MEET THE ENSEMBLE
Holly M Wright
Holly is a New York based director who devises historically detailed, dramaturgically rich ensemble-based theatre influenced by the bloody and twisted works of Le Grand Guignol and the politically-driven playwright Griselda Gambaro. She explores dark worlds with comedic undertones, often highlighting themes of power and sex through a woman’s voice and is a founding member of [REALITY PENDING].
Sam Casey (co-creator/performer) is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Acting at Pace University. He is an Artistic Associate of Concrete Temple Theatre and company member of Reality Pending. As a member of Pace’s International Performance Ensemble he devised and performed Warning! Contents May Be Hot and Seven Floors at the Institute of the Arts Barcelona in Sitges, Spain. He premiered his original play Man in Chair at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre in January of 2017. He is also the Founder and Director of The Lionheart Clown Company in Norcross, Georgia; where he has facilitated the creation of five new clown pieces.
Nick creates original collaborative work that is fun, physically-based, and invests in the actor-audience contract, often through a Queer lens.
Having trained in NYC, London, Italy, and Thailand, he use physical theatre practices such as Mime, Clown, and Commedia dell 'Arte to create work that is both wondrous and stupid, taking audiences on fantastical journeys.
Additional Founding Members
Michael is a New York City based actor, writer, filmmaker, and member of [REALITY PENDING]. He now lives in the city after moving from Los Angeles where he trained as an actor at the Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown studio. Recently in his career, Michael has enjoyed creating work with his ensemble, as well as performing in other devised pieces, such as Medusa: Heart of Stone, as well as playing the parts of Nacho in Outwitting The Voice, and Ray in Sweating Bullets.
Michael recently graduated from Pace University where he studied acting and film, expanding upon his previous training with movement and ensemble work. At the moment, Michael is working on several film projects throughout the city, including his own short film: DoS.
Anastasia Beliakova is a Moscow-born, New York based devised theatre creator dedicated to creating feminist work that explores societal violence and dissects the universal truths of human connection. Dedicated to finding strength in fragility, Beliakova embraces the manipulation of the body through expressive movement and the alteration of the human voice with technology. She is a founding member and executive producer of the theatre company, Alcohol, Honey, and Shit.