The Dragon vs. The Hiccups & Other Winning PlaysBy Young Playwrights
Wise, heartfelt, and often hilarious this anthology of award-winning short plays highlights the most creative and imaginative writing from Elementary school students.
Performed by a cast of professional actors, these authentic stories from the minds of children contain laughter, lessons, and learning for us all.
DAVID ANTHONY is excited to make his debut with the Florida Studio Theatre. His previous acting credits include: Tom Robinson (To Kill a Mockingbird), Tybalt (Romeo and Juliet), Old Sheep(Charlotte’s Web). He has also worked as an Assistant Stage Manager for The Playhouse Tulsa and Oral Roberts University where he became president of the Phi Xi Cast of Alpha Psi Omega and received his degree for Drama/TV/Film Performance.
ALEXA ELDRIDGE is an Arkansas native and a recent graduate from Illinois Wesleyan University with a BFA in Acting and a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. Her IWU credits include: Hamlet (Queen Gertrude), Giant (Lupe), A Lie of the Mind (Lorraine), Hay Fever (Clara), Float (Doodee), Steel Magnolias (Truvy), and was most recently in the workshop premiere of good friday by Kristiana Rae Colón as Emme. Alexa is thrilled to be a part of the FST family!
KIHRESHA REDMOND is from Cleveland, OH. She graduated with her BFA in Acting from Ohio University this past May. Her most recent roles include Intimate Apparel (Esther), the world premiere of Elbows Off the Table (M), and Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical (Tribe). She is very excited to be joining the FST family for the next year.
TANNER SANDS discovered his passion for theater in a sixth grade production of Bye Bye Birdie. That led to High school theater, NYSAF’s Powerhouse Theater company and The Broadway Theater project, eventually culminating in a BM in Vocal Performance from the University of Colorado. After graduating in 2014, Tanner has been very active in the Denver Theater scene. Tanner has performed in everything from straight plays to Shakespeare and Musical Theater to Opera.
Director | Jason Cannon
Composer | Jim Prosser
Stage Manager | Sarah McGrath
Scenic Designer | Stephen Dunham & Bruce Price
Costume Designer | Adrienne Webber
Lighting Designer | Sarah McGrath
Sound Designer | Jonathan Baker