Meet the Cast: Shrek, Fiona, Donkey & Farquad

Scott Tolzmann as Shrek

Scott Tolzmann is excited to be taking the stage as Shrek! This is Scott’s fourth production with the Heritage Players & 31st production since catching the theatre bug in high school. Scott currently lives in Rush City where he works as a Program Assistant for the St. Croix River Education District.  He’d like to thank his family and friends for their love and support, our fantastic production team for their impeccable work, and YOU for joining us for this performance! Scott hopes you enjoy the show and says, “Stop by the swamp after the show for a batch of s’nothers!”

Rachel Bigelow as Fiona

Rachel has a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of MN where she studied acting, scenic artistry, and stage management. She now works as a special ed teacher in Rush City, where she resides with her husband, Jon, and their new baby boy, Regan. This is Rachel’s 4th performance on stage with PCHP,  although she has enjoyed working on many shows for the past few years in various capacities including director,  scenic artist, and choreographer. She is excited to be back on stage and hopes you enjoy the show!

Zach Fluegel as Donkey

Zach is very excited to debut with PCHP in a most   auspicious manner. Some previous roles of his include: Joseph (Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) Rooster (Annie), Seymour (Little Shop of Horrors), and Fork (Beauty and the Beast). He wants to thank all who have encouraged him, his parents for allowing him to follow his passion and especially his number one     supporter and fan Jalen.  He hopes you all enjoy the show.

Jon Bigelow as Farquad

Jon is survived by his beautiful wife Rachel, and his son Regan. Jon lived a happy life, graduating from the     University of Minnesota with a B.A (not a BFA) in    theatre, and then moving to Rush City to become the youngest Grumpy Old Man in town. Jon has previously appeared on the Pine City stage in Bye Bye Birdie, The Music Man, and Noises Off. He’s excited for you to see his final performance as a hologram.

 

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