adam Carolla) and James Franco's films Good Time Max, Fools Gold, and the soon to be released Bukowski.  Ms. Cohen's been seen in over 75 national commercials. BFA: The Juilliard School. Love to A, H, L, M. News/info. @TheRobynCohen -Enjoy! Hide «
Aled Davies WEB

Aled Davies*

15 seasons with ISF. Mr. John Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor; Capulet in Romeo and Juliet; Major Metcalf in The Mousetrap; Monsieur Diafoirus in The Imaginary Invalid ; Oberon/Theseus in A Midsummer Night's Dream; Sheriff Reynolds in Bat Boy: The Musical; Your Chairman in The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Sea Captain/Priest in Twelfth ... Read More » Night; King of France in All's Well that Ends Well; Deputy Governor Danforth in The Crucible; Duncan/Old Seward in Macbeth; David Bliss in Hay Fever; Senex in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; Boyet in Love's Labor's Lost; Sir Andrew Undershaft in Major Barbara; Sir Charles Marlow in She Stoops to Conquer; Gloucester in King Lear; Jaques in As You Like It; Julius Caesar in Julius Caesar; The Reverend Doctor Chasuble in The Importance of Being Earnest; Chorus/Williams in Henry V; Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night; Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing; Nicola in Arms and the Man; Claudius in Hamlet; Antonio in The Two Gentlemen of Verona; Marcus Andronicus in Titus Andronicus; Camillo in The Winter's Tale; Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet; Storyteller #1 in Cymbeline. Aled has been a proud and appreciative member of Actors' Equity for 30 years. *Sandy & Brent Fery Hide «
Jonathan DyrudWEB

Jonathan Dyrud*

Debut season at ISF:  Tony Wendice in Dial “M” for Murder; Antonio in The Tempest; Lieutenant in The Secret Garden and Edmund in King Lear. Jonathan is thrilled to be a part of Great Lakes/ISF this season.  New York:  Proteus in The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Caius Lucius in Cymbeline (Hip to Hip Theater Company,) ... Read More » Grumio in The Taming of the Shrew (Pulse Ensemble Theater) Huck in the World Premiere of Minstrel Show (The Weasel Festival.)  Regional credits: 4 seasons at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival- Medvedenko in The Seagull, Froth and Friar Peter in Measure for Measure, Ensemble in To Kill a Mockingbird, Solomon in Speech and Debate, C.B. in Dog Sees God, and Marcus Gee in Yellowface.  His film credits include Bartender in My Crazy Love (Oxygen Network,) Captain in So SOHA, Pale Interviewee in Redheads Anonymous and Verder in Big House.  Training:  BFA in Theater Performance from Southern Oregon University.  Visit him at Hide «
Eisentrout, ClareWEB

Clare Howes Eisentrout*

Clare Howes Eisentrout is returning to the West for her 3rd season at ISF, and her first at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival! Previous roles with ISF/GLT include Johanna in Sweeney Todd, Cosette in Les Misérables, and just finished playing Woman 1 in Songs for A New World at Northern Stage in Vermont. Clare holds a BM ... Read More » in music theater from Baldwin Wallace Conservatory in Cleveland, OH. Member of AEA. Thanks to M+D, R+J, Howes and Eisentrout clans, and the framily. Hide «
Ford, Tom WEB

Tom Ford*

Nine seasons with Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Sidney Bruhl in Deathtrap, Thenardier in Les Misérables, Sweeney in Sweeney Todd, Argan in The Imaginary Invalid, Mr. Paravicini in The Mousetrap, Baker in Into the Woods, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet, King of Navarre in ... Read More » Loves Labors Lost, Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Touchstone in As You Like It, Casca in Julius Caesar, Hucklebee in The Fantasticks and the title role in Youre A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Great Lakes Theater: Eight seasons. Boise Contemporary Theater: This Wonderful Life, Truman Capote in Tru, I Am My Own Wife (co-produced with ISF). Portland Stage Company: Greater Tuna, The Mystery of Irma Vep, I Am My Own Wife and many others. Broadway: Alan Ayckbourn and Andrew Lloyd Weber’s By Jeeves at the Helen Hayes Theater. New London Barn Playhouse: Three seasons. Visit me at *Lynn & Jim Johnston Hide «
Gosik, PeterWEB

Peter Gosik*

Peter is thrilled to make his ISF debut! Having most recently appeared as Robbie Fay in A Man of No Importance (Arvada Center), other favorite credits include Enjolras in Les Misérables (Riverside Theatre), El Gallo in The Fantasticks (Flat Rock Playhouse), Man #2 in The World Goes Round (Florida Studio Theatre), The Tin Man in ... Read More » The Wizard of Oz (First National Tour), and Smudge in Forever Plaid (Heritage Rep). Peter has workshopped new musicals with directors Jerry Zaks and Tony Stevens, and appears in the An Idiot Abroad Christmas Special with Karl Pilkington and Warwick Davis. Peter holds a BFA in musical theater from the University of Michigan and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. Love and gratitude to Mom, Dad, Eddie and the team at Take 3 Talent. Thanks to Michael Cassara Casting and Victoria Bussert for this tremendous opportunity. For Elenor, Lloyd, & Shirley. Hide «
Kelso, SarahWEB

Sarah Kelso*

Assistant Stage Manager, Stage Manager: Steel Magnolias Sarah is gleefully returning for her fifth season with ISF. Here, Sarah has stage managed Romeo and Juliet (Shakespearience 2014), The Jabberwocky and Air Heart (Idaho Theater for Youth 2013, 2014). She was assistant stage manager on Sweeney Todd, production assistant on The Foreigner, Much Ado About Nothing, Romeo and Juliet, The Imaginary Invalid, Noises ... Read More » Off, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Cabaret, The 39 Steps, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, An Ideal Husband, and The Woman in Black. Other credits include assistant stage manager on Red, This Wonderful Life, Damascus, Tigers Be Still, A Permanent Image and Gruesome Playground Injuries with Boise Contemporary Theater and production assistant on Much Ado About Nothing, and Romeo and Juliet with Great Lakes Theater. Sarah is a proud graduate of the Boise State University Theatre Arts Department. She would like to thank her incredible friends and family for their constant love and support, and her Grandma for inspiring her by always dreaming big. Hide «
Klautsch, RichardWEB

Richard Klautsch*

Richard has worked with Idaho Shakespeare Festival for 22 years, in such roles as David in The Foreigner, Dogberry in Much Ado about Nothing, Lloyd in Noises Off, Sir Robert in An Ideal Husband, Quince in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Kent in King Lear, Macduff in Macbeth, Salieri in Amadeus, and Brutus in Julius Caesar. ... Read More » Richard has also worked at Boise Contemporary Theater, Great Lakes Theatre in Cleveland, UC Santa Barbara, Primary Stages in NYC, the Attic Theatre in Detroit, the Shakespeare Society Theatre in LA, the Kennedy Center, and at the Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea, Michigan. Richard is currently the chair of the Department of Theater Arts at Boise State University. He received his MFA and PhD degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit. *Nick Miller & Cathy Silak Hide «
Miller, DougfredWEB

Dougfred Miller*

In nine seasons with Idaho Shakespeare Festival his portrayals include Macbeth, Malvolio, Jaques in As You Like It , Jonathan in Arsenic and Old Lace, Jack in The Importance of Being Earnest, several Dukes, Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing, Prince Hal in Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2, and an Emperor in ... Read More » Amadeus. He played Richard in Richard III and Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing for the Tygres Heart Shakespeare Company, Prospero in The Tempest and the Duke in Measure for Measure at Texas Shakespeare Festival, Versati in The Underpants at Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, and Lysander in a Vietnamese/English production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Central Dramatic Theatre Company in Hanoi. Doug is a graduate of the PTTP at the University of Delaware, and a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. Hide «
Ness, JustinWEB

Justin Ness

Justin is thrilled to be back on the ISF stage for his fourth season. Last season, Justin played Owen Musser in The Foreigner. Prior to that, Justin lived in New York City where he was a founding acting company member and served as the managing director for the award winning Wide Eyed Productions (WEP). With ... Read More » WEP, he produced, directed and appeared in over 18 off and off-off Broadway productions. ISF credits include: “Daniel” – The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abbridged); Host/Outlaw – The Two Gentlemen of Verona; Bazin/Ensemble – The Three Musketeers; Ensemble – Othello; Ensemble – Amadeus. Other regional credits include: Oliver Durney - The Uncanny Valley; Narrator - A Nighttime Survival Guide, Homer Collyer - The Dazzle; Teddy Hodell - Valparaiso and BabbyBobby - The Cripple of Inishmaan with Boise Contemporary Theater. Film: Searching for Bobby D opposite Kevin Dobson and Carmen Electra. Justin received his BA from the Department of Theater Arts, in performance and directing, at Boise State University. Hide «
Perrotta, LauraWEB

Laura Perotta*

A native New Yorker, Laura Perrotta has worked extensively in regional theater including Off Broadway and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. She currently resides in Cleveland Heights and has enjoyed the last decade as a company member at Great Lakes Theater and Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Favorite roles include Arkadina in The Seagull, Lady M ... Read More » in Macbeth, Amanda Prynne in Private Lives and Mrs. Cheveley in An Ideal Husband. At the Cleveland Play House she has appeared in The Front Page, Eric Coble’s Under the Flesh and Sandy Perlman’s Jocasta. She returned this winter to play Miss Shields in their holiday production of A Christmas Story.  This spring, she appeared as Jessie Cates in ‘night, Mother at Beck Center for the Arts and will play Hesione Hushabye in Heartbreak House this summer at Mamai Theater Co. Hide «
Proulx, KatieWEB

Katie Proulx*

Katie Proulx is excited to be in Idaho making her ISF debut. Select credits include Georgie in Spike Heels (W 19th Street Theatre, NYC), Hannah in The Art of Dining (Harborfields Theater Co.), the Mute in The Fantasticks (Winnipesaukee Playhouse), Tracy Lord in The Philadelphia Story (The Concord Players), Meg in Little Women (Stagecoach Productions) ... Read More » Florence in the premiere production of Ghost Hunting (NH Theatre Factory), Wet: Shakespeare (NYCDA), Joseph (Palace Theatre), and Carmen (Granite State Opera). A graduate of the NY Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, Katie has trained and worked throughout NH, Boston, and NYC and was an original company member of the Roschman Dance Company in NYC. Katie is very happy to be here working with her fiancé Joel and this talented company. Hide «
Purdum, CorrieWEB

Corrie E. Purdum*

Production Stage Manager This is Corrie’s tenth season with Idaho Shakespeare Festival, having stage managed The Taming of the Shrew, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Major Barbara, The Spitfire Grill, The Tempest, Measure for Measure, The Crucible, Into the Woods, The Comedy of Errors, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Bat Boy: The Musical, ... Read More » The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Cabaret, The Winter’s Tale, and Sweeney Todd. She is thrilled this year to add assistant production manager to her list of credits with the company. Other credits include The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, nine seasons with Great Lakes Theater, six seasons with the Cleveland Play House, and three seasons with Cain Park. Corrie is an alumna of Baldwin Wallace University, where she teaches stage management. Thanks to her family for their constant support. Hide «
Smith, David AnthonyWEB

David Anthony Smith*

This is David’s fourteenth season with the Festival. Audiences have seen him as Hannay in The 39 Steps, Iago in Othello, Lord Goring in An Ideal Husband, title role in Henry V, Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest, Sergius in Arms and the Man, and as Benedick, Petruchio, Beroune, Laertes, Lucio, Mark Antony, Mercutio ... Read More » and Parolles. Other theaters: ten seasons with Great Lakes Theater, The Old Globe, Laguna Playhouse, South Coast Rep, Sierra Rep, Madison Rep, The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum and the Shakespeare Festivals of Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Garden Grove (CA) and Westerly Shakespeare in the Park (RI). David has played Iago, Romeo, Dromio, Bassanio, Lucio and other roles ending in “o.” In addition to numerous television appearances, David has starred in the feature films The Hanoi Hilton, Field of Fire, Terror in Paradise and Judgment Day. Forever and a day Natalia. *Kevin Allen & Mindi Ridgeway Hide «
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Nick Steen*

Nick is extremely honored and excited to be making his debut at Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Other regional credits include: American Conservatory Theater—Orestes in Elektra and Topper in A Christmas Carol. Shakespeare Santa Cruz—Antonio in Twelfth Night. Other roles include: Torvald in A Doll's House, Harry Bagely and Martin in Cloud 9, Lord Byron in Block ... Read More » Eight on the Camino Real, Beau in The Traveling Companion, Moe in The American Clock, Cassio in Othello, and Horace in Courtship. Nick received his BFA from the University of Evansville and his MFA from American Conservatory Theater. Follow his journey at! Hide «
Taylor, MAWEB

M.A. Taylor*

MA returns to ISF for season 18. He is probably “that one guy, you saw in that one show, that one time…” Most recent roles for ISF include Beadle, Sweeney Todd; Lord Rivers, Richard III; Verges, Much Ado About Nothing. Also seen in: The Imaginary Invalid, Romeo and Juliet, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The ... Read More » Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Arsenic and Old Lace, Other credits include: Candy, Of Mice and Men (PTTP/Rep); title role Dracula (Boise Contemporary Theater), Launce, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Gravedigger/Player King, Hamlet (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival), and Crave and Fully Committed (Tooth & Nail Theater in Salt Lake City). He holds an MFA from the University of Delaware’s Professional Theatre Training Program (PTTP). Thanks to his families (genetic and professional) all of whom I love. Go Tribe! *Laura & Alan Shealy Hide «
Tucker, Dustin

Dustin Tucker*

Dustin is so honored to be making his Idaho Shakespeare Festival debut with this delightful play and company. His recent credits include Touchstone in As You Like It (Great Lakes Theater), Vigil by Morris Panych and his sixth season of The Santaland Diaries (BroadwayWorld Best Actor) both with Portland Stage Company as well as Quince ... Read More » in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, directed by Charles Fee. Broadway: The Rainmaker (Roundabout). Off-Broadway credits include: SoHo Rep, Dicapo Opera, Primary Stages, Culture Project and Edge. Dustin currently resides in Portland, Maine, where he is an Affiliate Artist with Portland Stage Company and has appeared in Fully CommittedThe 39 Steps, Greater Tuna and Bach at Leipzig among others. His other regional credits include: Williamstown, Sierra Rep, Festival Stage of Winston-Salem and The Theater at Monmouth. Dustin is a proud and blessed member of Actors’ Equity Association. Hide «

Actors' Equity Association 1913 * Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Actors' Equity Association (AEA), founded in 1913, represents more than 45,000 actors and stage managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theater as an essential component of our society. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions, providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. AEA is a member of the AFL-CIO, and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions. The Equity emblem is our mark of excellence.