Saratoga Arts Fest Cast
Chris Bolan Chris Bolan (Stinger/Chorus) BROADWAY/NATIONAL TOUR: Mamma Mia! (Sky) NEW YORK: Queen Margaret: A Tiger's Heart Wrapped in a Woman's Hide (Skirball Center for the Arts); The Tempest (The Public Theater); Dear Penthouse, U.S. Premiere, (Shubert Theater); REGIONAL THEATER: Macbeth (The Repertory Theater of St. Louis); Anthony and Cleopatra, The Taming of The Shrew (Bard on the Beach); She Loves Me (Arts Club Theater); My Game (Carousel Theater); Romeo and Juliet (Firehall Arts Center); NYU GRAD ACTING: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Three Sisters, Six Degrees of Separation, Picnic, The Constant Wife, Twelfth Night, The Clean House. FILM AND T.V: "Jake and The Kid" (CTV Television), "The Unprofessionals" (The Comedy Network)," Ice: Beyond Cool" (CBC Television); "Beyond Human Limits" (Discovery Channel)" Naked Frailties" (Showcase), "Winter Kill" (Independent Feature). MFA: NYU Graduate Acting Program.
Brendan Boland Brendan Boland (Iceman) Brendan is a New York City Teaching Artist for the Epic Theatre Ensemble & Urban Arts Partnership.  Boston credits include: Cowboy Mouth (The Greene Theater Center), Hurly Burly (Rare Works Theatre Core), Stones in His Pockets (Mercutio Theatre Ensemble Boston), The Distance From Here (Greene Theater).  Regional Credits: Equus (Virginia Beach Theatre), Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night's Dream, I Hate Hamlet, Macbeth (Recurring company member at The Hampton Roads Shakespeare Festival).  New York Film Credits include The Face Behind the Mask, Odessa, and Lunch?  Brendan holds an M.A. from NYU and a BFA from Emerson. 
Kevin Crouch Kevin Crouch (Jester/Merlin) Kevin is heading to Lake Tahoe Shakespeare to play Launce in Two Gentleman of Vernoa this summer. NEW YORK: Rabbit Hole, V-Mail, The Plough and the Stars, I Am A Camera, A Doll’s House, Smash, Moonchild, Richard II, A Winter's Tale (NYU) Hamlet (TrialXError) REGIONAL: The Seagull, Othello, An Ideal Husband, A Christmas Carol (Great Lakes Theatre Festival); A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night, The Comedy of Errors, The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Idaho Shakespeare Festival); MFA: NYU Graduate Acting.
Nat McIntyre Rich Dreher (Slider/Cougar) Rich is very excited to be appearing in Jester's Dead with long time "twinned lamb" Daniel Hartley. Theatrical credits include She Stoops to Conquer (dir. Nicky Martin) and Twelfth Night (dir. Rebecca Taichman) at the McCarter theater of Princeton; world premiere of "After the Revolution" by Amy Herzog at Williamstown Theater Festival (dir. Tamara Fisch); Lysander in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey; many world premiere musical workshops written by the infamous team of Michael Kooman and Chris Dimond, and many other wonderful workshops and readings at ARSNova theater. Rich is also a founding member of "Exit Pursued by a Bear" theatrical collective, a small studio, and theater gym that fosters new work, obscure classics and a constantly growing environment of artists and collaborators who gather to perform, cook, eat and play on W. 45th Street. Productions with EPBB include Loveless in Amy Freed's "Restoration Comedy"; Odysseus in Sean Graney's, "These Seven Sicknesses"; Edmund in Shakespeare's "King Lear", as well as other workshops and Monday Salon readings. Rich was also on TV once. Thanks to Rhett, Dan and Tamara for taking a chance on a wildcard.
Zachary Fine Zachary Fine (Goose)

The Acting Company, Fulton Theater, Clarence Brown Theater, Colorado Shakespeare Festival and the Great River Shakespeare Festival. M.F.A. from the University of Tennessee; Clown apprentice with Christopher Bayes.


Dan Hartley Dan Hartley (Maverick) NEW YORK: Pantora's Box (NYMF), The Harmonious Pimps of Harmony's Last Show (Ars Nova) REGIONAL: Third (Geffen Playhouse), Six Degrees of Separation, A Flea in Her Ear, After the Revolution (Williamstown Theater Festival); This is Our Youth (Santa Monica Playhouse), Midsummer Night’s Dream (Telluride Shakespeare Festival).  FILM & TV: Permanent Midnight, “Law & Order: SVU,” “Las Vegas,” “Boston Public,” “Grounded for Life,”  “Close to Home,” “Walker, Texas Ranger” , Choose; Winner of 2007 a MTV Movie Award for the short, “United 300.” Performer at Improv Olympic West. For Clea: S.I.M.Y.F.S.
Rhett Henckel Rhett Henckel (Viper/Chorus) OFF BROADWAY: Macbeth (Epic Theatre Ensemble). NEW YORK: Othello (Epic Theatre Ensemble); A Doll's House (Infinite Theatre), The Bear (Midtown Theatre Festival). REGIONAL: Dying City (Second Thought Theatre); Othello (Shakespeare on the Sound); Hamlet in Hamlet (Dallas Shakespeare Festival), Lady of Larkspur Lotion (Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival), Measure for Measure, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Restoration Comedy, Othello, Titus Andronicus (The Old Globe), Burn This, Speed-The-Plow, Pounding Nails in the Floor with my Forehead (Actors' Theatre of San Antonio), Towards Zero (Dorset Theatre Festival). Film/TV: The Last Day of August, “iChannel” (web series), Broken, 70's Cops. BFA: Baylor University. MFA: The Old Globe.
Kathleen McElfresh Kathleen Mcelfresh (Charlie/Wolfman) BROADWAY:  Present Laughter (U/S).  OFF BROADWAY:  Greek Holiday and The Frugal Repast (Abingdon Theatre), Bully To You (Walker Space), One Night With Rael (Ars Nova).  REGIONAL:  Boeing Boeing (Hartford Stage); Circle Mirror Transformation (The Studio Theatre); The 39 Steps (Weston Playhouse); Slight Hitch (New York Stage and Film workshop); The Women (The Old Globe);  Brendan (The Huntingdon Theatre Company);  Pride and Prejudice (Dallas Theatre Center); The Jammer (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Fringe First).  FILM:  Manfast; Company Retreat.  TELEVISION:  Law & Order: CI and SVU; Royal Pains.  Education:  BFA from Florida State University; MFA from Yale School of Drama (Williams Acting Award).
Mackenzie Meehan Mackenzie Meehan (Carol/Hollywood) BROADWAY: War Horse (Lincoln Center); OFF BROADWAY: Double Falsehood (CSC); John Kelly's, Pass the Blutwurst, Bitte (La Mama) The Sacrifices (SPF, The Public Theatre) NEW YORK: Point of Departure (Theatre for a New City); The Green Manifesto (NYC Fringe); You are Here, Queen of Spades, Two Dozen Red Roses; The Devil Passes; Candle-Light (TACT Salon) REGIONAL: Period of Adjustment (SF Playhouse); Circle Mirror Transformation (The Studio Theatre, Helen Hayes Nom); Out Of Orbit (Sundance Theatre Lab); Caviar on Credit (The Guthrie). FILM/TV: "White Collar"; "Mildred Pierce"; "Candlesticks"; BA: Cal State Long Beach, MFA: NYU. She is a proud member of The Actors Company Theatre.
 

 

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