R&J Cast

Brennen Amonett

Brennen Amonett

Brennen Amonett (Student 1) is beyond grateful and excited to join Kentucky Shakespeare and Pandora Productions for this production, having most recently played Cassius in Ky Shakespeare’s tour of Julius Caesar. He is a graduate of Centre College, where he appeared in mainstage performances of Twelfth Night, Cloud 9, and many others. Other recent credits include Miss In Her Teens with DCSG Theatre and The School for Scandal with Shakesqueer Theatre Company.

Zachary Burrell

Zachary Burrell

Zachary Burrell (Student 3) has worked around Louisville with Kentucky Shakespeare, Pandora Productions, StageOne, and Theatre [502]. He has toured internationally with Artspot, a Buenos Aires based theatre company. He was most recently seen as Sebastian Twelfth Night with KY Shakes. He is also a local photographer. Thank you all for your support of theatre!

Tyler Tate

Tyler Tate

Tyler Tate (Student 4) is appreciative of the opportunity to perform with Kentucky Shakespeare and Pandora Productions! Born in Washington D.C., he moved to Newnan, Georgia and was raised there. After getting his B.A. in performing arts, Tyler performed as an ensemble member in Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s production of Annie. Since his move to Louisville, he has worked with KY Shakespeare, StageOne, Pandora Productions, and Redline Theatre. He is a recent graduate of the University of Louisville’s M.F.A. in Acting program and is excited to engage more with Louisville’s theatre arts community.

Shaquille Townes

Shaquille Townes

Shaquille Townes (Student 2) is a local actor and graduate from the American musical and dramatic academy in New York. He has performed in many shows around the city some including his previous work with Pandora such as the benefit staged reading of Sweet Evening Breeze and Pharus Young in Choir Boy.  Other roles include Seaweed (Hairspray) Cory Maxson (Fences), C.C. White (Dreamgirls)
and Asagai (A Raisin in the Sun). He appeared in the last two summers of the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park, and recently toured schools with Commonwealth Theater’s No Turning Back, spotlighting amazing stories of African-Americans that made history in Kentucky.