Jamie Anrews
Melisa Annis
David Anthony
Lynn Antunovich
Gregory Arata
Billy Atwell
McCready Baker
Ned Baker
Emre Baris
Joe Beaudin
Joel Behne
Angela Bend
Mike Bernstein
Krystal Blackman
Kira Blaskovich
Angie Blue
Jeremy Bohen
Jenifer Borntrager
Christopher Bott
Jennifer Boutell
Anna Bridgforth
Graham Brown
Tori Buckley
Bethany Butler
Keith Chandler
Tamara Lynn Chambers
Kristin Stewart Chase
Avery Clark
Cindi Clark
Jason Clements
Charlotte Cohn
Carl Condra
Dean Conroy
Clare Cooney
Carley Cornelius
Lesslie Dodge Crane
Danny Crawford
Morgan Crouch
Shelley Dague
Ashley Davies
Carlo D'Amore
Eve Danzeisen
Kimberly Dilts
Greg Draves
Vivan Dugré
Tate Ellington
Lydia Ellis-Curry
Brian Faherty
Nathan Faudree
Amanda Fekety
Shaneye Ferrell
Jennifer Fisher
Meaghan Bloom Fluitt
Penny Flick
Ralph Fontaine
Jamie Forehand
Marco Formosa
Adam Ramon Gallegos
Amber Gallery
Kelly Gene
Hila Ben Gera
Korri Givens
Craig Glantz
Caitlin Gold
Hannah Greene
David Guy
Megan Hamaker
Jason M.Hammond
Matthew Hammond
Carley Hauser
Corey Ann Haydu
Ellen Haynes
Jeni Henaghan
Ben Hindell

Adam Hyland
Sarah E. Jacobs
Kelly Jean
Julia Jiminez
Alice Johnson
Jessica Jolly
Dawn E Jones
G.R. Jones
Jessica Blair Kaplan
Elle Klein
Ericka Kreutz
Alexa Kryzaniwsky
Taylor LaCourse
Kaitlin Large
Suzanne Levinson
Rachel Loebs
Kristine Lorefice
Tina Manchise
Jonah Marsh
Stephen McClure
Randall McFadden
Kate A. McGrath
Matthew McIver
Dan McVey
Emily Merryn
Lesley Miller
Soneela Nankani
Nick Neglia|
Aidan O'Shea
Erin O'Brien
Kasey O'Brien
Colleen O'Neill
Michael A. Palmer
Scot Parish
Molly Perch
Julie Pearson
Giverny Pettermet
Laura Piquado
Cyra Polizzi
Serena Pomerantz
Cynthia Posillico
K.C. Ramsey
Kelsey Risher
Richard Rodriguez
Tony Rossi
Mercedes Rohlfs
Lisa Roth
Jessica Renee Russell
Charles Saliba
Aaron Sandler
Rosa SanMarchi
Becca Savoy
Joy Schiebel
Alyssa Schroeter
Stephanie Faith Scott
Maggie Scrantom
Jean-Patrick Simeon
Candy Simmons
Sky Spiegel
Tony St. Clair.
Michele Stine
Kira Sternbach
Christopher Sutherland
Ben Sulzbach
Kate Taney
Chelsea Taylor
Daren Taylor
Gino Tavernaro
C.J. Tucker
Aubrey Tunnel
Gregg Weiner
Laura Beth Wells
Phil Wilcox
Nina Wheeler Chalfin
Michelle Wilke
Dan Wilson
Roger Wyly
Pam Zimmerman
Tom Zumchak


Jaime Andrews
 ...blue jays, Finding Gräfenberg
Jaime's favorite roles around town have been in subUrbia, Fefu & Her Friends, The Real Thing and The Sisters Rosensweig.  You can see her in a bunch of independent features and shorts, that is if any of the directors ever give her copies.  She also performs with the improv groups Ka-Baam! and  Scrambled Eggs, but she loves working with trip. more than anything in the universe.  If the pilot gods are good, she'll be heading up the reality/improv/gameshow Crashers on TNN in Y2K2.
Melisa Annis
4PLAY (NYC production)
Melisa Annis originally from Wales, is now in her second full time year in NYC, and loving it! Having worked with a variety of exciting companies and people in NY Melisa is thrilled to be working with trip. on such an exciting project. Theater Credits include Domino’s - National Theater, Wales, Vinegar Tom - The Old Vic Theater, London, The Pantyhose Grid - NYC Fringe Festival, House of Bernarda Alba - Fluellen Theater Company, Three Sisters - Rebellious Subjects. Melisa was also recurring character in Welsh soap opera People of the Valley for many years. Since being in NY Melisa has mostly been directing theater and has just finished assisting Tony Nominated director Bill Russell on his Off-Broadway reading of Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, and is currently directing a mammoth production of Henry V as part of the trilogy at Prospect Parks Music Pagoda in Brooklyn.
David Anthony
Finding Gräfenber
g (NYC production)
A graduate of Bennington College, Anthony is co-founder and president of Metropolis DVD, New York City’s first DVD design and production company which works with major record and media companies to develop DVDs such as The Rolling Stones, Four Flicks, Lion’s Gate’s, Secretary, MTV’s, The Real World and USA Film’s Traffic. Anthony returns to his first love, theatre as Producing Director of the 2004 production of finding grafenberg.
Lynn Antunovich
 ...blue jays, Here's Something,
Finding Gräfenberg
(NYC production)
Lynn is a native New Yorker.  She is a graduate of West Virginia University, where she received her B.F.A. in acting. Regional credits include: Dr. Livingstone in Agnes of God, and Carol in Oleanna. She has also appeared as Marianna in Measure for Measure, Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hannah in Arcadia, and Jo in A Few Good Men. Lynn has also appeared as a dancer with Le Masquerade, and Long Island Ballet Theatre.
Gregory Arata
Finding Gräfenberg(NYC production)
Gregory is a not-so-recent grad of Bates College, in his home state of Maine.  Since then he has spent time in London, where he performed in Much Ado About Nothing and Brian Friel’s Translations, and in Minneapolis, where he played Billy in The Real Thing and The Stranger in 15 Head’s Lady From the Sea.  Recent stage credits include Angels in America (I and II) at the Penobscot Theatre, As You Like It at Blue Heron Arts Center, and a world-premiere of the musical Gentleman’s Bet at Columbia’s Schapiro Theatre.  He appears in the Sundance fav, Los Enchiladas and the upcoming Griffin Dunne film, Famous.  He teaches stage combat to little kids and enjoys speaking about himself in the third person.  Odds are you’ve seen him living in a glass house on the back of an eighteen wheeler as he tripped across America with his life webcast live on the internet. 
Billy Atwell
Sex God's and Violent Happiness,
Edward the Second
Originally from West Virginia, he came to New York, via west Texas, seven years ago. In that time has played with several New York Bands, primarily on the lower east side. Currently, Billy is performing locally with the alternative band Shirley Temple of Doom
McCready Baker
Finding Gräfenberg (NYC production)
Theater credits include: Split, Rousing the Head, Our Town, Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, FUCK YOU, Reporter Girl, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Film credits include: John's Day, True Dreams, Sorry Ain't Enough, and Hotel Distortion. Peace and love. "...I am the undertow..."
Ned Baker
not a happening
Ned is a proud alumnus of Northwestern University, an intrepid young theatre-maker, and a server at this really excellent Mexican joint in Evanston called Taco Diablo.  Ned has directed Romeo and Juliet at Moody’s Pub (Rabid Bad Theatricals), and Macbeth (Thirteen O’Clock Theatre), as well as assistant directing The Drunken City (Steppenwolf Garage) and Coriolanus (The Hypocrites).  Last seen onstage at Northwestern in David Catlin’s The Little Prince.  Ned is a member of Rabid Bat Theatricals. 
Emre Baris
hope...
Born in Turkey but raised most of his life in Canada, Emre has traveled extensively and has lived in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Copenhagen, Washington D.C. and now New York City.  Following his graduation from University of Toronto where he majored in Human Biology and Anatomy/Physiology and played varsity tennis, his training continued at the New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts School of Film + Television.  He is certified by the United States Professional Tennis Association as well as is a certified Emergency Medical Technician and is completely fluent in French, Spanish, and Turkish.  In May 2011, Emre performed Shakespeare's Two Noble Kinsmen in London, UK and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts with renowned acting coach John Barton.  When not acting, Emre can be found playing tennis, basketball, reading, playing guitar or taking it easy with friends. As Oscar Wilde said:  “Life is way too important to be taken seriously."
Joe Beaudin
Amalgams, Monologues (film)
Joe has appeared in various shows inside various venues throughout the Tri-State area. Favorite roles include Stan in JFK vs. The UFOs at the Ensemble Studio Theatre, Young Pappy in The Tinklepack Patrol at HERE Arts, Sir Andrew in Twelfth Night at the Kraine Theatre, Luke in Opelika at the Pantheon Theatre, Joe in Nine (not the musical) at the Trilogy, and Arnold in The Boys Next Door at Connecticut Repertory Theatre. Film credits include Late Watch, Evan's Getting it Together, and Catch me if you Can. Joe also performs with the sketch comedy group Mini Red Satan. He learned "a lot of stuff" from his Meisner teacher, Kathryn Gately, for whom he gives one thousand and one thank yous to.
Joel Behne
4PLAY (Chicago production)
monkey pants,
not a happening
Finding Gräfenberg
(Chicago Production)
Joel hails from the small town of Guymon, OK, but has been living in Chicago for nearly three years now and is ecstatic he's still living his dream, not to mention the very best years of his life.  He graduated from the University of Oklahoma’s Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre in 2012 where some of his favorite credits included ..Forum, Sunday in the Park with George, and Detroit.  Having performed in 4play last Winter, this will be Joel's second full production with trip. Thank you to my perfect family and wonderful friends for all the love and support and here’s to another exciting and inspirational journey with trip.  
Angela Bend
Finding Gräfenberg (Chicago production)

Angela is a SAG-AFTRA Actress and Stunt Performer based out of Chicago. She spent over two years traveling and performing live stunt show contracts in China, Indonesia, Germany, and most recently Branson, MO for Mirage Entertainment Inc. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a B.A. in Theatre and since returning to the states, she has landed several stunt jobs on Chicago P.D. and Chicago Fire. Favorite theatrical roles include Tracy in The Philadelphia Story, Romaine Patterson in The Laramie Project, and Mercutio in an all female version of Romeo and Juliet. This is her first time working with trip. and she is excited to be a part of this talented ensemble!

Mike Bernsteini
Sixteen
Michael grew up in New Jersey and attended college at the University of Pittsburgh. His favorite role in his “career” so far is Kent in Reasons to be Pretty. He loves acting, but his real passion is writing program bios. He is glad to be part of trip.’s show. Go Bayside.
Krystal Blackman
4PLAY (NYC production)
Krystal was born and raised in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. After acquiring her Technical Theater degree at Johnson State College, VT, she moved to NYC to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, where she received an associate’s degree in acting and participated in the 2007 Academy Company. Previous roles include: Judith Keith in The Jewish Wife, Cecily Cardew in The Importance of Being Earnest, Blanche in Brighton Beach Memoirs, Bertha in Hello from Bertha, and Teresa in Memory of Water. She would like to thank her family and friends for their continual love and support: “my cup runneth over”
Kira Blaskovich
4PLAY (NYC production)
re: an un tilted trip.
i'm just saying
A recent graduate of the American Conservatory Theater's MFA program, Kira Blaskovich is thrilled to be working on her fifth production since moving out to New York. Favorite productions include Vicarious (Bosley Productions, NY Fringe Festival), Cowboy Mouth (Michael Chekhov Theatre Co.), Time of Your Life (Steppenwolf Theatre Co, Tina Landau dir.), and two original shows with the Tearany Theater Company started by fellow ACT alum, Marilee Talkington. A grassroots political activist at heart, she hopes to create theater that constantly reminds the audience that reality is perspective and can be changed with a thought.
Angie Blue
hope...
Angie Blue is a Polish actress/model. From the early age Angie had vivid imagination and an interesting view on life. After watching Dirty Dancing at the age of seven she decided that in order to marry Patrick Swayze she should become an actress. She started performing in various school plays and street performances. After high school, Angie went for a year to United Kingdom to study English. She returned to Poland to obtain a BA degree in Education. During her studies she worked as a model travelling around the world, preparing herself for the biggest step in her life - moving to America. The day she got her degree, Angie bought a one-way ticket to New York City where she enrolled in a two-year conservatory program at The Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute where she was seen in several stage productions and worked on short independent films. Angie is currently writing producing and starring in her first indie film, The Price.
Jeremy Bohen
Tripping
Jeremy Bohen studied broadcasting at Arizona State University.  After graduating, Jeremy returned to New York to pursue a career in sales and marketing. Two years later, he quit his job out of boredom and decided to pursue acting.  Since then Jeremy has studied acting with Susan Cohen and Liz Evert at the Susan Grace Cohen Studio. Jeremy has appeared several times on ABC-TV’s All My Children, in corporate films for Sony Electronics and Corning, Inc., and in various theatre and film projects.
Jenifer Borntrager
re: an un tilted trip., i'm just saying,
c'est une chose d'amour
Jenifer recently moved to NYC and is thrilled to be making her debut with trip. Originally from Alabama, she graduated with her BFA in Theatre from the University of South Alabama.  Stage credits include Aggie Wainwright in The Grapes of Wrath (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Sally Bowles in Cabaret, Luciana in Comedy of Errors, Madge in Summer Brave,  and Clear Glass Marbles in Talking With. Other credits include Libby in Blue Window, Cass in Wonder of the World, Katherine in Taming of the Shrew, and various student films. She would like to send many big, big hugs to her family and friends. And a very special thank you to Mom, Dad, Jean and Kenny for their constant love and sanity.
Christopher Bott
hope... (Chicago production)

Christopher Bott is thrilled to be working with trip.  He was last seen in Red Theatre’s production of Schwyek in the Second World War and will next be seen in Anam Gan Ainm’s production of Andromache. Christopher is a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University. Thanks to my family and friends for all of their support.

Jennifer Boutell
just one of those things
NYC: First Look, Cabaret (Encore); Electra Speaks, Electra (MTS); The Feeling of a Beard, Nikita's Wife and The Maid's Tragedy, Evadne (HERE); Four Quarters, Teri (NYC Fringe); Faith, Hope & Charity, Faith/Alice (The Greenwich Street Theater); Me & My Girl, Lady Jaquie (FIT); Wally and Jesus, Judy and Sweet Citrus, Eve (BRIC). Regional: Wild Dust: The Musical, Belle (Centenary Stage); A Woman of No Importance, Lady Stutfield and Midsummer Night's Dream, Hermia (National American Shakespeare Co.); Godspell, Robin and Play It Again Sam, Linda (The Knightsbridge Theatre). TV & Film: Arrest & Trial, Dangerous Minds, The Nanny, Beverly Hills 90210, Moesha, Shopping For Fangs, Devolution, and Urchin. Jennifer was also a member of The Malcontent's: Sketch Comedy group in Los Angeles.
Anna Bridgforth
Sixteen, hope...
Anna Bridgforth has been a friend of trip.'s for many years.  Here since 2004 some New York credits include An Ideal Husband and Measure for Measure with Big Rodent Productions, We Call Her Benny and Bite with John Montgomery Theater Company and trip.'s Sixteen.  She began performing burlesque under an undisclosed stage name in April of 2009 at Broadway Comedy Club and has performed all over NYC ever since.  Some venues include The Triad theater, The Slipper Room, City Winery and The Bell House. www.annaeb.com
Graham Brown • Artistic Director

After moving to Chicago from New York a little over a three years ago Graham has appeared with Shattered Globe as William in Her Naked Skin and the Professor in The Lesson at Second Stage, Charlie with Erasing the Distance in Tell Me what You Remember as The Director in trip.s 4PLAY at the den Theatre. Select stage credits include: Simon in Finding Gräfenberg (NYC production), Shep in Early One Evening at the Rainbow Bar and Grille, Danny in Sexual Perversity In Chicago, Edward in Edward II, Melchior in Spring Awakening, twelve roles in Macbeth and Alex in A Clockwork Orange. Outside of trip., he has appeared with The Actor’s Art Theatre in Los Angeles, Amnesty International, The Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, The Dallas Theatre Center, The Dallas Repertory Theatre, The Castle Shakespeare Repertory, and the Canterbury Summer Theatre. Film acting credits include: The Dark Knight Rises, Sweet and Lowdown, New York - The Documentary and Entourage. Stage directing credits include: 4Play, Sex in a Series, hope.., Finding Gräfenberg, Tripping, Red Wine, Sex, Gods & Violent Happiness, Fine, Early One Evening at the Rainbow Bar and Grille, & Sexual Perversity In Chicago. Film directing credits include: Sixteen, Monologues, Clarity, Visual Reality, Help I'm Stuck in the Closet with Barry Manilow, Macy's at Christmas and The Alice Project. He has performed stand-up at the Improv, The New York Comedy Club, The Funny Bone, The Laff Stop and Froggy Bottoms.  Besides being the artistic director for trip., Graham a founding member of the comedy troupe Ad-Libs in Dallas and is currently the Executive Producer @ trip2media and is reprenenred by Lily's Talent in Chicago & TGMD Talent in Los Angales

Tori Buckley
hope... (Chicago production)
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Tori Buckley is a Chicago-based film, television, and theatre actress. Lately, her focus has been on film, where she’s had the opportunity to play roles such as a schizophrenic, an abused girlfriend, a southern eye-witness, and an up-and-coming hippy. She’s been apart of numerous student films, shorts, and independent films. Coming back to her roots, Buckley is thrilled to be an ensemble member of trip. Some of her favorite stage roles have been Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Daisy Hannigan in Biloxi Blues, and most recently Anna in Anna Christie. hope... has been one of her most unique and treasured experiences.

Bethany Butler
Finding Gräfenberg (NYC production)
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Bethany Butler is a graduate of New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, where she majored in both Theatre and English. She has trained in Los Angeles and Chicago, in addition to London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. She most recently appeared as Esther in All About Esther held at the Brooklyn Lyceum. Other New York stage credits include Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Moon of the Caribbees (The Flea Theatre) and the two-women show, Incommunicado.
Keith Chandler
re: an un tilted trip.
i'm just saying,c'est une chose d'amour
4PLAY @ the pure project
Originally from New Jersey, Keith has been in New York City for six years now where he studied acting with The Atlantic Theatre Company and has been working in the wonderful world of theater. He recently closed a production of the acclaimed off-broadway show Fools In Love with The Millennium Talent Group at The Manhattan Ensemble Theatre. He has worked with Ludlow 10 Productions as Demetrius and Bottom in A Midsummer Nights Dream, and as Casca and Lepidus in Julius Caesar. He worked for a year with Radio Theatre NYC on various radio plays such as Mad House, Hardboiled, and War of the Worlds. He is currently in pre-production for a film trilogy titled The Medisaga, which begins, shooting this summer. This is Keith's fourth adventure with trip. over the past year. He is thrilled to be working with such an amazing group of talented actors on this amazing project and can't wait for what the future holds.
Tamara Lynn Chambers
4PLAY (Chicago production)

Tamara is a California native who moved to Chicago in 2011. Since migrating to the cold she has made a name for herself in the Stand Up Comedy community. Tamara runs a weekly showcase called Stand Up Throw Down. She most recently appeared in Chronic Malcontents in Chicago with Endpoint Theater. She recently, also, played Kitty Bennet in Pride and Prejudice and Dancer in The 8 Reindeer Monologues at PCPA Theaterfest in California. A few more past roles include Sally in You're a Good Man Charlie Brown and Little Sally in Urinetown the Musical. She is a graduate of The Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts and has trained with the Annoyance Theater. You can also find Tamara on ThatGuyWithTheGlasses.com in episodes of the Nostalgia Critic. 

Kristin Stewart Chase
Chepooka, ...blue jays, Here's Something,
Kristin Stewart Chase is slated to appear next as Prudence in the new farcical comedy, Dear Prudence sometime this fall. Recent credits include Viola in Twelfth Night for New York Classical Theatre, the title role of Sophocles' Antigone and a glamorous media figure in the mordant comedy, Ismene, for Resonance Ensemble's repertory co. She was a "bat" for two years prior, performing numerous roles at Jim Simpson's Flea Theater, among them Judy in Mac Wellman's Sincerity Forever, Sophie in Brecht's Baal and Alma in Alice Tuan's AJAX (por nobody).  Each of those shows enjoyed an extended downtown run, and AJAX took her on a sojourn to Australia's Melbourne Fringe Festival. She has also made several appearances with The Metropolitan Playhouse of NY, most recently as Wanda in The Woman. Other favorites include Emily in Our Town and Vivie in Mrs. Warren's Profession in NYC and Rosalind in As You Like It with Prospect Theater's Georgia venture. Kristin grew up in Arkansas and is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College.
Avery Clark
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rip. over sexy, Amalgams
Avery is an Arkansas native who moved to NYC in August 2002. In the past year he has performed in The Lion in Winter at S.I. Shakespeare, 31 Bond at the Brooklyn Lyceum, Trip/Sexxy with trip., a handful of indy features, and a couple of music videos. Avery is honored to be a part of trip, both acting and production, and would like to thank Lisa, Nate, and Graham for their support and blind faith.
Cindi Clark
Sex God's and Violent Happiness
Cindi has performed in NYC at Expanded Arts, NADA, and with The Chekhov Theatre Ensemble in their Stages of Learning Program.  She has also performed at the Hangar Theatre and Cornell University Theatre. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University and studied at the Laban Institute of Movement Studies.
Jason Clements
hope... (Chicago production)

Jason Clements is a graduate of The School of Theatre at Oklahoma City University. Jason is an actor and improviser. Recent Chicago performance include Beowulf and with Mix Tape at the Bar Below. Some of his favorite roles have been in The House of Atreus, Recent Tragic Events, and Rocky Horror Puppet Show. Jason loves a good joke and a good brew, but hates doing the dishes

Charlotte Cohn
Wrapped in America, trip. over sexy
Charlotte Cohn was born in Denmark and raised in Israel where she served as a commander in the Army. She most recently appeared in La Boheme on Broadway, directed by Baz Luhrmann.She has performed in Europe and the U.S. as an opera singer including performing as Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi at the Liederkrantz Opera in N.Y.  Off-Broadway credits include performing with Elliott Gould in One Hundred Gates at The Jewish Theatre of NY, and Ambivalence at The Ensemble Studio Theatre.  Film credits include Mave in Starving, Nightingale in God in the Machine, Ophelia in The Danish Play and Barb in Samuel Clemens' Boys.  She is a member of The Actors Studio.
Carl Condra
Fine., Sex God's and Violent Happiness
New York credits include The Two Lovers, Out of Sight ...Out of Murder and Why I Live at the P.O. He has also appeared with the Imperial Theatre in Colorado.
Dean Conroy
...blue jays,
Finding Gräfenberg
Dean has appeared on film, commercials and on stage. Most notably, Quirk at the Duplex Comedy Cabaret, Scream, with Laughter at the Miranda Theater and Prince of the Clouds at the Trilogy Theater. He has studied with Maggie Flanigan of The William Esper Studios, with Bobby Lewis of the Bobby Lewis Theater Workshop and with Mary Van Dyke. Last summer, he traveled across Ireland in search of the greatest seafood chowder.
Clare Cooney
4PLAY (Chicago production)
not a happening

Originally hailing from Detroit, Clare moved to Chicago to pursue acting just one year ago. She is thrilled to be a part of trip. This winter, she will be performing as The Ghost of Christmas Past in A Christmas Carol (Citadel Theatre) and in the ensemble in 44 Ways (Redtwist Theatre). Recent Chicago credits include The Dictionary Project (Cold Basement Dramatics), EL Stories (Waltzing Mechanics), and understudy in When the Rain Stops Falling (Circle Theatre). Regionally, she has performed with the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame with degrees in Theatre and Psychology. She sends love and gratitude her mom and the rest of her family back in Detroit.

Carley Cornelius
hope... (Chicago production)

Carley is glad to be back in Chicago after a small hiatus in Champaign-Urbana where she spent the past few years working on her Masters. In the Chicagoland area she has worked with City Lit Theater, NUFAN Ensemble, The Atheneaum, Strangeloop Theater, and Halcyon Theater.  Regionally she has worked with the Great River Shakespeare Festival, and Montana Shakespeare in the Parks. This summer Carley will be in Wisconsin with Door Shakespeare. 

Lesslie Dodge Crane
4PLAY @ the pure project
4PLAY
Lesslie is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA and The Asolo Theatre/Florida State University Conservatory MFA Program, where she has performed with The Asolo Rep in Sarasota. In New York, she has worked with taxdeductible theatre’s Dare Project for the past 2 years as an actor, director, and contributing playwright and has published 2 short plays with taxdeductible. She appeared in trip.’s previous production of 4Play at The Pure Project and is very happy to be tripping again, for the first time.
Danny Crawford
hope...
Danny has been doing the New York actor thing for about five years now.  Over the past few years he's also started doing the New York fighter thing (stunt work, stage combat).  
He's very excited to be working with trip.
Morgan Crouch
Finding Gräfenberg (Chicago production)
Morgan Crouch is a writer, performer, storyteller and pseudo-raging feminist from Chicago. When she is not performing, Morgan works with Girls Fight Back!, a self-defense program that teaches girls across the country how to become total badasses. She is thrilled to be working with the incredibly talented ensemble of trip.
Shelley Dague
re: an un tilted trip.
i'm just saying
Sixteen
Shelley has appeared in the New York productions of I’m Just Saying (trip.), Secrets of the Tattoo Gods (Off World Theatre), The Soldier Dreams (Spiral Inc.), Soul Searching - a rock opera (BlackBox Entertainment), Love, Joel, Raw(Cedar Lake) and Candida (Expanded Arts). She has also appeared in the independent films 100 Stories, It’s All Good and Places . Shelley is originally from Pennsylvania, where she received a BA in Theatre and she continued her training with Larry Silverberg and Terry Schreiber here in NY.
Ashley Davies
4PLAY @ the pure project
Ashley is a graduate of LAMDA. NYC theatre credits include: Beast With Two Backs (Soho Rep) and Specter (Michael Chekhov Theatre Co.). London theatre credits include: In Arabia We’d All be Kings (Hampstead Theatre); Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Natural Perspectives Theatre Co.); Romeo & Juliet (LAMDA tour); Wild Honey, Death and The Maiden (LAMDA). She has worked on a handful of independant films and commercials and is thrilled to be on this trip.!
Carlo D’Amore
Sex God's and Violent Happiness,
Edward the Second,
Seascape with Sharks & Dancer

Carlo D'Amore has been seen at Soho Rep in Arthur Giron’s A Death of Wealth.  Before that, he was shooting the feature film I the Sinner in South America.  Other New York Credits include Moment of Truth at Manhattan playhouse, Summer & Smoke at the Roundabout Theatre and Being at Home with Claude on Christopher Street.  Prior to moving to New York, Carlo lived and worked in San Francisco where he worked for two seasons at the Magic Theatre working on plays by Constance Congdon and Nilo Cruz.  He also spent two seasons with the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival.  Most recently Carlo appeared on the HBO series OZ.
Eve Danzeisen
Seascape with Sharks & Dancer
The Dragon Comes to L.A.

Eve is an actress and filmmaker based in Los Angeles and NY.  After graduating from Sarah Lawrence College and performing lots of off and off-off Broadway theatre, she received a fellowship and journeyed out west to obtain her MFA at The Old Globe/University of San Diego. There she was one of a select class of seven specializing in mostly classical theatre. She is the founder/owner of Booster Shot Productions and co-founder of Leap First Films. She produced, wrote, and directed Heyday and the award winning short The Hardest Part for which she won a Best Actress award.  For three years was very proud to be the spokesperson for Optimum Business, contributing to the success of a small business advertising campaign. She treasures being an artist, is an avid yoga practitioner, a vegan, and a lover of good stories and their ability to transform the human condition. She deeply loves and respects all animals – and is an advocate for their welfare. RIP Boo Radley

Kimberly Dilts
4PLAY @ the pure project
Kimberly Dilts is an actor, director, and choreographer who is thrilled to be taking this trip..  Recent projects include choreographing War Music, an adaptation of Christopher Logue’s poetic take on the Iliad for FirstWorksProv, The Chicago Humanities Festival and the NY Council for the Humanities, and.co-directing Faust for Aurea (Providence, RI), in which she played the role of Mephistopheles.  NY credits include understudying and assistant directing for The Revenger's Tragedy (Off-B’way), and performing in Alice2, The Information She Carried, the Turnip Festival, and readings at the Pearl Theatre, NYTW and The Directors Company.  She has also appeared as a guest star on Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Dirty Sexy Money.  Kim is a graduate of UT Austin’s MFA Acting program.
Greg Draves
...blue jays, Tripping,
Finding Gräfenberg
Greg was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 1995.  Greg has worked as a video editor and was a member of the Main Street Players of Boone County, where he worked both onstage and behind the scenes.  He began his work with trip. in 1999 as stage manager for Tripping.  Greg is a member of the Board of Directors of Greater New York Mensa.
Vivan Dugré
Clarity, Wrapped in America,
The Alice Project
Vivan is happy to be working with trip for the first time on their short film Clarity. She studies film at the Stella Adler Acting Conservatory and has appeared in numerous commercials. She is currently with TTA Management (212) 689-2800.
Tate Ellington
Amalgams, Finding Gräfenberg
Tate is a native of Mississippi. Attended the University of Mississippi were he received a B.F.A in Theatre Performance. He has lived in New York for about a year and a half. Most recent stage credits include Sir Andrew in a production of Twelfth Night and Randy in a production of Only in Beverly Hills. His next project will be a play entitled X-Factor. You can also see him sometime in November performing at the Gotham Comedy Club with the sketch comedy troupe Spurn.
Lydia Ellis-Curry
4PLAY (Chicago production)
monkey pants
not a happening

Lydia is excited to be celebrating her third year anniversary in the great city of Chicago, after moving here from San Diego to complete her Bachelors Degree at Columbia College. A year out from graduation, Lydia juggles many jobs to help support her love of Theatre, but the most fulfilling of these is teaching at Perspectives Charter School where she has begun their first-ever drama program. Lydia has been seen around town in various solo performance groups, online in the web series Kiss Like Big Dogs, and on tour with Griffin Theatre Company’s Stinky Cheese Man. She is so grateful for this newest opportunity to make art with trip.

Brian Faherty,
Wrapped in America, 4Play,
Monologues (film & Stage)
Brian is happy to be “tripping” again in 4Play.  His last trip show was Wrapped In America two years ago.  Recently he completed the film version of Liars, adapted from the stage version which was mounted three years ago.  Around town he has also performed in Hell’s Gate, The Lion In Winter, and Six Degrees Of Separation.  His feature film debut was in Rick with Bill Pullman where he played a young Wall Street Executive.Television credits include All My Children, As The World Turns, and One Life To Live.
Nathan  Faudree • Associate Producer

Nathan grew up in Central New York.  He spent 14 years in New York City acting and writing.  (most often with trip.) before making his home in Syracuse.  His writing credits include co-writing Finding Graffenberg and 4PLAY with trip. as well as the short film RSVP produced by Redhouse Films, three episodes of the web series Non Sequitur Presents and  The Citizen www.WeAreTheCitizen.com which he directed three episodes. As an actor he can be seen in the cult films Kottentail and Bachelor Party in the Bungalow of the Damned. Most recently he starred as Lee Alexander in the feature film, King Lee.

Amanda Fekety
Tripping
After graduating from Texas Woman's University with her degree in Drama, Amanda Fekety traveled doing regional theatre.  She is happy to finally make New York her home.  Favorite roles include Daisy in the first American production of the British play Daisy Pulls it Off, Abigail in The Crucible, Fanny in On The Verge, and Mandel in Playing for Time.  New York credits include Mary Stuart in Mary Stuart
Shaneye Ferrell
Sex God's and Violent Happiness,
Edward the Second
Shaneye is currently based out of Texas. Movie credits include: Jessie in The Red Shoes, Lauren in Plane Short, and Taco in Black Coffee, among others. She has appeared on stage in New York in productions including This Love, The Santa Pimp in the 1999 NY Fringe Festival, and Sally. She has also performed in various regional theatres and done voice-overs for ADV Films, AMC Networks and The Romance Classics Network. She is a ’95 graduate of Texas Tech University
Jenifer Fisher
hope...
Jennifer Fisher, actress and torch song specialist.  Theater influences are Grotowski, Eric Morris and Michael Chekhov.  Favorite roles include the Nurse in Seneca's Medea and Sarah Bernhardt.  A shout out to the entire cast of this show.  Favorite charities include planting trees in Africa and saving rare frogs in Peru
Meaghan Bloom Fluitt
Sixteen
The tall girl in the big city. Meaghan is thrilled to be a part of this trip. production! Born in Florida and now living in Queens, she graduated with a BA in performing arts from Sarah Lawrence College and studied abroad at the British American Drama Academy in London. Her previous works include the recent production of the new play, Smoking Section (also accepted into this year’s Fringe Festival 2011!), ShadowBox Theatre’s African Drum, The Storm Theatre’s As You Like It, Gorilla Rep’s Joan of Arc, Is There Room In Your Heart? at Teatro La Tea, independent film The Stick Up Kids as well the upcoming web-series, Scene of the Rhyme. She is ready to continue to follow her dreams and meet every new challenge she can. She thanks everyone in this amazing ensemble cast, her family and friends for their unending love and support, and God for his many blessings.
Penny Flick
4PLAY (NYC production)
Penny Fick recently moved to NYC after graduating from Emory University with a BA in Theater Studies. While at Emory, she was cast in a number of productions, including Spring Awakening, Bury the Dead, King Lear, and She Stoops to Conquer, among others. Most recently, Penny was seen fondling audience members in Happy Hour, a.k.a. Sex, Relationships, and Sometimes... Love (45th Street Theater), and behaving similarly in a variety of short films and commercials. She also appeared in her first feature film, Three Chris’s, which premiered in May at the opening of the Hoboken International Film Festival. She loves 4Play. In her spare time, Penny is a cat burglar.
Ralph Fontaiane
4PLAY (NYC production)
Ralph Fontaine has worked professionally as an actor, director and producer of television, film and theater in Los Angeles, Seattle, and now New York. Recent acting roles include Egeus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Menelaus in Helen with Extant Arts Company. As a director/producer Ralph’s work has been shown on MTV, The Travel Channel and The Discovery Channel as well as in lesser known venues such as corporate boardrooms and private living rooms. He thanks trip. for letting him be a part of their process, and hopes that 4PLAY will continue as a multimedia experience that reaches audiences of varying levels of sobriety wherever they may be.
Jamie Forehand
Edward the Second
A relative newcomer to New York City, Jamie is pleased to have worked with trip.  He's lived and worked in Florida, Los Angeles, Denver, Cape Cod, Ohio and West Virginia. Favorite roles include Ben in The Dumbwaiter, Manus in Translations, Slim in Cowboy Mouth, and Horatio in Hamlet. Jamie holds an MFA from the FSU/ASOLO Conservatory.
Marco Formosa
Sixteen
NYC credits: Narrator 1 (Theatre Row), 12 Incompetent Men (And Women)! (NYC Fringe ‘10), What May Fall (Fordham Alumni Co.), Waking Up With Strangers (Horsetrade Theatre Co.), The Invention of Tragedy (Classic Stage Co.), SLAVS! (59E59). Holds an MFA from The New School for Drama and is also an alum from Fordham University. Can also make a mean Manhattan.
Adam Ramon Gallagos
finding gräfenberg (Chicago Production)
Adam Ramon Gallegos would like to thank trip. for the opportunity. Adam celebrated his one year anniversary in Chicago in January. He is currently directing a show for Three Brothers Theatre.
Amber Gallery
c'est une chose d'amour
Amber received her BFA in acting from Mason Gross School of the Arts where she originated the role of Tia in Fitting Rooms. Amber has an extensive classical background playing such roles as Rosalind in As You Like It and Olivia in Twelfth Night.  She is an Associate Member of 29th Street Repertory in NYC where she played Erin in Hiding Behind Comets, Carol in North of Providence, and understudied the role of Alice in The High Priest of California. Amber is thrilled to be a part of the vision that is trip.
Hila Ben Gera
hope...
An actress and a playwright, Hila is also a graduate of the Yoram Loewenstein’s Performing Arts Studio. Hila’s theater credits include the lead actress in Smiley (The NYC Fringe Festival and Philly Fringe Festival 2011), Josie’s Ring, It Runs in the Family, The God of Revenge, The Pajama Party and Company.  She is a founder of the Black Laundry Theatre Company, where she wrote, directed, produced and starred in a five women show called Black Laundry. These days she is writing her first full length play in English; a story about two people who struggle to live on the same couch despite the cold New York winter, deafening cultural differences and maddening miscommunication.
Korri Givens
mokey pants

Korri is a native Texan and graduate of the Oklahoma City University School of Theatre. Chicago credits include productions with Tympanic Theatre Co, New Suit Theatre, Halcyon Theatre, and Adapt Theatre Productions, where she is the co-marketing director and a founding ensemble member.

Craig Glantz
just one of those things
A native New Yorker, Craig returned home in 2003 after lengthy stints in Boston, Chicago, New Orleans and San Francisco. Craig's New York theatrical credits include Aldo in Italian American Reconciliation (Gene Frankel Theatre), Paul Campbell in Paul Campbell Hits the Bigtime (Instant Theatre), Jason in Emily (Sanford Meisner Theatre) and Jacob in Stop the Wedding (St. Marks Theater). His television credits include ABC-TV's All My Children and One Life to Live and CBS-TV's Guiding Light and As the World Turns. Craig has also appeared in over thirty feature-length and short films, including award-winners such as The Adventures of Supern-gger, In Innocence, Madison Rye and Niko and Vahko.
Caitlin Gold
4PLAY (NYC production)
Caitlin is thrilled to be making her trip. debut with such a delicious production. Favorite credits include Twelfth Night (Olivia), Importance of Being Earnest (Gwendolen), Hay Fever (Sorel Bliss), The Dancers (Emily Crews), The Wayside Motor Inn (Sally), and many more. Caitlin hails all the way from Toronto, Canada, where she has been acting and dancing since the very ripe old age of four. Caitlin is a proud graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (2008) and has starred in over a dozen independent films, webisodes, and television commercials. Much love and gratitude to my dear family and friends.
Hannah Greene
not a happening

Hannah is an actor and director based in Chicago. Recent acting credits include Wednesday (American Theatre Company), Peribañez and the Commander of Ocaña, The Cherry Orchard, and Peter Pan, a Play (Northwestern University). Directing credits at NU include The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Seagull, 4.48 Psychosis, and A Bright Room Called Day. Assisting credits include Stupid F**king Bird (Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company), The Little Prince and The North China Lover (Lookingglass Theatre Company). Hannah is thrilled and delighted to be a part of this exciting company.

David Guy
monkey pants

David is thrilled to be working with trip. He has acted in several productions in the city and suburbs and several film projects over the years. David recently completed the School at Steppenwolf Theater conservatory program this summer, which taught him how to work smarter not harder.

Megan Hamaker
...blue jays, Tripping,
Finding Gräfenberg
Being a Musical Theatre buff, Megan doesn't quite know yet how to get through a scene without bursting into song, so working with trip. was a welcomed challenge. Hailing from  Kansas, Megan has been performing onstage since the age of 10. She is a recent graduate of New York University's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts where she appeared in such productions as Sweeney Todd (Ensemble), Divorce Me, Darling (Hannah) and Camelot (Lady Anne). Other stage credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hermia), Taming of the Shrew (Katherine), A Chorus Line (Diana Morales), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), and a tour of The Music Man (Mrs. Squires).
Jason M. Hammond
Finding Gräfenberg (Chicago Production)
4PLAY
(Chicago production)

hope... (Chicago production)

gräfenberg is Jason's fourth trip with trip. Last year, he was seen in trip's critically acclaimed 4PLAY (Den Theater). Other recent credits include:  Santa Claus (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical; 1st national tour), Announcer (The Boxer; Athenaeum Theatre), and Nicky (Avenue Q; Theatre Out). Thanks to my supportive parents. Check out jasonmichaelhammond.weebly.com for more information.

Matthew Hammond
4PLAY (NYC production)
re: an un tilted trip.
Matt is very happy to be working on 4 Play, Sex in a Series. He has recently been seen in Dulcy with Love Creek and in the Samuel French Festival in Family. He graduated from the Actors Studio Drama School where he was seen in Pinter's One For the Road, Traindog and The Clay Pot Bloom. He has also been seen in a number of short films including 15 Waffles which played in festivals across the country.
Carley Hauser
 
...blue jays
Carley has performed in Spring Awakening at Expanded Arts. Prior to that she has been gallivanting about the New York theatre scene, cavorting with the likes of Classic Stage Company & The Pearl, as well as a few unmentionables, and many in between. Currently a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre’s actor/director lab, Carley is, among other things, a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Corey Ann Haydu
just one of those things,
4Play
(NYC production)
re: an un tilted trip.
i'm just saying
Corey is a recent graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where she spent two years in the Meisner Extension studio and a year training in Viewpoints. New York credits include roles in TopGirls, Welcome to the Moon and Other Plays and Carnival Girls. Corey also serves as Artistic Director of the New York City branch of Sunflower Works. She is thrilled to be part of trip. and would like to thank friends, family and teachers for their constant support.
Ellen Haynes
 
trip. over sexy
Ellen Haynes has performed with companies in Greece, Italy, Scotland and the Bahamas. Recent NYC and regional credits include Rosalind in As You Like It, Ariel in The Tempest, Viola in Twelfth Night, and her original work Theresienstadt. Ellen graduated from the BFA Acting program at the University of Southern California and studied filmmaking in Prague. She is excited to be on this new adventure with trip.
Jeni Henaghan
Edward the Second
Jeni is a William Esper Studios  graduate as well as a member of Inverse Theatre.  New York credits include Aria in Icarus and Aria, directed by Aaron Beall; Peakabo in Life’s Losses Loved and Hey Baby in Sex Toys & Subway Stories, both directed by Kirstin Ames, Walker in The Death of Griffin Hunter, directed by Emma Griffin; and Hermione in A Winter’s Tale with Tyrannosaurus Rep.  Regional credits include Agnes in A Bright Room Called Day.  Television credits include Law and Order. 
Ben Hindell
trip. over sexy
Ben Hindell produced and played the lead in Veins and Thumbtacks at the Abingdon Theatre Co. He has appeared in such award winning productions as Last of the Dragons and The Ransom of Redchief both at the Vital Theater Company and Dead End at the John Houseman Theater. He has acted in various independent films such as Believe which featured the late singer Aaliyah and a commercial for Alamo Car Rentals. As a producer, Ben presented an evening of one acts entitled Uptown With Love at the Blue Heron Arts Center and as well as The Guitar Lesson a short digital film.
Adam Hyland
4PLAY (NYC production)
Adam trained with Studio Theatre and Woolly Mammoth in DC, and currently studies with Terry Schreiber here in NYC. Proud to have brought to life Dr Marc Blumen in Self-Portrait as Schiele at the NY Fringe, as well as “Eric” Rowland in the wildly successful The Sublet Experiment. Much love to Mom and Dad, whose endless supply of Starbucks gift cards have no doubt helped in the memorization of his lines this year.
Sarah E. Jacobs
hope...
Originally from Atlanta, Sarah moved to NY almost ten years ago to attend FIT and study acting at the T. Schreiber Studio. She's choreographed for off-off Broadway shows and performed all over NYC. She can most recently be seen in Big Country Blues, the first country music web series, which won her recognition as Best Actress in a Drama at the LA WebFest and a Best Actress nomination at the ITV Festival. She can also be seen in From Date to Mate on Shalom TV. Recent theater projects include Disjointed Love Shorts (Ticket2Eternity) and Tech Support (Manhattan Rep). She's an active member of The Unknown Artists where she continually workshops new work and she's also currently studying holistic nutrition. Check out her writing about her ridiculous life at ActingLikeSarah.com or just check her out at Sarah-e-Jacobs.com.
Kelly Jean
hope... (Chicago production)
monkey pants, not a happpening

Kelly is thrilled to be performing with trip. for a third time. She is originally from Dayton, Ohio but has made Chicago her home for the past 3 years. Just this past May, she graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a BA in theatre. Kelly has recently performed in Comedy of Errors with Spectralia Theatre and has become an associate ensemble member with Trap Door Theatre. She would like to thank her parents and friends for their love and support.

Julia Jiminez
Monologues (stage)
Julia recently wrote, produced and was featured in an original work, Cooch (working title) which is currently in development again. She also performed with the company she co-founded with Jessica Jolly, Cameo Theatre, at the 2004 New York International Fringe Festival in Precipice. Her favorite roles include Snitch in A Beggar's Opera with Aisling Arts and Delores in Mr. Sunshine and the Radio Dame at Manhattan Theatre Source. Julia has a B.F.A. in theatre from Florida International University and has studied at various NYC schools including HB Studio, The School for Film and Television, New Dance Group and Atlantic Theatre Company. She is pleased for the chance to work with this impressive group of artists for the first time.
Alice Johnson
hope...
Alice Johnson is originally from Seattle, WA but is currently living in Brooklyn just like everyone else who is not originally from New York.  She studied at Fordham University and The London Dramatic Academy. Since graduating, she has steadily worked on plays, short films and other creative projects.  Lately, she's been taking classes at ESPA, doing Shakespeare dinner theater in Carrol Gardens, and performing new plays with Blow Out Theater Co.
Jessica Jolly
Amalgams, Finding Gräfenberg
4PLAY
(NYC production)
Monologues (film & Stage)
A native of Kansas City, Missouri, came to New York City to attend acting school at NYU. Since graduating, Jessica has appeared in many New York productions of classics and new works, in such venues as Here Arts Center, Collective Unconcious, Teatro La Tea, Producers Club, and the NY Fringe Festival. Notable roles she’s played include Cordelia in King Lear, Gwendolyn in The Importance of Being Earnest, and Rossignol in Marat/Sade. She has starred in a large number of student and independent films, and will be shooting a feature film this winter with writer/directer Reid Rosefel.
Dawn E. Jones
trip. over sexy, Amalgams,
c'est une chose d'amour
Dawn has lived in New York City since she graduated Western Connecticut State University in 2002. Prior to attending WCSU, Dawn studied with The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Since moving to NYC, Dawn has performed in multiple Indie films including The Night Life and the soon to be released feature Fillbilly, as well as the short filmThe Plum which had premiered in the Berlin Film Festival. She has also recently been seen in commercials and Showcases. Some of her favorite roles performed include Marjorie in Extremities, Bananas in The House of Blue Leaves, Charlotta in The Cherry Orchard, Karen in The Bleeding Heart (with William Fichtner). She has also performed in the independent film Clean-Shaven with Peter Greene. Television credits include: MTV, Another World and As the World Turns. Dawn has been has been in private study acting workshop with Le Mos and has also attended Weist-Barron and The School of Performing Arts. Dawn’s artistic training beyond theatre involves singing, ballet, point, modern, and tap dancing.
GR Jones
The Dragon Comes to L.A.

G.R. Jones is a Brooklyn-born, L.A. based, actor, writer, and comedian. He has performed at Stand-Up New York, the Comedy Cellar, as well as off -broadway performances of All in The Timing by David Ives at the John Houseman Theater, A.R. Gurney's The Cocktail Hour at the Actor's Playhouse, as well as production on Laughing Matters by Nick Ullett at the Primary Stages Theater. He will be insinuating himself into the Comedy Store in January. He enjoys long walks on the beach and hard german techno. Get some.

Jessica Blair Kaplan
re: an un titled trip.
Jessica is originally from Chicago, aka CHI TOWN, and is damn proud of it. She is currently a student at New York University at the Stella Adler Conservatory. She has also trained at Second City Chicago, Comedy Sportz, and currently with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. She is thrilled to be one of the newest members of trip.
Elle Klein
A Clockwork Orange, Tripping
Elle is currently living on the "Third Coast" (Austin, TX), and has been thrilled to be make guest appearances in the Big Apple.  She graduated from The University of Texas with a BA in Theatre and Dance, and has worked on several films & videos in Austin.  However, her favorites are the theatrical roles of Anna in The Baltimore Waltz, and Pete in A Clockwork Orange.
Ericka Kreutz
Finding Gräfenberg
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Ericka has performed regionally with various theatres including: The Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Next Act Theatre, Prop Theatre of Chicago, and First Stage Milwaukee.  As a writer, Ericka has written many monologues, one-acts and plays for youth: including Stand Up, an anti-violence play currently touring with Lamb's Players Theatre in Coronado, CA and her one woman show, Beginnings, Belongings, and Bodegas, which was premiered last October at La Bottaga del Arts.  She will be performing it again this January with Renaissance TheatreWorks in Milwaukee.  Ericka is a graduate of the Conservatory of Theatre at Webster University in St. Louis and has studied with Gene Frankel in New York.   Ericka also loves to play her harp in the subways during the holidays, with her rock star friend Katy.
Alexa Kryzaniwsky
4PLAY @ the pure project
Alexa Kryzaniwsky is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in drama. She has had four years of exciting training under NYU's Experimental Theatre Wing, both in New York and Amsterdam. Since graduating, she has had the opportunity to work under the professional mentorship of JoAnne Akalaitis in the 2006 Baryshnikov Arts Center Tisch Alumni Fellowship and in a reading of The Bacchae at The Public. Alexa has also had the opportunity to work at The Gene Frankel Theatre in, A Brilliant Play by, John McEnroe, and in the Bread and Puppet Theatre's Out of Time; A Puppet Spectacle at the St. Ann's Warehouse Labapalooza festival. Recently, Alexa performed in the Richmond Shepard Theatre's comedy, Best Party Ever, and a featured role in an independent film, Rich From Within, which will be premiering at the Action on Film Festival in Long Beach, CA. She is thrilled to be working with the trip. family and gives a special thanks to all those involved in the production for an awesome and memorable theatrical experience.
Kaitlin Large
hope...
Kaitlin is extremely grateful for the opportunity to work with trip. and is so excited be a part of creating something that she can believe in! She graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 2008 where she studied the Meisner Technique and loved it. After graduating she performed with the Frog and Peach Theatre Company in multiple Shakespeare productions where her roles included Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth. She is looking forward to her first feature length film coming out next year called Kill Me Now! Much love to her family, best ones and Brian for their constant love and support
Taylor LaCourse
finding gräfenberg (Chicago Production)
Taylor is very excited to be working with trip. for the first time. Taylor graduated with a BFA in Acting from Texas Tech University. She would like to thank her family and her fellow Tex-agoans for their constant support and encouragement.
Suzanne Levinson
Tripping, Chepooka, ...blue jays,
Here's Something, Finding Gräfenberg
Recent New York credits include The Twilight Ladies (Tribeca Playhouse), Ampersand (The Riverside Stage Company), Platonov and The Playboy of the Western World (The Oasis Theatre Company), Who Will Carry the Word (A Piece of Work Theater Company), and Schvesters (The Sage Theatre). Regional credits include The Black Glove (The Vox Theatre Company), The Twilight of the Golds (NorthStar Productions), and The Diary of Anne Frank (Living Arts Repertory Theatre).
Rachel Loebs
hope..
Recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2009) with her BA in Theatre performance and a Minor in Communication Studies. She moved to NYC in August 2009 and has appeared in several Off Broadway productions and has appeared in  short films. Rachel also works as a musician playing the guitar and writing music. Rachel is part of the Complete Theatre Company. She is excited to be working with talented artists on this project!  www.RachelLoebs.com
Kristine Lorefice
hope..
Grateful to be a part of the trip. experience Kristine is also a Casting Director who has cast for Bravo, NBC, Travel Channel, TLC, CMT, theater, film and print. Her passion is working with actors. When she's not casting, Kristine runs her company, Acting House, where she coaches actors one-on-one and leads workshops and writes original plays. When inspiration calls, Kristine loves making funny experimental films, satires and documentaries and taking photographs. She would especially like to thank, above all, Kate Taney, for making this all happen- and for letting me help you on that monologue ten years ago. And Graham, thank you for believing in me and letting me be a part of your vision.
Tina Manchise
Amalgams, Finding Gräfenberg
Tina Manchise is a B.F.A. graduate of the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. She has performed in numerous theatre, film and dance pieces here in New York. Most recently as 'Natalie Wood' in Stalking Christopher Walken at the NY Fringe Festival and the title role in Rikki TikkiTavi at The Manhattan Children's Theatre (finally employing years of Kung Fu training onstage). Recent credits include Pearl in The Scarlet Letter, Tartuffe, Blue Window, SubUrbia, Death Defying Acts, and The Skryker, to name a few. She has also performed with The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange in The Sustenence Project and has helped to create several origional dance pieces such as ...neither here nor there... and The Weight of Water, among others.
Jonah Marsh
Finding Gräfenberg
Some of Jonah's favorite stage roles include the title character in Miss Julie, Lala Levy in The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Desdemona in Othello, and Karen in Speed the Plow.  She appeared as June in the Off-Broadway revival of Smoke on the Mountain and has worked regionally with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Coconut Grove Playhouse, Theatre Three, Hip Pocket Theatre and Classic Theatre Company.   Jonah's film credits include Ball in the House , starring David Straithairn and Jennifer Tilly and a leading role in Late Bloomers, an official Sundance selection. She has appeared in movies of the week and television series too embarrassing to mention as well as regional and national commercials, and is represented commercially by The Gage Group (212-541-5250)
Stephen McClure
monkey pants
not a happening
Finding Gräfenberg
(Chicago Production)

Stephen is excited to be working with trip. again. Previous trip.s include monkey pants and not a happening. Since moving to Chicago, he has appeared as Svard in Rendition Theatre’s The Father, Orlando in Cave Painting Theatre's As You Like It, Valentine in Spectralia Theatre's Two Gentlemen of Verona, and Pantone/Rabbi/Santa in American Demigod's A Very Orwellian Christmas. He would like to thank his fellow Texan transplants for their constant support and his parents for still coming to see his shows after all this time. 

Randall McFadden
Amalgams
Finding Gräfenberg
Randall McFadden is grateful to be back on stage after having spent several months devoted to music & film. Has been seen recently doing theatre and film all over the city and regionally. Randall plays music around the tri state with the band Quellish as well as the legendary Big Gummy Allstars. Randall is a founding member of the AAB society and received his BA from Shenandoah University.
Kate A, McGrath
re: an un tilted trip.
i'm just saying
Sixteen
Kate studied at New York University, School for Film and Television, Larry Silverberg, The Barrow Group, Bova Actors Studio with Anthony Vincent Bova and Eric and Susanna Morris, Charles Goforth from the LAByrinth Theatre and Black Nexxus Studio with Susan Batson and Carl Ford. Theater credits include MotherLove at Creative Artists Lab, The Last Resort at Chashama Theatre, Sustaining at Manhattan Theatre Source, I’m Just Saying with trip., The Blue Room at Black Nexxus Studios and Stops (Along the Road) at Theater for the New City. Film work includes Superstar Talent, The Sonnet Project, Running Time (written and produced by Kate), Feenix Films’ Lock-Load-Love and Nicky Newark. Kate wrote and co-starred in Feenix’ production of Dealer and a short entitled The Basement, both coming soon.
Matthew McIver
Tripping, Finding Gräfenberg,
Clarity
Regional credits include: Danceny in Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Wilma Theater), Evan Wyler in As Bees in Honey Drown (Charlotte Repertory Theater), and Rodent in Tony Kushner’s Slavs! (Manbites Dog Theater), among others. Here at home he’s appeared with trip., atm, adobe, and in the NYC International Fringe Festival. He spent a year touring Twelfth Night (Aguecheek), The Tempest (Ferdinand), Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Guildenstern in both) with Shenandoah Shakespeare, including the Paris, Germany, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and two weeks in Ottawa. Film credits include: The Overlookers, and the shorts Arabian Nights and Clarity. Matt is artistic director and co-founder of HungerArts Theater, for whom he just directed The Darling Family.
Dan McVey
Monologues (stage)
Dan McVey recently finished studying at the William Esper Studio after graduating from Rutgers University. Favorite stage roles include Jeff in Suburbia, Malvolio in Twelfth Night, and Billy in Checkers. Dan is happy to be working with trip. and is also a proud member of Blank Slate Theater Company.
Emily Merryn
Amalgams, Finding Gräfenberg
4PLAY (NYC production),
Monolgues (film & stage)
Emily is a proud member of both trip. and Blank Slate Theater Company in NYC. Along with her trip. credits, she has performed in Breakfast Lunch Dinner, Running Start, and Girls of Tuam with Blank Slate. Other of her favorite stage experiences include Fefu and Her Friends, I'm Not Rappaport, and An Inspector Calls; as well as a summer on board a showboat doing melodrama, and another summer camping and acting in the New York Renaissance Faire. Film and Television Credits include: Like a Springsteen Song, Serial, The Replacements, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. Emily graduated from the University of Virginia with degrees in both Drama and Psychology and completed the 2 year Meisner program at the William Esper studio in 2003. She would like to thank trip. for all the good times.
Lesley Miller
trip. over sexy
Lesley Miller is a graduate of Allentown College in Pennsylvania, and of Mountview Theatre Conservatory in London, England. She has recently appeared as Maggie in Boy’s Life at the American Theater of Actors. Other Stage work includes; Much Ado about Nothing (Beatrice), Red Cross (The Maid) and The NYC premiere of The Sacred Virgin (Bridget) and A Yellow Butterfly Called Sphinx (Student). Recent Television credits include Saturday Night Live. She will also be appearing in the upcoming film Spider-Man - 2.
Soneela Nankani
4PLAY @ the pure project
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Soneela Nankani is a 2007 graduate of Columbia University’s MFA Acting program. Her work at Columbia included training with Andrei Serban, Kristin Linklater and Anne Bogart. In addition to many independent and Columbia film credits, Soneela’s theatre credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Classic Stage Company), Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Happy Days and The Cherry Orchard. Soneela is an Associate Artist with Sojourn Theatre. She has appeared in several Sojourn Theatre productions including Seven Great Loves and Passing Glances. In 2003, Soneela and Sojourn Theatre won five “Drammy” (Portland, OR Theatre) Awards including Best Ensemble and Production of the Year for Seven Great Loves.
Nick Neglia
4PLAY (NYC production)
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Nick attended an All-Boys/Catholic/Military School for six years, before moving to the city and graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Drama and a minor in English. Recent credits include roles in The Merchant of Venice, The Misanthrope, Dove For Sale and The Three Minute Hamlet. He will next be seen as featured in upcoming episodes of “Z-Rock”, “Chaos Theory”, “The City” and in productions from The Oasis Theatre Company. Much love and thank to his family and friends.
Erin O' Brien
4PLAY (Chicago production)

Erin O’Brien is a Tulsa, OK native, a graduate of Columbia College Chicago and a proud trip. company member.
This will be her second full production with trip. since appearing in 4PLAY in 2014. She is very happy to be performing with these wonderful people again. Enjoy the ride!

Kasey O' Brien
hope... (Chicago production)

Kasey O’Brien is a very proud member of the Chicago theater scene.  She is an ensemble member at Abraham Werewolf and has been seen in their original works Decadence, One Night Only, and Your Move.  She has also been seen in The Observatory (Viable Theatre Co), That Pretty Pretty; or, The Rape Play (The Charnel House), and Theatre of Women 7 (Dream Theatre).  Behind the scenes she has co-produced/co-wrote/directed Vonnegut’s Shorts and Sockhopapocalypse: a rockmusicalclownparody of Lord of the Flies with Times Three Theatre.  She graduated with a BFA in Acting from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University where her favorite projects included Not About Nightingales and 3axbat: a Circus Project.  She has hope...

Colleen O' Neill
4PLAY (Chicago production)

Born and raised in Chicago, Colleen began her career as an actress at the age of eight. Colleen is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory. In addition to writing and producing shows for the Second City LA stage, she is also one of the founding members of the sketch comedy group The McGillicuddys and producer & founder of the all-female sketch show Slippery Handles. Colleen's current projects include work on two pilots, as well as producing the feature film Blind Faith. Her credits include TV, film, commercials, print and theater. Colleen does a bit of stand-up now and then.

Aidan O'Shea
Sixteen
Aidan grew up in the Circus, left High School to run away with the.....yes, really! He went to the New School’s M.F.A. program for acting, and now lives one block from Soda, runs a business teaching acrobatics for fitness for ALL ( www.acrobodics.com ) and acts. He is taking a one-man show to Edinburgh next Summer! See you there?.
Michael A. Palmer
Finding Gräfenberg
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“If you reach for the sun you will reach the stars!” That has been Michael’s motto even before entering La Guardia High School for the Performing Arts and later graduating from the State University at Purchases College with a B.F.A. in theater arts.  His recent theatre credits include The Hologram Theory with Joe Lee at the Blue Light Theatre, Dream on Monkey Mountain at the Denver Center and The Queen Bee’s Last Stand at The Blue Heron Arts Center where he originated the Role of Booker T. Buffer.  His film credits include NBC’s Mentor and the Hip Hop Owls, As the World Turns and several MTV promo spots
Scot Parish
Monologues (film)
Scot Parish has put together an eclectic resume by appearing in a variety of independent films over the last few years. The highlight would be appearing in a Law and Order episode as a bartender at a local Irish pub, a role he was in training for, for over twenty-five years. He would like to thank his beautiful wife & daughter for their extreme patience and understanding.
Julie Pearson
hope... (Chicago production)
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Julie is delighted to be a part of hope... and to have a chance to work with this great ensemble. She has studied improvisation at iO and the Annoyance Theaters, and currently performs long form improv at Studio Be with One Group Mind’s Juan Wants. Julie is also a founding member of Cor Res Theatre, where she has directed two devised plays: Gastrong! The Musical and Armageddon Pie. Julie has a BA in theatre from the University of Wisconsin, and is an ensemble member at Idle Muse Theatre Company.

Molly Perch
Tripping
Molly Perch returned to New York after graduating from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.  There she appeared as Frosine in Moliere’s The Miser.  She recently co-starred as The White Rabbit in Alice Underground, winner of "Best Short" in the 1999 New York Independent Film Festival.  Molly has also studied at HB Studios with Carol Morely and Sanford Morris.
Giverny Petitermet
hope...
New York credits include: The Crucible (Sink or Swim Rep), Jil Sanders: A Love Story (The Sprit of Pride), The Burning House (Studio Maya Workshop); Sacrificial Boogaloo (Mainspring Collective); Wake, Dispersal, Playboy of the Western World (Aisling Arts); Other credits include: Much Ado About Nothing (Olney Theatre Center); Prelude to a Kiss, Trojan Women (BU); The Provoked Wife, Macbeth (LAMDA). Training: Boston University, BFA in acting; London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA), British American Drama Academy (BADA).
Laura Piquado
Amalgams, Finding Gräfenberg
Laura was born in Canada, and raised in Lebanon, Iran, Brazil, Indonesia, and Egypt. A graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, she has been in New York for almost 2 years, and is still trying to catch her breath. Recent theatre credits include Goneril in King Lear, Toinette in The Hypochondriac, and Luciana in Comedy of Errors (all with the Texas Shakespeare Festival), and Perdita in A Winter's Tale with the Hampton Shakespeare Festival. She is thrilled to hop onto this leg of the trip. Special thanks and love, as ever, to Mom & Dad and Derek.
Cyra K. Polizzi
Finding Gräfenberg (Chicago Production)
4PLAY
(Chicago production)

hope... (Chicago production)
not a happening

Cyra graduated from UW-Madison in Acting, Gender Studies, and Environmental Studies. Now Cyra works full-time in theatre and film, primarily as a stage actor. Performing with a variety of companies, Cyra has had the opportunity to originate roles in many new works. Previous roles in established works range from Wendla in Spring Awakening to Corie in Barefoot in the Park to Frank-N-Furter in The Rocky Horror Show. cyrakpolizzi.com

Serena Pomerantz
hope... (Chicago production)

Previous Chicago credits include: Macbeth (Suitcase Shakespeare), Pirates of Penzance (Tall Ship Windy), Jersey Shore: The Musical (4 Days Late), Jack and the Beanstalk (Provision Theatre Co), and her solo cabaret Should I Be Sweet? at Davenport’s Piano Bar. Serena has a BFA in Musical Theater from the University of the Arts and also privately coaches monologues and songs (check out serenapomerantz.com for more information!). This performance is dedicated in loving memory to my friend and mentor Kevin Gray.

Cynthia Posillico
Finding Gräfenberg
Cynthia Posillico is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She has been acting in New York theatre for five years, most recently seen in the debut production of Clive Barker's The History of the Devil. She has also been in several national television commercials.
K.C. Ramsey
Finding Gräfenberg
K.C. Ramsey has appeared in numerous stage productions including work with the Negro Ensemble Company, Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre, and Urban Stages. He recently appeared in the N.Y. production of The Closer at the Pantheon Theater. His film credits include, Electing Jack Powell, Night Falls on Manhattan and A Day in Black & White starring Harold Perineau and Lonette Mckee. K.C. thanks anyone who supports him. They know who they are.
Kelsey Risher
Finding Gräfenberg (Chicago Production)

Kelsey is an actress and singer from the big city of Birmingham, AL. She received a degree in Theater from Lander University in South Carolina where she was allowed to perform at the Historic Abbeville Opera House. There, she received the George Settle's Newcomer Award for her portrayal of Meg in Crimes of the Heart. Kelsey will be forever grateful for all of the gracious opportunities the acting community of Chicago has allowed her . When she's not acting like she can act, you can find Kelsey snuggled up with her two dogs, Tucker and Bindi.

Richard Rodriguez
Sex God's and Violent Happines
Richard is a graduate of the California State University College of Creative Arts where he studied the combined disciplines of Theatre & Music.  Besides performing with trip., New York credits include; My name is Lyka at The HB Studio Theatre, Latin Lives at The Miranda Theatre, Unforgettable at The Actor’s Institute and the role of  Larry in A Day with My Dead Husband atThe Soto Cutural Center. Richard also produces and performs with Flying Furr Improv.
Mercedes Rohlfs
Finding Gräfenberg (Chicago Production)
Mercedes Rohlfs has been an actor, movement director, and Feldenkrais pracitioner since graduating from Northwestern University some decreasing number of years ago. She has appeared in plays such as Golden Boy, The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, A Bright Room Called Day, and Los Desaparecidos (The Vanished). Mercedes directed movement for such productions as The Crucible, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, No Exit, Trojan Women: a Love Story and The Last Daughter of Oedipus. She has taught Feldenkrais for actors at UIC, Columbia College, and the Steppenwolf Theatre summer acting intensive. As a "flirter" with life, there are so many good reasons she's now playing the dom in finding gräfenberg, she's just giddy.

Tony Rossi
hope... (Chicago production)
monkey pants,
not a happening

Tony is extremely grateful to be back with trip. Before moving to Chicago, he received his BA in theatre performance from Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts. He has worked with Eclipse Theatre, Waltzing Mechanics, and Factory Theatre, and has taken classes at both Second City and the Green Room Studio. Thanks to trip., as well as his Tango Sur North family for always being there. Check out www.tony-rossi.com

Lisa Roth  • Associate Producer 
Lisa has been a producer, performer, director and/or writer for off-off Broadway shows on stages throughout NYC since receiving her BFA in Theatre Arts from Texas Tech University in 1995. She served as Managing Director of trip. for many years, and co-wrote a number of trip. scripts. Lisa is currently writing a comedy series for Whirl Entertainment, along with developing a pilot based on true events involving a group of Beverly Hills billionaires. Other projects in development include a website featuring travel essays and the screenplay for a full length feature. During regular office hours, Lisa is also a Principal and Finance Manager at Pzena Investment Management, a value-oriented global investment advisory firm.
Jessica Renee Russell
4PLAY (NYC production)
Jessica was born and raised in Fort Worth Texas, and moved to New York City in 2005 to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. After studying there, she made her entrance into the Dallas theater scene. Some of her credits there include: Picnic (Madge), The Sisters Rosensweig (Tess), Sleeping Beauty (Princess Briar Rose), and Vodka and Kisses. After spending a year back in Texas, she returned to NYC to continue her studies at William Esper Studio, where she is now a recent graduate. Some of her New York Stage credits include: Awesome 80’s Prom, The Rimers of Eldritch, Summer Brave, and 2550 Star Place. She is also a member of the Terrapin Troupe for Turtle Shell Productions. Some of her film credits include: Three Men and a Lady, The Un-Aimed Arrow, The Bastard Men of Root Flats, and over 15 short films for The School of Visual Arts. She is happy to be a part of 4PLAY and trip.!
Charles Saliba
The Alice Project
Charles has played many roles in regional theatre including Hamlet, Roderigo (in an award-winning production of Othello in Malaga, Spain) and the doctor in A Streetcar Named Desire at Columbia University. While studying liberal arts at Columbia, he made the jump from theatre to film. Having also been very involved in student politics at Columbia, Charles does seem to be following the career path of a famous actor/ex-President, but wants to make it clear that his politics are far from similar.
Aaron Sandler
just one of those things
4PLAY (NYC production)
Aaron lived in San Diego, CA and Seattle, WA before moving to New York. He is thrilled to be working with trip. Credits include This Is Our Youth, Temptation,The Heat In Alphabet City, The Little Foxes, Black Comedy, and a theatrical adaptation of Dead Poets Society. He has also performed with the Boston-based sketch comedy group Chocolate Cake City. In addition to appearing in a handful of independent films, Aaron has worked behind the camera and in the editing room doing production sound and sound design for several short films currently screening on the festival circuit. He has a B.A. in Visual/Media Arts from Emerson College in Boston, MA.
Rosa SanMarchi
Finding Gräfenberg (Chicago Production)
4PLAY
(Chicago production)

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Rosa is delighted to be performing with trip. once again. She previously was in trip’s production of 4PlAY sex in a series at the Den Theatre. Rosa began her acting career in her hometown of Phoenix, AZ. She spent several years in Los Angeles where she acted in, directed, and produced numerous on-camera and theatrical projects. She is now happy to call Chicago home and to be a working actor in such a great city. She’s a member of SAG/AFTRA and is represented by Grossman & Jack Talent
Becca Savoy
Finding Gräfenberg (Chicago Production)
4PLAY
(Chicago production)

monkey pants
not a happening

Becca is excited to work with trip. again after appearing in 4PLAY: sex in a series. She recently understudied the role of Lizzy in Northlight Theatre's production of The Commons of Pensacola. Becca has also appeared in Chicago Dramatist's Scene Shop Showcase, Greenhouse Theater Center's Trellis Reading Series, and play festivals with Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co., The Fine Print Theatre, 20% Theatre, and Center on Halsted. She has a BA from Boston University and enjoys taking as many acting classes as possible in Chicago.

Stephanie Faith Scott
just one of those things
Stephanie is a founding member of collaborations, and performed as Toinette in The Imaginary Invalid during the 2004 summer reading series. Stephanie has performed in many off-off-Broadway productions and has played a wide variety of roles, including Wanda in The Baby Dance, Stephano the drunken butler in The Tempest, Lina the maid in Chekov's The Bear, Carrie in The Great Nebula in Orion, Sissy in Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, the roles of the Wife and the Whore in The Good Doctor, and as Soot in The Marriage of Bette and Boo. She appeared in the short film, The Salesmen, and studied improv at The Second City Training Center in NY. She is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Maggie Scrantom
hope... (Chicago production)
Maggie is thrilled to be working on this innovative and inspiring project. She graduated with honors from the University of Iowa in 2010 with a degree in Literature and Theatre, and she attended LAMDA for a Shakespeare Intensive Study. She has been blessed to perform with numerous companies throughout Chicago, including:  Lifeline, St. Sebastian, Dramatist Personae, Chicago Fusion, Two Pence Shakespeare, and Shattered Globe. She is also a proud member of The Waltzing Mechanics, a documentary theater company, and recently appeared in their production Over My dead Body. All my love and thank you’s to Viv and Dragon.
Joy Schiebel
Finding Gräfenberg
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Joy recently played Miranda in Expanded Arts/Shakespeare in the Parking Lot's The Tempest.  Regional credits range from classic comedy to contemporary drama: Our Town, The Glass Menagerie, Noises Off, Three Tall Women, Biloxi Blues, Hedda Gabler, School for Scandal, Anton in Show Business, Hysteria, Dracula (twice), Frankenstein, and The Blue Room, in addition to Shakespeare's Juliet, Viola, Hero, Ladies Macbeth, Macduff and Percy, Perdita and Diana. M.F.A.  Alabama Shakespeare Festival, B.A. Towson University.
Alyssa Schroeter
4PLAY (NYC production)
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Alyssa Schroeter has a Bachelor of Arts in Theater. She has studied with The Atlantic Theater and The Australian Institute of Dramatic Arts. Alyssa has most recently appeared as the cocker spaniel, Toby, and the hell hound in Hound, based on Sherlock Holmes Hound of the Baskerville. It has been a pleasure working on 4PLAY.
Jean-Patrick Simeon
Finding Gräfenberg
Born in Port au Prince Haiti, Jean-Patrick has found his way to New York after a few brief stops in Paris and Ivory Coast. After studying with Mary Boyer at T. Schreiber Studios and James Villemarie he began performing in various theatre productions and independent films in the city. As always he would like to thank his mom. “...it’s been so long since last December…”
Candy Simmons
Tripping
Hailing from Mobile, Alabama, Candy holds a BA in Theatre from Florida State University. Since the debut of Tripping in November of 1999, she has been busy as a co-founder and actor with a new NY based actors' group, Southern Fried Productions, and can be seen in a commercial for the new Oxygen Network. Some of her favorite stage roles include: Jackie Coryton in Hayfever, Little Lanette in Last Days of the Dixie Girl Cafe, Griselda/Kit/Shona in Top Girls, and Allegra in Noon. Thanks to the family for all of their love and support.
Sky Spiegel • Associate Producer
Sky Spiegel
Sky Spiegel recently finished an outdoor summer production of Godspell (Blunt Theatre Company) in the East Village. Other recent stage credits include: How To Train Your Man (Stage on Stage) at the Producers Club, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Canterbury Tales (New Vic Theatre of London, tour), Into the Woods (Barnard College Musical Theatre), and The Fantasticks (Columbia Method Actors Studio).  Favorite film credits include: Carried Away (Columbia), Dopplegangers (Delson Productions) and Fontanelle (Chachi Senior).   Special thanks to Mom, Dad and my beloved friends for their never ending support, love, and wisdom.
Michele Stine
4PLAY (Chicago production)
Sky Spiegel
Michele is a recent graduate from Illinois State University where she received a B.S. in Acting and Political Science. Besides trip., she has also worked with Collaboration, Manhattan Repertory Theater and Illinois Shakespeare Festival.
Tony St. Clair
finding gräfenberg (Chicago production)

Tony returned permanently to the Chicago stage from his Portland, Oregon home last year. Previously, he had collaborated with Steep, Awkward Pause, Collaboraction and other Chicago theaters, while also performing sketch comedy in the Chicago Sketch Fest with The Third Floor and Dark Eyed Strangers groups. He studied acting at the HB Studio in NYC with William Hickey, and at the Drama Studio of London at Berkeley, and was a touring stand-up comic for several years. You may have also seen him in commercials for Danner Boots, Suzuki motorcycles, and others. His favorite past theatre roles include Macbeth, Leslie in Seascape, and Oliver in As You Like It. He couldn't be happier working with such a talented cast and crew in trip."

Kira Sternbach
4PLAY @ the pure project
Kira has been acting since the ripe age of four. She has studied theater at Cal State Long Beach and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NY, amongst other places. She was last seen at the 13th St. Rep doing a new piece by the lovely Neil Labute. She will be shooting five films in the upcomming summer months, and is terribly pleased to be a part of this innovative theatrical experience.
Ben Sulzbach
Finding Gräfenberg
Ben is a recent arrival to NYC from Minnepolis. In the short time he has been here he has endured a variety of silly and suspicious jobs. He is very excited to be working as a stage manager with trip., who so far seem legitimate. Many thanks to McCready, manhattantheatresource and Ms. Brandi Berry for helping me steer this far.
Christopher Sutherland 
Tripping, Chepooka, Here's Something,
Finding Gräfenberg
Christopher studied acting with Carol Rosenfeld and Shakespeare with Uta Hagen.  He has appeared regionally in The Diary Of Anne Frank, The Show Off and An Inspector Calls.  In New York he has done voice-overs for Kideo Productions and Crosswalk Television, appeared in AIDA at  the Metropolitan Opera and most recently in Judith’s Story at The American Theater of Actors.
Kate Taney
Sixteen, hope...
Kate Taney is blessed to be a part of another wild trip with trip. and its lucid Artistic Director, Graham Brown. Kate is in her first year at Pace University’s MFA program, the Actors Studio and finds her curiosity into the rooks and curves of her soul has been bountifully nourished by the thought and people who play there. Prior to moving back to New York in May, Kate lived on the silver streets of Hollywood. While in Los Angeles, Kate had the pleasure of working on several short films including the soon to be festival circuited ‘Viti’. Kate is grateful to be working with her childhood best friend and witchmate Kristine Lorefice, with whom she made her first three shorts: KiKi: A Childhood Dream, Three Digs and a Puss’ and the cult classic Cadillac City. Kate Hopes... for white light and dreams revealing themselves.
Gino Tavernaro
Wrapped in America, The Alice Project
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Daren Taylor
4PLAY @ the pure project
Daren Taylor, who is currently in the Odyssey at The Looking Glass Theatre, is a recent graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts. He has just returned from a year of teaching abroad in Japan and is very happy to return to the stage. Some of Daren’s favorite past roles include The Colored Museum, Our Lady of 121st Street, and his one-man show What a Man!. Although a young actor, he is still an accomplished one who has worked with many companies both here in New York and Washington D.C. He is very grateful for this opportunity to work with trip. and all of these talented actors.
Chelsea Taylor
not a happening

Chelsea is so excited to be working with trip. for her first Chicago production. She is originally from Seattle, WA where she co-founded the Young Americans’s Theatre Company and worked extensively with the Seattle Children’s Theatre. She moved to Chicago to attend Northwestern University, where she recently graduated.

C.J. Tucker
Edward the Second
New York credits include Fool For Love and cast member developing the Drama Department’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  Regional credits include A Sense of Place, with playwright Lanford Wilson; Misalliance, The Cherry Orchard, American Buffalo, Beirut, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo & Juliet and The Mystery of Irma Vepp.
Aubrey Tunnell
finding gräfenberg (Chicago production)
Aubrey is having a blast performing with trip. She moved to Chicago three years ago from Texas to pursue an acting career. Since moving to Chicago she appeared in Rough Cut Films feature film Dead Girls. Aubrey would like to thank her family and fellow Texans for all the crazy love and support.
Gregg Weiner
...blue jays, Finding Gräfenberg
Gregg attended the New World School of the Arts Conservatory in Miami. Since coming to New York to act, he has performed regionally with Hangar Theater in Twelfth Night, locally with Dionysus 2000 Theater Lab in Blues for Mister Charlie which performed at the National Black Theater in Harlem. Gregg is a founding member of Wreckio Ensemble Acting Company. Gregg has performed in sketch comedy at local stand-up clubs here in the city including Caroline's and Stand-Up New York. 
Laura Beth Wells
trip. over sexy
Laura Beth Wells is thrilled to be working with trip.. A native of Tennessee, Laura Beth received her BA in Theatre from the University of Tennessee and her MFA in Acting from Kent State University. After a stint in San Francisco, she moved to New York last year. Favorite roles include JoJo in Jessie (Chelsea Playhouse), Cleo in The Mosy Happy Fella (Gallery Players), Gwendolyn in The Importance of Being Earnest (Calveras Repertory) and Billie in Born Yesterday (Theatre Central). When she's not acting, Laura Beth can be found roaming the city with bands of teenaged tourists-- she's a tour guide for high school groups coming to NYC.
Nina Wheeler-Chalfin
trip. over sexy
Nina Wheeler-Chalfin, originally from Northampton Massachusetts, has enjoyed living in New York over the past few years performing in various plays and films. This summer she has acted in two films and worked on the production of a feature. She is thrilled to be on this trip.
Phil Wilcox • Associate Producer
Phil Wilcox appeared in New York productions of Fool for Love (Eddie), Nellie, Romeo and Juliet and Truth or Consequences. Regional appearances: Tecumseh! (Tecumseh); Florida Studio Theatre - Under 6; Commonweal Theatre - Dracula (Dracula), 1940's Radio Hour (Johnny Cantone), Miss Julie (Jean); Theatre West Virginia - Shenandoah! (Jacob), Hatfields & McCoys. Member of New Jersey Repertory Company. A graduate of Marshall University, principal roles include: Macbeth (Macbeth), Keely & Du (Walter) Lone Star (Roy), School for Wives (Arnolphe), Brigadoon (Tommy). He sang baritone with Intercollegiate Barbershop Quartet Champions (1993), Heritage Station, with tours in the United States, Canada and Ireland. A featured performer with the Big Apple Chorus, most recently seen in the HBO documentary, Telling Nicholas, he performed at Lincoln Center.
Michelle Wilke
hope..
Michelle Wilke is thrilled to be a part of this amazing ensemble for Hope as one of her first projects in the city. Michelle graduated last May from Stephens College in Missouri and moved here a few months ago to pursue her passion for the arts. She thanks everyone for coming out and supporting all the wonderful things this group of people has to share and hopes you enjoy the show
DanWilson
Enter the Dragon
Finding Gräfenberg
(Chicago Production)
The Dragon Comes to L.A.

Dan makes his first full-length trip. with the Chicago production of finding gräfenberg. Chicago credits include plays with First Folio, Shattered Globe, Akvavit, The Side Project, and many others here, as well as the Flea Theater, Dixon Place, and St. Luke's in NYC. B.A. in Theatre, Northwestern University.

Roger Wyly
hope... (Chicago production)

Roger Wyly is a Campus Academic Leader in the content area of English language Arts for the Lubbock Independent School District. Singer/song-maker-upper. He is currently writing and recording a children's album with his college freshman daughter Jordan. He has been the Artistic director of Second Story Productions (an after school theater project for lower socio-economic children), Floor manager/stagehand for Showco Productions, Owner/operator of Twin Son scenery, Scenic Artist for Lubbock Summer Rep, Technical Director for the Texas Tech Lab Theater, Sunday School Teacher, Dad, and avid skateboarder/skier.

Pamela Zimmerman
Chepooka, ...blue jays,
Finding Gräfenberg

New York credits include Cleveland (Bat Theatre Company), Cellophane (Mac Wellman Festival), Scream Creek (Pyramid Club), Sucking Face (NY Comedy Club), and The Return of the Chocolate-Smeared Woman with Karen Finley (Bat Theatre Company).  She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

Tom Zumchak

Fine, Seascape with Sharks and Dancer, 

Finding Gräfenberg, Wrapped in America
trip. over sexy, Amalgams

Tom is a guitar player, music teacher, theatre director, sound designer, daddy and all around indentured servant (by choice). Though his current schedule is rather prohibitive, Tom does hope to return to work with trip. more frequently in the future.