who's loaded: the cast & crew

  • Rik Walter [Patrick] THEATRE: Walnut Street Theatre, Orlando Shakespeare Festival, Connecticut Repertory, Two River Theatre (Best Actor in a Comedy – The Star-Ledger), Riverside Theatre (FL), American Drama Group Europe, Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Fringe First award), River Union Stage, and many NYC off-off productions on Theatre Row and elsewhere, including The Flea, Soho Rep, Atlantic Theatre Studio, The West Side Theatre, etc. FILM: One Below Even, Company K, Hitting the Ground, Passing Noise, The Missing Keys. TV: 30 Rock, L&O, L&O: Criminal Intent, L&O: Trial by Jury, American Masters, As the World Turns, Guiding Light. Received MFA in Acting from UConn, and an original workhorse of the Present Company and fringeNYC. For Martha, Emma and Rowan, and the folks back home in ND. www.rikwalter.com

    Joel T Bauer [Jude] Joel is thrilled to be returning to Loaded after making his Off-Broadway debut as Jude. Other NY Credits: Seth in The Boys Upstairs at FringeNYC/Encores Series, New York Musical Theatre Festival. Regional: Maximilian inCandide at Arden Theatre Company, A Christmas Carol at The McCarter Theatre. Joel is a Wisconsin native, University of Michigan Musical Theatre grad, and former student of the Moscow Art Theatre. Thanks to Mom and Dad, Mike, The Mine, my friends, and my gym membership.

    Elliot Ramon Potts [Playwright] Loaded is Elliot’s first play. His second, Reparations Trilogy (Reparations, The Ass of Christianity and Tuna Salad) has recently been completed. His next play, Fluffy Kitty is in the works.

    Wendy McClellan [Director] Selected productions include: Or, (Women's Project, NYC), Wallflower (Stages Repertory Theatre), Brave No World (Kennedy Center), Goody Fucking Two-Shoes, Underneath the Lintel, and A Christmas Carol (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Shaw's Misalliance (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Green Girl (SPF, NYC) Antigone. Tertiary. Sexxx.(LA Ovation Nomination), many projects at the Humana Festival. Recipient of the 2006 New York Coalition for Women in the Arts and Media's Collaboration Award. Affiliated Artist with New Georges, member of SDC and Women's Project Directors Lab 2008-2010. Graduated from University of North Carolina's School of the Arts.

    Adam Koch [Set Design] Off-Broadway: ‘Rooms: A Rock Romance’ (New World Stages), ‘Looking for the Pony’, the new ‘Pinkalicious’. OPERA: ‘Il Trittico’. REGIONAL: ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ (Goodman Theatre), ‘Kiss of the Spiderwoman’ (Signature Theatre, Helen Hayes nom.), ‘See What I Wanna See’ and ‘Title of Show’ (Signature), ‘Sweeney Todd’ , ‘A Christmas Carol’, and an all new ‘Five Course Love’ (2010, Geva), ‘Hello Dolly’, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ (Paper Mill), ‘Godspell’ (Syracuse), ‘The Colored Museum’ (Crossroads), ‘A Tuna Christmas’, ‘Tick, Tick, Boom!, ‘No, No Nanette’, ‘Frozen’, ‘Brooklyn Boy’, ‘The Sound of Music’, ‘Side Show’, ‘Hello Again’, ‘The Little Prince’, ‘The Mousetrap’, ‘Death of a Salesman’, ‘The Secret Garden’, ‘The Music Man’. Education: Carnegie Mellon. Member of U.S.A. 829.

    Herrick Goldman [Lighting Design] Herrick designs lighting for theater, dance, concerts, museums, corporate meetings, and themed attractions. His work has been seen in New York, Shanghai, Manila, Frankfurt, Australia, and Canada. Off-Broadway: Rooms, Godspell, Latin Heat, Flamingo Court, All is Love, Fearless, & Streakin'. Other NYC productions include Crash Test Dummies, Serenade, Last Starfighter, & Antigravity. Favorite designs: Chorus Line (tour), Batboy (Yale), Side Show (Cape Rep), & Rooms (Geva) Broadway benefits: Best Little Whorehouse & The Who’s TOMMY 15th anniversary. Both at Broadway’s August Wilson. Recently The Rock Tenor at the Wilma Theater, Tick Tick Boom @ Westport Playhouse. This is Herrick's 15th NYMF production. member of USA/IATSE 829, www.HGLightingDesign.com Love to Stazh.

    Cliff Williams III [Fight Choreographer] has choreographed all over the east coast. A University of Alabama graduate, he currently lives in Washington, DC. He mostly recently choreographed Porgy and Bess at Placido Domingo’s National Opera. His other credits include: Arena Stage - Gem of the Ocean, A Delicate Balanace, and Stick Fly; Actors Theatre of Louisville - Gem of the Ocean, Dracula, The Scene, Act a Lady, Six Years, and Neon Mirage.

    David Morgan [Photographer] A NYC professional photographer since 1975 David Morgan's career has spanned celebrities, advertising, packaging, theatrical production stills & posters, magazine covers, fashion & editorial, travel, architecture, CD and book covers, food, still-life and table top, and fine art. His landmark packaging art for 2(x)ist in 1994 brought him mainstream attention and soon followed with 30 more lines of packaging in the US. His crisp black and white figurative studies have become icons of world gay culture, exhibited in Prague, London, Tokyo, Beijing, Amsterdam, Johannesburg, and Rio de Janeiro. St. Martin’s Press has published two of his books: Basic Trainging, 1998 & Beach, 2000. In October 2008 his work was most recently exhibited in Paris at Galerie David Guiraud from the publication Homme pour Homme, by Pierre Bonhomme-Bohran. His photographs have appeared in Vanity Fair, L’Uomo Vogue, Face, Paper Magazine, Details, GQ, Penthouse, Essence Magazine, The New York Times, The Sunday Times Magazine, Fitness for Women, Men’s Fitness, MetroSource, Los Angeles Times. A former actor, he also coaches professionally for film & television performers. He directed Charles Busch in Dames at Sea in 1993. He has been one of the industries top headshot photographers since 1975 www.davidmorganphotography.com. His design work includes web and graphics www.DMNY.com as well as high-end digital retouching and restoration. In 1997 the New York Public Library requested several collections of his work for the institution’s permanent collection.

    Tim Sutton [Associate Producer] Tim Sutton spent six years working for McCorkle Casting, Ltd. through most of the 90s. He cast many plays for regional theatres all over the country and assisted in the casting of plays on and off Broadway, including The Kentucky Cycle, Blood Brothers, Swinging On A Star, and A Doll’s House. In 2002 Tim directed and produced a one-man show called 6 Weeks At Fort Lost-In-The-Woods, Misery which was written and performed by Troy Sutton at Southern Utah University (Cedar City, UT), the Provo Theatre Company (Provo, UT), PSNBC at HERE (New York City), and The Houseman Downstairs Theatre (New York City). In 2006 he founded Olive A Sutton Productions, Inc. with his brothers and produced Extraordinary Measures, a documentary film written and directed by Travis Sutton which premiered at the 2007 San Francisco Documentary Festival with successful screenings in New York City and Provo, Utah.

    Amy M. Dalba & Rachel Merrill Moss [Crew] are part of Two Step Productions, a theatrical general management company based in New York City. For this production of Loaded, they are happy to be providing backstage and general support. Recent New York productions managed by Two Step include: Our Town (Barrow Street Theatre); 4PLAY, Garden Of Earthly Delights (Minetta Lane Theatre); The London Globe’s Love’s Labour’s Lost (Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University); Loaded, Dance of the Seven Headed Mouse, Sophistry (Theatre Row). www.2StepNYC.com

    Two Step Productions [General Management] Two Step Productions provides General Management for theatrical productions, festivals and special events in New York City. Recent productions include: Martha Clarke’s Garden Of Earthly Delights, Adding Machine: a Musical by Joshua Schmidt and Jason Loewith(Minetta Lane Theatre), Our Town directed by David Cromer, Gone Missing by the Civilians, Waterwell’s The/King/Operetta, No Child…by Nilaja Sun,Orson’s Shadowby Austin Pendleton,Eat the Taste by Greg Kotis,BUGby Tracy Letts, Mike Daisey’s How Theatre Failed America, Basic Training by Kahlil Ashanti,Theare Oobleck’s The Strangerer, (Barrow Street Theatre), Dance of the Seven Headed Mouse, Sophistry, The Black Monk (Theatre Row), Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University MFA Showcase (Dance New Amsterdam),The Globesity Festival(Theater for the New City), Finer Noble Gases,Girl Blog From Iraq,(I Am) Nobody’s Lunch,The Acrobat,Two Men Talking (Edinburgh Festival Fringe). Two Step Productions is Cris Buchner, Kate Mott, Amy Dalba and Rachel Moss. www.2StepNYC.com

    McCorkle Casting, LTD. [Casting Director] Pat McCorkle, C.S.A./Joe Lopick Broadway: The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Glass Menagerie, Cat on A Hot Tin Roof, Amadeus, A Doll’s House, An Ideal Husband, She Loves Me, Blood Brothers, A Few Good Men. Off-Broadway: The Toxic Avenger, Our Town, Adding Machine, Killer Joe. Film: Ghost Town, War Eagle, Secret Window, Basic, The Thomas Crown Affair, and School Ties. Television: “The Electric Company”, “3LBS.”, “Barbershop”, “Chappelle’s Show.”

    Sendroff & Baruch, LLP [Attourneys] Located in the heart of Times Square, Sendroff & Baruch, LLP is an entertainment law firm representing a premier roster of clients and properties. Sendroff & Baruch's theatre and performing arts practice reaches virtually every musical on Broadway. The firm's music industry clients have scored countless major theatrical motion pictures and network television projects, and regularly record and perform throughout the world. Sendroff & Baruch's film and television practice reaches from award-winning independent films and animated film projects to network television series. The firm also represents clients in the fields of book publishing and new media, and advises its clients with respect to various intellectual property and media law matters.