Jason Bowcutt (Director)
Jason previously directed [title of show] for Utah Rep. His most recent directing credit was Debora Threedy’s play about Joe Hill titled One Big Union for Plan-B Theatre Company. Other local directing credits include: Marry Christmas and Adam and Steve and the Empty Sea for Plan-B Theatre Company, Reasons to Be Pretty for the U of U Theatre Lab, and Well for Pygmalion Productions. Jason has worked for a number of Theatres across the country including: Guthrie Theatre, McCarter Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre, Signature Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Rep Theatre of St. Louis, Studio Arena Theatre, and Off-Broadway’s John Houseman Theatre where he was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award as well as a Drama Desk Award for his work in John Logan’s Never the Sinner. Jason is one of the Co-Founding Directors of the New York Innovative Theatre Foundation (the IT Awards), a community-building organization for the Off-Off-Broadway Theatre community.
Holly Fowers (Assistant Director)
Holly is so happy to be working on this play with such talented people. She has performed on stages throughout Salt Lake City, but is new to directing. She would like to thank Jason for the opportunity, the cast for being so good and everyone for making it such a fantastic experience.
Josh Patterson (Stage Manager)
Josh is happy to be back with Utah Rep since his turn as ASM for the Utah premier of Heathers: The Musical. Theatrical highlights include sound designs for Equus (Florida Players) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Russian Tour), performing in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Florida Players) and The Normal Heart (OSU), as well as curating the first 10-minute play festival in the history of the Ohio State University Lab Series. Josh is currently a PhD candidate at Ohio State and previously studied at Utah State (MA) and the University of Florida (BA). Josh is passionate about the social impact of theatre and its place in everyday life, which is the focus area of his research.
Leah Curzon (Assistant Stage Manager)
Leah is relatively new to the technical side of theatre but has been in several productions since she was 6. She practices all aspects of theatre tech at the Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts as a junior in high school. She has been props master, lighting designer, and sound designer for several school productions but this is her first time as an ASM. She previously worked as an intern for Utah Rep and is excited to continue working with them. She is planning to go into a technical theatre career.
Michael Nielsen (Costume Design)
“Retired” from costuming/acting/theatrical producing in Hollywood, Michael returned to his home state of Utah, and to his real passion, theatre. He has since costumed, directed and performed for several companies in the valley. Recently, Michael played Herr Schultz in Utah Rep’s Cabaret.
Bobby Cody (Lighting Design)
Bobby Cody has been working in the entertainment industry since 1987. He has spent that time working a myriad of roles in theatre and film from acting to technical positions. Since arriving in Salt Lake, Bobby has worked with Pygmalion Productions, Peoples Productions, Plan-B Theatre Company, Salt Lake Acting Company, Utah Repertory Theatre Company and a few others in town. He has been teaching in secondary education for twelve years and currently works as an educator for Pacific Heritage Academy and as an associate instructor for the University of Utah. His latest designs were for Riot Act’s production of Poor Bastard and Utah Rep’s Heathers: The Musical. Bobby would like to dedicate this show to Rowland Butler.
Cara Pomeroy (Scenic Design)
Cara Pomeroy is a recent graduate from the University of Utah Theatre department where she earned a BA in Theatre Studies with a focus on Scenic Design. Her recent designs include Carrie: the Musical, Doubt, Cabaret, and Heathers for Utah Rep and Bull Shark Attack at Salt Lake Acting Company. She would like to thank Jamie for all his love and support.
Jamie Nesbit (Projection Design)
Since graduating from the acclaimed theatre school Studio 58, Jamie Nesbitt has fast become one of Canada’s leading projections designers. His skills as a designer are wide ranging, and his repertoire of talents are constantly evolving. Jamie treats every show as a new opportunity to explore projection design, and how he can best support the play at hand. Based out of Vancouver, Canada Jamie works across the country, in Europe and in New York. His work has received national acclaim. He is the recipient of 6 Jessie Richardson Award Nominations, a 2009 Jessie Richardson award, the 2008 Mayor Arts award, the 2007 Sam Payne award, and the 2006 Earl Klien Memorial Scholarship.