Christmas Carol Cast

Scrooge (Andrew Pond)
Andrew J. Pond: is Artistic Director of Eclectic Full Contact Theatre, and has appeared in many of their productions. He has worked extensively as an actor, director, and playwright with several theatres, is an Elvis impersonator, juggler, VO actor, balloon artist, audiobook narrator, plays with puppets, does Muppet voices, teaches drama and stage combat classes, and has a degree in philosophy so he can use words like “epistemology” at parties. Thanks to Jessica, his partner in all things.
Fan/Mrs. Cratchit/Mrs. Fezziwig/Lisette (Jessica Lauren Fisher)
Jessica Lauren Fisher is a founding member of Eclectic Full Contact Theatre. She was last seen with Eclectic as Joanna Trout in their production of Dear Brutus, and can be heard on EFCT's audio drama podcasts, Throwing Shade and Bloody Bay She has performed with Black Button Eyes Productions, Three Crows Theatre, Music Theatre Works and Chamber Opera Chicago playing everything from mice to men. Favorite roles include Lucy in Jekyll and Hyde, Adele in Die Fledermaus and Sarah Daniels in Spinning into Butter. She has been a teaching artist for over 10 years and has worked as a choreographer, director, properties master and production manager. She is ever grateful to her family and her partner in everything Andrew. LVYA Mom!
Narrator (Kaeley Osterman)
Kaeley Osterman is a Chicago based actor, costumer, writer, and the resident stage manager for EFCT. With them, she stage managed and costumed Richard III, and her voice work and writing can be heard on their podcast, Throwing Shade. Most recently, Kaeley stage managed Fear Experiment 13 with Mac & Cheese Productions at the Park West. She has also worked with MadKap Productions and Saint Sebastian's Players.
Marley/Headmaster/Fezziwig/Present (Daniel Houle)
Daniel is excited to be working on A Christmas Carol. As a company member with Eclectic Full Contact Theater Daniel has been workg primarily as a producer and production manager. He received his BFA in acting from the University of Rhode Island in 2000. Since Moving to Chicago in 2002 Daniel has worked with 16th Street Theater, Bohemian Theater Ensemble, Prop Theater, Oak Park Festival Theater, Teatro Vista, Speaking Ring Theater Company, American Theater Company, Step Up Productions, City Lit, Timeline Theater Silk Road Rising, and Drury Lane. Daniel also works in the Commercial and Voice Over worlds representing a variety of products. His network television credits include Chicago PD. Daniel would like to thank his family and friends for their continued love and support.
Charity 1/Young Scrooge/Tiny Tim/Millie/Charlotte/Turkey Boy (Rachael Proulx)
Rachael Proulx, is a Chicago based performing and visual artist. A company member of Eclectic, she's happy to be a part of Christmas Carol; and grateful for how the company continued to provide artistic opportunities during the pandemic. Thanks to the cast and crew, and family and friends.
Bob Cratchit/Dick Wilkins/Man 2/Simon (Richard Eyre)
Richard Eyre is an aspiring comic, actor, writer, and all around entertainer, and is glad for the opportunity to perform in an audio version of A Christmas Carol, similar to when he played Dr. Stockman in an audio version of The Enemy of the People.
Charity 2/Belle/Martha/Maddy (Meg Elliott)
Meg Elliott is originally from Schoharie, NY. She appeared as Elizabeth in EFCT's Richard III. Recent Chicago stage credits include Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery and Noises Off (both at Metropolis Arts Center); A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre); Christina the Girl King (Cor Theatre); Top Girls (Arc Theatre); Request Concert (The Side Project) and The Unfortunates (Solotheatre Chicago). Film work includes the short Quiver and the web series Other People's Children and Distant Learners You can also hear her voice work in The Onion's A Very Fatal Murder and Cock and Bull's podcast The Children of NYX. For the curious there is more at Meg is represented by BMG talent.
Past/Belinda/Man1/Topper (Noelle Klyce)
Noelle Klyce holds an Acting BFA ('18) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her most recent theatre credits include Ted Sorensen in THIRTEEN DAYS (City Lit), Alonsa in THE TEMPEST (Oak Park Festival Theatre), Julie Dunn in VOICE OF GOOD HOPE (nominated for the 2020 Black Theater Alliance Awards for "The Phylicia Rashad Award: Most Promising Actress") at City Lit, various roles in BOOKS ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK (City Lit), Wanda in CROWNS (MPAACT), Ursula in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Oak Park Festival Theatre), Gaby in THE FIRESTORM (First Folio Theatre), Elsa in RISING TEMPERATURES: IT'S GETTING WARMER (Akvavit Theatre), Alice in DEAR BRUTUS (Eclectic Full Contact Theatre), Camilla in THE WINTER'S TALE and Gadshill/Westmoreland in HENRY IV, PART ONE (winner of the "Best Play" Award for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Arkansas Awards) at Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. She's also worked with ETA Creative Arts Foundation, Bernard Productions, as Narrator in the 1930's radio-style satire podcast THROWING SHADE, and thrice in the green show for Chicago Shakespeare Theatre in the Parks. 1 John 3:18
Thomas/Fred/Young Adult Scrooge/Peter (Lexy Weixel)
Lexy is a newly Chicago-based theatre and teaching artist. They graduated from Butler University with a BS in Arts Administration - Theatre, and also studied at the Moscow Art Theatre School. They've had the chance to work with The Passage Theatre, Midsommer Flight, Greatworks Theatre Company, and Eclectic Full Contact Theatre. They are also a teaching artist with Northlight Theatre, Mudlark Theatre, and the Northbrook Park District. Before moving to Chicago, Lexy lived in Indianapolis, where they taught full-time with React (formerly known as Young Actors Theatre). They were also able to perform with The Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis Children’s Museum, and Fonseca Theatre Company, among other credits. Lexy is grateful to continue working with Eclectic Full Contact and hopes to keep doing what they love in this rad city. Visit for more information.