Andrew Broaddus (Swing) is an actor, dancer, musician, and juggler originally from Teaneck, NJ. He graduated from Oberlin College in 2007 and has been performing in New York ever since. Recently he’s been masquerading as a British rockstar in Megan Sipe’s Chocolate Dances and singing music from the Republic of Georgia with the choir Supruli, lead by Carl Linich, including a performance accompanying the silent film Eliso at MoMA’s Georgian film festival.
Kim Fischer (Swing) is an actor, dancer, and writer from Oakland, California. He moved to New York City in 2007 to study acting at NYU and has been performing in theater, TV and film ever since. He grew up dancing and acting, and was a part of an Oakland-based Youth Performance Company called Destiny Arts where he created and performed original work in youth prisons, theaters, and retreat centers all over the Bay Area. During his senior-year of high school, he competed in the Beach Blanket Babylon Scholarship competition, and won first prize in the acting category, receiving a $10,000 scholarship. He has performed regionally as a Witch in MACBETH, a star baseball player in CHILL, young prince Malcolm in MACBETH, and a rapper/beat boxer in Idris Goodwin's How We Got On. He has performed as a dancer in the cast of Then She Fell (Third Rail Projects) and Fuerza Bruta (Daryl Roth Theater). Other theater credits include: Romeo and Juliet (Actors Theatre of Louisville), and nightnight (Actors Theatre of Louisville). TV includes: The Get Down (Netflix), Royal Pains (USA), and One Bad Choice (MTV). Film includes: I Can I Will I Did. He is an alumnus of the Actors Theatre of Louisville acting apprentice program. He lives in Brooklyn. www.Mrkimfischer.com
Mary Madsen (Assistant Rehearsal Director/Swing) is a dance artist based in Brooklyn. Originally from Wisconsin, she holds a BFA in dance from the University of Milwaukee-WI. Mary has been a performer in Third Rail Projects' Then She Fell since 2013, and also currently dances with Jody Oberfelder Projects. She has also worked with: Megan Bascom, Regina Nejman, Rebollar Dance Theater (D.C.), Kelly Anderson (Chicago), Simone Ferro (Milwaukee), and Elia Mrak (Seattle). Mary makes dance films and teaches improvisation based musings through Movement Playdates. (Photo by WOWE)
Justin Mock (Swing) is a Pittsburgh native. Past companies include Hubbard Street 2, Hou Ying Dance Theatre, Peridance Contemporary Dance Co. & Merce Cunningham Dance Trust. Past Theatres include North Shore Music Theatre, Pittsburgh Musical Theatre, Little Theatre On The Square. Represented by Lucille Dicampli Artist Rep --- @j_mockery
Taylor Myers (Swing) Taylor Myers fell headlong into immersive theater five years ago and hasn't looked back. He has performed for Punchdrunk, Third Rail Projects, and his own company, Roll The Bones. Specializing in bringing large scale immersive work to life at non-traditional times and places, he has directed shows from sunrise to the witching hour, from a New York cemetery to a 500 year old Irish castle. He doesn't much believe in performer bios and more information can be found at his company's website, www.rollthebonestheatre.com.
Kim Savarino (Swing) is a Brooklyn based performer. She has worked with The Foundry/Alex Ketley, Lauren Slone, and Harper Addison and studied under Gerri Houlihan, Jawole Zollar, and Summer Lee Rhatigan. In addition to performing, Kim works as the Communications Associate at the MAP Fund, advocates for dance as a member of the Dance/NYC Junior Committee, and is a City Rocks Mentor with the Brooklyn Boulders Foundation. She trained at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance and graduated with a BFA in dance summa cum laude with honors from Florida State University. Kim was born in California and raised in West Virginia.
Jeff Sykes (Swing) began his formal training at North Carolina School of The Arts. He studied at The Juilliard School, where he created works with Stijn Celis, Alexander Ekman, Jill Johnson & Ohad Naharin. Professionally, Sykes has danced with Ballet Hispanico, Brian Brooks Moving Company, Company XIV & The Metropolitan Opera. As a choreographer, he has presented works at Judson Church, The Philadelphia Fringe, Princeton University & The Juilliard School.
Alex M. Schell (Swing), a native North Carolinian, is a performer, choreographer, and eternal optimist. She graduated with honors from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a B.F.A. in Dance. In addition to Third Rail Projects, Alex dances and acts as a rehearsal director for MATYCHAK (Nathalie Matychak, Artistic Director). Outside of performance, Alex is an arts administrator at Pentacle, a non-profit organization driven to provide flexible and affordable management support for the arts community. You can learn more about Alex at http://alexmschell.wixsite.com/create
Bre Short (Swing) is a dancer and singer based in Brooklyn. She trained at The Boston Conservatory and graduated with a B.A. in Dance from Point Park University. While in Pittsburgh, Bre performed with The Pillow Project, Gia Cacelano, Maree Remalia, and Reed Dance. In 2013, Bre was awarded an artist residency at PearlArts Studios where she composed original music and premiered her choreographic work The Flight & The Fall. Bre was featured in In Medias Res’ film I’m A Stranger Here Myself and recently as a dancer in the upcoming feature film 306 Hollywood by El Tigre Productions. In NYC, she has performed with The People Movers, Nadine Bommer Dance Theater, and Third Rail Projects. Bre recently collaborated with music group Sontag Shogun and has since been invited to perform at the Hauser & Wirth Gallery in NYC. As a vocalist, she has performed at Rockwood Music Hall and The Way Station. She continues to create and perform throughout the city.
Madeline Wilcox (Swing) is a Brooklyn based dancer, performer, and personal trainer originally from Northern Arizona. Since relocating to New York City, she has danced with Sarah Michelson, Ori Flomin, Jillian Peña, Jody Oberfelder, Suzanne Beahrs, Jessica Gaynor, the Median Movement, Kendra Portier, Ashleigh Leite, Robert Ashley (in the experimental opera That Morning Thing), and in Andy deGroat's reconstructed work with Catherine Galasso. She studied dance performance and communication at Arizona State University, graduating summa cum laude in 2011. She currently works with choreographer Sarah Michelson in addition to Third Rail Projects.
Ryan Weustewald (Swing) is an actor/writer from South Dakota. After graduating with an MFA in Acting from the University of Hawaii, he moved to Denver, Colorado where he acted professionally for two years before heading to NYC on New Years Eve of 2013/14. Third Rail Projects credits include: Ghost Light, (Commissioned by LCT3), Sweet and Lucky (Commissioned by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts). Other Credits Include: Our Trojan War (Aquila Theatre Co.) Jackie & Me (Denver Center for the Performing Arts), Metamorphoses (Aurora Fox), How The World Began (BETC Regional Premiere), Failure: A Love Story, Jon (Catamounts Regional Premieres), It’s Only A Play (Hawai’i Theatre), The Propagation of Light in a Vacuum (10 Days Festival: Tasmania, Australia) Watershed, (LIDA Project), The Shape of Things, Art (AWS Theatre Co.)