ASHLIE ATKINSON is an award-winning actor, director, playwright, and three-time NY Fringe participant. A graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse, she won a Theatre World Award for originating the role of Helen in Neil LaBute's FAT PIG. Other NY theatre roles include Midge in Second Stage's BUTCHER OF BARABOO and Phoebe in Sam Mendes's year-long, world-spanning Bridge Project production of AS YOU LIKE IT. Ashlie has over 50 television and film credits, including Wolf of Wall Street, Louie, Rescue Me, Eat Pray Love, 30 Rock, Bored to Death, Blue Bloods, Boardwalk Empire, Inside Man, High Maintenance, Compliance, and the upcoming Spielberg film Bridge of Spies. NY directing credits include DEN OF THIEVES (Stella Adler) and HUNT FOR TREASURE (Bridge Theater Co.). Ashlie, with co-writer Lesley Dancer, is a two-time winner of the Murphy Playwriting Award with their original plays "Wives of the Circle Five" and "Life During Wartime". She is also an announcer and retired skater for Gotham Girls Roller Derby.
Molly Ballerstein, Stage Manager
Molly is a theatre artist based in Brooklyn, and the Stage Manager for Stockholm Savings. Directing credits include: The Moon Play (Exquisite Corpse Company), Inn At Lake Devine (Tongue In Cheek Theater), The Sandman's Coming (Going to Tahiti Productions), Daughters of Lot (Brain Melt Consortium), Chimera (Stein, Holum Productions), and Sex In Mommyville. Her design work has been seen at premieres in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and various theaters in the Northeast.
Lanie Zipoy, Public Relations
Lanie Zipoy (Publicist) is a public relations consultant and producer for the arts. She has worked on over 200 shows, including many FringeNYC award winners–Montserrat Mendez’s Thoroughly Stupid Things, Barry Smith’s Jesus in Montana, Mac Rogers’ Viral, and Monica Byrne’s What Every Girl Should Know. She is proud to work on Stockholm Savings. Lanie is a Time Warner Fellow of the 2012-2014 Lab at Women's Project Theater, NYC.
Colleen Piquette, Piquette Casting
Having been a performer in the arts for many years herself, Colleen translated her knowledge of the stage to the other side of the casting table when she first joined Carol Hanzel Casting. In addition to casting with Carol, she has also worked independently as Piquette Casting for the feature film, The Pill, short film Rockaway Moon (in production) as well as cast for up and coming theater companies including Anais Nin Goes to Hell for MTWorks and To Barcelona! for Ignited States Production Company.
Colleen is the Director of Casting for Cirque-tacular, one of the country's leading circus entertainment companies. She also works as a New York Casting Partner for Cirque du Soleil having helped them find some of the city's best physical actors for their current arena and touring shows. Colleen is a member of CSA.
Miriam Crowe, Lighting Design
Miriam Nilofa Crowe designs regularly for Grammy-winner Rosanne Cash (The River and the Thread), Ko-Ryo Dance Theater, Lila Downs, and Strindberg Rep. Recent projects include Medea (Bryan Davidson Blue), SeagullMachine and home/sick (The Assembly), The Ragged Claws (Cherry Lane), Honky (Urban Stages), The Penalty (Apothetae), What It Means to Disappear Here (Ugly Rhino), Gorilla (SATC), RescYou (Eckert+Sorenson-Jolink), Project RUIN (Carlye Eckert and Lucie Baker), Bridesburg (Miscreant Theater), Symphony for the Dance Floor (Daniel Bernard Roumain), Life after Dark (Dana Leong), Beowulf (Lincoln Center Festival), and The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow (Yale Rep). She is a founding member of Wingspace Theatrical Design. www.wingspace.com/miriam
Julian Evans, Sound Design
John & Jen (Theatre Row), Soulographie (La MaMa), In the Summer Pavilion (59e59), Two Intimate (Abingdon Theater), The Golden Year (WorkShop Theater), Hard Times (The Cell), Paradox of the Urban Cliché (Wild Project), Trouble (NYMF), Crazy, Just Like Me (NYMF), Clown Play (Fringe), Parade (Gallery Players), A Man of No Importance (Gallery Players). BA: Carnegie Mellon. www.julianevans.info
Michael DeMeo, Artistic Director/Producer
Michael DeMeo is the artistic director of Polemic Theatre Co. and the producer of Stockholm Savings. For the past 13 years, Michael has developed award-winning visitor experiences around the world for cultural institutions and the world's leading corporations, including LEGO, Alicia Key’s Keep a Child Alive Charity, Unilever, NASCAR, the William J. Clinton Presidential Library, the Newseum, Lenox Hill Hospital, Standard & Poor’s, Partnership for a Drug-Free America, and Princeton University.