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  • Bridgette Ramirez

    Erika Soto Q&A: Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

    Erika Soto (she/her) is a Resident Artist at A Noise Within who has blossomed as a performer since childhood, thanks to family, teachers, and mentors who have guided her along the way. Learn more about her life and how she started the path to her dream job as an actor! How did you get started…

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    Meet Our New Board Members

    We are thrilled to announce that four members of the Los Angeles community will join our Board of Directors! Randi Tahara, Susan Toler Carr, Veralyn Jones, and Alan Blumenfeld bring a wide range of experience and expertise along with diverse perspectives to ANW as we enter the 30th Anniversary Season.  Producing Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott said, “We are very excited to announce four new additions to our…

  • Bridgette Ramirez

    Pride Month: Q&A with Kasey Mahaffy

    Kasey Mahaffy is a Resident Artist at A Noise Within who has played a range of roles on stage and on television. He sat with us for a Q&A about his artistic and personal journey to become who he is today!  How did you get started on your artistic journey? When I was a little…

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    Black History Month Feature: Carolyn Ratteray

    Get to know our Resident Artist Carolyn Ratteray! You may recognize her from her role as Black Mary Wilkes in Gem of the Ocean and as the director for our virtual reading of Intimate Apparel. Today, Carolyn talks about her love of theatre from a young age and the legacy of her family as she as…

  • Bridgette Ramirez

    Black History Month Feature: Veralyn Jones

    Veralyn Jones is a Resident Artist at A Noise Within and a co-founder of Lower Depth Theatre. She shares about her unconventional path to her present-day career as an artist, following her curiosity to wherever it led her, from dance to Wall Street to theatre. How did you get started on your artistic journey? I…

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    Meet Our New Resident Artists Veralyn and Trisha

    Our Resident Artist family is welcoming two new members: Veralyn Jones and Trisha Miller. These actors have become artistic powerhouses at our theatre for the last several years, and we are honored to work with them. Get to know Veralyn and Trisha behind the curtain with our Q&A session! How long have you been working…

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    Meet Stage Manager & New Resident Artist Samantha Sintef

    You might not have seen Samantha Sintef on stage at A Noise Within, but for years she’s been working hard behind-the-scenes to make sure our productions run smoothly. Now get to know ANW’s newest Resident Artist better! How long have you been working at ANW? I began working with A Noise Within in Fall 2013….

  • Bridgette Ramirez

    Memory & Memoir: Q&A with the Glass Cast

    What if our actors followed the footsteps of their playwright? Tennessee Williams is famous for writing from his own life and memories in The Glass Menagerie, so we wondered what stories our Glass cast would share if given the same opportunity. Hear from our Resident Artists about their childhood experiences and how those experiences shaped them as the…

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    Q&A with The Glass Menagerie Lighting Designer Ken Booth

    Lighting plays a big role in Tennessee Williams’ original vision for his memory play, evoking how memories fade around the edges and shift with the passing of time. Resident Artist Ken Booth talks about how he is combining his vision with Williams’ in the lighting design of The Glass Menagerie. What attracted you to The Glass Menagerie?…

  • Bridgette Ramirez

    Q&A with Deborah Strang: Looking Back on The Glass Menagerie

    This is not the first time that Resident Artist Deborah Strang has assumed the role of our fearless matriarch Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie. A Noise Within staged the production over twenty years ago, and now we’re re-living the memory with Deborah as she reminisces about her past experience and talks about what’s new in…

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