2018 Professional Acting Company
...in alphabetical order...
Ethan Botwick* (Oliver/ ASM, As You Like It ; PSM, Henry IV) * Ethan is thrilled to be returning to Saratoga this summer. He most recently appeared in Troy Foundry Theatre's production of La Ronde and Last summer Ethan appeared in The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar. Other credits include Romeo and Juliet, Merry Wives of Windsor (Saratoga Shakespeare Company), Comedy of Tenors, and Lion In Winter (Old Castle Theatre Company). Ethan also made his theatrical film debut last spring in Super Dark Times. It premiered at the TriBeCa Film festival and is now available on Netflix. Ethan is a proud member of Actors Equity Association.
Wesley Broulik* (Touchstone, As You Like It) is a performer, director, writer, producer, & educator. Wesley directed last season's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream and has performed several times with the company, most notably as the title character in Cyrano.His work has been seen in television, films, commercials, new media, off-Broadway, New York theatre, regional theatre, and tours. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Practice at The Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film at The University of Nebraska - Lincoln. He has studied Moment Work with Moisés Kaufman and Barbara Pitts-McAdams of Tectonic Theatre Project, is a CTC with The National Michael Chekhov Association, and been a past participant of Director's Lab North (Toronto, ON). Wesley holds an MFA in Acting from Rutgers University/Mason Gross School of the Arts and is a proud member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, SDC, and Dramatist's Guild Inc. www.wesleybroulik.net
Louis Butelli* (Jaques, As You Like It) was born and raised on Long Island, NY. Saratoga Shakespeare Festival debut. Off-Broadway includes: Sleep No More, New Victory Theater, Lincoln Center Theater, Carnegie Hall, ARS Nova, New York Musical Theatre Festival. Regional includes: Folger Theatre, South Coast Rep, ART, La Jolla Playhouse, Hartford Stage, Alabama Shakes. TV includes The Knick, Law & Order, L&O Criminal Intent, Benders, All My Children. Recipient of Helen Hayes and NYMF Awards, jury-nominee for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama. For Antoine.
Shayne David Cameris (Mistriss Quickly/ Worcester/ Mortimer, Henry IV) is absolutely thrilled to be working with SSC again this Summer as he loved working with them on last year’s The Winter’s Tale (Clown). Other credits include: Saratoga Shakespeare-Love’s Labour’s Lost (Dull); Troy Foundry Theatre-New World Order (Various); Capital Repertory Theatre-Some People Hear Thunder (Daniel der Kaloustian), Camelot (Guilliam/Percussionist), The Blue Sky Boys (CJ Caldwell); Theater Voices-The Birthday Party (Stanley); Siena College-Endgame (Hamm), Measure for Measure(Duke), Spike Heels (Edward). Thanks to his family and friends, old and new, for their support and thanks to Lary, Barbara, and David for this opportunity. As always, for JSC.
Savannah L. Jackson (Celia, As You Like It; Lady Percy/ Peto/ Vernon/ Ensemble, Henry IV) is excited to join Saratoga Shakespeare Company this season! Savannah is a recent MFA Acting graduate from Temple University; she received her BFA from Oklahoma City University. Recent credits include: Marianna/Edwina/Sudabey in Passing Strange (Wilma Theater); Katherine in Henry V (Delaware Shakespeare); Luciana in Comedy of Errors (Delaware Shakespeare); Endless thanks to God, my family, friends, my agents at Innovative Artists and this ensemble!
Raya Malcolm (Amiens/ Musician/ Ensemble, As You Like It; Poins/ Musician/ Ensemble, Henry IV) is thrilled to return to Saratoga Shakespeare Company. Past SSC shows include: Romeo & Juliet, Love's Labour's Lost, Macbeth, and The Merry Wives of Windsor. Other regional credits include: La Ronde (Troy Foundry Theatre), [or, the whale] (Imaginary Beasts Theatre Co.), One State, Two State (The Poet's Theatre), Matchless & The Happy Prince (Central Square Theatre), Rhinoceros (Boston Playwright’s Theatre). Great thanks to Liz & David for this glorious summer. Love to the folks, the siblings, & Joseph.
Kevin McGuire* (Henry IV/ Bardolph, Henry IV) BROADWAY, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TOURS: LES MISERABLES, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE SECRET GARDEN, JANE EYRE. OFF BROADWAY: DONNYBROOK! THE MUSICAL ( Irish Repertory Theatre) Original cast of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, BIG MAGGIE, THE SEAGULL ( Circle Rep Lab) HAMLET( Classic Stage Company) ROMEO AND JULIET ( New York Public theatre) DENVER CENTER THEATRE: FRANKENSTEIN (American Premiere) dir Sam Buntrock SWEENEY TODD ( Judge Turpin ) dir, Kent Thompson SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY DC: HENRY IV PART ONE ( Northumberland) dir Michael Kahn. HENRY IV PART TWO (Northumberland and Warwick) dir Michael Kahn. WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Four Seasons thirty productions. CAPITAL REPERTORY THEATRE: MAN OF LA MANCHA ( Don Quixote) dir Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill RED ( Mark Rothko), OTHER DESERT CITIES ( Lyman Wyeth) dir Michael Bush A CHRISTMAS CAROL ( Scrooge), CAMELOT ( King Arthur) , SHE LOVES ME ( Mr Maraczek) THE JUILLIARD ACTING COMPANY: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, IL CAMPIELLO, THE GREEN COCKATOO, WAITING FOR GODOT HARTFORD STAGE COMPANY, ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY, THE THEATRE COMPANY HUBBARD HALL, RENAISSANCE THEATRE COMPANY, JOHN W. ENGEMAN THEATRE ST LOUIS THEATRE FACTORY: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE ( George) Educated at : The Juilliard School, Circle In The Square Theatre School, The Hoosac School, Hoosick, New York. Born in Cambridge, New York raised in Hoosick Falls, New York
Woodrow Proctor* (Orlando, As You Like It; Prince Henry, Henry IV) began his regional theater career performing with the Saratoga Shakespeare Company in their productions of Macbeth, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Cyrano and Romeo and Juliet. He has since portrayed Jim in The Glass Menagerie at Hubbard Hall and a multitude of roles including Benedick in Much Ado about Nothing at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival over the course of the last year. Find updates and info about him at Woodrowproctor.com and facebook.com/WoodrowProctorActing/. Proud Member of Actors' Equity Association
John Romeo* (Duke Fredrick/ Duke Senior, As You Like It; Northumberland/ Glendower/ Douglas/ Ensemble, Henry IV) returning for another season with SSC, has been seen in Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, Midsummer, A Winter’s Tale, Twelfth Night, Loves Labours Lost. John, a longtime actor with NYSTI, has acted in London’s West End, Off Broadway, Jordan, Italy, Sweden, Moscow. Recently at Cap Rep in Blithe Spirit, Theater Voices’ A Life In The Theatre. Appeared in Troy Foundry Theatre’s acclaimed debut New World Order and La Ronde, and is a Creative Associate with TFT. He is a voice over actor and filmmaker, co-directing the documentary The Neighborhood That Disappeared and directing the short film Ready Or Not... Film roles include Fighting For Freedom with Bruce Dern, Axcellerator with Sean Young and Sam T. Jones. Member AEA, SAG-AFTRA.
Ed Swidey* (Falstaff/ Westmerland, Henry IV) is thrilled spending his first summer at Saratoga. Recent credits: Amos in THE LYDIE BREEZE TRILOGY, Trigorin in THE SEAGULL, EgoPo Classic Theater; Father of the Bride in BLOOD WEDDING, The Playwright/Wahnotee/LaFouche in AN OCTOROON, Wilma Theater; Irvin in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, Mark Taper Forum, directed by Phylicia Rashad, 2018 Ovation Award Best Ensemble, 2017 LADCC Awards Best Ensemble, Revival. Ed is a proud recipient of a 2015 Lunt-Fontanne Acting Fellowship. www.edswidey.com
Gwynedd Vetter-Drusch* (Rosalind, As You Like It; Hotspur/ Doll Tearsheet/ Ensemble, Henry IV) is thrilled to be returning for her second season with Saratoga Shakespeare Company. Regional: Phantom (The Fireside); Peter and The Starcatcher, A Year with Frog and Toad (Cider Mill Playhouse); Tytania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Perdita in The Winter’s Tale (SSC’s 2017 “Season of Magic”). New York: Rock and Roll Refugee; Evangeline, A Curious Journey. Dance: Gelsey Kirkland's Nutcracker (Marie / Sugar Plum); Tulsa Ballet's Sleeping Beauty, Dracula. Much gratitude to Lary, Barbara, Liz, David and SSC; LOVE to Mark and Jo: you have paved the way and walked with me each step. Insta: @gwyneddgram
OLIVER WADSWORTH* (Adam/Corin, As You Like It) is thrilled to make his Saratoga Shakespeare Company debut. He was most recently seen at Hubbard Hall in The Velocity of Autumn and The Tarnation of Russell Colvin and The Book Club Play. He was in the first National tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. OFF BROADWAY: Endpapers (Variety Arts); Well (The Public Theater); Bread and Roses (New York Theatre Workshop). REGIONAL credits; Sherlock Holmes and the Jersey Lily, Noises Off and Murder on the Nile (Dorset Theatre Festival); Fully Committed (Metroland Best Performance), The Taming of the Shrew, Take Me Out and Art (Capital Rep.); Fall River (Penguin Rep); Peter and the Starcatcher (Pioneer Theatre); Mystery of Irma Vep (Arizona Theatre Company); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Fulton Theater); Misalliance (Old Globe and Seattle Repertory); An Enemy of the People (Long Wharf Theatre); Santaland Diaries, Dracula and Christmas Carol (Actors Theatre of Louisville); Peter Pan (Denver Center Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Syracuse Stage); Shipwrecked (AriZoni Award, Actors Theatre of Phoenix); Stones In His Pockets (Metroland Best Performance, Adirondack Theatre Festival); Emilie (WAM Theatre); Dancing Lessons (Shaker Bridge Theatre). TV & FILM: “Deliver Us from Evil”, “Ed’s Next Move”, “Dotty Gets Spanked” and “Law and Order SVU”. www.OliverWadsworth.com
*The Actor appears through the courtesy of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.