CAST & CREATIVE TEAM
A Philadelphia based actor and holds a B.A. in Theatre from DeSales University. Recent credits: Much 'Ado About Nothing (PA Shakespeare WillPower Tour), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Arden Theatre Company), Private Lives, Antony & Cleopatra, Robin Hood (PA Shakespeare Festival), Work(s) in Progress (Hudson Guild Theatre). She's delighted to be originating the character of Ada, and to finally have a chance to put her tumbling skills to good use! Check her out at
a graduate from DeSales University, is thrilled to be returning to Centenary Stage Company in Turning! Past credits include Hitler’s Tasters (Margo) and Dracula (Bride/Tart) at CSC, Cinderella: A Holiday Musical (Cinderella) and Beauty & the Beast (Babette) at The Growing Stage, as well as numerous productions at The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival: Taming of the Shrew (Bianca), The Little Mermaid (The Little Mermaid), Blithe Spirit (Edith), Les Miserables (Ensemble) and many more. She would like to thank her family, friends and partner Ryan for all their love and support, Lea and Darrah for their incredible creativity, dedication, and direction and everyone involved in the production Turning for helping to create such a clever, important and powerful piece.
An Ohio born but NJ based actor her theatrical credits include NYC: Vampire Cowboys Theater Co. (Alice in Slasherland, GEEK!) NJ: Centenary Stage Co (The Sunshine Boys, Dracula, Hitler's Tasters), Dreamcatcher Rep (Ways to be Happy), The Bickford Theatre (Accomplice), The Growing Stage (Tales from the Garden) & Alliance Repertory (Bluff, Trying). You can also see Emily in films "A Thousand Words" and "Hunter's Weekend" both currently streaming on Amazon Prime. Emily holds a BFA in theater performance from Ohio University.
Hailing from Linden, New Jersey Griffin-Quick is a graduate of Kean University's Theatre Conservatory and is a candidate for membership of the Actor's Equity Association. As a performer, Deonte has worked at professional theatres and venues including The Prudential Center, Enlow Recital Hall, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the Apollo Theater, McCarter Theatre Center, Writer's Theatre of New Jersey, Premiere Stages, Luna Stage Company, and New Jersey Repertory Company.
Darrah Cloud is currently working on a new musical, SABINA, which was slated to be produced at Portland Stage in Maine in May, 2020. She wrote a site-specific play on the lives of Frederic and Isabel Church for the Olana Historical Site in Hudson, NY in collaboration with the Ancram Opera House. Her most recent full-length play, OUR SUBURB, premiered at Theater J in Washington, DC in 2014 and was recently produced at Center Stage in Rochester. Her play for teens, JOAN THE GIRL OF ARC, premiered at Cincinnati Playhouse in January, 2014, then toured. Other plays produced in New York, Europe and across the U.S. include WHAT’S BUGGING GREG?, THE STICK WIFE, (Manhattan Theatre Club, Victory Gardens, LATC, Trinity Rep, etc) THE MUD ANGEL, DREAM HOUSE, BRAILLE GARDEN and THE SIRENS. Her musicals include HEARTLAND, (Goodspeed Opera, Madison Repertory Theatre, The Majestic Theatre/Dallas, TheatreWorks Palo Alto) THE BOXCAR CHILDREN (Theatreworks USA), HONOR SONG FOR CRAZY HORSE (TheatreWorks Palo Alto) and the stage adaptation of Willa Cather’s O PIONEERS!,which has received over 100 productions in the United States and was ﬁlmed starring Mary McDonnell for American Playhouse. Her plays are published by Dramatic Play Publishing, and she has won numerous awards, including the Macy’s Prize for Theatre for Young Audiences, an NEA and a Rockefeller. She has had over 10 movies-of-the-week produced on CBS and NBC, is a proud alum of the Iowa Writers Workshop and New Dramatists. She co-directs (with David Simpatico) Howl Playwrights in Rhinebeck, NY.
Additional Production Staff
Maxinne Spann (ASM, Board Op): Bio coming soon!
Serena Buchan (ASM, Board Op): Bio coming soon!
Ryan Robert Washington (Deck Hand): Bio coming soon!
Megan Moran (Deck Hand/Wardrobe Assistant): Bio coming soon!