Evan Ulven will be making his New York Debut in this Off-Off-Broadway premiere of Love, Chekhov, and the Magic Trunk. From Clarion, Iowa, Evan moved to New York City to pursue his love of acting. While in New York, Evan attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and graduated from their two year program. He is currently continuing his training at JW Actor’s Studio.
Samantha Clark is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where she earned her BFA in Drama. At NYU she originated roles in the productions of Monstrous: Tales of a Fiend Boy and Unless the Bones are Shaken. Since graduating Samantha has performed in cabarets and workshops with Rat King Theatre and she originated a role in Rebel Theater Company’s most recent production Trail of Tears (in collaboration with the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and The Eagle Project) which was nominated for multiple NY Innovative Theatre Awards. Samantha can next be seen in the short films Easy as They Come and The Paper Rose, as well as the web series Kinda Okay. Samantha is currently a member of the 2015-16 Rebel Acting Ensemble under the direction of Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj and Adam Mace.
Ioannis holds a BFA from Bath Spa University in UK in Performance for live and Recorded media. He is a Stella Adler Studio alumni. He has performed in productions in the Edinburgh fringe festival , in the city of Bath in England , in London and several cities in Greece. He has worked as a voiceover artist for radio commercials and cartoons and had his own radio show in Athens. He has been the voice of the Greek national basketball team on several occasions. He loves coffee and comics books!
Ingrid was born and raised in Paris, France. From the age of 6 to 13, she performed with a theatre musical company called Le Kiosque. She holds a MA in Comparative Literature from the Sorbonne University and a MFA in Arts Management from ESCP Europe business School. This past May, she graduated from the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. She made her debut on stage in the satirical sketch comedy Sketch of New York directed by Joe DiNozzi and in Romantic Fools at the AlphaNYC Theatre Company. Ingrid is thrilled to be part of the first F2T’s production. And she would like to thank her boyfriend, Davide, and her parents for their continued support and love.
Dylan Arredondo is a New York-based interdisciplinary theatremaker and graduate of NYU Tisch, where, in addition to drama, he studied psychology and entertainment law. He has worked on over 60 productions, in theatres across New York, Las Vegas, London, and Amsterdam. Recent credits include The Tempest (The Brick), #serials (The Flea), The Little Foxes (Playwrights Horizons Theater School). Proud company member of both Shakespeare in the Square and the Bats at the Flea Theater.
Rachel Zapata received her BA in theatre performance at James Madison University and continued her acting training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts soon after, which brought her to New York City. She currently is training at JW Actor's Studio as well as Caymichael Patten Studio. She is most well known for her role as Hecuba in Ellen McLaughlin's adaptation of The Trojan Women which gave her a nomination for the Irene Ryan Scholarship. She made her New York debut in an Off-Off-Broadway production titled 90 Days, performed at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre, as well as a few other short play festivals in the area. Most recently, she has been involved with many Off-Broadway readings with Origin Theatre Company.
Recently graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, he is proudly making his New York stage debut. Originally from Italy, at the age of 17, Gianmarco was one of the leads of the original musical La colpa è dei grandi, at the Brancaccio Theatre, Rome.Classically trained in piano, he has played in several local concerts, and won a local singing competition before moving to the States.He loves swimming, in fact, his background also includes a national record that he held by the age of 10 in the 50-meter butterfly.Gianmarco would like to thank his family for allowing him to chase his dreams, and his closest friends for the love and support.
Katherine is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and is thrilled to be making her New York debut in this production. She is continuing her training with JW Actor's Studio. Originally from Adelaide, Australia where she graduated from Adelaide Centre of Performing Arts with a degree in Stage Management and Technical Production, working both nationally and internationally as a Stage Manager before relocating to New York.
Patrick began his lifelong love of theater, music and art, as a classical ballet dancer, coming to New York as teenager, on scholarship with The Harkness School of the Ballet, then another scholarship at the American Ballet Theater School, and private study with Maestro Vincenzo Celli, of La Scala Milan. He worked as a soloist for The Andre Eglevsky Company, then, the de –facto second company of New York City Ballet. He performed as a soloist in several Radio City Music Hall productions, for director-choreographer Peter Gennaro (Annie). He then traveled to Europe, where he performed in night club, television and commercials, across the continent, Paris, Hamburg, Geneva, London, Munich, Lisbon, for several years.
Upon returning to the States, he continued to follow his passion for theater, at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, graduating from their full theater curriculum. He’s been pursuing various aspects of his passion long since, mostly in the commercial arena. He’s recently worked with Harry O’Reilly, at Actor’s Alliance on film technique and scene study. He is very pleased to be in this F2T’s production of LOVE, CHEKHOV & THE MAGIC TRUNK.