AUBREY DION, Director

Aubrey is so excited to be directing her first play with J-DAPA! She is a proud Graduate of both Providence College and The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire where she earned her BA and MFA in Acting respectively. Aubrey has performed across New England and in New York City. Her favorite types of performance are interactive and children’s theatre.

“Couldn’t be prouder of this cast! Comedy is serious business and I’ve watched them all grow throughout this process. It’s truly been a joy to witness. Special thanks go to Dave and Matt for operating under multiple hats and giving this show its magical element. And of course, thank you J-DAPA for your support and for hosting us!”

Dave Sackal

DAVID SACKAL, Chris Bean, Set Design/Construction, Co-Director

Dave is a graduate of Rhode Island College with a Bachelor of Arts degree specializing in Theatre Performance. He was an original member of J-DAPA when it formed and we are very excited to have him performing with us once again! Dave has been in many live and filmed productions and has performed in theatre’s around Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Florida, and New York. Some favorite local performances include Mr. Wormwood in Matilda with J-DAPA, Peter in Prelude to a Kiss, Czolgosz in Assassins, and Brick in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

Congratulations to the cast and crew of this great show!”

DANA BROKMEIER, Tracy

Dana is 23 and attended Bryant University where she completed a degree in Marketing, Media, and Cultural Studies and Communications. Dana currently works as the Assistant Director of Admission at Bryan University. Her past stage experience includes Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family with Bryant players, Leanne in Puffs! with Bryant players, Avery  Ainsworth In Happy Ever After Hours with Bryant Players, and Marmee in Little women with Bryant players.

“Thank you for giving me this opportunity and the confidence to get back on the stage after a two year hiatus!”

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MATT EISEMANN, Dennis/Perkins, Lighting Designer, Sound Designer

Matt is 23 and currently is in his last semester at Rhode Island College studying Communication, Computer Science and Statistic Modeling. Matt works for APAD, a local theatre production company, as a stagehand. Matt’s past stage experience includes Ziggy in Young Frankenstein with JDP, Lefou in Beauty and the Beast with J-DAPA, Joey in Sister Act with J-DAPA, and an ensemble member in Something Rotten with JDP.

“So grateful for the opportunity to play this role – congratulations to the entire cast.”

KODY FRASER, Max/Cecil

Kody is 30 and attended the University of Rhode Island where he received a BA in Film Media and a minor in Theatre. He currently works as a Freelance Filmmaker. His past theatre experience includes Carmen Gia in The Producers with Panther Players, director of Roll Over Beethoven at URI and a stagehand/ camera operator at The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity with Wilbur Theatre Group.

“It’s been so refreshing getting back to working on the stage. Thank you for the opportunity!”

ALEXIS GUGLIELMO, Annie

Alexis attended Rhode Island college where she received a BA in Mass Media Communication and a BA in Biology, Chemistry and Physical Science Education. She is currently a science teacher at Davies Career & Technical High School and has been a long time J-DAPA employee teaching dance classes, designing sets and running the social media! Alexis attended Rhode Island college where she received a BA in Mass Media Communication and a BA in Biology, Chemistry and Physical Science Education. Her past theatre experience includes Ulla in The Producers with Panther Plays, Morticia in The Addams Family, Mayzie LaBird in Seussical the Musical, Sister Mary Lazarus in Sister Act, Lily St Regis in Annie, and an ensemble member in Beauty and the Beast, Shrek the Musical, Hairspray, and Aladdin JR. all with J-DAPA.

“Thank you so much to Dave, Aubrey, and J-DAPA for giving me the opportunity to perform in this production. Thank you to my amazing family, wonderful fiancée, and handsome pups for their endless support. Congratulations to this amazing and hilarious cast on what is sure to be a great performance run!”

SERENA ROY, Stage Manager

Serena is an alumna of Smithfield High School and graduate of Hofstra University with a BA in Criminology. She has been performing since she was 4 years old with community theatres around Rhode Island. She also has experience writing, directing, teaching, and stage managing with Kat’s Dance Centre and Performing Arts and with J-DAPA. Serena currently teaches acting classes at J-DAPA and is excited to share her passion for performing with others!

SABRINA SOARES, Sandra/Florence

Sabrina is 21 years old and holds an associates degree in liberal arts from The Community College of Rhode Island. She currently works as a real estate agent. Sabrina performed with her theatre group in middle school and recently directed the Christmas Play at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church.

“Thank you for giving me this role!”

ANDREW TITUS, Jonathan/Charles

Andrew is 40 and received a bachelors of arts in psychology from Providence College. He currently works as a shipping coordinator. Andrew’s past stage experience includes Sergei in Matilda! The Musical with J-DAPA, Moses in When you Believe with Bethany Christian Academy, an ensemble member in Pygmalion with Rise, Father in The Promise with Bethany Christian Academy and Abraham Rosenberg in South Station with Bethany Christian Academy.

“I am so excited to be putting on this show! It is funny, fun, and well written. This has been a perfect role for me as I love being silly and goofball. Huge thanks to my wife, Katie Titus, for encouraging me to try out for it. It’s been a blast! Huge thanks to my family as well for giving me time to be in it. Also, thank-you to J-Dapa for casting me in such a great play, and to our directors for putting in the extra hours to help build the stage, make props, and have everything run smoothly! The cast is great as well and my thanks to them for working so hard as well to put this show together!”

JOE WILKICKI, Robert/Thomas

Joe is 43 and attended Brown University with a degree in Computer Science and Art Semiotics. He currently is a software engineer. Joe’s past theatre experience includes Vicar in Tommy with Bristol Theatre Company, Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing with the Walking Shadow Shakespeare Project, Jacques in As You Like It with the Walking Shadow Shakespeare Project, Father Flynn in Doubt with the Pawtucket Community Players, and a cast member in an improvisational musical called Pipes.

“Thank you to Jacki for encouraging me to get back on stage, Aubrey and Dave for the opportunity, the cast for so much fun and support, and Yvaine for being three (love you!)”

Petunia (Tuna) Sprinkles

Tuna is the doggy mascot for The Play That Goes Wrong! She is so excited and proud of her human parents, Dave and Aubrey! Her favorite thing to do is wear cute sweaters and snuggle with her mom and dad. Tuna has a few words to say to her friends in the cast & crew: “Woof woofwoof woofity Woof woof!” Translation: “Break a leg everybody!

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