Each day, we’ll be introducing you to members of the Riverside Theatre in the Park professional and apprentice company…
Today meet Maura Clement and F. Tyler Burnet
Audrey/Ensemble in As You Like It
Maura Clement is making her Riverside Theatre debut. Regional credits include Meg in Crimes of the Heart (Steel Beam Theater in St. Charles, IL) and the Courtesan in The Comedy of Errors (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival). She graduated from the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater Actor Training Program. Maura lives in Chicago where she performs, writes, and teaches knitting. Her musings can be found at http://clementineknits.blogspot.com.
“Where else can you see men in velvet pants, a sunflower as tall as Tim Budd, or a Russian wrestler?"
Home base: Chicago
Fun fact about Maura: I was a professional Segway tour guide.
Hobbies: Knitting, writing, eating chocolate
F. Tyler Burnet
Charles/Silvius in As You Like It and Lorenzo in The Merchant of Venice
F. Tyler Burnet is tickled to join the fine folks of Riverside Theatre in the Park for the first time. A Washington native, he moved to Chicago after college. He recently earned his MFA in Acting from the University of Georgia, and is fresh off an internship with the Milwaukee Rep, where he worked on 7 of their 13 productions this season.
“I love the way these shows balance one another: all the ways love is expressed in the two.”
Hometown: Spokane, WA
Fun fact about F. Tyler: Used to teach and direct at Chicago’s Second City
Hobbies: Ice cream, hiking, fishing
Don’t forget The Merchant of Venice opens on Friday, June 22! Call the Box Office at 319-338-7672 to order your tickets today!