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Austin D. Ryan (Adam)
Austin is thrilled to be back at the JHP after playing Kid Shelleen in last year's production of Cat Ballou. Past credits include: Oklahoma! (Curly), South Pacific (Emile De Beque), The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Johnny Brown), Dracula (Van Helsing), and Joe Hardy (Damn Yankees). He'd like to thank his parents and “The Trinity.”
Taralee Fairclough (Millie)
Taralee grew up in the mountains of Jackson Hole, and could not be more excited to perform on the Jackson Hole Playhouse stage again! She currently lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with her husband and two little girls; Scarlett who is three and Millie who is one. Her favorite roles include: Maria (West Side Story), Eliza Doolittle (My Fair Lady), Jennifer Rumson (Paint Your Wagon), and performing in the Nauvoo Pageant Core Cast (2016). She is so grateful to her husband, parents, and kids.
Golden Garnick (Benjamin)
This will be Golden Garnick's 500th show on the Jackson Hole Playhouse stage and he can't wait to see what's in store this time around. His favorite roles include the puppeteer of Audrey 2 in Little Shop of Horrors, almost every brother in Seven Brides... (Frankincense, I'm coming for you!) and Edna Mode in the kids camp production of The Incredibles. All glory be to She for this rare opportunity
Amy Smith (Dorcas & Dance Captain)
Amy is a nationally awarded competitive dance titlist and choreographer from Las Vegas. Select Regional and New York credits: The Light Rail (Michael Feinstein's 54 Below), Mamma Mia, Into the Woods, Matilda (Moonlight Amphitheater), Tosca (New York Metropolitan Opera), The Nutcracker (Moscow Ballet), Annie (Tuacahn), Joseph.. Dreamcoat (Sundance), US Premiere of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom, AIDA, Music Man (Hale Centre). Feature film: Miracle Valley (Kelly), in select theaters Fall 2021.
Asher Van Meter (Caleb)
Asher graduated from Northwestern State University of Louisiana with a B.S. in Theatre with concentrations in Musical Theatre and Dance. While at school he started his dance training and discovered a love for choreography and storytelling through movement. He’s so excited and blessed to be a part of this incredible production that utilizes dance to bring everyone together. Regional Credits: Mamma Mia, A Chorus Line, Newsies, The Who’s Tommy, A Gentleman’s Guide... and much more!
Kathryn Detweiler (Ruth)
Kathryn is excited to be playing Ruth this summer! She is no stranger to Jackson’s audiences as she played Leggs last summer in The Ballad of Cat Ballou. Other favorite roles include Rosemary in How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Florida in Into the Woods and Laurey in Oklahoma!. She is from Washington, D.C. and loves baking and spending time with friends and family.
Garrett Forestal (Daniel)
Garrett is so excited to be joining the Jackson Hole Playhouse family this summer. He is grateful for the opportunity to bring back the magic of live performance after a year of empty theaters. Garrett recently graduated, May 2020, from the University of Michigan with a BFA in Musical Theatre. Go blue! He gives a massive thanks to the family and friends who traveled all this way to show their support.
Adele Hebert (Liza)
A recent graduate from Northwestern State University of Louisiana where she got her degree in Musical Theatre. Born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana. Some of her previous credits include: Ado Annie in Oklahoma!, Pickles in The Great American Trailer Park Musical, and Woman 1 in Songs for a New World. She is so excited to be joining this extremely talented cast for the extension of the show. She wants to thank the entire team at the playhouse for giving her this opportunity.
Anthony Baldasare (Ephraim)
Anthony Baldasare is a Midwest based actor currently residing in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated Ohio University with his BFA in acting in 2017 and went on to join Milwaukee Repertory Theatre’s Acting residency program for their 2017-2018 season. He performed in their productions of Guys and Dolls, A Christmas Carol, Our Town, Design For Living, and Rep Lab: Short Play festival as well as understudied many more of their productions that season.
Kristen Wisneski (Martha)
Kristen Wisneski recently graduated from Rider University with a BFA in Musical Theatre and a BA in Film/TV. Recent credits: Will Rogers Follies (Zeigfeld Girl), Hamlet (Hamlet), and Constellations (Mariann). Kristen is so happy to be here in beautiful Jackson Hole, and is everlastingly thankful to her parents who are always there for her through thick and thin. To bring back the magic vitality of live performance is a dream, and she cannot wait to share this experience with you.
Zach Perrin (Frank)
Zach Perrin is thrilled to be joining the cast. Recent credits: Danny Zuko (Grease),Tony Manero (Saturday Night Fever), Sir Lionel (Camelot), Prof. Plum (Clue the Musical) at Derby Dinner Playhouse, Fender (Hairspray), Lyle (Footloose) at Jenny Wiley Theayre and Calvin Armstrong (Texas! the Outdoor Musical). A NYC based actor who graduated with his B.A. in Musical Theatre from West Texas A&M University. Zach so thankful for the support from his family and his loving girlfriend Rachel.
JoJo Gwilliam (Sarah)
Josephine was born and raised in Jackson Hole with her 6 sisters (fitting right?) and she’s thrilled to be back on stage at the Playhouse. When she’s not onstage you can find her fishing, flying, and riding horses in the mountains. She is so grateful to the Garnick family, the Playhouse, this fabulous cast and crew for being so welcoming. Powder River let’er buck!
Cameron Robbins (Gideon)
Cameron Robbins is a graduate from BYU where holds a BFA in Music Dance Theater. He was in Jackson Hole’s 2020 production of The Ballad of Cat Ballou where he played Farnsworth Wolfinger. During the pandemic he participated in BYU’s virtual production of The Pirates of Penzance, where he played both the Pirate King and Frederick. He plans to move to New York in 2022 to pursue acting full time.
Emily Paxman (Alice)
18 year old Emily Paxman was born and raised in American Fork, Utah as the seventh of eight children. She just completed her freshman year at Brigham Young University in the Music Dance Theater program, also minoring in Family Studies. Some of her favorite past roles include Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and the Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods. Emily is so excited to be performing in her first show at Jackson Hole Playhouse, and she hopes you enjoy the show!
Jeffrey Scott Stevens (Preacher)
has worked at the playhouse for about 17 years as actor, director, choreographer and writer. Playhouse: Cat Ballou, Seven Brides, Annie Get Your Gun, Little Shop of Horrors, and Love Shack (writer). NY/Regional: Carnegie Hall, Tuacahn (2017), Ogunquit, Gateway, Hale Center, STAGES, St. Louis, Riverside, Theatre By the Sea, Goodspeed, and Pioneer. TV/film: Liken the Scriptures, Greenflake, The Last Feed, Boardwalk Empire (HBO), and The Daily Show w/Jon Stewart.
Amy Bair (Mrs. Bixby)
Amy is very excited to be playing Mrs. Bixby for her second season at the Jackson Hole Playhouse. Amy is grateful to have trained at Diamond Talent Productions, which led her to have professional credits such as Tuacahn Center For The Arts, Lagoon Theme Park, Western Wyoming Summerstock Theatre, Busch Gardens in Virginia, Carnival Cruise Lines and Celebrity Cruise Lines. A huge shout out to her family, as well as Watson and their dog Ginger for all the support and making life fun.
Brade Bradshaw (Zeke)
Brade is so excited to be joining the Jackson Hole Playhouse team this summer in beautiful Wyoming! He is a Chicago based actor and alumnus of the Emerging Professional Residency program at Milwaukee Repertory Theater. Favorite theatre credits include: Creede Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, Children’s Theatre of Madison, and Third Avenue Playhouse. Brade received his BFA in Acting with a minor in Directing from Oklahoma City University.
Brodee Ripple (Jeb & Backstage Manager)
Brodee is beyond excited to be performing at the Jackson Hole Playhouse in one of his favorite shows. Brodee has performed at SCERA, Brigham Young University, Hale Center Theater Orem, Hale Centre Theatre Sandy, and Sundance Summer Theater. Some of his favorite roles include Dean Hyde in All Shook Up, Steven Kodaly in She Loves Me, and Judah in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He is an award winning dancer and choreographer.
Aurora Zuber (Mrs. Hulkum & Concessions Manager)
Jordan Liau (Stage Manager)
Jordan is excited to be joining the Jackson Hole Playhouse team for the first time this summer! He is a (mostly) NYC-based freelance stage manager and was most recently the resident stage manager for Victor Herbert Renaissance Project: Live, and has also recently worked with New Camerata Opera, Kids of the Arts Productions, ShufflesNYC, THML Theatre Co., IndieWorks Theatre Co., and Utah Metropolitan Ballet.