MEET THE CAST & CREW:
Joseph Milan (Glas) Joe is proud to contribute to an important work powerfully resonating 50 years after its creation. His most recent appearances at Ensemble include: Death Of A Salesman, The Great Gatsby and Ionesco's The Chairs. He also plays accordion in his band Malphonia.
Nathan Tolliver (Randall) is an actor/singer from Cleveland Ohio. He is thrilled to be working on his first production at Ensemble Theatre. His past credits include Dreamgirls, Aida, The Wiz, and Black Nativity. Nathan would like to thank Greg White for allowing him to be a part of his vision, and the opportunity to grow as an artist. Later this year, Nathan will release his debut project as a recording artist.
Leah Smith (Rosie) Leah is overjoyed to be back on Ensemble’s stage as Rosie and to be working with such amazing talent. She was here last in The Great Gatsby and The Neverending Story. Recent credits include roles in Peter and the Wolf and Finn McCool: An Irish Folktale at Talespinner Children’s Theatre, Jeanne in Hair at Near West Theatre, Logainne in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Willoughby Fine Arts Center, and in the Marilyn Bianchi Kids’ Playwriting Festival at Dobama Theatre. Great thanks to her family and friends, and for the opportunity to work on such a wonderfully raw piece or art.
Greg White (Director) Although Greg White has been seen here primarily as an actor in such shows as Anna Christie, Thurgood and Death Of A Salesman, Slowdance On The Killing Ground has given him the opportunity to showcase his directorial skills. A student of Ohio University's School of Theater he gives kudos to his directing coach and dear friend George Sherman. Other plays that he has directed are The Amen Corner by James Baldwin a Bracklin and White production, The Miracle Worker and Annie through the efforts of The Arts Academy where Mr. White was the head of the Drama department. Greg sincerly hopes that everyone enjoys this piece that is not only brilliant but is very close to his heart.
Becca Moseley (Stage Manager) Becca is excited to be back for another production at Ensemble Theatre! She has stage managed/assistant stage managed several Ensemble shows, including Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, The Iceman Commeth, Animals out of Paper, Knock Me A Kiss, Beyond the Horizon, Anna Christie, Thurgood, The Chairs, Death of a Salesman, and Ages of the Moon. She co-directed Run, Kingsbury, Run. She was onstage last season as the Childlike Empress/company in The Never Ending Story, and as Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby, and will be returning to the stage in the upcoming production of Jerusalem. Other favorite credits not at Ensemble include Rosalind (As You Like It), Fabiana Cunningham (The Last Days of Judas Iscariot), Dorine (Tartuffe), and Maggie ( A Chorus Line). She thanks Ian and Celeste for the constant supply of great shows on which to work, her family for their love and support, Sam for being her theatre sister-in-arms, and Kyle for always dancing with her, no matter what.
Ron Newell (Set Designer) Ron has designed over 30 sets for Ensemble. Notable productions include Tally's Folly, The Price, Death of a Salesman, The Iceman Cometh and now Slow Dance. Ron will fill out 2016 with designs for Next to Normal, Into the Woods,Fiddler on the Roof and 5 shows for Clague Playhouse, where he is resident designer. "Happy to be working with my good friends at Ensemble - Thanks for the call. Love and Respect, RON. All would not be possible without the love of MLSQPOO.
Stephen Vasse-Hansell (Technical Director)
Stephen Barton (Lighting Design) hails from Vienna, Austria. He is glad to be involved with another season here at Ensemble. Recently graduated from Hiram College, he designed lights for Farragut North, Death of a Salesman, and The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, and has also participated in shows at Cain Park, such as last year's Godspell. He currently also works at Cuyahoga Community College as a Lead Theatre Technician. Many thanks to everyone.
Meg Parrish (Costumes).