Ray Gonzalez (Jerry) is a founding member of New Century Theatre Company and a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts (‘97). Most recently he portrayed Claudio in Strawberry Theatre Workshop’s production of Lidia. Other local credits include Mark in Fire Season, King Claudius in Hamlet, Ian Smithton in The Other Place, Kim in Festen, Raul in Back Back Back, Brad Youngquist in Orange Flower Water, Sir Tobey Belch in Twelfth Night and Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew, among others. He has worked locally at NCTC, Intiman, ACT, Seattle Shakespeare Company, Wooden-O, Book-It!, Seattle Repertory, Seattle Public Theatre, and Bridges International. Ray is the proud father of two wonderful daughters, Shelby who is a fashion designer in New York and Rubyrose who is a junior at the University of Florida.