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2022 Company

Headshot Image for Kimberly Chatterjee*

Kimberly Chatterjee*

she/her/hers

Friar Laurence (R&J); Understudy (BURNS)

HVSF: Kate Hamill’s Pride & Prejudice, As You Like It, Macbeth, Measure for Measure, The General from America. Virtual: Badass GalBoss Powerhour, A Christmas Carol (Primary Stages); Sense and Sensibility…

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Kayla Coleman*

she/her/hers

Benvolio (R&J); Edna Krabappel (BURNS)

This is Kayla’s third season at HVSF. Proudly hailing from Philadelphia, PA, Kayla is a New York City-based actor and singer. Kayla is invested in creating projects across theater, film,…

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Erin Despanie (CC)

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Paris (R&J); Shades of Springfield Chorus, Ensemble (BURNS)

Erin is a Native of Lafayette, Louisiana. He’s always been passionate about acting and mental health, which prompted him to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. During his duration…

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Zack Fine*

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Capulet (R&J); Sam, Bart, Mr. Burns (BURNS)

Zack is thrilled to be back at HVSF where he has worked as an actor, director, teacher, and playwright. Broadway China Doll with Al Pacino. Off-Broadway includes The Acting Company,…

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Zoë Goslin (CC)

she/her/hers

Tybalt (R&J); Shades of Springfield Chorus, Ensemble (BURNS)

Zoë is thrilled to be performing under the tent this season! Previously with HVSF: Julius Caesar, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Educational Tours); Into the Woods (Playhouse on Park); Mother…

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Merritt Janson*

she/her/hers

Gregory, Lady Montague, Friar John (R&J); Colleen, Lisa, Marge (BURNS)

Merritt is thrilled to be working with HVSF this summer. Devoted to developing new work, Merritt has originated roles in Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Your Blues Ain’t Sweet Like Mine, Robert Woodruff’s Notes From Underground and Autumn…

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Lauren Karaman*

she/her/hers

Nurse (R&J); Jenny, First F.B.I. Agent, Marge, Itchy (BURNS)

Lauren is delighted to make her HVSF debut! Off-Broadway: The Belle’s Stratagem (Red Bull Theater) Film: Release (Amazon), Duvar (Diversity in Cannes Official Select) Television: Catch Lauren as Kinsley in…

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Sean McNall*

he/him/his

Montague, Apothecary (R&J); Gibson, Loving Husband, Sideshow Bob, Homer (BURNS)

Sean returns to HVSF, having appeared most recently in The Tempest, Cymbeline, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, The Book of Will, Our Town, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Measure for…

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Emily Ota*

she/her/hers

Prince Escalus (R&J); Maria, Second F.B.I Agent, Lisa (BURNS)

HSVF: HVSF2; Emilia and ensemble in Winter’s Tale; Ensemble in Arabian Nights; Miranda in The Tempest. Other theatres: New York: High School Girl and ensemble in The Art of Gaman…

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William Ormsby Cary (cc)

Abraham, Peter, 1st Nightwatchman (R&J); Shades of Springfield Chorus, Ensemble (BURNS)

Will is absolutely cheesed to be making his HVSF debut! A Brooklyn-based actor and musician, Will most recently wrapped shooting on the short film, Sanguine Father, and on an upcoming…

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Emily Preis

she/her

Standby for Madeline Sayet

Emily Preis, Standby for Madeline Sayet (she/her) is a proud citizen of the Osage Nation as well as a New York City-based maker, performer, and organizer who loves any opportunity…

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Luis Quintero*

he/him/his

Mercutio (R&J); Matt, Homer, Scratchy (BURNS)

Luis is thrilled to be returning to the tent! Recent credits include: Sweat and A Christmas Carol (The Alley), The River Bride (Stages Rep), A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Man of La Mancha (Triad Stage), Around the…

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Kurt Rhoads*

he/him/his

Romeo (R&J)

Kurt is excited to play in HVSF’s new space!  This is his 24th season.  This is also the 69th play with Nance Williamson.  Some of their notable couplings at HVSF:…

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Madeline Sayet

she/her

Playwright, Performer

Madeline Sayet, Playwright, Performer (she/her) is a Mohegan theatre maker who believes the stories we pass down inform our collective possible futures. She serves as an Assistant Professor at Arizona…

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Britney Nicole Simpson*

she/her/hers

Lady Capulet (R&J); Quincy, Businesswoman, Bart (BURNS)

This is Britney’s 4th season performing under the HVSF tent! She was last seen in the off-Broadway production of Penelope or How the Odyssey was Really Written. Favorite credits include:…

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Destini Stewart (CC)

she/her/hers

Balthasar (R&J); Shades of Springfield Chorus, Ensemble (BURNS)

Destini is a graduate of Emerson College and an alum of the Eugene O’Neill Center’s National Musical Theater Institute! Some of her previous credits include Ragtime (Sarah u/s, Sarah’s Friend…

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Roman Alec Trevino (CC)

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Potpan, Apothecary, Page (R&J); Shades of Springfield Chorus, Ensemble (BURNS)

Roman is excited to make his HVSF debut! An NYC based actor, his credits include: Stage: The Tempest (Dysfunctional Theater), Macbeth (No Name Collective), The Real Life Adventures Of Jimmy…

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Nance Williamson*

she/her/hers

Juliet (R&J)

Nance is so very thrilled to return to HVSF in its new home for a 21st season! Favorite HVSF roles include Cleopatra, Tamora, Beatrice, Nurse, Lady M, Jacques, Kate, Mrs.…

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*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

(cc) Member of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Conservatory Company