CLAUDE OFFENBACHER (Welch) was seen as Arvide Abernathy in last summer’s Shedd production of Guys And Dolls. He has performed in plays and musicals since age ten. Claude originated the role of Senator Wayne Morse in Charles Deemer’s An American Gadfly (presented in several Oregon venues), and has directed or been featured in a dozen Very Little Theatre plays. He’s also performed at the Cottage Theatre. A retired school administrator and KLCC reporter and news host, Claude has been married 50 years to the love of his life, Hanna. Together they’ve been blessed with sons Andrew and Matthew, and grandson Misha.