Burst Bios

Cast Bios


Tori Boutin (Kira) is just happy to be here. Tori has been with Burst ever since the beginning and is thrilled to see Amy’s script finally make it to the stage. Area credits- Imagination Stage: Balloonacy; Adventure Theatre MTC: Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook; Rorschach Theatre Company: She Kills Monsters and Truth and Beauty Bombs; We Happy Few: The Dog in the Manger; PG County’s Shakespeare in the Parks: As You Like It; Brave Spirits: Coriolanus; Source Festival: The Physics of Now, Ball Drop, Collect Everything, and What Remains of Youth; Nu Sass: 22 Boom. Upcoming Credits- PG County’s Shakespeare in the Parks: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Tori is a proud graduate of The Catholic University of America’s Department of Drama and resident company member of Rorschach Theatre. www.toriboutin.com

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Thomas​ ​DiSalvo​ ​(Steve) is honored with being the only actor to have been in every PRT show. Previous PRT roles: Thurston and others in A Tuna Christmas, Jim in The Glass Menagerie, Jake Albright in A Christmas Carol, 1933, Lesgate in Dial M For Murder, Snetsky in Fools, Willum in The Nerd, Giles in The Mousetrap, George in On the Lam, The Mad Hatter and Tweedledum in Alice in Wonderland, Franz in Frankenstein, and Richard in The Ghost Train. Other Credits include: The Nutcracker with The National Ballet, Coppélia with The National Ballet and Greater Niagara Ballet, Suicide Apparition at the NYC 15 Minute Play Festival, and Sherlock Holmes at Strathmore Mansion. Thomas appeared in his feature film debut, Tournament, which will be released later this year. Thomas is a proud graduate of the Catholic University of America.


Mo O’Rourke (Ally) is pleased to be working with Parlor Room Theatre. Some of her recent credits include: Sioux Falls (Tenth Muse), Much Ado About Nothing (NextStop Theatre), The Real World: Kabul (Captial Fringe Festival), The Long Way Around (Highwood Theater), Good Good Trouble on Bad Bad Island (NextStop Theatre), and Blithe Spirit (1st Stage). She holds a BA in Drama from The Catholic University of America.

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Robert Pike (Stephen) is ecstatic to make his Parlor Room Theater return after appearing in The Glass Menagerie and Dial M for Murder as well as sound designing the 2014 production of A Christmas Carol, 1933. DC acting credits: Neverwhere (u/s perf), A Bid to Save the World, Truth and Beauty Bombs: a softer world, She Kills Monsters (Rorschach Theatre) The Wizard of Oz, Much Ado About Nothing, Crimes of the Heart (NextStop Theatre) Henry V, Chalk (We Happy Few) Coriolanus (Brave Spirits Theatre) A Midsummer Night’s Dream (WSC Avant Bard) and appearing in the 2015 Source Festival’s Media and Mistakes Ten Minute Plays. Robert is a company member at Rorschach Theatre and We Happy Few and a proud graduate of the Catholic University of America. Pikerf.weebly.com

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Alison Talvacchio (Erin) is thrilled to be working with PRT for the first time. She is a non-equity actor, dancer, teacher, and Box Office Manager in the DC area. She has recently worked with Venus Theatre, Brave Spirits Theatre, Pocket Change Theatre Company, Doorway Arts Ensemble, and Prince Georges Shakespeare in the Park. She dances with UpRooted Dance, and is a company member with ReVision dance company, in residence at Dance Place. Alison is a proud graduate of the Drama Department at the Catholic University of America.


Creative Team Bios:


Bridget Grace Sheaff (Director) DC AREA DIRECTING: Monumental Theate: Infinite Future; Perisphere Theater: Tartuffe; Nu Sass Productions: Exit Carolyn; We Happy Few: The Dog in the Manger, A Midnight Dreary; Spooky Action Theatre: Motherless Children; Source Festival: Static, The Physics of Now, Ball Drop; REGIONAL: Cape May Stage:Merry Melodies, Savage in Limbo. ASSISTING: Constellation Theatre: The Wild Party. Signature Theatre: Titanic; Spooky Action Theatre: Collaborators; Theater J: Sons of the Prophet; Rorschach Theatre: very still & hard to see. Cape May Stage: Mistakes Were Made, Other Desert Cities, Blithe Spirit, Moon Over Buffalo. Bridget Grace is the casting director and associate producer with We Happy Few Productions and an Entangled Artist with Spooky Action Theatre Company. BA 2014, The Catholic University of America. www.bridgetgracesheaff.com