Wayne Dexter Hudson II
Actor 1 (Clarence) –
Wayne Hudson II is happy to reprise the role of Clarence for the 2021 production of It's A Wonderful Life! He's happy to be back home after graduating from Millard North High School in May this year; currently he's studying at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for a BFA in Theatre Performance. After school he plans to move to Chicago to begin his career as a working professional theater maker. Wayne is no stranger to the Rose stage, having previously appeared as Oscar Delancey in "Newsies", Ralph Herdman in "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever", Pig in "Shrek the Musical", and George in "Sherlock Holmes and the First Baker Street Irregular". A proud Rose kid, Wayne performed in Rose Brigade in 2017, has taken many summer camps and classes. He is also an alumni of the Nebraska High School Theater Academy, having won "Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Supporting Role" in 2019 and selected as a finalist for "Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Lead Role" in both 2020 and 2021.