Benjamin Burke (Miss Agatha Trunchbull) Theatrical credits include: directing and scenic design on productions of Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches, Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika, Heathers the Musical, Spring Awakening, Steel Magnolias, Next to Normal, Grease!, 13 the Musical, Gypsy, Hair: The American Tribal, Love-Rock Musical, Shrek the Musical, The Rocky Horror Show, Company, 4.48 Psychosis and The Wibbly, Wobbly, Wiggly Dance that Cleopatterer Did. Acting credits include: Annie (Rooster Hannigan), Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas Iscariot), Grease! (Roger), Disney's The Little Mermaid (Sebastian), Willy Wonka the Musical (Willy Wonka), The Laramie Project (Dennis Shepard & Others), Into the Woods (Jack), Cats (Munkustrap), You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Snoopy), Hairspray (Corny Collins), Cabaret (The Emcee), Rent (Mark Cohen), Babes in Arms (Valentine White). He earns his living at Springbrook as a direct service provider for adults with developmental disabilities and is the co-founder of Bold Theatrics LLC. Benjamin studied Theatre Arts at Hartwick College and is a Licensed Massage Therapist.
Michaela Pawluk (Miss Honey) is thrilled to be returning to the stage in her debut with BOLD Theatrics’ production of Matilda; performing the role of Miss Honey. Previous credits include Emma in Jeckyll and Hyde, Fantine in Les Miserables, Miss Dorothy in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Mayzie La Bird in Seussical. Outside of the theater, Michaela teaches second grade at The Delaware Academy CSD and is currently pursing her Master’s degree in Literacy Education at SUNY Oneonta. She is also a black belt in Shalolin-Kempo and enjoys photography. Michaela would like to thank Brooke, Tim, Drue & Ben for their hard work and dedication in creating this wonderful show! Her performances are dedicated to her family & friends.