Author: <span>pctheater</span>

Author: pctheater

Meet the Stage Manager: Jon Bigelow

Joining the Heritage Players in his most difficult role yet, Jon Bigelow is the stage manager for the production of “Nunsense: The Mega-Musical”. His first try at writing a biography to include for our show:  Jon Bigelow is the stage manager. Not good enough (says the marketing manager)…. his second …

Meet the Cast: Vanessa Alm

Bringing a youthful quality to the show is Vanessa Alm and we are excited to have her return for her third production with the Pine City Heritage Players. This production is her sixth appearance on the local stage.  She appeared in the high school production of “Footloose” and most recently as …

Meet the Cast: Jennifer Hansmann

Jennifer Hansmann has a long history with the Heritage Players and has been involved both on and off stage.  She started with the group in 1992 when she moved to Pine City and began teaching music at the elementary school that fall. Her first involvement was on stage ~ some …

Meet the Cast: Cassandra Olson

Joining us for her very first local production is Cassandra Olson, playing the role of “Sister Julia, Child of God”.  Cassandra tell us that perhaps she was typecast in this role as she isn’t known for her cooking skills… but she assured us all that she hasn’t killed anyone yet! …

Meet the Musicians: Sonda Jacobson

Sonda Jacobson has done several shows with Heritage Players including She Loves Me, Songs of the Stage events, and most recently Music Man.  She enjoys being behind the piano accompanying all the talent on stage!  Sonda has a Music Performance B.A. from the University of MN, Morris, she plays on …

Meet the Cast: Mary Ellen Sauser

Mary Ellen Sauser is performing in her fourth Nunsense production with the Heritage Players.  As Sister Hubert, she is delighted to be playing the onstage sidekick to her real life sidekick, Elisa Mill.  As a teacher for over 30 years and now in a new role as Peer Coach at …

Meet the Cast: Elisa Mill

Elisa Mill returns to the Heritage Players stage in the role of Reverend Mother Mary Regina, having previously portrayed the character in the 1995 production of Nunsense, and again in the 2005 production of Nuncrackers.  She spent the better part of the last ten years pleading her case for a return …

Meet the Choreographer: Rachel Bigelow

A now familiar face here in Pine City, we welcome back Rachel Bigelow as Choreographer for the production of Nunsense: The Mega-Musical. Rachel Bigelow has a BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Minnesota where she specialized in acting, scenic artistry, and stage management.  Rachel has worked a high school …