THE ENSEMBLE

 

COMPANY MEMBERS

Hazen CuylerHazen Cuyler

Artistic Director and Founder/Director/Actor. Directed Theatre: Soup or Heroes (Greenhouse Ensemble); Romeo and Juliet (Greenhouse Ensemble); Dads, Dates and Other Disturbances (Greenhouse Ensemble); The House of Yes (Greenhouse Ensemble);  A Painted Window (HB Studio); God, Sex and Getting Even (Greenhouse Ensemble); 44th and 9th (Greenhouse Ensemble). Directed Film: The Unspeakable Passion of Mitch Devoe (Short); Dads, Dates and Other Disturbances (Greenhouse Ensemble); Sonnet 24 (Globe Theatre, NY Shakespeare Exchange); Glucosamine, Chondroitin (International Commercial). ActingSoup or Heroes (Greenhouse Ensemble); Danny and the Deep Blue Sea (Greenhouse Ensemble, Dir. Austin Pendleton); Master Harold… and the boys (Aurora);  The Master and Margarita (Russian Arts Theatre and Studio); Three Sisters (Russian Arts Theatre and Studio); Avenue of Wonder (Russian Arts Theatre and Studio); HOME…(Williamston – Wilde Nom.); In The Next Room or the vibrator play (Performance Network); Moses, The Author (NY Fringe Encore Series);  “Nick” in Dark Play or Stories for Boys (Renegade Theatre Fest- Pulsar Award, Thespie Award.); Between Panic and Desire (Midtown International Theatre Festival); Theory of Mind (2011, 2012 Tour); Extracurricular (NY 15min. Play Fest- Festival Finalist, Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2012). Published Acting Credits: Extracurricular; Arts or Crafts; Theory of Mind. Trained under Austin Pendleton, Aleksey Burago, Michael Ostrow, Jack Garfein, Patsy Rodenberg, William Alderson;  BFA Michigan State; http://www.hazencuyler.com

Reanna ArmellinoReanna Armellino

Managing Director/Actor. Acting: Romeo and Juliet (The Greenhouse Ensemble); The Master and Margarita (Russian Arts Theatre and Studio); Three Sisters (The Russian Arts Theatre and Studio); The House of Yes (Greenhouse Ensemble); Wizard of Oz  (Harlem Rep); While You Wait (Greenhouse Ensemble); Danny and the Deep Blue Sea  (Greenhouse Ensemble, Dir. Austin Pendleton); God, Sex & Getting Even (Greenhouse Ensemble); Young Benjamin Banneker (Thespis Festival); Theolonius (Dixon Place); Women of the Wind (Theater for the New City); An American Worker (Theater for the New City); Breaking Legs (Hunterdon Hills Playhouse); Emergency!- Or, The World Takes a Selfie (Award Winning Five Borough Tour); Speed Mating (Lower East Side Festival of the Arts); The 44th President (Raija Productions); A Night of Tennessee Williams (Mississippi Mud Productions); Even Later with Salvatore Rizzo (Twitch Twitch Productions); The Interim (New York International Fringe Festival); The Letter (Long Island Fringe Festival; No Class (Producers Club); VocalDance the Night Away (Amathus Records, Available on iTunes); Member, Yip Harburg Rainbow Troupe Film: Enlightened (Short Film, Well Oiled Productions) Directing: Immersion Therapy (Greenhouse Ensemble); Small Talk (Greenhouse Ensemble);  Caught in the Act (Long Island Fringe Festival); Lower East Side Festival of the Arts- 3 Day Festival (Assistant Director, TNC); Trains in Acting with Austin Pendleton,  Aleksey Burago; Trains in Singing with David Brunetti, Jane Seaman; Alexander Technique with Michael Ostrow; Graduate, Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan.  SAG/AFTRA. www.ReannaArmellino.com

James MenesesJames Meneses

Member/Playwright. Acting: While You Wait (Greenhouse Ensemble); Second Seat (Venus/Adonis Theatre Festival, Best Play Award); Sunshine Quest (The Wild Project); Play the Moment (HB Studio, Dir. David Deblinger); Macbeth (Gallery Players); 44th and 9th (Greenhouse Ensemble); The Letter (Producers Club); Antigone (Producers Club); ; Short Plays – Small Talk (Greenhouse Ensemble); Motherly Love (Greenhouse Ensemble); Film: The Re-Union (Audacity Innovative, Starring Judith Roberts); Paramour (Lab Rat Film Productions); The Last Drink (Audacity Innovative, dir. Cristhian Andrews); Trains in Acting: With Michael Beckett and Austin Pendleton (HB Studio), Studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts Conservatory Program; and with “The Art of Becoming” Improv. Group lead by Cristhian Andrews and Ruya Koman; Alexander Technique (NYCAT, Michael Ostrow); Explored concepts of dance at Movement Research – Contact Improvisation with Paul Singh, and Gwen Welliver’s “Self-Portraiture-Self Prompt” which pursued methods for recording human motion as non-figurative drawings.

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Joey Rotter

Member/Actor/Playwright. Theater: Unspeakable Passion of Mitch Devoe (Winner, Best Actor at the LIC One Act Festival), Romeo and Juliet, Tip, Soup or Heroes (All with The Greenhouse Ensemble) Frog Man and Other People (Necessary Items Project, Nominated, Best Actor); Trained in Acting with: Austin Pendleton, Karen Ludwig and Sam Groom at HB Studios.  Trained in improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade. Hosts the improv show Wheel of ‘Prov, select weeknights at the PIT Loft.  SAG/AFTRA www.JoeyRotter.com

Frank Tangredi

Resident Playwright. Full-length: God, Sex, and Getting Even (Greenhouse Ensemble); Lifeline (Abingdon Theatre Company); Galatea (New York International Fringe Festival; nominee, Best Playwriting, L.A. Weekly Theater Awards); Pastoral (Christopher Brian Wolk Award). One-act: Dads, Dates, and Other Disturbances (program of short plays, Greenhouse Ensemble); The Unspeakable Passion of Mitch Devoe (winner, Best Play, Long Island City One-Act Festival); Extracurricular (Best Ten-Minute Plays 2012); Solitary, Peck, Useless Information (Theatre Three Annual Festival of One-Act Plays).