Ty Carter is an Olathe native, and studied theatre at Stephens College. His Coterie premier was Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical.. His other credits include 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Fox on the Fairway at Okoboji Summer Theatre and Uncle Vanya at Macklanburg Playhouse.
Christopher Carlson debuted at The Coterie in Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. Christopher holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance and a Bachelor of Journalism in Strategic Communication from the University of Missouri. Recent shows include Lysistrata Jones, Godspell, and Carrie the Musical with Egads! Theatre.
Spencer Christensen debuted at The Coterie with The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. He loves to sing, play harmonica, and is an avid NFL and Kentucky basketball fan. Other credits include: A Christmas Carol at Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Caucasian Chalk Circle with UMKC Theatre, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged Revised for Riverside Theatre.
Darrington Clark returns to The Coterie stage in We Shall Not Be Moved- The Student Sit-Ins of 1960.
Mosha Clyma has appeared in several Coterie productions, including Lyle the Crocodile, Shrek, and Children of the Damned Corn. She is also a member of The Coterie's Master Class program. Elsewhere, Mosha performed in Carousel at the Kansas City Rep/Living Room Theatre, Aladdin Junior at Starlight Theatre, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at Theatre for Young America, and The Music Man at the Kansas City Symphony. She is currently a student at Raytown High School.
Christi Coffey holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from the Conservatory of Theatre and Dance at Southeast Missouri State. She is a professional actress who has performed at The MET, Egads!, and The Living Room. She taught preschool for many years which is where she found her love of teaching children. Christi was a full time nanny for 5 years, until recently when she decided to involve herself in more teaching opportunities.
Khrystal L. Coppage made her Coterie debut in We Shall Not Be Moved - The Student Sit-Ins of 1960. Khrystal returns to The Coterie after having taken part in the Dramatic Health Education Program: STDs/HIV. Other recent performances include Striking Beauty at the Kansas City Fringe Festival and performing with The Mystery Train dinner theatre. She has a degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Liberal Arts and a minor in Family Studies.
Walter Coppage has performed at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C., Kansas City Repertory Theatre, St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre, The Coterie Theatre, Unicorn Theatre, KC Actors Theatre, Spinning Tree Theatre, and Heart of America Shakespeare Festival. Past roles include: Gabriel in Fences; MLK in The Mountaintop; Dr. Copeland in The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter; the Stage Manager in Our Town; Bob Cratchit, Jacob Marley and Mr. Fezziwig in A Christmas Carol; Rev. Peters in The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nighttime; Rat in Welcome To Fear City; Polonius in Hamlet; Emperor Joseph II in Amadeus; and Harmond Wilks in Radio Golf. Director’s credits include: Spinning Tree Theatre’s Black Pearl Sings, Athol Fugard’s The Island at KC Actors Theatre, and Hana’s Suitcase at The Coterie.
Walter also appears in feature film including: All Creatures Here Below, Goodland, In The Wake Of Ire, The Profit, Jayhawkers, Destination: Planet Negro, The Only Good Indian, Suspension, and Last Ounce of Courage. His TV credits include: Chicago Med (NBC season 3), Gone In The Night (CBS mini series), The Only Witness (Lifetime), All Roads Lead Home (Showtime), A Deadly Vision (ABC), and Truman (HBO).
Upcoming: Guest star on season 2 of Comedy Central’s Detroiters and NBC’s Chicago Med, A Christmas Carol and Pride And Prejudice at KC Rep.
Robert E. Coppage III make his Coterie debut as Eugene Conrad in We Shall Not Be Moved- The Student Sit-Ins of 1960. He has previously performed with The Mystery Train dinner theatre and is excited to be making his Coterie debut.