Acting Ensemble

 

MEGAN BONES  After graduating from Saint Olaf College with a BA in Theatre and Political Science, she and fellow graduates began Gremlin Theatre in Minneapolis. She left the Mini-Apple for the Big-Apple and was cast in the first national tour of The Music Man (Ethel), and the national tour of Crazy For You. For the past eight years she’s been a core member of Dzieci, which seeks to balance performance with works of service. Dzieci’s Fool’s Mass and Makbet were presented throughout the country including at La MaMa, Saint John The Divine, and the Fury Factory in San Francisco. She has worked before with Voice Theatre in several shows, including Two Gentleman of Verona (Julia) and Birds on a Wire (Louise Cobb), and Our Country’s Good (Liz Morden/William Faddy) and is grateful to be a part of this talented company again.

JOSEPH BONGIORNO Joe has been acting in and around the Hudson Valley area for over ten years–as Ray Dooley in The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Leon Trotsky in All In the Timing, Stevie in Good People and most recently as Stephen Hawking and Jesus with Voice Theatre in End Days.

LACHLAN BROOKS  A native New Yorker, Lachlan has been working with Voice Theatre since 2011, most notably appearing in Our Country’s Good (Mary Brenham/ George Johnston) and Lovers: Winners (Maggie). She studied Shakespeare with New Genesis Productions, appearing in over a dozen productions. Theatre credits include Uncle Vanya (Playwrights Horizons Theatre School 2015), The Cavern (PHTS 2015) The Typographer’s Dream (PHTS 2014), Something’s Not Right (PHTS 2014), Taming of the Shrew (New Genesis Productions 2013), Macbeth (NGP 2012), Hamlet & Comedy of Errors (NGP 2011), and Romeo and Juliet (NGP 2010). She recently appeared in a music video for The Llewelyn Mix, and is currently studying drama at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.

JESSICA CRANDALL  Jessica was nominated for an Innovative Theatre Award for her portrayal of Kassandra in Agamemnon at La MaMa. NY theater includes Mama’s Boy (Marina Oswald), the Drama League; The Burial at Thebes (Antigone), La MaMa; Hay Fever, and Birds on a Wire for Voice Theatre; The Ring, Hamm & Clov Stage Co., directed by Ted Mann; Concrete Temple Theatre; HERE; and readings at the Public Theater, the Rattlestick, New Dramatists, etc. Regional credits include Romeo and Juliet (Juliet) and A Christmas Carol (Christmas Past) at Trinity Repertory Company, RI; Measure for Measure (Isabella), Julius Caesar (Portia), Blood Wedding (Bride) and others for the Warehouse Theatre, SC; Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel for the Palace Theatre, NH; and the one-woman play Shanty at Perishable Theatre, RI. Jessica has sung with the New York Choral Society at Carnegie Hall and Avery Fisher Hall. She is currently at work on an original song cycle with composer and Guggenheim Fellow Carman Moore. MFA in acting: Brown/Trinity.

AMY CROSSMAN Amy is an actor and improviser based out of New York City. Her credits include Much Ado About Nothing with the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, As You Like It with the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, and various readings at New York Theatre Workshop and Ensemble Studio Theatre. Training: Drew University, NJ, Upright Citizens Brigade, and ESP.

DEVIN DOYLE  Devin has appeared in several productions since graduating SUNY Purchase Conservatory. Highlights include: With A Shrug (Fringe Theater Festival), Rough Approximations (Incubator Arts Project), Candide (Berkshire Theater Festival), Best Boss Ever (Abingdon Theater) and Edward II (Teatro LATEA). Film & TV: My Pain Is Worse Than Your Pain (dir. Adam Hall, Woodstock Film Festival), The Perfect Murder (Discovery ID), I Killed My BFF (Biography Channel) and Collectors (dir. Charles Kopelson). For Voice Theatre Devin has performed in Our Country’s Good and most recently in End Days.

JORDAN FELTNER  Favorite rolls include, butter croissant, anything with Thanksgiv-… oh uhm… Lysander and Berowne with Shakespeare in the Parking Lot. Hamlet, Mercutio, Oedipus and Edgar Allen Poe at Castle Shakespeare. Rake in Balm in Gilead at T. Schreiber (2010 NYITA Play of the Year), and many new works with The Drilling Company such as Bong Hits 4 Jesus (Eric Henry Sanders), S.N.A.F.U & A Bit of a Music Aficionado by Bryan Dykstra. Actor training at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and T. Schrieber Studio.

STEPHEN M. JONES  Stephen M. Jones has appeared at the Woodstock Fringe Festival in Backwards and The Cardiff Giant, with Performing Arts of Woodstock in The Water Engine, Yankee Tavern, and Clybourne Park, with Passing the Torch in Sam Cooke and When the Chickens Come Home to Roost, with Catskill Actors Theatre in Amelia and Scrooge in the Catskill, with Star Mountain Productions in Tooth of Crime and Buried Child, with STS Theatre Group in Dracula, with Rhinebeck Performing Arts Center in Henry VIII. With Voice Theatre he performed in Our Country’s Good.

JOHN GAZZALE  With Voice Theatre John has performed in Our Country’s Good (Robert Sideway/Davey Collins) and Birds on a Wire (Shimon). Gallery Players: Company (Peter); Voice Theatre: Hay Fever (Simon); Barefoot Theatre Company: Raft of the Medusa (Donald); A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley (Scrooge); Dog Day Afternoon (Leon); Balm in Gilead (Frannie); FringeNYC 09 Encore: Terranova (Hearst); Lobo Theatre: Spring Storm (Arthur – New York Premiere); Member of Barefoot Theatre Company and Voice Theatre. M.F.A. Actors Studio/New School.

IRENE GLEZOS  New York and regional theatre credits include: Anna in Shauna Kanter’s Legacy, Joyce/Isabella Bird (Top Girls), Fairouz in Naomi Wallace’s In the Heart of America (directed by Tony Kushner), Collette in Four Dogs and a Bone, Shirley in Criminal Genius, Sally in A Lie of the Mind (with Suzanne Shepherd), Serafina in The Rose Tattoo, Anna in Ron Elisha’s Two (with Mark Hammer) Bo in Criminal Hearts, Elaine in Jeannie Zusy’s Kicking Inside, Antigone in Antigone (directed by Suzanne Shepherd), Darlene in DT King’s Big Cactus (directed by Victoria Pero), and Nana in her own play The Crossing. Independent films include: Deadly Obsessions, One of a Kind and Skeleton Woman. She can also be seen in Woody Allen’s Celebrity and has appeared on television series including Sex and the City, Third Watch, Law and Order and Wright’s Verdicts.

JESSIE WRAY GOODMAN  New York: Locked (Metropolitan Playhouse), Can Cause Death (Voice Theatre), New York Readings/Workshops: Shmendricked (Voice Theatre), Strawberry Fields (CloseUp-NYC), Regional: Our Country’s Good (Voice Theatre), The Importance of Being Earnest, The Tempest, Measure for Measure, Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, a Midsummer Night’s Dream, Titus Andronicus, Richard II (Cincinnati Shakespeare Company), Dinner Theatre of the Absurd (Pittsburgh New Works Festival), Rabbit Hole (Winchester Little Theatre), Film/Webseries: Shepard (Grimm Sleeper Productions), Corpsing (72nd St. Films). BFA from Shenandoah Conservatory.

MARIO HAYNES  Mario is from Ellaville, GA. He graduated in May 2010 from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Theatre, where he acted in numerous student and University Mainstage productions. After graduation, Mario took classes at the famed Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre and acted in Life Theatre’s production of Fences as Corey. Mario also took improv classes at JACKpie at Relapse Theatre and performed in sketches and improv shows, while performing with his improv team “Improv Athens” regularly also. Mario is currently loving New York and was in the One-Year Acting program at the New York Film Academy. Mario likes sushi, singing, playing guitar, the Simpsons and movie/theatre trivia.

ROBERT LANGDON LLOYD  First joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1963 and was a founding member of Peter Brook’s company in Paris (C.I.C.T). Theatre in USA: Marat/Sade dir Peter Brook (Broadway). Vienna Lusthaus dir Martha Clarke (Public Theater, NYC). A Midsummer Night’s Dream dir Peter Brook (Ahmanson Los Angeles, Eisenhower Washington, Geary, San Francisco). Zastrozzi dir Andrei Serban (Public Theatre, NYC). Conference of the Birds dir Peter Brook (La Mama). Ghost on Fire dir Les Waters (Goodman, Chicago). Beckett’s All Strange Away (Beckett Theatre, NYC). May I….? (La Mama, NYC), Aribert Reiman’s Lear dir Jean-Piere Ponnelle (San Francisco Opera). Up Centre Between dir Shauna Kanter (Ko Festival, Mass). Carmen dir Peter Brook (Vivianne Beaumont). Mahabharata dir Peter Brook (BAM) and world tour. Candida dir Lisa Peterson (McCarter). Guantanamo dir Nicolas Kent (Culture Project). St Joan dir Gregory Thompson (Bard Summerscape). A Christmas Carol dir Joel Ferrell (Dallas Theater Center). The Tempest dir Gregory Thompson (Tour) Uncle Vanya dir Erica Schmidt (Bard Summerscape). Othello dir Arin Arbus (Theatre for a New Audience), Measure for Measure dir Arin Arbus (Theatre for a New Audience). British Television: A Landing on the Sun, The Fragile Heart, Casualty, Heartbeat, Eastenders, A Wing and a Prayer, Moseley, Scarlet Pimpernel, Innocents, Close and True, The Dinosaur Hunters. International Television: Mr Ma and Son (Beijing), Extreme (Berlin). USA Television Law and Order and Law and Order Criminal Intent (NYC) Film: Marat/Sade, Tell Me Lies, King Lear, Galileo, The Committee, Mahabharata.

JON LEE  A landscape designer, and musician/singer song writer, Jon began acting only 4 years ago. He has played “The Drunk” in Amiri Baraka’s play Dutchman, a site specific production in a subway car at the Kingston Trolley Museum Kingston, NY, and Rocco D’Amato the brother of the legendary boxing trainer Cus D’Amato. For Voice Theatre Jon has performed in Our Country’s Good (Jemmy Campbell, John Arscott, Meg Long).

SEàN MARRINAN  Stage: End Days and Our Country’s Good (Voice Theatre), A Number (Clockwork), The Reunion (Pulse), Sedition (Playwrights Theater of NJ), Accomplice, Stones in his Pockets, Erma Vep, Noises Off, Compleat Wrks…(Shadowland Theatre), The Illusion (Hudson/Stageworks). National tour Duffy and the Devil (Shoestring Players), Jungle Book, Frog Prince, Brave Little Tailor (MMSC BAM, Kennedy Center) Film/TV: Rhymes with Bananas (BCDF), Henry and Anthony (Vassar Films, Cannes Select), Ciggies (Vassar Films), 30 Rock (Seasons 3-7). Mr. Marrinan has worked as a teaching artist in New Paltz, Kingston, and in districts across the country. His lives with his family in Rosendale and is a proud member of AEA SAG/AFTRA.

RON MOREHEAD  Throughout his career Ron has performed with some of Broadway’s most esteemed composers including Marvin Hamlisch, David Shire, Jason Robert Brown & Stephen Schwartz and at venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall and the White House. He played James Vane in Dorian Gray Off-Broadway, was featured in Dena Hammerstein’s Only Make Believe benefit concert and performed with Tommy Page in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat. Most recently, Ron played Detective Patterson on Investigation Discovery’s Emmy winning drama A Crime to Remember. He can also be heard on the original cast recordings of Sadie Thompson with Melissa Errico and Ron Raines. He has served as Theatre Chairman on the Board of Directors for the Arts Society of Kingston and is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Crown Productions, a non-profit production company that produces musical and theatrical events to raise money for worthy causes. For Voice Theatre Ron has performed in Our Country’s Good and Season’s Greetings.

DEAN NOLAN  For VOICETheatre Birds on a Wire. Co-starred on Broadway and Off- in the original casts of the smash hit musical Mamma Mia! (as Harry Bright), as Terence in the Pulitzer Prize–nominated Omnium Gatherum by Theresa Rebeck and Alexandra Gersten Vasillaros, and as Jeffrey in Tabletop (Drama Desk Award) by Rob Ackerman. Regional credits include Dallas Theater Center, Yale Rep, The Wilma, Geva, New Stage, among others. Television: Mercy, Law & Order, Crossing Jordan, Law & Order: SVU, Criminal Intent. Film: Break, Paparazzi, Kiss the Bride and the Oscar-nominated short Seraglio. As director: productions of Birds on a Wire (U.S. and international premieres), God of Carnage, Twelfth Night, Hello, Dolly!, The Roads to Home, Texas Flyer. As writer: co-book writer for Texas Flyer (with Larry Gatlin); editor of The Film Encyclopedia, published by HarperCollins since 1994. BA: Hardin-Simmons University. MFA: Yale School of Drama (Constance Welch scholar).

BRETT OWEN  Brett studied acting with Gregory Abels in New York City and Roger Hendricks Simon in Poughkeepsie, among others. He studied voice with Shauna Kanter and the Vocal Awareness Method with Arthur Samuel Joseph, as well as vocal performance with Meredith Monk and Bob Een. Notable performances include John Merrick in The Elephant Man, Williamson in Glengarry Glen Ross, Lucky in Waiting for Godot, George in Of Mice and Men, Captain Mike in Wonder of the World, Orlando in As You Like It and Captain Queeg in The Caine Mutiny Court Martial. With Voice Theatre Brett has performed in Our Country’s Good as Ralph Clark.

AUDREY RAPOPORT  Theatre credits include her critically-acclaimed one-woman show I AM RAPOPORT; Down South (Rattlestick Theater); They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?; A Charlie Brown Commercial Christmas; Cold Feet; Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret; and Jim Farmer’s The Supper Club of Lost Causes at Theatre for the New City. Audrey has been privileged to work with such phenomenal directors as Rick Sparks, Cynthia Szigeti, and Wendy McClellan. She’s thrilled to add Shauna Kanter to that impressive list. Audrey has performed with The Groundlings, Acme Comedy Theatre, and at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival. She has performed her own material in numerous shows, including 7 Sins; Va Va Voom!; Funny Stories with James Judd; Pinata; Heroine Addicts; and Girls’ Club. Film and TV: Henry and Anthony; Thirteen Days; Late Last Night; The Accidental Tourist; I Love You To Death; Break A Leg; As The World Turns; Significant Others; According To Jim; Grounded For Life; Prime Time Comedy; Cheers; Bob; Days Of Our Lives; Kwik Witz. Audrey is the recipient of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Natalie Schaefer Award; and several DRAMA-LOGUE and LA WEEKLY Drama Awards. As a writer, she has contributed to numerous projects including HISTERIA! for Warner Bros. Animation. She currently teaches acting and comedy improvisation at School of Visual Arts in NYC.

JORIS STUYCK  Joris has worked since the 1980s as an actor in the U.S., England, and continental Europe. He recently played the world’s most famous detective in Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, co-produced by Actors’ Theatre of Louisville, St. Louis Rep, and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Stage roles in NYC include Jack Straw in Guantanamo: Honor-Bound to Defend Freedom at the Culture Project, Erhardt Schlaminger in The Bilbao Effect at AIA, and various Shakespearean roles for NY Classical Theatre (performing al fresco in Central Park). Regional roles include Montano in Othello at D.C. Shakespeare and the title role in Dracula in Allentown, PA. English credits include The Normal Heart at the Royal Court in London and lead and supporting roles in the British series We’ll Meet Again, the BBC miniseries Tender Is the Night, and the ITV miniseries A Woman of Substance. Hollywood credits include guest roles in Quantum Leap, Dynasty, and Hunter, and supporting roles in the miniseries Onassis and Sinatra.

DENISE SUMMERFORD Denise has appeared on Broadway in the casts of Taboo (cast recording), Grease, Rocky Horror Show Live! and Saturday Night Fever. She has toured with the National Companies of The Who’s Tommy, Grease, Chess and Leader of the Pack. Denise won a Drama Desk Award for her work in the hit Off Broadway a cappella musical In Transit where she created the role of Jane and was in the original cast of the musical Shout! which premiered Off-Broadway at the Julia Miles Theatre (cast recording). Denise can be heard on many voiceovers and jingles and just finished shooting the indie film Annie’s World. Denise is a company member of Half Moon Theatre in Poughkeepsie and was most recently seen in their production of the one woman show I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti. Denise is also the school director of Half Moon Theatre School of the Arts.

MARTIN TREAT  Most recently Nora’s Bloke at the Blue Heron Theatre, and The Lower Depths with Resonance Ensemble, Soho. Mr. Treat has played at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, Classic Stage Company (CSC), LaMama, Theatre for the New City, INTAR, and with WPA in New York City. Lots of Stock, Movies and TV, with appearances in Lady Mobster, Out of Time, Saturday Night Live, The Unusuals, etc. Martin tours his one-person play Ernie Pyle’s War all over the United States. Favorite roles include Hamm; Aaron Burr; the Soviet prisoner of conscience, Alex Gallicin (ZEKS); Pinter’s Stanley; Macduff; Cyrano, Vladimir. A member of Vietnam Vets Against the War, Mr. Treat served with the Air Cavalry, is a community activist in Hell’s Kitchen, NY, where he lives and has taught Theatre Arts in universities, colleges and high schools.

CHRISTA S. TRINLER  Christa Trinler is an ensemble member of VOICETheatre and has performed in their productions of Our Country’s Good (Duckling Smith, Tench Watkins), Season’s Greetings (Belinda), Hay Fever (Myra), Lovers (Woman), and in VOICETheatre’s Spring Reading Series in: The Life and Times of Tulsa Lovechild, Lovers, & Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. She was the associate producer of Voice Theatre’s production of Birds on a Wire and the company manager for Our Country’s Good at Byrdcliffe Theater. She holds a degree in theater from Indiana University and worked professionally in Chicago before relocating to New York. Favorite Chicago credits include Diner Tales (Jeff Award Nominated), Twelfth Night, Lady House Blues, The WAL*MART-ians, The Bald Soprano (Jeff Award Nominated), The 8: Reindeer Monologues, Three Ways Home (co-producer) Erik Ehn’s The Saint Plays (directed by Paul Budraitis of the Lithuanian Academy of Music & Theatre). Christa is also a freelance producer, producing corporate videos, meetings, and events around the country. She is a 2011 Telly Award recipient.