The Cast of The Dixie Swim Club in order of appearance
Sherryl Wynne (Sheree)has been performing on Orange County and San Diego stages for more years than she cares to admit, Sherryl was recently seen on stage as Trudy in “Social Security” at Scripps Ranch Theatre in San Diego, Ethel in “Barefoot in the Park” at the Broadway in Vista and Clairee in “Steel Magnolias” at the Sunshine Brooks in Oceanside. Other favorite roles include performances as Rosemary in "Picnic," Edith Frank in "The Diary of Anne Frank," Karen in “Dinner with Friends,” multiple characters in "Almost, Maine," Jacquelyn in “Don’t Dress for Dinner,” Anne in “Forty Carats,” and Tessa in “Daughters.” Sherryl is a native San Diegan, a lover of old movies, and a long time believer in the excitement and surprises that come from performing on stage in front of live audiences where ‘anything can happen – and often does’. She credits her love of performing to her mother, her brother and fellow actor, David, and beloved high school drama teacher, Barry Bosworth. As always Sherryl thanks her family, especially Andy and Sarah, for never (rarely) making fun of her to her face.
Naomi Olson (Lexie) majored in Theatre at Mankato State University in Minnesota and later was one of the founding members of “The Las Vegas Little Theatre” where she performed in comedies, dramas and musical theatre for several years. Later she moved back to Minnesota and directed community and high school theatre for several years. Naomi worked with Jerry Pilato and “Different Stages” as Doreen in “Star on the Door”. You may also have seen her as “Charlie’s Aunt” at Mira Costa College, Miss Skillon in “See How They Run” at the Star Theatre in Oceanside, Ms. Tweed in “Something’s Afoot” or “Peggy” in “Weekend Comedy” at the New Vision Theatre in Oceanside. She also played Patsy in “Christmas Belles” at The Avo Playhouse and has worked with The Carlsbad Community Theatre as well. Naomi’s “real life” roles are that of the Owner of Sedona Staffing Services in Carlsbad and Board President of the newly formed Oceanside Theatre Company. In her spare time..she travels. Naomi is delighted to be able to share the stage and the fun with the cast and crew of “The Dixie Swim Club”
Marnie Klein (Dinah) has had the distinct pleasure of performing at an eclectic array of venues, including a pig pen, a World War II bunker, Al’s Bar and the Mannheim Rosengarten. She spent her formative years in Los Angeles, studying voice and acting, performing live theater and gracing cutting room floors. Marnie then spent the better part of a decade in Europe, performing with various musical acts and spending two seasons with the Heidelberg Castle Festival, where she appeared in Mignon and The Student Prince. Some of Marnie’s additional stage credits include Grease, Fiddler on the Roof, Pirates of Penzance, Camelot, Beauty and the Beast, The Sound of Music, and Postmortem, as well as several original stage productions such as Tears & Toilet Paper, Starship Shakespeare, and the long running Magdalene. Marnie most recently surfaced at the Sunshine Brooks Theater in New Vision’s premiere production of Dancing Naked in the Rain by playwright Neal Metcalf. When not forgetting lines and blocking, Marnie performs throughout Southern California with Blasting Idiots, a San Diego-based party band. Marnie is thrilled to be working with such a talented and jovial cast for this production of The Dixie Swim Club.
Lolly Boroff (Vernadette) was literally born in a trunk backstage in her father's theatre. A real show business brat, her father, George Boroff, was the owner, producer, writer and Director of The Circle Theatre in Hollywood, the first theatre of central staging in Los Angeles, and known for concentrating on new plays. So it was only natural that Lolly went into the family business. Lolly attended the Strasberg Theatre Institute and was in Lee Strasberg's Master Class. She was an observer at the Actors Studio and an apprentice at Williamstown in Massachusetts. Initially she did small theatre in Los Angeles, performing in "Twelve Angry People," "Out Of The Frying Pan," "Comings And Goings," "Ex Miss Copper Queen On A Set Of Pills" and "As You Like It." Lolly was a member of the original Broadway cast of the "The Effect Of Gamma Rays On Man In The Moon Marigolds" starring Shelley Winters. She has appeared in such films as "King Of The Gypsies," "Blue Thunder," "Star 80" and "Madoff Made Off With America." On television she has appeared in the Made-for-TV Movies "The Initiation Of Sarah" and "Love Me And I'll Be Your Best Friend," the TLC series "I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant," Spike Television's "1000 Ways 2 Die" and Entertainment Studios "America's Court with Judge Ross." Lolly showed her versatility as a Diabetic Patient in the Profil Institute Diabetes Commercial, where she performed in both English and Spanish. Portrayed a Grandmother in a Wisk Detergent Commercial and did the Promo for the film "Despicable Me" for Sony Studios. Lolly appeared in two Web Series, "Divorce Busters" and "The Barrio Brothers." Lolly is performing Improv locally in both The Unraveled Improv Troupe and her own troupe, Mind Shaft Canaries. Lolly is very excited to be a member of the cast of The Dixie Swim Club and to portray the invincible Vernadette Y-All !!!!!!!!
Vicki Hamilton (Jeri Neil) grew up in Los Angeles and knew from a very young age she wanted to act and sing. She studied voice with the Long Beach Civic Light Opera and in college after landing her first leading role as Susie in the musical “Babes and Arms” caught the acting bug and went on to perform in numerous theater productions. After a 25 year hiatus working in real estate and raising 4 children, she took an acting class at Mira Costa College and jumped back on the band wagon and during the last several years has been actively involved at The Sunshine Brooks Theater playing Grace in the musical “Something’s Afoot,” Fran in “Human House,” the Woman in “Jump,” Marion in “Postmortem,” Candy in “The Doctor,” and Mother Grace in the melodrama “Treacherous Twins.” Together with her husband Bob she directed the Summer Short “Monsters” and was the stage manager for “Evening of Culture” and “See How They Run.” In addition to singing for local venues and The Oceanside Museum of Art, most recently Vicki has been featured at San Diego’s Tango Del Rey in several “Ric Henry Productions” including Berlin Stories, An Evening in Paris, New Orleans, Picking Up the Pieces, Dysfunction Junction and Psycho-Licious. Vicki is excited to be working with Jerry and sharing the stage with four wonderful actresses in this production of The Dixie Swim Team.