College Interns:

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LATTE Theater welcomes thier new Videography Intern, Marie Morgenthaler!

Marie is a recent college graduate with a degree in Television Production from Illinois State University. While at ISU, Marie worked for the University Marketing and Communications (UMC) department where she developed and produced numerous video pieces for different members and clients of the university. In addition to video production at UMC, she also managed and generated content for ISU’s YouTube Channel. Post-graduation, her work includes promotional pieces for The La Grange Area Department of Special Education, the marketing department for ISU, and full-length television pieces for RBTV. Currently, Marie does freelance video and photography work in the area. In her free time, she is an avid lover of the outdoors and enjoys spending time hiking and camping whenever possible.



LATTE Theater welcomes their new website design and archivist intern, Briana Washington! Briana is a college sophomore at Kennedy-King Community College, currently majoring in media communications. During the summer, she has taught as a TA with CoderSpace, teaching youth HTML, CSS, and javascript to code websites. Currently, she attends school full-time and computer science part-time. Briana’s work includes several websites for small-businesses, and Far Horizons’ mission to space. In her free time, Briana writes poetry and plays computer games.



LATTE welcomes their new PR Intern, Kip Andreoni! Kip has worked in theater for almost his whole life and he is very excited to join the team and bring his experience to everyone. He is currently a college junior at Loyola University Chicago and is majoring in Theater with a minor in communications. Kip has experience writing for a blog through WordPress and managing its social media output. He also works on a webseries at Loyola called Kettlecamp Studios as the head of the pre-production division. He has performed as part of an improv team at LTHS and designed sets for the musicals The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Cabaret at Loyola.

Alyssa Pfluger, Presenter, Director, Play-Wright, Actress

Alyssa has a love of theater and teaching knows no bounds.  A playwright whose plays chosen for production and encore performances, she has also directed over 20 shows, lead acted in countless more.

She is.a double major in Honors Humanities/Communications with a Public Relations concentration, as well as a double minor in Business Administration and Environmental Science at Christ Honor’s College/Valparaiso University.

Alyssa was a college intern for  LATTE in the roles of Senior Mentor, as well as Public Relations and Web Design/Content. Alyssa was the president of the teen board from 2008 – 2012, and the VP from 206 – 2007. 

Her acting resume includes:

Roles: (Agnes) The Fourposter, (Cecily) The Importance of Being Earnest, (Emaline)The Beverly Hillbillies, (Sis) Leaving Iowa,  (Mrs. Kemply) The Pail, (The Pie) All Your Pie, (Narrator) Kerrigan and the Frog, (Mrs. Fergeson) The Kidnapping, (Mom) Chocolate Cake for Breakfast, (Susan) The Funeral, (Evelyn) The Altercation, (Gentle Meg) Little Women, (Kate) Rowdy Kate, (Cybernella) Cybernella, 

(Febronia) The Valiant Villain, (Barbara) Genus de Milo, (Lady Bop) Blarney, (Elizabeth Bennet) Between the Covers, (Mary Lou) It’s an Okey Dokey Life, (Shelby) Heart of a Stranger,  (Witch Hazel) Beswitched, (Anita Break) Remote Control, (Sandy) The Studio Audience, (Lona Lang) Smallerville,  (Bard Keeper) Fastest Thimble in the West, 

(Genghis Khan Schmidt) Seussical the Musical, (Proteus) Two Gentleman of Verona, (Marc Anthony) Julius Caesar, (Mrs. Cronos) Second Helpings of Cyanide, (Mrs. Ethel Noah) 100% chance of Rain, (Tess the Stewardess) Jonah, a Whale of a Tale, (Mom) The Really New Testament, (Kelly) Learning to Breathe, (Trish) The Sleepover, (Dancer 3 and choreography) Banana Phone, (Snape) Harry Potter Puppet Pals, (Duchess) No Body to Murder, (Jasmina) Buffalo in Sheep’s Clothing, (Greta, Wendy) Snowy White and the Seven Stereotypes,  (Caretaker) The Red Door, (Katherine the Opera Singer) The Metra Skit, (Myrna) We’ve got the Beat.

Director: The BFG, Peggy the Pint Sized Pirate, The Spanish Inquisition, The Christmas Coat, Some Words with a Mummy, SUPERDEX, Elite School of Far Superiority.

Assistant Director: Importance of Being Earnest, The Beverly Hillbillies, Leaving Iowa, Hooked on the Classics,  Smallerville, The Studio Audience (AD), The Guides House Spamalot, 100% Chance of Rain (TA) .

PlaywrightSUPERDEX, Smallerville, 100% Chance of Rain (scenes), The Metra Skit. 

Assistant Choreographer: The Beverly Hillbillies.

Other: Prop creation for Ouroboros Chicago Theater’s Reduced Shakespeare Production.

Presenting: Creating Characters with Depth and Motivation, Theater Acting Games, Enunciation, and Projection Exercises,


Kyle Donnelly, Presenter, Voice and Stage Actor, Writer

Currently working as actor, story collaborator, voice actor, and Columbia College student, Kyle is proud owner and writer of the blog the wordpress blog Two Average Guys. He is drawn to commercial, TV and video game voice acting.

Kyle was in Divergent as well as a stage acting resume that includes:

(Jacob)  Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat , (Lumiere) Beauty and The Beast, (Captain Von Trapp) Sound Of Music,(Combeferre) Les Miserables, (Rusty Charlie) Guys And Dolls, (Genghis Kahn) Seussical, (Mysterious Man)  Into The Woods, (Jed) The Beverly Hillbillies, (Algernon) The Importance of Being Earnest, (Mickey) The Fourposter, (Wilbur) Hairspray, (Fagin) Oliver, (Old Man Strong) Urinetown, (Warden) Dead Man Walking, (Mr. Laurence) Little Women, (Orin Scrivello, DDS)  Little Shop Of Horrors, (Harold L. Ickes) Annie

Presenting: Improv Comedy, Pulling from life experience, Games Galore

    Nick Edinger – Presenter, Improv Comedy, Writer, Actor

Nick is active in No Shame Theatre at The University of Iowa, where he is a Literature Major. He also enjoys writing  a WordPress blog  called Word Salad Spinner. He returns to lead acting warm ups and offer candid answers in a Q and A about how to balance stagecraft and life for the student.

His theater experiece include:

Roles:  (Don) Leaving Iowa, (Psychiatrist) The Pail, (Lancecroft) The Altercation, (Morris) The Funeral, (Slyvester) Second Helpings of Cyanide, (News Anchor) The Kidnapping, (Older Brother) Chocolate Cake of Breakfast, (Big Friendly Giant) BFG, (Toy Bear) The Missing List, (Mr. Richards) A Real Old English Christmas, (Dad) Wintendo Why, (Dad) The Studio Audience, (Rob the Builder) Blarney, (Prince Harmony) Cybernella, (Count Allamistakeo) Some Words with a Mummy, (Joe) It’s an Okey Dokey Life, (Seymour S Schnitzel) The Valiant Villain, (Alvin) A Buffalo in Sheep’s Clothing, (The Inquisitor) The Spanish Inquisition, (Randi) Snow White and the Seven Stereotypes, (Reverend Beasley) Learning to Breathe, (Job) A Whale of a Tale,  (Mr. Kidswatter) Sideways Stories from Wayside School, (Voldemort) Harry Potter Puppet Pals, (Hamburger) Kerrigan and the Frog.

Director: Bill Cosby’s Noah, The Really New Testament (TA).

PlaywrightScenes from: 100% Chance of Rain, Second Helpings of Cyanide.  

Lighting Crew: West Side Story, Testament Alice and Wonderland, Banua 2009, Banua 2009, Banua 2010, Footloose, Fame, and Love, Death and the Prom and how I Survived High School.

Presenting:  Stagecraft and Life, Theater warm ups , Writing  from your Experience

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