To continue our motto that “we do Shakespeare all year ’round”, we’ve asked members to share a sonnet or speech in our second online Showcase!
We hope you enjoy all the performances!
Kevin G. Manley has acted in dozens of San Diego stage and film productions over the past several years. He is a full time math teacher who developed a love of theatre by going to his high school’s productions. This eventually led to becoming the theatre program’s assistant director. He also teachers film production. Kevin is also our Readings Coordinator here at SDSS!
Maggi Veltre has been a regular reader at our monthly meetings as well as at Shakespeare and Tea. She has appeared in five showcases of the Point Loma Playhouse, three of them topping off the annual summer Shakespeare workshop.
Phillip Magin is an actor, writer, producer, and director. He has acted in several Shakespeare plays, playing roles such as Mercutio, Macduff, Grumio, and Prospero. In our 2016 Student Shakespeare Festival, he won a Best Actor in a Duo Scene award for playing Antipholus of Syracuse in The Comedy of Errors.
Elizabeth Dennehy is a graduate of Hofstra University and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. She lives in LA, where she is an educator and director of Shakespeare at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. She has performed in The Humans at San Diego Rep, in Cyrano at Independent Shakespeare Co, as Hostess Quickly/Vernon in Henry IV pt 1 at the Antaeus Co, as Stella in Streetcar at South Coast Rep, at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, as Audrey in As You Like It at Shakespeare & Co, as Hostess Quickly in Henry 5 with The New York Shakespeare Festival starring Kevin Kline, at the Kennedy Center.
Rob Crisell is an author, actor, teacher, and Shakespearean in Temecula, CA. He teaches poetry and Shakespeare with the Murrieta Valley Union School District as part of its Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) program. He is a Shakespeare lecturer with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. He has acted in The Merchant of Venice, Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged), Much Ado About Nothing, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tempest (Prospero), Macbeth, Othello (Iago), and others.
Thank you to all our Showcase Performers and to YOU for watching!
Directed by Patricia Elmore Costa and John Tessmer