Actor/Director Biographies

Shelby Bauer

Shelby is from Omaha, NE.  She graduated from Doane University in May of 2019 where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre.  Along with her studies in acting, voice and movement, she was able to expand her skills to other areas such as costume design, set construction, props and painting scenery.  Shelby is excited to expand her craft and passion with Dakota Players.

Austin Vetter

Austin is excited to be working the Black Hills Playhouse as a member of Dakota Players this time around.  He has worked at the Playhouse campus the last two summers.  Austin graduated with a B.F.A in Musical Theatre from the University of South Dakota in 2018.  he has worked with numerous theatre in Aberdeen and also played Peter Quince in South Dakota Shakespeare Festival’s A Midsummer Nights Dream this past summer.  You can find more at

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