Meet George Carruth. A native of Camden, South Carolina and a recent graduate of the College of Charleston, George is the acting intern for Endstation this summer. Since his arrival to Sweet Briar on Saturday, George has been absolutely thrilled to be a part of the Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival, and we are thrilled to have him join the family. I asked George a few questions about himself and about how he came to be a part of Endstation:
How did you hear about Endstation?
I heard about Endstation Theatre Company through Geoffrey Kershner at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. I was competing and Geoff was an adjudicator in one of my auditions. We started a dialogue throughout the competition, and we got in contact afterward.
What was your first impression of Endstation?
A tight-knit group of people who had known each other for a number of years, and a fun group of close friends. But then upon spending just a few days here I found that they're still fun and they're still a tight-knit group, but they are very welcoming. Later, upon sitting in readings and attending a show, I found that they are a very talented group of people. So: fun, talented, and welcoming. Good, a good impression.
What are you looking forward to most about working with Endstation this summer?
I am looking forward to learning from my peers and coworkers, and expanding and stretching as a performer in general.
What's your favorite part so far?
It's still really early, and I don't think I've found a favorite part yet. But I'm happy about that.
What roles are you playing?
In Hamlet, I am playing the Ghost and the Player. In Alice in Wonderland I am playing the March Hare.
Describe yourself in three words.
Excited, excited, and eager.
Over the past few days of getting to know George, his excitement and eagerness have definitely been apparent, and contagious. He's really a grade-A guy, with a lot of energy, talent, and as Shakespeare would say, chutzpah. I can't wait to work with him and to get to know him throughout the summer!