Julien Romeo Motola
Assistant Director & Marketing Head
Julien Romeo Motola, is a 19 year old Sophomore at the University of Colorado Denver who is majoring in Film and Television Production. He just recently got involved in Theatre O as he wanted to continue his education in the realm of directing. He hopes to one day be a successful director for film and theatre in California. Julien has been involved in theatre for most his life and has been in numerous shows. Most recently his favorite roles have included: Aldolpho in The Drowsy Chaperone, Bernardo in West Side Story, Cliff Bradshaw in Cabaret, Fagin in Oliver, Bill in All In The Timing, Jimmy in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Peter in Peter Pan. This is Julien's first production with Theatre O.
Christine Brenner Winn is a native of Colorado where her plays have been produced throughout the state. She received her BA in Theater at the University of Northern Colorado and a Masters from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. She was an actress in Chicago before hopping on the 'playwright train.'Christie is most proud of her play and interactive theater experience, The Mommy Rants, (co-written with Connie Ferger) which has been produced twice in the metro area, including Theatre O. In 2012 Christie helped co-found Athena Project, an organization dedicated to supporting and expanding women's artistic contributions, and is the founder of ‘Girls’ Write’ through Athena Project. Currently Christie teaches fifth grade in Arvada and is a proud mother of two beautiful girls.
Katelyn Skeen is a student in her third year at the University of Colorado in Boulder majoring in Theatre and Psychology and minoring in Leadership Studies. After a couple of years away from the theatre, Katelyn couldn’t be happier to step back into the realm of stage management. Although Katelyn has been involved in many shows, her favorites include stage managing Spamalot and A Midsummer Night’s Dream and being part of the crew for CU’s production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. This is Katelyn’s first Theatre O production.
Sonia in CABARET KALISZ
Diana is thrilled to be joining the company of Cabaret Kalisz! Previous credits include: Spring Awakening, Mary Poppins, A Christmas Carol, Uncommon Women & Other’s, Chicago & The Heidi Chronicles. Complete gratitude and thanks to NCSU & CITSTS, and love to Mom, Dad, Rachel, Jackie & Jeff for your ever continuous support!
Natalia in CABARET KALISZ
McKensey is thrilled to be in her first Theatre O production. Favorite past roles include The Sound of Music National Tour (Ensemble), Mary Poppins (Mary), Fiddler on the Roof (Hodel) and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Truly Scrumptious). She has a BA in Acting and a minor in Musical Theatre from Point Park’s Conservatory of Performing Arts. In addition to performing, she teaches children’s theatre and enjoys playing music and songwriting. She is blessed to have the opportunity to be part of this beautiful and important piece of theatre with such a talented group of individuals.
Rita in CABARET KALISZ
Blakely has been involved in theatre since she was six years old. She received her BFA in Theatre Design and Technical Production from the University of Memphis, and worked as a freelance stage manager for the Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Theatre Memphis, the Orlando Repertory Theatre, the Sands Theatre Company, and PCPA Theaterfest before stepping into her role as Program Manager for the Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids. She is thrilled to be back onstage for her second Theatre O production! Favorite past roles include Mabel in Girl Talk, Kayleen in Gruesome Playground Injuries, Rosemary in Picnic, and Jennie Mae in The Diviners.
Toshia in CABARET KALISZ
Rosey Waters has been an actor and improvisor for over 35 years. Most recently she spent 3 years as a company member of Boulder Playback Theater. She has tread the boards of numerous Denver stages in roles such as Hattie in “18 Holes” for Next Stage, the Ghost in “Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge” at the Victorian Theater and the Sister Robert Anne in “Nuncrackers”. Ms. Waters founded Imagination Makers Theater Company, where she created, directed and acted in 26 original plays. The company toured locally, nationally and in the UK, performing at numerous venues in London. For the past 34 years, Ms. Waters has been a teaching artist with a focus on teaching educators how to use theater in their classrooms as a way to teach their curriculum.
Alice in CABARET KALISZ
Ms Mumpton graduated from the University of Denver with Bachelor’s degree in Theatre. She has been a professional producer, director, actor, singer, dialect coach, costume designer and instructor in the Aurora/Denver greater metropolitan area for over 20 years. She has worked for the Arvada Center for Arts and Culture, the Mizel Center for Arts and Culture, South Suburban Recreation, Windsor Gardens, Northglenn Community Center, Colorado Educational Theatre, Germinal Stage Denver, Ignite, The LIDA Project, Horse & Cart and Hunger Artists among others. Currently, Ms. Mumpton is the Cultural Arts Supervisor for the city of Aurora. This is her first production with Theatre O. Favorite roles include; the title roles in Candida and Hapgood, Lyuba in The Cherry Orchard, Hester in Fucking A, and ensemble roles in both Under Milkwood and Spoon River Anthology, both with Germinal Stage Denver.
Michelle Claire Romeo
Artistic Director, Founder, Producer & Director
Michelle grew up as a performer in New York City. She holds degrees in Theatre and Dance with a secondary emphasis in Film and Multimedia from Southern Oregon University, Hunter College in NYC, and Naropa University in Boulder, CO. She has extensively studied acting pedagogy, improvisation, and vocal technique in New York City at La Mama, Circle in the Square Theatre, HB studios, and Theatre Sports. She has been fortunate to have had the opportunity to study with such renowned acting teachers as Stella Adler, Uta Hagen, Peter Goldfarb and Ruth Zaporah among others. In 1996, she founded Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids, an award-winning youth theatre where her mission was to create highly creative, innovative, and fresh children’s theatre for the community. Michelle has directed over 70 plays in all genres of theatre from well-known musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof and Oliver to dramas such as Eve Ensler’s Necessary Targets and most recently Sarah Ruhl’s Dead Man’s Cell Phone.