Kevin Shimko (Francis Henshall) is thrilled to be in his first production with ATC! He received his BFA in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. After graduating, Kevin was seen in The Pearl’s RICHARD II (Mowbray/Northumberland) The American Globe’s HAMLET (Barnardo/Gravedigger) and Hip to Hip Theatre’s OTHELLO (Iago). He studied and taught at the People’s Improv Theater in NYC, performing on house teams Barcelona ’92 and Classic Annne. Since returning to Charlotte, Kevin has performed in The Children’s Theater of Charlotte’s BUD, NOT BUDDY (Jake, Vampire, Dirty Deed) and AND IN THIS CORNER, CASSIUS CLAY (Joe Martin) and Donna Scott Production’s EAT THE RUNT. He is the co-founder and Artistic Director of the Comedy Arts Theater of Charlotte (CATCh) where he teaches and performs improv regularly. Check them out at http://catch.theater for info about shows, classes, & workshops. All the love and gratitude to Laura for her endless support.
Jacob Haythorn (Stanley Stubbers) Hailing from Atlanta, Jacob is an actor and director who recently graduated from Davidson College. Most recently, Jacob was seen with Shakespeare on Draught in HENRY IV PARTS 1 & 2 (Gloucester) and HENRY V (Gloucester), CONCEAL AND CARRY (narrator) with Out of Hand Theatre, and THE INVESTIGATION as the assistant director with Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre. Jacob is thrilled to join Actor’s Theatre for such a wild ride, and grateful to Ann Marie and his family for all of the continued support!
Sarah Molloy (Rachel Crabbe)This is Sarah’s second show with ATC and she could not be more excited! Since graduating from Belmont Abbey College and moving to Charlotte, her roles have included Theatre Charlotte’s MIRACLE WORKER (Annie Sullivan), Paperhouse Theatre’s MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Hero/Boracchio), SHE WHO WATCHES (Carmilla), THE REVOLUTIONISTS (Charlotte Corday), PENNY PENNIWORTH (Penny/Molodorous Dump). This past summer was Sarah’s first time working with ATC when she participated in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Puck). She would like to thank the cast and crew for their hard work and her husband Connor for his love and encouragement.
Ryan Dunn (Alfie) is elated to return to ATC after performing as Jack Crawford in SILENCE! THE MUSICAL. After studying Theatre at Appalachian State University, Ryan moved to Atlanta where he became a resident puppeteer at The Center for Puppetry Arts, and improviser/sketch comedy performer with Dad’s Garage Theatre Company where he co-wrote the main stage production MR. FOUR WHEEL DRIVE: THE LIVE ACTION COMIC BOOK. Now back in Charlotte, his credits include CPCC’s OUR TOWN (Doc Gibbs), Theatre Charlotte’s THE GRAPES OF WRATH (Pa Joad), and Matthews Playhouse’s MIRACLE ON 34th STREET (Fred Gayley). He’ll next be seen as Wes Warnicker in the CPCC Summer Theatre production of FOOTLOOSE. Ryan would like to thank his wife and daughter, Amy and Juliet, for their continued support. @Ryan_Dunn
James K. Flynn (Harry Dangle) A Charlotte native, Mr. Flynn has been involved with theater since he was 14. Favorite roles include FIDDLER (Tevye-4 times), LION IN WINTER (Henry), SPAMALOT (Arthur), JC SUPERSTAR (Pilate), MISS EVERS BOYS (Doctor), I DO, I DO (Michael), I’M NOT RAPPAPORT (Nat). Roles with ATC – FLY BY NIGHT (Crabble) and THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE (Eddie). He has worked locally with Theater Charlotte, CPCC Theater, Charlotte Repertory Theater and Starving Artists. An international voiceover talent, he is also 22 year broadcast veteran, served 20 years as MC of regional Highland games and 12 years as PA announcer for the Charlotte Hornets and Sting. Mr. Flynn is currently mounting a one-man touring show of southern playwright Steve Willis’ BLESSED ASSURANCE.
Jeremy DeCarlos (Lloyd Boateng) is a Carolina native with a Theater Performance degree from Winthrop University. He recently made his Directing debut at Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte with LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL. He has been seen onstage in ATC’s SILENCE (Buffalo Bill), THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (Roger), THE 39 STEPS (Hannay), THE MERMAID HOUR (Bird), THE SANTALAND DIARIES (Featured Musician), AMERICAN IDIOT (St. Jimmy), STUPID FUCKING BIRD (Dev), THE TOXIC AVENGER (Toxie), FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS PARTS 1,2, & 3 (Homer), ROCK OF AGES (Dennis), and RED (Ken). He currently resides in the west end of the uptown with his pups Marley and Shadow.
Anna Royal (Pauline Clench) was most recently seen at Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Helena). A proud native Charlottean, Anna received her BA in Theatre from the College of Charleston. Other recent credits include Theatre Charlotte’s THE PHILADELPHIA STORY (Liz Imbrie), Three Bone Theatre’s FAHRENHEIT 451 (Black/Helen) and Shakespeare Carolina’s THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS (Clarice).
Rob Addison (Charlie “The Duck” Clench) was seen earlier this season in SILENCE: THE MUSICAL (Dr. Lecter), last season in FUN HOME (Bruce), THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (Ed) and THE GREAT BEYOND (Coach Mayes). Past productions at ATC also include THE 39 STEPS (Clown 1), STUPID F-ING BIRD (Sorn) and FLY BY NIGHT (McClam). A Southern California native, Rob holds an MFA from FSU/ Asolo Conservatory and has performed and directed across the country for over twenty years. In addition to numerous regional performing credits, you have seen him in five seasons at CPCC in NEWSIES (Pulitzer), OLIVER (Fagin), YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (Kemp/Hermit), SPAMALOT (Sir Bedevere et. all) and ANNIE (FDR/ Bert Healy) to name a few. He is currently the Theatre Arts teacher at Clover High School. He is extremely grateful to his entire family for their love and support. This one’s for you Mom.
Peter Finnegan (Alan Dangle/Gareth) was last seen in Three Bone Theatre’s UGLY LIES THE BONE. Other credits include Theatre Charlotte’s AND THEN THERE WERE NONE; Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM; Three Bone Theatre’s OSLO; RhinoLeap Productions’ TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD; The Keegan Theatre’s WHAT WE’RE UP AGAINST, THE DEALER OF BALLYNAFEIGH, THINGS YOU SHOULDN’T SAY PAST MIDNIGHT, HAIR, THE BEST MAN, IRISH CAROL, THE SUNSHINE BOYS, A FEW GOOD MEN, ALL MY SONS, LINCOLNESQUE, TRANSLATIONS, GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS(U.S./Ireland); Theatre Alliance’s NIGHT FALLS ON THE BLUE PLANET, THE DISPUTE, TALES FROM OVID, COURTING CHRIS; Rorschach Theatre’s VERY STILL AND HARD TO SEE; Catalyst Theater Company’s THE ELEPHANT MAN; Olney Theatre Center’s THERESE RAQUIN, TARTUFFE, PETER PAN, HOLIDAY MEMORIES, AS YOU LIKE IT, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, AMADEUS, RACING DEMON; The National Players Tour 48. Peter can be seen next in CPCC Summer Theatre’s BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY.
Tania Kelly (Dolly) is from Louisburg, NC. She studied theatre at North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC before moving to Charlotte where she is an actor, comedy writer, and event emcee. Some of her favorite roles include: Stephen Seay Productions BEYOND THERAPY (Charlotte) and MATT AND BEN (Matt Damon), Chickspeare A COMEDY OF ERRORS (the twins Dromio – yeah that’s right, BOTH!), Donna Scott Productions WOMEN PLAYING HAMLET (Various), and most recently the one person show with Three Bone Theatre EVERY BRILLIANT THING (Narrator). In addition to theatre, Tania is also a writer and performer for Charlotte’s premier sketch comedy group, Robot Johnson (Look us up on Facebook/ and IG @robotjohnsoncomedy). Tania will forever be grateful to her husband Brandon for always supporting her and their two cats Principal Lewis and Bullitt who do nothing.