Sherri Roulette-Mosley is a familiar face at The Coterie, performing with us for over 27 years since A Woman Called Truth in 1991, also appearing in Becoming Martin, The Nine Who Dared: Courage in Little Rock, Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Freedom Sisters, and A Star Ain’t Nothin’ But a Hole in Heaven. Other local credits include Gem of the Ocean with the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, Dark Was Their Path at In Play Theatre, and Waiting to Be Invited with KC MeltingPot Theatre.
Tyler Rowe made his Coterie debut in Tuck Everlasting. He was seen recently performing in Musical Theatre Monday at Musical Theater Heritage, Assassins at Spinning Tree Theatre, and Crimes of the Heart at Triton Repertory Theatre.
Shon Ruffin has been seen at The Coterie as Lucy in A Charlie Brown Christmas, after having played Piggie in Elephant and Piggie’s “We Are In A Play!” and making her Coterie debut in Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Chelsea Bria Russell's Coterie credits include The Wiz and the Dramatic Health Education Project tour. Other credits include Ragtime at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, The Cover of Life at UMKC Theatre, and Muddy River with Gitana Production. Chelsea is from St. Louis and is enrolled at UMKC in the Theatre Performance program.
Ken Sandberg made his Coterie debut as Wartag in The Coterie World Premiere of The Secret of Courage. Other recent productions include A Christmas Carol at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, King Lear with Kansas City Actors Theatre, and The Heart of Robin Hood at Door Shakespeare. He attends the University of Missouri-Kansas City, earning his MFA in Acting and Directing.
Matthew Schmidli is a local AEA Actor, Director, Playwright and Professorial Director of the Theatre Program at Rockhurst University. He received his MFA in Acting from Purdue University. Matthew has worked across the country in film, television and theatre, but is a proud member of the Kansas City artistic community, a city where he was born and raised.
Jonathan Lloyd Schriock returned to The Coterie in Tuck Everlasting after previously serving as the studio violinist for The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. Other local credits include A Christmas Carol at Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Fiddler on the Roof with Spinning Tree Theatre, and Hank Williams’ Lost Highway at Arrow Rock’s Lyceum Theatre. Jonathan is an accomplished violinist and has had the great opportunity to travel all over sharing the gift of music.
Erdin Schultz-Bever is an actor and teaching artist in KC and Lawrence. A recent graduate from University of Evansville, in Indiana, with her degree in Theatre Performance, she has performed with Fishtank Theatre on projects including Belfast Girls and Dry Land, and worked with the Unicorn Theatre as a Literary Intern and Production Assistant. In addition to teaching with The Coterie, Erdin has also taught with the Lawrence Arts Center, Kansas City Young Audiences, and Raintree Montessori School. She has trained in with SITI Company and Anne Bogart in Viewpoints and Suzuki movement for theatre, and completed a residency with Cornerstone Theatre Company on their community-engaged production of Ghost Town, in Venice, CA.
Anna Sell, a Kansas City native, is a recent graduate of Nebrasksa Wesleyan University, receiving her BFA in Directing with a minor in communications. During her time there, Anna was able to direct plays that included Tribes, Crimes of the Heart, and many more. She has also taken part in many productions as a stage manager, including Death of a Salesman and Bridges of Madison County. Anna is excited to be back at The Coterie as a Teaching Artist after having been a student with them for many years.
Megan Sells made her debut to The Coterie stage as Dr. Claudia Mueller in The Coterie World Premiere of The Secret of Courage. She locally has been seen in A Christmas Carol and Antony and Cleopatra at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre and Men on Boats with Unicorn Theatre. She is currently attending the University of Missouri-Kansas City to receive her MFA in Acting.