The COnsultation

Written by Samuel Gibson

Directed by Rui Dun

An American daughter struggles to explain private healthcare to her contrarian British father.

ACTORS

PAUL ROFFMAN (JEREMY)

Paul Roffman is an English actor from London living in Los Angeles. He trained in the UK in Acting and musical theatre at Mountview Theatre School. He has performed in theatre, TV and film. 

He completed the core track at The Groundlings in LA performing Improvisation and also the writer’s Lab creating comedy sketches and characters. He also has trained with The Showstoppers in the UK performing musical improv. His most recent short film The Magic Show, was filmed in LA . He is also a highly regarded magician and mind reader performing at The Magic Castle in LA and The Magic Circle in London. Paul’s new venture The Magic of... podcast is launching soon. Follow Paul on Instagram cause that’s what the cool kids do!

ANNA MAE GORDON (CLAIRE)

Anna Mae Gordon is very excited to be performing with the Actors Circle Ensemble as Claire in Samuel Blue Gibson's new play, The Consultation. Gordon is a New York City-based actor and director. She was recently seen on stage performing in the role of Skylar in Tonya Pinkins' production of Bring it On!, and at the Women's March Reunion NYC with her theatre group, Complicate the Group Collective. Other notable stage roles include ensemble movement work in Ayvaunn Penn's original musical, Zarephath, at Columbia University. In 2018, Gordon starred in the short film Kiss, (dir. Ricardo Montt) which screened at the Angaelica Independent Film Festival and Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, and is featured in the new short film, Psychotherapy, (dir. Kathryn Ly-Bishop). Gordon completed her MFA in Directing at the Actors Studio Drama School in 2018. Her first short film, Dressed as Girl, was featured in film festivals nation-wide, including Outfest, Newfest, Portland Film Festival, and New Filmmakers NY. Notable stage directing credits include Book of Liz by Amy and David Sedaris, Ugly on the Inside by Steven and Whitney Boe, and Intuitively by Aaron Nussdorf for the Off-Broadway venue, Three-Legged Dog Theatre.   www.annamaegordon.com.

Paul Roffman

Anna Mae Gordon

Playwright: Samuel Gibson

Samuel Blue Gibson is a writer and Spanish lecturer from Portsmouth, England. His is a 2018 SFFILM Screenwriting Resident and writer of the short film "The Adjunct" (2019). His plays have been performed at Theatre Deli, Broadgate and The Chiswick Playhouse in London. 

Director: Rui Dun

Rui Dun is a theater artist from China, based in Brooklyn. She creates/ directs/ manages/ performs theatrical content combining disciplines such as theatre, movement, dance, puppetry and physical comedy. She believes in the power of art for social justice. Her work has been seen in China, London, New York and United States.  In New York, her work has been seen at 3-legged Dog, The Tank, Hudson Guild Theatre, New Ohio Theatre, UNFIX NYC, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, NY Fringe, and New York Theatre Festival.