Alexis McGuinness (Nannette) – As an actress, highlights include Sara Farrington’s Leisure at HERE Arts Center, Waxing West at La MaMa, Bucharest and Sibiu, Romania and Stockholm, Sweden, The Lacy Project at the Ohio Theatre, Almost, Maine (Geva Theatre, Syracuse Stage), Safe in Hell (Yale Repertory Theatre), and a pilot produced by the artists behind the web series http://www.thedigressions.com. She is currently part of the faculty of the Theatre, Dance, and Film Studies Department at Horace Mann. M.F.A. Yale School of Drama.
Aubrey Saverino (Juliette) – Has performed in classical, contemporary and world premiere productions Off-Broadway and around the country including King Lear, Twelfth Night (The Old Globe), In the Next Room, In the Wake (San Diego Repertory Theatre), Pride & Prejudice (Capital Repertory Theatre, Chester Theatre). Also plays, readings and workshops with Vineyard Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Epic Theatre Ensemble, Furious Theatre Company and more. She is a producer/co-creator of the award-winning series “The Digressions” (www.thedigressions.com). MFA: The Old Globe/USD. www.aubreysaverino.com
Vivia Font (Roxette) – Just performed Theresa Rebeck’s Bad Dates at the Cincinnati Playhouse. NYC: underneathmybed at the Rattlestick and others. Regional theaters include: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The Old Globe, San Diego Repertory. Plays include: Richard III, As You Like It, The Tenth Muse (Tanya Saracho), The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window, Mariela in the Desert (Karen Zacarias). Film and television: One Life to Live and Sarbanes Oxley. Go sisters!! viviafont.com
Rachael Jenison (Paulette) – Acting highlights include With Love From… (Origin Theater), Kallie (American Renaissance Theater), Opus (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis), From Up Here (Forward Theatre), Magnolia (The Goodman), and The Digressions. She recently co-produced The QVC: A Backstage Pass at Dixon Place, and her play Mexico was workshopped in 2014 as part of ESPA Drills at Primary Stages. She holds a BFA from the Guthrie Theater and an MFA from The Old Globe.
Danielle O’Farrell (Babette) – New York: world premiere of In Flight (Turn to Flesh) and NYC premiere of The Religion Thing (Project Y). Regional: The Old Globe (two summers in the Shakespeare Repertory company, Clara in Nicholas Martin’s Pygmalion), Chicago Shakespeare. Chicago: Remy-Bumppo, Livewire, the side project, many others. BFA: CCPA/Roosevelt, MFA: Old Globe/USD. Danielle does commercial voiceover (Arcieri & Associates) and also reads saucy British audiobooks for profit and for fun (more at danielleofarrell.com) Love/thanks to NE/UK/IL/SD/the NYC tribe (and all her sisters.)
Stephanie Roetzel (Collette) – An actor and comedian who is very excited to be making her NYC theatre debut, she received her MFA from Old Globe/USD and has studied improv/writing at The PIT, Groundlings, and UCB. Regional: Dorine in Tartuffe, Mariana in Measure for Measure (Old Globe), Our Town, Best Weekend Ever (Williamstown Theatre Festival), My Fair Lady (Victory Theatre). She also performs stand-up all over the city on any given night. She’s so grateful you are reading this and thinks you are very pretty. www.stephanieroetzel.com
& the outsiders:
Deb Radloff (Lee) – Recently co-produced her one-woman show: Mother Knows Best ( Best Emerging solo artist 2013 at United Solo) at Access Theater ( presented by NLTP and AT). NYC credits include: The New Peggy (New Musical by Drew Larimore & J. Oconer Navarro @ the Daryl Roth Underground) The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Classic Stage Company), Dance Dance Revolution (Les Freres Corbusier), Within the Law (Metropolitan Playhouse) REGIONAL: The Yiddish Are Coming: The Chosen Musical (world premiere, Denver Civic Theatre), A Christmas Carol (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park). Richard III, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, Death of a Salesman (The Old Globe). M.F.A The Old Globe/USD. 2013 Rosemarie Tichler Grant recipient. Represented by the wonderful team at Professional Artists.
Scott T. Barsotti (Playwright) – has an emphasis on works inspired by the Horror genre—heis a company member of WildClaw Theatre in Chicago. Scott’s plays, including The Revenants, Brewed, Kill Me, Entry (or, you think you know me), and Jet Black Chevrolet, have been produced and/or developed by the Goodman Theatre, WildClaw, Curious Theatre Branch, The Route 66 Theatre Company, Chicago Dramatists, Lifeline Theatre, Steep Theatre, Happy Medium Theatre Company, and The Visceral Company to name a few. This is his second appearance at FringeNYC (2006: The Revenants). http://scottbarsotti.wordpress.com
Jessi D. Hill (Director) – A theatre director based in New York City, she has directed new work at New York Theatre Workshop, The Public Theater/Joe’s Pub, The Playwrights’ Center, Primary Stages, Labyrinth, The Women’s Project, 59E59, The New Group, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Culture Project, The Acting Company, The Barrow Group, PS122, Baruch Performing Arts Center, New Dramatists, The Lark, The Playwrights Realm, New Georges, Naked Angels, The Wild Project, and others. Upcoming: A Girl Live Alone by Jessica Moss at Juilliard and Lost Voices at HERE Arts Center. MFA: Yale. Member SDC. Current projects: www.jessidhill.com
Deirdre Works (Production Stage Manager) – Recent credits include STET (Abingdon Theatre Company, PSM), New Work Series (Emerging Artists Theatre, PSM), A Room of My Own (Abingdon Theatre Company, PSM), Possum Creek (Fringe NYC, Andrea Alton & Irwin Kroot Producing, PSM), The Queen Bees (Queens Theatre, PSM), The Cottage (Queens Theatre, PSM), Selma ’65 (La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, PSM), MEND (Epic Theatre Ensemble, PSM), Urban Momfare (Fringe NYC & Emerging Artists Theatre, PSM) Too Much Sun (Vineyard Theatre, PA).
Daniel Loveridge (Lighting Design) – Upcoming: The Clockwork Boy (Thespis Festival), BURN (United Solo). New York: Lifetime Supply (IRT/NeonCavier), To Hell in a Hand Basket (HorseTrade/DownToClown), NOMA (Dream Up Festival / Circus Solaris). Additional Credits: In the Heart of America, The Most Massive Woman Wins, Phoebe in Winter (Fordham University). Recent graduate of Fordham University who specializes in Lighting Design for Theatre, Dance, and Aerial. Honored to be working with such a great group of artists.
Miles Polaski (Sound Design) – A NYC based designer and composer, he has worked with The Flea Theatre (2016 Drama Desk Nominee for outstanding sound design of Thomas Bradshaw’s FULFILLMENT directed by Ethan McSweeny), Playwrights Realm, Ma-Yi Theatre, The Pace Gallery, MBL Productions and others. Before moving to NYC Miles was the resident sound and video designer at The Barter Theatre, in Abingdon, VA for 5 seasons where designed over 65 musicals and plays. Miles was previously based in Chicago and worked closely with many great theatre companies including Collaboraction, 2nd Story, The Goodman, Steppenwolf, Chicago Dramatists, The Gift, Steep, About Face, and many, many others. In 2010 Miles received a Joseph Jefferson Award for his sound design of Martyna Majok’s A MOUSE IN A JAR directed by William Davis.
Grace Trimble (Costume Design) – A New York based costume designer and technician, she graduated with her MFA in Costume Design from the University of Central Florida in 2011. Most recently she was a Design Assistant for the New York Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall and last year served as a Visiting Professor of Costume Design at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa where in addition to teaching she designed Metamorphosis.
Claire Warden (Fight Director) – A choreographer and teacher of stage violence, she is a founding member and master teacher of Shakespeare and fight with The Shakespeare Forum and recently joined the faculty of Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, MA as a Fight and Text teacher, where she has been training for the past 3 years. She is also an actress in theatre, TV and film across the country. www.clairewarden.com