Touring Theatre Artists
Laurine Concutelli currently is featured in Touring Theatre’s Star Spangled Girls and Todd Johnson’s The Sweet By and By. She has performed major roles in Lee Smith’s Tongues of Fire, Letters from Leokadia and Barbara Presnell’s Piece Work. Ms. Concutelli has also appeared with The Broach Theatre
Deborah Kintzing, currently appearing in Todd Johnson’s Sweet By and By, made her Touring Theatre debut as Mama in the company’s 1995 production of Lee Smith’s Tongues of Fire and re-imagined that role in its 2012 production of the same story. Since that time she appeared with the group in That’s Women’s Work as well as its long running production, Let My People Go. Ms. Kintzing, who has served as actress and director for the Broach Theatre, is a member of SAG and teaches acting for film.
Camilla Millican performs with Touring Theatre’s production of Over The Edge, Deployed, Star Spangled Girls, Todd Johnson’s The Sweet By and By and has appeared with the company in Lookback the Maytime Days from the Pages of Fred Chappell and Second Class. Ms. Millican has performed locally with The Broach Theatre and regionally with The Repertory Theatre of America, The Palmer Theatre, and the Reynolds Theatre.
Wayne Seymour, currently appearing in Deployed is a folk musician, storyteller and composer. He has worked with Touring Theater as Music Director since 2000 and has composed two violin scores and directed, accompanied and composed original songs or arrangements for eleven additional productions. Mr. Seymour has cut several CD’s, performs frequently at festivals and leads workshops in folk instruments.
Kay Thomas is featured in the Touring Theatre productions, Over the Edge, Duke Ellington Uptown, Star-Spangled Girls, Let Your Children Tell, and appeared with the company in Lee Smith’s Tongues of Fire, The Soloist and Letters from Leokadia. Ms. Thomas holds degrees in vocal performance from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She has appeared with the Triangle Dinner Theatre and is Touring Theatre’s Production Coordinator
Daniel Harp is a recent graduate of Greensboro College. He is making his Touring Theatre debut in The Life and Times of Fannie Lou Hamer, and will also appear in the company’s popular Let Your Children Tell.
Charetta Shaw, made her Touring Theatre debut as Ursula in Touring Theatre’s Let Children Tell, a production based on young people’s journals from the Holocaust. Cheretta is also appearing in Duke Ellington Uptown. She is a member of Touring Theatre’s program for Young Actors.
Victoria Singleton, a member of Touring Theatre’s program for young actors, is a recent graduate of Greensboro College. She appears as Eva in Let Your Children Tell.
Carlo St. James making his debut with Touring Theatre in Duke Ellington Uptown, has appeared with a variety of local college and community theatres, also in films, videos and as vocalist with his band, The Black Lotus Trio.
Other Artists in current productions
Jeff Aguiar, in Touring Theatre’s production of Deployed was also featured in the company’s production of the Soloist and Barbara Presnell’s Piece Work, along with roles in several productions for children. Mr. Aguiar also appears frequently with the Triangle’s Man Bites Dog and Burning Cole Theatre.
Adam Bradby, drummer, in Duke Ellington Uptown, has been drumming since he was a child and performed with the steel drum group “Sons of Steel.” Later he became interested in African drumming and pursued studies with the djembe and later jazz drumming. He is making his Touring Theatre debut.
Sonya B. Brown, both classical and jazz singer, makes her Touring Theatre debut in Duke Ellington Uptown. Ms. Brown holds an MFA in Vocal Performance from North Carolina School of the Arts. She appears frequently at the Barn Dinner Theatre and teaches vocal performance at North Carolina A &T.
Vettal Cherry, upright bass in Duke Ellington Uptown, holds a Bachelor’s of Music in double bass from the Manhattan School of Music and has taught strings and performed throughout the Baltimore area. He has also performed and studied with a wide number of musicians, most notably for this production, Tarik Shah, a specialist in Duke Ellington’s work. He has been part of the Charles Gayle Trio, Charli Persip’s Superband, David Murray’s Big Band, David Pleasant’s RiddAthon! and Cecil Taylor’s PTHONGOS. Mr. Cherry has recorded with Paul Murphy, Joel Futterman, Brother Ah and John Tchicai among others. In 2002 he was awarded ‘Best Jazz Musician’ by the Baltimore CityPaper.
Drew Dupont is featured in Touring Theatre’s Deployed and Let Your Children Tell. He also appeared in Letters from Leokadia and Look Back the Maytime Days: from the Pages of Fred Chappell. Mr. Dupont who holds a BA in Theatre Studies from Guilford College has worked with the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, the Informal Theatre Company and is a former member of the John Gamble Dance Theatre.
Perry Morgan, pianist, has appeared with Touring Theatre in Duke Ellington Uptown, Todd Johnson’s The Sweet By and By. He is founder of the Musical Theatre Program at Greensboro College and teaches there and at Randolph Technical College. He has served as Music Director for the historic Barter Theatre in Abington, Virginia and the New York game show “What’s So Funny?” Mr. Morgan has composed for several production companies including Pyramid Productions and Touring Theatre and was the founder of the New Jersey state theatre awards named “the Perrys” in his honor.
Ueli Schweizer, violinist,returns to the Let Your Children Tell cast several years after his debut with Touring Theatre in 2001. Mr. Schweitzer serves as concert master of the Lee County Symphony and has performed with the Greensboro Symphony and the Santiago Chile Symphony.
Kevin Varner, making his Touring Theatre debut in Deployed, is a graduate of Harvard’s American Repertory Conservatory, was a member of The Flying Machine Theatre Company in NYC and has performed with The Acting Company, Round About Theatre, NYC Workshop, NYC, Lyric Stage, Dallas and other regional theatres.