Before you come out to the show, there are a few people we’d like you to meet.
OUR AMAZING CAST!
JACK KYLE ORAM (Wally) Kyle is a recent graduate of Utah Valley University. Credits include Orpheus in UVU’s Eurydice, multiple roles with Grassroots Shakespeare, and most recently Koko in The Mikado at UVU. He plays in improv and sketch shows for Dr. Yes and The Thrillionaires. What the Bellhop Saw features many of the most talented people he knows. He’s thrilled at the opportunity.
JAMES McKINNEY (Georgie) James is a third-year actor at Utah Valley University. Previous credits include Vincent in Vincent in Brixton, Francis Nurse in The Crucible, and The Strongman in Elephant’s Graveyard.
BETHANY R. WOODRUFF (Missy) Bethany hails from Aberdeen, Scotland, and has been studying theater performance in Utah for a little over three years. Previous credits include Abigail Williams in UVU’s The Crucible, Elvira in Blithe Spirit at the Covey Center, and Lady Teazle in USU-Eastern’s production of The School for Scandal. Having had plenty experience in playing a young naïve maid and cast as someone who tends to lose their costume all too often, Bethany is excited to be in this production of What the Bellhop Saw with an incredibly talented cast who put her to shame.
MADDY BELLE FORSYTH (Heather) Maddy is very excited and grateful for this opportunity and to work with such an amazing and talented group of people. She is currently a student at Utah Valley University studying Theater Performance, where she was most recently seen as the role of Isabella in Androcles and the Lion. She grew up wanting to perform while being in shows at St. George Musical Theatre and watching I Love Lucy everyday after school. Other than theater, Maddy also enjoys singing, playing guitar, and writing music. “I would like to thank my family and friends who always believe in me. I love you all!”
BENJAMIN JAMES HENDERSON (Stan) Ben has enjoyed being in shows, most recently Crazy for You, South Pacific, and The Civil War at Hale Center Theater Orem. He is currently a senior at UVU as a Theater major. He has two children and a wife whom he looks forward to seeing more of as his degree is finished. He wants to thank everyone involved for giving him the opportunity to be part of this cast. He especially wants to thank his beautiful and loving wife for being so supportive and inspiring in everything she does.
JAKE BEN SUAZO (Arlene) Jake is currently graduating with a Bachelor of Science in theater from Utah Valley University. He is been involved in a lot of shows around Utah Valley as well as a hand full of local movies over the years. He is a founding member of Warboy Theatre Projects as well as co-creator of the Thrillionaires Improv Theater. He is planning to attend Northern Illinois University in July to get his masters in acting. Jake’s most recent work was as Clown Two in West Valley Hale’s production of The 39 Steps and as Preacher Perkins in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Sundance Summer Theatre. He is proud to work with his graduating classmates on this very fun project! He has a very talented wife and three beautiful children!
JASON SULLIVAN (Roger) Jason is excited to work with such a skilled and talented cast and crew! A recent graduate of the theater program at Utah Valley University, some of Jason’s past stage credits include The Man in the Echo Theatre’s The Turn of the Screw, Charles Marlow in UVU’s She Stoops to Conquer, Orlando in Hale Center Theater Orem’s As You Like It, and Hutter in Nosferatu at UVU.
ROBBIE X PIERCE (Babu) Robbie is a founding member of Dr. Yes sketch comedy. He’s appeared in several shows at Utah Valley University and with the Grassroots Shakespeare Company. He’s written a couple of plays that have been produced, and plans to be a TV writer.
AUBREY BENCH (Little Heidi) Aubrey is a junior in the Utah Valley University theater program. This is her first time performing with the Utah Rep! You’ve seen her in UVU’s productions of Eurydice, The Crucible, How to Succeed…, and Honk! She’s part of the Grassroots Shakespeare Company and has performed in Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, and As You Like It. She would like to thank her family and friends for their support and Utah Rep for this amazing opportunity!
M. CHASE GRANT (Guest) Chase recently graduated from Utah Valley University and is hanging around until his graduate program starts up in Exeter, UK. You may have seen him recently at UVU’s production of The Mikado as the Shogun. He has a passion for Shakespeare, loves his wife and daughter, and hopes you come and enjoy the performance.
DANIEL WHITING (Mr. Bickhardt)
The show is great but these people are what really make the show worth seeing.
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