Michael Turner is a recent BFA Acting graduate from Minnesota State Universty, Mankato. He has performed in productions of Avenue Q (North Hennepin), The Foreigner (Mankato), and The Oresteia (Hero Now Theatre). After a year's hiatus from acting, Michael is thrilled to dive back into it in this production!
Cayla Marie Wolpers
Cayla Marie has been acting since the age of eight. She has always wanted to make a difference in people's lives through theatre, and she believes that with hard work and determination, she can achieve that goal. Cayla studied Musical Theatre at Drake University and graduated Cum Laude with a B.F.A. degree in Musical Theatre. She also received Departmental Honors. Cayla Marie has been performing in the Twin Cities for several years now; working with many theatre companies such as Open Window Theatre, Pioneer Place Theatre, and CLIMB Theatre. http://caylamarie07.wixsite.com/caylamarie
Christof is a junior in Musical Theatre at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. He is extremely excited to be participating in his first Fringe Festival production. It has been a dream of his to partake in this amazing festival. Some of his favorite roles he has played are Man #2 (Jacques Bre...), Dennis (All Shook Up), and Pippin (Pippin). He would like to give a shoutout to his family, the boiz, and to his peeps in Point!
Rachel Lawhead is excited to be a part of her first Minnesota Fringe show! She is a rising junior at the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theatre BFA Actor Training Program. Her past favorite roles have been Guiderius in Cymbeline, Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret and Sandra in Big Fish. Thanks to her family, Alex, friends, and company.
Jason is thrilled to be making his MN Fringe debut with Albino Squirrel. Jason has been seen around the Twin Cities at Artistry MN and Bethel Summer Theatre. A graduate of Drake University, Jason would like to thank his friends and family for their support. Enjoy the show!
This is Carter's 3rd production with Albino Squirrel having previously directed "A Mariokart Named Desire" as well as stage managed and designed "Pocahontas (Or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love The Mouse)." Carter studied theatre at North Hennepin Community College and Iowa State University. He would like to thank the cast, crew, and all of our backers for helping make this show happen. Extra special thanks goes to Mike Ricci and NHCC for providing us with a space to rehearse and being generally supportive of our company throughout the years!
Elise is thrilled to be music directing in her first Minnesota Fringe show. As a music director for Lyric Arts, her most recent productions include Urinetown, Nice Work If You Can Get It, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She holds a BM from the University of Minnesota, Duluth and teaches piano within her private studio.
Bryn is excited to be back at Fringe Festival with his third original musical. He's previously written "A Mariokart Named Desire," written and performed in "Pocahontas (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mouse)" and performed in "In Watermelon Sugar." A graduate from Minnesota State University, Mankato, Bryn has performed all around the Twin Cities and directed several shows for Sibley East Senior High in Arlington, MN. He would like to thank his family, friends, his girlfriend Aimee and his mentor Mike for their support. "How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world."
Zach is pleased as punch to be working on his second Albino Squirrel show. His experience is mostly with acting, but as an aspiring jack-of-all-trades, he has been thrilled to dive into composition; especially for such a relevant and important piece. "Big thanks to Elise, for interpreting and enhancing my intentions, and as always, to Bryn for trusting my vision (and his own). Enjoy the show!"
Emily is delighted to return as Stage Manager for Albino Squirrel Productions. She studied theatre at Anoka Ramsey Community College and interned for three summers with Door Shakespeare. She'd like to thank her wife and friends for their support and encouragement.
Nik is excited to make her designing debut with Albino Squirrel Productions. In the past she has designed props for productions at Anoka-Ramsey Community College, including acting as lead props designer for their production of Harvey. She has also assisted with costumes on numerous productions. She would like to thank her wife and the rest of her family for their continuous support.