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Gina Green is an actress and singer with talent, humor, stage presence and an energy that’s electrifying! She has been seen in “Oliver” and “South Pacific” at Willows Stage in Concord, CA, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” in Sacramento, “Me & My Girl” at Marin Theatre Company, “The Last Five Years” at Playhouse West, “Promises, Promises” and  the world premiere of “Just Two Words” at Pacific Alliance Stage Company. Gina was also in the national tour of “Mame” as well as touring throughout Russia with the dance ensemble “Orlyata.” Gina performed her one woman show “Out of Context” in 2009 in Sacramento and now she is making her NYC cabaret debut at the Laurie Beechman Theatre! “Gina with a G” is a one night only show on March 30 at 7pm! Come see Gina live on stage as she sings her heart out along with some stories in between. For tickets, click here!

1. Who inspired you to become a performer? Sam Williams.  He was my first dance teacher and I worked with him until I was 16.  He is the greatest performer I have ever seen.

2. What is the highest and lowest note you can sing? Eflat above high C (it’s not pretty though) and low note is G.

3. What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? Don’t be too comfortable.

4. What is your most embarrassing on-stage moment? I was a chorus member in a production of My Fair Lady.  I’ve always had very short hair so I was given a wig.  Well there is crazy hard partnering in My Fair Lady and at one point, I did a handstand onto my partners shoulders.  One performance, I went to do my handstand and my wig got in the way.  My hand slipped and I fell off stage…into the pit.

5. Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts? What do you order? Neither.  I’m a tea junkie and usually make it at home.

6. Favorite skin care product? NoMarks.  It’s a lotion that reduces dark spots. I love it.

7. Favorite singer/musician? Stevie Wonder.

8. Favorite play/musical? Chess. I could listen to it over and over.

9. Favorite website? Craigslist.

10. Superman or Wonder Woman? Smurfs.

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Actor, director, and playwright, Jeff Seabaugh, travels across many aspects of theatre. Acting since the 2nd grade, Jeff has starred in such productions as “Oliver!,” “Kiss Me Kate,” “Little Shop of Horrors,” “Diary of Anne Frank,” “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” “Enrico IV,” “The Cenci,” “Romeo and Juliet,” and most recently “The Producers.” He is one of the founders of the Off-Off-Broadway theatre company Native Aliens Theatre Collective in which Jeff both performed and directed many of their productions as well as wrote his first play as a playwright, “In My Dreams.” His performing credits with Native Aliens include: “The Importance of Being Earnest,” “Ticket to Ride,” “Harvey Milk Holiday Pageant,” “Butch It Up!,” “Butch It Up: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” “Butch It Up: Behind Bars,” and “Young Stowaways in Space” while his directing credits include: “In My Dreams,” “Swing Out Bernadette,” “Furious,” “Civilized,” “A Loss of Color,” “Vieux Carre,” “Vessels,” “My Father’s Son,” “Songs from the Third Floor,” and “Pillow Talk.” He has also directed several productions at the Hackmatack Playhouse in Berwick, Maine including: “All Shook Up,” “Oliver!,” “Seussical,” “The Music Man,” and “Bye Bye Birdie.” Jeff’s most recent play “How to Make An American Family” was featured in the 2009 Midtown International Theatre Festvial, starring Jeff. For more on Jeff, be sure to check out his website: http://www.jeffseabaugh.com.

1. Who inspired you to become a performer? Carol Burnett.

2. When did you realize you wanted to become a performer? I was in a school play in 2nd grade and I knew I had the bug! I was “the ringmaster” at a Circus.

3. Do you have any strange or unusual talent that no one knows about? I like to flare my nostrils to the beat of a good song.

4. What was the best advice a teacher ever gave you? Say your words loud and don’t fall off the stage. -Josie Helming, Professor, The University of Memphis

5. Who do you consider to be your hero? My partner, Randy.

6. Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts? What do you order? Bavarian Creme Donut and oh, maybe a medium coffee with H/H & sugar.

7. Boxers or Briefs? Briefs.

8. Favorite website? http://www.huffingtonpost.com.

9. Books or magazines? Both.

10. “Ellen” or “Seinfeld”? Ellen.

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