ZACHARY BERGER* (Valery)
ZACHARY BERGER* (Valery) Graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. OFF-BROADWAY: The Kid at The New Group, All That Glitters (Liberace). Regional: 42nd Street (Billy) at Sacramento Music Circus, My Fair Lady (Freddy) at TBTS and Little Mermaid (Scuttle). NATIONAL TOUR: Hello, Dolly! starring Sally Struthers (Cornelius U/S). Mr. Whiting "you are the best."
NIC CORY* (Yuri)
NIC CORY* (YURI) OFF-BROADWAY: The Drama Desk -nominated revival of Pagaent, One Thrilling Combination (The Delacorte), Signs of Life, The Boys Upstairs, Rocky Horror. Education: Carnegie Mellon. Most recently seen in Buyer and Cellar and as home-wrecker Aron in the hit web series 'Hunting Season.' Founder: GET U. IN, a college-coaching company.
DANIELLE BOWEN* (Galina)
DANIELLE BOWEN* (Galina) is so excited to be joining this wonderful piece! She recently moved to NYC after graduating in May from Emerson College. This summer she won the Connecticut Critics Award for Best Actress in Ivoryton Playhouse's All Shook Up (Natalie) and has also been seen in North Shore Music Theatre's Wizard of Oz (Dorothy). daniellebowen.com
NATALIE BIRD* (Liya)
NATALIE BIRD* (Liya) is an actress of stage, film and TV, most recently appearing in Dominatrix Breakroom, a web series which she also co-wrote. For full credits and updates please visit her website: www.nataliebird.com. Proud member of SAG/AFTRA and AEA.
RICK ROEMER* (Rachinsky)
RICK ROEMER* (Rachinsky) returns to To Dance after playing Rachinsky in the sold out 2015 Int’l Fringe Festival production. Chair/Artistic Director of Southwestern University’s Theatre Dept. for 12 years. AUSTIN CREDITS: Austin Playhouse, Zach Scott Theatre, Austin Shakespeare. PhD in Theatre History/Theory/Directing Styles from UCLA. Author of “Charles Ludlam and the Ridiculous Theatrical Company” (McFarland, 1998 and 2010).
ALISON ENGLAND* (Sergeyeva)
ALISON ENGLAND* (Sergeyeva) NEW YORK: Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Mrs Claus). REGIONAL: The Duchess of Malfi (Duchess/ LA Drama Critic Award), Sweeney Todd (Mrs. Lovett/ StageSceneLA Winner Best Actress), Singin in the Rain (Dora Bailey-Phoebe Dinsmore/ StageSceneLA Winner Best Supporting Actress), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Mrs. Meers), Gypsy (Momma Rose), Hello, Dolly! (Dolly). TOUR: Les Miserables (Mme Thenardier).
MATTHEW QUIRK* (Young Valery)
MATTHEW QUIRK* (Young Valery) OFF-BROADWAY: Before Your Very Eyes at The Public Theater, Barnyard Follies (reading) at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater. REGIONAL: A Christmas Story, The Musical (Randy), Miracle on 34th Street (Tommy), The Sound of Music (Kurt). Concerts/Albums: “Lyrics for Life,” “Peter Pan” and “The Music Man” (Winthrop).
ANDRE GULICK (Young Yuri)
ANDRE GULICK (Young Yuri) is a freshman at Professional Performing Arts School. Employed by The Metropolitan Opera since 2011, he’s been in 15 different operas with 150+ performances, including 20+ performances as soloist. His professional musical theatre experience includes Oliver in Oliver! and Gypsy. Special thanks to Kyra for this great opportunity!
FRANK J. PAUL* (Volodya)
FRANK J. PAUL* (Volodya) is excited to be a part of this project. Frank studied Theatre at the University of Illinois. CHICAGO: Altar Boyz (Abraham), Plaid Tidings (Jinx), Guys and Dolls (Benny SouthStreet), Putnam County Spelling Bee (Chip), Producers, Phantom, Grease (Doody). REGIONAL: My Favorite Year (Benjy Stone) Little Shop (Seymour). Many thanks to his family and Indy for their love and support.
KIMBERLY CHATTERJEE (Irina/Ensemble)
KIMBERLY CHATTERJEE (Irina, Ensemble) is thrilled to be working with such a wonderful team! NEW YORK: Miranda in The Tempest (Classical Theatre of Harlem), The Christians (Playwrights Horizons), Uncharted in Concert (Ars Nova). Proud graduate of NYU Tisch's New Studio on Broadway. Love to her friends and family! www.KimberlyChatterjee.com
JESSE HAWKES* (Clive Barnes/Ensemble)
JESSE HAWKES* (Clive Barnes, Ensemble) recently returned to performing after 13 years working in Rwanda (directing/writing plays, films, and radio dramas for public health). Prior stage credits include American Repertory Theater (The King Stag), Williamstown Theater Festival (Our Town, The Seagull), the National Shakespeare Company (Hamlet, Twelfth Night). B.A. Harvard. www.jessehawkes.com
ALEX KIDDER* (Ensemble)
ALEX KIDDER* (Ludmilla, Masha, Ensemble) A huge THANK YOU to the To Dance Team! CREDITS: Disappear (Midtown Intl Theatre Festival; Teresa), Ragtime (WBT; Mother U/S), Titanic (Kate McGowan), Marvelous Wonderettes (Missy). Proud graduate of CAP21 Studio at Tisch. Thank you to BDF, The Mine and most importantly, my family. My love to Joe -SK. www.alex-kidder.com
*Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.
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