DTC production is a point of “Pride”

The Dallas Theater Center opened its 2007-08 season on a history-making note: Its staging of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, running through Sept. 23, features no fewer than 17 Meadows School of the Arts students, alumni and professors. Read more.

Among the SMU community members involved in the production, and the roles they play on stage and behind the scenes:

  • Freddie Beckley, student, ensemble member
  • James Crawford, professor, Sir William Lucas/Mr. Gardiner
  • David Denson, alumnus, artistic associate
  • Chamblee Ferguson, alumnus, Mr. Hurst/Col. Fitzhugh
  • Erin Frisbie, student, Mary Bennet/Georgiana Darcy
  • Lauren Hayden, student, Lydia Bennet
  • Lee Helms, student, ensemble member
  • Hayli Henderson, alumna, Jane Bennet
  • Chad Hugghins, alumnus, Mr. Wickham
  • Marlon Meikle, alumnus, assistant to the director
  • Molly Murphy, student, Charlotte Lucas
  • Ashley Smith, professor, Mr. Collins/dialect coach
  • Jennifer St. Angelo, student, Kitty Bennet/Anne de Bourgh
  • Marcus Stimac, student, ensemble member
  • Jessica Turner, alumna, Miss Bingley
  • Sally Vahle, alumna, Mrs. Hurst/Mrs. Gardiner
  • Stan Wojewodski, professor, director

“This production marks the debut of 7 SMU theatre undergraduates,” says Tory Winkleman, Meadows public information officer. “This is unprecedented in terms of our faculty, alumni and current students being involved in a single, local professional theater production. It’s especially rare for so many undergrads to be involved in a professional production.”

Read more at the DTC Web site.