Roberta Kirshbaum: received her degrees in Theatre from Boston and Columbia Universities, and has continued her training at HB Studio, Upright Citizen’s Brigade, and Terry Schrieber studio, to name a few. Starting out mainly in theatre and summer stock, her credits now include a web series, TV pilots, industrials, and independent films. She especially loves the work with The Complete Theatre Company and is a proud member of Sag-Aftra. Please, visit: www.RobertaKirshbaum.com
Steven Dougles Bentley: born in Baltimore and played football for the 1999 Baltimore Champions, The Patterson Clippers. As a child he fell in love with acting. And his goal growing up, was to move to New York City to pursue that dream; which is exactly what he’s doing!
Crosbie Roper: born and raised in Las Vegas, NV. After studying art and architecture at the University of Arizona, she moved to New York in 2015. In an attempt to engage in a new artistic medium, she began her acting training at Barrow Group and the Acting Studio, until finding The Complete Theatre Company in 2017. You can catch her in the short film ‘Addict’ and Showtime series ‘Billions’.
Steven Gamble: is thrilled to be a member of such a passionate, hardworking community of actors at The Complete Theater Company. He is originally from Charlotte, NC and graduated from UNC Wilmington with a BA in Film Studies and minor in Theater. He moved to New York shortly after graduation with eyes on an acting career. Steven has been in featured roles on television, web commercials, as well as many student films. He also likes to sing, being selected to the North Carolina All-State and Mars Hill College choir.
Gina S. Pemberton: born on the Island of St. Kitts/Nevis, and calls New York City home, is honored, and thrilled to be a member of the Complete Theater Company. She graduated from Clarke University, in Dubuque, IA, with a BA in vocal performance, and music education. Knowing that she always wanted to be a performer, Gina began doing musical theater in Iowa, and later moved back to New York to pursue her dream. Her theater credits include; Henry Box Brown (Nancy), Queen Kunka Bunka and the Rotten Royal Rascals (Chatterina), The Pajama Game (Mara/Ensemble), The Nun Before Christmas (Sr. Wendy), The Full Monty (Estelle Genoveese), Little Shop Of Horrors (Crystal), High School Musical (Taylor McKesse), Oklahoma (Vivian/Ensemble), Why Do Fools Fall In Love? (Sally), Jesus Christ Super Star (Ensemble), and Honk (Mother Duck). In the winter/spring of 2017, Gina will be appearing in The Heights Players production of HAIR (Tribe/Supreme Trio), and in The Brooklyn Players Community Theaters production of RAGTIME (Sarah's Friend). She is looking forward to honing her skills, making creative relationships, and growing as a performer, with the support of The Complete Theatre community.
Mason Mickley: began his acting career at the wee little of 17 years, taking on the role of the Irish Bartender in Eugene O’Neill’s, “Ah, Wilderness!” However, it was his leading portrayal of Mr. Darcy in a production of Jane Austen’s, “Pride & Prejudice” that solidified his love and place in the sporadic world of acting. After spending a year at Otterbein University studying both theatre and creative writing, he packed his bags and jumped ship to the concrete jungle of New York City, studying at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts for two years before graduating with an Associates of Science degree and a greater understanding of the work both on-stage and on-camera. When he’s not creating drinks and laughter at his day job as a tea barista, he’s flaunting his ginger locks at auditions and The Complete Theatre Company, bringing about laughing and crying from the audience and taking on the world one day at a time, albeit with some interesting voices!
Marie Bridget Dundon: Work in Canada includes Blithe Spirit at Sudbury Theatre Centre, Harvey at The Orillia Opera House, House of Blue Leaves at Theatre NFLD Labrador, Night Must Fall at The Red Barn Theatre Ontario, and Road with Mercury Theatre, Toronto. Shakespeare: With Judith Shakespeare Company: Henry V111, Henry V1, and Two Gentlemen of Verona. With Inwood Shakespeare Festival: Comedy of Errors, and Richard 111/Queen Elizabeth. With ATA: Richard the Third/Queen Margaret. With The Complete Theatre Company: Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Jensen Fest. Television includes Due South, ENG, Common Ground, and a number of commercials.
Mickey Melillo: a native New Yorker hailing from the city made famous by the Dick Van Dyke show, New Rochelle, in Westchester County where he’s an active EMT and a Dispatcher for a local Police Dept. When not working in the emergency services, Mickey has performed in numerous Improv shows including the Toyota Comedy Festival and countless Musicals including Shrek (Shrek), Hairspray (Edna Turnblad) and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Charlie Brown). Thus far, the highlight Mickey’s carerr was when he performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland where he portrayed Bottom in “A Midsummer’s Night Dream, A Rock Musical."
Giselle M. Chatelain: New Media (YouTube): Jamie in American Kirare-Yaku; Film: Lt. Sandra Parker in Necrosis Inc.: Requiem; Off-Broadway: Carny/ensemble in Woyzeck Musical Deathmetal (Gorilla Rep.) NY: Mrs. Fezziwig/Mrs. Cratchitt in A Christmas Carol; Val in An Impossible Love (TCTC); Sally December/Lady Snowflake in Soul Samurai, Tilly in She Kills Monsters (York College), Attendant in Iphigenia in Aulis (UTC # 61 & La Mama), Aellin in First to Draw to Blood (Mortal Folly Theatre). Regional Theatre: Honey in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Silk Dress Productions); Jo in A Taste of Honey, Charlotte in The Night of the Iguana, and Collette in Brewed (Four Humours Theatre Company). Giselle spent 2 years as an Acting Fellow at Hedgerow Theatre, and served as Assistant Managing Director for the 2012 & 2013 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Recognized by the Society of American Fight Directors as an Advanced Actor/Combatant, with a basic pass in Smallsword (2017) and recommended passes in Quarterstaff, Rapier & Dagger (2017), Single Sword, Broadsword & Shield, Unarmed (2016) and Broadsword (2014) She served as fight choreographer for I Hope They Serve Beer on Broadway (Gorilla Rep), Beauty and the Beast (JPAS), Camelot (Rivertown Repertory Theatre & Slidell Little Theatre), and Romeo and Juliet (Hedgerow Theatre).
Dorsey Sprouls: is honored to be a new part of the Complete Theatre Company! Fresh out of Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor's in Theatre and Entertainment arts with a major in Illustration, he moved to Brooklyn to pursue a career in writing, directing, and acting. For the past eight years, he has worked all over the stage, in performance, design, directing, construction and props. Some of his most memorable roles were in The Producers (Leo Bloom), Little Shop of Horrors (Orin), The Addams Family (Mal, Properties Master), A Comedy of Errors (Dromio of Syracuse), The Secret Garden (Ben), Into the Woods (Prince's Steward),, Blood Brothers (Mickey), and the one-man production of The Myths and Bricks Project, which he also directed and designed. Dorsey is so happy to finally be in NYC to chase his dreams and grow as an actor and artist, and would like to thank his ever-supportive family and his wonderful friends of "Hell on Hewitt."
Rease Cassity: began her acting career in a small town in Texas in 2007, when she played Norma Henshaw in The Diviners. She was introduced to film in the spring of 2012, when she found herself on the set of Modern Family in Los Angeles, CA. Then in 2016, she made her film debut My Many Sons, which was filmed in Nashville, TN. During her career, Rease has studied at The Actor’s School, The Barrow Group, Stella Adler Studios and Kimball Studios. Her recent roles involve a string of short films filmed in New York City in 2017: Aftermath, Tequila and Point.Blank.Period.
Rashida Lyles: graduated with her BA in Dance from Lehman College in the Bronx, New York. Rashida is a former company member of NYC Dance Arts (2014-2015) and a proud member of The Complete Theatre Company.
Anna Ritchey: is super stoked to be working with such a fun, collaborative company! Originally hailing from Hampstead, MD, Anna moved to NYC to pursue a career in theatre/comedy. She majored with a B.A in Acting/Directing from DeSales University in 2015. When she’s not slinging brunch food or hosting Bar Trivia you can find her performing Improv all over the city. Anna can’t wait to see what else NYC and The Complete Theatre Company have in store!
Janice Acevedo: is thrilled to be a part of The Complete Theatre Company. Her training from Laguardia Arts through Mount Holyoke has only made her more of a geek for performance. She is excited to work in her home town of NYC and would like to thank her family and friends for always being "crazy supportive" of her work.
Kyle Ivey: graduated from the University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music (CCM) with a BFA in Musical Theatre and Minor in Accounting. Originally from Las Vegas, NV, Kyle grew up as a competitive swimmer, and balanced both swimming and theatre up until his first year in college. This summer, he performed as Benjamin in Josepha and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at STAGES St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri and in Legally Blonde at The Lexington Theatre Company in Lexington, Kentucky. This winter, you can see Kyle in They Call It Gravy…We Call It Sauce! and the Polar Express Train Ride in New Jersey! Special thanks go to Pam, Brooke and Skye for their love and support.
Leah Schwartz: is originally from Western Massachusetts. She recently graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a BFA in acting. Recent credits include Fairy in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Professor/Ensemble in The Skin of Our Teeth, Laertes in Hamlet, and Hero in Much Ado About Nothing. She would like to thank her friends and family for their unending love and support.
Dylan Murphy: is an actor born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Although he is fairly new to acting, Dylan has been a fan of film and theater since he was very young. His acting heroes are Bryan Cranston, Bradley Cooper, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. He first started acting in 2016 by starring in a short film called “Tick” for the West Virginia University Film Club while he was a student. After graduating from West Virginia University with a B.A. in Communication Studies, he moved back home to Brooklyn to start living his dream of becoming an actor. Since then, he has studied at HB Studio under Trudy Steibl and David Deblinger and has also acted, written, and produced his own films with his production company, UpStream Productions. Dylan is proud to be a member of The Complete Theatre Company and is looking forward to continuing his growth as an actor with this wonderful company.
Candace Marie Buck: is stoked to be a part of The Complete Theatre Company! Hailing from Wisconsin, Candace has a BE A in acting from the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point. After living and working in LA for the past 3 years, she has decided to return to theatre in NYC. Favorite roles include J. Adamiec in 'Soldiers Circle'and Joanne in 'RENT. A special thanks to her family who have continuously supported her endeavors!
Cielito Pareja: is delighted to be a part of The Complete Theatre Company. As a New York native, she is excited to be working in the city again. Cielito was first introduced to musical theatre by local opportunities. She studied dance at Ballet Hispánico and Judy Lasko's Dance Family. Cielito was also a member of the Mariachi Academy of New York, the New York City High School Chorus, and Saltare. For two years, Cielito was a radio host on two shows for Power 92.3 WKVR in PA before returning to NYC for her studies. Cielito would like to thank her family and friends for their endless support.
Elizabeth Reinertsen: is a Brooklyn actress and model. She has had a love for the theatre since an early age, and has been performing since the age of seven. Upon graduating with a Bachelors in Theatre and Mass Communication from the State University of New York at Oneonta, Elizabeth has been actively pursuing her passion to perform. She has had the opportunity to work for WPIX 11 News, to intern at Paladino Casting and is currently taking numerous acting classes, including commercial classes with casting director, David Cady. She dreams of being on the Broadway stage, being part of a television series, staring in a movie with Meryl Streep and booking a national commercial-- just off the top of her head. The constant support and love from her parents, family and friends reminds her of one thing: a big heart will bring great things.
Mark Christian: is a veteran actor for the past 16 years and over 30 resume credits from Musical Theatre, Stage Plays and Film. He is proud to be a company member with The Complete Theatre Company. Mark also worked with The Actor's Project, former Michael Chekhov Theatre. Mark is originally from Houston, Texas and also studied Kinesiology-Fitness Wellness Management at Houston Baptist University. Mark studied and trained at New York Film Academy in musical theatre, Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute for method acting and various electives (stage combat, acting shepherd and chekhov, Improv 1&2, character work......etc), The Acting Studio for Meisner tech and Maggie Flanigan Studio more Meisner technique and Making It On Broadway with masterclass. Mark is also artistic director for Moonlight Theatricals in Houston and did theatre jazz dance at Broadway Dance Centre and Ballroom Dance at Fred Astaire Dance Studio.
Ena Edouard: is honored to be a member of The Complete Theatre Company. Originally from Connecticut. She comes from a family of talented artist. Her theatre experience began in her local community. She participated and volunteer in local theatres, church plays; singing with the choir and dance recitals.Ena has a B.A in Social Work with Minor in theatre from Southern Ct State University. She also performs Improv at the Producer's Club. Ena model in commercial print “Braids and Beauty Magazine” “Lady Paris” and “Judy Bridal” Her recent live performance was at Madison Square Garden at a half time with a major Dance Company in NYC. As an actress, she has been featured in several major television shows in New York City. Ena is committed to working on her craft and preparing for the exciting new projects that come her way.
Martin Goldberg: a NYC native and graduate of Brooklyn College. He has attended classes at HB Studio, Penny Templeton Studios, and the Upright Citizens Brigade. Marty’s credits include the Love Creek Productions of Classy Shorts, An Evening with Le Wilhelm, and Masqurade Asylum, The Manhattan Repertory’s productions of Some Squeaking Cleopatra Boy, A Thousand Words, and Tales of Terror (The Hand), and the AlphaNYC Production of Ceiling Art.
John Freund: graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Theater and Film. After graduation, John explored a life of creativity working in film production in New York City and performing with improv comedy troupe the Upright Citizens Brigade. After a few years of the creative life, John decided to take a left turn and enroll in USC Marshall's MBA program. Upon graduation, he found work as a research analyst for a private equity firm here in NYC. But dreams die hard, so John is once again exploring his passion for performing through acting and improv, both of which are offered at TCTC! John has also written several optioned screenplays and two published books. When not working, writing, or performing, John enjoys boxing, swimming, and playing with his adorable French Bulldog, Chucho.
Brian Tracy: wrote the play Iowa which was a recipient of a 2003 grant from the National Endowment of the Arts. He has had three plays chosen for the Samuel French Festival. As an actor, he’s appeared at South Coast Repertory Theatre Alice in Wonderland, and The Gloucester Stage Company The Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket (original production). In New York: The Wings Theatre Company Six Degrees of Separation; The Seagull at the Bernie West Theatre Co. (under the direction of Thomas G. Waites); and Playwrights Horizons Young Playwrights Series. His television credits include One Life to Live, Ryan’s Hope, and As the World Turns. He has studied with Larry Moss, Bill Hickey, and Austin Pendleton.
James Christie: has been acting for the last fifteen years. He has appeared in numerous Off -Off Broadway shows, all of The New York Soap Operas in recurring U5 roles, as well as National and Regional Commercials. James is also a former professional soccer player, martial arts expert, and Soccer Coach for kids.
Amy Lipshy: is honored to be a member of The Complete Theatre Company. Originally from California, Amy holds a B.S. in Accounting from USC and for the past 12 years has worked at a major premium cable network. She is a graduate of the award-winning Ted Bardy Acting Studio in NYC. She is also a trained dancer who has worked with renowned chorographer Jason Myhre and is a former member of N2it Dance Company. She is a color guard veteran of the world champion Santa Clara Vanguard and Fantasia Winter Guard and is currently active in CrossFit. As an actor, she has been featured in showcases for Ted Bardy’s Studio, R-Way Productions and is currently working on an independently produced web series.
Lorry Francois: at a young age, Lorry knew that she wanted to be a story teller. Dancing was the beginning of that journey. "Dancing is a way to be free". She participated in church plays; singing with the choir and writing sketches. When she moved to the states in 1999, she started modeling, well first she went to school in Boston where she lived for four years. During the years she lived in Boston she sang in an all female singing group called HQ "Haitian Queen". After high school she moved to NYC to pursue her dream to be on stage and tell stories. She was a member of Ujama Black Theater for a year, in 2007 she had her first featured in American gangster Dir Ridley Scott, starred in "Pardon my French" a short film by James Perkins, " The Other Guys" Dir, Adam McKay. Studied the Meisner Technique with Bill Esper. Co-starring in Law & Other SVU season 15 episode 11 (Amaro's oneheights ), she is working on writing a short film now and a Serie 3L web-series . Taking classes, auditioning, excited for what is next!
Gloria Lamoureux: has performed on stages in NY and NJ for years and has begun working in film as well. Favorite stage roles include Margie Walsh in Good People, the title character in Shirley Valentine and in Becky’s New Car, Bev/Kathy in Clybourne Park, and Lady Croom in Arcadia. Recent leading roles also include: Eurydice Descending (Midtown International Theatre Festival), Sex, Relationships and Sometimes…Love (Producers Club), and Savannah Bay (Culture Connection Theatre). Gloria is a member of Alliance Repertory Theatre Company, works with the Women Playwrights Series at Centenary Stage Company, and has studied with Frank Licato and Kathy Hendrickson. She earned an MA in theater from Montclair State and a BA in drama from Queens College. Gloria is thrilled to be a member of TCTC!
David Woodrow: happily joined the Company in April, 2011. After a short time as an academic professional, he spent 24 years in the financial services industry before retiring in 2009. He then studied acting with David Mogentale of 29th Street Rep. After appearing in a staged reading at Castillo Theatre, he debuted in the role of Harry Fatt in Odets’ Waiting for Lefty at the 45th Street Theatre in March, 2011. Since then he has appeared onstage, recentlyin Still on the Corner (Castillo); Bacchae Redux (Robert Moss Theatre-NYCFringe), Snow White & the Beast (Lee Strasberg Institute - to be made into a film Winter 2015); Yentl (Heights Players); Carmen’s Place (Castillo); Ringmaster (Kraine- Frigid Festival); Grimm Bros. Spectaculathon (Richmond Shepherd Theatre/TCTC); The Jealous Husband (Producer’s Club); Blood Feud (Abington Theatre/TCTC); Freedom Summer (Brecht Forum). His filmography includes student and independent shorts and features with a nomination for a Loomis Award, best supporting actor in Sins of the Father (LIU film festival).
John Mulcahy: come to acting late in life after spending most of his life in Miami teaching science. He attended the St. Petersburg State Theater Arts Academy in Russia; which was a fascinating experience, being the birth place of the Stanislavsky's method of acting training. And he loves acting!
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