Meet the Team
Will Rutkowski is originally from Alden, NY but comes to us from Charleston, SC where he earned a BA in Theatre for Youth from the College of Charleston. Recently he has worked with Charleston Stage, performing in Peter and the Star Catcher and working on Aristocats Kids! and Beauty and the Beast Jr. Will made his touring debut with PFCT this summer as Captain Hook/Mr. Darling in Peter Pan. He is sure to entertain audiences this season as The Rightful King of France in our version of Tom Sawyer!
Layne is originally from Nashville, TN but comes to us now from Memphis, TN! She recently graduated from the University of Memphis with her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre and a minor in Dance. Layne is interested in multiple theatre arts outlets having written plays, composed, directed, and taught. She’s been an intern at Memphis Children’s Theatre Festival and has directed Men on Boats at her university! Layne is going to delight audiences as Aunt Polly in PFCT’s Tom Sawyer!
Sam hails from Fort Riley, KS and comes to us from Columbus, GA where he’s working towards his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance at Columbus State University. Sam has toured with CSU’s Theatre for Young Audiences in productions of Pinkalicious and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. He’s been active at the Springer Opera House’s Theatre Academy as a teaching assistant helping them raise over $9,000 for student scholarships. Sam is going to have them rolling in the aisles as The Rightful King of France in PFCT’s Tom Sawyer!