RENT - December 23 - January 21, 2023

Pinch ‘n’ Ouch Theatre

 Who's Who 

  • Layne MacPherson head shot

    Layne MacPherson

    as Mark Cohen

    is a native of Gainesville, Georgia, and holds a B.A. in Theatre from Southern Virginia University and is excited to be making his Pinch ‘N’ Ouch debut! Some favorite regional credits include: Joseph (Joseph…Dreamcoat), Ewart Dunlop (The Music Man), Michael Wormwood (Matilda), Joel (The Pin-Up Girls) and Fred in the national tour of A Christmas Carol. Layne especially loves educational theatre, having performed nationally with Bright Star Touring Theatre, and in serving as the Director of Theatre at Mill Springs Academy.

  • Grant McGowen head shot

    Grant McGowen

    as Roger Davis

    is a Founder and the Producing Artistic Director of Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre. He is an Award-Winning Director, Actor, Playwright, Teacher, Cinematographer, and Producer. Performing credits include theatre: Rent, tick tick... BOOM!, The Way We Get By, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Aliens, Wall Street Wedding, Assistance, Some Girl(s), Tape, Autobahn, Reasons to Be Pretty, Three's a Crowd, Strange Snow, The Glass Menagerie, Hamlet, The Shape of Things, La Ronde, Oklahoma!, and Footloose; Film: Let's Make It, The Stain, Moving On, No Soliciting, Finley; TV: Being Mary Jane, Margo and the Universe, Drop Dead Diva, Single Ladies, Killer Couples, Brohan, and several TV commercials.

  • Mikaela Holmes head shot

    Mikaela Holmes

    as Mimi Marquez

    is a performer from New York who has traveled the country and globe. A favorite experience was touring through Europe as a Soprano in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. Theatre: RENT (Mimi), TICK, TICK…BOOM! (Susan/Karessa), AIDA (Amneris), HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL (Gabriella), BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Belle), INTO THE WOODS (Cinderella), GREASE (Sandy), SPELLING BEE (Marcy), FOOTLOOSE (Urleen), COMPANY (Jenny), MURDER BALLAD (Sara), 32 MM (Voice 1), RAGTIME (Ensemble), SEUSSICAL (Bird Girl), LEGALLY BLONDE (Serena), URINETOWN (Ensemble), CALLISTO (Valentina), UN MUNDO HERMOSO (Gloria). Postponed due to Covid-19: WEST SIDE STORY (Maria). “Endless love and gratitude to my amazing family for their constant love and encouragement, and much appreciation for everyone who supports the arts! I dedicate this production to my loved ones who are no longer here, but who I still feel with me every day.” IG: MikaelaRuthHolmes

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