Andrew Chapman (Writer) is a screenwriter and novelist. He grew up in New York City, and moved to LA after college. He was the original writer on Disney’s Pocahontas, as well as Fox’s version of Iron Man. He did uncredited rewrites on numerous other movies. He wrote and directed the indie movie Stand Off, starring Robert Sean Leonard and Natasha Henstridge. Sadly, it bombed.
In the 2000’s, Andrew switched to writing television. He wrote TV pilots for ABC, Fox, NBC, Sony, Amazon, ABC Family and others. In the last few years he was the showrunner on the ABC mini-series The Assets, as well as Co-Executive Producer (and writer) on the TNT show Legends. He is currently Co-EP and writer on the Fox medical drama, The Resident.
In addition to television, Andrew writes novels (under the name Drew Chapman). In 2014, his thriller The Ascendant was published by Simon & Schuster. In 2016, they published the follow up, The King of Fear. He is currently working on novel number three. Andrew is married with two kids, and splits his time between Seattle and Los Angeles.
99 Tropes is his first play. Everything in it is completely true.
Jeff Woodbridge (Director) is a Seattle-based director, producer, and actor.
With his company, Unbalancing Act, he produced and directed Recent Tragic Events by Craig Wright and The Masters by Jesse Putnam, both at Eclectic Theater. In New York, he produced and directed And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little by Paul Zindel and Pit by Melisa Annis with Long View Theater Company.
Other directing credits include: Shooting Star by Steven Dietz (In the Moment Theatre); Private Cocktails by John Ruoff (Eclectic Theater) Dinah's Story by Eva Abram (Rainwater Storytelling, Seattle), How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel (Garfield Center for the Arts, Chestertown, MD); Spring Tides by Melissa Gawlowski (Boomerang Theatre Co., NYC); Brilliant Traces by Cindy Lou Johnson, Stripper Lesbians by Kate Foster, On Top by John Patrick Bray (Rising Sun Performance Co., NYC); Tuna and Tea by Suzanne Bailie (FourPlay, Seattle); Riches by Lee Blessing (In the Moment Theatre, Seattle).
He has studied at Freehold Theatre in Seattle and ESPA at Primary Stages in New York. Jeff is an SDC Associate.
Jeremy Odden (Stage Manager) is stage managing his first show for In The Moment Productions. A Seattle native, Jeremy studied theatre arts at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon before going abroad to teach English in rural Japan for three years. Now he’s back, and throwing himself into theatre again with this amazing show. Jeremy is extremely grateful to director Jeff Woodbridge for giving him this incredible opportunity, despite his numerous schedule conflicts during the rehearsal process.
Richart Schug (Scenic Designer) This is Richart's first design in the city of Seattle. Previously he has worked as a scenic designer in Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, Georgia and Mississippi. He has Spent the past 6 years as resident Scenic Designer for Newstage Theatre. you can see more of his work on his website richartschugdesign.com
Kiera L. Stevens - lighting designer
Stefanie M. Senior (Sound Designer) has recently returned from Lake Dillon Theatre Company in Silverthorne, CO where she spent the summer working as their sound supervisor and worked on such shows as Rock of Ages, Top Dog/Under Dog, and The Underpants. Other credits include Arcadia (Louisiana State University), Next Fall (Fantastic.Z), Don’t Split the Party (Transparent Storytellers), Secret Impossible League…(Live Girls!), and Inappropriate Suitor (Ghost Light). Stefanie is online at www.stefaniemsenior.com.
E.J. Gong (C.C.) is a Miami native but has lived in Seattle for more than 25 years. E.J. has performed in numerous Seattle theater productions including Riches by Lee Blessing, Proof by David Auburn and Shooting Star by Steven Dietz . A longtime SAG member, E.J. has appeared in TV commercials, industrial videos as well as voice over work. He also appeared in ABC TV’s mini-series, The Assets (Episode 8), playing a federal prosecutor in the story of Aldrich Ames.
Jen Anderson (Sally) is pleased to mark her debut with In the Moment Theatre with this production. Some of Jen's favorite roles include; Zuzu from "It's a Wonderful Life", Becky Foster from "Becky's New Car" and Fat Lyza from "Riding the Bull." Jen spends her days as an Email Engineer at a large fashion retailer and sometimes can be found at Goose Ridge Estate winery, pouring wine. She is thrilled to be working with this talented group of artists and honored to bring Sally to life.
Steve Murphy (Mitch) is thrilled to work with this amazing group! He was last seen as Gordon in Dead Man’s Cell Phone in Dumas Theater’s production at West of Lenin. Previous roles include Stephen Miller in Infinite Black Suitcase (Freehold), Sgt. Larry Gold in HINT (The Pocket Theatre), and First Officer Steve in Mile High Murder (The Pocket Theater). He is beyond grateful for wonderful teachers, friends, and a supportive, generous partner!
Jonathan Keyes (Reggie) is ecstatic to be a part of the 99 Tropes cast. His interest in performance was sparked at a young age and has grown immensely throughout the years. In 2016, Jonathan was a member of the actor cohort for Intiman Theatre's Emerging Artist Program. His recent credits include BF in Peerless at ArtsWest, and Officer Derek in Welcome to Arroyo's at the Pocket, along with other short film and commercial work. During the run of this show, Jonathan will proudly be graduating from Washington State University with a Bachelor's in Strategic Communication.
Annelise Martin (Faith) is thrilled to be a part of this amazing project with such a talented cast! A newcomer to the Seattle theatre scene, she recently graduated with her BFA in Musical Theatre from AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Los Angeles. Recent credits include Legally Blonde, Spring Awakening, and Kiss Me, Kate.
Noelle Mestres (Eliza) is so excited to be a part of this production with In The Moment Theatre and the awesome people involved! Noelle was last seen on stage at Edmonds Driftwood Players and Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts. Some of her favorite roles have been Claudius in Hamlet, Mom in True West and Ingrid in Christmas on Mars. She is a 2015 graduate of Freehold Theatre’s Ensemble Training Intensive and has been working on stage with various companies since then. Noelle is most grateful to get to share this stage with this company and such a talented group! Thank you so much for coming to see the show!
Nicholas Horiatis (Paul) is thankful for this opportunity to collaborate with this talented team. He was last seen on stage in The Skin of our Teeth at Woodinville Rep. Previous stage credits include, Next Fall, Enchanted April, Proposals and Female of the Species. Film credits include Just a Kid from Seattle which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. He has studied at Freehold Theater and Taproot Theater (and has a BA/MBA in things that don't matter anymore). 1001 thanks to his family for their limitless love.