Global Connectivity: You Are Not Alone

(NYC)

Date: 9th April, 2018

Time: 7:30 PM 

Place: Clinton Cameo Studios, Studio B: 307 W 43rd Street, New York NY (Between 8th and 9th Ave)

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PERFORMERS

Ashley Deanna Ware

After dedicating her first 18 years almost entirely to the stage, Ashley moved to New York shortly after graduating from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Theatre and Music to pursue her performing dreams. She has been blessed to have been a part of a handful of dance showcases as well as off-off-Broadway plays, operas, a musical webseries, and her on-going role as Anthony Salazar's Magician's Assistant.  Some of her favorite performance credits include Wendla in Spring Awakening, Mary Bennet in Pride and Prejudice, and Rapunzel in Into the Woods. Ashley is honored to work with Unbounded Lioness Creations and supports their cause whole-heartedly. 

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable"

Chelsea Cullen

Chelsea hails from North Carolina where she earned her B.A. in theater at Meredith College. She taught theatre for 6 years before making the big move to NYC with her three dogs to live the dream! In between performances, she enjoys creating short films about her experiences in the city

*Chelsea will be accompanied by Jon Skinner

Shannon Weir

Shannon is a South African dancer, currently living in New York City.

She is currently studying for a BFA Commercial Dance at Pace University and studied at Cape Academy of Performing Arts. 

Lyla Illing

Lyla lives in a world where an appetite for the arts bubbled over into a blossoming
career in entertainment in South Africa, but in 2017 she threw a backpack and guitar
over her shoulder and moved to New York to see if the grass really is greener on the

other side.A couple of “New York minutes” into her new venture, Lyla is already making her mark in the Big Apple one bite at a time, singing at venues in all corners of Manhattan and playing a regular weekly gig for the organisation “The Set NYC” andFreedom Ladder on the infamous 42nd street, Times Square. Back home in Johannesburg, South Africa her love for music unexpectedly detoured her into the field of radio. For two years, the twenty -something year old spent her early mornings as a keen-bean, wet-behind- the-ears radio producer, for Joburg’s Hottest Breakfast on HOT 919 fm, with Darren Scott & Jeremy Mansfield. Whilst working for the station, she was featured on air and the team still supports her journey today. Her signed guitar hangs on the wall at the station and her newest release was debuted on HOT 919 fm too.

PimComedy

PimComedy is an artist , comedian, poet in New York City. He is dedicated to helping end child trafficking and making the world safer for children. Currently PimComedy is working towards creating a stronger law to protect children, and,  put traffickers behind bars, info: http://www.thesetnyc.com/billa6823   

PimComedy grew up in Naperville Illinois , and has performed in Times Square, Washington Square Park , Gotham Comedy Club, and Fashion Week F/W 2018 in Chelsea Manhattan. Facebook:  www.facebook.com/pimcomedy   

Ethan Ness

Ethan Ness is a writer, director, and actor currently working in Manhattan. His short play "Die For Me" was recently seen at the 2016 Fringe Festival, and he has spent the last year co-writing a new musical called "Harpies for the Dead." The musical will be featured at a live reading this July. Along with Brit Gossett, he is the co-founder of Thin Space Productions. Follow Thin Space Productions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more info on upcoming projects!

Emily Johnson-Erday

Emily Johnson-Erday is a singer, songwriter, and actor hailing from North Carolina and currently based in Brooklyn.Selected NYC credits: 'Helen Jenkins' and composer for Welcome to the Doll Den (Electric Eye Ensemble/The Tank, Drama League, Dixon Place); composer/lyricist for Table Show (Electric Eye Ensemble/The Tank); composer and lyricist for Entech: A Digital Musical (Lucid Studios/New York New Works Festival); ‘Saint Margaret’ and composer for Trial By Fire (Columbia Stages/Columbia University). Upcoming: Harpies for the Dead: A New Musical with Thin Space Productions.

Rafaela Raposo

Rafaela Raposo is a Brazilian actor, singer and dancer currently living in NYC. Rafaela started her education at an early age, taking dance and voice lessons. Later on, along with a college education in social sciences, she studied musical theatre at the Escola de Teatro Musical de Brasilia school in Brazil. In the U.S., Rafaela attended and graduated from the New York Film Academy. There she had the opportunity to work with professionals such as Krisy Cates, Mark Olsen, Nathan Brewer, Bobby Cronin, and Deidre Goodwin, amongst others. She also had the privilege of performing in two "new composers" concerts and in three MainStage productions: Carousel as Louise Bigelow, Cabaret as a Lulu and Eurydice as the female swing. Since graduation, Rafaela has had the pleasure of working on productions such as The Secret Theater's Cabaret, Letter of Intentionand A Philosophical Protest. She was also featured in movies such as Streetwrite (directed by Blanche Baker), Alma Matter (directed by Nathan Brewer) and Food Like Love (directed by Johanna Pinzler). Currently she’s working on the movie-musical Paradise as a performer and the dance captain. The movie is being directed by Paul Warner and Choreographed by Michelle Potterf.

Zach Green

Zach is a saxophone and woodwinds player based in Manhattan.  He completed a degree in saxophone performance from the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University, and has since established himself as a freelance musician in the tristate area.  He performs a diversity of styles, playing classical with the Brooklyn Wind Symphony, pop/rock with groups like The Leave a Lasting Mark Concert Series and Secret City, jazz/latin/funk with bands like Joe Benjamin and a Mighty Handful, R&B/soul with bands like Squarewon, and showband/theater with Vanderbilt Off Broadway and on board numerous cruise ships.  He also performs regularly for local weddings, events, and cocktail hours

Alex Marchica

An NYC native, Alex Marchica regularly plays through many of the city's iconic clubs including, The Bitter End, Pianos, Rockwood Music Hall, taking the stage with numerous acts throughout the city such as the LALM Concert Series, Tommy Zamp, and Rosanne Cash. Raised on the blues and soul music, Marchica's unique guitar-inspired piano-playing style, emotional gravity, and power of his high-baritone voice have culminated in a musical method all his own. As an established freelance musician, Marchica also fronts his own thirteen piece band, rooted in funk, soul, and Motown. Soon to begin its first ever tour, Marchica aims to make his new project into a wall of sound moving through NYC. With a set list comprised of all his own compositions, Marchica views his music as cathartic, allowing both him and his audience to "shake off all that ails them" and leave his shows feeling renewed and righteous just as the band's name implies: SquareWon.

Scott Wheeler

Scott Wheeler is a 27 year old poet, currently residing in Hempstead, NY. Wheeler works as a manager in a residential group home for adults with special needs. Wheeler enjoys hiking, meditation, and video games. He began writing when he was 13 years old as a way to express those things within himself that he couldn’t easily define.

Camilla Crawford

Camilla Crawford is A South African writer, singer and actress currently living and working in New York City. Her own play A Philosophical protest had two successful runs in New York City and was nominated for awards. Crawford has appeared in various plays, movies and web series