David Walker was born in London, England. David started studying music from an early age and it was through his love for music that he found the theatre. David studied acting for a year at Arts Ed in London before making the move to New York where he studied at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Since graduating it has been David’s goal to bring British theatre to the N.Y stage. David is very excited to be working with such a wonderful cast and director on a play that means a lot to him.
Mai Elphinstone originally hails from Brighton, on the south coast of England. Training from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She is overwhelmingly excited to be apart of this production of Moonfleece, not only as ‘Stacey’ but also as one of the co producers and founders of Across The Pond Theatre. She would like to give special thanks to her family for their love and support over the years, and all her close friends for helping make her who she is today.
Amy Melley was born in Birmingham, England. Amy carried her appreciation for theater and acting through her high school days. When she was 18 years old Amy moved to London to attend the Foundation Course in Acting at ArtsEd. After attending ArtsEd she decided to audition for The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. Amy graduated from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2011 and was recently a member of the 2012 AADA Company. She is very excited to be taking part in Across The Pond Theatre Company’s US premiere of Moonflece.
Elizabeth Fergusson is a Scottish native who has been living in New York for over 2 years and is so excited to be involved in this production. She recently graduated as an Award winner from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts NYC. Recent credits include 'Puck' in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' with The Looking Glass Theatre company, 'Sophie' in BAM Media Project's production of 'Gilroy', and 'Annie' in AlphaNYC's production of '12 Angry Women'. Elizabeth would like to thank her family and friends for all their continual love and support and everyone at Across the Pond for making this show amazing!
Callum Sim is an English actor from Cheshire and loves working in theatre and film. His favorite role was Mark Anthony in Julius Caesar. He would like to thank his mother, brother and sister for always being there.
Luis M Echegaray Trained at AADA, NYC.BA Theater and Film, Roehampton University. Film: Mutant Chronicles (alongside John Malkovich, Ron Perlman and Thomas Jane) Vinyl (Project Bootleg) Television: Party Like (Nat Geo) Theater: NY: Venezuela (NY Fringe Festival), De Donde (Turtle Shell Pro.), Golden Boy (Impetuous Theater) UK: Moby Dick (National Tour), Hurly Burly (Roehampton Playhouse), Romeo and Juliet (Roehampton Playhouse)
Look out for "i&bklyn&u" to come out soon. A comedy pilot about a couple who live in Brooklyn that Luis wrote, directed and starred in. The show is currently being shopped around the pilot circuit and has also recently entered the New York Television Festival.
Zoë Watkins is a 2012 graduate of AADA and is about to join the 2013 Company. Off Broadway: World premiere of Agamemnon Home, Pheonix Theater Ensemble. Other theater credits on both sides of the Pond include KinderTransport, The Prodigal, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, Midsummer Night's Dream. Zoe is very pleased to be a part of Across the Pond, and for the opportunity to work with such an amazing text and group of people.
Craig Kelly is Originally from Aberdeen, Scotland and has been in New York now for 2 years studying at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, which he just graduated from. Craig will be featured in two feature films (Spent Grace & The Backseat) shooting later in the year. He is over the moon to be a part of his first New York play! Moonfleace! Woohoo!"
Robert Woods was born in Oxford, England. He loves acting and would like to thank everyone who made this possible, his friends, his family and his loving girlfriend.
Matthew Stannah was born and raised in Nairobi Kenya. He came to New York to further his Theatre/Film career. He is a 2011 graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and was part of the 2012 Academy Company. Matthew looks forward to future work in the city as an actor/play write and is thrilled to be part of such a talented cast and company.
Jason tavelled here two years ago and is now a 2012 graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and will be joining the 2013 Company at the end of the summer. Conservatory Theatre: ‘Dan’ from ‘Private Fears in Public Places’, ‘Cupid’ in ‘Gallathea’ and ‘Matthew’ in ‘Hogan’s Goat’. He is very excited to be working in Across the Pond's premiere production.
Pilar (Director) directed Love Arm’d; Aphra Behn & Her Pen (Bedlam Theatre,
Edinbourgh) and Cheers for Chawton at The Jane Austen Festival (Bath, England).
In NYC, she directed and co-produced Speech & Debate and The Dirty Talk.
Some favorite directing credits: Trojan Women, Crumbs from the Table of Joy,
Icarus, Broken Eggs, Pride and Prejudice and most recently Necessary
Targets. As a performer she worked at
Lincoln Center (Broadway), Manhattan Theatre Club, The Public Theatre (NYSF),
EST, The Actor’s Studio, The Guthrie Theatre, American Conservatory Theatre
(ACT) and The Shakespeare Theatre (The Folger).
She is also a proud core faculty member at The American Academy of
Dramatic Arts and T. Schreiber Studios. Training: M.F.A. from ACT.
(Production stage manager)
Heather Cooper (Production Stage
Manager) is thrilled to be a part of ATP’s first production of Moonfleece with
this fantastic cast and crew! She is a
graduate from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. Regional: The Spitfire Grill (Cape Fear Regional
Theater). NY credits include: Inadmissible (Canal Park Playhouse), A Christmas
Carol (Canal Park Playhouse), The Pillow Book (59E59), The Eyes of Babylon
(59E59), WTC View (59E59).