ISMENE & EURYDICE
Caroline Banks was most recently seen in the New York Times critically acclaimed production of The Death of a Black Man at Theater for the New City in June. Other credits: Unknown Soldier (Williamstown Theater Festival), Pippin (McCarter Theatre Center), The Good Person of Setzuan (McCarter Theatre Center), Big Bend in the Red Dirt Desert (Williamstown Theater Festival). She also stars in the comedic web series, Put It On The Table. She graduated from Princeton University in 2014 as a Theatre Minor where she was the recipient of the Outstanding Work in Theatre Award. www.carolinebanksactor.com.
Ludovic Coutaud was born in Marseille, France. A country he loves and cherishes. He joined La Compagnie Au Fil De L'ame under the direction of Corinne Frandino and started assisting her at the age of 18. Then, he came to New York City to discover a new style and perception of the craft. Directing credits: One Day! (Players Club), The Shadow Box (physical workshop), Oedipus The King (physical workshop), The Alturists (SpaceOnWhite Studios), Hell Week (The Network), Molierement Voltre (France), Sur La Route Avec Checkov (France), Let Us Talk/Denial (Roebuck Theater), A Very Abstract Night (Drama Bookshop). ludoviccoutaud.com
ZORA IMAN CREWS
Zora Iman Crews is an actress/writer raised in New York City. She attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, where she specialized in Theatre. She’s also a proud graduate of Syracuse University’s Drama Program where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting in May 2014. Favorite credits include Queen Elizabeth in Richard III (Shakespeare’s Globe in London) The Bacchae (La MaMa ETC) this past March, as well as her self-written one woman show entitled MuZings. She’d like to thank her family and friends for all their love and continued support.
TIRESIAS & WATCHMAN
Colin Friend is a New York City based actor and a recent graduate of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Favorite roles include: Romeo, Joey (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), Macduff and The Player (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern) . "Growth as an actor and growth as a human being are synonymous" - Stella Adler
Conor Heffernan’s musical career has spanned a wide spectrum of styles and outlets from film and web platforms, to clubs and art galleries. His original work has been featured internationally and domestically at such venues as the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Lincoln Center, London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire, The Chase Foundation in Argentina and The Secret Theater with the Gwen Rakotovao Dance Company.
Emma recently moved back to New York after working in London for the last 4 years. Previous productions include, Theatre; Lady Inger, Midsummer Night's Dream, Uncle Vanya, and The Changeling. On Film she has appeared in My Friend the Polish Girl, Duet and The Longest Night. Emma Trained at Drama Centre London.
Dara is thrilled to be a part of PTC's inaugural production! Most recently appeared in Occupy Verona's Brawl Crawl where she was tossed around a bar as Hermia. Favorite credits include: Funeral Food (Horse Trade Theatre Co.), A Modern Prometheus and Redemption of the Vampire (Manahttan Rep.), Doubt (Sister James), Crimes of the Heart (Babe). Dara is an audiobook narrator and producer whose work can be found on Audible and Amazon. Ask her about her feelings on socks. Training: Binghamton University, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Atlantic Acting School. Thanks to Aaron for a decade running me around the stage. www.darakramer.com
VALARIE NI LOINSIGH
Valerie Ni Loinsigh is a professional Irish actress and award-winning comedian based in Manhattan. She is signed with Step Forward Talent Entertainment Group and managed by Robert R. Blume (Founder/Executive Director of the Drama Desk Awards). She recently made her American acting debut in the Venus Adonis Festival and is a proud graduate of Trinity College, Dublin. She received her B.A. Hons degree in ‘Drama and Theatre Studies’ in 2014.
Hayden Moore is an actor and playwright living in Brooklyn. He was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia and attended the University of Tennessee, receiving a bachelor’s degree in Journalism with a minor in Theatre. He trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory. Theatre credits include: Orpheus Descending (Stella Adler Studios) Montana by Alan Magil (Richmond Shepherd Theatre) Death of An Insurance Salesman by D.M. Larson (Corner Office Theatre), A Life With Ike (Open Hydrant Theatre Short Play Festival), and The Shadow Box by Michael Cristofer at Open Hydrant Theatre. Hayden would like to thank his family for always being supportive and loving and his fiancé Sunny for always believing in him and inspiring him throughout their journey through life together.
HAIMON & MESSENGER
Gordon Palagi is a Britsh trained American actor. Gordon has been fortunate enough to be involved with theater companies such as The Variations Theater Group, The Drilling Company, and now Poseidon Theater Company. He wants to thank friends and family, specifically Samantha Mantin and Toni Palagi, for their endless support and encouragement. He hopes you enjoy this production of Antigone!
Aaron Salazar is a New York City Director and Choreographer, having spent the last 15 years working in multiple disciplines in the performing arts. Salazar has worked on over 30 productions including plays, musicals, concerts and dance productions. Salazar was a celebrated arts educator for over a decade working with students in the greater Tri-state area & north east. He is thrilled to enter this next chapter of his career in the theatre with Poseidon Theatre Company.
John Salutz is a New York based Lighting and Sound Designer working in Theatre, Dance, and Live Performance. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison before obtaining an MFA in Lighting and Sound Design at Ohio University.
His work has been seen and heard at both universities, as well as the
Connecticut Ballet, Simulation Studio Salon, NYC Fringe Festival, Theatre 167 (NYC), MCVTS Theatre (NJ), Monomoy Theater (Chatham, MA), Forward Theatre (Madison,WI), and Four Seasons Theatre (Madison, WI). Upcoming projects include Lighting The Homecoming and Boeing Boeing for the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and Lighting and Sound Designing the STEAM Plays Project for MCVTS Theatre.
Nate Suggs Brings over 12 years of theatrical experience to P.T.C., including being in over 50 productions as an Actor and Singer. Nate has expanded his career into directing, choreography and the development of new works in a myriad of different mediums in the performing and visual arts.
He is currently the producer and creator of a new sitcom web series, and is thrilled to join the team of Poseidon Theatre Company. Whether with classic text or new creative endeavors, Nate's passion is to share his vision and love of story telling.
Katie is excited to invoke the ancient Gods with PTC! Favorite acting credits include: Kattrin in Mother Courage directed by John Gould Rubin (Harold Clurman Lab); Miranda in The Tempest (Great Lakes Theater/Idaho Shakespeare Festival); Essie in The Devil’s Disciple (Shakespeare Theatre of NJ) ; Belle/Ensemble in Christmas Carol: A Radio Play at The Pearl Theater and Calpurnia in Julius Caesar (both Smith Street Stage). Katie graduated from NYU, training at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting in NYC and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. She is a proud artistic board member of Smith Street Stage in Brooklyn www.smithstreetstage.org!