Anthony D. Pound is the Artistic Director at Monsterpiece Theater Collective. NYC: Ligeia (NYC Premier), Trophy Thieves (NYC Premier), I Take This Man, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Much Ado About Nothing, Camp Wish No More (NYC Premier), Julius Caesar, Importance of Being Earnest, Hamlet and others. Anthony also works at the New Victory Theater and was recently honored with the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from the White House. Anthony is originally from Memphis, TN and is married to the amazing Kandace Black-Pound. Upcoming Battle of the Bard and Pygmalion with Always Love Lucy Theatre Company.
Brenan Grant (Production Manager) is a professional Actor, Fight Choreographer, and Stunt Performer. He studied theatre at Highline College outside Seattle, WA and later at the Moscow Art Theatre School in Russia. He is a member of the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD). With Monsterpiece he tackled one of Shakespeare’s most famous duels as the Fight Director for Hamlet, and was also seen in Importance of Being Earnest as the very popular Lane/Merriman.
Jade Halley Bartlett is a screenwriter, playwright and co-founder of Monsterpiece Theater Collective. She is honored to have premiered two of her original works at Monsterpiece - Ligeia (with composer Elyssa Samsel), and Miller's Girl; original music by Jade Bartlett & Nick Boddington featured in Monsterpiece's productions of Much Ado About Nothing and Underling's Love's Labour's Lost. Jade is a Memphis native currently living as an actress and screenwriter in Los Angeles.
Katia Haeuser After graduating in 2011 with a BFA in performance, she came to New York to pursue acting, and has been a monster ever since. Katia would like to thank the wonderful past monster cast and crew for being so gosh darn charming, the incomparable Anthony Pound for continuing to inspire and challenge her, and of course Jacob Banser, who makes her laugh even when she's grumpy. Katia is currently pursuing her Masters at the University of Florida.
Samantha Tella (Company Manager) has worked professionally as a director in NYC for 10 years. Favorite experiences- HBO’s Masterclass, St. John’s Chappell Players (Artistic Director), MCC, and WordPlay Shakespeare. Sam wrote, directed, and produced Moldavia-on-Hudson. www.samanthatella.com
Siobhan Santini (Media Manager) has been in love with the stage and the performing arts since she was a youngin'. She danced for the School of American Ballet in her younger years and studied Theater throughout high school and college. Currently an Associate House Manager for a theater on 42nd Street. She is always expressing herself creatively whether it be on stage, through painting, drawing, or writing. Special Effects makeup, and character customization and creation is her hobby and passion, which can be seen in several Monsterpiece productions along with her set design. She is now happily a board member of this awesome collective and can't wait to see what new things she can help create.