a psychic investigation into the death of someone i once knew
a psychic investigation
into the death of someone i once knew
Written By Will Vence Jr.
Directed By Bayla Rubin
Ezra Quinn (August)(he/they) is a Junior Acting major and Creative Writing minor. Past UArts credits include 'Hot Spot', 'Delights, Dreams, and Other Delusions', 'El/L Trubert's Senior Thesis Film', and 'PATMOS'.
Kyle Edens (Young August)(he/they) is a Freshman Acting major with a minor is Musical Theater. Past UArts credits include George in Sorry, Wrong Number last semester and a riot cop in All The Pretty People.
Sarah Golczewski (Kris)(they/she) is a Junior Film major performing their second show at UArts, the first being "Will: A Coverup" as Harry. Sarah would like to thank the talented cast and crew, as well as Will, Kel and Bayla for putting together such a wonderful show.
Courtney Giugliano (Young Kris/Terri)(they them) is a Junior Acting major. This is their first time returning to the stage since covid, as well as their first production at UArts. They want to thank the production team for taking such good care of them, and their ensemble for creating a safe space to create magic!
Joe Britt-Simpson (Talon)(he/him) is a sophomore double major in Directing, Playwriting, and Production & Film. His previous UArts Productions were Getting by With A Little Help From My Friends and I Want a Country. He couldn’t be happier to perform with such an amazing group of people under such a supportive team. Best luck to psychic investigation and as always “wowza” (iykyk)
Michael Ramalho (Young Talon)(he/him) is a Junior Musical Theater major. Past UArts credits include Overgrown and Liar Upon the Starship Limpidius. Michael would like to thank his mother, Beatris, and the rest of friends and family for their unending love and support.
Vinnie Pontari (Campbell)(he/him) is a Senior Musical Theater major. Past UArts credits include Summer (Equinox New Play Festival), The Blazing World (Polyphone New Musical Workshop), and BEZERK! A Radio Play (ask Will when this/what it was for because I think I repressed a whole year of school). Vinnie was also featured in Delights, Dreams, and Other Perversions; an animated short written by Nicole Velazquez-Melendez. Endless love to the cast and crew for their incredible work and perseverance.
Carl Bright-Walck (Sheriff Scott)(he/him) is a Freshman Acting major. This is his first show at the University of the Arts. His past credits include Godspell (Jesus), Robin Hood (Alan-a-Dale), As You Like It (Orlando). He gives much love to his Mom, Dad, Brother, and Sister.
Will Vence Jr. (Playwright)
Bayla Rubin (Director)(she/her) is a Philadelphia theater creator and performer. Artifacts of No Consequence (Jeff Evans), An Iliad (The Arden Theatre), The Buried Life (Apartment 20 Theatre), Her Room (SoLow Festival), Hello Sadness (MK Tuomanen), Vainglorious (Applied Mechanics). Associated Artist, Applied Mechanics. Graduate of the Pig Iron School/The University of the Arts.
Matthew Bock (Assistant Director)(he/him) is a Sophomore Directing, Playwriting, and Production Major and a 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 buried and Listen Close, Listen Well: A Radio Play. He'd like to thank everyone on the team for all their love and support, and gives a super special thanks to his partner, Bella, and to his sister, Madelyn.
Kel Fleming (Stage Manager)(they/them) is a director, writer, and stage manager. They are recent graduate of UArts' DPP Program, class of 2021, and are very excited to return to the Brind School for another production! Recent projects include "Will: A Coverup" (playwright), Conspirato (Director), and Villager (stage manager). For upcoming projects, additional credits and more, please visit their website: www.kelfleming.com
Pamela Jiménez (Assistant Stage Manager)
Teayra Bowden (Dramaturg)
Frank Oliva (Set Design)
Allison Freels (Props Head)
Asaki Kuruma (Costume Design)
Allison Neiheiser (Assistant Costume Design)
Manny Garcia (Lighting Design)
Mike DeVito (Sound Design)
MK Tuomanen (Playwriting Mentor)
Jonathan Balbi (Visual Artist)
Alex Cordarro (Fight Coordinator)
Leah Walton (Intimacy Coordinator)
University of the Arts
David Yager, President and CEO
Kikau Alvaro, Interim 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
Jacob Brent, Interim 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
Dalton Whiting, Technical Supervisor
Troy Martin-O’Shia, Production Electrician
LeVonne Lindsay, Costume Shop Manager
Larry Fowler, Sound Practicum Instructor
Susan Barras, Technical Practicum Instructor
Millie Hiibel, Costume Practicum Instructor
Talks and visual depictions of physical, emotional, sexual violence, and death/grief, and flashing lights.