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Victoria Rae Sook
Founder and Artistic Director of Ensemble Atria
Victoria Rae Sook is a director, choreographer, actor, singer, and writer. Along with Ensemble Atria, she is one of the founders and co producers of Shake & Bake: A Multi-Sensory Repertory Shakespeare Company. She is a proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA. Favorite directing/ choreographing credits include an all female production of Grease, Shrek The Musical, Anton Chekov's The Bear, A Stranger Here Myself- for which she won the Shoebox Festival Best Director Award, Envoy, Alice in Wonderland, and Unturning: The Musical. She was most recently seen onstage as Jane in Drowning Ophelia and had the joy of originating the role of The Princess of France in Shake & Bake’s workshop production. Other New York City credits include Sylvia in Frame 313, for which she won best actress at the Midtown International Theatre Festival, Who Mourns for Bob the Goon, Houdini Among the Spirits, and Romeo and Juliet. Favorite Regional credits include Elle Woods in Legally Blonde The Musical and Emilia in the Frantic Assembly Company’s production of The Othello Project. Victoria is graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy and the University of South Florida. She is a past performer of the Walt Disney Company and strives every day to ‘find her Pixie Dust.’ Victoria may or may not be a mermaid and believes in glitter, Shakespeare, hard work, and birthday cake. #VicIsEnough @VictoriaRaeSook www.victoriaraesook.com
Managing Director of Ensemble Atria
Chris is an active Theatre artist both before and behind the table. Christopher is a proud member of Actor's Equity. He directed his first NYC musical production "An Advent Carol" in 2013 with The Xavier Company. He 'acted' as Producer for the 2013 Midtown International Theatre Festival production of Envoy. He worked in marketing and publicity for My Sinatra, the hit Off-Broadway cabaret, with Cary Hoffman Management. Chris served as a producer for an Off-Broadway play at Times Scare's Elektra Theatre in April 2012. He succeeded as Assistant to the Producer in technology and director of social media marketing for the NYC production company Hell's Kitchen's Musicals for their "Best Musical" award-winning entry into the Midtown International Theatre Festival, Peg O' My Heart. Chris had his professional directing debut with The Opal Show at Meadow Brook Theatre's annual fundraiser, with the author in attendance. While completing his BFA degree in Musical Theatre, Chris re-conceived, music directed, and composed themes for Edward Albee's The Sandbox in Millikin University's Pipe Dreams Theatre. Follow me @ChrisTefftSings check out my website www.ChristopherTefft.net
Ensemble Atria Board Members: Victoria Rae Sook, Laura Duncombe, Sandy Sook