KAELEM VON CAMPER - THE DIRECTOR
Kaelem (He/Him) has written numerous plays as well as directed shows as he crafts his personal consent-based pedagogy. He is an alumni of Temple University (B.A.) and Long Island University (M.F.A.). Upon earning his Masters, he became an adjunct professor at both Long Island University and Five Towns College. He has directed original pieces like Thou Shalt Covet, devised pieces like Irrational Response, comedies like Star Wars Shakespeare, and dramas like Crumbs from the Table of Joy. This is his directorial film debut. He wants to thank everyone who has contributed to The Wü's and to his own growth. There is no Wü without you!
BRETT DEREK WOLFE - THE PLAYWRIGHT
Brett Wolfe is an award-winning playwright and multi-disciplinary artist. His work—meeting at the crossroads of artistry and survival—is both visceral and provocative. He is a current member of the CUT/EDGE Collective, a small cohort of experimental playwrights located in Midtown Manhattan, that produce work yearly in an off-off-Broadway festival. Selected playwriting credits include the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (Simulacrum), Local Theatre Company (my sorrybird), Equity Library Theatre of NY (Simulacrum), and the Post Theatre Company (Spit; Dogs of Peace). Brett also works as a dramaturg and theatre manager, and is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America. BFA: Playwriting, Long Island University: Post (2023).
SAFFRON COOPER AS EFMAN
Saffron (she/her/hers) is an actor (SAG-E), director, entertainer, vocalist and writer for both the stage and screen. Recent credits include Evil (CBS) and Crime Scene: The Times Square Killer (Netflix, RadicalMedia). She is a senior at Long Island University C.W. Post Campus, where she is a BFA Theatre Arts major concentrating in Musical Theatre performance and President of the Emerging Student Theatre Artists group. She dedicates her performance in Tumor to Rhonda Weber Wright, her grandmother.
ALLISON VALLARIO AS AUTOMENA
Allison Vallario (she/her)(Autonema/Sierra) is ecstatic to be a part of the establishing company of Wonderstruck Uncut. She is a senior BFA Acting major at Long Island University Post. Some of her favorite credits include, Penny (Hairspray), Lydia Lansing (Shakespeare in Hollywood), and Cinderella’s Stepmother (Into the Woods). She’d like to thank her friends and family for their continued support!
COPELAND LEWIS AS AUTOMENA
Copeland Lewis (she/they) is thrilled to be making their debut as a Wü company member as one of the four Automena’s in Tumour by Brett Wolfe. Copeland is currently going into her third year of study for her B.F.A. at the Long Island University Post campus for Musical Theatre. Some of Copeland’s recent credits include Columbia in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, a Forgotten One in the workshop/54 Below Concert for Dean Tyler K’s new musical Alone, and Romaine Patterson in The Laramie Project. Copeland is incredibly grateful for he fellow company members,
K.C. and Brett for this incredible opportunity, and her family and friends for all of their support.
MORGAN LALANNE AS AUTOMENA
Morgan Lalanne is a senior musical theatre major at LIU Post, making her film debut in Quandaries of the Living and Tumor. Her previous credits include Love and Information, Mrs. Travesty in Illusionist, and Sonya in Walk on Home.
KRISTINA ERWIN AS AUTOMENA
Kristina Erwin is a New York based actor who is currently pursuing her BFA in Musical Theater from LIU Post! She has most recently been seen in Post Theater Company’s Up the Cellar Door where she played Marty in “Prayer in the Pines”. She is thrilled to have been able to bring these characters to life for the first time as a part of these wonderful productions and can’t wait for you all to enjoy!