David Barlow

David Barlow has in the last year performed in a series of new premieres including Rinde Eckert's HORIZON (Dir. David Schweizer), Carl Hancock Rux's MYCENAEAN (part of BAM's upcoming Next Wave Festival), and Chuck Mee's A PERFECT WEDDING (Dir. Davis McCallum). Most recently, he appeared in Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER at the Adirondack Theater Festival (Dir. Sturgis Warner). NY credits include SAVED (Dir. Robert Woodruff), ANDORRA (Dir. Liviu Ciulei), SMASHING (Dir. Trip Cullman) and ROMOLA AND NIJINSKI (Dir. David Levine). He is a member of the Mad Dog company with whom he co-created TO WHO IT MAY CONCERN, LEMNATION, and STRANGE ATTRACTORS with director Phil Soltanoff. He has performed in regional theaters across the country and at the Belgrade International Theater Festival and the Avignon International Theater Festival. He is a graduate of Middlebury College and has his MFA from NYU.

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Jeffrey Binder

Broadway: Zazu in The Lion King (also National Tour), Side Man (also original London Cast, Apollo theatre). NYC: Princess Turandot (Blue Light Theatre), Zibaldoné (HERE/The Present Company Theatorium), Fresh Faces of Broadway (Town Hall). Television's "Law and Order," "Guiding Light," "All My Children," "Welcome to New York," the short film The King of the Magicians. Regional Credits: Tartuffe (NJ Shakespeare Festival), Amy's View (Lost Nation Theatre, Vermont). MFA, NYU, 1998.

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Autumn Dornfeld

Autumn Dornfeld: Recently: Jill in Will Eno’s Intermission at The EST Marathon, Dorothy Berlin in a new musical entitled The Tin Pan Alley Rag at the Maltz-Jupiter Theater, and Rose of Sharon in The Grapes of Wrath at The Intiman Theater.Broadway: understudied and performed the role of Elaine in The Graduate, a role she reprised on the National Tour. Other NY credits include: Homebody/Kabul (New York Theater Workshop), The Parrot: A Musical (The Flea), Endpapers (Variety Arts), Aunt Pieces (Cherry Lane), Lullaby (H.E.R.E.), Old Money (Lincoln Center u/s), The Sibling Plays (Manhattan Theater Source), A Woman of No Importance (The Independent Theater) , The Caucasian Chalk Circle and Drums in the Night (NY Fringe/The Drama League). She was awarded a CitySearch award for her professional debut as Anne in A Little Night Music at PlayMakers Repertory.Other regional work includes: Ruby Sunrise, Fabulation?! (Sundance Theater Lab), The ThreePenny Opera, and The Nutcracker (PlayMakers Repertory), A Home Without (Henlopen Theater). Film/Television work includes Trading Women for PBS, All My Children, and The Undeserved (with Frank Wood and David Chandler).

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Alec Duffy

Alec Duffy: Recognized by Time Out New York as one of NYC's "rising writers", Duffy has created a name for himself by his innovative mixture of music and theater. His show The Top Ten People of the Millennium Sing Their Favorite Schubert Lieder, hailed by the New York Times as "uncommonly entertaining," was recently published in the collection Plays and Playwrights 2006. He received a Sloan Commission from Ensemble Studio Theatre for the creation of his next piece. Duffy wrote music for Robert Quillen Camp's play Alexis Poledouris & Birds, as well as for his own plays Liberty and Cruise Ship at chashama, and Keen Dreams of a Public Restaurant in the Ohio Theater's 6th Floor Series. He moonlights as The Gentle Troubadour, writing/performing political songs, and has been featured on NPR. He studied at the Jacques Lecoq school. Duffy is a Drama League Directing Fellow.

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Andrew Grosso

Andrew Grosso: is the Artistic Director & Ringleader of The Essentials, where he wrote and directed Perfect Harmony. NYC credits include: Wrong Way Up! with the rock band, The Niagaras (The Belt Theatre), the NY Premier of William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying, (Ohio Theater/ Chashama) which he adapted for the stage, Roberto-Aguirre Sacasa's The Play about Rosemary's Baby (Soho Rep), David Weiner’s Purple Hearts (HB Playwright’s White House Plays), Love Song of the Apocalypse, La Arana (both at HERE), Jason Grote’s This Storm is What We Call Progress (Soho Rep Writer's Lab), and Waiting for Godot in 2001 FringeNYC. ASSISTANT DIRECTING: Judgment at Nuremberg on Broadway (SSDC and Shepherd Traube Fellowship), a season in residence at The Shakespeare Theater in DC, and The Almeida Theatre in London. TEACHING/GUEST DIRECTING: NYU Dramatic Writing Program, Fordham University, The School for Law & Justice, and The Shakespeare Theater. Alum of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, & Duke University, where he co-created and co-wrote the National Telly Award winning mock television soap opera, Ivy Tower. He’s a member of SSDC. www.AndrewGrosso.net

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Santino Fontana

SANTINO FONTANA:
Santino Fontana, just arrived from the Sundance Theater Labs where he was a member of the acting company. Before that he spent a season at the Guthrie acting in AS YOU LIKE IT, CHRISTMAS CAROL, and DEATH OF A SALESMAN, which toured to the Dublin Theater Festival. He was also in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, and just finished assistant directing HIS GIRL FRIDAY by John Guare starring Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance. Other roles include Berowne in LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST (Chautauqua Theater Co.), Gastone in LA TRAVIATA (Washington East Opera), Grover, et. al in ON THE VERGE (Chautauqua Theater Co.), Autolycus/Polixenes in THE WINTER'S TALE, Lee in AMERICAN CLOCK, Man #2 in SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, and he created the role of Massemo in Timothy Mason's SIX. In 2000 he was named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts which led to a performance at the Kennedy Center. He has composed original scores for five plays and was a recent guest soloist at JOE'S PUB in NYC. He was recognized at the National Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival as Outstanding Male Vocalist. Training: BFA in Acting from the Guthrie Theater/University of Minnesota Actor Training Program, Royal National Theater Studio, Chautauqua Conservatory, Interlochen.

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Blake Whyte

Blake Whyte: Blake Whyte just finished working with director Scott Schwartz playing the role of Gordon in a new play by Etan Frankel called "The Fearless" at the Summer Play Festival. He is thrilled to be working with this great cast at the Fringe. NYC Theatre: "Terezin", Symphony Space. "Let's Face It", 45th Street Theatre. "Only Children", NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. Regional: "Big River", Syracuse Stage. "Love's Labour's Lost", "The Revenger's Tragedy","Light Up The Sky", "A Flea In Her Ear", Chautauqua Theatre Company.Syracuse University: "Floyd Collins", "The Front Page". Blake is a recent Graduate of Syracuse University

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Brian M. Jones

BRIAN M. JONES:
has designed lighting for Paducah Mining Company, the New Conservatory Theater Center, Actors' Theater of San Francisco, and Guerilla Shakespeare, among other theaters and companies. Also active in dance, he has designed for choreographers including Amy Seiwert, Janice Garrett, KT Nelson, Benjimen Levy, Kate Weare and Christopher Stowell. He is currently an MFA student at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

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Eliza Brown

Eliza Brown: With Andrew Grosso: Wrong Way UP! (Belt), As I Lay Dying (Ohio), Perfect Harmony (Studio Tisch). New York: Liberty & Cruise Ship: A Study in Revolution (Dangership!) (Chashama), Colorado (Summer Play Festival), Speaking in Tongues (PS 122), The Rats Are Getting Bigger (Fringe NYC 2003), Below the Belt (City Theatre Company), Festival of New Works (NYU/Tisch Dept of Dramatic Writing), Caucasian Chalk Circle (NYU/Tisch Graduate Acting). Regional: Red Light Winter (Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre), Diabolique (Philadelphia Fringe), Machinal (Bard College), Little Shop of Horrors (Northern Stage, VT), The Afghan Women (Passage Theater, NJ) MFA in design from NYU/Tisch. www.elizabrown.com

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Noah Weisberg

Noah Weisberg: NY Stage: Legally Blonde (Broadway ‘07), Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare in the Park), Dirty Dancing (Dodger Theatricals), The York Theatre, Drama Department. Regional: Actors Theatre of Louisville, Paper Mill Playhouse, St. Louis Muny, Kansas City Starlight. Tours: Big, Grease. Film: In Bloom with Uma Thurman, Across the Universe (dir. Julie Taymor - Revolution Studios), Who Needs Em? with Vanessa Williams, Curse of the Jade Scorpion (DreamWorks), Nightmare (Merlion Entertainment). TV: Love Monkey (CBS), Jo Jo's Circus (Disney Channel), Kenny the Shark (NBC). Over 40 commercials on tv & radio. Graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts (CAP 21). www.CastNoah.com.

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Margie Stokley

Margie Stokley: Regionally: McCarter Theater, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Theater Under the Stars, Maine State Music Theatre. Off- Broadway: Super Powers (adobe theater company); Creature of the Deep (HERE); After Loyal (New Georges); Bloodwhite (JSTA); Dread Awakening (Primary Stages). As a founding member of Andhow! Theater Company she has performed in their productions of Little Suckers, Curvature, Non-D, Boo, This Property is Condemned, Talk to Me Like the Rain, and Paschal Full Moon. Film: Helicopter (dir. Ari Gold, Winner Academy Award for student shorts- Gold Medal, 2001 Sundance Film Festival) As a playwright, in May of 2003 Andhow! produced her one-woman show Boo and in August of 2004 her full-length play Elephant was presented at the Ontological. Elephant has been published by New York Theatre Experience in their Plays and Playwrights 2005. Excerpts from Elephant also appear in Smith and Krauss’s Best of Men’s Stage Monologues 2005 and Best of Women’s Stage Monologues 2005, and in Applause Book’s Best Women’s Monologues for the Millennium. Training: NYU

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Marina Squerciati

Marina Squerciati Off Broadway: Beauty of the Father directed by Michael Greif and Stage Door directed by Christine Baranski both at The Manhattan Theatre Club. She was also in Demon at the Door (Emsemble Studio Theatre), Boston Marriage (Adirondack Theatre Festival), Ride (Vital Theatre), Flyers and Other Tales (Jewel Box Theatre), Stay, Illusion (Abingdon Theatre), The Song of Grendelyn (Alice's Fourth Floor Theatre). Film: Aimless (Southshore Entertainment), Hold and The Nutcracker, directed by Emile Ardolino. Williamstown Theatre Festival: Mainstage production of The Winter's Tale dir. by Darko Tresnjak, Stage Door, Hello, From Bertha, and Gof. Other stage credits include: Harper in Angels in America, Ismene in Antigone, Accomplice, Medea, Goddess, and Mais Qu' Est-Que?. TV: Domestic Bliss (Pilot), Guiding Light (Sasha) and Empty Nest.

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Jeanine Serralles

Jeanine Serralles: Off-Broadway: Antigone Project (Women’s Project); Hold Please(Drama Desk Nom.-Featured Actress, Working Theater). Regional: Lucy and the Conquest (Williamstown);The Velvet Sky (World Premiere-Woolly Mammoth Theater); Fuente (Barrington Stage); Leap (World Premiere-Cincy Playhouse in the Park); The King Stag, Serious Money( Yale Rep); The Glass Menagerie, Be Aggressive (Dallas Theater Center); Fuente, Smoking Kills( O’Neill Playwrights Conference). NYC credits include: Psycho Pharm(MARS Theatricals), Not Enough Oxygen(Drama League), Mayhem( SPF), The Jammer (Fringe), Swimming with Sturgeon(Abingdon Theater). Television & Film: Across the Universe (Dir. Julie Taymor), Sex and the City, Guiding Light. Training: Yale School of Drama.

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Emily Ellen Roberts

Emily Ellen Roberts: New York: On Golden Pond. (Broadway); Clean (Urban Stages); The Wooden Breeks (MCC Theatre Company); The Blowin of Baile Gall (The Irish Arts Center); The Price of Pearls (The New School); Regional: Thrugood (Westport Country Playhouse); On Golden Pond. (Kennedy Center); Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Williamstown Theatre Festival); A Midsummer Night’s Dream. (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company); Butley (Huntington) Boston University: The Revenger’s Tragedy, Cloud Nine, Aurora Borealis, The Two Gentlewomen of Verona, Necessary Targets, Company, Machinal, Dealer’s Choice, The Country Wife, The Three Penny Opera. BFA in Production and Stage Management from Boston University.

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Driscoll Otto

Driscoll Otto is a 3rd year MFA student in lighting design at NYU TSOA's Department of Design For Stage and Film. Recently he designed Anne Washburn's I Have Loved Strangers At the Ohio, and Gus Solomons Jr's Paradigm Cabaret at Symphony Space. He has worked with Invisible City Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, New York Stage and Film, Plano Rep, Northern Stage, Parsons Dance, and is a founding member of The Orphanage NYC.

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Becky Lasky

Becky Lasky New York: The NY Premieres of Don Dellilo's Valparaiso and Will Eno's Flu Season (both for the Rude Mechanicals). For And How! Theatre: Non-D (Ontological Theatre), Curvature of the Earth (Ohio Theatre). She’s a company member of AndHow! Other NYC includes: As I Lay Dying (Ohio Theater), Almost Blue (Actor's Playground),The Wonder, and Lyz Estrada (NY Fringe Festival). MFA in Design from Tisch/NYU in 2007.

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Maria Elena Ramirez

MARIA ELENA RAMIREZ appeared at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in the world premiere of the new Charles Mee play Fêtes de la Nuit directed by Les Waters. Other theatre credits include the New York premiere of Living Out directed by Jo Bonney (Second Stage Theatre), Anna in the Tropics (Seattle Repertory Theatre, Maltz Jupiter Theatre); the world premiere of September Shoes directed by Michael John Garcés (Geva Theatre Center), Blood Wedding (Guthrie Theater, Missouri Repertory Theatre), Living Out (Seattle Rep, Missouri Rep), Princess Turandot (Blue Light Theatre Company, Westport Country Playhouse), The Skin of Our Teeth (New York Shakespeare Festival) and Zibaldone (HERE, The Present Company Theatorium). Television: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Sopranos, Third Watch, Now and Again, Guiding Light. Film: Personal Velocity (2001 Sundance Grand Jury Prize), and the upcoming I Think I Love My Wife (written, directed and starring Chris Rock). She has taught and performed with the Public Theater’s “Shakespeare in the Boroughs” program and has participated in the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab. Maria Elena is a Fox Foundation Fellow and received her M.F.A. from New York University’s Graduate Acting Program. Her next project is Adam Bock’s The Thugs opening at Soho Rep in October.

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Scott Janes

Scott Janes is excited to be back on the beatbox after many years doing theater around the country. Regionally, he has appeared in Lanford Wilson's "Book of Days" at Arena Stage, "Cyrano de Bergerac" at The Denver Center, "Christmas Carol" at K.C. Rep, "Metamorphoses" at American Stage, and "Blood Wedding" at Two River Theater Company, among others. His first feature film, Bilge Ebiri's "New Guy" is on Netflix and waiting to be put your queue. He's a graduate of Middlebury College and UMKC's Professional Actor's Training Program. He would like to thank his wife Erika for everything.

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Vayu O'Donnell

Vayu O'Donnell
Off-B'way: Famished; Scarlet Letter; Urban Myth; The Spare Seraphim. Regional - Williamstown Theater Festival: Sweet Bird of Youth;Dance Dance Revolution; Refuge; The Witching Hour; This is a Play. Yale Rep: Tripple Take. Northern Stage: Ovid's Metamorphosis. NYU: Hedda Gabler; Tartuffe; Landscape of the Body; The Winter's Tale; Cripple of Inishmaan; A Small Family Business; A Perfect Wedding; Legend of the Kinaree; The Cherry Orchard; The Unfathomable Ruse; The Young Left. Film/TV: A Beautiful Mind, USMC, Suzanne & Sharif. MFA: NYU Grad Acting.

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