Daniel Kemper is an actor, singer, and chess teacher based in New York. RUDE GROOMS: Much Ado About Nothing (Don Pedro); The Secret Shakespeare Hunt; staged readings of The Roaring Girl and The Tragedy of Miriam. Other recent credits include work with The Daughter’s Collective, Duende Theatre Group, and the occasional ShakesBEERience with Seven Stages Shakespeare Company. DanielKemperActs.com
Deb Radloff (Master of Patron Engagement) is a yoga teacher/actor/writer/teaching artist/producer/creator thrilled to speak of herself in the third person along with helping artists thrive. RUDE GROOMS: Twelfth Night (Olivia/Toby/Orsino swap); The Witch of Edmonton (Elizabeth Sawyer), Much Ado About Nothing (Dogberry/Margaret). NYC CREDITS: Much ADO About Nothing (M.O.D theatre), “Mother Knows Best” (Best Emerging solo artist at the United Solo Theatre festival), The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Classic Stage Company), Brewed (NYC Fringe) REGIONAL: Last of the Red Hot Lovers (Northern Stage); The Yiddish Are Coming: The Chosen Musical (world premiere, Denver Civic Theatre); Pericles, Othello, Twelfth Night and Measure for Measure (Nebraska Shakespeare Festival); Richard III, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, Inherit Wind, Amadeus, As You Like it, and Death of a Salesman (The Old Globe). M.F.A The Old Globe/USD. 200hr yoga cert: Sonic yoga. Rep. by the amazing folx at Professional Artists.
Montgomery Sutton (Master of the Revels) is an actor, playwright, director, and educator. RUDE GROOMS: Twelfth Night (Actor-Manager; Olivia/Toby/Orsino swap); The Witch of Edmonton (Frank); Much Ado About Nothing (Benedick), Secret Shakespeare Hunt (Actor-Manager). Other acting work includes – LONDON: Twelfth Night (Shakespeare’s Globe), Henry V (Passion in Practice); OFF-BROADWAY: New York Classical Theatre; REGIONAL: The Winter’s Tale (Seven Stages Shakespeare), Measure for Measure, Love’s Labour’s Lost, King Lear, Richard III (Trinity Shakespeare), Henry V (Cape Fear Regional Theatre), One Man, Two Guvnors (Florida Studio Theatre), Casa Manana, Uptown Players, Watertower Theatre, Savannah Music Festival, and world premieres of Booth (Second Thought Theatre), Tomorrow Come Today (Undermain Theatre), and On the Eve (Theatre Three); FILM/NEW MEDIA: 1865 (Stitcher Premium), Trouble with Women (Rising Star Award, CIFF, 2014; available on Amazon Prime), Day 90, Skindiving. BFA, NYU; 2015 International Actors Fellowship (Shakespeare’s Globe). Recognitions: Dallas Observer Best Performances 2014; DFW Critics Forum Award 2013; New York Innovative Theater Award nominee; Critical Rant & Rave Best Actor 2015. Plays and adaptations: Antigone, Your Colonel, Advent, Broken Water, and Patience, developed or produced with the Gilbert Theatre, Metropolitan Playhouse, Salt Pillar Productions, Kitchen Dog Theatre (NNPN), The Aviary, EBE Ensemble, Junior Players. Directing: Antigone (Gilbert Theatre); The Oracle (Take Ten Festival – nominee, Best Director); The Shrew, The Tempest (Seven Stages Shakespeare Company); The Soothsayer (LIC One-Act Festival); additional productions and readings with Junior Players and EBE Ensemble. His short film Between the Lines won Best Screenplay and was nominated for Best Director at the 2018 Sparrow Film Project. He has taught with the World Shakespeare Conference, New York Shakespeare Company, Rude Grooms, Shakespeare Dallas, Passion in Practice, Junior Players, and Dallas Children’s Theater. As a private coach and teacher, former students have been accepted into a variety of conservatory programs, including Juilliard and NYU. UP NEXT: Will Shakespeare in Shakespeare in Love (Shakespeare Dallas). Website: montgomerysutton.com. Instagram & Twitter: @montgomerysutto
Bridget Bose – RUDE GROOMS: Dance Choreographer forTwelfth Night, The Witch of Edmonton, and Much Ado About Nothing. Bridget has a background in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, and Contemporary. Selected work includes the American Dance Festival, The Kennedy Center, and The Beacon Theatre, the international TV channel Star Plus, the circus show RED at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, and an international tour of the Bollywood show Mystic India. Bridget founded Guilty Pleasures Cabaret, which she directs/produces/choreographs for regular bookings in NYC and domestic/international tours. bridgetbose.com
Laura Piccoli – RUDE GROOMS: The Witch of Edmonton (Costume Coordinator); Much Ado About Nothing (Actor-Manager & Costume Design). As an actor her credits include: Film/TV: Law and Order: SVU (dir. Mariska Hargitay), Samantha Moonley’s Greatest Feeling (dir. David Light and Garrett Kennell, Audience Award NFFTY). Theater: The Shrew, The Tempest (Seven Stages Shakespeare Company), Tape (Bridge Theatre), Unhealthy (Battalion Theatre). BFA, NYU (Stella Adler Studio and RADA). Website: lauracpiccoli.com
Molly Thomas – For Rude Grooms, Molly played Beatrice in the Commons Series production of Much Ado About Nothing. Other favorite roles include Creon in Titan Theatre Company’s MEDEA, Tybalt in ROMEO & JULIET, and a very hungry Mob in CORIOLANUS. She also performs nationwide with the Vixens En Garde, an all-female sword-fighting and Shakespeare troupe, of which she is a founding member. BFA NYU: Atlantic Acting School. www.MollyThomasNY.com.