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David G. Beck, Voice1 David most recently played Rolf this summer in The Sound of Music with Mirror Rep in Vermont, directedby Sabra Jones.  Favorite New York credits include The More Loving One (winner of the NY Fringe Festival for Best Play), On a Bench (59E59 Theatres), The Long Ride Home at the Cherry Lane (with Joe Capozzi and Bilgin Turker), Walking the Road (1st Irish), and Private Life of the Master Race (Roust Theatre).  Regional credits include Rabbit Hole (Human Race, OH), Much Ado About Nothing (Ivoryton Playhouse, CT), and the national tours of The Silent Boy and Lily's Crossing (ArtsPower).  He records books for the blind at the NY Public Library.  David is thrilled to reunite with Joe and company.  For more information: www.davidbeckactor.com.

Joe Capozzi, Actor/Writer/Producer
This is Joe’s debut as a playwright. The short film I Like Crazy which Joe wrote and stars in, is headed to film festivals in 2012.  His screenplay, The Joe Show  is currently in development. As an actor Joe studied under George DiCenzo. He has appeared on TV/Stage/Film. His recent film credits include Hang Me Down, directed by Susan Hunt and West End, directed by Joe Basile. Up next Rafer & Fred.

Alfredo Diaz, Voice2 Some of his most recent credits include At Home At The Zoo by Edward Albee, a benefit production for Animal Haven at Playwrights Horizons where he played the role of Jerry. Also, I Saved a Sewer Rat, a one act play that was chosen by The Network for their One-Act Festival and presented at The Barrow Group Theater, a play in which Alfredo starred and wrote. Additionally, he originated the role of John Ryan in Men without Myth, presented at Urban Stages, and played Balthazar in Our Lady of 121st Street at Queens Theater. Alfredo is a writer and an actor with a great passion to tell the stories of the struggling, troubled, anti hero. www.alfredodiaz.net.

Jorge Humberto Hoyos, Pete Jorge is thrilled and honored to be a part of this amazing production of Joe Capozzi’s For Pete’s Sake. Relocating to New York City in 2009 from the west coast, his most recent credits include Father Claudio in Mel Nieves’ By the Dawn’s Early Light with the Apple Core Theater Company; Sir Toby Belch in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night with the Seeing Place Theater Company; and Esteban, the town mayor, in Lope De Vega’s Fuente Ovejuna with the Nylon Fusion Collective. Jorge also completed a national tour of the JENA Company’s ensemble production of their new play, America, Amerique and was featured as Shamrayev in Chekhov’s The Seagull at the American Theatre of Actors. Performing with the Bruka Theater Company in Reno, Nevada, his diverse stage credits include Italian American Reconciliation, Cloud Nine, and Steambath. For his dramatic leading performances in Ibsen’s A Doll’s House and Anouilh’s Becket at the Reno Theater, he was honored with Blythe Award nominations. Jorge has trained with Terry Schreiber, Paul Russell and Margie Haber.

Tom Pilutik, Fred Tom has been on the NYC acting scene for the past 14 years. Starting his acting pursuits at C.W. Post College in the 1990's, Tom quickly became a staple of the Post Theater Company, and worked hard at nurturing his growth as an actor, performing as Anthonio in Shakespeare's The Tempest, Sterling in Paul Rudnick's Jeffrey and Hikaru in Lady Aoi.  Tom has consistently been working with established film and theater companies such as Kings and Desperate Men Productions, Syrcular films and  Prototype Theater. Favorite credits include The Inventor, The Escort, The Photographer, Her Boyfriend And His Girlfriend, Black Ice and Bunny’s Last Night In Limbo.

Bilgin Turker, Ethel / Associate Producer Bilgin has written and performed in Kind of...But Worse, When I Fell, and 13 minutes: The Musical. She has directed Clinical Depression: The Funny Kind (Frigid Festival) and One More To Go by Debbie Weiss (The American Globe Theater & Turnip Theater Company 14th Annual Play Festival) . Her recent credits include Turk in Progress which she wrote and performed at The Actor's Playhouse directed by Robert Charles Gompers. Bilgin was also in the short film Sweet Sweet Baby written and directed by Susan Hunt. For more updates visit www.bilginblog.com.
 


Robert & Laura Capozzi
Joe & Judy Capozzi
Bill Curtis
George DiCenzo
Kate Hodge
Antonio Merenda
Ronnie & Kathy Velli
John & Marina Yoegel
Susan Rios
Indiegogo Funders
Stephanie Dattilo Taylor




Angelique Letizia, Director Films include: Anna, Rules of Love, and the award winning short film Sarina’s Song (www.SarinasSong.com). In 2009 she enrolled in the New York Film Academy’s one year directing program and completed the program with Sarina’s Song as her thesis film. In 2011, Angelique went on to produce 2 Weeks 5 Shorts which involved several other filmmakers, switching hats from writer/director/actors. The filmmakers conceived five shorts films B61, Rules of Love, I Like Crazy, Thief and Running Out which were all shot over a two week period of time. B61 premiered at the TriBeCa Film Festival (2012). Currently she is directing a documentary Under The Rainbow with writer/producer Robert Gompers, is producing a web series entitled Garbage Stories created by Bilgin Turker, and has two feature films in development The Blue Side and Return to Love. In March 2012 Angelique directed the benefit performance of For Pete’s Sake written by Joe Capozzi. For more information please visit www.starrfilmsltd.com

Kristen Busalacchi, Production Stage Manager/Associate Producer Although usually she is seen on the stage, Kristen also has a history of working behind the scenes and has a minor in Arts Management from Illinois Wesleyan University. As one of the founding members of Cornerstone Theatre in Milwaukee, she had to handle many other jobs including stage managing many productions including The American Dream, Valentine's Day Cabaret and Ah Wilderness! to name a few. She is also currently the stage manager/right hand person for Cotter Smith's acting class here in NYC. She is very proud and happy to continue to be a part of this wonderful project.

Jimmy Lawlor, Lighting Design is thrilled to be working on For Pete's Sake. Originally from the metro DC area, Jimmy moved to NYC and received his MFA in Lighting Design at New York University. Jimmy's New York work as been seen at La Mama ETC., St. Clement's Theatre, Theatre Row, HERE Arts Center, NYU, Columbia University, among others. Regional work includes The Kennedy Center, Arena Stage, both spaces of The Shakespeare Theatre, up and down the east coast, as well as working abroad in Canada and Abu Dhabi. www.lawlordesign.com

Benny Cuppini, Title Photo Design Benny recently graduated from FIT with a BFA in Photography. Visit bennycuppiniphotography.com

Peter Kostandelos, Projection Design Peter is a producer and filmmaker. Co-founder and CEO of 2Much Music and 2Much Records. He has produced more than 15 music videos and three albums with the band Footsouljahs and solo artist Flowz. www.YouTube.com

Snowball's Chance Productions, Producer Founded by Susan and Howard Hunt in 2010, Snowball's Chance Productions has produced several projects, including the short films Sweet Sweet Baby and Hang Me Down in 2010, and the feature film With All My Might, currently in post production. An independent film production company focused on narrative films and music videos from concept to final edit, Snowball's Chance has numerous projects in various stages of development, and is honored to be involved in For Pete's Sake.