Born in Los Angeles and raised in New York City, Emily just graduated from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA as a double major in Theatre and Classics. While at Holy Cross, Emily participated in a department theatre show each semester. Her most recent show at Holy Cross was Shakespeare’s Richard II as King Richard directed by Ed Isser. In the coming fall, Emily will be attending University of Southern California’s MFA Acting program. In the future, she hopes to pursue a career as an actor.
Danielle Bees is a composer hailing from Southern California and is currently based in New York City. She is a two-time American Prize semi-finalist, both in the choral and chamber student divisions, and she has experience writing works for a variety of ensembles, instrumentations, and mediums, including film and theatre. Danielle's music has been performed throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe, and she has worked with notable ensembles such as the RSNO Ensemble, the Hebrides Ensemble, and the Edinburgh Quartet. Danielle holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Greatbatch School of Music at Houghton College and a Master of Music degree from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Cris Eli Blak is a playwright, screenwriter, producer, performer and poet. He wrote the short film The Brother's Survivor, which was an award winner at the Worldfest Houston International Film Festival. He was commissioned by the Louisville Arts Network and Lift Up Lou to write his performance piece HOPE: Living as a Black Man in America, is a two-time poetry slam champion and has had his work produced, published and/or performed by Urban Stages (Off-Broadway), Illuminate Theatre, Roaming Theatre Collaborative, Earworm Audio Theatre Podcast, the International Human Rights Arts Festival and Next Generation Stage Directors, among others. He can be found on Instagram @criseliblak.
Emily Carpenter is a Welsh actress and musical theatre performer from the UK, who is now based in New York City.
She has recently graduated from the musical theatre programme at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York and previously trained at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London.
She loves portrait photography and actively shoots around the city.
Charles Cobbertt is a Montclair state graduate interested in the theater arts. But working with the team, he’s excited to put his creative knowledge to amazing use.
From Dallas, Texas, Ashley Fong is a harpist who is actively performing, teaching, and exploring creative musical experiences of all genres. Her love for theatre first grew from her role in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Tony-winning musical The King and I with Lyric Stage back in 2009 and has continued to grow.
Graduated from the Eastman School of Music, during her studies Ashley performed as a harpist with many ensembles in the Rochester area including the Eastman Philharmonia, Eastman Wind Ensemble and Empire Film and Media Ensemble. Her favorite experience include the Eastman Presents Series: Disney in Concert: A Silly Symphony Celebration under the instruction of Emmy Award Winning Mark Watters. Additionally, she performed alongside members in the Eastman Jazz Studies Faculty and ReacttotheK Ensemble.
Ashley has also had extensive experience in marketing and administrative assistance for numerous orchestral, entertainment and music organizations. As an alumni of the Eastman Arts Leadership Program her passion to inspire others through music continues to break social barriers and bring people together.
Mackenna Goodrich is director/choreographer from Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated this spring with a BA in Drama from Kenyon College. Her most rewarding directing projects have been Kander and Ebb’s Cabaret and Jen Silverman’s The Moors. She can’t wait to get back to making good work with good people!
(She/They) Born and raised in Michigan, Mary is currently studying Entertainment, Design, and Technology at Eastern Michigan University with hopes to graduate soon and move to NYC to further pursue a passion for writing. She hopes to graduate in either May 2021 or 2022 with her BA.
(She/Her) Born and raised in New York, Elana is an enthusiastic, curious, and ambitious multi-hyphenate artist with a deep love and passion for directing, music directing, and creating for musical theatre. She has worked at various Off-Broadway and regional theatres including National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, NYSAF at Powerhouse Theater, and The Civilians. BFA Directing and Music minor, UArts Dec. 2020. @elanamirellam. elanamirellamariani.com.
Michela Masotti is a 2019 graduate of NYU Tisch's New Studio on Broadway, where she studied musical theater and film. Since graduating, she worked at Broadway Green Alliance, an affiliate of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDs, to make the theater community more sustainable. She was also in the new off-broadway musical "Wicked City Blues". She also worked on a new independent feature film, a reading of a new play, and a Dunkin' Donuts social media advertisement. Other theatrical credits include, Working (Kate, Housewife), Spring Awakening (Wendla), and Medusa (Eritha). She also has a lot of experience teaching and working at Theatreworks, USA and Hillary for America
Christopher Michael is an EMC musical theatre performer and arts educator joining Bock Stock 2020 from Michigan! Christopher recently graduated from Michigan State University and plans to pursue a career performing professionally. He is a coffee lover and camping enthusiast, who owes it all to the musical theatre legends before him. www.christophermichaelx.com
Josephine Phoenix is a sort of hybrid tropical bird born in Miami , with a mix of street sass growing up in Brooklyn New York. A musician and songwriter, she also plays flamenco guitar and clarinet, and is also a Stella Adler Conservatory graduate studying Musical Theater. Touring numerous countries as a back up singer and musician for such latino singers as Ricardo Montaner, as well as starring as Queenie in Andrew Lippa's musical The Wild Party has been some of her most memorable and inspiring experiences. Her more recent endeavors include hosting restaurant review snippets for the weather channel with her humor and improv skills, touring with the stand up comedy musical "Y Si Me Caso" with Telenovela star Julian Gil, and performing with her band, Phoenix Trio, on the Msc Seaside Cruise Ship. She believes that everything is better : TOGETHER! Lets make some magic in this stardust life !
Since moving to New York, Ammy Roth has been working as a Props Assistant on A Soldier’s Play and Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice. She recently opened Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes) as the Props Designer for En Garde Arts. She is also credited as the Wardrobe Supervisor for Nothing Gold Can Stay and Production Intern for for all the women who thought they were Mad. While in New York, she works as a freelance technician and props associate.
(She/Her) Megan is originally from Texas, having moved to New York to pursue her passion for acting. Currently attending Long Island University Post, Megan’s studies are focused in physical theatre and she trained with the Suzuki Method under Maria Porter. Megan intends on receiving her BFA in performing arts in May of 2021.
Alongside performance, Megan has a special interest in writing, devising, dramaturgy and artistic activism.
Becca Adams Weinberg is a New York City based actor originally from The Pacific Northwest. She is a graduate of Molloy College/CAP21. Recent works include Spring Awakening, (Molloy College/CAP21) the East Coast Premiere of Ablaze: An Acapella Musical Thriller (Prismhouse Theatre Company; The New Ohio Theatre) and a workshop of Rob Rokicki’s new musical, Experience Marianas (Molloy College/ CAP21) She is also currently working as an assistant on the new musical “A Symphony for Portland.”