Matt Leonard returns to the Coterie stage where he has appeared in numerous Young Playwrights' Festivals, The Outsiders, and The Breakfast Club-Live Mondays!. Since 2009, he has also been a member of The Coterie’s Dramatic Health Education Project: STDs/HIV. Other credits include The Death of Cupid at The Living Room and The Kentucky Cycle at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre. Matthew is a graduate of Truman High School and holds a BA in Theatre Performance from MU.
Bob Linebarger's past Coterie experience includes the Young Playwrights Festival, The Presidents tour, and as a teaching artist. Bob’s other productions include Fat Pig at Living Room, The Legend of Tex, which toured around South America and Mexico, and Death of Cupid with Living Room. Bob received a BA in theatre from Baker University.
Gabriel Livingston is a Kansas City born-and-raised teaching artist, director, stage manager, dramaturg, and writer. Locally, he has worked with The Coterie, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Smashing Frames Productions, and Astra Theatre Company. Gabriel is a graduate of University of Central Missouri (B.A., 2018) and University of Missouri-Kansas City (M.A., 2020).
Zoe London is thrilled to be back on The Coterie stage after being in the original production of Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. Most recently she was seen in The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds at Kansas City Actors Theatre, Arcadia at Olathe Civic Theatre, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at The Theatre In The Park.
Nina Lopez earned her Bachelor of Science in Education for Speech Communication and Theatre from the University of Central Missouri. She also holds a minor in dance and in theatre. Upon graduating college, Nina began teaching at a brand new school in Olathe, KS, called Summit Trail Middle School. She had the absolute honor and privilege to start a brand new theatre program from scratch, as a first-year teacher. In her free time, Nina enjoys singing karaoke, seeing plays and musicals, and spending time with her family and fur babies.
Evan J. Lovelace was excited to return to The Coterie stage in Goosebumps: Phantom of the Auditorium- The Musical, having recently been seen as Snoopy in A Charlie Brown Christmas, and in We Shall Not Be Moved. He has also recently been seen in Superior Donuts at Olathe Civic Theatre Association. Evan received his BFA in Acting from Missouri State University. In his spare time he enjoys painting, writing, and playing ultimate frisbee.