Cast & Crew

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Ally Sass (Playwright)

Ally Sass is currently in her first semester of the M.F.A Playwriting program at Boston University and holds a B.A in Theatre from the University of Vermont. In the past 5 years, she has written, directed and produced her original works at various theater and film festivals in the northeast, most frequently in New York City. In 2017 her play, The Cleanout was named a semifinalist in the New York New Works Theatre Festival. Her works have recently appeared in the New York International Fringe Festival (2018), The New York New Works Theatre Festival (2017), The New York Theater Festival Winterfest (2016) The Urban Waves Festival (2015) and the Arlington International Film Festival (2018). Other original works include The Cleanout, The Parade, and Little Jewish Pinwheels. 

Late Night at the Serpent is her most recent project and she is thrilled for its premiere in the NYC Fringe. She aims to continue to put honest and thought-provoking work on stage and screen, as she feels that truthful storytelling is a highly effective tool for social change. Contact her at allysass363@gmail.com

 

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Elizabeth Callahan (Director)

Elizabeth Callahan received a double B.A in Theater and English from The University of Vermont in 2016. There, her studies culminated in directing a self-adapted one-act version of The Tempest. Currently, Elizabeth is a New York based actor, director, teaching artist, and comedian. She has trained at The Peoples Improv Theater (Improv, Sketch Comedy), The Magnet Theater (Sketch Comedy), and The Studio Theater in D.C (Movement, Acting). Her most recent performances have been in The New York New Works Theater Festival (The Cleanout), and The Vermont Shakespeare Festival (Julius Caesar). Elizabeth works with children in Manhattan and Brooklyn to devise theater, and direct productions. She is interested in using performance as a tool for teaching ESOL, and has also partnered with Autism Speaks as a teaching artist. She promotes the theater arts as a crucial tool for social change, self discovery, and cultural empowerment.

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Trevor van Uden (Pat)

Trevor Van Uden is an actor born in Thousand Oaks, California, and currently based in New York. Recent credits: Theater: Lake of Sorrows (Summerfest) Normal People (Summerfest), TV: CBS’s ELEMENTARY S6:E1 (CoStar). He is excited to be at Fringe Festival for the first time working on this brilliant piece, The Late Night at the Serpent, and is grateful for the support of his mentors, teachers, friends and family. See more: @trevorvanuden

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Joseph Dalfonso (Ian)

Joseph is thrilled to be a part of this production. Favorite credits: The Glass Menagerie (Sierra Repertory Theatre), Kill Hamlet (Signature Theatre), Hamlet (Compass Rose Theatre), Oedipus but Better (Modern Shakespeare Company). Training: Freeman Studio, BFA Stonehill College. Endless gratitude to his family for their love and support. For Bruce.

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Alex Dunker (Associate Producer)

Hailing from beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Alex began her love affair with the performing arts at her local Western dinner theater. After progressing from showgirl to stage manager, she ventured east to pursue a Theatre degree from the University of Vermont, where she was lucky enough to meet Ally and Liz. Now, having dabbled in film, toured nationally and expanded her technical skills to include light and sound design, Alex has progressed into production management – the next stage in her career of working with women-led organizations.