Bryan Kauder (Mikey) studied acting at Harvard College, where he majored in something involving numbers. Some of his favorite previous roles include Dan Giles's play Sea Change as Percy Shelley, Anthony in The House of Yes, and Alan Strang in Equus. Bryan also starred in KBS's Homo-Academicus, which appeared on national television in South Korea. He is excited to work with Dan again on Breeders.
Luke LaMontayne (Jason) was born in Glocester, Rhode Island. He recently graduated with a B.F.A. in Acting from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama, with a Minor in Creative Writing. Favorite stage roles include Evan in The Aliens; Ray Bob in Trojan Women: a Love Story; and Ferapont in Three Sisters.
Annie Yokom (Tyson) is a recent graduate of Carnegie Mellon School of Drama’s BFA Acting program. Theatre: Dorothy in The Wiz, Alice in Alice in Bed, Andrea Deveraux in Once On This Island. TV: Prison Break (FOX). Ask her about her uncanny Judy Garland impersonation.
Ben Lorenz (Dean) has appeared in a range of roles on screen and stage, including a particularly strange feature-length turn as a young Ben Franklin impersonator. Favorite theater roles include: Katurian in The Pillowman; Graham in Cleansed; Alan in Play it Again, Sam; Marty (and later Anthony) in The House of Yes; Father in Eurydice; and Haimon in Antigonick. He studied comparative literature at Harvard, trained at the Atlantic Acting School, and is returning from a year teaching Shakespeare to the Brits at Eton College. He always enjoys the chance to work on new writing.
Dan Giles’s plays have been performed or developed at the Kennedy Center, the New York Fringe, the International Student Drama Festival (UK), and the Great Plains Theatre Conference, with short work at Pittsburgh Opera and Williamstown Theatre Festival. Awards and fellowships include an Alfred P. Sloan Screenwriting Award, the American Repertory Theater's Phyllis Anderson Prize, the Kennedy Center ACTF's Cauble Award (finalist), an O'Neill Playwright Observer Residency, and a commission from Young Artists at the Chelsea to write a site-specific play for the historic Chelsea Hotel. MFA: Carnegie Mellon, where he studied with Rob Handel. dangilesplaywright.weebly.com
Eleanor Regan has produced theatre and dance performances at the New York Fringe, the Peridance Carpezio Center, Boston’s Outside the Box Festival, and the Institute of Contemporary Art. As Director of Development and Operations for Boston’s Urbanity Dance, she produced five shows, including the Boston Contemporary Dance Festival (2014), which featured forty-five national and international dance companies at the Paramount Theater. She is currently the house manager at New York Theatre Workshop, and previously filled administrative roles at the Gate Theatre (London) and OBERON, the American Repertory Theater’s second stage. AB: Harvard (Levi Award for Excellence in Arts Management).
Alex Tobey is a director focused on new play development and non-traditional theatrical mashups. Past directing credits include the world premiere of Expedition (National Theatre for Student Artists), MilkMilkLemonade (Carnegie Mellon), CO-OPERA (Pittsburgh Opera), the Midnight Radio production of It’s a Wonderful Life (Bricolage Production Company), No Exit (bubble:PGH), and assistant directing the immersive Houseworld at San Damiano Mission in Greenpoint. He is the co-director of bubble:PGH, an inflatable traveling performance space in Pittsburgh, and a former intern with Vineyard Theatre and Bricolage Production Company. BFA: Carnegie Mellon University. www.alextobey.com