Elana is thrilled to be back with ITP! Recent projects include A Song for Coretta and Single Black Female (Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre), United Flight 232 (House Theatre), Milk Like Sugar (The Yard/Raven Theatre), Mud, River, Stone (Eclipse Theatre), Principal Principle (Stage Left/Theatre Seven). Elana is also the Business Manager for The Chicago Inclusion Project.
SARAH GISE, Dolores
Sarah has been a proud ITP company member since February 2015. She graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) with a BFA in Acting. She was previously seen in Interrobang's Fifth Season productions, Owners and Really Really. She is currently a company member with New American Folk Theatre (Chicago) and a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre (Los Angeles), with whom she won the LAWeekly Best Actress award for The Belle of Belfast in 2013. She can be seen at many film festivals around the country in the new film Halfway starring Quinton Aaron from The Blindside, which was awarded Best Feature at the Julian Dubuque International Film Festival. In February 2016, she performed the one-woman show The Amish Project with AtticRep in San Antonio, TX, and shortly after was invited to take the show to the Teatro Potlach FLIPT festival in Rome, Italy. She can be seen performing in the Midwest premiere of Still by Jen Silverman with Interrobang from September 28-October 30th at the Athenaeum, followed by the remount of AtticRep's The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey with Interrobang November 10th-December 4th.
MATTHEW NERBER, Constantinople
Matthew comes to Chicago from Buffalo, New York, where he earned his BFA in theatre performance from SUNY Buffalo. He has been with ITP since 2014's Owners, which he understudied. He also assistant directed the company's production of Katrina: Mother-in-Law of 'Em All and played Andrew in 2016's Recent Tragic Events. Other Chicago credits include Her Naked Skin (Shattered Globe Theatre), Once in a Lifetime (Strawdog Theatre Company), and Assistance (LiveWire Theatre Chicago). Matthew has also assistant directed shows at Collaboraction and Redtwist.
LAURA BERNER TAYLOR, Elena
Laura is so proud to be a ensemble member with Interrobang after her first show as Waverly in last season's Recent Tragic Events. She will be joining the team again to play Elena in Still. Laura graduated from the College of Santa Fe with a BFA in theatre, and has since worked all around the city with Piccolo, Redmoon, The New Colony, The Poor Theatre, Polarity Ensemble, Black Ensemble, MPAACT, and she is currently understudying at Windy City Playhouse. Laura is represented by Big Mouth Talent.