"Everyone knows that God protects drunkards and lovers."
Meet the DRunkards and lovers of the three musketeers:
*Denotes Actors' Equity Member +Denotes Member SDC
Terry is a professional director, actor, writer and educator with a notable record of achievement over the past forty years. He has performed professionally on the Globe Theatre stage in London, and has acted and directed at numerous regional theatres across the country, including McCarter Theatre, the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Stage/West and TheatreVirgina, where he served for 13 seasons and was as the most successful Artistic Director in that theatre's 50 year history. For four years he was Artistic Director at Porthouse Theatre here in Northeast Ohio, presiding over record-breaking seasons that garnered significant critical praise as well. He resigned his position there to be able to pursue his passion for Shakespeare as one of the two founding Artistic Directors of the Ohio Shakespeare Festival. Read more.
Tess is giddy at the idea of playing this part. OSF audiences might remember her as: Rosalind, Hermione, Ariel, Viola, Juliet, Cordelia, Maid Marian, Imogen, among others. She has been directing the Greenshows at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens for almost a decade. She's also begun to direct for the OSF mainstage (The Complete Works of WIlliam Shakespeare (abridged) and the remounted production of Robin Hood: An Adventure, with Music). A few outside credits include Charlotte in The Mystery of Love and Sex (Dobama), Judith (The Devil's Disciple, Coach House Theatre), Cecily (Importance of Being Earnest, Actors' Summit). She is beyond grateful for you, this theatre, Shakespeare, and her Smallville. "I do not have the uniform, but I have the spirit--my heart is that of a Musketeer."
Scott Mckenna Campbell
Scott is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and actor working in early modern drama, his credits include twelve productions with the Ohio Shakespeare Festival, Richard III and Henry V (Shakespeare in Delaware Park) and Romeo and Juliet (Maryland Shakespeare Company). He originated the role of The Stranger in the first full production of Unearthed: An Appalachian Musical (Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival) and has served as primary composer and music director with Wisconsin's Door Shakespeare. Scott earned his Masters degree in Shakespeare and Performance from Mary Baldwin University, and is pursuing his PhD in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an Equity Membership Candidate, a member of the American Society for Theatre Research, and a core company member with the Ohio Shakespeare Festival.
Ashley is excited to join the OSF family for the first time for The Three Musketeers: An Adventure, with Music. (Huzzah, mes amis!) Recent credits include stage managing I Love You Because and the annual 8x10 TheatreFest at Weathervane Playhouse, and Of Mice and Men and A Thousand Clowns at Coach House Theatre, as well as co-designing props for Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike and assistant stage managing The Man Who Came to Dinner, both at Weathervane. Much love to family, friends, and her fantastic fiancé. “Never fear quarrels, but seek adventures.”
DeLee is delighted to join OSF for the first time! An Ohio native, she holds a BFA in Acting from Wright State University in Dayton and is currently an Actor Teacher with Great Lakes Theater’s Education Department. Some recent credits include: The Taming of the Shrew (Cleveland Shakespeare Festival), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Jekyll & Hyde (French Creek Theater), Heathers and Billy Elliot (Beck Center for the Arts), Alice in Wonderland and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Pointillism Jazz Consort).
Jason is excited to be making his Ohio Shakespeare Festival debut! He was last seen in Weathervane's Jesus Christ Superstar as an apostle/Roman Guard. Past productions at Weathervane include The Rainmaker (Chanticleer Award), The Lion in Winter, Taming of the Shrew (Grumio), Romeo & Juliet (Mercutio), Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock), and Pride and Prejudice (Mr. Darcy). He has also performed as Huckleberry Finn and other roles for The Largely Literary Theater Company. Jason is thrilled to be in another show with his sister Amanda and wishes to thank OSF for the opprotunity and his family and his friend Dan for their constant support and love!
Jim has been an OSF company member for 12 seasons, appearing in The Winter’s Tale, As You Like It, The Comedy of Errors, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, Henry IV, Part One, Cymbeline, Richard III, King Lear, The Taming of the Shrew, Hamlet, and Othello. His resume also includes roles in Four Dogs and a Bone, Uncle Vanya, August: Osage County, Custer, The Real Thing, The Odd Couple, and The Lion in Winter. He holds a BFA in Theatre from Otterbein, where he met his wife, Elaine, and where their daughter, Emelie, is a sophomore.
Cardinal's Guard / Kitty / Hostess
Diana is ecstatic to be back working with Ohio Shakespeare Festival after recently working on Robin Hood: An Adventure, With Music and The Comedy of Errors. She is a proud graduate of Wright State University’s BFA Acting Program, has participated in The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s Summer Professional Training Program for the past two summers, and is a member of the Society of American Fight Directors as an Actor-Combatant. When she isn’t doing Shakespeare, you can usually catch her taking classes at the Houde School for Acting in Cleveland Heights. Other past credits include: Twelfth Night, Pride and Prejudice, Blood Wedding, and The Magic Fire.
King Louis / d'Artagnan the Elder
Trey is honored to make his debut at Ohio Shakespeare Festival! Trey’s a Kentucky native who moved to Northeast Ohio in 2006 after working with the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York City. As an adopted Clevelander, Trey has appeared at Beck Center for the Arts, Cain Park, Blank Canvas Theatre, Cleveland Public Theatre, Ensemble Theatre, Mercury Theatre Company, and more. Favorite shows include Mr. Burns: a Post-Electric Play (Matt/Homer), The Toxic Avenger (White Dude), The Importance of Being Earnest (Algernon), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Freddy), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Van Buren), and The Drowsy Chaperone (Aldolpho). Trey is an active Equity Membership Candidate.
Nathan has been with OSF for four summers, and it's great to be back. Nathan can usually be seen with a weapon in hand in a fight scene, or trying to convince Terry that the show could use another stunt. Off stage, Nathan enjoys reading, board games, family bike rides with his wife Kira and step-daughter Liberty, and playing some good ol' Dungeons and Dragons. He has his BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Akron.
Cardinal's Guard / Innkeeper
Sara is excited to work with OSF again! She appeared in the Greystone Hall debut Robin Hood: An Adventure, with Music as one of the Sheriff's Guards and as Luce in The Comedy of Errors. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and is now living in the greater Cleveland area. Most recently she joined OSF's summer stage as Jaques de Bois in As You Like It and danced in the ensemble in The Winter's Tale. Favorite past roles include Veronica Craye in The Hollow, Patty Simcox in Grease and Miss Willie in The Curious Savage. Sara also enjoys performing with Eastern European folk dance group Living Traditions Folk Ensemble. All the love!
Cardinal's Guard / Lead Musician
This is Sydney's second season with OSF and she is so excited to be back. She previously appeared in The Tempest as a spirit and Macbeth as a servant/fighter. She was also one of the Sheriff's Men in the fall production of Robin Hood: An Adventure, with Music. She adores the OSF company and is excited to make new memories in the coming years. Huzzah!
Jason is a local professional performer who proudly holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Kent State and has performed in many theaters both in the area and in NYC. Most recently, audiences may remember him from The Mousetrap (Sgt. Trotter) at Coach House, Peter and the Starcatcher (Lord Aster) at Dobama, or Robin Hood... (Alan-a-Dale) at OSF's new indoor stage. Jason is also the co-host of the podcast Backstage Buddies with OSF-favorite, Joe Pine. As always, much love to his family, friends, the Great 8, and wonderful wife Sarah for their continued love and support.
Joe has been involved in many of the tremendous new programs offered this year since acquiring the new theatre, still finding time to act in recent productions of The Winter's Tale, Comedy of Errors, Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) and Robin Hood: An Adventure, with Music. Favorite OSF credits include Hotspur (Henry IV p. 1), Feste (Twelfth Night) and Stephano (Tempest). Other regional credits include George (Of Mice and Men, Coach House Theatre), Slank (Peter and the Starcatcher, Dobama), Fersen (Marie Antionette, Dobama) and Billis (South Pacific, E.J. Thomas Hall). This one's for you, Lo'. Look, up in the sky--!
Duke of Buckingham
This is James' first production with OSF and he is ecstatic to be working with this wonderful group of people. James is a local actor who has worked with various theaters around town. Some of his past credits include, Nick Carraway in The Great Gatsby at Ensemble Theatre, Mrs. Bumbrake/Teacher in Peter and The Starcatcher at Dobama Theatre, Biff Lowman in Death of a Salesman At French Creek Theatre. He has also done quite a bit of Educational work for Great Lakes Theater, Cleveland Playhouse, and Cuyahoga Community College (Ranging from Directing, Outreach Tours, Workshops, and Teaching). James is very grateful for this opportunity and would like to thank his family, friends, and Kennedy for her love and support.
Kelsey is ecstatic to be returning to the Henry C. Bishop stage with OSF this fall. Recent credits include Dorcas in The Winter's Tale with OSF. Other recent roles include the Courtesan in Comedy of Errors, Sandra in A Thousand Clowns (Coach House Theatre), and Maggie in The Man Who Came to Dinner (Weathervane). Beyond acting, she has been Costume Designer for Woodridge High School for two years, and currently serves as the Resident Costume Designer for OSF. Audiences may remember her recent costume work from The Winter's Tale, Comedy of Errors, and The Mousetrap (Coach House Theatre). When not doing theatre, she can be found rock climbing, reading, or trying her hand at music. Much love to family and friends, and thanks always for your support.
Amanda is thrilled to get to go on this wonderful adventure with you all! She was most recently seen at Weathervane Playhouse in Jesus Christ Superstar. She was also seen recently in Children of a Lesser God at Coach House Theatre (Royal Coach Award). Other favorites include Sheila (Hair), Eve/Mama Noah (Children of Eden; Chanticleer and NE Ohio Marquis Award), Drowsy (The Drowsy Chaperone; Chanticleer Award), Christine (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Chanticleer Award), Woman 1 (Songs for a New World), and Janice (Italian American Reconciliation; Chanticleer Award). Much love to her family and especially to the adventurer of her life, Adam.…
Derrick Winger is thrilled to be returning to OSF. You may recognize him as a regular OSF company member who has tackled Lord William Hastings (Richard III), Owen Glendower (Henry IV, Pt.1), Snug/Lion (A Midsummer Night's Dream), Duke of Exeter (Henry V), King Richard (Robin Hood...), and Sir Toby (Twelfth Night), among various other roles. He'd like to thank his wife Justine for allowing him the freedom to create. And thank you, fair audience, for supporting live theatre - Enjoy!
Resident Lighting and Sound Design
Mark returns for his 8th summer after a busy year. This season, he played Angelo the Goldsmith in The Comedy of Errors at OSF's Greystone Hall, Major Metcalf in The Mousetrap at Coach House Theatre, and most recently Sherlock Holmes in Baskerville..., also at CHT. In addition to these performances, he designed lights and/or sound for nine productions and many more special events in past year. Although most evenings will find him at a theater, he actually lives in Cuyahoga Falls with his wife, Sherri.
Since graduating from Bowling Green State University with a B.M. in vocal performance, Katie has appeared at a variety of venues as actress and/or choreographer. Some of her favorite past shows are Evil Dead: the Musical, Cabaret with Blank Canvas Theatre, and Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks with Coach House Theatre. For the past four seasons she has been a part of the Ohio Shakespeare Festival appearing in and choreographing the Greenshows and plays. In whatever free time she has, Katie teaches dance and voice for Wayne Center for the Arts and Cleveland Hts High School.
Resident Fight Director
Recently seen in the As You Like It, The Winter's Tale,The Comedy of Errors, Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) and Lone Star, he can't get enough of the Henry C. Bishop Stage. When not throwing himself about the set, he choreographs/teaches stage combat all over the Akron/Cleveland area, runs the monthly Fight Nights for OSF as well as creating custom leather goods in his Etsy shop The Buckle and Rose. He is blessed to do what he loves and loves what he does. His incredibly talented and beautiful wife Katie keeps his heart beating and his head on straight, and he thanks you for supporting his theatre family here at the Ohio Shakespeare Festival. Huzzah!
Once and Future Company Members:
"Good night, sweet prince. And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest."
"He was a man, take him for all and all. I shall not look upon his like again."
"...from this day to the ending of the world but [she] in it shall be remembered."