• Nathan Brauner (Run Crew / ASM) is thrilled to be working for the first time with Willamette Shakes. His most recent stage managing projects have been The Seagull, Ribbons of War, and Something's Got Ahold of My Heart. Nathan loves throwing board game nights, looking at adorable pictures of kittens, and good ol' tomfoolery. 

  • Ted Jonathan Gold (Scenic Designer/TD) got his BA of theatre from Pacific University in 2012, and he has loved the transition to the professional world. He has worked with Theatre Vertigo, Staged!, Shaking the Tree, Coho, Lunacy Stageworks, and Jane a theater company, and is super excited to be working with the Willamette Shakespeare company. Ted would like to thank his parents for the constant support and Tal Sanders for continually helping me grow as an artist.

  • Clara Hillier (Choreographer) is a proud Northwest Classical Theatre  company member, next seen as Hero in Much Ado About Nothing in Bend and Casca in the all female Julius Caesar with Bag&Baggage. Favorite recent roles: Masha; The Seagull, Louka; Arms and the Man, (all at NWCTC), Dogberry/Choreographer; Much Ado About Nothing last summer with Willamette Shakespeare and directing/choreographing On the Town (Wilson High). She works as a choreographer and educator in the Portland school district. Thank you to Matt and Daniel for including her in this production.

  • Kristen Mun (Stage Manager/Violence Designer) is excited to be working with Willamette for the first time! Past SM credits include King John and Measure for Measure at NWTCT, Frog and Toad for OCT, and PA on Red Herring at ART. She is also a local fight choreographer and has won Drammy's for her fights in Oedipus el Rey (Miracle theatre), Danny in the Deep Blue Sea (Action Adventure), and Henry IV Part 1 (Post5).

  • Matt Pavik (Director) has been working non-stop as an actor and designer in Portland since 2008. Shakespeare fans might remember Matt as Falstaff in PAE’s Henry IV pt 1, and various kings and priests (and one shirtless executioner) in Northwest Classical productions, including nine million characters in Pericles, their recent collaboration with Willamette Shakes. He’s had the good fortune to perform with Artists Rep, Portland Opera, and Profile Theatre, to name a few, and is becoming a familiar face in children’s theater with recent roles as Aslan in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe for OCT and Baloo the bear in Broadway Rose’s Jungle Book. Matt holds Theatre Arts degrees from PSU and Mt Hood CC, where he is the Assistant Technical Director. He thanks his lovely lady, Anna, for putting theater at the heart of their life together. Check out what’s next at www.mattpavik.com. 

  • DeeDee Remington (Costume Designer) is happy to be working with Willamette Shakespeare Company, and especially Matt Pavik. Over 30 years of costuming with almost every theater company, both past and present, in the Portland area, two Drammy Awards, and a host of other theater awards.  Her most recent work was with Lights Up! Productions and their new work Anything But Brilliant- A Love Story.  DeeDee also proudly served as production chef and props master for that production. Her other creative projects include writing The Little Red Toby Stories, based on her work with shelter cats.  When not sewing, crafting or costuming, she loves to pursuing the art of Urban Homesteading.  She'd like to thank Broadside for being a source of creativity in her life. This show's work is dedicated to the ever amazing MickeyGrrrl.

  • Chris Wilkerson (Run Crew / Props) is a second-year theatre student at Mount Hood Community College. He has been a part of the crew for several productions there, most recently RENT and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. This is his first show with Willamette Shakespeare, and the first Shakespeare play he's gotten the chance to work on, and he's thrilled to be a part of it.