CHARACTERS IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE
BARON DE VARVILLE--- R.N. Rao
R.N. Rao is a member of SAG and AFTRA. Recently appeared live on Colin Quinn Show (Comedy Central). Came into prominence with The New York Times Best Review playing the role of doctor in VISA commercial during the Super Bowl (Ad based on Kevin Bacon’s game of Six Degrees of Separation). A day player in Sex and the City Promo with Sara Jessica Parker. Yoga Teacher (Guru) for Britteney Murphy in the MGM Productions UPTOWN GIRLS. Starred in Lead Roles in Independent Films. A trained actor from India, Singer, Dancer, Yoga Teacher, formerly with United Nations. Currently reenrolled at the Julliard School
And the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute after being trained at HB Studios. Internationally trained and Civil Rights conscious Attorney with four degrees turned to full-time acting after 9/11.
Alice has performed her original docu-whimsical movement & theater work since 1988. She has also co-created characters in the work of Nancy Solomon, Lee Nagrin and Maria Rendina. She has received grants from The Field for organizing the "stand up" section of Dance Blitz and from Dance Theater Workshop for her on going work with mentally ill adults.
Maureen O'Malley Recent roles: Irina,The Three Sisters,The Willful Company; Ophelia, Hamlet, Pendulum Productions. She holds and MFA from Carnegie Mellon/ Moscow Art Theater. She would like to thank Shyron & Dunstan for the opportunity to work with Phasis II, and many thanks to Brian for all of his support.
Diana Craig an American born actress/singer started her show business career performing pantomime in cafe-theatres in Paris. Her family background is Broadway where her parents met, married and proceeded to have ten children. Her grandfather was theatre/music critic in the 30s'/40s' and a member of the original Alquonquin Round Table. She has done leading roles in The Seagull, Green Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Canterbury Tales, Kiss Me Kate, The Apple Tree and Annie Get Your Gun, and has two children. or if it's too long, at the end just put "She has done leading roles in many plays and musicals and has two children."
OLYMPIA--- Mary Sue Ballou
MarySue Ballou (Olympia) began her acting career with the intention of doing only commercials and voiceovers. In pursuit of that goal, naturally she had to develop an acting technique, and during the process she discovered that she wished to take it further. She studied with Jeanne Kaplan at HB Studio and independently with Richard Scanlon. Commercial Technique she learned from Susan Levine.
“Camille” is her first full-length theatre experience, and she identifies with her character Olympia in terms of her personality, if not in profession. Other roles she has showcased are Blanche Dubois in “A Streetcar Named Desire”, Epifania in “The Millionairess”, Martha in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf”, Hattie Dealing in “Laundry and Bourbon”, Ruth Condomine in “Blithe Spirit”. Television appearances include “Law & Order”, “All My Children”, and “Another World”. Commercial and Industrial credits are ADT Security Systems, Continental Airlines President’s Club, Tott’s Champagne, and NY Racing Association, among others.
John’s plays include, Taming of the Shrew, directed by James Jennings, WidowerHouses, directed by Dunsten J. Cormack, Enemy of the People, directed by Richard Cole. His Tv and Film credits are Law and Order with Shirley Knight, Film; Phoebe with J.P. Paradine, Prod: Kelly Van Horn,Writer: Seize the Day w/ Robin Williams,Paper Chase with Robert Ginty. John studied theater at AADA with Bill Hickey and James Jennings. He appeared in an independent film at NYU, and took W riting at the New School with Ann Loring.
This is Rosely’s second time around working with Phasis ii. Having appeared in the company’s very first production, she is delighted to be here again. Rosely had performed on stage and in film. Her most recent role was the leading voice-over in a live action short film that was up for an award at the Sundance Film Festival. And also qualified for an Academy Award nomination. Acting is Rosely’s absolute love and passion in life. She would like to sincerely thank producer Shyron Bynog, and director, Dunsten Cormack for this opportunity. It’s been a great pleasure working with the both of them.
GASTON--- Dinarte Freitas
Dinarte Freitas was born on the 7th January 1980 in the Island of Madeira Portugal. He started theatre in 1993 at the age of 13 in the ` Gabinete Artistico de Expressao e Dramatica`. In 1995, invited by Eduardo Luiz a teacher from the Gabinete he started a 4 year theatre course for the professional Theatre Company: ` Teatro Experimental do Funchal ` where he had he`s debut in the plays: Iria e Birita and No Limiar da Loucura. He also participated in various Workshops oriented by Kot Koteski, Natalia de Matos, Rogerio de Carvalho, Maria Gonzaga, Paula Erra, Teresa Norton, Elvio Camacho, Cintia Palmeira. In 1997 He started at the Theatre company: O Moniz Carlos Varela, and acted in plays as: Lengalengando, Autos & Actors, Historia de Arremedilhos, Do Riso, Excertos de um Encenador,. He was also member of an establish english Theatre Company: ` MADS `, where he had he’s first opportunity to act in English in the plays: Cinderella, Salad Day and The Wizard of Oz. In 1998 together with Carlos Varela a former actor, teacher and politic, and some other members, they open a Theatre Company called: ~ Contigo Teatro where he worked mainly as a Actor`s Director and had he`s bebut as an actor in the play: O Homem que Via Passar as Estrelas. Dinarte participated in Various Theatre meetings in: ` Lisbon, Porto, Alcochete, Amadora, Setubal. In 2001 he`s accepted at The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute as a Full-Time International Student, studying still at the same school. He studied with teachers such as: Lola Cohen, Ted Zurkowski, Stephen Michael`s, Bill Balzac, Pennie Du Pont, Darcy Marta, Gigi Van Deckter, Joyce Sarandon, Jeffery Fergunson, Ilka Monaco. He had a lead role in the short movie: ` Briliant ` and had apeared in the idependent movie: A Hero`s Diary by Taino Productions. For Tv he worked in: Ventos dos Mares and Hotel Bon Sejour. He wrote his first independent feature movie: A Espera de Miguel, wich he Directed and acted as the lead. Dinarte Freitas worked with these directors: Tv, Cinema and Theatre: Antonio Placido, Ferrao Katzenstein, Arun Vaidyamapham, Ricky Cordero, Eduardo Luiz, Jose Gil, Maria Jose Varela da Costa, Carlos Varela, Ray Jeffery, Tony Alexander, Collin Gill, Sonia Pereira, Helena Freitas, Mericia Ornelas, Miguel Vieira, Paulo Sergio.
Born and raised in Puerto Rico till the age of 14, Berto first started acting in elementary school plays. He moved to New York to attend High School and then Fordham University on a football scholarship; but after suffering two injuries and undergoing bi-lateral reconstructive surgeries, his passion for acting began to take center stage. He studied acting at Fordham University and acted in many student films and plays including "The Crucible" and various thesis films at both Fordham University and at the SUNY School at Purchase NY. In his final year of college he wrote, directed and starred in his first feature called Final Scene on Friday. He has been studying with acting coach and mentor Anthony Abeson. He has starred in various Independent features productions including J.O.G., Father Vengeance, and The Plain and Simple Truth; as well as some off-off Broadway plays, with his role as Armand in Camille the biggest so far.
De GIRAY---Diego Mateos
Born in Mendoza, Argentina, Diego began his acting career at the of 15 while living in Buenos Aires. He participated in several productions before moving on to Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona effected Diego's transformation from classical theater to contemporary performance. While there, he participated in productions like The House of Bernarda Alba and Blood Wedding by Frederico Garcia Lorca, as well as with groups like La Fura del Baus and La Cubana (in Blinded by Love)-both noted for their innovative styles. Diego went on to play his first musical role in Pepe Cibrian's production of Dracula. In Madrid, he played the role of Diego in Strawberry and Chocolate by Senel Paz. Diego came to New York in 1997 and subsequently studied at the Independent Acting School, founded by Greg Zittel. Since living here, he has broadened his experience as Tony Aronica in Savage In Limbo by John Patrick Shanley and Mickey in Hurly Burly by David Rabe. Of note, Diego has also landed roles in Big Daddy (a feature film by Universal Pictures) and Murder at Mott Street, Directed by Burt Young. Diego is currently attending the New York Film Academy, focusing his efforts on Directing and Digital Filmmaking. Diego thanks God, the "Grand Artist" and his parents for giving him his life. He's delighted to work with Dunsten and the cast of hard working individuals who made this project so pleasurable. He also thanks his acting teacher and friend, Greg Zittel and his "character as technique". Lastly, Diego thanks himself for making the most of all of the above, resulting in his honest work, for you, here tonight.
GEORGES DUVAL---Tom Schlessinger
Tom’s credits include evening of de Maupassant Killer Lambs Club, with the Michael Gazzo project at the Actors Studio. Edmund in Long Days Journey at the 42nd Street Workshop. Dick McGann in Street Scene with the Hudson Guild.
His film credits are Dr. Kinsey, with Liam Neeson, Spiderman 11, and the Talented Mr. Riples. He has appeared in the Sopranos and Sex in the City.
Tom received his training at Lee Strassberg, HB Studios with Bill Hickey and Irene Dailey.
SPONSOR/PRODUCER: Larry Hayes
Larry Hayes is a playwright and has seen local productions of Santa Agonisties; Negative Capability; Here & There; Broken Helix. His award winning In Place of Love was produce in Carmel CA.
SET DESIGNER: JOSEPH POLACIK
Joe has been a student of NYC theater since 1993. He has designed and assited in the design of many sets from Tribeca to the lower east side to Chelsea to Broadway. He is currently moving around with a few production companies working with art directors, scenic designers and set builders on commercials and music videos. He is excited to be working with Phasis ii Productions on Camille and would like to give special thanks to Shyon and Dunstin for including him on in this production.
TRANSLATOR/ADAPTOR: AL CASHDOLLAR…
EDITED BY LARRY HAYES
Al's credits include performances in a wide range of roles in Regional Theater, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions, and commercials and print modeling with Bob Collier Agencies. He studied acting at Fordham University, Ball State University, with Michael Graves, and Sandy Dennis and Elizabeth Dillion at HB Studios: voice with Nan Bavis and Mary Small: radio at Ball State Univeristy where he was station manager at WBST. He has written and preformed special comedy segments and radio plays for Kaleidoscope Radio. This show is dedicated in honor and loving memory of Al Cashdollar who was our constant support and most beloved friend.
PRESS RELEASE/ADVISOR: Al Cashdollar
Al’s credits include performances in a wide range of roles in Regional Theater, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions, and commercials and print modeling with Bob Collier Agencies. He studied acting at Fordham University, Ball State University, with Michael Graves, and Sandy Dennis and Elizabeth Dillion at HB Studios: voice with Nan Bavis and Mary Small: radio at Ball State Univeristy where he was station manager at WBST. He has written and preformed special comedy segments and radio plays for Kaleidoscope Radio. This bio is written in honor and loving memory of Al Cashdollar who was our constant support and most beloved friend.
PRODUCER/FOUNDER: Shyron Bynog
Received her baptism of theatrical fire as a print and runway model with the Carrie Wong Agency in Singapore. While there she was the bikini model for the cover of Papinos Travel Guide with Ogilvy and Mather. She returned to the States where she trained three years with Ernie Martin at the Actors Creative Theater and four years with Richard Scanlon. She studied Soap and commercial training at Bob Collier Studios. With added skills in costume, set construction and make-up, her theatrical background was thorough. Producer initiation came in 1996 with a successful five-performance run of 3 one-acts by Pirendallo, Cocteau and Fletcher. Committed to the actor and her love for the art, Ms. Bynog developed Phasis ii Production Company to increase performance opportunity to new talent. Shyron is an exceptional personality that took her dream of a performers springboard into live audience attended performances and extended this rare opportunity to the performing community.
DIRECTOR: Dunsten J. Cormack
Dunsten’s credits include: “Prism” by Maria Suzanne Frisa, which had won a Pilgram Projects grant. “Three in Time” with Barbara Barron, “Ivanov” with Lee Richardson. He toured Sweden with Vivica Linford’s in “In Search of Strindberg.” Other credits are “I’ve got Ink”, “Living in the Land of Milk and Honey”, and “Blood Knot” with George Taylor and Jose Ramon Rosario celebrating the 50th of the United Nations International School. As an actor, he has extensive film, T.V. and stage credits. He is currently working on “She Got Away.”
STAGE MANAGER: Max Weinstein
Max Daniel Weinstein has been stage managing and assisting in New York City for the past year. Before that he earned a BFA from Adelphi University in Theater Design/Technology. Max has worked in other capacities at Second Stage Theatre, The Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival and La MaMa e.t.c. He is also the Technical Director for the newly formed Ten Grand and a Burger Productions.
Ouida Jo Richards
Wine & Hors d' oeuvres
Millie's Personal Touch
Performances ran for 16 evenings, October 9th thru November 2nd, with matinees on Sunday.
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