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The Carthage College Theatre Department Presents:

Tartuffe by Moliere Translated by Richard Wilbur Directed by John Maclay Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service There will be one 15 minute intermission. CAST Mme. Pernelle................................................................................................................................................ Amanda Soos Flipote............................................................................................................................................................Miranda Bishop Cleante...............................................................................................................................................................Alex Campea Damis................................................................................................................................................................. Tyler Seaman Mariane................................................................................................................................................................ Jane Burkitt Elmire............................................................................................................................................................... Elodie Senetra Dorine......................................................................................................................................................... Courtney Matula Orgon...................................................................................................................................................... Andrew Stachurski Valere.............................................................................................................................................................Mitch Weindorf Monsieur Loyal..............................................................................................................................................Preston Smith Tartuffe...............................................................................................................................................................Dan Brennan Laurent.............................................................................................................................................................. Jack Lambert Officer.......................................................................................................................................................Christian Aldridge

PRODUCTION TEA M Director............................................................................................................................................................... John Maclay Production Stage Manager...............................................................................................................................Kelly Field Assistant Stage Manager......................................................................................................................Teresa McCarthy Scenic Designer/Technical Director..............................................................................................Martin McClendon Assistant Scenic Designers............................................................................................ Lauren Eastman, Ashley Hall Costume Designer......................................................................................................................................... Kim Instenes Lighting Designer/Assistant Technical Director....................................................................... William Newcomb Assistant Lighting Designer........................................................................................................................ Brian Cherry Properties Design.................................................................................................................................................. Liz Lange Sound Design................................................................................................................................................ Steven Brown Dramaturge........................................................................................................................................................... Lizz Zitron Master Carpenter............................................................................................................................................Kevin Nelson Light Board Operator..................................................................................................................................... Brian Cherry Sound Operator............................................................................................................................................. Gino Gumino Box Office Manager........................................................................................................................................Jenna Payne Scenic construction/painting, costume and prop construction, lighting and sound...............the students of Carthage College Theatre Special Thanks: This production is costumed in part with rentals from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Rob Bocok, Carthage Graphic Design Team La Fogata Restaurant, Kenosha

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BIOGR APHIES John Maclay (Director) is an actor and director who has spent the past 14 years working professionally in Milwaukee and Chicago. When not teaching at Carthage, he proudly serves as Associate Artistic Director at First Stage, the nation’s third largest theatre for young audiences. John has been working with First Stage in one form or another since 2000 and has directed or appeared in more than 25 First Stage productions. Favorite projects at First Stage include AS YOU LIKE IT, MY SON PINOCCHIO, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, ANTIGONE, WITNESS, THE BODY OF CHRISTOPHER CREED, GREEN GABLES and THE SHAKESPEARE STEALER. Later this season John will direct ROMEO AND JULIET for the Utah Shakespeare Festival and PINKALICIOUS for First Stage and will produce the world premiere of GATHERING BLUE based on the novel by Lois Lowry. His work has also been seen at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Defiant Theatre, Uprooted, Bunny Gumbo, Bialystock and Bloom, Skylight Opera Theatre and more. He was the founding artistic director of Milwaukee Shakespeare Company and is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association. Martin McClendon (Assistant Professor of Theatre/ Director/Scenic Designer/Technical Director): Martin is an assistant professor of theatre at Carthage. Before he began teaching he spent 10 years working as a professional actor, carpenter, and scene designer in Chicago and Los Angeles. Martin designed more than a dozen sets for Chicago’s Defiant Theatre, receiving Joseph Jefferson Citation nominations for ACTION MOVIE: THE PLAY and BLUEBEARD. Other design credits include: ON THE VERGE and LAUGHING STOCK (Artist’s Ensemble, Rockford, IL), MAYHEM (Evidence Room), and LOBBY HERO (Odyssey Theatre), both in Los Angeles. Martin is a member of Actor’s Equity, SAG, and AFTRA. Acting credits include MOJO and SKYLIGHT (Steppenwolf ), HONEST (Steppenwolf Garage), CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN (Northlight), and DANNY BOUNCING (Victory Gardens) among others. On-Camera credits include numerous national and regional commercials, episodes of ER, Early Edition, THREE SISTERS, and several pilots, as well as independent films. Last year Martin directed the world premiere of THE RAIL SPLITTER by Rick Cleveland, written especially for Carthage Theatre. The production was selected as a full participating entry in the 2011 Kennedy Center/ American College Regional Theatre Festival and was recognized as a distinguished production of a new work by the National Selection Committee. He would like to thank his beautiful wife Jennifer and his wonderful kids Arabella and Horatio for their support and inspiration.

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Kim Instenes (Assistant Professor of Theatre/ Costume Designer): Kim holds an MFA in Costume Design and Technology from Ohio University, and a BA in Theatre from UW-Whitewater. Her faculty credits include UW Parkside, UW Whitewater, UW Milwaukee and Lawrence University. In addition to teaching at these schools she has designed costumes and makeup for a number of productions including IMAGINARY INVALID, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, TROJAN WAR, SWEENEY TODD and TRANSLATIONS. Kim continues to work as a freelance costume and make-up designer in the Milwaukee/Chicago area. Professional design credits include THE GIVER and BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER, as well as the upcoming musical BIG at First Stage Milwaukee, JEEVES INTERVENES and HEROES at Milwaukee Chamber, ROMEO AND JULIET at Milwaukee Shakespeare, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Renaissance Theatre Works, Utah Shakespearean Festival and the Racine Theatre Guild, and recently costume designer for the World premier of GOSSAMER, written by Lois Lowery and performed at First Stage Milwaukee. Design work at Carthage includes CABARET, INSPECTING CAROL and new play, by Laura Jacqmin, GHOST BIKE to name a few. LYSISTRATA won her a Certificate of Merit from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for costume design and an invitation to show her work at the Festival. Kim is excited to be a part of the Theatre Department here at Carthage as it strengthens and strives to create theatre artists of the highest quality. She enjoys the thrill of watching a student understand what a costume does for their character and watch that character come to life as a result. She would also like to thank her family, husband Doug, and children, Lauren and Dalen, for their continued support of her creative endeavors. William Newcomb (Assistant Technical Director/ Lighting Designer): William holds a B.F.A. degree in technical theatre from Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, and an M.F.A. degree in arts administration from Southern Utah University. He was assistant manager of the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre for two years before coming to Carthage. William also serves as Production Manager for the Optimist Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park. Other credits include technical director of the Wells Fine Arts Center at Tarleton State University, assistant technical director at Oberlin College, scene shop foreman at Ohio Light Opera, and assistant production manager of the Utah Shakespearean Festival. He would like to thank his wife Alison for her continued love and support.


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Kelly Field (PSM) is a sophomore Theatre Production and Design major at Carthage. Kelly has been doing backstage work for 4 years now and is very excited to be continuing her work with TARTUFFE. She was recently Assistant Stage Manager for Carthage’s productions of INSPECTING CAROL, ROMEO AND JULIET, and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE. As well as being Assistant Stage Manager for the upcoming SMOCK ALLEY PROJECT. She also continues to help backstage by working on sets and lighting for other shows. Kelly would like to thank her Mother, Father, and all the friends and family that have supported and encouraged her along the way to pursue her passion in theatre. Teresa McCarthy (ASM) is a sophomore Theater Major. She is proud to be a part of this hysterical show. This is the 5th main stage production she has been involved in here at Carthage. She was last seen in the J-Term production of ROMEO AND JULIET. She has been on tech crews for INSPECTING CAROL, GHOST BIKE, and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE. This is her first time being an Assistant Stage Manager and she is thrilled for the experience. She hopes to build up her skills in every aspect of the theater. She would like to thank her friends in the cast for all of the fun and Kelly and John for the wonderful opportunity. She would also like to thank Marty for giving her the nickname T Mac.

Brian Cherry (Assistant light Design): Brian is happy to be working on TARTUFFE as assistant light designer. He is a senior this year working toward a degree in theater production and design with emphasis in scenic design. Recently, Brian has been working in the blizzard theater at Elgin Community College and their he has worked on a variety of different performances from music concerts to touring shows. In his lifetime He has been/worked on over 50 shows starting when he was in 2nd grade. Brian is excited to be working on Tartuffe, it has been a fun learning experience and hilarious to watch and hope everyone loves and enjoys the show. Liz Lange (Prop Design): is a junior double majoring in elementary and special education with a theatre minor. She has been working in the theatre since her junior year of high school. This is her third time designing props for a Carthage Theatre production. She is grateful for the opportunity to be a part of this show! Lauren Eastman (Assistant Scenic Designer): is a Junior at Carthage College. She is a Scenic Design and English double major. She is also a scenic painting intern at Milwaukee’s First Stage Children’s Theatre. She has painted scenery for Carthage productions since her freshman year, but TARTUFFE is her second Assistant Scenic Design opportunity

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here at Carthage. She would like to thank the Carthage faculty and the staff at First Stage for the support she has received in her pursuit of success. Furthermore, a special thanks for the continued love and encouragement from her family, the FrankenBrain trio, the family and friends of The Pine Forest, and her sweetheart. Last but not least, a final thanks to you, the audience, for your support. Enjoy the Show!

Lizz Zitron (Dramaturge) is Outreach Librarian at the Carthage College Hedberg Library and a lifelong theatre fan. She has done dramaturgy for GHOST BIKE, THE RAIL SPLITTER, BOEING BOEING and BILOXI BLUES among other Carthage productions. Thanks to John, the cast, and crew for letting me drone on about secret religious societies and censorship. Special thanks to Alex for asking about citations. Thank you especially to Erik for understanding my crazy schedule.

CAST Christian Aldridge (Officer) is a freshman Music Theatre and Theatre performance double major from Huntley, Illinois, and is extremely happy to be on the main stage for his first time at Carthage. He has been in 25 productions over seven years, and has recently performed as George in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE and the Bishop in LES MISERABLES. He would like to thank his parents for showing him theatre, his sister for supporting him even while he is away from home, and the entire cast and crew for putting together a great show and a fantastic experience. Miranda Bishop (Flipote) is a junior Musical Theatre major who is thrilled to continue exploring the exciting world of classical theatre! Previous Carthage Credits include CABARET, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, SEUSSICAL (Jojo), and ROMEO AND JULIET (Nurse). Professionally, Miranda has performed in Live Entertainment at Valleyfair Amusement Park in Shakopee, MN. Miranda would like to thank John Maclay for this fabulous opportunity and her family and friends for their constant support. Dan Brennan (Tartuffe) is a junior Musical Theatre, Theatre and English triple major and is super excited to be on the main stage again. Previously he appeared in CABARET, GHOST BIKE, and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, and this spring will be seen in the upcoming SMOCK ALLEY PROJECT. He also appeared in several studio shows at Carthage such as [TITLE OF SHOW], URINETOWN and the upcoming A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC. He would like to thank his Mom and Dad for supporting him and all his endeavours at Carthage. He would also like to thank all of his friends and faculty members, who have given him so much confidence in everything. Dan hopes that everyone enjoys the show and the wonderful cast and crew who worked so hard on it. “In all things, let the will of God be done.� - Tartuffe. Jane Burkitt (Mariane) is a junior Theatre Performance Major with an English Minor. Other show credits at Carthage include OLEANNA, ROMEO 4

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AND JULIET, ALMOST MAINE, and BEAUTIFUL BODIES. Jane is absolutely thrilled to be working on TARTUFFE with such a wonderful ensemble of actors and is so grateful to John for this exciting opportunity. Jane would like to thank her ever supportive family for always encouraging her to follow her dreams, the Carthage Theatre Faculty for making those dreams possible, and God for everything. Enjoy the show! Alex Campea (Cleante) is ecstatic to perform in his first classical show as a part of TARTUFFE. Alex is a senior pursuing degrees in Musical Theatre and Theatre Performance. Other Carthage credits include: Robert Martin in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, Sidney Carlton in INSPECTING CAROL, Cliff Bradshaw in CABARET, and Hunter Bell in [TITLE OF SHOW]. For the past two years, Alex has also performed in the SHOWDOWN AT THE SIX FLAGS CORRAL comedy gunfight show at Six Flags Great America. Alex would like to thank John Maclay for such an incredible opportunity and for helping and encouraging him throughout this difficult process. He also thanks his family for being so supportive of everything he does, his brothers of both the Delta Upsilon and Alpha Psi Omega fraternities, Shannon Fox, and the Carthage Theatre and Music faculty for helping him get to where he is today. Jack Lambert (Laurent) is a sophomore Musical Theatre and Psychology double major and is super excited to be on the main stage again. He recently appeared on the main stage in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, as well as the music workshop production of SEUSSICAL and ROMEO AND JULIET in the Studio. He would like to thank his Mom and Dad for supporting him and all his endeavours at Carthage. He would also like to thank all of his friends and faculty members who have given him so much confidence in everything. Jack hopes that everyone enjoys the show and the wonderful cast and crew who worked so hard on it.


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Courtney Matula (Dorine) is absolutely overjoyed to be a part of this amazing show!! While being a junior Theatre Performance & Communications major, with a minor in dance, Courtney has been seen in previous productions such as INSPECTING CAROL, THE RAILSPLITTER, GHOST BIKE, ROMEO & JULIET, and DOUBT: A PARABLE. She was also cocostume designer for the studio show ENDGAME, and performed in the dance work EASIER SAID THAN DONE in last year’s Carthage dance concert. Courtney would like to express her many thanks to John Maclay, for giving her this wonderful opportunity for growth, and to the cast & crew for making this such a phenomenal experience. She would also like to thank her family, Brendon, Carol, and Brittanie for their constant support and love. And with that -- prepare to be Tartuffified! Tyler Seaman (Damis) is a freshman majoring in Theatre. He is absolutely overjoyed to be a part of his first production at Carthage, TARTUFFE. Tyler would like to thank John for this wonderful opportunity. Tyler would also like to thank his family for supporting his choice to attend Carthage, no matter what, and for always encouraging him to pursue his dream of being a part of the theatre. Elodie Senetra (Elmire) is a Theatre Performance major and will be graduating after the coming J-term. Elodie’s other Carthage credits include GHOST BIKE (Cady), ROMEO & JULIET (Juliet), INSPECTING CAROL (Zorah Bloch), DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE (Jean), ONE DAY IN THE SEASON OF RAIN (Mallika), LYSISTRATA (Calonice) and the upcoming SMOCK ALLEY PROJECT. Last spring Elodie directed ENDGAME by Samuel Beckett for the Carthage Studio play series. Elodie has studied abroad at The Globe Theatre, London, and The Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin. She cannot thank her mother enough for always being her greatest inspiration and support. She would like to thank John for bringing so much classical joy to her life and studies, including Slings & Arrows. And to her fellow cast and crew, you all are such a delightful family! Preston Smith (Monsieur Loyal) is thrilled to be appearing in his fourth mainstage production here at Carthage! Other Carthage Credits include THE DROWSY CHAPERONE (George), ROMEO AND JULIET (Friar Lawrence), URINETOWN (Mr. Cladwell) and SEUSSICAL (Horton). He also directed a workshop production of NO ONE IN THE WORLD last spring with the help of his close friend Katie Zutter. Preston is a senior Musical Theatre and Theatre double major. He would like to thank

the music and theatre faculty members here at Carthage for all of the wisdom, support, and opportunities they have given him in his time here, and his ever supportive family and friends for all of their love and encouragement. Amanda Soos (Mme. Pernelle) is a Senior Music Theatre and Psychology double major. This is Amanda’s first appearance in a mainstage production here at Carthage. Her other credits include CHICAGO (Liz), at the Racine Theatre Guild. She has also been seen in workshop productions in URINETOWN (Hope Cladwell ), SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE (Aunt Monie ), and this December in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (Charlotte). Amanda would like to thank her family and friends for being so supportive of all of her endeavors, the music department for all of the professional growth she has experienced these last three years, and John Maclay for this fantastic opportunity to play a role on the mainstage. Andrew Stachurski (Orgon) is a junior Theatre Performance Major with minor studies in History. This will be Andrew’s 7th mainstage performance at Carthage. Credits include BILOXI BLUES, ONE DAY IN THE SEASON OF RAIN, THE RAIL SPLITTER, INSPECTING CAROL, GHOST BIKE, and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE. He has appeared in the workshop production of SEUSSICAL, and will appear in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC in December. He is also a proud member of the Carthage Neil-Futurists. He would like to thank his friends and family for their unending support and love. He would also like to thank the Carthage Theatre Department Faculty for sharing their knowledge with him and providing so many great opportunities. Mitch Weindorf (Valere) is a senior Theatre Performance and Directing double major with minor studies in German. Mainstage credits at Carthage include THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, GHOST BIKE, CABARET, ONE DAY IN THE SEASON OF RAIN, and LYSISTRATA. He has also appeared in workshop productions of SEUSSICAL and URINETOWN and will appear in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC this December. This January, he will direct a workshop production of NEXT TO NORMAL, and he will direct THE GLASS MENAGERIE this March in the Studio Theatre. Professionally, Mitch has interned with First Stage Children’s Theatre and Peninsula Players Theater, where he performed in A FEW GOOD MEN. In his final main stage production, he would like to thank the faculty for all their preparation, opportunities and support the past three years, and his family and friends for all their support.

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C A R T H AG E C O L L E G E T H E AT R E FAC U LT Y Theatre Department Herschel Kruger.....................................................................Division Chair/Associate Professor of Theatre Martin McClendon................. Department Chair/Technical Director/ Assistant Professor of Theatre Corinne Ness............Music Department Chair/Assistant Professor of Music/Head of Music Theatre Anna Antaramian.........................................................Associate Professor/Adjunct Instructor of Theatre Maria Carrig..................................................................................Associate Professor of English and Theatre Magdalene Ellsworth.......................................................................................... Adjunct Instructor of Theatre Laura Gordon......................................................................................................... Adjunct Instructor of Theatre Kim Instenes................................................................... Assistant Professor of Theatre/Costume Designer Marcella Kearns..................................................................................................... Adjunct Instructor of Theatre John Maclay........................................................................................................... Assistant Professor of Theatre Kevin Nelson................................................................................................................................. Master Carpenter William Newcomb................................................................................................... Assistant Technical Director Neil Scharnick....................................................................................................... Assistant Professor of Theatre Dance Program Stacy Pottinger..................................... Assistant Professor of Theatre-Dance/Head of Dance Program Emma Draves...........................................................................................Adjunct Instructor of Theatre-Dance Valerie Gonzalez.....................................................................................Adjunct Instructor of Theatre-Dance Faith Haleska............................................................................................Adjunct Instructor of Theatre-Dance

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The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education; Dr. Gerald and Paula McNichols Foundation; The Honorable Stuart Bernstein and Wilma E. Bernstein; the Kennedy Center Corporate Fund; and the National Committee for the Performing Arts. This production is entered in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). The aims of this national theater education program are to identify and promote quality in college-level theater production. To this end, each production entered is eligible for a response by a regional KCACTF representative, and selected students and faculty are invited to participate in KCACTF programs involving scholarships, internships, grants and awards for actors, directors, dramaturgs, playwrights, designers, stage managers and critics at both the regional and national levels. Productions entered on the Participating level are eligible for inclusion at the KCACTF regional festival and can also be considered for invitation to the KCACTF national festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC in the spring of 2013. Last year more than 1,300 productions were entered in the KCACTF involving more than 200,000 students nationwide. By entering this production, our theater department is sharing in the KCACTF goals to recognize, reward, and celebrate the exemplary work produced in college and university theaters across the nation.


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