DEVON CARAWAY (Nance) is delighted to be working with White Horse Theater. She is an actor and director based in NYC. Recent projects include: Steel Magnolias (Annelle, Cleveland Play House), Our Town (Emily, NewStage Theatre), Pericles (Bawd, Brown/Trinity Rep), Lungs (Woman, Brown/Trinity Rep), Stone Cold Dead Serious (Linda/Snake Lady, Brown/Trinity Rep) and As You Like It (Rosalind, NYU GRAD Summer Fest). She holds an MFA from the Brown University/Trinity Repertory Program for Acting and Directing. Previously she received a BFA from NYU Tisch. She is currently a member of the SDCF Directing Observership Class.
DEBRA LORD COOKE (The Mother) is thrilled to have this opportunity to work with director, Cyndy Marion and this amazing talented cast. Past NYC stage appearances include sketch performances: City of Actors and Tears of Laughter (Abington Main Stage). Other recent performances include The Sugar Bean Sisters, Thumbs, August: Osage County (Waterville Opera House), The Secret of Comedy, Punch and Judy and BecauseHeCan (ACAT), and Light Up the Sky, A Party to Murder and Three Viewings (Gaslight), and Whose Wives Are They Anyway? (Lakewood). Current film roles include, In The Moon’s Shadow, Analogue, The Union, The Congressman, Time and Charges, and ’79 Parts.
MARY GOGGIN (Mrs. Aid) SAG-AFTRA, AEA. Creating the character of Mrs Aid is an honor. Thrilled to be directed by Cyndy Marion once again. Favorite Theatre: Clothes For A Summer Hotel, A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot, PB&J, Born to Be Blue, winner, Samuel French. Favorite TV Roles: Broad City, Law and Order, Guiding Light, The Grind (Amazon) Favorite Film Roles: Little Children, The Trouble with Bliss, Gasoline, Bronx Paradise. My solo show Runaway Princess, a Hopeful tale of Heroin, Hooking and Happiness written and performed by yes, Mary Goggin, directed by Vanessa Bombardieri, premiered at Solocom @ the PIT November 19 with great success. Reel and info on upcoming projects at www.marygoggin.com
LINDA S. NELSON (Mrs. Josie Flattery) WHTC Productions: A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot and Small Craft Warnings. Other Credits: Bakersfield Mist (SuzAnne Barabas, Dir, NJRep); Dead People’s Things (Tonya Pinkins, Dir); Chaos Theories (by Alexander Dinelaris); The Fiascos (Off-Broadway); Hamlet (Nine Theatricals); Loves Labour’s Lost, Richard III, Henry IV, Part 1, Anna Christie (Boomerang); Thank Emily (Winner Best Actress, American Globe Festival); A Thousand Variations… (Nomination Outstanding Performance MITF, Oberon Theatre); Frankie and Johnny… (Shotgun). Film/Television: Orange is the New Black, Imaginary Heroes opposite Sigourney Weaver, Q&A opposite Nick Nolte. AEA, SAG-AFTRA, LSNActs@nyc.rr.com
ALEXANDER REED (Vaslav Njinsky) Theatrical: His Girl Friday, Mindflood, The Seagull, The Merchant of Venice, Midsummer Night’s Dream; TV Roles: A Crime to Remember, Shadow of Doubt, Grave Mysteries, Deadliest Decade. Favorite Film: Enigma, Swiped (By Billy Kay). Reel and more at www.alexander-reed.com
CYNDY A. MARION (Director) is the Producing Artistic Director of NYC’s 15 year-old White Horse Theater Company. WHTC directing credits include: The world premiere of her new play You Are Perfect, A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot, Eyes for Consuela, I Can’t Imagine Tomorrow, ‘night, Mother, Suddenly Last Summer, Clothes For a Summer Hotel, Small Craft Warnings, In The Bar of a Hotel, Buried Child, States of Shock, A Lie of the Mind, True West and the workshop productions of Half and Freezer Dreams. Other directing credits include: the world premieres of The Book of Lambert and Mina by Obie-winner Leslie Lee (La MaMa E.T.C.), PB&J (NYC International Fringe Festival), Twister with an Octopus and Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry (The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre), La Turista and Red Cross (Michael Chekhov Theatre Co), Fool for Love (Brooklyn College.), Last Train to Nibroc (American Theatre of Actors), 12 Angry Men and Fighting the Gorilla (Riant Theatre), and The Mandala (The White Heron Inc.). She has directed readings of new plays for WHTC, La MaMa E.T.C., New Dramatists, Theater for the New City, and PRTT. Cyndy holds an MFA in Directing from Brooklyn College where she was the 2001 recipient of the Joel Zwick Scholarship in directing. She is a member of The Players, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and the Dramatists Guild. Cyndy was named one of nytheatre.com's “People of the Year” for 2007.
DEBRA LEIGH SIEGEL (Resident Lighting Designer) Selected WHTC credits: A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot, You Are Perfect (NYC & Toronto), Eyes for Consuela, I Can’t Imagine Tomorrow, ‘night Mother, Suddenly Last Summer, Clothes for a Summer Hotel, Small Craft Warnings, In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel, Buried Child, The Late Henry Moss, States of Shock, A Lie of the Mind, & True West. Film: Stranger Perception, All In, Spice, Restitution, Buck’s Bed and Breakfast, The Gift of Fate, Acceptance, Searching for the Perfect Meatball.
DEREK NYE LOCKWOOD (Resident Costume Designer) is excited to be designing his 6th show for White Horse Theater! (Freezer Dreams, Night Mother, Eyes For Consuela, You Are Perfect, A Perfect Analysis Given By A Parrot). Other Design credits: Legally Blonde (Broadway China Tour), Metamorphosis (Educational Theater Of New York), Cenerentola (NYCO Bryant Park), Dietrich Rides Again (Medicine Show Theater), Reindeer Games (Hallmark Xmas Movie), Splitting Image (Lifetime Movie), Derek currently is the Wardrobe Supervisor for New York City Opera.
JOE GIANONO (Resident Composer/Arranger)Credits include: Metropolitan Opera, NYC Opera, New York Philharmonic, BBC, Juilliard Symphony Orchestras, among others, Paul Taylor Dance Company, NBA, NY Yankees, The British Rock Symphony, Radio City Music Hall, over 30 Broadway & regional musicals, Film & Television: Booty Call, Two Much, Chip 'n Dale's Rescue Rangers, Kite, Dora the Explorer. His music can be heard the E –Entertainment television network. Joe composes and produces music for his record company. His new cd, Cinematic Orchestral Music, was recently released and the Beryllium Piano Quartet recorded the cd, Beryllium Performs Chamber Music of Joe Gianono. His new ballet in 3 acts, Sayadio And The Magic Cup, is based on a Native American Indian legend. His music has been featured on EXPLORING MUSIC on WQXR is available on iTunes, Amazon, Cdbaby and all major digital distributors and can be heard on YouTube. Please visit: www.joegianono.com
ANDY EVAN COHEN (Resident Sound Designer) is excited to work again with WHTC, having contributed sound to A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot, You Are Perfect, Eyes for Consuela, 'Night Mother, and others. Recent credits include Dear Jane (Perry St. Productions Off-Broadway), Hamlet & Sense and Sensibility (Aquila Theatre), If Only (Cherry Lane Theater starring Melissa Gilbert), and music for the award-winning short film Show & Tell Tango. www.rolypolyproductions.com
VANESSA R. BOMBARDIERI (Associate Director) is the Managing Director of WHTC. She was the dramaturg on numerous WHTC shows including You Are Perfect, Eyes for Consuela, I Can’t Imagine Tomorrow, ‘night, Mother, Freezer Dreams, Suddenly Last Summer, and Clothes for a Summer Hotel. Other WHTC credits include the Lab production of her one-act play Everyone Dies in February, Director for the staged reading of The Witches Avenue (A Euology) by Greg Lemoine and Assistant Director on HALF, also by Greg Lemoine. Vanessa worked as Assistant Director on Cyndy A. Marion’s productions of MINA (a new play by Obie-winner Leslie Lee at LaMaMa, E.T.C.) and PB&J (NYC Fringe Festival). She also worked as an Associate Producer for Crossing Jamaica Avenue's production of Thousand Years Waiting at PS 122. Regional and Summer stock credits include: The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Dorset Theatre Festival and The New Repertory Theatre. Most recently, Vanessa directed Runaway Princess, Mary Goggin’s one-woman show presented at the PIT’s SOLOCOM. BA in Theatre Directing from Bard College.
KATHRYN E. CASHIN (Resident Dance Choreographer) is thrilled to once again work with the wonderful White Horse team! WHTC credits: (Eyes for Consuela, You Are Perfect, A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot). Other Choreographic credits: Otono Variations, Mainframe, Sing, Sing, Sing, Trio for Six, Rebonds B, etc. (The Tallahassee Ballet) with live accompaniment. Performance credits: Serenade (George Balanchine), Batucada (Maurice Béjart), Holberg Suite (Arthur Mitchell), The Tallahassee Ballet, Angelo Dance Project, etc. Education: Southern Methodist University - BFA (dance performance), BA (history).
MICHAEL G. CHIN (Resident Fight Choreographer) is a Fight Master with The Society of American Fight Directors, one of only seventeen people to hold that distinction. He is a member of SDC and has choreographed violence and fights on Broadway, Off Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, in Regional Theatres around the country, and numerous productions for White Horse. He has taught stage combat at The Juilliard School and for The United Stuntman Association in Seattle. Mr. Chin is currently on adjunct faculty at Brooklyn College-Graduate Division and Pace University both in NYC and at Muhlenberg College in Allentown PA. He also works as a professional actor and stuntman.
JULIE FOH (Resident Dialect Coach) is a PA-based voice coach. Previous WHTC coaching credits: A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot, You Are Perfect; Eyes for Consuela; ‘night, Mother; and Suddenly Last Summer. Other recent coaching credits: Shakespeare in Love (Shakespeare Theatre of NJ); Trans Scripts (A.R.T.); Good Men Wanted, Fingersmith (New York Stage & Film); An Ideal Husband, Eurydice (American Players Theatre); The Tallest Tree in the Forest (Tectonic Theater Project); Murder for Two, The Tutors, Modern Terrorism (Second Stage). Faculty: Penn State University.
BENJAMIN A. VIGIL (Production Stage Manager) is a NYC-based stage manager and actor. Select credits: Freedom Riders: The Civil Rights Musical (NYMF/Richard Allen Enterprises), How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (PPAS), You Are Perfect (Toronto Fringe Festival/White Horse Theater Co.), The Queen’s Dilemma (American Theatre of Actors), A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot (White Horse Theater Co.), Dream Ticket (Fringe NYC/Fortress Productions), The Beekeeper’s Daughter (Theater Three Collaborative), Keep (Wide Eyed Productions/Mastodon Theatre Co.), Sapien Sapien Sapien (Baby Crow Productions), Galapagos (Arboretum Productions). Thanks to Mom, Dad, Sam, Michael, and everyone who has helped, in any capacity, along the way! Benjamin can be seen on stage this coming spring at Howie in Rabbit Hole.
JEN WIENER (Resident ASM) is excited as always to be working with White Horse! She most recently ASM'd A Perfect Analysis Given By a Parrot, You Are Perfect and Eyes for Consuela. She is also currently with The Ophelia Theatre Group in Astoria and recently Stage Managed their productions of Some Night and Almost, Maine and ASM'd Your Alice, Mary's Little Monster and Floyd Collins. Thanks to all involved in this show and all in her life who continue to support her in her art.
BLACKS ON WALL STREET, INC. (Co-Producer) Blacks on Wall Street, Inc. (BWS) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to close the professional opportunity gap by providing underrepresented youth the resources to achieve promising careers. BWS seeks to position existing professional leaders alongside emerging leaders to engage, empower, mentor, recognize and reward diverse youth towards advancement opportunities. It was founded in 2014 to assist in the support—financially and otherwise—of organizations that promote the social welfare and health of the African American community of New York City and to advocate for the equitable distribution of the philanthropic dollars generated annually in New York City © Blacks on Wall Street, Inc. All rights reserved. blacksonwallstreet.org
JAMES MICHAEL HUGHES (Co-Producer) A Cavalier for Milady marks James’ fourth consecutive production with the White Horse Theater Company. James served as Associate Producer for You are Perfect (NYC and Toronto productions) and A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot. Other stage productions in which James produced include The Masque of St. George and the Dragon directed by Anna Strasberg, The Why and Stephen Karam’s Sons of the Prophet both at the Blank in LA and The Glass Menagerie at the Greenway Court Theatre (LA). James was an Associate Producer of the short Little Bird starring Imelda Stauton. He co-directed, wrote and produced the award-winning short, Every Night and Twice on Sundays. James is currently producing a documentary based on Geraldine Page. He is also developing a feature on Sarah Bernhardt as well as adapting Clive Barker's short story, Revelations for the stage. James serves as a Board Member of the White Horse Theater Company.
HELENE GALEK (Associate Casting) Helene is a freelance casting director and the indie market is her focus. She recently cast for the web series, Tech Bettys, the one act play, Maximalista, several short films and the full length feature, Chasing Bansky as well as the voice overs for the documentary, Growing Up Coy. She is also and actor and producer and is on the producing team of The Kids Menu starring Vincent Pastore. Many thanks to Cyndy Marion for this opportunity to work with the prestigious White Horse Theater!
SAM MORRIS PR (Press Rep) Sam Morris is thrilled to continue working with White Horse! A graduate of NYU, he started Sam Morris PR seven years ago; his other current clients include two Upper West Side restaurants Cibo e Vino and Marlow Bistro, Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico, leading arts education non-profit Inside Broadway, new fashion accessories brand Bello Belts and the scenic 120-acre Hudson Valley property Hemlock Hill Farm.