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A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
Adapted by Richard Hellesen
Music by David de Berry
Directed by Bruce K. Sevy
Nov 27 - Dec 27, 2015
The Stage Theatre (View Map & Seating Chart)
Run Time: 2 hrs, 7 min including intermission
Ticket Price: Starts at $49
Age Recommendation: 6+. Includes period language and ghost scenes that may frighten younger guests.
Advisory: Stage fog and haze are used. Strobe lighting is used approximately 25 minutes into Act I and 37 minutes into Act II.

Essential to the holiday season in Denver, A Christmas Carol promises to “warm your heart and renew your holiday spirit” according to the Examiner. Based on Charles Dickens’ classic novel, this joyous and opulent musical adaptation traces money-hoarding skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge’s triumphant overnight journey to redemption. A Christmas Carol illuminates the meaning of the holiday season in a way that has resonated for generations.

A Christmas Carol

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Colin Alexander
Colin Alexander, Ensemble/Understudy Pirelli, Beadle
At the Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol. Other Theatres: Noel Coward and Friends, Live in Las Vegas (Edinburgh Festival Fringe); Man of No Importance, Tarzan, Curtains, Miracle on 34th Street, Chess, The Mousetrap, Importance of Being Earnest, A Christmas Carol (Arvada Center); The Explorer’s Club, Guys and Dolls (Lonetree Arts Center); Scarlett Letter (PACE Theater); How Green Was My Valley (Central City Opera); 1776 the Musical (Fine Arts Center); Sweet River County (National Tour). Marriage of Figaro, Merry Widow, Elijah (London). TV/Film: Emmy-nominated “The Hiding Place.” Special Awards/Training: Henry Award, True West Award, Marlow Award and Silver Angel Trophy Winner. Training: Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, UK.
Leslie Alexander
Leslie Alexander, Mrs. Cratchit/Ensemble

At the Theatre Company: The Taming of the Shrew, Sense & Sensibility, A Christmas Carol. Broadway: The Boy From Oz, Mamma Mia!. National Tour: Fiddler on the Roof (with Harvey Fierstein, Theodore Bikel, and Topol). Off-Broadway: The Audience (Ruth - The Transport Group), The Travels (Mrs. More – NYMF). Other Theatres: Steel Magnolias (Ouiser), A Murder Is Announced (Leticia Blacklock) (both at Arrow Rock Lyceum); Hello Dolly! (Dolly - Gateway Playhouse); Gypsy (Rose – Forestburgh Playhouse). TV/Film: HBO’s “The Leftovers,” “One Life To Live,” “Grand Theft Auto V,” “The One O’Clock.” Concerts: “The Music of Jerry Herman”. MEET THE CAST

Benjamin Bonenfant
Benjamin Bonenfant, Undertaker’s Man/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: Hamlet, A Christmas Carol, When We Are Married. Other Theatres: Henry IV i & ii, The Tempest, Merry Wives, Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, Taming of the Shrew, Much Ado About Nothing (Colorado Shakespeare Festival); The Lion in Winter (Arvada Center); Ambition Facing West, And the Sun Stood Still (Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company); Red (Curious Theatre); Love’s Labor’s Lost, Salome, The Seagull, The Inspector General, The Bacchae, Our Town, Cyrano de Bergerac (TheatreWorks); A Tempestuous Noise, Marisol, Troilus and Cressida THEATREdART). TV/Film: Strapped. Awards: Best Supporting Actor in a Play (Red), Henry Award and True West Award.

Courtney Capek
Courtney Capek, Belle/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol. DCPA Cabaret: Five Course Love. Other Theatres: Off-Broadway: Hereafter (The Snapple Theatre). Other New York Credits: Dirty Hippie Jam Band Project (Jerry Orbach Theatre). Special Awards/Training: Ovation Award nomination for The Spitfire Grill. BFA, Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Stephanie Cozart
Stephanie Cozart, Ghost of Christmas Past/Ensemble

At the Theatre Company: 20 productions, including Hamlet, Shadowlands, Sylvia, Arcadia, Plainsong, Amadeus, A Flea in Her Ear, The Skin of Our Teeth, King Lear, Macbeth, A Christmas Carol. Off-Broadway: Lost in Yonkers (TACT), Seven Rabbits on a Pole (Urban Stages). Regional: The Syringa Tree (Portland Stage, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse, Capitol Rep, Lizard Head Theatre). Other Theatres: Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Virginia Stage, Paper Mill Playhouse, Laguna Playhouse, Adirondack Theatre Festival. TV/Film: “The Good Wife,” “Law and Order: SVU,” “Reflection.” Training: MFA, National Theatre Conservatory.

Allen Dorsey
Allen Dorsey, Dick Wilkens/Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come/Ensemble

At the Theatre Company: Lord of the Flies. New York: Molly Bloom-Lately (Awaken Productions), Almira Von Castille (Operamission), and the first staged reading of the musical The Better Part. Regional: Into the Woods (Jack), Spamalot (Historian/Not Dead Fred), White Christmas  (Mike Nulty).

Napoleon M. Douglas
Napoleon M. Douglas, Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: Debut. Regional: Oklahoma (Jud Fry/Dream Jud); Memphis, Sweeney Todd (Beadle Bamford); White Christmas (Mike), Miss Saigon (u/s John); Hairspray! (Seaweed Stubbs). Training: MBA, SNHU. BA Theatre, Drake University.
Mehry Eslaminia
Mehry Eslaminia, Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: Appoggiatura (Kate/Ensemble) and the Colorado New Play Summit (Holy Laughter, Appoggiatura). Other Theatres: Creede Repertory Theatre: Guys and Dolls (Adelaide), August: Osage County (Johnna), Our Town (Mrs. Soames), Good on Paper (Sandy), youth outreach tours ¡Viva Agua!, MATH-stronaut .
Kathryn G. Maes, Ph.D
Kathryn G. Maes, Ph.D, Voice and Dialect Coach
At the Theatre Company: FADE, The Nest, Tribes, Benediction, Appoggiatura, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Lord of the Flies, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Animal Crackers, Shadowlands, Hamlet, black odyssey, A Christmas Carol, Jackie & Me, The Most Deserving, Just Like Us, Death of a Salesman, When We Are Married, Fences, The Three Musketeers, Heartbreak House, Great Wall Story. Other Theatres: Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal National Theatre (Arthur Miller’s American Clock). Special/Training: Voice and Dialect Coach for numerous professional theatre companies in the United States, Head of Voice at DCPA Theatre Company. Ph.D. in Theatre Arts, University of Pittsburgh; Advanced Diploma in Voice Studies, Central School of Speech and Drama, London, England.
Sam Gregory
Sam Gregory, Stanley Levison / Rep. William Moore McCulloch / Gov. Carl Sanders / Sen. Mike Mansfield / Seymore Trammell / Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: Over 40 productions. World Premieres: The Most Deserving, Plainsong, Eventide, Two Things You Don’t Talk About At Dinner. Other Favorites: Shadowlands, Hamlet, The 39 Steps, Doubt, The Voysey Inheritance, Ruined, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Noises Off, A Flea in Her Ear, Hotel on Marvin Gardens, You Can Never Tell, Tartuffe. Other Theatres: Seattle Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Milwaukee Rep, Cleveland Play House, San Jose Rep, American Players Theatre, Eureka Theatre, George Street Playhouse, O’Neill Theatre National Playwrights Conference, Alabama/California/Colorado Shakespeare Festivals, Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, Paragon. TV/Film: “NY Undercover,” “One Life to Live,” “As the World Turns.”

Michael Fitzpatrick
Michael Fitzpatrick, Fezziwig/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol, Animal Crackers. Other Theatres: 42nd Street (national tour); Beauty and the Beast (Atlanta TOTS); Gross Indecency (Off-Broadway and Theatre in the Square in S.F.); Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night (Great River Shakespeare); A Christmas Carol (Geva); Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Tempest, Forever Plaid, The Compleat Wks of Wm Shkspr (Utah Shakespeare Festival); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Willamette Rep); Tommy, The Lion in Winter, Henry II (PCPA). TV/Film: “Six Degrees,” Remission, Scarry Larry. Training: American Conservatory Theatre Masters Program. Michael lives in Los Angeles.
Ella Galaty
Ella Galaty, Fan/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol (Belinda). Other Theatres: Nancy’s Girl in Oliver! (DSA Mainstage), Annie in Annie (BVC Actors Company), Chip in Beauty and the Beast (DSA Mainstage), Gingy in Shrek The Musical (Northglenn Youth Theatre), Mushu in Mulan (Kids Theatre West), Fleance in Macbeth (Three Leaches). Training: Shawn Hann (Acting), Brandon Becker (Acting), Megan Kelley (Vocal). Awards: National Youth Arts, National Thespian Festival, Colorado State Thespian Conference, DPS Shakespeare Festival. Education: 8th Grade Theatre major at Denver School of the Arts (DSA).
Charlie Korman
Charlie Korman, Ensemble

At the Theatre Company: Lord of the Flies, Shadowlands, A Christmas Carol (six seasons), and Ed, Downloaded. Other Theatres: Oliver! (Denver School of the Arts); Bye Bye Birdie (StageDoor Manor); Peter Pan, Beauty and the Beast, Mulan (Kids Theatre West); Annie Jr. (Catchpenny Theatre); I Am Alive. Training: Sweatshop Dance, Vocal Training with Bob Downard, Denver School of the Arts Theatre Major. Awards: 2016 NYCDA regional Junior Outstanding Dancer first runner-up.

MEET THE CAST This video was filmed during the 2013 production, when Charlie Korman was playing Tiny Tim. He is now 10 and playing Ebenezer the Child.
Craig Breitenbach
Craig Breitenbach, Sound Designer
At the Theatre Company: Tribes, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Just Like UsSense & Sensibility The Musical, Irving Berlin’s White ChristmasRing of Fire: The Music of Johnny CashA Christmas CarolTo Kill a MockingbirdA Midsummer Night’s DreamMama Hated DieselsEventideA Raisin in the SunQuiltersA Prayer for Owen Meany, Noises OffThirdA Funny Thing…ForumKing LearAmadeusCrownsThe Clean HouseMeasure for MeasureA Flea in Her EarFire on the MountainThe MisanthropeThe Three SistersLove’s Labor’s LostThe Skin of Our TeethBetrayalSpinning Into ButterDinner With FriendsGross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar WildeThe Laramie ProjectThe Little Foxes. Awards: 2008 Henry Award for Plainsong.
Edwin Harris
Edwin Harris, Boy in Street/Ensemble

At Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol. Other Theatres: School plays and liberty bells choir. Training: Singing, dancing, piano training with DCPA Education.

Ben W. Heil
Ben W. Heil, Peter/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol, As You Like It. Other Theatres: Peter Pan, Shrek The Musical (Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre). Training: Jazz at Elevation Dance, vocal training with Stephanie Blake, and Denver School of the Arts vocal intensive with Brian Stinar. Ben is a student at Steamboat Springs Middle School.


  • What was the role that changed your life? I played Michael in Peter Pan at the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre in Grand Lake. My first major role.
  • Why are you an actor? I love being on stage.
  • What would you be doing for a career if you weren’t an actor? I would be a musician because I would still get to perform.
  • Ideal scene partner: John Gallagher Jr. (He played the Moritz in Spring Awakening on Broadway and Johnny in American Idiot, among others.) He’s done so many great performances, and I could really learn from being on stage with him.
  • Why does this play matter? Because the Denver Center is a great place to do theatre.
  • What do you hope the audience gets out of As You Like It? I hope they go in expecting a good show and leave satisfied.
  • Finish this sentence: "All I want is ... " to do as much as I can.
Christopher C. Ewing
Christopher C. Ewing, Production Stage Manager
At the Theatre Company: (29 seasons) Animal Crackers, Death of a Salesman, Sense & Sensibility The Musical, When We Are Married, Fences, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, A Christmas Carol, To Kill a Mockingbird, Dracula, Mama Hated Diesels, Eventide, A Raisin in the Sun, Quilters, A Prayer for Owen Meany, Noises Off, Plainsong, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, A Funny Thing… Forum, The Clean House, Gem of the Ocean, A Flea in Her Ear, Crowns, Fire on the Mountain, John Brown’s Body, The Skin of Our Teeth, Almost Heaven and 2 Pianos, 4 Hands. Other Theatres: Colorado Ballet, DCPA Broadway, Bonfils Theatre. Training: BFA in Theatre Design/Technology, Loretto Heights College.
Robert Andrew Koutras
Robert Andrew Koutras, Tailor/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: Debut. Other Theatres: Sessions (Off-Broadway), The Full Monty (National Tour), Grease (International Tour). Regional Credits include Parade (Carbonell Award nomination), Annie Get Your Gun (New Hampshire Theatre Award nomination), as well as many other plays and musicals in theaters across the United States. TV/Film: “Team Umizoomi.” Training: BFA, Ithaca College.
Jeffrey Roark
Jeffrey Roark, Ensemble/Understudy Sweeney Todd
At the Theatre Company: All The Way, To Kill A Mockingbird, A Christmas Carol, Trip to Bountiful, King Lear, White Christmas, Gross Indecency, Hamlet, The Tempest, Dracula. Other Theatres: The Crucible, Evita, Harvey, Man of No Importance (Arvada Center); An Ideal Husband (Papermill); My Fair Lady, HMS Pinafore (Berkshire); Sorrows of Stephen (Blue Heron); Drood, Life is a Dream (Creede); My Way, The Doyle and Debbie Show (DCPA Cabaret); The Last Five Years (Modern Muse). TV/Film: “Rainman,” “Little Man Tate.” Training: BFA, Miami University; MFA, National Theatre Conservatory.
Kent Thompson
Kent Thompson, Producing Artistic Director

Kent is in his 12th season as Producing Artistic Director of the Theatre Company. In Denver he directed productions of Sweeney Todd, Hamlet, Just Like Us, Other Desert Cities, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Plainsong, Eventide, Benediction, Amadeus, The Liar and Measure for Measure, among others.

Three of Kent’s major accomplishments since coming to Denver have been the creation of Off-Center (innovative theatrical experiences aimed at millennial audiences), the Colorado New Play Summit (a premier national festival for new American plays), and the Women’s Voices Fund (an endowment that supports the commissioning and development of new plays by women).

Prior to moving to Denver he was Producing Artistic Director of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival for 16 seasons. Kent created the Southern Writers’ Project, which commissioned and produced 16 world premieres during his tenure. He served eight years on the Board of Directors for Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and as president for three years. He has served on peer review panels for the NEA (also chair), TCG, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Fulbright Scholars Program, The Wallace Funds, The Doris Duke Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, among others.

Daniel Langhoff
Daniel Langhoff, Schoolmaster/Ensemble
At DCPA Cabaret: Five Course Love; I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Other Theatres: Spamalot, See What I Wanna See, Annie, Ragtime, Schoolhouse Rock LIVE!, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, A Man For All Seasons, Batboy! The Musical, Les Misérables, Assassins, Deathtrap, Company, The Boys Next Door and Lucky Stiff.
Charles Varin
Charles Varin, Managing Director
Charles Varin and his team are responsible for administrative, financial and business operations related to producing the Theatre Company’s season of productions and other artistic and educational initiatives. Prior to DCPA, Charles was General Manager for Geva Theatre Center in Rochester, NY and also has worked at Glimmerglass Opera, Asolo Repertory Theatre and Florida Studio Theatre.
Avi Levin
Avi Levin, Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: Debut. Other Theatres: Les Misérables, Oliver, Shrek The Musical (American Academy of Dramatic Arts); Annie (Colorado Children’s Theatre). Avi is a sixth grade Theatre Major at the Denver School of the Arts.
Philip Pleasants
Philip Pleasants, Sen. Richard Russell / Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: As You Like It, Romeo & Juliet, The Giver, Heartbreak House, The Taming of the Shrew, To Kill a Mockingbird, Midsummer Night’s Dream, A Christmas Carol, Othello, Plainsong, The Voysey Inheritance, A Prayer for Owen Meany, Richard III, Noises Off, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Diary of Anne Frank, Third, A Funny Thing…Forum, Pure Confidence, King Lear. Other Theatres: Alabama Shakespeare Festival (20 seasons), Amadeus (Broadway, national tour), Treason (Off-Broadway), Seattle Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Huntington, Pittsburgh Playhouse, Cleveland Play House. TV/Film: “Another World,” “All My Children,” “Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys.”

Christine Rowan
Christine Rowan, Ensemble/Dance Captain
At the Theatre Company: Animal Crackers, Ensemble in Quilters; Fezziwig’s Daughter, Wife’s Sister, Street Singer in A Christmas Carol; Tessie in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas; Essie in You Can’t Take It With You; Philia in A Funny Thing Happened…Forum. Other Theatres: Reluctant Pilgrim–the Lesser Known Songs of Stephen Schwartz (New York Musical Theater Festival), FLOPZ (Joe’s Pub), Embrace! (Westside Theatre), Interborough Repertory Theatre, The Duplex, Don’t Tell Mama, Sacramento Music Circus, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Barter Theatre, Sierra Rep, Seaside Music Theatre, Theatre by the Sea, Ryman Auditorium, toured nationally.Training: New York University. 2014 Henry Award Recipient for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for Animal Crackers.
Jeff Gifford
Jeff Gifford, Director of Production

Jeff is in his fourth season at the DCPA and oversees everything you see on stage except the actors. Guiding world premieres to their first opening night is especially gratifying and Jeff has worked on more than 35 of them. Among his favorites are Dinner with Friends, The Violet Hour, The Beard of Avon, Mr. Marmalade, and the new musical FLY. Jeff holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts.

Kyra Lindsay
Kyra Lindsay, Martha/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: Death of a Salesman, A Christmas Carol, Shadowlands. Other Theatres: The Tempest, The Merry Wives of Windsor (Colorado Shakespeare Festival); Harry the Great, The Drowsy Chaperone (Creede Repertory Theatre); White Christmas (Starkey Theatrix); Annie Warbucks (Candlelight Dinner Playhouse); The Taming of the Shrew, Love, Sex, and the I.R.S., Little Shop of Horrors (Shuler Theatre); Tomato Plant Girl (Denver Children’s Theatre); The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Town Hall Arts Center); Nunsense, Baby (Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre). MEET THE CAST
Brody Lineaweaver
Brody Lineaweaver, Beggar Child/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol. Other Theatres: Pugsley in The Addams Family, Gavroche in Les Misérables (Rocky Mountain Repertory); Mowgli in The Jungle Book, Jojo in Seussical Jr., Randy in A Christmas Story, Shrek The Musical, Beauty and the Beast and Backstage to Hollywood (Breckenridge Backstage Theatre); Young Hatcho in I Am Alive (Newman Center at DU). Training/Awards: Breck’s Got Talent 2015 – 1st place. Brody is a 5th grader at Summit Cove Elementary who loves to ski and play soccer.
Shannan Steele
Shannan Steele, Ensemble/Understudy Beggar Woman
At the Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol (Fred’s Wife), Animal Crackers (Understudy). At DCPA Cabaret: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Colorado Theater Guild Henry Award nomination), The Last Five Years, My Way. Other Theatres: Over 20 productions with the Arvada Center including Kala in Tarzan (True West Award), Ginger Brooks in The 1940s Radio Hour (CTG Henry Award nomination); Pam in Baby the Musical (True West Award nomination) at Cherry Creek Theater, Church (Theaterworks) and most recently, Reunion ’85 at the Lone Tree Arts Center. Film: Ink.
Rodney Lizcano
Rodney Lizcano, Subscription Gentleman/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: Hamlet, Just Like Us, American Night, The Merchant of Venice, Spinning Into Butter, Inna Beginning, The Tempest, Gross Indecency, The Rivals, Kingdom, Picasso at the Lapine Agile, A Winter’s Tale, A Christmas Carol. Other Theatres: Colorado Shakespeare Festival (Much Ado About Nothing, Othello, Henry V, The Tempest, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2); Arvada Center (Archbishop’s Ceiling, The Crucible, A Man For All Seasons); Dallas Shakespeare Festival, Stories on Stage, Theatre Aspen and Off-Broadway with Actors Ensemble Theater and DreamScape Theatre Company. TV/Film: Silver City and “Stage Struck.” Training: Southern Methodist University; National Theatre Conservatory.
Emma C. Martin
Emma C. Martin, Tailor’s Wife/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol. Other Theatres: Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Alabama Shakespeare Festival); Saturday Night Fever, The Archbishop’s Ceiling, Tarzan, Lyle the Crocodile, Dividing the Estate (Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities); Barefoot in the Park, Grease!, West Side Story, Spamalot, The Rocky Horror Show (Forestburgh Playhouse); Swing! (Town Hall Arts Center). Education: Belmont University, BFA Musical Theatre, minor in Music Business.
M Scott McLean
M Scott McLean, Fred/Ebenezer the Young Man/Ensemble

As You Like It, Death of a Salesman, A Christmas Carol, Dracula, When Tang Met Laika, A Prayer for Owen Meany, and Grace, or The Art of Climbing. Other Theatres: Sense and Sensibility (TheaterWorks), The Unexpected Guest (Arts Center of Coastal Carolina), The Rover (New York Classical Theatre). Training: Graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the National Theatre Conservatory.

Erin Willis
Erin Willis, Ensemble / Understudy Coretta Scott King / Fannie Lou Hamer
At the Theatre Company: The 12, A Christmas Carol. Other Theatres: Memphis (Arvada Center), Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Milwaukee Repertory Theatre), My Fair Lady (Cameron Mackintosh first national tour), Ragtime (Cohoes Music Hall); Dreamgirls (Asbury Park). NY Workshops: Amazing Grace and My Heart is the Drum. TV: “Celebrity
Ghost Stories. Erin also provides vocals and keyboards for the Indie Rock Band Kenji Urada. Graduate of The Boston Conservatory. Thanks to Denver Center, family and friends, Radical, and John.
Leslie O'Carroll
Leslie O'Carroll, Mrs. Fezziwig/Laundress/Ensemble

At the Theatre Company: 19 seasons, including Benediction, When We Are Married, Reckless, Eventide, Plainsong, The Diary of Anne Frank, All My Sons, Wit, Life is a Dream. Other Theatres: The Odd Couple (Senior Housing Options); Good People (Curious Theatre); Blithe Spirit, The Crucible, Moonlight and Magnolias, The Heiress (Arvada Center); Noises Off, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, Comedy of Errors (Colorado Shakespeare Festival); Grapes of Wrath, Our Town (Theatreworks). Regionally: Northern Stage, Arizona Theatre Company, San Diego Rep, Missouri Rep. TV/Film; “Breaking Bad,” Footloose. Awards/Training: Best of Westword, Denver Post Ovation Award; MFA, National Theatre Conservatory.

Gregg Coffin
Gregg Coffin, Music Director
At the Theatre Company: 10 seasons: Animal Crackers, A Christmas Carol, White Christmas, Hamlet, The Liar, Othello, A Prayer for Owen Meany, Pride & Prejudice. Other theatres: Minetta Lane Theatre (Off-Broadway), Stratford Festival of Canada (Canada), Alley Theatre, Arena Stage, Berkeley Rep, Guthrie Theatre, Indiana Rep, Pioneer Theatre Company, South Coast Rep, and the Oregon, Utah, Santa Cruz, California, Georgia, Great River, and St. Louis Shakespeare Festivals.
Kevin Copenhaver
Kevin Copenhaver, Costume Designer
At the Theatre Company: (24 seasons) Just Like Us, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, The Whale, Dracula, Mama Hated Diesels, A Christmas Carol, Noises Off, A Funny Thing…Forum, Living Out, Crowns, Fire on the Mountain, Boston Marriage, Oedipus Rex, Dirty Story, Blithe Spirit, Lobby Hero, Blue/Orange, Almost Heaven, Scapin, The Miser, Jesus Hates Me, Bernice/Butterfly, Pierre, Inna Beginning, Elevation of Thieves, Servant of Two Masters, Tantalus. Other Theatres: Smokey Joe’s Café; Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Dream a Little Dream; Love, Janis; regional premiere Peter and the Starcatcher (USF). Training: BA in Theatre Design, University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Centro Maschere e Strutture Gestuali, Padua, Italy.
Max Raabe
Max Raabe, Edward/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol (3rd Season); Shadowlands (Douglas understudy). Other Theatres: Mary Poppins at BDT Stage (Michael Banks), A Christmas Carol at Colorado Shakespeare Festival (Tiny Tim). Theater and music training: DCPA Education. Max is in the fifth grade at Christ the King Roman Catholic School and enjoys lacrosse and skiing.
Augie Reichert
Augie Reichert, Tiny Tim/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol. Other Theatres: He has performed in youth theatre production of Robin Hood and Seussical. Training: DCPA Education, Breckenridge Backstage Theatre (improv), and piano. Augie is a second grader at University Park Elementary who enjoys lacrosse, skiing, and soccer.
Helen Reichert
Helen Reichert, Belinda Cratchit/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: Debut. Other Theatres: She has performed in many youth theatre productions, including Les Misérables, Peter Pan, Aladdin, The Aristocats and Snow White. Training: DCPA Education, Rocky Mountain Conservatory Theatre, Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids, voice (Camille Jasensky), piano (Mallory Bernstein). Helen is in the fourth grade at University Park Elementary and loves gymnastics and skiing.
James Michael Reilly
James Michael Reilly, Bob Cratchit/Ensemble

At the Theatre Company: A Prayer for Owen Meany, Glengarry Glen Ross, You Can’t Take It With You, All My Sons. Other Theatres: West Side Story (International Tour), Comedy of Errors (Off-Broadway), Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Geva Theatre, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Delaware Theatre Company, Human Race Theatre Company. TV/Film: “Unforgettable,” “Elementary,” “Person of Interest,” “Boardwalk Empire,” “The Blacklist,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: SVU.” Commercials: Macaroni Grill, Coke, McDonald’s, NY Lotto, Lays (Europe). Training: Cornell, Indiana University. Jim and his wife Nancy are building a green-roof house.

Nate Patrick Siebert
Nate Patrick Siebert, Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: Debut. Other Theatres: Michael Banks in Mary Poppins (Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center); Camelot, A Christmas Carol the Musical (Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities); Big Fish (Aurora Fox Arts Center); South Pacific (Starkey Theatrix/Lone Tree Arts Center); Winthrop in The Music Man (Colorado Christian University). Training: Sweatshop Dance (ballet, tap, jazz), vocal instruction from Amy Champion, piano/music theory. Nate Patrick is a home-schooled 5th grader.
Olivia Sullivent
Olivia Sullivent, Want/Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol. Other Theatres: Oliver! (DSA mainstage), Annie (Colorado Children’s Theatre), Oliver! (The Avenue Theatre), Shrek The Musical (CCA Theatre), The Hobbit (Su Teatro Theatre), Once Upon A Mattress (Su Teatrro Theatre), Narnia (King PAC), The Little Mermaid (Colorado Heights Theatre), The Jungle Book (DU Byron Theatre). Film (Shorts): “The Flamingo Lounge,” “The Perfect Lemonade,” and “Princess.” Commercial: Lenovo Computers and Noodles & Company. Training/Awards: DPS Shakespeare Festival Spirit Award. Olivia is a Theatre Major at Denver School of the Arts and studies voice, piano and dance.
Jake Williamson
Jake Williamson, Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: Debut. Other Theatres: New York credits include Deployed (Gene Frankel Theatre), Dysfunctional Love (Producers Club), A Knock At the Door (Abingdon Theatre). Other credits include Ring of Fire (Palace Theatre), Escanaba in Love (Aurora Fox), Lend Me A Tenor (Southern Co. Rep. Theatre). BFA, MSU.
Matthew Campbell
Matthew Campbell, Assistant Stage Manager
At the Theatre Company: As You Like It, The 12, Lord of the Flies, Hamlet, Just Like Us, Other Desert Cities, Romeo & Juliet, When We Are Married, The Three Musketeers, Heartbreak House, The Taming of the Shrew, A Christmas Carol, To Kill a Mockingbird, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dracula. Other Theatres: Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Arvada Center, Cleveland Play House, Hope Summer Repertory Theatre in Holland, Michigan; Colorado Festival of World Theatre, Country Dinner Playhouse, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, Omaha Symphony. Served as Assistant Professor of Technical Theater at Brooklyn College. Training: MFA, University of Iowa; BA, University of Northern Colorado.
Owen Zitek
Owen Zitek, Ensemble
At the Theatre Company: Debut. Other Theatres: The Hobbit – Ori (Aurora Fox Theatre), Neverland – John (Colorado School of Acting), Seven Challenge School performances. Owen is a member of the Colorado School of Acting.
Richard Hellesen
Richard Hellesen, Playwright/Adaptor
Richard Hellesen is pleased to be returning to the DCPA Theatre Company, where his play Kingdom premiered in 1999. His other plays include Moonshadow, Once in Arden, the book for David de Berry’s musical A Cappella, and two recent works for Ford’s Theatre in Washington, One Destiny and The Road From Appomattox. Among his two dozen shorter plays are five finalists in Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Ten-Minute Play Contest; his one-act Dos Corazones appears in the collection of Best Ten-Minute Plays for Two Actors by Smith & Kraus. His work for young audiences includes adaptations of The Emperor’s New Clothes and the novel Johnny Tremain, both for B Street Theatre in Sacramento, and (with composer Michael Silversher) musical versions of The Wind in the Willows and Lois Lowry’s young adult novel Gathering Blue, as well as 11 school tour productions, for South Coast Repertory in Southern California. Nationally, his work has been seen at such theatres as the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Geva Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, Sundance Children’s Theatre, City Theatre in Miami, Sacramento Theatre Company, and HERE in New York City, as well as The Shakespeare Company in Calgary, Canada. A member of the Dramatists Guild, Richard has received awards from the National Theatre Conference and PEN USA-West.
David de Berry
David de Berry, Composer/Lyricist
At the Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol. Other Theatres: Composer/lyricist – A Cappella, Sisters: A Legend, original scores for Twelfth Night, The Good Person of Setzuan, All My Sons, The Tempest, The Taming of the Shrew, ’Night Mother, The Time of Your Life (Sacramento Theatre Company).Composer: The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Comedy of Errors, The Glass Menagerie, King Lear, Betrayal, Our Country’s Good, The Recruiting Officer, Terra Nova, The Miser (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Romeo and Juliet (San Francisco Shakespeare Festival); M. Butterfly (Arizona Theatre Company). Actor:Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Arizona Theatre Company, PCPA, Pennsylvania State Theatre, Charles Playhouse, Sacramento Theatre Company.
Bruce K. Sevy
Bruce K. Sevy, Associate Artistic Director and Director of New Play Development

Bruce K. Sevy has directed such memorable Theatre Company productions as Animal Crackers, When We Are Married, Heartbreak House, Mariela in the Desert, The Voysey Inheritance, A Prayer for Owen Meany, Doubt, All My Sons, Master Class, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, A Christmas Carol, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, The Little Foxes, Molly Sweeney, Amy’s View, Valley Song, Pierre, Dinner With Friends and The Cripple of Inishmaan.

As Director of New Play Development, he oversees both the artistic and practical components of the Theatre Company’s successful Colorado New Play Summit, including commissions from outstanding American playwrights.

He has directed for Arizona Theatre Company, Cleveland Play House, Lark Play Development Center, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Virginia Stage Company, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Northlight Theatre, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Pioneer Theatre Company, A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Empty Space and Intiman Theatre in Seattle, the Kimo Theatre in Albuquerque, and Utah Shakespearean Festival. His popular production of 2 Pianos, 4 Hands has been seen at more than 20 theatres nationally, including the Theatre Company’s successful 2003 production.

Don Darnutzer
Don Darnutzer, Lighting Designer
At the Theatre Company: When We Are Married, Heartbreak House, Mariela in the Desert, Fences, Mama Hated Diesels, Eventide, Quilters, Richard III, The Trip to Bountiful, Plainsong, Dracula, You Can’t Take It With You, A Funny Thing…Forum, A Christmas Carol and 40 others. Other Theatres: Broadway: It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues. Off-Broadway: Hank Williams: Lost Highway, The Immigrant, Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America. Lighting designs for: Portland Opera, Guthrie Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, Seattle Repertory Theatre, American Conservatory Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Alley Theater, Cleveland Play House, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Vicki Smith
Vicki Smith, Set Designer
At the Theatre Company: When We Are Married, Fences, Heartbreak House, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Dracula, Mariela in the Desert, Mama Hated Diesels, Eventide, PlainsongChristmas Carol, 29 others. Other Theatres: Children’s Theatre Company, Arizona Theatre Company, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, Penumbra Theatre Company, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Cleveland Play House, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Actors Theatre Louisville, Repertory Theatre St. Louis, Geva Theatre Center, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and others. Awards: Bay Area Critics Awards – Kite Runner, Execution of Justice; Dramalogue Award – Cyrano; Colorado Theatre Guild Award – Mariela in the Desert; Ovation Awards – Pierre, I’m Not Rappaport; Prague Exposition 2007. 
Jonathan D. Alsup
Jonathan D. Alsup, Assistant Stage Manager
Jonathan served as production stage manager and managing director for Creede Repertory Theatre from 2007-2014 where he stage managed over 500 performances of over 30 productions (including The Last Romance & Harry the Great). He was recently on the stage management team for the Arvada Center (Archbishop’s Ceiling, Harvey, She Loves Me, & Memphis), Colorado Shakespeare Festival (Much Ado About Nothing & Othello), and Slingshot Productions (BookFace: The Musical). Upcoming productions include, Cyrano with Boulder Ensemble Theatre. Jonathan teaches theatre workshops and classes for the Colorado Theatre Guild, Metro State University of Denver, and at theatre festivals across the nation.
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