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Peter/Wendy by Jeremy Bloom

Adapted from J.M. Barrie’s Peter and Wendy,

With segments from J.M. Barrie’s The Little White Bird

Friday, October 22 & 29 | 7:00pm

Saturday, October 23 & 30 | 3:00pm & 7:00pm

About the Directors

 

Mollie Armour (Director)

Mollie is an Arkansas native, born and raised in Fort Smith. She received her MFA in Acting from University of Arkansas and her BFA in Acting from Oklahoma City University. She also studied for two years at Playhouse West School and Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles. She is an Intimacy Director and Somatic Voicework Instructor as well as an associate casting director and Intimacy Coordinator with Actors Casting Agency in NWA. Mollie has been a teaching artist in Arkansas since 2014. She previously taught performing arts classes at UAFS Academy of the Arts and at University of Arkansas. Many of her private acting and voice students have won multiple national and regional awards. As well as being a teacher and performer, she is also a director and playwright. She specializes in physical theatre, vocal pedagogy, acting theory, and working with students of neurodiversity. Her mission is to inspire deeper understanding and empathy through storytelling and connection.

 

Audrey Romero (Assistant Director)

Audrey is a multidisciplinary theatre artist. She first started at Trike as a summer teaching apprentice in 2018. Now she has joined the theater as a Resident Actor and Teaching Artist in 2021. She is finishing her last year at the University of Arkansas, getting a double-B.A. in Theatre Performance and Latin American and Latino Studies with a minor in Communication. She is an actor that has primarily collaborated on new play developments with the University of Arkansas, TheatreSquared, Arkansas Public Theater, and Trike Theatre. Audrey also loves to dance to hip-hop, jazz, tap, and more! You can usually find her riding her bike, playing with her dog, or watching scary movies. As a multidisciplinary theatre artist, she is thrilled to work with an organization that values and encourages the youth to explore and express themselves through storytelling.

Production Team

Director…. Mollie Armour
Assistant Director…. Audrey Romero
Stage Manager…. Sam Murphey
Technical Director …. Shannon Miller
Lighting Design…. Shannon Miller
Props Master…. Laura Happel
Sound Design…. Matt Nelson
Costume Design …. Tanner McAlpin
Master Electrician/Assistant Technical Director…. Laura Happel
Master Carpenter/Assistant Technical Director…. Elijah DeWitt

Cast

*Kate Rockwood…. Tinkerbell

*Matthew Bragg…. Lost Boy/Mermaid

*Addie Lundy…. Tiger Lily

*Uma Kyles…. Wendy

*Caroline Sanders…. Mrs. Darling/Captain Hook

*Grayson Reckner…. Mr. Darling/Smee

*Evelyn Longwell…. Peter

 

*Member of TRAC-Trike Theatre’s Resident Acting Company. TRAC is a 9 month training program that gives young artists experience working on our Mainstage productions, both onstage and off. This program brings young artists of all backgrounds together to build foundational skills, cultivate strong bonds and connections between the young artists in our community, and build the next generation of artists in Northwest Arkansas. For more information on this program, please contact Chris Tennison at chris@triketheatre.org

 

Cast Bios

Kate Rockwood (Tinkerbell) is in 10th grade. Her previous performance credits include Trike Theatre’s Wizard Of Oz, The Internet is a Distrac—Oh Look, a Kitten!, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, 10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, A Christmas Carol, Tiger in My Soup. She would like to thank her dog, Mac and her parents.

 

 

Matthew Bragg (Lost Boy/Mermaid) is in 11th grade. His previous performance credits include Aladdin the Musical, Newsies the Musical ,The Count’s Daughter, Trike Theatre’s A Christmas Carol, and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. He would like to thank his friends and family for supporting my acting career and Chris Tennison for all of his help.

 

Addie Lundy (Tiger Lily) is in 9th grade. Her favorite performance credits include Trike Theatre’s Narnia, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, Tiger in My Soup, Next Gen, and Alice in Wonderland. She would like to thank Dexter and Trike.

 

Uma Kyles (Wendy) is in 8th grade. Her previous performance credits include Trike Theatre’s A Wrinkle in Time, Charlotte’s Web, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, The Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, Sideways Stories from Wayside School. She would like to thank her family, her best friend, and the Trike community.

 

Caroline Sanders (Mrs. Darling/Captain Hook) is in 8th grade. Her previous performance credits include Trike Theatre’s A Christmas Carol and Sleepy Hollow. She enjoys Art class, Cheerleading, Choir, HorseBack riding, reading, eating Chipotle, Hamilton, cooking and documentary watching. She would like to thank her family, The Trike Team, Ella Portnoy for getting me into acting, My old literature teacher Ms. G for pushing me to act and Kylie Meythaler, who ran countless lines with me over lunch.

 

Grayson Reckner (Mr. Darling/Smee) is in 12th grade. His previous credits include lead in production of M.A.S.H, several one acts as well as some original productions, and a writer of YouTube sketch comedy. He would like to thank the inventor of the stage light, for making us all able to be seen and also be roasted alive on stage.

 

Evelyn Longwell (Peter) is in 7th grade. Her previous performance credits include Trike Theatre’s Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse (Lilly)  Peter Pan (Curly/Jane) Junie B Jones (Lennie) Shakespeare Camp – As You Like It (Duke). She would like to thank her family for their support and help with this show. I would also like to thank my two friends, Meg and Aylin, for helping me memorize my lines. I also thank my fellow cast members, for being kind and supportive, as well as just some cool people.

 

Special Thanks

Thank you to the students, parents and families for supporting our young artists and Trike Theatre! 

 


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Trike Theatre is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization and a proud Affiliate Artist of Walton Arts Center. Trike Theatre, also known as Tricycle Theatre for Youth, is based in Bentonville and dedicated to enriching and transforming the lives of young people through exceptional theatre experiences.

 

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