Mary Tessa

Mary is the recipient of the Legend of Off-Broadway Award, Three Tony nominations, two Lucille Lortel nominations, six Drama Desk nominations, two Drama League nominations, two Outer Critic’s Circle nominations, an Obie Award, and a special Drama Desk award celebrating Queen of the Mist and ‘Three Decades of Outstanding Work.’ Broadway: Oklahoma! Wicked, Guys and Dolls, Xanadu, Chicago, 42nd St, Marie Christine, On the Town, Forum, etc. Opera: Anna Nicole/BAM.  Off-Broadway: Oklahoma!, The Portuguese Kid, The Government Inspector, First Daughter Suite, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Queen of the Mist, Love Loss.., A New Brain, See What I Wanna See, etc. Film: Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical, The Mother (short; 3 Best Actress Awards), Big Stone Gap, Eat Pray Love, The Bounty Hunter, etc. Television: The Good Fight, Divorce, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Bull, SMILF, Two Broke Girls, Difficult People, and Whoopi. Featured on fourteen original cast albums, Mary’s album with Michael Starobin, Have Faith, is now available.

Robert Sella

Broadway: FLYING OVER SUNSET, SYLVIA, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, SIDEMAN, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY. West End: THE LADY FROM DUBUQUE; First National Tour: ANGELS IN AMERICA; Off-Broadway: MUSIC IN THE AIR; 1776 (Encores! at City Center); LOLITA, MY LOVE (York); VERITÉ (LCT3); THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP (Red Bull); STUFF HAPPENS, KIT MARLOWE (Public/NYSF); THE WATER CHILDREN, BOYS AND GIRLS (Playwrights Horizons). Regional Theatre: McCarter, Shakespeare Theatre, Washington DC, Chicago Shakespeare, Alley Theater, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf. Film/TV: 1985, Manchester-bythe-Sea, Sleepy Hollow, The Astronaut’s Wife, New Amsterdam, Mindhunter, In Plain Sight. Graduate of UCLA and Juilliard.

Matt Gibson*

Broadway: gitano. UK, Ireland, & Toronto tour: Joseph… Dreamcoat (Reuben, Pharaoh). London: My Favorite Things: R&H 80th Anniversary Concert (Theatre Royal Drury Lane, available soon on PBS); NYC: Austen’s Pride (Carnegie Hall), Help (The Shed), On a Clear Day, Finian’s Rainbow, New Girl in Town (Irish Rep), I Am Harvey Milk (Avery Fisher Hall), The Underclassman (Prospect Theatre). Regional: Over 30 AEA principal roles. Matt is currently playing Zach in una línea de coro at Argyle Theater in Long Island. Film: Wonka. BFA: NYU Tisch. @mrmattgibson

Hannah Bakke

Hannah Bakke (ella/ella) es actriz, dramaturga, compositora y artista docente. Los créditos recientes incluyen Cuarteto de fantasmas (Teatro Elisión), Érase una vez un colchón y Escápese a Margaritaville (Antiguo Teatro de Troncos), y El cantante de la boda (Artes Líricas). Lo que más le entusiasma es el trabajo que presenta actores-instrumentistas, composiciones basadas en guitarras, historias queer donde lo queer no es fuente de conflicto y musicales centrados en las mujeres. Originaria de Minneapolis, MN, Hannah suele recorrer las zonas rurales de Wisconsin con danville; una banda folclórica familiar formada por su tía, su tío, su prima y su hermana. El musical original de Hannah, El jardín, se producirá este verano con Triple Threat Teen Intensive de la Minneapolis Children's Theatre Company. Se puede encontrar música original y travesuras generales en Instagram (@thegardenfolkmusical).

Jason M. Shipman*

Jason M. Shipman he/him is thrilled to be here. As a theatremaker, he has worked with Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Black Ensemble Theatre, Theatre Squared, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Piven Theatre, The Warehouse Theatre, Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival, Cortland Repertory Theatre, North Dakota Shakespeare Festival, Chicago’s Rhino Fest, Huge Lightning Comedy Fest, ArkansaStaged, and The Artist’s Laboratory Theatre, among others.  He is a founding member of Spectrum Theatre Ensemble, a neurodiverse theatre company based in Providence, RI. BA: University of South Carolina in Aiken, MFA: University of Arkansas.

Stanley Andrew Jackson*

Stanley Andrew Jackson has a BFA from Howard University and an MA in Classical Acting from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. His credits include: INTERNATIONAL—Pop-up Globe Theatre Company: Romeo y Julieta, duodécima noche, Enrique V, A su gusto; Embassy Theatre: The Suicide, Webber Douglas Theatre: Revengers’ Tragedy; OFF-BROADWAY—Roundabout Theatre: The Refuge Plays; REGIONAL—Alley Theatre Company: The Three Musketeers; Baltimore Center Stage: A Wonder In My Soul; Stages Theatre Company: NSFW, Swimming While Drowning; Ensemble Theatre Houston: And In This Corner: Cassius Clay; Source Theatre Company: Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea.

Antonieta LaVecchia*

Most recently, played her dream role of Serafina in The Rose Tattoo, directed by Bonnie Monte. Broadway: Torch Song, A View From The Bridge. Fuera de Broadway: Becomes A Woman (Mint) The Portuguese Kid (CMT), Mamma Roma, How to be a Good Italian Daughter…(Carril de la cereza), String of Pearls (Etapas primarias), Kimberly Akimbo (CMT), Magic Hands Freddy (Soho Playhouse). Regional: Secondo (TheaterWorks), La verdad (Capital Rep) Ah Wilderness (Hartford Stage), Project Dawn (People’s Light), The Blameless (Viejo globo), A Comedy of Tenors (McCarter/Cleveland Play House), I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti (TheaterWorks, George St., Cincinnati Playhouse, Asolo Rep), Tough Titty (Williamstown) TV: Mad About You (reboot), Bull, The Deuce, FBI, Blindspot, L&O: SVU, Blue Bloods,  L&O, The Sopranos Película: Team Marco, Deliver Us From Evil, Delirious Education: MFA Tisch/NYU, Moscow Art Theatre, Philippe Gaulier. Member: Dramatist Guild, Drama League Fellow, The Actors Center.  Awards: Fox Fellowship, The Anna Sosenko Grant, CT Critics Circle Award, CT Best Actress Award, Outer Critics Circle nomination.

Juan Octavino*

Juan Ottavino has performed in 70 professional productions in 36 states and 7 countries including “A Doll’s House” on Broadway, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” in Leningrad and “Hawk Moon” in Vienna; both directed by Edward Albee. Off-Broadway: “Checkers” at The Vineyard, “The Poor Itch” at The Public, “Blackbird” at MTC, “Dandy Dick” and “The Crucible” at the Roundabout. Regionally, “White People” Philadelphia Theater Co. “Circle, Mirror, Transformation” St. Louis (Kevin Kline Award), “Seascape” Coconut Grove Playhouse, (Carbonelle Award Nomination), “Blackbird” (Cincinnati Award). Television: running roles on “NYPD Blue,” “FEDS,” “The Commish” & “As The World Turns.”

Tayler Harris

Tayler recently finished playing Grizabella on the CATS national for the last 2 years. Other credits include Off Broadway: Much Ado (Public Theater/Shakes In The Park), 50in50 (Billie Holiday Theater). Regional: Hechizo de Dios (Prima), Sister Act (Milllbrook Playhouse). Instagram: @sheistayler

Emily Kristen Morris

National Tour: Malvado (Elphaba s/b), Something Rotten (Bea). Regional credits: Side Show (Daisy), Pacífico Sur (Nellie), Mamma Mia (Sophie). Emily is also a voice teacher and founder of EKM Vocal Studios, and a popular content creator on TikTok/Instagram: @emilykristenmorris (1.7 million followers). Proud graduate of CCM, and the Institute for Vocal Advancement.