John McDonnell Tierney, aka “Jack McT”; male, age range 50-80, average height, Irish looking.
Jack is a composer and playwright with an Off-Broadway track record and numerous plays and musicals in his portfolio. He began, however, as an actor at age 17, when he played the lead in his High School Musical. Bitten by the acting bug, Jack was active in community and college theater groups, where he played numerous roles from leads to supporting. Following graduation, Jack became a music and theater educator and, by default, a director. Now, fast forwarding fifty years, Jack, at age 77, returns to his first love, acting.
Mei MacQuarrie (she/her) is an actor and theater educator who earned her B.S. in Biology and minors in Theater and Violin Performance from UMass Amherst. She is passionate about using theater as a medium to creatively invoke conversations and spark change and growth, as well as for discovering a leader in oneself. She currently works as the Education Associate and a Teaching Artist at Company One Theatre in Boston, MA, and previously worked as a Teaching Artist at the Providence Performing Arts Center. Acting credits include: Children of the Streets (Regent Theatre), Unity (UMass Theater), and Baltimore (UMass Theater). Mei is looking forward to learning and collaborating more in artistic spaces! Instagram: mei_mac
Susanna Turner (she/her) was born in Bogota, Colombia. Along with her adoptive mother, an international school principal from Newton, MA, Susanna has lived in six different countries: Colombia, Argentina, India, Pakistan, USA & Venezuela. She is passionate about telling stories about being an adoptee, growing up internationally, and being a Third Culture Kid. She is a visual artist, storyteller, and actor represented by WSM TALENT (Boston/NYC) & BMG Talent (Chicago).
Margaret Gould is a junior at Salem State University studying as a BFA Perfomance Student. Her most recent work includes The Servant in “Blood Wedding” (Dir. Blythe De Oliveira Foster), Tap Dancer/Lesbian 1 in “The Thing They Love” (Dir. Esme Allen), Paulette in Legally Blonde (Dir. Susan Choquette) and more. She has also participated at Greater Boston Stage Company, SSU’s Veterans Play Festival and Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild Festival or METG. Margaret is an actor, mover, singer, dancer, collaborator, and more…let’s get involved and create!
Ansley (she/her/hers) is a Boston based actor, intimacy director, & fight director. Originally from Nashville, TN, Ansley came to Boston in 2018 to attend Emerson College where she graduated Cum Laude with a BFA in Theatre Education & Performance. Her work is strongly influenced by the connection between the body & the voice, a love for the process of creating new work, and ensuring all spaces she works in are rooted in a culture of consent. She’s had the chance to work in a variety of roles in developing new plays – as an actor (Snatch, One Minute Play Festival, Stalling), a fight director/captain (The Painted Handgun, American Ant Motel), an intimacy director (Intermission, Snatch), an assistant director (Marty and Tad are LIVING!), an assistant dramaturg (Phoenix), a sound designer (The Painted Handgun), and whatever those around her needed to help make the show go on. She would love to cross paths with you & your work at any point in its process.
Some things that bring Ansley joy outside of theatre are hosting dinner parties, spending time outside, listening to audio books, playing board games, journaling, her cat Bonnie, & watercolor painting.
To learn more about Ansley, you can check out her website https://www.ansley-moore.com.
Available for Zoom readings only.
Marty Mason has been performing in and around the Boston area for the past 10+ years, and loving the performing arts for much longer than that. An accomplished actress, singer, and improviser, she has had the privilege of performing with several area companies, including the Hub Theatre Company of Boston, Flat Earth Theatre, the Post-Meridian Radio Players, Theatre at First, Acme Theater Company, and the Burlington Players. Marty particularly enjoys collaborating with local playwrights on new works, and is very excited to be included in the Playwrights’ Platform Actors in Residence program.
Sue Van Phan received her bachelors of arts in Theatre Arts from University of Massachusetts Boston in 2015. She is passionate about story telling through the art of acting. She first gained real life theatre experience and acting during year 2010 when she got accepted to the Celebrate Musical Theatre program at Citi Performing Arts Center. Throughout the program she gained valuable experience and knowledge on working in theatre and performing arts industry. Then, in spring of 2019 she got accepted to Company One Theatre Professional Development for Actors program. Throughout the intense acting program, she worked with various talented Boston actors who were taught and coached by Rosalind Thomas-Clark and Victoria Marsh.
Jane Wong grew up in Hong Kong where she studied Cantonese Opera, including singing and acrobatics, as well as Shakespeare. After her studies at the Boston Conservatory, Jane has lived in Asia and Europe, playing and teaching music to populations suffering from trauma. Now working as a collaborative pianist, she accompanies dancers and singers and music directs. Outside of the studio, Jane enjoys working with voices that are often ignored by society. Her recent project is the Lullaby Project where she facilitates single moms in prison in writing lullabies for their newborns. It is a partnership with New York’s Carnegie Hall.
Karielle M. Silk is a NH based professional actor and director. She has a BA in Music Theatre Performance from Plymouth State University and performs with a unique focus in Alexander Technique. Previous roles include: Lady Capulet, Romeo and Juliet. Leading Player, Pippin. Emily Burke, Ray of Light: a one woman show.
She is thrilled to see the world of live theatre come back to life after too many months in the dark. It truly feels like a family reunion! She gladly anticipates all future productions and thanks every audience member for their endless support. Bravo!
Ben Gold graduated Brandeis with a degree in Vocal Performance and Theater. After attending The Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater in New York and participating in a couple Off-Broadway/Off-Off Broadway productions, he’s happy to be back in Boston. Most recently Ben has played Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption, Officer Nielsen in T: An MBTA Musical, and Frederick Fleet/John B. Thayer in Titanic The Musical.