Devin Frey as David
Chris Evans as Bogeyman
Emily Pratt as Nancy
Kevin Lee as Robert
Jasmine Saxby as Carol/Molly
Justin Stewart as Russ/Payaso/Billy
Jake Beauvais as David/Bogeyman
Mario Castillo as Robert/Emmit/Russ/Payaso/Billy
Megan McIlmail as Nancy/Carol/Molly
Jake Beauvais (Swing-David/Bogeyman) is currently a fourth-year theatre major with a performance
emphasis here at UAA. He was last seen in UAA’s production of Eurydice as Orpheus,
and in previous department productions such as Night of the Iguana (Nonno), Land of
the Dead (Francis Bacon), and 44 Plays for 44 Presidents (Washington, Jackson, and
many others). Out in the community he was in Anchorage Community Theatre’s production
of Bus Stop as Bo Decker. Jake is also a founding member of the university’s resident
improv troupe, The Ad-lib Alchemists. Fun interesting fact: Jake has many leather
bound books and his apartment smells of rich mahogany.
Mario Castillo (Swing-Robert/Russ/Payaso/Coach Billy) is a new addition to the UAA Theater and Dance
program, transferring all the way from Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, California.
He performed in various productions like August Wilson’s Fences, Lynn Nottage’s Ruined,
and Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Mario looks forward to continuing his
studies at UAA in hopes of attaining a BA in Theatre with an emphasis in performance.
Follow his Instagram/Twitter @Blhackat.
Christopher R. Evans (Bogeyman) is a senior theatre major at UAA. He recently directed Keith Huff’s A
Steady Rain for Wolfpack Theatre Club and designed the scenery for UAA’s Marie Antoinette.
He’s previously appeared as Hamlet in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Orsino
in Twelfth Night, and as Stephen “Red” Ryder in When You Comin’ Back, Red Ryder? Chris
is a multiple recipient of the Dayle Skore Memorial Award, the former president and
vice president of Wolfpack Theatre Club (formerly Theatre on the Rocks), and has worked
in the scene shop for four years. After graduation, he plans to work professionally
in film or theatre.
Devin Frey (David Holthouse/Sound Co-Designer) recently graduated with a BA in Theatre from
UAA, with plans to pursue an acting career in film and on stage. He has been seen
at UAA as Henry in The Fantasticks, John Adams (and others) in 44 Plays for 44 Presidents,
Dancing Monk and God in Spamalot, and Assistant in Dancing in the Rain. Devin also
performed with the UAA Glee Club for several years. He also played Kenneth in Clybourne
Park and Moonshine in Gold Rush Girls at Cyrano’s, Martin in Living With the Savage
at ACT, and he just finished a run of the dinner theatre show Lounge Lizards. He has
also done sound production and design, including the sound design for UAA’s Marie
Kevin Lee (Robert/Emmit) is a senior theatre major at UAA. He’s previously been seen in Marie
Antoinette, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Big River, Spamalot, Twelve Angry
Jurors, and Singin’ in the Rain. He’s written a play for Short Attention Span Theatre,
performed as Wolverine in Winter Bear, and worked as a technician at the Bigfork Summer
Playhouse. In his spare time, he enjoys writing plays and stories.
Megan McIlmail (Swing-Nancy/Carol/Molly) is thrilled to be returning to the UAA theater department;
she previously appeared as Olivia in last season’s Twelfth Night, and in the Cyrano’s
Playhouse production of Emotional Creature. She is in her junior year here at UAA,
majoring in psychology, and she’s excited to witness and be a part of the collaboration
between her two favorite departments (Psychology and Theater) during this production.
Emily Pratt (Nancy) is a senior theatre major at UAA. She’s previously been seen as Marie in Marie
Antoinette, Kate in William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead, Ophelia in Rosencrantz
and Guildenstern Are Dead, Antonio in Twelfth Night, Renee/Pin Up Girl in M. Butterfly,
and Strange Woman in Big River. She’s been an assistant in the costume shop for 2
years, and has previously been the makeup designer for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
and ran wardrobe for 44 Plays for 44 Presidents. She enjoys Christopher Moore books,
crocheting, camping, and dog watching.
Jasmine Saxby (Carol/Molly) has a BA degree in communications and is working toward entering the
graduate program for clinical psychology here at UAA. She previously worked in theatre
at Washington State University, where she was the assistant director for Dr. Jekyll
and Mr. Hyde, sound co-designer for The Laramie Project, Mallory in Something Borrowed,
Something Blue, and Vixen #2 in Dracula. Jasmine has been a member of the research
team for the Alaska Refugee Needs Assessment, and she is a dancer and musician who
speaks Chinese and Japanese.
Justin Stewart (Russ/Payaso/Coach Billy/McGruff) is an alumnus of UAA Theatre and Dance. He is a
writer (musicals, movie soundtracks and writing narratives of any kind), editor, actor
(UAA’s Twelve Angry Jurors, Taming of the Shrew, Spamalot, Big River), palindromist,
and dancer. He’s also been seen in Winter Bear and in the 2016 Breaking Ground at
ADT. Justin plays piano, cello, and sings in “every shower.” He currently teaches
theater classes to children at ADT, ATY, and Kalaidoscape and hopes to become a vendor
for Family Partnership Charter School soon. He is also finishing up his first and
second novels and hopes to publish them soon.