Kiron Blackwood (Aemilia/Angelo/Officer) began his theater career taking improv classes at Chicago's Second City and Improv Olympic (iO) during the summer of 2013. He enjoys the feeling of acting onstage and is minoring in theater at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale where he is honing his skills to become a better actor. The Comedy of Errors is his first staged performance and he is incredibly excited and blessed to playing multiple roles in the show. He would like to thank all of his acting/improv teachers and plenty of outside support for believing in him.
Nicole Goeden* (Dromio - both) is thrilled to return for her fourth tour with Stone Soup Shakespeare, where she previously appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream (2012), The Tempest (2013), and As You Like It (2014). She has performed with various companies in the Washington, DC area, Chicago, and her current home of Minneapolis/Saint Paul. She was seen most recently as Everyman, Beauty, and Angel in Everyman (Open Window Theatre). Nicole holds a BA in Theater from College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University (Minnesota) and an MA in Classical and Contemporary Text--Acting from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (Glasgow, Scotland). Nicole is a proud Company Member of Stone Soup Shakespeare.
Ian Meuntener (Aegeon/Courtesan/Officer) hails from St. Petersburg, Florida and has been acting for 11 years. This is his first touring production and he is honored and humbled that he gets to share that experience with the lovely folks of Stone Soup Theatre Company. He hopes that you enjoy the show and that his beard has finally come in fully by this performance.
Ken Miller* (Antipholus - both) is back for his fourth tour with Stone Soup! He has been living and working as an actor in Chicago for the past six years but is leaving to pursue his M.F.A at Northern Illinois University this coming Fall.
Kristin Morris (Duke/Merchant/Pinch) graduated last fall from The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a Masters degree in Acting. She recently played the title role in an all-female production of King Lear. This is her first touring production and she is beyond thrilled to be working with Stone Soup Shakespeare. Kristin hopes her seasonal allergies do not completely disrupt the show.
Jen Pomm (Luciana/Luce) is from South Carolina, graduate of the college of Charleston theatre performance program. After traveling with carnival cruise lines for the past year she's grateful to be back in the US and performing with such a fantastic group of people.
Julia Stemper* (Adriana) has just finished working as a guest artist at Hope College playing Prospera in The Tempest. Prior to that she was most recently seen by Chicago audiences as Elmerna Malerma in Belladonna Luna Sonata with The Plagiarists (of whom she is a company member). Other Stone Soup Shakespeare credits include Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (the first tour) through Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing (the last tour). She has performed with multiple companies from Washington, DC to Chicago. Julia holds a BA in Dramatic Arts from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN and an MA in Classical and Contemporary Text - Acting from Royal Conservatoir of Scotland, and once upon a time attended CCHS in Carbondale, IL where she was one time seen as Maria in Lend Me a Tenor.
*denotes company member