Friday, June 18, 2010

Meet the Artists: Kathleen Hagerty

Kathleen Hagerty has been acting in theatre and film for 7 years, beginning as a student at Penn State University. Her roles there included Gorgeanne in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, Loureen in Poof!, Maria in School for Scandal, and Simone in Ataxia of the Mind (a new work by playwright Chrissy Pryor.) Kathleen moved to New York, NY after college where she studied with a number of talented acting coaches, including Ragnar Freidank, instructor at Colombia University and director of the award winning short film Beautiful Hills of Brooklyn. While in New York, Kathleen added to her acting credits the roles of Amiens in As You Like It and Flavius in Julius Caesar, along with several small parts in films and commercials. One of her first roles when she returned to Pittsburgh was Jess in the full-length independent feature Invisible Cities, written and directed by Squirrel Hill native Ian Wolfson. She also has performed many times under the direction of Sean O’Donnell at The New Olde Bank Theatre in Verona. Her roles there include Nelly Windrod in The Rimers of Eldritch, assorted roles in A Night of Female Monologues, Leader of the Old Woman Chorus in Lysistrata, and Young Mona in Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. She is thrilled to be working with Ms. Grande and the entire cast and crew of Lion in the Streets.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Meet the Artists: Sheridan Singleton

Sheridan Singleton is extremely excited and pleased to be appearing in a Phase 3 Production. She is currently a junior at Point Park University where she is pursuing a B.A in Acting. She would like to thank God and her parents for allowing her to be here and giving her support. She would also like to thank her teachers at Point Park University for the excellent training she has and continues to receive, as well as the director, cast, and crew of Lion in the Streets. Finally, she thanks her supportive friends and her Pittsburgh Family for being just about the greatest people ever.

Meet the Artists: Jocelyn Snyder

Jocelyn Snyder is thrilled to be working with P3P! She is a native Pittsburgher and holds a B.A. in musical theater from Point Park University. When she is not on the stage, Jocelyn is a sultry jazz singer, an extremely new member of the Irony City Improv Troupe, and plays the part of “waitress” at Pamela’s diner. She’d like to thank Melissa for this amazing opportunity, Rachel for all her help, and the cast for their talent and eccentricities. She dedicates this performance to Mary Catherine.

Meet the Artists: Allison Scarlet Jaye

Allison Scarlet Jaye is an actor, writer, playwright, singer/songwriter and University of Pittsburgh alum.  With artistic roots in California, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, and New York, Allison has carried major roles in Julius Caesar, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Tales of the Lost Formicans, The Vagina Monologues, new works in Pittsburgh and the New York City Fringe Festival.  Her own plays have been produced bi-coastally, and her first album, “daughter of a gypsy psycho,” was released in 2006.  She is excited to make her Phase3 debut with such a generous and talented cast and crew, and sends the deepest love and thanks to her friends and family.

Meet the Artists: Adam Pribila

Adam Pribila is excited to be a part of Lion in the Streets. NYC: Heads of State (Giancarlo) at The Access Theatre, The Lion in Winter (Philip) at The Bleeker Street Theatre. REGIONAL: Rock n Roll (Piper) at The Studio Theatre in Washington, DC, Romeo and Juliet (Romeo) and Much Ado About Nothing (Benedick) with Shakespeare Theatre of Northern Virginia, Thoroughly Modern Millie (Bun Foo), Little Me (Yulnick), Evita (Ensemble, Person u/s) with Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre. In Pittsburgh you may have seen Adam in Prime Stage's recent production of Romeo and Juliet (Mercutio), Open Stage's The Mineola Twins (Kenny/Ben) or The Theatre Factory's Songs for a New World (Man 2). TRAINING: B.F.A. in Acting, Shenandoah Conservatory. 

Monday, June 14, 2010

Meet the Artists: Eric Davidson

Eric James Davidson is a Pittsburgh native with a BA in Theatre from Messiah College.  He is excited to be making his Phase 3 debut.  His most recent productions include Titanic (Etches), Love's Labour's Lost (Dumaine) and Romeo and Juliet(Tybalt/Paris).  He is also currently pursuing his MAT and teaching certification in Special Ed while working with special needs kids.  It is a very busy life, but I have a great support team.