Dancers and Cast
Allan Nicholls as “Karl”
Music Supervisor, Producer, Actor
Allan began his performing career playing in rock bands during high school and college years. After a five-year career on Broadway starring in several rock musicals, including Hair and Jesus Christ Superstar, he began a lifelong career in film and television, spending nearly 33 years with Robert Altman as actor, writer, producer, assistant director, second unit director and music supervisor. He has also worked with George Roy Hill, Tim Robbins, John Madden, Philip Noyce, performed in plays by Arthur Miller and Richard Foreman, and spent three seasons with Saturday Night Live as an associate producer.
Marina Fukushima as “Herself”
Dancer, Lead Choreographer
Marina is a dancer, teacher and choreographer. She has been involved with this project since its early stages. A native of Tokyo, Japan, Marina has danced with Anne Bluethenthal and Dancers, KUNST-STOFF, Mark Foehringer Dance Project, ODC and project agora. She has also worked with Christine Bonansea, Lenora Lee and Kim Epifano.
Maris Wolff as “Alicia Alvarado”
Dancer, Choreographer, Actress
Maris is Professor of Dance at Johnson State College and the founder/director of the Vermont Dance Collective. She has been dancing for well over half a century and has extensive credits, too long to enumerate here, as a choreographer, dancer and teacher for many companies worldwide. She is the proud mother of two sons, Mischa and Isaac.
Hanna Satterlee as “Margot”
Dancer, Choreographer, Actress
Hanna is a company member of Pauline Jennings and Sean Clute’s DOUBLE VISION and Tiany Rhynard’s BIG APE. She also creates her own work with others and is currently a choreographic partner for Dear Pina, a largescale dance project dedicated to the late Pina Bausch.
Kent Cassella as “VJ”
Kent divides his time between Vermont and New York – but will go where the work is! As his tax guys says: “Do you think you could find some more acting gigs in other states – we only have 7 this year!” Television and film credits include: Law & Order, L&O: SVU, L&O: CI, Brotherhood, Rescue Me, Third Watch, Dragnet, The Town, Lampoon’s Dirty Movie, Beautiful Mind and several independents. Theatre credits are not limited to Shakespeare – but in Kent’s opinion “He’s the best!”
Moana Dixon as “Esmeralda”
Moana Dixon, a veteran television performer, will play “Esmeralda.”
Rachel Hooper as “Herself”
Rachel Hooper is a videographer and digital artist happily living in Burlington, VT. When she is not glued to her computer screen she enjoys gardening, traveling, and spending time with her son.
Steven Michael Laing as “Mauricio”
Steven is a NYC based actor/director. Recently, he directed NO EXIT, a new Jean Paul Sartre experience.
Liisa Cohen as “Barbra”
Born in New York City, Liisa was raised on the stage. She attended a theatre and arts Junior High School, followed by The High School of Music and Art. The passion continued at University. A move to the west coast broadened her experience to include appearances in national commercials, television and lm- all of which continue until today.
Ariel Zevon as “Female Agent”
Ariel has appeared in various TV shows, including My Little Assassin, ER and Strong Medicine.
Sutton Crawford as “Emma”
Sutton Crawford, a classically trained actress, plays “Emma.” Her stage career includes numerous leads at the Northern Stage, Rebellious Subjects, The Barrow Group, Algonquin Theater and many others. She recently starred in “Killing the Dog,” a feature film.
Patrick Alvarez as “Raphi”
Patrick’s claim to fame is having painted Madonna’s wardrobe for her virgin tour (no joke!). He once served Joni Mitchell pork chops and was consquently picked as best waiter in Portland Oregon. Patrick plays several instruments and is a natural performer. He loves working with kids.
Jane Beaumont Snyder as “Herself”
When not singing opera, Jane works extensively in cabaret, including the Spielpalast in Edinburgh and a tour of other European cities.
Emma Hoette as “Herself”
Emma started dancing at an early age in Australia. She has danced with the Amsterdam Opera and is currently living in New York City where is involved in myriad interdisciplinary projects.
Corey Brady as “Himself”
Corey is a graduate of Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and has trained at the Houston Ballet Academy, the Martha Graham School and the American Dance Festival. Cory is now based in San Francisco and has been performing and dancing with the ODC Dance Company since 2003.
Kathryn Golden as “Herself”
Kathryn Golden is the creator of a series of ground-breaking videos featuring the arts in San Francisco. She is also a dancer and the Producer/Director of What’s Your Destiny with the ODC Dance Company in San Francisco.