With ANW: Actress in Six Characters in Search of an Author, Alice in The Dance of Death,Cleopatra in Antony & Cleopatra, Countess in The Rehearsal, Queen Elizabeth in Richard II Other Theatres: Pittsburgh Public: Annette in God of Carnage; Inez in LifeX3. Westside Jewish Theatre: Sylvia in Broken Glass. Indiana Rep/Syracuse Stage: Regan in King Lear. American Players Theatre: Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Candida in Candida, Elmire in Tartuffe.The Shakespeare Theatre: Princess in Love’s Labour’s Lost.Theatricum Botanicum: Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing; Ariadne in Heartbreak House, Madelyn in The Women of Lockerbie; Gertrude, Portia, Lady Macbeth, MacBeth; Goneril, Mistress Page, Titania, Helena, Viola, to name a few. Director:AMidsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare Orange County); The Royal Family; My Name is Rachel Corrie; Twelfth Night (Theatricum Botanicum); The Winters Tale (Kingsmen Shakespeare) TV/Film: Jack Reacher, Compound Fracture, Bones, Criminal Minds, Law & Order:CI; Twisted, Desperate Housewives; Franklin & Bash Training: BFA: CalArts; MFA: George Washington University/Shakespeare Theatre’s Academy for Classical Acting
With ANW: Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, Etienne/Olympia in A Flea in Her Ear, Dr. Bartholo in Figaro, Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol, Matamore in The Illusion, Gremio in Taming of the Shrew, Uncle Morty in Awake and Sing, McCleavyin Loot, Sancho in Man of La Mancha, Pere Ubu in Ubu Roi, Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Hollywood Bowl and Glendale, Chrysalde in School for Wives, Dogberr in Much Ado, Etiennein A Flea in Her Ear. Other Theatres: Falstaff in Merry Wives of Windsor (LA Drama Critics Circle Award), Autolycus in The Winter’s Tale, Mr.Antrobus in Skin of Our Teet, The President in Lysistrata, Kent in King Lear, Shylockin Merchant of Venice. Peter Quinc in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gremio in Taming of the Shrew, Touchstone in As You Like It, Trinculo/Stephano in The Tempest, Shmarev in The Seagull, The President in Madwoman of Chaillot, Matt Friedman in Talley’s Folly (along with his wife Katherine James) and Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet at Theatricum Botanicum, among many others. Felix/Beaupertuisin An Italian Straw Hat, David in A Feminine Ending, Eddie Brock in Born Yesterday at South Coast Repertory. Mr. Peachum in Threepenny Opera, Jean in Rhinoceros (Dramalogue and Garland Award) at The Odyssey Theatre.Broadway/First National Tour:Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor.ACT in San Francisco, Renaissance Rep in Chicago, PCPA in Santa Maria, and San Francisco Opera. Film/TV: more than 200 guest star roles including; Heroes (recurring as the Nightmare Man), Madmen, Grey’s Anatomy, CSI, Mentalist, Without a Trace, Gilmore Girls, ER, Uncle Willy, Brooklyn Bridge, Righteous Kill, In Her Shoes, The Ring, Heartbreakers, Bob Buss in 2gether on MTV,Tin Men, The Elder Son, The TV Set, and Callback.
ANW’s Resident Lighting Designer. Ken has designed more than forty productions for A Noise Within since 1998. Some of his favorites include The Dance of Death, The Bungler, The Chairs, Noises Off, Great Expectations, Richard III, Taming of the Shrew, Ubu Roi, Oliver Twist, Life is a Dream, Dear Brutus, A Wilde Holiday, Skin of our Teeth, Buried Child, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Hollywood Bowl.
ANGELA BALOGH CALIN
With ANW: Set Design: Romeo and Juliet, The Dance of Death, Ghosts, The School For Wives, Julius Caesar, The Seagull, The Winter’s Tale, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, Cyrano de Bergerac (1995), The Country Wife. Costume Design: You Never Can Tell, Romeo and Juliet, A Flea in Her Ear, Julius Caesar, Figaro, The Threepenny Opera, The Dance of Death, The Tempest, Tartuffe, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, The Beaux’ Stratagem, A Christmas Carol, Cymbeline, The Bungler, Antony and Cleopatra, Twelfth Night, Or What You Will, The Comedy of Errors, The Chairs, Great Expectations, Waiting for Godot, Loot, As You Like It, A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Hollywood Bowl and at ANW among others Other Theatres: South Coast Repertory, Pasadena Playhouse, Denver Center Theatre, The Old Globe, Laguna Playhouse, Tiffany Theatre, Open Fist, West Coast Ensemble, Theatre 40, Odyssey Theatre, Stella Adler Theatre, among others Film/TV: 16 productions with I.R.S.Media, PBS, Full Moon Productions, Moviestore Entertainment, Romanian Films Education/Training: MFA Set and Costume Design at The Academy of Fine Arts in Bucharest, Romania. Member of the Costume Designers Guild in the USA and Romania
Has been a Resident Artist for over 13 years and has been seen at A Noise Within as The Mother in Six Characters in Search of an Author, Elicia/Lyse/Clarina in The Illusion, Olivia in 12th Night, Elvira in Blithe Spirit, Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, Charlotte in Don Juan, Joanna in Dear Brutus, Leonide in The Triumph Of Love, Angela in The King Stag, Louka in Arms And The Man, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Portia in Julius Caesar, Cherie in Bus Stop, Sorel in Hayfever, Ruth in The Homecoming, Rose in Trelawney Of The Wells, Celimene in The Misanthrope, Rosaura in Life Is A Dream and Roxane in Cyrano De Bergerac. She is also a long standing company member of The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum. A few favorites at Theatricum include Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra, Abigail in The Crucible, Ninain The Seagull, Milady in The Three Musketeers and many many more. Her performance as Nora in A Doll’s House at the LA Rep. Company and Abigail in The Crucible garnered her a Backstage West Garland performance award. She recently performed Mrs. Kendall in The Elephant Man at ANDAK and has performed regionally in Portland, Sante Fe and Santa Barbara as well as extensively in Los Angeles. Recent film credits include the Emmy Award winning documentary Bloody Thursday, After Midnight and The Smell of Water. Her voice can be heard on numerous games, commercials, animation and over 30 audiobooks. Abby hails from the East Coast and attended Boston University’s theatre program as well as studying in Los Angeles with Larry Moss. www.abbycraden.com
With ANW: Translator/Director: Jean Anouilh’s Antigone. Actor: The Director in Six Characters in Search of an Author, Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet, Brutus in Julius Caesar, The Critic in The Guardsman, Narrator in A Christmas Carol, Enobarbus in Antony and Cleopatra, Orsino in Twelfth Night, The Duke in Measure for Measure, Porfiry in Crime and Punishment, Count in The Rehearsal, King Henry IV in Henry IV, Part1, Vladimir in Waiting for Godot, Theramenes in Phaedra, Jaques in As You Like It, Prospero in The Tempest, Arnolphe in The School For Wives, Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night, Walter Franz in The Price, Macbeth in Macbeth, Leonid Gayev in The Cherry Orchard, Don Adriano de Armado in Love’s Labour’s Lost, Pericles in Pericles, Richard Greatham in Hayfever, Astolfo in Life is a Dream, Iachimo in Cymbeline, Gooper in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, Horace in The Little Foxes, Oedipus in Oedipus the King, among others. Other Theatres: Broadway: Pygmalion and The Circle. Off Broadway: The Common Pursuit, The Fairy Garden, Crossfire, Fanshen. Regional Theatre: Yale Rep., American Repertory, Hartford Stage, Cincinnati Playhouse, Arizona Theatre Company, GeVA, Long Wharf, Baltimore Center Stage, Buffalo Studio Arena, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, Pasadena Playhouse, International Theater Company, Shakespeare Santa Cruz and the Magic Theater in San Francisco. Film/TV: Recurring on 24, Enterprise, Frasier, Sabrina, Cybill, Star Trek, Working, All American Girl, Dream On, Larroquette, The Bold and the Beautiful, Ugly Betty and his seven-year run as Ned on The Young and The Restless. MOWS: Parole, Here Come The Munsters, Disney’s The Red Coat, and the features Money Talks, Bombshell, Vanilla Sky, Star Trek: Nemesis, and Forgiving the Franklins (Sundance Film Festival ’06). Rob records many voiceovers, narrations, radio dramas, and CD Rom games. He has also recorded hundreds of audiobooks, Education/Training: B.A. Tufts University; M.F.A. Yale School of Drama.
With ANW: Cassius in Julius Caesar, Tartuffe in Tartuffe, The Actor in The Guardsman, Pleribo/Adraste/Florilame, The Illusion, Prince Hall in Henry IV Part One, Richmond in Richard III and the title role in Hamlet. Other Theaters: Elyot in Private Lives at the International City Theatre,with The Independent Shakespeare Company: Jaques in As You Like It, Oberon/Thesius in Midsummer Nights Dream, Bollingbrook in Richard II and Crab the dog in Two Gentlemen of Verona.London Theatre includes Jean in Miss Julie, Lord Byron in Bloody Poetry, Konstantin in The Seagull, Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing and Perreli in Sweeny Todd. Film/TV: The Odyssey on NBC, King David on NBC, Keen Eddie on Fox, Romeo and Juliet on Channel Four, Queen of the East on BBC 1, The Trail of Tears on PBS, The Chief on ITV, The Bill on ITV, The Geeks on ITV, The Delivery with Trimark/Warner Bros, Alive and Kicking, Evil Ground, Dreaming of Joseph Lees, El Cartel.Education/Training: The Central School of Speech and Drama.
With ANW: Merriman/Lane in The Importance of Being Earnest, Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night, Or What You Will, Michael James Flaherty in Playboy of the Western World, Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing, King Edward IV and Mayor of London in Richard III, Selsdon Mowbray in Noises Off, Baptista in The Taming of the Shrew, Ensemble in Oliver Twist, Mr. Dimanche/A Poor Person in Don Juan, Brabantio/Gratiano in Othello, Horace Vandergelder in The Matchmaker Cominius in Coriolanus, Elbow/Barnardine in Measure for Measure, Pantalone in The King Stag, Argan in The Imaginary Invalid, Abbess/2nd Merchant in The Comedy of Errors, The Stage Manager in The Skin of Our Teeth, Dubois in The Misanthrope, The Shepherd in Oedipus the King, Father Dewis in Buried Child, Doctor Baugh in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Ragueneau in Cyrano de Bergerac (1998 and 1995), among others. Other Theaters: Co-founder, Associate Artistic Director, and Resident Actor-The Whole Theatre, New Jersey (1973-1990): The Kite Runner at Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, The Madness of Hercules at The Getty Villa with Not Man Apart Physical Ensemble, Homebody/Kabul at Trinity Repertory Company, Hecuba at American Conservatory Theatre, Nine Armenians at Mark Taper Forum, Anna in the Tropics at Pasadena Playhouse and TheaterWorks (Palo Alto), Pera Palas at Theatre @ Boston Court/Antaeus (LA Critics Award-Best Ensemble), Glengarry Glen Ross at Dallas Theatre Center, Lear in King Lear at Shakespeare Santa Monica, John in Rhinoceros at Antaeus, Shylock in Merchant of Venice at Pacific Repertory Theatre (Carmel), Old Actor in The Fantasticks at Arizona Theatre Company, Denver Center Theatre Company, Williamstown Theatre Festival, American Place Theatre, La Mama, George St. Playhouse, Provincetown Playhouse, among others. Film/TV: American Heart, Last Action Hero, Shadow of the Blair Witch, Arrest and Trial, 7th Heaven, Seinfeld, L.A. Law, Life Goes On, Hunter, Dream On and Beauty and the Beast.
With ANW: Baptiste in A Flea in Her Ear, Nagg in Endgame, Pandolfe in The Bungler, Captain/Priest in Twelfth Night, Or What You Will, Reverend Winemiller in The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Mr. Pumblechook/Sarah Pocket/Bentley Drummle in Great Expectations, Escalus in Measure for Measure, Verges in Much Ado About Nothing, William, Lord Hastings and Sheriff in Richard III, Pedant in The Taming of the Shrew, Damiens in The Rehearsal H.C. in The Rainmaker, Westmoreland/Glendower in Henry IV, Part 1, Don Louis Tenorio in Don Juan, Old Shepherd in The Winter’s Tale, Pozzo in Waiting for Godot, Coade in Dear Brutus, Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, Nicholas Gadsby in A Touch of the Poet, King Wenceslas/General Laski/Ensemble in Ubu Roi, Alonso in The Tempest, Dr. Herdal in The Master Builder, The Duke of Venice in Othello, Enrique in The School For Wives, Sam in The Homecoming, Malachi Stack in The Matchmaker; Menenius Agrippa in Coriolanus, Chief of Police in The Miser, Brighella in The King Stag, Scottish Doctor/orter in Macbeth, Dimas in The Triumph of Love, James Telfer/Charles the Butler in Trelawny of the Wells, David Bliss in Hay Fever, Big Daddy in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Mr. Antrobus in The Skin of Our Teeth, Marley/Fezziwig in A Christmas Carol, Montfleury/Capuchin Monk in Cyrano de Bergerac, Ensemble in Under Milk Wood, Captain Shotover in Heartbreak House, Pumblechook in Great Expectations, among others. Other Theatres: George Tenet in Stuff Happens, Chorus in The Body of Bourne at the Mark Taper Forum; Goltschall (stand-by) in God’s Man in Texas at The Geffen; Old Globe Theatre in San Diego: Old Max in How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Thor in Mornings at Seven, Peter Quince in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dr. Gibbs in Our Town; San Diego Repertory, Arizona Theatre Company Alaska Repertory, ACT (Seattle), Playhouse in the Park (Cincinnati), Performing Arts Foundation (Long Island), The Alliance Theatre (Atlanta), two appearances in New York City at the Cort Theatre, among others. Film/TV: Weeds, Monk, Back To You, True Blood, NUMB3RS, The West Wing, Threshold, HBO movie 61* directed by Billy Crystal, and Torchwood.
With ANW: The Stepdaughter in Six Characters in Search of an Author, Antoinette in A Flea in Her Ear, Calpurnia/Plebian in Julius Caesar, Dolly in The Threepenny Opera, Miranda in The Tempest, Mariane in Tartuffe, Cherry in The Beaux’ Stratagem, Belle/Laundress in A Christmas Carol, Curio in Twelfth Night, Or What You Will, Edith in Blithe Spirit, Perdita in The Winter’s Tale, and also in A Doll’s House, Skin of Our Teeth, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Man of La Mancha, O’Pioneers, The Threepenny Opera, Oedipus and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Hollywood Bowl Other Theatres: The Illyrian Players: Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night. The Lyric Hyperion Theater: The Vagina Monologues. UCLA Theater Department: Eurydice in Eurydice, Marie in Woyzeck. IO West: Two Girls One Bard Education/Training: B.A. Theater from UCLA
With ANW: The Son in Six Characters in Search of an Author, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, Chris Keller in All My Sons, Camille in A Flea in Her Ear, Mark Antony in Julius Caesar, Sebastian in The Tempest, Valère in Tartuffe, Fred/Young Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, Redpenny/Mr. Danby in The Doctor’s Dilemma, Ergaste in The Bungler, Eros in Antony and Cleopatra, Oberon’s Faerie in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Hollywood Bowl, Ensemble in Coriolanus, Ensemble in Macbeth Other Theatres: Hamlet in Hamlet (LA Drama Critics Circle Award Nominee/LA Weekly Award Winner-Lead Male Performance) and Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet at Zombie Joe’s Underground, Abram in Our Class at the Pittsburgh Irish/Classical Theatre, Roy Baty in Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? at Sacred Fools Theater Company, Juror 5 in Twelve Angry Men and Berenger in Rhinoceros with The Mechanicals Theater, Miser Stevens in The Devil You Know at La MaMa E.T.C., Frankenstein’s Monster in Monster by Neal Bell, Caligula in Camus’ Caligula, etc. Film/TV: The Absence (Winner of Best Independent Film at Comic-Con 2012) Education/Training: NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Atlantic Theater Company – NYC
With ANW: Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, Lucienne Homenides De Histangua in A Flea in Her Ear, Portia/Plebian in Julius Caesar, Miss Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest, Mrs. Coffman in Come Back, Little Sheba, Nell in Endgame, Charmian in Antony and Cleopatra, Valentine in Twelfth Night, Mrs. Winewiller, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Marianna/Mistress Overdone in Measure for Measure, Mrs. Joe/Biddy in Great Expectations, Widow Quin in The Playboy of the Western World, Belinda Blair in Noises Off, Hortensia in The Rehearsal, Nancy/Ensemble in Oliver Twist, Mistress Quickly in Henry IV, Part 1, Hannah Jelkes in The Night of the Iguana, Hermione in The Winter’s Tale, Mrs. Purdie in Dear Brutus, Fay in Loot, Deborah in A Touch of the Poet, Queen Rosumund/Anna Stanislas/Ensemble in Ubu Roi, Aline Solness in The Master Builder, Emilia in Othello, Lucienne in A Flea in Her Ear, Mrs. Molloy in The Matchmaker, Virgilia in Coriolanus , Clarice/Smeraldina in The King Stag, First Witch/Lady Macduff in Macbeth among others. Other Theatres: American Conservatory Theatre, Nassau Repertory, Kenyon Festival Theatre, The Westbank (NYC), and The Matrix Theatre (LA). Film/TV: various soap operas and television guest star roles. Audio Books: With High Bridge Audio: Gapcreek and The Truest Pleasure by Robert Morgan, produced by John Runnette. Education/Training: English Speaking Theatre, Copenhagen; BFA Denison University, Granville, Ohio; the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, tutorials with Michael MacGowan; graduate and company member of the American Conservatory Theatre.
WILLIAM DENNIS HUNT
With ANW: Monsieur Loyal/Officer in Tartuffe, Trufaldin in The Bungler, Lepidus/Rustic in Antony and Cleopatra. Ephraim Cabot in Desire Under the Elms, Duke Solinus in The Comedy of Errors, Philly Cullen in The Playboy of the Western World, Vencentio/Tailor in The Taming of the Shrew, Mr. Brownlow/Ensemble in Oliver Twist, Northumberland/Bardolph in Henry IV, Part 1, Camillo/Gaoler in The Winter’s Tale, Matey in Dear Brutus, Prince/Apothecary in Romeo and Juliet, Duke Frederick /Duke Senior in As You Like It, Ezra Mannon in Mourning Becomes Electra, Julius Caesar in Julius Caesar, Egeus/Staveling in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Baptistin in A Flea in Her Ear, Old Man/Chorus in Electra, Sea Captain/Priest in Twelfth Night, Sicinius Velutus in Coriolanus, Anselme/Master Simon in The Miser, Escalus in Measure for Measure, Tartagalia in The King Stag, Duncan/Seward in Macbeth, Dimas in The Triumph of Love, Firs in The Cherry Orchard, Dr. Gerald Lyman in Bus Stop, Old Werle in The Wild Duck, Sir William Gower in Trelawny of the Wells, Beralde/Diafoirus in The Imaginary Invalid, King Basilio in Life is a Dream, Doctor Conveener in The Skin of Our Teeth, Reverend Tooker in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, among others. Other Theatres: Porgy and Bess at the Hollywood Bowl, Richard III, The Three Musketeers, Carry It On, Omnium Gatherum, Othello, The Winter’s Tale, The Tempest, King Lear, The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, The Madwoman of Chaillot, You Never Can Tell, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Macbeth at Theatricum Botanicum; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Geffen, The Traveler, Guns, The Bacchae at Mark Taper Forum, The Heiress at The Ahmanson, The Browning Version, The Visit, Ivanov, Ardele, The Master Builder, Mrs. Warren’s Profession at Pacific Resident Theatre, The Front Page, A Moon for the Misbegotten, You Can’t Take it With You, Peccadillo, To Culebra at The Colony, A Man for All Seasons at Theatre Banshee, Mad Forest at Matrix Theatre Company, Dancing at Lughnasa, An Enemy of the People at Singular Productions, among others. Founding member of The Company Theatre, Los Angeles and The Provisional Theatre, Los Angeles. Film/TV: Cold Case, Evan Almighty, Desperate Housewives, Judging Amy, NYPD Blue, Alias, Dragonfly, Bugsy, Chaplin, Android, Frasier, Just Shoot Me, Seven Days, The West Wing, Dr. Giggles, Deep Space 9, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Secret World of Alex Mack, Wings, The Naked Truth, Major Dad, Reasonable Doubts, L.A. Law and many others. Education/Training: University of Southern California.
Stage Manager. With ANW: Julius Caesar, The Threepenny Opera, The Tempest, Tartuffe, A Christmas Carol (2013 and 2012), Endgame Other Theatres: Tone Clusters (Theatricum Botanicum), The Bald Soprano > The Chairs (The Garage Theater), Melancholy Play (Theatrum Elysium), To Kill a Mockingbird (Sierra Madre Playhouse), Our Town (Sierra Madre Playhouse), Talk Radio (The Met Theater), Cymbeline (Theatrum Elysium, ASM), Measure for Measure (Theatricum Botanicum, ASM), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Theatricum Botanicum, ASM), Measure for Pleasure (The Garage Theater, ASM), Stop Kiss (The Garage Theater, ASM), The Three Musketeers (Theatricum Botanicum, ASM), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Theatricum Botanicum, ASM) Education/Training: B.A. Theater Arts Emphasis in Performance, California State Long Beach
KENNETH R. MERCKX JR.
Ken has choreographed fights and taught actors combat for film and television, theatres and universities all across the country. He is presently a faculty member at UC,Santa Barbara and Cal State, Fullerton. Ken is the resident fight choreographer the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Great Lakes Theater Festival (Cleveland) and A Noise Within (Los Angeles). Mr. Merckx received his MFA, in acting, from University of Illinois and his BA, in theatre studies, from the University of Washington.
(Scenic Design, Six Characters in Search of an Author) With ANW: Scenic Design: All My Sons, Antigone, Julius Caesar, The Threepenny Opera, The Tempest, Tartuffe Other Theatres: Works in theatre, opera, dance and film. Directors include José Álvaro Morais, Manoel de Oliveira, Wim Wenders, Pina Bausch, Robert Wilson, Rogério de Carvalho, João Canijo, Ruben Polendo, Ron Sossi, Chris Fields, Simon Levy, Shishir Kurup, Shaheen Vaaz, Laurie Woolery, Johannes Wieland, Larry Biederman, Bart DeLorenzo, Shirley Jo Finney among others. Frederica is a Guest Scenic Designer with the Department of Theater and Dance at UC Santa Barbara, and a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop. Collaborates with Evidence Room; the recent new production was The False Servant at the Odyssey Theatre directed by Bart DeLorenzo Education/Training: Awarded the Tisch School of the Arts Scholarship, received her MFA from Tisch/NYU with the J. S. Seidman Graduating Award for Excellence in Design. Graduated from Lisbon Theatre and Film School and holds an MFA in Architecture from Faculty of Architecture/Technical University of Lisbon. She is a scholar with Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Luso-American Foundation, member of the Portuguese Architects Association and United Scenic Artists USA 829, IATSE. Frederica is adjunct faculty at Pierce College (Scenic Design, Stagecraft, Production).
With ANW: Six Characters in Search of an Author,A Flea in Her Ear, Julius Caesar, Figaro, The Threepenny Opera, The Dance of Death, Tartuffe, Pericles, Prince of Tyre; The Grapes of Wrath; As You Like It Other Theatres: Sound Design for Happy Days at Boston Court. Music Composition, Musical Direction and Sound Design for Stupid F’ing Bird at Boston Court. Music Composition and Sound Design for Oedipus El Rey at Boston Court. Music Direction and Sound Design for God Save Gertrude at Boston Court. Sound Design for A Picture of Dorian Gray at Boston Court. Music Composition and Sound Design for Crawl, Fade to White at Theater of Note. Sound Design for Spider Bites at Theater of Note Film/TV: Original Music Score for A Cross in Time. Original Music Score for Survival of the Fattest
With ANW: Mr. Finch McComas in You Never Can Tell, Jim Bayliss in All My Sons, Feraillon in A Flea in Her Ear, Tiger Brown in The Threepenny Opera, Stephano in The Tempest, Porter/Witch in Macbeth, Clov in Endgame, Sir Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth Night, Pompey in Measure for Measure (originally played by Mark Bramhall), Buckingham in Richard III, Tranio in The Taming of the Shrew Other Theatres: National & European tour of Julie Taymor’s The King Stag, Hollywood & Las Vegas productions of Rock of Ages (original cast), Mark Taper Forum, The Araca Group, Yale Repertory Theatre, American Repertory Theater, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Virginia Stage Company, Maine State Music Theatre,Ritual Theatre Company, Theatre at St. Clement’s, Boston Center for the Arts, New York International Fringe Festival, Expanded Arts, New Dramatists, Classical Theatre Lab and others Film/TV: Her, Let Others Suffer (also co-writer), The Odd Couple, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Silicon Valley, Weeds, Off the Map, Southland, Grey’s Anatomy (recurring), Stan Lee’s Time Jumper, Africans in America Education/Training: Princeton University; A.R.T. Institute at Harvard University
With ANW: Gwendolyn in The Importance of Being Earnest, Elmire in Tartuffe. New York: Off Broadway, Pearl Theatre Company, Hecuba. Jean Cocteau Repertory, The Bourgeois Gentleman, Lysistrata. Classical Theatre of Harlem, The Cherry Orchard. Regional Theatres: Mark Taper Forum, Father Comes Home from the Wars. Pasadena Playhouse, Pygmalion. The Old Globe: Measure for Measure, Merry Wives of Windsor, All’s Well That Ends Well. The Boston Court: How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found. Theatre 150, The Winter’s Tale. American Shakespeare Center, Romeo and Juliet, As You Like ItFilm/TV: Castle, NCIS, All My Children, Chemistry, The Young and the Restless, Law and Order: Criminal IntentEducation/Training: MFA in Acting, The Old Globe/University of San Diego; BFA in Acting, New York University. Clown with Christopher Bayes, Phillipe Gaulier, Angela De Castro, David Bridel.
With ANW: Alonso in The Tempest, Agrippa in Antony and Cleopatra, Anselme in The Bungler,Peter in Desire Under the Elms, Lucio in Measure for Measure, Herbert Pocket/Compeyson in Great Expectations, Frederick Fellowes in Noises Off, Don John in Much Ado About Nothing, Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew, Ensemble in Oliver Twist, Don Carlos in Don Juan, Polixenes in The Winter’s Tale, Carrasco in Man of La Mancha, Jamie Cregan in A Touch of the Poet George F. Babbitt in Babbitt, Captain Macnure/Ensemble in Ubu Roi, Ragnar Brovik in The Master Builder, Roderigo in Othello, Peter Quince in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Rugby in A Flea In Her Ear, Lysander in A Midsummer Nights Dream atThe Hollywood Bowl, Orestes in Electra, Swallow in A Wilde Holiday, Junius Brutus in Coriolanus, Deramo in The King Stag, Banquo in Macbeth,Semyon Yepikhodov in The Cherry Orchard, King Ferdinand of Navarre in Love’s Labour’s Lost, Tom Wrench in Trelawny of the Wells, Clarin in Life is a Dream, Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew, Oscar Hubbard in The Little Foxes and Another Part of the Forest, Gentleman Caller in The Glass Menagerie, Joe Gargery in Great Expectations, Randall Utterword in Heartbreak House, Clitandre in The Misanthrope, and more! Other Theatres: As Actor: 3 Songs at the Fremont Centre Theatre; Seven seasons with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival; Los Angeles Theatre Center, American Conservatory Theatre. As Director: Julius Caesar at the Open Fist Theater, Two Gentleman of Verona at HVSF, Living Together at Fremont Center Theatre. Film/TV: In Justice, Rodney, The Mikes (Pilot), The Comeback, Hawaii, Malcolm In the Middle, Good Morning Miami, Miss Match, ER, Roswell, M.Y.O.B., The Drew Carey Show, 3rd Rock From the Sun. Education/Training: B.A. in Drama from Vassar College, M.F.A. from American Conservatory Theatre.
With ANW: Mrs. Clandon in You Never Can Tell, Kate Keller in All My Sons, Casca/Plebian in Julius Caesar; Mrs. Peachum in The Threepenny Opera; Prospero in The Tempest; Dorine, Tartuffe; Lola in Come Back, Little Sheba; Gower/Ensemble in Pericles, Prince of Tyre; Lady Bountiful in The Beaux’ Stratagem; Ma Joad in The Grapes of Wrath; Christmas Past in A Christmas Carol; Emmy in The Doctor’s Dilemma; Alcandre in The Illusion; Maria in Twelfth Night; Old Woman in The Chairs; Miss Havisham in Great Expectations; Bessie in Awake and Sing!; and also in Richard III, Noises Off, Ghosts, Hamlet, The Night of the Iguana, The Winter’s Tale, Romeo and Juliet, A Touch of the Poet, Ubu Roi, Picnic, Mourning Becomes Electra, A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Hollywood Bowl, The Matchmaker, The Price, O Pioneers!, The Cherry Orchard, Bus Stop, The Skin of Our Teeth, The Misanthrope, The Taming of the Shrew, Heartbreak House, The Little Foxes, Another Part of The Forest, The Glass Menagerie Film/TV: Body of Proof, The Newsroom, Grey’s Anatomy, Castle, Eagle Eye, The Spectacular Spider-Man, Cold Case, Close to Home, Numb3rs, Kiss the Girls, Things to Do in Denver, The X-Files, Deep Space 9
With ANW: Menas/Dolabella in Antony and Cleopatra, Antonio in Twelfth Night, Provost in Measure for Measure, Barrachio in Much Ado About Nothing, Richard III in The Tragedy of King Richard III, Noah in The Rainmaker, Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, Oliver in As You Like It, Caliban in The Tempest, Cassius in Julius Caesar, Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Hollywood Bowl, Victor Chandel/Poche in A Flea in Her Ear, George in Of Mice and Men, Chris in All My Sons, Ariel in The Tempest. Other Theatres: Chris in All My Sons at The Odyssey Theatre; Caius Ligarius in Julius Caesar at The Mark Taper Forum; Robert Di Baudricort in Saint Joan, Protean in A Funny Thing Happened on the way to The Forum, Len in Saved, and Leontes in A Winter’s Tale at American Conservatory Theatre.
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