CAST BIOS

Ashley Aran

7Ashley Aran (Meg) is excited to be a part of “Life in the ER!” She holds a Bachelor’s of Music in Vocal Performance from Houghton College. Since moving to New York, she has performed in several off-Broadway children’s theatre shows including “A Mermaid’s Tale” and “Eeek! A Mousical.” Her regional work includes “La Comedia’s Holiday Celebration,” in which she not only performed as a featured soloist but also served as the vocal captain.

 

Marshall Foltz

marshall foltzMarshall Foltz (Nurse Ames) is thrilled to be performing in “Life in the E.R.” in the Dream Up Festival. He was most recently seen in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” (Leaf Coneybear), “Legally Blonde” (Warner), and “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” (Hero). He is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy with a BFA in Musical Theatre and currently lives in New York mCity. He is grateful for this opportunity and that he’s never had to make an actual trip to the E.R. Peace and love to my incredible family, friends and squeebs.

David Kester*

David Kester (Marty & Professor Green) has worked in all media: film, TV, radio,  commercials, print and on stage including such venues as The Public Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, La Mama Etc., The Village Gate, Hudson Guild, Perry Street Theatre and The Barrow Group. He is also currently directing Lally Ross in a revival of her one woman show, “Wedding Belles,” last performed at the Stage Left Studio Theatre. He is a member of WWOW Radio, performing vintage radio shows before a live audience the first Saturday of each month at the Episcopal Actors Guild. AEA/SAG-AFTRA.

Tucker Lewis

tucker lewis headshotTucker Lewis (Keith) was born in Orlando, FL but has lived most of his life in Farmington, CT. After going to college for four years at the University of Colorado at Boulder, he moved to New York where he is now attending The Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater. He has just made the cut for the second year which will begin in September. Keith is extremely grateful to his family and friends who have supported him throughout this journey! He also loves working out and dating older women.

Paige Felicia Mitchell

Paige Mithchell headshotPaige Felicia Mitchell (June) has been performing professionally since the age nine. Most recently she played Rhonda in Vital Theatre Company’s production of “Fancy Nancy the Musical” and is celebrating the release of her short film, “The Callback.” Other credits include: “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown,” “The Scarlett Pimpernel,” “A Mermaid’s Tale,” and “Barefoot in the Park.” Paige also enjoys sketch comedies, playwrighting, and being back in school! She is so excited to be a part of this production and would like to thank Rebecca, Lally, and the rest of the cast for this wonderful experience!

Cheryl Monroe*

Cheryl Monroe HeadshotCheryl Monroe (Ginger) is so happy and pleased to once again tread the boards in a NYC theater. Cheryl has done Shakespeare (Lady Capulet, “Romeo and Juliet”) to absurdist comedy (Nanny, “Baby with the Bathwater”), but her first love is musical theatre where her favorite roles have included Sr. Hubert (“Nunsense”), Mother Earth (“Once On This Island”), Nettie (“Carousel”) and Carlotta (“Phantom” by Bell/Sivak). Cheryl was also in the National Tour and London companies of “Show Boat,” directed by Harold Prince. Cheryl thanks God for all her many blessings, chief among them being her family and friends.

Morgan Nichols*

morgan headshotMorgan Nichols (Mark) is a native New Yorker. A graduate of Adelphi University. Morgan has worked in and around the Tri-State area for over a decade. He would like to take a moment to thank everyone involved from the production to the audience for making all of it possible. morganjamesnichols.com

Jeremy Peterson

jeremyJeremy Peterson (Brenda) has appeared as Ruth in “The Norman Conquests,” Ouiser in “Steel Magnolias,” lead in “Cabin Crazy,” Wallis Simpson in “Wally for Queen,” and her original one-woman show on George Bernard Shaw. Her film credits include “A Rogue in Londinium,” and “Scratch.” She is a member of Lenore DeKoven’s Our Workshop East, has studied in the BADA program at Oxford, and is a national ballroom dance champion and teacher.

Rebecca Roe

Rebecca Roe HeadshotRebecca Roe (Misty/Jill) has been involved in theater as an actor in Florida and New York for over 20 years. Rebecca has also served as a producer for Off-Off Broadway shows in NYC. She wrote and acted in a 10-minute piece from Our Workshop East’s production of Downsizing, hosted by the League of Professional Theater Women in 2012. Rebecca is a member of Cranston & Spade’s theater group which performs once a month, at the Episcopal Actors’ Guild Theater. The group performs original radio scripts written in the 1940’s. Rebecca would like to thank Lenore DeKoven and the members of Our Workshop East (thank you Lally!) for their support and guidance. A special shout out to Maureen Burns for her support and finally, thanks to Michael, Gizmo, and Leo. AEA/SAG-AFTRA.

Lally Ross

Lally Ross headshotLally Ross (Diane) is an actor and writer. She wrote (including original songs) and performs 23 characters in “Wedding Belles,” her one-woman comedy set at an Irish-American wedding, directed by David Kester. She wrote for and performed in “Downsizing,” Our Workshop East’s production of 12 original 10-minute plays. She has appeared in “King Lear” and “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” both Riverside Shakespeare productions. She has performed with an improvisational comedy group, in a mime/ dance show, sung in small clubs and crazy venues in and around New York City, acted in films of the independent, industrial and student variety. She is Associate Director of Our Workshop East under Artistic Director, Lenore DeKoven. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.

Renée Torrière

renee headshotRenée Torrière (Karen) recently appeared as Jill in Rebecca Roe’s “Just Us” as part of “Downsizing: The 10-minute Play Project” at The Barrow Group. She has portrayed Mrs. Frankenstein in Sharon Fogarty’s “The Bride of Frankenstein,” Doom in Fogarty’s “Heaven,” as well as, Puna in “Speaking to the Dead”. She has also performed sketch comedy with Funny…Sheesh, improv comedy with Loos Scrooz, and is proud to have starred in “A sign of the Times: The Songs of Tony Hatch and Petula Clark” at Don’t Tell Mama. She has studied voice with Dennis Kisor and drama with Atlantic Theater Company. Renée was a founding member of the NYC a cappella group, Downtown Vocals.

Ashley Wool

Ashley Wool HeadshotAshley Wool (Jenna) is a New York native who is very excited to join the cast of Life in the E.R! Recent credits include “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” (Logainne), “Xanadu” (Kira), “Godspell” (Sonia), “Nunsense” (Sister Robert Anne), and coming up in summer 2014, “Parade” (Monteen) at the White Plains Performing Arts Center. Please visit ashley-wool.com for more info.

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*Member of Actors Equity Association

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