Robyn Grahn (Emilie)is over the moon to be working with such an extraordinary story and creative team. Most recently Robyn performed at Ross Valley Players as Gabriella (Boeing Boeing), Anne (Persuasion), and Louka (Arms and the Man). Outside of RVP, she’s performed
with the Petaluma Shakespeare Co, 6 New Plays, ShotzSF, PlaygroundSF, Livermore Shakespeare, Masquers Playhouse, and Maui Onstage. “And for all your knowing, you are blessed with more- Questions.” Hopefully, you’ll have lots to share after the show.
Catherine Luedtke (Voltaire) is beside herself to be a part of
the incredible journey in space and time that is Emilie! Her Regional credits include: Hayfever (Stanford Rep), Pygmalion (Cal Shakes), ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore and Blood Wedding (TheBreadbox), Paradise Street (No Nude Men Collective), The Braggart Soldier (Best Ensemble nominee BATCC), Middletown and Top Girls (Custom Made- nominee ‘Best Actress, Featured Role’-TBA Awards),
My Beautiful Laundrette (NCTC), and Rabbit Hole (Artists Rep.) National/International credits include Debts:The Erotic Review Sinai (National Gallery, Prague), This is It/Dawn at Bar Bazooka’ (M.I.T. Boston – Villa Design Group). Upcoming: The Maids in Paris (Than Hussein Clark) followed by Sordid Lives at NCTC, San Francisco. Cat studied acting at Studio A.C.T. and Shakespeare at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Cat was a fi nalist for The TBA ATLAS Actor Titan Award in 2013. A special thanks to Patricia for seeing Voltaire in me! catluedtke.com
Tamar Cohn (Madam) is delighted to have this exciting opportunity for creativity and collaboration – a unique play, a bold director, multi-talented castmates – in a supportive theatre. Since her last play at Ross Valley Players (The Clean House), Tamar has performed with Theatre Rhinoceros (A Song at Twilight), Ubuntu Theater Project (The Grapes of Wrath), TheatreFIRST (Much Ado About Nothing) and College of Marin (Dead Accounts). Other companies include Cutting Ball, Central Works, Center REP, Alter Theater, 6th St. Playhouse, as well as several others no longer in business (not her fault!) She has received individual and ensemble nods from the SFBATCC as well as the Theatre Bay Area adjudicators. You may see her next at Central Works in Berkeley in Years in the Hundreds.
Shoresh Alaudini (Gentleman) received his BA in Performing Arts and Social Justice at the University of San Francisco. He was the premiere recipient of the Beach Blanket Babylon $10,000 Acting Scholarship for the Arts. Shoresh has performed with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Shotgun Players, Golden Thread Productions, Pollinator Theatre, Sleepwalkers
Theatre, Theatre Period, Crowded Fire, Brava, Rising Voices, College Players USF, and Intersection for the arts. Film credits include 2004’s award winning indy Mission Movie, 2007 Sundance Selection Strange Culture, and Focus Feature’s 2016 release, Kicks. This is Shoresh’s first show with Ross Valley Players.
Neiry Rojo (Soubrette) is excited to be back on the Ross Valley Players stage. Prior to Emilie, Ms. Rojo appeared as Marela in Anna in the Tropics, directed by Mary Ann Rodgers. Favorite past roles include Trinculo in Half Moon Bay Shakespeare Co.’s The Tempest, and the following work with Santa Cruz Shakespeare: Audrey in As You Like It, Queen Elizabeth I in The Beard of Avon, and the Hose of the Garter Inn in The Merry Wives of Windsor. She earned her M.A in Theater Arts from UC Santa Cruz.