Cast and Crew
Jean P. Bordewich – Playwright & Producer
Kristin Shoffner – Director
Kristin Shoffner just finished her first year as an MFA directing candidate at Catholic University of America, she recently Assistant Directed CUA’s production of Big Love and stage managed Pride and Prejudice. Assistant directing credits include the world premier of Bad Dog (Orlando Shakespeare Theater), Henry V (Orlando Shakespeare Theater) and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (NOLA project). She was a literary associate at the Orlando Shakespeare Theater where she read and evaluated hundreds of plays for PlayFest, their festival of new plays, and assistant directed the readings of Rob Keefe’s The Cortez Method and All That Is Seen And Unseen. Kristin has produced and performed in two shows at the orlando fringe festival ShakesBEER (2015) and Bachelorette (2014) She holds a BFA degree in acting from the University of Central Florida and will be continuing her MFA at the University of New Orleans in the fall.
Terry Loveman – Senator Hunt
Terry Loveman is a local actor, improv player, and comic book geek. He’s been in dozens of TV shows, short films, and plays on the east coast, and has sung professionally. Most recently, he starred as Jerry in Imperial Theater Live’s production of “The Zoo Story,” at Tysons 1st Stage. Terry’s happy to finally put his MS in Conflict Analysis and Resolution to use in the role of Lester Hunt, in an era when conflict was at its zenith, and peaceful political resolutions were scant.
Suzanne Martin– Nathelle Hunt
Suzanne Martin is a local actor, working in both stage and film. Her favorite onstage roles include Holly in Next Fall (Port City Playhouse), M’Lynn in Steel Magnolias (Group Therapy Productions), Sharon Lake in Play it Again Sam (LTA) and three productions of A Christmas Carol (Little Theatre of Alexandria.) She portrayed Nellie Ryburn in the feature film On the Wing, and has appeared in a number of industrial films. Suzanne also does voiceover work, most recently voicing a role in the English version of the Austrian documentary Einer von uns. Suzanne studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, and holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
Brice Guerriere – Buddy Hunt
Brice is excited to make his Fringe Festival debut after relocating from Burlington, VT in February. A recent graduate of the Theatre program at the University of Vermont, he has performed in productions of Much Ado About Nothing (UVM), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Jackson Hole Playhouse), A Grand Night for Singing (UVM), Les Miserables (Lyric Theatre Company), Hair (Stowe Theatre Guild) and others. He was most recently seen as the title character in "The Who's Tommy" with the Kensington Arts Theatre. He would like to thank Jean and Kristin for their hard work and dedication, and his large and supportive family both near and far.
Scott Cummings – Senator Bridges
Scott Cummings is honored to make his Capitol Fringe debut with Hunt. Originally from Indiana, he just completed his first year in the Catholic University of America Drama Department's MFA acting program. Originally from St. Louis, he has a Bachelor's degree in Theatre Performance from the University of Southern Indiana. In addition to theatre, Scott loves film and recently played the male lead in the (very) low budget “female mad scientist” feature film Frances Stein.
Gary DuBreuil – Herman Welker
Gary has been acting in the DC area since 2014, most recently performing in War of the Worlds with Scena Theatre, which also toured to the Prague Fringe Festival, The Maid's Tragedy with Brave Spirits Theatre, and As You Like It with Annapolis Shakespeare Company. He has also toured nationally and performed across the country, from Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota to New England, where he recently performed at the Acadia Repertory Theatre on beautiful Mt. Desert Island, Maine.
Michael David Anderson – Reporter
Michael David Anderson is a recent, Magna Cum Laude graduate from Tulane University in New Orleans, double majoring in International Relations and Theatre Performance. A native from White Hall, Maryland, Michael has extensive acting credits both on stage and camera, including: 22 Jump Street, House of Cards, Legends & Lies: Patriots, and Copy Cat Killers, which is currently airing on the Reelz Channel. Recently he had the opportunity to showcase his multilingual skills in Das Rheingold, a NYU Thesis Film, that’s based on the famous opera by Robert Wagner and done entirely in German. Aside from acting, Michael is a skilled fight choreographer and a competitive Martial Artist with a 1st Degree Black Belt in Tien Shan Pai Chinese Kung-fu. Hopefully he can one day fulfill is life long dream of “spending a day kicking back with Jackie Chan and Chuck Norris”.
Carson Collins – Stage Manager
Carson is originally from Edwardsburg MI and moved to DC last fall to pursue a BM in Musical Theater at The Catholic University of America. This is his first time stage managing a show as he is primarily a performer. This year he has appeared in Catholic University’s The Most Happy Fella (Doctor), Stranded (Blu Del Moncenisio), and Start Spreading The News: The Music of Kander and Ebb performed at the Kennedy Center. Some of his favorite credits include The Phantom (The Phantom of the Opera), J. Pierrepont Finch (How To Succeed…), and Harold Hill (The Music Man).
Colin Dieck – Lighting Designer
Colin Dieck (Lighting Design) is a theatrical designer based in DC. Locally he has designed for companies including Nu Sass Productions, Spooky Action Theater, 1st Stage, and Signature Theatre. Recent designs include An American Daughter with Keegan Theatre and Wild Williams with Beau Jest Moving Theatre (Boston). Elsewhere in Fringe, Colin is designing for Pinky Swear Production: Over Her Dead Body, Clandestine Arts: Song Reader, and The Coil Project. Further afield, Colin is a designer with Cho-In Theatre of South Korea, with whom he toured in Spain in February.
Niusha Nawab – Sound Designer
Niusha Nawab is a local actor, technician, and sound designer. He's been a designer on several projects for Capital Fringe and is very pleased to be a part of this exciting new work. Thanks to Jean for reaching out and to Colin for connecting us.
Julie Cray-Leong – Costume Designer
Julie Cray Leong (Costume Designer) is the Assistant Costumer and Costume Shop Manager for the Catholic University of America’s Drama Department. Recent Costume Design Credits: (We Happy Few Productions) Chalk and The Winter’s Tale; (The Shakespeare Theatre’s Academy for Classical Acting) Love’s Labor’s Lost, The Maid’s Tragedy, Hamlet, Women Beware Women, The Duchess of Malfi, and The Winter’s Tale; (The Catholic University of America) Big Love, The Mage Knights of Eternal Light, Fifi and Hunter Forever!, Brutus. BA in Drama – The Catholic University of America.
HUNT: A Political Drama