LINDSAY DANIELLE GITTER (Susan Atkins) Theatrical: Crashlight, The Scarlet Letter, Zombie Prom; TV/Film Roles: The Hunt with John Walsh, The Idealist; Making Contact; BFA NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Reel and more at www.lindsaygitter.com
KRISTIN SAMUELSON (The Woman) Theatrical: A Lie of the Mind, Johnny, Indifferent Children of the Earth (Hamlet Redux), Hogan’s Goat, The Stronger, Vagina Monologues. TV: Scream Queens, Memphis Beat, Mansions & Murders, Unusual Suspects. Opera: La Boheme, The Marriage of Figaro, Dialogues of the Carmelites, Sganarelle, Orpheus & Euridice. Reels and more: KristinSamuelson.com.
ALEXANDER REED (Charles Manson) Theatrical: His Girl Friday, Mindflood, The Seagull, The Merchant of Venice, Midsummer Night’s Dream; TV Roles: A Crime to Remember, Shadow of Doubt, Mysteries at the Museum. Favorite Film: Enigma, Swiped (By Billy Kay). Reel and more at www.alexander-reed.com.
CYNDY A. MARION (Playwright) Producing Artistic Director of White Horse Theater Company. You Are Perfect is her first play. WHTC directing credits include: The world premiere of You Are Perfect (NYC), 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 and True West. 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 (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 and workshops of new plays for WHTC, La MaMa E.T.C., New Dramatists, Theater for the New City, and PRTT. MFA in Directing, Brooklyn College; 2001 recipient of the Joel Zwick Scholarship in directing. Member: SDC, The Players and the Dramatists Guild. Cyndy was named one of nytheatre.com's “People of the Year” for 2007.
RHYS J. MCCLELLAND (Director) is an award-winning Director from the UK, now based in New York City. Rhys has worked with some of the largest producing theaters and most exciting companies the UK including The Birmingham REP and Chichester Festival Theatre. UK Credits include: Iphigenia at Aulis, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, Henry V, Journey's End and the premiere of Lisa McGee's The Heights for the National Theatre Connections Festival. US credits: include King John, Othello, Romeo and Juliet and the workshop production James Michael Hughes' adaptation of Clive Barkers Revelations in Los Angeles. Rhys is a recipient of the 2004 Directors Guild of Great Britain Award, a Sunday Times Award for innovation. Member: Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, The Players and an Associate of SDC.
RUTH ALBERTYN (Set Designer) Toronto Fringe: Waking (Lighting); Edmonton: Annie Mae’s Movement (Production Design), Major Barbara (Costume), Tideline (Set), Without You (Lighting); Launches: ASLphabet.com, Canadian Centre for Theatre Creation; Film: Canadian Film Centre shorts (Wardrobe), Becoming Burlesque (Props); Education: MFA (Theatre Design) – University of Alberta, Diploma (Costume Studies) – Dalhousie University, BAHon (Film & Theatre) – Queen’s University.
DEBRA LEIGH SIEGEL (Lighting Designer) Resident lighting designer for WHTC. Selected WHTC credits: A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot, You Are Perfect (NYC), 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 (Costume Designer) Currently: Costume Designer for White Horse Theater Company, Educational Theater of NY & Medicine Show Theater. Wardrobe Supervisor/Coordinator for The New York City Opera & How The Grinch Stole Christmas. Assistant Designer for Splitting Image, a Lifetime movie.
JOE GIANONO (Composer/Arranger/Incidental Music) is the Resident Composer at White Horse Theater. Joe produces music for his record label, Joe Gianono Music which is available thru all major digital distributors. Latest release Story Teller. His ballet, Sayadio and The Magic Cup, based on a Native American Indian legend was performed at Danse En L’Air. He lectures on Orchestration at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College and at the Manhattan School of Music. Please visit: http://www.joegianonomusic.com
ANDY EVAN COHEN (Sound Designer) is excited to return to the world of You Are Perfect! Other White Horse productions: A Perfect Analysis Given By A Parrot, I Can't Imagine Tomorrow, Eyes for Consuela, 'Night, Mother. Off-Broadway: In Bed With Roy Cohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream (MasterWorks), Ay Carmela! (Repertorio Español). Other notables: Our Trojan War (Aquila Theater US Tour, BAM), An American Soldier (Edinburgh Fringe, US Tour, Kennedy Center), Static Apnea (touring in a cargo container: New Zealand, Brazil, Brooklyn), The Hungry Hungry Games (Mills Entertainment). @AndyEvanCohen
VANESSA R. BOMBARDIERI (Dramaturg) Managing Director of White Horse Theater Company. WHTC dramaturgy credits: You Are Perfect (NYC) Eyes for Consuela, I Can't Imagine Tomorrow, 'night, Mother, Freezer Dreams, Suddenly Last Summer, Clothes for a Summer Hotel and Small Craft Warnings. Other WHTC credits: Assoc. director for A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot, the Lab production of her one-act play Everybody Dies in February and AD for HALF. Other credits: AD for Mina (LaMaMa, E.T.C.) and PB&J (NYC Fringe Festival). Assoc. Producer for Crossing Jamaica Avenue's Thousand Years Waiting at PS 122. Directing credits: Ionesco's The Painting and her own adaptation of Beckett's Happy Days. Regional summer stock: The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Dorset Theatre Festival and The New Repertory Theatre. Vanessa holds a BA in Directing from Bard College.
BENJAMIN A. VIGIL (Production Stage Manager) is a NYC-based stage manager and actor. Select SM credits: How To Succeed (PPAS), A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot (White Horse Theater), Black Panther Women (Women of Color Productions), Dream Ticket (FringeNYC/Fortress Productions), The Beekeeper’s Daughter (Theater Three Collaborative), Keep (Wide Eyed Productions/Mastodon Theatre Company), Sapian Sapian Sapian (Baby Crow Productions), Galapagos (Arboretum Productions). Thanks to Mom, Dad, Sam, Michael, and everyone who has helped, in any capacity, along the way!
KAT BRANNAN-WILLIAMS (Assistant Director/Assistant Stage Manager) is a recent grad from University of Southern California’s School of Dramatic Arts, where she directed Clybourne Park, A Streetcar Named Desire, and the world premiere of All There Is. Other credits include 4.48 Psychosis, La Ronde, and Bad Habits. In New York City, she has worked for the New York Musical Festival and as a Stage Manager at Sleep No More.
RAY A. RODRIGUEZ (Fight Director) a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors. Currently on faculty at Adelphi University and NY Film Academy. He has taught staged combat and movement at The Strasberg Institute, Harlem School of the Arts, NYU & UNC School of the Arts. Credits include: Theater - Strawberry and Chocolate (777 Productions); GEEK! (Vampire Cowboys); Boise (Rattlestick) Films- Arms and the Man (Blackbird Films); St George University (Commercial); The Crimson Mask (ESP Films); Bullock the Bruiser (Section M Prod). He has been the resident fight director for NPTC since 2004 and for the Inwood Shakespeare Festival since 2002.
KATHYRN E. CASHIN (Dance Choreographer) WHTC: Tennessee William’s A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot, Cyndy A. Marion’s, You Are Perfect (NYC), and Sam Shepard’s Eyes for Consuela. The Tallahassee Ballet: Sing, Sing, Sing, Rebonds B, and Mainframe with live accompaniment. Performance: Balanchine’s Serenade, Béjart’s Batucada, Mitchell’s Holberg Suite, Angelo Dance Project, The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, etc. Education: BFA (dance performance), BA (history) from Southern Methodist University.
JULIE FOH (Dialect Coach) is a PA-based voice coach and the resident dialect coach for WHTC. Previous WHTC coaching credits: A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot, You Are Perfect (NYC); Eyes for Consuela; ‘night, Mother; and Suddenly Last Summer. Other recent coaching credits: Trans Scripts (A.R.T.); 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.
JAMES MICHAEL HUGHES (Associate Producer) is thrilled to rejoin the producing team for the Toronto Fringe production of You Are Perfect. Most recently, James served as Associate Producer of WHTC’s site-specific presentation of Tennessee Williams' A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot at The Players in New York City. James was also the Associate Producer for the NYC premiere of You are Perfect directed by Cyndy A. Marion. In Los Angeles, James served as Associate Producer for The Glass Menagerie at the Greenway Court Theatre and Associate Produced Sons of the Prophet written by Tony Award winner Stephen Karam and the revival of The Why at the Blank Theatre. James was the Producer for The Masque of St. George and the Dragon directed by Anna Strasberg at the Marilyn Monroe Theatre in West Hollywood. James was an AssociateProducer of the short film Little Bird starring Oscar nominee Imelda Stauton which premiered at the 2017 TriBeca Film Festival. He also produced the soon-to-be released TV special Ham starring Tony nominee Sam Harris. James co-directed, wrote and produced the award-winning short film, Every Night and Twice on Sundays. James is currently producing a documentary based the legendary Geraldine Page. He is also developing a feature film on Sarah Bernhardt as well as adapting Clive Barker's short story, Revelations for the stage.
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