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Rebecca Comtois (Geena) graduated from Vassar College in 2005 where she worked on over 30 productions, 15 of those as an actor. She is a producer, actor, and designer with Nosedive Productions, and has most recently appeared as Jenny in Infectious Opportunity. Other credits include Audrey in Boomerang’s As You Like It, Sister Blood in The Blood Brothers Present: The Master of Horror, and as Christine Griffin in Q&A. She is thrilled to be working on her first production with Gideon.


Kent Meister* (Colin) is a Brooklyn-based actor originally hailing from Tulsa, OK. Kent has most recently been seen at The Brick Theater in Adventure Quest playing the Hero to critical acclaim. Some other New York theatre credits include Penny Dreadful, Episodes 4 and 12 (Brick Theater), Breaking Ranks (New Mummer Group), Hamlet (Frog and Peach Theater), Marisol (Dreamscape Theater), Twelfth Night: The Drinking Game (Legitimate Theater), Tiny Dynamite (Dreamscape) and Measure for Measure (Ludlow Ten). Film credits include The Scientists, The Widowers of Lake Youwannatanna, XX, and Sad Sack Sally. Kent has also been seen on Guiding Light, As the World Turns, The Onion News Network and the web series Four If By Space. Kent holds a BA from the University of Tulsa and has studied at HB Studios with Austin Pendleton. Many thanks go to Morgan for her limitless support.


Jonathan Pereira* (Snow) is an actor and a playwright originally from Chicago, where he was a long time improviser at the theater formerly known as Improv Olympic. Selected Chicago: Say You Love Satan (About Face), Macbeth and Comedy of Errors (Chicago Shakespeare), Abingdon Square and Charlie Chaplin in Lady Chaplin and Her Tramp (Piven), title roles in Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet (Chicspeare Prod.), Strictly Dishonorable (American Theater Co.). Selected NYC: Slipping (Rattlestick - wksp), 365 Days / 365 Plays (Public / Rising Phoenix), The Day the Whores Came Out to Play Tennis (Mortals), Cassiopeia (Workshop Theater), The Mound Builders (Sackett Group), Macbeth (Oberon Ens.), Pageant Plays (Clubbed Thumb). Solo shows: Tastes Like Chicken and American Cake (Audience Choice Award, NY Frigid Fest, 2008 NYIT Award nomination Outstanding Solo Performance). Jonathan is a member of the Workshop Theater, where his latest play, Death of a Government Worker, was recently produced. www.jonathan-pereira.com


Amy Lynn Stewart* (Meredith) NY Credits Include: Emilie's Voltaire (Living Image Arts), Rattlers (Flux Theatre Ensemble), An American Book of the Dead (Collective Unconscious), Defenestration of Prague (Ars Nova), Wood (Working Man's Clothes), Obstruction Plays (Slant Theatre Co.) Regional Credits Include: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (English Theatre of Frankfurt, Germany), Fiction (Florida Studio Theatre), Intimate Apparel (Indiana Rep/Syracuse Stage), Beauty (La Jolla Playhouse), Film: Jesus, Maria(Crimson Wolf Productions) MFA, UCSD. Thanks to Gideon.


Matthew Trumbull* (Jarvis) Gideon Productions and FringeNYC debut.  Indie Theatre: Glee Club [Antidepressant Festival, co-produced w/ The Brick Theater], Play Russia [Conversations on Russian Literature + 3 More Plays];  The White Swallow [Happy Endings]; What To Do To A Girl [The Standards of Decency Project]; When Is A Clock; The Most Wonderful Love (Blue Coyote Theatre Group).  Trayf [Baby Jesus One-Act Jubilee: The Second Coming] (Brick Theater).   As You Like It (Boomerang Theatre Company).  Edward II (Creative Mechanics Theatre Company).  The Death Of King Arthur; Cymbeline; Macbeth (Gorilla Repertory Theatre). Nowadays; Inheritors; The Scarecrow; Metamora; 465; The Show-Off (Metropolitan Playhouse).  Infectious Opportunity [Antidepressant Festival, co-produced w/ Brick Theater] (Nosedive Productions, Inc.) Regional: The Wind In The Willows; Six Degrees Of Separation; Cindy Reilly (The Peterborough Players).  Richard III (Lost Nation Theatre).  Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead (Northern Stage).  Tour:  Charlotte's Web (Theatreworks/USA).  Film: Girl #1, Sweet Virginia (2009 Seattle International Film Festival).

Mac Rogers (Playwright) is a playwright and performer who lives in Brooklyn with his fiance Sandy.  His play Universal Robots won the Best Off-Off Broadway Play Award from the Independent Theater Blogger Award and was anthologized in the New York Theatre Experience's "Plays and Playwrights 2008" anthology. His play Hail Satan won the FringeNYC 2007 Outstanding Playwriting Award. Along with Sean and Jordana Williams, Mac wrote Fleet Week: The Musical, winner of the FringeNYC 2005 Outstanding Musical Award. Mac's other plays produced in New York include Dirty Juanita, The Sky Over Nineveh, and The Lucretia Jones Mysteries. Playscripts, Inc. has  published his play The Second String. As an actor, Mac was nominated for a New York Innovative Theater Award for his performance in Nosedive Productions' The Adventures Of Nervous Boy.

Jordana Williams (Director) directed Mac Rogers’ Hail Satan for FringeNYC 2007, which garnered a Backstage Top Performances of the Year nod for actor Laura Perloe. She recently directed an episodic workshop of Rogers’ new spy thriller Asymmetric for the Vampire Cowboys’ Saturday Night Saloon. Other directing credits include two incarnations of The First Annual St. Ignatius Chanukah Pageant, Impetuous Theater Group's PS666, Gideon's The Blueprint Project, Continuing Occupation for the Production Company's The Australia Project, Mac Rogers' Roll at manhattan theatresource, The U.S.-ification of America Conference, four years with the Estrogenius Festival and several stints with The 24 Hour Plays. Jordana is the lyricist portion of Williams/Rogers/Williams (Fleet Week, Air Guitar, The…Chanukah Pageant and Love Story: A Story of Love). She is a founding member of Gideon Productions.

Dana Rossi (Stage Manager) is thrilled to be working on Viral. She was recently the stage manager for Universal Robots as well as Mrs. Warren's Profession--both of which ran at Manhattan Theatre Source. Dana is also a writer whose work has appeared in Time Out New York, Broken Pencil (Canada), New York Press, and on Party in the Back, a blog that compares current events to 80s movies. She recently won a New York Press Association Award for a feature article she did on actors who are understudying celebrities on Broadway. When she's not stage managing, writing articles, or comparing the state of the economy to Back to the Future Part II, she works as a story analyst for Sony Pictures Television.

Sandy Yaklin (Set Design) dabbles in production management, props, building and set design. She's worked with Gideon Productions on several shows and for Nosedive, Small Pond Entertainment, Manhattan Theatre Source, FringeNYC and The Public. Most recently, she was production manager and made light up do-dads for Mac Roger's Universal Robots. She is slave labor (of love) for her affianced, the aforementioned artiste.

Sean Williams (Press Contact) is one of the founding members of Gideon Productions and has worked with them for the last ten years. He has also produced music recordings for McGraw-Hill and Silver Burdett Publishing, as well as for more than a dozen smaller boutique music education companies. As a composer, he has written music for Sing Along/Sing Alone (IDEAs Inc.), and for the musicals Fleet Week, Air Guitar, Love Story (A Story Of Love), The A-Train Plays, and St. Ignatius First Annual Chanukah Pageant. As an actor, over the last 25 years he has appeared in over fifty plays, musicals and one acts. His favorite role is "Dad", which he's been playing in his house for the last two and a half years. Love to Mrs. B and little baby B.

*appears courtesy Actor's Equity Association