King Julien/Zeke/Old Lady/Foosa

Chad is a 2018 graduate from Southern Illinois University with a BFA in Musical Theatre. He was seen last summer working at The Prizery Theatre as Gomez Addams in The Addams Family Musical. Chad has also worked at The McLeod Summer Playhouse as Ensemble in Rock of Ages and Gad in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Over his four years at SIU, Chad has played several roles with some of his favorites being Dromio of Ephesus in Boys from Syracuse, Alf in Peter and the Starcatcher, Father Christmas in The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe, and Frank Cioffi in Curtains. Chad is thrilled to be making his Crane River Theater debut as King Julien in Madagascar and FDR in Annie. Chad wants to thank his supportive family, teachers, and friends for constantly pushing him to be the actor and man that he is today.