Cast In Order Of Appearance

Katie Jarvis

(Julianne)

 

Katie is the oldest of the nine Jarvis children, who reside with their parents in Oregon. Three of them, including Katie, are currently serving full-time missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Katie is serving in Nashville, Tennessee. Before her mission she performed in The Women of Lockerbie and The Servant of Two Masters at BYU. After her mission she plans on finishing her degree in Theatre Arts Studies.

 

http://mormon.org/me/D8MT/KatieJarvis

Anna Hargadon

(Eve)

 

Anna loves stories. She grew up writing, telling, and performing stories. She studied theatre at BYU and now works with people with autism using the arts. She is passionate about the Gospel of Jesus Christ, her family, friends, traveling, and the beauty and power of nature. She is grateful for the opportunity to be a part of Women of Faith and explore her role as a woman through this project. To learn more about her work, visit her website:

 

www.annahargadon.com

Lela Kovalenko

(Martha Hughes Cannon)

 

Lela Kovalenko is currently student teaching in Washington state as a theatre and English teacher. She is enjoying being back with her husband after being away from him for her last semester of classes, and she is looking forward to April, when she will officially be a BYU graduate as well as a new mother. Lela's theatre experience is rather extensive and quite eclectic, so we will leave it at that! This is her first experience with devising a production. Women of Faith has been an incredible journey, and she thanks the Lord often for the opportunity to be a part of such a phenomenal project.

 

http://mormon.org/me/B7CQ/Lela

Sarah Porter

(Liza)

 

Sarah is a (super) senior at BYU majoring in Music Composition with a minor in Theatre Arts Studies. Most recently she was seen in Gone Missing and the Cleverest Thief. She has also had the privilege of working on the music side of several theatre productions at BYU, including composing the music for Arabian Nights. Sarah feels honored to have been able to play a small part in the creation of Women of Faith, working alongside many incredible daughters of God and watching the miracles unfold. She hopes the film will touch your life as much as it did hers.

 

http://mormon.org/me/1PSN

Becca Ingram Morales

(Elaine Cannon)

 

Becca graduated in December from BYU with a BFA in Acting.  Some of her favorite roles during her time there include Anne in The Diary of Anne Frank, Caroline in Fontanelle, and Linda in Holiday.  Her most recent focus, however, has been her newly minted marriage.  She looks forward to celebrating her second anniversary July of 2014.

Camlyn Giddins

(Mary Frances Sturlaugson)

 

After producing Women of Faith, Camlyn left Provo, Utah for 18 months to go to

Jackson, Mississippi, where she is serving as a full-time missionary for The Church of

Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When she returns she will resume her film major at Brigham Young University.

 

http://mormon.org.au/me/CCSQ/Camlyn

Carlen Wirth

(Sister Dinnell)

 

Carlen is currently a senior in Latin American Studies at Brigham Young University set to graduate in December 2013. She has also performed in roles such as Swiss Cheese in Mother Courage and Her Children and the Fiddler in Fiddler on the Roof. In addition to acting, she loves singing, playing the violin, and writing. She hopes to devote some more time to all of her loves after graduation.

 

http://mormon.org.au/me/92M2/Carlen

Chelsea Hickman

(Minerva Teichert)

 

A Kansas native, Chelsea is a playwright, novelist, and actress now based in Provo, UT. She completed her BA in Theatre Art Studies from Brigham Young University in April 2013. In February 2013, Chelsea's ten minute play script, "The Shoelace," was selected as a Region VIII Finalist and National Semi Finalist by the National Playwriting Program through the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. As an actress, Chelsea was just a part of BYU's world premiere of A Wrinkle in Time (Mrs. Who). Favorite recent stage credits include: Gone Missing and the Cleverest Thief (Performance Writer), The Stronger by August Strindberg (Mde. X), and Cough/Laugh, written by Eric Samuelson (She).

 

http://mormon.org/me/88FS/ChelseaHickman

http://chelseahickman.weebly.com/

Amber Richardson

(Irene Corbett)

 

Amber recently graduated from BYU with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre Arts Studies. While there she performed as Mrs. Smith in Persuasion, and as an ensemble member in Gone Missing and the Cleverest Thief, which she co-wrote with a team of 18 other artists. In addition to playing Irene, she served as the screenwriter and a producer for Women of Faith. She is inexpressibly grateful for the miracles this project has brought about in her life.

 

http://mormon.org/me/DN0H

Collaborators

Jennifer Chandler

(stage play director)

 

Jennifer grew up in Central Utah where her interests in acting and music began. She graduated in April 2013 from Brigham Young University with degrees in cello performance and theatre education. She has composed and performed complete scores for six productions and has won awards (one national and two regional) for three of those. As of August 2013, she is pursuing her MA in Classical Acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

 

http://jenniferchandler.weebly.com/

Derek Dunn

(film director)

 

Derek is a writer and director based in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in Cookeville, Tennessee. After serving a two year mission for the LDS church in Oaxaca, Mexico, he studied at Brigham Young University and graduated with a BA in Media Arts Studies.

 

vimeo.com/derektdunn

Annie Henrie

(artist)

 

Annie is the creator of the six beautiful paintings in Women of Faith. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Brigham Young University, and has shown her work in galleries since the age of 16. Born in Manhattan, New York, Annie is the daughter of Cary and Sauni Henrie. Cary Henrie, a well known illustrator and fine artist, has taught his daughter how to paint and draw since kindergarten, and has been an inspiration for his daughter throughout her life.

 

www.anniehenrie.com

Taylor Kroff

(score)

 

Taylor lives in Provo with his wife of almost three years, Hannah.  He is studying Commercial Music at Brigham Young University.  Taylor has a deep love and passion

for music, and he believes that music has the power to change the world on an individual level.  He has studied music the majority of his life, as a performer, composer, and analyst. After graduation, Taylor and Hannah will move to L.A., where he will pursue a career in

film score composition.

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