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Dennis Edwards

Dennis most recently appeared as Stephen Girard in The Insanity of Mary Girard, a fundraiser for Elgin Community College's Theatre program, with the Albright Theatre.

This spring, Dennis was Hal in Steel Beam Theatre's production of Proof, and earlier this year he performed in Alchemy Theatre’s Twelve Angry Men as Juror Number Eight.

For the 2005-2006 school year, Dennis will be performing for Historical Perspectives in a one-man show as Benjamin Franklin for elementary schools in the Chicagoland area.

Also in 2006, Dennis will be appearing in an independent film. (He gets shot, but hey, you gotta start somewhere!)

Dennis lives in West Chicago with his wife Dawn and son Noah.

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Dawn Hommowun

Dawn holds a Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in Vocal Performance.

Previous roles include Mama Euralie in Once On This Island, Mrs. Anderssen in A Little Night Music, Jenny in Company, Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd, Maria in The Sound of Music, and Rapunzel in Into the Woods.

Most recently, she was seen in Saint Charles performing the role of Nellie and, on two occasions, the role of Emma in Steel Beam Theatre’s production of Jekyll & Hyde. You can also find her performing with Northbrook Theatre for Young Audiences for their entire 2005-2006 season. In addition to performing in Northbrook, she is a private voice instructor there.

Dawn is currently singing with the Saint Charles Singers and has previously sung with DuPage Opera Theatre in Glen Ellyn and Heartland Voices of Elgin. She was recently recorded as a soloist on the Heartland Voices Christmas CD, Home Is Where The Heart Is.

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