RODNEY EARL JACKSON Jr. made his Broadway debut in The Book of Mormon after graduating with a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama. He was last seen traveling North America in the 1st national tour of Motown: The Musical. An SF native who was discovered in his public elementary school at age 9 by SFartsEd (Emily Keeler & Danny Duncan), Rodney continued his theatre and performance education at Rec and Park’s Young People’s Teen Musical Theater Company (Diane Price, Anne Marie Bookwalter, & Nicola Bosco-Alvarez) and graduated from the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts’ theatre department (Phillip Rayher). Next he will be playing Kodaly in SF Playhouse's She Loves Me and will be directing Cinderella at the Herbst Theatre this Holiday season. @RodneyEJacksonJ intsa:rodneyearljacksonjr sfbatco.org
MARCELO HAS HELPED PRODUCE TWO OFF-BROADWAY SHOWS, THE BLACK BOOK BY PHIL BLECHMAN AND ROGERANDTOM BY JULIEN SCHWAB. RECENT ACTING CREDITS INCLUDE SKIPPYJON JONES (THEATREWORKSUSA), RENT (SYRACUSE STAGE), A NEW BRAIN (SU DRAMA), AND A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (BATHWATER PRODUCTIONS). DIRECTING CREDITS INCLUDE CELEBRATE 12TH NIGHT JOYFULLY WITH KATHRYN CROSBY (NYPL AT LINCOLN CENTER) THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA [ABRIDGED] (BLACK BOX PLAYERS) AND TOO MANY TAMALES (MARSH YOUTH THEATRE).
ANGELA TRAVINO HAS HAD THE PLEASURE TO BE APART OF MANY NEW WORKS IN NEW YORK CITY, THIS YEAR. ANGELA JUST FINISHED WORKING ONDEAR ALBERT EINSTEIN WITH MAKING BOOKS SING, A THEATRE COMPANY THAT COMMISSIONS NEW WRITERS AND COMPOSERS TO CREATE MUSICALS OUT OF CHILDREN’S BOOKS THAT ARE THEN PERFORMED FOR SCHOOL KIDS AGES 6 AND UP, MOST OF WHOM HAVE NEVER SEEN LIVE THEATRE BEFORE. ANGELA WAS THEN FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO WORK WITH THE 2014 TONY- NOMINATED DIRECTOR LEIGH SILVERMAN, IN CLOUDS ARE PILLOWS FOR THE MOON, AS AN ALL TOO APPROPRIATE “SASSY GIRL”. ANGELA ALSO TOOK PART IN THE NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL (ALSO KNOWN AS NYMF) WHERE SHE PLAYED THE NURSE IN A REIMAGINED SHAKESPEARE CLASSIC CALLEDSEARCHING FOR ROMEO. IN HER SPARE TIME, ANGELA WILL BE PERFORMING WITH HER NEWLY FORMED A CAPELLA GROUP SO FAR.