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The Oleanna Performers...

Cynthia Shur.

Cynthia Shur

Cynthia studied acting at Brandeis University and the American Conservatory Theater.

Favorite productions include The Laramie Project, How I Spent My Summer Vacation, Bash, The Winter's Tale and In the Absence, which she co-wrote.

Cynthia has also performed with Papermill Children's Theatre (Lincoln, NH) and SlamBoston!

She was last seen in A Good Solid Home for Steel Beam Theatre's reading of new plays.


Patrick Able

Pat is an accomplished actor and director who has performed for over thirty years in the Western suburbs.

Past works include American Buffalo, Twelfth Night, Love Letters and Pippin. Recent lead roles include George in both Of Mice and Men and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. His most rewarding performance was in the one-man production of Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol written by Chicago's own Tom Mula.

Pat has worked with the Buffalo Theatre Ensemble, First Street Theatre, Clarke Island Shakespeare Troupe, and Steel Beam Theatre. He is the founder and director of the Improvisation Troupe "The Laughing Stock" and directed Twain by the Tale in an outdoors summer theatre initiative in St. Charles.

Inspirare (Latin) from in- + spirare to breathe -- archaic: to infuse (as life) by breathing.
Inspiration -- the act of drawing in; specifically: the drawing of air into the lungs, the action or power of moving the intellect or emotions, breathing-in divine energies. · Updated January 9, 2006