Cast Bios - Informed Consent
Manon Halliburton (JILLIAN) is thrilled to return to the Unicorn to be apart of this great story. She has worked all over Kansas City and regional theater for over 20 years. Some theaters include KC Rep, Indiana Rep, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Lyceum Theater Arrow Rock, Chester Theater Massachusetts to name a few. She has also appeared on Law and Order and had a recurring role on the 4th season of HBOs The Sopranos. You may have seen her in KCATS recent production of "And then there were none". She is also an avid photographer and teaches acting at Benedictine College in Atchison KS. she lives in North Kansas City with her beloved fur babies and her main squeeze Jon Robertson.
L. Roi Hawkins (Graham) is thrilled to be on the Unicorn stage, after most recently playing Clarence the Angel et al, in It's A Wonderful Life The Radio Play at TheatreSquared, Fayetteville, Arkansas. New York credits include Thurgood Marshall in The Color of Justice and Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet, National tours for TheatreWorksUSA. And after a year in Australia, playing Flip in Stick Fly and Sgt. Waters in A Soldier's Play at The Black Repertory Theatre of KC, and Hurry Up Hare in The Hare and the Tortoise at TYA, all add to this Awesome Homecoming Experience.
Teisha M. Bankston (DEAN HAGEN/JILLIAN'S MOTHER/SHEILA) is delighted to be back at The Unicorn following Eclipsed, An Octoroon, And Her Hair Went With Her, and A House With No Walls. Other credits include: A Star Ain't Nothin' But A Hole in Heaven, Children of the Damned Corn, Freedom Sisters (The Coterie); Africa's Daughters and Toughest Kid (TYA); Jitney (u/s) and ...A Young Lady From Rwanda (u/s) (KC Rep). Teisha is featured in the documentary film, Barbara Johns: the Making of an Icon, the host of SciTech Now (KCPT), and performed with Neil Young in his Kansas City Tour (Starlight), choreography by Russ Tamblyn. Teisha holds a BA in Theatre Performance from UMKC with a minor in Spanish. Many thanks to you all, enjoy!
Justin Barron (KEN/LAWYER/LITTLE GIRL/JOAN) is so grateful to be back at the Unicorn. Past Credits: How to Use a Knife, The Ghosts of Lote Bravo (Unicorn) Local: Man in Love (Kansas City Repertory Theatre), Hamlet (Heart of America Shakespeare Festival), A Charlie Brown Christmas, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Coterie), South Pacific, Guys and Dolls (Musical Theatre Heritage) Regional: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Guys and Dolls, Youth Audience Outreach Tours (Creede Repertory Theatre). Upcoming: Sister Act (New Theatre Restaurant). Justin would like to thank Deanna, Quinn, and his family for their love and support.
Enjoli Gavin (NATALIE/ARELLA) is ecstatic to be making her debut performance here at the Unicorn! Enjoli was recently seen in Madagascar: A Musical Adventure (World Premier) at the Coterie Theatre and You Can’t Take It With You along side Jim O’Heir (NBC’s Parks and Recreation) at New Theatre. Other local credits include Hairspray (New Theatre), Bloody Mary in South Pacific (Musical Theater Heritage), The Wiz, Bud, Not Buddy, Shrek the Musical (World Premier), Once Upon a Mattress, James and the Giant Peach, and Seussical (Coterie Theatre). She was also fortunate to work on her first short film, Endowed, directed by KC’s own, Tosin Morohunfola, in a supporting role. When not on stage you can find Enjoli crafting away on home décor or sewing up a storm in her craft room. Enjoli is so proud to be a part of the amazing Kansas City community where creativity of all aspects is shown. You can see Enjoli up next in Show Boat as Queenie, as she returns to Musical Theatre Heritage in November. Enjoli also holds a BFA in Theater from Stephens College.