Myka is a theatre actor, producer and director from the Philippines. She recently graduated from NYU Gallatin with a concentration in Multimedia Storytelling: Production and Performance. Since moving to New York, her favorite acting credits include: The Crucible (Mary Warren), Antigone (Ismene), Anna Tatelman’s Life On The Moon (Piper) and Helene Cixous' Portrait of Dora (Dora). She most recently played the role of Dunyasha in a Columbia School of the Arts production of The Cherry Orchard. She is excited to be collaborating with Egg & Spoon on her first absurdist play
Pascal is thrilled to be back working with Egg & Spoon on this whimsically chaotic production. His last E&S credit was in Morning as Alex. Syracuse Acting 2017.
Robert Asencio believes that all is possible through faith, hard work, and discipline. He hails from Newark, N.J and holds a BA in Theatre from Kean University. He feels artists have the power to spark the minds of others and inspire them to not only search for their true passions but empower them to be themselves. He’s a devoted artist who wishes to master his instincts in order to express himself truthfully on and off the stage..
Katharine is an NYC based actress and NYU Tisch graduate. She's been performing for fifteen years across the US, and is thrilled to be making her Egg & Spoon debut. Recent credits: Rosalind in As You Like It (Ozark Actors Theater), Cinderella in Upcycled Cinderella (Bright Star Touring Theatre) and Honey in Ugly Little Sister (NYU Strasberg). She's part of the founding ensemble of Something From aBroad theater company, in residence at The Kraine, and is incredibly passionate about new work and Dunkin Donuts' black coffee.
Enrique's stage credits are: Mogadishu Ghost Story, The Glass Menagerie,Oedipus Rex, Boleros for the Disenchanted, Salome, The Tempest, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, Macbeth, The Seagull. The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Dracula, Mercury Fur, Medea, and Is This a Graveyard? In 2012 he was nominated for Best Actor in the Midtown International Theater Festival for Mogadishu Ghost Story.
Hunter has recently moved to NYC after graduating from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film in Nebraska with a degree in theatre performance. Recent Credits: A Diseased Feeling at the Manhattan Rep and Swim Before You Drown at the Manhattan Rep, The Little Victory Theatre, and The Strawberry One Act Festival in March. Hunter wants to thank Egg & Spoon for providing such a wonderful opportunity.
New York Theatre debut! Lilla is a Los Angeles-born actor who recently moved to New York after graduating from Yale University with her B.A. in Theater Studies and Cognitive Science. Favorite past roles include: Margie (Good People), Female Greek Chorus (How I Learned to Drive), and Maria (Twelfth Night). Training from BADA. Other affiliations include: Whim ‘n Rhythm, Fellow at ASTEP. Lilla thanks her family and friends for supporting her in this crazy career.
OUR PRODUCTION TEAM
Liam Lonegan / Director
Liam is the founder and Artistic Director of Egg & Spoon Theatre Collective. Previous directing credits include Egg & Spoon's Morning, Absolutely by Kathleen Kennedy at the Women In Theatre Festival, and 123 produced by the Black Box Players. He is the 2018 Directing Fellow at Westport Country Playhouse. Liam sleeps in an actual closet so that Egg & Spoon can have an office.
Alex Petersen / Scenic Design
Alex is a NYC based set designer, originally from New Jersey. Scenic designs include: A Dream Play (Egg & Spoon), The Phillie Trilogy (Fresh Fruit Festival), Rock and Roll Refugee (Royal Family Productions), Take the Car (Williamstown Theatre Festival Professional Training Program), Parade (Syracuse University), The Pillowman (Black Box Players), Salome (Black Box Players). She’s the winner of Outstanding Scenic Design for the Fresh Fruit Festival (2017), and the Marcia Mohr Award for Outstanding Female in Dramatic Arts (2015). BFA in Design and Technology from Syracuse University.
Andy LiDestri / Lighting Design
Andrew (Andy) is thrilled to be designing once again and also so excited to be working with Egg & Spoon. Graduating from Syracuse University in 2017 with a B.F.A in Theater Design and Technology, his previous SU lighting design credits include, CRAZY FOR YOU and BERLIN TO BROADWAY. He is currently the Master Electrician for the Finger Lakes Music Theatre Festival at Merry Go Round Playhouse in Auburn, NY, and next he will be working on a production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Hartford Stage in Hartford, Connecticut.
Anansi McCallum/ Costume Design
Anansi (they/she/he) is a recent NYC transplant from Baltimore, MD. Anansi spends most of their time as a technical theater apprentice at New York Live Arts and an IATSE Local 1 stagehand at Manhattan School of Music. Her ultimate career goal is to be the greatest entertainment designer/technician of all time in costumes, audio, and lighting, and she thanks Egg & Spoon for a great experience. Instagram: anansi.in.awe.
Liam Lonegan / Sound Designer
Liam has served as the sound designer for every production of Egg & Spoon's first season. Other sound design credits include Black Box Player's production of 123: A Play About Abandonment and Ballroom Dancing.
Frances Ramos / Stage Manager
Frances Ramos, proud boricua. Started her theatre studies at the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras. Graduate of Circle in the Square Theatre School (2016). Theatre credits: Broken Pieces (Happily Bohemian), Little Shop of Horrors (9to5), Godspell (What Dreams May Co.), Much Ado About Nothing (CITSTS), Uncommon Women and Others (CITSTS), Sweet Charity and Legally Blonde (Dramadanza). Stage readings: Hielo (Cocotazo Media), The Vagina Monologues, Timestorm (Cocotazo Media). Voice Over: Timestorm (Cocotazo Media). Stage management credits: Mr. Mr. & Dr. Dr. (Winner of Fuerzafest 2018), Julius Caesar (CITSTS) and A Night of Durang (9to5), The Killer (Egg and Spoon Theatre).
Timmy Gage / Production Manager
Timmy is a member of Egg & Spoon's core staff and is excited to serve as the Production Manager for their second season. Outside of Egg & Spoon Timothy works at The Public Theater as a member of their administrative staff and freelance directs, choreographs, and teaches. Following CRAVE he will be choreographing an original holiday show for the Millbrook Playhouse Youth Ensemble in Mill Hall, PA.
THANK YOU FOR JOINING US FOR OUR THIRD PRODUCTION OF THE SEASON.
THE RATS by Kathleen Kennedy
Join playwright and comedienne Kathleen Kennedy, for an evening of comedy about all of the rats in our lives, how we tolerate them, and why we don’t kill them. The program will consist of various sketches written by Kathleen, and performed by an ensemble of young actors. . THE RATS will run May 16th-19th, at Access Theater in SoHo.