Ashley started learning magic when he was 7 years old and started performing professionally at 9. Around 18 he took a hiatus from magic that lasted until around the time The Impossibilities came along. In the meantime he studied acting at the Atlantic Theater Company school at NYU, and appeared in numerous films and series including Teeth, Dare, The Visitor, Losers Take All, Wolf of Wall Street, Nurse Jackie, and Be Here Nowish. Ashley lives and works in Brooklyn with his wonderful wife.
Kati Rediger is a Colorado native and a graduate from Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. TV appearances include guest stars and supporting roles on Mysteries of Laura, The Blacklist, I Just Want My Pants Back, Law and Order, How to Make it in America and Gossip Girl as well as multiple national network commercials. She’s excited to be portraying cult icon Nico in the upcoming HBO series Rock and Roll. Film credits include Men In Black III and Unemployed. She has performed Off Broadway in Fat Camp, The Musical (A.T.A) and has appeared in lead roles in Bridge Over Land (Interart Theater) Sounds of Plaid, Smile, Angels in America, and Aristophanes The Clouds. Kati lives in Brooklyn with her darling husband Ashley Springer.
Is a film, theater and television actress originally from Vancouver, BC, and graduate of Columbia University’s MFA program. Her recent theater credits include THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN (Signature Theatre), YOUR MOTHER’S COPY OF THE KAMA SUTRA and THE WHALE and THE RETRIBUTIONISTS (Playwrights Horizons), TOO MUCH TOO MUCH TOO MANY (Roundabout Theatre Company); AUTUMN SONATA (Yale Rep); and THE COLLECTION and A KIND OF ALASKA (Atlantic Theater Company). Her recent Film and TV credits include APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR, ACTRESSES, THE MEND, TRUE STORY, WALLFLOWERS, DIVING NORMAL, COMPLIANCE, EAST OF ACADIA, MESKADA, LITTLE HORSES, and THE GOOD WIFE. She is the voice and mocap of Karen Daniels in Rockstar’s GRAND THEFT AUTO video games. Her upcoming work includes the film MISSTRESS AMERICA, directed by Noah Baumbach.
Has appeared in 27 Broadway Shows plus dozens of off-Broadway, Regional, Stock, Industrial shows and TV Commercials, utilizing magic, fire-eating, juggling, dance and physical comedy. His broadway credits include HELLZAPOPPIN w/Jerry Lewis, COCO w/Kate Hepburn, FORUM w/Whoopie Goldberg, MACK & MABEL w/Robt. Preston, SUGARBABIES w/Mickey Rooney, PROMISES, PROMISES w/Jerry Orbach and the original B’Way production of ANNIE! for which he won the Burns-Mantle Award for Best Featured Actor for his villainous portrayal as Rooster Hannigan. Film appearances include Steven King’s THINNER and PENNIES FORM HEAVEN w/ Steve Martin. He toured w/Liza Minnelli in her 1st Nite Club Act & reopened the NY Playboy Club. Bob is an accomplished magician and has been a coach & writer for NBC’s Phenomenon as well as Discovery Channel’s The Mysterious World of Alain Nu. He’s coached 4 Fism Winners and 2 teens who both won 1st in the SAM Nat’l Stage Competition for 2 years running & the Lance Burton TV Special. He’s coached over 300 magicians through private lessons and his renowned performance workshops. Some of these more well known magi are Jeff McBride, David Copperfield, Gene Anderson, Bill Malone. In 2009 he received the Lifetime Achievement Tribute Award from the Magic Castle, the Magician of the Year Award from SAM Parent Assembly #1 and the MIMC with Gold Star from the Magic Circle.
Is a member of Ars Nova’s UNCHARTED Music/Theater Writers Group, and a recipient of the Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, both developing his musical Finn the Fearless. He was a 2014 Boris Sagal Fellow at the Williamstown Theater Festival where he wrote music/lyrics for The Dixon Family Album. He is currently writing a Southern Gothic musical for students at the Playwrights Horizons Theater School at NYU. Andrew is a founding member of experimental theater company harunalee, with whom he has performed in six new shows, most recently War Lesbian (Dixon Place). Other theater: Political Subversities (Joe’s Pub, Ars Nova, The PIT), Folk Wandering (Joe’s Pub, Ars Nova), Rady&Bloom’s The Upper Room (The New Ohio), Rags Parkland (Ars Nova, JACK), The Talking Band’s Obskene (HERE), Dracula, Or The Undead (Williamstown Theater Festival), César Alvarez’s The Universe is a Small Hat. Film: Straight Outta Tompkins; An Addiction to Payne; No Place Else To Go. Andrew holds a BFA from NYU’s Experimental Theater Wing. www.andrewrbutler.com
Is a NYC based performer and writer. They have recently collaborated with Young Jean Lee Theater Company, Half Straddle, Sharon Hayes, Richard Maxwell, Jennifer Miller’s Circus Amok, Theater of the Two Headed Calf, Lisa D’Amour, Erin Markey, Kenny Mellman, Sybil Kempson, and Michelle Handelman. Regular on web series, Outtakes, Gay’s Anatomy, Jack in the Box, and Trans Cop. Currently creating a show They, Themself and Schmerm inspired by a Corey Haim video called Me, Myself and I. Experiencing gender, abuse, queerness and the hilarity of it all.
Is a Massachusetts native and came to New York to attend NYU’s BFA and MFA acting programs at Tisch School of the Arts. Her stage work includes Tom Stoppard’s Tony winning production of The Coast of Utopia, Pulitzer-winning writer Bruce Norris’s plays The Pain and the Itch (Playwrights Horizons), Domesticated (Lincoln center) and Beau Willimon’s Spirit Control (MTC). Mia has performed in many Off-Broadway plays at the most prestigious Off Broadway houses in NYC. Her regional stage work includes House of Blue Leaves (Mark Taper Forum), Farragut North (Geffen Theatre) and she is a regular performer at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. She co-wrote and performed in Off-Broadway’s Big Times (directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman), an adaptation of Chekhov’s Ward Six for the Graduate Acting Program at NYU, and an ongoing project about slain human rights activist, Natalya Estemirova for Villa La Pietra in Florence. TV: Grey’s Anatomy, Medium, Numb3rs, Blue Bloods, Elementary, Glee, Law and Order, Newsroom, The Sarah Silverman Program, Children’s Hospital and Newsreaders. FILM: Amnesiac, 411 with F. Murray Abraham, and I Smile Back with Sarah Silverman, which showed at Sundance this year. Mia voices the long-running character of Molotov Cocktease on Cartoon Network’s cult hit, The Venture Bros. She and her partner, media artist/director Lars Jan, have one child, Esme Jan, born in 2012.
is a recent graduate of Marymount Manhattan College’s BFA acting program. Recent credits include Saturninus in Puppet Titus Andronicus (Theater Row), Foigard in The Beaux Stratagem (MMC), and Thenardier in Les Mis (Monroe Center in Hoboken). Alex is also the house magician at Ninja NY, where he performs his original magic for 7 hours a night all while dressed like an authentic Ninja; Velcro and all. In addition to writing and creating magic, Alex has also written several plays, and is currently working on a screenplay, which he will wholeheartedly attempt to get produced at some point.
Film: Ringo (Locarno Film Festival, Tokyo Short Shorts, Atlanta Film Festival), Cigarette Candy (Cannes Film Festival), The Distance Between the Apple and the Tree (Bendfilm Festival). Michelle wrote and starred in the short Parliamo Italiano, which appeared in competition at the Orlando Film Festival and the LA Comedy Festival. Theatre: String Theory Sonata (Ensemble Studio Theatre), The Quick Change Room (York Shakespeare Company) The Redheaded Man (NYFF). Michelle will develop and star in a new comedy series with Robin Hopkins.
Was last seen in the Hadley Players production of Gertrude Jeannette’s A LIGHT IN THE CELLAR and has recently appeared in the Frank Silvera/Theatre For The New City production of A LONG LAST POEM BEFORE DYING, directed by David Shepard, the Hadley Players NOBODY KNEW WHERE THEY WAS, directed by Arthur French, the HB Playwrights productions of Arthur Miller’s THE AMERICAN CLOCK, directed Austin Pendleton, and CAGED VISIONS, directed by Rasa Allan Kazlas. In regional theatre he has appeared in East Hampton’s Maidstone Regional Theater’s production of THE BOYS IN THE BAND and Westchester’s Actors Conservatory Theatre’s production of DRIVING MISS DAISY where he played the driver Holk. In film he can be seen in Good Fellows and Regarding Henry and his television credits include BLUE BLOODS, SEX IN THE CITY, LAW AND ORDER and the ABC soap opera LOVING.