Jake Beauvais as Greg
Angela Colavecchio as Eileen
Devan Hawkins as Genie Chance and Joan
Taran Haynes as Russ and Joe Pyne
Bao Her as Sue and Pam
Alexandra McCall as Carin and Tracy
Kaeli Meno as Anna and Blanche Clarke
Andrew Miller as Jack Hoff
Petra Murray as Diane
Becca Padrick as Benny and Coattails
Paitton Reid as June
Joshuah Rutten as Michael and George
Jake Beauvais (Greg and others) is a theatre major with a performance emphasis here at UAA. He
has been in department productions such as Eurydice as Orpheus, Stalking the Bogeyman as the swing for both David and The Bogeyman, and Picasso at the Lapin Agile as The Visitor. He has also appeared in Anchorage Community Theatre’s production
of Bus Stop as Bo Decker. He was last seen in UAA’s production of Radium Girls as United States Radium Corporation president, Arthur Roeder. Jake is also a founding
member of UAA’s resident improv troupe, The Ad-lib Alchemists.
Angela Colavecchio (Eileen) is a third-year theatre major at UAA. When Angela isn’t performing she is
working as a nanny and a secretary. She has done six shows at UAA, including Radium Girls (Irene Rudolph), Working (Terry Mason), And Then There Were None (Dr. Armstrong), Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Germaine) and Eurydice (Loud Stone). Angela’s claim to fame is that she has eaten an entire pint of Ben and
Jerry’s in one sitting without actually being sad. When Angela grows up, she wants
to open a children’s theatre or be a princess, either one would be fine.
Devan Hawkins (Genie Chance, Joan, and others) is a UAA student seeking her bachelor’s degree in
social work. She has been seen at UAA as Countess in Picasso at the Lapin Agile, and as Mrs. Rogers in And Then There Were None and elsewhere as Beline in The Imaginary Invalid. Originally from Nebraska, Devan has an extensive background from her high school
days as a state champion in dramatic interpretation. She is an avid musical buff and
loves to sing and dance (despite lacking the ability to do either). Devan wishes to
thank her mom, Katie, for loving and supporting her and allowing her to chase her
Taran Haynes (Russ, Joe Pyne, and others) is a theatre major at UAA and an aspiring performer,
director, and playwright. He has been on the UAA stage in Radium Girls (Tom Kreider, Reporter), Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Albert Einstein), Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None (Phillip Lombard), Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer) and Spam-a-lot (Not-Dead-Fred). He also served as production dramaturg for Stalking the Bogeyman and assistant director in 44 Plays for 44 Presidents. Writing a Play, Taran’s first one-act, was accepted to the Play Lab of the 2017 Last Frontier Theatre
Conference in Valdez, AK, and his 10-minute play, The Hardest Thing, was accepted to the Playwriting Symposium of the 2017 Mid America Theatre Conference
in Houston, TX, which subsequently earned him a UAA Discovery Grant.
Bao Her (Sue, Pam, and others) is a second-year theatre major at UAA. She was previously seen
in UAA Dance in Performance 2017. She’s a mentor for freshman students in Student
Support Services, and in her spare time she likes to choreograph dances, write plays,
and film short videos. Her career aspirations are to be a well-known Asian-American
Alexandra McCall (Carin, Tracy, and others) is a theatre student at UAA. She has recently appeared
on the UAA stage in such productions as Radium Girls (Grace Fryer), Twelfth Night (Viola), 44 Plays for 44 Presidents (Presidents Taft and Eisenhower), Marie Antoinette (Lamballe), Working (Sharon Atkins, ensemble), and Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Suzanne). Alexandra toured with UAA’s Theatre for Young Audiences with the production
of A Bully There Be (Wench) and has also appeared in the student-directed scene Let the Right One In (Eli).
Kaeli Meno (Anna, Blanche Clarke, and others) is in her third year at UAA as a history and theater
dual major. Although her emphasis is in technical theater she has performed in Radium Girls (Mrs. Anna Fryer), The Flick (Rose) and in the UAA original The Confession (Amelia). Kaeli is also involved on campus as the president of Wolfpack Theater Club, a member
of the debate team and employed as a resident advisor. She is excited about this opportunity
and the upcoming season!
Andrew Miller (Jack Hoff) is a junior theatre major with a performance emphasis here at UAA. Earthquake ‘64 is his first time on stage in a full production, and he is very excited to make his
Petra Murray (Diane and others) is a senior theatre major at UAA. Although this is her first time
in a theatre production, it isn’t her first time on stage. Her most recent stage venture
was UAA’s Dance in Performance 2017. In her free time, she enjoys singing, dancing,
and watching movies with her favorite people.
Becca Padrick (Benny, Composer) is a third-year theatre performance major at UAA, and she has had
the opportunity to work on many productions, both backstage and onstage. She’s also
intent on learning more about makeup design, as it combines her passion for art and
theatre. Some of her favorite plays she has been in include Working, Much Ado About Nothing, and the Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged). If you ask her to tell a joke, she will always come up with one for you on the spot.
What do you get when you cross a joke with a rhetorical question?
Paitton Reid (June and others) is in her second year at UAA. When she is not acting, she is either
working on a show or trying to fit in sleep. She has been a crew member in various
UAA productions including And Then There Were None (wardrobe) and Picasso in the Lapin Agile (Assistant Stage Manager). Her first role with the theatre department was Sob Sister
in Radium Girls. She is happy to be on the stage and a part of this devising process.
Joshuah Rutten (Michael, George, and others) is a senior theatre student at UAA. He previously appeared
in Picasso at the Lapin Agile as Schmendiman. Joshuah always loved game shows as a child and has always wanted
to host The Price Is Right. Outside of the department Joshuah dedicates his time to his job in the UAA Housing
department and in the community as a Pokémon Professor/Judge. After college Joshuah
plans to move back to his birth city of San Antonio, Texas, where he will continue
working in theatre and work towards his acting goals.