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 The Hotel Savant presents
 THE ARCHERY CONTEST
                                                                                         Cast:
Script, Direction, Design Concept ...........................John Jahnke                 The Reverend Kendrick......................Richard Toth
Set Design...............................................................Peter Ksander   Mercy, his wife................................Hillary Spector
Soundscape Design...............................................Kristin Worrall          Orpha, a girl.........................................Carey Urban
Lighting Design......................................................Miranda Hardy       Dory, a boy................................Alexander Borinsky
Video Design....................................................Andrew Schneider         The Sexton Hawthorne........................Jeff Worden
Costume Design .........................................................Carlos Soto
Sound Installation Design .............................Jamie Mcelhinney                  Setting: A cemetery. (By) the rectory near a
Assistant Video Design.....................................................Taili Wu      gate. (Which leads to) the stream in an orchard.
Stage Management.............................................Jackie D. Young             (Near a bridge to) a pavilion.
Asst. Sound Design/ Asst. Stage Management..D. Westerholm
Wardrobe Mistress....................................................Ella Sawtell        Time:     None.
Technical Direction................................................Josh Higgason
General Management............................................. Nina Kulmala             Running Time: 100 minutes


Richard Toth/Reverend Richard directed or produced over 30 productions as Artistic Director of Misery Loves Company in Prague in
the 1990s. He is currently developing a new play, Foodstable, as an artist-in-residence at HERE Arts Center and studies playwriting at
Brooklyn College. As a performer, Richard has worked as an actor, circus clown and puppeteer in the United States and Europe. He has
appeared in the films Les Miserables, Dead Fire, Hostage Train and The Buttoners. TV appearances include Sex and the City, Law and
Order and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Recent New York performance work includes Protest (Soho Think Tank at Vaclav Havel Festival), St.
Joan of the Stockyards (Stillpoint at PS 122).

Hillary Spector/Mercy With Hotel Savant: Mercurius, The Shady Maids of Haiti, Les Cenci. With Nomad Theater: Miss Julie, The
Master Builder, Redevelopment. Favorite roles include: Nora in A Doll’s House, Isabel in Measure for Measure and The Dreamer in
To Be Sung (acclaimed by the New York Times and Le Monde). Other theaters: Classic Stage Company, P.S. 122, Ohio Theatre, Flea
Theatre, and Danspace at St. Mark’s. Past directing/choreography: Trueta (National Theatre of Cataluña, Barcelona); Romeo et Juliette
(Spoleto Festival USA); Les Contes D’Hoffman (L’ Opera de Nantes); Thais(L’ Opera de Nice); and Orphee aux Enfers(Tivoli Theatre,
Copenhagen).

Carey Urban/Orpha Carey has been acting and singing professionally since the age of 13. She has appeared in national and
European tours, television, radio, webcasts and independent film. She is delighted to be reprising the role of Orpha, after previously
appearing in the 2007 P.S.1 Art Radio recording and the ‘07 and ‘08 workshops of The Archery Contest. Also with Hotel Savant, she
appeared in a workshop of Artaud’s The Cenci at The Watermill Center, and a workshop of Men Go Down at The Armory in NYC earlier
this year. Thanks to John, Nina, the cast and crew, and her tirelessly supportive friends & family. She hopes you enjoy the show!

Alexander Borinsky /Dory Alexander Borinsky is a writer and actor, native to Baltimore, new to New York. He has performed Chekhov
and Shakespeare in parks, backyards, bedrooms, bars, and theaters. As an undergraduate, he was a member and codirector of The
Control Group, Yale’s friendly experimental ensemble. Outside of that, roles include Romeo (Red Umbrella Theater Co.); Richard III,
Falstaff, and George (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) (all Yale). His play, The Polish Egg Man, premiered at Upstream Theater in St.
Louis, MO.

Jeff Worden/Sexton New York credits include Offending the Audience at The Flea (dir. Jim Simpson), The Woman (Columbia Stages),
and collaborating with companies like The Hotel Savant and The Wooster Group. Regional credits include the world premiere of
Versailles (dir. David Schweizer), The Merry Wives of Windsor, King Lear, The Innocents, Militant Language and The Brothers
Dellapina. BA - University of Iowa.

John Jahnke/Script, Direction, Design Concept John Jahnke is a New York based playwright/director whose most recent production,
The Cenci, debuted in New York City in February 2008 at The Ohio Theatre. Antonin Artaud’s only Theatre of Cruelty work, The Cenci
was performed in its first American translation by Richard Sieburth of the French Department/NYU, created specifically for Jahnke’s
company The Hotel Savant, and created in part through a residency at The Watermill Center. An original work, Men Go Down, is in
development for 2010, having been developed through residencies at The MacDowell Colony and The Armory on Park.
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Jahnke also staged the world premiere of Susan Sontag’s never performed play A Parsifal, which debuted at PS122 in March
2006. The work was developed through Chashama’s AREA Space Grant Program and a workshop hosted by The Public Theater.
Other original theatrical works include Funeral Games, The Public Theater (performance workshop), 2004; The Shady Maids
of Haiti, Walkerspace, 2002 (published by New York Theatre Experience in 2004); Mercurius, HERE, 2001; and Lola Montez
in Bavaria…, HERE, 1999. In Los Angeles, under the auspices of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Jahnke created The
Beasts of Luxury, 1996; Syphilis; The Monster of Dusseldorf or Paint Me, Paint Me Peter Kurten, 1993; as well as a staging of
Oscar Wilde’s unfinished play La Sainte Courtesane, 1997. He is a former opera and ballet student who received a B.F.A from
the California Institute of the Arts’ Fine Arts program. He has developed work at The Watermill Center, The MacDowell Colony,
Chashama, The Armory on Park, and 3LD Art and Technology Center.

Peter Ksander/Set Design Peter Ksander, is a sculptor and stage designer. Recent set designs include: Untitled Mars (this title
may change) for which he won an Obie Award, Oh What War, Laude in Urbis, Monstrosity, The County of Kings, and This Place is
a Desert. He is a curator for the Ontological Hysteric Incubator and in 2005 was a recipient of the NEA/TCG Career Development
Program.

Kristin Worrall/Sound Design Kristin Worrall is a sound designer (film, TV, theater, installations) and musician based in New
York City. Other collaborations with the Hotel Savant include The Cenci at The Ohio Theatre (Henry Hewes Design Award
Nominee) and The Watermill Center (Spring 2007) and A Parsifal (PS 122). She is sound designer and performer with the Nature
Theater of Oklahoma, and their collaborations include the current Life and Times Episode 1 (Burg Theatre, Vienna, Austria),
No Dice (Soho Rep, UTR 2007, PICA, Philadelphia Live Arts, Obie Award 2008, presently touring Europe), Poetics (UTR 2008),
Fragment (Classic Stage Company), Three Sisters (CSC), Kasimir and Karoline (CSC), and Irresistible Targets. Her work has been
seen and heard on the Food Network, PS 122, NY Theater Workshop, the NY Fringe Festival (2005-2007),Collective Unconscious,
La Mama, Tonic, Knitting Factory, Here, The Conan O’Brien Show, and many others. She received her M.A. from the New School in
Media Studies and plays drums in the bands Sumo and Sword & Sandal. www.kristenworrall.com

Miranda Hardy/Lighting Design Miranda k Hardy is a visual artist and light designer based in Brooklyn, NY. Some designs
include The Cenci also with Hotel Savant, nominated for Hewes Award, Red Fly Blue Bottle Latitude 14 at HERE Arts Center,
Problem Radicals Object Collection, Beowulf: A Thousand Years of Baggage BBB and Ko’olau with Tom Lee. She is a member of
the performance by design collective TENT, has company affiliations with Banana Bag & Bodice and Latitude 14 as well as being
a co-founder of tinyelephant a studio dedicated to the performing object.

Andrew Schneider/Video Design Andrew Schneider is a multimedia designer and performer. His solo performance work has
been seen at P.S. 122, The Prelude Festival, and The Tank. His multimedia devices have been featured in Wired, TimeOut NY,
Make, SIGGRAPH, DorkbotNYC, Sony Tech Wonder Labs and at the Center Pompidou in Paris. His Solar Bikini has been fea-
tured internationally and is slated to be featured in the next Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. His latest projects include
Experimental Devices for Performance (.com) and Acting Stranger (.com). Andrew Holds a Masters Degree in Interactive
Telecommunications from NYU. He is currently working with The Wooster Group and Fischerspooner and teaches a course on
technology and theatre at NYU.

Carlos Soto/Costume Design Carlos Soto (b. 1980) has, since 1997, worked closely with Robert Wilson as a performer and
designer on numerous theatrical productions and installations in the US and Europe. Soto has also collaborated with Richard
Foreman, Dan Graham, Tony Oursler, and Andrey Bartenev, among others, in the US, Europe and Asia. He has led workshops, lec-
tures and performances in Berlin, Hamburg, Istanbul, New York and Vienna, and taken part in several international group exhi-
bitions and biennials. In 2008, Soto was artist-in-residence at Kampnagel in Hamburg. Soto and collaborator Charles Chemin
will premiere their performance, GIRLMACHINE, in November 2009 at the Italian Academy at Columbia University, as part of
Performa09.

Jamie Mcelhinney/ Video/Sound Installation Selected Sound designs: Lizzie Borden by Tim Maner (Living Theater); Accinosco’s
The Success of Failure: int’l touring sound designer for Must don’t Whip ‘Um and Accidental Nostalgia (2007-Present); Ridge
Theater Lightning at our Feet (BAM Harvey); Banana Bag & Bodice Space Space (OhioTheater): The Fall and Rise of the Rising
Fallen (Ps122); Lucidity Suitcase International El Conquistador (New York Theater Workshop); Young Jean Lee Theater Company
Songs of Dragons; Flying to Heaven (HERE Arts CenterSound Engineer and system consultant: St.Ann’s Warehouse, Dizzy’s Club
Coca Cola inside Jazz @ Lincoln Center, and former audio and video supervisor for the inaugural season of the REDCAT Theater
(Los Angeles, CA 2003-2004).MFA in Sound & Video Design from The California Institute of the Arts (2003). 2007-2009 Recipient
of the NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Designers.

Taili Wu/Asst. Video Design was born in Taichung, Taiwan. She received her B.A. Fine Art Degree from Taipei Municipal University
of Education, Taiwan (2006) and her MFA in Computer Art from School of Visual arts, NY(2009). Wu enjoys expressing herself
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through drawing, animation and photograph. She explores primal fears, anxieties, and motion from the conflicts of personal
behavior and social expectation. She used to pay attention to those little corners that won’t be notice easily. Most of her works are
mottled marks of daily life and have ineffable feelings. Currently, Wu continues creating arts and seeks for opportunity to experi-
ment broader in animation and theater area.

Jackie D Young/Stage Manager received her BFA in Production / Design for Theatre from Montclair State University. She is a
recipient of the Kennedy Center’s American College Theater Festival Stage Management Fellowship. Jacqueline spent the last
year working at Juilliard as a stage manager on various productions in the Drama, Dance and Vocal Arts departments. Jacqueline
worked as a production intern with Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company and the Brooklyn Summer Concert Series. She
worked as Primary Stages’ light and soundboard operator and also works as an electrician in the NY area.

D Westerholm/Asst. Sound Design & Asst. Stage Manager Graduated with a BA in Theatre Management from Western
Washington University and is currently pursuing an MFA in Stage Management at Columbia University. She sends love and
thanks to her family in Seattle: mom, dad, Luke, Jeff, Betty Boop.

Joshua Higgason (Technical DIrector): Recent shows include Continuous City (The Builders Association; US and International
Tour), Red Fly Blue Bottle (Latitude 14; HERE and Noorderzon Festival, Netherlands), and Monstrosity (13P; Connelly). Josh also
designs video and audio work. Things he has created or built have been seen at The Keen Company, The Flea, Atlantic, New
Georges, LABrynth, Axis, MTC, HERE, SLAM Warehouse, Technical Artistry, and others.

Ella Sawtell/ Wardrobe Mistress Ella studied Costume Design at Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia. She has since
worked extensively in costume and fashion. Costume design credits include Anthony and Cleopatra (Gasworks Theatre) and The
Family (Snuff Puppets Theatre). Fashion design for label Tram and assistant design for Obus. Ella works as a pattern maker,
seamstress and milliner for fashion labels in Australia and New York.

Nina Kulmala/Prod. ManagerNina has enjoyed working with the great creative team at Hotel Savant (HS). Before HS in the early
90’s, she started in theater as a box office manager for Song of Singapore at Irving Plaza. With The Innocent Theater Company
(ITC) she worked in various roles; actress, props master, wardrobe mistress, Stage Managemer and Production Manager. Her most
memorable shows with ITC include The Bad Seed (Ohio Theater) and The Vortex (Diane Von Furstenberg’s studio). Nina is working
on her bio-doc book entitled “Divina-Adventures After Midnight”… there is so much to do and experience out there!


Donors:
Generous In-kind Sponsors:

Special Thanks: Christopher Heilman and Wilson Bonnell , Paul DiPietro from 3LD.

Thank you’s: MFTA, Luigi Murenu, the Jahnke family, Jeffrey Jones, David Weinstein and Jeannie Hopper at AIR, Allison Lawson,
Jan Wenzel, Vallejo Gantner, the team at 3LD, Josef Astor, Dixie Sheridan and Columbia University. And to all the other actors
involved in the development of The Archery Contest over the years: Kathryn Gracey, Grant Neale, Salvatore Garguilo, Ryan
Justesen, Ryan Colwell, Alexander Nifong. Thank you also to our invaluable Volunteers: Harriet Kulmala, Michael Rai, Tuula
Vartiainen , Kelly Milner.




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