Jennie Reich Litzky
Directing Assistant for Script and Cast
Jennie is a Senior Muse Scholar in her last semester studying Theater and Jewish Studies. She is very grateful for the opportunity to work with Gregory, as well as her peers on this production. It has been a blast watching it all come together! Past credits at Hunter College include Ludlow Fair (Director), The Cocktail Hour (Director), CoLab (Director), Eurydice (Eurydice), Antigone (Ismene), Lear (Edmund/Big Bird), The Sex Myth (Ensemble). @jennieleah_acts
Assistant Director (Physical Production)
Georgina is a sophomore at Hunter College, studying Theatre and Computer Science. She has worked professionally as a stage manager, lighting designer, and production technician, and her past projects include designing visual elements such as lighting, set pieces, puppets, and props for sensory theatre shows for children. She is currently a computer science tutor for aspiring programmers. Georgina is a trained pianist and harpist and dances Argentine tango in her free time.
Kira Kristianne Ricarte
Assistant Lighting Designer
Kira's been doing theatre since high school, and is now trying lighting design for this production. She hopes all the actors can bask in her glowing spotlights as they scheme and plan in Elsinore, moving this intriguing plot. When she's not moving ladders and hanging lights, she's writing poetry, listening to music, and reading The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green for the nth time.
Assistant Lighting Designer
Set and Props Implementation
My Le is an international student from Vietnam. In High School, she started her own theatre program and directed Mamma Mia The Musical to raise fund for charity. During her one year at NYU, My Le was in the directing track at Tisch where she worked on multiple projects as lighting and sound designer. During her gap year back home, My was working for the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet as Assistant Director/ Stage Manager for their production of Les Miserable. She also was one of the 6 directors for Hunter College Fall 2021 Colab.
Allison Cachay Narva
Allison Cachay Narva (she/her) is a junior at Hunter College, majoring in Theatre and minoring in Media Studies and English. She is thrilled to return to costume design for Hunter's production of Hamlet. Allison has previously worked on costumes for Colab 3.0, and is also costuming this semester's production of Ablaze. She is also a senior member of the Baker Student Committee. Allison plans to pursue theatre education and build meaningful connections between NYC’s theatres to public school students.
Special thanks to Deepsikha Chatterjee and Oriana Lineweaver for your guidance and support!
Sarah is a sophomore theatre minor at Hunter College. While an actor first, she is thrilled to be getting back into costuming after a 2 year long hiatus and is ecstatic to also be costume designing HTC's upcoming production of Rhinoceros later this semester. Special thanks to Rebecca, Allison, and Deeps for being the best costuming team she could have asked for!
Rebecca is a junior at Hunter, pursuing a film BA and a theatre minor. This is her first time working as a costume designer. She is so excited to be a part of this production and continue doing theatre in the future!
Assistant Stage Manager
Chikako is an international student from Japan who is pursuing a BA in Theatre at Hunter. She is glad to have the opportunity to work as an assistant of stage manager and an assistant of costume designer. Chikako worked for several Japanese TV productions as part of a coordinate team. She shifted to theater and started her theater life from the theater project Colab 3.0 as a sound designer last semester. She is excited and continuing her new challenge in the future. @chichan_76
Assistant Stage Manager
From Caracas Venezuela, Jonathan has worked artistically with the Teresa Carreno Ballet, Arts Ballet Theater Of Florida, and Florida Gran Opera, he is currently completing his studies in Theater and Film at Hunter College
Production Management Apprentice
Padraig Bond (Hamlet) is an actor, director, playwright, and producer from upstate New York. He is a junior and a Muse Scholar at Hunter College, where he majors in Theatre and Political Science, minors in Geology, and plays for the fencing team. He is a founding member of Velvet Glove Theatre, and currently works as an intern at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. He will be directing Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros for the theatre club in May.
Timmy Daniels is a Senior & Baker Fellow in Hunter’s Theatre Program. He holds an Associate in Science from BMCC where he was a Dean’s-Listed, Phi Theta Kappa, Honors Graduate in Theatre & holds an Associate Degree from LCC where he won multiple awards & graduated Magna Cum Laude. Timmy is also a graduate of the accredited comedy school: UCB Improv. He was trained by esteemed improv-comedy mentors Anthony Atamanuik, Nicole Drespel, Kevin Hines, & Armando Diaz. He was a constant performer on the UCB stages & was in the Advanced Study program where they groom performers for House Teams, SNL, & Late Night Programming. He founded the improv team SlumberParty & Sketch Team Alpha.
In Theatre, Daniels played several roles including: "Mr. Hale" in the feminist play: “Trifles,” directed by Dr Helen Huff, was the lead in the Main Stage production of “The Arsonists” directed by Alkis Papoutsis, & played multiple roles in the original comedic-musical: “To Catch A Fox” directed & written by Charles Burks & based on Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew.
Daniels has been performing standup comedy for 7 years, was in “A Sketch of New York” at the Producers Club & has shared stage with comedians like Jim Gaffigan, Jeanine Garofalo, Lewis Black, & Jessica Kirson.
PENELOPE DEEN (she/her) is about to complete her final semester of university as a Women & Gender Studies/Theatre Double Major with a Dance Minor here at Hunter College. Penny is a dual citizen of both Canada and America, beautifully mixed-race and proudly queer. She made her Off-Broadway debut summer of 2019 as the lead in the internet-famous feminist musical Oceanborn. Currently, she is a Program Assistant at New Perspectives Theatre Company working specifically as the Project Coordinator for their international project Theatre From the Streets. During the year she works as a Dance Teacher and is an Instagram famous, published model. She is also Co-President of the Baker Student Committee, working to improve the school's Theatre Department. Penny is also known for her activism work, mostly in regards to Sexual Assault with her own project called “Save Title IX” & is an official speaker for Jane Doe No More. After school, she hopes to continue to create change through art.
Luis Feliciano (he/him) is a Teaching Artist that pedagogically focuses on Math Education and artistically focuses on Acting, Writing, and Directing. Throughout all of his work, he is dedicated to discovering the truth of the moment, and leading both himself and others to self-actualization.
Luis would like to thank the outstanding faculty at the Hunter Theatre Department for teaching him so much over these past years, which has lead him to beautiful growth both as an artist and as a human being.
Recent Credits include: The Sex Myth: A Devised Play (Ensemble Director), What Happened to Peter's Peter? (Peter), Report Back to Space (Linus)
Eliza Gilpin is a non-degree student at Hunter College, taking courses in the interim of transferring colleges. This is Eliza's first show at Hunter College, and she is very excited for future endeavors into theater. Eliza would like to thank all of her teachers, past and present, and her family, for all their support.
Maeve (she/her) is a freshman at Hunter pursuing a BA in Theatre. She made her Hunter acting debut last semester in CoLab 3.0 and is so excited to continue her theatre journey. Love and thanks to all the wonderful artists in this production and to her family and friends.
Tibor Kane Lazar
Laertes & Ghost
Tibor has been involved in theatre since the 5th grade when he played the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella. He is pursues acting professionally and academically. After transferring from Boston to NYC he has been cast in multiple shoots for NBC Universal, HBO, and Showtime. He would do anything for a Klondike bar.
Casey (she/they) is currently studying theatre at Hunter College. Their favorite past roles include Esther in Rich Orloff's ESTHER IN THE SPOTLIGHT, herself in Hunter Theatre Company's THE SEX MYTH: A DEVISED PLAY, and Jerry in Center Stage at The College of Charleston's THE ZOO STORY. Casey would like to thank their friends, family, all past and present creative collaborators and teachers, the Hunter Theatre Department, and especially their incredible partner Courtney, for supporting all versions of Casey, including this one. Follow her on Instagram: @thecaseykelly
Jessica Lauricello is a junior theatre major at Hunter College. Hamlet is their second show with the Hunter Theatre Department, the first being Mother Courage and Her Children. Some previous acting credits include Fiddler on the Roof and The Man who Came to Dinner.
Jake Levy is a junior at hunter college studying psychology and jewish studies. this is his first production with the hunter theatre department. special thanks to all involved!!
Noël is an Art History major, but she is ecstatic to be welcomed by the Drama department through this semester's production of Hamlet. She has previously appeared in CoLab 3.0 at Hunter and in the short film "Clare" directed by Lauren Minnerath, which premieres this spring at the SXSW Film Festival. Noël is also a visual artist specializing in painting and photography.
Hunter McIlvain (he/they) (19) is a current sophomore at Hunter College and majoring in Theater. He is excited to star in Hamlet as a Player. Previously, Hunter has worked with acting, set construction and painting, stage makeup, costumes, props, and stage managing, hoping to dip a toe in every aspect of theater.
Margaret Moore is entering her second semester as a junior at Hunter as a theatre/history double major. She is happy to be a part of her first production with Hunter Theater. Previously she has been very active in the dance and theater community in her home state of South Carolina and has performed in two dance shows with Hunter College. She would like to thank her friends and family for supporting her and everyone who made this production possible!
Annabella is a senior Public Policy, Psychology, and Theater student at Hunter. She has enjoyed working with the department during her time at Hunter, and has acted in previous roles that include Agnes in Ludlow Fair, Ryn in Maybe in a Dream, and Beth in the devised play "Chipotle Chips and Peanut Butter Brittle." She is excited to be performing Shakespeare for the first time in her final semester, and would like to thank her friends and teachers for all of these incredible opportunities.
Stephan is a freshman at Hunter college and is very excited to do in person theater again. He has some previous theater experience from high school but this is his first production at Hunter. He’s also surprised to be allowed to keep his dyed hair for a Shakespeare play and is looking forward to it.
Chiquita (she/they) is an interdisciplinary theatre artist living in Manhattan, and is thrilled to be performing in her first production at Hunter! Chiquita has appeared in theatrical productions in New York, Los Angeles and their native New Jersey, as well as appear on-camera and provide voiceover for independent films and series. They have been a writer on sketch comedy teams and webseries, having trained at Upright Citizens Brigade theaters on both coasts. Chiquita is currently in her first semester at Hunter College, pursuing a double BA in Theatre and English. Coming up this semester, you can catch her as Daisy in Hunter Theatre Company’s production of Ionesco’s Rhinoceros. Previous credits include: The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night, Evita, Into the Woods, Aida. You can keep up with Chiquita on social media @chicawilder
Claudia (she/her) is excited to end her acting adventures as a Hunter Theatre student with a bang! Some of her past roles include Narrator (Every Brilliant Thing), Somebody (Everybody), Sergeant/The Clerk (Mother Courage), Loretta (The Last Days of Judas Iscariot), and Claire (Proof). When she isn't on stage, she's over in the booth, sound designing to her heart's content— and when she isn't doing any of that, she's lending a helping hand all over the theater. Special thanks to all who have supported her along the way!