Garbage

In a constant ricochet between disorder and disease, bubbly M brings us through her story of surviving emotional trauma, having blonde hair and how to perfectly stack pill bottles. With the aid of trusty rainbow socks and music, "Garbage" is a story of learning not to carry it all with you. "Garbage" will be at the 2016 PortFringe Theater Festival in June!

 Megan Bandelt (Writer & Performer) is a theater-maker, found often as a dramaturg, writer & stage manager. She will perform only if bribed with gluten-free cookies; in this case, she is bribing herself. She can be found as the Literary Director for NJ-based symphonic metal band Eye of Eternity. Other suspects that she has created with include Rising Sun Performance Company, Infused Quirk, Snapple Theater Company & Premiere Stages. Megan is currently pursuing her MA in Theatre History & Criticism at Brooklyn College and can be found running amuck at FRIGID New York at Horse Trade. If she's not toiling in the theatre or fretting over her impending thesis, she enjoys travelling around the world with her yoga mat, backpack and Nikon. Love and thanks to Nj, Conor, Christine & HT.

 

 

 Nj Agwuna (Director)  Hailing from the ‘burb’s of central Maryland, NJ is a freelance theater and film director and thrilled to be directing this show. She is currently an MFA Directing Candidate at Columbia University. Performing from a young age, NJ found herself drawn more to the directorial and technical side of theatre. In 2009 she pursued her passion for theatre, at Binghamton University, where she majored in Theatre Directing and Cinema. A recent resident of NYC, some of NJ’s credits include True Therapy (Director), When Irish Eyes Are Flirting (Director), My Penny(Director), Dracula (Director), Then She Fell (ASM), Roadside Attraction (SM) Amazing Spider-Man 2, Ice Age (Asst Director),Alondra was Here (Stage Manager), Bodega Bay (Asst. Stage Manager), Alice In Wonderland (White Rabbit/ Writer/ Choreographer),Today’s Special, Boardwalk Empire, Elementary, The Following, Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More (Stage Management Sub), and Redhead Randy; Anti-Bullying film. In her spare time she coaches auditioning techniques for young actors, rehearses with her musical Improv troupe, works on devising new pieces, and assists with casting at various casting agencies. She would like to thank Meg & Conor for going on this journey with her… and trusting her in the river's seat, “It's gonna be a fun time.”

 

 Conor Daniel Bartram (Technical Direction)  is very excited to be apart of the show Garbage at UNDER St. Marks and Portfringe! He has a degree in theatre performance from Western CT State University with a minor in creative writing. Since moving to NYC he has been working various sound/light jobs at The Mint Theatre and with HorseTrade Theater Group, also he was a venue tech for The Frigid Festival 2014. He is a playwright and enjoys performing improv/comedy. NY acting credits include I Am Not An Allegory (Severin) Under St Marks Theatre, The Will of Love (Silvius) The Turtle Shell Theatre, I Love A Piano and Almost Maine (Steve) TBG Theatre. Horsetrade's DRAFT series (2014)

 

 

 Christine Sullivan (Graphic Design)

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