Jessica launched Rogue Theater Company in 2019, debuting her play, Fragments, followed by playing Mama in ’night, Mother. Jessica has acted on stage throughout the United States and Europe. She was seen locally as Emma in Oregon Stage Works’ production of Annapurna with Peter Alzado, where she also served as Co-Producing Artistic Director. Jessica has numerous movie and television roles to her credit, including Who Shot Patakango? (with Sandra Bullock), If Tomorrow Comes, General Hospital, as well as televised PBS productions of Getting Out and Blithe Spirit. She has taught acting, written plays, and produced stage works for over three decades. She has directed nearly 40 theatrical productions, including A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Ashland High School. Jessica was awarded the “Extraordinary Theatre Artist” and “Ovation Award” from the California Educational Theatre Association, as well as a special Gubernatorial Commendation for her work with California Youth in Theatre.
RESIDENT SET DESIGNER
Richard has designed every Rogue Theater Company set since ’night, Mother. He is the Scenic and Theatre Designer Emeritus at OSF. In 63 seasons at OSF, Richard designed 246 productions. He was the principal influence or created the design for all Festival theatres. Richard has also designed for the Denver Center Theatre Company, Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland Center Stage, Mark Taper Forum, American Conservatory Theater, PCPA Theaterfest, The Old Globe Theater, Missouri Repertory Company, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Guthrie Theater, and the Kennedy Center.
A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
Brandy has been connected to the theatre and the performance business for all of her life: East coast summer stock, off Broadway, the trek west to tackle Los Angeles — its freeways and its film business. And then heading north to Oregon where she has done theatre and film work for the last 30 years. Recently she read the role of Louise Nevelson in Edward Albee’s Occupant and was a “guppy coach” for Caroline Shaffer’s production of Little Mermaid at AHS.
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: BARRY KRAFT'S SHAKESPEARE SERIES Tyrone is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama where he received his MFA in Acting, and Middlebury College, earning a BA Honor Degrees in Theatre and Psychology. He has appeared in films including Privilege, The Super with Joe Pesci, and Stone Soup with Grace Zabriskie. Tyrone appeared in the European Tour of Ajax, directed by Peter Sellars, on Broadway in Lettice and Lovage, with Maggie Smith, and the US Tour with Julie Harris. Off Broadway, he performed with Theatre for New Audience, New York Public Theater, and Circle Repertory Theatre. In 26 seasons at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Tyrone has performed over 60 roles in nearly 50 productions.
Tyler is a retired executive from Adobe Systems, and continues to use the best tools in the graphic design industry for his work with Rogue Theater Company. He has also worked with hundreds of local businesses and entrepreneurs in an advisory capacity for the SOU Small Business Development Center in Medford, providing counsel on areas of finance, operations, digital marketing, social media, and more.
Caroline is thrilled to be back on the Rogue Theater Company team after directing A Doll's House, Part 2 and ’night, Mother". A 12-year acting veteran at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Caroline is appearing this season in unseen. Her local directing credits include multiple collaborations with the former Actor’s Theatre including a site-specific production of Conor McPherson’s The Weir at The Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant. She has directed several plays at SOU, multiple readings with Ashland New Plays Festival, and The Little Mermaid at Ashland High School. Regional acting credits include Seattle Rep, American Conservatory Theater, Indiana Repertory Theatre, The Milwaukee Rep, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cal Shakes, and Alabama Shakespeare Festival; Off-Broadway: Brooklyn Academy of Music. Caroline was a founding member of “The Loft” collective in San Francisco.
Michael most recently directed RTC's production of Tiny Beautiful Things. He has been an OSF company member for 27 seasons, appearing this season in The Tempest: Captain Robert Falcon Scott in Peter and the Starcatcher; Gonzalo in The Tempest; Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet; Ralph in Shakespeare in Love; Maurice in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast; Helicanus in Pericles (Folger/ Guthrie Theatres); Everett Dirksen in The Great Society (OSF, Seattle Rep); Sorin in Seagull; Maraczek in She Loves Me; Toby Belch in Twelfth Night; Leo Gordon in Paradise Lost, others. Other theatres: New York: Manhattan Punchline, Manhattan Theatre Club, Lucille Lortel Theatre, The Orpheum, others. Regional: Harvey (Guthrie Theater), Woyzeck, Julius Caesar (Hartford Stage), The Cherry Orchard, Twelfth Night, Happy End, The Norman Conquests (Capital Repertory Theatre), American Conservatory Theater, South Coast Repertory. International: Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (Vienna). Film/TV: No Place Like Home, The Ruby Princess, The Last Two Weeks, others.
TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
After playing Ruth in Collected Stories with Rogue Theater Company, Renée was seen in a Noel Coward/Cole Porter review at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre. She did a four person filmed version of A Christmas Carol playing 10 characters, Around The World in 80 Days playing seven characters, the chief one being Detective Fix and most recently Into The Breeches as Celeste Fielding, all at Collaborative Theatre Project. Other credits include: Great America and Beach Blanket Babylon’s 20th Extravaganza, Ouiser Boudreaux in Steel Magnolias at OCT, Nancy Gordon in ACT’s production of Third and Kate in Dancing at Lughnasa at CTP. Credits at Camelot Theatre include: The Player in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Aldonza in Man Of La Mancha and Annie in The Miracle Worker, as well as directing Les Miserables and Spamalot.