Created By Hallie Malina
Directed By Amy Dugas Brown
Anna Caccavaro (she/her) is a Senior Musical Theater major. Past UArts credits include Bring the Beat Back, Red & Black, and Kill the Whale. A huge thank you to her incredible family and friends for all of their support. Love to the entire Buried team- it is a privilege to tell this story with you all <3
Emma Ellis (she/they) is a Junior Musical Theater major. Past credits include Goodman - Men on Boats (UArts), Donna - Mamma Mia and Buttons - Newsies (Running to Places). They would like to thank their parents, roommates, cat (beans), and the wonderful cast, crew and creative team for their love and creativity.
Keara Fernandez (she/they) is a Junior Musical Theatre student. Past UArts credits include Bodies and Bones (Roadtripper). Endless thanks to Hallie Malina for writing beautiful art and Amy Dugas-Brown for brining Hallie’s art alive. Another thanks to my parents for always loving and supporting me.
Vanesa Gomez (she/her) is a Junior Musical Theatre major. Past UArts credits include Promenade (Ensemble/Soldier 2), and In The Heights Cabaret. Regional: In The Heights (DSA) , Shrek The Musical (DSA), and Despues De La Lluvia (DCPA). Thanks to the wonderful crew and amazing cast, and to Hallie Malina for this beautiful piece.
Jack Hopewell (he/they) is a Senior Musical Theatre major and MBET minor. Past UArts credits include Psycho Beach Party, Machinal, Summer of ‘69, Pop!, Myths and Hymns, Overgrown, and Fuente Ovejuna. Regional: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Tibbits OH), On Golden Pond (Tibbits OH). Endless love and thanks to Hallie, Mom, Dad, Marge, Mr. Maline, and to Erin, always. Calvin- as per usual, this one’s for you.
Charlie Nicolini (he/him) is a Junior Acting major here at UArts. Last year he appeared in UArts’ first musical video game: Overgrown. He has also appeared in a myriad of student films at the school, and this is his first in person show. Love to Grandma, Erin, Dad, Mom, and Suslow.
Stevie Smith (they/she) is a Sophomore Musical Theatre major. They have been in one show prior to Buried , Find Myself Here, but this is their first in person show at UArts! They are beyond excited for everyone to watch this beautiful combination of human emotion that Hallie has gifted to us all. They want to start by thanking Hallie themself for writing this and thus giving Stevie something to look forward to at the end of every day! But also every person on this crew and in this cast for creating such an amazing environment to be apart of. This show has truly been Stevie's source of light this semester so please enjoy all the hard work and beautiful world that is Buried!
Z “Straz” Strasnick (they/them) is a Junior Acting major with a Musical Theatre minor. Past UArts credits include Jamie and Cathy in The Last Five Years, Tiny Tom in Urinetown, and Michael Palin’s characters in Monty Python’s 500 Years of Sillyness. Endless love and gratitude to Kaelan, Steven, everyone in the DBR, Hallie, Olivia, and to everyone else who helped them heal this semester.
Chasity Tineo (she/her) is a Sophomore Musical Theater major. She feels elated to be performing in her first college show! She’d like to thank her friends and family for their endless support, and the entire cast and crew of Buried for their incredible work!
Tommy Walkowiak (he/him) is a Senior Musical Theater major and proud Sagittarius. Past UArts credits include POP! (Gerard), and I Want A Country (Stage Crew). He would like to thank Daddy CharChar, the cast and crew, and the brilliant Hallie Malina and Olivia Berkson for an unforgettably beautiful experience.
Lydia Williams (she/her/hers) is a Senior Musical Theater major. Much love to her family and friends for always supporting her. Love you mommy<3
Kaitlyn Zion (they/she) Is a Senior Musical Theatre major at UArts and is so thrilled to be in Buried! Past UArts credits include Berzerk, Overgrown, Urinetown and Hart Island Requiem. Other credits include The Clownssacre, Legally Blonde, Les Miserables and Romeo and Juliet. Many thanks to family and friends enjoy the show!
Hallie Malina (Creator)(she/they) is a Senior Directing, Playwriting and Production major. Endless thanks to Olivia, Mom and Dad, 3A, Petunia, and to everyone who has helped bring Buried to life. With vast love and incredible fear...enjoy the show <3
Amy Dugas Brown (Director)
Ryan Cramer (Assistant Director)
Joey Rice (Music Director)
Olivia Berkson (Co Composer/Arranger/Assistant Music Director)(she/her) Olivia is a Junior Musical Theatre major. Past UArts credits include "Myths and Hymns" where she first worked with Hallie Malina on multiple songs in the devised piece. She was also in "Kill the Whale" in the online Polyphone Festival. Thank you to Hallie for getting her on board!
Matthew Bock (Stage Manager)(he/him) is a Sophomore DPP major and Film minor. Past credits at UArts include his play, Pump to Pump, being produced as part of the Equinox 2021 Festival and Stage Managing on Listen Close, Listen Well: A Radio Play. He'd like to thank everyone on the team for so much support, and gives a special thanks to Bella Capelli and Madelyn Bock.
Maggie Mitchelli (Assistant Stage Manager)
Sophia Snyder (Dramaturg)(she/her) is a Senior Directing, Playwriting, and Production major. Past dramaturgy credits at UArts include Fuente Ovejuna, The Trinity Test, and Hamlet. She is also a playwright whose play, Bodies and Bones, was a part of the 2021 Equinox New Play Festival.
Mary Tuomanen (DPP Mentor)
Amanda Carano (Costume Coordinator)
Natalie Robin (Lighting Designer)(she/her): Lighting designer, educator and organizer who loves musicals. Program Director, Theater Design & Technology/UArts. Secretary, Eastern Region, United Scenic Artists. Production Manager, Applied Mechanics. Associate Artist, Target Margin. Associate Producer, Polybe + Seats. www.natalierobinlighting.com Unions: United Scenic Artists IATSE Local 829
Lin Agullo (Assistant Lighting Designer)
Kay Currier-Graves (Sound Designer)
Clare Devlin (A1)
University of the Arts
David Yager, President and CEO
Kym Moore, Dean, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts
Aanika Allen, Assistant Dean, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts
Justin Luján, Program Director, Acting
Amy Dugas Brown, Program Director, Directing, Playwriting, and Production
Kikau Alvaro, Program Director, Musical Theater
Natalie Robin, Program Director, Theater Design and Technology
Quinn Bauriedel, Program Director, Pig Iron School MFA in Devised Performance
Krista Apple, Assistant Professor
Nick Embree, Associate Professor
Sarah Sanford, Assistant Professor
Fadi Skeiker, Associate Professor
Rob Tucker, Visiting Assistant Professor
Leah Walton, Visiting Assistant Professor
Madison Claus, Senior Administrative Assistant
Lindsay Cram, Associate Producer
Matt Groeneveld, Technical Director
Troy Martin-O’Shia, Production Electrician
LeVonne Lindsay, Costume Shop Manager
Larry Fowler, Sound Practicum Instructor
themes of death, sex, violence, eating disorders; adult language used throughout