Angela Ferlo holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She has directed and performed with both the Missoula Children's Theater and Bristol Renaissance Faire, as well as locally, with the Oshkosh Community Players. She is proud of her awards in both directing and technical theater.
Angela specializes in Acting, Period/Historical, Shakespeare, Directing, Youth/Educational, and Costume/Makeup Design.
Larissa Petersen Events & Bookings Manager
Larissa Petersen, having performed with Hysterical Productions not only on the main stage but in numerous ITEs, is also a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She joins the staff after her 2014 internship with Peninsula Players.
Larissa specializes in Arts Management, Public Relations and Musical Theater.
Amanda Petersen Fails FOUNDER Company Manager
Amanda Petersen Fails holds a BFA in Musical Theatre Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She has extensive experience as a director, music director and performer locally with UWFox Theatre, Oshkosh Community Players, Attic Theatre and Riverside Players.
Amanda specializes in Musical Theater, Shakespeare, Period/Historical, and Dramaturgy.
Kyle Brauer Development/Outreach Director
Kyle received his BM in Choral/General Music Education and BA in Theatre Performance and Education from Lawrence University. He has been an avid performer since childhood and continues to expand his interests to include directing, stage managing and choreography.
Kyle specializes in Acting, Choreography, Musical Theater, Shakespeare, Physical Comedy, and Youth/Educational.
Patrick O'Donnell FOUNDER
Patrick O'Donnell holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He has performed both as an actor and stage combatant at the Bristol Renaissance Faire. Locally he has extensive experience as an actor, director, fight director and technician.
Patrick specializes in Improv, Stage Combat, Physical Comedy, Dialects, Technical Theatre, and Lighting Design.
Amanda Finch Board Treasurer & Business Manager
Amanda Finch - who is no stranger to local stages, having performed and worked with many production companies across the valley - joined the Hysterical Productions Board in 2015. She is an accountant for Sunset Hill Stoneware LLC, and graduated from UW-Whitewater in 2012 with a Master of Professional Accountancy degree and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
Meet our Resident Actors
Enjoy a selection of production and promotional photos featuring our resident actors, past and present. To learn about auditioning to be a Resident or Guest Performer, please visit our Audition page.