Nicole Berry - "Alice"
Industry trained, Nicole has embraced an array of roles ranging in age, dialect and dimension. She finds great satisfaction in delving into varied characters, anywhere from dejected musical clown (Valentine in Mary Poppins) to expatriate intellectual figurehead (Joy Gresham in Shadowlands). With a passion for language, characters which require a flexible palate, such as Ida the flirty cockney maid in See How They Run, are enticing. Nicole performed for screen in the independent film series Roses For Maya Deren, directed by artist and musician Brianna Lea Pruett. She also hosted the YouTube series Super Comic Smash Up. A lover of both performing and visual arts, Nicole delights in cookery, art, literature and movement.
Rich Kirlin - "Paul"
This is Rich's first time on stage with EMH Productions and he is gobsmacked to be part of such a talented cast. Rich was last seen on stage in “Rhinoceros” at Folsom Lake College. Locally, Rich is a board member with Freefall Stage in Folsom where he most frequently contributes with set building and design, and was in “Chasing Moonshine”. He has also performed in “Out Town”, “Spamalot” and “See How They Run” at Imagination Theater, and at Sutter Street Theater in “Unnecessary Farce” and in “The Adventures of Peter Rabbit”, a show in which he proudly shared the stage with his two talented and amazing children. Rich also works at B Street Theater building Sets and Props because he has too much free time. He would like to thank everyone involved in this production for being totally awesome!
Bridggett Bess - "Nessa"
Bridggett Bess is an actor, vocalist, and Middle Eastern dance artist that holds a BFA in professional theatre. From the Kenney Center, to blues clubs in Germany, and the East Village art scene in New York, Bridggett is a multifaceted performer now calling California home. When not performing on stage or in film, she enjoys writing and recording her own original music.
Her most recent work includes starring in Adoration of Dora. For more information and full bio please visit www.bridggettbess.com
Dustin Miller - "Andy"
Dustin Miller is a trained actor out of Sacramento and has several on camera credits such as appearing on Discovery Channel I.D., Feature film and Sundance Grand Prize Winner “Fruitvale Station”, feature film “Garden of Eden” starring Eric Roberts as well as a commercial for CISCO Systems and multiple short films in and around the Sacramento region. He has also appeared in theatre in such productions as An Act of the Imagination (Theatre One), Down the Road (EMH Productions) and Dinners with Augie (EMH Productions). Dustin is continually working on his craft as an actor and has been consistently working on films one after another with no sign of slowing down and is very honored to have the opportunity to work with the very talented cast in Goodbye Freddy as well as being directed by the well respected Amy Kelly.
Elise Hodge - "Kate"
Elise is thrilled to play the role of Kate and she thanks Corey Morris for bringing her the show to produce with him! Kate is exactly the kind of role Elise loves: a strong, intelligent woman, who knows how to understand when it really counts.
Previously Elise has joined the merriment of the stage in An Almost Perfect Person, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, String of Pearls and Fragile Things. She is also a director and producer for theatre and internet content with shows like Look Back in Anger, Motel California and Food Truck Wars.
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Corey Morris - "Hank"
Corey Morris is truly excited to revisit the role of Hank for this production. Having portrayed this character back in his early college days, he is looking forward to bringing more depth and passion to the role. It's a show he's always wanted to come back to, in order to find its true heart.
Corey has has been involved in theater since he was six years old. Since moving to Sacramento 4 years ago he has been a part of the one act play festival with the actors workshop, Moving Mountains with EMH Productions, and most recently The Last Sunday in June with Closet Door Theater Company. He is thrilled to be back with EMH Productions for Goodbye Freddy and is honored to be part of this talented and wonderful cast.
Amy Kelly - Director
This is Amy's first foray into directing a full production and we are very excited to have her! She is thrilled to be taking the reigns as the director of Goodbye Freddy, and feels directing is a new found love in her life. Amy is an actress, comedian, voice-over artist and impersonator. Her film credits include Nick and Tristan go Mega Dega (2010) and West Hollywood Motel (2013) and she has starred in numerous independent cult classics that have screened internationally. Amy guest starred in the Comedy Central series Free Radio and VH1's reality series New York Goest to Hollywood. As a B St Theatre Company Member, Amy's performances include Well, 39 Steps, The Snow Queen, Extraordinary Things: Through the Eyes of Anne Frank, The Young Tom Edison, Hansel and Gretel, The Conductor: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, Alexander and the Terrible, No Good, Horrible, Very Bad Day, Robyn is Happy, The Ladies Forum, Dia de los Cuentos, and 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche. She also writes and performs for B Street Sketchy comedy shows.
"The experience with EMH Productions has been a very positive experience, and every single actor has gone above and beyond my expectations. Life, love and death are complicated and Elizabeth Diggs wrote a dynamic play depicting a group of friends that navigate the ups and downs of it beautifully. I hope you enjoy watching these actors as much as I enjoyed directing them." - Amy Kelly youtube.com/AmyKellytv
Adriana Marmo - Technical Director
Adriana is honored to, once again, be part of the EMH family in this tightly-run production. She has worked as the lighting/sound tech on such EMH productions as Look Back in Anger and Liar, and enjoyed acting with Elise and Corey in Moving Mountains. She has also acted with Actor's Theatre, Resurrection Theatre, and Big Idea Theatre.
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