♥ Nikki Calonge has had the pleasure of acting with theater companies such as Nellie Tinder, Hoi Polloi, Half Straddle and The National Asian American Theater Company and puppeteered in venues such as the Bushwick Starr, Incubator Arts Center, Walkerspace, Brooklyn Children's and Ann'sWarehouse. Her original work has been shown at the Contemporary Arts Center in Singapadu, Bali, the sidewalks of the East Village, Pier 36 and Dixon Place. Training: People's Improv Theater; Patravadi Theatre - Theater Mitu, Thailand; Traditional Dance and Wayang Kulit, Bali; BFA NYU-Tisch. nikkicalonge.com
♠ Michael De Angelis is a visual artist who has created video, sound, costume, prop and set pieces for theater companies Half Straddle, Theatre of a Two-Headed Calf and performance artists Becca Blackwell, Eliza Bent, and Dave Malloy among others. He has also assisted on and produced projects for visual artists Sharon Hayes, Matthew Buckingham, and Andrea Geyer. Commercially, Michael has shot, edited and produced video content for various websites such as BigThink.com and MarloThomas.com on Huffington Post and AOL. Education: The Cooper Union BFA in Fine Arts. michaeldeangelis.com
♣ Mike Mikos is a company member of ANIMALS, Witness Relocation and the Obie-award winning Theatre of a Two-Headed Calf. He has performed and taught in Poland, Russia, Thailand, Australia, France, Romania, and across the United States. In New York he has performed at Dance Theatre Workshop, Dance New Amsterdam, the Ohio Theatre, Dixon Place, the Ontological, Incubator Arts Project, HERE Arts Center, and La MaMa ETC. Other recent credits include Stravinsky's A Soldier's Tale at Castleton Opera Festival, conducted by the world-renowned Maestro Lorin Maazel, and choreographed by Faye Driscoll. He's also a hell of a bartender. He and Wil Petre are Cocktail Weenies, teaching the civilian population how to be at-home bartenders with craft, confidence, and showmanship. Training: BFA NYU-Tisch; Patravadi Theatre, Thailand; Gardzienice Poland.
♦ Wil Petre is a company member of ANIMALS and Witness Relocation, and has also worked with Les Freres Corbusier, Theater Mitu, Clancy Productions, and TR Warszawa. His work has traveled him to France, Scotland, the United Arab Emirates, as well as across the US. In New York he's been seen at St. Ann's Warehouse, La MaMa ETC, Playwright's Horizons, and the Cherry Lane. Along with Mike Mikos, he is a Cocktail Weenie, teaching and instructing the gentlemen and gentlewomen of New York City how to be an at-home bartender with craft, confidence, and showmanship. Training: BFA NYU-Tisch, People's Improv Theater. wilpetre.com