The Greenhouse Ensemble is a Membership-Based “Artistic Greenhouse”Focused on Cultivating a Positive, Judgment Free Environment Where Artists of Many Disciplines Create Fully Realized Work
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). Acting: Soup 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
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); Vocal: Dance 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
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.
Member/Actor. How To Succeed in Business (Brooklyn Players); West Side Story (Mountain Play); What We Do: a dance theater piece ( The How); The Dead and The Dying (Typed Out Productions); The Tempest (Do It Live! Productions); Training: A.C.T. Summer Training Congress (San Francisco, CA); British American Dramatic Academy (Oxford, England); Programs offered by the Moscow Art Theatre School USA: The Stanislavsky Summer Session (Cambridge, MA) and The Winter Extension Program (Moscow); Bachelors of Drama from San Francisco State University www.ShayWisniewski.com
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).