What if the Manson Girls were more like sorority sisters? Controlled by their Stage Directions and forced to live in a world where value cannot be earned, proven or quantified, will Kitty, Cappy, Gypsy or Snake ever win the love and acceptance they crave? But, you know, also like have the super, bestest most fun time ever?! Goooooo team!!!
Six Part Productions is proud to present a weekend workshop of KITTY, CAPPY, GYPSY, & SNAKE at The Bridge @ Shetler Studios in NYC, October 20 through October 23. Written by Elizabeth M. Kelly, directed by Alfredo Narciso, starring Merissa Czyz*, K.K. Moggie*, Emma Ramos*, Kara Young* and David Gelles*.
WHERE: The Bridge @ Shetler Studios
WHEN: 244 W 54TH St., 12th Floor, New York, NY 10019
WHEN: Thursday, October 20th: 7:00pm
Friday, October21st: 7:00pm
Saturday, October22nd: 2:00pm
Saturday, October22nd: 7:00pm
Sunday, October23rd: 2:00pm
Merissa Czyz (KITTY): Off-Broadway: Appropriate (Signature Theatre), Kentucky (Ensemble Studio Theatre), A Thornton Wilder Christmas (Peccadillo Theater). Merissa played Jeanie in the National Tour of HAIR and was in the Tribe at Sacramento Music Circus. TV: High Maintenance (HBO) Film: Yes, God, Yes. BFA The Boston Conservatory. @merissaczyz
K.K. Moggie (CAPPY): Theatre credits include, Daphne’s Dive (Signature Theater Company) Charles Francis Chan Jr’s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery (NAATCO), SummerShorts (59th East 59th St), Bareknuckle (Vertigo Theater Company), One Night (Cherry Lane) The Golden Dragon (The Play Company and The Studio Theater Washington D.C), Bottom of the World (Atlantic Theater Company), The Bereaved (Partial Comfort), Grace (MCC), Richard III (CSC), A Peddlers Tale (Women’s Project). Film: After Party, Home (Dances With Films 2013 Industry Choice Award), Anna and the King, The Sleeping Dictionary. Short Film:You Beautiful Blind Crazy Cripple (lead), The Audition (Ratpac pictures, directed by Martin Scorsese), Memory Box TV: "The Good Wife" (CBS), "Gossip Girl" (CW), "Mercy" (NBC), "White Collar" (USA) K.K. is a Partial Comfort Productions Company member. MFA acting, Columbia University.
Emma Ramos (GYPSY): Off-Broadway: Scenes from a Marriage with New York Theatre Workshop; Water by the Spoonful at Premiere Stages, Peerless at Cherry Lane Theatre; Comfort of Numbers at Signature Theatre Company; Accidents Waiting to Happen at IRT Theater; La Santa at Ontological Theater; Him at Soho Rep.; Sangre at SummerStage; Mala Hierba at Intar. Regional Theatre: Actors Theater of Louisville, Victory Gardens Theatre, Two River Theater. Film & Television: CBS Unforgettable, Tinder is the the Night, 3rd Street Blackout, Sun Belt Express, El cielo es azul. Additional Credits: Ramos writes and performs in her webseries BUTS, nominated for a 2016 Imagen Award. She was honored with an Advertising Gold Award for her work for Partnership Against Domestic Violence. She received her M.F.A. from The New School for Drama, and is now a faculty member. You can watch her comedic work for FLAMA (Univision’s Funny or Die) and Mas Mejor (the Horatio Sanz/Broadway Video channel). She is currently producing her first documentary. www.emmaramos.com
Kara Young (SNAKE): Pretty Hunger" (dir. Martha Banta, The Public) "Syncing Ink" (dir. Niegel Smith, Alley Theater), Company Cypher's "Gutting" (National Black Theater), CCP's "Chokehold" for the 2015 Planet Connections Festivity (PC's Best Outstanding Actress), Stable Cable Lab Co. "Accidents Waiting to Happen" (dir: Padraic Lillis, IRT) and Vertigo Theater Company’s "Bareknuckle" (dir: Laura Savia, ). MTV's Girl Code (4 seasons) and numerous commercials
David Gelles (STAGE DIRECTIONS): Credits include: Theatre: Graceland (Lincoln Center); Romeo and Juliet (Romeo, Shakespeare & Company); Microcrisis (Ma-Yi Theatre Co.); Winners, Photograph 51, Close Ties, White People (Ensemble Studio Theatre); Edgewise (Cherry Lane Studio); Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Communicable Arts), As You Like It (Oval House, London). TV: The Blacklist, Deception, Law & Order SVU, Mercy (NBC); Unicornland (upcoming). Film: Creative Control (Benjamin Dickinson); This Is It (Alexander Engel); Someone Else’s Heart (Zachary Wigon); Killing the Dog (Six Part Productions); Amateurs; Sundays.
Elizabeth M. Kelly (Playwright) is an actor turned writer. Though trained in performance her deepest desire is to seek out, appreciate and learn from compelling work, harnessing those interpretive skills as creative ones. Her sensibility is grounded magical realism, a heightened, quirky take on the everyday. Coupled with a penchant for pop culture and classical training: She spins poetry from colloquialism.
Alfredo Narciso (Director) has primarily been an actor for the 18 years he has resided in NYC. He has worked with a number of theater companies, including: Partial Comfort Productions, LAByrinth, Ensemble Studio Theater, New Neighborhood and the Actor’s Studio, all of which he is now a lifetime member of. He also dabbles in producing film (www.locusfocusproductions.com). Recently, he directed The Store by OlzhasZhanaydarov as part of The Lark Play Development Center’s US/Russia Exchange, as well as, a series of plays for the One-minute play festival at Intar. He is grateful to Six-Part Productions for this opportunity and indescribably grateful to the scribe for ‘oh so many reasons’. For more info, check out his website:www.alfredonarciso.com.
Phoebe Padget (Assistant Director) is a graduate of the Maggie Flanigan Studio. She is a founding member and the Resident Director of Ruddy Productions.In 2013, she was selected by the Labyrinth Theater for their Acting Fellowship. She was Assistant Director to Mimi O'Donnell, Labyrinth's Artistic Director, on her last two productions- during which Phoebe was offered the company's first ever directing apprenticeship.
Rachel E. Winfield (Stage Manager) Previous credits include We Live Here (Ensemble Studio Theater), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Theatricum Botanicum), She Loves Me, Rent, and Beauty and the Beast (Pacific Coast Rep), The Secret Garden (TheatreWorks), Hairspray (Broadway by the Bay), Merchant of Venice, Carousel, Man of La Mancha, Noises Off, Twelfth Night and Cymbeline (Texas Shakespeare Festival). Rachel received her MFA from the University of Iowa and her BA from Santa Clara University. She has recently moved to Brooklyn and is currently living the dream.
Susannah Baron (Lighting Consultant): Recent credits include – Off-Broadway: The Black Book (IJB Productions), You, Me, and That Guy (The Araca Project 2014). Regional: Business of Murder, Lost in Yonkers (Winnipesaukee Playhouse). Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014: To Chekov With Love, All Through the Night. NYC: Orpheus Descending (Beth Bartley/ Irene Glezos Productions), Birds of Paradise (NY Fringe Festival), R+J, Henry V (Rogue & Peasant Players), The Assistant (Six Part Productions). Currently works Off-Broadway as a member of the lighting crew at Sleep No More NYC/The McKittrick Hotel. Education: Syracuse University, BFA Theatre Design/Technology. Website: www.susannahbaron.com
Lauren Hubbard (Visual Art) is a freelance writer, artist, and part-time cat bed living in New York City. Her work has been featured by publications including Allure, Marie Claire, and Town & Country. A long-time fan of the Six Part Productions team, she’s honored to contribute to Kitty, Cappy, Gypsy, & Snake and smug about having tricked the producers into thinking she can draw.
Jesse Geguzis (Fight Director) Broadway: Tuck Everlasting, Disgraced, An American in Paris. National Tour: An American in Paris. Off-Broadway; Her Requiem, Kill Floor (LC3), To The Bone, Ode to Joy, Basilica, The Hilltown Plays (Obie Award), (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater), The Muscles in our Toes (Labyrinth), Mercury Fur, Intimacy, The Spoils (The New Group), And I and Silence, The Liquid Plain (Signature Theatre), The Patron Saint of Sea Monsters (Playwrights Horizons), Gigantic (Vineyard Theater), Underland (TerraNova), Small Engine Repair (MCC Theater), Ironbound (The Women’s Project), Se llama Christina, Good Grief (INTAR). www.JesseGeguzis.com