Meet the Crew: MILES POLASKI

Washer/Dryer is a hilarious new farce written by Labbie Nandita Shenoy that examines the pressures of modern-day marriage against the backdrop of New York City.


 

Miles Polaski was formerly resident sound designer for 4 seasons at Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia. Barter credits include LEGALLY BLONDE, LES MISERABLES, MARY’S WEDDING, A SREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, and others. New York credits: FULFILLMENT (The Flea Theatre; Ethan McSweeny), TAKE CARE (The Flea Theatre; Niegel Smith). Chicago credits: OF MICE AND MEN (Steppenwolf, dir. Michael P. Thornton), THE HARRY APE (The Goodman/The Hypocrites, dir. Sean Graney), MAN IN LOVE (Steppenwolf, dir. Robert O’Hara), THE ORIGINAL GREASE (American Theatre Company, dir. PJ Paparelli, Jeff Award Best Musical), MOUSE IN A JAR (Red Tape; dir. William Davis; Jeff Award Best Sound Design). Miles is also a composer and DJ. All his love to his favorite playwright & wife Chelsea Marcantel.

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Meet the Crew: LIBBY JENSEN

Washer/Dryer is a hilarious new farce written by Labbie Nandita Shenoy that examines the pressures of modern-day marriage against the backdrop of New York City.


 

Libby is a freelance Production Manager and Resident PM at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. With Ma-Yi: Soldier X, Livin’ La Vida Imelda, Chairs and a Long Table. Other recent credits: Double Falsehood (Letter of Marque), Hard Love (TACT), Consent (Roundabout), A Queen for a Day (St. Clement’s), Three Sisters (Harold Clurman Lab), Just About Cured (HC Lab), The Cherry Orchard (Actors Studio), Cherry Smoke (The Working Theater), and Hellman v. McCarthy (Abingdon).

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Meet the Crew: ANSHUMAN BHATIA

Washer/Dryer is a hilarious new farce written by Labbie Nandita Shenoy that examines the pressures of modern-day marriage against the backdrop of New York City.


 

Anshuman Bhatia’s designs for Theater, Opera and Dance have been seen at Beijing’s National Center for the Performing Arts, Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Soho Rep, The Public, The Atlantic, Arena Stage in Washington D.C., The Juilliard School, HERE Arts Center, LoftOpera, 4th Street Theater, Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, Infinity Theater Company, The University of Denver, The New School for Drama and more, M.F.A. NYU. www.bhatiadesign.com

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Meet the Crew: DEDE AYITE

Washer/Dryer is a hilarious new farce written by Labbie Nandita Shenoy that examines the pressures of modern-day marriage against the backdrop of New York City.


 

Select work: Ugly Lies the Bone (Roundabout); brownsville song (b-side for tray) (LCT3); Marie Antoinette (Steppenwolf); ToasTUrban Retreat and Manahatta (The Public); Between Riverside and Crazy (Studio Theatre); Stagger Lee (Dallas Theater Center); Five Guys Named Moe (Arena Stage, Cleveland Playhouse); A Raisin in the Sun (California Shakespeare Theater); The Music Man (Two River Theater, NJPAC); Kurt Metzger (Comedy Central); Fox Shortcoms (FOX); COPPER Project (Improv Everywhere/BBC America). M.F.A. Yale School of Drama.

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Meet the Crew: JONATHAN COTTLE

Washer/Dryer is a hilarious new farce written by Labbie Nandita Shenoy that examines the pressures of modern-day marriage against the backdrop of New York City.


 

Jonathan Cottle is a theatre artist working in multiple capacities. He works primarily as a lighting and scenic designer. His work has been seen at: the Incubator Arts Project, Abrons Arts Center, The Flea Theater, The Irondale, HERE Arts Center and the Bushwick Starr, as well as many site specific locations around New York City. He has worked with the companies: Foundry Theatre, Object Collection, Live Source, and Theatre Reconstruction Ensemble  www.jonathancottle.com

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Meet the Crew: SHELLEY MILES

Washer/Dryer is a hilarious new farce written by Labbie Nandita Shenoy that examines the pressures of modern-day marriage against the backdrop of New York City.


 

Shelley’s favorite credits include – Broadway: Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Violet directed by Leigh Silverman, Betrayal directed by Mike Nichols, Picnic, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man. Off-Broadway: Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party, A New Brain, Lady Be Good, Irma La Douce, David Greenspan’s I’m Looking for Helen Twelvetrees, What’s It All About? : Bacharach Reimagined. Three plays with The Debate Society. Upcoming: Hadestown. Love and Gratitude to Laura, Benjamin, Ma-Yi and DeFina.

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Meet the Cast: JADE WU

Washer/Dryer is a hilarious new farce written by Labbie Nandita Shenoy that examines the pressures of modern-day marriage against the backdrop of New York City.


 

Jade WuU.S. Premiere, Chimerica. NY Stage – Mother Courage w/Meryl Streep dir George C. Wolfe, Primary English Class dir by Gerald Gutierrez; Int’l – Medea, Edinburgh Festival; Regional -Trojan Women/JoAnne Akalaitis, Shakespeare Theater, Book of Days/Wendy Goldberg, Arena Stage and Red/Blanka Zizka, The Wilma; Film – Sundance/Humanitas Award film The Motel; TV: recur – The Blacklist, Homicide: Life on the Streets, One Life to Live, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, The Jury. Upcoming 2016: Me & Lizzie (film), recur Luke Cage. Fellowships: Disney/ABC, Jerome, Ms. Foundation and PEN Rosenthal.

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Meet the Cast: ANNIE MCNAMARA

Washer/Dryer is a hilarious new farce written by Labbie Nandita Shenoy that examines the pressures of modern-day marriage against the backdrop of New York City.


 

Annie McNamara

Selected theater: Anne Washburn’s When the Tanks Break (Directorfest), Iow@ (Playwrights Horizons), 41-derful (Clubbed Thumb), A Map of Virtue (13P), Rapture, Blister, Burn (Huntington), That Pretty Pretty; or, The Rape Play (Rattlestick), God’s Ear (New Georges), Nurses in New England (Half Straddle). With Elevator Repair Service: GATZ (The Public), Sound and The Fury (April Seventh, 1928) (NYTW). Also national and international touring. Film/TV: Blue Jasmine, The Knick, Mozart in the Jungle. Clubbed Thumb Affiliated Artist.

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Meet the Cast: JAMYL DOBSON

Washer/Dryer is a hilarious new farce written by Labbie Nandita Shenoy that examines the pressures of modern-day marriage against the backdrop of New York City.


 

jamyl

Recent credits: Of Ebony Embers (Core Ensemble Co.) and The Death of Bessie Smith (New Brooklyn Theatre)  International: Zorro, 4 years as a guest actor with the Bill T. Jones/ Arnie Zane Dance Co. Off-Broadway/NY: The Anthem (Culture Project), The Seven (New York Theatre Workshop), Romeo & Juliet and Ain’t Supposed to Die A Natural Death (Classical Theatre of Harlem), Rainy Days and Mondays (NYCFringe) and the Broadway workshop of Fela!

www.jamyldobson.com
@jamyl_dobson

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Meet the Cast: JOHNNY WU

Washer/Dryer is a hilarious new farce written by Labbie Nandita Shenoy that examines the pressures of modern-day marriage against the backdrop of New York City.


 

Johnny Wu

Johnny makes his Ma-Yi debut! Broadway/NY: Chinglish (Longacre Theatre); The Subtle Body (59 E59). Regional: Glengarry Glen Ross, Peter and The Starcatcher (La Jolla Playhouse); Chinglish (Goodman Theatre); Concerning Strange Devices (Berkeley Rep). TV: Recurring – The Good Wife, Law and Order: SVU, 24. Guest stars – Covert Affairs, Person of Interest, Cold Case, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Carrie Diaries. Film: Tracers, Ned Rifle, Certainty, Limitless.
MFA, UCSD www.johnnywu.tv

Johnny is honored to be the new Spokesperson for The Promise Society www.thepromisesociety.com

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