South Pacific - October 12 - October 20, 2018

Webster Theatre Guild

 Who's Who 

  • Leanne Averill head shot

    Leanne Averill

    as Nurse Ensemble/Featured Dancer

    Leanne is performing in her first Webster Theater Guild show as part of the nurse ensemble. She graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor’s in Vocal Performance and Music Education. Leanne has spent the past few years off stage as the musical director for the Henrietta Summer Drama program. She is excited to be back on the stage.

  • Owen Bendschneider head shot

    Owen Bendschneider

    as Jerome

    Owen is a 4th grader at Williamson Elementary and is making his grown-up show debut in South Pacific. He has performed in several other productions, including as Warbucks in WTG’s  Annie Kids, and in Oliver at WHS. Owen enjoys staging epic battles when not on a stage. He would like to thank his family for support and Mrs. Davis for telling him about this opportunity.

  • Abbie Bickett head shot

    Abbie Bickett

    as Nurse Ensemble/Featured Dancer

    Abbie has been involved in theatre for most of her life, with her favorite shows including Urinetown, Beauty and the Beast, and Honk.  She moved to Rochester to attend RIT and took a break from performing while she studied. She is incredibly grateful for the opportunity that the WTG has given her to get back on stage and express her love of theatre.

  • Kate Bond head shot

    Kate Bond

    as Ensign Nellie Forbush

    Kate is thrilled to be making her WTG debut. Recent/favorite credits include The Bridges of Madison County, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Curtains, Cabaret, Anything Goes, My Fair Lady, and Sunday in the Park with George. Kate studied Music and English at Colgate University and lives in Pittsford with her four children and very benevolent husband.

  • Al Carvill head shot

    Al Carvill

    as Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey

    Al comes to the WTG from South Bristol. After being encouraged (nudged) by friends he took up the challenge of auditioning for South Pacific making this his very first theater performance. Al sings with the Rochester Gay Men’s Chorus and takes lessons from Dr. Sandra Boysen-Slurberski, Hochstein School of Music. When not singing he is liturgical assistant at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Canandaigua. He is an active member of the Diocesan Council of the Rochester Episcopal Diocese.  His various voluteer work, home and 20 acres with small grape vineyard keep him busy.  

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