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Rebel Playhouse thrilled to present the world premiere of LOUDMOUTH, a new devised show for young audiences, directed by Suzannah Gratz and Rebel Playhouse Executive Director Clara Kundin with choreography by Phoebe Rose Sandford, at The Tank’s new home at 312 West 36th Street. Performances will be Thursday, November 16 at 6:30pm, Friday, November 17 at 6:30pm, Saturday, November 18 at 10am, and Sunday, November 19 at 2pm. Weekend shows will be followed by an optional workshop for kids.

In LOUDMOUTH, ten year old AJ doesn’t like to speak much. Her friends don’t mind, but her parents and teachers sure do! When AJ and her pals meet up after school to play their favorite made up game, it gives AJ the courage to use her voice in her own way. LOUDMOUTH is a show for all ages with music, dance, and a really cool game that audiences will leave the theater wanting to play. The show deals with issues of selective mutism, friendship, and self worth. (Recommended for ages 4 and up.)

 
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Miles Butler (Jack) Recent NYC: by wing, fin, hoof, or foot (The Ume Group); Shinka (Ren Gyo Soh); Hamlet (Torn Out Theater); Anthropomorphic (Puppetry Arts); Ariel in The Tempest (Stag and Lion); Alexander Who's Not Going To Move (Two Beans, National Tour); #serials@theflea; The Blind (The Flea). DC: Studio Theatre, Kennedy Center, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Wolf Trap, Ford's Theater, Folger Theater, Synetic Theater and various. Proud Brooklyn College Alumnus.  www.milesbutler.com

Miles Butler (Jack) Recent NYC: by wing, fin, hoof, or foot (The Ume Group); Shinka (Ren Gyo Soh); Hamlet (Torn Out Theater); Anthropomorphic (Puppetry Arts); Ariel in The Tempest (Stag and Lion); Alexander Who's Not Going To Move (Two Beans, National Tour); #serials@theflea; The Blind (The Flea). DC: Studio Theatre, Kennedy Center, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Wolf Trap, Ford's Theater, Folger Theater, Synetic Theater and various. Proud Brooklyn College Alumnus.  www.milesbutler.com

Richie Dupkin (Billy) is elated to be making his New York City TYA debut as a part of this production after recently graduating from Hofstra University's B.F.A. Acting program in May!  Favorite past credits include Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour), Hamlet on the Hofstra Globe Theatre (Guildenstern) and bare: A Pop Opera (Jason). Endless love and thanks to Suzannah, Clara, Phoebe and Rebel Playhouse for the chance to be a part of this message! www.richiedupkin.com

Richie Dupkin (Billy) is elated to be making his New York City TYA debut as a part of this production after recently graduating from Hofstra University's B.F.A. Acting program in May!  Favorite past credits include Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour), Hamlet on the Hofstra Globe Theatre (Guildenstern) and bare: A Pop Opera (Jason). Endless love and thanks to Suzannah, Clara, Phoebe and Rebel Playhouse for the chance to be a part of this message! www.richiedupkin.com

Suzannah Gratz (Co-Director) is a theater actor and yoga instructor based in Brooklyn. Suzannah seeks to create work which focuses the theatrical experience on being accessible to all bodies. Suzannah is a devising member of Bluelaces Theater Company creating productions which challenge theatrical convention with multi-sensory experience theater for young audiences on the autism spectrum. Suzannah holds a B.A. in Theater Arts Performance from California State University of Long Beach. Some of her continued study has included The Studio New York, Upright Citizens Brigade, Praxis Studio (Michael Chekhov Technique) and healing trauma workshops with Gibney Dance. Other New York theater credits include; The Tempest in Central Park with Torn Out Theater and The Wedding with The Motor Company Garden Plays. 

Suzannah Gratz (Co-Director) is a theater actor and yoga instructor based in Brooklyn. Suzannah seeks to create work which focuses the theatrical experience on being accessible to all bodies. Suzannah is a devising member of Bluelaces Theater Company creating productions which challenge theatrical convention with multi-sensory experience theater for young audiences on the autism spectrum. Suzannah holds a B.A. in Theater Arts Performance from California State University of Long Beach. Some of her continued study has included The Studio New York, Upright Citizens Brigade, Praxis Studio (Michael Chekhov Technique) and healing trauma workshops with Gibney Dance. Other New York theater credits include; The Tempest in Central Park with Torn Out Theater and The Wedding with The Motor Company Garden Plays. 

Clara Kundin (Co-Director and Melanie) is an actor and teaching artist specializing in devising. She received her B.A. in theater from St. Olaf College and continued her studies in physical theater at the École Jacques Lecoq in Paris. The executive director of Rebel Playhouse, she also previously served as the associate education director and company member for The Ume Group. In Paris she served as the assistant director for L’Opéra de Deux’Sous presented at the Vingtième Théâtre. She has also directed many shows for children including Annie, Rent, and Wonka Jr. for Mainstages and the Lawrence Arts Center, among others. As an actor, she has performed with Creative Time, Torn Out Theater, the GYM at Judson, the Guthrie Theater, and many more.  www.clarakundin.com

Clara Kundin (Co-Director and Melanie) is an actor and teaching artist specializing in devising. She received her B.A. in theater from St. Olaf College and continued her studies in physical theater at the École Jacques Lecoq in Paris. The executive director of Rebel Playhouse, she also previously served as the associate education director and company member for The Ume Group. In Paris she served as the assistant director for L’Opéra de Deux’Sous presented at the Vingtième Théâtre. She has also directed many shows for children including AnnieRent, and Wonka Jr. for Mainstages and the Lawrence Arts Center, among others. As an actor, she has performed with Creative Time, Torn Out Theater, the GYM at Judson, the Guthrie Theater, and many more.  www.clarakundin.com

Malinda Logan (Nancy) Malinda graduated from Ithaca College with a BFA in Acting and from Columbia University with a MS Fundraising Management degree. She's studied in NY and London, character and improv at UCB, and other magnificent things at HB Studio. Malinda's done some other stuff too - she's produced a film, directed a play, and acted in plays like The Portrait the Wind the Chair, The House of Blue Leaves, and Quilt, a Musical Celebration. She's also working on an amazing project where she gets to use all her acting, directing, producing and fundraising skills into one. Check out www.malindalogan.com to find out more!

Malinda Logan (Nancy) Malinda graduated from Ithaca College with a BFA in Acting and from Columbia University with a MS Fundraising Management degree. She's studied in NY and London, character and improv at UCB, and other magnificent things at HB Studio. Malinda's done some other stuff too - she's produced a film, directed a play, and acted in plays like The Portrait the Wind the Chair, The House of Blue Leaves, and Quilt, a Musical Celebration. She's also working on an amazing project where she gets to use all her acting, directing, producing and fundraising skills into one. Check out www.malindalogan.com to find out more!

Greer Samuels (Lights/Sound Technician) studied theatre at The City College of New York. He is the director of Education at Rebel Playhouse, and he has worked as a teaching artist with The Boys and Girls Harbor, Ascension School, BASIS Independent Brooklyn, and Camp Half-Blood. He is a resident educator and actor with Galli Theater New York and has also performed at The Secret Theatre and Harlem Repertory Theatre. Most recently, he understudied the role of Bear in Rebel Playhouse's premiere production, Old Turtle and the Broken Truth and played Josh in Rebel's Chicago and NYC runs of Edna The Stomper.

Greer Samuels (Lights/Sound Technician) studied theatre at The City College of New York. He is the director of Education at Rebel Playhouse, and he has worked as a teaching artist with The Boys and Girls Harbor, Ascension School, BASIS Independent Brooklyn, and Camp Half-Blood. He is a resident educator and actor with Galli Theater New York and has also performed at The Secret Theatre and Harlem Repertory Theatre. Most recently, he understudied the role of Bear in Rebel Playhouse's premiere production, Old Turtle and the Broken Truth and played Josh in Rebel's Chicago and NYC runs of Edna The Stomper.

Phoebe Rose Sandford (choreographer) is a modern dancer and choreographer with a background in classical ballet. She received her BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She has performed with Anne Zuerner, MoveWorks, Jonathan Matthews, The Charles Weidman Foundation, and AMS Project. Phoebe has presented her own work at La MaMa, Dixon Place, Triskelion Arts, Green Space, NYU's Jack Crystal Theater, Gibney Dance Center, and Cameo Gallery and was the choreographer and co-director for A Presentation by the People of Lake Victory for Our Leader at The Gym at Judson. Phoebe is the director of Copy That Dance, a modern dance company formed in 2016. She dedicates this performance to the stuffed rabbit she sleeps with, Olivia. www.copythatdance.com

Phoebe Rose Sandford (choreographer) is a modern dancer and choreographer with a background in classical ballet. She received her BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She has performed with Anne Zuerner, MoveWorks, Jonathan Matthews, The Charles Weidman Foundation, and AMS Project. Phoebe has presented her own work at La MaMa, Dixon Place, Triskelion Arts, Green Space, NYU's Jack Crystal Theater, Gibney Dance Center, and Cameo Gallery and was the choreographer and co-director for A Presentation by the People of Lake Victory for Our Leader at The Gym at Judson. Phoebe is the director of Copy That Dance, a modern dance company formed in 2016. She dedicates this performance to the stuffed rabbit she sleeps with, Olivia. www.copythatdance.com

Jaspreet Saund (AJ) is thrilled to be joining the cast of Loudmouth. Jaspreet is a New York-based actress and graduated from the two-year conservatory program at Stella Adler Studio of Acting this year. Her recent credits include Caryl Churchill's Vinegar Tom and Forever Yours performed at the Gallery Players. She would like to thank her family for their continuous support.

Jaspreet Saund (AJ) is thrilled to be joining the cast of Loudmouth. Jaspreet is a New York-based actress and graduated from the two-year conservatory program at Stella Adler Studio of Acting this year. Her recent credits include Caryl Churchill's Vinegar Tom and Forever Yours performed at the Gallery Players. She would like to thank her family for their continuous support.