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STREAMING ON ARS NOVA SUPRA

 

June 14 @ 7PM ET | TIX $10

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ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 60 MINUTES

 

Written by MAY TREUHAFT-ALI & NICHOLAS POLONIO
Directed by NICHOLAS POLONIO
Featuring CARMEN BERKELEY, TREY FITTS, HEESUN HWANG, ELIZABETH STAHLMANN
& JAEVON WILLIAMS
Dramaturg MAY TREUHAFT-ALI
Video Editors TY MOLBAK & NICHOLAS POLONIO
Meme Consultation ARCHIE O’DELL
Stage Manager
MAIA NELLES-SAGER
Produced by ARIEL ESTRADA & LEVIATHAN LAB
Captions by AMY SHEELER, TRANSCRIPTION STAR

 

 

 

Photos by Carmen Berkeley, Trey Fitts, Heesun Hwang & Jaevon Williams

 

Accessibility Information

This show includes live captioning. 

 

 

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What is ANT Fest? 
ANT Fest is Ars Nova’s annual festival of ‘All New Talent’ showcasing new work from New York’s most adventurous emerging artists. This year we’ve gone virtual with 12 shows premiering live on Ars Nova Supra, June 14 – 26. All shows premiere at 7PM ET and are $10 each. If you want to see more than one ANT Fest show, then the Ars Nova Supra subscription is right for you! Get access to all of ANT Fest, plus our full library of 2020/21 programming for just $15! SUBSCRIBE HERE.

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ABOUT ARS NOVA SUPRA

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created specifically for streaming, and priced at just $5-$10 each
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ABOUT ANT FEST

ANT Fest is our annual festival of All New Talent showcasing new work from New York’s most adventurous emerging artists. Every June, Ars Nova throws open our doors to the next
wave of pioneering theater, comedy, music and hybrid
theater-makers who fill our stage with their most dynamic ideas.
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STREAMING ON ARS NOVA SUPRA

 

Written by NICHOLAS POLONIO & MAY TREUHAFT-ALI
Directed by NICHOLAS POLONIO
Performed by CARMEN BERKELEY, TREY FITTS, HEESUN HWANG, ELIZABETH STAHLMANN & JAEVON WILLIAMS
Dramaturg MAY TREUHAFT-ALI
Stage Manager MAIA NELLES-SAGER
Video Editor TY MOLBAK
Produced by THE LEVIATHAN LAB
Captions by AMY SHEELER, TRANSCRIPTION STAR

 

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

MAY TREUHAFT-ALI (Writer, Dramaturg) (she/her) is a playwright and new-play dramaturg. After graduating from Wesleyan University, she completed an M.Phil in Theater and Performance Studies at Trinity College Dublin on a George J. Mitchell Scholarship. She is a Writing Fellow at The Playwrights Realm, an alumna of Clubbed Thumb’s Early-Career Writers’ Group and a recipient of two commissions from Adventure Theatre MTC. She has worked as a dramaturg at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Ars Nova’s ANT Fest and Haven Theatre Chicago. Her dramaturgical essays have been published in Playwrights Horizons’ Almanac and Table Work Press’ Two Plays. May is currently the Literary Fellow at Playwrights Horizons. IG: @chardommay

NICHOLAS POLONIO (Writer, Director) (he/him) is a Filipino-American theater director from the bay area. He has adapted and directed works including Late Fame: A History Play, A Phoenix Too Frequent and The 100 Most Beautiful Names of Todd. As Assistant and Associate Director to Robert O’Hara, he has collaborated on productions such as Slave Play, A Raisin in the Sun and A Streetcar Named Desire. Nicholas is an alum of the Drama League Directors Fellowship, the Williamstown Theatre Festival Directing Corps, the Young Vic Genesis Directors Program and the National YoungArts Award. He received his BFA in Acting from Rutgers Mason-Gross School of the Arts. IG: @poloni.o | Twitter: @poloni_o

LEVIATHAN LAB 
IG & Twitter: @leviathanlab | Facebook: /LevianthanLabNYC

CARMEN BERKELEY is a Cuban-American actor originally from Washington Heights, NY. She received her BFA in Acting from Mason Gross School of the Arts and has worked for Second Stage, WP Theater, LaFemme Theatre Productions, New York Theatre Workshop, Manhattan Theatre Club, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Page 73, Normal Ave, Shakespeare’s Globe and others. She is currently based in Brooklyn and is a first time Tiktoker. IG: @chickencarm123

HEESUN HWANG is a queer, Korean-American artist, writer and retired TikToker. Recent credits: Miss Saigon (Kim Alternate, National Tour), Williamstown Theatre Festival, National YoungArts Foundation. This fall, Heesun will be joining the MFA Playwriting program at University of Texas-Austin. IG: @chiseoni

TREY FITTS is an actor and musician currently based in New York. He graduated with a BFA in Acting from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2020. Recent credits include Spring Awakening and Pass Over. Huge thanks to Nick, May, Ariel and everyone involved! IG: @theweeklymash & @trey_fitts

JAEVON WILLIAMS is an actor based in New York. He received his BFA in Acting at Mason Gross School of the Arts. He has performed at the Atlantic Theater, Shakespeare’s Globe Theater and others. Williams currently works at The New York Times as a news assistant. Many thanks to Nick, May, Maia, Ariel, Ty and the Tiktok Team! IG: @jaevwill

ELIZABETH STAHLMANN is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama, and has most recently worked as an understudy in the broadway show SLAVE PLAY, by Jeremy O. Harris. She appeared in The Humans and The Cake at the Alley Theatre. Upon graduating, Elizabeth won a Connecticut Critics Circle Award for her performance in the one woman show Grounded at Westport Country Playhouse. An alumni of The Acting Company, Elizabeth toured nationally and performed Off-Broadway for three seasons. Other regional credits include The Guthrie Theater, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival and Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival. Television: Law and Order: SVU, City on a Hill, The Equalizer.

TY MOLBAK is a director, producer and editor raised in New Orleans, LA and on Whidbey Island, WA. Credits include: TAN (60s dance film – Blue Collaborative), Deserve (Music Video – Round Room Image), SCORCH (Play – Blue Collaborative), Something Yellow (Short Film – acquired by IndieFlix), and Sam Shepard Memorial Project (supported by OutCast Productions). He is the founder of Blue Collaborative, a multidisciplinary non-profit production company designed to connect artists, cultivate audiences and financially support boundary-pushing independent art. tymolbak.com | bluecollaborative.org

MAIA NELLES-SAGER is a writer, director and former digital campaign staffer based in Los Angeles. Recent theater credits include May Truehaft-Ali’s Resistance at The Wild Project, and the inaugural Salon Soiree at Access Theater. She’s excited to help create zoom-based theater as long as that has to be a thing. Huge thanks to Nick, May and the TikTok Team!