Joshua (Rhead Shirley)
Rhead Shirley (he/him, Joshua) is honored to play Joshua in his first live production at Stage Left Theatre, having recently participated in the Masterpiece Monologues streaming event. He was part of Eastern Washington’s University’s production of Rent (Ensemble) as well as Spokane Ensemble Theatre's debut production Twelfth Night (Orsino). Rhead is so grateful that we have these amazing art forms that help us see the depths of human compassion and love.
Judas (Robert Cordero Thompson)
Robert Cordero Thompson (he/she/they, Judas) is excited to be returning to Stage Left as a member of the Corpus Christi cast. Robert has previously appeared in Stage Left productions, BARE and Back of the Throat. Robert would like to offer a sincere "Thank you" to all of our patrons who have supported and continue to support this theater. This is your fault.
John the Baptist (Michael Schmidt)
Michael Schmidt (he/him, John the Baptist) has been a resident of Spokane since the fall of 2017, has served as a board member ofStage left Theater since late 2019, and was seen onstage most recently in Drawn Together Arts’ staged reading of Picasso at the Lapin Agile as Albert Einstein. Michael is a newly-minted member of Spokane Ensemble Theatre’s core ensemble, and just had his first go as a producer in Stage Left’s October 2021production of Masterpiece Monologues: New Works, and will continue producing that series as it evolves. He also has co-producer credit in Thrilling, Chilling Tales from Stage Left, where he had his directorial debut for The Girl with the Hungry Eyes, and portrayed Rupert Denny in A Question of Fear. Favorite past roles include Antonio (Twelfth Night) Agamemnon (Hecuba), Oberon (A Midsummer’s Night Dream), and Capulet (Romeo and Juliet). Michael is ecstatic to be cast in Corpus Christi as John. It’s an incredibly beautiful and moving script and one he’s sure everyone will love.
Phillip (Jaron Fuglie)
Jaron Fuglie (he/him, Phillip) is a graduate of Gonzaga's Theatre program and is thrilled to be a part of Spokane theatre and this wonderful show! Recent acting credits include Twelfth Night, at Spokane Ensemble Theatre, the Masterpiece Monologues series at Stage Left Theater, and The Book of Will at Spokane Civic Theatre.
Bartholomew (Felix Lewis)
Felix Lewis (he/him, Bartholomew) is a 19-year-old sophomore at Eastern Washington University. Currently he is earning a BA in Musical Theatre with intentions on getting a degree in visual art sometime in the future. The arts are his passion, he loves them in all forms whether it be music, theatre, visual art, writing, filmmaking, photography; you name it and he loves it. Felix is honored to join the cast of Corpus Christi and looks forward to helping create the story and making a powerful impact on the community. Felix would like to thank his mother for always supporting him, his friends who always uplifted and encouraged him to work hard and get better at his craft, and the queer community for giving him a space to feel accepted and loved just like everyone else.
James the Less (Rowenna Nelson)
Rowenna Nelson (James the Less) is a recent graduate; B.A. in Theater, Social Studies and Secondary Education. Previous acting experiences include A Midsummer Nights Dream(Shakespeare), Angles in America: Part 1 (Kushner), The Importance of Being Earnest (Wilde), and other works. She is excited for the show and the chance to create in this community.
Simon (Morgan Cramer )
Morgan Cramer (they/them, Simon) recently finished making their acting debut playing Philostrate in Spokane Shakespeare Society's: A Midsummer Nights Dream. They are currently attending EWU for math secondary education and theatre. Fun fact: they rock climb for fun, and are working on their lead certification! They plan on teaching math while incorporating aspects of theatre concepts into the classroom as well as continuing to perform.
James (Gatieh Nacario )
Gatieh Nacario (he/him, James) is a Filipino. He is a ballroom dancer and a visual artist. He works as an Employment Consultant at AtWork!. In October 2021, he was Patrick Star in SpongeBob Musical of Aspire Community Theatre in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Corpus Christi is his 5th thearte performance since he got in Spokane in 2019 and is very excited to debut in Stage Left.
Thadeus (Tre Keough)
Tre Keough (he/him, Thaddeus) is so excited to be appearing in this show with this talented cast! Some credits include Chino in West Side Story, Eddie in Mamma Mia, and Squidward in Spongebob the Musical. Some of his favorite dance styles include tap, ballet and jazz. He would like to thank his family and friends for all of their support and to always shine fabulously. Enjoy the show and welcome back everyone!
Thomas (Matthew Pope)
Matthew Pope (he/him, Thomas) is ecstatic to be performing in his first ever show at Stage Left! He has previously performed in shows at Eastern Washington University such as "Working" and "Urinetown", and most recently worked as stage manager/graphic designer for Spokane Shakespeare Society's production of "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)". He would like to thank his dogs, family, and teachers for getting him here.
Andrew (Ollie Davies)
Ollie Davies (they/them, Andrew) sends apologizes in advance to their parents for the language they shall will witness from their youngest child in this spectacular, theatrical production. They performed in their first production in 2016 and since then have played roles such as a dancing salt shaker, an acrobatic whore doing a handstand in a corset, a mischievous left hand to a naughty puppet and a hormonal college student singing about changing their major to “Sex with Joan”. Every show has been a wild and wonderful adventure and they encourage you to come and enjoy this adventure with them as well.
Matthew (Colton Sulivan)
Colton Sullivan (he/him, Matthew) has been acting for over half his life and is a graduate of the University of Washington School of drama. He is thrilled to be returning to Stage Left to play his favorite Apostle and more. Colton's past Stage Left credits include Emil Traum in A Bright Room Called Day and the Truck driver in Burnt by the Sun. Welcome back!
Peter (Bridget Pretz)
Bridget Pretz (she/her, Peter) is absolutely thrilled to be a part of this wonderful cast! Her previous credits include Dee inThe Flat Meat Society at Stage Left Theater, Malvolia in Twelfth Night with Spokane Ensemble Theatre, and Alice/Sussanah Shakespeare in The Book of Will at Spokane Civic Theatre. Thank you to Troy, Jeremy, Robert, the cast and crew, and her mother.