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BIANCA AMATO * University of Cape Town - Audie & Earphones multi-award winner
Bianca's distinguished international career began in her home country of South Africa, on stage film and television - most notably as the lead in Isidingo, South Africa's premiere drama series. Her portrayal of Phillipa De Villiers, a "feisty Englishwoman in a groundbreaking interracial storyline for post-Apartheid television", made her a household name in South Africa. Bianca moved to New York in 2001, appearing in celebrated plays including Tom Stoppard's Coast of Utopia trilogy, Arcadia and Macbeth on Broadway, Importance of Being Earnest at BAM, Top Girls, Pride & Prejudice, As You Like It and Pygmalion at the Guthrie, and the "stunning" Neva at the Public Theater, among others. TV & film include Sex & the City, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, The Big C, Elementary, The Adventures of Sinbad, Alpha House, The Kissing Booth 2, and Bianca's prolific voiceover career includes narrating over 60 audiobooks, including several Earphone Award winners and an Audie for Listening for Lions.
Bianca's natural warmth, precision & passion for the craft of acting has made her a resource for aspiring artists for over 20 years - from stage & screen auditions to Shakespeare, dialects, and VO. She splits her time between New York and Johannesburg, South Africa, with her beautiful family.
* STAGE | TV (Drama) | BFA & MFA | Shakespeare | Voiceover (Audiobooks) *
* currently Video Session only
STACEY LINNARTZ * MFA NYU (Gerald and Iris Cantor Fellowship); BA Wheaton College, MA: Theatre & Dramatic Literature, Lillian Hellman Award
Stacey Linnartz is a New York City-based actor, director, producer, and teacher of acting. She is currently the Advanced Acting professor for the BFA programs at Playwrights Horizons Theatre School at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and for the New York State Summer School of the Arts . . . full bio
KIMIYE CORWIN * MFA Brown/Trinity * BFA Juilliard (Dance)
Kimiye's an actor, dancer & choreographer working out of Brooklyn, and a lifelong director, teacher & collaborator. Prior to her acting career, she danced professionally with the Jose Limon Dance Company for five years; her New York stage appearances as an actress include productions with Red Bull, Ma-Yi Theater & NAATCO; regional credits include . . . full bio
AMANDA CREIGHTON * MFA New York University * BFA Univ. of Utah
A versatile actor, director and educator, Amanda's career spans screen, television, and stage. As a director, credits include Romeo and Juliet, the world premiere of Creighton James’s Dirt (Red Herring Prods), Two Gentleman of Verona (Jebby Awards winner). Other directing includes an originally conceived production of Heinrich Hoffman’s Struwwelpeter, and an all-female staging of MacBeth . . . full bio
Victoria's an accomplished actress, director and teacher, currently Professor of Performing Arts at the Savannah College of Arts and Design. Professional directing includes Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit at the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, The Lacy Project and Sophie Scholl: The Last Days in New York City; educational credits include Constellations, Sense and Sensibility, Steel Magnolias . . . full bio
MFA NYU *
BA Barnard College
GRETCHEN HALL * MFA NYU * BA Fordham University
Gretchen is an accomplished actress, teacher & acting coach, with a wide range of work including the title role in Major Barbara at A.C.T & Theater Calgary, Nora in A Doll's House at The Old Globe, Imogen in Cymbeline and Isabella in Measure for Measure at Shakespeare Theatre Company, Trouble in Mind at Arena Stage, Kate in Taming of the Shrew at Shakespeare Santa Cruz . . . full bio