Collaborators

Meredith Lindsey is thrilled to play Lucy in The Beautiful Dance of Life & Death. A Kansas City native, Meredith has been involved in theatre and film her entire life, graduating with a duel major in theatre and mass communication from Kansas State University, where she went to be a news reporter before following her dreams to Los Angeles. She worked in numerous film and television shows, receiving credits for several award winning shows and most notably playing an SCPD secretary on AMC’s Mad Men in season 6 and 7. Meredith can currently be seen in the award winning short, Active Shooter and on Amazon’s L.A. Macabre. She’s currently back working in television and film in KC and married to the love of her life, Jon. She is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA.

Connor Branson is incredible excited to play Will in The Beautiful Dance of Life & Death. Connor is a graduate of Oklahoma City University and a Kansas City native. Previously, Connor could be seen in Musical Theatre Heritage’s My Fair Lady, Spinning Tree Theatre’s Assassins and Finian’s Rainbow, as well as Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s A Christmas Carol. He also is the lead singer of his rock band, Late Night Cavalry. Connor would like to thank the Beautiful Dance team, his family, girlfriend, bandmates and friends for their love and support.

Past partnerships:

(How to Walk Through Hell). Nicholas Collett is an award-winning actor, writer, producer and director.

Born and bred in Sheffield, graduated from Birmingham University and then trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, where he won the Comedy Prize.

His theatre work includes the RSC at the Barbican, Bombur in “The Hobbit” in the West End, Pod Clock in “The Borrowers” (UK No 1 Tour) and over 40 shows in repertory in Basingstoke, Ipswich, Jersey, Coventry, Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool.

Co-founder of Third Party Productions in 1992, he has toured from Belfast to Beirut and beyond, with 18 productions of Shakespeare and other classics and over 1000 performances. In 2010 he was nominated for ‘Best Actor’ by the Off West End awards for his title role in “Dr Faustus” at the New Diorama Theatre, which won the company a Peter Brook award.

He has a fruitful partnership with Gavin Robertson – since 2011, together they have created five solo shows. Nicholas regularly tours his self-penned “Spitfire Solo”, “Nelson – The Sailors’ Story” and “Your Bard – an informal audience with Will Shakespeare in the pub” around the UK and abroad to Australia and the USA. “Nelson” won the Best of Kansas City 2015 Critics Choice Award. He has directed “Crusoe – No Man Is An Island” and “Bond – An Unauthorised Parody” for Gavin. Together they perform Gavin’s play “The Six-Sided Man” (a stage version of “The Dice Man”).

He also recently co-produced and directed “Crazy Horse – A Dream Of Thunder” for the American actor Samn Wright. It premiered at Brighton Fringe in 2016 and won Best Solo Show at Kansas City Fringe.

TV enthusiasts may remember him as Buster from BBC’s “Timebusters” – and as Sylvester the Jester in the new episode of “Knightmare” for Google Geek Week. He has also appeared in many Afternoon Plays on Radio 4.

He recently won the British Arrows Craft Award for Best Performance by an Actor for the Currys commercial “Laptop” with Jeff Goldblum.