2017 Summer Drama Camp

2017 Summer Drama Camp Youth Ensemble


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For more information contact Jereme Anglin, Education Director, 104 North Main Street, Sebastopol, CA 95472.

Email Education@MainStageWest.com

Michael Schaeffer – Teacher/Actor/Director

Mike was an acting instructor at Marin Shakespeare, Point Park College and the prestigious Governors School for the Arts in Virginia and has a BFA in theater studies from Carnegie-Mellon University. OFF-OFF BROADWAY credits include:  “The Boys from Syracuse”, “Witness for the Prosecution”, “Bliss”, “The Blackbird” and “The Diviners”. Regional credits include Virginia Stage Company, Virginia Opera, Marin Shakespeare Company, Virginia Musical Theater, La Comedia, Pittsburgh Public Theater, City Theater, Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival and The New Group Theater. Film and TV includes, “The Silence of the Lambs”, “Friday the 13th Part 3″,”Collisions” “Love Kills”, “Wicked Attractions”, “FBI: Criminal Pursuit”, “Christine at the Crossroads”, “The Last Hit”, “Criminal Justice” & “Battlestar Galactica”.  Mike Schaeffer was last seen in “A Steady Rain” as Denny, Left Edge Theater’s critically acclaimed production directed by Argo Thompson and restaged at Main Stage West. Soon, he will reprise his role of Daddy Warbucks in ANNIE, at Lucky Penny.

Joel Shura – Teacher/Actor/Director

After receiving his BA in Drama from the University of California: Irvine, Joel worked in LA as an actor and professional improvisor while performing with Orange County’s premier clown troupe, Clownzilla. Wanting to pursue a career in education, he took the position of Resident Theatre Director and Acting Instructor at a highly respected youth performing arts school named SPACE in Ukiah, California. While there, he additionally worked as an adjunct faculty member at Mendocino College teaching a wide array of theatre classes. Joel is currently working on his MFA in Directing at the University of Montana. Past notable directing credits include “Dracula”, “Legally Blonde”, “The Little Mermaid Jr”, and “The Laramie Project”.

Jereme Anglin – Education Director

Jereme Anglin holds a MFA in Acting and works professionally as an actor, director and teacher. For eight years he served as Director of Theatre Arts at St. Luke’s School in Connecticut where he created an award-winning training program for student theatre artists. Jereme has trained as an actor with the Sorbonne, The Moscow Art Theatre, and The University of Connecticut. He is a member of Actors Equity Association, The Union for Actors & Stage Managers, USA. Jereme holds a black belt in Aikido and specializes in physical theatre and stage combat.