Kristen graduated with a BA in Theatre Performance from Huntington University in 2008, where she played Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors, Babe in Crimes of the Heart, and Laura in The Glass Menagerie. Some of her more recent roles include Christine from Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Rosalind from As You Like It. Kristen is beyond excited to be a part of Asolo and sends out a humongous thanks to her donors, husband, and family.
Cale was last seen in the Chicago production of Let X. Earlier this year he was apart of the two Jeff recommended productions of Reasons to be Pretty with Profiles Theatre and The Woman in Black with First Folio. Regionally he has appeared with The Repertory Theater of St. Louis, The Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis, and many other SPT theatres in the St. Louis area. He would like to thank his donors for giving him this opportunity, along with his family, friends, and KW for their care and love.
Tori earned her BA in Theatre from Gordon College where she appeared as Emily in Our Town. She is grateful for her generous sponsors, precious friends, steadfast family, especially her beloved helper Corey and God, the true artist of all things right and loving.
Lucy received her BA in theatre from the University of Notre Dame '11. She is humbled & honored to join the Asolo family. A member of the Screen Actors Guild, Lucy has spent her summers doing background work on films and performing with the ND Shakespeare Festival. Some of her favorite roles include Julia in Two Gentleman of Verona, Joanne in Company and Squeaky Fromme in Assassins. She sends peace and love to her sponsors, the Winnicks and her fantastic parents.
Jefferson was raised on an organic farm in Romulus, New York. He is nephew to Tony nominated actor Daniel McDonald (Steel Pier, High Society) and Christopher McDonald (Happy Gilmore, Requiem For A Dream). Graduate of Ithaca College, Jefferson also studied at the Moscow Art Theatre. He once played Tobias in Sweeney Todd and Mr. Collins in Pride and Prejudice. Special thanks to my parents, my grandmother and to my donors: Dorothy, Jack and Maurie.
Originally from Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Zlatomir earned his BFA in Dramatic Performance from the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) at the University of Cincinnati. At CCM, he was seen in Three Sisters (Kulygin), You Can’t Take it With You (Mr. Kirby) and Bury the Dead (The Editor). Professional roles include Horst in Bent (New Stage Collective) and Horatio in Hamlet (Bulgarian Dramatic Theatre-Plovdiv). A big thanks to family, friends and sponsors for their continuous support.
Most recent credits: Reparatory Theatre of Iowa’s As You Like It (Celia), Agnes of God (Agnes), Sense & Sensibility (Lucy); Subjective Theatre Company’s Twelfth Labor (Donna); Locust Theatre’s Americana Absurdum (Spoon); StageWest’s The Beebo Brinker Chronicles (Laura), Torch Song Trilogy (Laurel); Mooncoin Entertainment’s Lonesome West (Girleen); Ingersoll Dinner Theater’s Steel Magnolia’s (Shelby), IPTV’s Iowa Outdoors (Host); ISU’s Three Sister’s (Masha), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Erroneous). Amanda is more than thrilled to be joining FSU/Asolo Conservatory and sends all her love and gratitude to her parents for their unwavering support.
Brian is grateful to be on the path leading to Sarasota and the Asolo Repertory. Based out of New York City, he has been a professional working actor on stage and in film for the last few years. A few favorite roles include: Stanley Kowalski (A Streetcar Named Desire-Foothills Theatre Co.) Jack (House of Cards-Actors Theatre of Louisville) Dracula (Dracula-Cohoes Music Hall) and a few demanding spots on the ABC Soap One Life to Live. Brian received his B.F.A. in Acting from The Hartt School. Member AEA.
Reginald returns to Florida after spending nearly three years in Chicago where he performed at Chicago Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet (Prince/Apothecary understudy). He was also in the Muse of Fire Company’s Henry V (Bishop Ely/Pistol), Macbeth (Porter/Murderer One/Seyton) and Adventure Stage’s Ghosts of Treasure Island. Prior to Chicago, he performed on Florida stages including American Stage, Gorilla Theatre, and Studio@620. Reginald earned his Bachelors degree in Theatre Performance from USF.
Maxey holds a BFA from Texas State University and is thrilled to be a new member of the Conservatory. Dallas credits include Our Town, House and Garden, The Seagull, The Crucible and The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later. Barter Theater: Oliver, Green Gables, Jane Eyre and Hamlet. Maxey is also a seasoned voice actor. Currently she can be heard as the voice of Alphonse Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood on Cartoon Network. Love to her amazing friends and family!
Benjamin recently graduated from Binghamton University with a B.A. in honors for Acting and Directing. Some of his past roles have included Chris Keller (All My Sons), Harold Mitchell (A Streetcar Named Desire), Frederick Fellowes (Noises Off), Cassius (Julius Caesar), Leaf Coneybear (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) and Leonardo in a new translation of Blood Wedding by Frederico Garcia Lorca. Ben is also a playwright and poet.