CHRISTOPHER HALLADAY (JIM DRINKWINE/PRODUCER) Christopher Halladay has been privileged to work with several of New York’s Off-Broadway theaters, including: The Culture Project, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and The Actors Company Theatre. Christopher is proud to have also worked with many regional theaters such as: Luna Stage (NJ), Mile Square Theater (NJ), Palm Beach Dramaworks (FL), A Noise Within (CA), International City Theater (CA), South Coast Repertory Theater (CA), and The Pasadena Playhouse (CA). Television: Mr. Robot, Gotham, Law & Order: SVU (multiple episodes), Limitless, The Unusuals, All My Children, and Guiding Light (multiple episodes). Film: Stella’s Last Weekend (in-production), Movie Night, February, A Guy Named Rick, Jason’s Big Problem, Forged, and Hourly Rates. He teaches an array of courses at the university level; Rutgers University Rider University, and The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.  

CHRISTOPHER HALLADAY (JIM DRINKWINE/PRODUCER)

Christopher Halladay has been privileged to work with several of New York’s Off-Broadway theaters, including: The Culture Project, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and The Actors Company Theatre. Christopher is proud to have also worked with many regional theaters such as: Luna Stage (NJ), Mile Square Theater (NJ), Palm Beach Dramaworks (FL), A Noise Within (CA), International City Theater (CA), South Coast Repertory Theater (CA), and The Pasadena Playhouse (CA). Television: Mr. Robot, Gotham, Law & Order: SVU (multiple episodes), Limitless, The Unusuals, All My Children, and Guiding Light (multiple episodes). Film: Stella’s Last Weekend (in-production), Movie Night, February, A Guy Named Rick, Jason’s Big Problem, Forged, and Hourly Rates. He teaches an array of courses at the university level; Rutgers University Rider University, and The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.

 

LESLIE ALEXANDER (JOAN HOPEWELL) Leslie Alexander has appeared on Broadway in The Boy From Oz with Hugh Jackman, and in Mamma Mia!. She toured North America in Fiddler On The Roof with Harvey Fierstein and Topol. Off-Broadway credits include The Transport Group and Musicals Tonight! Favorite regional roles are Dolly in Hello, Dolly!", Rose in Gypsy, Mother Superior in Sister Act, and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth. Film & TV credits include HBO's The Leftovers, One Life To Live, Momsters, Grand Theft Auto V, and The One O'Clock. Leslie is a proud AEA and SAG-AFTRA Member.

LESLIE ALEXANDER (JOAN HOPEWELL)

Leslie Alexander has appeared on Broadway in The Boy From Oz with Hugh Jackman, and in Mamma Mia!. She toured North America in Fiddler On The Roof with Harvey Fierstein and Topol. Off-Broadway credits include The Transport Group and Musicals Tonight! Favorite regional roles are Dolly in Hello, Dolly!", Rose in Gypsy, Mother Superior in Sister Act, and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth. Film & TV credits include HBO's The Leftovers, One Life To Live, Momsters, Grand Theft Auto V, and The One O'Clock. Leslie is a proud AEA and SAG-AFTRA Member.

ERIC MICHAEL GILLETT (ARCHIE WINDOWS) Eric Michael Gillett is a 6-time MAC Award-winning director and performer. His film and television appearances include Kevin Can Wait, The Blacklist, Daredevil, The Mysteries of Laura, The Producers, Maid in Manhattan, Good God, Out of Order, The Third Testament, My Brother, Law & Order (SVU & Mothership), and Ed. Broadway credits include original casts of Sweet Smell of Success, The Frogs, and Kiss Me, Kate (revival). Other major NYC credits include principal soloist turns with New York City Opera in Cinderella and Candide, as well as New York City Ballet’s Seven Deadly Sins. Most recently, he performed in the world theatrical premiere of Cast of Thousands: The Songs of Craig Carnelia, at the Wyoming Theater Festival. His new CD, Careless Rhapsody, is now available.

ERIC MICHAEL GILLETT (ARCHIE WINDOWS)

Eric Michael Gillett is a 6-time MAC Award-winning director and performer. His film and television appearances include Kevin Can Wait, The Blacklist, Daredevil, The Mysteries of Laura, The Producers, Maid in Manhattan, Good God, Out of Order, The Third Testament, My Brother, Law & Order (SVU & Mothership), and Ed. Broadway credits include original casts of Sweet Smell of Success, The Frogs, and Kiss Me, Kate (revival). Other major NYC credits include principal soloist turns with New York City Opera in Cinderella and Candide, as well as New York City Ballet’s Seven Deadly Sins. Most recently, he performed in the world theatrical premiere of Cast of Thousands: The Songs of Craig Carnelia, at the Wyoming Theater Festival. His new CD, Careless Rhapsody, is now available.

LISA KITCHENS (MAEVE DRINKWINE) Lisa Kitchens is a New York City-based actor an artist. Off-Broadway: Everything You Touch (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater/The Cherry Lane). Regional: Radiunt Abundant, Actions and Objectives (Triad Stage); Napoli!, Major Barbara, A Christmas Carol (American Conservatory Theater); Henry IV Part II, Man in the Iron Mask (Shakespeare Santa Cruz); The House of Bernarda Alba (Moscow Art Theater). Other credits include: The Bellagio Fountain Has Been Known to Make Me Cry (Concrete Temple/HERE Arts Center); Raft (59E59/Edinburgh International Fringe Festival); Angel Food Cake (Strange Sun Theatre/The Clemente Center). Education: MFA, The American Conservatory Theater; BFA, The University of Evansville.

LISA KITCHENS (MAEVE DRINKWINE)

Lisa Kitchens is a New York City-based actor an artist. Off-Broadway: Everything You Touch (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater/The Cherry Lane). Regional: Radiunt Abundant, Actions and Objectives (Triad Stage); Napoli!, Major Barbara, A Christmas Carol (American Conservatory Theater); Henry IV Part II, Man in the Iron Mask (Shakespeare Santa Cruz); The House of Bernarda Alba (Moscow Art Theater). Other credits include: The Bellagio Fountain Has Been Known to Make Me Cry (Concrete Temple/HERE Arts Center); Raft (59E59/Edinburgh International Fringe Festival); Angel Food Cake (Strange Sun Theatre/The Clemente Center). Education: MFA, The American Conservatory Theater; BFA, The University of Evansville.

LEIGH WILLIAMS (JESSICA DRINKWINE) Leigh Williams has been involved in the New York independent theatre scene for 17 years. She has worked regularly with Amios as an actor and writer since 2012. Regional: St. Louis Rep (Disgraced, A Kid Like Jake), Cleveland Play House (Emma, Inherit the Wind), five seasons with Riverside Theatre Shakespeare Festival.  M.F.A., Case Western/Cleveland Play House Graduate Acting Training Program. Proud member of Actors' Equity and SAG-AFTRA.  

LEIGH WILLIAMS (JESSICA DRINKWINE)

Leigh Williams has been involved in the New York independent theatre scene for 17 years. She has worked regularly with Amios as an actor and writer since 2012. Regional: St. Louis Rep (Disgraced, A Kid Like Jake), Cleveland Play House (Emma, Inherit the Wind), five seasons with Riverside Theatre Shakespeare Festival.  M.F.A., Case Western/Cleveland Play House Graduate Acting Training Program. Proud member of Actors' Equity and SAG-AFTRA.  

ROBERT KARMA ROBINSON (MARTIN GASKINS) Robert Karma Robinson is a Brooklyn/Houston native. He received his BFA from the University of Evansville, and an MFA from the National Theatre Conservatory. Some of his most notable credits include The Blowin of Baile Gall by Boston playwright Ronan Noone at The Vineyard Playhouse on Martha's Vineyard, as well as the world premiere Expedition Six (written and directed by Bill Pullman) at the Kennedy Center. Some of his most recent work has been with such up-and-coming theater companies as Amios. Last year he was seen in Ricardo Khan's Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing at Saint Louis Rep. and Cincinnati Playhouse. He also played Tom Robinson in Montana Repertory Theater's national tour of To Kill A Mockingbird for the 50th anniversary of the book. He is glad to be working to live rather than living to work as so many are in these trying days! One love.  

ROBERT KARMA ROBINSON (MARTIN GASKINS)

Robert Karma Robinson is a Brooklyn/Houston native. He received his BFA from the University of Evansville, and an MFA from the National Theatre Conservatory. Some of his most notable credits include The Blowin of Baile Gall by Boston playwright Ronan Noone at The Vineyard Playhouse on Martha's Vineyard, as well as the world premiere Expedition Six (written and directed by Bill Pullman) at the Kennedy Center. Some of his most recent work has been with such up-and-coming theater companies as Amios. Last year he was seen in Ricardo Khan's Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing at Saint Louis Rep. and Cincinnati Playhouse. He also played Tom Robinson in Montana Repertory Theater's national tour of To Kill A Mockingbird for the 50th anniversary of the book. He is glad to be working to live rather than living to work as so many are in these trying days! One love.

 

TERRENCE MONTGOMERY (STROTHER VAN ALLEN) Terrence Montgomery is an actor, director, acting coach and acting teacher in NYC. His expertise also includes working as a director, lighting designer, and stage manager in productions around the USA as well as in Scotland, Russia, Poland, Georgia, and Romania. His loyalty to the theatre dates back through his grandmother, Elizabeth Montgomery, who started the Tony and Olivier award-winning Motley Design Group; her company created costumes and sets for many productions in London, on Broadway and at the New York Metropolitan Opera. Mr. Montgomery’s recent acting credits include: NY Stage: Hank in Bluff in Thespis Festival 2016, Tom in Algorithmism at NY Fringe 2016, Ed in Immortal in Thespis Festival 2016, WC Fields in The Canary Trials; Ernest Hemingway in Ayn Rand in Wonderland; Mark Twain in Mark Twain and the General; Matthiot in Dreams of Sturgis; John in The Prayer; Chebutykin in an immersive Three Sisters; Kurt Diebner, Farm Hall; Sir Toby in Twelfth Night; Duke of York in Richard II; King Edward in Richard III; Ghost in Hamlet; Professor Sheridan in The Fourth State of Matter; and many more. Film, television, commercial, voice over, print credits, and stage directing resume available on request: 917-476-5449.

TERRENCE MONTGOMERY (STROTHER VAN ALLEN)

Terrence Montgomery is an actor, director, acting coach and acting teacher in NYC. His expertise also includes working as a director, lighting designer, and stage manager in productions around the USA as well as in Scotland, Russia, Poland, Georgia, and Romania. His loyalty to the theatre dates back through his grandmother, Elizabeth Montgomery, who started the Tony and Olivier award-winning Motley Design Group; her company created costumes and sets for many productions in London, on Broadway and at the New York Metropolitan Opera.

Mr. Montgomery’s recent acting credits include: NY Stage: Hank in Bluff in Thespis Festival 2016, Tom in Algorithmism at NY Fringe 2016, Ed in Immortal in Thespis Festival 2016, WC Fields in The Canary Trials; Ernest Hemingway in Ayn Rand in Wonderland; Mark Twain in Mark Twain and the General; Matthiot in Dreams of Sturgis; John in The Prayer; Chebutykin in an immersive Three Sisters; Kurt Diebner, Farm Hall; Sir Toby in Twelfth Night; Duke of York in Richard II; King Edward in Richard III; Ghost in Hamlet; Professor Sheridan in The Fourth State of Matter; and many more. Film, television, commercial, voice over, print credits, and stage directing resume available on request: 917-476-5449.

MICHAEL KANE (BILL) Michael Kane was part of the producing team for Survival Shotz in which Go Get the Axe originated. He is excited to be involved in the production, and even more thrilled to be a part of the journey for this play.  Education: University of Evansville; Rutgers University.

MICHAEL KANE (BILL)

Michael Kane was part of the producing team for Survival Shotz in which Go Get the Axe originated. He is excited to be involved in the production, and even more thrilled to be a part of the journey for this play.  Education: University of Evansville; Rutgers University.

BRITTANY LEE MCDONALD (MARGARET TANNER) Brittany Lee McDonald is a writer and performer based out of Brooklyn. She has co-starred on Mr. Robot, was featured in a Boxed.com commercial, and has studied with ESPA Studios, Upright Citizens Brigade (and interned at UCB). She has been a part of sketch groups FUCT (Chicago Sketchfest), On the Rocks, and currently is working with Boogiemanja's, High Noon. She has been featured in indie films such as 12 and Legs and will be a supporting actor in Bellevue: A Love Story. She currently is co-hosting a monthly character show called, "Perfect Strangers".

BRITTANY LEE MCDONALD (MARGARET TANNER)

Brittany Lee McDonald is a writer and performer based out of Brooklyn. She has co-starred on Mr. Robot, was featured in a Boxed.com commercial, and has studied with ESPA Studios, Upright Citizens Brigade (and interned at UCB). She has been a part of sketch groups FUCT (Chicago Sketchfest), On the Rocks, and currently is working with Boogiemanja's, High Noon. She has been featured in indie films such as 12 and Legs and will be a supporting actor in Bellevue: A Love Story. She currently is co-hosting a monthly character show called, "Perfect Strangers".

JAY BEN MARKSON (TOMMY TANNER) Jay Ben Markson is completing his first year in New York, where he just finished a delightful stint in the most recent New York Shakespeare Exchange ShakesBEER Pub Crawl. Selected credits: Christopher in The Mousetrap (Cape Playhouse); Fin in Mrs. Whitney (Merrimack Rep); Ezekiel Cheever in The Crucible; Cliff (u/s) in Luna Gale (Cleveland Play House); Joe Crowell, Jr., in Our Town (Huntington Theatre Co.); Valentine in Two Gentlemen of Verona (CWRU/CPH). For several years, Jay Ben served as associate artistic director and regular company member of MaineStage Shakespeare, an outdoor summer theater based in Kennebunk, Maine. He received his MFA from Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House in 2016.

JAY BEN MARKSON (TOMMY TANNER)

Jay Ben Markson is completing his first year in New York, where he just finished a delightful stint in the most recent New York Shakespeare Exchange ShakesBEER Pub Crawl. Selected credits: Christopher in The Mousetrap (Cape Playhouse); Fin in Mrs. Whitney (Merrimack Rep); Ezekiel Cheever in The Crucible; Cliff (u/s) in Luna Gale (Cleveland Play House); Joe Crowell, Jr., in Our Town (Huntington Theatre Co.); Valentine in Two Gentlemen of Verona (CWRU/CPH). For several years, Jay Ben served as associate artistic director and regular company member of MaineStage Shakespeare, an outdoor summer theater based in Kennebunk, Maine. He received his MFA from Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House in 2016.

MICHAEL PROPSTER (JERRY TANNER) Michael Propster is a Brooklyn-based actor most recently seen in Red Lab and Roust Theatre's Off-Broadway production of Hamlet. A Version. Some of his favorite credits include: Orphans (Phillip) at Seacoast Rep, Lips Together, Teeth Apart (Sam) at Bay Theatre, A Christmas Carol (Bob Cratchit) at Trinity Rep, the title role in Perceval in the NY Fringe Festival, and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Peter Quince) at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. Other credits include:  The Metropolitan Opera, Amios' Shotz, Mabou Mines, New Perspectives Theatre, Trinity Rep, Round House Theatre, Olney Theatre Center, Imagination Stage, Summer Repertory Theatre, JAGFest, and the National Players. Michael is also a proud volunteer with the 52nd Street Project. TV:  Do Not Disturb, Twist of Fate, Disappeared, One Life to Live. MFA: Brown/Trinity Rep.    

MICHAEL PROPSTER (JERRY TANNER)

Michael Propster is a Brooklyn-based actor most recently seen in Red Lab and Roust Theatre's Off-Broadway production of Hamlet. A Version. Some of his favorite credits include: Orphans (Phillip) at Seacoast Rep, Lips Together, Teeth Apart (Sam) at Bay Theatre, A Christmas Carol (Bob Cratchit) at Trinity Rep, the title role in Perceval in the NY Fringe Festival, and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Peter Quince) at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. Other credits include:  The Metropolitan Opera, Amios' Shotz, Mabou Mines, New Perspectives Theatre, Trinity Rep, Round House Theatre, Olney Theatre Center, Imagination Stage, Summer Repertory Theatre, JAGFest, and the National Players. Michael is also a proud volunteer with the 52nd Street Project. TV:  Do Not DisturbTwist of FateDisappearedOne Life to Live. MFA: Brown/Trinity Rep.

 

 

RAQUEL LOVING (LADI) Raquel Loving is an actress and a recent graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. She attended the Year Long Conservatory program at the British American Drama Academy. Raquel has played roles such as Macduff in a production of Macbeth performed at the Oval House Theater in London and has performed in many new and devised works. She is also a freelance stage manager and producer. She is a co-founder of Rat Queen Theatre Company which was started by other recent Sarah Lawrence graduates.

RAQUEL LOVING (LADI)

Raquel Loving is an actress and a recent graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. She attended the Year Long Conservatory program at the British American Drama Academy. Raquel has played roles such as Macduff in a production of Macbeth performed at the Oval House Theater in London and has performed in many new and devised works. She is also a freelance stage manager and producer. She is a co-founder of Rat Queen Theatre Company which was started by other recent Sarah Lawrence graduates.

CREATIVE

JAMES L. MENZIES (WRITER) James L. Menzies is a playwright, screenwriter, and journalist who does his best writing in diners. Since 2011, he has written over 20 one-act plays for Amios' monthly Shotz series. His work has also appeared in MovieMaker Magazine, The Guardian, and Mental Floss. His spec screenplays and TV pilots—too many to list here—have not yet reached a producer's desk as of publication of this bio. Several industry friends who have begrudgingly read the most recent script, however, have offered the following praise. "I really dig it, man. Seriously. I'm not just saying that." And, "I really like the character names." Also, "I enjoyed the cinematography."

JAMES L. MENZIES (WRITER)

James L. Menzies is a playwright, screenwriter, and journalist who does his best writing in diners. Since 2011, he has written over 20 one-act plays for Amios' monthly Shotz series. His work has also appeared in MovieMaker Magazine, The Guardian, and Mental Floss. His spec screenplays and TV pilots—too many to list here—have not yet reached a producer's desk as of publication of this bio. Several industry friends who have begrudgingly read the most recent script, however, have offered the following praise. "I really dig it, man. Seriously. I'm not just saying that." And, "I really like the character names." Also, "I enjoyed the cinematography."

STEPHANIE HOLLANDER (PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER) Stephanie Hollander is thrilled to be the Production Stage Manager for Go Get the Axe! Raised in Memphis, TN, she is an alumnus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she earned her BA in Theatre and Speech. She was recently the Production Stage Manager of the Off-Broadway world premiere of Boris Akunin's Hamlet. A Version. A stage manager and scenic artist, some other recent credits include stage managing Some of the Side Effects by David Shaw at 13th St Repertory Theatre and painting the set for Lucia Di Lammermoor as the scenic artist for the Belleayre Festival Opera. You can find her stage managing a variety show, The Varietal Hour, presented by Lucas Womack, on the last Friday of every month down at the Theatre Under St. Marks.

STEPHANIE HOLLANDER (PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER)

Stephanie Hollander is thrilled to be the Production Stage Manager for Go Get the Axe! Raised in Memphis, TN, she is an alumnus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she earned her BA in Theatre and Speech. She was recently the Production Stage Manager of the Off-Broadway world premiere of Boris Akunin's Hamlet. A Version. A stage manager and scenic artist, some other recent credits include stage managing Some of the Side Effects by David Shaw at 13th St Repertory Theatre and painting the set for Lucia Di Lammermoor as the scenic artist for the Belleayre Festival Opera. You can find her stage managing a variety show, The Varietal Hour, presented by Lucas Womack, on the last Friday of every month down at the Theatre Under St. Marks.

RICHARD C. AVEN (DIRECTOR) Richard has directed plays by Chekhov, Coward, Hellman, Shepard, and Shakespeare, among many other new works. In December 2011, he joined Amios, directing for their Shotz series. In early June, he directed a short film based on a Shotz piece by Lauren Lubow, Mudpies. In July 2014, for the Fresh Fruit Festival he directed Liz Thaler’s The Peddler’s Tale. Previous to that, as the Associate Ar­tistic Director and Co-Founder of Mixed Phoenix Theatre Group, Richard directed 14 of the 30 plays developed through their various reading and staged reading series. In April 2013, in The Studio Theatre of The Pershing Square Signature Center, he directed the Mixed Phoenix world premiere of Smoke, by Native American playwright Vickie Ramirez with a cast that included Raúl Castillo and Tanis Parenteau. Richard holds a B.A. in mu­sic (piano) & and an M.A. in renaissance literature (Michigan State University), as well as an M.F.A. in directing (The Theatre School, De­Paul University). During the course of his education, he was privileged to study with David Renner (Piano, MSU), Dr Philip McGuire (Shakespeare, MSU), Kenneth Muir (Shakespeare Institute), Joseph Slowik (Directing, DePaul), & David William (Artistic Director, Stratford Festival, Ontario). In 1995, he co-authored Acting: Preparation, Practice and Perfor­mance (Harper Collins) with Dr. Bella Itkin (Acting, DePaul), an in-depth application for actors of sensory technique to text.

RICHARD C. AVEN (DIRECTOR)

Richard has directed plays by Chekhov, Coward, Hellman, Shepard, and Shakespeare, among many other new works. In December 2011, he joined Amios, directing for their Shotz series. In early June, he directed a short film based on a Shotz piece by Lauren Lubow, Mudpies. In July 2014, for the Fresh Fruit Festival he directed Liz Thaler’s The Peddler’s Tale. Previous to that, as the Associate Ar­tistic Director and Co-Founder of Mixed Phoenix Theatre Group, Richard directed 14 of the 30 plays developed through their various reading and staged reading series. In April 2013, in The Studio Theatre of The Pershing Square Signature Center, he directed the Mixed Phoenix world premiere of Smoke, by Native American playwright Vickie Ramirez with a cast that included Raúl Castillo and Tanis Parenteau. Richard holds a B.A. in mu­sic (piano) & and an M.A. in renaissance literature (Michigan State University), as well as an M.F.A. in directing (The Theatre School, De­Paul University). During the course of his education, he was privileged to study with David Renner (Piano, MSU), Dr Philip McGuire (Shakespeare, MSU), Kenneth Muir (Shakespeare Institute), Joseph Slowik (Directing, DePaul), & David William (Artistic Director, Stratford Festival, Ontario). In 1995, he co-authored Acting: Preparation, Practice and Perfor­mance (Harper Collins) with Dr. Bella Itkin (Acting, DePaul), an in-depth application for actors of sensory technique to text.

SONIA PEREZ (HEAD OF BOX OFFICE) Sonia Perez is a native of Brooklyn, New York with passions in anthropology, archeology, photography, fashion, film, and the culinary arts. As the former director of accounts payable/finance for a prestigious design firm here in New York City. She is thrilled to be able to contribute her talents to FIG Productions as she looks forward to expanding her abilities and interest into the world of theatre.

SONIA PEREZ (HEAD OF BOX OFFICE)

Sonia Perez is a native of Brooklyn, New York with passions in anthropology, archeology, photography, fashion, film, and the culinary arts. As the former director of accounts payable/finance for a prestigious design firm here in New York City. She is thrilled to be able to contribute her talents to FIG Productions as she looks forward to expanding her abilities and interest into the world of theatre.

SUSANNE HOUSTLE (COSTUME DESIGN) Susanne Houstle has designed costumes for theatre, film and live events in Boston and NYC. Credits include Victory Garden (NYU Grad Acting), Algorithmism (Fringe NYC), The Importance of Being Earnest, Company, and Kimberly Akimbo (Moonbox Productions), Playhouse Creatures (Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company), Sexyback: or what you will (Touch Performance Art), and Not Jenny (Bridge Repertory Theatre). Upcoming: Julius Caesar (Gallery Players). She is currently working toward her MFA in costume design at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

SUSANNE HOUSTLE (COSTUME DESIGN)

Susanne Houstle has designed costumes for theatre, film and live events in Boston and NYC. Credits include Victory Garden (NYU Grad Acting), Algorithmism (Fringe NYC), The Importance of Being Earnest, Company, and Kimberly Akimbo (Moonbox Productions), Playhouse Creatures (Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company), Sexyback: or what you will (Touch Performance Art), and Not Jenny (Bridge Repertory Theatre). Upcoming: Julius Caesar (Gallery Players). She is currently working toward her MFA in costume design at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

ANDREW MOERDYK (SET DESIGN) Andrew Moerdyk is a South African set and film designer based in New York City. With eight years experience as a designer, he is currently completing his MFA in Design for Stage and Film at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Andrew is also a professional architect, with projects in Cape Town, Miami, and Dubai. He is thrilled to be a part of the Go Get The Axe team.

ANDREW MOERDYK (SET DESIGN)

Andrew Moerdyk is a South African set and film designer based in New York City. With eight years experience as a designer, he is currently completing his MFA in Design for Stage and Film at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Andrew is also a professional architect, with projects in Cape Town, Miami, and Dubai. He is thrilled to be a part of the Go Get The Axe team.

IAN FRIEDMAN (VIDEO DESIGN)  Ian Friedman is a cinematographer, producer, and director currently living in Brooklyn. Working in multimedia for the past six years, he has a background in commercial filmmaking, narrative film, and a multitude of other mediums. Having worked on theater projects in the past, both converting short pieces into short films and shooting live theater coverage, he is excited to be using his skill set to bring memorable images into Richard Aven's production of Go Get the Axe.

IAN FRIEDMAN (VIDEO DESIGN) 

Ian Friedman is a cinematographer, producer, and director currently living in Brooklyn. Working in multimedia for the past six years, he has a background in commercial filmmaking, narrative film, and a multitude of other mediums. Having worked on theater projects in the past, both converting short pieces into short films and shooting live theater coverage, he is excited to be using his skill set to bring memorable images into Richard Aven's production of Go Get the Axe.

DREW NUNGESSER (SOUND DESIGN) Drew Nungesser is a NYC-based musician and actor. He moved to the city from St. Louis in 2011 to attend the Atlantic Acting School. He currently does music and sound for theater and occasionally posts original music for free on the internet.

DREW NUNGESSER (SOUND DESIGN)

Drew Nungesser is a NYC-based musician and actor. He moved to the city from St. Louis in 2011 to attend the Atlantic Acting School. He currently does music and sound for theater and occasionally posts original music for free on the internet.

SANTIAGO ORJUELA LAVERDE (SET DESIGN) Santiago Orjuela Laverde is a set designer, born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1989. A graduate of Los Andes University's Design program, Santiago has more than five years of experience in art direction, set design, and production design in the fields of theater, film, fashion, and television. He is also the co-founder and creative director of the Colombian company KUPA, which designs, manufactures, and sells backpacks around the world. Currently, he is living in New York City, studying for his MFA at NYU-Tisch in the Design for Stage and Film program.

SANTIAGO ORJUELA LAVERDE (SET DESIGN)

Santiago Orjuela Laverde is a set designer, born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1989. A graduate of Los Andes University's Design program, Santiago has more than five years of experience in art direction, set design, and production design in the fields of theater, film, fashion, and television. He is also the co-founder and creative director of the Colombian company KUPA, which designs, manufactures, and sells backpacks around the world. Currently, he is living in New York City, studying for his MFA at NYU-Tisch in the Design for Stage and Film program.