Summer 2017 Actors

Rachel Jones

Rachel Jones

Actor - Team 1

Rachel Jones is an actress who hails from Maryland. She graduated from James Madison University last May and has since been working as a touring actor with Virginia Repertory theatre in Richmond, VA. This fall you can see her on tour with them again. She is over the moon to be working with Hampstead this summer! She dreams of living in London and continuing to perform. 

Jake Dailey

Jake Dailey

Actor - Team 1

This is Jake Dailey’s first tour with Hampstead. A theatre performance graduate from Appalachian State University, he now resides in Raleigh, NC. He’s also trained in stage combat with experience as a Fight Captain and Fight Choreographer. Acting credits include Philippe Arbaleste de Charlemaison at the PA Renaissance Faire, Erasmus T. Middleton in Poe Evermore, Scooter Thomas in Scooter Thomas Makes it to the Top of the World, and Thomas Mowbray/Henry Percy in Richard II.

Lina Marie

Lina Marie

Actor - Team 2

Lina Marie is thrilled to be returning to Hampstead for her second summer!  Originally from New Jersey, she graduated this May with a BFA in musical theatre from The Hartt School.  She can’t wait to take these two beautiful stories around the country, and she sends all her love to her family, friends, and to everyone who loves to read!

Earnest Roberts

Earnest Roberts

Actor - Team 2

Happily joining Hampstead Stage Company for the first time, Earnest Roberts is a graduate of PCPA now living in Chicago, Some of his performances include On The Verge (Grover et_al) Bowen Park Theater; Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (Brick Pollet) Temple Theater; Boeing Boeing (Bernard) Canterbury Summer Theater; The Winter’s Tale (Camillo) CCSF. The Mousetrap (Giles Ralston) Big Noise Theater; and Sylvia (Tom, Phyllis, Leslie) SLO Little Theater. “Love you Mom!”

Kelsey Bearman

Kelsey Bearman

Actor - Team 3

Kelsey Bearman is thrilled to be a part of Hampstead Stage Company! She is a BFA Music Theatre graduate of Illinois Wesleyan and is now an NYC based actor. Favorite roles: Leslie (GIANT), Marian (The Music Man), and Miss Dorothy (Thoroughly Modern Millie). Kelsey has performed her solo cabaret show “Whatever I Want It To Be” in theatres in St. Louis, MO and Bloomington, IL. A special thanks to the Hampstead team for this wonderful opportunity! www.kelseybearman.com

Stephen Howard

Stephen Howard

Actor - Team 3

This is Stephen Howard‘s first tour with Hampstead Stage. Past credits include Josiah for President and the world premiere of The Home Game with Blue Gate Musicals; ShakesCollage with Shared Radiance Performing Arts, and The Conservation Caper with The National Theatre for Children. Some favorite past roles include Jesus from Jesus Christ Superstar, Tony from West Side Story, and Dallas from The Outsiders. He received his BFA in Communication at Furman University and later completed a Fall Intensive with the Eugene O’Neill National Theater Institute.

Abby Railsback

Abby Railsback

Actor - Team 4

Abby Railsback was born and raised in Neodesha, Kansas and attended Missouri Southern State University for her B.A in Theater in Joplin, Missouri. After graduating college, she relocated to Virginia Beach, Virginia where she attended grad school receiving her MFA in Acting from Regent University. She is thrilled to be returning to one of her favorite places in the world and join Hampstead for her second tour! When not on the stage she spends her days eating ice cream with her pup, Marcy.

Isaac Snyder

Isaac Snyder

Actor - Team 4

Isaac Snyder is excited to be joining Hampstead for his third tour! He is a graduate of West Virginia University. His last tour with the company was in the Fall of 2016 with the wonderful productions of The Prince and The Pauper and A Christmas Carol. Lately, Isaac has been living in Chicago, IL where he has appeared as an extra for multiple television shows and films including portraying “The Makeup Artist” in the Fusion Network and The Onion Studio’s television production of The A.V. Club hosted by John Teti. He would like to give a big thank you to his friends and family for believing in him to achieve all of his goals and dreams and for supporting him every step of the way.

Katie Marsh

Katie Marsh

Actor - Team 5

Katie Marsh is excited to working with the Hampstead Stage Company again this summer. This time she will be joining us from the Big Apple. Some past credits include Rachel in The Stalker, Kim MacAfee in Bye Bye Birdie, Tilly in She Kills Monsters, Ann Deever in All My Sons, and Pasquala in FuenteOvejuna. In her downtime she loves to explore new places.

Ian James Emerson

Ian James Emerson

Actor - Team 5

Ian James Emerson is beyond excited for his first tour with Hampstead Stage Company. Originally from Naperville, Illinois, he studied acting through the American Musical and Dramatic Academy of New York. Upon returning to Chicago, Ian has most recently been seen performing in the North Carolina Renaissance Faire, and his performances as Matt (The Fantasticks) and John Barrymore (I Hate Hamlet).

Autumn Wehry

Autumn Wehry

Actor - Team Standby

Autumn Wehry recently graduated from Hofstra University with a BFA in Theatre Performance. Some of her favorite credits include Luella in Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them and Beatrice in a one-hour Much Ado About Nothing which she adapted and produced. Autumn is happy to be returning to Hampstead Stage Company!

Justin Valentino

Justin Valentino

Actor - Team Standby

A New Yorker by birth, Justin Valentino is a recent graduate of Hofstra University with a BFA in Performance. When not writing, doing improv, or making a general mess of something, his favorite roles have included Hamm (Endgame), Polonius (Hamlet), and Boris Borisovich Simeonov-Pishchik (The Cherry Orchard).