Past Barefoot Theatre Company productions include: musician in 'Scrooge and Marley' at the Kraine Theatre and Evvie in 'Second Violin' at Theatre for the New City as well the world-premiere of the ten minute version by the same name at The Boston Theatre Marathon. Aidan has also performed as a violinist in the Barefoot Band. Other recent theatre credits include: Ivan, 'Two Maples' at Urban Stages; Lilly, 'Why Do You Smoke So Much, Lilly?' with Target Margin; staged readings with The Harold Clurman Laboratory Theatre Company as well as productions of 'What Shall I Give My Children?' and 'Our Town' and this coming September Aidan will perform with the Harold Clurman Lab in Israel Horovitz'sLebensraum; With The Vermont Shakespeare Company: Viola, 'Twelfth Night', and Helena, 'Midsummer'; Abigail Williams, 'Salem Justice' with ArtsPower National Touring Co.; Violinist and Narrator, 'Ransom of red Cheif' with East Lynne Thr. Company; Octavia, 'Antony and Cleopatra' at The Looking Glass Theatre; Billitis, 'Arts Nouvaux', with Xoregos Thr. Co.; and Rosalind, 'As Your Like It' with Queens Shakespeare, and the movement-theatre piece, "Decade" in NY at Theatre IATI and in New Orleans. Aidan has played violin in numerous plays and recently scored her first film, "The Big Fiddle" which premiered at this year's South By SouthWest Festival. BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and The Stella Adler Studio. Member Since 2010.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
2002 OOBR Award winning actor with a career in Theater and Film for over 11 years. Theater: Walkabout by Marcus Haupt (the Flea Theater), The Sons of Juan Perez by Roberto De Los Reyes (the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater), and ?De Donde? with the Barefoot Theatre Company (Looking Glass Theater). Television: Third Watch (with Ann Margaret) and As the World Turns; Film: Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, New York, accepted to the Havana Film Festival in 2003; As producer with his previous company On A Quest he is proud to have produced and starred in two successful plays (La Habitacion by Barbara Colio-accepted to The NY International Fringe Festival, and Rising Sun, Falling Star by Yolanda Rodriguez at the 78th St Theater Lab). Mark is currently Director of Marketing of the Barefoot Theatre Company. Member Since 2009.
pictured: Mark G. Cisneros with Joseph Sousa at 70/70 Horovitz Project
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Monday, June 6, 2011
Jason Grote's 1001 (Denver Center, dir. Ethan McSweeny) Denver Post Ovation Award, Nine Parts of Desire (Lyric Stage & Kitchen Theatre, dir. Carmel O'Reilly) IRNE Award Best Solo Performance, Lanna's documentary play, Valiant (dir. Tamilla Woodard) NY Fringe Festival Performance Award & NY Innovative Theatre nomination, Sad and Merry Madness (The Public, Barry Edelstein), The House of Spirits (Denver Center, Jose Zayas), Metamorphoses (Capital Repertory, Maggie Mancinelli-Carter), Damascus (Northern Stage, Brooke Ciardelli), The Fever Chart (Underground Railway Theater, Elena Araoz) The Snow Queen (Urban Stages, Daniella Topol), Mac Wellaman's Cellophane (The Flea, Jim Simpson), Like I Say (The Flea, Len Jenkin), Saviana Stanescu's Waxing West (Goldberg Festival, Jonathan Silverstein), Israel Horovitz'sSecurity & A Mother's Love (Barefoot Theatre Company, Eric Nightengale & Pam Seiderman),Marko The Prince (Immigrants Theatre Project, Marcy Arlin) and Dancing at Lughnasa (Cider Mill Playhouse, Wendy Dann). Film/TV: Security, Delocated, Breathtaking, Someday Soon and The New Americans. Writing: She has collaborated with Karen Finley on Lanna's solo piece, "Rain" (The Flea) and with Creative Destruction Theatre Company for their evening of Mashups and B-Sides (Nelson Eusebio, The Tank). She also regularly performs her spoken word at Nuyorican Poets Café, TerraNova Collective's Subterranean and other NYC venues and events. Barefoot Theatre Company member since 2010.
Friday, June 3, 2011
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Selected directing credits: One Night Only: A Benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS featuring Lea Delaria (The Loews Theatre, New Jersey), the off-Broadway production of CJ Thom's Eightballs: A Cocaine Comedy (The Lafayette Theatre), the world premier of six of the nine plays that make up Israel Horovitz's New Shortsfeaturing Lynn Cohen (The Studio Theatre at Theatre Row Theatres), Fiddler On The Roofin 2004, South Pacific in 2005, Grease in 2007, and Annie Get Your Gun in 2010 (all at Park Playhouse in Albany, NY), Birds In Church & Dirty Talk by Joe Pintauro (The Pantheon Theatre), Tongues by Sam Shepard (BRIC Studio), the 35th anniversary production of The Indian Wants The Bronx by Israel Horovitz (Gloucester Stage Company), Behind The Fence by Richard Stremme (Theater for the New City), the first New York revival of Does A Tiger Wear A Necktie? by Don Peterson (The Looking Glass Theatre), and the world premier of Complete Control (DUMBO Theatre eXchange), a workshop production of Next (The American Theatre of Actors), a production of an abridged version of The Hunger Arts (The 92nd Street Y), a staged reading ofMohammad's Radio (Bleecker Street Theatre), a book trailer for Jennifer L. Pozner'sReality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV entitled "Reality Rehab with Dr. Jenn" (www.realitybitesbackbook.com), and the world premier of Next (HERE Arts Center) - all written by Stephen Gracia.
Michael is also a musician who has appeared on numerous independent releases and has toured most of the east coast as a drummer in several bands, at such notable venues as CBGB, The Continental, The Knitting Factory, The Pipeline, Don Hills, Coney Island High, The Charleston, The Trash Bar, The Midway Cafe, The Safari Lounge, Café Nine, The Living Room, L'amour, and The Tune Inn.
BFA in Acting from Brooklyn College, 2004.
Michael is a founding member of Barefoot Theatre Company and an associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.