Who's Who in Around the World in 8 Plays

Director: Matthew Powell
Director: Lilien Harvey
Director/Puppet Creator: Selma Muminovic
Stage Manager: Christopher Sylvie
Costume Designer: Carrie Campana
Music Director: Samantha Porter
Bernardo - Leo LaCamera
Isabel - Talia Langman
Boris - Taylor Galloway
Natasha - Madison Briar
Peter - James Matrineau
Iliana - Katherine Howerton
Thomas - Jeffrey Entwistle
Maria - Moriah Foronda

Carrie CampanaCarrie Campana (Costume Designer) is excited to be a part of the Theatre-Hikes team! She has worked with Gorilla Tango, Chicago Theatre Works, and several other companies around Chicago. She looks forward to working on the rest of this season and many more to come!

Jeffrey EntwistleJeffrey Entwistle (Thomas) is an actor who has resided in Chicago for seven years. Jeffrey has grown up in Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the Central African Republic. Jeffrey’s previous work include Zeus in Cuckoo’s Theatre Project’s production of (Anon)ymous, Dr. Josef Jovovich (Delirium), Lee (True West), Husband (Killers), Billy Flynn (Chicago), Walker (Two Rooms) and fire performance work with the late Redmoon Theatre Company. Jeffrey is a college graduate from Columbia College Chicago in acting and stage combat. Jeffrey is an avid fan of cooking, stage combat, music and skateboarding. Jeffrey would like to thank his family for support and his girlfriend Julia for keeping him in line. A big shout out to all the artists working hard in the world!

Moriah ForondaMoriah Foronda (Maria) is excited to come back to doing theater after a brief break for college at California College of Arts. Moriah has performed in various theaters around Chicago since she was 6 including the Goodman and Lookingglass. She has loved theater her whole life and was previously in Lookingglass Theatre’s Youth Ensemble doing a variety of plays and teaching younger students between 2008 and 2013. She would like to thank her friends and family for their undying support and Lily for pushing her to come back to what she loves.

Taylor GallowayTaylor Galloway (Boris/Music Captain) is thrilled to be working outdoors this summer with Theatre-Hikes considering most of an actor’s life is spent indoors. He graduated last spring with a B.A. double majoring in Theatre and Music from Butler University, and also spent a semester abroad studying at the Moscow Art Theatre School. He has recently been seen as “Charlie” (supernumerary) in Chicago Opera Theater’s The Invention of Morel, as an “ensemble member” in Quest Theatre Ensemble’s Blue Nativity, and as various characters in Accidental Shakespeare’s staged reading of The Black Knight.

Katherine HowertonKatherine Howerton (Isabel) is happy to be working with Theatre-HIkes again. Last year you may have seen her hike leading the Greek piece as well as 10 Ways to Survive The Zombie Apocalypse. She does a little bit of everything for Theatre-Hikes, but is so happy to be onstage, or on the grass, for this one.

Leo LaCameraLeo LaCamera (Bernardo) is proud to be a part of this, his first Theatre-Hikes experience. He has recently appeared in The Little Things Theater's 7 Short Farces by Anton Chekhov and in Saint Sebastian Players' Transit of Venus. He would like to thank everyone involved in the production of this play, and everyone who came to hike with us.

Talia LangmanTalia Langman (Isabel) is delighted to be working with Theatre-Hikes. She was most recently seen performing as an understudy for the Agency Theater Collective’s production of Skin for Skin. Originally from Seattle, WA. Ms. Langman received her BA from Brandeis University and an MFA in Theatre from Sarah Lawrence College. Chicago training includes the Green Shirt Studio, the Green Room Studio, and the Black Box Studio.

JAmes MartineauJames Martineau (Peter) is thrilled to make his debut with Theatre-Hikes! He loves using his odd talents and he hopes you’ll enjoy them too! He wants to thank everyone that’s been supportive of him.

Selma MuminovicSelma Muminovic (Director/Puppet creator) is a Chicago-based designer/ director who uses her creative talents to develop stories and everlasting memories. This is her first show with Theatre-Hikes, and she's very excited to link exploring, adventure and emotion through these amazing stories. The message that Theatre-Hikes promotes is one that as an artist I believe in, and I am very thrilled to work amongst such an amazing group of people who all share a common goal of uniting theater, culture and the environment through the love of performance.

Madison BriarMadison Briar (Natasha) is so excited to be joining Theatre-Hikes in her professional Chicago debut. Madison recently graduated with her BFA in Musical Theatre from CCPA at Roosevelt University. Some of her favorite roles include Shelley from Batboy, and Little Red from Into the Woods. She would like to thank Rebecca and Steve for all their encouragement and support, as well as her cat Vinny.

Lilien HarveyLilien Harvey (Director) Alongside directing she is also a certified makeup artist, photographer, and filmmaker. Growing up Evanston she was surrounded by a number of artistic influences including her parents who run the oldest running photography business in the Chicagoland area. This is her third year with Theatre-Hikes.

Matthew PowellMatthew Powell (Director) Matthew has been behind the scenes at Theatre-Hikes ® since 2008 and it has been a labour of love, from choreographer, to puppet master, props and costumes, Production Manager, Associate Artistic Director and this season, Artistic Director. Favorite Directing credits for Theatre-Hikes® include The Wizard of Oz, An Afternoon with Mark Twain, Clue! The Musical and Driving Miss Daisy. He wants to Thank Frank Farrell, the founder of Theatre-Hikes® and the entire board of directors, but most importantly, Bradley Baker who is the backbone of this company. Thanks, Madley, for giving all of us a place to spread our artistic wings all these years, you will always live in my heart.

Samantha PorterSamantha Porter (Music Director) is thrilled to return to Theatre-Hikes! She was just seen on the trails as Hermia/Peasblossom/Snout in A Midsummer NIght’s Dream. Some of her favorite past credits include: Elizabeth (Young Frankenstein), Lucy (You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown) and Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours (Sister Act). She also has performed in numerous cabarets around the city. Love and profound gratitude to AP.