C L I C K B @ I T C A S T & C R E W
Kevin Place (Co-Director) is a director, teaching artist, producer, and DC-area native. Local directing credits include ClickB@it (Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage, NextStop Dark Nights Series, co-director); Adam’s Temptation and Inbetween the Drops (Source Festival), the fear of missing out (Kennedy Center Page to Stage), and Kiss Me Kate (Shakespeare Theatre, assistant director to Alan Paul). Regionally, Kevin has served as an assistant director to Emily Mann on Antony and Cleopatra (McCarter Theatre), Amanda Dehnert on Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville (McCarter Theatre, also at Arena Stage), and John Kani on Sizwe Banzi is Dead(McCarter Theatre, also at Syracuse Stage and the Market Theatre, South Africa), among others. Kevin is a graduate of the College of William & Mary.
Rachael Murray (Co-Director) is a DC-Area performer, director, playwright, producer, and teaching artist. Credits include: Frelmetsch the Maneater (Director, Source Festival); Sioux Falls(Director, Mead Theatre Lab/Tenth Muse); King Lear (Asst. Director, Lean and Hungry Theatre); ClickB@it workshop and reading (Co-Director, Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage, NextStop Dark Nights Series); [gay] Cymbeline (Cornelia, Theatre Prometheus); A Whiff of Humanity/That Kid (Director, Source Festival); The Diary of Anne Frank (Miep, Compass Rose Theater); Trish Tinkler Gets Saved (Rhonda, Unexpected Stage Company); When We Grow Up (Kirsten, Critical Point Theatre); The Importance of Being Earnest (Asst. Director, Scena Theatre); The Norwegians (Asst. Director, Scena Theatre); Bitch: A Play About Antigone (Producer, Naked Theatre Company); No Exit (Director, Highwood Theatre); and R.U.R. (Director, Naked Theatre Company); Founding Company Member, Naked Theatre Company. Education: Virginia Tech.
Meredith Richard is thrilled to be Clickb@iting once again! DC THEATRE: New Musical Foundation: Who's Your Baghdaddy?, Keegan: Working, A Musical NextStop: Secret Garden, the musical Rorshach Theatre : Six Impossible Things Source Festival : Ten Minute Plays- Minus You & Edward Cullen Ruined My Mom's Love Life, Shakespeare Theatre Company: Richard II, Henry V, All's Well That Ends Well, The Alchemist (swings) Imagination Stage: George and Martha -Tons of Fun(swing), Double Trouble (German Embassy concert performance.) Training : BA (Hons) LAMDA- London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Interlochen Center for the Arts.
Cory Cunningham is ready for some vigorous Clickb@it! DC AREA: Naked Theatre Company: Fear of Missing Out (Garret); The Kennedy Center: Shear Madness (Eddie), The Gift of Nothing (u/s), Blues Journey (u/s), The Phantom Tollbooth (u/s); Olney Theatre: Twelfth Night (Malvolio), Call of the Wild (John Thornton); Maryland Shakespeare Festival: Love's Labours Lost (King Ferdinand), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Flute), As You Like It (Oliver), All’s Well That Ends Well (Dumaine); Folger Theatre: Henry VIII (u/s); Signature Theatre: Art (Marc – u/s performed), The Hollow (u/s), The Boy Detective Fails (u/s); Shakespeare Theatre Company: Romeo and Juliet (u/s), The Alchemist (u/s); Theatre of the 1st Amendment: Passaggio (Carlo Gazzi); Founding Company Member, Naked Theatre Company. EDUCATION: University of Southern Mississippi, BFA Acting. Proud member of Actors’ Equity! http://www.corycunningham.com
Ben Ribler is excited to return to Capital Fringe! He made his Fringe debut in 2016 with THE Theatre Company’s production of The House of Yes as Anthony, and can currently be seen in HalfMad Theatre’s Fringe production of Cannibal! The Musical as Alferd Packer. He is a recent graduate of George Mason University, where he earned a BFA in Theater Performance. Some university credits include- Women & Wallace (Wallace), The Crucible (Reverend Hale), Middletown (John Dodge), and The Laramie Project. In December, he will be appearing in Red Branch Theatre Company’s production of Madagascar- A Musical Adventure as Alex. Ben is also an Acting For Young People Teaching Artist. He would like to thank Hollyann, the creative team at Naked Theatre Company, as well as his friends and family for their support and understanding through a very busy but rewarding couple of months!
Christine Jacobs is feeling #blessed to be in her first production with Naked Theatre Company. Her DC area theatre credits include Selections From: The Methuen Drama Book of Suffrage Plays (Venus Theatre) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Annapolis Shakespeare Company). Christine received a B.A. in Theatre and Elementary Education from The College of William and Mary, and currently teaches for Educational Theatre Company and Imagination Stage. Upcoming: LaTiDo’s Jazz/Rat Pack night.
Tanya Chattman made her theatre debut in Faces, a play exploring the impact of breast cancer on black women. She most recently worked with the Ally Theatre Company as Ann Dandridge in their debut production of The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington. Tanya was part of the collaborative writing process for the inaugural production of the Naked Theatre Company’s ClickB@it, performed at the Kennedy Center's Page to Stage Festival in 2016. Tanya works in television and film appearing in The Good Wife and House of Cards and the independent films Mama's Boy and Following Phil in 2016. In 2012, Tanya was nominated as Best Supporting Actress for her role as Emma Freeman in the film Greencastle for the Washington, D.C. World Music and Independent Film Festival. Tanya’s a native of New Orleans, a bonafide foodie, completely addicted to Science Fiction and is currently on a mission to learn all of the dance moves to every song by K-pop sensation EXO.
Jared Mason Murray is very excited to be involved in ClickB@it at Capital Fringe. DC AREA: The Kennedy Center: Shear Madness (Mikey), THE Theatre Company,: The House of Yes (Marty), Chesapeake Shakespeare Company: Richard III (First Murderer), Olney Theatre Center: Red Riding Hood A New Fable (Wolf); Imagination Stage: Rapunzel (Brian/Simon U/S); New Galaxy Theatre Group: Slam Theatre 2.0 The Miseducation; Impossible Theatre Company: Macbeth (Donalbain); Source Festival: Spacebar: A Broadway Play By Kyle Sugarman (Kyle). I'm constantly amazed by Rachael Murray. ClickB@it is her baby, and I couldn't be prouder.
Jordana Abrenica (Sound Designer) is very excited to be back with NTC remounting Clickb@it! Sound Design/Composition: When We Were Young and Unafraid, Hamlette
[Keegan Theatre], Stupid F*cking Bird [Silver Spring Stage], Clickb@it [Kenn. Cen Page-to-Stage Festival 16', NextStop DarkNights Series], Coping [Cap. Fringe 16]. UPCOMING: Contractions [Cap. Fringe 17] Assistant Sound Design: I Call My Brothers, The Pillowman [Forum Theatre]. Jordana is currently a full-time lead sound engineer at Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA.
Cris Ruthenberg-Marshall is pleased to be working with Naked Theatre Company for the first time. Previous credits include Signature Theatre: Freaky Friday (Child Guardian), Jelly's Last Jam (PA) and The Mystery of Love and Sex (PA); Studio Theatre: Constellations (ASM), Animal (ASM), Jumpers for Goalposts (ASM), Choir Boy (PA); Virginia Shakespeare Festival: Antony &Cleopatra (PSM), All’sWell… (PSM), Illyria (PSM), Julius Caesar (PSM). She holds a B.A. in Theatre and Sociology from the College of William & Mary.
Quoc M. Tran (Lighting Designer) is a freelance DC-based lighting designer and electrician.
In addition to this production, current designs include Release: A Rock Opera (DC Dogs) and
Life, Death, & Everything In-Between (Portsmouth Theatre Lab). Recent lighting designs
include Pink Mist, Urinetown, The Laramie Project (CenterStage Theatre Company), CUA
Directing Showcase, and multiple student recitals (Benjamin T. Rome School of Music). He
has assisted designers such as Catherine Girardi, Zachary Gilbert, and Chris Holland, and
has worked on multiple shows at Imagination Stage. Quoc is currently pursuing a BM in
Musical Theatre from The Catholic University of America. www.quocmtran.com