Nick Barakos

Third Year Apprentice

Nick is elated to be a third year Barnie! Nick just received his BA in theatre performance at Wagner College in New York City, where he appeared in productions of ANYTHING GOES as Billy, IOLANTHE as Strephon, STUPID F@#KING BIRD as Dev, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA as Pasquale, TITANIC as Murdoch, PROOF as Hal, DAMN YANKEES as Sohovik, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG as Ru, CAROUSEL as Enoch Snow Jr., SPAMALOT, and CATS. You may remember Nick (or at the very least his bush afro) from past Barn shows: Ranger Tom in ESCANABA IN DA MOONLIGHT, Ferguson in GHOST, AMERICAN IDIOT, ROCK OF AGES, MARY POPPINS, HAIR, BEST LITTLE… TEXAS, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, SHAKESPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD, and THE GREAT BIG BAR SHOW. In addition to performing, Nick composes original music and freelances as a photographer! Thanks to mom, dad, and Audi! @nickbarakos


Kasady Kwiatkowska

Third Year Apprentice

app_kasady_kwiatkowkaKasady  is very happy to be returning to the Barn Theatre for a third year! Past Barn credits include Columbia in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, Flounder in THE LITTLE MERMAID, and Regina in ROCK OF AGES. She has also appeared in the Barn Christmas Cabaret for the past two years and in the recent Barn Cabaret at Feinstein’s/54 Below in NYC. Other selected credits include HAIR as Jeanie, LEGALLY BLONDE as Margot, and HOW TO SUCCEED…as Smitty. She also holds a BFA in Music Theatre Performance from Western Michigan University. Special thanks to her family, friends, Brendan, and Penelope! kasadykwiatkowska.wixsite.com/actor


Dani Apple

Second Year Apprentice

Dani could not be more ecstatic to join the apprenticeship program for her second summer! Dani recently graduated from The Boston Conservatory with a BFA in Musical Theatre. She was last seen at the Barn as Norma in HANDS ON A HARDBODY, and in MARY POPPINS, GHOST THE MUSICAL, AMERICAN IDIOT, and ROCK OF AGES. Dani has previously performed regionally at Cain Park, the Beck Center, the Kalliope Stage, Moonbox Productions, and in the Festival of New Musicals at the Goodspeed Opera House, The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the National Tour of EVITA, and as a member of Radio Disney’s Pop Squad. She would like to thank her incredible parents and her Barn family for their eternal support and love!


Andrea Arvanigian

Second Year Apprentice

Andrea is happy to be back for her second season at the Barn!  Originally from Portage, MI, Andrea has a BFA in Music Theatre Performance from Western Michigan University, and has also completed the improv training program at Upright Citizens Brigade Los Angeles.  Tours: Disney Cruise Line (Mainstage Performer).  International: HONK! THE MUSICAL, Lilly in THE SECRET GARDEN, SEVEN PASSAGES.  Los Angeles: SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, NINE, Cathy in THE LAST 5 YEARS, Christine in DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, Judy in 9 TO 5.  Michigan credits:  AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND, Maria in WEST SIDE STORY, K.C. Downing in MY FAVORITE YEAR.  Commercials: AT&T, Apple, Chanel, Chevy.  Andrea’s a proud member of SAG-AFTRA.  Many thanks to the Penelope and Brendan for welcoming her back, and to her family for their love and support.


Jonnie Carpathios

Second Year Apprentice

Jonnie is thrilled to return to the Barn for a second season! Jonnie graduated from Shawnee State University with a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. As a classically trained tenor, he has performed in many great classical works from Bach to Brahms, as well as many favorite musicals. Jonnie has acted professionally on film and stage, and is SAG-AFTRA eligible. Also, Jonnie recently performed in the Barn's 54 Below Cabaret in NYC! Jonnie cannot wait to share another special summer with the Barn family and audience! He thanks the Ragotzys, his friends, and family for all their support and love! Opa!!


Quinn Moran

Second Year Apprentice

Quinn is returning for his second year at the Barn. In his sophomore year as a BFA MT at Texas Christian University, Quinn was in the ensemble of PIPPIN and played the role of Judge Turpin in SWEENEY TODD. Go Frogs! He also performed the role of Raoul in the world premiere of Orchard Theatre of Texas’ YOU NEVER KNOW THE MUSICAL. Quinn was active on film during the school year as well, starring in TCU SFA’s BEDTIME AND SOPHIA, as well as being featured in episode two of BJC Pictures’ The Mystery of the Bat-Man. At the Barn, he portrayed the seagull, ‘Scuttle,’ in last year’s production of DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID, as well as being in the ensemble of GUYS & DOLLS, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, and THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW. Quinn is incredibly excited for another year at the Barn, and cannot wait to continue making art with his fellow Barnies! Connect with Quinn on all social media at @q_moran.


Audrey Morton

Second Year Apprentice

Audrey is thrilled to be back at The Barn for a second summer! You may remember her from The Barn's 68th season in such shows as Hair and Best Little...Texas. Originally from Holland, MI, she has just graduated from Western Michigan University with her BFA. Some favorite roles from her time at Western include Marilyn in A Behanding in Spokane, Regan in Bachelorette, and Helen in Baby With the Bathwater. In the fall Audrey plans to move to Savannah, GA to pursue her MFA in Performing Arts at Savannah College of Art and Design. Huge thanks go to her supportive family, friends, and Nicholas. Find her online @audmorton.


 

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