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Meet The Cast
Summer 2022 EAG Open Stage Grant

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Nicola Barrett
(Trisha Montgomery)

Nicola is an Australian actor who has been living in the US since graduating from AMDA in 2021. She most recently appeared as the Dance Captain/Ensemble in the original musical 'The Joe Hill Revival' and also virtually as Trisha in an online production of 'Dog Sees God'. Nicola is also a singer/bartender at the piano bar 'Don't Tell Mama'. She's extremely excited to be involved in this production, and sends her love & gratitude to her family in Australia.

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Deijah Faulkner 
(Vanessa Rosales)

Deijah is an actor and singer based in Long Island, NY. Deijah has recently graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a B.A in Musical Theatre and Costume Design. Her favorite past credits include: Miranda (William Shakespeare's the Tempest), Nebhaka (Aida), Valerie (Smart People), Susan & other (Tick Tick Boom).

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Bella Anaya Hathorne
(Mary Jane)

Bella Anaya Hathorne is thrilled to join The Inconvenient Miracle cast! She hails from Denver, Colorado and is currently studying drama at NYU Tisch. New York credits include Beans and Rice (Ella Marsh) at the New York Theater Festival and the New Studio on Broadway’s Comedy of Errors (Solinus). Regional credits include Town Hall Arts Center and Inspire Theatre’s Sister Act (Mary Robert), StageDoor Theatre Co.’s The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre), and Inspire Theatre’s Little Women (Beth March). Bella would like to thank her family, friends, and mentors for their endless support and encouragement.

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Ellen Orchid*
(Marjory Rosales)

Ellen Orchid has appeared on "The Sopranos" as Dr. Zalutsky (Episode #48). Theater roles include "Mitzi" in "Fire Island" (Theatre Row), "Laurie" in "Pipeline" at the Gallery Players, and "Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding". She was in a dcoumentary, "Vegucated".. She's performed stand-up on "The View" and in clubs/venues all over. She has an MFA from the Actors Studio Drama School. She had the lead, "Sandy", in an indie film, 'Unexpected Detours". Her plays include "Prescriptions", "Adjustments", and "Criminal Mischief". She wrote a screenplay "UnRetired" and a biography, "Jacob Weinberg, Musical Pioneer", available on Amazon.

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Morgan Misk
(Mary Rose)

Morgan Misk is a graduate of Adelphi University with a BFA in Acting who started to perform at eight years old. She was a competitive singer at age 15, and won 2 national competitions earning her the honor of singing 2 solos at Carnegie Hall. Some roles include Adriana in The Comedy of Errors, Tracy in Hairspray, Drowsy in The Drowsy Chaperone, and Audrey 2 in Little Shop of Horrors. She would like to thank everyone on this process as well as her family and friends for all their continued support.

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Karen Joy Pangantihon*
(Mary Alice)

 Credits include "The Who’s Tommy" in Asbury Park (ReVision Theatre), and most recently "Social Distance-the musical" (Player's Theater) National Tour: "Seussical the Musical" (Theatreworks USA) and Jana Lynne Umipig's "The Journey of a Brown Girl, which has toured to Los Angeles in association with SIPA, an organization that stands for Search and to involve Filipino Americans. Karen has worked with playwright Marcus Scott on projects including productions of "Cherry Bomb" at The Cell and The Tank, "Wild Young Hearts Songbook" at 54 Below, "Tumbleweed" at Dixon Place, and most recently the filmed production of Forever and a Day, and "Joy Comes in the Morning", all in New York City. Karen is a singer, actor, burlesque performer, and poet, with her published book of poetry, "BRIGHT YOUNG WOMAN" (Writer's Republic), and a piano bar entertainer at The Village's piano bar, The Duplex, in New York City.

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Samantha Streich
(Abigail Percy)

Samantha is thrilled to be participating in her first non-virtual performance with The Skeleton Rep(resents)! She has made appearances in Skeleton Rep Zoom Salons (EMMY: The Nemesis of Narcissists, Absolution, Firewater, Esther & Vashti) and is so thankful to get to finally join them in person. Originally from South Florida, Samantha is an AGMA actor residing in New York City for the last 7 years. In the decade she has been working, she has performed in regional professional theatres in various cities and Off-Broadway. Previous credits include Columbia (The Rocky Horror Show), Morticia (The Addams Family), Luciana (The Comedy of Errors), and Madame de la Grande Bouche (Beauty and the Beast).

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Cecilia Vanti*
(Sister Florence)

Cecilia is thrilled to be making her debut with Skeleton Rep. Previous stage credits include Lily/“A Man of No Importance” (bside productions), “Twelfth Night” (Pearl Theatre), Gala for Donald Marguiles (Thomas Kail, director). Regional: “Last Night of Ballyhoo”(Schoolhouse Theater), “My Fair Lady”(Main Street Theater), “Don’t Dress For Dinner”(Gretna Theatre), “Pericles” (NJ Shakespeare). TV: Law & Order SVU, Comedy Central, One Life to Live, Guiding Light. Favorite productions: daughters Gabby & Shelly. Eternal gratitude to Mike Vont, family & friends. Shout out to Erin Wilson Studio.

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Kayleigh Watson
(Disciple Swing)

Kayleigh Watson is so thrilled to be working with The Skeleton Rep! She is an NYC based actor and singer who graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy conservatory program, with a focus in musical theatre performance. Since graduating, Kayleigh has turned her focus to advertisement and voiceover work and has developed a genuine passion for costume design and cosplay. Some of her favorite stage credits include The Baker’s Wife (Into the Woods), Tracy Turnblad (Hairspray), and Grace (Cinderella).

*Appearing Courtesy of Actors' Equity Association

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