James Van Eaton as PHILEAS FOGG James became enamored with the stage following a cameo appearance in Chasing Moonshine, an adaptation of his second novel. He then added to that amazing experience with roles in Emma,TheHobbit, Measure for Measure, An Ideal Husband, and Arsenic and Old Lace. He most recently portrayed Captain Crewe in A Little Princess and Sandy Lord in The Philadelphia Story, both for BCT.
Adam Caniparoli as PASSEPARTOUT Adam is excited to be back on stage at BCT. A Portland native, Adam is an IT professional in Portland and relishes opportunities to explore other theatreical worlds at BCT. Past BCT appearances include Man 2 in Songs for a New World, Frederick Treves in Elephant Manand Sam in Crossing Delancey. He'd like to thank Stan for another fun ride and Monica, Mom, Dad, and Jacob for the love and support. Vive la France!
Jeff Giberson as DETECTIVE FIX Jeff is thrilled to be making his BCT debut with such an amazing cast and crew. Working on 80 Days has been an exciting return to theater after many years, okay maybe decades, away. Some favorite roles include Bertram in All's Well That End's Well at NYU, Bob in Beyond Therapy and Norbert in Blue Window in New York City, and Jimmy in Playboy of the Western World in Chicago.
Priscilla Howell as AOUDA You may have seen Priscilla on the BCT stage as Meg in Little Women or Juror #6 in 12 Angry Jurors. Prior to her time in Oregon, Priscilla served as Miss Sopchoppy 4th of July for a year back in the 90s. She is excited to be back on stage in a fancy dress demonstrating her talent. Thanks to all her friends and family for their support. No thanks for Cecil. He knows why.
Allen Denison as ACTOR Allen is a native Portlander who is happy to return to BCT after his initial role as Louie Grandville in If It’s Monday, It Must Be Christmas. He has appeared in various productions around Portland and particularly enjoys a good farce, since it so closely resembles life. He appreciates the support of his castmates and crew, his awesome wife and family, and many others who know who they are.
Adam Kilgore as ENSEMBLE Adam currently lives in Beaverton, Oregon. In his youth he could be seen on any stage that didn’t have guards to remove him. In high school, he worked with the Muse Machine performing arts program. Under their guidance, he learned ballet, jazz, and vocal performance. In college, Adam worked on original plays. His weekly comedy program on the college's radio station ran for several years, featuring weekly national headliners. After college doing stand-up comedy and odd jobs.
Brad Mead as ENSEMBLE Brad graduated in the late '80's from University of Oregon's Theatre program, and spent the '90's in Los Angeles doing acting and stand-up. He is thrilled (but also slightly suspicious) that Beaverton Civic Theatre is willing to endure him and his antics. As always, he dedicates his performance to his mother, who taught him to be silly and never take anything too seriously. Thanks, Mom!
Greg Mansfield as ENSEMBLE Greg is a graduate of Beaverton High School and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (West). After several performances in Los Angeles, he returned to Portland. Locally, Greg appeared in Hamlet and Henry VI with Tygre’s Heart Shakespeare company, and has worked with the American Reader’s Theatre. A Portland native, Greg lives in Beaverton with his wonderful wife and two super sons, and is delighted to make his first appearance with BCT.
Susan Giberson, DIRECTOR Susan returned to the stage last year, after a long hiatus, as an actress in The Dining Room at BCT. She is thrilled to be following up with directing Around the World in 80 Days. She has a Bachelor's degree in Theatre from the University of Oregon and spent her youth pursuing acting as a vocation. Favorite roles include Sonya (They're Playing Our Song), Libby (Blue Window) and Poppy (Noises Off.)
Lisa Bodry, Stage Manager This starts Lisa's 6th year with BCT. She is still blown away by the fact that she gets to live out her dream of working behind the scenes in the theatre. Lisa appreciates being able to run a "real" light board. It is truly inspiring to watch as the actors transform the words from the page to a real "live" story. thank you to Sky for helping to maintain order behind the stage.
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