Untitled: By Koryn Orcutt and Danielle Mohlman
Koryn Orcutt (she/her) enjoys a diverse music career as a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist in the Seattle area. Her love of music was sparked in the fourth grade when she played the first notes of the clarinet and translated into a pursuit in classical music. She holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Multiple Woodwind Performance from the University of North Texas and can now be heard performing on flutes, oboe, English horn, bassoon, clarinets, and saxophones in the pit orchestras of The 5th Avenue Theatre and Village Theatre. In addition to music performance, Koryn’s passion for music grew into writing melodies and song lyrics. This love of songwriting has expanded into many released singles, including “Enough” and “Strut,” currently repped in sync licensing catalogs for tv, film and ads. Her song, “Let Us Breathe” has been featured in the 2020-2021 season at the Village Theatre.
Danielle Mohlman (she/her) is a nationally produced playwright based in Seattle, WA. Her plays include Nexus (Hubbard Hall, The Kilroys honorable mention); Dust (Dacha Theatre, Cygnet Theatre Finish Line Commission, The Kilroys List); Rushing (Umbrella Project Writers Group); Frankenstein (Village Theatre KIDSTAGE); Halcyon (Seattle Public Theater, Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center semi-finalist); and Rocky Road (Project 5 Commission). Danielle is an alumna of Playwrights’ Arena at Arena Stage, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Artist Fellowship, and the Umbrella Project Writers Group. She is a proud graduate of both Cal Poly Pomona and Emerson College, and a current company member with Dacha Theatre. She is currently developing multiple projects for theatre and film. This is her first musical. daniellemohlman.com
PABITIN: By Rheanna Atendido
Rheanna Atendido (she/her) is a singer-songwriter, actor, and playwright from Seattle. As a second-generation Filipino-American, her mission in life is to put BIPOC individuals at the forefront of storytelling. Recent performing credits include: Mamma Mia! AMT: NW Bookshelf (The 5th); Daddy Long Legs, Bright Star (Taproot); Twelfth Night (Seattle Rep); Dance Nation (WET); Head Over Heels (ArtsWest). For updates on her musicals, opera, and upcoming album, follow her Instagram @rheannaatendido
Untitled: By Claudine Mboligikpelani Nako
Claudine Mboligikpelani Nako (she/her) is an actor, writer, director, choreographer, teaching artist, and member of ACT Theatre’s Core Company. She recently worked as Assistant Director and Assistant Story Editor with partner Nick Edwards on the documentary film History of Theatre: Part Zero for ACT Theatre. Nako and Edwards also co-authored a new horror play entitled Void Here which they aim to produce in fall 2021. Claudine has also written multiple pieces for young audiences and she is currently developing one into a full length original musical entitled Fabletown, which explores themes of immigration, xenophobia, and community through the fantastical lens of a fairytale world. As an actor Nako’s most recent musical theatre credit was as leading lady Rosalind in The Rep’s musical production of As You Like It with the Public Works Project. Other recent stage credits include the title character in Snow White (SCT), Lucy in Dracula (ACT), and Paulinka in A Bright Room Called Day (The Williams Project). Nako is a two-time Gregory Award Winner for Outstanding Lead for her work in Little Bee (Book-It) and My Heart is the Drum (Village Theatre). Film/TV credits include Grimm (NBC); Three Busy Debras (HBO); Everything Sucks!, Raising Dion, and Outside In (Netflix).