Matthew is beyond thrilled to be making his Interrobang stage debut. He assisted director Georgette Verdin on Interrobang's Midwest premiere of Katrina: Mother in Law of Em All and understudied ITP's production of Caryl Churchill's Owners. Matthew has acted in and assistant directed productions with LiveWire Theatre Chicago, Redtwist Theatre, and Shattered Globe Theatre and is a graduate of SGT's Protege Program. He proudly holds a BFA in Theatre Performance from SUNY Buffalo.
LAURA BERNER TAYLOR, Waverly
Laura is very excited to be working with Interrobang for the first time! Her most recent credits are Vices and Virtues (Profiles) and A Life of Galileo (ETOPiA). She has also performed with Black Ensemble Theatre, Step Up Productions, The Poor Theatre, Polarity Ensemble, LiveWire, Redmoon (RIP) and Piccolo. She is represented by Big Mouth Talent.
MAXIMILLIAN LAPINE, Ron
Max is excited to be part of his first production with Interrobang Theatre Project. A proud member of The Hypocrites, Max was part of both productions of the Jeff Award-winning All Our Tragic. Other credits include The Hypocrites’ Sophocles: These Seven Sicknesses, The Right Brain Project's Salome, Mary Arrchie's Geography of a Horse Dreamer, among others.
RACHEL CHRISTIANSON, Nancy/Joyce
Rachel is very excited to be part of Recent Tragic Events. Most recently she was the puppet director of Avenue Q with Highland Park Players. Performance credits include Ruby and Charlie (International Puppet Festival), Cerberus (Nasty, Brutish and Short: A Puppet Cabaret), Lockout: The Musical (Big Idea Productions). Rachel has also started the company Puppet Mechanics, that builds custom puppets and teaches puppetry skills.
KELSEY MELVIN, u/s Waverly
Kelsey Melvin is excited to finally have the opportunity to work with Interrobang. Recent acting credits include: The Rose Tattoo (Shattered Globe Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Midsommer Flight), and regular collaborations on MixTapes (Odradek Theatre Company). Kelsey is a Shattered Globe Ensemble Member and Associate Artist with The Poor Theatre. As well as, a graduate of Northwestern University, BADA’s Midsummer in Oxford Program, & SGT’s Protégé Program.
CLAIRE BAUMAN, u/s Nancy/Joyce
Claire Bauman has worked with (re)discover rheater (where she is also an ensemble member), Pursuit Productions, Redmoon Theatre, and Dream Theatre Company. Claire also dances with Innervation Dance Cooperative in their SPEAKS school program. Claire's work extends to choreography from ballet pieces to the musicals Spring Awakening and The Cradle Will Rock. Claire graduated from Vassar College and also studied at the Moscow Art Theatre School and American Conservatory Theater.