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Illyria Theatre Company

Farmville, VA



2018-2019 Company Members


Robbie Winston - Off-Broadway: Absolutely Filthy. West Coast: Absolutely Filthy, Johnny Tremain, Boys Next Door, The Habitation of Dragons. VA: The Cripple of Inishmaan, The Taming of the Shrew, Little Foxes (VA Rep),The Death of Bessie Smith (Firehouse), Hamlet (Agecroft), touring with Theatre IV., The Mystery of Irma Vep, The Professionals (Waterworks). A Longwood alum, he is proud to perform in Farmville again after living in L.A. Thanks to his beautiful wife and daughter. Love wins.
Brittany Deneen

Brittany Deneen is excited to make her debut at ITC. Her recent credits include "Between the Cracks", a forum theatre production and Coffee, a short film. She is the current Actor in Residence at Mountain View High School, where she is helping students devise "The Celia Project". Brittany earned her BFA in Performance from Longwood University before moving to Atlanta in 2017. In her free time Brittany enjoys dancing, writing and walking her sweet puppy Paisley.
Garrett D. Reese
Loving, Cafe Murder

Garrett D. Reese is excited to return to the Illyria Theatre Company. Past theatre credits include Yolland in Translations, Marcus Lycus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Ross in Macbeth. He is ever grateful to Illyria for believing in him and giving him this amazing opportunity.
Baylee Holloran
Loving, Cafe Murder

Baylee is thrilled to be joining ITC again. Baylee graduated from Longwood University in 2018, where she received a BFA degree in Theatre, with a specialization in Performance. Other notable performances include Macbeth (Lady Macbeth), The Heidi Chronicles (Susan), and The Cover of Life(Sybil). She hopes that this production will not only help celebrate the rich and vibrant history that February represents, but also the love that comes from us all.
Harrison Gray
Loving, Cafe Murder

Harrison Gray is a recent graduate of Longwood University, receiving a BFA in Theatre (Performance Specialist) and a minor in Musical Theatre. Last summer, he was seen in ITC's production of Café Murder, in which he played Detective Harris. Other notable credits include Manus (Translations), Hero (A Funny Thing Happened…Forum), and Jack (Into the Woods). Harrison feels blessed to be able to share this story and can’t wait to see you there!
DaShay Glover
Loving - Music Director

DaShay Glover is a graduate of Liberty University with a degree in Music with a concentration in Piano Performance. He has music directed shows numerous at the Academy Center of the Arts and with Wolfbane Productions, Heritage High School and Jefferson Forest High School. In December of 2015 DaShay performed at the White House for one of the Christmas tours. He is currently employed at Jefferson Forest High School as the Choral Director and is excited to be joining ITC.
Wyn Moreno
The Santaland Diaries
Matthew Howard
Cafe Murder

Matthew Howard is a BFA-Performance major at Longwood University. University credits include Donalbain (Macbeth) and a Protean (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum). Matthew is from New Kent, VA where he was an extremely active thespian in high school, where he wrote, directed, and traveled to Dover, U.K. with a production of Les Misérables. Matthew is very excited to work with this cast and crew as was well as ITC for his first professional show.
Caitlin Mazura
Cafe Murder

Caitlin is appearing in her 2nd show with ITC, having performed as the Narrator in Miss Electricity. She has most recently performed with Waterworks Players in The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church as Riley Reynolds, and otherwise has been dabbling in the technical side of things. She is so excited and honored to have this opportunity, and would like to thank her fiancé Randall. Without him, nothing she does would be possible.
Griffin Hammersmith
Cafe Murder

Griffin Hammersmith is making his debut with ITC! Currently a student at Liberty University, he appeared most recently in Ragtime the Musical as Younger Brother at the Academy Center of the Arts. He is also a former student at Longwood University where he performed in The Cover of Life and Table Manners. He is incredibly grateful to ITC for this amazing opportunity.
Kelli Desper
Cafe Murder

Kelli Desper is a BFA Performance Major at Longwood University. She graduated from New Kent where she did theatre for two years. Past theatre credits at Longwood include a Protean in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Becky, Clara and Denise in The Heidi Chronicles. She is super excited to work with Illyria Theatre Company!
Brianna LaFratta
Cafe Murder

Brianna LaFratta attends Longwood University where she studies Biology and Neuroscience. She has worked with Illyria Theatre Company previously in The Fisherman and His Wife and been in various Longwood productions including The Cover of Life and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
Haley Mizelle
Cafe Murder

Haley Mizelle graduated with a BA in Theatre with a double minor in Music and Music Theatre from Longwood University. Haley has been in numerous community theatre and college productions such as Legally Blonde: the Musical, Sweeney Todd, The Cover of Life, and has appeared in an episode of Investigation Discovery’s “Nightmare Next Door.” Haley would like to thank her family for their constant love and support and ITC for this wonderful opportunity.
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