LINDSAY DANIELLE GITTER(Susan Atkins) is so excited to be reprising her role as Susan Atkins! She was last seen playing Cassandra in new play Dress of Fire opposite Austin Pendleton (13th Street Repertory). Other credits include You Are Perfect (Toronto Fringe), Crashlight (Cherry Lane Theatre), Zombie Prom (Useful Party), The Pajama Game (Downey Civic Light Opera), and a reading of The Laverty Trilogy with White Horse Theater Company. Lindsay would like to thank her family and the whole White Horse team for this opportunity.
KRISTIN SAMUELSON(The Woman) Once an opera singer, Kristin Samuelson has a variety of credits in film, television and theater. Theater credits include You Are Perfect (Toronto Fringe), Gertrude in Hamlet, Lorraine in A Lie of the Mind, The Vagina Monologues, Jo Finn in Hogan’s Goat, and The Actress in Five Monologues in Search of a Play. Recently wrapped is a recurring role in a series for Fashion One TV Channel, TheSwitch--a character based on Anna Wintour. A film she narrated went to the Sundance Festival, Every Day. A biographical film, she brought the role of Joy Johnson to life. A personal favorite was the film, Hitler’s Folly, in which she played a German exotic dancer who knew Hitler and Eva Braun just before World War II. Television credits include Memphis Beat, TheSwitch, Unusual Suspects, My Dirty Little Secret, Mysteries at the Museum, and Mansions and Murdersin which she played the secretary to the heiress Brooke Astor. She appears in three films which are available on Amazon to rent or buy, Don’t Kill It, Jake’s Roadand The Historian.
MICHAEL WIENER (Charles Manson) has won awards and press acclaim at Sundance, Tribeca and manyinternational film festivals, including Comic Con Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy for Stingray Sam, narrated by David Hyde Pierce. Commercials include Clio award-winning drug awareness campaign Meth Project (Dir. Darren Aronofsky). Michael has appeared as actor, monologuist and performer in a wide array of theaters, museums, clubs and beyond including Roulette, Baryshnikov Center, National Arts Club, Soho Repertory, NY Theater Workshop, Armory Show, MoMA PS1, The Kitchen, Brooklyn Museum, Whitney Museum at Altria, St. Ann’s Warehouse, HERE, Ohio Theater, Ace Hotel, Monkeytown, 92nd St. Y, New Dramatists, Prelude and Fringe Festivals, La Mama, Galapagos and many more. Significant recent collaborators include playwright Sibyl Kempson, artist Liz Magic Laser, director John Reed and band The Children…, including members of Swans, Barkmarket and Cop Shoot Cop. Michael has produced several ongoing performance series, at Gershwin Hotel, Dixon Place, KGB Red Room and others for last 18 years. HE is published regularly in magazines, journals, newspaper and blogs as essayist, columnist, fiction writer and cultural critic.
CYNDY A. MARION (Writer/Director) is the Producing Artistic Director of NYC’s White Horse Theater Company. WHTC directing credits include: You Are Perfect (NYC- WorldPremiere), A Cavalier for Milady, 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 Westand the workshop productions of Half and Freezer Dreams. Other directing credits include: the world premieres of The Book of Lambertand Minaby Obie-winner Leslie Lee (La MaMa E.T.C.), PB&J(NYC International Fringe Festival), Twister with an Octopusand Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry(The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre), La Turistaand Red Cross(Michael Chekhov Theatre Co), Fool for Love(Brooklyn College.), Last Train to Nibroc(American Theatre of Actors), 12 Angry Menand 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. She is currently developing her second play, Broken Story.
RUTH ALBERTYN (Set, Lighting & Projection Design) Ruth is thrilled to work with WHTC again for her New York & LA theater debut. Past credits include: for the Toronto Fringe Festival – The Girl in the Photograph (Production Design), You Are Perfect (Set), High Park Noir (Costume), Waking (Lighting); for Timm's Studio Theatre in Edmonton – Annie Mae’s Movement (Production Design), Major Barbara (Costume), Tideline(Set), Without You (Lighting). Ruth has recently started transitioning into film work, and has costume designed for a number of independent shorts, including The Hunt (featured in the TIFF 2167: Indigenous Storytelling in VR event) and the award-winning Jessica Jessica.
DEREK NYE LOCKWOOD(Resident Costume Designer) is excited to be designing for White Horse Theater once again! Other White Horse Productions include: You Are Perfect (NYC Premiere & Toronto), A Perfect Analysis Given by A Parrot, Eyes ForConsuela, ‘night, Motherand A Cavalier For Milady. Other credits include: LegallyBlondethe international tour, South Pacific, Mary Poppins, Titanic, Guys and Dolls, Kiss Me Kate, and White Christmasdirected by Randy Skinner. He is Wardrobe Supervisor for American Ballet Theater. Derek also enjoys designing for Film and TV.
JOE GIANONO (Resident Composer/Arranger/Incidental Music) Joe composes and produces music for all media. The music of You Are Perfect and his latest cds, Story Teller, On The “B” Side of Life and Cinematic Orchestral Musicamong others are 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) WHTC credits include A Cavalier for Milady, I Can't Imagine Tomorrow, Eyes for Consuela, and 'Night, Mother. Other credits: off-Broadway's Dear Jane and In Bed With Roy Cohn (Perry St.), If Only (Cherry Lane); Amparo (site-specific interactive theater piece); musical direction for Swipe (BMCC) and Mr. Chekhov and Mr. Porter (Medicine Show); and many shows for Animus, Boomerang, Luna Stage, New Light, Nylon Fusion, Stable Cable, and T. Schreiber (among others). @AndyEvanCohen. www.rolypolyproductions.com
VANESSA R. BOMBARDIERI (Video Production/Assistant Director/Managing Director WHTC) Most recently directed a staged reading of Cyndy A. Marion's Broken Storyand Mary Goggin’s one-woman show Runaway Princess at the PIT’s SOLOCOM. WHTC Credits: Associate Director for A Cavalier for Milady, Dramaturg: You Are Perfect(NYC Premiere & Toronto), 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 Everybody Dies in February. Director for the staged reading of The Witches Avenue (A Eulogy)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 YearsWaitingat PS 122. Regional and Summer stock credits include: The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Dorset Theatre Festival and The New Repertory Theatre. BA in Theatre Directing from Bard College.
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 … (PPAS), You Are Perfect (Toronto Fringe Festival/White Horse Theater Company), A Cavalier for Milady (White Horse Theater Company), Dream Ticket (FringeNYC/Fortress Productions), Keep (Wide Eyed Productions/Mastodon Theatre Company), Sapien Sapien Sapien (Baby Crow Productions), Galapagos (Arboretum Productions). Tours: New York Theatre Ballet; Vietnam…through my lens (LSNelson Productions). Thanks to Mom, Dad, Sam, Michael, and everyone who has helped, in any capacity, along the way! In the not too distant future, Benjamin can be found onstage as Howie in Rabbit Hole.
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 (Stage Directors and Choreographers) and has choreographed on Broadway, Off Broadway, Off Off Broadway and in Regional Theatres, and Universities around the country. He serves as fight director in residence for both The White Horse and Pan Asian Rep. He has taught stage combat at The Juilliard School, United Stuntman Association in Seattle, Pace University, Brooklyn College - Graduate Division and currently at Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA. Mr. Chin has also appeared on film and TV as an actor and stunt performer.
KATHRYN E. CASHIN (Resident Dance Choreographer) Thrilled to once again work with the wonderful White Horse team! WHTC credits: (A Cavalier for Milady, You Are Perfect (Toronto Fringe Festival and NYC premiere), A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot, Eyes for Consuela). Other Choreographic credits: Focus, Otono Variations, Mainframe, Trio for Six, Rebonds B, etc. (The Tallahassee Ballet) with live orchestra and chamber ensembles. 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).
ANNELIESE PAULL (Director of Photography) is a producer/shooter who works extensively in the documentary and reality television field. Her work has been featured on ABC News, HBO: Documentary, Sundance Channel, A&E, MTV, and truTV. Current work includes Love After Lockup for WEtv, Rattled for TLC, and the EPIC VOICES online campaign for amfAR.
RHYS J. MCCLELLAND(Associate Director) is an award-winning Director from the UK. US credits include: You Are Perfect(Toronto Fringe), King John, Othello, Romeo and Julietand the workshop production of James Michael Hughes’ adaptation of Clive Barker’s Revelationsin Los Angeles. UK Credits include: Iphigenia at Aulis, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, Henry V, Journey' Endand the premiere of Lisa McGee's The Heights for the National Theatre Connections Festival. Rhys is a recipient of the 2004 Directors Guild of Great Britain Award, a Sunday Times Award for innovation. He is a member of The Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab and is an Associate of SDC.
LAURA SINER,Muse Studio Consulting(Marketing Strategy) As a consultant and facilitator, Laura assists companies with marketing strategy and creativity/innovation initiatives and has been doing so for some time. She performed in the White Horse Theater productions of ’night, Mother and In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel and has many additional NYC stage credits.
JAMES MICHAEL HUGHES (Co-Producer) James is thrilled to present You Are Perfect to Los Angeles audiences. He was the Associate Producer for the NYC and Toronto productions of You Are Perfect, as well as Tennessee Williams' A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot and A Cavalier for Milady for WHTC of which he is a Board Member. James served as an Associate Producer for The Glass Menagerie at the Greenway Court Theatre, Sons of the Prophet and The Why for The Blank. James produced The Masque of St. George and the Dragon, directed by Anna Strasberg. James was an Associate Producer for the UK short film Little Birdstarring Imelda Stauton. He also a producer for the upcoming special Hamstarring Sam Harris. James co-directed, wrote and produced the award-winning short film, Every Night and Twice on Sundays. James is currently finishing the documentary Paging Geraldineand currently has three projects in active development at Station Seven Productions.
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