Welcome to Sacred Fools Theater Company, est. 1997
= Founding Member

Members

Close

Jeremy Aldridge

Jeremy Aldridge most recently directed the world premiere of Savin' Up For Saturday Night at Sacred Fools (L.A. Weekly Pick of the Week).  He also was privileged to direct the award-winning and critically acclaimed Louis and Keely Live at the Sahara (Sacred Fools and Matrix Theatre), for which he received an Ovation Nomination and LADCC and Garland awards for Outstanding Direction. Some of his favorite productions include Bare Pain (Theatre of NOTE), The Boys Next Door (Santa Clarita Repertory Theatre), the world premiere of Fragments by John J. Garrett (The Attic Theatre), Craig Lucas' Reckless (The Egyptian Theatre), and Christopher Durang's The Actors Nightmare, Wanda's Visit and The Nature and Purpose of the Universe (The Complex Theatre). Jeremy also recently produced and directed his first short film, Alter Ego (L.A. International Film Festival Selection). He is a current member of Sacred Fools Theater Company and a graduate of the Acting/Directing Program at SUNY Oswego.

WEBSITE...

Close

Jaime Andrews

Jaime Andrews found Sacred Fools upon arriving in L.A. and has barely left since. She has performed in the mainstage shows Goose & Tomtom, Claire Z, LaBete, Swine Show (L.A. Weekly - Best Ensemble Nomination), Baal and Forbidden Zone, along with countless evenings of Fast & Loose and Serial Killers, for which she won the Most Actress award in 07 and 09.

Jaime produced the Sacred Fools shows The Gas House and Baal, and served as Business Manager, 13th Season Artistic Committee member, and three years as Managing Director, during which time she accepted the Ovation Award for Best Musical on behalf of Louis & Keely: Live at the Sahara, and the Nederlander Award for Best Season/Small Theatre.

Jaime is best known for her comedic commentary on TruTV Presents: World's Dumbest..., Penn & Teller: Bullshit! and her work in dozens of commercials (including Geico, Jared, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, Chevy, Suburu, Bank of America, Activia and many more.)

WEBSITE...

REPRESENTATION:
Commercial
Abrams Artists
(310) 859-1417

Athanasopoulos, Areti
Close

Kimberly Atkinson

Originally from South Carolina, Kimberly holds an MFA from the University of Washington School of Drama. Television credits include THE OC, DR. VEGAS, BOOMTOWN, JAMIE KENNEDY EXP.

REPRESENTATION:
Commercial
KSA
(818) 769-9111

Manager
Evolution Entertainment (Laina Cohn)
(323) 850-3232

Baardsen, Lemon
Close

Libby Baker

WEBSITE...

REPRESENTATION:

Brady, Brannon & Rich
(323) 852-9559

Close

Noel Balacuit

Close

Chairman Barnes

Chairman is a US Air Force veteran where he was a military reporter and disc jockey. In his off-duty hours he competed as a singer and comic in the Worldwide Air Force Talent program. During this time he was also a founding member of the Front Range Musical Theatre Company in Colorado Springs, directing and appearing in several leading roles for the company. After his enlistment he used his GI bill to attend Los Angeles Valley College and California State University, Northridge majoring in theatre. Highlights of Chairman's Los Angeles theatre career include stand-out performances as Canterbury in The Charlens Company's production of Henry V and a Dean Martin-esque Kreon in The Sons of Beckett's original absurdist/music-hall staging of Oedipus, The King: A Musical Comedy. As a member of The Ark Theatre Company Chairman has played several satisfying and noteworthy roles including Andrey in Brian Friel's Afterplay, Quinn in Allison Moore's gripping Hazzard County and Dr. von Whackoff in the 8-month run of the cult hit Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens. Chairman has long been a fool but has only been a Fool since 2007. His first show with the company was in the Doug Clayton-directed The Mystery of Edwin Drood as Crisparkle/Cedric Moncrief. Since then he has taken to the Sacred Fools stage as Bear in Beaverquest! (World premiere by Padraic Duffy), Terry Southern in Charles Pike's Resignation Day and u/s Watson in Watson: The Last Great Tale of Sherlock Holmes. As u/s Louis Prima, he is also proud to share in the 2009 L.A. Weekly Award for Best Ensemble of a Musical for Sacred Fools' Louis and Keely Live at the Sahara (book by Vanessa Claire Smith & Jake Broder).

AEA, SAG, AFTRA

WEBSITE...

Close

Joseph Beck

Joseph has performed in Los Angeles at the MET, LATC, Classical Theatre Lab, the Hudson, Studio/Stage, the McCadden, the Complex, and with Dog Ear Playwrights. He has also done a one man show of Dickens' The Pickwick Papers around Southern California. To fund these theatrical habits, Joseph has done commercials for Big Lots, Renault, Verizon, and anyone else willing to hire him.

REPRESENTATION:

Commercial:
Daniel Hoff Agency
(323) 932-2500

Close

Bryan Bellomo

WEBSITE...

Benrubi, Abraham
Benton, Joshua
Close

Zachary Bernstein

He writes. He also writes songs. Sometimes he performs those songs as The Bicycats. Sometimes he writes songs for you.

WEBSITE

Close

Adam Bitterman

Actor, Director & Producer
Born in Chicago, Illinois
Graduate of The Chicago Academy for the Arts
Graduate of NYU, Tisch School of the Arts

WEBSITE...

REPRESENTATION:
The Wallis Agency
(818) 953-4848

Close

Jay Bogdanowitsch

Jay made his Sacred Fools debut in Tom Kiesche's Frankenstein, Vicki. Since then, he has performed various roles in Serial Killers and Fast & Loose.  Jay's award winning short film, Tea Time, which he wrote, produced, and directed, has screened at over 35 film festivals worldwide.  Jay holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Drama from Ithaca College.

REPRESENTATION:
Commercial
Sonjia Warren Brandon's Commercials Unlimited
(310) 278-5123

Close

Curt Bonnem

Close

Brendan Broms

Brendan Broms is a graduate of the L.A.C.C. Theatre Academy and the Jupiter Theatre Apprentice Program. He studied improvisation for the theatre with his mentor Avery Schreiber for over 10 years. A former member of the Colony Studio Theatre, Brendan is also currently with Justin Tanner s unofficial ensemble and Moving Arts as well as the Fools. He made his professional debut in Lionel Ritchie's "Hello" video many years ago and mentions it in every bio.

Close

Suze Campagna

Caslavka, Pete
Close

Brandon Clark

Close

Tegan Ashton Cohan

Close

Shaela Cook

WEBSITE...

Close

Natascha Corrigan

Close

Megan Crockett

WEBSITE...

Close

Esteban Andres Cruz

Esteban was born in Berwyn and raised in Cicero, IL and is a product of the storefront theater community of Chicago. He the 2009 recipient of the Chicago Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Angel Cruz in Stephen Adly Guirgis's Jesus Hopped the A Train. A graduate of the School at Steppenwolf, as well as iO (formerly Improv Olympic), Esteban has performed as an improviser, dancer, actor and is also a choreographer and had a career as a ballet and modern dancer. Esteban played Angel in RENT (direced by David Cromer) and Puck in Benjamin Britten's opera A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Lyric Opera, with David Daniels as Oberon.

Esteban has been living in Los Angeles for a little over a year and has had a lovely time playing with the Fools and very happy to be officially, a part of the family!

WEBSITE...

REPRESENTATION:
Theatrical & Stage
Gray Talent Group
(312) 663-1659

Daniel, Perry
Davis, Marianne
Close

Kathy Bell Denton

Close

Isaac Deakyne

DeRosa, Bob
DeRuyck, Dana
Close

Emily Donn

Close

Padraic Duffy

Close

Erik Engman

Erik is proud to be a Company Member of Sacred Fools where he is not only the Box Office Manager, but has written and directed for their late night show Serial Killers ("Dracula Bit My Ex Wife", "The Fox River Chronicles: Betsy") and has directed for their 24-hour play show, Fast & Loose.

Erik is a graduate of Western Illinois University (State School!) where he received a BA in Theater with an emphasis in directing. He has studied improvisation and sketch comedy in Chicago and Los Angeles at Second City, The Groundlings, ImprovOlympic West, Chris Barnes' Comedy Dojo and Players Workshop of the Second City, as well as teaching improv with Players Workshop West. He has written, directed and acted all over the Southland, most recently appearing in the Serial Killers off-shoot "Magnum Opus: Star-Crossed Love". You might even have caught him on an episode of "Days of our Lives" if you didn't blink too much.

Fasone, Annette
Fluet, Jamie
Fluet, Peter
Close

Aaron Francis

Aaron has been a member since 1998 and has designed many shows (Virtual Motion, Timon of Athens, Preying on Puritans, Dead Lawyers, Burning Chrome, Naked Holidays, 2Gs, Dubya 2000, Comedy of Errors, Caprice, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Crazyface, Dracula: A Musical Nightmare, View of the Dome, [sic] and Dubya 2004), written a couple (Fast 'n' Loose, CRIME SCENE, Four Letter Words, Naked Holidays 2002, Triple Crown), Directed a few (CRIME SCENE, Naked Holidays{1, 2, & 3}, Fast 'n' Loose, Grimm!, Crazyface and Finer Noble Gases), Produced some (Ten Tops, Fast 'n' Loose, Slow 'n' Tight {1 & 2}, Naked Holidays 2, Dubya 2004, Dean Cameron's Nigerian Spam Scam Scam and Quiet, Please) and acted a bit (Fast 'n' Loose, Tongue Tied Tales, Uncle Tom's Cabin, CÏRQUE PÏCNÍQUE, Peer Gynt, Strange Beliefs, Frankenstein in Love and Dubya 2004) Aaron is also the theater's co-Technical Director (a position he previously held from 1998-2003) and was Production Manager from 1999-2002.  Aaron enjoys long walks in the catwalks, dancing in the rain, breaking rules, laughing out loud, and shoe shopping.

Fuller, Donnelle
Close

Addi Gaash

Close

Douglas Gabrielle

I have served as the company's master electrician, and I am an Equity actor with extensive stage credits. [Feel free to hire me.] I started acting professionally at the age of 40. Prior to that I was a writer for aviation magazines, a charter pilot and I worked in high tech and aerospace marketing management. E-mail me for a stage resume.

Giancoli, Eric
Close

Scott Golden

Close

Heatherlynn Gonzalez

Has been involved in theatre all her life.

Stage Management with:
Sacred Fools Theater
Lamb's Players Theatre
North Coast Repertory Theatre
Pasadena Shakespeare Company
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Whittier College

Close

Marian Gonzalez

Marian has been with the Fools since 2002 doing assorted tech work:

Dracula: A Musical Nightmare
Heaven
Peer Gynt
Big Shot
Strange Beliefs
Don Juan in Chicago
A Mole, A Mongrel and A Dueling Denizen of the Deep

Frankenstein in Love
View of the Dome
Midnight Brainwash Revival
Underneath the Lintel

Quiet, Please
Claire Z.
Poona the Fuckdog
CRIME SCENE
Fast 'n' Loose

and performed in
Tabloid Frenzy
Naked Holidays 2003
and the occasional CRIME SCENE, Serial Killers and Fast 'n' Loose

She is currently the company Props Mistress.  She occasionally enjoys referring to herself in the third person.  Long Live Mars!

Goodman, Ed
Close

Gregory Guy Gorden

Triple G's first show in Los Angeles was Forbidden Zone: Live in the Sixth Dimension. He has also appeared in Don Giovanni Tonight, Don Carlo Tomorrow, Carnevil and numerous Serial Killers.

WEBSITE...

REPRESENTATION:
Across the board
Bicoastal Talent
(818) 845-0150

Close

Monica Greene

Monica has been a proud company member since 2008. She's stage managed, produced, production managed, cut things, sawed things, cleaned things, danced, and performed in various productions and will continue to do so as long as they'll let her.

WEBSITE...

Close

Julia Griswold

WEBSITE...

REPRESENTATION:
Commercial
Brady, Brannon & Rich
(323) 852-9559

Close

Erin Holt

Erin was The Princess in Forbidden Zone: Live in the 6th Dimension. She has also appeared in numerous Serial Killers at Sacred Fools.

WEBSITE...

Close

Brendan Hunt

Isaac, Victor
Close

Eric Curtis Johnson

Keranen, Carrie
Close

Corey Klemow

Corey has been a Fool since 1999. Foolish acting credits include The Adding Machine, Four Letter Words, Dubya 2000, GRIMM!, Feet, Retro Radio (Dark Night, Monthly and Christmas Cavalcade incarnations), Tongue-Tied Tales, the Kronis & Alger trilogy (dumbshOw, Cirque Picnique and Strange Beliefs), Tabloid Frenzy, Frankenstein in Love, Frankenstein, Vicki, Holon, Drood, Beaverquest! The Musical, Land of the Tigers and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, as well as numerous installments of CRIME SCENE and Serial Killers, and almost every Fast & Loose since November of 1999, plus understudy gigs in Naked Holidays ('99), Crazyface, Peer Gynt, [sic] and Absolutely Filthy.  As a director, he helmed Quiet, Please, and co-directed I Wrote This! with Ruth Silveira and Jessie Marion, and also assistant directed Resignation Day, as well as writing and directing several Serial Killers, most notably The Cassette Chonicles.  He produced the 2009 production of Art Explained!  And he's also made a habit out of singing at every Music Night since October of 2000, which may be why we stopped doing Music Night a few years ago.  Theater credits elsewhere include The Cinese Massacre (Annotated) at Circle X and The Government Inspector at Boston Court.

Television credits include Angel and Party Down.  Film credits include Spiders (about a giant spider what eats some people up) and a bunch of stuff that never got released, including Wrong Way to Sundance.

WEBSITE..

REPRESENTATION:
Commercial
Film Artists Associates
818-883-5008 *

Close

Dave Knutson

PHONE...
(661) 857-0208

Close

Emily Kosloski

Close

Bryan Krasner

Close

Michael Lanahan

Close

Rebecca Larsen

Close

Scott Leggett

Levi, Amir
Close

Richard Levinson

Lloyd, Sabrina
Close

Mike Mahaffey

Mike Mahaffey is thrilled to be in the Sacred Fools Theater Company and Neverwhere. Live Theatre roles: Littlechap in Stop the World , Baloo in Jungalbook , Jinx in Forever Plaid, Puck in Midsummer Night's Dream, MacBeth . Selected Film and TV credits: Resident Evil: Degeneration, Chronicles of Narnia, The Bannen Way, The Squirrel King, Warriors, Finding Cody, A Star is Scorned. As a fight director, Mike has choreographed Obie, Tony and Emmy-award winning artists at San Diego Opera, English Theatre of Frankfurt, Tacoma Actors Guild as well as numerous theatres and short films in the greater Los Angeles area, including Carmen at San Diego Opera and originating the Money & Run series at Theater Schmeater, where he won numerous awards for his entertaining fight direction. Mike is recognized as a Fight Director and Certified Teacher by the Society of American Fight Directors and has received numerous other awards and accolades for his work as a performer and choreographer. Mike is also an avid motorcyclist, and if you see one parked out front of the theater, it's probably his. Follow @MikeKMahaffey on Twitter too! Thanks!

WEBSITE...

REPRESENTATION:

Theatrical
GSM-USA
213-814-4962

Commercial
Media Artists Group
323.658.5050

Close

David Mayes

Close

JJ Mayes

JJ Mayes is a graduate of the State University of New York at Oswego with a double major in Theater and Communications. He has been acting and directing in the Los Angeles theatre community for 12 years. During that time he has also served as a board member and Director of the Educational Outreach Program for the Santa Clarita Repertory Theater. He will be directing the world premiere of The Magic Bullet Theory in the spring of 2012 on the Sacred Fools mainstage. He is a current producer of the late night smash hit Serial Killers at Sacred Fools and during the day is the Supervising Producer for truTV's Operation Repo. He has been a Sacred Fools company member for 5 years where he is currently serving his third consecutive term on the Artistic Committee.

Close

David LM McIntyre

David is a 4th generation Los Angelino and can sometimes be quite smug about it.  He has appeared in Theatre Movement Bazaar's trilogy at Sacred Fools (dumbshOw, CÏRQUE PÏCNÍQUE and Strange Beliefs) as well as in Crazyface, Retro Radio, Tell the bees., Dubya 2004, and I Wrote This.  At Sacred Fools he has directed the Los Angeles premieres of VALPARAISO by Don DeLillo, [sic] by Melissa James Gibson, FRANKENSTEIN IN LOVE by Clive Barker and Kookamonga Falls by Todd Miller.  He produced The Tragedy of Macbeth, Big Blonde, Naked Holidays 2003, Laura’s Bush, My Uncle Sam, and F.L.E.A.S.H.O.W.  He has a BFA from NYU and an MFA from UCSD and the initials in his name are a preventative ward against werewolves.

REPRESENTATION:
Commercial
Abrams Artists Agency
(310) 859-1417

McMichael, Will
Close

Tifanie McQueen

Tifanie hails from the Duke City (Albuquerque, NM), where she received her BFA in Acting from UNM, and served on the boards of RRT (Tricklock), Trajectories Theatre Group, and The Vortex Theatre.

She is an actor, produced playwright, director, scenic and costume designer, and a sometimes administrator/producer. She enjoys far-flung collaborations and recently compiled and co-produced an original political burlesque, Acts of Sedition, for the Philadelphia Fringe Fest.

For the Fools, she has appeared in Resignation Day and multiple Serial Killers and has designed sets for 43 Plays for 43 Presidents, Forbidden Zone and Puzzler.

Close

Aaron Mendelson

Aaron has performed in theater companies in NYC and LA, including: A Noise Within, Shakespeare Center/LA, East LA Classic Theater, Quantum Theater, LA MaMa Etc, AMAS Rep, and The Ark Theater. He is honored to be a member of Sacred Fools and has thoroughly enjoyed playing in Serial Killers, winning "The Most Newcomer" of the Thursty Awards in 2010. As well, he's had a lot of fun being a part of Sacred Fools' annual Summer Theater Camp for kids.

WEBSITE...

REPRESENTATION:
Commercial
Momentum Talent & Literary Agency
310.856.6655
www.momentumtal.com

Merchant, Matt
Close

Mandi Moss

An actor programmed in the geeky, the freaky & the cheeky. As a kid I used to tell people that David Bowie was my real father. I don't wear contacts - glasses are sexy.

WEBSITE...

REPRESENTATION:

Commercial
Bobby Ball Agency
(818) 506-8188

DIRECT PHONE: 323-230-3078

Close

Cj Merriman

Born and raised in Illinois. Graduated from Webster University Conservatory with a BFA in Acting and a BA in Religious Studies. Lived in L.A. since 2006.

Close

KJ Middlebrooks

Close

DeAnne Millais

DeAnne Millais (Set Designer) joined Sacred Fools in 2011 as the set design assistant for the musical CarnEvil, and then continued to develop her skills as set design apprentice for Baby Doll (Lillian Theater), Deathtrap (Davidson/Valenti Theater), and Stoneface (Sacred Fools) under her mentor, Joel Daavid. She has since designed the sets for Taste (Sacred Fools), Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Sacred Fools - Nominated for 8 L.A. Weekly Theater Awards including Best Set Design, Best Production Design and Production of the Year), the remount of Doomsday Cabaret (Blank Theater), and the world premiere of Hearts Like Fists (Theatre of NOTE). She also produced the successful 17th Season Launch Party for Sacred Fools, and has experience as a production designer for film and web/TV projects.

Close

Chris Millar

WEBSITE...

Close

Richard Miraan

Writer, musician, actor, art mechanic. Canuck by birth; Angeleno by car.

Muggeridge, Linda
Close

Laura Napoli

Laura is honored to be one of the newest members at Sacred Fools. Credits at the Fools include claire z., Serial Killers and Fast & Loose. A recent transfer from the NYC area, she earned her BA cum laude in English/dramaturgy from Barnard College while fencing and serving as co-captain for the Barnard/Columbia Varsity Fencing Team on their first ever women’s sabre squad (best finish--16th at the 2000 NCAA’s). Prior to her arrival in L.A., she was appearing with the political satire group, Gross National Product, Off-Broadway and throughout the Northeast. In L.A., she has been seen in the improv shows Snakid and got mirth?, which was an “L.A. Times” pick of the week. She is currently performing as a member of the short form improv company, The Improviders, which just finished a five month run at the Ha Ha Cafe — the Valley’s premiere comedy club. She is a fighter with Tim Weske’s Swordplay and a part of the Grammy-nominated rock/sketch group, The Incredible Dollface. On-camera credits include: the indie films Vodka Rocks and Two Way Crossing, the TV pilot The Repair Shop and the educational video Teen/Adult Conflicts, which the Council on International Non-theatrical Events (CINE) honored with a Golden Eagle Award. Her voice and motion capture work can be found in Capcom’s Dead Rising (August 2006) and Devil May Cry 4 (2007).

DIRECT CONTACT...
818-232-7886

WEBSITES...
Headshots/Resume/Demo Reel
MySpace

Close

Lisa Anne Nicolai

Close

Natasha Norman

Natasha Norman is an accomplished choreographer, dancer, actress, and Founder of the You Deserve LOVE Campaign (www.youdeservelove.com). Choreographer: Watson (L.A. Weekly Award Best Choreography nomination), Forbidden Zone: Live in the 6th Dimension, Land of the Tigers, Beaverquest!, A Cat Wrote This Play, 43 Plays for 43 Presidents.. Dancer: Savin’ Up for Saturday Night. Actress: Puzzler, Grapes of Wrath, Romeo and/y Juliet(a).

WEBSITE...

CONTACT: (310) 413-1718

Close

Bruno Oliver

WEBSITE...
Close

Jonas Oppenheim

Ozymandias, Danielle
Close

Erin Parks

Perkins, Trey
Close

Guy Picot

Close

Paul Plunkett

Paul grew up in Albuquerque, and began acting at age 7 in plays and then at age 8 in the film John Baker's Last Race, playing Mike, the sad little boy in the wheelchair. Later child acting credits also include playing Butch Cassidy's son in Butch and Sundance The Early Days and Otis Fagin, the clumsy demolitions expert in Independance.

He did all kinds of theatre (Writing, Producing and Directing, although the degree is in Acting) at the University of New Mexico, then moved on to New York, Seattle and now Los Angeles.

He was a founding Fool and had two of his full-length plays Catching Hell and The Swine Show produced on the Fools mainstage. He was a co-producer of CRIME SCENE during its first year and a half, as well as writing and directing the storylines "City of Angles", "Crocodile Gandhi Solver of Crimes" and "Cat City".

After hearing of overnight theatre projects in other cities, he proposed the Fools do it as well in their own way and coined the name Fast-N-Loose, but will never claim ownership of any kind.

He has produced several large-scale projects for the company, including the 2000 LA Weekly Theatre Awards (Sacred Fools was the host theatre), Dubya 2000, The Mechanical Rabbit and Frankenstein in Love.

He served a term as Literary Manager, and has been elected to three terms on the Artistic Committee (99-00, 03-04, 04-05).

Powell, Bo
Pressman, Aviva
Close

Alyssa Preston

REPRESENTATION:

Theatrical
House of Representatives
(310) 451-2345

Manager
Symington Talent Management
(424) 354-1010

Puckett, Jaime
Quinn, Shaunessy
Radousky, Ari
Close

Marz Richards

Close

Matt Richter

WEBSITE...

Riley, Jenelle
Close

Jaime L. Robledo

Sacred Fools Company member who wrote and directed Watson: The Last Great Tale of the Legendary Sherlock Holmes, for which he was nominated for an Ovation Award for Direction and won Best Comedy Direction at the L.A. Weekly Awards. For Sacred Fools, he has also directed the World Premiere of Stoneface: the Rise and Fall and Rise of Buster Keaton, the West Coast Premiere Neighborhood 3:Requistion of Doom (Ovation Nominated) and the West Coast Premiere of Tallgrass Gothic.

WEBSITE...

Close

Ben Rock

WEBSITE...

Close

Natalie Rose

Natalie is an actress, writer, and singer. More photos, reel and information on ArtofNatalieRose.com.

Close

Leon Russom

Close

Erika Salomon

Schmidt, Heather
Schoenberg, Rebecca
Close

Alyson Schultz

Schwinn, Christina
Shamblin, Scot
Close

Jessica Sherman

Close

Jacob Sidney

WEBSITE...

Close

Ruth Silveira

Ruth has been active at Sacred Fools Theater since 1999. Acting: Naked Holidays 1, Comedy of Errors, Feet, Peer Gynt, Mechanical Rabbit, Crazyface; Directing: Dracula: A Musical Nightmare, Welcome to the Moon and Other Plays, Slow and Tight, Fast and Loose; Writing: Grimm!, Naked Holidays 3; Costuming: Comedy of Errors, Caprice, Feet, Mechanical Rabbit, Don Juan in Chicago; Producing: Tell the bees.

She has in her life acted in a variety of vehicles, from Antigone to The Young and the Restless, from Hamlet to Laverne & Shirley. She spent years doing improv comedy up in San Francisco. She spent more years doing voice work down here in Los Angeles. She has two daughters, both of whom are also part of the Sacred Fools family: Jessie Marion and Maggie Marion.

REPRESENTATION:
Hervey/Grimes Talent Agency
(310) 475-6026

Close

Korey Simeone

Korey Simeone is from rural Idaho. In addition to numerous stage plays, he has been featured in quite a few commercials, films and television productions, including Sin City and Prison Break. Korey is also an accomplished musician, having toured for 10 years with The Asylum Street Spankers and The Austin Lounge Lizards, focusing mainly on fiddle and dobro.

WEBSITE...

REPRESENTATION:

Manager
Pillar Entertainment - Delora O'Brien
(310) 968-6787

Close

Gregory Sims

Smith, Jennifer Christina
Close

Travis Snyder-Eaton

WEBSITE...

Stewart, French
Stewart, Vanessa
Suggs, Glenda
Sullivan, Seamus
Sylvain, John
Close

Bart Tangredi

WEBSITE...

REPRESENTATION:

Theatrical
MadCatch Entertainment
PHONE: (323) 464-8189

Commercial
Pinnacle Commercial Talent
PHONE: (323) 939-5440

Close

Michael Teoli

A New England native, Michael graduated from The Berklee College of Music in 2004 with a degree in Contemporary Writing and Production. Before his final year at Berklee, he moved to New York City to work on Howard Shore's Music Team for The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King. Since then, Michael has scored or worked on the music for over 30 films. His score to the feature film 41 won the BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK award at the Director's Chair Film Festival in Staten Island, NY.

Michael also enjoys working in theater, and composed Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera that premiered in Portland, OR in February 2008. The show received national media coverage including spots on Fox News, CNN and Good Morning America and also received two Portland Area Musical Theatre Award nominations for BEST ORIGINAL MUSICAL and BEST SONG. Michael's Gothic Rock Opera CarnEvil began as a Serial Killers sketch and nabbed the Thursty Awards for BEST DRAMA and BEST COSTUMES (7 nominations total), and premiered as a full length concert presentation, CarnEvil in Concert as part of The Sacred Fools 2009 Summer Camp Series.

WEBSITE...

Close

Donal Thoms-Cappello

Close

Terry Tocantins

Terry has appeared in numerous productions at Sacred Fools. He hosts the hit late night comedy show Serial Killers. His first full length play, The Magic Bullet Theory, will premiere here in the Spring of 2012. Terry also makes a helluva grilled cheese sandwich.

REPRESENTATION:
Commercial
Avalon Artists
5455 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1111
Los Angeles, CA 90036
PHONE: (323) 692-1700
FAX: (323) 692-1722

Close

Nathan Wellman

Writer and Actor. His play Ryan is Lost won the Spirit of the Fringe Award for Best Writing.

WEBSITE...

REPRESENTATION:
Commercial
O'Neill Talent Group
(818) 566-7717

Close

Matt Valle

Matt Valle is from LaSalle, IL where being corn fed has nothing to do with gluten free diets. He studied dance and theater locally before moving to the big city of Chicago. Matt studied acting at Columbia College, voice at Northern Illinois University, and improv and sketch at the world reknown Second City Chicago. After graduating from Second City, Matt was cast as Tina’s brother, Joey in the long running improv-based play, Tony and Tina's Wedding. Soon after he was cast in his first short film, Random Seating. Having caught the film bug, he moved to Los Angeles.

Matt’s Hollywood career hit the ground running, with roles in two pilots: Off Mulholland and Felt Up. His viral short Uncle Franks Guide to Being a Man is airing as part of a viral content series produced by Kitty Bow Tie Productions. His most recent stage roles include Evan in The Emancipation of Alabaster McGill, Laertes in Sacred Fools' production of Hamlet Shut Up and Rene Henderson/Squeezit in the Sacred Fools world stage premiere of Danny and Richard Elfman’s Forbidden Zone: Live in the 6th Dimension.

WEBSITE...

Close

Lauren Van Kurin

WEBSITE...

Close

Brian Wallis

Wela, Yonie
Wenk, Shelley
Wingard, Dan
Zola, Alex
Your Name Here!

Mission Statement

Sacred Fools Theater Company is dedicated to creating and fostering a dynamic, empowered artistic community in Los Angeles. The company is run solely by the ensembled artists. We have an ongoing commitment to the development of new plays and projects which challenge traditional expectations of the theatrical experience. Our goal is to produce work which invigorates, enlightens and entertains. We believe that theater is a popular and vital art form which inspires and transforms its audience and its members.

Back to Top

Staff
Master Carpenter:
Bart Tangredi
Master Electrician:
Matt Richter
Prop Master:
Bruno Oliver
House Manager:
Megan Crockett
Office Manager:
Heather Schmidt
IT Manager:
Victor Isaac
Asst. Business Mgr:
Carrie Keranen
Asst. Box Office:
Emily Kosloski
Social Media:
Jacob Sidney
Archivist:
Aaron Francis
Concessions Coordinator:
Lemon Baardsen
Cleaning Crew Coordinator:
Erin Holt
Board of Directors:
Abraham Benrubi
Adam Bitterman
Brian Finkelstein
Bruno Oliver
Paul Plunkett
John Sylvain
Advisory Board:
Sarah Al-Atrakchi
Carlyn & Patrick Duffy
Richard Elfman
Amber Ruffin
French Stewart
Vanessa Stewart
Our Founder:
John Sylvain
Other Founding Fools:
Aldrich Allen
Mark Auerbach
David Baron
Adam Bitterman
Tara Beth Conolly
Ben Currier
Rob d'Entremont
Michele Dunn
Jonathan Goldstein
Jenifer Hamel
Piper Henry
David Holcomb
Lauren Hollingsworth
Daintry Jensen
Rik Keller
Phil LaMarr
Mark TJ Lifrieri
Sharon MacMenamin
Gerald McClanahan
David Moore
Detra Payne
Eric Perlmutter
Paul Plunkett
Alan Reynolds
Patrick Ryals
Patty Sophos
Danielle Surrette
Thérèse Tinling
Sam Toffler
Brett Vadset
Hope Wenk
Shelley Wenk
Marty Yu
Forever in Our Hearts:

Danielle Eileen Surrette

1969 - 1999
Founding Member
J. Haran
1961 - 1999
Company Member
Bil Garrity
1965 - 2004
Company Member
Co-Artistic Director (2000-01)
Aldrich Allen
1957 - 2005
Founding Member
Lizzie Lulu
1993 - 2006
Daughter of company
member Allen Lulu
and Crime Scene actor
Philip Newby
1971 - 2009
Company Member