Agnes of God is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com
We have been selected to produce this show for:
be warned: there's themes of religious trauma, sexual/physical abuse, simulated blood and smoking. Performance location is upstairs in a 98 seat theater, there is no elevator access.
Celeste Marvin - Strong
Celeste is delighted to be back performing in the theatre with the wonderful cast and crew of Agnes of God. She has worked in theatre companies across Los Angeles, Northern California and Sydney, Australia. Her past credits include Love's Labour's Lost, Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Odyssey and Ghosts. She is a graduate from LACHSA and UCSC. Thank you for supporting this production!
DR. MARTHA LIVINGSTONE
Katrina is excited to be making her Los Angeles Theater Scene debut in such a poignant piece and working with Unnamed Theater Company. Before moving to Los Angeles, Katrina performed in Chicago, where she was born and raised. Some credits include: SINGLE BLACK FEMALE (Congo Square Theatre) SURELY GOODNESS AND MERCY (Redtwist Theatre), BY ASSOCIATION (MPAACT Theater), DIRECT FROM DEATH ROW: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS (Raven Theatre - Jeff Award-Best Ensemble), and HOODOO LOVE (ETA Creative Arts Foundation). Katrina was also in several productions at Black Ensemble Theater including: THE MARVIN GAYE STORY, THE MARVELOUS MARVELETTES, and THE STORY OF CURTIS MAYFIELD. Katrina recently received her MFA in Dramatic Writing from the University of Southern California and is an Associate Artist for Black Lives, Black Words International. She would like to thank her family and friends for their continued love and support. Jeremiah 29:11-13 . IG: @kdrenterprises
MOTHER MIRIAM RUTH
Julianne is thrilled to be a part of this production of Agnes of God. Previous roles include Countess de Lave in The Women, Gertie in Fuddy Meers, and Mrs. Cratchit in A Christmas Carol (at the LBP). Thanks to this amazing cast and crew, to the Unnamed Theatre Company for mounting this production, and as always to Jim.
PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR' S NOTE
We can plan, produce and practice, but without our supporters, we don't have a show.
Thank you for choosing local artists and creators!
Your ticket purchase today went to paying for our performers, our directors, our designers, our rentals and offsetting production costs.
As the Producing Artistic Director at Unnamed Theatre Company,
I prioritize my people over my profits.
I do not pocket one. cent. of your ticket purchases or donations.
All funds go directly into supporting our production personnel.
UTC will be transitioning into a nonprofit, as we follow the path to fully realizing our mission to uplift and empower the unheard, the unattended to, and the undesired.
Unnamed Theatre Company continues to learn and follow the leadership of artists and organizers from the Global Majority (PGM). I want to thank all the visionaries I meet both in person and online, for guiding UTC's mission and joining us in bringing art to our communities. A special thanks to my mentor, Aurora J. Culver, and Rose Kim from Art Rat Theatre for being constant friends and guidance.
A massive thank you to the Long Beach Playhouse, for opening their doors to a young theatre company like ourselves, and giving us a space to create theatre experiences that touch the souls of our community and push the boundaries of creativity.
Thank you to the OC Theatre Guild, of whom we are a proud organizational member. Theatre is alive and thriving in the OC!
A million thanks to our donors and patrons, who believe in our mission and support local artists.
Thank you for choosing live theatre for your entertainment today!
Veronica Elena Holley (she/her)
Founder - Producing Artistic Director
DIRECTOR: Alexis Starling
Alexis has been acting, directing, and creating since childhood. After a long hiatus from the arts she is delighted to be working with Unnamed Theatre Company on Agnes of God, a longtime passion project. Past directing credits include: Dear Brutus, Blue Heart, and The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. Alexis received her BA in Directing from Vanguard University of Southern California. She would like to thank her husband, Greg, for his unending support and her dear friends at UTC for providing her this opportunity.
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Carole Louise Nicholson
Carole (she/her) is excited to be making her music directing debut. Carole has an extensive background in choral music, jazz, and musical theater. She is also a regular theater performer in the Long Beach area. Carole would love to thank the cast, crew, and the Unnamed Theatre Company for this amazing opportunity. Enjoy the show.
STAGE MANAGER: Delilah De La Rosa
Delilah is excited to be working with UTC for the second time as the stage manager for Agnes of God. She is grateful to be working alongside an amazing cast & crew to put on such an important show. Delilah would like to give special thanks to her partner, Michael, for all of his love and support throughout this process.
Producing Artistic Director: Veronica Elena Holley
Director: Alexis Starling
Music Director: Carole Louise
Lighting Designer: Greg Starling
Sound Designer: Alex Shewchuk
Stage Manager: Delilah De La Rosa
Guest Acting Coach: Rose Kim (Art Rat Theatre)