Staged Reading: Perfecting the Kiss Cast
Alyssa Crowley (Narrator)
Alyssa is 21 years old and studies Forensic Chemistry at Malone University. In the past, you may have seen her on stage in productions such as Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None (Vera Claythorne), The Vagina Monologues (The Vagina Workshop Monologue/Company), Among the After (Juliet/Fight Choreography Extra), and Arsenic and Old Lace (Officer Brophy). Alyssa jokes that her acting career took off in high school when she appeared briefly as a protest-sign-wielding extra in a local holiday film. She has since directed a serialized live soap opera on Malone’s campus and makes poetry and documentaries on the side. Sincerest thanks to all that create and enjoy the arts in their many forms.
Alison Foutz (Edwina O'Halloran)
Alison is 26 years old and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from Baldwin Wallace. Today, she works for Reliable Ready Mix Co. In the past you may have seen Alison on the stage in productions such as Honk (Beaky), Children of Eden (Young Cain), Annie (Annie), and Winnie the Pooh (Piglet). She would like to send a huge “Thank you” to all of her family and friends who come to support her in all of her many performances!
Keenan Carosielli (Mike Porter)
Keenan is 18 years old and has been no stranger to the stage, having been recently seen in productions such as Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None (Anthony Marsten), Bent (Wolfgang Granz), Godspell (Player), Of Mice and Men (Curley), and It’s a Wonderful Life (Harry Bailey/Sam Wainright). He would like to thank his family for their continued support.
Manuel Halkias (Harvest Carruthers)
Manuel is 53 years old and received a Bachelor’s in Secondary Education from University of Akron and is licensed to teach English, Speech, Theatre, and Journalism. He currently works as an educator and the director of speech and debate at McKinley High School. Previous stage credits include It’s a Wonderful Life (Clarence Odbody), The Laramie Project (Actor), Screwtape (Wormwood), The Rocky Horror Show (Narrator), and The Dry Season (Pete). A huge thank you to every director, stage manager, crew member, actor and audience member who have each made him a better actor and human being. “I love you all”.
Isaac Brenneman (Jonah "Buck" Jackson)
Isaac is 23 years old and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies from Malone University. Currently working as a mail delivery driver in Amish Country, he spends the rest of his time in the theatre. He has performed in a plethora of productions including Next To Normal (Dan Goodman), SOAP: A Serial Comedy (Gunther/Dugther), Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None (Dr. Armstrong), and Among the After: An Original Musical (Nick). In what little spare time he has left, he has recently become obsessed with actual-play Dungeons and Dragons podcasts.