If on a Winter's Night...
an evening of one-act staged readings, directed by women
Theme: Perception

TICKETSEVENT PAGECAST & STAFF

The Access Theatre Gallery
380 Broadway, NYC
January 21st, 2017, 8:00pm
Tickets: $10

Doppleganged
Written by Chelsea M. Marcantel, Directed by Lizz Hudman

Her Single Window
Written by Amalia Mathewson, Directed by Taylor Reynolds

Sally Sock
Written by Alex Dremann, Directed by Katherine Sommer

Twelve - a Tragedy
Written by Reina Hardy, Directed by Galia Backal

 

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Laurel Andersen
LAUREL ANDERSEN (Her Single Window - Clothes Tree) is absolutely stoked to work with Everyday Inferno for the first time! NYC acting credits include Twelfth Night, The Comedy of Errors, Romeo and Juliet (Occupy Verona), The Other Shoe, The Coward: a Madcap Fairytale (FringeNYC), Atalanta and the world premiere of Here We Dance. Laurel is the co-founder/co-artistic director of Monday Theatre Company (mondaytheatreco.com). More shenanigans (including info about Laurel's not-so-secret other career as a director!) at: laurelandersen.com.
Allison Beler ALLISON BELER (Twelve-A Tragedy - Younger Princess) Originally from Metairie, Louisiana, Allison Beler attended the University of Southern Mississippi where she received her BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography. Allison has previously worked with Barbie Diewald of TrioDance Collective, Rachel Rizzuto of Touche Pas Dance, Christy Walsh of Stringdance+media, and Vital Theatre Productions. She currently holds a company member position with Mari Meade Dance Collective and is a Teaching Artist with New York City Ballet.
Charlene Brea-Gomez

KATHRYN "KC" CONNORS (Doppleganged - Clothile Two) is a company member with EITC and has been performing with the company since Briar Rose & the Thirteenth Fairy in 2013! She thrilled once again to be part of If on a Winter's Night…! Kathryn's other New York stage credits include the title role in Hamlet Isn't Dead's King John and in the world premier workshop performance of The Giver of Dreams with MCOC. Kathryn is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and works regularly on New York TV, film, and commercials. She holds a BA in Drama from the University of Virginia and a Postgraduate Diploma in Classical Acting from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. For more information, please visit: http://www.kcconnors.com.

Charlene Brea-Gomez

FRANCESCA GALBO (Sally Sock - Sally Two, PED, Woman) is thrilled to be a part of  Everyday Inferno's If on a Winter's Night... for the second time. A local New Yorker, she is a graduate of Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where she received a BA in English and Theatre with a double concentration in Acting and Directing. She has been active in both a winter and spring forum at the Looking Glass Theatre in NYC. At Muhlenberg she directed a Studio Production of 4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane. Other directing credits include: Diane Sampson’s Intimacy, Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party, and Jeff Goode’s Murder at Midnight. She has also acted in several Mainstage Productions, including Polaroid Stories (Persephone), and Wendy Wasserstein’s Uncommon Women, where her portrayal of Rita earned her an Irene Ryan Award Nomination.

Meghann Garmany
MEGHANN GARMANY (Sally Sock - Sally One) is a Core Company Member with Everyday Inferno.  Recent performances include work with Spicy Witch Productions, Pipeline’s Bonfire Series, and the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival.  She has performed numerous times with EITC and this is her first appearance as a sock.  She is also the Director of Social Media for Everyday Inferno and your likes, follows, and shares keep her non-profit-employed.  Meghann is thrilled to be a part of the first show of Everyday Inferno’s 2017 season of Perception, and hopes you will DONATE to support the rest of the season and seasons ahead! 
Charlene Brea-Gomez
LESLIE GAUTHIER (Doppleganged - Clothile) is excited to be working again with her friends at Everyday Inferno. Past EI credits: Briar Rose and the Thirteenth Fairy (Briar Rose), Turn of the Screw (Flora) and Heart of Oak (Alvida). Other New York & Regional credits include: Stop the Virgens (St. Anne's Warehouse), Madame de Sade (Columbia MFA) and The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek (Pace). She's studied at Fordham University, The Moscow Art Theatre, The Pearl Conservatory and the Upright Citizens Brigade. Her play 23-Year-Old Myth was produced as part of the Dream-Up Festival. Most recently, Leslie directed Scheiss Book at the United Solo Festival, where it one Best One-Woman Play and Backstage's Audience Choice Award. More at www.lesliegauthier.net
Charlene Brea-Gomez
PAUL GREGG (Her Single Window - Clock) always has the time of his life working with Everyday Inferno Theatre Company! His other EITC non-human fav characters include "Horse" in Briar Rose… and "Second Witch" in Something Wicked. Other career and life highlights include: Legally Blonde (Mr. Woods/Winthrop, Seven Angels Theatre); Big, The Musical (Josh, Interlakes Theatre); The Full Monty (Malcolm, Westchester Sandbox Theatre); Conrad in Much Ado… (Underlings Productions); performing acrobat & clown in Cirque de la Mer (SeaWorld, San Diego); being a very well costumed tumbling body double for Regis Philbin on "LIVE with Regis and Kelly"; producing and starring in a cabaret of his own design Beyond a Toaster without disgracing himself or family; earning his Marine Biology degree from USD; and finally, being the "Bookkeeper in Residence" at Entertaining Finance. HUZZAH to friends and family! www.EntertainingFinance.com
Charlene Brea-Gomez
MALLOREE HILL (Twelve-A Tragedy - Eldest Princess) is an actor and photographer originally from Texas. Previous Everyday Inferno credits include Iphigenia Among the Taurians, and The Roaring Girl. Other NYC credits: The Trojan WomenThe Taming of the ShrewSatellite BuddhaRomeo and Juliet, and The Tempest. Regional Credits: The Taming of the Shrew (Utah Shakespeare Festival), Escanaba In Da Moonlight (Little Theater of the Rockies), and Queen Lear. BA: Acting—The University of Northern Colorado
Dante Jeanfelix KISKY HOLWERDA (Her Single Window - Someone) is excited to be back on stage with Everyday Inferno after her turn drumming as Cassandra in Punk as Fuck. She has recently been seen as Tranio in Taming of the Shrew and Marc Antony in Julius Caesar, both with The Fools and Kings Project. Kisky is also an aerial artist and spends her days as event coordinator at The Astoria Bookshop.
Dante Jeanfelix DANTÉ JEANFELIX (Doppleganged - Mama, Papa, Marybeth) is a proud Haitian and Puerto Rican actor who recently graduated from NYU. Some of his favorite credits include: Playing Hot (Pipeline Theatre Comapny), The Good Swimmer (Prototype Theatre Festival), The Tempest (Classical Theatre of Harlem) and The Christians (Playwrights Horizon). He would like to thank his friends and family for their constant love and support. www.dantejeanfelix.com
Charlene Brea-Gomez
VERONIQUE JEANMARIE (Doppleganged - Grandma) Acting Credits include THE DISPUTE (Everyday Inferno Theatre Company), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Snorks and Pins Company), HAMLET (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival tour), and COMEDY OF ERRORS (Curious Frog Theatre Company.) She has performed her solo project BIG RED DRUM SET at The Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival, Dixon Place, and The One Woman Standing Festival. Veronique has also worked regionally at The Kennedy Center, BAM, American Conservatory Theater, and the California Theatre Center.
Jon Meyer
JON MEYER (Sally Sock - Jock Sock, Gold Toe One) is many things, but for all intents and purposes he is an Actor and Fight Choreographer from the great state of Kentucky. He is incredibly grateful to be working with Everyday Inferno on yet another wonderful project! He also hopes that this reading...knocks your socks off.
Charlene Brea-Gomez
RYAN MILLS (Sally Sock - Dress Sock, Gold Toe Two) was recently seen in The Roaring Girl and If on a Winter's Night... 2016 with Everyday Inferno. He has performed in various theaters across the country including The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Shakespeare Festival of St Louis, Olney Theatre Center, Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, and The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. 
Tsebiyah Mishael
SAM OGILVIE (Sally Sock - Blue) is excited to be in his first performance as a Core Company Member! He first started performing with Everyday Inferno in A Map to Somewhere Else as the lovable bunny Scatter (opposite Meghann Garmany, together again!). Other Inferno credits include: Turn of the Screw (Miles), Roaring Girl (Jack Dapper). He recently finished his October run of The Fall at Fringe Encore, after a sold-out run at FringeNYC. Sam is an actor, singer, dancer and fight choreographer. www.sam-ogilvie.com
Aryana Sedarati
ARYANA SEDARATI (Sally Sock - Ragg Wool) is an actor, director, & headshot photographer based in NYC & NJ. Most recent credits include "Seminar" at Middlebury Actors Workshop, VT, & "The Mysterious Life..." at the Samuel French OOB Festival at CSC. Further regional & NYC credits include two seasons with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival: Two Gentlemen of Verona (dir. Eric Tucker); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (dir. Jason O’Connell); Othello (dir. Christopher V. Edwards); & Macbeth (educational tour, dir. Ryan Quinn). A proud graduate of Montclair State University, Aryana recently returned to her alma mater to direct Macbeth. aryanasedarati.com
Cristina Ramos
MARISSA STEWART*† (Her Single Window - The Girl) is an actor and teaching artist originally from sunny San Antonio, Texas and is beyond thrilled to be working with Everyday Inferno Theatre Company once again. Upon receiving her Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, she made the big move to New York. Some of her favorite credits include playing Horatio in an all-female cast of Taming of the Shrew as well as performing Thornton Wilder's short plays at the Moscow Art Theater in Russia. When she isn't acting, teaching, dancing, or health coaching, Marissa can be found riding her super cool bike across the boroughs of NYC.
Lee Solomon JULIAN THOMAS (Twelve-A Tragedy - The Soldier) grew up in his hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. A graduate of Northwestern University's theater program, he has co-starred in a number of feature length independent films including the upcoming Vegas based feature 'Due Justice', as well as a handful of television appearances and comedy sketches on The Tonight Show. Since moving to New York city, Julian has taken part in live runs of 'Mice and Men', and has most recently played the lead role in Shakespeare's 'Othello'. Along with publications in a handful of poetry collections, Julian also enjoys his work in poetry campus workshops and motivational speaking.
GALIA BACKAL (Twelve-A Tragedy - Director) has acted as director and creator for collaborative works including One Day Older (Theatre Row), Silence (The Tank), If I Dare (Layton Studios), Five Seconds of Summer (Camp Echo), and Alice in Wonderland (Camp Echo). Other productions include Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph (Schaeberle Studio Theatre), July 7, 1994 by Donald Margulies (Schaeberle Studio Theatre), Macbeth the Musical (DTASC Festival), God's Country by Steven Dietz (DTASC Festival), Buried Child by Sam Shepard (DTASC Festival), Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All To You by Christopher Durang (NSLC at the Manhattan Theatre Club Studios), and Dinner with Friends by Donald Margulies (DTASC Festival).

ALEX DREMANN (Sally Sock - Playwright) studied playwriting at USC and has had over 300 productions of his short plays.  Evenings of his collected short plays include:  “Slap Happy” (Madlab Theatre, Columbus, OH), “B-Sides, Rarities and Unreleased Tracks” (City Theatre, Wilmington, DE) and “13 Lemonade Ave.” (Secret Room Theatre, Philadelphia, PA).  Full lengths include: “Split Pea Pod” (The Brick Playhouse), “Postcoital Variations” (Philadelphia Theatre Workshop) and “The :nv:s:ble Play” (Madlab Theatre & Theatre of NOTE). 

REINA HARDY (Twelve-A Tragedy - Playwright) - Reina Hardy's plays, which usually contain magic and sometimes contain science, have been produced in Chicago, NYC, Austin and DC.  They include Changelings, (The Vortex),  A Map to Somewhere Else (Everyday Inferno, NYC) and Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven (KCACTF TYA Prize.) Honors include: Michener Fellowship, National New Play Network New Play Showcase, Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights Workshop, Interact 20/20 Commission, 2015-16 Pipeline Playlab, Jerome Fellowship Finalist, KCACTF Mark Twain Prize Runner up.  Publications include: “Best American Short Plays, 2012-2013,” and “Best Scenes for Two Actors,” Applause, “Best Stage Monologs for Men,” “60 Seconds to Shine,” and the upcoming “105 5-Minute Plays for Study and Performance,” from Smith and Kraus. She is currently developing Fanatical: The Musical with the Stable in the U.K. for a 2017 production, and is looking forward to the NYC premiere of Glassheart with EITC this fall! Learn more at reinahardy.com
LIZZ HUDMAN (Doppleganged - Director) is a young, New York-based director with a “feeling is everything” outlook on art and is delighted to make her sophomore appearance in If on A Winter’s Night… You may have seen her work last year when she had the honor of directing Regina Robbins’ Alice Blue. Other credits include an all-female adapted of Measure for Measure (WEBroadway’s Women’s Work Festival) and assistant directing Everyday Inferno’s The Roaring Girl. Lizz holds a BA from Hofstra University and a gold medal from United Percussion’s Xtreme. There is a chance you may also know her as the drummer for Crowd the Airwaves.
ANAIS KOIVISTO (Co-Producer) is thrilled to be producing the first show of Everyday Inferno’s 2017 season of Perception, the fourth annual iteration of If on a Winter's Night..., and our first partnership with Racket, and really hopes you will DONATE to support the rest of the season and seasons ahead!  www.anaiskoivisto.com
CHELSEA MARCANTEL (Doppleganged - Playwright) is an NYC-based writer, director, and collaborator. Reared by Cajuns in southwest Louisiana, Chelsea has lived and made theatre among the tribes of the Midwest, Appalachia, and the Mid-Atlantic, where she completed a Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Fellowship at The Juilliard School. Her plays include EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL, AIRNESS, LADYISH, DEVOUR, TINY HOUSES, and THE WHITE GIRL'S GUIDE TO JOINING ISIS. Chelsea is extremely interested in humans as small-group primates, and what happens when the value systems of our chosen groups cease to serve us. She reads a lot of books, watches a lot of documentaries, and listens to a lot of podcasts. Chelsea is an avid self-producer and an enthusiastic member of The Dramatists Guild. www.ChelseaMarcantel.com
AMALIA MATHEWSON (Her Single Window - Playwright) is a writer and performing artist based out of Chicago, Illinois. She is the co-founder of Muscleflea, an international folk/theatre collaboration. By day, Amalia teaches for a literacy-through-theater program that works with Chicago Public Schools. By night, she and her father play Americana music to small Midwestern audiences. She is currently working on her first full-length play. 
TAYLOR REYNOLDS (Her Single Window - Director) is a New York-based theater artist from Chicago and one of the Producing Artistic Leaders of The Movement Theatre Company. She has worked as a director, assistant, and collaborator with numerous companies across New York and Chicago including New York Madness, March Forth Productions, The United Solo Festival, UglyRhino Productions, The 24 Hour Plays, Everyday Inferno Theatre Company, Stage Left Theater, and Victory Gardens. Recent directing credits: Things I Don't Want to Talk About by Gina Femia, An Informal Presentation...(Or, BURN) by Pascale Smith, FOOD by Rhonda Marie Khan, Think Before You Holla (devised through The Movement's Ladder Series), Accidental Burlesque by Gina Femia (developed through the Audrey Residency at New Georges), and The Body Unbound co-facilitated with Deadria Harrington (presented at the MassBliss Festival). She is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab and a New Georges Affiliated Artist. BFA in Directing, Carnegie Mellon University.
KATHERINE SOMMER (Sally Sock - Director, Co-Producer) is a New York-based producer and director, a Skidmore College graduate, and the Producing Director of Everyday Inferno Theatre Company. With Everyday Inferno, Katherine’s directing credits include the world premiere of Punk as Fuck, By Sun and Candlelight, and Stella Starlight: Queen of Space and The Policy as a part of If on a Winter’s Night…. Katherine has produced The Turn of the Screw at the historic Morris-Jumel Mansion, A Map to Somewhere Else, Something Wicked and Heart of Oak (Hangover Encore selections in the 2014 and 2015 FRIGID New York festivals), and Briar Rose & the Thirteenth Fairy. Katherine has served on the board of Tomfoolery Theatre (NJ), and has directed multiple short plays at the Looking Glass Theater (NY).
* Member of Actors' Equity Association
† Denotes Everyday Inferno company members