BRENNAN SRISIRIKUL - Stage credits include: Pillowman, Titanic. Film/TV/New Media: Yuna's Lunch, Brennan!.., ...Debra Days, SITCOM. Brennan has been seen across the East coast singing in his solo show, In My Own Little Corner. PLAYBILL PRESENTS DISABLED DOWN CENTER was Brennan's New York City producing debut! www.BrennanSrisirikul.com www.wheelieawesome.com @brennansrisirikul
Pavar Snipe (Host) is a comedian, writer, and disability advocate. She is the voice of Angela Baker on the DreamWorks series Dragons: The Nine Realms. She was a writer and VO actress for ABC's When Nature Calls with Helen Mirren. Diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis as a child, Pavar channels her disability experience into her comedy.
JELANI REMY – A New Jersey native, Jelani is currently playing the Emcee in Cabaret at Goodspeed Musicals. Bway: Ain’t Too Proud (Eddie), Disney’s The Lion King (Simba). Other: Disney’s High School Musical (Chad), Smokey Joe’s Cafe, The Apple Boys (Jack). Thanks to God, my family, AEA and VGP Management. @itsjelaniremy. “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”
Dickie Hearts is a Deaf Gay multiracial Actor fluent in ASL. TV: Netflix's Tales of the City (2019), HBO's High Maintenance (2020), and Netflix's Grace & Frankie (2017). Stage credits: Maple & Vine, Stepchild, Please Untranslate Me, and Trash. Dickie continues to push for more Deaf LGBTQ+ BIPOC representation. Reps: Rossi Talent Management (RTM) and Nicolosi & Co.
Fredric S. Scheff - Credits include: Phantom of the Opera 2nd National. Trinity Repertory Co. Ocean State Theater Co. Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. Proud AEA member.
Jonathan Lengel will make his professional debut starring in the Netflix adaptation of 13: The Musical, premiering August 12, 2022. He was discovered as part of a worldwide casting call for the role of Archie. Jonathan who is known for his quick-wit and musical ability has a rare form of congenital muscular dystrophy and uses a wheelchair like the character he portrays in 13. Jonathan has performed on stage locally with several musical theater groups and in competitive choruses. He appeared with his chorus in the independent film The Hudson Tribes (2016). In 2020, Jonathan was featured on the MDA Telethon 70th Anniversary Show and was introduced by Alan Menken where he sang and accompanied himself on piano. Jonathan hopes to inspire other children with disabilities and challenges to live their dreams. @jlengelofficial
Aisha Jackson is overjoyed to be a part of this concert! Representation matters. Broadway credits include Paradise Square (OBC), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Waitress (OBC), and Frozen (OBC) where she made history as the first Black woman to portray Anna on Broadway. Luke 1:37. @gifted2sing
Treshelle Edmond made her Broadway debut in Deaf West Theater’s Spring Awakening; Children of a Lesser God Revival. U/S for Lady In Purple: For Colored Girls. Off-Bway: ‘The Colored Museum’, ‘Another Kind of Silence’, ‘What Came After’. TV/Film: House M.D., Glee, Master of None (Season 2); Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. @treshelleedmond
Ethan Mathias is 13. Credits: The Last Boy (NYC), School of Rock (Tuachan), Miracle on Christmas, and Evil Lives Here. Agents: Katie, Gail, Matt, and Alicia at KMR. Managers: Elisabeth/GAMUT Management and Gabby/Serendipity. Coaches: Elizabeth Greer, Wright Way Coaching, Chris York, and Josh Zimmerman.
Instagram: @ethanjmathias www.ethanmathias.com
Instagram: @ethanjmathias www.ethanmathias.com
Nicolas Vivar is happy to be part of Disabled Down Center. He received third place in the middle school division for the Rodgers & Hammerstein 2020 Vocal Competition and has done VO: Santiago of the Seas. Stage credits: Christmas Story (Randy) and Matilda (Bruce). Thank you to the Zuri Agency and his family for their continued support.
Rachel Handler is an actor and filmmaker based in NYC. She won the AT&T Underrepresented Filmmaker Award for her short, “Committed.” TV acting credits include “Law & Order: SVU,” “Interview With the Vampire” & “NCIS: New Orleans.” Stage credits include Marian in The Music Man, Lady Anne in Richard III & Maria in The Sound of Music. www.RachelAHandler.com @Bionic.Brunette
Sebastian Ortiz is a ten year-old boy who uses a posterior walker. He was seen in A Christmas Carol on Bway. Despite having CP, he is able to achieve anything he puts his mind to. Sebastian lives in NYC. He also loves to beatbox and dance. He is ready to show the world his bright personality. @Super_Duper_Seb24
Anita Hollander has performed in Europe, Asia & US, at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, West End, NYSF, Goodman Theatre, and The White House. A Helen Hayes Award nominee, her solo musicals Still Standing and Spectacular Falls, have played Off-Broadway. Theatre: Ragtime, CATS (Grizabella),TV: FBI: Most Wanted, Film: Handsome Harry, Musical Chairs. SAG-AFTRA National Chair, Performers With Disabilities. www.anitahollander.com