KEDA's Night of the Living Dead - October 16 - January 03, 2021

East Dallas Arts

 Who's Who 

  • Matt Parker head shot

    Matt Parker

    as Gary Russo

    Matt is excited to be returning to East Dallas Arts after appearing in their production of Spring Awakening as Otto. A local DFW actor and playwright, Matt graduated last Spring from Texas Christian University (TCU) with a B.F.A in Musical Theatre. Some productions Matt appeared in at Theatre TCU were Sweeney Todd (Beadle Bamford), Tartuffe (Orgon), Bare (Matt Lloyd). Professionally Matt appeared in Trinity Shakespeare Festivals 10th season (Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night) and was a performer at Cedar Point Amusement Park (Lusty Lil’s French Revue). You can keep up with Matt’s current projects on their website,

  • Carly Jordan head shot

    Carly Jordan

    as Sharon Romero

    Carly is so excited about her debut performance with East Dallas Arts! Carly recently graduated from UT Austin with degrees in broadcast journalism as well as radio-television-film. She has performed locally in productions of Annie, Funny Girl, Alice in Wonderland, Big Love, Anything Goes, and more. She is proud to be a part of KEDA's Night of the Living Dead and would like to thank Jeremy, Tom, Kristin, and the entire cast and crew for making theater during a pandemic possible. She would also like to thank her parents for always supporting all her endeavors! 

  • Gideon Ethridge head shot

    Gideon Ethridge

    as Jackson Clark

    Gideon is a freelance Actor/Singer/Guitarist in the DFW area as well as a sophomore in the Dallas College system. Gideon has been seen in Spring Awakening (Moritz) at East Dallas Arts, West Side Story (Tony) at Stolen Shakespeare's Guild, Next To Normal (Gabe) at Music Theatre Denton, Greece-Staged Reading (Orpheus) at Imprint Theatreworks, Les Miserables (Jean Valjean) at Dallas Young Artists, American Idiot (St. Jimmy) at Junior Players, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (J. Pierpont Finch) at Garland High School, Hope In The Heartland-Original Cast (Norman) at S.T.A.G.E, and in The Drowsy Chaperone (Ensemble) at The Firehouse Theatre. He’d like to thank his family and girlfriend for supporting him, as well as the EDA's creative team for finding a way to do theatre again safely. He hopes you all enjoy the show! Gideon is also on social media, find him at the following: Instagram: @gideonethridge, Facebook: Gideon Ethridge, Twitter: @gideth2001

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