Elizabeth Chappel (W2) feels incredibly blessed to be part of Asylum Song. NY theater: Machinal,Richard III,Uncle Vanya (Columbia University); Turing Test(NY Fringe Festival); The Cherry Orchard(American Theatre of Actors); Divorce Party (Cave Theatre). Regional theater: See How They Run(St Vincent Summer Theatre); Angels in America (Throughline Theatre); The Merry Wives of Windsor(Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks); The Comedie of Errors, Much Adoe About Nothing(New Renaissance Theatre Co). She is a proud graduate of the William Esper Studio. elizabethchappel.com
Jeremiah Maestas (M):Broadway: Macbeth (Lincoln Center Theater). New York credits: The Beyonce (ART / NY); Chickens in the Yard (JACK Brooklyn); Memoriam (NY Fringe Festival); Gluten! (59E59); Pterodactyls (Teatro Circulo); Questa (Wings Theatre Co.), The Minervae (OTSP), A Lesson in Art (Artful Conspirators). Regional and other credits: Earthquake Sun (San Diego Rep.); Long Day’s Journey Into Night (The Warner); The Elephant Man, Suddenly Last Summer, Compleat Female Stage Beauty, The Shape of Things (TheatreWorks CT); Love! Valour! Compassion! (Diversionary); Jesus Hopped the “A” Train (LPT); Macbeth (Sledgehammer); Much Ado About Nothing (Theatre Aspen). Film: The Canvasser; Jukka; The Tea Party. TV: “The Following”; “Madam Secretary”; “The Mysteries of Laura”; “Person of Interest”. Education: MFA, Brooklyn College; BA, Univ. San Diego. www.jeremiahmaestas.com
Katie Proulx (W3) is a performer, movement director, and teaching artist based in Brooklyn. Favorite roles include Zena in The Briefly Dead, Gilly Bomb/Pol in BEFORE YOU GET TOO FAR AFIELD, and Miranda in An Evening With Ladley and Craig. Her work as a performer and choreographer has been seen at HERE Arts, 59E59, JACK, and the Sheen Center. She is a board member of Life Jacket Theater Company and a proud graduate of the Brooklyn College MFA Acting program. She is thrilled to be bringing this beautiful play to life with this ensemble. This is her second production with Adjusted Realists.
Renée Stork (W1) is an actor, film director and writer. She made her Broadway debut as an original cast member of the multiple Tony Award-winning show, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway. A highlight during her dancing years was playing Anita in West Side Story in regional theatres throughout the US and touring Europe. After an enduring hiatus from theatre, she recently returned to acting appearing in the NBC hit series "Bull", the tv pilot "East", and in several films including The Spotter, Lost andFound, and Kill Al. She’s directed several film projects and award-winning shorts such as The Cartographer and Hearts that Cross Borders. She’s excited for the upcoming release of her film Uber Oracle, which she directed, wrote and produced. (uberoraclefilm.com) Renée is thrilled to be working with director Elizabeth Ostler and joining this ensemble and exquisite group of collaborators in telling Jeanne Beaumont’s poignant story, Asylum Song. reneestork.com
Jeanne Marie Beaumont (Playwright)is a Manhattan-based writer who has authored four books of poetry: Placebo Effects (winner of the National Poetry Series), Curious Conduct,Burning of the Three Fires,and Letters from Limbo,from which Asylum Song is adapted. She wrote the short film Afraid So, which was created by the award-winning filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt and has been shown at numerous international festivals and screened at The Museum of Modern Art. She holds an MFA from Columbia University and teaches at the Unterberg Poetry Center of the 92nd Street Y. www.jeannemariebeaumont.com
Elizabeth Ostler (Director) is a theater-maker specializing in directing and puppetry. She has worked with various theaters in New York and Utah: St. Ann's Warehouse, Theatre Barn, Life Jacket Theatre, Drama of Works, Estrogenius Festival, Prospect Theater Company and Pioneer Theater Company. Liz is the creator of Communal Theater, an approach to creating theater that cultivates a connection between the audience and performers. She is the co-founder of the NYC Artist Group which offers workshops and networking opportunities for NYC theater artists. Liz is also the founder and CEO of Life's Echoes - a business dedicated to helping individuals stand in their truth and tell their stories. She holds a MFA in theater directing from Brooklyn College and a BA in liberal arts from Sarah Lawrence College.
Lyndsey Barratt (Production Stage Manager)is excited to be back for her second production with Adjusted Realists. She has worked in production and arts management for organizations including New York City Ballet, Meredith Monk/The House Foundation for the Arts, and Signature Theatre. Recent credits include The Beyoncé (Adjusted Realists), YOU/EMMA (Wandering Bark Theatre Company), The Brontës (Theatre in Asylum), East Side Stories Festival(Metropolitan Playhouse), and TheFuture Perfect(AntiMatter Collective). BA, Smith College; MA, Columbia University; Certificate in Stage Management, LAMDA.
Matt Mastromatteo (Assistant Director/Movement Direction) is an actor, director, and educator. He received his MFA in Theatre Arts: Acting from Long Island University: C.W. Post. Favorite projects include: Briefly Dead(Adjusted Realists), As You Like It(PostGrad Theatre Co.), Othello (PostGrad Theatre Co.). Matt also teaches theatre courses at Long Island University and throughout NYC. www.mattmastromatteo.com
Sam Transleau (Scenic Design) is a freelance designer and scenic artist in South Florida. Sam received an MFA in Scene Design and Scenic Art from the University of Idaho and a BFA in Scene Design from Florida International University. She has additional training in scenic art from Cobalt Studio, in White Lake, NY, in both painting and foam carving. Theaters she has worked for include: Contemporary American Theater Festival, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Texas Shakespeare Festival, The 6th Street Playhouse, Cinnabar Theater, Orchestra Miami, Weber State University, The University of Iowa, University of Idaho, Florida International University, New World School of the Arts, Lewis-Clark State College, and Palm Beach State College.
Jessica Greenberg (Lighting Design) is thrilled to be back for her fifth Adjusted Realists production. Her lighting & sound designs span diverse projects in theatre, dance, and opera, with an emphasis on developing new work. New York credits include productions at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, A.R.T. / New York, 59E59, Red Fern Theatre, Castillo Theatre, SoHo Rep, New Opera NYC, Dixon Place, Flux Theatre Ensemble, Two Headed Calf, The Exchange / Orchard Project, and Epic Theatre Ensemble Education Programs. As an educator, she has been a guest designer or lecturer at Amherst College, Smith College, Hampshire College, and Yale University. She is an Associate Professor of Theatre Design at Weber State University. www.jessicagreenberg.com
Amanda Whitfield (Costume Design) is an Atlanta based Costume designer and the Costume Shop Manager at Theater Emory. Her work spans Theater, Film, Dance, Academia and Apparel. Theatrical credits include: We are Proud to Present…(Theater Emory); World Wide Web: A Directors Feast (Irondale Center, Brooklyn); The Miser (Piper Theater, Brooklyn); Sweet Charity (Lamar University); On the Verge (ECSU). Amanda holds an MFA in Costume Design from Brooklyn College and is a member of IATSE USA 829.
Grace Heinz (Sound Design)is a stage manager and sound designer from Ogden, Utah. She assistant sound designed The Cake at Salt Lake Acting Company in Salt Lake City, assistant stage managed The Beyoncé with the Adjusted Realists in New York City, and is a full time student at Weber State University. There she works towards her bachelors in Theatre Arts with a minor in Sound Production and Recording.
Tiffany Campbell (Video/Projection Design) is from Ogden, UT. She recently graduated from Weber State University with a BA in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in Projection and Lighting Design. Her design credits include Where Words Once Were, Six Characters in Search of an Author,and Pushers.www.designstjc.com
Weber State University (Co-Producer) Stewart Education Foundation, Browning Center for Design, and theTelitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities. The College teaches students to excel as they seek, understand, question and express complexities critical to the experience of being human. Undergraduate degree programs are offered in the following five areas: Communication, English, Foreign Language, Performing Arts and Visual Art & Design. Master’s degrees also are offered in Communication and English. The college serves more than 2,000 undergraduate majors and 250 graduate students. The Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities is the Western region’s foremost institution for student-centered teaching and research that investigates the human experience and aims to educate global citizens who are responsible, creative and critical artists, performers and communicators. For more information, please visit, www.weber.edu/cah.