The Little Prince

THE LITTLE PRINCE

By Rick Cummins and John Scoullar from the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

Starting Black Friday, November 24 @ The Art Factory
193 West 2100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84115

A pilot stranded in the Sahara Desert meets a young prince fallen from the sky who regales him with tales of life among the stars. “One sees clearly only with the heart. What is essential is invisible to the eye.”

Cast Information

The Actors

McKenzie Steele Foster* (LITTLE PRINCE) holds a BFA in Acting from Brigham Young University and is a resident actor with Sackerson. Her most recent credits include Daisy in STALLED at the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival, Romeo in Riot Act’s HØÜSES and Riley in Sackerson’s BURN.

Alex Ungerman* (AVIATOR) is one of the producers of Sackerson, and Co-Founder of the Grassroots Shakespeare Company. With Sackerson, he has directed THE WORST THING I’VE EVER DONE, AN OAK TREE, SONDER, SHOCKHEADED PETER and THE TEN DEATHS OF HAMLET. Favorite acting credits include: Baptista/Grumio (Utah Shakespeare Festival touring), Pericles (BYU Young Company), Jacques (Hale Orem), Doctor Frankenstein (Sackerson).

Amy Ware (ROSE/SNAKE) is excited and honored to be a part of Sackerson’s THE LITTLE PRINCE. This show means so much to her and she is thrilled to be a part of this amazing cast telling this incredible story. Some of her favorite performances include; STALLED at the Great Salt Lake Fringe as Pat; HAND TO GOD at Salt Lake Acting Company as Jessica; BUS STOP at Centerpoint Legacy Theater as Cherie; PICNIC at the Grand Theater as Millie; TRIBES at Salt Lake Acting Company as Sylvia; STRANGERS, LOVERS, FAMILY AND FRIENDS as part of the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival as Annie/Joan; HECUBA with the Classical Greek Festival as Polyxena; THREE SISTERS at Westminster College as Irina. She would love to thank her family and friends for always helping her remember, “It is only with the heart the one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.”  .

Shawn Francis Saunders* (FOX/MEN) holds a bachelor of science degree in theatre from Utah Valley University. Most recently he directed STALLED for the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. Shawn is a member of Avrec Art House and will be attending The Red Rock Film Festival for a film he co-wrote with his friend Alexander Woods called “Say The Sins”. Shawn’s favorite roles include Doug in GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES (UVU), Mephistopheles in DOCTOR FAUSTUS (Grassroots Shakespeare Company), Hermit in BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN (Sackerson), and THE WORST THING I’VE EVER DONE (Sackerson). Shawn is thrilled to be working with Sackerson again. “Friendship saves the world.”

*Resident Artist with Sackerson

Production team

Dave Mortensen (Director)

Dave Mortensen is a Salt Lake City-based director and producer. Recent directing credits include SHOCKHEADED PETER, BURN, POPPY’S IN THE SAND (Sackerson). He founded Utah Theatre Bloggers in 2010, serves on the board of Grassroots Shakespeare Company, and is a founding producer at Sackerson,

Graham Brown (Choreographer)

Graham Brown creates large scale collaborative experiential dance theater productions blending physicality, theatricality, and audience interaction to tell personal stories through abstract performance.

His most recent work “Sonder” is an immersive dance-party theatre experience occupying three stories of the historic Eagle’s Hall building in downtown Salt Lake City. “Sonder” had a 6-week sold out run and was seen by over 1,200 people, many of whom returned multiple times. His next large scale immersive theatre work, “Apple Falling,” is centered on questions regarding inheritance and legacy. “Can you control how far the apple falls from the tree?”

Graham also performs internationally with PEARSONWIDRIG DANCETHEATER and is on faculty in the Department of Dance at Brigham Young University. Other choreography for theatre credits include Shakespear’s “A Winter’s Tale” directed by Lindsay Livingston, two one act plays for Studio Theatre in Washington DC, and “Sandwalk” a devised work by Leigh Smiley. He is sustained by his wife Lehua Estrada and their children Isobella, Oliver, Elliette, and Ana.

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Brooke Bolick (Music)
Doris Marquez (Costumes)

Doris Marquez holds an AAS in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute at Salt Lake Community College. This past spring, she showed her first ten piece collection. After interning for Betsy Couture, she worked as the costume designer for the pilot episode of “VIVE EN ENGLISH.” Doris has always loved the story of THE LITTLE PRINCE and is excited to be part of this production.

Ellen Nicole Allen (Props)
Morag Shepherd (Associate Producer)

Morag Shepherd, originally from Scotland, is the resident playwright at Sackerson, and holds an MA in Theatre Criticism from Brigham Young University. Recent credits include TRAIN TRACKS (co-produced with Flying Bobcat), MOTHER EARTH (Plan-B), BURN, THE WORST THING I’VE EVER DONE, BEFORE THE BEEP and POPPY’S IN THE SAND (Sackerson). She won the Davey Ross Fetzer Grant for her play NOT ONE DROP, which performed at Plan-B theatre. Recently she has directed THE SKY IS FALLING for Plan-B, DO YOU WANT TO SEE ME NAKED at the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival, and is currently directing FAT PIG for An Other Theatre Company.

Sarah Young (Associate Producer)

Sarah Young is excited to be working behind-the-scenes with Sackerson for the second time, having stage managed Morag Shepherd’s BURN last year. She holds a BA in Theatre from the University of Utah, and is currently seeking an MA in Arts and Cultural Leadership from Westminster College. Favorite acting credits include Sabina in SKIN OF OUR TEETH (The Grand Theatre), and Ruth in SUFFRAGE (Plan-B).

Drew and Aubrey Wilde (Associate Producers)