Tara Henry will read “Year of the Tree” by Becky Mandelbaum. Henry is thrilled to be making her debut at Stories on Stage Davis. Highlights of her past roles include Mute/Mortimer in The Fantasticks (Sacramento Theatre Company), Emma/Ensemble in The Behavior of Broadus (Capital Stage), Fanny Dashwood/Charlotte Palmer in Sense and Sensibility (Sacramento Theater Company), Cassandra in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Main Street Theatre Works), Charlotte/Mrs. Gardner in Pride and Prejudice (Sacramento Theatre Company), both Dromios in Comedy of Errors (Sacramento Shakespeare Festival), Goneril in King Lear (The Alternative Arts Collective), Mildred in The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild (Costa Mesa Playhouse), and a Fantasy Festival 28 cast member with B Street Theatre.
Evan White is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in English. Since 2011 he has read many original stories on programs on KDVS 90.3 FM, the UC Davis campus and community radio station. He has appeared as a reader at both the Poetry Night Reading Series and the Sacramento Poetry Center’s “Foam at the Mouth” reading series. As an undergraduate he co-founded Absurd Publications and published an anthology of poetry and short fiction, All the Vegetarians in Texas Have Been Shot, in addition to the creative journal The Oddity, of which there were seven issues. Currently he works as a graphic designer at UC Davis.