Varvara Pomoni ElmireVarvara comes from Athens, Greece. She has trained in various theatre institutions in Germany and in England on Meisner Technique, Improvisation, Shakespeare's Text and on Meyerhold's Biomechanics & Physical Theatre. This is her seventh production with Shakespeare Frankfurt having played the roles of Lady Macbeth (Macbeth) and Emilia (Othello) in 2019. Most recently, she performed in Huck Finn for the English Theatre Frankfurt and acted in Shakespeare Frankfurt's film Spiritus Vitae - The Breath of Life. Thomas Lehmann M Loyal/OfficerThomas (Tom) Lehmann is a French palaeontologist, born in Alsace, where he nursed his love for old bones and theatre. After several experiences on stage as a teenager, Tom joined the LUDI Poitiers (a French Comedy Sport group) during his studies, and let “improv” enter his life. After peregrinating overseas, he moved to Frankfurt in 2008 to work at the Senckenberg Museum. Between fieldtrips to Kenya, he goes on stage to play in French or English, first with the Sidekicks Improvisational Comedy group, and then in several plays with FEST, the LOFT, Derdiedascalies and Shakespeare Frankfurt. With Tartuffe, Tom realizes a long-awaited dream of his: to perform in a French classic play. Tom is a wine, cheese, Star Trek, role playing, and Africa addict. He knows everything about aardvarks. Susanna Mauer DorineSusanna Mauer is a 22-year old actress and singer currently based in Frankfurt. Her love for theatre developed at an early age and she began formal voice, dance and acting training when she was just 6 years old. After spending her early childhood working and training in the UK, she moved to Germany with her family and received an acting scholarship from the Peter Ustinov Foundation. As a teenager she appeared in several productions at the English Theatre Frankfurt and at the Gallus Theater Frankfurt. Susanna has spent the last three years studying English Literature at the University of Cambridge, where she was an active member of the student drama scene and participated in 35 productions alongside finishing her degree. For the past two (pre-covid) summers she has worked and performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. This is her first production with Shakespeare Frankfurt. PJ Escobio TartuffeSome of his favorite classical roles performed include: Theseus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Banquo and MacDuff in MacBeth, Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing, Caliban in The Tempest, Agamemnon in The Orestia, Kleon in Antigone, Hermes in Ion, Archer in The Beaux Stratagem. Some of his contemporary work includes: Scrooge in Dickens by Candlelight, Einstein in Pablo Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Father Matteo in Zorro. Some film credits include Bluebeard in Blue Widow and Leontes in Spiritus Vitae: The Breath of Life as well as numerous animated shorts. He holds an M.F.A. in Acting and Directing from the University of Missouri- Kansas City. Isabella Pizarro ValèreIsabella Pizarro is a senior at the WHS. This is her first production with Shakespeare Frankfurt, and she has learned a lot from everyone in the team. Isabella has previously performed on stages such as the Frankfurt English Speaking Theatre (FEST), at the Amelia Earhart Playhouse in Wiesbaden as well as her High school. Isa hopes that this play will take the audience's mind off of worries from today’s world, if even just for a while. Emma Teitge MarianeEmma is a Frankfurt native and just finished her first year in the BA (Hons) Acting programme of the Institute of the Arts Barcelona. She has been part of Shakespeare Frankfurt since the production of “An Enemy of the People” by Henrik Ibsen in the International Theatre Frankfurt in 2018 and was also part of Shakespeare in the Garden in “Macbeth” as a witch in 2019. She appeared in Shakespeare Frankfurt’s film “Spiritus Vitae- The Breath of Life” in the role of Lysander in 2020. She has been acting, singing and dancing in a musical theatre school for over 13 years and has been part of the production of “Je t’aime, Je t’aime“ at Schauspiel Frankfurt. She was also part of international Stagecoach musical productions such as “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat“, “Little Shop of Horrors“ and “Footloose“ in London, England. Michael Kinzer DamisMichael has been acting since he was a child. With the touring Zettels Theater company he performed in a number of German Shakespeare productions, including Richard III where he played the title role. In 2019 he starred as another infamous king: Macbeth, his fifth production with Shakespeare Frankfurt, after having played Ariel in The Tempest, Sebastian in Twelfth Night, Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Dr. Stockmann in Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. His other acting credits include Yasmina Reza’s Art, Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman and Martin Heckmanns’ one-person play Finnisch, for which he received the Best Actor award at the Freispiel Festival in Freiburg. In 2020 he co-developed, edited and acted in Shakespeare Frankfurt’s first feature film Spiritus Vitae – The Breath of Life and portrayed the mentally unstable composer Robert Schumann in Theater 3D’s production Dichterliebe which won the jury award at the MADE Festival in Fulda. Anna Rogers Mme PernelleAnna’s interest in theatre started as a child, taking acting lessons and participating in various drama competitions, later passing exams of the Poetry Society and LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art). She has been working freelance since 2008. As well as voiceover work and acting, she has experience directing and playwriting. Her plays have been performed in Europe and the USA. She has performed in London, Frankfurt and other European locations, including at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Previous roles with Shakespeare Frankfurt are Hovstad in Enemy of the People (Ibsen), Ross in Macbeth (Shakespeare) and Hecuba in Trojan Women (Euripides). Ciaran Corsar OrgonCiaran is originally from Northern Ireland and began his career in the Arts working with the Ulster Youth Theatre at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast as Kittel in the award winning production of Ghetto. In 1999 he graduated from Royal Holloway College with a Drama and Theatre Studies degree. He was awarded a Scholarship by The Stage Newspaper and continued his training at The Academy Drama School. On leaving The Academy, he embarked on a number of UK Theatre Tours and performed in numerous venues throughout London. 2013 saw Ciaran move ﬁrst to Bochum and then onwards to Switzerland. It was here that he helped establish The White Rabbit Theatre Company, producing English Language Theatre for the local community. In 2019 the company produced the European Premier of The Gospel According to Thomas Jeﬀerson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord by Scott Carter and performed at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Keith Wilson CléanteA native Tennessean currently residing in Germany has been successfully working as a singer, actor, dancer and choreographer. Keith has a diverse educational background with Diplomas in Musical Theater (American Musical Dramatics Academy), Speech & Theater (Austin Peay State Univ.), Elementary Education (Austin Peay State Univ.) and ESL Training Certification (Cambridge University, England). Keith has performed nationally and internationally in the German Productions of “The Lion King,” “Starlight Express,” “La cage Aux Folles,” “Hair,” “Jesus Christ Superstar,” and “Dream Girls (in concert).” European productions of the opera “Porgy and Bess” Rome Opera, Theatro Bellini, Semeper Oper, Frankfurt Opera, Magnetic Opera Festival, Italy, Dahala Opera Festival, Sweden and Japan Tour in Tokeyo and Osaka. Choreography success: Song and dance (Landestheater Eisenach Germany, Some Like It Hot (Anhaltisches Theater Dessau), La Cage Aux Folles (Ass. Chore./Dance Captain). Ain’t misbehaving (US), Jesus Christ Superstar (US). US Youth Production as Choreographer for Will Rogers Follies, Grease, Once on this Island, Little Shop of Horrors, and Guys and Dolls. Keith is a member of AEA and have performed in Equity Production such as “Ain’t Misbehaving”, Big River, La Cage Aux Folles, Guys and Dolls, Five Guys Named Mo, Anything Goes, Sophisticated Ladies, and starred as Tony Witcomb in “Shear Madness” and the Kennedy CTR.