|Meet the Players|
President | Michael Ambler
Michael Ambler is a junior Buisness major coming from Archbishop Carroll High School. Mike is from Conshohocken, PA, where his involvement in tech and crew originated. At Drexel, Mike has worked as an assistant stage manager on the fall Directors Lab & Edges, Midsummer Night's Dream, and Reefer Madness.
Vice President | Laura Calderone
Treasurer | James Haro
James Haro is a senior Entertainment & Arts Management student concentrating in Theatre. He has produced and acted with the Drexel Players since his Sophomore year and will be Assisting Directing the Fall musical.
Secretary | Mikaila Kononchik
Mikaila Kononchik is a pre-junior majoring in Chemistry and planning to minor in Theatre. She has been involved in theatrical performance since high school and appeared in two of the 2011 Spring Directors’ Labs. Mikaila plans to stay involved in theatre throughout her entire time at Drexel.
Danielle Brief is a junior Design & Merchandising major and Spanish minor who loves Bob Fosse choreography and slam poetry. You can find her with her Nikon D3000 snapping photos of the Drexel Players, performing in Director’s Labs and main stage shows, or stitching and ironing on costume crew.
Webmaster | Kelcie Marquardt
Drexel University Theater Faculty:
Nick Anselmo, Theater Program Director, teaches acting and is the Director of the Mandell Professionals in Residence Project (MPiRP). Read full bio
Bill Fennelly, Mr. Fennelly's work has been seen on Broadway, Off Broadway and regionally. Bill has been the Resident Director for the Broadway National Tour of the award-winning The Lion King, and was Associate Director for the world premiere of The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm, which moved to Broadway. He spent four seasons as a staff director with New York City Opera at Lincoln Center where he worked on over thirteen new productions including the Glimmerglass World Premiere, the NYC Premiere and the EMMY nominated PBS Great Performances Telecast of Central Park by Terrence McNally, Robert Beaser, Wendy Wasserstein, Deborah Drattell, Michael Torke and A.R. Gurney. Additionally, Bill directed a critically well-received Off Broadway musicalproduction of Frankenstein and was the original Assistant Director for the creation of the TONY Award winning Jersey Boys. Read full bio