2017-2018 Black Box Repertory Company

 

   

Jessica Austgen

 

Jessica was last seen at the Arvada Center as Dorine in Tartuffe. Other credits: Much Ado About NothingMacbeth and As You Like It (Colorado Shakespeare Festival); I Hate HamletThe Last Night of BallyhooLast Train to Nibroc and Comic Potential (Aurora Fox); The Importance of Being Earnest and Miss Julie (Theatreworks); Ten Little Indians (Country Dinner Playhouse); Cult Following (DCPA Off-Center). Jessica has won Westword “Best of Denver Awards” on two occasions for “Best Actress in a Comedy.” Training: Bachelor of Fine Arts; University of Colorado at Boulder.

Sense and Sensibility  
Lucy/Fanny/Ensemble
All My Sons
Lydia


Emelie O'Hara

 

Emelie O’Hara has recently appeared as Ophelia in Hamlet, Comedy of Errors, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Cymbeline, Troilus and Cressida (Colorado Shakespeare Festival); Lady Macbeth in Macbeth (Sierra Reparatory Theatre); Viola in Twelfth Night and Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Theatricum Botanicum); and Amanda in Private Lives (Adobe Theatre). 

Sense and Sensibility
Margaret
The Electric Baby
Rozie

 


Kate Gleason

 

Kate Gleason appeared at The Arvada Center in Tartuffe, Bus Stop, The Drowning Girls, and Harvey. Broadway: The Pillowman; Noises Off. Off-Broadway credits include: Henry IV (BAM); A Flea in Her Ear (Roundabout); Regional/International credits include: These Shining Lives (Baltimore Center Stage); Cyrano (Playmakers Rep); Cat On A Hot Tin RoofCrimes Of The Heart (Vienna’s English Theatre); Henry IV (Hebbel Theatre, Berlin);  Annapurna (Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company); It’s Wonderful Life (THEATREWORKS); Death of a Salesman; Love’s Labour’s Lost; Last Night of Ballyhoo (DCPA Theatre Company). 

Sense and Sensibility
Mrs. Dash
The Electric Baby
Helen
All My Sons
Sue


Emma Messenger

 

Emma Messenger is making her Arvada Center debut. Other credits: Misery, I'll Eat You Last, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and The Beauty Queen of Leenane (The Edge Theater Company); Stella & Lou and 'night, Mother (Vintage Theatre Company).  CTG Henry Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play 2014. CTG Henry Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play 2015. Westword Best Season for an Actress 2016. True West Award 2013, 2014, and 2015.Training: B.A. Texas A&M University.

Sense and Sensibility
Mrs. Jennings
All My Sons
Kate


Geoffrey Kent

 

Geoffrey Kent appeared last season in the Arvada Center productions of: Bus Stop (Will), Lion in Winter (Richard Lionheart), Twelfth Night (Orsino). Colorado Shakespeare Festival: Iago (True West Award), Benedick, Hotspur (Best Actor Shakespeare, Westword), Achilles, Iachimo, MacDuff and more. Utah Shakespeare Festival: As You Like It, Shakespeare in Love, Treasure Island, Denver Center: Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, Eventide, Superior Donuts, Curious Theatre Company: The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Orlando Shakespeare Theater: Cymbeline, Henry V, Taming of the Shrew

The Foreigner
Director
Sense and Sensibility
Brandon
All My Sons
George


Greg Ungar

 

Greg Ungar has appeared in The Trip to Bountiful (South Coast Repertory); Measure for Measure, Coriolanus (Colorado Shakespeare Festival); Prospero in The Tempest, Polonius in Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet (New Swan Shakespeare Festival); Vladimir in Waiting for Godot (Hunger Artists); Touchstone in As You Like It, King Lear, Merchant of Venice (Orange County Shakespeare) and Matt Friedman in Talley’s Folly (Sis Tryst Theatre). Training: M.F.A UC Irvine. 

The Foreigner
Owen
The Electric Baby
Reed


Lance Rasmussen

 

Lance Rasmussen is making his Arvada Center and Denver, CO debut. Credits include Konstantin in The Seagull, Con in Stupid F***ing Bird, Brutus in Julius Caesar, and Garry in Noises Off! (Swine Palace) and Wait Until Dark, The Complete Works of Shakespeare: Abridged, and More Full of Melody (Lyric Repertory Company) Training: B.F.A.; Utah State University, M.F.A; Louisiana State University.

The Foreigner
Ellard
Sense and Sensibility
Edward/Robert
The Electric Baby
D/D/D
All My Sons
Chris


Abner Genece

 

Abner Genece is making is Arvada Center debut. Other local credits: Water By The Spoonful (Curious Theatre Company); The Arabian Nights (Aurora Fox Center); Off Broadway: Othello, Hamlet, Tartuffe and Waiting For Godot (Jean Cocteau Repertory); Regional: The Bluest Eye (Moxie Theatre), The Meeting (Stella Adler Theatre), For The Love of Freedom (Greenway Arts Alliance), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum); Film and Television: Unrest, A-List, Harry’s Law, Zeke and Luther and Law & Order: Los Angeles. *Member, Actors’ Equity Association.

Sense and Sensibility
Sir John
The Electric Baby
Ambimbola
All My Sons
Jim


Zachary Andrews

 

Zachary Andrews is making his Arvada Center debut this season.  Regional credits include Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike (Centerstage, Kansas City Repertory Theatre), Romeo & Juliet, The Three Musketeers, and A Christmas Carol (DCPA Theatre Company), Metamorphoses (Aurora Fox Arts Center), Long Day's Journey Into Night, More Stately Mansions, Candida, and The Actor's Nightmare (Germinal Stage), Much Ado About Nothing, Antony and Cleopatra, Comedy of Errors, and The Three Musketeers (Colorado Shakespeare Festival).  Zachary is also international award-winning filmmaker and photographer. 

The Foreigner
Rev. David
Sense and Sensibility
Willoughby
The Electric Baby
Frank


Jessica Robblee

 

Jessica returns to Arvada's Black Box after appearing in last season's The Drowning Girls. Other performance credits include: Sex with Strangers (Theatre Aspen); Frankenstein, All the Way,Lord of the Butterflies (DCPA Theatre Company); Homebody Kabul, Rabbit Hole (Curious Theatre); This (Boulder Ensemble Theatre); Gidion's Knot (Sis Tryst Productions); 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche (Square Product  Theatre); Siren Song: A Pirate Odyssey (Buntport Theater for All Ages), and The Odyssey: A Walking Tour (Buntport Theater).

The Foreigner
Catherine
Sense and Sensibility
Elinor
The Electric Baby
Natalia


Regina Fernandez

 

Regina Fernandez is making her Arvada Center debut this season. Ayah in The Secret Garden (DCPA Theatre Company); Miss Saigon (Merry Go Round Playhouse); The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Seaside Music Theatre); Avenue Q (Theatre Aspen); Antony and Cleopatra (Theatreworks); The Drowsy Chaperone (CSFAC); The Tempest (No Holds Bard); Sabrina in Sabrina Fair (Spotlight Theatre) This Day and Age, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Creede Repertory) Training: B.F.A; University of Central Florida Conservatory Program. 

Sense and Sensibility
Marianne
All My Sons
Ann