Karen Alvarado
Karen Alvarado

Karen is the Founding Artistic Director of Last Act Theatre Company. She is currently attending Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts, working toward an MFA in Acting.

Clay Avery
Clay Avery

Clay has performed with Last Act Theatre Company in Upon a Midnight Dreary and Titus Andronicus. As always, he would like to send out love and thanks to his parents, friends and family for their unwavering support. Special thanks go to the whole Last Act production team for their unbelievable hard work and dedication.

Eric Daugherty
Eric Daugherty

Eric is an actor/director/photographer/pirate/fight-choreographer and is constantly working on his craft in stage, film, and photography. In what little spare time he has, he enjoys reading comic books and playing video games, and he has an unhealthy love for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Bridget Farias Gates
Bridget Farias Gates

Bridget is the full time Artistic Director of the EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens. She has acted, directed, and taught with many theatres in town including ZACH, Austin Shakespeare, City Theatre, Scottish Rite Children's Theatre, Trinity Street Players, Troupe Texas, The Search Party, The Baron's Men, Last Act. She studied abroad with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, ENG. for two summers. She is represented by DVA Talent for modeling, film, and voice work.

Kevin Gates
Kevin Gates

Kevin Gates holds an M.A. in Theatre from Texas State University, where he teaches Theatre History. Recent acting roles include Marc Antony in Antony & Cleopatra (Poor Shadows of Elysium) and Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing (City Theatre). Directing credits include Gallathea (Poor Shadows), Cymbeline (EmilyAnn Theatre and Gardens) and Doctor Faustus (Last Act).

Chelsea Beth Hockaday
Chelsea Beth Hockaday

Chelsea has worked with Last Act as a scenic artist for Nursery Crimes, as costumer for FronteraFest's The Sniper’s Nest and Mocha, and as an actress in Lender is the Night. She attended Centenary College of Louisiana and Bossier Parish Community College. Her most fond roles were Kate Monster in Avenue Q, Ida in Wild About Harry, and Arlene in Next Fall where she received an Irene Ryan nomination. She also spent 5 consecutive summers at Canterbury Summer Theater in Michigan City, Indiana.

Greg Klein
Greg Klein

Greg Klein is a writer, editor, and future first pitch thrower for the St. Louis Cardinals. He has written three feature-length screenplays, numerous short stories and sketch comedy, and three prior plays with Last Act: “Tell-Tale Heart,” half of their inaugural show, Upon a Midnight Dreary (2011); Nursery Crimes (2013); and Lender Is the Night: An Utterly Unrecognizable Adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo: A Western Melodrama (2014). He also thinks his Doctor Who fanfic is pure genius.

Lindsay McKenna
Lindsay McKenna

Lindsay graduated cum laude from Southwestern University with a BA in Theatre and English. Favorite roles there included Playhouse Creatures, Medea, and A Man of No Importance. She now likes to keep busy by changing her artistic hats. From being a member of the Austin Civic Chorus for several years, to directing the first Dystheatre show American Buffalo at Cathedral of Junk, to both costume designing and performing in City Theatre's HAIR and Romeo and Juliet, there is always something to do.

Douglas Mackie
Douglas Mackie

Doug graduated from Texas A&M Corpus Christi in 2009 with a double major in Theatre Arts and Communication. Since graduation, he has worked as an assistant technical director and guest youth theatre director for Temple Civic Theatre until he moved to Austin in 2011. Over the past year, Doug has acted, directed, assistant directed, and served as technical director for Last Act productions. He has also been involved with Austin Shakespeare, The Rude Mechanicals, and The ZACH theatres in Austin.

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