Sydney is a recent graduate of Drake University and is very excited for her first production with the Playhouse! She has had a passion for theatre at a young age and despite the reach of the pandemic is still trying to bring joy to as many people as possible. In her free time you might find Sydney eating tacos with all kinds of toppings (even spicy ones).
Kenny is a Chicago-based actor originally from the Cincinnati area. He has previously worked with the Playhouse on other projects, and counts this as his favorite thus far. This performance, like all those preceding, is dedicated to the liberation of the black community and in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Kenny wants to specifically thank the staff of Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park for their passionate support and unceasing rigor to keep this industry afloat.
Dylan is the Artistic Director of Madcap Puppets. A creator of puppet theatre, he writes and directs original puppet performances that tour across the country. Dylan began his career at Madcap as a puppeteer in 2002 and has directed more than 30 shows with the company since. Recently, he directed Hand to God at the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater. He graduated from Wilmington College with a BA in Theatre and received an MFA in Acting from Ohio University. Dylan is a member of Improv Cincinnati, Cin City Comedy, and a founding member of OTRimprov. He teaches corporate improvisation workshops and has taught Acting and Improvisation at Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University, and Ohio University.
Piper is passionate about creating and supporting art wherever she can. She is an Emmy Award-winning actress, director, cultural consultant and singer who has performed and toured productions throughout the United States. She has had several stage and screen roles and loves doing voice-over work. Some of her directorial and performance credits include Richie and Blanche; Kill. Move. Paradise.; Family Healing; Cincinnati King; Harry and the Thief; Bare; Caroline, or Change; and Open the Sky. Piper is a Board member of Falcon Theater (Newport, KY), a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s Multicultural Awareness Council (MAC), and she serves as the Sales and Events Manager at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.
She's very proud to be a native resident
of Cincinnati, where she can both work and play in the city's vibrant
arts scene, surrounded by artists, storytellers and makers of all kinds.
Piper is grateful to God for her talents, and she sends much love and
joy to Lydia J. Davis (Mommie), her family, friends, and her doggy, Izzy
Robert is thrilled to be returning to Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park! He is a Cincinnati area native hailing from Fairfield, Ohio. After receiving his BA in Theatre at Miami University in 2014, he has worked with many theatres in the area, including Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Town Hall Theatre, Short North Stage and Tantrum Theatre, as well as being a previous member of the Bruce E. Coyle Acting Internship Program! He is an accomplished actor, technician, director and designer in the area, having worked with various theatre and film production companies across the country. Robert is also the Artistic Director of Impaired Vision Productions, a new local theatre organization that produces new works. He is so excited to share his work with you and hopes you enjoy the show!