“Amadeus” Cast

Greg GREG CARVER (Emperor Joseph II) Greg began his acting career when he was leaving a college computer class and saw open auditions for a Salt Lake City College production of “Romeo and Juliet.” After much reluctance, he auditioned and got the role of Escalus Prince of Verona, and he has never looked back. He has played lead roles in “The Curious Savage,” “The Rimers of Eldritch,” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” as Demetrius. Greg is about to begin the University of Utah Actor Training Program.

 

RogerROGER DUNBAR (Antonio Salieri) Roger is thrilled to be a part of “Amadeus,” his first show with Utah Rep. Recent productions in the Salt Lake Valley include “The Comedy of Errors,” “Boeing Boeing,” “Betrayal” (Pinnacle Acting Company), “Hedda Gabler,” “The Winter’s Tale,” “Waiting for Godot” (Sting & Honey), “The Philadelphia Story” (Pioneer Theatre), and “The 39 Steps” (Sandy Arts). Other past favorite roles include Elwood P. Dowd in “Harvey” (Neil Simon Festival), Don Quixote in “The Man of La Mancha,” and Harold Hill in “The Music Man” (St. George Musical Theater).

Natalie-6NATALIE EASTER (Katherina Cavalieri) Natalie is an active performer and musician throughout the United States. Her vocal prowess covers opera, art song, oratorio, and musical theater. Highlights include Mrs. Potts in “Beauty and the Beast” (Herriman Arts Council), Jenny in “Company” (Silver Summit Theatre Company), Hänsel in “Hänsel & Gretel” (Utah Lyric Opera), Mrs. Anderssen in “A Little Night Music” (Pine Mountain Music Festival), and Dorabella in “Così fan tutte” (Seagle Music Colony). She holds a Master of Music degree in Opera Performance from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance, as well as a Theater minor, from the University of Utah.

GeoffGEOFFREY GREGORY (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) Geoff began theater performances in productions of Shakespeare while in high school in California. He returned to acting in Utah with “As You Like It.” Previous roles include Phileas Fogg in the North American premiere of “Around the World in 80 Days: the Musical” and Lord Farquaad in “Shrek: the Musical.” He studied Arabic at the University of Utah. Along with performing as a improviser with the Jesters Royale troupe, Geoff is the technical director at the Empress Theatre in Magna.

Merry SMALLMERRY MAGEE (Constanze Weber) Merry is a junior at Westminster College pursuing her BFA in Theater Performance. Merry was recently seen at the GSL Fringe Festival in “Strangers, Lovers, Family, Friends” with Company of Cohorts. Past credits include “The Last Night of Ballyhoo,” “Children of a Lesser God,” and “The Tempest.”

 

 

LindsayLINDSAY MARRIOTT (Venticella) Lindsay is thrilled to be returning to the stage, and with such wonderful company! Past role include Suzanne in “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” Amanda in “The Glass Menagerie,” and Dominique in “Lucky Stiff.” As always, she would like to thank her family for their love and support, and the cast and crew for this lovely experience.

 

 

JeffJEFFREY OWEN (Count Franz Orsini-Rosenberg) Jeffrey is happy to returning to Utah Rep. He appeared in the company’s production of “Grace,” also directed by JC Carter, playing the role of Karl and was nominated for best supporting actor in the company’s Reppy Awards. He just completed a run of “Cock” with the Hive Theatre. He also appeared in the Hive Theatre’s run of Martin McDonough’s “A Behanding in Spokane,” where he played the role of Carmichael. Jeffrey performed the role of Lester Marshall in Pygmalion Production’s “Hellman vs. McCarrthy.” He was Mr. McAdam in Silver Summit Theatre Company’s debut production of “Screwtape.” Some of his favorite roles include GW Nethercott in “Sordid Lives,” Dr. Douglas in “Miss Evers’ Boys,” Herb in “I Ought to Be in Pictures,” Roat in “Wait Until Dark,” Tom in “The Glass Menagerie,” Peter in “Prelude to a Kiss,” John Doyle Lee in “The Ballad of Mountain Meadows,” Ronnie in “House of Blue Leaves,” Leslie in “Seascape,” Tesman in “Hedda Gabler,” Anthony in “Julius Ceasar,” Calaban in “The Tempest,” Edmond in “King Lear,” Henry IV in “Henry IV Part I,” and Laertes in “Hamlet.” He serves as co-producer and co-artistic director of Salt City Radio Players. Jeffrey directed the company’s debut productions of “The Martian Chronicles” and “Mars Is Heaven,” and he is prepping for the upcoming production of “War of the Worlds” in October. Jeffrey is a graduate of the Actor Training Program and has a BFA from the University Of Utah. “Enjoy!”

CrissCRISS ROSENLOF (Count Johann von Strack) Criss has always been interested in performing. His first foray into acting was in the 9th grade, in the show “Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch.” He went on to act in every school play throughout his high school career and into the community. Criss took 20 years off from acting to work on his career in nursing, and then he came back with a vengeance. He worked nearly non-stop from 2010 through 2013, performing in 12 different productions as well as choreographing fight scenes and stunts, working as director, assistant director, and working as weapons master and armorer. Criss had to retire from acting in early 2013 due to severe chronic pain in his back due to eight bulging discs. He was, however, coaxed back out of retirement to join the cast of “Amadeus,” and he’s thrilled to be acting once again.

JayCJAYC STODDARD (Baron Gottfried van Swieten) JayC is a Utah Rep Board Member. He directed Utah Rep’s production of “Rabbit Hole” and was assistant director of the company’s “Bare.” He also played the role of Sam in Utah Rep’s “Grace,” a role for which he received a City Weekly Arty Award.

 

 

Dallon D ThorupDALLON D. THORUP (Venticello) Dallon is very excited to be making his debut with Utah Rep in its production of “Amadeus.” Some of Dallon’s favorite past roles include Fester Addams in “The Addams Family Musical,” Joe Hardy in “Damn Yankees,” and Ren McCormack in “Footloose,” as well as roles in “Sweeney Todd,” “Shrek the Musical,” “The Foreigner,” “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” “Fame,” and “Bye Bye Birdie.” And he is more than excited to take the stage this fall in Utah Rep’s regional premiere production of “Carrie the Musical.” Dallon would love to thank the cast and crew for welcoming him as part of their own so far into their rehearsal period and wants them to know how truly blessed he is to share the stage with such phenomenal talent. Dallon lives in Cottonwood Heights and works with Sandy City Parks and Maintenance. In his free time, he loves spending his time with family and friends, and dedicating his time to whatever show he is in, or whatever audition he has coming up next.

 

 

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