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Meet the Cast

esther gilman

Jolie is honored to be making her FringeNYC debut as both actor and playwright. Jolie graduated NYU/Tisch School of the Arts in May with a BFA in Drama. She studied stage performance at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and screen acting at Stonestreet Studios. Jolie also studied playwriting and screenwriting at NYU’s Rita & Burton Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing. Jolie has studied long- and short-form improvisation for nine years, including training at Uprights Citizens Brigrade. Jolie’s other passions include tweeting and smiling at babies on the subway.

cat cabrera
Rocky Vega is so thrilled to help bring GIRLS WILL BE GIRLS alive! A native New Yorker, Rocky's most recent credits include: "Last Night at the Carmine" at Int'l Fringe 2015, "Bayside! the Musical" at Theatre 80, "Dancing in my Cockroach Killers" at Pregones/PRTT, "The Servant of two Masters" at Sonnet Rep./Teatro Circulo, and "Byuioo"at Gym-at-Judson. Proud LABie 2014 alum. Infinite gratitude and love to mom & dad.

michelle spencer

Mackenzie Lansing started her career performing in France where she grew up. In 2009, Mackenzie moved to New York to pursue acting and writing. In TV, she was most recently seen in the pilot episode of

"I witness" on Discovery. She can also be seen starring in award winning comedic web series "Knights of New Jersey". In theater, Mackenzie recently performed in Barefoot's reading of Yael Horowitz's new play "The New Girl".  And in writing her play "Lost Boys of the 150" was a semi-finalist at the O'Neil and is being workshopped with her company, Antiphon productions. Mackenzie is so excited to work on this show, with such a great team of talented artists.

jada martin
Alana Raquel Bowers is a recent graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she majored in Drama and double minored in Sociology and Africana Studies. She studied under the direction of Kent Gash, Michele Shay and Kenneth Noel Mitchell. She also studied under Kevin Kuhlke at the International Theatre Workshop in Amsterdam. In her senior year of high school, she performed the musical “Working” at the Nomad Theater in London. She is originally from Baltimore, MD. She would like to thank her family and friends for their continuous support and encouragement while she pursues her dreams.
sam horowitz
Gus is thrilled to be making his FringeNYC debut with the women of GIRLS WILL BE GIRLS. NYC credits: The Magenta Yenta, Measure for Measure, Denials, Benched. Television: "I, Witness" (with GWBG's Mackenzie Lansing), "Mysteries at the Castle."

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