Meet the Cast & Crew of A Little Mermaid
|Emily Johnson (Sirena, our Little Mermaid) is overjoyed to make her debut at StoryBook Theater! Regional: The 5th Avenue Theatre, Village Theatre, SecondStory Repertory, Leavenworth Summer Theater (Singin’ In the Rain, Kathy), and many more. Psalm 149:3.
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|Simon Pringle (Prince, Ensemble 1) is delighted to be back at StoryBook Theater. Simon is a native of Edinburgh, Scotland and trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Local theatre credits include Cotton Patch Gospel, Godspell, Jane Eyre, and The Beams Are Creaking at Taproot; The Emperor’s New Clothes, Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, A Little Mermaid, and The Frog Prince at StoryBook Theater; For All That at Centerstage; Richard III at Harlequin Productions and Elephant and Piggie – We Are In A Play at Seattle Children’s Theatre. Screen credits include Evil In Law, Zig Zag Love and Taggart. Simon also works as a dialect coach, and is a frequent teaching artist at Studio East, where he directs Shakespeare for the Teen Ensemble.|
|Deanna Sarkar (Memere, Princess Adelaide, Ensemble 3) has appeared with StoryBook Theater as Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and numerous other roles. She has appeared onstage and as violinist with Taproot Theater; on screen in movies Rogue Saints, In the Company of Women, Detox, and local commercials; and all over Puget Sound as a Dickens Caroler. Deanna narrates online training for Fluke BioMed, and narrates audiobooks for the Washington Talking Book & Braille Library.|
|Nikki Delmarter (Silly Slug, Pearl, Lady in Waiting, Ensemble 2) is thrilled to be doing her first show with StoryBook Theater! Nikki is a performer and music director in the Seattle area. Favorite roles include: Cinderella in Cinderella, Maria in Sound of Music, Ilse in Spring Awakening, Eponine in Les Mis and more! Nikki has performed at Seattle Musical Theatre, SecondStory Rep, Renton Civic, Studio East and more. Many thanks to family, friends, and Nick for being my constant rock.|
|Deonn Hunt (Smart Slug, Coral, Queen, Ensemble 4) is thrilled to be a part of Little Mermaid. She has appeared in several StoryBook Theater shows over the years, most recently in Boy Who Cried Wolf, Sleeping Beauty and Little Red. In addition to performing, Deonn is also a teacher, director, playwright, dialect coach, tour guide and wedding officiant. She would like to thank Mark for his never ending patience and support, and Luke and Clara for running lines and listening to hours of StoryBook Theater rehearsal CDs in the car. Deonn is always grateful for the opportunity to continue to do what she loves!|
|Crystal Dawn Munkers (Director & Choreographer) Northwest credits include A Little Mermaid, Rapunzel (StoryBook Theatre); Stellaluna, Dick Whittington and His Cat (Seattle Children’s Theatre); Bad Apples, Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play (ACT); Romeo + Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, Love’s Labour’s Lost , As You Like It (Seattle Shakespeare Company); Little Shop of Horrors (ACT/5th Avenue); No Way to Treat a Lady, West Side Story, Peter Pan, The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes, Watt?!? (Village Theatre); Boeing, Boeing!, Hound of the Baskervilles (Seattle Repertory Theatre); Passing Strange (Sidecountry Theatre); Singin’ in the Rain, Sister Act (Cornish College of the Arts); Julius Caesar, Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Tempest, Comedy of Errors, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Wooden O).|
|Liz Clayton (Stage Manager) Liz has been stage managing for StoryBook Theater since 2009, and she loves working with the StoryBook Theater and Studio East actors, staff, and crew. Liz has a BA in theatre from Notre Dame and an MFA in drama and theatre for the young from Eastern Michigan University. Liz and her husband Noel have two young StoryBook Theater fans of their own: Leo, born in 2014, and Joseph, born in 2016.|