The Players

THE PLAYERS

Christopher Giles (ALGERNON) Making his IRT debut, Chris began acting both locally and academically in his hometown of Orange Park. Upon joining his graduating class as Broadway Cares Representative, he came to Tallahassee where he became the recipient of the Barbara Judd Scholarship and continued to pursue collegiate and local performance. Chris Giles has starred in the Southern Shakespeare production of Romeo and Juliet, as well as Tallahassee Community College productions of The Taming of The Shrew, The Crucible, Pippin, A Christmas Story; and The Long, Winding Road as Paul McCartney for The Capital Chordsmen. Mr. Giles has also starred in Monticello Opera House productions of The Hounds of Baskerville, and Lizzy, Darcy, and Jane. Chris is currently a senior in attendance at Florida State University where he pursues writing for vocational performance.

Joe Fisher (LANE/MERRIMAN) is a professional cosplayer and makeup artist from South Dakota, and has contributed to many different roles within Tallahassee’s acting community. For IRT, he has appeared in the lead role of Conn in The Shaughraun, Shawn Keogh in Playboy of the Western World, and Guleesh, a Giant, and the Ferocious Hound in Irish Folktales. He also enjoys occasional swordplay.

 

Gavin Morales (JACK WORTHING) is a third-year Theatre Major at Florida State University and is very excited to be apart of his first production with the Irish Repertory Theater. Previous credits include: Macbeth (Macduff) and A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (Freddie)He would like to thank his family for their continual support in his endeavors, as well as Lanny and Lauren for giving him this tremendous opportunity.

 

Constance Clineman (LADY BRACKNELL) happily joins the Irish Repertory Theater at Goodwood Museum and Gardens for The Importance of Being Earnest. Past credits in the Tallahassee area include Titanic, Into The Woods, Follies, Sweeney Todd, Me and My Girl, Putting It Together, The Addams Family Musical, and A Little Night Music to name a few.  Most recently, she appeared at Theatre Tallahassee as Louise in Noel Coward’s Private Lives. With a degree in Dramatic Arts, Ms. Clineman enjoys working as a director, designer, and choreographer at theatres throughout the area. She and her husband, Kenneth, live in a treehouse in Wakulla County, and drive the boat tours at Wakulla Springs State Park. Ms. Clineman currently enjoys working as a Visitor Services Ranger at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Constance and Kenneth have two children who studied theatre at FSU and now happily work “in the business.”

Jessica Lowe-Minor (GWENDOLEN FAIRFAX) is thrilled to be part of this IRT production! A graduate of FSU’s School of Theatre, Jessica appeared in Southern Shakespeare Company’s As You Like It (Celia) and Romeo and Juliet (Ensemble) at Cascades Park. She has also played the role of Clara in Sham at Goodwood, and is incredibly grateful for the love and support of her husband, Rick, as well as their two young daughters, Madeline and Charlotte.

 

Tahirih Lee (MISS PRISM) Previous roles include Mrs. Smith in La Cantatrice Chauve (original French version), Sister Rita in The Runner Stumbles, Catherine in Pippin, the title roles in Little Mary Sunshine and Lili, Shprintze in Fiddler on the Roof, Wendy in Peter Pan, Professor Willard in Our Town, as well as a fireman in Biedermann and the Firebugs and a singer and dancer in Bye, Bye Birdie and Brigadoon. Thank you to IRT and Goodwood for locating us in such a beautiful and historically pertinent venue!


Robin Jackson (CECILY CARDEW)
Previous credits include performing with Artspot: Educational Theatre, an international touring children’s theatre company; Southern Shakespeare Company’s As You Like It (Phoebe), Polyphonic Bonsai’s Blackbird (Una), Tallahassee Hispanic Theatre’s Blind Date (Young Woman) and Monticello Opera House’s Our Town (Mrs. Gibbs). She holds degrees in Musical Theatre from Florida School of the Arts and the University of Central Florida. Robin is the Education and Outreach Director of the Southern Shakespeare Company and Co-Director for The Bardlings; as well as, teaching theatre at Grassroots Free School and creative movement at Temple Israel Preschool. She’d like to thank Lanny for the opportunity and the entire cast and crew for such a wonderful experience.

Tom Falls (REV. CANON CHASUBLE) is a retiree who relocated to Tallahassee from Norfolk, Va. eight years ago.  Since the move he has appeared with Theatre Tallahassee, The Monticello Opera House Stage Company, Bainbridge Little Theatre, Theatre with a Mission, and the Acting Up Players. Tom is thrilled to be making his debut with The Irish Repertory Theatre and working with Lanny and this wonderful cast and crew.