Colette Labate, President
Colette has studied history, management, marketing, writing, music, and dance, and has worked in management, publishing, and communications. She attended Red Herring murder mysteries on a regular basis with her husband until she unintentionally attended a show in period costume and was mistaken for a visiting actress. She has been performing with Red Herring ever since.
Mike Stevens, Chief Financial Officer
“The villain is the best part." Mike is married with four children. He majored in English at Michigan State University, where he also attended a few acting classes. His other major acting experience was playing “the Stage Manager” in high school. Mike has designed and developed computer information systems and leads historical and sightseeing tours.
Ken Oyer, Chief Operating Officer
Ken Oyer has been a Red Herring member since 2008, the same year he retired from the Army. Prior to having an active role with Red Herring Productions, Ken lent his hand for a short time as an actor for a local haunted house and has emceed multiple stages at the What If… Festival produced by Imagination Celebration. In September 2014, Ken was asked to step out of his comfort zone as a jokester in order to portray Colonel John Chivington of Sand Creek Massacre infamy to pleased audiences.
Star Edgington, Costume Consultant
Star studied music and theater. She has performed in Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota, Kansas, and Utah in theater, television, and films. Star taught children's theater. She is married with one son. Along with the acting, props, and costuming, she likes to bake goodies for the casts.
MEET OUR performers
Don Moon
A Colorado native, Don is a father and husband, a decorated veteran of Viet Nam, a Senior Electric Engineer, and a well-seasoned actor. He has a bachelors degree in history and uses that degree to entertain as President Theodore Roosevelt. In his position with Red Herring he has entertained more than 7,000 people each year and has coordinated events in five states providing entertainment for a broad variety of convention, corporate meetings, fundraisers, and private shows.
Camille Lavon Henry
Camille Lavon Henry grew up as an Army brat in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. She attended both Wichita and Emporia State University where she received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Theater Performance. After receiving her bachelors, she toured with Hampstead Stage from New Hampshire to California performing literary classics such as Hamlet, A Christmas Carol, and Oliver Twist. Camille's most memorable roles include Snoopy from You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Bianca from Desdemona, and Cassandra from Trojan Women. Camille wants to thank her loving husband Philip Henry and the Air Force for bringing her to Colorado Springs. She is excited to find herself performing with her first murder mystery dinner theater company, and wants to thank her cast for all of their continual support.
Doris McCraw
Doris has had extensive experience in Colorado Springs theater. In addition to acting and casting for Red Herring, she works as an historic storyteller, specializing in early Colorado and Colorado Springs stories and characters, and has coached students in acting and presentation.
Liz Duckworth
Liz Duckworth has been "acting up" with Red Herring for more than 10 years. Besides performing in murder mysteries for Red Herring throughout the region, she enjoys portraying historical characters such as Poker Alice and Polly Pry. She is a published writer and enjoys historical research in her spare time
MJ Coon
MJ is in the financial services industry but loves to entertain people and make them smile. She has filled that passion in Colorado Springs by working with Red Herring Productions over the past several years. MJ moved to Colorado Springs in 1998 from Orlando, Florida. While in Orlando, she pursued the hobby of acting and was cast in small roles in films, print, and in commercials.
Kevin "The Golden Falcon" Gillmore
Kevin moved to Colorado Springs from his hometown of Austin, Texas in May of 2017 and joined Red Herring Productions immediately thereafter. He has been writing, acting, composing/performing music, and otherwise creating since early childhood. Kevin entered the field of social services in his early 20s, eventually going on to obtain a Master of Social Work degree and associated licensure. He once landed a commercial airliner safely on his own after the entire flight crew took ill due to tainted fish served during the inflight meal. And Leslie Nielsen was there. Kevin is a Taurus. He writes his own bios.
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