New York New Works Festival
A 20-minute condensed version of Inconvenient Miracle will be presented as part of the New York New Works Festival:
September 5th and 12th @7PM
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Sarah M. White (Vanessa) is a New York City-based actor and singer, where she has been a part of the development and performance of numerous new works, including The Mysteries at The Flea Theatre (Drama Desk award), SIRENS at Columbia University, a workshop of Caenis, a devised theatre piece based on the Greek myth of the same name directed by Lilleth Glimcher, Algorithm at Dixon Place, part of Exquisite Corpse Company's Corpse Revival Series, Waiting, a new play with music, at Columbia University, and most recently, A Night of One Acts with The Navigators, a feminist sci-fi theatre company. Other roles of note include Jean in August: Osage County (Clifton Players), Gwendolyn in The Importance of Being Earnest (The Secret Theatre), and Alice in Alice in Wonderland (Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati). www.sarahwhitenyc.com
Emily Olcott (Florence) is an actor, singer, comedian, and writer living in Brooklyn, New York. Emily has performed at countless New York theaters and venues, including The Flea, Gallery Players, Signature Theater’s Ford Studio, NY Theater Barn, Columbia University, NYU, Littlefield, Dramatists Guild, and many more. Emily recently performed her solo show Women’s Healing Circle at The Duplex and The PIT. She also co-hosts a comedy variety hour called Soirée at The Well in Brooklyn. She has been featured as a performer at Stonestreet Comedy Hour, UCB, the PIT, Footlight Bar, and The Bell House. She also co-wrote and co-starred in Garbage Town, a web series in summer 2017. Emily is a dedicated member of Story Pirates and she also sings and acts on the Story Pirates Podcast, produced by Gimlet Media. Northwestern alum. www.emilyolcott.com
Teresa Attridge (Abigail) is stoked that all those years of Catholic Guilt have finally paid off. Previous projects with Skeleton Rep: House of Andronica: A Titus Redux (Lavinia), Wendell and Pan (Pan) and Goblin Girls (Jetter). Favorite regional credits: Company (Marta) SF Playhouse, Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Yitzhak/Hedwig) Boxcar Theater, and Avenue Q (Christmas Eve) NCTC, which earned her a TBA Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Many thanks to God (obviously), Theater of the Articulate, Mindy Lym Studios, and her no longer Lost Boy.
Anna Slate (Margie) Praised for “combining superb theatrical instincts with bright, enchanting vocal gifts,” (San Francisco Chronicle), Anna Slate has cultivated an eclectic performance career. A classically trained singer, Anna was most recently seen as Morgana in OperaRox’s production of Handel’s Alcina. Other notable roles include Second Woman/First Witch in Heartbeat Opera’s Dido and Aeneas, Luisa (The Fantasticks), Anne Egerman (A Little Night Music), Atalanta (Xerxes), Lucia (The Rape of Lucretia), and the title role in the one-woman show Alice Unwrapped. Anna is currently writing and producing her one-woman show ostensibly titled “Deep Roots: Memoirs of a Hairy Lady.”
Miranda Poett (Nancy) Miranda Poett is a New York based, California bred, actor and creator who recently completed her BFA at the New School for Drama. She originated the role of Vanessa in "Whatchamacallit: A Play About Jesus," which would eventually become "The Inconvenient Miracle." She is currently the Artist in Residence at The Skeleton Rep.
Julia D'Angelo (Disciple) is a dancer and actor currently residing in New York City. She has trained extensively in multiple styles of dance, including contemporary, jazz and ballet for over fourteen years. She has appeared in Disney Channel's "The Next Step" as a featured dancer, as well as received multiple gold medals at the IDO world championships in Germany. Along with dance, she began training in vocal work with many notable teachers in her hometown of Toronto. After graduating from high school, Julia decided to pursue acting classes which sparked her interest in pursuing theatre and film. She is currently attending The New School for Drama in New York City where she will receive her BFA in acting.
Isabella Dawis (Disciple) recently performed with the Skeleton Rep at the Tank in Lia Romeo’s HUNGRY. Other recent credits: Center for Contemporary Opera (singer and pianist), New York Philharmonic Biennial (featured singer), Opera America, National Asian American Theatre Company, NYU Graduate Film, Corkscrew Theater Festival, Project Y’s Women in Theatre Festival, New Ohio Ice Factory. Regional: Mu Performing Arts, Minnesota Opera, Children’s Theatre Company, Guthrie Theater, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. B.M. summa cum laude, piano performance, University of Minnesota; Classical Voice, New England Conservatory. www.isabelladawis.com
Sarah Sanders (Disciple) is an actor, writer, and musician who has developed work and performed with The Bengsons, the Satori Group and the Hearth, among others. She is currently developing a solo show called She-Wolf that’s aiming for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer. BA: Williams College, MFA: LAMDA. www.sarahesanders.com
Lydia Stinson (Disciple) is a Brooklyn based performer, writer and artist. Since graduating from Syracuse University last spring she has been working regionally and in NYC, most recently performing in the word premiere of the new children’s musical The Mitten. Other favorite credits include The Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods and Isabella in Measure for Measure. Thanks to the loveliest team in the land!
Rachel Walker (Disciple) recently graduated from Muhlenberg College with degrees in Theatre and Political Science. She has spent the last six summers teaching and performing at Upper Darby Summer Stage, most recently playing a Chorus Girl in the Philadelphia premiere of Nice Work If You Can Get It. Other credits include Summer Stage's productions of Mary Poppins, Shrek (Queen Lillian), Fiddler on the Roof, and Hairspray, Muhlenberg's Master Choreographers, Sinternet! the Musical, and the New York premiere of Starkid’s Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier. Rachel is very excited to be a part of The Inconvenient Miracle!