IGNACIO ZULUETA (Playwright/Director) is a resident playwright at PlayGroundSF, an associate artist on the literary committee at AlterTheater in San Rafael, and the teen playwriting instructor at the Eugene O’Neill Foundation. He is the Oracle for Epic Immersive, writing massive site-specific prodcutions such as MATTHEW BRIAR AND THE AGE OF RESURRECTION, returning to San Jose’s Kelley Park in October 2016, and ANCIEN REGIME, debuting at Fort Mason for Come Out & Play 2016 next September 24th. Memberships: PlayGroundSF, Associate Artist at AlterTheater, Mini Company Member at ShotzSF. Publications: PlayGroundSF and Carayan Press. Performances: Greater SF Bay Area, Ashland, New York, Minneapolis, Kalamazoo, KUSF 90.3FM and KPFA 94.1FM. Stay in touch @ignacioonstage
KYLE STONER (F Word) feels privileged to have the opportunity to once again portray the character of F-WORD after the original production run in 2014. Catch him next as Romeo in the Davis Shakespeare Festival. Selected regional credits: most recently, Valvert/Sandor (Cyrano de Bergrac/Bells are Ringing); Fabrizio (Light in the Piazza); Finch (How to Succeed); Jesus (JC Superstar); Jack (Into the Woods); Jaques (As You Like It); Joly (Les Mis). Kyle has worked with many regional companies including 42nd Street Moon, Sierra Rep, SF Shakespeare Festival, Davis Shakespeare Ensemble, Cinnabar, Marin Shakespeare, Berkeley Playhouse, Altarena Playhouse, Lamplighters, Ray of Light, BAM! SF, and with the Reduced Shakespeare Co. Kyle began performing in the spring of 2010 and has no brakes.
NICK GARCIA (Aaron) is thrilled to be working again with the Ignacio Zulueta. This marks his second partnership with the show where he was last seen as Mike in The Fellowship.He was last seen as Josiah in the award winning drama Landless by Larissa FastHorse and as Moises in the critically acclaimed production The River Bride. Nick has worked extensively across the country as a teacher, actor, director, and designer. He is currently the Chair of the Department of Dramatic Arts at Los Medanos College and was previously the Artistic Director of Children’s Theatre Programming for the George Daily Auditorium, where he designed and oversaw the curriculum for the drama school as well as directed their summer season. He has performed, directed, and designed for venues such as the National Conservatory Theater Center in San Francisco, Pella Shakespeare Festival in Iowa, The Miner’s Union Theatre in Silverton Colorado, The George Daily Auditorium in Oskaloosa Iowa, and both the Iowa New Play and Fringe Festivals. He would like to thank his wife and son for their support and love.
JAYME CATALANO (Amy) is excited to bring this hilarious production to the Ross Valley Players’ stage! Jayme recently completed work on the zombie apocalypse movie Z Roach, in which she the lead zombie killer Samantha! She was also featured as a unicorn come to life in a public service announcement for Bay Area students. Favorite roles include Gretchen in Boeing Boeing (Altarena Playhouse and Ross Valley Players), Tess in Ashes at Dusk (LongShotz! Collateral Damage), and Syliva in The Women (Masquers Playhouse) Upcoming projects include Shotz! Superdelegates at PianoFight on September 14 and Paradise Street at Exit Theatre December 1 – 17. More info at jaymecat.com.
TIMOTHY BEAGLEY (Randy) is pleased to return to RVP where he previous appears in our production of The Boy’s Next Door and Brooklyn Boy. Recently he directed Eat the Runt and Boeing, Boeing for Altarena Playhouse. Roles in recent year include Boolie in Marin Theatre Company’s production of Driving Miss Daisy, Freddie Filmore It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play (Broadway By the Bay); Elyot Chase Private Lives (Altarena); File The Rainmaker (Town Hall Theatre); Jack Broadway Bound (Masquers Playhouse) and portraying eight roles in The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later (New Conservatory Theatre Company). Favorite roles throughout the Bay Area include; Raul Extremities; Albert Einstein Picasso at the Lapin Agile; Charley The Foreigner; Ben Hecht Moonlight and Magnolias; Milo Sleuth; Sergeant Totter The Mousetrap; Gabe Dinner with Friends; Felix The Odd Couple; Hank The Affections of May; Sam Crossing Delancey; John The Cocktail Hour; and as Groucho in the Marx Brothers Musicals Animal Crackers and The Cocoanuts. You can see him on The National Geographic Channel as an embalming Capuchin Monk in the oft-repeated “Explorer: Italy’s Mystery Mummies”.
CHARLES WOODSON PARKER (Mike) has been performing, in one form or another, for most of his life. He earned his BFA in Musical Theatre from Boston Conservatory and did a stint with Actor’s Equity. In 2014, he won a Theatre Bay Area Award for Outstanding Performance in a Featured Role as Robert in Boeing Boeing at Altarena Theater in Alameda. He’s appeared all over the Bay Area from Los Altos to Danville, most notably as Judas in Godspell (SVCP), Guildenstern in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Roleplayers Ensemble), Lloyd in Noises Off (Broadway West), Poobah in The Mikado (Roleplayers Ensemble), and many others. Charles would like to thank his family and friends for their love and support. Check out his voiceover work HERE.
JESS THOMAS (Charlie) is a Bay Area playwright, director, and actor. He frequently works with Shotz SF, SF Theater Pub, and Awesome Theatre, among others. You can find his latest web series, Kaytay All the Way on YouTube and Facebook.
ABOUT THE PLAY
Armed with J.R.R. Tolkien as a peculiar moral compass, a misfit in a rural community sets out on a quest to find a friend. Can a deranged fire chief, homophobia, or a wild bear hopped up on crystal meth stop him? Find out in The Fellowship.
This event is a staged reading and entry is free. We welcome donations. Saturday, August 27 at 8 pm. Ross Valley Players @ Marin Art & Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. in Ross, CA. (415) 456-9555 for information.