Women of Trachis Cast

April Fossen


April Fossen (Deianeira) is thrilled to be performing with the Classical Greek Theatre Festival.  Local credits  include  SENSE AND SENSIBILITY (Hale Center Theater, Orem); MERCURY,  BULL  SHARK  ATTACK,  and  BLACKBERRY  WINTER  (Salt  Lake  Acting  Company);  THE  WEIRD  PLAY,  ONE  BIG  UNION,  and  PILOT  PROGRAM  (Plan-B  Theatre  Company);  A  STREETCAR  NAMED  DESIRE  (The  Grand  Theatre);  STAGE  KISS  (Wasatch  Theatre  Company);  AUGUST:  OSAGE  COUNTY  (Silver  Summit/Utah  Rep);  and  TITUS  ANDRONICUS, COMEDY OF ERRORS, and THREE DAYS OF RAIN  (Pinnacle  Acting  Company).  Regional  credits  include  work  with  Berkeley  Repertory  Theatre  and  the  California  Shakespeare  Festival.  April  holds  a  Bachelor’s  degree  in  Theatre  Arts  from  UC  Berkeley

Jaiden Castleton


This is Jaiden Castleton’s (Hyllos) first show with the Classical Greek Theatre Festival. He is currently a Junior at Westminster College pursuing a BFA in Acting. Some previous credits include Owen (1222 Randall Ave.) with The TwoFifteen Project, Jim/Tom/Kenneth (Clybourne Park), Thurio (Two Gentlemen of Verona), and Schmidt (Spring Awakening) at Westminster College, and Sir Bors (Spamalot) at The Grand Theatre. Jaiden is excited to be working on this project

Jarom Brown


Jarom Christopher Brown, (Herakles),  is a California native who relocated to Utah to attend Dixie State and Utah Valley Universities for his undergraduate degrees. Having also an MLitt and MFA in Shakespeare and Performance from Mary Baldwin College in Virginia, Jarom has kept active in theater as an actor, director, and as a local college theater adjunct instructor. He has directed shows for the Sandy Arts Guild, Utah State University Eastern, the Provo Covey Center for the Arts, and other companies. His most notable and recent roles onstage include the Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol (Hale Center Theater Orem); Fin in One Foot (Wasatch Theater Company – Salt Lake Fringe); Rev. Toop in See How They Run! and Andrew in I Hate Hamlet (Sandy Arts Guild); Dromio of Ephesus in The Comedy of Errors and the Duke of Cornwall in King Lear, both at the Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton, VA (Roving Shakespeare).

Kaltin Kirby


Kaltin Kirby (Lichas/Old Man) Is thrilled to be making his CGTF debut. Kaltin graduated from the University of Utah's ATP with a HBFA in Acting. Past favorite rolls include Hermes (Metamorphoses), Puck (A Midsummer Night's Dream) and Old Joe (A Christmas Carol). Kaltin would like to thank his friends and family for their continued support.

Merry Magee


Merry Magee (Nurse/Messenger)  is thrilled to be performing again with the Classical Greek Theatre Festival this summer. Merry holds a BFA from Westminster College in Performing Arts and is an Artistic Resident of Sackerson. Recent credits include SCARLET, BURN, TRAIN TRACKS... (Sackerson); SPARKS FLY UPWARD (SLAC Playwrights Lab); TITUS ANDRONICUS (Pinnacle Acting Company); LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, ROMEO AND JULIET (Grassroots Shakespeare Company); RESOLVED, SLFF (Company of Cohorts); and ION (Classical Greek Theatre Festival).

Michelle Lynn Thompson

Michelle Lynn

MICHELLE LYNN THOMPSON (Leader) was last seen at The Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival as Hailee in With You. Michelle holds a BFA from Cornish College of the Arts in Acting and an emphasis in Musical Theatre. She is certified by the SAFD in multiple weapons. Michelle is also a burlesque performer. Recent credits: Minstrel - Spamalot, Nikki - The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, Brenda - Hairspray, The Courtesan - The Comedy of Errors, Henry Condell - The Kings Men, Alison - Innovation, Pam - The Full Monty, Jean - The Tall Girls, Isabella - The Glorious Ones, Mrs.Shelly – The Secret Garden, Canens/ Aphrodite - The Myth Projects.

Samantha Miller


Samantha Miller (Chorus) is entering her junior year to pursue her BFA in performance at Westminster College. She has previously performed in Memory of Water (Teresa), Abortion (Mrs. Townsend), Innovation (Ensemble), and Bellwether (Reporter/Neighbor).

Sierra DuCharme-Hansen


Sierra DuCharme-Hansen (Chorus) is excited to be in her first show with the Classic Greek Theatre Festival. Credits include Clybourne Park (Bev), Blithe Spirit (Elvira), Innovation (Michelle), Bellwether (Jackie), and Circle Mirror Transformation (Marty) with Westminster Theatre, Titus Andronicus (Publius) with Pinnacle Acting Company, The Rental (Maura) and 1222 Randall Ave (Jack) with The TwoFifteen Project.

Suni Gigliotti


Suni Gigliotti (Iole/Chorus) is a Westminster College graduate with a BFA in Theatre Performance. You may have seen her before in the Classical Greek Theatre Festival’s 2016 production of Herakles as Megara. Some additional experience includes: Macbeth (Malcolm/Witch), The Importance of Being Earnest (Cecily), Luna Gale (Cindy), Innovation - a physical theatre piece (Felicia), Two Gentlemen of Verona (Julia), performing with the Company of Cohorts in the Great Salt Lake and San Diego Fringe Festivals, and in Pinnacle Acting Company’s all female cast of Titus Andronicus (Mutius/Goth/Sempronius).

Viviane Turman


Viviane Turman (Chorus) is a Senior at Westminster pursuing her BFA in Theatre Performance with an art minor. You may have previously seen her on the Westminster stage in Spring Awakening (Frau Bergman/Chorus), Love and Information (Karen), Blithe Spirit (Madame Arcati), Gypsy (Marjorie May/chorus), Don Juan Comes Back From War (Maid). Her regional credits include Herakles (Protestor/Chorus Puppeteer), Didn’t Go as Planned (Kathy), and Macbeth (Witch 3/ Lennox).