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George Vafiadis

GEORGE VAFIADIS, in his third Ashland season, has created several prominent roles here, including Orlancio in As You Like It, Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing, and the title roles in Pericles and Troilus and Cressida. He has worked with B. Iden Payne at the University of Texas, where he played Lonaville in Love's Labour's Lost, Fortinbras and the Player King- in Hamlet, and Babe Callahan in Ned McCobb^s Daughter. He has been seen in San Francisco as Jason in Medea. During the past winter he traveled and studied theatre in England, France, Italy, and Greece.

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GEORGE VAFIADIS, West Columbia, Tex., has studied acting and directing under B. Iden Payne at the University of Texas. While there he was Fortinbras and the Player King in Hamlet, Longaville in Lovers Labours Lost, and took the title role in a special television adaptation of Othello. With the San Antonio Theatre Guild he appeared as Don Juan in Don Juan in Hell, and, while taking officer's training at Fort Gordon, Georgia, he took the role of Danforth in the Augusta Community Theatres presentation of The Crucible. Following his first Festival season he will travel in Europe, then return to New York for further work in Theatre.

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GEORGE VAFIADIS, West Columbia, Tex., is in his second Ashland season, and will be remembered from 1957 as Orlando in As You Like It and in the title role of Pericles. During the past winter he has been in San Francisco, where he played Jason in the Unicorn Players' presentation of Medea. While studying acting and directing with B. Iden Payne at the University of Texas, he appeared as Fortinbras and the Player King in Hamlet and Babe Callahan in Ned McCobys Daughter. With the San Antonio Theatre he phiyed Don Juan in Don Juan in Hell, and with the Augusta, Ga., Community Theatre he took the role of Danforth in The Crucible.

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Cast -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. Antony and Cleopatra (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Dolabella
  2. Life and Death of King John (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Melun
  3. Life and Death of King John (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Chatillion
  4. Measure for Measure (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Isabella
  5. Twelfth Night (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Officers
  6. King Lear (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Duke of Albany
  7. Much Ado About Nothing (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Claudio
  8. Troilus and Cressida (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Troilus
  9. As You Like It (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Orlando
  10. Henry VIII (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... First Gentleman
  11. Othello (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Lodovico
  12. Pericles (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Pericles

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