Richard Fiske (Henry) studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse under Sanford Meisner and Robert X. Modica. Professionally Fiske’s film and TV credits include the award winning film Ink and Steel, John Turturro’s Mac, Shrinks, Bill’s Seat, Criminal Intent, numerous independent films and many plays on the New York stage.Fiske has also worked as a federal criminal defense attorney in New York City for Super Lawyer Lawrence F. Ruggiero. Fiske has worked on numerous high profile cases that involve mafia figures, drug kingpins, terrorists and Wall Street types.
Roberto Adolpho (Amado) With a part time theater career spanning over 10 years, Roberto holds 5 industry nominations; Best Male Newcomer in the trilogy EXPEDIENTE HOMOSEXUAL (ACE AWARDS 2005), Best Actor in a Drama for the role of El Diablo in LAS MANOS DE DIOS (ACE AWARDS 2008), Best Monologue & Wardrobe for the monologue THE MESSENGER, (ATI AWARDS 2012), Also in 2012, Best Actor for the role of Martirio in THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA in Theatre Festival by the Comisionado de Cultura Dominicano. U.S.A. He´s thrilled to work with Cyndy Marion for the third time. www.robertoadolpho.com.
Pietro Gonzalez (Viejo) was born in Chile. He is not only an actor but also a teaching artist. Pietro has worked in theatres not only in New York City but also in Chicago, and California. He has appeared in television series like Law and Order-SVU, Law and Order, The Sopranos, One Hundred Center Street and in several films including The Interpreter directed by Sidney Pollack. He is a co-founder member of LaMicro Theater (www.lamicrotheater.org). He is glad to be part of Eyes For Consuela and to work on a Sam Shepard play.
Marieta Carrero (Consuela) Born in Puerto Rico and raised in Mexico, Marieta recently graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Theatre, where she studied Musical Theater at the New Studio on Broadway. Favorite credits include Greta in Springtime (Williamstown Theater Festival), Sofia Lewis in Quick, Change (13th St. Rep), and Madame Préférée in The Gamester (NYU). Marieta is so excited to make her New York debut. She would like to express her gratitude to the faculty at New Studio, her friends, and most especially to her entire family, for their endless love, enthusiasm, and support. Para Papá.
Cyndy A. Marion (Director/Producing Artistic Director WHTC) A native New Yorker, Cyndy was named one of nytheatre.com's “People of the Year” for 2007. Called a “Budding young Shepard interpreter,” by USA TODAY she has directed numerous Sam Shepard plays including THE LATE HENRY MOSS, BURIED CHILD, STATES OF SHOCK, A LIE OF THE MIND, and TRUE WEST (WHTC), LA TURISTA and RED CROSS (Michael Chekhov Theatre Co.) and FOOL FOR LOVE (Brooklyn College). Directing credits for WHTC also include: 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, 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), 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 and The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. She is currently writing/developing her first full-length play, YOU ARE PERFECT about Manson family member Susan Atkins which will premiere in a WHTC production at The Workshop Theater in 2016.
Andis Gjoni (Set Designer) is one of the most acclaimed Albanian artists, known for his work in theater and his creations in the visual arts. His latest successes include the directing and sets of the opera La Serva Padrona for the New Jersey State Opera, Porgy & Bess, (co-directing, costumes and sets) West Side Story and Kiss me Kate (sets and costumes) at the National Opera Theater of Albania. Design credits include Mina (La MaMa Theater) Uncle Vanya (Sonet Repertory), Half (White Horse Theater) PB&J (NYC Fringe Festival) The higher education of Khalid Amir (NY Midtown Festival) The Book of Lambert (La MaMa Theater) The Star without Name, Outside it Snows, Miss Julie by Strindberg, The Servants, (National Drama Theater Albania) and the set design of the opera Villa Diodati (45-th St. Theater) for the later in 2008 he received honorific mentioning at New York Musical Festival. He has participated in many international Theater Festivals in the U.S. and Europe. His achievements include also solo exhibitions of art works and installations in different countries. He is honored to be part of this talented team and wants to dedicate his creation for this show to his family and especially to Emma and Darvin.
Debra Leigh Siegel (Resident Lighting Designer) has been working with the White Horse Theater Company since their beginning in 2002. WHTC credits include: lighting and costume designer for BURIED CHILD, THE LATE HENRYMOSS and STATES OF SHOCK; as well as the lighting designer for I CAN’T IMAGINE TOMORROW, ‘NIGHT, MOTHER, SUDDENLY LASTSUMMER, CLOTHES FOR A SUMMER HOTEL, SMALL CRAFT WARNINGS, IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL, TRUE WEST and the workshop productions of FREEZER DREAMS and HALF; and the costume designer for A LIE OF THE MIND. Debra is also a freelance designer who has designed at the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Bradley Playhouse, Windham Theatre Guild, Broad Street Players, Eastern Connecticut Ballet, Wings Theatre Company, Michael Chekhov Theater Company, Mansfield Council for the Arts, Hackmatack Playhouse, and the Harry Hope Theatre. She holds an M.F.A. in Lighting Design with a concentration in Costume Design from the University of Connecticut. She is currently an Adjunct Professor at Three Rivers Community College. She also designs for dance, puppetry, and opera.
Derek Nye Lockwood (Resident Costume Designer) Originally from Ojai, CA, Derek has a BFA in Theater from California Institute of the Arts. This is Derek's third time designing costumes with White Horse Theater, one of the highlights was ‘night, Mother with Joy Franz. Some of Derek's other credits include South Pacific, Mary Poppins, Titanic, Guys and Dolls, Kiss Me Kate, and White Christmas directed by Randy Skinner, all at Westchester Broadway Theater. Derek just finished Supervising the Broadway tour of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas at Madison Square Garden. Derek is pleased to be back at the White Horse Theater for Eyes For Consuela!
Joe Gianono (Resident Composer) is the resident composer of the White Horse Theater Company where he has composed incidental music for numerous productions some of which have been aired on "Exploring Music," hosted by Bill McGlaughlin, on WQXR (105.9 FM). Mr. Gianono’s ballet, “Sayadio and the Magic Cup”, based on a Native American Indian legend, is scheduled to be performed in 2015. He is the composer of the musical adaptation of “The Hunchback Of Notre Dame”, with lyrics by Hal Hackady and libretto by Tony Scully. Mr. Gianono has worked with many of the world’s finest orchestras and artists. These include the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Jessye Norman, Kathleen Battle, Bryn Terfel, Leonard Bernstein, and James Levine. He has made arrangements for Blood, Sweat & Tears, Chita Rivera, Michel Camilo, Gene Bertoncini, Bucky Pizzarelli, PM Dawn, Philip Bailey, as well as for over thirty Broadway & Regional musicals. Much of Mr. Gianono’s efforts are spent writing, producing and recording music for his record label available on Cdbaby, iTunes and other major digital music distributors. He is published by Subito Music, Rebekah M. Music (ACM Records), Joe Gianono Music Publishing (ASCAP) and Joe Gianono Music (BMI). Mr. Gianono is thrilled to be working with Cyndy Marion on another great season. For more information go to www.JoeGianonoMusic.com.
Andy Evan Cohen (Sound Design) is excited to work with Cyndy and White Horse Theater again, having previously contributed sound to I Can't Imagine Tomorrow and 'night, Mother. Andy's other recent credits include The Fall (Columbia University/La Mama), Escape from Circle 8 (SoHo Playhouse), Miss Julie (Strindberg Rep.), Selling Off Secrets (awarded Outstanding Sound Design, Planet Connections), Ay Carmela! (Repertorio Español), The Hungry Hungry Games (National Tour), and several shows for T. Schreiber Studio, where he is the designer in residence. Andy holds degrees from Oberlin and The Manhattan School of Music. www.andycomusic.com
Vanessa R. Bombardieri (Dramaturg/Managing Director WHTC). Most recently worked as dramaturg on WHTC’s I CAN'T IMAGINE TOMORROW, 'NIGHT, MOTHER, FREEZER DREAMS, SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER, CLOTHES FOR A SUMMER HOTEL and SMALL CRAFT WARNINGS. Other WHTC credits include the Lab production of her one-act play EVERYBODY DIES IN FEBRUARY, Director for the staged reading of THE WITCHES’ AVENUE (A EULOGY) by Greg Lemoine and Assistant Director for HALF, also by Greg Lemoine. Vanessa worked as Assistant Director for 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. Directing credits include: Eugene Ionesco's THE PAINTING and her own adaptation of Samuel Beckett's HAPPY DAYS. Regional and Summer stock credits include: The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Dorset Theatre Festival and The New Repertory Theatre. Vanessa holds a BA in Theatre Directing from Bard College.
Michael G. Chin (Resident Fight Choreographer) is a member of the AEA, AFTRA/SAG and SDC, as well as a Fight Master with the SAFD. He serves as fight director in residence for both The White Horse and Pan Asian Rep in New York City. He has taught, choreographed, and consulted on Broadway as well as for The Mint, La MaMa ETC, National Asian American Theatre Company, The Public, The Vineyard Theatre, New York University, Henry Street Settlement, The Drama League, and The Classical Theatre of Harlem. Currently, he is on adjunct faculty at Muhlenberg, Juilliard, Brooklyn College and Pace University.
Kathryn E. Cashin (Dance Choreographer) joins White Horse Theater Company for Eyes for Consuela as guest choreographer. Cashin has created original works for The Tallahassee Ballet, South Georgia Ballet, and Brown Bag Dance Series in Dallas, TX. Cashin has performed with Angelo Dance Project and choreography for a new mass in New York City and several principal roles in full-length ballets such as The Nutcracker, Cinderella, A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Tallahassee Ballet. Cashin received her BFA in dance performance from Southern Methodist University where she performed soloist roles in works by George Balanchine, Maurice Béjart, Arthur Mitchell, and Gerald Arpino.
Julie Foh (Dialect Coach) is a NYC-based voice coach and teacher. Recent coaching credits include The Danish Widow and The Babylon Line (New York Stage and Film); Murder for Two, The Tutors, and Modern Terrorism (Second Stage); Wasps and Miss Lilly Gets Boned (Studio 42); Nightlands (New Georges). She is an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework® and of Knight-Thompson Speechwork. She is also the Literary Manager of Studio 42, NYC’s producer of unproducible plays.
Katie Chew (Production Stage Manager) is a freelance stage manager in New York and Washington D.C. White Horse credits: 'night, Mother, I Can't Imagine Tomorrow. New York credits include: The Mysteries (The Flea Theater), The Threepenny Opera (Atlantic Theater Company), Golden Boy (Lincoln Center Theater). Katie holds a B.A. in English and Theater & Performance Studies from Georgetown University.
Jen Wiener (Resident ASM) is very excited to be back working with White Horse after a brief hiatus! She has most recently been busy ASMing for the Ophelia Theatre Group in Astoria on their productions of Rockabye Hamlet and As You Like It. She thanks Cyndy, her friends and her family for the constant support. It helps her to continue doing theater that she loves.
Dennis Demitry (Understudy for Viejo) is a New Yorker born and raised. Has studied acting at American Academy of Dramatic Arts, at Gene Frankel, HB studio, American Globe Theatre. Has performed in , Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing, Richard the Second, Richard the Third, Troilus & Cressida, Iphigenia in Taurs, as Shostakovich in New York. Indie films: Behind the Eyes of a Hit Man, The last Train,Family in Crisis, King Charles VII and others. Is delighted to work with White Horse Theater Co.
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