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featuring Hawk & Wayne

2015 Best of the Bay Winners! – Critic’s Choice

“They find more humor in their unscripted hijinks than most actors ever find in the most celebrated of comic texts. If you love to laugh, you ought to give them a look.” -Mark Leib, Creative Loafing

Now in their 8th season at American Stage, take a comedic road trip with Hawk & Wayne through “Small Town America.” Totally funny and 100% improvised, these 2015 Best of the Bay winners will bring to life an uproarious and ridiculous cast of characters.

1st Sunday of Every Month

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Gavin Hawk is a native of the Los Angeles area. He trained in improvisation and sketch comedy at The Second City and The Annoyance Theatre in Chicago. In addition to improvisation, he currently serves as  Artistic Director of A Simple Theatre in St. Petersburg. Acting credits include Barefoot in the Park and The Foreigner (American Stage),  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (freeFall Theatre), Hate Mail (Studio@620), Cider House Rules: Parts I & II (California Repertory Company), Gross Indecency (Huntington Theatre) and Over the Tavern II: King O’ The Moon (Studio Arena/Pittsburgh Public). He is the Associate Professor of Theatre at Eckerd College and a graduate of The Juilliard School. Gavin is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.

Ricky Wayne was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ricky trained in sketch comedy and improvisation at the famed Groundlings in Los Angeles. Ricky is proud to call American Stage his artistic home. AS audiences might remember him as Marc in Art and Carl in Opus. Other regional theatre credits include Congratulations, Joe! (A Simple Theatre) and Speed-the-Plow (Tampa Bay Players). Some film credits include Real Steel, The Chaos Experiment, SWAT: Firefight, Free Ride, Love and Honor, and Who is Delsin? Television credits include Low Winter Sun, Revolution, Army Wives, The Glades, Charlie’s Angels, Treme, Burn Notice and many made for television movies for Syfy Channel, TNT and MTV. He is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors’ Equity Association and currently is on the Board of Directors for the Gasparilla International Film Festival and the Central Florida Member Representative for SAG-AFTRA Southeast Board of Directors. He is represented by Brevard Talent Group.

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