Cast Spotlight: Our Town

August 01, 2017

The North Carolina Theatre Conservatory  Acting Summer Theatre Arts School proudly presents Thornton Wilder's Pultizer-Prize winning, Our Town.  Our Town is a landmark in American drama that tells the story of a small town, Grover's Corners, New Hampshire.Throughout various characters in this small town, Wilder delivers universal truths about what it means to be human. This play offers humor, wit, and exceptionally powerful storytelling.  There will be 18 conservatory students performing various roles within the play. Our Town will be showing August 11-13, at the Conservatory Theatre. We will be highlighting each conservatory student over a series of "Cast Spotlights: Our Town". Today's spotlight shines on Joshua Verne and Carissa Wadsack-Stewart

JOSHUA VERNE will be performing as Dr. Gibbs. He is a rising senior at Middle Creek High School. Joshua has participated in 11 school productions since the sixth grade and this is his first non-school production! He is thrilled to have the privilege of working with the talented performers of NC Theatre Conservatory. Apart from acting, he enjoys rock climbing and playing pool. 
CARISSA WADSACK-STEWART is playing the role of Mrs. Soames. She is excited to participate in her first Acting STAS! She’s a rising sophomore at Green Hope High. Carissa has performed in many productions including; Disney’s Tarzan, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Guys and Dolls, and A Christmas Carol. At the Conservatory for 5 years, she is currently in both the Acting and Live on Stage Companies. 
Pictured above: Left to right; Joshua Verne and Carissa Wadsack-Stewart.