Meet the Cast
Monroe Barrick (Mr. Marten/Ishmael Lee) is making his second appearance with PAC, playing Mister Marten and Ishmael Lee, in the upcoming production of Maria Marten, or, The Murder in the Red Barn. His first role was as Lafeu in All’s Well That Ends Well. A Philadelphia native, he has appeared in a variety of productions throughout the region. Some of his prior roles include Vernon C. Waters in A Soldiers Play, Juror No. 10 in 12 Angry Men, William Henry Brown in The African Company Presents Richard III, and The King in The Cave Dwellers. Much love to all those who support live theatre.
Damon Bonetti (William Corder/Tim Bobbin) is a Philly based actor, director, musician and Co-Founding Artistic Director of The PAC. For PAC he has appeared in The Duchess of Malfi, Creditors and All’s Well That Ends Well and directed The Sea Plays, Changes of Heart, Blood Wedding (co-production with MPiRP at Drexel), He Who Gets Slapped and The White Devil. Other recent acting roles include It’s A Wonderful Life, And Then There Were None (Walnut Street), Red Velvet (Lantern Theater), Moonlight and Magnolias (Eagle Theatre), Rizzo (Philadelphia Theatre Company). Recent directing: Stinky Kids, The Musical! (Walnut Street), Around the World in 80 Days (Hedgerow Theatre), Proof, Becky Shaw (Rutgers University – Camden), and The Goldilocks Zone (Passage Theatre). He received a Barrymore Nomination for Outstanding Director for True Story at Passage Theatre. He appears on film and commercials and is the lead guitarist for Jawbone Junction. Damon earned his MFA at the FSU/Asolo Conservatory.
Victoria Goins (Maria Marten) Born in Houston, Victoria began her professional acting career in Los Angeles in 2007, starring in several national commercials and appearing as a singer/performer on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, America's Got Talent, and The Voice. After to moving to Philadelphia, Victoria graduated with her B.A. in Communication from Temple University. Favorite roles include: Zenna (Lydie Breeze Trilogy), Lady in Yellow (For Colored Girls), Miss. Pat (The Colored Museum), Olivia (Twelfth Night), and Elmire (Tartuffe). She'd like to thank Charlotte Northeast for this incredible opportunity, and also sends love to her fiancé Dhoruba Glover.
Dan Hodge (William Corder/ Tim Bobbin) is a proud founding member of the PAC where he has appeared in The White Devil¸ The Fair Maid of the West, Creditors, Changes of Heart, and created his one man The Rape of Lucrece. He has also directed All’s Well That Ends Well, The Captive, Mary Stuart, Timon of Anthens, and The Duchess of Malfi for the company. He has also directed Macbeth and Hamlet for Hedgerow Theatre, The Tempest, The Real Inspector Hound, and Othello for Curio Theatre, and Richard III for Commonwealth Classics, among others. Dan holds his MFA in Acting from the USD/Old Globe, San Diego.
Sarah Knittel (Anne) is thrilled to make her PAC debut. She is a theater maker, teaching artist, and improviser. In 2017, she was named the inaugural Automatic Arts Artist in Residence. In Philadelphia, Sarah has worked with AntiGravity Theatre Project, Automatic Arts, Hella Fresh Theater, The Johnny Shortcake Show, Hedgerow, Untitled Eva Steinmetz Project, Pig Iron, Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, and Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre. A graduate of the Pig Iron School of Physical and Devised Theater and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts (Stella Adler and RADA). Upcoming projects include: Catch 22 (Curio) and NIGHTMARE FUEL (created and performed by Sarah, directed by Brad Wrenn of the Berserker Residents).
Brian McCann (Tobersloper/Mark) is delighted to be working on his sixth show with The PAC. This season he has appeared in The Craftsman and Romeo and Juliet with the Lantern Theater and Maire Antoinette at Curio Theatre. Brian has also appeared at The Arden, 1812 Productions, Theater Exile, The McCarter Theater, Act II Playhouse and Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival amongst others. He is a proud 19 year company member of Comedy Sportz Philadelphia.
Devon Sinclair (Jacko/Pharos) Pumped to be making his PAC debut with the Maria Marten team, Devon Sinclair currently works as an Actor, Teaching Artist, and Director/Choreographer in the Greater Philadelphia region. Most recently, Devon was Lumiere in the Candlelight Theater's Beauty and the Beast and has been seen regionally with the Walnut Street Theatre, Theatre Horizon, Ritz Theatre and more. Devon likes to bring an infectious energy and creativity to every project and cannot wait to create memories with this talented group of artists! Credits, media, and more can be found by visiting www.DevonSinclairFields.com.
Trina Tjersland (Dame Marten/Flatcatcher) New York: Family Dynamics (Festival) (Hudson Guild Theatre). Regional: The Revenger’s Tragedy (Stage Reading) (Quintessence Theatre); The Vagina Monologues (Delaware Theatre Company); Our Town (Delaware Theatre Company); The Philadelphia Story (Allegheny Highlands Regional Theatre); Wings (Philadelphia Theatre Company). Television: “Evil Stepmothers,” “Haunted,” “The Jury Speaks,” “The Hereafter Hotline.” Short film: “That Smell.” Film: “Where Potatoes Grow.” This is Trina’s first production with PAC.
Meet the Design Team
Charlotte Northeast (Director) is a native of Victoria, BC, Canada and a graduate of Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York City. With PAC she has had the pleasure of playing the title roles in The Duchess of Malfi, Mary Stuart, and The White Devil; appearing in Changes of Heart and Timon of Athens. As a director for PAC: Creditors and The Fair Maid of the West. In Philly she has worked as an actor with: Act II Playhouse, CCTC, Theatre Exile, New City Stage, Passage Theatre, Luna Theatre, Swim Pony, Gas & Electric Arts, InterAct, Lantern Theater, Azuka, Montgomery Stage, Shakespeare in Clark Park, Orbiter 3, Theatre Horizon and the Walnut Street Theatre. She is a proud recipient of two Barrymore Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress for Skin in Flames (InterAct) and Emma (Lantern). As a teaching artist she has worked with Lantern Theater Company, Rutgers-Camden and Shakespeare in Clark Park; she also provides cast-wide and solo coaching for dialects. In all her spare time she’s wife to Damon and mother to son Julian, pug Prince and cat Triscut. For further info, please visit: www.charlottenortheast.com.
Andrew Clotworthy (Original Music/Musician) is so excited to be a part of Maria Marten. He is a Philadelphia-based actor and songwriter, and a 2010 graduate of Rowan University. Favorite past shows include Marat/Sade (EgoPo), Changes of Heart (PAC), The Merchant of Venice (Maryland Shakespeare Festival), and all the silly commedia dell'arte antics with Ombelico Mask Ensemble. You can find his music on all streaming services and at clotworthymusic.com.