The Company

Robert Brown joined Dysfunctional Theatre back in January of 2004 after doing Please Please Please Love Me. Since then he has performed in Hoover, A Love Story (Clyde Tolsen) Bite (Dr. Oliver Greenmeadow), The Eight: Reindeer Monologues (Cupid, Comet) and the workshop of Chosen with Dysfunctional. Some of his favorite roles include Touchstone from As You Like It, Malvolio from Twelfth Night, Banquo from Macbeth, and Mr. Green in Clue - Live on Stage with Flying Blind Productions. He has a BFA from Webster University in St. Louis.
Jennifer Gill has been performing with Dysfunctional Theatre since 2003. She became an official company member in 2004. In that time she's appeared in: Orange Murder Suit (Lynn), The Eight: Reindeer Monologues (Blitzen 2006 and Dancer 2005), Bite (Annabelle), Hoover: A Love Story (Jackie Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, a Japanese Warplane and others), Please Please Please Love Me (Nina), and Untitled Farce (Ms. Guest). Other favorite performances include Emelia in Comedy of Errors, Beatrice in The Voysey Inheritance and Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet. Jennifer has a BFA in Drama from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
Amy Overman has been performing & producing with Dysfunctional since 2001. She appeared in the Dysfunctional productions: The Eight: Reindeer Monologues (Comet 2007, Dancer 2006, Vixen 2005), Bite (Millie/Barbarella), Please Please Please Love Me (Linda), Whispers in the Wood (Lucy), Real Live Sex on Stage (Maggie), I Am Star Trek (Paramount) and How to Have the Ultimate Orgasm Each and Every Time (The Redhead). Other NYC credits include: Clue - Live on Stage (Miss Scarlet) for Flying Blind Productions, several staged readings with W-WOW Radio and the touring children's show, On the Road to Reading, in which she played a singing pig and a dancing book. Amy has a BFA in Acting from Syracuse University.
Justin Plowman has appeared in the Dysfunctional shows The Eight: Reindeer Monologues (Donner), Bite (Dr. Bruce Marone), Untitled Farce, How to Have the Ultimate Orgasm Each and Every Time, We Won't Pay, We Won't Pay (Luigi), Mr. Rogers' Y2K (Neil), Sodom, or the Quintessence of Debauchery (The Prince), Il Duce: The Rudy Giuliani Story, and Princess Di's Brain Kept Alive in Graceland. He has also appeared in Clue - Live on Stage as Wadsworth the Butler and was a troupe member on the TV show Black Hole Television.
Peter Schuyler is an actor, singer, producer, director, and writer working in NY's indie theatre scene since 2001. He has worked with numerous companies in his tenure, including (but not limited to): La MaMa ETC, Immediate Theatre Company, The Tank, Dysfunctional Theatre Company, 3Graces, and Bouncing Ball Theatre in DC. Peter has played the titular role in Titus X, Shawn Northrip's punk rock musical version of Shakespeare's bloodiest tragedy from 2004 to 2007, and played Strom Thurmond's father in Thomas Bradshaw's Strom Thurmond Is Not a Racist (both were NYIT award nominees). He recently directed Mastiphicus Meglodon at Under St. Mark's, his directing debut. He is a graduate of Northern Arizona University.
Amy Beth Sherman is very pleased to be back in the Dysfunctional fold after a several year hiatus. Past company credits include Brew of the Dead (Nexus), Chosen (Chancellor/Ensemble), Vampire Stewardesses From Hell (Tatiana), and Sodom (Swivia). Other favorite roles include Irina in Three Sisters, Nina in The Seagull and Abby in the independent film Desperation, for which she won Best Actress at Microcinemafest 2006 and Best Acting Performance at Shriekfest 2006. She has a BA in theatre from American University and has been kicking about New York for the past decade.
Theresa Unfried has been working with Dysfunctional since she first moved to New York in 2001. She has been seen in Chosen (Bernadette), Orange Murder Suit in the first-ever Frigid Festival (Joy), The Eight: Reindeer Monologues (Blitzen, Vixen), Bite (Natalie O'Reilly/ Mistress Corbeaux), Please Please Please Love Me (Def girl and various roles), Untitled Farce (Angie Conroy), Whispers in the Wood (Jude Ascot) and I Am Star Trek (DC Fontana and various roles). Her other New York credit includes Clue - Live on Stage (Mrs. White) with Flying Blind Productions. Theresa has a Bachelor's of Science in Theatre Performance from Northern Arizona University.
Rick Vorndran (producer) has worked with Dysfunctional Theatre as a playwright and director since 1999. Plays he's written (and sometimes directed) include: I Am Star Trek, How to Have the Ultimate Orgasm Each and Every Time, Control Freaks In Love, Michelangelo, Renaissance P.I., and Please Please Please Love Me. Other plays he's directed include Suzanne Bachner's workshop of Bite; Paul Wells' Hoover, A Love Story and Vampire Stewardesses From Hell!!; Larry LaJoie's Goodbye My Brother, Matt Grzybowski's Untitled Farce, and Andrew Shepherd's Whispers in the Wood. Recently, I Am Star Trek was staged to critical acclaim at the 2000 New York Fringe Festival and the 2001 & 2005 Edinburgh Fringe Festivals (by Skullduggery Theater). Rick was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, where he performed, directed and wrote for Broom Street Theater, and is happily married to his beautiful wife Kathleen.