Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare
directed by Blanka Zizka
January 15, 2019February 9, 2019

Meet the Artists


Krista Apple • Nurse
Taysha Marie Canales • Juliet
Keith J. Conallen • Prince, Apothecary
Suli Holum • Lady Capulet
Justin Jain • Tybalt
Anthony Martinez-Briggs • Mercutio
Steven Rishard • Lord Capulet
Kevin Meehan • Benvolio
Matteo Scammell • Romeo
Lindsay Smiling • Friar Lawrence

Production Team

Blanka Zizka • Director
Matt Saunders • Set Designer
Maria Shaplin • Lighting Designer
Chris Sannino • Sound Designer
Vasilija Zivanic • Costume Designer
Silvana Cardell • Choreographer
Walter Bilderback • Dramaturg
Patreshettarlini Adams • Resident Stage Manager
Clayton Tejada • Production Manager
Gracie Martin • Composer, Music Director, Vocals
Silvana Cardell

Award-winning choreographer Silvana Cardell has been creating and presenting solo, group, and collaborative work in her native Argentina, in the US and internationally since 1990. Cardell is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards including Fundacion Antorchas, Subsidio Nacional de Teatro, Temple University Fellowship, Swarthmore College Project, Pew Center for the Arts & Heritage Performance grant (2015), New England Foundation for the Arts, National Dance Project. She holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Choreography from Temple University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from The University of the Arts. She is currently the Chairperson and Director of Dance at Georgian Court University in New Jersey and she is the artist director of Cardell Dance a theater, based in Philadelphia.