Charlie & The Chocolate Circus Cast:
Willy Wonka ……Seanmichael Rau
Charlie ……Elijah Leone Cherweznik
Charlotte ……Nina Sawant
Veruca Salt ……Bunny Holmes
Mike TV ……Lyra Levin
Violet Beauregarde ……Stephanie Bailey
Agustus Gloop ……Jon Deline
Behind the Scenes:
Bunny Holmes (Artistic Director, Producer, management/administration, website & graphic design, social media, wearer-of-many-hats.)
Reese Brindisi (Photography, tour-roadie/roustabout, superhero, tour production manager, mama’s favorite)
John“Seg” Seggerson (House Manager, logistics, wizard)
Albert Kong (technician)
Julian Carson (technician)
Makai Powell (follow spot operator)
(All circus act development & choreography is highly collaborative in nature.)
Performers train independently from the troupe, and come together to create what you see on stage. Special mention to Naomi Hummel, Colin Creveling, SAM Luckey, & Caroline Sownie for acting & clowning coaching.
Storyboard & Concept by Bunny Holmes.
Lead Project Sponsors Melissa Contreras and Scott Watson.
Technical Director Naomi Hummel.
Script by Brian Feraru, Reese Brindisi, and Bunny Holmes.
Acrobatic & Dance Choreography by Naomi Hummel, Lyra Levin, Colin Creveling, Elijah Leone, and Bunny Holmes.
Music composed & produced by Jesse Buddington and Andrew Lowe. Cello by Unwoman, banjo by Nick Drummond, violin by Meredith Yayanos, vocals by Tilley, percussion by Andrew Lowe & Jesse Buddington, and guitar by Matt Diamant. “Fig Leaf Rag”, “Gold Rush” & “Pinball Spring (Faster)” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) & a cassete rewind sound sample by Pogotron Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Game design team: Alexei Othenin-Girard, Gary Ware, Andrew Lowe, Kat Meler, and Yoshi Murai. Additional game/experience-design consulting: Albert Kong, Makai Powell, John “Seg” Seggerson, Elijah Leone Cherweznik, Bunny Holmes and Brian Feraru.
App development by Gary Ware. In-app graphic design by Bunny Holmes. Animation assist by Jazz Tigan.
Set design by Clody Cates
Puppet exoskeleton design & fabrication lead by Arashi Seiraika. Puppet construction assist by Lillian Berman, Reese Brindisi, Naomi Aeva, Elijah Leone Cherweznik, Brian Feraru, Colin Creveling, Rachel Ann, Shannon Walter, David Beihn, Courtney Holmes, and Bunny Holmes.
Puppet joint design & fabrication Jesse Vail, Elijah Leone Cherweznik, and Lyra Levin.
Puppet fur design & creation lead by Naomi Aeva, with digital assist by Joanna Stringer, Lillian Berman, Reese Brindisi.
Makeup design by Bunny Holmes.
Fragrances by Kat Meler.
Light & Theatrical Consulting Noah Nelson, and Michelle Mann.
Photography & Video by RJ Muna, Reese Brindisi, and Ryan Harpo Harbert. Video editing & poster/flier design by Bunny Holmes.
Production Consultant, Elisabeth Aultman.
Outreach & Marketing Bunny Holmes, Robin Battey, Courtney Holmes, and a massive grassroots effort by our collaborators, friends, fans and family, who believe HiNGE is a work of magic worth believing in.
Honorable Mention to our 196 Indiegogo backers, creative-business consultant Aaron Muszalski, alpha & beta play-test audiences, and diligent editors: Sal Nevarez, Julia Udell, Neil Girling, and Jeff Saunders. As well as the incredibly supportive nonprofit orgs Circus Now, Circus Mecca, and our own fiscal sponsors, Fractured Atlas.
Jack Kastner ……Brian Feraru
Rousty ……Reese Brindisi
Trinket ……Bunny Holmes
Elijah Kastner ……Elijah Leone Cherweznik
Gin ……Lyra Levin
Miranda ……Naomi Aeva
Lucio ……Colin “DonkeyBoy” Creveling
Jack Kåstner, Manager ……Brian Feraru
Jezebel Wilder, Janitor ……Bunny Holmes
The New Guy ……Elijah Leone Cherweznik
Bethany E. Prideaux, Executive Administrator ……SAM Luckey
Nastassja Volenko, Secretary ……Keely Ann Beyries
Gertrude Ishkabibble, Lead Administrator ……Danielle Funkadelica
Dr. Jack Kåstner, Ringmaster ……Brian Feraru
Jezebel Wilder, Clockwork Doll ……Bunny Holmes
Elijah Kåstner, Little Brother ……Elijah Leone Cherweznik
Bethany E. Prideaux, Trapeze Artist ……SAM Luckey
Nastassja Volenko, Spy ……Keely Ann Beyries
La Petite Tilly Rex, Tiny Clown ……Caroline Sownie