L’Histoire du Soldat
February 20, 2017 (Sat) 7:30pm @ Student Center Ball Room
Stravinsky, L’Histoire du Soldat
Caroline Arapoglou, Princess
Daniel Burns, Devil
Laura Floyd, Reader
Jeremy Wood, Soldier
Andrew Fu, Violin
Jan Sabacan, Double Bass
Richard Li, Clarinet
Austin Matthews, Bassoon
Michael Lee, Trumpet
Venkatesh Muppaneni, Trombone
Andy Chen, Percussion
Chaowen Ting, Conductor
Laura Floyd is an Atlanta native. Most recent professional credits include Sandra Bloom in Big Fish at Theatrical Outfit and Jenny in Company at Actors’ Express. Other credits include: Bonnie Parker in the world premiere of Hunter Foster’s musical: Clyde ‘n Bonnie: A Folktale at Aurora Theatre; A Confederacy of Dunces (Myrna/ Darlene) at Theatrical Outfit; A Catered Affair (Jayne) and Hands on a Hard Body (Heather) at Aurora Theatre; Beyond the Rainbow (Judy Garland) and Panhandle Slim & the Oklahoma Kid (Annabelle) at Georgia Ensemble.
Credits at the acclaimed Serenbe Playhouse include A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia); Man of la Mancha (Aldonza); and The Sleepy Hollow Experience (Storyteller). Other credits: Denise Sanders in Smoke on the Mountain, Sanders’ Family Christmas, and Mount Pleasant Homecoming (2007 Atlanta Suzi Bass Award – Best Musical Ensemble) at Theatre in the Square; Godspell at Stage Door Players; The Marvelous Wonderettes at Art Station; The Fantasticks (Luisa); The Mikado (Yum-Yum); A Funny Thing Happened… (Philia) at Atlanta Lyric; and The Merry Widow (Hana) at the Grand Opera House in Macon, Georgia. Laura has appeared twice as a guest soloist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, showcasing the songs of Leonard Bernstein and Richard Rodgers.
Currently, Laura serves on the Theatre Faculty of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School, where she designs and implements curriculum and directs
various productions each year. In October, Laura teamed up with Serenbe Playhouse and the High Museum of Art when she wrote and directed a
“Ghostly Guided Tour” Halloween experience which featured 19th and 20th century American Art. Laura holds a Master of Music in Voice Performance from Mercer University.
Caroline Arapoglou‘s recent Atlanta credits include Big Fish, Gifts of the Magi, Horton Foote’s Dividing the Estate, and Memphis (Theatrical Out-
fit), Women in Jeopardy and Into the Woods (Aurora Theatre). Caroline has appeared in over 30 regional/national commercials, including the ongoing national AT&T “Technista” campaign. She can be seen in FX’s “Atlanta” (Golden Globe for Best Comedy Series) opposite Donald Glover as well as TNT’s “Good Behavior” opposite Steppenwolf co-founder Terry Kinney. “Clara”in Sleepy Hollow on Fox.
Daniel Burns is a Georgia native and professional Atlanta theatre artist. Most recently, Daniel appeared as Walter Pearce in Stage Door Player’s Death by Design and as Don Price in Theatrical Outfit’s Big Fish. Other Atlanta area credits include Company (Actor’s Express), Sweeney Todd
(Actor’s Express), Carousel (Serenbe Playhouse), Man Of La Mancha (Serenbe Playhouse), and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Stage Door Players). He will be appearing as Peter in the Atlanta Lyric Theatre’s Jesus Christ Superstar in March. Love to his family, and to his partner Paige for keeping him sane and writing his bios.
Jeremy Wood is an Atlanta-based actor with a B.F.A. in Music and Theatre from the former Shorter College. Jeremy has toured nationally
and internationally with the Broadway tour of Grease as well as the first national tour of Ring of Fire. Jeremy was recognized by the Kennedy Center in 2003 for his work as a fight choreographer with the American College Theatre Festival’s award-winning production of Jekyll and Hyde and is also the recipient of 2 New Hampshire Theatre Awards. In 2010 he was included in Creative Loafing’s top 10 performances in Atlanta and was awarded Best Featured Actor in a Musical in the 2011 Suzi Bass Awards for his role as “Cosmo Brown” in Aurora Theatre’s Singin’ in the Rain.
Andy Chen is a third year student in Physics from Phoenix, AZ. He can ride the unicycle and has played percussion for 10 years.
Andrew Fu is a freshman Discrete Mathematics major from Alpharetta, GA. He has been playing violin for 10 years and his favorite composer is Prokofiev.
Michael Lee is a second year Computer Science major from Fayetteville, GA. He has been playing trumpet for 8 years, though he originally entered music as a piano and violin player.
Richard Li is a first year master’s student pursuing a degree in Computer Science with a concentration on Interactive Artificial Intelligence. He has been playing the clarinet for a decade now and has a clarinet performance minor from Georgia Tech.
Austin Matthews is a Mechanical Engineering student from Houston, TX. He has played the bassoon for 9 years. Austin is very glad there is a
conductor for this interest work of music.
Venkatesh Muppaneni is a freshman in Materials Science and Engineering from The Woodlands, TX. He has been playing the trombone
for 8 years and his favorite composer is Gustav Mahler.
Jan Sabacan is a freshman in Chemical Engineering from Roswell, GA. He is a professional couch potato and has played double bass for 9 years.