“They are the abstract and brief chronicles of the time: after your death you were better have a bad epitaph than their ill report while you live.” – Hamlet, II.ii
NEIL FIGURACION hails from East Los Angeles, and earned a degree in Playwriting from University of California Santa Barbara. Since then, Neil has studied improv at iO West, iO Chicago, Second City Training Center and Annoyance, and especially loves improvising musicals. Neil is stoked to be playing with the Quicksilver Shakespeare Company and looks forward to more theatre in the future.
SONIA GOLDBERG is an actress, writer, musician, and teaching artist, born and based in Chicago. She adores Shakespeare and is excited to return to QSC after performing in their BIPOC Mercury Hamlet. Sonia is a company member with PlayMakers Laboratory. She is an alumna of Butler University, holds a certificate in classical acting from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) and has studied with the Moscow Art Theatre School. Follow her on Instagram: @soniagoldberg
SHEA LEE is a graduate of Northwestern University, where her focuses included musical theatre, theatre for young audiences, and Asian American studies. Her favorite credits include Anon(ymous) (NU Purple Crayon Players), Giggle Giggle Quack (Lifeline Theatre national tour), and Mr. Kotomoto is Definitely Not White (NoMads Art Collective). She is the company manager of Laughing Stock Theatre, Chicago’s premiere Commedia dell’Arte theatre company. Shea is represented by Shirley Hamilton Talent.
JESSIE MARCH is so excited to be part of this fabulous reading with QSC! She is currently a senior at Skidmore College where she studies Theater and Gender Studies and all sorts of other very exciting things. She is so grateful for the opportunity to work with QSC and to get to know some truly wonderful people. Strike up, music!
JENNIFER MOHR is so excited to join Quicksilver Shakespeare for the first time. She has spent the last five years as a teaching artist and performing with various theatres in Chicago including First Folio, Birch House Immersive, Artemisia, and Midsommer Flight. Jennifer is a proud ensemble member with Laughing Stock Theatre. So many thanks to her friends and family for their constant support.
CHAMAYA MOODY is thrilled to be performing again. Past credits include The Black Monologues (Victory Gardens Theatre) Lorriane in All Shook Up (Williams Street Repertory Theatre), Knuffle Bunny (Northbrook Theatre), and Grace in Annie (Citadel Theatre). Chamaya graduated with a Theatre degree from Northwestern University as well as from the Musical Theatre Certificate Program. She loves teaching toddlers, drinking matcha tea, and writing for her blog.
HOLLY SOUCHACK is a Chicago based performer. She is so excited to be working with Quicksilver for the first time in this virtual reading of “Comedy of Errors”. When she’s not performing virtual improv with ComedySportz’s Rec league, she’s running down Lakeshore path and trying to smile at dogs. Be kind to others, unless they’re not wearing a mask, drink strong coffee, and vote.
THOMAS TONG (he/him/his) is delighted to be a part of this virtual reading. He’s been active in Chicago since moving here in 2016. He’s worked with numerous companies, such as BYOT Productions, Death and Pretzels, Pride Film and Plays, Cuckoo Theater’s Project, Stone Soup Shakespeare, and others. Hope you have fun with this!