Justen N. Locke

Resident Lighting Designer, Debut Justen has his Master of Fine Arts from Ohio University in Scenic and Lighting Design. He has won several awards for his designs at KCACTF including two Excellence in Design awards and one Meritorious Achievement in Scenic Design. He has also worked professionally for many years at The Texas Shakespeare Festival and also worked at The Monomoy […]

Sylvester Little Jr.

Ensemble, Fourth Season Sylvester is very excited to return to CSC for his 4th season. A native of Birmingham, AL, he recently received his MFA in Acting from Purdue University. His favorite credits include: Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mercutio in Romeo & Juliet, Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing, Adam (himself) in Compleat Wrks of Wllm […]

Josh Katawick

Ensemble, Third Season Josh is proud to return to CSC, after capping last season playing Cassius (Julius Caesar) in Shakespeare’s Roman saga. His first appearance in the company was as the titular role in Macbeth, as part of CSC’s Free Shakespeare in the Park tour, followed with Antipholus of Ephesus on the mainstage. An Ohio […]

Matthew Lewis Johnson

Ensemble, Eleventh Season Matthew is so happy to call Cincy Shakes his home away from home. Now residing in Central Kentucky and teaching Theatre at Eastern Kentucky University, Matthew’s work as an award winning Actor, Director, Designer, Playwright, and Puppeteer has graced stages across the Commonwealth and the Buckeye State. Just a few favorite CSC memories: Hamlet, Henry IV […]

Andrew Hungerford

Lighting & Scenic Designer, Sixth Season Andrew is thrilled to return for another season with CSC. Across town, Andrew is Artistic Director of Know Theatre of Cincinnati where he has been resident designer for eight seasons. His 200+ design credits also include: Cincinnati Playhouse; The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati; Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey; Portland Stage […]

Abbi Howson

Costume Shop Manager, Fourth Season Abbi is very excited for another epic season here at CSC. She received her BFA from UC’s College-Conservatory of Music and is so happy to have made a home here in the Queen City. Abbi would like to thank her parents for always encouraging her to dream big and Cam […]

Jim Hopkins

Ensemble, Tenth Season Jim is originally from Nebraska and spent many years performing in the Dallas area, but calls Cincinnati home thanks to CSC. Among Jim’s many CSC roles, he has been Julius Caesar in Julius Caesar, Pozzo in Waiting for Godot, Lennie in Of Mice and Men, Henry IV in Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, Bolingbroke in Richard […]

Cal Harris

Director of Customer Relations, Fifth Season Cal is very excited to be working his fifth year at CSC.  Cal is a graduate of Morehead State University with his B.A. in Theatre and Visual Communications.  At Morehead he starred in several productions such as Chicago, Blood Brothers, How I Learned to Drive, and Learned Ladies.  He […]

Carolyn Fast

Production Stage Manager, Second Season Carolyn is very happy to be a part of this season at CSC. Her career as a stage manager has brought her to Cincinnati after working at Quintessence Theatre Group (Philadelphia, PA), the Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (Holland, MI), the Delaware Shakespeare Festival (Wilmington, DE), Barter Theatre (Abingdon, VA), and various other places. Carolyn is originally from […]

Christopher V. Edwards

Director, Debut Christopher is a producer, director, actor, fight choreographer and educator who has taught theatre arts at the University of Minnesota, Bennington College, Montclair State University, West Point Military Academy, SUNY New Paltz, Manhattan Theater Club, Creative Arts Team, and the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. Most recently he was the Associate Artistic Director and Director of Education and Founding Director […]