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Alumni

Jennie Adams

FORMER OFFICE MANAGER

Jennie Kelley graduated in 2005 from Harrisburg Area Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies. Her on-stage theatre experience includes Henry IV with the Harrisburg Shakespeare Festival, The Diary of Anne Frank with the Open Stage of Harrisburg, and Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean with HACC TheatreWorks. Her technical credits include Assistant Stage Manager for the Harrisburg Shakespeare Festival’s production of Henry V and Student Director for the Middleburg Drama Group’s presentation of It’s A Wonderful Life.

Sean Adams

FORMER COMPANY TECHNICIAN

Sean made his debut with the Gamut Theatre Group in the 2004 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and soon after joined Gamut as a Core Company Member for the 2005-2006 season. His favorite roles with the company include Antipholus of Syracuse in The Comedy of Errors, Edgar in King Lear, Laertes and Polonius in Hamlet, John of Lancaster in Henry IV, Jim in The Glass Menagerie, Toad in A Year With Frog & Toad, and Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk.

Ellie Alayne

FORMER RESIDENT THEATRE MANAGER

Ellie joined the Core Company at Gamut in August of 2008. Before coming to Gamut, she spent five months with Missoula Children’s Theatre as a tour actor / director.

She has also toured the Midwest with the Nebraska Theatre Caravan. And she spent one summer at Theatre West Virginia, and three summers at the Black Hills Playhouse in Custer, South Dakota. Some of her favorite roles include Hope in Urinetown, Judith in Hayfever, and the Porter in Macbeth.

Tara Bradway

FORMER PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR

Tara Bradway joined Gamut as a full-time company member for the 2008-2009 season, serving as Public Relations Director. Her credits at HSF include Romeo and Juliet (Juliet / Benvolio), Lysistrata (Chorus), Julius Caesar (Octavius Caesar / ensemble), Love’s Labour’s Lost (Princess of France), the ’07-’08 educational tour of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia / Starveling), The Comedy of Errors (Adriana), and Henry V (Katherine / Boy).

Robert Campbell

FORMER DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Gamut Theatre Group: Core Company, 2005-2007, Hamlet—Hamlet, King Henry V—Henry V, Frog—A Year with Frog and Toad, Tom—The Glass Menagerie, Scapino—A Company of Wayward Saints, Kent—King Lear, Quickly, Dowglas—Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Stephano & Antonio—The Tempest , and numerous roles with Popcorn Hat Players. Gretna Theatre: Mozart—Amadeus, Jamie Lockhart—The Robber Bridegroom. Additional companies acted for: Fulton Opera House, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Open Stage of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Centre Stage, and Sight & Sound Theatres.

Alexis Dow Campbell

FORMER PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR

Alexis made her HSF debut as Hero/Verges in 2003’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing. She eventually wormed her way into the Core Company in 2006, and spent two years as Public Relations Director before heading north to Millersburg’s Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, where she is the Marketing Coordinator.

Krista Carter Bowman

FORMER RESIDENT THEATRE MANAGER

Krista was a Core Company Member at Gamut from 2007-2008 after graduating with a BFA in Theatre from Marshall University in Huntington, WV. While at Marshall, she played a variety of roles including Calpurnia in To Kill a Mockingbird, Cleopatra inShakespeare’s Women, Hannah in Little Women, a tribe member in Hair and most recently, Jessie in Night Mother.

Bill D’Agostino

FORMER DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Bill D’Agostino is currently a graduate student in Villanova University’s theatre department. He expects to receive in master’s degree in May. Last season at Villanova, Bill performed the role of Soldignac in the Feydeau’s French farce Le Dindon and stage managed Metamorphoses. This season, he will be serving as dramaturg for the department’s production of Medea in the Spring and will be performing in Shakespeare’s As You Like It in November.

Melissa Dunphy

FORMER PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR

Hailing from Australia, Melissa made her Harrisburg Shakespeare Festival debut in 2004 as Cobweb and musical director for A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Some of her favorite roles with Gamut have included the Fool in King Lear, Ariel inThe Tempest, Montjoy in Henry V, Hotspur in Henry IV and both Horatio and Ophelia in the educational touring version of Hamlet. She also composed music and played the violin for Gamut’s production of The Glass Menagerie, and was the musical director for Gamut’s A Year with Frog and Toad.

Jeremy Garrett

FORMER ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Jeremy’s whirlwind tour of the world has finally brought him full circle back to Harrisburg . A graduate of West Perry High School, Jeremy left central PA to attain a B.A. in Theatre Arts and a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005. During his final semester, he attended the study abroad program, Semester at Sea. Eight countries, one hundred days and one circumnavigation of the globe later, Jeremy achieved a true appreciation for the world, its cultures and people. His travels didn’t stop there, however. Upon returning and graduating, he has worked for various theatre companies around the country. Jeremy has called home to the outdoor drama Tecumseh! in Chillicothe, Ohio; toured the southeastern United States with the New Hampshire based Hampstead Stage Company; and spent the last year as an Associate Company member at Playhouse on the Square in Memphis, Tennessee.

Lisa Haywood

FORMER CORE COMPANY MEMBER

Lisa was seen most recently at Open Stage of Harrisburg as Becca in Rabbit Hole and as Emma in Betrayal. Other credits include Anna in Burn This, Agnetha in Frozen, Miss Maudie in To Kill a Mockingbird and Beth in Dinner with Friends. HSF credits include Emilia in Othello and ensemble parts in A Night of Chekov Comedy. She also performed with Popcorn Hat Players for five years.

Jeff Luttermoser

FORMER DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Jeff Luttermoser is currently living in Philadelphia, working as an actor and teacher.

Jeff’s recent acting credits include Hamlet in Hamlet, Krogstad in A Doll’s House, Edward Kynaston in Stage Beauty, Oliver in As You Like It , Mozart in Amadeus, Clifford in Side Man, Octavius Caesar in Antony and Cleopatra, and Edmund in King Lear. Credits with Gamut include Marc Antony in Julius Caesar , Romeo in the educational tour of Romeo and Juliet, Kinesias in Lysistrata, and Iachimo in Cymbeline.

Kate Magill

FORMER CORE COMPANY MEMBER

Ms. Magill has worked, at one time or another, as an actor, a costume designer, a stage manager, a teacher/director and an arts and education administrator. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts from Shippensburg University, with concentrations in theatre, music and literature.

Ms. Magill began her professional career with the Gamut Theatre Group (Harrisburg Shakespeare Festival and the Popcorn Hat Players Children’s Theatre) in Harrisburg, PA as a core-company actor, theatre school teacher and Resident Costume Designer.

Eric Messner

FORMER CORE COMPANY MEMBER

After leaving Popcorn Hat and HSF Eric returned to college and earned a BFA in Acting at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Since that time he has worked mainly in the Baltimore and Washington DC area. Some of his DC credits are: Lucius in Titus Andronicus, Chicago in Is He Dead?, Jeff in Omnium Gatherum, The Howie Lee in Howie the Rookie, and Paul Foggarty in Scenes From The Big Picture. Other favorite roles include: Sigismund in Life’s a Dream, Justin Timberlake/Harrison Ford in Crumble…Lay Me Down Justin Timberlake.

Jamie Tyrell

Former Associate Artistic Director

Jamie joined the Gamut full-time in August 2007, ten years after her first audition for the Harrisburg Shakespeare Festival. She performed in several HSF shows, including playing Constance in King John , before attending Franklin & Marshal College, where she held the distinguished Rouse Scholarship. While there Jamie performed in many shows, including King Lear (Fool), Five Years From Now (Mannequin), and several dance concerts; produced and directed the college’s first V-Day production of The Vagina Monologues ; and earned the Frank J. Schaffner Theatre Award, the Theresa Helburn Opdyck Award in Drama, and departmental honors in theatre for directing The Taming of the Shrew.

Amber Wagner Mann

FORMER RESIDENT THEATRE MANAGER

Amber joined Gamut in May 2003 after having worked as a Resident Professional Actor in Charleston, SC for the Charleston Stage Company. She most recently played the roles of Goneril in King Lear, The Snail with the Mail in A Year With Frog and Toad, Laura in The Glass Menagerie, Prince Hal in Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2, Hostess, Rambures, and Alice in Henry V, Miranda in The Tempest, Moth in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Pythia in the World Premiere of The Oracle, and Perdita in The Winter’s Tale. Some of her favorite roles include Roxanne in Cyrano de Bergerac, Mayor Maggie/Ruthie in Bat Boy! The Musical, Catherine in Proof, and Mayella Ewell in To Kill A Mockingbird.