The People Behind the Play
Role: Detective Alex
Stella is a 20-year-old performer studying Theatre at Montclair State University. She worked before with Jennifer, Chris, and Anna in First Flight’s Valley Forge. Other stage credits include Picnic, The Wolves, and Fahrenheit 451 with Bergen-Stages, and Hamlet with The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. She is honored to perform for the first time at the Players’ Theatre.
Roles: Chief Hannah; Pam, the Life Insurance Agent
Alice is pleased to be back on stage for the first time in over 10 years. She has directed 100+ NYC shows, including The Laramie Project, Midsummer Nights Dream, And Then There Were None, and Little Women. After three years of Zoom theater, she is happy to be in-person. She is in the one-year directing program at The Barrow Group. www.AliceCamarota.com
Jessica graduated in Entertainment Technology at NYC College of Technology. Past shows include: Audrey The New Musical, Little Mermaid, Frankenstein, After Happily Ever After, And Then There Were None, Between Panic and Desire, Somewhere I Can Scream, Murder on the Links, Cinderella, Sleepy Hollow, Christmas Carol, Blood Countess, and Beauty and The Beast at Players Theatre. She is a freelance technician, assistant lighting designer, light board programmer/operator, working in theater and fashion.
Role: Detective Sam
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Role: Tahlia, the Artist
Anna is a British actress recently based in New York. She enjoyed performing in London, off West End productions of La Ronde, Lusting After Pipino’s Wife, Dark of the Moon, and in the Hamburg’s English Theatre production of Doubt. Film credits include Tortoise in Love and Bloodless. Anna was part of New Jersey’s First Flight Theatre Company’s productions of Mina and Valley Forge. She is delighted to make her Manhattan debut in The Mosaic Bridge.
Role: Logan, the Childhood Friend
Frida is a recent AMDA graduate. She started acting at age eight in her school's production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, where she fell in love with the stage. She is honored to make her play acting debut with this incredible cast and crew. Special thanks to her best friend of 12 years, Lucky; her dad, who would’ve loved this; and everyone who has supported her. IG: @_itzfrida.
Role: Amara, the Parent
Kat is excited to make her NYC theatre debut in The Mosaic Bridge. Kat is a student of The Acting Studio of New York.
Jennifer is a NYC-based actor, writer, and director. She is thankful to the wonderful cast and production team and the Players’ Theatre for bringing alive The Mosaic Bridge,
Ryan Kyle Newman
Ryan is excited to perform in his first full-length play on the NY stage. Ryan is a NYC- based actor. He grew up in Texas, acting in school and church plays. He pursued other careers, but the desire to follow his true passion never left and took HB Studio classes starting in 2019. He has acted in several Zoom plays and independent films. He made his NYC stage debut at The Players’ Theatre Short Play Festival in October 2022. RyanKyleNewman.com
Roles: Coriandre, the Architect; The Secretary
Susan has played Marilla in Anne of Green Gables (LCA), Ellaine in the feature film Implanted (Shockfest, Florence Film Awards, Milan Gold Awards, New York Movie Awards); GG in The Number (Manhattan JCC); Monica 1 in Inamorata (Acorn Theater); Magdala in Firstness (Outfest 2021, Portland International Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival); and Therapist in Adam Adamson, Licensed Realtor (Greenwich Village Film Festival, LA comedy Fest). She is a founding member of Redshirts, the only all-women, Star Trek based musical improv team in the known universe.
Roles: Vivienne, the Interviewer; Vanessa, the Eyewitness
Mandi is a NYC-based actor, making her Players Theater’ debut. Recent screen credits include Twisted Perspective, Ascension, and The Hillist. Mandi has trained at The Barrow Group, The Juilliard School, and Magnet Theater. She is excited to be a part of The Mosaic Bridge and is grateful to the cast, family, and friends for their love and support – especially Eric. www.mandisagez.com
Emily is a musician and educator based out of Portland, OR. A songwriter at heart, she studied Contemporary Music and Production at Berklee College of Music before returning home to the west coast. She seeks to craft emotionally evocative compositions by combining minimalist motifs with modern digital production. Her debut EP “Time” is available on all streaming platforms.
Carol Michelle Wagner
Role: Josephine, the Stepsibling
Carol ) is thrilled to be working with such a talented cast and crew on this compelling story. Select past favorites include Night Watch (Elaine), Hamlet (Guildenstern), Avenue Q (Bad Idea Bear), and A Christmas Carol (Ghost of Christmas Past, Narrator), and many short plays and cabarets. Much love to her blood and chosen families; dedicated to anyone who has imagined The View From Halfway Down.
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