She Kills Monsters Cast
Agnes Evans (Rhikki Asahi)
Rhikki Asahi (she/her) is an actress, writer, and director based out of Southern California. Having performed in projects spanning from Shakespeare to psychological thrillers, she loves throwing herself into completely different roles. With a special interest in the realistic portrayal of everyday life, particularly as it becomes stranger than fiction, she’s honored to be a part of such a moving and exciting project.
Tilly Evans / Tillius the Paladin (Melissa Ann Archer)
Melissa Ann Archer (she/her) is an actress based in New York City, who just graduated from Baylor University with a BFA in Theatre Performance. Melissa has been acting and dancing her whole life, and is thrilled to bring Tilly Evans to life.
Chuck Biggs (Matt Medrano)
Matt Medrano (he/him) is a writer and performer from Los Angeles, and he's thrilled to come back to Worlds Elsewhere to play Chuck in “She Kills Monsters”! You might have seen him last fall in “Lysistrata”, playing the Athenian Delegate & Skythian #2. Other roles include Robert Sideway in “Our Country's Good”, and Harry Woods and Jim Geringer in “The Laramie Project”. When he's not working, you can often find him watching too many movies (you should see his to-watch list!), and wondering what kind of voice his dog would have if he could talk. His money is on Rob Lowe's character in Parks & Rec. He'd like to thank his family and friends for being supportive, and he would also like to dedicate his performance to his nephew. He loves you, kid.
Miles / The Cube (Steven Linhares)
Steven Linhares (he/him) is excited to make his WETC debut as Miles in "She Kills Monsters". As a classically-trained actor, Steven has performed in a wide range of theatrical productions, from roles by William Shakepseare to Gilbert & Sullivan to Rodgers & Hammerstein. He received his degree in Theatrical Arts from Modesto Junior College, and has studied performance arts extensively, training in subjects ranging from Operatic Voice and Vocal Training, to Fight Choreography and Stage Combat. He was most recently seen at Stage Door Repertory performing as Milo Tindle in "Sleuth" and Gary LeJune in "Noises Off". Steven is an amatuer musician, playing both the piano and ukulele, as well as a little guitar. He thanks his friends for always being there to support him, even in the hardest of times and he thanks you, the audience, for joining WETC in creating a little magic together that supports such a beautiful cause.
Lilith / Lilly (Lucy Purnine)
Lucy Purnine (she/her) is a theater artist from Syracuse, NY, and is excited to be a part of her first Worlds Elsewhere production! Lucy is a graduate of Vassar College, where she majored in Drama. She is passionate about physical theater, and is an avid juggler and circus enthusiast.
Kaliope / Kelly (Sam de Leve)
Sam de Leve (they/them) is a roleplaying performer and variety streamer on Twitch. When they aren’t Being Other People on the Internet, Sam enjoys lifting weights, playing games, and avoiding long walks on the beach at all costs.
Orcus / Ronnie (Matt DeCoster)
Matt DeCoster (he/him) has played classical roles including Macbeth, Kent, Coriolanus, and Duke Frederick, as well as performing at Upright Citizens Brigade for eight years. He also worked on Wall Street and used to be in the circus.
Vera / The Beholder (Katherine Duffy)
Katherine Duffy (she/her) is a working writer, but has never acted in anything beyond numerous D&D campaigns, until now. Born and raised in Ohio and a graduate of Ohio University, she still lives in the state with her husband, Conor. The two of them enjoy art, the outdoors, and creating one page RPGs at Third Country Press. Katherine also loves reading books and sharing them with others via Bookcrossing. She tweets from time to time at @kduffy1718
Evil Tina (Regan Hicks)
Regan Hicks (she/her) is thrilled to be a part of this production of "She Kills Monsters!" She is a native Texan, recent graduate of Molloy/CAP21 in NYC, singer/songwriter, musician, avid animal lover, and D&D nerd. Her previous credits include "Nunsense" (Sister Robert Anne), "The Madison Theatre Christmas Spectacular" (Soloist), "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown" (Sally Brown), and "Urinetown" (Hope Cladwell).
Evil Gabbi (Claire Chenoweth)
Claire Chenoweth (she/her) is a Minneapolis-based performer, educator, and poet. A graduate of St. Olaf College and the National Theatre Institute, she also serves as a board member for Table Manners, an online platform for reading and workshopping new plays. Passionate about combat and intimacy direction, she is excited to continue her training and work in both areas. Claire can often be found reading, trying to grow a tomato plant, and talking about how much she loves puppets.
Farrah the Faerie (Jill V. Friedman)
Jill V Friedman (Farrah the Faerie; she/her/they/them) is a native New Yorker living in Austin. They are absolutely thrilled to join Worlds Elsewhere and use their theatre degree again! They would like to remind you that The Good Friends are not to be trifled with.
Steve / The Great Mage (Derek Zakari)
Derek Zakari (he/him/they/them) started his career in December of 2020 with his first role in "The Reading", alongside Mo’Nique. He continued acting in movies like "Vampire Clan" and "We Sell Fear". Trained in Meisner with Becky Sharpe in the UK and Practical Aesthetics with Sherrie Peterson of Atlanta’s premiere acting school, Drama Inc, he's found quite the home in comedic acting. As a queer actor, he's found roles playing both queer and non-queer roles, as well as both teen and adult characters. A member of the disabled community, having Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Autism, ADHD, and OCD, have made him uniquely talented for a number of roles, both able-bodied and disabled. His skills as a Drag King helped launch him into his acting career on the big screen. Outside of acting, he enjoys cooking, gardening, and playing video games. When he's not on set or on stage, he can also be found playing with his cat, Harley Quinn, rescued when abandoned by her mother during Hurricane Harvey four years ago.
Narrator (James Patrick Ketelaar)
James Patrick Ketelaar (he/him) is an actor currently based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. James is jazzed to return for his fourth production with Worlds Elsewhere, after appearing as Oberon in "A Midsummer Night's Charity Stream", Polycharides in "Lysistrata", and Octavian in "Julius Caesar", James is 1/4 of the all-queer real-play sci-fi/horror podcast "Dangerous Times at Chillhaven High", which can be heard anywhere podcasts are found!