Anatole moved across the world from Paris to Chicago only two weeks before originating the role of Romero in the world premiere production of Twelfth Night of the Living Dead last summer. He is thrilled to return to the role as the pay makes its Chicago premiere! In France, he attended the Les cours Florent acting school. Favorite past roles include Cesario/Viola in Twelfth Night directed by Bruno Blairet, and Kim/Lars in Festen under the direction of Cecile Charbit and Laura Bolgheri.
Ali is thrilled to return to the role of Karen, which she originated last summer in Shakespeare On Clark's world premiere production of Twelfth Night of the Living Dead. She recently worked with Chicago Kids Company in their first annual haunted house in Rosemont, Il, and wrapped her first demo as a voice-over artist!
Joshua David Wold
Joshua graduated with a BA in theatre performance from Southern Ilinois University in Edwardsville. He just finished working with Oak Park Festival Theatre on both Amadeus and Twelfth Night, where he understudied nine separate roles and ran lights. In addition to theatre, Josh also enjoys hiking, swimming and frisbee. He is extremely honored and fortunate to perform in Twelfth Night of the Living Dead as his Chicago debut.
Colleen is thrilled to be a part of this great show! Colleen is a recent graduate of North Central College, majoring in Musical Theatre performance. Past experience includes Speech & Debate at American Theatre Company (Diwata u/s) as well as numorous college productions, notably Phantom of the Opera (Carlotta), Phedre (Ooenone), and Threepenny Opera (Mrs. Peachum). Thanks to Bryan for the opportunity, and Brittney for being a fantastic stage manager, and as always, thanks to friends and family!
Lauren is excited to be making her Gorilla Tango debut. She graduated from North Central College in 2012 with degrees in Theatre Performance and Psychology. Other Chicago credits include Missy US in Metropolis Performing Arts Center's The Marvelous Wonderettes. College credits include Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls, Confidante/Christine US in Phantom of the Opera, and Aricia in Phedre. She has also worked consistently at the Byron Civic Theatre, performing as Nancy in Oliver!, Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, and Olive in ...Spelling Bee. Last year she performed in Six Flags Great America's show Kick It Up. Lauren would like to thank God, her mom, brother, Bryan for this opportunity, Carin, Shirley Hamilton Inc. and the rest of her family and friends for their constant love and support.
Lucy is delighted to be making her debut with Gorilla Tango Theatre. She recently graduated with a BFA in Acting from the University of Illinois in Champaign Urbana. Previous stage credits include Krannert Center of Performing Art's production of Spring Awakening (The Women), A Dream Play (Doorkeeper), Our Town (Mrs. Soames), Battle of Angels (Dolly), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Moth) and Macbeth (Gentlewomen).
Lila hails from all over the country, but is thrilled to be back home in Chicago. She recently graduated with a BA in theatre from Principia College in Elsah, IL (It's okay, you're not the only person who's never heard of it). Lila has worked on projects ranging from haunted houses to Shakespeare, so Twelfth Night of the Living Dead was right up her alley. As always, special thanks to her family, friends, and the undead. http://lhcmorse.wix.com/lhcmorse
Brittney Collins (Stage Manager)
Brittney is thrilled to return to the world of the living dead after stage managing the world premiere production of Twelfth Night of the Living Dead last summer under Bryan's direction at Shakespeare on Clark. This spring, she served as the Assistant Stage Manager on American Theater Company's production of Speech & Debate. Additionally, she has spent the last decade working for the wonderful Little Theatre on the Square in southern Illinois. This winter, she will be stage managing The Importance of Being Earnest at North Central College, where she is currently studying theatre.
Bryan Renaud (Director)
Bryan is thrilled to develop his first original play with a brand new set of actors! He has previously directed the world premiere production of Twelfth Night of the Living Dead for Shakespeare on Clark, as well as Float and Xanadu for North Central College, where he graduated in 2013 with a degree in theatre and english. Favorite performance credits include AP (u/s) in columbinus at American Theater Company, which has been nominated for five 2013 Equity Jeff Awards, Solomon (u/s) in Speech & Debate also at ATC, and Autokorrekt at The Music Theatre Company.