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Summer Theatre Cast!

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Jesse Graham
Jesse Graham holds an MFA in Acting from Ohio University. This fall, Jesse is making the big move to NYC! Her roles include Ma Joad in The Grapes of Wrath, and Rosaline in Loveʼs Labourʼs Lost. She would like to thank Mom, Bud and Dad for their unshakable love.

Tia Reed
Tia L. Reed
is a native of Charlotte, N.C., and has received her BFA in Acting at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has been seen in Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches and most recently The Seagull. Tia is excited to make her debut at The Prizery this summer.

Abigail Gatlin
Abigail Gatlin
of Cleveland, Tenn., has recently graduated from Birmingham Southern College. She received a BA degree in Music Theatre and a minor in Dance. She was an intern for Broadway Dance Center in the fall of 2006 and performed in New York City
for BDC's Musical Theater Project.

Robby Owenby
Robby Owenby
(Captain Hennessey, Oliver Warbucks) is thrilled to be a part of The Prizery's summer stock season! Robby has been a proud member of the Gainesville Theatre Alliance in Gainesville, Ga., for four years. Robby sends a huge thank-you to his grandmother, his dad and the rest of his fantastic family and friends.

Jamie Lowe
Originally from Flagler Beach, Fla., Jamie Lowe is way excited to be making his debut at The Prizery! He is heading into his senior year at Elon University in N.C., where he is pursuing a BFA in Music Theater. Professional credits include Cornelius in Hello, Dolly! at the Post Playhouse.

Summer Theatre Design & Technical Staff

Chris Jones - Artistic Director - The Prizery

Ernelle Bellamy - Technical Director - The Prizery

Bob Mares - Financial Director - The Prizery

Connor Davis - Production Stage Manager - James Madison
University

 

Design Staff

Elizabeth Newton - Scenic Designer and Scenic Artist - University of Southern Mississippi

Bradley McKenzie - Lighting Designer - University of Southern Mississippi

Abigail Gatlin - Choreographer - Birmingham Southern College

Ginny Bogart - Costume Designer - The Prizery

 

Technical Staff

Stuart Lannon - Assistant Technical Director and Assistant
Lighting Designer - East Carolina University

Seth Campbell - Carpenter - University of Southern Mississippi

Mary Beth Linehan - Costume Intern - Morehead State University

Samantha Skidmore - Props Intern - Virginia Tech

Samantha Figueira - Scenic Artist Intern - Radford University

Churaqui Mosley - Wigs, Hair, Makeup Intern - Greensboro College

Hannah Seymour
Hannah Seymour
is excited to venture out of sweet home Alabama where she is currently in her fourth year studying to earn a BFA in musical theatre from Samford University in Birmingham. She has grown up on the stage and is especially grateful to the Prizery for giving her an opportunity to continue her passion of performing!

Sarah Jones
Sarah Jones is a native of Atlanta, Ga., and is currently pursuing a Musical Theatre degree at the University of Alabama. Some of Sarahʼs favorite previous productions include Urinetown (Hope Cladwell), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Ethel Peas), Julius Caesar (Calpurnia), and Hair (Tribe).

Christopher Lewis
Christopher Lewis
is from Carrollton, Ga., and is a rising senior Musical Theatre major at Shorter University in Rome, Ga. He has previously worked at Timberlake Playhouse performing in Beauty and the Beast and The Frog Prince. He would like to thank God, and most especially his amazing family and friends, for their love and support.

Tyler McKenzie
Tyler McKenzie
was born in Long Island, N.Y., and moved to Charlotte, N.C., in high school. He currently attends Western Carolina University for Musical Theatre & Dance. He trained at Sports & Fine Arts Center and Central Academy of Technology & Arts. Tyler enjoys choreographing for the Western Carolina
University Dance Team.

Elizabeth Telford
Elizabeth Telford is originally from Duluth, Ga., and is soon to be a senior musical theatre major at Shorter College in Rome, Ga. Last summer, she worked professionally at Stephen Foster Outdoor Drama in Bardstown, Ky., performing in Stephen Foster the Musical (Gussie Jordan). She is very excited to be a part of The Prizery's summer season!

Casi Harris
Casi Harris
is a rising senior BFA Musical Theatre/ Dance Major at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., from Chattanooga, Tenn. Her previous roles include Ivy in We Happy Few and featured ensemble in Blame It On The Movies. Casi is excited to be part of The Prizery season!

Joseph Rosko
Joseph Rosko
is glad to be making his Prizery debut this summer. He is a native of Youngstown, Ohio, and has recently graduated from Coastal Carolina with a BA in Musical Theatre. Professional Theatre: The Light in the Piazza, Crazy For You, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Maine State Music Theatre). Love and thanks to his family: Caroline, David Bankston and Monica Bell.

Ian Meeks
Ian Meeks
is ecstatic to be working with The Prizery Theater this summer! Ian hails from Cary, N.C., and is a senior at East Carolina University studying Musical Theatre. Outside of ECU, Ian has been dancing with Mark Dendy and Gaspard Louis. Ian would like to thank his family and friends for all their love.

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Summer Theatre Schedule

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Summer Theatre at the Prizery

3 BROADWAY MUSICALS
June 24- August 7 2010

MEET THE CAST!

Premium Nights Package Non-Premium Nights Package

damesatsea

DAMES AT SEA

OPENING NIGHT Thursday June 24 - 7:30
Friday June 25 - 7:30
Saturday June 26 - MATINEE 2:00
Saturday June 26 - 7:30
Wednesday June 30 - 2:00
Wednesday June 30 - 7:30
Thursday July 1 - 7:30
Friday July 2- 7:30
Saturday July 3 - 2:00
Saturday July 3 - 7:30 - CLOSING NIGHT

allnightstrut

All NIGHT STRUT

OPENING NIGHT Thursday July 8 - 7:30
Friday July 9 - 7:30
Saturday July 10 - MATINEE 2:00
Saturday July 10 - 7:30
Wednesday July 14 - MATINEE 2:00
Wednesday July 14 - 7:30
Thursday July 15 - 7:30
Friday July 16 - 7:30 - CLOSING NIGHT
NO Saturday MATINEE OR EVENING PERFORMANCE July 17

 

 

 

 

 

annieANNIE

OPENING NIGHT Thursday July 22 - 7:30
Friday July 23 - 7:30
Saturday July 24 - MATINEE - 2:00
Saturday July 24 - 7:30
Wednesday July 28 - MATINEE - 2:00
Wednesday July 28 - 7:30
Thursday July 29 - 7:30
Friday July 30 - 7:30
NO Saturday MATINEE OR EVENING PERFORMANCE July 31
Wednesday August 4 - MATINEE - 2:00
Wednesday August 4 - 7:30
Thursday August 5 - 7:30
Friday August 6 - 7:30
Saturday August 7 - MATINEE - 2:00
Saturday August 7 - 7:30 - CLOSING NIGHT
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Benchmark starts fund for Prizery piano

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Benchmark Community Bank is on a mission to raise funds to buy a Steinway piano for The Prizery arts center so The Prizery won't have to rent pianos for professional performers.

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Local Talent Search for "Annie"

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The Prizery will hold auditions for the musical "Annie," which will run for three weeks this summer in The Prizery's Chastain Theatre. Performance dates are July 22 - August 7.  Local talent will be used to cast the orphans, Annie and some adult ensemble members.  All of these positions will be non-paid.

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NEW! Professional Summer Theatre Company

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The Prizery announces a resident Professional Summer Theatre Company that will stage 3 musicals in June, July and August 2010. The musicals are Dames at Sea, The All Night Strut! and ANNIE!  Watch this site for more information about professional and local auditions, dates for shows and ticket availability.

Local auditions will be held Monday, April 26 at 7pm; those auditioning for Annie or one of the orphans should prepare a short memorized monologue and a short upbeat song.

The Prizery is also looking for some adults to fill chorus roles for Annie. Daytime and evening rehearsals will be scheduled beginning Monday July 12th until opening on July 22.

The Prizery also auditioned professional actors, singers, dancers and musical theatre staff at  SETC in Lexington KY March 3-7, 2010.

LET THE EXCITEMENT BEGIN!

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