Madame Quixota’s Last Words Cast
Patricia Renderos (Ella aka Madame Quixota)
Patricia Renderos- is half Dominican half Salvadoran born in Arlington VA, raised in P.G. County MD. Patricia graduated from The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in 2009. She returns to Transformation Theatre having read the role of Poly in the 2022 reading of Belonging Without Strings..
Pilar Padilla (Sally aka Sancha Panza)
Mexican actress Pilar Padilla has worked both in English and Spanish with some of the most prestigious film directors and actors in the world, including two-time Cannes Festival Palm D’Or winner Ken Loach (“Bread and Roses,” 2000, playing opposite Oscar-winner Adrien Broady), David Atwood (“Fidel,” 2001), Palm D’Or nominated Arturo Ripstein (“The Reasons of the Heart,” 2010), and multi-awarded producer/director Roberto Fiesco (“Lupe”, in post-production, to be released in 2024, a bilingual movie written by Malú Huacuja del Toro). Ms. Padilla has been a member of the Compañía Nacional de Teatro (the equivalent of The Public Theater in the US) for seven years. She has broadened her training with basic musical reading, piano and singing, practicing the Royhart and Linklater methods for voice studies. She also has embarked into classic and contemporary dance, puppet animation and Clown technique
Alexander Carnot (Daryl)
Alexander Carnot is thrilled to be participating in his first production with Transformation Theater. Alexander is currently a senior BFA Acting Major at Elon University. His performance credits at the school include John Proctor is the Villain (Mr. Smith), 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Panch), and Into the Woods (Steward). Alexander previously appeared in Plays2Gather’s production of Higher (Marco U/S) at the DC Capital Fringe Festival. Alexander is also an avid pianist, teaching piano lessons to students in the area. He would like to thank Carl Randolph for casting him in this show and his parents for constantly supporting him throughout his journey. Instagram: @alexander.carnot
Justin Meyer (Host aka Hostelero)
"Originally from Louisiana, Justin Meyer is versatile actor and passionate storyteller who is delighted to make his Transformation Theatre debut in the role of Hostelero/Host in the beautiful and unique production Madame Quixota's Last Words. Since graduating from Longwood University magna cum laude in 2014 and relocating to the Northern Virginia area in late 2021, his theatre credits include Art of Murder (Workhouse Arts Center), The American Plan (NOVA Nightsky Theatre), Debris (Scooby-Doo Mansion), Nightfall With Edgar Allan Poe (StageCoach Theatre Co.), Boeing, Boeing (Reston Community Players), Finding Neil Patrick Harris (Nu Sass Productions), and most recently Much Ado About Nothing/Béatrice et Bénédict (Shakespeare Opera Theatre), wherein he distinguished himself as "an amiable Benedick" who "provide[d] the bulk of the play's charm" (Eric Minton - Shakespeareances). His screen credits include leads in independent short films and supporting roles in true crime documentaries Panic 9-1-1 and CopyCat Killers. Justin warmly thanks his family and friends for their continued support."