Written by Mikayla Olivia Orrson, 'Polar' explores the relationship of two polar opposite women, who battle each other's personality, morality, and sexuality against their genuine sisterly love for one another.
Mikayla Olivia Orrson
Mikayla is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania, Mikayla moved to New York City in 2012 to pursue an education at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. She also studied at the Jacob Krueger Studio, with a focus in sitcom writing.
As well as studying at the Gotham Writer’s Workshop for playwriting. Mikayla has also acted in multiple web series and short films. She performed in the 2016 Fringe Festival in New York City.
Broghanne Jessamine (she/her)
Originally from Scotland, Broghanne moved to New York City in 2012 to study performance at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. Since graduating she has performed in theater, film and voiceover in New York City. Prior to moving to New York, Broghanne participated in numerous cultural festivals throughout Scotland and in Germany to bring theatre and performance that explores social issues to a wider audience.
Anastasia Marchelos (she/her)
Anastasia is a New York City based actor who graduated from Adelphi University. Most recently Anastasia had multiple role in the '#metooplays' with The Alternative Theatre Company.
Rachael Murray (she/her)
After 7 years in the Washington, DC area, Rachael moved to NYC this year. Her credits include, New York: 'The Hysteria of Dr. Faustus' (Assistant Director, The Seeing Place Theatre); 'Jumping from Rooftops and Other Ways to Cure Depression' (Director, LadyFest/The Tank); 'Saint Fancy' (Director, Take Ten Festival, Winner for Best Direction); Backyard/Desert (Director- Staged Reading, The Theatre Collective). DC: 'Frelmetsch the Maneater' (Director-Workshop, Source Festival); 'Sioux Falls' (Director, Mead Theatre Lab/Tenth Muse); 'King Lear' (Asst. Director, Lean and Hungry Theatre); 'Clickb@it' (Co-director, Capital Fringe; developed at The Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage Festival/Next Stop Dark Nights Series)
Anastasia Marchelos and Broghanne Jessamine
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