Name: Dawn Truax
Professional Areas: actress, teaching artist
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Actor, Playwright, Teaching Artist
Training includes: The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, M.A. in Classical and Contemporary Text (Acting); Shakespeare’s Globe Higher Education Acting Residency (director Nick Hutchison); Walnut Street Theatre’s 2018 Advanced Acting class with Susan Riley Stevens; Philadelphia Artists’ Collective’s Classic Stages Program, Shakespeare Intensive; Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s Summer Professional Training Program 2015 acting apprentice.
Patrick is an actor, teaching artist and playwright originally from Richmond, VA. He earned his BA in Theatre from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. As a playwright, Patrick co-wrote Deck The Halls, as part of the innaugural Children’s Theatre season at Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota. Recent Acting Credits Include: Alice With A Twist, Zap, Bang, Pow: An Improvised Superhero Adventure, Butler, When The Party Ends, Between Women Webseries,
Angel Borths is an experienced teacher, actor, director, and improviser. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching Theatre from USC, Columbia and Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre from FSU. Angel has worked at many different theatre companies and schools in Tampa, Sarasota, & St. Pete as a teaching artist and arts integration coach. She has also been a member of the Tampa based Improv group, Nine and Numb since 2011. Currently, she works as a middle school Theatre Arts teacher at Progress Village Middle Magnet School for the Arts.
An Idaho native, Katelyn graduated from Idaho State University in the spring of 2012, receiving high honors and an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre, her emphasis being acting. Having completed two years as an acting apprentice at Florida Studio Theatre, she has had the privilege of being a part of the fall children’s show Rap-Punzel, the Playmakers Tour, and two years of Under Six and Seven Up productions. Some of her favorite shows throughout her career thus far include Wait Until Dark (Suzie), Merry Wives of Windsor (Mistress Ford), and the staged readings of Ugly Lies the Bone (Kacie) and Sans Merci (Tracy) in FST’s New Play Festival. Katelyn has had the great fortune of being a part of FST’s Improv troupe for the past year and a half, and has lately been working as a teaching artist, for children, teens, and adults. Her most recent projects include performing in the FST tour of the production Old Enough as part of the People’s Project as well as the fall children’s production of Charlotte’s Web at American Stage, where she had an absolute blast puppeteering several characters.
Brianna Larson is an actor, playwright, director, and teaching artist. She graduated with a BFA in Theatre from the Tisch School for the Arts at New York University and has performed/ produced her original work in New York City; St. Louis, MO; Dublin, Ireland and throughout the Tampa Bay area. Among her favorite roles are Sister James in Doubt, Jane in MMF, Jeannie in HAIR, and Mary Warren in The Crucible. Some of her most satisfying artistic experiences come from performing in her original work, such as when she originated the role of America in her play Fear and Loathing: An Epitaph to the American Dream, a bio-play about American Journalist Hunter Thompson. She also played Janis Joplin in I Bet You Think This Song Is About You, a documentary theatre piece she developed about women in Rock n Roll. Currently, Brianna is the artistic director of Theatre eXceptional, a theatre company that produces shows with and about people with disabilities. She is also the coordinator of the 4×6 Fest, a 24 hour play festival funded in part by a Jeff Norton Dream Grant from Theatre Tampa Bay. Brianna currently resides in St. Petersburg with her three cats.
Lauren Field is currently a teaching artist with American Stage Education, after having just graduated from USFSP with her degree in Literature, where she was founding president of The USFSP Shakespeare Society. Lauren has been performing in the Tampa Bay area since she was a child, but her first performance in the St. Pete theatre community was in St. Petersburg Shakespeare Festival’s inaugural season as Rosalind in As You Like It. She has recently appeared in West Side Story as Rosalia and in St. Pete Shakespeare’s Studio Shakespeare Series where she played a variety of characters, from Julia in Two Gentlemen of Verona to Guiderious in Cymbeline, over the course of several months. In her free time, Lauren enjoys exploring the local shops of St. Pete, cheering on Liverpool FC, continuing her study of Elizabethan drama, and is currently being trained as a certified yoga instructor with St. Petersburg Yoga.