TeamTheatre is committed to healing and enriching communities around the world with art that overcomes barriers and celebrates humanity. We act as a resource to emerging artists and the societies around them. We develop productions that examine what it truly means to honor inclusivity, transformation, and multiculturalism. TeamTheatre provides a home where all artists and audiences connect and embrace what makes us human.

Members

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Sarah Bitar is a Lebanese actor and vocalist based in NYC, trained at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

Credits include Ful Nabit (AND Theatre), Almost, Maine, Golden Girl by the Sea, At a Crossroads, Holiday Jingles (T.E.A.M Theatre), As You Like It; A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Stella Adler Studio of Acting);  Dinner with Friends; Escape from Happiness (Stella Adler Studio of Acting). Short films include Like Salt (Darine Hoteit); The Balcony Screen (Monica Nassif); The Call (Youssef Khoueiry).

She is a proud member of T.E.A.M Theatre Company formed of 8 artists each from a different part of the globe, which is just perfect for her obsession with languages.

Dorothea Gloria is an NYC Actress from the Philippines. She is a resident actor at the award-winning company, The Flea Theatre in Tribeca and a founder of TeamTheatre. She has performed professionally in various theater companies back home as well such as Repertory Philippines, PETA (Philippine Educational Theater Association), and CCP (Cultural Center of the Philippines) to name a few. In 2014, she earned BroadwayWorld’s Best Featured Actress in Repertory Philippines’ August: Osage County. She is often seen in Bryant Park where she practices her juggling and flow arts.

Ig: @dorotheagloria

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Annasole Podestà is a trilingual actress and singer based in
New York.!
Credits include Rosalind in As You Like It and Beatrice in
Much Ado About Nothing (Stella Adler Studio of Acting),
Gayle in Almost, Maine (Greek Cultural Center), Belle in
Beauty and the Beast and Merrily We Roll Along (Lost
Theatre, London).!
Cofounder of TEAM Theatre and recent Stella Adler graduate,
Annasole also has a Degree in Ancient Greek and Latin
Language and Literature and she is always looking for new,
relevant ways to merge her cultural background with her
artistic present.
Follow Annasole on Instagram: @solelikethesun
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Adam Martin is a director, acting coach, and script editor. Adam most recently directed The Play of The Future by Paul Atreides as part of TeamTheatre’s Fun Fast Feb Fest. Other directing credits include: Half Empty; Half Full by Kiana Wu at The Hudson Guild Theatre and Manhattan Repertory Theatre, Paul Downs Colaizzo’s Really Really at IATI Theater with Wrong House Productions, Sam Shepherd’s Fool for Love at Stella Adler Studio, and Donald Margulies’ one act Misadventure as part of the Big Apple Slices Festival of Short Plays at the Bridge Theatre. He was part of the directing team for Wrong House Productions’ Sketchy Weekend at TADA! Theatre, and as part of the directing team for Wrong House’s first sketch show, Sketchy Launch. Adam most recently assistant directed Macbeth at the Stella Adler Studio, and Almost, Maine by John Cariani at the Greek Cultural Center. Other assistant directing credits include: Golden Girl by The Sea by Dorothea Gloria at the Greek Cultural Center,The Sun Tries Dating by Dorothea Gloria at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, which was part of the Best of 2018 Short Play Celebration, Express by Mack Velle, which won the one-act summer play festival at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, and he served as assistant director to Stephanie Yankwitt for the Stella Adler 2017 Industry Showcase for the Three Year Conservatory and the NYU BFA acting program. Adam has studied directing under Austin Pendleton at HB Studio. He is a graduate of the Three Year Professional Conservatory at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. He holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from California State University, San Bernardino, and has been fortunate enough to study with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Adam is currently in apprenticeship at the Stella Adler Studio for scene study under Sam Schacht the former dean of the Actors Studio.

Gwendolyn Snow is an actor, director and vocalist from Brazil Indiana. She is a resident director and founding member of TeamTheatre. She has worked in several facets of theatre performance and the making of it throughout the years. She studied at the University of Southern Indiana and graduated Stella Adler’s Three Year Professional Conservatory in 2019.  She most recently helped produce and direct in TeamTheatre’s ‘Fun Fab Feb Fest” a diverse collection of short plays framed at The Greek Cultural Center in Astoria. She produced and directed most of TeamTheatre in “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani in December of 2019 at the Greek Cultural Center. In Summer of 2019 she produced and directed “The Philosophy Play” by Yiqing Zhao for Riant Theater and a devised theatre piece called “Golden Girl by the Sea” by Dorothea Gloria at the Greek Cultural Center, she also assistant directed “Half Empty; Half Full” by Kiana Wu at the Hudson Guild Theater. Her early directing credits include three original works framed at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, “The Truth” by Yinging Zhao, “Express” by Mack Velle, which won the best one-act award as a part of their summer one act play competition in 2018, and “The Sun Tries Dating” which was asked back for their best of 2018 short play celebration that December. She is currently performing in a filmed reading of “All the Tired Horses” by Ethan Alltop and working very hard to produce new projects for TeamTheatre’s future!

Ig: @gwendolynthesnow, @gwynwitch

Chrysi

Chrysi Sylaidi is a professional actor, producer, director and Dj from Greece based in NYC. She is a graduate from the 3-year Professional Conservatory at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, she is a resident artist at the Greek Cultural Center, and Associate Artistic Director of TeamTheatre LLC.

NYC acting credits include: Marya Antonova- Government Inspector (Eclipses Group Theatre New York), Angela- Goodnight Margaret (Cyprus New York Productions Inc.), Rhonda- Almost Maine (TeamTheatre LLC), Hermione- The Winter’s Tale/ Pope Joan- Top Girls/ Nora- Escape from Happiness/ Costard- Love’s Labors Lost (Stella Adler Studio of Acting). Other credits include: Elizabeth Proctor- The Crucible (Akadimos Theatro), Mama Ubu- Ubu Roi (Theatro Poli), Grim the Ripper- Mia Komodia (Theatro Poreia)

She worked as a producer at TeamTheatre’s ”Fun Fast Feb Festival”- a festival of 12 original short-plays in 2020. She produced ”Sabbath Elevator” a play written by Ellen Rittberg and directed by Fotis Batzas at FFFF in 2020. Directed and produced ”No Friends” a play written by Myrna Davonne at FFFF in 2020. She also assisted the production of TeamTheatre’s ”Almost Maine” by John Cariani in 2019.
Chrysi has assistant-directed ”The Crucible” by Arthur Miller in 2016 at Akadimos Theatro in Athens in collaboration with director George Kaloksilos.
Chrysi also has a degree in Economics with a major in Economic Theory and Politics from the Athens University of Economics and Business. Furthermore, she Djs professionally for the past 6 years.

Follow her on Instagram:

@chrysisylaidi

Associates

Campbell Myers Briggs

Tim Cordell

Russel Legaspi

Melanie Liebetrau

Nina Troy