'Venus in Fur'

By David Ives

Performance Dates: February 23, 24, March 2, 3 @ 8pm; february 25, march 4 @ 2pm

Tickets are $10, seating is general admission

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Performances Actor's Group

492 W End Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC 27101




Ashley Pearson


Ashley Pearson is the Director of College Counseling at The Burlington School. Favorite Winston area roles include Jo in Little Women (Town of Lewisville), the Witch in Into the Woods (Little Theatre of Winston-Salem), and Kristine in the world premier of Cameron Kent's Welcome to Virginia (Theatre Alliance). Other favorites include Emma Goldman in Ragtime (Gallery Players), Rona Lisa Peretti in ...Spelling Bee (Academy of Theatrical Arts), and Morticia in The Addams Family (High Point Community Theatre). This summer she looks forward to playing Lucy the Slut in Avenue Q with the Yadkinville Arts Council. She is excited to be making her Spirit Gum debut with this awesome show!

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Drew Poplin


Andrew Poplin is delighted to make his Spirit Gum debut. Having gone from North Carolina to South Africa to Ohio and back again, some of his highlights include Cyrano de Bergerac, Luna Gale, Becky’s New Car and making his debut as a playwright with POE. Drew is the Media Director at Triad Baptist Church and enjoys binge watching bad movie reviews on Youtube in his free time with a slice of pizza and the finest glass of Mountain Dew he can find. Most importantly, he would like to thank God, Bojangles, his friends, family, Brittany and Thomas, and his girlfriend, Cali, for their continued support throughout everything.

Creative Team

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Britt Stone


Britt Stone is a frequent collaborator, working both off and on stage with Spirit Gum Theatre company. From playing a clown burlesque dancer in Clown Bar, to illustrating the dark children's stories of The Pillowman, she now has the honor of directing Spirit Gum's opening play for 2018, Venus in Fur.  Britt obtained a BA in acting and directing from UNCG and co-runs Winston-Salem's Improv Troupe "The Bunker Dogs." 


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Teresa Prevatte

Stage Manager

Teresa Prevatte is happy to be working with SpiritGum Theatre again! She lives in Winston-Salem with her wonderful husband, Reed, and works at UNCSA. 

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Sarah Jenkins


Sarah Jenkins is one of the producing company members of Spirit Gum Theatre and a long-time collaborator. She is currently performing in Noises Off, which opens soon at The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem.