JAZMYN ARROYO (Kavita in Everybody Needs a Bosom for a Pillow) has been part of the NYC indie theatre scene for 7 years, during which time she performed in various independent productions and worked on staff with Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, most recently as Assistant Managing Director (2015) and Assistant Artistic Director (2016). Last year, she founded a brand-new independent theatre company, Step1 Theatre Project, with her friend/soulmate Janelle Zapata, whose mission is based on #ArtistsSupportingArtists. (Visit www.step1theatreproject.org to learn more!) Jazmyn’s long-term goals include continuing to produce compelling and exciting work while contributing to the success of other independent theatre artists of NYC.
RANDY CORDERO (Vladimir in Turn Me On, Babushka) is a graduate of Rutgers University-Newark and has appeared in various theatre productions throughout New York, commercials, television, and films. Recent productions include his first off-Broadway production at the Metropolitan Playhouse before being cast in Who am I. In his spare time, he enjoys mercilessly arguing with his tragically uninformed friends about politics on Facebook and continuing to add to his obnoxiously voluminous collection of self-written, blatantly autobiographical and politically charged plays and short films. He also enjoys watching "Sons of Anarchy," ranting and raving about how "Californication" and "Game of Thrones" are the best shows on television. Well, we can't forget about "The West Wing."
SARAH DOUDNA (Vanya in How to Ejaculate/choreographer/director, How to Ejaculate) is an actor, ballet teacher and choreographer. She formerly danced professionally. She worked with Dicapo Opera and has assisted with productions with the new New York City Opera. She loves a good pun almost as much as a bad one, and writes a blog about life and ballet lessons called On the Way to the Barre. onthewaytothebarre.com
EDNA LEE FIGUEROA (Leslie in Arrested) New York based Puerto Rican Actress, Producer, Director, Stage Manager. STAGE: More than 40 plays between PR, Colombia, Ecuador, NC, Miami and NYC; some in NY with The Internationalists, Working Theatre, Microtheater New York, Fringe NYC. Repertorio Español and PopUP Theatrics member, Teatro Círculo and Boundless Theatre associate artist. FILM: “Medardo” (Ecuador/Holland), “Maldeamores” (Benicio Del Toro), “Main Street” (Magnolia Pictures), “Mad Dogs” (Amazon). Awarded by Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors, Association of Latin Entertainment Critics of New York and Independent Theatre Artists for her performances in Theater and Film. SAG-AFTRA. BA-Theatre-University of Puerto Rico, MA-Arts Administration-Turabo University. www.ednaleefigueroa.com
JORDAN HO (Jazz in Heaven’s Scent) is a gender fluid actreX and trans advocate. Xe/Xyr/Xem or She/Her/Hers pronouns are acceptable when talking about xem/her. Recently xe was seen in ReconFIGURed at The Tank presented by Honest Accomplice Theatre. Theatre is an antidote for oppression that actively combats stigmas against race, sexuality, gender and beyond. jordanho.net twitter: @mxjordanho
KATHY HUYNH-PHAN (The Wife in Chat) is a New York based actress, originally a Canuck from Toronto, Canada. She studied devised theatre at York University back home, and acting at The Atlantic Theatre Company. Her most recent credits include The Anger in Ernest and Ernestine (NYC Fringe), A Cute Girl’s Guide to Halloween, and Jake and Julia, and she is currently working on the series "One More".
WILL KRISANDA (Husband in Chat) is an actor and writer. He is best known for his portrayal of Max on the ground breaking original web series "Brothers," a narrative following four trans masculine men living in New York. He received an award at the Trans Film Festival in Kiel, Germany for episode 2.1. He studies acting at The Barrow Group Theatre Company in New York. His writing has been featured in Original Plumbing magazine, Huffington Post and the book Finding Masculinity: Female to Male Transition In Adulthood. He lives in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
MALCOLM KING (Scott in Kaleidoscope) is originally from Atlanta, Georgia. During his undergraduate years, he was in shows such as Fences, Grease, Smokey Joe's Cafe, and Lysistrata. Since moving to New York, he has made appearances in commercials for Google, Adidas, Tombstone, and I Can't Believe It's Not Butter. Malcolm was a part of the cast in the December run of the comedic show A Sketch of New York at the Producers' Club, and he was a featured vocal performer in the cabaret show On The Spot at the Broadway Comedy Club. He is currently a member of the cast in the historic play Northbound at the Theatre for the New City.
CHRIS LORENC (Host "Mr. Ernst") is fresh into the professional world of Theatre, having attended Fairleigh Dickinson University under a full Musical Theatre Scholarship (with a minor in Dance). Since his last semester, he has been in three staged shows: Gypsy (Tulsa) and A Christmas Story: A Musical (Scut) at the famous Count Basie Theater in Red Bank NJ, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Oberon/Theseus) at the Spring Lake Company House. His college credits include Oklahoma (Curly), She Loves Me (Georg), Spring Awakening (Moritz/Melchior u.s), Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey II/Seymour u.s.), and many others.
FRANK MAYERS (Darren in Kaleidoscope) studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, as well as with Wynn Handman, James Moody, Jessica Rothman, and June Stein at Columbia University. A native of Guyana, he has performed in a variety of styles, from rap to reggae, musical theater to classical drama. On stage - St. Francis, Pousada Azul, Caseload, The Six Audelco Award Winning Court Martial at Fort Devens, Benito Cereno, Same Train, Three Seconds in the Key, and Of Mice and Men. His film work includes "Mirrors", "Fat Cats", "Little Senegal", "Shorty", and "Slam Dunk". Some Television credits include "Law & Order", "Third Watch", and "Wifey," in which he was cast in the role of Peter Cohen. email@example.com
KATIE MACK (Hostess "Anita Wilde") hails from Detroit and knows Eminem personally. When she's not hanging out with talented people or eating her roommates food, she's sleeping. If you like want you see, have a hot nephew with money, need a bar mitzvah host, or just want to hang out, call 734-353-9267. Thank you to my attractive hosts, the talent, Andrew and the Duplex.
SARA MINISQUERO (Alison in How to Ejaculate) is an actor, stage manager and makeup fx artist. Most recently, Sara appeared in Step1 Theatre Collective's Falsehoods, Fallacies and Fairytales - a festival of works by Ashley Lauren Rogers, as Professor Plumb in Brocreation and Satan in The Mall Satan. She appeared in both White Rabbit Halloween spectaculars (The girl in The Greenhouse and Michelle in The Date). Premieres include Linoleum's Hard (Emily), Canaan (Dinah) and Descent (Ms.Verger), presented as a part of MITF. Classical credits include Othello (Emilia and fight captain), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Quince), The Tempest (Trinculo), As You Like It (Phebe) and Taming of the Shrew (Petruchio). Sara also serves as White Rabbit Productions' Director of Development.
NIRÉ (Hostess “Nina Fox”) is an Irene Ryan award nominated actor/ singer /songwriter from Los Angeles, California. Growing up in performance arts schools, she developed her passion and skill for both music and theater. In 2012, she began a professional music career as a songwriter for Warner Chappell publishing, soon after released “Hella Bad” as a recording artist via Capitol Records, which reached #9 on billboard dance charts. In 2014 she relocated to NYC, pursuing both her passion for creating and performing music as well as her first love as an actor. Stay tuned for brand new music and current productions at NireOfficial.com!
VIVIANNE A. NJOKU (L’Ren in Arrested) is a comic, storyteller, video artist, drummer, social activist and educator based in Brooklyn, NY. Her monthly comedy variety show, Saggy Boobs, is a celebration of the many voices that often fight for recognition. Vivianne regularly performs throughout the city, including at the People’s Improv Theater (The PIT) and Blacklight Comedy Show. In the Spring of 2016, she created SHIFT (Shaping How to Inform Future Trends), an organization that synthesizes her work of the past decade with her commitment to critically resistant arts education. Vivianne holds a Masters Degree in Art Education from New York University.
DENIS OOI (Abraham in First Date) is a British/Swiss actor and excited to be in his third New York City Play. Past credits include Egeus in Offline Productions’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Stuart in An Arrangement of Euphoric Illusions. Denis trains under Cathy Russel (The Perfect Crime) and Rob Sedgwick. He would like to thank his wife, Kim, and his parents, Sue and Sonny, his sister, Jennifer, and last but not least, the WGs and their husbands for their support. For more on Denis, go to denisooi.com.
SHAUN ORBIN (Brian in How to Ejaculate) is proud to be performing in another amazing White Rabbit production. He is also a man of many hats. When not acting on stage or in film as a SAG actor, he can be found annoying his wife, Cory, and playing with his two year old daughter, Clover. He also builds custom BDSM equipment through his company In Plain Sight Furniture.
EVGENIYA ORUDZHEVA (Olga in Turn Me On, Babushka) is originally from Moscow, Russia. Since 2009 in New York, working in film, television and theatre. Recent credits include House of Cards and Allegiance. www.orudzheva.com
ALEXANDER REED (Kai in Arrested) grew up in New Zealand for most of his life where he went to school right up until college. He started acting in his teens and continued all the way through his college years. Before moving to New York to further his acting training, he appeared in classical plays, commercials and shorts, all done in Auckland, New Zealand. He is also a graduate of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and considers NYC, his new beloved home. Alexander is thrilled and honored to be working with such wonderful artists on the show White Rabbit Sexcapades.
GEORGE ROSS, II (Kaminski in Heaven’s Scent), an actor, vocalist, and all around versatile performer, studied at the acclaimed Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC, where he trained in theatre, voice, and dance. Productions includes Cake (Messiah), The Brothers Size (Elegba), The Wiz (The Tinman), and Inheritance. He plays Ryan in "Orange Juice in Bishop's Garden," a web series which ran for six seasons. He is excited to be a part of the White Rabbit Sexcapades cast, and proud to be amongst bold artists who portray life unapologetically. George dedicates his work to his family and friends, and to those who want for more.
VANESSA SCHANEN (Laura in First Date) grew up on the west coast in Laguna Beach, CA and made the move to New York City in 2009 to spur a major life change. After a few years on the east coast, she met and married her husband, and they now have a 1-year-old little girl. She is beyond excited and so happy to have the opportunity to reincorporate acting into their little family and is delighted that First Date is the first live performance she has been a part of "in a while." She has studied at Atlantic Theater and HB studios, as well as with different coaches and has taken various classes in both NY & LA. She believes that "There is no better time than now to do what you love."
BRYAN WILLIAMS (Brandon in Everybody Needs a Bosom for a Pillow) performed acting as well as dancing early on at Holy Trinity High School in Hicksville, NY. He later studied dramatic acting at St. John's University. Bryan has amassed credits on several films and TV shows, such as Boardwalk Empire, Friends with Benefits, Celebrity Ghost Stories, and Those Who Kill, starring Chole Sevigny. He scored a lead role in the film "Night Club," which starred Ernest Borgnine, Mickey Rooney, Sally Kellerman, and Natasha Lyonne from Orange is the New Black. From that same film, he earned a Best Breakout Performance award at the 2011 Long Island Film Festival. Recently, he wrapped up an action film titled "Vendetta Games," where he plays the major villain.