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(Mar 01, 2008)
About the Actor
Marty New - Jocasta, Vocalist. Marty New appeared as the young Rose Kennedy in the television episodic The Kennedys. On stage she created and acted in the one woman show Wild Nights Burning Desire, and Women In History. Her favorite roles include Rosalind in As You Like It, Juliet in R & J, Isabella in Measure for Measure and The Countess in Lulu She has been working as a professional acting coach for the last fourteen years. She trained and received her MFA in Acting at the Yale School of Drama. Michael Potts - Oedipus, Polyneikes, Eteokles, Scholar. Recently, Michael appeared in Grey Gardens, which opened on Broadway with critical acclaim. He also appeared as Lennon on Broadway. Other theater credits include: Oedipus and Highway Ulysses, The Persians, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, The Hostage, Cup of Coffee, Loves Labours Lost, Arms and the Man, Mud River Stone and the Rivals, Overtime, Rent, The American Play (Obie Award), Randy Newmans' FAUST, and St. Joan of the Stockyards. His TV credits include: The recurring role of 'Brother Mouzone' on HBO's The Wire, Queens Supreme, Oz, Law and Order, NYPD Blue, Ken Burn's Thomas Jefferson and The West. His film credits include: Conspiracy Theory, The Peacemaker, Diggers, Stonewall, Hackers, and George: A True Story. He has also starred with Rosemary Harris in the BBC radio play Hotel Cristobal. Michael is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama. Melli Hoppe - Choreographer, Antigone. Melli Hoppe is the Artistic Director of Susurrus, an Indianapolis based experimental performance group. Melli has lead Susurrus in numerous site-specific productions, including: Sacred Spaces, which was selected as the top dance performance of 1997 by the Indianapolis Star. Melli is currently teaching site-specific theatre and stage movement at Butler University where she directed Shades of Sam (five short plays by Samuel Beckett), Yeat s The Dreaming of the Bones, which toured Ireland in 2003, Memory House, In the Garden and Unreal City, original site-specific performances, and Caryl Churchill s A Mouthful of Birds. Most recently, Melli was the choreographer for Butler Theatre s production of Tamer Tamed, Butler University Lyric Theatre s production of Company, Dido and Aeneas, and Trouble in Tahiti, Indiana University Theatre s production of Euripides Bacchai, and Indiana Repertory Theatre s production of A Midsummer Night s Dream. Vicky Shick - Chorus Leader, Guest Dancer. Vicky Shick has been involved in the NYC dance community since the late 70's as a performer, choreographer and teacher. She was a member of the Trisha Brown Company for six years and has also danced with many other NY based choreographers including Wendy Perron, Stephen Petronio, Susan Rethorst, Sara Rudner and Sally Silvers. For more than a decade she has collaborated with visual artist, Barbara Kilpatrick and for the past five years their work has become a three-way collaboration with performer/composer, Elise Kermani.
About the Director
Director s Bio: Elise Kermani - Writer, Director, Composer. Independent multimedia and sound artist Elise Kermani has completed several large-scale productions as writer/director, sound designer and collaborator. Kermani has composed many scores for dance including the music for Sacred Spaces and Memory House for choreographer Melli Hoppe and Plum House, Undoing and Repair for choreographer Vicky Shick. In addition to writing scores for dance Kermani has also created several audio designs for visual artist Barbara Kilpatrick including Exuberance and Venus Hum, a DVD installation which was installed in March, 2006. In the 1990's she could be seen singing with the all women avant pop ensemble Trousers, and writing music for riverrun Theater an experimental production company directed by Marty New. Elise received her PhD in Media and Communications from the European Graduate School in December, 2007 and her book Sonic Soma will be published in January, 2009.
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