A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away Christine Rhone was a dancer with The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. From 2003–2007, she owned the Adams Morgan watering hole, “The Common Share.” Now she has returned to the stage and may the Force be with you.
Colleen Clark, a born and raised local, when not talking about her vagina or acting as someone else talking about her vagina, fundraises for a nonprofit, tells jokes at improv, volunteers, and attempts to exercise. She also visits friends, conveniently when The Bachelor, Glee and the Real Housewives are on TV.
Emily Ann Jablonski is thrilled that her vagina is back in action after a three-year hiatus (from The Vagina Monologues, of course). She last performed in and directed this incredible piece at Salisbury University for V-Day 2006, 2007 and 2008. She believes this incredible movement can change the world.
FeliceSkye Hutchinson, a native of St. Louis, MO and a graduate of Washington, DC's The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts three-year Conservatory program, has a background in film, voice-over, and stage, and is a professional hair and makeup artist. She thanks her husband Warren for his love and support.
Ginny Page is a native Nashvillian who moved to DC last fall to begin her job at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. She openly admits a past lack of awe and reverence for the vagina; her attitude changed upon seeing her college's production of The Vagina Monologues.
Gulgun Karamete, born in Turkey, studied acting at the National Conservatory of Turkey and worked for the National Theatre of Turkey 1993–1998. She earned her MA in Theatre from SUNY Albany in 2003 and taught Acting and Theatre History there for eight years. She moved to Washington, DC area in 2009.
Heather Burke is an entrepreneurial woman with an activist’s instinct, working to advance women’s rights and agency around the world. She believes in the collective power of women and that female relationships stimulate personal and social change. Likes: Discovering and evolving. Dislikes: Being away from the ocean.
Jacquese Jackson is a 26-year-old actress from Washington, DC. She recently graduated from Hampton University with a Theatre Performance degree. She also writes screenplays, poems, songs, and short stories, and has a day job working as a substitute and a Drama teacher for Septima Clark Public Charter School.
Jenlene Nowak is a graduate of the 2008 Honors Conservatory at The Theatre Lab in DC. She was recently in Things I Wrote Before My First Kiss, part of the 2010 Capital Fringe Festival, and in Adams Morgan: The Movie. She is excited to be part of The Firm DC's V-Day project.
Julianne Robertson King is a 51-year-old mother of four, and a writer, attorney, educator, activist, and actress. A native Washingtonian, she observes local, national and international political developments with interest. Her blog, Watch Out Mom's Home, is a compilation of opinions about the world.
A West-African born marketer, photographer and “womanist” poetry and short fiction author,
Lilian Oben auditioned as part of her resolution to be evermore fearless. A volunteer at DC’s Whitman Walker Clinic, she is passionate about health and social equality, and credits living abroad for her desire to stop violence against women.
Logan Kapinus is a pre-school teacher at St. Alban’s Early Childhood Center. In her spare time, she is a figure and dance skater with Maxim Katchanov. She is currently getting ready for a big move to Toronto. She loves theater and live performances, and hopes your vaginas enjoy the show!
Mandy "Emme" David, now in school to become a physician, has recently re-embraced the arts and joins The Firm DC for her third The Vagina Monologues role. She is excited to be a part of the awareness and promotion of women's mental, emotional and physical well-being.
Mary Yee recently appeared in the St. Mark’s Players Oliver!, and in Obamanologues and Murth. She is also in TV commercials and training films. She studies acting with The Shakespeare Theatre, and voice with Margaret Brooks and Kathy Kessler Price. When not on stage, she is a systems engineer.
Meghann Scherrer, originally from Philly, is a PR/communications nerd, self-proclaimed wino and semi-closeted fashionista living in Falls Church with her loving husband Matt. She is honored to be a part of The Firm DC’s The Vagina Monologues and V-Day, as an actress and as one of production’s PR representatives.
Rosa Cuyun, born in the small, yet vivacious and wonderful El Salvador, is a proud a wife and mother who can prepare a finger-lickin' feast or a festive cocktail, especially if company is coming. She also enjoys good music and lots of laughter. This production is her first acting experience.
During the day Shanice Jones is a government worker; during the night she is a stage manager; and on weekends she portrays an 18th-Century slave Cate Sharper. A recent college graduate, she looks forward to being involved in more theater and will soon attend graduate school for Theatre History and Criticism.
Sophia Franklin likes pigtails and ribbons. She has a dog named Fwankenstein (who Bob Barker would approve of) and looks forward to the day overalls come back into fashion.
Victoria Rocha is a world-wanderer, unable to stay in one place for too long, desiring new adventures. She just returned from a term of civil service in the National Civilian Community Corps, AmeriCorps as part of her mission to change and save the world. Her vagina likes to wear sexy lingerie.