DA: I have always loved this story and when I was younger I was Puck in the play, done excerpts in the Ballet and sang the role of Starveling in Britten’s Opera version!
Q: What shows might people have seen you in before?
DA: Oklahoma, Dracula, Carousel, I Do! I Do!, The Fantasticks, La Boheme, Pride and Prejudice, Ring of Fire are some of my favorites!
Q: What is a typical day like for you?
DA: I teach voice and theater and may be at Eastern Tennessee State University, Parkway Playhouse or in my private studio.
Q: Have you met new friends in the cast?
DA: I have to say that some of most admired actors and friends since I moved to NC are involved in this fun show!
Q: What is your favorite moment from rehearsals?
DA: Watching the fights between the lovers is quite amusing…
Q: What is your favorite line from the show?
DA: “Of thy misprision must perforce ensue, some true-love turned and not a false turned True!”
Q: At what age did you first know you wanted to act?
DA: Age 8
Q: What’s the #1 reason someone should see this show?
DA: The text of Shakespeare is pure poetic genius. He tickles your brain with possibility.
Q: Do you have a favorite Shakespeare line?
DA: “I never writ, nor no one ever loved.”
Q: What is your favorite Shakespeare play?
DA: Othello. I love Iago!
Q: Anything else that you’d like people to know about you?
DA: My character is loosely based on my Siberian Husky, Zola when she wants to take a walk!