IAN FERMY is making his WBTT debut in Dearly Departed. Area audiences may have seen him this season as Stokely Carmichael in the Asolo Repertory Theatre’s The Great Society. He is a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina’s School of the Arts, where he had the opportunity to perform in a wide variety of plays. Not only does he bring his acting skills to WBTT, but he is also fluent in French and Haitian Creole, and skilled at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.