The Brian Fulton Chair
Timothy Stoddard has sung the role of Mercurio in Cavalli’s La Calisto and the title role in Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito with dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, Borsa in Rigoletto with Opera in Williamsburg, Song Seller/Gherardo in Puccini’s Il trittico with Utah Festival of Opera, and Martin in The Tenderland with Chelsea Opera. He premiered the tenor roles in Flash Operas with Experiments in Opera at Symphony Space and the roles of George Westinghouse and Oxygen Cobalt in Carson Kievman’s operas TELSA and INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS. Outreach engagements have included the Prince in Massenet’s Cinderella with Opera Idaho and Tamino in The Magic Flute with the Metropolitan Opera Guild. As concertist, he has appeared with the Utah Festival of Opera in Bach’s B Minor Mass, the Choral Society of Grace Church in Mendelssohn’s Elijah, the Lucerne Festival Academy in Berio’s Coro, and the Trondheim Chamber Music Festival in Saariaho’s L’Amour de loin. Award highlights include those of the Anna Sosenko Assist Trust, the American Scandinavian Society, and the Arleen Auger Foundation. He holds degrees from the University of Idaho and Roosevelt University.
Jamie Shapiro is a rising Junior at Tisch School of Drama/Playwrights Horizons Studio, and an alum of the Cherubs program at Northwestern. She fancies herself an actress, writer, and procrastinator and enjoys long walks on the beach, hoagies, and Chobani Strawberry Yogurt. While not at NYU, she can be found working various odd jobs at her other theater homes, Ars Nova, Fresh Ground Pepper and Pipeline. Follow her tweetsploits at @theJamieShap.
Nile Harris is a 3rd year at Playwrights Horizons Theatre School. She is originally from Philadelphia but now likes to think of New York as her home. She considers herself an actress predominantly with strong interests in devised movement and directing. Her favorite artist is Lauryn Hill and her favorite actress is Angela Davis. When she’s not acting she can be found looking for new small movie theaters in an effort to avoid going to academic classes, or eating an unhealthy amount of Mango High Chews in Washington Square Park!