Diana LoVerso as JUROR #1/FOREMAN Diana is delighted to make her debut at BCT. Favorite past roles include Anita in West Side Story (Best Actress Willie Award), M’Lynn in Steel Magnolias (Lakewood Award), Old Lady in Candide, Judy in A Chorus Line, and Twink in Dearly Beloved. An accomplished dancer, she performed with Portland Opera, Cincinnati Ballet, and danced Flamenco in Oregon and Japan. Diana is a retired dance instructor at PCC. She sends thanks to Kraig, and to her family.
Allison Andreson as JUROR #2 Allison was born and raised in Portland and later finished high school at Phoenix High School in southern Oregon. She plans to begin a major in theatre arts this winter at Clackamas Community College. She works as a baker in Clackamas and can't wait to be back on stage with this talented cast and director. If she were trapped in a room she would need coffee. Lots of it!!
Stan Yeend as JUROR #3 Stan is excited to take on a straight dramatic role. Past comedic roles include Oscar in "The Odd Couple", Lenny in "Rumors", Waldgrave in "The Nerd", Hucklebee in "The Fantasticks", Moonie in "Anything Goes". Other serio-comic roles include Lyman in "Bus Stop" and various characters earlier this year in "The Dining Room". Not relying on his go to "laughin, funny, jokin, man" and digging deeper is a challenge he has longed for.
Greg Prosser as JUROR #4 Greg is pleased to be back on stage with BCT, having previously appeared in Bus Stop, Harvey and Into The Woods. Greg had a passion to pursue acting but was only more recently able to get involved in local theatre and has loved every minute of it. Some favorite roles include Salieri in Amadeus, Reverend Moore in Footloose. Greg would like to thank Kraig for giving him this opportunity, and those who have supported him in his theatrical endeavors.
Les Ico as JUROR #5 Come and read a little story 'bout a man named Les/Loves it at BCT, that he does confess/This is his 3rd play working with BCT/Working with great peeps, it fills him up with glee/(Joy, that is. Happiness. Ecstasy)/Les has performed elsewhere, and just to start/He's been in some plays at the theatre known as HART/And in Northwest Portland he's laced up his shorts/Performing improv at ComedySportz/(Y'all come back now, you hear?)
Priscilla Howell as JUROR #6 Originally from Florida, Priscilla has found her home in Portland, and back on the stage. She played Meg in BCT's production of Little Women. Some of her other favorite roles include Mary Jo in "A Piece of My Heart" and Gerte in "Crumbs from the Table of Joy". Special thanks to Mallory, Teresa and Audrie for their support. You're the best!
Erin Zelazny as JUROR #7 Erin studied English and musical theatre at Eastern Oregon University. She could last be seen at BCT in 'Songs for a New World' and as Lucinda in 'Into the Woods.' Past favorite roles include: Fred in 'Once Upon a Mattress' (HART), Alice Beane in 'Titanic: the Musical' (EOU), and Rona Lisa Peretti in '... Spelling Bee' (EOU). Special thanks to Wade and Cooper for their unconditional love and her parents for their unwavering support.
Steve Holgate as JUROR #8 Steve has been acting for more than 45 years. Over that time he has taken leading roles in such diverse plays as “The Lion in Winter,” “Arsenic and Old Lace,” “Finian’s Rainbow,” “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” and “A Thousand Clowns.” He has appeared in BCT productions of ”Harvey,” “The Crucible,” and “The Elephant Man.” Steve also performs regularly in a one-man show on Abraham Lincoln.
Bud Reece as JUROR #9 Bud has been acting since age 5. In the past 25 years he has portrayed more than 70 stage roles amateur and professional, commercials, film, and radio work. Never the hero, he plays characters. Favorite roles:: Alfred Doolittle in My Fair Lady, Froggy LeSeur in TheForeigner, Mr. Beaver in The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, and Mr. Smee in Peater Pan. Bud sends thanks to Kraig for this first role at BCT.
Virginia Howe Kincaid as JUROR #10 Returning to BCT for the third time, Juror #10 joins Virginia’s other favorite roles in The Dixie Swim Club; Steel Magnolias; Little Women; The Dark at the Top of the Stairs; The Curious Savage; Cactus Flower; Sound of Music; Hello, Dolly! and Auntie Mame. Also in some films, Virginia relishes retirement from a legal career, enjoying friends and family – which features 8 perfect grandchildren.
Jessica Reed as JUROR #11 Jessica was last seen in Mama Won’t Fly and The Spitfire Grill at Theatre in the Grove. Favorite roles include Isabelle (Crossing Delancey), Edith (Pirates of Penzance), Joanne (Godspell), Ricki Roma (Glengarry Glen Ross), Jane (Quilters), and Margaret More (A Man for All Seasons). Directing credits include The Elephant Man, The Crucible (AD), Godspell Jr, and The Return by Mario Fratti. She has also appeared as a street performer with the Oregon Renaissance Festival.
Tonja Schreiber as JUROR #12 Tonja is excited to return to the stage with the BCT for 12 Angry Jurors. You may recognize her from her previous roles with the BCT as Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker and Myrtle Mae in Harvey. A native Oregonian, Tonja currently lives in Beaverton with her daughter Madi and their cats Henry and Oreo. She thanks her family and friends for their support and Madi for helping her mom practice.
Vincent Dinguis as GUARD Born in the South Bronx, NY , he now has lived in Portland for over seven years. He has retired after working two years concert security for the Oregon zoo. He has worked private security at the Museum of Natural History, bounced in several bars ,while maintaining a SAG card working numerous extra gigs on the first and second seasons of Law and Order. He is thankful for his wife (Mary) support.
Kraig Williams as DIRECTOR Kraig has been acting and directing in theater for 20+ years. This is Kraig's 12th production with BCT. He also directed 2013's highly successful "Suite Surrender" for BCT. Although his main love is acting, he's directed many other shows in the area including "Fiddler on the Roof" and most recently “Children of Eden”(both with Canby Theatre). He'd like to thank his amazing cast and his kids for their love and support.
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