Austin D. Ryan (Adam)
Austin is thrilled to be back at the JHP after playing Kid Shelleen in last year's production of Cat Ballou. Past credits include: Oklahoma! (Curly), South Pacific (Emile De Beque), The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Johnny Brown), Dracula (Van Helsing), and Joe Hardy (Damn Yankees). He'd like to thank his parents and “The Trinity.”
Sage Patchin (Millie)
Sage Patchin is from the small town of Shelley, Idaho and is studying Music Dance Theatre at BYU- Provo. Some of her recent credits include Hadassah in For Such A Time As This (BYU) and Annie in Annie Get Your Gun (Playmill Theatre). She will be playing Hodel in Fiddler on the roof at BYU in January as well! Sage has had many performance opportunities including opening at The Grand Ole Opry and singing The National Anthem at a Utah Jazz game.
Golden Garnick (Benjamin)
This will be Golden Garnick's 500th show on the Jackson Hole Playhouse stage and he can't wait to see what's in store this time around. His favorite roles include the puppeteer of Audrey 2 in Little Shop of Horrors, almost every brother in Seven Brides... (Frankincense, I'm coming for you!) and Edna Mode in the kids camp production of The Incredibles. All glory be to She for this rare opportunity
Amy Smith (Dorcas & Dance Captain)
Amy is a nationally awarded competitive dance titlist and choreographer from Las Vegas. Select Regional and New York credits: The Light Rail (Michael Feinstein's 54 Below), Mamma Mia, Into the Woods, Matilda (Moonlight Amphitheater), Tosca (New York Metropolitan Opera), The Nutcracker (Moscow Ballet), Annie (Tuacahn), Joseph.. Dreamcoat (Sundance), US Premiere of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom, AIDA, Music Man (Hale Centre). Feature film: Miracle Valley (Kelly), in select theaters Fall 2021.
Asher Van Meter (Caleb)
Asher graduated from Northwestern State University of Louisiana with a B.S. in Theatre with concentrations in Musical Theatre and Dance. While at school he started his dance training and discovered a love for choreography and storytelling through movement. He’s so excited and blessed to be a part of this incredible production that utilizes dance to bring everyone together. Regional Credits: Mamma Mia, A Chorus Line, Newsies, The Who’s Tommy, A Gentleman’s Guide... and much more!
Kathryn Detweiler (Ruth)
Kathryn is excited to be playing Ruth this summer! She is no stranger to Jackson’s audiences as she played Leggs last summer in The Ballad of Cat Ballou. Other favorite roles include Rosemary in How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Florida in Into the Woods and Laurey in Oklahoma!. She is from Washington, D.C. and loves baking and spending time with friends and family.
Garrett Forestal (Daniel)
Garrett is so excited to be joining the Jackson Hole Playhouse family this summer. He is grateful for the opportunity to bring back the magic of live performance after a year of empty theaters. Garrett recently graduated, May 2020, from the University of Michigan with a BFA in Musical Theatre. Go blue! He gives a massive thanks to the family and friends who traveled all this way to show their support.
Hayden Schnepf (Liza)
Hayden is delighted to be in her third production here in Jackson Hole! She is from Queen Creek, Arizona and spends most of her time working on her family farm baking, coordinating weddings, catering, managing social media, and a whole lot of singing. Her most recent roles she’s played are Narrator in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” and Hope Caldwell in “Urinetown”. Hayden loves performing and couldn’t be happier to be back with her Jackson Hole family!
Anthony Baldasare (Ephraim)
Anthony Baldasare is a Midwest based actor currently residing in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated Ohio University with his BFA in acting in 2017 and went on to join Milwaukee Repertory Theatre’s Acting residency program for their 2017-2018 season. He performed in their productions of Guys and Dolls, A Christmas Carol, Our Town, Design For Living, and Rep Lab: Short Play festival as well as understudied many more of their productions that season.
Bronwyn Reed (Martha)
Bronwyn is from Orem, Utah and is studying Music, Dance, Theatre at BYU. Her recent credits include Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors, Messenger in Everyone, and is a BYU Young Ambassador Alumni. This winter, she will be playing the role of Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof. She is so glad to be doing her second show at the Playhouse and that she has the opportunity to spend another summer up in the Teton National Park!
Nathan Hill (Frank)
Nate is very excited to be performing his second season at the playhouse, his first being Big River in 2019. He is currently a student at Brigham Young University, working towards Physician Assistant School. Previous roles include Tweedledumb in Wonderland, Gideon in 7 Brides, The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera, Barnaby in Hello, Dolly! and Marius in Les Miserables. He is grateful to be out here with his sweet wife, Anna. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Sarah Hollands (Sarah)
Sarah Hollands is thrilled to be back on stage at the Jackson Hole Playhouse! She made her JHP debut in 2014 and has appeared in several productions over the years, including Paint Your Wagon, The Ballad of Cat Ballou, and The Unsinkable Molly Brown. She holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Pace University and has worked at regional theatres across the country. Originally from Gilbert, AZ, she now lives in Jackson full-time, where she is the proud small business owner of Snap Pea Grocery Delivery
Cameron Robbins (Gideon)
Cameron Robbins is a graduate from BYU where holds a BFA in Music Dance Theater. He was in Jackson Hole’s 2020 production of The Ballad of Cat Ballou where he played Farnsworth Wolfinger. During the pandemic he participated in BYU’s virtual production of The Pirates of Penzance, where he played both the Pirate King and Frederick. He plans to move to New York in 2022 to pursue acting full time.
Emily Paxman (Alice)
18 year old Emily Paxman was born and raised in American Fork, Utah as the seventh of eight children. She just completed her freshman year at Brigham Young University in the Music Dance Theater program, also minoring in Family Studies. Some of her favorite past roles include Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and the Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods. Emily is so excited to be performing in her first show at Jackson Hole Playhouse, and she hopes you enjoy the show!
Bryanna Hill (Swing)
Bryanna (Anna) is thrilled to be here in Jackson with her new hubby, Nate. She studied at Brigham Young University in Theatre Arts Studies with an emphasis in Hair/Makeup Design. Anna began performing at the young age of 5, and through performing she was able to meet her husband. Some of her favorite productions that she’s been in are Hercules at BYU, South Pacific, Annie, and Aida at Tuacahn, and Miracle on 34th Street. She is grateful for a loving family, husband, and friends.
Jeffrey Scott Stevens (Preacher)
has worked at the playhouse for about 17 years as actor, director, choreographer and writer. Playhouse: Cat Ballou, Seven Brides, Annie Get Your Gun, Little Shop of Horrors, and Love Shack (writer). NY/Regional: Carnegie Hall, Tuacahn (2017), Ogunquit, Gateway, Hale Center, STAGES, St. Louis, Riverside, Theatre By the Sea, Goodspeed, and Pioneer. TV/film: Liken the Scriptures, Greenflake, The Last Feed, Boardwalk Empire (HBO), and The Daily Show w/Jon Stewart.
Josh Flickinger (Zeke)
Josh has had a passion for musical theatre since he was in the sixth grade. Having grown up in Utah, he has participated in multiple productions at the Hale Center Theater Orem and Scera Center for the Arts, as well as numerous performance conservatories in Utah Valley. He has additionally performed at the Lincoln Center and trained with The American Academy for the Dramatic Arts in New York City.
Jonathan Acorn (Jeb)
All the way from Boston, Jonathan is thrilled to be back at the Playhouse! Jonathan recently appeared in the world premiere production of Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol, for which he had the honor of working directly with Dolly. You may also have seen him in the Academy Award-nominated film Little Women. Other favorite credits include North Shore Music Theatre, Cape Symphony, Seacoast Repertory Theatre, Palace Theatre, and, of course, the Jackson Hole Playhouse.
Mark "Magic Fingers" Johnson (Music Director)
Mark R. Johnson is a faculty member in the Music Dance Theatre program at BYU, where his responsibilities include that of a pianist, vocal coach, instructor, and music director for musical theatre. This is his 13th summer season in Jackson, and he adores the Playhouse. Recent credits as music director/musician include Ain’t Misbehavin’ (The Harman Theatre), Sweeney Todd (Utah Repertory Theater), Little Shop of Horrors (BYU) and The Ballad of Cat Ballou (Jackson Hole Playhouse).
Jordan Liau (Stage Manager)
-Jordan (Stage Manager) is excited to be joining the Jackson Hole Playhouse team for the first time this summer!
He is a (mostly) NYC-based freelance stage manager and was most recently the resident stage manager for Victor Herbert Renaissance Project: Live, and has also recently worked with New Camerata Opera, Kids of the Arts Productions, ShufflesNYC, THML Theatre Co., IndieWorks Theatre Co., and Utah Metropolitan Ballet.