Picasso at the Lapin Agile Cast
Albert Einstein (Joshua Adamson)
Joshua Adamson (Albert Einstein) is joyfully elated to be one of history’s greatest physicists in this comedic battle of the minds. His recent performances with Sopris Theatre Company include The Nina Variations (Treplev), The Thanksgiving Play (Jaxton), and most recently Silent Sky (Peter Shaw). He’s also been involved with Defiance Community Players in Fiddler on the Roof, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, A Christmas Carol, and Oliver! Acting is one of Joshua’s greatest passions. If he’s not brewing hot joe at work, he’s rehearsing on the stage with his dear comrades. Joshua couldn’t be here without the awesome support of his darling girlfriend, his caring mom, and all the loving friends in his life.
Freddy (Michael Banks)
Michael Banks (Freddy) has a strong history with the Sopris Theatre Company and will be remembered for performances in The Thanksgiving Play (Teaching Artist), Rogue's Gallery (Artificial Leg), Private Eyes (Frank), Hope and Gravity (Marty/Douglas), The Ladies of the Camellias (Benoit), When You Comin’ Back, Red Ryder (Lyle), Cabaret (Ernst), and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Chief Bromden). Mike proudly serves on the board of the Colorado Community Theater Coalition.
The Visitor (Sebastian Dunn)
Sebastian Dunn (The Visitor) was born and raised here in the valley. He’s a former CMC student who spent several years working on plays, though strictly in tech. His first production with Sopris Theatre Company as a stage hand (or assistant stage manager) was in The Women of Lockerbie, and he has worked on many projects since, including The Miracle Worker, The Real Inspector Hound, Uncle Vanya, and The Dumb Waiter. He has also worked on other productions in the valley, including Defiance Community Theater’s You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown and Thunder River Theater Company’s The Tempest. After a hiatus that involved mountain-climbing, soul searching in dive bars, and general youthful tomfoolery, he is excited to be making his debut on stage.
Charles Dabernow Schmendiman (Scott Elmore)
Scott Elmore (Schmendiman) graduated from the Colorado Mountain College Theatre Program in the spring of 2017. While he was a student at CMC he acted in as many plays as he possibly could with the Sopris Theatre Company. Some of his favorites include Boeing Boeing (Robert), The Glorious Ones (Francesco), and The Thanksgiving Play (Caden). Scott is thrilled to be back onstage here at Spring Valley.
Germaine (Courtney Lindgren)
Courtney Lindgren (Germaine) is delighted to be in her second play on the Sopris Theatre Company stage. Her first was The Thanksgiving Play (Logan) this past fall. A Montana native, Courtney has performed in The Rocky Horror Show (The Usherette), Grease (Patty Simcox), and Almost, Maine (Hope). In her spare time, Courtney enjoys spending her days camping and candlemaking. Courtney would like to thank her dog Tadpole and her boyfriend Ben for their support throughout this journey.
Gaston (Willie Moseley)
Willie Moseley (Gaston) is thrilled to be performing with the Sopris Theatre Company again. Recently he appeared in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, (Polonius) and in Cabaret (Herr Schultz). Willie has been in productions up and down the valley with the Aspen Theater Project, the Cabaret Players, Aspen Community Theater, Aspen Stage, Defiance Community Players, Aspen Fringe Festival, Theatre Masters, and Thunder River Theatre Company. He even had a stint at Aspen’s Crystal Palace. Under Brad Moore’s direction he performed in The Woolgatherer and Kiss Me, Kate. Favorite roles include the Cabaret (EMCEE), The Fantasticks (El Gallo), The Elephant Man (John Merrick), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Hysterium), Oliver! (Fagin), House of Blue Leaves (Ronnie), Rumors (Lenny), and The Last Romance (Ralph).
Suzanne/Countess/Female Admirer (Hattie Rensberry)
Hattie Rensberry (Suzanne/The Countess/Female Admirer) is thrilled to be performing in another historically-inspired production with Sopris Theater Company. After quite the hiatus she is more than ready to leap back in! Her time not spent in the theater is as a photographer, graphic designer; and with her many, many animals. Some of her previous performances include Silent Sky (Margaret Leavitt), The Addams Family Musical, (Wednesday), and Shrek the Musical (Gingy). She thanks everyone for their support of this stupendous program, and for their love of the arts. She especially thanks her family and fiancée in their unflinching support for her endeavors.
Picasso (Wyatt Tulk)
Wyatt Tulk (Picasso) is in the second part of his first college year. Wyatt has performed in a few shows throughout high school, including Almost, Maine (East) and Guys and Dolls (Arvide Abernathy) with the Eagle Valley Drama program, also being a part of Sopris Theatre Company in Larissa FastHorse’s The Thanksgiving Play (Teaching Artist). He is currently studying Theatre at Colorado Mountain College, with the hope to grow his theatre knowledge after he graduates in May of 2023. Wyatt is thankful at the opportunity he has been given in such a short time here at CMC and can’t wait to grow the wonderful relationships he has built for years to come.
Sagot (Travis Wilson)
Travis Wilson (Sagot) is excited to perform once again on the Sopris Theatre Company stage. He is a graduate of CMC with an Associate of Arts: Theatre Emphasis and a Bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Studies. Travis has been active in the valley's theatre scene for five years and has worked with several companies from Thunder River Theatre Company to Defiance Community Players. Notable roles include You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Charlie Brown), Bluenose (Spatt), and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Billy Bibbit). He is currently teaching theatre classes to young people at the CMC Glenwood Springs campus. Aside from his theatre life, Travis currently work works multiple jobs from Natural Grocers to Bed, Bath, & Beyond to keep his sanity in check.