Trans* Voices Cabaret is an opportunity for NYC's transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary singers and performers to take the stage for fun, fabulous performances and the chance to say, "Hey, casting directors, here we are!"
Maybe Burke is a Theatre Artist and Trans Advocate who founded The Trans Literacy Project with Honest Accomplice Theatre. They are always interested in telling stories that haven't been told. Recent credits include Delicious Filth (The Brick), Red Emma & the Mad Monk (Ars Nova), T.B. Sheets (Buran Theatre), Tag You're Dead (Joe's Pub), ReconFIGUREd (Honest Accomplice Theatre). Solo shows: Love Letters to Nobody, or Insignificant Others (The Wild Project, The Brick), Accidental Trans Anthems (The Brick) BA Directing, Pace University. maybeburke.com @believeinmaybe
Em Grosland was last scene as Max in Steppenwolf’s production of Hir. His previous credits include: Peter in Peter Pan at Tuacahn Ampitheatre, The world premier of Eve Ensler’s Emotional Creature (Berkeley Repertory Theatre and off-broadway/Signature Center); Francis Flute in AMidsummer Night’s Dream (Off-Broadway); The world premier of The Anthem (off-broadway); Eric Harris in the world premier of The Erlkings (off-broadway); Wagner’s Ring Cycle (LA Opera); and Danny Who in How the Grinch Stole Christmas (National Tour). Film and TV credits: Bull, Law and Order: SVU and Ricki and the Flash. Em received his BFA from Washington University in St. Louis. Em is also a painter, illustrator, and graphic designer. www.EmGrosland.com; @EmGrosland
Jordan Ho is a Brooklyn-based gender fluid actrex. Theatre credits include: Salt Kid Watches Brooklyn Burn (Joe's Pub at The Public Theater), The Female Role Model Project (The Clemente), and i wrote on ur wall and now i regret it (The Wild Project). Xe is also a company member of Honest Accomplice Theatre and tours with their shows, The Birds and the Bees Unabridged and ReconFIGURED, to share the narrative of cis women and trans people across the NorthEast. This summer xe wrote and workshopped xyr play Choose Your Character at The Trans Theatre Festival at The Brick. BA Acting Pace University. instagram:@leavanny, twitter:@skrelp
Elijah McCormack (soprano) is a Connecticut native. He most recently appeared onstage as Cherubino in Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro", performing in Austria and the Czech Republic as part of the Prague Summer Nights young artist festival. Prior to this, he appeared in the New York Lyric Opera Theater's concert performances of "L'incoronazione di Poppea" (Valletto/Lucano) and "Hansel and Gretel" (Sandman), and in Skidmore College's "Xerxes" (Arsamenes). While at Skidmore, he also appeared in the cabaret troupe's "Avenue Q" (Princeton understudy). He graduated from Skidmore in 2016 with a B.S. in studio art, and has moved on to study early music voice as a graduate student at Indiana University. He has studied voice with Sylvia Stoner-Hawkins, Gene Marie Callahan, and Joyce Erickson, and currently studies with Steven Rickards at IU.
Samy el-Nouryis an actor, aerialist, pianist, puppeteer, and vocalist. In addition to performing, he also works as the General Manager of the Baltimore Annex Theater; as well as a teaching artist for the Smithsonian Discovery Theater and the Young Playwright's Theater. An out (and outspoken) transgender activist, Samy is on the leadership team for the Baltimore Transgender Alliance. There, he functions as a public speaker, and works with various organizations on peer support, youth mentorship, and outreach for LGBTQ-identified individuals. In 2017, Samy published his first-ever op-ed piece in The Advocate, on the challenges of being a working transgender actor of color. He has since taken to Medium to publish new pieces. He aims to highlight the diversity of the transgender experience. Samy lives in Baltimore, MD and works along the east coast. Find him online at www.samyelnoury.com!