Maggie is one of the co-founders of The No Name Collective, a proud redhead, and a Shakespeare lover through and through. She grew up in North Carolina and spent early summers in New York City modeling, auditioning, and studying at Circle In The Square. In 2009, she moved to the city to attend NYU where she trained in the Meisner Studio and was selected to spend a semester studying Shakespeare at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. She also studied film and television at Stonestreet studios. Her training was spent alongside fellow founder and dear friend Annaliese Kirby. Graduating with a 3.7 GPA, Maggie is now a full-time actress as well as a part-time babysitter and all around renaissance woman. Her favorite roles up to this point include Emily Webb in Our Town, Celia in As You Like It, and the dream of playing Elizabeth in Mary Stuart. Check out any other stuff about her at www.maggiehood.com.
Maggie works with Frontier Booking International (legit, commercial) and Innovative Artists (commercial). Her management team is lead by Jason Bercy at Bercy Talent Management.
Annaliese Kirby is a NYC based actor / producer and co-founder of the No Name Collective. She is a graduate of NYU Tisch, where she double majored in Theater and Psychology and minored in Producing. She has studied at the Meisner Studio, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and Stonestreet Studios and has worked professionally in theater, television, and feature films. Some of her favorite roles have been: Meg in Crimes of the Heart, Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Gretchen in Boeing Boeing.
Tatiana Baccari is a Florida born, Brooklyn-based actor, writer and director. Her plays have been performed in Florida, Massachusetts, and NYC. She was the 2015 Jeff Norton Dream Grant recipient for her play, Ghost Player, about a group of middle-aged Jewish kvetchers dealing with the effects of carrying the genetic mutation BRCA. Acting credits include Cloud 9 (Edward/Betty, Jobsite Theater), Measure for Measure (Pompey, Playroom Theater), Money Lab (HERE Arts Center), One Slight Hitch (PB u/s, American Stage), All's Well That Ends Well (Helena, NYU), and Marriage of Figaro (Bazile, Atlantic Stage 2) among others. She has assisted writer/directors Darci Picoult, Jo Bonney, and Ian Morgan. Her partnership with NNC began in the fall of 2016 when she associate directed A Midsummer Night's Dream (Alchemical Theatre Lab) under Sarah Wansley. She is excited to direct NNC's fall 2017 production of Macbeth. Other directing credits include HVMLET (Connelly Theater, SheNYC) an intersectional, feminist-slanted adaptation of Shakespeare's most famous play that she co-directed and adapted with Wednesday Sue Derrico. Proud founding member of Experimental Bitch Presents. BFA: NYU Tisch. TatianaBaccari.com
Gabrielle Archambault is delighted to be a part of No Name Collective. A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Gabrielle worked for two years on the New Hampshire Seacoast and in the Boston area before moving to New York City. Aside from a love of Shakespeare, Gabrielle enjoys playing guitar, singing, and writing. Her first screenplay Odette will be premiering on Amazon as of Halloween 2017. Follow her on Instagram @gabby.archambault
Ian Garrity is an actor and filmmaker. He has appeared in productions for Classical Theater Collective (A Midsummer Night's Dream), American Theater of Actors (Love's Labor's Lost) and the Public Theater (Julius Caesar). His filmmaking work has screened at film festivals nationally. BA Brown University. iangarrity.com
Allison Houser is Brooklyn based actor, director and producer. She loves to tell stories and any way in which she can do that is a dream. Allison earned a BFA in Acting from NYU. She completed her primary training at the Meisner Studio and then went on to study Shakespeare in London at RADA. She is thrilled to be a part of the No Name Collective. For more info, you can check out what she is up to at www.thisisallisonhouser.com
Lukas Papenfusscline was raised in Northern California but spent his formative years in Paris, France, before pursuing dual degrees from the New England Conservatory and Tufts University in Contemporary Improvisation and Drama, respectively. Now based in New York City, Papenfusscline performs regularly in the underground New York theatre and music scenes, solo, as a collaborator, and as ensemble-leader. He also creates his own projects for theatre (currently developing Chaucer's Troilus & Criseyde) and music (man&woman;you released December 2016, Mendacity (with Ran Blake) and Olema are both forthcoming). He appears regularly on the West Coast (most recently in Los Angeles with FourLarks), with his friend and mentor Ran Blake (including on his 2017 tour to France), and sings all over the 50 states with his folk band. His style is a diverse fusion of the american folk tradition, jazz, space noise and experimental theatre.
Kellan Peavy is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He has trained with the Atlantic Theater Company’s Acting School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Recently he performed The Waiting Game at 59 E 59 Studios before heading to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival! Other credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Black Footnotes with Rebel Theater Company and the award-winning play Peninsula at the New York Fringe. He has also been shooting various short films, commercials and print campaigns. Love and gratitude to Armand and Mama Peavy.
Born and raised in Hawaii, Nataysha has been singing, dancing, and learning lines before she could even read. An alumni of the Professional Performing Arts School here in NYC, she continued her training at The Atlantic Theater Company through the Tisch School at NYU. Most recently she made her regional theater debut at The Old Globe, originating the role of Theresa Garcia in the world premiere production of “The Blameless”. She is a proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA.
Ryan Was born In Mountain View, CA but raised in NH. He grew up with a vast love of superheroes and drawing but caught the acting bug in college and hasn't stopped since. One time he got hit by a car and he has a patchwork of weird looking scars on his left shoulder that kind of look like hieroglyphics written by a chicken. If he had even the smallest amount of power, he would use it to force breakfast foods to be the only foods.
Lauren Slakter is a Brooklyn based actor, singer, and writer. Theatre: Zamboni (SoHo Playhouse), Landscape of the Body (BergenPAC Black Box), The Cord (Davenport Theatre). TV/Film: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", "Run All Night", "Receding". Graduate of NYU/Tisch. A lover of all things Shakespeare, Lauren is thrilled to be in the company of such wonderful artists dedicated to honoring his work.
Yannick Trapman-O’Brien is a performer and theatermaker with a rather long name. He received his BA in Theater from NYU Abu Dhabi, training at The Experimental Theater Wing in New York, RADA in London, and The International Theater Workshop in Amsterdam. His experience ranges from classical work to performance actions, interactive and immersive theater, and creative research. He is currently a Lab Manager with Monument Lab, an ambitious public art and history project challenging Philadelphians to help unearth the next generation of Monuments. Select past credits include training and work with Theater Mitu, Witness Relocation, the Interactive Playlab, and collaborations with Public Movement (2016) and Amalia Pica (2017) at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. He is also a performer and member of the creative team with Cirque du Nuit, blending interactive theater and circus in unexpected places.
Madeline Wall is a Seattle-born director, costumer, film editor, and designer. She received her BFA in Film and Television from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Since moving to New York, she has worked for ABC, NBC, Showtime, Netflix, Parkwood Entertainment, HeForShe, Silver Sound, and the 11th St. Workshop. She has directed work with The Musical Theatre Factory, Frigid Festival, NYC Fringe Festival, and The Fringe Encore Series. Her work as a filmmaker has been featured in The Seattle International Film Festival, The Student Academy Awards, as well as winning her multiple awards for production design and editing at The First Run Film Festival.
Luke Wehner is an actor and musician. He's a co-founder of Hunger Theatre Company, studies at the Ken Schatz Studio, and performs around NYC with his rock band, the Permanent Revolution. His dream is to play every member of KISS in a biopic about KISS.
Allison is an NYC-based actor, singer, and dancer. A Massachusetts native, she is a graduate of Walnut Hill School for the Arts as well as Circle in The Square Theatre School, and has studied theater and politics at the NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Allison is a student of Ken Schatz and co-founder of Hunger Theatre Company.