2019 - 2020 Season
Directed by various
November 21 - 25, 2019
Trifles by Susan Glaspell
Directed by Rasool Jahan
Night Vision by Dominique Morisseau
Colored by Winter Miller
Directed by Brandon Haynes
This was Fun by Philip Dawkins
Directed by Rob Piscitelli
LJ Enloe (Hale 1916 – Trifles) is a junior. He loves being involved with all kinds of theatre at UNC, including this, his fifth show with KTC. He hopes to still be working on theatre when next semester comes around.
Emma Scaggs (Purple – Colored) is a senior double majoring in the Dramatic Arts and Biology. Previous KTC credits include Language Archive, The Kritik, and Distracted. When she isn’t doing theatre, she works at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham playing with bugs.
Anish Pinnamaraju (Trifles & Colored) is a junior majoring in Dramatic Arts/Communication. He would like to thank his family, his directors, and his crew for a wonderful experience.
Sam Henry (County Attorney – Trifles) is a Freshman at UNC and acting in his first show with the Kenan Theatre Company. Past credits from Durham School of the Arts include Jesus in Godspell, Cassio in Othello, and Mrs. Bumbrake in Peter and the Starcatchers. He also sound designed KTC’s first production this year, By The Way, Meet Vera Stark. He would like to thank Rasool as well as the entire cast and crew of Trifles for their hardworking in making the show a success.
Cole Kordus (Him – This Was Fun) is a Senior at Carolina studying Dramatic Arts, Russian, and Global Cinema and is thrilled to be making his stage debut with the Kenan Theatre Company! Cole is an avid writer, with such works as La Fiesta and After Life having been produced by LAB! Theatre, as well as an aspiring film director (Kevin’s Conscience, Connected). Cole is grateful to his very talented cast and crew, as well as everyone who came out for the show.
Elizabeth Redding (Stage Manager – This Was Fun) is a first-year studying Chemistry and Dramatic Arts. She is very excited to be working with KTC again after Stage Managing for By the Way, Meet Vera Stark in Fall 2019. She would like to thank Amelia and Emily Jane for being amazing tech mentors, Rob, Caroline, and Cole for all of the fun rehearsals, and the entire cast and production team for all of their hard work and energy!
Bea Manaligod (Sound Designer – Trifles/This Was Fun) is a junior at UNC studying computer science and communications, but she loves to be involved with theatre for fun! This is her first show with KTC, but in the past she’s directed with LAB! Theatre (The Belkin Tales), acted with Company Carolina (Our Place) and is a part of the goofy yet truthful Modern Shakespeare Society. She’d like to thank the sweet face of KTC, Kayla Brown, for being a talented friend and roomie.
Alexandra Corbett (Costume Designer and Properties Master – This Was Fun, Properties Master – Trifles) is a senior at Carolina studying Psychology and Philosophy. She is very excited to be a part of her first Kenan Theater Company show. Before designing for KTC, she designed costumes with Company Carolina last year for Bright Star and Julius Caesar. In her spare time, she can be found painting and working on completing a novel!
Zoë Lord (Costume Designer- Colored) is a sophomore at Carolina Studying Political Science and Public Policy. She is excited to be working on her second KTC show, she was previously involved as a dresser for KTC’s production of Hedda Gabbler. She would like to thank her family, her friends, Marissa Lupkas, and the other production staffs.
Rob Piscitelli (Director – This Was Fun) is a senior at UNC studying Dramatic Art and Advertising. This is Rob’s first time directing with KTC. Previous directing credits include Duck Hunter Shoots Angel (LAB! Theatre), The Pillowman (LAB! Theatre) and Home Fairing (New Works Project). Rob acted as an assistant director on Real Estate (PlayMakers Ground Floor) and Tartuffe (PlayMakers Repertory Company). Rob is proud of his cast and happy for this opportunity to bring a play onto the stage of the Kenan Theater.
Duncan Mitchell (Lighting Designer – Night Vision) is a junior at UNC studying political science. He is honored to be a part of this show, his fourth overall with KTC. His other interests include eating cheesesteaks, listening to Bruce Springsteen, and quoting the movie “Goodfellas.” He would like to thank the cast and crew for putting in that work.
Emily Sallade (Stage Manager – Trifles, Props Master – Night Visions and Colored) is a sophomore and the props master for Kenan Theatre Company. This is her first time stage managing, and she is thrilled to be here and be learning new things about theater!
Amelia Jerden (Production Stage Manager for all shows) is a junior double majoring in Advertising and Public Relations & Dramatic Art. Amelia has previously stage managed The Language Archive and Just Like Now with KTC. Other stage management credits include Bethany and Sisterly with LAB! Theatre Company. In addition to stage managing, she enjoys her role on KTC’s board as a co-publicity director – follow us on Instagram @kenantheatrecompany and Facebook @KenanTheatreCompany! Thank you for attending our first ever One Acts Festival!
Rasool Jahan (Director – Trifles) is a local professional actress, who is exciting to be Directing. She is delighted to be working with this very talented cast and crew! As an actress, on the PlayMakers stage, Rasool has played such roles as Shelley in DOT and Esther in Intimate Apparel, to name a few. She can currently be seen on the FOX series, The Resident as well as The Swamp Thing and The Reprisal, a new Hulu series airing in December. She is committed to Social Justice Theatre and serves on the Board of Hidden Voices, an organization devoted to giving a voice to under-served communities through artistic expression. Rasool would like to thank the cast, crew, producers and David for making this happen! Thanks, Y’all!
Rachel Ellsworth (Costumes Supervisor-All Shows) is a sophomore at Carolina studying Exercise and Sport Science and Biology. This is her 4th show with Kenan Theatre Company, working backstage on wardrobe crew and she can’t wait to do more! She would like to thank her friends and family for supporting her in one of her many random endeavors, as well as the cast and crew for this amazing production!
Parker Jenkins (Lighting Designer – This Was Fun) is a junior double majoring in Dramatic Art (BA) and Psychology (BS), conc. in Neuroscience, and is honored to have had the opportunity to work on KTC’s One Acts Festival this semester! Recent design credits include UNC Pauper Players (Ghost Quartet), Company Carolina (Julius Caesar, Sweet Charity), in addition to working as an undergraduate lighting assistant with PlayMaker’s Repertory Company. In addition to technical theatre, previous production credits include his current direction of Kenan Theatre Company’s 2020 Me Too Monologues. Recent acting credits include productions with Kenan Theatre Company, the UNC Pauper Players, and Lab! Theatre. He would like to thank his family and friends who push him to redefine what theatre truly is with every production!