MEET THE CAST

 

CAST

JANINE DIVITA-CLAIRE

Janine Divita has been seen on Broadway as Rizzo in Grease, Anything Goes, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. National Tours: Anne in If/Then starring Idina Menzel, Mary Barrie in Finding Neverland, Elizabeth in Young Frankenstein. Regional credits include: Evita (Eva Peron, JET), Oliver! (Nancy, WST- Barrymore Award Nom.), Spamalot (Lady of the Lake, TUTS), A Walk on the Moon (Pearl, NYSF/Vassar/Powerhouse), Candide (Paquette, Alliance/Atlanta Symphony). Concert work includes: Edmonton Symphony, Omaha Symphony, Broadway Rox (International Tour), Lincoln Center, 54 Below (Solo Shows: #LIT: Modern Broad and Blonde Ammunition). TV/Film: The Deuce, Elementary, The Americans, This Is The Moment, Hear My Song (feature film). University of Michigan alum. Love to husband, Rich. 

JOHN ARTHUR GREENE - ALEX

Broadway:Theo-the lead singer of “No Vacancy” School of Rock (U/S Max Van Horn); Riff/West Side Stor

John just wrapped a 2 year stint starring as Theo - the lead singer of “No Vacancy” in School of Rock (Broadway); U/S Max Van Horn (Pre-Broadway/Chicago); “American Idol Season 15” - Farewell Season (Featured Artist), Riff in West Side Story (Broadway); Doctor, U/S Mr. Wormwood in Matilda (Broadway); Robert Mullins in Peter Pan Live (NBC); Luke in Mim (Off-Broadway); Jonathan in Tick Tick Boom… (LA);  Jack Kelly in Newsies (Maltz Jupiter); Riff in West Side Story (Boston Pops Symphony); Danny in Grease (NCT - BroadwayWorld.com Award For Best Actor In A Musical) just to name a few. He performs his solo music all over the world, most recently singing “Heavens On Their Minds” for promotion of NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live with the kids from School Of Rock,  “Gethsemane” for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s New York Times Talk and “Jailhouse Rock” for Mike Stoller’s 80th Birthday Celebration.  His Music & Videos are available under his own record label JAG Records. For more - www.johnarthurgreenemusic.com

IRINA DVOROVENKO- WOMAN IN RED

Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Irina Dvorovenko began her career with the National Opera Ballet of Kiev in 1990 and joined American Ballet Theatre in 1996, where she thrilled audiences in every major classical role as a principal dancer from 2000-2014.  She then appeared on Broadway to critical acclaim in On Your Toes (Encores!) and joined the leading cast of the TV series Flesh and Bone (Starz).  She also made guest appearances on Forever (ABC) and The Blacklist (NBC), as well as multiple appearances in Power (Starz) and The Americans (FX).  In March she returned to Encores! as fading ballerina Elizaveta Grushinskaya in Grand Hotel.

 

WALDEMAR QUINONES-VILLANUEVA - MAN IN BLUE.

West Side Story on Broadway and International tour, “ZORBA” (Encores City Center), Man Of La Mancha (Barrington Stage), Billy Elliot (Maltz Jupiter Theater), Priscilla Queen Of The Desert (Fiddlehead Theater), Jerome Robbins Broadway (The Muny), “Evita” (The Rep). Metropolitan Opera, Ballet Concierto, Ballet San Juan, Ballet Hispanico, Ballet Teatro Nacional de Puerto Rico, Staten Island Ballet, Houston Opera. Billboard Music Awards, Grammy Awards, Ms. Universe, Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Performed with Marc Anthony, Olga Tañon, La India, Celia Cruz and for Pope John Paul II. Graduated Cum Laude from the University of Puerto Rico with a BS in Education.

NAOMl KAKUK- WOMAN IN SILVER

 Broadway/New York: original Broadway casts of The Producers and The Frogs, The Beast In The Jungle (Vineyard Theatre), The Golden Apple and Paint Your Wagon (City Center Encores!), Crazy For You (25th Anniversary Concert), Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Rockette). National tours: Chicago, Spamalot, Dr. Dolittle, Annie Get Your Gun, and Cats. Select Regional: Contact (Girl in the Yellow Dress), Joseph... (Mrs. Potiphar), A Midsummer Nights Dream (Associate Choreographer, Shakespeare In The Park). Film: The Producers. Television:  “A Very Murray Christmas(Netflix), “Smash”, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, numerous television specials and commercials. B.F.A. in Ballet, University of Utah.

NICKEMIL CONCEPCION - MAN IN BLACK

Nickemil Concepcion comes from New York , At age 13, he began his professional career by performing in a Broadway production of Cinderella.  He went on to be featured in the 1993 film Avenue X and George C Wolfe's 1996 Off Broadway production of On the Town.  Concepcion then joined Elliot Feld's Ballet Tech Company where he performed for 10 years before joining Cedar Lake Dance Company in 2003.  He traveled the world with this renowned company for 12 years and appeared in the film “The Adjustment Bureau” in 2011 alongside Emily Blunt. Nickemil is currently performing with various companies as well as appearing in two dance film projects scheduled to debut in 2019.

KYREED JORDAN

Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Kyreed Jordan began dancing at the age of 13 in a dance studio in New Castle. After two years, he decided to further his training as he transferred to a performing arts school in Midland, PA, Lincoln Park Performing Arts. While there, Kyreed trained in modern, jazz, ballet, and tap styles. He performed in countless musicals and dances, worked with renowned directors and choreographers, and had the opportunity to choreograph his first work. Now, at age 22, Kyreed Jordan has graduated from Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in dance, ready to take on the world.

OMAR NIEVES

Omar Nieves is very excited to be part of Shadows. Nieves is a Performer/Choreographer from Puerto Rico with a wide concert dancer background doing his crossover to theater in the last years. Some of his credits include the immersive work Construyendo a Verónica (Tantai Teatro), Smiley (NYC - Fuerza Fest), West Side Story (Guthrie Theater – Ass. Choreographer), Once on This Island (Teatro Repertorio - Choreographer), La Cage aux Folles and Godspell (Center for the Performing Arts - Puerto Rico). Mr. Nieves wishes to thank his husband for always loving and supporting him.