PAST PRODUCTIONSSHE WEARS SCENTED ROSE 2018

Cast & Creatives – SHE WEARS SCENTED ROSE 2018

CAST

Craig Karpel
CRAIG KARPEL AS MARK

Craig has worked on a number of productions since 1999 both theatre and some musical theatre including Antigone, Festen, Push Up, Hamlet, Heaven can Wait, Grand Hotel,My Favourite Year and Company. other media professional Credits include Agincourt Film Channel 4, Family Affair Channel 5, John Smith Ad, Crime Watch BBC, BBC World Service voiceover and Radio 4 afternoon play, Comedy Play Night at the Soho Theatre.

Simon Ryerson
SIMON RYERSON AS DAVID
Simon started acting approximately 10 years ago when he trained at the London Centre for Theatre Studies.
Theatre credits include; Monsieur Jourdan in THE WOULD BE GENTLEMEN (Lion and Unicorn), Don in NIGHT PORTERS (Tabard), Feydor in FACADES (Riverside Studios),Creon in ANTIGONE (Network),  Armostes in THE BROKEN HEART (White Bear), Soranzo in TIS PITY SHES A WHORE (Jermyn Street), Dr Simon THE DRESSMAKERS GIFT (Liverpool Festival)and Dad in the musical KARAOKE WEDDING (Union Street).
Theatre tours include: TOM DICK AND HARRY, COMING UP FOR AIR, and THE AFRICAN COMPANY PRESENTS RICHARD III.
Most recently he has appeared in GET THE BIRD an advert for EE (not yet aired) played Alan in RUMBLE (Courtyard),Kulygin in THREE SISTERS  (Theatro Technis) and George in OUR JONATHON (Windsor Fringe Festival). 
Simon is delighted to be reprising his role as David.
Niki Mylonas
NIKI MYLONAS AS VERITY

Niki trained at the Webber Douglas Academy and has worked on TV, Film, Video, Stage and Radio.
Recent credits include:  Anfisa in ‘Three Sisters’ for Vox Humana Theatre Productions and The Chekhov Collective at the Arts Theatre, Josephine in a new adaptation/premiere of ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ at the Bridewell, Mrs Tromleyton in ‘The Lady Killers’ at The Gatehouse, Elsie in ‘Endless Hope’ for The Collected Collective at the New London Theatre, Lead Roles Stella, Mother Earth and Rosetta in ‘Cyprus Trilogy’ for Theatro Technis which also toured to Cyprus in 2018 and Gertrude in ‘Hamlet’ for her company ‘Classical Radio Drama’.

Rosalie Carn
ROSALIE CARN AS DI KANE

Rosalie is a French actor, director and screenwriter.
On stage she played a wide range of classic playwrights ‘Moliere, Racine, Euripide, Chekhov or boulevard comedies ‘Feydeau, Guitry,  Anouilh  & original plays’.
She also wrote, produced and performed her one woman show in Paris & on tour.
Her experience in films varied from period dramas and biopic to romantic comedies. Currently based in London Rosalie is the screenwriter of a psychological thriller feature now in development, and is working on a French TV series (historical/thriller) with a co-writer. Following last year’s success of ‘She wears scented Rose’she was naturally very excited to reunite with her playmates and her character of DI Kane.

Chris Dascalopoulos
CHRIS DASCALOPOULOS AS DR NICALOU

Christopher Dascalopoulos is an Actor and Director who trained at the Giles Foreman Centre for Acting in Soho. Recent theatre credits include Russell in Rumble (Courtyard Theatre), Leader of the Chorus in the Oresteia (Theatro Technis), Aristarkh in Dying For It (Studio Soho) and Andrey in Three Sisters (Arts Theatre). Since graduating, Christopher has had lead roles in a number of short films and directed a production of Mike Cullen’s Anna Weiss in Soho. Christopher is represented by Dee Boss Talent Management.

Michael Mayne
MICHAEL MAYNE AS DENLY

Michael is a classically trained Actor at the Corona Academy and London Academy of Music and Drama Art (LAMDA) where he gained an MA Hons diploma. His theatre credits include, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Merchant of Venice and Jakes women. He has a dark secret, “think confectionery”.

Martin-Balanow
MARTIN BALANOW AS MR STEEL
Martin Balanow has appeared in numerous productions since he started his acting career in the mid seventies. Amongst his numerous credits are, The White Devil, Uncle Vanya, The Cherry Orchard, The Three Sisters and Platonov. However his most memorable role was as the show stealing Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet. A witty, spontaneous actor with a penchant for comedy, Martin is delighted to be involved in the production.
Emma von Schreiber
EMMA VON SCHREIBER AS NEVE

Emma trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles. Recent theatre credits include Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Woman in The River.

Charlotte Campbell
CHARLOTTE CAMPBELL AS SADIE

Charlotte trained at the Brian Timoney Actors Studio. Her theatre credits include: The Country Wife, Romeo & Juliet during which she also acted as dance choreographer, Sofia in Platonov, Nina in The Seagull (Theatro Technis) and recently playing the role of Janet in Five Kinds Of Silence (Etcetera Theatre).
Other credits include: roles in Short films such as Love, Speak & Her Secret as well the YouTube Web series @Shrink TV.
Charlotte is also a trained singer & dancer, she is currently developing several choreography projects as well as producing other theatre projects that in the early development stages.

Kerry Ann Goode
KERRY-ANN GOODE AS NURSE

Kerry-Ann Goode’s previous credits include the original production of She Wears Scented Rose, Basque in The Misanthrope, Squeamish in The Country Wife, Lady Stutfield in A Woman of No Importance (all at Teatro Theatre Technis) and Irina in Three Sisters (The Arts Theatre).
Kerry-Ann is delighted to be revising the role of the nurse She Wears Scented Rose.
Writing credits include Only at the LOST Youth Theatre Festival (winner for Best Actress) and The Link Theatre. She is currently writing a new play.

CREATIVES

YASIR SENNA - WRITER/DIRECTOR

Yasir started off as a writer in the 90s. He then took a break to pursue business interests before trying his hand at acting in 2011. He would go on to appear in “Her Naked Skin”, “Largo Desolato” and “Push Up”. He has also recently been in, “The Three Sisters”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “Platonov”, “La Ronde” and “The Seagull”. However, writing remains Yasir’s main passion and has already started writing his next play which should be ready for the stage in a few years time.

Rebecca Lyon
REBECCA LYON - ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Rebecca started her career in theatre as a playwright.After finishing her course in directing at the Central School of Speech and Drama Rebecca has worked on She Wears a Scented Rose (Assistant Director) (Theatro Technis,) Nathan Builds a Time Machine (Arcola) Various shorts for Artists Collective (Assistant Director) (Soho.) She directed her first full production of I.E.D in November 2018. In June 2018 she also directed her first immersive theatre piece The Seer (Patchwork).
Rehearsed readings; At Risk, Bluffing for Britain (Horse and Stables) Locked In, Mozart with the Morrisons, I.E.D, Kelly Kan Do (Player Playwrights).
Whilst studying; Medea (Rehearsed Reading) Lost in Yonkers (Bella’s Excerpt) David’s Last Day (Showcase).
Rebecca also works as a sound and lighting designer.
Wendy Parry
WENDY PARRY - SET DESIGNER & COSTUMES ADVISOR

Wendy Parry originally trained in architecture before moving into set design.  Wendy has worked for BBC Wales and also worked on a number of short films and in fringe theatre. She has also designed a frightening number of sets for the Tower Theatre Company.
Wendy worked with Yasir on “Rumble!” in 2014 and on the 2017 production of “Scented Rose”.

Angel Fomina
ANGEL FOMINA - STAGE MANAGER

Angelica Fomina was born in Lithuania but grew up in Russia before moving to London from Ukraine.
From childhood she has written poems and composed music. However it was in London she discovered a hidden passion for theatre.
In 2010 she finished the acting studio RITS and in 2011 she completed acting courses at St Martin’s.
Currently she is working at the Old Vic and participating in numerous productions!

Leo Bacica
LEO BACICA - LIGHTING DESIGNER

Leo is happy to reprise his role as a lighting designer for the new staging of Scented Rose. He has been working in London theatre since 2013 on productions such as Blavatsky’s Tower (Barons Court Theatre), Now We Are 60 (King’s Head) and Romeo & Juliet & Love’s Labour Lost (Old Red Lion). Leo is resident technician at Cafe de Paris and he’s also producing theatre through his company, Kibo Productions.

Mel Berry
MEL BERRY - TECH MANAGER

Starting her career on ‘Rotterdam’ (Theatre503), Melissa has worked on over thirty four shows in thirty four months. She has just returned from Frinton Summer Theatre, putting on seven shows consecutively, and is excited to be working with Razor Sharp Productions again.
Previous credits also include: Speaking in Tongues (The Pleasance) The White Bike (The Space), Jay (The Hen & Chickens), Valley Of The Weird (The Vaults), The Silence Of Snow (Leicester Square Theatre), Lord Of The Flies (Greenwhich Theatre) Dead Or Alive? (Theatro Technis) and Daisy Pulls It Off (Charing Cross Theatre).

Maeve Elmore
MAEVE ELMORE - STAGE HANDS
After graduating from university, Maeve cofounded Rabbit Hole Theatre, producing and performing in sell-out show ‘The Alice Effect’.
She has written and performed in her own show (Edinburgh Fringe 2013) and directed a production of Dracula (2014). She has also performed and assistant stage managed with Tower Theatre.
In September 2017 she begins training at Drama Studio London on their one year professional acting course.
Theatre credits:
Juliet, Romeo and Juliet. Maria, Platonov (Acting Gymnasium 2017)
White Rabbit, The Alice Effect (Rabbit Hole Theatre 2015)
Short Film:
Ruth, Faith (Celestial Film Productions 2017)
Other credits include:
Hedda, Hedda Gabler.
Georgie, A Clockwork Orange.
Hans, Spring Awakening.
Pawan Sahni
PAWAN SAHNI - STAGE HANDS
Pawan Sahni is an actor born in London. Having completed his one year course at Brian Timoney’s Actor Studio in 2017, he started creating his own work through a short film written by himself. He is currently writing another whilst being involved in another theatre production. He met Yasir, having performed with him in a recent production of  “The Seagull”. Pawan is delighted to be involved in this production.
Angie Sharee
ANGELA CREIGHTON - STAGE HANDS

Angie Sharee began her professional Actor training in the United States with Casting Director Scot Lairson. Angie then continued to train part time in Central London beginning at the Soho Theatre with City Academy and following on with short courses and Masterclasses at CityLit, Rada and with the RSC. Angela made her London Stage debut in 2017 playing Sasha in Chekov’s Platonov with the Acting Gymnasium. This was followed with another casting as Emma in Arthur Schnitzler’s play La Ronde directed by Gavin McAlinden. Angie was keen to work on ‘She wears a scented rose’ as it afforded yet another great opportunity to step into a professional drama project in central London.

Teodora Yancheva
TEODORA YANCHEVA - STAGE HANDS

Teodora is a creative person currently studying Film Production at Middlesex University. She is experienced as an actor but her passion is directing her own stories or collaborating with other screenwriters. With her natural flair for creativity she also composes ambient progressive music.

Tatanya Lowed-Spence
TATANYA LOWED-SPENCE - STAGE HANDS

With a degree and fifteen years experience in the UK and overseas in natural
history, Tatanya is also an accredited International News Syndicate journalist
and media pass holder. She can cover an array of subjects as demonstrated
by some of her published articles and others featuring on her bespoke
website (tatanyalowed-spence.com). Tatanya’s objective, however, is to
combine both these passions into one consolidated career within the
entertainment and performing arts industries, principally within film, radio,
television and theatre productions using and applying her technical skills in
stage management. Tatanya is very excited and thankful to be part of ‘She
Wears A Scented Rose’.

CHRIS MUSGRAVE - SET CONSTRUCTION
ANNA WIECLAW - PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL
JESS BEYNON - MARKETING MANAGER