- Trish Castaneda-Gonzales (Celia)
Trish is a 2009 graduate of Linfield College with a B.A in Theatre Arts. Her first summer as a graduate has consisted of assistant technical directing Grease at Broadway Rose, volunteering at Gallery Theatre Kids Camp, stage acting in this production of As You Like it, while working at Ruby Tuesdays and going through the process of becoming a police reserve. Thank you to Daniel for this wonderful opportunity!
- Jim Halliday (Duke Senior / Sir Oliver Martext)
Jim Halliday returns to acting after a 37 year hiatus... Higgins (My Fair Lady), Pseudolous (A Funny Thing...), Sir (Roar of the Greasepaint...), Lazar Wolf (Fiddler...) plus roles in plays by Chekhov, Becket, Anouilh, Elliot etc... "I may be old... so's Shakespeare."
- Kymberly Herbst (Corin / Duke Fredrick / Hymen)
Raised in Newberg, Kymberly moved to L.A. where she earned a B.F.A. in Acting. After living in California for ten years, Kymberly and her husband returned to Oregon to start their family. She is thrilled to be acting with Willamette Shakespeare.
- Ryan Herring (Orlando)
Ryan is thrilled to be a part of Willamette Shakespeare's production of As You Like It. This past year he has appeared in the NWCTC productions of Troilus and Cressida, Merchant of Venice, and A Midsummer Nights Dream. If asked why he puts himself on the stage and in front of you, he is bound to tell you "I love these words. And I love to share them."
- Jon Lakey (Amiens/William/Jaques De Boys)
Jon Lakey is a young actor and musician who loves be in Shakespeare productions and is excited to be a part of this new company. Thanks to everyone who made it possible.
- Chris Lambert (Jaques / Charles)
Christopher Lambert is currently a junior at Linfield College, majoring in Theatre Arts and Psychology, and has appeared at Linfield in shows including Book of Days, Shape of Things, Man of La Mancha, and various others. He would like to thank all the cast and crew for this wonderful experience, and his friends for keeping him sane, despite his best attempts.
- Teresa Lawrence, (Phebe / Dennis / Lord)
Teresa Renee Lawrence, PSU graduate, worked last year at Astors Beechwood Theatre Co. Favorite roles: Rapunzel, Into the Woods (Lakewood), Tansy, The Nerd (Public Playhouse), Nellie, Jekyll amp; Hyde (Broadway Rose). This holiday season see Teresa in Winter Wonderettes (Broadway Rose).
- Robert Projansky (Adam)
Robert was the founding artistic director of The Grassroots Shakespeare Troupe in New York City, where he was also a member of The Living Theatre. He has played many Shakespeare roles, including Polonius, Nestor, Priam, Duke Senior, Capulet, Shylock, Malvolio, John of Gaunt, Leonato, and Duke Vincentio in Measure for Measure. He loves playing Shakespeare, especially outdoors, and living in Oregon, and is delighted to be making his debut with Willamette Shakespeare.
- Andy Lee-Hillstrom (Touchstone)
Portland-area credits include Chet in As Is (Key Productions), Agamemnon in Troilus and Cressida (NW Classical Theatre Co), Jason in Rabbit Hole and Jem in To Kill a Mockingbird (Salem Rep). Andy holds a BFA in Theatre Performance from the University of Idaho.
- Cash Morgan (Silvius / Le Beau)
Cash is very excited, to be a part of this maiden voyage. He was most recently in a production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), with Daniel and Sydney and is emphatically thrilled about working with them again. Cash has spent the last couple decades performing around here and in California, whenever and wherever he could. He would like to thank his wife and family for there unwavering support.
- Luke Norby (Oliver)
Luke Norby is a video, multi media and theater artist. Trained as an actor at the pacific conservatory for the performing arts, Luke is a company member for the Retheatre instrument, the co-founder of roof top studios performance lab and a proud member of the artist collective: the inbetweens.
- Meredith Ott (Audrey / Lord)
Meredith Ott studied Theatre at the UPS with an MA from the University of Oregon. She currently teaches theatre to children in Portland. Some of her favorite roles have been Lady Amaranth in Wild Oats, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, and Holly in Anton in Show Business.
- Sydney Somerfield (Rosalind)
Sydney Somerfield most recently appeared in The Complete Works of Shakespeare, Abridged at the Gallery Theatre in McMinnville. She was a company member of The OtherSide in Portland for two years. Her credits include Viola inTwelfth Night, the Messenger in Medea, and Anne in Anne of Green Gables. She met her husband in a production of one-acts by Caryl Churchill in Seattle. They now reside in McMinnville. In addition to studying Theatre at the University of Oregon, she is a Licensed Massage Therapist.