(Resident Lighting Designer) has designed more than thirty productions for A Noise Within since 1998. Some of his favorites include 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: 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.
WILLIAM DENNIS HUNT
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.
MICHAEL C. SMITH
Words Within Resident Artists’ Play Reading Series Schedule
June 5, 7pm | The Heiress by Ruth & Augustus Goetz | Based on the novel Washington Square by Henry James | Initiated by Apollo Dukakis | Directed by Robertson Dean
June 19, 7pm | The Ghost Sonata by August Strindberg | Directed by Stephen Rockwell
July 24, 7pm | Galileo by Bertolt Brecht | Directed by Alan Blumenfeld
August 14, 7pm | Long Day’s Journey Into Night by Eugene O’Neill | Directed by William Dennis Hunt
Admission to these events is free. To RSVP, call the Box Office at 626.356.3100.