Ryan Victor Pierce* as James Landry
Ryan is Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape, originally from Southern New Jersey and Delaware.
Upon graduation from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Ryan has performed in various readings, staged readings, and full productions at such renown theatrical institutions as the Public Theater, New York Theater Workshop, New Dramatists, LaMaMa E.T.C., and New York City Opera at Lincoln Center. Some highlights include: Dead Man Walking, The Cherry Orchard, Baal, and Tartuffe. In film, he has worked on A Beautiful Mind and A Thousand Roads.
Throughout his career, Ryan has also devoted much of his time performing in and helping to develop theatrical works of indigenous people from the US and around the world. Many of those works have been developed and performed at the American Indian Community House of New York City, AMERINDA, The Culture Project, Times Square Playwrights, the Australian Aboriginal Theater Initiative, as well as the United Nations. AEA SAG AGMA
Kayla Jackmon as Mari
Kayla Jackmon is an actor and teaching artist with a love for movement and ensemble-based work. Originally from the sprawling flat lands of South Dakota, she recently completed the Acting Apprenticeship at Actors Theatre of Louisville. NYC: Rubber Match (Red Caravan), The Fire This Time Festival. Regional: At the Vanishing Point, High Lonesome Sound, and So Unnatural a Level at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Her favorite theatre credits are: How We Got On (Luann), Twelfth Night (Viola), Comedy of Errors (Adriana), and Colored Museum (Miss Pat). She currently teaches theatre at Brooklyn United and trained as a teaching artist with The Royal Shakespeare Company. BA in Theatre from The Ohio State University.
Kyle Leibovitch as Bartender
Kyle Leibovitch is thrilled to be joining the Eagle Project as The Bartender in Wide Blossoms. Recent credits include Eurydice, In Rooms Such As These (Columbia Stages), and The Crucible (Atlantic Stage 2 directed by Jessi Hill.) Upcoming films include Gentlemen's Fury and Nocturnal. Kyle is a recent graduate of the Atlantic Theater Company's Professional Conservatory. He currently trains with Charlie Sandlan at the Maggie Flanigan Studio.
Donna Couteau* as Grandma
Donna Couteau (Sac & Fox Nation) is a scholarship alum of Harkness Ballet Company. She has performed in Shakespeare with the London Shakespeare Company and toured nationally and internationally in the role of Peter Pan for Disney Productions, which originated in Los Angeles. She returned to New York to found Leaf Arrow Productions with Joe Cross and performed at the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian on the Mall in Washington, D.C. Donna toured in Grandchildren of the Buffalo Soldiers at Penumbra Theater and Trinity Rep. Donna is a former member of Spiderwoman Theater, touring as "The Nun" in Women in Violence. She starred in Te Ata at the University of Science and Arts in Oklahoma and is a Curriculum Arts Projects performer for Symphony Space. She most recently performed at the Hubei Provincial Museum in Wuhan, China, as well as Pow Wow Highway at HERE and Material Witness at LaMaMa.
Abbi Hawk* as Female Cousin
The Winter's Tale, Antony and Cleopatra, Henry VI part 1, Cymbeline, The Maid's Tragedy, The Servant of Two Masters, Timon of Athens, Julius Caesar, and many more (American Shakespeare Center), Rabbit Hole (Hampton Theater Company), Othello (Wandering Bark), The Wonder (Kirk Theater), Until We Find Each Other (MITF), The Oedipus Project (New Light Theater Workshop), and work with NYTW, Lincoln Center Library/Shakespeare Society, The Queen's Company, The Jewish Plays Project, Extant Arts. Thanks to J. www.abbihawk.com
Thomas Muccioli as Male Cousin
HERE/Eagle Project debut. Connected (59E59, NYIT Award Nominee for Outstanding Ensemble), The Trojan Women adapted by Ellen McLaughlin (The Flea Theater, dir. Anne Cecelia Haney), Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom by Jennifer Haley (The Flea, dir. Joel Schumacher), Saint Matilde’s Malady (Theatre Row), and The Liddy Plays (Crashbox Theater). He has performed or developed work at several theaters including New Ohio Theater, New Georges, Brooklyn Generator, The Bushwick Starr, The Tank, The Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival, #serials@theflea, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Dixon Place, and Fresh Ground Pepper. Training: The Atlantic Theater | TomMuccioli.com | For my Cherokee family, Nora Cobb-Bohannon, Lawrence & Lovie Cobb
*appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association