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Professional Apprentice Company

New Stage Theatre hires three acting apprentices and one acting/directing apprentice every season. Click HERE for more information or to apply for an apprenticeship.

Introducing the 2017-18 Apprenticeship Company:


KYLE PARKER DANIELS is excited to be joining New Stage for the 2017-2018 season as an acting associate. Daniels attended Xavier University in Cincinnati for acting. Some of his favorite roles include Adam in the world premiere Begotten, Haemon in Antigone, Xander Wallen in #Selfie the Play, Chet in Cannibal Galaxy: A Love Story, and Huck Finn in The Complete Tom 2: Huckleberry. Daniels would like to thank his family for their support.




JESSICA DEBOLT is a recent graduate of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, where she studied directing, management, and performance. In the summer Debolt stage managed for Hershey Park in Pennsylvania. Her acting credits include Kate in Dancing at Lughnasa, and the title role in Medea. She also recently directed The Importance of Being Earnest in her home city of Champaign, Ill. Debolt is excited to be part of the acting associates company and looks forward to learning from and contributing to New Stage Theatre.




BRIANNA HILL is excited to start her professional career with New Stage Theatre. She is proud Florida native and graduated from Florida Southern College with a BFA in theatre performance and B.S. in business administration with a focus in theatre management. Some of her favorite credits from college include Olive in Odd Couple (Female Version), Queen Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Florence in Poof. Recently, Hill finished a house management internship with Playhouse on the Square in Memphis and received the opportunity to be in FEMMEmphis’s inaugural performance as Betty 5 in Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties.



XERRON MINGO is a recent graduate of Florida A&M University. He has worked professionally since graduation at a plethora of regional theaters. He has appeared in The Wiz (The Lion) and The Hot Mikado (Pooh-Bah) at the GLOW Lyric Theatre in Greenville, S.C.; Black Nativity (Narrator) and JazzLinks Tour at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe; The Great Society at Asolo Rep; Hairspray (Gilbert) at American Stage; A Chorus Line (Richie) at Quincy Music Theatre; and in Ragtime (Harlem Ensemble, Booker T. Washington Understudy) at Florida State University. His educational theatre credits includes Blues For An Alabama Sky (Guy) and Five Guys Named Moe (Eat Moe). This is his first time in Mississippi and is so excited to be working as an Acting Associate with New Stage Theatre!