Originally from Australia, Charlie has been on stage since the age of 12. Favourite credits include: The Addams Family (Lucas Beineke), Disney’s Mary Poppins (Neleus/dance captain) and The Music Man (Prof. Harold Hill). After training with Cecchetti Ballet of Australia, Charlie made the move to New York City where he studied at AMDA. He is thrilled to be making his professional stage debut in the US with the Mac-Haydn Theatre.
Emily Cobb is beyond thrilled to be spending her summer with Mac-Haydn! She is an upcoming senior theatre performance major and dance minor at Wagner College. Past Credits include Penny Pingleton (Hairspray), Logainne SchwartzandGrubenierre (25th.. Spelling Bee), Phyllis Dale (42nd street), and Heather MacNamera (Heathers). Emily has performed at the Walnut Street Theatre, Surflight Theatre, and Bucks County Playhouse. Thank you to John and everyone at Mac-Haydn for this amazing opportunity! Love to Mom, Dad, Billy, and Matthew.
Gino Cardoni is so excited about joining Mac-Haydn in celebrating their 50th Anniversary season! Originally from Baltimore, MD, Gino is now a rising junior Theatre Performance major at Wagner College on Staten Island. There, he was the Male Swing for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, and was also seen in the companies for shows like Assassins, First Date, and Cabaret.
JANA BERNARD: is very excited to be in the Core Company for Mac-Haydn! Broadway: James Nederlander Tribute and The Jimmy Awards (Minskoff Theater). She’s a Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Winner for Best Leading Actress and Best Supporting Actress. Regional credits include: A Chorus Line (Val, Compass Rose); Legally Blonde (Elle Woods; Disney World); Assassins (Squeaky Fromme; Theater 2020); Bonnie and Clyde (Blanche; Monumental Theatre Company). Upcoming: With Love, Marilyn (US/Marilyn Monroe). Thank you Madj, Dad, family and friends! JanaBernard.com & @photojanic13
Jayke is thrilled to be making his Mac-Haydn debut in the 50th anniversary season this summer! Hailing from the midwest, Jayke is a rising senior musical theater major at The Hartt School in Hartford, CT. Favorite past roles include Sancho in Man of La Mancha, and Jonas in The Giver.
Jonah Hale is originally from Lake Elmo, Minnesota and will be a senior this fall at Wagner College on Staten Island, NY. He is so excited to be a part of this amazing 2018 company. Favorite past credits include Anything Goes (Billy), A Chorus Line (Headband), Beauty and the Beast (Gaston), Grease (Danny), and Footloose (Chuck). Thank you to friends and family for all their love and support.
Julie is excited to be making her Mac-Haydn debut! Film credits include the leading role in “Desolation” – winner of Bronze Film Award at the LA Neo Noir Film Festival. Favorite stage credits include; Guys and Dolls, Rocky Horror, and BCEFA’s Broadway Bares. Thank you to Mom+Dad, Marianne, Peter, David, my NYC family, and the entire Mac-Haydn team!
Maggie Eley is originally from Phoenix, Arizona and is a rising Senior Theatre Performance major at Wagner College. She is so excited to be spending her summer here at the Mac-Haydn Theatre. Past credits include: Sarraghina (Nine), Kate Murphey (Titanic: the Musical), Proprietor (Assassins), Rhonda (Almost, Maine), Betty (The Great American Trailer Park Musical), the Witch (Into the Woods), and Ensemble (Anything Goes).
Michael Brennan is thrilled to be making his debut as a company member at the Mac-Haydn Theater! Originally from Virginia, Michael holds a B.A. in Theatre Performance from Liberty University. Recent credits include Disney Cruise Line, Hersheypark, Virginia Repertory Theatre and other theater’s regionally. All thanks to God, his family and friends for their constant love, encouragement and support. @themikebren
Michelle graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a BFA in Jazz Dance. She recently was seen in Singin’ in the Rain at the Wick Theatre. Other credits include Christmas Wonderland (Tour) and Dancing Queen (Canada) with Spirit Productions. She thanks her family for their support!
Nathaniel is a New York-based performer, teacher, and enthusiastic lover of sweet potatoes. Select Off-Broadway: Dido and Aeneas (First Sailor) with Kelli O’Hara and Victoria Clark, WONDERLAND (Felicité, violin), Newton’s Cradle (Narrator). National and international tours with the Yale Whiffenpoofs and the Yale Spizzwinks. Favorite credits include Cabaret (Emcee), Mamma Mia! (Sky), A Chorus Line (Bobby), and The Rocky Horror Show (Riff Raff). nathanieldolquist.com @dolquist
Randy is elated to be making his Mac Haydn debut! A North Carolina native, Randy is now located in NYC as a performer and voice actor. Credits include Smokey Joes Cafe (Theatre Raleigh), Grease (North Carolina Theatre), Little Shop of Horrors (La Comedia), Scrooge No More (Busch Gardens Williamsburg), Anything Goes and Legally Blonde (Temple Theatre).
Shannon is very excited to be joining the Mac-Haydn this summer for their 50th season. She is a recent graduate of SUNY Fredonia where she received her BFA in Musical Theatre. Some of her favorite regional theatre credits include My Fair Lady (Eliza), The Music Man (Marian), and Bonnie and Clyde (Blanche). Shannon is so grateful for this wonderful experience and would like to thank all her family and friends especially her fiancé Justin for all their love and continued support.
Troy Lingelbach is an actor and aerialist based in NYC. He recently graduated from Marymount Manhattan College this May with a BA in Theatre Arts and a Triple Minor in Musical Theatre, Philosophy and Hispanic Studies. As a circus performer, Troy is a specialist and instructor in aerial silks, Lyra, rope, contortion, and dance trapeze and has performed with such companies as ABCirque, The Circus Collective of San Diego, Cirko Teleskóptico, and Lindley Lopez Productions. He recently starred in an aerial adaptation of Stravinski’s Petrushka, and in 2016 placed second in both the Male Silks and Lyra categories at the US Aerial Championships. In college, Troy performed in Punk Rock, Kiss Me, Kate!, the NYC premier of Wildhorn’s Zelda, and South Pacific. Outside of school, he has performed Chicago, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, and Shrek as part of Clear Space Theatre Company’s summer season. He is thrilled to be at the Mac this summer!
Zachary Swartout is a Pennsylvania native who grew up with dreams of being a performer, so naturally he is thrilled to be joining the Mac-Haydn Theatre Family! After graduating high school he moved to New York City to attend The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA). Since graduating, Zachary has performed all over the city. He has done several cabaret shows, performed in a fully immersive production of Andrew Lippa’s “The Wild Party”, and sung in a Dean Martin tribute concert at The Carnegie Hall. Zachary would like to thank his mother, father, and sisters for their never ending support! You can keep up with Zachary at Facebook.com/ZacharyTSwartout or on Instagram @Zswartout1037