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Nichole Hamilton

Nichole Hamilton was most recently seen as Becky in Becky’s New Car at the Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville, Florida where she is also a company member and has performed in over a dozen productions including Mrs. Kendal in The Elephant Man, The Creature in All Girl Frankenstein, and The Woman in The Turn of the Screw. A self-proclaimed gypsy, Nichole has been an actor, director, and instructor in Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, New York, and California. After taking her one-woman show, Dame daDA & the Meta Show to the Minnesota Fringe Festival in August, Nichole will be joining the faculty at New Mexico State University. She holds a BA in Theatre from the University of Montevallo and an MFA in Acting from the University of Florida. nichole-hamilton.com

This Season: Sex with Strangers

Jon Kovach

Since moving to NYC in Fall ‘15, Jon has played on several NY stages: Theatre Row, The Tank, Bay Street, Guild Hall, Capital Rep., and a workshop with Perry Street Theatricals. Regional credits include: Merrimack Rep., Playhouse in the Park, Human Race Theatre Co., Hippodrome, and Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater. Jon is a Miami University of Ohio theatre graduate, the founding artistic director of Unity Productions, and has worked with internationally recognized film-makers (G. Clooney, A. Goddard), and authors (R. Jones, N. Balthazar). Receiving awards and critical acclaim as an actor, musician, director, writer, and producer, Jon continues to expand on his career in the arts. JonKovach.com

This season: Sex with Strangers

Ben Berry

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Ben Berry: Originally from Wisconsin, Ben has been working professionally in the Cape Cod theatre scene since 2005. Ben created the role of ‘Don’ in the World Premiere production of Tennessee Williams’ THE PARADE. Recent performances include THRILL ME: The Leopold & Loeb Musical, BLUE DUSK: Gay Plays by Tennessee Williams and CARRIE THE MUSICAL in Provincetown. Favorite credits include SEMINAR at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, Hamlet in HAMLET, and Mark in RENT with Peregrine Theatre Ensemble. Other highlights include Judas in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Elvira in BLITHE SPIRIT, Romeo in ROMEO & JULIET (Guthrie Theater), Agnes in SCHOOL FOR WIVES, Damien in INSATIABLE HUNGER (w/Lea DeLaria), Matt in THE FANTASTICKS (Skylight Opera), Candide in CANDIDE, and Eloi in AUTO DA FE.  Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting (University of MN/Guthrie Theater). Ben is the co-founder & Artistic Director of Peregrine Theatre Ensemble (Provincetown, MA) with his husband Adam Berry. He dedicates this performance to Ken Washington.

2016: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
2015: Seminar; Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story

 

Hope Cervantes

Hope-CervantesHope Cervantes is thrilled to be making her WHAT/Peregrine Theater debut! She’s a Texas native and has been working in Minnesota for the last decade. Select credits include: Park Square Theater: Great Expectations, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Good People, Oliver Twist; Frank Theater: Things of Dry Hours, The Way of Water, Eclipsed; History Theater: Lonely Soldiers; Mixed Blood Theater: In the Time of the Butterflies, Learn to be Latina, The Pajama Game, African America; Guthrie Theater: Major Barbara; Shakespeare on the Cape: Romeo and Juliet; MN Fringe: Imagination Island. She received her B.F.A. from The University of Minnesota/Guthrie Actor Training Program.

2016: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Amanda Cate Fuller

Amanda-Cate-Fuller-New-2Amanda Cate Fuller is thrilled to be a part of this production. Credits include: Twelfth Night; Commonwealth Shakespeare Company. Mud, No Way Home, Love’s Labour’s Lost; New School for Drama. Julius Caesar, Measure for Measure; The Drilling Company. A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Payomet Performing Arts Center, The Triumph of Love, School for Wives, The Tempest, Cloud Nine, Much Ado About Nothing; Shakespeare on the Cape. Training: The New School for Drama, MFA, University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor Training Program.

2016: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Holly Hansen

HollyHansenHolly Hansen is delighted to make her WHAT main stage debut! She was most recently seen in Shrek, Oliver, and Gift of the Magi at CCTC/HJT, and has worked across the Cape at Cape Rep, Eventide Arts, and Cotuit Center For The Arts. Holly previously worked in NYC as part of [By The Mummers] theatre troupe and as a language/dialect teacher at the Sterling Festival. She has a BFA in Acting from Elon University.

Amy Jo Jackson

Amy-Jo-Jackson-Headshot-smAmy Jo Jackson: In NYC, Amy Jo has appeared at EPBB, The Flea, Prospect, Ars Nova, Joe’s Pub, Laurie Beechman, UCB, The PIT, as well as with two solo shows and many additional appearances at Feinstein’s/54 Below. Regional: Oregon Shakes, SpeakEasy Stage (Eliot Norton and IRNE nominations – Best Actress in a Musical – Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Arkansas Rep, Lake Dillon, Cape Rep, Seven Angels, ReVision, Festival 56. She can be seen on the “Matilda” episode of High Maintenance. As Dialect/Text Coach: Broadway, Touring, and Toronto productions of Kinky Boots. Other coaching includes numerous Off-Bway, NYC, and regional credits. BFA BoCo. amyjojackson.com

2016: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shannon Koob

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Off-Broadway: Minetta Lane: Falling; 59E59: New House Under Construction; Laurie Beechman Theatre: What Goes Around. Regional: Yale Rep: You Never Can Tell; Folger Theatre: Romeo and Juliet; Long Wharf: Karla; Pioneer Theatre: Doubt; Geva: Pride & Prejudice; Two River Theatre Company, Rep. Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse, Center Rep: The Syringa Tree (Cincinnati Entertainment Award, Best Actress); Denver Center: Picnic, A Christmas Carol, The Tempest, The Winter’s Tale, Gross Indecency…; Ensemble Theatre Santa Barbara: This is How it Goes; Brown County Playhouse: Present Laughter. International: Vienna’s English Theatre: The Syringa Tree, Time Stands Still, Doubt, Crimes of the Heart; English Theatre Frankfurt: The Syringa Tree. Television: “The Sopranos”, “Law & Order: CI”. AEA

John Long

John-Long-Headshot-smJOHN LONG is happy to be back at WHAT where he was last seen in Around the World in 80 Days, and originated the role of Arthur in The Trials of Gertrude Moody.  He has also performed here with Counter Productions in The Elephant Man and Women Behind Bars.  Most recently, John played Carl in Lonely Planet at the Provincetown Theater. John, a proud graduate of Notre Dame, would like to thank his family for their continued support and the talented cast, crew and staff at WHAT for this opportunity.   

 

2015: Around the World in 80 Days, Time Stands Still
2014: The Trials of Gertrude Moody

Graeme Malcolm

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Broadway: Equus; Translations; Aida; The King and I; M. Butterfly (1st National). Off Broadway: A Dangerous Personality (NYTW); Oroonoko (TFNA); Macbeth (NYSF); The Learning Curve (Beckett); Hapgood (LCT); Aristocrats & Prin (MTC). Regional: Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (McCarter), Shadowlands (Denver Theatre Centre); Absurd Person Singular (Barrington Stage); Moises Kaufman’s 33 Variations (Arena); Safe in Hell and Pentecost (Yale Rep); Translations and Betrayal (McCarter); Under Milk Wood ( Hartford ); Travesties (Long Wharf ); Y2K (ATL). TV/Film: “The Good Wife,” “Girl Most Likely,” “The Blacklist,” “ Boardwalk Empire,” “Law & Order: CI,” “Law & Order,” “Whoopi,” “Mr. Halpern & Mr. Johnson,” “The Extra Man,” “National Treasure,” “Everything’s Jake,” “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Undead,” “The Eden Myth.” Narrator of  over 400 Audio Books.

2015: Time Stands Still