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Tom Donaldson

TOM DONALDSON, Odessa, Tex., is a Senior at the University of Texas, where he is working- toward a B.F.A. in Drama. This is his first summer with the Festival. He has performed in such roles as Sepp Schmitz in The Fire bugs, Mark Antony in Julius Caesar and Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew. At the University of Texas he has played Dunois in Saint Joan and Don Gutierre in The Surgeon of His Honor, He has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Grant to study acting in London for the school year 1966-67.

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TOM DONALDSON, Odessa, Texas, returns to the University of Texas this fall to complete a B.F.A. in Directing-following- a year of study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts where his casting- included Vershin in Three Sisters and Captain Gibbett in The Beaux' Stratagem. He counts among- his Shakespearean experience Mark Antony in Julius Caesar and Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew. In his second season with the Festival, his previous casting- includes the title role in Othello, Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and York in Henry VI, Part Three,

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TOM DONALDSON, New York City (Festival Scholarship) has studied at the University of Texas, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and with the American Conservatory Theatre. Recently, he played Morgan Phillips in the off-Broad-way premiere of Justifiable Homo-dde and participated in sessions of the PLEXUS workshops of New York's LA MAMA, E.T.C. In four Festival seasons, he has portrayed the title roles in Othello and Pericles, the Duke of York in Henry the Sixth, Part Three and Brutus in Julius Caesar. This STAGE II season, he appeared as a Player in Under Milk Wood. He also played King Henry VIII in A Man for All Seasons and Bgeus in A Midsummer Night's Dream, which continue for the

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Cast -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. Henry IV, Part 2 (1972, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Earl of Westmerland
  2. Love's Labour's Lost (1972, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Ferdinand
  3. Troilus and Cressida (1972, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Nestor
  4. Macbeth (1971, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Duncan
  5. Much Ado About Nothing (1971, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Borachio
  6. King John (1969, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Bastard
  7. Pericles (1967, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Pericles
  8. Richard III (1967, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Henry
  9. The Taming of the Shrew (1967, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Petruchio
  10. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1966, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Oberon
  11. Henry VI, Part 3 (1966, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Mayor of York

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