Teatro Serpiente is a true community theater effort. We believe in bringing theater directly to our communities in Taos and the surrounding area, and have now put up productions at nearly every theater space in the region (our own stage in Des Montes; Working Class Theatre’s Playhouse; Metta Theater; Dixon’s Toolshed) and at both Taos Mesa Brewing and KTAOS Solar Center.
We hold open auditions for most of our productions, and are always excited to bring new people on board as actors, producers, directors, costume helpers, you name it. No experience is necessary, but a hearty dose of enthusiasm is mandatory!
That said, the folks below are the official legal representatives of this endeavor.
Scott Tennant is former graphic designer, visual artist and all around funny guy. He first entered theatre in kindergarten, where he mastered his part as a pine tree. Later, in high school he was in a number of plays: Inherit the Wind, The Crucible, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Arsenic and Old Lace and more. For the last decade he has been molding the young minds of our youth as a language arts teacher, most currently at Taos Charter School. He views theatre as a creative and therapeutic outlet that compliments his upcoming degree in Community and School Counseling.
Adam Overley has over fifteen years of experience with community theatre, having taken an interest in the stage at the age of eleven. Since that time time he has appeared he has appeared in over twenty productions produced both by a variety of schools, as well as in the community. In the summer of 2006, he took part in a highly selective, intensive seminar with 65 students from around the country at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. In the summer of 2011 he expanded his experience in the role of assistant director for Teatro Serpiente’s production of The Merry Wives of Windsor, and looks forward to directing.
Rich Greywolf has been in the theater for 20 years as an actor, singer, director, writer, producer, comedian, and raconteur. He has performed in Florida, North Carolina, and in Taos, New Mexico. At Florida Atlantic University he developed a lifelong love of theater. He worked as a carpenter, scenic painter, and key grip for a production of Feydeau’s, “A Flea in her Ear.” Some of his more memorable roles have been Simon Stride in the Musical Jekyll and Hyde, Templeton the Rat in an original musical version of Charlotte’s Web, director for a production of Antigone in New York.
Gina Caroline Gargone has a BA in Theater from Connecticut College that she never felt inclined to do much with until the summer of 2012 when she fell in with the outlandish, motley, bawdy crowd of ruffians who call themselves Teatro Serpiente. Her debut role with the company was Rosalind in Teatro’s outdoor production of As You Like It. Since then she has continued to act, produce, direct, construct, and (her favorite pastime) dream up crazy schemes with her Teatro companions involving complex machinations to take over the world with the persuasive power of live theater, extreme silliness, and a well placed ice cold beer.