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Michelle Chin is delighted to be working with both Stray Cat and Phoenix Theatre in Hand to God! Most recently at Phoenix Theatre Michelle appeared in Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Shlatko/drums) and Bullets Over Broadway (Olive Neal). Previous Stray Cat credits include: John (Jenny, AriZoni Award), The Whale (Ellie), Chicks with Dicks (Cindi), reasons to be pretty (Carly), and Everything Will Be Different (Heather). Other recent credits include: Wonderland (Alice, Childsplay) and up next she will be back on the Phoenix Theatre stage in Godspell. Michelle is also a percussionist and teaching artist and enjoys making art and music throughout the Valley. She holds a BM in Music Theatre Performance from ASU. Special thanks to Ron and everyone at Stray Cat and Phoenix Theatre for doing this awesome piece of theatre and allowing me the opportunity to play in it!
Louis Farber is the Associate Artistic Director for Stray Cat Theatre and has performed and directed all over the Valley. Performance credits include: The Santaland Diaries (Davisson Entertainment), The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged (Southwest Shakespeare Company), A Vampire Tale (Scorpius Dance Theatre), Stupid Fucking Bird, Year of the Rooster, The Flick, Heddatron, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party, 12th Night of the Living Dead, The Play About The Naked Guy (Stray Cat Theatre), Big River (Mesa Encore Theatre), Equus (Nearly Naked Theatre), The Giver, Honus and Me (Childsplay), Mr. Marmalade (NewBrave Theatre), SHOTS: a love story (Progressive Theatre Workshop – New York Fringe Festival) Directing credits include: MilkMilkLemonade by Joshua Conkel, All New People by Zach Braff, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Dale Wasserman, The TomKat Project by Brandon Ogborn, Heathers: the musical by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe, Anything You Hear and Only Half of What You See by Ron Hunting, Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice. Additionally, Louis is grateful to have been a part of crafting Stray Cat Theatre’s sweet sixteen season which continues the company’s mission of bringing audiences engaging and provocative contemporary material that provides a visceral theatre experience.
Vaughn Sherman is ecstatic to make his debut with Stray Cat and Phoenix Theatre! He is currently a sophomore at Arizona State University where he is earning a BM in Musical Theatre Performance. Vaughn is an Arizona native, born and raised in Tucson where he co-founded Acting Innocent Theatre Company. His favorite roles include “Doctor” in New Brain, “Norman Bulansky” in Boys Next Door, “Matt” in Dog Sees God, and “Ian” in Leveling Up. He’d like to thank his friends and family for their endless love and support. Follow him on Instagram @thevaughnsherman.
Elyse Wolf is thrilled to be returning to Phoenix Theatre, this time in a Co-Production with the illustrious Stray Cat Theatre. Elyse was seen on the main stage earlier this season as Tanya in Mamma Mia! and last season as Chris in Calendar Girls. Elyse holds a BFA in Theatre from Montclair University. Favorite theatre roles include: Sonia in They’re Playing Our Song, Katherine in Taming Of The Shrew, Izzy in Crossing Delancey and Sally Bowles in Cabaret. Favorite television credits include: Ally McBeal, Crossing Jordan and Rescue Me. Elyse appears daily performing Obstetrical and Gynecological Ultrasounds for the very talented Valley OBGYN in Scottsdale (not kidding!) Originally from the east coast, Elyse now makes Scottsdale, AZ her home which she shares with her husband, actor Scott Davidson, and her 13 year old son, Max. Elyse is a proud member of The Actors’ Equity Association and SAG/AFTRA.
Eric Zuklukiewicz is a valley native who's spent time on numerous stages, including shows for Childsplay, Southwest Shakespeare, Class 6 Theatre, Desert Foothills Theatre, Actors Theatre, Nearly Naked, Space 55, and more. He's been a repeat Stray Cat player since 2004, having appeared in plays with unwieldy titles like Poona the Fuckdog (And Other Plays for Children), The Fourth Graders Present an Unnamed Love/Suicide, Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead, columbinus, and most recently Anything You Hear and Only Half of What You See. He's also appeared in numerous valley-made films. When not acting, he can sometimes be found playing keyboards or composing electronic music. Love to Laura and thanks to Stray Cat for another fantastic opportunity.