Senior Showcase

Senior Showcase

Sixteen seniors from Theatre TCU’s graduating class of 2019 perform for industry professionals in a performance showcase of singing, dancing and acting!


NYC SHOWCASE

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

5:30 P.M. & 7:00 P.M.
Studio Theatre at Theatre Row
410 W. 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
Please RSVP to 817-257-4196
or TCUshowcase@gmail.com

 

NYC ALUMNI & SENIOR CABARET
Thursday, March 14th, 2019

11:30 P.M.
Feinstein’s/54 Below
254 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
Tickets and information are available at: www.54Below.com
$20 Cover Charge; 2 Drink or $20 Food/Beverage Minimum

 


 

DFW SHOWCASE
Monday, March 4th, 2019
6:00 P.M.
Buschman Theatre in Ed Landreth Hall
TCU Campus
2800 South University
Fort Worth, TX 76129
Please RSVP to 817-257-4196
or TCUshowcase@gmail.com

 

DFW CABARET
Monday, March 11th, 2019
7:30 P.M.
Mama’s Party – Uptown Theatre
120 E. Main St.
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
$10 at the door

 

2019 Senior Showcase

 

SAKYIWAA BAAH is an actress and artist, graduating with a B.F.A in Theatre, emphasis in Acting. She is motivated to create by the potential that the arts hold as a vehicle for social impact and change. Some regional credits include: Othello with Shakespeare Dallas, The Gifts of the Magi with Jubilee Theatre, Romeo and Juliet and Twelfth Night with Trinity Shakespeare Festival, among others. Most recently, she began working as a Voice Actor for FUNimation Entertainment. She is both SAG Eligible and an AEA membership candidate. See more at: www.sakyiwaa.com

 

DALTON Z. BARLOW is a character and voice Actor from Dallas, Texas, graduating from TCU with his B.F.A. in Theatre, emphasis in Acting. Regional Credits include: Richard III (George Stanley); Measure for Measure (Trinity Shakespeare Festival) TCU credits include: Tartuffe (Cleanté); The Importance of Being Earnest (Merriman); Pericles Prince of Tyre (King Simonides); The Real Inspector Hound (Moon); Fiddler on the Roof (Rabbi); Everyman (Friend); The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Aggie). Upon graduating, Dalton plans to pursue acting and voice acting full time. See more at: www.daltonzackarybarlow.com

 

CHANDLER BENZINGER is a Tulsa Oklahoma native who will graduate with a B.F.A in Musical Theatre from Texas Christian University. Some selected credits while at TCU include: Sylvia (Greg), A Day In Hollywood/ A Night in Ukraine (Usher), Bare (Alan), Bat Boy (Bud), Pippin (Baron), and Mister Major and the Minor Wife (Clown). Upon graduation, Chandler plans on moving to New York to pursue a career in acting. Chandler is so thankful for his supportive community and is excited about what the future holds. See more at: www.ChandlerBenzinger.com

 

CHRIS HERRERO is an actor from Las Vegas, Nevada, graduating from TCU with a B.F.A. in Theatre, emphasis in Acting. While at TCU, they have been seen as Madame Pernelle in Tartuffe and Porter in Pullman Car Hiawatha. Chris could also be found performing weekly and acting as president on TCU’s improv team, Senseless Acts of Comedy. Some regional credits include Hawkins in Men On Boats at Circle Theatre and Miss Rexy in The Legend of Georgia McBride at Uptown Players. Chris also has a passion for writing and had staged readings of three full length original plays/screenplays while at TCU. See more at: www.chrisherrero.com

 

LEXEE LEACH is an actor/singer/dancer based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. She is graduating from Texas Christian University in May with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre, emphasis in Musical Theatre. Regional credits include Titanic (Kate Mullins) and Broadway Our Way (Sandy in “Summer Nights”/Casey in “Awkward Pause”) at Uptown Players, as well as All I Want For Christmas (Miss Persimmon/Mom/Show Captain) and Country Young Gunz (Lead Vocalist/Female Swing) in four seasons of shows at Six Flags Over Texas. At TCU, she has been seen in Bare (Claire Simmonds), Bat Boy (Mrs. Taylor), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Taddy Jo), and Selections from Side Show (Fortune Teller). After graduation, Lexee hopes to continue performing for many years to come! See more at: www.lexeeleach.com

 

HANNAH MARTINEZ is an actor/singer from Southern California currently based in Dallas/Fort Worth area. She will be graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre, emphasis in Acting from Texas Christian University. At TCU, she has been seen as Cerimon in Pericles. Regionally, Hannah has performed with theaters such as Lyric Stage (Hunchback of Notre Dame) and Trinity Shakespeare Festival (Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night). On screen, Hannah has been featured in films with both the TCU and SMU film departments. Beyond performance, Hannah is also involved in music and costume design. See more at: www.hannah-martinez.com

 

MADDIE MATEER is graduating from Texas Christian University with a B.F.A in Theatre, emphasis in Musical Theatre and a minor in Habilitation of the Deaf. At TCU, Maddie is also a member of the Honors College and Student Foundation. Originally from Pensacola Beach, Florida, Maddie’s Regional Credits include: Firehouse Theatre (Gypsy– Lousie US/Ensembe), Le Petit Theatre (Soul Doctor– Linelah/Ensemble; 13 the Musical– Charlotte; Wedding Singer– Ensemble), The Legacy Theatre (Children’s Letters to God– Iris), Fox Theatre (Annie– Ensemble); and Orlando Rep. Theatre (Eat: It’s Not About Food– Amy). At TCU, Maddie has been a part of Fiddler On the Roof (Tzeitel), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Ensemble), Pericles: Prince of Tyre (Bawd/Gentlewoman), and Everyman (Ensemble). More at: www.maddiemateer.com

 

LOUISA MAUZÈ is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, and will graduate from Texas Christian University with a B.F.A. in Theatre, emphasis in Musical Theatre and a minor in General Business. Most recently, she held a casting internship with Telsey+Co in NYC and also held internships in DFW with Casa Manaña and Uptown Players. Regionally, she has performed in various productions with Variety Theatre and her TCU credits include: Bat Boy, Pippin and Songs from Sideshow. At TCU, she is also a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and Alpha Psi Omega Theatre Honor Society. See more at: www.louisamauze.com

 

QUINN MORAN is from Troy, Michigan, and will be graduating with a B.F.A. in Theatre with an emphasis in Musical Theatre from Texas Christian University. He is also a member of the TCU Honors College and was a spirit leader for TCU football games. Quinn also consistently worked with Story Stage, a company devoted to helping children through theatre, for his 4 years at TCU. Quinn is an equity eligible actor with regional credits including: Trinity Shakespeare Festival (Romeo and Juliet – Romeo), Uptown Players (Spring Awakening – Melchior), Circle Theatre (Luna Gale – Peter), and The Barn Theatre (We Will Rock You – Galileo; The Little Mermaid – Scuttle; Newsies – Spot Conlon; The Lion in Winter – King Philip II). TCU Credits include: Tom Kellogg in B Flat (Tom Kellogg), Sweeney Todd (Judge Turpin), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Bandleader/Aggie), and Pericles (Fisherman/Lord/Pirate). See more at: www.quinn-moran.com

 

LOGAN GRAYE  is graduating from Texas Christian University with a B.F.A., emphasis in Musical Theatre, and a minor in Arts Administration. Her regional credits include: Festival 56 (Disenchanted! – Cinderella; Seussical – Thing 1) and Uptown Players (Titanic: Concert Version – 2nd Class Passenger). Logan’s TCU Credits include Pericles, Prince of Tyre (Escanes/Philemon), and Bat Boy (Daisy). At TCU, she is a member of the John V. Roach Honors College, the Chancellor’s Leadership Program, the Alpha Psi Omega Theatre Honor Society, and Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. She is excited to pursue her professional career in theatre and film. See more at: www.logangraye.com/

 

CAMILLE THOMPSON is a Nashville native who is graduating with a B.F.A. in Theatre, Acting emphasis from Texas Christian University. Collegiate credits include Pericles (Lychorida/Diana), Love Loss & What I Wore (Actor 4), Pullman Car Hiawatha (Parkersburg) and Savage/Love (Ensemble). Some regional credits include Richard III (Trinity Shakespeare Festival), Measure for Measure (Trinity Shakespeare Festival), and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Nashville Shakespeare Festival). Camille most recently served as Assistant Director on Twelfth Night (Trinity Shakespeare Festival). After graduation, Camille plans to pursue a career in theatre, film, and voiceover with graduate degrees in Theatre History and Theatre Criticism. See more at: www.camille-thompson.com

 

JACOB TREVINO is a Senior B.F.A. Theatre Performance major with emphasis in Acting at TCU. He is from Arlington, Texas, and has appeared in Pericles Prince of Tyre (Cleon) and Everyman (Ensemble) at TCU. He has also been seen in professional productions with the Trinity Shakespeare Festival in Romeo and Juliet (Gregory) and Twelfth Night (Ensemble). Jacob is an Equity Membership Candidate, and plans to remain in the DFW area after graduating. He is incredibly thankful for the support he has received thus far. See more at: www.jacobjohntrevino.com

 

ASHLEE WALDBAUER is a Washington native who will graduate with a B.F.A in Musical Theatre from Texas Christian University in the Spring. Some regional credits include Stage Kiss (Circle Theatre), Luna Gale (Circle Theatre), Measure for Measure (Trinity Shakespeare Festival), and Parade (Staged!). Some TCU credits include The Crowd You’re In With (Windsong), Fiddler on the Roof (Golde), and Sweeney Todd (Ensemble). Beyond performance, Ashlee is also involved in playwriting, directing, improvisation, and film. See more at: www.ashleewaldbauer.com/

 

HEATHER WALTERS hails from Memphis, TN. She came to TCU to study acting, and will be graduating in May with a degree in both Theatre and Strategic Communication. At TCU, she has appeared in various staged readings, and most recently Theatre TCU’s Studio Show Love, Loss, and What I Wore. She has also spent her last three summers working for Trinity Shakespeare Festival. Heather has always had a passion for the arts, and is thrilled to travel to New York City with her class in March. Aside from performance, Heather loves museum-and-concert-going, reading, being outside, and spending time with those she cherishes. See more at: www.heather-walters.com

 

CARLY WHEELER is from West Hills, California, and will be graduating this spring from Texas Christian University with a B.F.A. in Theatre, emphasis in Musical Theatre. Carly has thoroughly enjoyed her time at TCU the past 4 years, where she has been a proud member of the Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority and the Alpha Psi Omega Honors Fraternity. She is excited to announce that she will be playing Johanna in Circle Theatre’s Sweeney Todd this upcoming summer. Other Theatre credits include: Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (Trinity Shakespeare Festival), Ivy in Bare: A Pop Opera (Texas Christian University), Shelley in Bat Boy (Texas Christian University), Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof (Texas Christian University), and Imogene Charlene in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Texas Christian University). See more at: www.carlywheeler.com

 

WILLIAM WHEELER is a Senior B.F.A. Musical Theatre Student at TCU. He is from the Woodlands, Texas, and has appeared in the following TCU Productions: Bat Boy (Rick Taylor), Tom Kellogg in B Flat (Joe Miranti), Mister Major and the Minor Wife (Joseph), Pippin (Pippin), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Aggie boy), and A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine (Constantine). Professionally, William has worked with the Trinity Shakespeare Festival in productions such as Measure for Measure (Varius), Richard III (Soldier), Romeo and Juliet (Benvolio), and Twelfth Night (Officer). William is an Equity Membership Candidate. See more at: www.williamjwheeler.com