CHARLES LOFFREDO (Director) is the founder and Artistic Director of Moving Parts Theater, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the incorporation of performing, literary and visual art. Previous to directing & producing two productions of Rites of Privacy for the company (Manhattan 2007 and London 2010), he directed and produced two plays by Clay McLeod Chapman: Broken Boughs (2002) and Lovers and Other Stranglers (2004), as well as producing LEGS! (2005) starring downtown drag sensation Edie, all in Manhattan. From 1994 to 2000 he was a resident member of New Directions Theater in Manhattan. His work with that company includes performing in the NY theatrical premieres of Joyce Carol Oates’ Here She Is! and Michael Weller’s Ghost on Fire, as well as directing the world premiere of Red Lights and Dragons by Oscar-nominated writer Herman Raucher (Summer of ‘42.) He also performed a leading role in the NY Times lauded production of Richard Willett’s Triptych, and received an OOBR award for outstanding production of 1997 for directing Willett’s The Godsend. On television he has appeared on All My Children, One Life to Live, Loving, Guiding Light, Central Park West and The Dana Carvey Show.
DAVID RHODES trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Carnegie-Mellon and Wesleyan University. Film: Davey Beck in Playing For Keeps, (Miramax Films), Janos in The Dueling Accountant, (Bishai Bros. Productions), Faye's Agent in Fay Lindsay-Jones Story (Minor Apocalypse Films). Television: Wallace in 9 to 5 (Fox TV), Sergeant Hopper in Law and Order (NBC Primetime), S.W.A.T. Commander in Law and Order Criminal Intent (USA Network), Mark in Loving (ABC Daytime). New York Stage: Santagel in COLUMBUS! (Playhouse 91), Hayden Peters in Lovers and Other Stranglers (Gene Frankel Theatre), David Blumenthal in I’m Telling You (Cherry Lane Theatre), Satan in JOB (La Mamma), Jackson Davidson in Acceptance Speech (Westbeth Theater Center), Octavius in Julius Caesar (Soldiers and Sailors Memorial), Rites of Privacy (Urban Stages NY/New End Theatre London). National Tours/Regional: Cecco in Peter Pan (w/Cathy Rigby), Eugene in Grease (w/Jack Wagner), Him/Lenny in Romance Romance (Cohoes Music Hall), La Fleche The Miser (StageWest), Multiple Roles, The Sleeper (World Premiere, Arkansas Rep). David is also a founding member of The First Folio Shakespeare Co.
Rhodes and Loffredo on the set of RITES OF PRIVACY at Urban Stages
GREG EMETAZ (Projection Design) is a filmmaker based in New York City. Currently, he is completing work on Fay Lindsay-Jones Story, a feature documentary, and creating a behind-the-scenes documentary for New York City Opera’s new production of Margaret Garner with Libretto by Toni Morrison. Recent projections work includes Postcard from Morocco at the Curtis Institute, Orphee aux Enfers at Juilliard, The Music Teacher at the Minetta Lane, Ondine at Walkerspace and God is a DJ with Theater Faction. He is also the Director of the obsessive-compulsive thriller Neat Freak, Without Pimps’ music video My Otha’ Ride (Is Your Man) and resident filmmaker for the modern dance company LEVYdance. For more information visit: www.MINORapocalypse.com