Meet the Majors



Stephen Chen '19.5 is a Theatre and Japanese Studies double major from La Puente, California. In the Middlebury Theatre department, he focuses on lighting design. Stephen continually designs for student shows in the Hepburn Zoo, including, but not limited to, "Savage & Love", "Late: a Cowboy Song", "Does This Woman Have a Name?", "Chronic Blush", and "Patchwork Panchatantra". Outside of the Zoo, he is also the co-president of the Middlebury Radio Theatre of Thrills and Suspense(MRTOTS) and sings with the a-Capella group Ingoma. ) And outside of these, Stephen relaxes in upstairs Proctor and J-house, and spends his time knitting and crocheting preparing for the cold Vermont winter.

Caleb Green '19.5 is a Theatre/Dance joint major with a focus in Directing and Choreography and Performance respectively. They also minor in Gender, Sexuality and Feminism Studies and are constantly looking for ways to combine art, queer critique, and critical race theory. Caleb is interested in community formation and dialogue through art and how artistic processes help us actively do community. They are currently exploring what it means to live fully in one's body, what it means to make art that heals, the political power of utopia and sustainability, and hope to continue this work for the rest of their life. Their Middlebury Show credits include Native + Stranger (Dancer), For Colored Girls (Director), and Face Plant (Choreographer and Dancer). They have also stage managed several shows including: MiddletownFreefall, Antigone Project, Detroit '67 and more. Caleb can often be found in the CFA, either working in the Rehearsal Cafe or spending late nights messing around in their favorite spot on campus: the Dance Theatre.

Emma Zetterberg '19.5 is a joint major with Theatre and Art History  from Princeton, New Jersey. Since transferring from Georgetown University, she has performed in The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe, and she is a member of Middlebury Discount Comedy. Recently, Emma took advantage of her dual citizenship and spent the summer in Sweden. While there, she interned with the director Harold Hamrell on the Swedish historical drama, Vår Tid Är Nu (The Restaurant). Outside of theatre, Emma enjoys hosting her radio show, camping, and talkin' bout hockey. 

Madeline Ciocci '20 is a senior Theatre major with a Linguistics minor from Peterborough, NH. She loves the mail center, and is very proud to have recently been hired as an employee there. Middlebury theatre credits include Airswimming, The Bacchae 2.1Constellations, Men on BoatsAn Enemy of the People, EnronCabaret, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and choreography and assistant direction for Spring Awakening: The Musical. She has been in the company of PTP/NYC for the past two summers, acting in Havel: The Passion of Thought this past summer, and acting in The After Dinner Joke and assistant stage managing Brecht on Brecht the previous year. She will be joining them for a third summer this year. She is the stage manager for Middlebury Discount Comedy, a member of the RIDDIM World Dance Troupe, a tour guide, a house manager at the CFA, Crossroads barista, and recent hire at the mail center. Catch Madeline in The Pussy Grabber Plays and Danny and the Deep Blue Sea in the coming months! 

Galen Fastie '20 is an actor and playwright from Ripton, Vermont. Acting credits include ENRON (Andy Fastow), An Enemy of the People (Peter Stockman), Glengarry Glen Ross (Blake), Arcadia (Jellaby), and Lungs upcoming this semester. Outside of acting, he is the On-Campus Director of the Model UN team and President of Middlebury Discount Comedy. His other interests include cartography, computer science, and playing Dungeons & Dragons.

Steph Miller '20 is a Theater and Neuroscience double major from Westford MA. Middlebury credits include Savage and LoveAfter Miss Julie, and Middletown. This spring she’ll be stage managing for the first time for Enron (Spring ’18). She is an FYC in Ross commons and works as an OratoryNow public speaking coach.

Coralie Tyler '20 is a Theatre-Film joint major from Honolulu, HI. Her performing credits include Glengarry Glen RossEnron, and Men on Boats. Her stage management credits include Savage+LoveWaiting for GodotGlengarry Glen Ross, The Monkey Wrench Gang, An Enemy of the People, and The After Dinner Joke (PTP/NYC). She is set to debut as a playwright-director in the upcoming Imperator this fall. Outside of the theatre world, she is the found and president of Mixed Kids of Middlebury (MKM). Coralie enjoys wandering around the library while carrying tons of books, creating Pinterest boards and niche playlists, geeking out (topics include astronomy, sci-fi, fantasy, and mythology), and reaching for a shade of bright pink lipstick with a mocktail in her hand.

Gabby Valdivieso '20 is a Theatre/Film joint major from Cleveland Heights, OH.  Middlebury credits include Savage + Love, Women of Troy and stage managing for Glengarry Glen Ross.  Outside of school, she enjoys competing at trivia night, thrift shopping, and rewatching her favorite movies.

Em Ballou '21 is a Theatre and American Studies double major from South Royalton, VT. Previous Middlebury acting credits include The WolvesCabaret, Sunday in the Park with George, and assistant stage managing for Havel: The Passion of Thought. On campus, Em choreographs and dances with On Tap, and is also a member of both Middlebury Discount Comedy and College Choir. When she's not on stage, she enjoys writing for newspapers, nordic skiing, baseball, and working out to show tunes.

Becca Berlind ‘21 is a Theatre major and Spanish minor from Burlington, Vermont. Middlebury acting credits include Julius Caesar, Men on Boats4.48 PsychosisThe Wolves, and Loners, Lovers, Freaks. She also assisted with design for The Violet Sisters, and assistant directed You Are Here (FYS 2018). Becca spent last summer working at the Women in Theatre Festival with Project Y and A.R.T/NY Theatres in New York City. This semester she is studying at the Eòlia Conservatory of Dramatic Art in Barcelona, where she is devising original theatre. Outside of rehearsals Becca is a public speaking coach and podcast actor for Oratory Now and enjoys dancing, comedy, and luxurious breakfasts. 


Charlotte Gray '21 is a Theatre and Computer Science double major with a Mathematics minor from Memphis, Tennessee. Middlebury credits include acting in Longers, Lovers, and Freaks, Enron, An Enemy of the People, Men on Boats, and upcoming this j-term Sunday in the Park with George, and stage managing Cabaret. She is a proud member of the Middlebury Paradiddles, an all-female a capella group, and the Middlebury College Musical Players. In her free time, she likes running, boxing, and crying at her own terrible jokes.

Ian Hanson 21’ is a Theatre Major focusing on Playwriting from Toronto, Canada. In the department, he has acted in the productions of Havel: The Passion of Thought and The Bacchae 2.1. Outside of the department, Ian is academically focused on a concentration Philosophy and Political Science, and is a member of the frisbee team, the Middlebury Pranksters. Ian also enjoys watching the sunset and scented candles.

 

 Will Koch '21 is a double English and Theatre major from Milwaukee, Wisonsin. His Middlebury College acting credits include Enron, God of Carnage, Havel: The Passion of Thought, Cabaret and Sunday in the Park with George. On campus, Will is a member of Middlebury Discount Comedy, Poor Form Poetry, and a writer for The Noodle. When he is not performing, Will loves reading, creative writing, singing, playing and watching sports, and making music with his band.

Emily Ma '21 is a junior Theatre and Political Science double major from New York City. Middlebury shows include One Flea Spare, American Idiot, Men on BoatsRecitatifSpring AwakeningBeyond the Vagina Monologues, and the First Year Show. This summer, she acted in Project Y's children's show, Cindy!, and interned for the Women in Theatre Festival. She is a member of the Middlebury College Musical Players and enjoys playing the piano in her free time.

 Katie Marshall '21 is a junior Theatre major and Sociology minor from Cazenovia, New York. Middlebury credits include: One Flea Spare (Darcy Snelgrave), Men on Boats (John Wesley Powell), The River (The Woman), and Talking With (The Twirler). Katie spent last J-Term interning at Midd Kid Productions in LA and this past summer performing in Potomac Theatre Project’s 33rd season as a witch in Cahoot’s Macbeth. Katie is also a member of Middlebury Discount Comedy and in her free time she enjoys writing and running.
Zoe Samuels '21 is a Theatre major and Chinese minor from Westport, CT.  Middlebury acting credits include The Bacchae 2.1, The Wolves, and Loners, Lovers, Freaks. Additionally, her short play, Jump, was featured in this year's First Year Show. Outside of theatre, she is a proud member of The Middlebury Bobolinks, an a cappella group on campus. She enjoys reading, writing, taking spin classes, watching romantic comedies, and eating more granola than humanly possible.
Zach Varricchione '21 is a Theatre and Political Science double major from Williston, Vermont. Middlebury acting credits include The Bacchae 2.1, American Idiot, Sunday in the Park with George, ENRON, Spring Awakening, and Cabaret. He also directed Madeline Ciocci’s senior thesis production of Airswimming in the fall. He is a member of the Middlebury Bobolinks, the oldest co-ed acapella group on campus, and co-president of Middlebury College Musical Theatre. He is also an employee at Crossroads Café and the administrative intern at the Middlebury Community Music Center. In his free time, he enjoys eating chips and salsa with friends and watching vine compilations.
Gabrielle Martin '21.5 is a theatre major with a double minor in Italian and linguistics. So far, Middlebury credits include Men on BoatsSunday in the Park with George, and American Idiot. Originally from NY, Gabrielle spent this past summer teaching Shakespeare at Berridge Theatre and Film Programs in Normandy, France. Outside of theatre, Gabrielle sings with the Middlebury College Choir, dances with On Tap, belongs to Middlebury’s anti-human trafficking organization Stop Traffick, and enjoys cozy sweaters and charcoal drawing.
Wynn McClenahan '22 is a Theatre major from Montclair, NJ. Middlebury credits include The Bacchae 2.1, American Idiot, Sunday in the Park with George, and The First Year Show. She spent this past summer interning with Broadway Workshop in New York City and taking classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade. Her seven prior summers were spent at Stagedoor Manor. At Middlebury, she is the treasurer of the Middlebury College Musical Theatre club, works as the Theatre Office Assistant, and loves going to spin and crossfit. 
Molly Dorion '22.5 is a theatre and psychology double major from Carpinteria, California. She was in Charles Mee's The Bacchae 2.1 this past semester and will be performing in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in the spring. Molly is also a member of the Middlebury College Choir and works in the costume shop. She can be found running around Middlebury or eating oatmeal for every meal of the day.
Madison Middleton '22.5 is a Theatre and Music joint major from Germantown, Maryland. By spring of 2020, Madison's Middlebury credits will include Bacchae 2.1 (Tattooed Woman), The Light in the Piazza (Margaret Johnson), and Julius Caesar (Brutus). Other favourite actor credits include Cabaret (Fraulein Schneider), Avenue Q (Kate Monster), SOON: A New Musical by Nick Blaemire (Charlie), and Polaroid Stories (Orpheus). They also thoroughly enjoy directing and playwrighting, with two of their original plays having been professionally produced in the DC area. On the Middlebury campus, Madison is a member of the Middlebury College Choir and Middlebury College Musical Theatre. Other interests include dogs, Tolkien, Tash Sultana, sunflowers, and banjo.

Department of Theatre

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