Our Company


Jarod Boltjes

The Doctor

Collide credits include The Great Gatsby (Tom) and The Cafe. Jarod also dances with James Sewell Ballet and past credits include Threads Dance Company, Contempo Physical and St. Paul Ballet.


Rush Benson

White Rabbit

Rush has appeared in Collide's Romeo & Juliet (Romeo), and 5 other productions. Other credits include Chanhassen Dinner Theater, Park Square, Ordway, Guthrie, James Sewell Ballet and Flying Foot Forum.

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Miranda Shaughnessy


Miranda appeared in Collide's 2020 show Romeo and Juliet. She has performed at many venues in the Twin Cities such as Children’s Theatre in Corduroy, The  Southern Theater, and Tek Box in Vivify - A Still Life in Motion. 


Ryan Colbert

The Doctor Voiceover

Since graduating from the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program, Ryan has worked with many great Twin Cities theater companies: Guthrie Theater, Penumbra Theatre, Mixed Blood Theatre, and the Playwrights’ Center to name a few. He also works locally on-camera and in voice-overs.


Betsy Nelson

Cheshire Cat Alternate

Betsy has appeared in Collide productions of The Great Gatsby, Dorian Gray, and Romeo & Juliet. Other credits include Rhythmically Speaking, Concerto Dance, MN Opera, Stuart Pimsler and Curio Dance.

Heather Brockman

Red Queen

Choreographer/Associate Director

Heather has appeared in Collide productions of Dorian Gray, Le Petit Moulin, Dance 'Til You Drop and Romeo & Juliet. A 20-year veteran of Ballet of the Dolls, she has created choreography and direction for numerous Collide productions and events.

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Renee Guittar


Renee has been a Company Member since 2013 and appeared in 8 productions including Romeo & Juliet (Juliet). Other credits include Chanhassen Dinner Theater, Guthrie Theater, Ordway, and Old Log Theater.


Chelsea Rose

Cheshire Cat

Chelsea has appeared in Collide's Romeo & Juliet, Picture of Dorian Gray, Great Gatsby, Dance 'Til You Drop, and Dracula. Other credits include Ordway, Sesame Street Live and numerous commercials and music videos.


Patrick Jeffrey

Mad Hatter

Patrick has appeared in more than 5 Collide productions including The Great Gatsby (Gatsby). He recently returned from performing on Carnival Cruise Lines, and other credits include Black Label Movement, The Ordway, and Zenon Dance Co.